Adults

Check out our Adult Programs! Please check our online calendar for any changes.


The Director’s Book Club

Thursdays (see below) at 10am

January 24

The Guest Room

The Guest Room
Chris Bohjalian

February 28

The Child

The Child
Fiona Barton

March 28

A House in the Sky

A House in the Sky: a Memoir
Amanda Lindhout & Sara Corbett

April 25

Big Brother

Big Brother
Lionel Shriver


Mystery Book Club

Mondays (see below) at 6:30pm

May 20

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The Wife Between Us
Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen


StarStuFF – SciFi Book Club

Tuesday (see below) at 7:00pm

February 26

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The Fifth Season
N. K. Jemisin

March 26

The Dreaming Void book cover

The Dreaming Void
Peter F. Hamilton

April 23

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet book cover

Long Way to a Small Angry Planet
Becky Chambers

May 28

Neuromancer

Neuromancer
William Gibson

June 25

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly
Philip K. Dick

August 27

Snow Crash

Snow Crash
Neil Stephenson

For more information, call 973-285-6979.


Read Around the World Book Club

Thursday (see below) at 2:15pm

Sign up by emailing [email protected] or by calling the Reference desk at 973-285-6969.

November 15

Children of the Street book cover

Children of the Street
Kwei Quartey

Street kids are going missing—and turning up as strangely mutilated corpses. Can Detective Darko Dawson save any of them? What about his own gravely ill son?

December 20 (1pm)

Seven Blessings book cover

Seven Blessings
Ruchama King Feuerman

A classic marriage novel set among colorful religious immigrants to Jerusalem who seek love, God, and their place in the world. But not necessarily in that order.


OPEN-MIC NIGHT

First Thursday on the Month 6:00-8:00pm

Public Meeting Room

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Performers, Musicians, Instrumentalists, Singers, Storytellers, Comedians, Poets and all others are welcomed into a supportive and sober environment where they can explore and expand their talents.
Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is suggested. Email: [email protected] or phone: 973-285-6948.


Good Morning Games (Scrabble & Canasta)

scrabble logoWe are hosting a monthly Scrabble & Canasta Club! Join us on the first Monday of every month from 10AM-noon.


Knit and Crochet PLUS!

Knitting needles and yarnDo you crochet, knit or do other types of needlework? Bring your current project to share with the group, mingle with other members, share ideas and tips. Make new friends and learn new skills. Bring your own project or participate in a new one.

Join us on the second Thursday of each month from 11AM-12:30pm.


Italian Conversation

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Ciao a tutti! Benvenuti al gruppo Italiano!

Join us for conversation in Italian!  We meet the third Thursday of every month from 2-3 PM, Room 220 (2nd Floor).

Group is conversational (some basic language proficiency is recommended).


German Language and Culture Meetup

outline of Germany with superimposed German flagDeutsch macht Spaß!

The German Meetup is a friendly and informal gathering where you can speak German and learn more about contemporary German culture and society. Participants of all ages and language skill levels, from beginner to native speaker, are welcome.

We meet in the library’s Conference Room on the second Monday of each month from 2-3 PM. Herzlich Wilkommen!

Need to refresh your German language skills? Your library card provides you with free online access to the renowned Rosetta Stone language learning system!


Conversaciones en Español

Word cloud of Spanish-speaking countriesPlease become a part of our group speaking Spanish in a pleasant and informal setting where you can practice, improve and learn the language. Participants should be able to speak and understand Spanish. All levels are welcome, from beginners to advance speakers.

Join us in the Library’s Conference Room the second Wednesday of every month at 2 pm.