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The Palisades

on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 10:53am

The Palisades are a line of steep cliffs that stretch along the Hudson in northeastern New Jersey and into New York. In 1524, Italian explorer Giovanni da Verazzano described these cliffs as "a fence of stakes," or "Palisades" (from the French). Join popular lecturer Kevin Woyce for a colorful tour of one of New Jersey's most impressive landmarks, from its formation and discovery, through the American Revolution and to the creation of Palisades Interstate Park.

Manage Stress with Hypnosis

on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 10:15am

It's not likely that you will ever eliminate the sources of stress in your life. But what you can do, is learn how to change your reaction to the stress around you. Join certified HypnoCounselor Susan Lembo for this fun, hands-on class. We will discuss the benefits of Hypnosis, you will learn self-hypnosis and experience a relaxing session that will give you tools to manage stress on an on-going basis.

Our presenter, Susan Lembo, is a Certified HypnoCounselor who specializes in weight loss, stress management, pain management and smoking cessation. 

The Statue of Liberty

on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 6:49pm

Join us as popular historical storyteller Kevin Woyce tells the tale of the Statue of Liberty - how it got financed and planned, who was involved in its creation, and more. The program concludes with brief histories of Ellis island and Liberty State Park.

Immortal Love Songs

on Thu, 12/22/2011 - 7:04pm

The Capital Heights Lyric Opera Company will present a concert of staged opera excerpts and musical theater duets and arias. Looking for an early Valentine's date? This is the event for you!

Story Time and Support

on Thu, 12/22/2011 - 7:02pm

Mom's with little ones newborn to age 5 come by the library meeting room on Wednesday January 18th at 11:00 pm for some stories, simple crafts and spend some time talking to other local mom's. Bring concerns, questions or some of those hilarious stories that only mom's have! Light snacks will be provided.

Astronomical Hoaxes, Myths and Misconceptions

on Tue, 12/20/2011 - 4:29pm

John Andrews of the New Jersey Astronomical Association will present a history of astronomical oddities that have captured the press and led the populace deliberately or mistakenly down the wrong path of thinking. Learn more about "The War of the Worlds" and the myth of "The Martian Canals" and many others!