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09/10/2017
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Art Show with Vital Hues

Vital Hues is a group of professional New Jersey artists featuring Ritika Gandhi, Joan Hain, and Jill Saluka.  The group will be holding a show of their silk painting, acrylics, and mixed media at the library through September.  An opening reception, sponsored by The Friends of the Library, will be held for the artists on Sunday, September 10 from 2:15 to 4 pm.  The public is invited to attend.

 

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09/12/2017
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning (CALL)—The Origins, Strategies and Outcomes of the Second World War

Arnold M. Goldstein, Ph.D., an Adjunct Professor at NJIT, will present a four-part series of lectures on the Second World War focusing on historical, political, geographical, and technological factors and their effect on the war and its outcomes. This series of lectures will cover the events that led to the rise of totalitarian governments in Germany, Italy, Japan and the Soviet Union in the aftermath of the First World War and the Great Depression of the 1930’s.  The lectures will be held Tuesdays, September 12, 19, & 26; and October 3 from 11 am to 12:15 pm. A $40 fee for this series is required payable to the Friends of the Library by September 8.

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09/12/2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning (CALL)—A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Ann Meany, retired director of the Bernards Township Library with a degree in Literature from Brooklyn College, will present a series of lectures on James Joyce’s, A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man. Critics recognize that Joyce’s novels represent a unique contribution to the art of fiction.  This novel features a series of 19 vignettes, each written in a different style, reflecting the developing consciousness of the artist-hero.  Lectures will be held at 1 pm on Tuesdays, September 12, 19, 26, and October 3.   A $40 fee for this series is required payable to the Friends of the Library by September 8. Please read Chapter I before the first class. You can reserve a copy of the book at the Information Desk.

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09/12/2017
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

College Financial Planning Seminar

Mike Velasco, a college financial planner, will present a workshop for parents to save on their child’s college education. Topics will include: how to send your child to the school of their dreams without going broke, increasing eligibility for financial aid, and finding scholarships and grants.  Please join us Tuesday, September 12 at 7:30 pm. Pre-registration is requested. You may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

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09/13/2017
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Spanish Conversation Group

Are you a bit rusty with your Spanish language skills?  Maria José Suarez and Andrea Plitt will moderate this Spanish discussion group.  Join us and meet with these native speakers who will help you get a conversation going.  You may sign up online, in person, or call the library at 973‑635‑0603.

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09/15/2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Italian Conversation Group

Are you a bit rusty with your Italian language skills? Luciana Santoriello will moderate an Italian discussion group.  Join us Friday, September 15 at 1 pm, and this native speaker will help you and others get a conversation going.

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09/18/2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Lecture: The Ethics of Eating

Larisa Schuckle, a field educator for the Ethical Choices Program in Nyack, New York, will present a lecture  featuring the ethics of factory farming, the environment and modern agriculture, and healthy eating. Learn about environmental impact on animals and health implications of modern agriculture practices as well as how connections between health and dietary choices can prevent or relieve diseases.  Please join us Monday, September 18 at 7  pm. You may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

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09/19/2017
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning (CALL)—The Origins, Strategies and Outcomes of the Second World War

Arnold M. Goldstein, Ph.D., an Adjunct Professor at NJIT, will present a four-part series of lectures on the Second World War focusing on historical, political, geographical, and technological factors and their effect on the war and its outcomes. This series of lectures will cover the events that led to the rise of totalitarian governments in Germany, Italy, Japan and the Soviet Union in the aftermath of the First World War and the Great Depression of the 1930’s.  The lectures will be held Tuesdays, September 12, 19, & 26; and October 3 from 11 am to 12:15 pm. A $40 fee for this series is required payable to the Friends of the Library by September 8.

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09/19/2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning (CALL)—A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Ann Meany, retired director of the Bernards Township Library with a degree in Literature from Brooklyn College, will present a series of lectures on James Joyce’s, A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man. Critics recognize that Joyce’s novels represent a unique contribution to the art of fiction.  This novel features a series of 19 vignettes, each written in a different style, reflecting the developing consciousness of the artist-hero.  Lectures will be held at 1 pm on Tuesdays, September 12, 19, 26, and October 3.   A $40 fee for this series is required payable to the Friends of the Library by September 8. Please read Chapter I before the first class. You can reserve a copy of the book at the Information Desk.

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09/19/2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Aging and Its Financial Implications: Planning for Housing

Sherry DeGenaro, a financial advisor from Harbour Bridge Wealth Management, will present a workshop to raise awareness of the costs associated with housing options in retirement, and the impact those costs can have on one’s investment plan and/or savings. Please join us, Tuesday, September 19 at 7 pm. You may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

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