Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Makers Day is a statewide event that promotes a hands-on approach to life, and this is our 5th year participating!  The CDH Branch will offer over 20 stations around the branch this Makers Day, ranging from robotics demonstrations to a clay nature necklaces to the library's very own laser cutter. This is a family friendly event. Drop-in any time during the day to get making!

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Monday, March 25, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

In like a lion, out like a lamb? We'll see! This month we'll be putting our engineering skills to the test as we work to harness the wind! Learn the how windmills and wind turbines work, then create and test your own. Plus set a paper helicopter flying! 

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

The Knit Wits meet on Tuesday mornings to crochet, knit and chat while creating various items to be donated to different community organizations.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Napoleon Bonaparte,
Alan Turing, Isaac Asimov, Ben Franklin, Bill Gates, David Bowie, Keanu
Reeves, Harry Houdini, Heidi Klum and many other famous people are all
chess players.  Learn to play the game or test your skills with a
match!  All ages are welcome. Registration required

Event Type: Clubs
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Let the artist in you emerge! Come join other budding artists and learn techniques in water color, pastel and other mediums.

Event Type: Art
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join Ms. Fang Xiao as she teaches us about the ancient art of Chinese Brush Painting. We'll use rice paper, different patterns, and special brushes to create beautiful and authentic works of art. For ages 8 and up. Please register. 

Event Type: Art, Special Event
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Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room
Event Type: Storytime
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Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

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Friday, March 29, 2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join artist Toni Chaplin as she shares her techniques and ideas during this popular water color workshop. You must bring your own supplies to class; call Toni at 973-729-7080 for a list of things you need to get started. $25 due upon arrival to class (checks preferred).

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Friday, March 29, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:20am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Children's Room

Mommy and Me Storytime for babies and toddlers is an interactive storytime for very young children

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Friday, March 29, 2019 - 12:30pm to 6:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

FREE income tax assistance is available for those with uncomplicated returns- including the elderly, people with disabilities, and income eligible people. You must schedule an appointment through NORWESCAP by calling 888-387-9830 (Ext. 3502) or at https://unitedwayofnorthernnewjersey.acuityscheduling.com/

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Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

  Museum Passes


Welcome to the Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch!
 
We greet our patrons with a smile and want to be a part of your weekly routine. Explore our collections of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, as well as our DVDs, Blu-Rays, music CDs, audiobooks, and magazines.
 
Prefer electronic reading? Check out our Kindles and Nooks. If you like a more interactive experience, we have videogames for a variety of platforms and puzzles for a rainy day or family fun night.
 
We are pleased to offer education and entertainment for all. Plan day trips with our Museum Passes, come in and use our computers (including an iMac) and free Wi-Fi, read with your child in our bright and whimsical children's area, or enjoy a quiet moment in our reading room. We hope to see you soon!

 

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