It will soon be Thanksgiving!  This means that the library will close early on Wednesday, November 27 at 6 PM.  The library will also be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29.  We will reopen our normal hours on Saturday, November 30 from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, December 1 from 1:30 to 5 PM. 

Even though it’s a shorter week, there will still be Monday Night Movies on Monday, November 25 at 6:30 PM.  We will be showing the new release based on Garth Stein’s novel The Art of Racing in the Rain.  It stars Kevin Costner as the voice of the dog Enzo, Milo Ventimiglia, and Amanda Seyfried.  Please note that the doors do not open until 6:15 PM to give us time to finish setting up.  If you cannot make it to the Monday night showing, there is a second screening on Wednesday, November 27 at 12:30 PM.  This movie is rated PG.

We are light on Children’s Programs this week due to the holiday.  There will be Chinese Storytime on Sunday, November 24 at 3:30 PM and Monday, November 25 at 10:30 AM; this is a bilingual storytime.  Chinese Book Club meets on Tuesday, November 26 at 4 PM; it is for grades 1 and up.  Toddler Time for ages 2 and older meets on Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30 AM, immediately followed by Playtime at 11:15 AM.  There will be no Babytime or Toddler Time on Saturday, November 30.

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There is another Adult Crafternoon planned for December!  Join crafter Patricia Dahl on Saturday, December 14 at 1 PM if you’d like to make a snowman out of a paver stone.  Space is limited, so please call to register at (908) 754-7885 ext 2.

The library is starting a new movie program called Classic Movie Sunday.  Once a month on Sunday at 2 PM, we will be showing a different classic movie.  The schedule is available at the Reference Desk.  December’s selection will be shown on December 15; it is a classic Christmas movie that takes place on 34th Street in New York.  It is the 1947 version.  Registration is not required.  Popcorn will be served.    

Mark your calendars!  We will be having a Pre-New Year’s Eve Kid’s Choice DJ Dance Party with DJ Dave on Monday, December 30 at 6:30 PM.  It will be held at the Senior Center at 90 Maple Ave.