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10/26/2020 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Library Update with Director Karen Brodsky

While the situation is constantly changing, Library Director Karen Brodsky holds weekly talks on Mondays about the status of the library and its plans for reopening.  You are welcome to bring your questions, which she will answer in this live virtual meeting.

We will also talk about the status of the annual Book Sale.  Friends of the Library officers and co-chairs of the Book Sale Debbie Fabian and Maureen Kelly will lead this discussion.

Click here to join:    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86877612340  password 56897

Or phone:  +16465588656  Meeting ID: 868 7761 2340  password 56897

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10/27/2020 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Storytime with Ms. Stephanie Ages 3 & Under

Join us from the comfort of your home for these fun-filled virtual storytimes with Ms. Stephanie!

The link will 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 Ms. Stephanie is reading.

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10/27/2020 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Storytime with Ms. Stephanie Ages 4 & Up

Join us from the comfort of your home for these fun-filled virtual storytimes with Ms. Stephanie!

The link will 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 Ms. Stephanie is reading.

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10/27/2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Nazi Menace with NY Times Bestselling Author Benjamin Hett

Dr. Benjamin Hett will give a virtual presentation on his recent book, The Nazi Menace: Hitler, Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin and the Road to War explaining the events of democratic crisis, racial conflict, and a delayed recognition of evil that led to World War II.  Dr. Hett has a PhD in History from Harvard University and is a history professor at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York.  Please join us Tuesday, October 27 at 7 pm.

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81717254963
Meeting ID: 817 1725 4963

Join by phone

+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

 

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10/28/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Library Book Group: American Dirt

Join librarian Mary Kennedy for a virtual meeting of the library’s book group on Wednesday, October 28 at 1 pm.  This month’s featured title is  American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins.  Please call the library to reserve a copy of the book.

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Or join by phone:  646-558-8656              Meeting ID: 834 0821 3026
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10/28/2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy with Lara Freidenfelds, Ph.D

Lara Freidenfelds, Ph.D, and historian of health, reproduction, and parenting in America will speak about her recent book, The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy.  Twenty percent of confirmed pregnancies miscarry mostly in the first months of gestation, and for many people an early pregnancy loss is heartbreaking and akin to losing a child.   She will discuss how we might set realistic and humane expectations for childbearing, and accept the inevitable imperfections of this most human of endeavors.  Please join us Wednesday, October 28 at 7 pm.

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82936629265

Meeting ID: 829 3662 9265

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+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 829 3662 9265

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11/02/2020 4:00 PM - 4:45 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:  Mondays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; December 7.

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 Ann L. Buesing Children’s Fund for the Library of
the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

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11/02/2020 5:00 PM - 5:45 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:  Mondays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; December 7.

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 Ann L. Buesing Children’s Fund for the Library of
the Chathams of the Community Foundation of NJ

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11/02/2020 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Library Update with Director Karen Brodsky

While the situation is constantly changing, Library Director Karen Brodsky holds weekly talks on Mondays about the status of the library and its plans for reopening.  You are welcome to bring your questions, which she will answer in this live virtual meeting.

We will also talk about the status of the annual Book Sale.  Friends of the Library officers and co-chairs of the Book Sale Debbie Fabian and Maureen Kelly will lead this discussion.

Click here to join:    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86877612340  password 56897

Or phone:  +16465588656  Meeting ID: 868 7761 2340  password 56897

Read more...
11/03/2020 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Storytime with Ms. Stephanie Ages 3 & Under

Join us from the comfort of your home for these fun-filled virtual storytimes with Ms. Stephanie!

The link will 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 Ms. Stephanie is reading.

Read more...
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