Boheme Opera NJ Series "Getting to Know Rogers & Hammerstein"
Dec
12
12:30 PM12:30

Boheme Opera NJ Series "Getting to Know Rogers & Hammerstein"

This lecture performance will focus on the classic Broadway shows of Rogers & Hammerstein. Shows featured will include Oklahoma, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, Flower Drum Song and Sound of Music. Songs will include “People Will Say We're in Love,” “If I Loved You,” “Some Enchanted Evening,” “Getting to Know You,” “I Enjoy Being a Girl,” “My Favorite Things,” plus others.
Presented by the Cultural Arts Commission.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Boheme Opera NJ Series: Getting to Know Rogers & Hammerstein
Dec
12
1:00 PM13:00

Boheme Opera NJ Series: Getting to Know Rogers & Hammerstein

This lecture performance will focus on the classic Broadway shows of Rogers & Hammerstein. Shows featured will include Oklahoma, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, Flower Drum Song and Sound of Music. Songs will include “People Will Say We're in Love,” “If I Loved You,” “Some Enchanted Evening,” “Getting to Know You,” “I Enjoy Being a Girl,” “My Favorite Things,” plus others.
Presented by the Cultural Arts Commission.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Drop-In Holiday Craft
Dec
13
3:00 PM15:00

Drop-In Holiday Craft

Join us at the Kenilworth Public Library Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 3:00-7:00 pm for a drop-in holiday craft. Stop by and help us create decorations for the library. This program is FREE!

Location: Kenilworth Public Library – 548 Kenilworth Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033.

Audience: All Ages

Link to event page: http://www.kenilworthlibrary.org/?ai1ec_event=drop-in-holiday-craft-the-library&instance_id=6324

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Anne & Ridley Enslow
Dec
13
7:00 PM19:00

Anne & Ridley Enslow

Join costumed colonial musicians Anne and Ridley Enslow as they perform "Holidays of Our Founding Fathers" featuring songs about Washington, Jefferson, Hamilton and other founding fathers and how they celebrated winter traditions, such as New Year's and Christmas in the 18th century. Anne plays a colonial instrument with over 100 strings called the hammered dulcimer and Ridley plays a violin made in 1776. Both performers sing and an entertaining description precedes every tune explaining how it fits into American history: an engrossing and informative performance!

Location: Elizabeth Public Library – Main Branch – 11 South Broad Street Elizabeth, NJ 07202.

Audience: All Ages

Link to event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/308814656400843/

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Forgotten Stories of New Jersey Infrastructure
Dec
13
7:00 PM19:00

Forgotten Stories of New Jersey Infrastructure

Come join this fascinating talk about New Jersey history from Angus Gillespie, Professor of American Studies from Rutgers University. We’ll explore everything from the origins of the Holland Tunnel to the early controversies of the New Jersey Turnpike.

All are welcome. Totally free.

To register, go to: https://main.piscatawaylibrary.org/event/forgotten-stories/

Location: Piscataway Library, Kennedy Branch – 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854.

Audience: Adults

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Holiday Cookie Swap
Dec
15
1:30 PM13:30

Holiday Cookie Swap

Taste and Share! Bring 4 dozen cookies to swap, taste, and share. Hot chocolate will be served at this free event for all ages. Registration required: ethompson@elizpl.org

Location: Elizabeth Public Library – Main Branch – 11 South Broad Street Elizabeth, NJ 07202.

Audience: All Ages

Link to event page: http://elizpl.org/adultservices.html

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Famous NJ Shipwrecks
Dec
19
7:00 PM19:00

Famous NJ Shipwrecks

Dan Lieb from the New Jersey Historical Divers Association takes you through 200 years of Jersey Shore shipwreck and maritime history. Discover the buried treasures that lie beneath the famous NJ shore. A Q&A with the audience will follow the presentation. Please note this presentation was rescheduled from November.

Location: Old Bridge Public Library – One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge NJ, 08857.

Audience: teens, adults

Link to event page: https://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/event/famous-shipwrecks-jersey-2/

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Page Turners
Dec
20
11:00 AM11:00

Page Turners

Looking for something to read or add to your reading list? This ongoing event takes place on the third Thursday of every month. Library staff will present and recommend a variety of new titles pertaining to a different topic each month, both new and old titles. This month’s topic is Books in Cold Places. Light refreshments provided.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Yarnies: Library Fiber Nights
Dec
27
6:00 PM18:00

Yarnies: Library Fiber Nights

Everyone is welcome to attend our new fiber crafts monthly program at the Kenilworth Public Library! Yarnies: Library Fiber Nights will take place in the library on the last Thursday of each month from 6:00 to 7:45 pm. You don’t need any crafting experience to enjoy these special evenings of creative exploration. Feel free to bring a project to work on. Watch demonstrations of knitting, crocheting and weaving. Try your hand at spinning on a spinning wheel. Bring a finished item to show others. If you enjoy the fiber arts, or want to learn more about them, this is the event for you.

Location: Kenilworth Public Library – 548 Kenilworth Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033.

Audience: Adults, Teens, Seniors

Link to event page: http://www.kenilworthlibrary.org/?ai1ec_event=yarnies-library-fiber-nights-3&instance_id=6323

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Community Blood Drive Sponsored by the Kenilworth Public Library
Dec
29
10:30 AM10:30

Community Blood Drive Sponsored by the Kenilworth Public Library

Transform a life, and your own. One blood donation can save up to three lives. The Kenilworth Public Library will be sponsoring a community blood drive Saturday, December 29, 2018 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM. One complimentary $5.00 Amazon gift card will be given to each blood donor! To make an appointment, please call 201 251-3703 or go online at https://donor.cbsblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/48785

Location: Kenilworth Public Library – 548 Kenilworth Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033.

Audience: Adults

Link to event page: http://www.kenilworthlibrary.org/?ai1ec_event=community-blood-drive-sponsored-by-the-kenilworth-public-library-2&instance_id=6325

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Adult Craft Night - Create Your Own Unique Handpainted Vase
Jan
3
6:30 PM18:30

Adult Craft Night - Create Your Own Unique Handpainted Vase

Start the New Year by joining us for our Adult Craft Class on January 3, 2019. January's craft will feature creating your own unique painted vase using alcohol based inks.
There is a $5.00 no-refundable materials fee for this class. Register in person at the Spotswood Library.
For more information on this program, please call the Spotswood Public Library at 732-251-1515.
The Spotswood Public Library's Adult Craft class are held monthly on the first Thursday of the month. Please visit www.spotslibrary,org for information on future adult craft classes.

Location: Spotswood Public Library – 548 Main Street, Spotswood, NJ 08884.

Audience: adults and seniors

Special instructions:

Link to event page: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=8409&EventID=349633&PK

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Geri-Fit Strength Training Workout for Older Adults
Jan
14
10:30 AM10:30

Geri-Fit Strength Training Workout for Older Adults

Geri-fit is a 45 minute evidence based strength training exercise class for older adults. Most of the exercises are performed seated in chairs with a set of light dumbbell weights. There's no dancing or aerobics and you never have to get on the floor. Work out at your own pace in this video based exercise class.

Bring a set of 2 or 3 pound dumbbells and a stretch band. Water will be provided.

Classes will be held on
Mondays and Wednesdays
from January 14 - April 10
10:30 am - 11:15 am
No class on 1/21 or 2/18

Registration is required. Please register online: www.spotslibrary.org, by phone (732) 251-1515 or in person at the Spotswood Library.

Location: Spotswood Public Library – 548 Main Street, Spotswood, NJ 08884.

Audience: Adults, Seniors

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YA Author Chris Babu Appearance
Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

YA Author Chris Babu Appearance

The Old Bridge Public Library will host an appearance by local author Chris Babu, known for his young adult novels The Initiation and The Expedition. Babu will discuss his books and his journey from a career on Wall Street to writing a dystopian, post-apocalyptic trilogy. A question and answer session will follow the program. Copies of his books will be available for purchase and autographs.

Location: Old Bridge Public Library – One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge NJ, 08857.

Audience: Teens

Link to event page: http://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/event/ya-author-chris-babu/

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New Jersey Library Association Holiday Store
Dec
7
to Dec 9

New Jersey Library Association Holiday Store

Friday, December 7 through Sunday, December 9

The full New Jersey Library Association Holiday Store will be open to everyone at the Monroe Township Library during library hours to shop for great book and library-themed gifts for almost everyone on your holiday shopping list. Purchase literary-themed toys, puzzles, mugs, tees, nightshirts, totes, throws, stationery, character stuffed animals, jewelry, Christmas cards, Hanukkah gifts, Poe, Shakespeare, Harry Potter, Jane Austen, Vonnegut, gifts for the movie, mystery, music, sci-fi lover, and so much more. We accept cash, checks and credit cards.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

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Home Buyer's Seminar
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

Home Buyer's Seminar

Learn the Do's and Do Not's when applying for a mortgage. Pinky Shah is a Mortgage Guru and Client Advocate with over 15 years of experience in advocating, educating and helping clients get their dream home. She will be available to answer any specific questions you may have. Come and feel more confident in becoming a home buyer!

Location: Perth Amboy Public Library 196 Jefferson Street, Perth Amboy NJ, 08861.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: ¡se habla español!

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Online Businesses & NJ Taxes
Dec
6
1:00 PM13:00

Online Businesses & NJ Taxes

Designed especially for new or existing small online business owners and future entrepreneurs.

Presented by representatives from the NJ Division of Taxation.  Topics to be covered include: collecting NJ sales tax, sales inside & outside of NJ, taxable products & services and filing sales and use tax returns.

Registration is required.  Please register at this link --> http://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/event/online-businesses-nj-taxes/

Location: Old Bridge Public Library – One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge NJ, 08857.

Audience: Adults

Link to event page: http://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/event/online-businesses-nj-taxes/

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A Christmas Carol
Dec
5
6:30 PM18:30

A Christmas Carol

You are cordially invited to join us for a telling of Charles Dickens' immortal classic as told by Ebenezer Scrooge's sister, Nan. Nan will be portrayed in costume by historical storyteller, Mrs. Alisa Dupuy.

This wonderful event will be on December 5th at 6:30pm at the Edison Main Public Library. Tickets are $12 and are available at all 3 of our library branches. Proceeds for this event will benefit the Edison Public Library.

What better way to celebrate the season by coming to our warm library and seeing this classic holiday tale. For more information, please call us at 732-287-2298 x 1 and the library would like to wish you a Happy Holidays!

Location: Edison Public Library – Main Branch – 340 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817.

Audience: All Ages

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Holiday Open House
Dec
3
6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Open House

'Tis the season! Join us for our HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE!

Location: South Amboy Public Library – 100 Harold G. Hoffman Plaza, South Amboy, NJ 08879.

Audience: STEAM activities for kids + essential oils for adults + enjoy holiday cheer + refreshments!

Special instructions: Off John O'leary Blvd, South Amboy 08879

Link to event page: http://www.dowdell.org

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Dementia Conversations
Dec
1
2:00 PM14:00

Dementia Conversations

The Metuchen Library welcomes representatives from the Alzheimer's Association to discuss "Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning". Come learn some of the basics in caring for and dealing with issues related to dementia and what things you can do now to help yourself and your loved ones. The program is free to all. Call the library at (732) 632-8526.

Location: Metuchen Public Library – 480 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Audience: Adults, Seniors

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Hot Chocolate and Romance
Dec
1
1:00 PM13:00

Hot Chocolate and Romance

Prepare for winter with an afternoon of hot chocolate, treats, romance novels, trivia, and more!

Meet local authors:
Laurie Benson - “Flirty & frisky” historical romance
Marnee Blake - Sci-fi romantic thrillers
Terri Brisbin- Highland historical romance
Anabelle Bryant - Regency historical romance

Location: Sayreville Public Library – 1050 Washington Road, Parlin, NJ 08859.

Audience: Adults and Seniors

Link to event page: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=1717&EventID=352662&PK=

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General College Admission
Nov
27
7:00 PM19:00

General College Admission

On November 27th, come learn about the College Selection & Admissions process. If you're a high school freshman, sophomore, or junior, this program is for you. Learn how to make yourself stand out as a high school student, what to look for when searching for schools, and how to navigate the application process! The program is being lead by Nikki Bruno, an Academic Life Coach and Educational Consultant.

Location: Metuchen Public Library – 480 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Audience: Teens

Special instructions: Registration is required. Register by calling the library at (732) 632-8526.

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Louise Penny Book Discussion
Nov
27
2:00 PM14:00

Louise Penny Book Discussion

Join a discussion about Canada’s famous sleuth Chief Inspector Gamache and the good people of Three Pines, Quebec as they unravel a good mystery. Book discussion about "A Rule Against Murder," the 4th book in the series, moderated by Paula Simon.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Medication Safety
Nov
26
7:00 PM19:00

Medication Safety

Medicines are generally safe when used as directed, but there are risks, causing over one million emergency room visits each year. Learning about medication safety can reduce the risk of harm to you and your loved ones.

This program is led by Mary M. Bridgeman, Pharm.D., BCPS, an Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University.

Registration required. Register in person at the Information Desk, through the online calendar at https://www.ebpl.org/calendar or by calling 732-390-6767.

Location: East Brunswick Public Library – 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.

Audience: Adults, Seniors

Link to event page: https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=86188

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2018 Fall Concert Series - The Odessa Klezmer Band
Nov
18
2:00 PM14:00

2018 Fall Concert Series - The Odessa Klezmer Band

The Odessa Klezmer Band brings the joyous dance music of the Klezmorim (Jewish folk musicians) to mainstream America. The band has been in existence playing Klezmer music since 1984 celebrating the great variety and wealth of music heritage of Easter Europe, Ladino, and Middle Eastern music, including polka and czardas. Ed Goldberg leads the Odessa Klezmer Band on accordion and vocals. Ed was brought up playing Eastern European and polka music in the Elmora Section of Elizabeth, NJ!

Location: Elizabeth Public Library- Elmora Branch - 740 West Grand Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202.

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Puppy Pals: The Seeing Eye
Nov
17
2:00 PM14:00

Puppy Pals: The Seeing Eye

The world's oldest guide dog school is coming to Monroe Library! Learn what it takes to raise and train puppies to become Seeing Eye guide dogs. Meet and greet the puppies after the presentation.
All ages welcome. Registration is not required.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Practicing Positive Psychology: Wellness Engineering
Nov
17
10:30 AM10:30

Practicing Positive Psychology: Wellness Engineering

Learn to create a life of greater health, happiness, well-being by using different tools, practices, habits and cultivating attitudes that make a profound difference in your personal and professional life in this introductory workshop led by Roopak Desai, positive psychology practitioner and coach. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Spams and Scams
Nov
16
10:00 AM10:00

Spams and Scams

The FBI Newark Division will offer information and advice on types of frauds, recent fraud trends, debt collection, identity theft, imposter scams, banks and lenders, telephone and mobile services, and other topics. This program is offered in partnership with the Jewish Federation.
Registration is required and begins Monday, October 1.
Register at the Welcome Desk, or online at www.monroetwplibrary.org.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is required and begins Monday, October 1.
Register at the Welcome Desk, or online at www.monroetwplibrary.org.

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Famous Shipwrecks of NJ
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

Famous Shipwrecks of NJ

Dan Lieb from the New Jersey Historical Divers Association takes us through 200 years of Jersey Shore shipwreck and maritime history. Come discover the buried treasures that lie beneath own our backyard. A question and answer session with the audience will follow the presentation.

Location: Old Bridge Public Library – One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge NJ, 08857.

Audience: teens, adults

Link to event page: https://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/event/famous-shipwrecks-jersey/

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It’s Still Funny: Satire in Opera - Boheme Opera NJ Series
Nov
14
1:00 PM13:00

It’s Still Funny: Satire in Opera - Boheme Opera NJ Series

Explore the use of satire in opera over a span of more than 100 years with music by composers such as Mozart, Rossini, Offenbach and Gilbert & Sullivan. Works featured will include The Music Director, An Italian in Algiers, Orfeo aux Enfers, HMS Pinafore, Mikado, and Pirates of Penzance, plus others.
Presented by the Cultural Arts Commission.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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George Washington, New Jersey, and the Revolutionary War
Nov
13
7:00 PM19:00

George Washington, New Jersey, and the Revolutionary War

Join Washington's Headquarters docent Mr. Joel Farkas for an oral journey through the Revolutionary War. Learn more about George Washington, his New Jersey battles, his Wintering in Morristown, and an in-depth visual tour of the Ford Mansion. This event is a must for anyone into learning more about U.S. history and the creation of this great country. The General orders you to attend!!!

Location: Edison Public Library - Main Branch - 340 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is required. Please call 732-287-2298 x2 or visit us at www.edisonpubliclibrary.net.

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American Sign Language Beginner Class
Nov
10
1:00 PM13:00

American Sign Language Beginner Class

Communicate with your hands! Learn basic American Sign Language (ASL) signs in this 1-hour class taught by instructor Diana Meade. She will cover the alphabet, numbers, colors and more. For ages High School & Up. No prior experience is necessary.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: High School and Up

Special instructions: Space is limited.
Registration is required. Sign up online at www.monroetwplibrary.org or call 732-521-5000, beginning Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

Link to event page:http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9775&EventID=352890&PK

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Road Scholar: Adventures In Lifelong Learning
Nov
9
2:00 PM14:00

Road Scholar: Adventures In Lifelong Learning

Road Scholar is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to inspire adults to learn, discover and travel. Come and learn about Road Scholar - their learning adventures open minds to new ideas and deepen understanding of oneself and of the world's peoples, places, cultures, history and environments.

Location: Metuchen Public Library – 480 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Audience: Adults, Seniors

Special instructions: Call the Metuchen library at (732) 632-8526 to register. The program is free.

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Lead My Way: A Global Perspective of Domestic Violence
Nov
8
11:00 AM11:00

Lead My Way: A Global Perspective of Domestic Violence

This award-winning 30-minute documentary examines the far reaching and long lasting effects of domestic violence. It dispels any myth that a black eye or a faint bruise tells the complete story. Fueled by science, shame, and stigma, the effects of domestic violence continue far after the abuser and victims have separated. Produced and directed by Ritu Chopra.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required. All are welcome.

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Falls: What Should I Do?
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

Falls: What Should I Do?

Come to this interactive session to discuss meaningful information about risk factors and prevention for falls.

This program is led by Vickie Larkin, PT, DPT, MS, CEEAA, who is the director of physical therapy and outpatient therapy, and cardiac rehab services at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital.

Registration required. Register in person at the Information Desk, through the online calendar at https://www.ebpl.org/calendar or by calling 732-390-6767.

Location: East Brunswick Public Library – 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.

Audience: Adults, Seniors

Special instructions: I already submitted this earlier and I saw that it is already posted, but the organizer for these programs asked to require registration. Could you please delete the previous entry and replace it with this one? Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks a lot!

Link to event page: https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=81777

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Senior Health Jeopardy!
Nov
7
2:00 PM14:00

Senior Health Jeopardy!

A fun, interactive and educational program for older adults in a Jeopardy game format. Grab a giveaway! Just like the TV show! Sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Lockpicking with TOOOL
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

Lockpicking with TOOOL

They're back! Come join TOOOL (The Open Organisation of Lockpickers) as they talk about the art of lock picking. TOOOL is happy to provide both the knowledge and the means to engage in this hobby. They teach about basic picking techniques, and provide more information on what makes some locks better than others. The program is free and open to all.

Location: Metuchen Public Library – 480 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Audience: All ages

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Diwali For Kids
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

Diwali For Kids

Come celebrate "Diwali for Kids" with us at Kennedy Library on Sunday, November 4, 2:00-3:00 PM. Come learn about the history and traditions of the "Festival of Lights", India's biggest and most important holiday of the year, through an interactive storytime and enjoy special activities and sweet treats to commemorate this festive holiday. All ages are welcome and no registration is required.

Location: Piscataway Library, Kennedy Branch – 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854.

Audience: All Ages

Link to event page: https://main.piscatawaylibrary.org/event/diwali-for-kids/

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Raconteur Radio presents Frankenstein
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Raconteur Radio presents Frankenstein

The Metuchen Library welcomes back Raconteur Radio as they perform the classic “Frankenstein” as a radio play to celebrate the story’s 200th anniversary. The program is free and open to all. Light refreshments will be served.
The Program is free and funded by the Friends of the Metuchen Public Library.

Location: Metuchen Public Library – 480 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Audience: All ages

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Sign Language Storytime
Oct
27
2:00 PM14:00

Sign Language Storytime

Join us at Westergard Library on Saturday, October 27, at 2:00 P.M. for an interactive storytime that includes stories, songs, a craft and game activities for children ages 3 and up and their families. Stories will be signed in American Sign Language (ASL) by a Deaf man and a certified ASL interpreter, who will also pre-teach signs from the stories. Older children and adults will also enjoy learning about Deaf Culture, etiquette, and how to sign simple greetings in ASL. This program is for all ages and no registration is required. Please invite your friends and feel free to share!

Location: Piscataway Library, Westergard Branch – 20 Murray Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854.

Audience: All Ages

Link to event page: https://main.piscatawaylibrary.org/event/sign-language-story-time/

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Paul Klee Workshop (Grades 8-12)
Oct
25
7:00 PM19:00

Paul Klee Workshop (Grades 8-12)

This workshop is part history and part hands on art workshop.

In the first half hour, we learn about the artist Paul Klee and look at his work. Paul Klee was known as the “father of abstract art” and is one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th Century. He was born in Switzerland. During the course of his career, he not only participated in various art movements, but he was also one of the leading forces in many of these movements. Some of the forms he worked on during his career include expressionism, cubism, and surrealism.

The remaining workshop will be exploring techniques of the artist with focus on ink transfers and watercolors using the art of lettering.

It is not necessary to bring anything to this workshop, but since Paul Klee believed that all art comes directly from nature, it would be great if you can bring in bits of nature objects you may have collected such as shells, rocks, pressed flowers or any such collections.

Since we are working with oil paint, you might want to wear an old t-shirt over your clothes

Location: Metuchen Public Library – 480 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Audience: Teens

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