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01/22/2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Mahjong Classes & Mahjong Club

New players:  Would you like to learn how to play Mahjong?  Here is your chance to learn from two experienced players.  There will be a class every Wednesday from January 8 through January 29. Class size is limited to 8, so please register early.  Mahjong sets will be provided, but all players will need a 2019 Mahjong card.  If you don’t have one, you can buy it at the library for $9.

Experienced players:  If you are already a Mahjong player and are looking for somewhere to play and partners to play with, come with your own set and card and enjoy the game!

Registration is required for each date separately.  Both the class and the club meet from 1 to 3 pm.  You can sign up at the library, by phone at 973-635-0603, or online.  To register for the January 22 class, click here.  To register for the January 22 club, click here.

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01/22/2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Keep This, Toss That for a Clutter-Free New Year

Professional organizer and author Jamie Novak will present a workshop on getting organized this winter.  You will learn simple strategies to get things together after the holidays, how to clear the closets, get the top of your table back and more.  Please join us Wednesday, January 22 at 7 pm.

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01/23/2020
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

ESL - English As a Second Language

For those wanting to improve their English language skills, this series of classes spans 8 weeks from January 9 through February 27.  The program will be conducted by Language Education and Resource Network (LEARN) and volunteer tutors.  Students will be divided into small groups by skill level.  The program is free – all you need is a commitment to learn!  Register online, in person, or call 973-635-0603.

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01/24/2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Watercolor Painting

Back by popular demand, Peggy Dressel will teach a course in watercolor painting.  This series of 8 lessons will cover the basics of watercolor, such as picking a palette, how to mix colors, value and different water color techniques.  You do not have to know how to draw to take this course.  A demonstration will be given at each class.  A fee of $80 will be charged for the course.  In addition, students will need to purchase supplies.  The list of supplies will be provided on the library’s website and at the library.

You can sign up online here, but you still have to pay at the library before the start of the first class.

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01/27/2020
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Art and Architecture of Rome

Rita Keane, Associate Professor of Art History at Drew University and Margaret Kuntz, Professor of Art History at Drew University will present a four-part course surveying the art and architecture of Rome on Mondays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 11 am to 12:30 pm.  The course will consider the art and architecture of the city of Rome from its origins to the seventeenth century.  We will discover a history of Rome through the study of its monuments and how works of art and architecture reflected and created ideological currents (political, religious, and social) in the ancient, medieval, Renaissance and Baroque city.  A fee of $40 will be charged for the series or $10 per individual class.

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01/27/2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ABC’s of DNA: Introduction to Genetic Genealogy and Genomics

Walter Choroszewski, former educator and photographer, will discuss DNA testing and how to discover hidden information in one’s DNA.  As a former science teacher, Walter decodes the confusing science of DNA and translates it into common language.  He compares genetic testing companies and explains how to find your genetic relatives, biological origins, and more.  Please join us Monday, January 27 at 7 pm.

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01/29/2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Book Group- Overstory

The library will be discussing Overstory by Richard Powers on Wednesday, January 29 at 1 pm.   Everyone is welcome to attend.  You may reserve a copy of the book at the reference desk.

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01/29/2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Mahjong Classes & Mahjong Club

New players:  Would you like to learn how to play Mahjong?  Here is your chance to learn from two experienced players.  There will be a class every Wednesday from January 8 through January 29. Class size is limited to 8, so please register early.  Mahjong sets will be provided, but all players will need a 2019 Mahjong card.  If you don’t have one, you can buy it at the library for $9.

Experienced players:  If you are already a Mahjong player and are looking for somewhere to play and partners to play with, come with your own set and card and enjoy the game!

Registration is required for each date separately.  Both the class and the club meet from 1 to 3 pm.  You can sign up at the library, by phone at 973-635-0603, or online.  To register for the January 29 class, click here.  To register for the January 29 club, click here.

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01/30/2020
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

ESL - English As a Second Language

For those wanting to improve their English language skills, this series of classes spans 8 weeks from January 9 through February 27.  The program will be conducted by Language Education and Resource Network (LEARN) and volunteer tutors.  Students will be divided into small groups by skill level.  The program is free – all you need is a commitment to learn!  Register online, in person, or call 973-635-0603.

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01/31/2020
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Watercolor Painting

Back by popular demand, Peggy Dressel will teach a course in watercolor painting.  This series of 8 lessons will cover the basics of watercolor, such as picking a palette, how to mix colors, value and different water color techniques.  You do not have to know how to draw to take this course.  A demonstration will be given at each class.  A fee of $80 will be charged for the course.  In addition, students will need to purchase supplies.  The list of supplies will be provided on the library’s website and at the library.

You can sign up online here, but you still have to pay at the library before the start of the first class.

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