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11/11/2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

World War I—The Great War 100 Years After

Tom DeStefano, an instructor of History at Bergen Community College, will present a lecture on the causes of World War I, how the United States got involved with the war, the Zimmerman Telegram and the role of trench warfare, and how new military weapons—submarines, tanks, machine guns, and areoplanes affected the outcome of the Great War and conflicts to follow.  Please join us Monday, November 11 at 7 pm.


11/12/2019 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11/12/2019 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11/12/2019 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Culinary Adventure Around the World: U.S.A.

Ages 8 & Up

Limit: 20 children     Registration required

Time to give thanks…to the cranberry! Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we will learn how to make cranberry sauce. We will talk about the history of the cranberry, how it was used by Native Americans and its status as a NJ top crop! This Cultural Committee of the Chathams program will be presented by Tracy Ness and Jennifer McNally.

To sign up, call the library at 973-635-0603, stop in the Children’s Room, or sign up online right here.

11/12/2019 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM

Italian Conversation Group

Are you a bit rusty with your Italian language skills? Luciana Santoriello and Frank Foca will moderate Italian discussion groups. Join us Tuesday, November 12 at 7:15 pm or Friday, November 22 at 1 pm, and these fluent speakers will help you and others get a conversation going.

11/13/2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

CALL: Introduction to Modern Art

Kimberly Rhodes, instructor of modern and contemporary visual culture at Drew University, will present a four-part course surveying the history of modern art.  There will be discussion of how modern artists challenged conventions and revolutionized painting and sculpture in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Works by Édouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, and Jackson Pollock will be studied in these lectures.  A fee of $40 will be charged for the series or $10 per individual class.  You can sign up online; however, you will still need to fill out the registration form and return it to the library with your payment before the beginning of classes.

Wednesday, November 13 – Abstraction.  Sign up here.

Monday, November 18 – Dada and Surrealism.  Sign up here.

Wednesday, November 20 – Abstract Expressionism.  Sign up here.

11/13/2019 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Homework Helpers

Grades K to 5

Limit: 6 children per week         Registration for each session will open 2 weeks prior

Two Chatham High School students will be providing homework help to students after school every other Wednesday.  All subjects welcome.

To sign up for November 13, call the library at 973-635-0603, stop in the Children’s Room, or sign up online right here.

11/14/2019 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Music with Carolyn Dempsey

For preschoolers and their caregivers

No registration required

Move, shake, dance and sing to Carolyn’s guitar music.

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