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10/26/2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Notorious Women of History: The Bizarre Case of Lizzie Borden

Lizzie Borden took an axe…or didn’t she?  We have all heard the rhyme, now hear Lizzie tell you the story from her point of view and decide whether or not you think she’s guilty!  Lecturer and living history re-enactor Kate Butler, will present this one-woman show on the case of the infamous Lizzie Borden, accused and acquitted of the gruesome axe murder of her father and stepmother in 1892.  Please join us on Thursday, October 26 at 7 pm. Registration is requested and you may sign up online, in person, or call the library at 973-635-0603.

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10/31/2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning Lectures (CALL)—Johann Sebastian Bach

Dr. Vincent J. Ruffino, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music History at the College of St. Elizabeth and guest conductor at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, will present a four part series of lectures on the life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach, one of the most masterful composers of all time. The lectures will be held on Tuesdays, October 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 1 pm. A $40 fee for this series is required payable to The Friends of the Library of the Chathams by October 6.

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11/02/2017
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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11/02/2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Author visit with Wheeler Antabanez: The Old Asylum and Other Stories

Author Wheeler Antabanez will read from his recent book, The Old Asylum and Other Stories, inspired by his exploration of the abandoned Overbrook Asylum in Cedar Grove, New Jersey.  The author is best known for the Weird NJ special issue, Nightshade on the Passaic, and his underground classic gasstationthoughts.  He is the first and only author to write a magazine-length narrative for Weird NJ, and Nightshade remains a best seller today.  Sign up online, in person, or by phone at 973-635-0603.

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11/08/2017
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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11/16/2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Query Quandaries: From Manuscript to Agent

Are you ready to pitch your manuscript to an agent but aren’t sure how to begin?  Perhaps you have your letter ready to go but are too afraid of rejection to type the email.  Join Lyndsay Faye, author of The Gods of Gotham and Dust and Shadow, as she explains how to write a winning query letter and avoid stumbling blocks such as fear of rejection and procrastination on your journey to becoming a published writer.  Sign up online, in person, or by phone at 973-635-0603.

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11/22/2017
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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11/29/2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Library Book Group - A Piece of the World

Book Group @ The Library will be discussing A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline on Wednesday, November 29 at 1 pm. Everyone is invited to attend.  You may reserve a copy of the book at the Reference Desk.

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12/07/2017
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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12/13/2017
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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