Hello everyone! First off, tax season is right around the corner. We will be receiving the federal tax forms in the near future, but we will not be getting any of the booklets. For those, you may contact the IRS by phone or email, and they can send it to you. Alternatively, we have a master copy of the booklets that you can make copies of here (at ten cents per page). We will not be receiving anything from the State. And while we can provide the federal tax forms, we cannot give any kind of tax advice.

Our Monday Night Movie on February 23rd will be a biopic chronicling Stephen Hawking’s relationship with his wide. The movie stars Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones and is directed by James Marsh. The movie will begin at 6:30 PM.

On Saturday February 21st, we will be having our Crochet for Beginners class at 10:00. Ages 14 and up are welcome. On Thursday February 26th, the Book Discussion group will be meeting at 7 pm. The book being discussed is the Soldiers’s Wife.

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Our story times and crafts for children ages 3 and up will be Tuesday the 24th at 10:30, Wednesday the 25th at 6:30, and Thursday the 26th at 1:15. Storytimes and crafts for 2 and 3 year olds will be Wednesday the 25th and Thursday the 26th at 10:30. Storytime for babies will be on Friday the 27th, with the first session running from 10:15-11:00 and the second from 11:15-12:15.

The Board Games of the World Club will continue through February, on Thursday nights at 6 PM. All ages 6+ are welcome to come play a variety of international and historic board games, including Go, Mancala, and Shogi. All skill levels are welcome, registration is required.

The Friends of the Library are currently selling 2015 Calendars featuring artwork by patrons from our logo design contest. They are now being sold at the library for the reduced price of $6. All proceeds will be used to support the library.

Lastly, have you tried out Freegal yet? You can download up to 5 free songs per week (up from the previous 3 per week) to your desktop, tablet, or smart phone, which are then yours to keep. It has thousands of artists and millions of songs. The service can be found on our website, and all you need it your library card. Try it out!

For more information, go to our website at www.southplainfield.lib.nj.us, call us (908) 754-7885, or find us on Facebook.