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10/17/2019
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

ESL Class

For those wanting to improve their English language skills, this series of classes spans 8 weeks from September 5 through October 24.  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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10/18/2019
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Italian Conversation Group

Are you a bit rusty with your Italian language skills? Luciana Santoriello and Frank Foca will moderate Italian discussion groups. Join us Tuesday, October 8 at 7:15 pm or Friday, October 18 at 1 pm, and these fluent speakers will help you and others get a conversation going.

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10/19/2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meditation Class with Jean Leigh

Jean Leigh, a practiced meditation teacher from Morristown, will present a guided meditation class Saturday, October 19 at 10 am. Benefits of meditation include relief of stress, anxiety and tension, enhancement of focus, increased memory, and a sense of peace. Anyone wishing to attend may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

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10/19/2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Halloween: A Haunted History

Author and lecturer, Kevin Woyce will discuss the strange history of Halloween from Old World harvest festivals to our modern holiday. Learn about the origins of the jack o’lantern, Orson Welles’ 1938 “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast, the first monster movies, haunted lighthouses and hotels, and much more. Please join us Saturday, October 19 at 2 pm.

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10/23/2019
7:00 PM

Nonfiction Author Series: Robin Gaby Fisher

Robin Gaby Fisher is the New York Times bestselling author of After the Fire: A True Story of Friendship and Survival, a book about the Seton Hall fire in 2000.  She teaches journalism at Rutgers University-Newark, where she is Director of the Journalism Program.

Robin Gaby Fisher is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for feature writing and the New York Times bestselling author of seven non-fiction books.

For 15 years, she worked as a news features writer for The Star-Ledger.  Her newspaper series about the Seton Hall arson fire was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature writing and her stories about the lives of three troubled youths from New Jersey’s inner cities was a Pulitzer finalist in the same category.  She was also a member of the Star-Ledger team that won the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the resignation of New Jersey Governor James McGreevey.

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10/24/2019
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

ESL Class

For those wanting to improve their English language skills, this series of classes spans 8 weeks from September 5 through October 24.  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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10/26/2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CALL Lecture—Vixens, Volcanoes, and Vipers: How Mary Shelley Wrote Frankenstein

Dr. Corey Abate, Chair of the English Department at The Willow School in Gladstone, NJ, will speak about the harrowing circumstances under which Mary Shelley created her most famous novel and one of literature’s most despicable characters. Please join us on Saturday, October 26 at 2 pm. You may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

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11/07/2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11/28/2019
12:00 AM

LIBRARY CLOSED

The library is closed for Thanksgiving.

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11/29/2019
12:00 AM

LIBRARY CLOSED

The library is closed for Thanksgiving.

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