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Hilton Little Yogis

Events

June 29

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton Branch ● Ages 2-5 Drop In

Come with your preschooler and learn some yoga poses… good for the body AND the mind! Presented by Yoga Instructor Dawn Yoselowitz

ESOL Class Registration

Hilton Branch Events

June 30

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Register for ESOL classes.  Fee: $25

Classes to be held Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 am – 12 pm from July 5-September 22 at the Hilton Branch

Classes sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of American, Essex & Passaic Counties and the Hilton Branch.

For more information please call 973-566-6200 ext 217

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space

June 30

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm and Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm. Patrons can use Rhino 3D software to build a model, print an object on our 3D printer or use our new color printer or laminator.  There are also Snap Circuits, Squishy Circuits, littleBits and SparkFun kits for the kids. Raspberry Pi single board computers are also available to learn more about computer science.  More information about the Create Space…

Lego Club

Events

July 1

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Main Library * All Ages * Drop In

We provide the Legos, you provide the ideas! Fun for the whole family!

Summer Weekend Hours Start July 2

Events

July 2

All Day

The Main Library will be open from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays in July and August.   Hilton Branch will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Digital Device Clinic at the Main Library

Create Space Recurring Events

July 2

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Get free one-on-one support for using your e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device.  At the Main Library on Saturday mornings during the month of July.  Open to adults, teens and children. 

Libraries closed for Independence Day

Events

July 4

All Day

Both libraries are closed for Independence Day

Hilton Preschool Storytime & Craft

Events

July 5

12:00 am

Hilton Branch * Ages 2 ½-5 * Drop In

Stories and activities to encourage reading readiness.  

Tuesdays @4pm-5pm: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26

Baby Lit

Events

July 5

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Main Library * Ages birth-2 ½ * Drop In  Tues @10:30am: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9

Create Camp: Melted Crayon Art

Create Space

July 5

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

melted crayon art 2Create Space @ Hilton Branch – ages 12 & up 
Tap into your artistic superpowers by melting crayons on canvas to create unique art. Wear clothes that you won’t mind dripping melted wax on.  To register go to: http://meltedcrayonart.eventbrite.com

 

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space

July 5

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm and Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm. Patrons can use Rhino 3D software to build a model, print an object on our 3D printer or use our new color printer or laminator.  There are also Snap Circuits, Squishy Circuits, littleBits and SparkFun kits for the kids. Raspberry Pi single board computers are also available to learn more about computer science.  More information about the Create Space…

Digital Device Clinics

Create Space Recurring Events

July 5

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Get free one-on-one support for using your e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device.  The clinics will take place during the Create Space drop-in hours. Open to adults, teens and children. 

Hilton Baby Lit

Events

July 6

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Hilton Branch * Ages Birth-2 1/2 * Drop In Wed @11am: 6/22, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 

Create Camp: Paper Circuit Speakers

Create Space

July 6

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

paper circuit speaker 2Create Space @ Hilton Branch – ages 9 & up 
Using magnets and conductive materials along with paper, vinyl, and vellum, we’ll create flat paper speakers that really work!  To register go to: http://papercircuit.eventbrite.com

 

Collaborative Painting

Events

July 6

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Main Library * Ages 5 & up * Drop In

Kids can participate in the painting process, while adults enjoy the Art & Music Reception with the Visual Passion Duo.  Stop by and add your inspiration to paintings that will hang in the Children’s Room.  Messy craft!  

Art & Music Reception on Wednesday!

Events

July 6

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – Join us for a reception for our Summer art exhibits. We are happy to welcome back the large-scale abstract paintings by Mikel Frank and Gerard Amsellem (the Visual Passion Duo). Our display case features shell art by Bari Bing.  Enjoy live bossa nova with Martin Leys, Jean-Louis Saillot and Yurgen Renner.   

Preschool Storytime & Craft

Events

July 7

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library * Ages 2 ½-5 * Drop In

Stories and activities to encourage reading readiness.   

Thursdays @11am-12pm: 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11

Hilton Motion Commotion: Bean Bag Toss

Events

July 7

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Hilton Branch * Ages 5-12 * Drop In

Call it bean bag toss, call it corn hole… whatever you call it, it’s fun!

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space

July 7

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm and Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm. Patrons can use Rhino 3D software to build a model, print an object on our 3D printer or use our new color printer or laminator.  There are also Snap Circuits, Squishy Circuits, littleBits and SparkFun kits for the kids. Raspberry Pi single board computers are also available to learn more about computer science.  More information about the Create Space…

De-clutter and Downsize    

Events

July 7

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – Get help deciding what to keep, what to let go and how to get rid of unwanted items. Also learn how to prevent it from building up again! If you’re planning a move, learn the best way to de-clutter and get organized before you have to pack. With Diane Thomson of Creative Organizing LLC.

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Lego Club

Events

July 8

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Main Library ● All ages ● Drop In ● 

We provide the Legos, you provide the ideas! Fun for the whole family

Digital Device Clinic at the Main Library

Create Space Recurring Events

July 9

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Get free one-on-one support for using your e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device.  At the Main Library on Saturday mornings during the month of July.  Open to adults, teens and children. 

Friends Bag-of-Books Sale

Events

July 9

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fill your bag with treasures! $8.00 per bag–supplied by the Friends of the Maplewood Library. Entry after 1 pm is through the parking lot only.

Discover Your Spark    

Events

July 11

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Main Library – Explore the art and science of intuition and learn techniques to develop intuition and incorporate it into your daily life. Learn how to recognize and access your intuition to live your best life now. You will understand “SPARK,” the key components to individual success and falling in love with your work. You will also gain confidence in your daily actions, and be better able to reach your goals. Presenter Deb Wilber is an intuitive coach and personal transformation expert.     

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Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Events

July 11

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – Discover Your Spark

Explore the art and science of intuition and learn techniques to develop intuition and incorporate it into your daily life. Learn how to recognize and access your intuition to live your best life now. You will understand “SPARK,” the key components to individual success, and falling in love with your work. You will also gain confidence in your daily actions, and be better able to reach your goals. Presenter Deb Wilber is an intuitive coach and personal transformation expert.

Network with other professionals who are currently unemployed or looking for new career opportunities. Meetings alternate between guest speakers and career workshops. Programs are free and open to the public. Subscribe to the group here.

More information about Professionals in Transition

2016 Meeting Dates: January 11 & 25; February 8, 22 & 29; March 14; April 11 & 25; May 9 & 23; June 13 & 27; July 11 & 25; August 8 & 22; September 12 & 26; October 3, 17 & 31; November 14 & 28; December 12

 

Create Space Maker Mondays

Create Space

July 11

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hilton Branch Create Space * All Ages * Drop In

Make cool things in the Create Space every Monday @11am-1pm: 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8, 8/15 

Hilton Monday @ the Movies

Events

July 11

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hilton Branch * All Ages * Drop In

Drop in, get cool, have a snack and watch a family friendly movie!

Teens Read to Kids

Events

July 11

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Main Library – Ages 11 & up.  Join with other teens to provide a story time to a group of kids ages 4 and up.  Each teen will read one or two picture books to the group.  Please arrive at 3:30 pm to choose a book and allow time for practice.  The storytime will begin at 4:00 pm.  To register go to:

July 11 – http://teensreadtokidsjuly11.eventbrite.com

July 25 – http://teensreadtokidsjuly25.eventbrite.com

Eureka! The History of Invention

Events

July 11

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library * Ages 5 & up  * Registration Required

Join us in discovering the history of invention through the Museum of Interesting Things! See all sorts of cool contraptions you might find in your grandparents’ attic. Click here to register.