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07/14/2020
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

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 & Thursdays, July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 & 23.

Group 3 is for players who have previously taken Group 2 or other similar classes.  Suggested ages: 8 & Up.   Limit: 12 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

Registration required.  Sign up here.

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

Sponsored by the Marlee and Carl Frahn Fund for the Library of the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

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07/16/2020
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Miss Carol Dance

For preschoolers and their caregivers

Join Miss Carol with your toddlers for a virtual dance and movement class.

Click here to attend (link to be posted before the program)

You can enjoy the program any time after the original release.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

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07/16/2020
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

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:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 & 23.

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 required.  Sign up here.

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

Sponsored by the Marlee and Carl Frahn Fund for the Library of the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

Read more...
07/16/2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

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:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 & 23.

Group 2 is for players who can finish a game with checkmate.  Suggested ages: 8 and up.   Limit: 12 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

Registration required.  Sign up here.

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

Sponsored by the Marlee and Carl Frahn Fund for the Library of the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

Read more...
07/16/2020
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

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 & Thursdays, July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 & 23.

Group 3 is for players who have previously taken Group 2 or other similar classes.  Suggested ages: 8 & Up.   Limit: 12 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

Registration required.  Sign up here.

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

Sponsored by the Marlee and Carl Frahn Fund for the Library of the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

Read more...
07/20/2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Super Science: Building a Bridge (Engineering)

The twin team of CHS students Lea and Jack Casano-Boris returns for a summer series of Super Science for Kids classes!  Each class includes an experiment and an explanation of the science behind that experiment.  Classes will be conducted online via Zoom.  Before the class, the students will receive a Zoom link, instructions for preparation, and will have to pick up a supply kit using the library’s Takeout service.  Experiments can get a little messy, and parents’ supervision and help is required for all classes.

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On July 20, students will attempt to build a bridge.  After watching a presentation about how bridges are constructed, they will generate ideas on how they can build the strongest bridge possible.  Finally, there will be a competition to see whose bridge is the strongest!

Grades 1 to 3                                                        Limit: 10 students

Each class requires separate registration, opening two weeks prior to the class.

Registration limited to Chatham residents only.

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07/21/2020
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Storytime with Miss Betty Ages 3 & Under

Join us from the comfort of your home for these fun-filled virtual storytimes with Miss Betty!

Click here to attend this storytime (link to be posted before the program)

You can enjoy this program for two weeks after the initial release time.

Thanks to the book publishers permitting use of the books Miss Betty is reading.

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07/21/2020
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Storytime with Miss Betty Ages 4 & Up

Join us from the comfort of your home for these fun-filled virtual storytimes with Miss Betty!

Click here to attend this storytime (link to be posted before the program)

You can enjoy this program for two weeks after the initial release time.

Thanks to the book publishers permitting use of the books Miss Betty is reading.

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07/21/2020
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

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:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 & 23.

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 required.  Sign up here.

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

Sponsored by the Marlee and Carl Frahn Fund for the Library of the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

Read more...
07/21/2020
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

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:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 & 23.

Group 2 is for players who can finish a game with checkmate.  Suggested ages: 8 and up.   Limit: 12 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

Registration required.  Sign up here.

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

Sponsored by the Marlee and Carl Frahn Fund for the Library of the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

Read more...
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