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Digital Device Clinics

Create Space Recurring Events

May 31

5:00 pm - 7:00 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. 

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space Recurring Events

May 31

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday 10-1 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…

Hilton Pajama Storytime

Hilton Branch Events

May 31

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Hilton Branch Library * Ages 2 -10 * No registration required * All children must be accompanied by an adult

Come to Hilton Branch Library for some bedtime stories. Wear your pajamas if you’d like!

ESOL Class Registration

Hilton Branch Events

June 2

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 Recurring Events

June 2

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday 10-1 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…

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space Recurring Events

June 4

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday 10-1 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

June 7

5:00 pm - 7:00 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. 

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space Recurring Events

June 7

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday 10-1 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…

Free Adult Health Screening

Events

June 8

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Main Library – Blood pressure and carotid bruit screening,  medication, weight & health counseling, Free and open to adults 18 and over. Staffed by Maplewood Health Dept. nurses. For an appointment, call 973-762-8120 ext. 4300. Drop-ins are also welcome.

 

 

ESOL Class Registration

Hilton Branch Events

June 9

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 Recurring Events

June 9

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday 10-1 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…

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space Recurring Events

June 11

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday 10-1 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…

Maplewood Historic Preservation Commission Open House

Hilton Branch Events

June 11

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Members of the Maplewood Historic Preservation Commission will be at the Robert H. Grasmere Local History Center at the Hilton Branch.  Maplewood residents are encouraged to stop by and learn about the history and architecture of their homes.  Come discover information and possibly early photographs of your Maplewood home. Local experts will be available to discuss repairs, replacement materials and resources on how to fix your home.  This is a free monthly event offered by the Maplewood Historic Preservation Commission.

Art & Music Reception

Events

June 11

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Main Library – Stephen Bloom, a New Jersey resident since 1995, works in watercolors, pencil, and charcoal. His themes are often local and depict nearby places that he enjoys with his family, such as Loantaka Reservation, The Great Swamp, and locations around northern New Jersey and New York City. Some work comes from travels in California and Japan, where he has lived in the past. Others take their inspiration from scenes at home, such as sunlight falling in the front hallway.

Stephen’s style ranges from larger broad brush paintings to fine pencil work. A favorite medium is watercolor pencil, which allows the artist to combine a line-drawn style and broader areas of color. Over time, Stephen has moved from mostly black and white monochrome to more intense color. The real basis of his style, however, is the very detailed drawing technique that appears in almost all his work. Each of these scenes represents someplace special to the artist. See his work at https://www.instagram.com/twopeppers/

Live music will be provided by the singing/songwriting duo Emily Witkowski and Joe Palmisano,

 

 

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Events

June 13

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – Values in Action: Learn how to clarify your values and align them with your personal and professional goals. With Ian D. Coburn, Social Worker/Life Coach:

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

 

Digital Device Clinics

Create Space Recurring Events

June 14

5:00 pm - 7:00 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. 

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space Recurring Events

June 14

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday 10-1 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…

The Kids are STILL All Right

Events

June 15

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Main Library – Luciana Arbus-Scandiffio, of COLAGE’s (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere) Youth Advisory Board and COLAGE NYC, will lead a panel of youth who will talk about the challenges they experienced (or didn’t) being raised by out LGBTQ parents. A question-and-answer period will follow. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served. Co-sponsored by North Jersey Pride.   

COLAGE is the only national youth-driven network of people with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer parent. Their website is http://www.colage.org/

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ESOL Class Registration

Hilton Branch Events

June 16

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

Hilton: Overlook Van Blood Pressure & Blood Glucose Screening

Hilton Branch Events

June 16

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Find out if you are at risk for diabetes or high blood pressure with a FREE screening. Educational materials and individual counseling will also be provided. For an appointment, call 1-800-247-9580. Drop-ins are welcome.

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space Recurring Events

June 16

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday 10-1 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…

Maker Meetup

Create Space

June 16

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Create Space – Are you interested in the Maker Movement?  3d printing?  Do you want to find out more about the library’s new Create Space? Join us for a Maker Meetup. Help our team build a 3D printer from recycled computer parts, or bring your own projects and ideas.

Maplewood Library’s new Create Space at Hilton Branch offers a variety of high-tech equipment and software for a multitude of creative applications. The Create Space is outfitted with a Maker Gear 3D printer, a laminator and a color printer, as well as 12 Dell laptops loaded with Rhino 3D CAD and other productivity software.  There are also project kits for experimenting with electronics, circuits and programming, including Little Bits, Snap Circuits, Raspberry P+ and SparkFun Inventors Kit.    

 

 

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space Recurring Events

June 18

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday 10-1 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…

Creative Coloring for Adults

Events

June 20

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – Adult coloring is taking the world by storm. Coloring relieves stress, takes you away from your cares for a while, trains your brain to focus, and gives you a sense of accomplishment.  It may even help keep dementia at bay!  Each month, the library will provide a variety of designs and a supply of colored pencils. Just drop in: bring your own coffee and we’ll bring the cookies.

 

Hilton Computers for Beginners

Hilton Branch Events

June 21

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Learn the basics: how to get started, use the Internet, set up email, view photos and more. The teacher will help you with your specific needs.  Intermediate students are also welcome.  Drop in: no registration needed!  

Digital Device Clinics

Create Space Recurring Events

June 21

5:00 pm - 7:00 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. 

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space Recurring Events

June 21

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Every Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday 10-1 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…

Read Around the World: Guatemala

Events

June 22

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – Explore thought-provoking fiction from around the globe. Our new book group meets once a month to discuss titles from foreign locales.  All titles are available from Maplewood Library or through the BCCLS consortium.

This month’s selection is Lies by Enrique de Heriz. Isabel Garcia Luna, a mother of three and a world-traveling anthropologist specializing in “rituals of grief,” discovers that she is mistakenly believed to have drowned in a Guatemala motorboat mishap, and that her grown children have positively identified her remains back home in Barcelona. Isabel, unfazed, hides out at a remote inn and takes stock of her life.

Lies

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ESOL Class Registration

Hilton Branch Events

June 23

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