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08/01/2017 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Art Kids Academy: Design Your Own Castle

Ages 7 to 12

Limit: 25 children       Registration required

Learn all about how they constructed castles during the Medieval Period.  Design your own castle with details such as turrets, moats and arches.

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

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08/02/2017 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Drop-In Storytime - Ages 3 & Younger

For preschoolers and their caregivers

No registration required

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08/02/2017 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Drop-In Storytime - Ages 4 & Up

For preschoolers and their caregivers

No registration required

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08/02/2017 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Magic of Sharks

Ages 3 & Up

No Registration Required

Magician and family entertainer Steve Woyce is bringing us this educational and entertaining show all about sharks!  Audience volunteers will help Steve with shark-themed comedy magic and learn as they laugh along!  This high-energy magic show is guaranteed to be a hit!

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

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08/02/2017 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Coding for Kids

Wednesdays, July 12 through August 16 – 3:30 to 4:30 pm

Ages 8 to 11                Limit:  10 students

Create your own web page!  Come and learn the basics of HTML and CSS in this six-week coding series.  Explore your inner programmer as you create your own web page.  Learning materials will be provided – just bring your laptop and logical thinking!

Students must commit to attending all 6 classes.  Each student will need a laptop computer.  The library has a limited number of laptops for class use; please provide your own if possible. Happy coding!

Due to high demand, this program is limited to Chatham residents only.

Registration required – to sign up, call the library at 973-635-0603, stop in the children’s room, or sign up online right here

 

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08/02/2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Building a Better World through Architecture

Wednesdays, July 12, 19 & 26; August 2 – 4 to 6 pm

Ages 11 & Up              Limit:  25 children

What do you think your community needs?  Learn how to transform your world by designing and building a three-dimensional model in this four-week series with local architect Maia Kumari Gilman.  Explore how architecture can create efficient communities with good flow.  Those interested in a career in architecture will have a tangible model to start their portfolio!  We will share our work in an exhibition at the library at the end of the program.

Attendance at all 4 classes required.  Registration closed.

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08/02/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jewelry Making Class with Helena Axelrod

Helena Axelrod, a member of the Art League of the Chathams, will teach a jewelry making class on August 2 at 7 pm.   Create a knitted beaded bracelet or a double row bracelet with metal spacers using more traditional stringing techniques. The class will be limited to 16 students, and there will be a $5 fee for supplies payable to the instructor.  Helena has taught jewelry making classes at the Adult School of Madison, Chatham, and Florham Park; and the Visual Arts Center Camp. You may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

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08/03/2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Blood Pressure Screening

No appointment necessary, just stop by the library between 10 am and noon.

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