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04/25/2018 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Writing a Winning Analytical Essay

Grades 8 to 12

Limit: 10 students     Registration opens Wednesday, April 11

MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS

Former Pingry English teacher and Creative Writing instructor at NYU, Alisha Davlin will help you understand the process of how to approach a topic, brainstorm, and execute your ideas to create a successful essay.  The skills learned in this accelerated two-part writing workshop will serve you in high school, college, and beyond.

Registration is limited to Chatham residents only.  Residents of other towns may participate if space permits.

To sign up, call the library at 973-635-0603, stop in the Children’s Room, or  sign up online right here

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

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04/25/2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rocks in the Garden: A Public History of Slavery in Morristown

Lecturer, Michael Snyder will discuss his findings on local slave owners and the enslaved who resided in Morristown and the surrounding area.  We will discover who they were, how they lived and were treated, and the problems slavery created in the community. Mr. Snyder is a Rutgers graduate who wrote his masters’ thesis entitled: The Enslaved Slept Here Too:  A Public History of Slavery in Morris County.  Please join us Wednesday, April 25 at 7 pm.

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04/26/2018 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Bob Conrad Magic and Puppets

For preschoolers and their caregivers

No registration required

A fun, funny puppet and magic show perfect for preschoolers!

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

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04/26/2018 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Bob Conrad Magic and Puppets

For preschoolers and their caregivers

No registration required

A fun, funny puppet and magic show perfect for preschoolers!

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

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04/26/2018 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Cinema214: Paddington 2 (PG, 105min)

Rated PG and runs 105 minutes. Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, he spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.  Please join us for this fun family film on Thursday, April 26 at 7 pm.

Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

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04/27/2018 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Spring Cupcakes for Teens

Grades 6 to 12

Limit: 12 students        Registration opens Friday, April 13

Decorate cupcakes with frosting and yummy toppings to look like a spring flower and a bird’s nest.

If you have allergy concerns or questions about ingredients, call us at 973-635-0603 before signing up.

Sign-ups available online or by calling 973-635-0603.

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04/28/2018 9:45 AM - 2:00 PM

ACT: Free Practice Test

 Registration required      Limit: 100 students

Not sure where to start or if the SAT or ACT is right for you?  Take these free, full-length practice tests administered by Princeton Review.  See how would you do if you took the test without it appearing on your official record.  You will get your score in 2 weeks.  Arrive at 9:45 am, bring a calculator and #2 pencils.

 To sign up, call the library at 973-635-0603 or sign up online right here.

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04/28/2018 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop-In Storytime

All Ages (Families)

No Registration Required

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04/28/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Chess Mates

Ages 6 & Up               Limit: 12 children per session

Registration opens on the Monday before each session

Join Ryan and Darren, members of the Chatham High School Chess Club, for an afternoon of chess!  They will help beginners learn how to play.  All skill levels welcome.

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04/29/2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Legopalooza!

All Ages

No Registration Required

Build your own LEGO creation from our enormous collection of LEGOs.  All creations will be put on display in the Children’s Room.

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