Oct. 1 is Library Snapshot Day Open Computer Lab/Maker Space 15 Minute Child Break Fiction or Food? New Books Clubs at MML

Oct. 1 is Library Snapshot Day

We'll be taking photos of our programs and patrons all day at both branches!  Snapshot Day demonstrates the importance and value of libraries, and shows the wonderful things that go on every day in libraries across the state.  The photos will be used on our Library website and our Facebook, Twitter and Flickr pages, as well as the New Jersey Library Association's Twitter feed.

Open Computer Lab/Maker Space

Maplewood Library's MakerSpace at Hilton Branch is open! Drop in on Mondays from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Patrons can use Rhino 3D software to build a model, print an object on our 3D printer or use our new color printer.  Please contact Please contact 3dprinter@maplewoodlibrary.org for more information about printing your objects. And get more info on Lab procedures and policies at http://www.maplewoodlibrary.org/3d-printer-policy/.


15 Minute Child Break

Hilton Branch - Oct. 9 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Did you know that children whose parents talk to them about their activities for an average of 15 minutes each day are 67% less likely to try marijuana?  The 15 Minute Child Break is a one-hour multi-media presentation for parents and caregivers, offered by the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey. parents, and colleagues. More information....

Fiction or Food? New Books Clubs at MML

Do you like fiction, food, or both? Then you're bound to like our new book clubs starting up at Main Library in October.  The first meeting of the THURSDAY NIGHT BOOK CLUB is on Thursday, Oct. 2. The selection is Claire of the Sea Light, by Edwidge Danticat.  The FOOD FOR THOUGHT BOOK CLUB features food-based non-fiction, with snacks provided by local eateries.  The group will meet on Wed., Oct. 8 at 7:00 pm. The October title is My Year of Meats, by Ruth Ozeki.  More information