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Storytime is an 8-week, progressive program for preschoolers and their caregivers.

Registration required

24 months and younger – 9:45 am

4 to 6 years – 10:15 am

2 to 3 years – 11 am

Chess for Kids

Mondays, April 8 through May 13

Registration required

Group 1 – 4 to 4:45 pm

Group 2 – 5 to 5:45 pm

Robert Lieberman, a USCF Certified Coach, leads this series of classes.



Registration required

24 months and younger – 10 am

2 to 3 years – 10:30 am

Magic Show with Brian Richards – 4 pm

Ages 4 & Up.  Brian will perform a show filled with magic, comedy, storytelling and audience participation designed to get kids excited about reading.

Magic Workshop with Brian Richards – 5 pm

Ages 6 & Up.  Registration required – sign up here.  Brian will teach magic tricks using common household objects.  All supplies will be provided.


Book Group:  Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine – 1 pm

The group will discuss Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.  You may pick up a copy of the book at the Information Desk.

Homework Helpers – 3:30 to 5 pm

Registration required – sign up here.

Two Chatham High School students will provide homework help for children in Grades K to 5.  All subjects welcome

LED Mother’s Day Cards – 4 to 5 pm

Wednesdays, April 24 and May 1.  Ages 8 & Up.  Registration required – sign up here.

Design an LED Mother’s Day Card.  Brighten your mom’s day while learning how circuits work in this two-week class.


Bob Conrad Magic and Puppets – 10 or 10:45 am

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

Book Advisory Team (BAT) – 1 pm

We invite the public to join our new Book Advisory Team.  BAT members are library patrons who love and request books in all formats.  We encourage the community to let us know if they recognize a gap in the collection, whether it is in a particular subject area or from a favorite author.  All suggestions will be considered by one of the librarians according to our Collection Development Policy, budgetary constraints and existing orders.  All avid readers are invited.

English as a Second Language – 1:30 to 2:30 pm

Thursdays, April 4 through May 30 (no class on April 18)

For those wanting to improve their English language skills, we are starting our next cycle of ESL classes.  The program will be conducted by LEARN Associates and volunteer tutors for 8 weeks.  Students will be divided into small groups by skill level.  Books and other learning materials will be provided.  The program is free – all you need is a commitment to learn!  Register online, in person, or call 973-635-0603.

Cinema 214: The Kid Who Would Be King (PG, 120 min.) – 7 pm

Old school magic meets the modern world in this epic adventure.  Alex thinks he’s just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical sword in the stone, Excalibur.  Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin, take on the wicked enchantress Morgana.  With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be.  Refreshments will be served.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library


CALL:  Drawing Objects from Nature: Shape vs. Line

Fridays, April 5, 12 & 26; May 3 – 12 to 1 pm

This is the third class in this four-part series.

Video Game Club – 3 to 4:45 pm

Grades 6 to 12

Stop by to play Super Smash Bros. on the big screen!


Drop-In Storytime – 11 am

For children of all ages.  No registration required.


Legopalooza! – 2:30 to 4 pm

For children of all ages

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