Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for storytime and a craft in our Meeting Room.

Event Type: Storytime
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn the game of chess and challenge your peers.Ages 5& up, registration is required.

Event Type: Clubs, Games
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for the sequel Happy Feet 2.Rated PG. Registration required.

Event Type: Movie
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

This month the book club is excited to review 1984 by George Orwell.The Evening Readers book club meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in joining, please email lakehurst@warrenlib.org

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Boomers +
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Do you want to feel better, move better, and improve your balance?In partnering with the Division of Aging and Disability Services in Warren County and Stan Cohen, certified trainer, we are offering Tai Chi for Arthritis and Balance. Why Tai Chi? Tai Chi will bring you the benefits of balance, improved overall mobility, stress reduction, and improved sleep.  It is a gentle way to exercise and to maintain your health.

Event Type: Special Event
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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come and share our little table and join in the camaraderie of our friendly little group.  We love to crochet - and we love to see new people!  All levels of experience are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Paint a glass jar and fill it up with homemade hot cocoa mix. We'll have drinks to sip and snacks to munch while we decorate our jars. The perfect way to warm up on a winter day! Please register. Ages 12-17.

Event Type: Crafts
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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn to write your own secret messages in this fun codes and ciphers workshop. We'll learn some of the history of spycraft, then get hands-on as we make our own Ceasar Ciphers.Ages 5+. Registration required.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Looking for some computer help?  Join us for individual one-on-one tech help on devices, basic computer skills, navigating the internet, simply putting a book on hold or looking up material and events. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Introducing Friday STEAM -- science, technology, engineering, art, math, and maker activities all rolled into one. Leather stamping is a traditional craft that teaching the use of hand tools while making a one-of-a-kind creation. Learn a bit about how leather is made and then try your hand at stamping a keychain or bracelet.Ages 5+ please, Children 8 and under should have a parent to help. Teens, parents, grandparents, caregivers and interested seniors are all welcome to participate.

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Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Using simple controllers like micro:bit, Circuit Playground and littleBits, we'll construct robots with cardboard and other common materials. Learn mechanics and coding, while having fun tinkering on your own robot.  Please note, you will not be able to take home the electronics portion of the robot.Age 10+. Registration required.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 0-2!Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs)
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Open-ended discovery as we build with Legos and more. Older students can use Tinkercad to use computer-aided design to make Lego creations. Designed for homeschoolers 5+ and their parents. Registration required.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Knitting is knifty!  Join us and socialize while making cool things!  All are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Start the new year off right with a fun creative challenge: The Maker Monday Invent-a-thon! Using only commonly found objects, old toys, and other leftovers, you'll need to come up with an idea that can make the world better and hack together your creation. Inventors will learn the basics of the design cycle, how to draft an idea on paper and then share their inventions with others. Bring some junk to share.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for another Mad Scientist Club!!  Join us while we conduct a couple of experiments and learn about those amazing arctic animals.Ages 5-12, Registration Required

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for this informal question and answer session for job seekers. Bring your questions about the job search and get some answers. Facilitated by library staff with NJ Career Connections. Please register.

Event Type: Employment Help
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn the game of chess and challenge your peers.Ages 5& up, registration is required.

Event Type: Clubs, Games
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Preschool through early elementary school children are encouraged to attend the Pajama Storytime hosted by NORWESCAP Child & Family Resource Center.There will be stories, cookies and a craft!  Come dressed in your comfy pajamas and bring a stuffed friend.Ages 2-9 suggested.Registration is recommended.

Event Type: Storytime
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room
Event Type: Book Discussion
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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Do you want to feel better, move better, and improve your balance?In partnering with the Division of Aging and Disability Services in Warren County and Stan Cohen, certified trainer, we are offering Tai Chi for Arthritis and Balance. Why Tai Chi? Tai Chi will bring you the benefits of balance, improved overall mobility, stress reduction, and improved sleep.  It is a gentle way to exercise and to maintain your health.

Event Type: Special Event
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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for storytime and a craft in our Meeting Room.

Event Type: Storytime
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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come and share our little table and join in the camaraderie of our friendly little group.  We love to crochet - and we love to see new people!  All levels of experience are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Javascript is a computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers. This introduction will show some of the uses of Javascript through hands-on coding.Ages 12+. Registration required. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come have tea with a highland flair, in celebration of the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns, born January 25, 1759.  Listen to a few of Burns' poetry, sip tea, munch on scones and shortbread.  And what would a Scottish tea be without the skirl of the bagpipes?  Open to all - moms and dads are welcome too!  Each participant must register.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Please join us to create a Valentine's Day Mason jar craft using paint, ribbon, and led string lights.  The end result will be a beautiful luminary to display in a window or on a table or mantle.

Event Type: Crafts
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Monday, January 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Start the new year off right with a fun creative challenge: The Maker Monday Invent-a-thon! Using only commonly found objects, old toys, and other leftovers, you'll need to come up with an idea that can make the world better and hack together your creation. Inventors will learn the basics of the design cycle, how to draft an idea on paper and then share their inventions with others. Bring some junk to share.

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Monday, January 28, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Monday, January 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

What do YOU think was the best picture book published in 2018?  Each year in January the American Library Association announces the winner of the Caldecott Medal, awarded to the best picture book published during the previous year.  This year, the winning book will be announced January 28th.  Here is your chance to look at some of the possi

Event Type: Book Celebrations
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Monday, January 28, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Teens! Come spend an hour at the library knitting, teach us your skills and make something together. Some yarn is provided, please bring your own knitting needles.Purl Jam meets every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. Registration required.

Event Type: Crafts, Knitting & Crochet
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Open-ended discovery as we build with Legos and more. Older students can use Tinkercad to use computer-aided design to make Lego creations. Designed for homeschoolers 5+ and their parents. Registration required.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 0-2!Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Infants (0-2 yrs)
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Knitting is knifty!  Join us and socialize while making cool things!  All are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Choose a book from our collection and read to certified Therapy Pup Sweet Caroline.Registration required.

Event Type: Special Event
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for storytime and a craft in our Meeting Room.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn the game of chess and challenge your peers.Ages 5& up, registration is required.

Event Type: Clubs, Games
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Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Do you want to feel better, move better, and improve your balance?In partnering with the Division of Aging and Disability Services in Warren County and Stan Cohen, certified trainer, we are offering Tai Chi for Arthritis and Balance. Why Tai Chi? Tai Chi will bring you the benefits of balance, improved overall mobility, stress reduction, and improved sleep.  It is a gentle way to exercise and to maintain your health.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups:
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

Bring 2 paper copies of your resume for a review. Library staff with NJ Career Connections will review your resume with you and share ways to enhance and tweak it. This is a one-on-one session. Please register. 

Event Type: Employment Help
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Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for storytime and a craft in our Meeting Room.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come and share our little table and join in the camaraderie of our friendly little group.  We love to crochet - and we love to see new people!  All levels of experience are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
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Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn to create wearable electronics with a simple sewn circuit bracelet. Using silver thread, LEDs and felt, we'll learn about electronics as we create a unique fashion piece. Knowledge of hand stitching is helpful, but not required. Ages 8+. Registration required.

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Welcome to the Southwest Branch!

Come visit the newest branch of the Warren County Library. Whether you're looking to chill out in the teen zone, read by the fireplace, or use your imagination in the Makerspace, this is the place for you. And of course, we still offer a multitude of programs and materials for all ages. Looking for books, music, movies, video games, and magazines to check out? We have a wide selection of those items just waiting for you at our new location in Stewartsville.

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