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Celtic Harp Concert

on Wed, 07/03/2013 - 2:39pm

Our friend Faye Fishman returns for another enchanting evening of Celtic Harp music on Thursday July 25th at 7:00 pm in the library theatre. If you didn't have the pleasure of hearing her first concert with us you do not want to miss this chance! Faye will play a variety of songs and spend some time relating the stories that go along with them. A perfect way to spend a summer evening. Sign up now!

E-readers for Adults

on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 6:44pm

This informative program will cover several topics of interest for people who are curious about e-readers: a comparison of the main brands of e-reader, how to choose the right e-reader for you, how to purchase a book for your e-reader and how to borrow a library book for your e-reader. 

Hiking and Biking in New Jersey

on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 6:07pm

New Jersey has many hiking and biking recreation areas you can take your family to. There's something for everyone, from High Point down to the Pine Barrens and from the Jersey Shore to the Delaware River. Donna and Norm Brandinger will share information about some of the more popular destinations, as well as some hidden gems located throughout the state. We invite you to the library as they show us places to walk, hike, and bike around New Jersey. 

Lizzie Borden Took an Axe; or Did She?

on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 12:29pm

Tom Ainsworth of "Let History Live" will present the case for famed would be murderer Lizzie Borden. Did the spinster Sunday school teacher really do it? Learn all about America's most famous and unsolved -axe -well "hatchet"- murders. Did the police botch the investigation? Did our legal process fail? Who committed these bloody slayings? The maid? The sister? The local axe murderer? The illegitimate demented son? The visiting uncle? Or was it Lizzie after all? Hear all of the evidence and make a verdict.

Witness to Vincent Van Gogh

on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 12:24pm

Valerie Moreno, a professional artist and former arts educator, will present a lecture and photographs chronicling her journey through Holland and France following in the footsteps of the impressionist master Vincent Van Gogh.

Springing Into Spring With Fresh Florals

on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 11:49am

Looking for some tips on creating the perfect spring centerpiece? Rosemary Allen of "Design Inspirations" in Hackettstown will show you three beautiful spring floral designs sure to liven up any table. Three lucky participants will also get to take home Rosemary's beautiful creations! 

How To Talk To Your Mechanic!

on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 1:11pm

Lou Rosso, of the Morris County School of Technology, will teach a class in basic car mechanics and the ins and outs of talking to your mechanic to ensure  you and your car are getting the best service!

Gravestone Art and Symbolism

on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 10:57am

Early New England burial grounds were the first public art galleries in the New World. Even today, many of these tranquil sites display the remarkable artistic, cultural and religious changes of this region. Old gravestones or markers often explained how entire families lived and died. 

Valentine Card Making Class

on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 10:53am

Join accomplished scrapbooker, Stamp-It-Up demonstrator, and card maker Alexandra Partington for a fun evening designing and creating your own Valentine's for all the special people in your life. No crafting experience necessary and all materials are supplied!

Mysterious New Jersey

on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 3:43pm

Peggy Ehrhart, author of the Max Maxwell mystery series, will guide listeners on a journey through mystery novels set in our own New Jersey. From the state's Pine Barrens and Chesapeake Bay region to the Garden State's cities, suburbs and small towns, she will discuss the works of such popular authors as Janet Evanovich, Harlan Coben, Robin Hathaway, Chris Grabenstein and Richard Price.