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:
Board of Trustees
Andy Hollander, President
Peggy Nelson, Vice President
Susan Allen, Secretary
Barb Montague, Treasurer
Thomas E. Browne, Trustee
Bill Holmes, Trustee
Bruce Harris, Borough Mayor
Kevin Sullivan, Township Representative
Danielle Dagounis, Superintendent of Schools Alternate
PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
By Galina Natenzon
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, 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
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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