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Monday, September 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, September 16, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Welcome autumn back to town as we explore science, engineering, craft projects based on fall. We are all makers, so let's get building! In this program, you'll learn why the days get shorter, build a balloon-powered leaf blower and create a one-of-a-kind piece of leaf art. Ages 5+. Children under 9 may need the support of a guardian. Registration is required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Discover the elements of game design, with special emphasis on table top games.  This program will draw on some requirements necessary to complete the Game Design merit badge for the Boy Scouts of America. Session 1: Gaming terminology, analysis and playing tile and dice games.Session 2: Reviewing intellectual property in games, analysis and playing board and card games.Session 3: Analysis of sports versus party games.Session 4: Analysis of role-playing games and miniature board games.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Teens, Kids
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

A special NOT Back to School Party for our homeschooling families. Meet others, share resources swap curriculum and learn more about library programs. Bring a lunch and snack to share. We'll have crafts and games for the whole family. All ages. Registration required. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Special Project fo the Month: Design a 3D printer backpack tag.The 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, September 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.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Sept. 22 is Bilbo's and Frodo's birthday! Celebrate early at the library with crafts and snacks. Ages 5-12. Supplies limited. Registration required.(Snacks may contain eggs and traces of peanuts, tree nuts.)

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 8-17. Celebrate Hobbit Day by designing your own dragon eye pins! Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

This month's Lego Engineering Challenge is to build a working catapult and launch a pom pom across the room. Put your engineering skills and physics knowledge to good use!Ages 5+. Children under 9 years of age will need an adult helper. Registration required. 

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

If you are trying to sell items, or buy items, join the Friends of the Northeast Branch at the Independence Township Fire Department located at 24 Cemetery Road, Great Meadows NJ. Shopping hours will be between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm.  For all table space inquiries please contact Kathi at kwaldstein@optonline.net All vendor table fees will go to the Friends of the Warren County Library Northeast Branch. Money raised from this event will support future library programs.

Event Type: Friends of the Library
Age Groups: All Ages
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

For ages 14+. Learn to play Dungeons & Dragons 5e with no preparation of experience needed! Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Teens, Adult
Monday, September 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.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Welcome autumn back to town as we explore science, engineering, craft projects based on fall. We are all makers, so let's get building! In this program, you'll learn why the days get shorter, build a balloon-powered leaf blower and create a one-of-a-kind piece of leaf art. Ages 5+. Children under 9 may need the support of a guardian. Registration is required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Want to spruce up how you display your photos? Then join us for this months Creative Arts Studio craft!In week 1, you will be shaping the base and attaching the wire for your photo holders. In week 2, you will be decorating the base however you would like!Attendance at both sessions is required. For those in grades 4-12. Please register.

Event Type: Art, Crafts
Age Groups: Teens
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

A special time just for our homeschool makers to code, craft and create. This is the perfect time to come to the makerspace, meet new maker friends and learn new skills. All ages. Children 9 and under must have an adult present. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Fall back into the new school year and learn how author Jen Epstein uses humor to ward off her biggest fears! Jen will be at the Northeast Branch for a reading from her book Don't Get Too Excited. There will be a Q&A as well as a book signing. Don't Get Too Excited is about overcoming anxiety, irrational fears, and OCD.In today's world we all experience worries and anxiety, but how do we cope with our anxiety and practice self-care? Our collective struggles may be more common than you think. 

Event Type: Authors & Writing
Age Groups: Teens, Adult
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Special Project of the Month: Make a movie about Fall.Explore stop motion, green screening and more using the Makerspace equipment. Develop and make your own creations. Please note this is not a formal class or workshop but provides the opportunity for independent exploration. Not sure where to start? We can help. Ages 5+. Children must be comfortable with a computer/tablet or have the assistance of a caregiver. Registration required.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Teens, Kids, Adult
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

What better way to celebrate the elegance of the Victorian era than with a cup of tea, delicious scones and other delicacies!  Use your own artistic flair and decorate a teapot planter.  Each participant must register.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, September 26, 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.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The first in our Cardboard Construction series! With just cardboard and your imagination, create your own toy. What will you build? A game? An action figure? A doll? A castle? The possibilities are endless.Ages 5+. Children under 9 years of age will need an adult helper. Registration required. 

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:30am to 2:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

Join us for our first annual National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at the Northeast Branch!

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Use wooden craft sticks to make a small display shelf for your room or your locker! Open to teens in grades 6-12. Please register.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Team up and join culinary forces with your family to compete against other families. Choose from a pantry of ingredients and create a meal. All supplies will be provided. Please register online or at the branch.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, September 30, 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, September 30, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Welcome autumn back to town as we explore science, engineering, craft projects based on fall. We are all makers, so let's get building! In this program, you'll learn why the days get shorter, build a balloon-powered leaf blower and create a one-of-a-kind piece of leaf art. Ages 5+. Children under 9 may need the support of a guardian. Registration is required.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids, Teens

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