Wednesday, September 12, is Dine Out for the Library day. Eat at a participating restaurant on this day to help raise money for the library’s capital campaign! A portion of proceeds will benefit the Library of The Chathams. See the list of all participating restaurants at

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 9736350603 or go to

Ⓐ Adult Ⓒ Children Ⓣ Teen Ⓕ Family

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Ⓒ Stories with the Librarian – 10 to 10:30 am
All ages

Children and caregivers can enjoy a few stories, a few songs, and maybe a simple craft.

Ⓐ Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate Workshop – 2 to 3:30 pm
Barbara Smith, owner of Programs Plus, will lead this workshop. Navigating, formatting, inserting, and editing pictures are some intermediate topics that will be covered. The library will provide laptops for 10 attendees; however, if you have Microsoft Word 2010 on your own laptop, you may bring it to participate in the class.

Ⓒ ShopRite Nutrition: Back–to-School Snacks – 4 to 5 pm
Ages 5 to 8         Registration required
Join Nicole O’Brien, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite of Chatham, as she helps young children create healthy snacks that keep learning fun.

Ⓒ Stitch a Yeti with Miss Polly – 4 to 5 pm
Wednesdays, September 12, 19 & 26
Ages 6 & Up Registration required
Sew a cute Yeti similar to the character in the upcoming movie Smallfoot in this 3-week class.

Ⓒ Music with Carolyn Dempsey – 10 or 10:45 am

For preschoolers and their caregivers
Move, shake, dance and sing to Carolyn’s guitar music!

Ⓐ English as a Second Language (ESL) – 1:30 to 2:30 pm
Thursdays, September 13 through November 1
Registration required
This 8-week series of classes is for everyone who wants to improve their English language skills. Students are 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!

Ⓕ Cinema214: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (PG-13, 94 min.) – 7 pm
From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination.  Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Friends of the Library

Ⓣ Video Game Club – 3 to 4:45 pm

Grades 6 to 12
Stop by to play Super Smash Bros. on the big screen!