Please note that the library will be closed on Sundays now through Labor Day weekend
PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
Our summer program is in full swing. This week we are starting some of our most popular children’s programs, Chess for Kids and sewing classes with Miss Polly. Children will also enjoy a visit from a special guest, Queen Maria Isabella from Medieval Times. Teens will do some serious work in College Essay Workshop, and then relax at Teen Movie Night. For adults (and the whole family!), there is a classic rock concert on the lawn and a family movie night.
For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org
Ⓐ Adult Ⓒ Children Ⓣ Teen Ⓕ Family
WEDNESDAY, JULY 11
Ⓒ Chess for Kids
Group 1 – 4 pm. Players with little or no experience with chess. Suggested ages 6 to 8.
Group 2 – 5 pm. Players who can finish a game with checkmate. Suggested ages 8 to 10.
This summer’s classes, led by Chess Expert Sean Finn, will take place twice a week. The last class on July 25 will be a tournament for both groups, starting at 3 pm.
Ⓒ Stitch a Beast Boy Character with Miss Polly – 4 pm
Wednesdays, July 11, 18 & 25 – 4 to 5 pm
Ages 6 to 10 Limit: 8 children
Sew a cool Beast Boy from the new Teen Titans movie in this 3-week class!
Ⓐ Classic Rock Concert with Rewind – 7 pm
Join us for an evening of your favorite songs. Ken Cohen and his band Rewind will perform classic rock music from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s on the library’s lawn (you may bring a chair or a blanket). In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the Lundt Meeting Room.
THURSDAY, JULY 12
Ⓒ Bob Conrad Music and Puppets – 10 or 10:45 am
For preschoolers and their caregivers
A fun, funny puppet and magic show perfect for preschoolers!
Ⓒ Medieval Times Queen’s Visit – 4 pm
Join Medieval Times at the Library of The Chathams on July 12 at 4 pm for a special reading by their very own Queen Doña Maria Isabella! She will be accompanied by a loyal knight and will read books, bring gifts and take photos with all of her esteemed royal guests.
Ⓕ Cinema214: The Iron Giant (PG, 86 min.) – 7 pm
In this animated adaptation of Ted Hughes’ Cold War fable, a giant alien robot crash-lands near the small town of Rockwell, Maine, in 1957. Exploring the area, a local 9-year-old boy, Hogarth, discovers the robot, and soon forms an unlikely friendship with him. When a paranoid government agent, Kent Mansley, becomes determined to destroy the robot, Hogarth and beatnik Dean McCoppin must do what they can to save the misunderstood machine. Join us for this heart-warming #ThrowbackThursday film. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Friends of the Library
FRIDAY, JULY 13
Ⓣ Anime Club – 3 to 4 pm
Grades 6 to 12
Come read, watch, and discuss anything and everything about anime and manga with other fans. All are welcome, even if you’re brand new to the world of anime!
SUNDAY, JULY 15