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Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space

August 21

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 Device Clinic

Create Space Recurring Events

August 21

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Drop in for free one-on-one support for using your e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device. Open to adults, teens and children.  Every Tuesday evening from 5 – 7 pm at Hilton Branch.

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space Recurring Events

August 23

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…

Art & Music Reception

Events

August 25

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Main Library – A reception for our August exhibit by Senior Studio. Live music with Nick Straus & Bill Tally.

Senior Studio is a private non-profit organization that provides an innovative approach to senior learning through its quality arts education programs for independent seniors.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Hilton Branch Events

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

 

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space

August 28

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 Device Clinic

Create Space Recurring Events

August 28

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Drop in for free one-on-one support for using your e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device. Open to adults, teens and children.  Every Tuesday evening from 5 – 7 pm at Hilton Branch.

Create Space – Maplewood Library’s Makerspace is Open!

Create Space Recurring Events

August 30

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…

Libraries closed for Labor Day

Events

September 3

All Day

Both libraries closed for Labor Day

Digital Device Clinic

Create Space Recurring Events

September 4

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Drop in for free one-on-one support for using your e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device. Open to adults, teens and children.  Every Tuesday evening from 5 – 7 pm at Hilton Branch.

Library closed Friday Sept. 7

Events

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.

Digital Device Clinic

Create Space Recurring Events

September 11

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Drop in for free one-on-one support for using your e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device. Open to adults, teens and children.  Every Tuesday evening from 5 – 7 pm at Hilton Branch.

Computer Explorations

Hilton Branch Events

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.

Hilton Adult Health Screening

Hilton Branch Events

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.

 

 

Read Around the World: India

Events

September 12

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – This month’s title is Ghachar Ghochar by Viveka Sanabhaga, a quietly enthralling, deeply unsettling novel about the shifting meanings—and consequences—of financial gain in contemporary India. The New Yorker calls it “A classic tale of wealth and moral ruin.”

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

The Next Big Thing: How Podcasting is Changing Radio

Events

September 13

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Main Library – WNYC’s Nancy Solomon will moderate a panel of top producers discussing the state of the podcasting industry, where it’s going and its current and anticipated impact on radio. Panelists include: Julie Snyder, producer of This American Life and Serial; Lee Hernandez, producer of Audible podcasting; Tony Phillips, VP of On-Demand Content for WNYC Studios; and Erik Diehn, CEO of Midroll and Stitcher.

Julie Snyder is the co-creator of Serial, the Peabody Award winning and most-listened-to podcast. She is a senior producer for This American Life, one of public radio’s most popular shows that is also a leader in the podcast listenership.

Lee Hernandez is a producer of original content for Audible. Previously, Lee produced Morning Edition for WNYC and worked for Nevada Public Radio.

Erik Diehn is the CEO of Midroll, the parent company of Earwolf, a maker of some of the most popular podcasts on the market, and Stitcher, a listening platform. Earwolf distributes more than 300 podcasts, including including WTF with Mark Maron and The Bill Simmons Podcast.

Tony Phillips is the vice-president for on-demand content at New York Public Radio and is a former Commissioning Editor at BBC Radio 4 and the World Service.

Yarn & Fiber Arts Group

Events

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.

Art & Music Reception

Events

September 15

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Main Library – Watercolors by Jane Sosnow and photography by Carol Bonosky. Live music with the Johnny Woods Band.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Hilton Branch Events

September 17

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilton BranchFeaturing Rob Dinnerman, executive director of the John Maxwell Team.

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

 

Digital Device Clinic

Create Space Recurring Events

September 18

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Drop in for free one-on-one support for using your e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device. Open to adults, teens and children.  Every Tuesday evening from 5 – 7 pm at Hilton Branch.

Digital Device Clinic

Create Space Recurring Events

September 25

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Drop in for free one-on-one support for using your e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device. Open to adults, teens and children.  Every Tuesday evening from 5 – 7 pm at Hilton Branch.

Addressing Long Term Care

Events

September 26

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Main Library – An overview of current long-term care options and costs. Get a better understanding of how you can position your assets now to better protect yourself from this potentially major financial burden. Presented by Jonathan Barrett, Certified Financial Planner from AXA Advisors. Jonathan has over 10 years experience in the financial industry and has attended The Harvard and Wharton Schools of Business.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition

Hilton Branch Events

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

 

Adult Health Screening

Events

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.

 

 

Read Around the World: France

Events

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.

 

submission houellebecq

Libraries closed for Columbus Day

Events

October 8

All Day

Both libraries are closed for Columbus Day.

Computer Explorations

Hilton Branch Events

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.

Yarn & Fiber Arts Group

Events

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

Hilton Branch Events

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