Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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Monday, December 16, 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.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Break out the stamps and die cutters. It's time to get creative and make cards for the holidays. If you have supplies to share, please bring them. Teens and adults only. Registration required.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Adult, Teens
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Allison Didden and high school volunteers will provide an hour of winter sign language, sign language story reading and a craft. Come join the fun.Open to all ages. Registration required.

Event Type: Storytime, Special Event
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Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Listen to stories, sing songs and dance!Please register.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

It all started at a little round table in the corner...  Join us and celebrate the love of knitting!  Beginner or advanced - all are welcome.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

This month the book club is excited to review "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng.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
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Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for this holiday storytime and learn a bit about all the different celebration we have during this season.  We will read books, sing songs, make a craft, and have some milk and cookies!! Registration is required for each participant. Younger/older silbings welcome!

Event Type: Storytime
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Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join Ms. Erin in her Pre-school storytime.  We will explore a new theme each week, read books and make a craft.For ages 3-5 years.  Siblings welcome.Registration is requested.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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

Event Type: Games
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Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

This month the Evening Readers will share their favorite holiday read and take part in a cookie swap. 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, December 19, 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: Adult
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville), Conference Room

Interested in tracing your family roots?  Join us for this introductory workshop where we walk you through Ancestry Library.  Learn some tips and tricks to get you started and ask questions along the way.  This is the perfect introduction to genealogy research.  Registration required. 

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups:
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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: Adult
Thursday, December 19, 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, December 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

This month's special project: Design a 3d Printed SnowflakeThe Design Lab is open. Come on in and learn about 3D printing and use computer-aided design (CAD) to make your ideas a reality. Ages 5+. Children under 9 must have a caretaker at all times. Registration is required. We suggest you create a Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com in advance.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Teens, Adult, Kids
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Enjoy this classic 1947 about the secret inhabitants of a boarded up mansion on Manhattan's ritzy 5th Avenue include a philosophizing hobo and some GI families who are unable to find apartments during the post-World War II housing crunch.

Event Type: Movie
Age Groups:
Thursday, December 19, 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm
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 materials.  For adults: registration required.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come together with other homeschoolers to craft, build, game, and chat. Enjoy a relaxed "open house" afternoon for kids and parents to connect. All ages. Registration required.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

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

Event Type: Read-to-a-pet
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Friday, December 20, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Celebrate the beloved movie "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" through fun science and engineering challenges. Ages 5 and up. Children 9 and under must have a parent. Registration required. Please register all participants.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

We invite you all to come and join in the fun with this interactive Bilingual Holiday Sing-Along with Jesse Rivera.  Jesse is an award winning Latin guitarist/singer/songwriter and is also a Lopatcong resident!  Jesse will play his guitar and sing as we sing along to some familiar holiday favorites!

Event Type: Music & Dance
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Monday, December 23, 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.

Event Type:
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come into the Makerspace and get building. This month's featured project: Make a simple wooden birdfeeder. You are also welcome to bring your own materials or projects and use Makerspace equipment. Adults only. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Adult
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Winter is coming! We'll learn why the seasons change and celebrate the longest night of the year by creating our own light up luminaries and glow in the dark artwork. Ages 5+. Children under 9 should have a guardian. Registration required.

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Listen to stories, sing songs and dance!Please register.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups:
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 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
Tuesday, December 24, 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: Adult
Thursday, December 26, 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: Adult
Thursday, December 26, 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, December 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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: Adult
Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us to create a beautiful hanging wooden snowflake using mod podge, glitter, and craft paper.  Your unique design will be fashioned using mod podge techniques and can be displayed all season long.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Adult
Tuesday, December 31, 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: Adult

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.

Please note: The Little Village at Southwest closes 1 hour prior to the library closing.

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