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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

A short program for babies and toddlers.  We'll sing, bounce, clap, and share a story or two.  After the program, stay for a half-hour of playtime.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Stories, rhymes, and a craft for 2-year-olds and an adult caregiver. Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

  I Know a snowman who goes skiing.    He is fun to make with a paper tube and don't forget his skis.  If you want to make one come to the Library.  We want to make one with you.   Sign up at www.warrenlib.org or call 908-475-6322. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Celebrate Engineers Week with a special night of activities designed to introduce girls to engineering. We'll start with a very special video presentation then we'll get hands-on with some engineering activities.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join Miss Lindsay as she welcomes Kevin and Lynne Moore, local sugar makers, for a sweet adventure! Listen to stories about maple syrup and then create a "pancakes and syrup" cut and glue art project.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Use your maker and crafting skills to give back to someone in need. This year we'll be making handmade cards for kids in hospitals and soldiers stationed all over the world. Scrapbooking and card making supply donations are welcome. Ages 5 and up. Children under 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn the game of Chess and challenge your peers.Ages 6 & upRegistration required

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

This month's special project: Design a Conversation HeartThe Design Lab is open. Come on in and learn about 3D printing and use computer-aided design (CAD) to make your ideas a reality. This is not a formal class, but rather an opportunity to explore independently with support and suggested projects. It is helpful if you create a Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com in advance.Ages 5+. Children under 9 must have a caretaker at all times. Registration is required. Please register each participant.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Teens, Adult, Kids
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

This month's special project: Design a Conversation HeartThe Design Lab is open. Come on in and learn about 3D printing and use computer-aided design (CAD) to make your ideas a reality. This is not a formal class, but rather an opportunity to explore independently with support and suggested projects. It is helpful if you create a Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com in advance.Ages 5+. Children under 9 must have a caretaker at all times. Registration is required. Please register each participant.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Teens, Adult, Kids
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Winter blahs getting you down?  Cheer up with our Elephant & Piggie party!  Games, crafts, fun, and food based on two of your favorite characters.  For kids age 5 and up.  Registration required.

Event Type: Book Celebrations
Age Groups: Kids
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Celebrate Engineers Week with a special night of activities designed to introduce girls to engineering. We'll start with a very special video presentation then we'll get hands-on with some engineering activities. Activites will fulfill the requirements for Girl Scout STEM Badges in Mechanical Engineering: Daisy Model Car Design Challenge, Brownie Race Car Design Challenge, and Junior Balloon Car Design Challenge.Adult or teen volunteers to help with activities are welcome!

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Did you miss storytime on Wednesday? Don't worry! Bring your children to the library and join Miss Lindsay for a fun themed storytime and craft every Fri-YAY! Registration is required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 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

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Complete a series of challenges to save Zelda and all of Hyrule from Ganon before time runs out!Registration required. Ages 8-12. No knowledge of the games necessary to enjoy this experience.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Meet the Arizona State University Desert WAVE (Women in Autonomous Vehicle Engineering) Underwater Robotics Team, winners of the 2019 US competition and third place in the world. These pioneering engineers will talk about their work and then answer questions from attendees. Then stay for our own underwater challenge. Can you construct a scuba diver who neither sinks to the bottom nor floats on the surface? Let's find out! Ages 5 and up. Children under 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

It's cold outside and food is hard to find for our fine feathered friends.  Let's give them some help by making bird feeders that we can hang outside.  We'll up-cycle plastic bottles and use pine cones and ice cream cones to make our feeders. All ages are welcome.  Please register as a family. *Peanut products will be used during this workshop. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: All Ages
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

February in New Jersey brings cold winter nights and warm sunny days, perfect for collecting maple sap to make maple syrup. Join Lynne and Kevin Moore, local sugar makers, to learn about the process from the tree to the table. We will have a taste test, storytime, tapping tree demo, and of course a pancake celebration. Please join us for this sweet adventure. Registration is required.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Please join us in celebration of International Polar Bear Day and decorate a polar bear cookie. Limit 1 cookie per child. Parent/Guardian is required to attend with children under the age of 9. If coming as a group, please register as a family.  Be sure to list the total number of family members attending program. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Use your maker and crafting skills to give back to someone in need. This year we'll be making handmade cards for kids in hospitals and soldiers stationed all over the world. Scrapbooking and card making supply donations are welcome. Ages 5 and up. Children under 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp)

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. 

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Kids, Teens, Adult
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

A short program for babies and toddlers.  We'll sing, bounce, clap, and share a story or two.  After the program, stay for a half-hour of playtime.  Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Stories, rhymes, and a craft for 2-year-olds and an adult caregiver. Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

The birds ate all the birdseed from the pine cone feeders we made last month.    They are getting hungry again.  Lets make a paper tube feeder this time.   Register at www.warrenlib.org, or call 908-475-6322.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

"American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete, natural language that has the same linguistic properties as spoken languages, with grammar that differs from English. ASL is expressed by movements of the hands and face.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Bring your child to the library for a fun storytime with Miss. Lindsay. We will explore different stories and make a themed craft each week.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

It's time to tinker! Join us for open-ended discovery as we build with Legos, K'nex, Magna Tiles, Lincoln Logs,  and more. For the safety of our patrons, children must be over 5 years of age. Parents welcome; we suggest you stay with children under 9. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

It's time to tinker! Join us for open-ended discovery as we build with Legos, K'nex, Magna Tiles, Lincoln Logs,  and more. For the safety of our patrons, children must be over 5 years of age. Parents welcome; we suggest you stay with children under 9. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

User your maker and crafting skills to give back to someone in need. This year we'll be making handmade cards for kids in hospitals and soldiers stationed all over the world. Scrap-booking and card making supply donations are welcome. Ages 5 and up. Children under 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For all ages. Join Miss Christina W. for Pokémon club. This month we will be watching Pokémon 2000 (1999, rated G, run time 102 minutes).

Event Type: Computer/Video Games, Clubs, Movie
Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler to the library for a fun storytime with Miss Morgan! We'll read stories followed by activities that promote early literacy and motor skills. Younger siblings are welcome to join. Please register. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Are you a crafter who's looking for a nice big space to work? We have just the place! Join us in the Makerspace to work on your fiber and fabric arts, scrapbooking, paper arts, painting, jewelry making and more. We have basic supplies available. We suggest you bring materials to work with. If you will need equipment, we suggest that you email sroberts@warrenlib.org at least 24 hours in advance to make arrangements. We have items like a sewing machine, several di cutters, hand tools, knitting needles, and crochet hooks, etc. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens, Adult, Kids
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Are you a crafter who's looking for a nice big space to work? We have just the place! Join us in the Makerspace to work on your fiber and fabric arts, scrapbooking, paper arts, painting, jewelry making and more. We have basic supplies available. We suggest you bring materials to work with. If you will need equipment, we suggest that you email sroberts@warrenlib.org at least 24 hours in advance to make arrangements. We have items like a sewing machine, several di cutters, hand tools, knitting needles, and crochet hooks, etc. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens, Adult, Kids
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Get started with sewing by making a simple, hand-stitched coin purse or business cardholder. You'll learn to complete a running stitch and sew on a button, then decorate your awesome creation! Ages 8 and up. Children under 12 must have a teen or adult helper. Registration required. Please register all participants so that we can ensure we have enough supplies for all.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids, Teens, Adult
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Did you miss storytime on Wednesday? Don't worry! Bring your children to the library and join Miss Lindsay for a fun themed storytime and craft every Fri-YAY! Registration is required.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

The birds ate all the birdseed from the pine cone feeders we made last month.    They are getting hungry again.  Lets make a paper tube feeder this time.   Register at www.warrenlib.org, or call 908-475-6322.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 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

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn about prominent African Americans in US History then complete exciting STEM challenges based on their work. Ages 5 and up. Children under 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for a fun engineering activity that's perfect for the whole family. In honor of National Engineers Week, we'll be taking over the meeting room and building our own crazy contraptions. Rube Goldberg machines are famous for making simple tasks more complex. They take a lot of creativity to build. But we know you're up for the challenge!All ages. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens, Adult

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