Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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: Kids, Teens, Adult
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 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. 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come to the Makerspace for some adults-only time. Learn new skills. Work on your own projects. Ask questions about technology, coding, computers, electronics, crafts, and more! Great for retirees or grandparents looking to learn something new. Bring a friend! Ages 18+. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Read stories, sing songs and learn rhymes!Ages 0-2Registration required

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

Come join the Southwest Friends group
and help us help you!  A unique group of volunteers, the Friends sponsor
programs and various collections in the branch, and do fundraisers throughout
the year.

Event Type: Friends of the Library
Age Groups:
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

This month the book club is excited to review Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout.The Page Turners meet every 3rd Tuesday of the month. If you are interested in joining, please email lakehurst@warrenlib.org

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups:
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Earn volunteer hours by helping us out at the library this summer! We need your assistance with craft prep and programs, including our brand new Reading Buddies and Teen Tech programs. Ages 12-17, must have a library card to register. Registration required. 

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Teens
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 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:
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

This month the book club is excited to review Still Life by Louise Penny.The Evening Readers meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in joining, please email lakehurst@warrenlib.org

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, June 20, 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, June 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for storytime and a craft in our meeting roomAges 2-5Registration required

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come to our
little corner and enter the wonderful world of crochet! Share and learn - all are
welcome!

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups:
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

Join other job seekers 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
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Attention newly sparked planeswalkers of the Multiverse: Are you unsure on how to hone your newly discovered spellslinging skills? If so, please join us in our very first introductory class to Wizards of the Coast's trading card game Magic: The Gathering! This second launch session of this five-unit course will cover the basics, such as card types, mechanics, and overall gameplay, using the Core Set 2019 Welcome Decks. You will get to battle with new individuals and seasoned tutors, and make some new friends along the way. Seasoned planeswalkers are welcome to join and help! Ages 13 and up.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Teens
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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, June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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 materials.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups:
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling class is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this class, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories - they'll experience them.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:00pm 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Use everyone's favorite building toy, Legos, we'll make tall and twisty marble runs. A great engineering challenge and fun to share with friends. Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult with them. Registration required. 

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Need to sew on a button or hem some pants? Did a clasp break on your favorite necklace? Maybe you need help fixing the wiring on an appliance? At the Fix It Meet Up we plan to match broken items with folks that can help with the repair. Why throw it out when you can fix it up? We'll also have a variety of donated broken items for kids to take apart and explore. Registration required. All ages. Children under 10 must have an adult guardian. You may be asked to sign a safety waiver. 

Event Type:
Age Groups: Adult, Teens, Kids
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Interested in circuits, microcontrollers, electronics, and robotics? COme to the Makerspace to work on your projects and meet others. Our resident maker will be there to answer questions, point you towards resources and lend a helping hand.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Teens, Kids, Adult
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 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. 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for Maker Camp -- a chance for you to explore, make and share your creativity! Week 1 is Design an Alien. Cosplay and science combine in this fun activity. Imagine what kind of crazy traits you'd have if you lived on a different planet and then create a costume based on your ideas! Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult with them. Please register all participants. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come and learn your animal names and colors as Allison Didden (Teacher of the Deaf) signs Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See? during this special storytime.  

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

We kick off our Summer Reading Program with a showing of October Sky.The 1950s space race inspires four West Virginia teens to begin creating their own rockets in the hopes of getting out of their coal-mining town. Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen, William Lee ScottMovie is rated PG.  Registration required

Event Type: Movie
Age Groups:
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Read stories, sing songs and learn rhymes!Ages 0-2Registration required

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Open-ended discovery as we build with Legos and more. For the safety of our patrons, children must be over 5 years of age. Parents welcome. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups:
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Choose a book from our collection and read to Certified Therapy Pup Sweet Caroline for 5-10 minutes.Registration required.

Event Type: Read-to-a-pet
Age Groups: Kids
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for a few free games of Bingo at the library.  This event is for all ages, adults too! There will be free prizes too!* All children who participate will leave with a small prize.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups:
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 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:
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

In this show, children and adults get to enjoy a color rainbow of bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy music, bubbleology, games and comedy.Our bubbleologist will start with the tiniest bubble and progress to the gigantic bubble, he will impress all with his ability to blow bubbles inside of bubbles, create bubble chains and end with his greatest masterpiece -- a child in a bubble!An all ages event, registration is required.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

Join us as we delve into the work of art that is the diminutive cousin of the novel - the short story. We'll explore stories by Tessa Hadley, Alice Munro, Stephen King and Amy Tan to name a few. 

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups:
Thursday, June 27, 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, June 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Design your mini pop tart pillow to decorate your room.Ages 10 and up.Registration required. Space is limited.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups:
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for storytime and a craft in our meeting roomAges 3-5Registration required

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come to our
little corner and enter the wonderful world of crochet! Share and learn - all are
welcome!

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups:
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling class is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this class, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories - they'll experience them.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Attention newly sparked planeswalkers of the Multiverse: Are you unsure on how to hone your newly discovered spellslinging skills? If so, please join us in our very first introductory class to Wizards of the Coast's trading card game Magic: The Gathering! This third launch session of this five-unit course will cover the basics, such as card types, mechanics, and overall gameplay, using the Core Set 2019 Welcome Decks. You will get to battle with new individuals and seasoned tutors, and make some new friends along the way. Seasoned planeswalkers are welcome to join and help! Ages 13 and up.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Teens
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Special Project of the Month: Control the computer with Makey MakeyInterested in circuits, microcontrollers, electronics, and robotics? COme to the Makerspace to work on your projects and meet others. Our resident maker will be there to answer questions, point you towards resources and lend a helping hand.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Teens, Kids, Adult
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 7:00pm 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Summer's here! Create a bright and cheery flip-flop wreath to celebrate the season. Ages 12-17. Registration required.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn to make a paper rocket and use an air launcher to send it flying 100s of feet. Customize your design and prototype to make the best possible rocket. Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for this hands -on program where YOU are the autograph detective.  International autograph & manuscript expert Brian Kathenes will walk you through an exciting afternoon of intrigue and investigation. You'll hold and inspect original manuscripts, and use the tools forensic experts use to determine the authenticity of rare documents and historic letters.  Abraham Lincoln, Babe Ruth, Lord Byron, Neil Armstrong, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Dr. Seuss, Beverly Cleary may be the subject of your investigation.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups:

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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