At Your Library

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, March 19 – Sunday, March 25, 2018

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Thomas E. Browne being sworn in by Kevin Sullivan
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Bill Holmes being sworn in by Kevin Sullivan
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LIBRARY BOARD HAS TWO NEW MEMBERS

At the latest meeting of the Library of The Chathams Board of Trustees on February 27, Chatham Township Representative Kevin Sullivan administered the oath of office to Thomas E. Browne and Bill Holmes.  Welcome on board (pun intended), Tom and Bill!  Here is the complete list of current members:

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Andy Hollander, President

Peggy Nelson, Vice President

Susan Allen, Secretary

Barb Montague, Treasurer

Thomas E. Browne, Trustee

Bill Holmes, Trustee

Elected

Bruce Harris, Borough Mayor

Kevin Sullivan, Township Representative

Joint

Danielle Dagounis, Superintendent of Schools Alternate

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

By Galina Natenzon

150For 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, MARCH 21

Income Tax Assistance

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is held on Wednesdays, February 7 to April 11 from 10 am to 2 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 2017, copies of your 2016 Federal and State tax returns, photo ID, and all printed and blank forms from the Internal Revenue Service.

Homework Helpers – 3:30 to 5 pm

Grades K – 5               Limit:  6 children per session

Registration opens two weeks prior to each session

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

Ⓒ Read Aloud to Therapy Dogs – 4 to 5 pm

Grades K & Up

Sit down and read your favorite book to a gentle and loving therapy dog certified by St. Hubert’s.

Stitch a Peter Rabbit with Miss Polly – 4 to 5 pm

Thursdays, March 8, 15 & 22

Ages 6 & Up                Limit:  8 children

Registration required

Sew your own Peter Rabbit stuffed toy based on the new Peter Rabbit movie in this three-week class!

Gen Y Networking Group – 7 pm

All are welcome to attend this forum dedicated to Generation Y young adults interested in job search, networking, and career development.

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

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!

Ⓣ Teen Advisory Group – 7 pm

Earn a volunteer hour while helping to plan new teen programs.  Discuss books, movies, music and more!  Snacks will be served.

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

Italian Conversation Group – 1 pm

Are you a bit rusty with your Italian language skills?  Native speaker Luciana Santoriello moderates an Italian discussion group every third Friday of the month.

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

Chess Mates – 2 to 4 pm

Ages 6 & Up                Limit:  12 children

Registration opens on Monday, March 12

Join Ryan and Darren, members of the Chatham High School Chess Club, for an afternoon of chess!  They will help beginners learn how to play.  All skill levels welcome.

SUNDAY, MARCH 25

Legopalooza! – 2:30 to 4 pm

For children of all ages

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

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Madison YMCA, Madison

Free Childhood Nutrition Seminar at the F.M.

Fri, August 10, 6:00 PM

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison

Downtown Concert Series: Mama D & The Vexations

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Sun, September 30, 8:00 AM

College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's

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