Events

Jul 2018

Rainbow Science: Kindness Rocks

Wednesday, July 18

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Main Library – Grades K and up – Drop In

Paint rocks that will rock someone’s world!

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 19

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Main Library – Ages 2 ½-5 – Drop In*

Stories and activities to encourage reading readiness.  

Thurs @11:00am-11:30am: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9

*Preschool groups and camps must call in advance to schedule visits.

Stay & Make

Thursday, July 19

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

 Main Library – Ages 2 ½-5 – Drop In

Join us after Preschool Storytime to work on an art project. 

Thurs @11:30am-12:15pm: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26

Hilton Tinker Thursday: Bite Boom Box

Thursday, July 19

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 Hilton Branch – Ages 6 – 11 – Drop In

Learn new skills and make cool stuff at our Create Camp! 

Thursdays 4:00 – 6:00 pm

7/5 Wind Chimes

7/12 PVC Ball Maze

7/19 Bite Boom Box

7/26 Cardboard City

Maker-Camp-2018

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Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Thursday, July 19

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – 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…

Hilton PJ Storytime with Michael Steiner!

Thursday, July 19

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

 Hilton Branch – All Ages Drop In

Put on your comfiest pajamas, bring a stuffed animal friend, and enjoy stories and sing-alongs!

Lego Club

Friday, July 20

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Main Library – All ages – Drop In Fri @3:30-4:30pm: 6/22, 7/6, 7/20, 8/3    

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

SAT practice test

Practice SAT with Princeton Review

Saturday, July 21

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Main Library – Take a practice SAT in test conditions! A proctor from the Princeton Review will administer the test and provide you with your results. Registration recommended: https://mmlpracticesat.eventbrite.com

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, July 23

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hilton Branch – The Many Faces of the Job Seeker: Career counselor Rosanna Conti will lead an  interactive discussion on the issues faced by a variety of job seekers; those who are entry-level, terminated, re-entering the market; disabled, etc.

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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

Hilton Maker Monday: String Phones

Monday, July 23

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Ages 2 – 6 – Drop In

Make cool things and learn new maker skills in the Hilton Branch Create Space!  

Mondays @11:00am-1:00pm

7/2: Percussion  Palooza

7/9: Upcycled Kazoo

7/16: Banjo Bonanza

7/23: String Phones

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Hilton Sound Wall

Monday, July 23

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Ages 8-11 – Drop In

Learn how to design and make a speaker out of paper! When we’re done, we’ll put them all together to make a sound wall. This is a two-part project, so plan to attend both sessions! 

Baby Lit

Tuesday, July 24

10:30 am – 11:00 am

 Main Library – Ages birth-2 ½ Drop In

Stories, fingerplays, songs, & more!  

Tues @10:30-11:00am: 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7 

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Create Camp: Cigar Box Guitar

Tuesday, July 24

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Hilton Branch Create Space – Strum a few chords on your very own guitar after we do some basic woodworking and construction.

AGES 10+ | REGISTRATION REQUIRED  https://createcampcigarboxguitar.eventbrite.com

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Anthology 2018 

Tuesday, July 24

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

 Main Library – Ages 6-11 – Let’s read and write together! Each week we will explore a different genre, and write & draw for our 2018 summer anthology. Our book will be available in the library for check-out! Snacks, prizes, and quadruple credit!

Tues @4:00-5:30pm:  7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7 

Limited to 15 participants per session. You may attend a session or multiple sessions.  

 

Hilton Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 24

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Hilton Branch – Ages 2 ½-5 – Drop In*

Stories and activities to encourage reading readiness.  

Tues @4-4:30pm: 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/24, 7/31

*Preschool groups and camps must call in advance to schedule visits.

Create Space Logo

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Tuesday, July 24

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – 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 devices

Digital Device Clinic

Tuesday, July 24

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. 

Hilton Kid Power: Djembe Workshop

Tuesday, July 24

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Hilton Branch – Ages 5-12 – Drop In*

Learn about African drumming from a local 10-year-old.  Listen to and try out a djembe. 

*Space is limited. 

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Adult Drop-In Craft

Wednesday, July 25

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Main Library – Coloring like you’ve never experienced it. Choose a tessellation and decide on your own design within the template. This approach to coloring is fun and makes you engage your brain.

Hilton Baby Lit

Wednesday, July 25

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Hilton Branch – Ages birth-2 ½ – Drop In

Stories, fingerplays, songs, & more!  

Wednesdays @11-11:30am: 6/27, 7/18, 7/25, 8/8  

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Create Camp: DIY Zoetrope

Wednesday, July 25

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Hilton Branch Create Space – See the basics of how animation works by making your own Zoetrope, a pre-animation device.

AGES 10+ | REGISTRATION REQUIRED  https://createcampdiyzoetrope.eventbrite.com

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Storytime in the Park

Wednesday, July 25

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

All ages – Drop In

Listen to stories at the park under a shady tree. Each session will end with a craft. 

Wednesdays @4:00-5:00pm:

7/11 DeHart Park

 7/18 Maplecrest Park

7/25 Memorial Park 

Rainbow Science: Rainbow Pom Poms

Wednesday, July 25

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Main Library – Grades K and up – Drop In

Make rainbows of pom poms to hang in your room.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, July 26

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Main Library – Ages 2 ½-5 – Drop In*

Stories and activities to encourage reading readiness.  

Thurs @11:00am-11:30am: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9

*Preschool groups and camps must call in advance to schedule visits.

Stay & Make

Thursday, July 26

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

 Main Library – Ages 2 ½-5 – Drop In

Join us after Preschool Storytime to work on an art project. 

Thurs @11:30am-12:15pm: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26

Hilton Tinker Thursday: Cardboard City

Thursday, July 26

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 Hilton Branch – Ages 6 – 11 – Drop In

Learn new skills and make cool stuff at our Create Camp! 

Thursdays 4:00 – 6:00 pm

7/5 Wind Chimes

7/12 PVC Ball Maze

7/19 Bite Boom Box

7/26 Cardboard City

Maker-Camp-2018

3d printer

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Thursday, July 26

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – 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…

Origami

Origami for Adults

Thursday, July 26

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Learn the fun and creative art of paper folding with experienced  instructor Mary Kao.

Drop In Project: Straw Rockets

Friday, July 27

All Day

 Main Library – All Ages – Drop In

On Fridays and Saturdays you can complete these activities in the library, or take them home for later! 

6/29 and 6/30: Paper Plate Dragon Glider

7/13 and 7/14: Felted Unicorn Bookmark

7/27 and 7/28: Straw Rockets

8/10 and 8/11: Slap Bracelets

Drop In Project: Straw Rockets

Saturday, July 28

All Day

 Main Library – All Ages – Drop In

On Fridays and Saturdays you can complete these activities in the library, or take them home for later! 

6/29 and 6/30: Paper Plate Dragon Glider

7/13 and 7/14: Felted Unicorn Bookmark

7/27 and 7/28: Straw Rockets

8/10 and 8/11: Slap Bracelets

College ready

Practice ACT with Princeton Review

Saturday, July 28

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Main Library – Take a practice ACT in test conditions! A proctor from the Princeton Review will administer the test and provide you with your results. Registration recommended: https://mmlpracticeact.eventbrite.com

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Flamenco

Saturday, July 28

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Main Library – All Ages – Drop In

Discover the life passion and pride of Flamenco. This interactive workshop will expose children to the rich history & culture of Flamenco and teach basic Gypsy flamenco movements & props. Presented by Ami Otero Minars, founder and producer of Admission Nation, the first and only Flamenco management agency in NYC.  http://admission-nation.com/     

Hilton Sound Wall

Monday, July 30

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Ages 8-11 – Drop In

Learn how to design and make a speaker out of paper! When we’re done, we’ll put them all together to make a sound wall. This is a two-part project, so plan to attend both sessions! 

SOMA Kids Film Festival

Monday, July 30

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 Main Library – Families – Drop In

Enjoy a special encore screening of the  2018 SOMA Film Festival Kid’s Program! Grab some complimentary popcorn during the show!  Screening will begin promptly at 4:15pm. www.SOMAFilmFestival.com     

Baby Lit

Tuesday, July 31

10:30 am – 11:00 am

 Main Library – Ages birth-2 ½ Drop In

Stories, fingerplays, songs, & more!  

Tues @10:30-11:00am: 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7 

Anthology 2018 

Tuesday, July 31

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

 Main Library – Ages 6-11 – Let’s read and write together! Each week we will explore a different genre, and write & draw for our 2018 summer anthology. Our book will be available in the library for check-out! Snacks, prizes, and quadruple credit!

Tues @4:00-5:30pm:  7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7 

Limited to 15 participants per session. You may attend a session or multiple sessions.  

 

Hilton Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, July 31

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Hilton Branch – Ages 2 ½-5 – Drop In*

Stories and activities to encourage reading readiness.  

Tues @4-4:30pm: 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/24, 7/31

*Preschool groups and camps must call in advance to schedule visits.

Create Space Logo

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Tuesday, July 31

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – 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 devices

Digital Device Clinic

Tuesday, July 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. 

Hilton Lego Challenge

Tuesday, July 31

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Ages 4+ – Drop In

See if you can finish our monthly Lego challenge! Test your engineering and design skills, make new friends, and have fun. 

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Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, July 23

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton Branch – The Many Faces of the Job Seeker: Career counselor Rosanna Conti will lead an  interactive discussion on the issues faced by a variety of job seekers; those who are entry-level, terminated, re-entering the market; disabled, etc.

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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

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Adult Drop-In Craft

Wednesday, July 25

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Main Library – Coloring like you’ve never experienced it. Choose a tessellation and decide on your own design within the template. This approach to coloring is fun and makes you engage your brain.

Origami

Origami for Adults

Thursday, July 26

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Learn the fun and creative art of paper folding with experienced  instructor Mary Kao.

yarn

Yarn & Fiber Arts Group

Saturday, August 4

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – A gathering for people who knit, crochet, quilt, sew, embroider or do other creative things with yarn or fabric. Enjoy a relaxing morning working on your projects and get feedback and advice from fellow crafters. Bring your own supplies. All skill levels are welcome! Facilitated by Maplewood resident Amy Zorn. Drop in.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, August 6

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton BranchNetwork 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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

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Adult Health Screening

Wednesday, August 8

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – Medication, weight & health counseling; blood pressure and carotid bruit screening, diabetes risk assessment. FREE and open to Maplewood residents 18 and older. Staffed by Maplewood Health Dept. nurses. For questions or to schedule an appointment, call 973-762-8120 ext. 4300. Drop-ins are welcome.

 

 

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, August 27

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton BranchNetwork 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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

Labor Day

Libraries closed for Labor Day

Monday, September 3

All Day

Both libraries closed for Labor Day

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Library closed Friday Sept. 7

Friday, September 7

All Day

The library will be closed Friday for Staff Development Day/Township Employee Picnic. We’ll be open as usual on Saturday.

Computer Explorations

Computer Explorations

Wednesday, September 12

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hilton Branch – Get the help YOU need! For beginner  computer users.  We’ll help you with documents, email, Internet, photos, social media etc.

The instructor will help with YOUR specific needs.   Drop in. No registration needed.

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Hilton Adult Health Screening

Wednesday, September 12

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Medication, weight & health counseling; blood pressure and carotid bruit screening, diabetes risk assessment. FREE and open to Maplewood residents 18 and older. Staffed by Maplewood Health Dept. nurses. For questions or to schedule an appointment, call 973-762-8120 ext. 4300. Drop-ins are welcome.

 

 

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Read Around the World: India

Wednesday, September 12

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – This month’s title is Ghachar Ghochar by Viveka Sanabhaga.

Our Read Around the World book club meets once a month to discuss titles from foreign locales.  All titles are available from Maplewood Library or through the BCCLS consortium. No registration needed.

 

ghachar ghochar

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Yarn & Fiber Arts Group

Saturday, September 15

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – A gathering for people who knit, crochet, quilt, sew, embroider or do other creative things with yarn or fabric. Enjoy a relaxing morning working on your projects and get feedback and advice from fellow crafters. Bring your own supplies. All skill levels are welcome! Facilitated by Maplewood resident Amy Zorn. Drop in.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, September 17

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton BranchNetwork 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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, October 1

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton BranchNetwork 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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

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Adult Health Screening

Wednesday, October 3

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – Medication, weight & health counseling; blood pressure and carotid bruit screening, diabetes risk assessment. FREE and open to Maplewood residents 18 and older. Staffed by Maplewood Health Dept. nurses. For questions or to schedule an appointment, call 973-762-8120 ext. 4300. Drop-ins are welcome.

 

 

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Read Around the World: France

Wednesday, October 3

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – This month’s title is Submission by Michel Houellebecq.

Our Read Around the World book club meets once a month to discuss titles from foreign locales.  All titles are available from Maplewood Library or through the BCCLS consortium. No registration needed.

 

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Columbus day

Libraries closed for Columbus Day

Monday, October 8

All Day

Both libraries are closed for Columbus Day.

Computer Explorations

Computer Explorations

Wednesday, October 10

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hilton Branch – Get the help YOU need! For beginner  computer users.  We’ll help you with documents, email, Internet, photos, social media etc.

The instructor will help with YOUR specific needs.   Drop in. No registration needed.

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Yarn & Fiber Arts Group

Saturday, October 13

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – A gathering for people who knit, crochet, quilt, sew, embroider or do other creative things with yarn or fabric. Enjoy a relaxing morning working on your projects and get feedback and advice from fellow crafters. Bring your own supplies. All skill levels are welcome! Facilitated by Maplewood resident Amy Zorn. Drop in.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, October 15

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton BranchNetwork 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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, October 29

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton BranchNetwork 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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

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Hilton Adult Health Screening

Wednesday, November 7

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Hilton Branch – Medication, weight & health counseling; blood pressure and carotid bruit screening, diabetes risk assessment. FREE and open to Maplewood residents 18 and older. Staffed by Maplewood Health Dept. nurses. For questions or to schedule an appointment, call 973-762-8120 ext. 4300. Drop-ins are welcome.

 

 

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Read Around the World: Argentina

Wednesday, November 7

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – This month’s title is Savage Theories by Pola Oloixarac.

Our Read Around the World book club meets once a month to discuss titles from foreign locales.  All titles are available from Maplewood Library or through the BCCLS consortium. No registration needed.

 

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Yarn & Fiber Arts Group

Saturday, November 10

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – A gathering for people who knit, crochet, quilt, sew, embroider or do other creative things with yarn or fabric. Enjoy a relaxing morning working on your projects and get feedback and advice from fellow crafters. Bring your own supplies. All skill levels are welcome! Facilitated by Maplewood resident Amy Zorn. Drop in.

veteran's day

Closed for Veteran’s Day

Monday, November 12

All Day

Both libraries are closed for Veteran’s Day

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, November 12

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton BranchNetwork 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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

Computer Explorations

Computer Explorations

Wednesday, November 14

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hilton Branch – Get the help YOU need! For beginner  computer users.  We’ll help you with documents, email, Internet, photos, social media etc.

The instructor will help with YOUR specific needs.   Drop in. No registration needed.

Friends Book Sale

Friends Book Sale November 17-18

Saturday, November 17

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

Friends Book Sale

Friends Book Sale November 17-18

Sunday, November 18

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

Day before Thanksgiving-Both libraries close at 1:00

Wednesday, November 21

1:00 pm

Day before Thanksgiving-Both libraries close at 1:00

Libraries closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 22

All Day

Both libraries are closed for Thanksgiving.

Libraries closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Friday, November 23

All Day

Both libraries are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, November 26

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton BranchNetwork 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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

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Read Around the World: Malaysia

Wednesday, December 5

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – This month’s title is Evening is the Whole Day by Preeta Samarasan.

Our Read Around the World book club meets once a month to discuss titles from foreign locales.  All titles are available from Maplewood Library or through the BCCLS consortium. No registration needed.

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yarn

Yarn & Fiber Arts Group

Saturday, December 8

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – A gathering for people who knit, crochet, quilt, sew, embroider or do other creative things with yarn or fabric. Enjoy a relaxing morning working on your projects and get feedback and advice from fellow crafters. Bring your own supplies. All skill levels are welcome! Facilitated by Maplewood resident Amy Zorn. Drop in.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Monday, December 10

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton BranchNetwork 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

2018 Meeting Dates: January 8 & 22; February 5 & 26; March 12 & 26; April 9 & 23; May 7 & 21; June 4 & 18; July 9 & 23; August 6 & 27; September 17; October 1, 15 & 29; November 12 & 26; December 10

 

Computer Explorations

Computer Explorations

Wednesday, December 12

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hilton Branch – Get the help YOU need! For beginner  computer users.  We’ll help you with documents, email, Internet, photos, social media etc.

The instructor will help with YOUR specific needs.   Drop in. No registration needed.

heart health

Adult Health Screening

Wednesday, December 12

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Main Library – Medication, weight & health counseling; blood pressure and carotid bruit screening, diabetes risk assessment. FREE and open to Maplewood residents 18 and older. Staffed by Maplewood Health Dept. nurses. For questions or to schedule an appointment, call 973-762-8120 ext. 4300. Drop-ins are welcome.

 

 

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Christmas Eve

Monday, December 24

1:00 pm

Both libraries close at 1:00 for Christmas Eve.

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Both Libraries Closed for Christmas

Tuesday, December 25

All Day

Both libraries closed for Christmas.

New Year's

New Year’s Eve

Monday, December 31

1:00 pm

Both libraries close at 1:00 p.m.

New Year's

New Year’ Day

Tuesday, January 1

All Day

The Libraries are closed for New Year’s Day