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07/08/2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Diverse Voices Book Club

Calling all readers ages 8-12!  Are you interested in reading books that celebrate the Black experience?  Do you want to learn more about racial inequality in America?  If yes, join our summer Book Club with Miss Noor using Zoom.  We will discuss the book Blended by Sharon Draper, reflect about what we learned and discuss questions.  For this meeting, please read the first 2 chapters.

To learn more about the book, click here.

Copies of the book will be available at the library. Call 973-635-0603 to reserve a copy.

Click here to join:  https://zoom.us/j/93906801119

To join by phone, dial 646-558-8656          Meeting ID: 939 0680 1119

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07/08/2020 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Magic Show with Brian Richards: Beyond Imagination!

Comic magician Brian Richards will perform a show filled with magic, comedy, story-telling, and audience participation.  It will get kids excited about reading and the library while having fun!

Ages 3 and up                             Enter the show on July 8 at 4 pm:

 

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07/08/2020 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Magic Workshop with Brian Richards

Do you want to perform your own magic tricks?  Magician Brian Richards will present a Beginner Magic Workshop, teaching tricks with common household objects.  Make sure you have these materials on hand before you tune in:

♠ Deck of cards ♣ Two pieces of twisted yarn ♥ Dollar bill ♦ Coin ♠ Clear cup ♣ Construction paper ♥ Cloth handkerchief ♦

Ages 6 and up                        Enter the workshop on July 8 at 5 pm here:

 

 

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07/08/2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

What's Eating My Vegetables and Plants?

Rutgers Master Gardener, Ilona Ontscherenki will present a virtual lecture to explore what pests are eating your vegetables and plants.  Learn to identify the most common garden problems, how to deal with them, and keep your vegetables and plants in good condition. Get the most out of your garden and enjoy the fruits of your labor.  Please join us online Wednesday, July 8 at 7 pm.

Join Zoom Meeting Online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87145504721
OR
By phone: Dial 646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 871 4550 4721

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07/09/2020 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Music with Carolyn Dempsey

For preschoolers and their caregivers

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

Click here to attend (link to be posted before the program)

You can enjoy this program any time after the original release time.

                                         Sponsored by Friends of the Library

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07/09/2020 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Chess for Kids Group 1

Chess Expert Sean Finn will teach this class virtually via Zoom.  Students will learn game strategy, basic checkmates, new tactical patterns, and the best questions to ask themselves when evaluating a position and creating a plan.  Using a combination of the best online chess platforms available, classes will include puzzle solving, game analysis and of course a chance to play.  Dates:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 & 23.

Group 1 is for players who know how pieces move.  Suggested ages: 6 to 8.  Limit: 12 students

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

Registration required.  Sign up here.

Due to high demand, registration is limited to Chatham Borough and Chatham Township residents only.

Sponsored by the Marlee and Carl Frahn Fund for the Library of the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

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07/09/2020 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Chess for Kids Group 2

Chess Expert Sean Finn will teach this class virtually via Zoom.   Students will learn game strategy, basic checkmates, new tactical patterns, and the best questions to ask themselves when evaluating a position and creating a plan.  Using a combination of the best online chess platforms available, classes will include puzzle solving, game analysis and of course a chance to play.  Dates:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 & 23.

Group 2 is for players who can finish a game with checkmate.  Suggested ages: 8 and up.   Limit: 12 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

Registration required.  Sign up here.

Due to high demand, registration is limited to Chatham Borough and Chatham Township residents only.

Sponsored by the Marlee and Carl Frahn Fund for the Library of the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

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07/09/2020 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Chess for Kids Group 3

Chess Expert Sean Finn will teach this class virtually via Zoom.   Students will learn game strategy, new tactical patterns, and the best questions to ask themselves when evaluating a position and creating a plan.  Using a combination of the best online chess platforms available, classes will include puzzle solving, game analysis and of course a chance to play.  Dates:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 & 23.

Group 3 is for players who have previously taken Group 2 or other similar classes.  Suggested ages: 8 & Up.   Limit: 12 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

Registration required.  Sign up here.

Due to high demand, registration is limited to Chatham Borough and Chatham Township residents only.

Sponsored by the Marlee and Carl Frahn Fund for the Library of the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

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