FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BUSINESS MEETING
Wednesday, March 11 , at 7:00 P.M.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM ITS ORIGINAL DATE OF MARCH 5.
It’s time to begin working on the Annual Book Sale and First Annual Tricky Tray! Anyone interested in taking an active part in the Friends’ book sale and other fundraising events is urged to attend this business meeting.
NEW RAGTIME GUITAR:
A MUSICAL & HISTORICAL VIEW
Sunday, March 8, at 3:00 P.M.
Allan Jaffe explores the musical & social origins of ragtime music, focusing on Scott Joplin, Joseph Lamb, James Scott, & others. He then deals with his own rags, incorporating elements of more contemporary forms of American music: Jazz, Funk, & Blues. This free program is open to the public & provided by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a State Partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY
WITH DUBLIN FOG
Thursday, March 12, at 7:00 P.M.
What is St. Patrick’s Day without music? Bring your shamrocks, wear your green, and join us for a rousing evening of Irish music! Our performers, Bob and Mimi Harty-Koerner will share their love of Irish tunes on the tin whistle, flute, fife, and bodhran drum.
JULIA SAYS, ‘BON APPETIT!”
LINDA KENYON AS JULIA CHILD
Sunday, March 29, at 3:00 P.M.
Julia Child was an American cook, author & television personality who introduced French cuisine & cooking techniques to America. While her public face and voice became familiar to all of us, this play focuses on her private side - especially the relationship with her husband, Paul. Our play is a love story!
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY ANNUAL USED BOOK SALE
BOOK SALE HOURS:
Friday Evening, May 1, 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Active Friends Members Only)
Saturday, May 2, 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Sunday, May 3, 12:00 - 4:00 P.M.
Donations accepted at the Library between April 22 and April 29.
TRICKY TRAY SATURDAY, MAY 2
We will also be hosting our first ever Tricky Tray on Saturday, May 2, in conjunction with the Used Book Sale. We are accepting donations through April 1 from local businesses, restaurants, service professionals, and individuals.
DAVID PODLES, “MUSICAL JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD"
Sunday, April 12, at 3:00 P.M.
Back by Popular Demand! Acclaimed international concert violinist David Podles takes you on an enriching and invigorating musical tour of Europe, Russia and the United States. Highlighting some of the most famous, poignant and exciting pieces that represent each of the different countries, this program covers classical, folk and gypsy genres. Not to be missed!
RITA PARISI: GOTHIC ROMANCE TALES BY CANDLELIGHT
Tuesday, April 21, at 2:00 P.M.
Gothic Romances, a literary style popular in the 18th and 19th century, were mysteries involving the supernatural and usually set against dark backgrounds of medieval ruins and haunted castles. Come hear Rita present, in her theatrical storytelling style, three Gothic Romance Tales from Kate Chopin, Emily Bronte, and Louisa May Alcott, showing the very dark side of love.
BICENTENNIAL FIFTY START QUILT PROGRAM AND EXHIBIT
Sunday, April 26, at 3:00 P.M.
In 1976, the quilting group “Patchwork Unlimited” was inspired to create a 50-star three dimensional quilt in honor of the Bicentennial. The quilt has been displayed at many public arenas, including the NJ State House, and won 2nd prize in the “Group Quilts” category at the 1976 Nat’l Quilting Assoc. Show. Come view this magnificent quilt and hear its wonderful story.
DON’T BE SCAMMED! HOW TO AVOID FRAUD
Tuesday, May 12, at 2:00 PM
Hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about a new scam—from lottery winnings to grandchildren stranded in a foreign country. Hedy Knapp, from Knapp Paperwork Partners, discusses the most common scams & how to avoid becoming a victim. You don’t have to be a senior to fall victim to fraud! This program is open to everyone.
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