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Multi Age Storytime

Kids Events

November 25

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Main Library * All ages * Friday Nov. 14 @ 11-11:30 am and Tuesday Nov. 25 @10:30-11 am
Children and adults participate together in this fun mixture of stories, movement, and music

Flash Fiction Club

Teen Events

November 25

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Main LibraryFlash fiction is very very short stories. You choose from the stories provided, read it aloud and then we’ll talk about it. Refreshments will be served.

Hilton 3D CAD Workshop

Hilton Branch Teen Events

November 25

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 18, 25, Dec. 2 (no class Nov. 11)  5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Computer generated animation, gaming landscapes and consumer products all start as 3D computer models. This 8 WEEK WORKSHOP will present participants with the opportunity to learn the basics of Rhino 3D a user friendly industrial strength 3D CAD program.  Click here to register

If you would like extra practice the Rhino 3D software is available on the Teen Zone computers at the Hilton Branch and the Teen Zone PCs at the Main Library.  By attending all the classes in the workshop you will have the opportunity to print your design on the library’s new 3d printer.  The workshop is open to middle school students, high school students and adults.

THANK YOU TO MAPLEWOOD MEMORIAL LIBRARY FOUNDATION FOR FUNDING THIS WORKSHOP AND OUR NEW MAKERSPACE

Day before Thanksgiving-Both libraries close at 1:00

Events

November 26

1:00 pm

Day before Thanksgiving-Both libraries close at 1:00

Both libraries closed for Thanksgiving

Events

November 27

All Day

Both libraries closed for Thanksgiving

Day after Thanksgiving–both libraries closed

Events

November 28

All Day

Day after Thanksgiving–both libraries closed

Hilton Affordable Care Act Saturday Enrollment Services

Hilton Branch Events

November 29

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Make an appointment to get free help choosing and enrolling in a Health Care Plan.  Call Orange Navigators at 973-500-6031 or email Mark.oacanp@gmail.com.

Appointments are available for the following Saturdays at Hilton Branch Library from 10 am to 12 noon:

November 22 & 29; December 6, 13, 20 & 27.

What to Bring

  • Social Security Numbers (or document numbers for legal immigrants)
  • Employer and income information for every member of your household who needs coverage (for example, from pay stubs or W-2 forms—Wage and Tax Statements)
  • Policy numbers for any current health insurance plans covering members of your household.
  • Green Card – Visa or proof of residency.
  • Drivers License – Passport – Birth Certificate
  • Photo ID

 

Hilton Open Computer Lab/Maker Space

Hilton Branch Events

December 1

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Maplewood Library’s MakerSpace at Hilton Branch is open! Drop in EVERY MONDAY 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.  Printing times may vary, depending on file size and demand. 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/.

 

SO/M Professionals in Transition

Events

December 1

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Main Library – Life Hacks for Today’s Job Hunters

Today’s job search requires new skills and new attitudes. Anyone in transition can benefit by adapting a set of ‘life hacks’; clever ways to accomplish the difficult and challenging tasks associated with finding your next opportunity. Terrence Seamon will discuss nine such hacks and how you can smoothly integrate them into your search!

Terrence Seamon has over 30 years experience as a consultant, trainer, facilitator, and coach. Terrence is the founder, principal, and senior consultant of Facilitation Solutions. facebook.com/FacilitationSolutions

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.

Meeting dates 2014

For more info about Professionals in Transition, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/NNJ_PIT/info

Hilton Preschool Storytime

Hilton Branch Kids Events

December 1

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Hilton Branch * Ages 2 and 1/2 – 5

Stories to encourage reading readiness! Valid Maplewood Library card required.

Drop In * No registration required.

Mondays @ 11am 12/1, 12/8

Hilton 3D CAD Workshop

Hilton Branch Teen Events

December 2

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 18, 25, Dec. 2 (no class Nov. 11)  5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Computer generated animation, gaming landscapes and consumer products all start as 3D computer models. This 8 WEEK WORKSHOP will present participants with the opportunity to learn the basics of Rhino 3D a user friendly industrial strength 3D CAD program.  Click here to register

If you would like extra practice the Rhino 3D software is available on the Teen Zone computers at the Hilton Branch and the Teen Zone PCs at the Main Library.  By attending all the classes in the workshop you will have the opportunity to print your design on the library’s new 3d printer.  The workshop is open to middle school students, high school students and adults.

THANK YOU TO MAPLEWOOD MEMORIAL LIBRARY FOUNDATION FOR FUNDING THIS WORKSHOP AND OUR NEW MAKERSPACE

Hilton Baby Lit

Hilton Branch Kids Events

December 3

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Hilton Branch * Ages birth – 2 1/2 * Valid Maplewood Library card required.

Drop In * All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesdays @ 11am 12/3, 12/10

Thursday Night Book Club

Events

December 4

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – This month’s selection is A Free Life by Ha Jin

“A poet as well as a fiction writer, Ha Jin writes of sacrifice, isolation, and valor with uncommon perception. Ha Jin’s tale of one immigrant family’s odyssey in America affirms humankind’s essential mission, to honor life.” — Booklist

Copies of the book are available through the BCCLS system.

 

Music with Wilma & the Wingers

Kids Events

December 5

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Main Library * * All ages * Drop In
Dance, sing, and get your body moving with some upbeat songs.  Live music performed by Wilma Van De Pol and friends.

Hilton Affordable Care Act Saturday Enrollment Services

Hilton Branch Events

December 6

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Make an appointment to get free help choosing and enrolling in a Health Care Plan.  Call Orange Navigators at 973-500-6031 or email Mark.oacanp@gmail.com.

Appointments are available for the following Saturdays at Hilton Branch Library from 10 am to 12 noon:

November 22 & 29; December 6, 13, 20 & 27.

What to Bring

  • Social Security Numbers (or document numbers for legal immigrants)
  • Employer and income information for every member of your household who needs coverage (for example, from pay stubs or W-2 forms—Wage and Tax Statements)
  • Policy numbers for any current health insurance plans covering members of your household.
  • Green Card – Visa or proof of residency.
  • Drivers License – Passport – Birth Certificate
  • Photo ID

 

Hilton Open Computer Lab/Maker Space

Hilton Branch Events

December 8

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Maplewood Library’s MakerSpace at Hilton Branch is open! Drop in EVERY MONDAY 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.  Printing times may vary, depending on file size and demand. 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/.

 

Hilton Preschool Storytime

Hilton Branch Kids Events

December 8

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Hilton Branch * Ages 2 and 1/2 – 5

Stories to encourage reading readiness! Valid Maplewood Library card required.

Drop In * No registration required.

Mondays @ 11am 12/1, 12/8

Multi Age Storytime

Kids Events

December 9

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Main Library * All ages
Children and adults participate together in this fun mixture of stories, movement, and music.  No registration required.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Valid Maplewood library card required.

Hilton Computers for Beginners

Hilton Branch Events

December 9

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hilton Branch – These classes are for people with little or no computer experience. Learn how to use a mouse, go on the Internet, and more. No registration is needed.

Hour of Code UNPLUGGED

Teen Events

December 9

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Main Library – Ages 8 – 18Each teen will work with a younger child to write commands (directions) to complete the Code Earth Obstacle Course. We will also have a Coding Competition using playing cards! Prizes!

Hour of Code UNPLUGGED

Kids Events

December 9

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Main Library – Ages 8 – 18Each teen will work with a younger child to write commands (directions) to complete the Code Earth Obstacle Course. We will also have a Coding Competition using playing cards! Prizes!

Hilton Bow Wow Book Buddies

Hilton Branch Kids Events

December 9

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hilton Branch * Ages 3-8 *

Come to Hilton Branch and read to a dog… they LOVE stories! Sign up for a specific time or just drop in!

Free Adult Health Screening

Events

December 10

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

 

Hilton Baby Lit

Hilton Branch Kids Events

December 10

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Hilton Branch * Ages birth – 2 1/2 * Valid Maplewood Library card required.

Drop In * All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesdays @ 11am 12/3, 12/10

SCORE Small Business Seminar

Events

December 10

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – Business Law for the Small Business

Legal issues abound in business.  This seminar will help the small business owner understand some of the more day to day business issues they might face and how to successfully protect their small business and when they should seek the services of a legal professional.  This is a seminar that both fledgling entrepreneurs and existing business owners and managers should attend.

Presented by SCORE, The Service Core of Retired Executives.  Learn more about SCORE at http://www.sba.gov/content/score  or www.score.org

Hilton Health Insurance: Come In…Get Covered

Hilton Branch Events

December 11

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Open enrollment for insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act  runs from November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015.  Trained in-person assisters will help you find a plan to fit your budget—one that covers emergencies, doctor visits, prescriptions, hospitalization and maternity care and pre-existing conditions.

Hilton Branch Library
Thursday, November 20  12-5 pm
Thursday, December 11  12-5 pm
Thursday, January 22       12-5 pm

Main Library
Monday, November 24    4-9 pm
Tuesday, December 16    10 am – 3 pm
Wednesday, January 14   4-9 pm
Thursday, February 12     10 am – 3 pm

Consultations are on a drop-in basis. No registration is required.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Social Security Numbers for all household members(or immigration documents)
  • Employer and income information for every member of your household who needs coverage (from pay stubs or W-2 forms)
  • Current health insurance plan information for everyone in the household

Brought to you by SRA International, Inc., under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Hilton Hour of Code

Hilton Branch Kids Events

December 11

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Ages 4-104 – Come to the computer lab and try the first step in learning to code….using code.org’s website. Join the largest learning event in history when thousands of students worldwide celebrate Computer Science Education Week.

Hilton Hour of Code

Hilton Branch Teen Events

December 11

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Ages 4-104 – Come to the computer lab and try the first step in learning to code….using code.org’s website. Join the largest learning event in history when thousands of students worldwide celebrate Computer Science Education Week.

Salvage Style

Events

December 11

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – Amy Hughes, owner of Salvage Style on Baker St. and author of the book Salvage Style Projects, will talk about architectural salvage, home design and renovation, and the projects in her book.  Amy will share tips about using vintage furnishings to create a more personal, stylish, and inviting home, and she’ll take us step-by-step through a fun DIY project. Prepare to be inspired!

A seasoned DIYer with an eye for bargains, Amy is a longtime magazine editor and writer and is currently a contributing editor at This Old House. She also runs a design consulting business.