As the Friends of the Library are setting up for the giant annual Book Sale, there is still time to join the Friends and get an exclusive invitation to the Preview Sale on Friday, March 13, 4:30 to 7:30 pm.  You can become a Friend by following this link:  https://chathamlibrary.org/the-friends/

The regular sale will be on Saturday, March 14, from 9:30 am to 4 pm, and will continue as Bag Sale on the following Sunday and Monday.

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

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

MONDAY, MARCH 2

Storytime

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

Storytime

Registration required

24 months and younger – 10 am

2 to 3 years – 10:30 am

Ⓐ Italian Conversation Group – 7:15 pm

Luciana Santoriello and Frank Foca moderate Italian discussion groups with help from other fluent speakers.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Wednesdays, February 5 to April 15 – 10 am to 12 pm

Appointments for this free service may be made in person or by calling the library at 973‑635‑0603.  Please bring all your financial records from 2019, copies of your 2018 Federal and State tax returns, photo ID, all printed and blank forms from the Internal Revenue Service, and proof of Social Security Number for all dependents.

Ⓐ Gen Y and Other Job Seekers – 7 pm

Gen Y Networking Group is a forum dedicated to job searching, networking, and career development.  The group is open to all job seekers.

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

Yoga Storytime with Miss Rachael – two sessions at 10 or 10:45 am

For preschoolers and their caregivers – please choose one session

Practice yoga poses to go along with yoga stories.  This program will be held at St. Paul’s Church next door.

Ⓐ Blood Pressure Screening – 11 am to 12 pm

Stop by for a quick and free blood pressure check.

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

KOOV Coding Class – 4 to 5:30 pm

This is the first in a series of 8 classes to be held on Fridays, March 6 through May 1 (no class on April 10) for children in Grades 3 to 5.  Registration required – limit 8 children.  Register only if you can attend all 8 classes.

CMS 8th-grader Manaal Qureshi will teach kids how to code using our new Sony KOOV coding blocks.  Young innovators will use their imagination to build and program vehicles, cameras, animals, etc. and bring them to life with the help of sensors.  They will learn skills that they will ultimately use to create and code their own robots.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

Drop-In Storytime – 11 to 11:30 am

For children of all ages.  No registration required.