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05/24/2021 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Chess for Kids Group 2

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:  Mondays, May 10, 17, 24; June 7, 14, 21, 2021 (no class on May 31).

Group 2 is for players who can finish a game with checkmate.  Suggested ages: 8 and up.   Limit: 16 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

Registration opens Monday, April 26.

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

Sponsored by Friends of the Library of the Chathams

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05/25/2021 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Chess for Kids Group 3

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, May 11, 18, 25; June 8, 15, 22, 2021 (no class on June 1).

Group 3 is for players who have previously taken Group 2 or other similar classes.  Suggested ages: 8 & Up.   Limit: 16 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

Registration opens on Monday, April 26.

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

Sponsored by Friends of the Library of the Chathams

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05/26/2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Library Book Group--Leave the World Behind

Library Book Group--Leave the World Behind

Join librarian Mary Kennedy for a virtual meeting of the library’s book group on Wednesday, May 26 at 1 pm.  This month’s featured title is Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam.  Please call the library to reserve a copy of the book.

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Meeting ID: 848 9065 3134

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05/27/2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Jumpin' Jamie Music and Puppet Show

Jumpin' Jamie Music and Puppet Show

For preschoolers and their caregivers

Join “Kindie rocker” Jumpin’ Jamie and his puppet friends
for high-energy acoustic guitar-based music.
This is a virtual program.  The link will 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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05/27/2021 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
American Sign Language for Beginners

American Sign Language for Beginners

A live sign language instructor from Signing Basics will teach you how to sign basic phrases.  You will learn new vocabulary at each session to increase your signing skills.  Your virtual sign language course will include:

  • ASL Manual Alphabet
  • Greetings
  • Days of the Week
  • Foods and Snacks
  • ASL Negations and Affirmations
  • Basic ASL Sentence Structure – you will learn to bring together the signs you learned  during the class.

This course is taught in four 45-minute classes on Thursdays, May 6, 13, 20 & 27.  It includes class handouts and supporting videos of instructors signing the vocabulary you learn during class.  Homework will be given and is essential to your success in this class.  While the course is designed for adults, teenagers aged 15 and up may also sign up.

Class size is limited to 20 students.  Registration is required – register only if you can attend all 4 classes.  You can sign up by calling the library at 973-635-0603 or online right here.  Registered students will receive the Zoom link before the first class.

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05/31/2021 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Chess for Kids Group 1

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:  Mondays, May 10, 11, 24; June 7, 14, 21, 2021 (no class on May 31).

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 opens Monday, April 26.

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of the Chathams

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06/01/2021 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Chess for Kids Group 3

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, May 11, 18, 25; June 8, 15, 22, 2021 (no class on June 1).

Group 3 is for players who have previously taken Group 2 or other similar classes.  Suggested ages: 8 & Up.   Limit: 16 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

Registration opens on Monday, April 26.

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

Sponsored by Friends of the Library of the Chathams

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06/03/2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Yoga Storytime with Miss C

Yoga Storytime with Miss C

For preschoolers and their caregivers

Join Miss C for fun yoga poses, a story, songs, and puppets!

This is a virtual program.  The link will 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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