Edgewater Public Library March 2013 Events



MARCH, 2014



 As the Spring Season begins in the month of March, some new Juvenile and Adult programs and Events are being presented at the library! Cme and enjoy newly-released movies, African Clay Mask Making and Some Spring Arts and Crafts as this new Spring Season of 2014 begins. We look forward to seeing you!

Juvenile Programs

Friday@the Movies: “Catching Fire” — Friday, March 7th from 4 to 5:45 PM Ages 12 +Up

The second movie in the trilogy: The Hunger Games is a newly-released movie this week! Come and watch the sequel, while enjoying refreshments as well.

Grades 6 and Up only will be admitted.


African Clay Mask Making — Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 4 PM to 5:15 PM  Grades K + Up
Ivy Omere, a workshop artist, returns to the Edgewater Free Public Library to lead our youngest patrons and parents/caregivers in designing and creating their own African Clay Mask. There is no firing of clay involved as this is a “make and take” art project for all participants.  Registration is limited to 20 youngsters participating — in Grades K and Up. Please register online at www.edgewaterlibrary.org.


Saturday@the Movies: “The Book Thief” — Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 11 AM to 1:30 PM

The Book Thief presents a glimpse of Nazi Germany and the war from the uniquely innocent view of an adolescent girl. At first the perspective seems to be from the narrator, a bored, yet amused voice we learn is Death, presumably taking a brief holiday to comment on the experience of young Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) and the evolving disruptions around her. After Liesel is separated from her brother and mother in sharp and unsettling fashion, she lands at the home of protective, penurious foster parents Hans and Rosa Hubermann (Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson) in a small village somewhere in the picturesque German countryside. When she’s teased at school for being illiterate, the kindly Hans makes a fun project of teaching her to read. Rosa is a persnickety presence for both of them, but it’s mainly a façade as the couple embrace Liesel tighter even as the situation around them grows more dire. At a Nazi book burning a horrified Liesel surreptitiously snatches a random volume from the flames. The wife of the local Bürgermeister is the only one who notices, and she compassionately allows Liesel to visit her dead son’s library.

Come and enjoy this spellbound movie that is based on the book.

Refreshments will be served.

Rated  PG13

Grades 6 + Up only will be admitted.





Sweet Treats ‘N’ Designs:  St. Patrick’s Day —

Monday, March 17, 2014 from 5 to 6 PM Grades K +Up

Come join Suzanne and Kelly in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by designing and enjoying your very own Shamrock Cookies! Registration is limited to 15 participants, so sign up online at www.edgewaterlibrary.org as soon as possible.


Tuesday@the Movies: “Frozen” — Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 4 PM to 5:45 PM  — Ages 4 + Up

Princesses Anna and Elsa are sisters and the closest friends until one day Elsa discovers that she can no longer control her power to create ice and snow. Terrified for the safety of her sister and everyone around her, Elsa isolates herself and vows to never feel any sort of passionate emotion again in hopes of suppressing her powers. But when Elsa comes of age and is set to be crowned queen, she must open the gates of the palace and let in the public, not to mention her sister Anna. Things go horribly wrong and Anna pursues her sister into the mountains in an attempt to save Elsa and reverse the deep freeze that Elsa has inadvertently released on the kingdom of Arendelle.

Come see this well-loved movie on its release date —and enjoy refreshments as well.

Register for this program online at www.edgewaterlibrary.org


“Chess Tournament” — Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 11 AM to 1:15 PM — open to all ages

Join your friends and play in an Open Chess Tournament to strenthen your skills, learn new playing strategies and grow to enjoy the challenges of playing chess!

Refreshments will be served to all participants.

Prizes are awarded to the top players and the Most Improved Player.



Spring Arts and Crafts: Art with Susan and Kaosar — Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4 to 5 PM Grades K + Up

As the Spring season comes into bloom, join Susan and Kaosar in designing a wonderful art project to celebrate this season of the year.

Registration is limited to 20 participants, so please register early.



Adult Programs


Writer’s Circle — Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014 from 7 to 8:30 PM

Come and share your writing talents with interested participants — learn about the publishing world, how to submit a manuscript, etc.

Call the library at 201-224-6144 to register.





ESL Book Club for Adults — Mondays, Mar. 10 and Mar. 24, 2014 from 4:30 to 6:00 PM

This newly established Book Club invites all interested individuals who wish to expand their learning of English in a greater conversational setting.

Call the library at 201.224.6144 to register.



Tuesday Night@the Movies: “Gravity” — Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 7 to 9 PM

Gravity, directed by Oscar nominee Alfonso Cuaron, stars Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in a heart-pounding thriller that pulls you into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space. Bullock plays Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (Clooney). But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone.
Register for this program by calling the library at 201-224-6144.



Seminar: Real Estate — Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 7 to 8 PM

This seminar is presented by Marize Helmy, Esq., who is affiliated with Michael A. Manna & Associates, P.C. since 2006. Ms. Helmy graduated from Fordham University and practices law in the area of Real Estate, Estate Planning and Elder Law.

Come and learn from Marize’s informative presentation about buying and selling a home, foreclosure, deeds and renting and leasing, etc.

Register for this program by calling the library at 201-224-6144.



“Zen in Sudoku” Workshop — Wendesday, March 12, 2014 from 7 to 8 PM

Join Reena Chawla to learn the art of this ancient yet fun and engaging game of Zen Sudoku — a game that offers the most beautiful, soothing and easy-to-use way to entertain yourself for hours.

Register for this program by calling 201-224-6144.



Tuesday Night@the Movies: “American Hustle” Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9 PM

“American Hustle” opens with the reminder that “Some of this actually happened”, after which we are transported to New York, April 1978, where the mayor of Camden NJ (played by Jeremy Renner) is apparently being set up in an FBI undercover sting operation of some sort. We see the main characters yet do not know who is who exactly. However, at this point we are barely 30 minutes into the movie — but to tell you more would ruin your viewing experience, you’ll just have to see for yourself how it all plays out.

Register for this showing of this newly-released movie by calling the librayr at 201-224-6144.


“Social Security: What Baby Boomers Need to Know” — Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 2 to 3 PM

Marc Bautis, Financial Advisor, will provide information and professional advice on preparing for Social Security benefits. This seminar will provide updated, current information for those “Baby Boomers” who are preparing for retirement and Social Security benefits.

Register for this program by calling 201-224-6144.



“Seimei” — Workshop  on Wednesday, March 26th from 7 to 8 PM

There are two centers for the Practice and Study of Seimei in the United States: Hawthorne, New Jersey and Santa Fe, New Mexico. At these centers, students who have received the power of Seimei, study its applications on health, wellness and its affect on everyday life.

Gerry Meagher, Practitioner, will lead an informative seminar on this healthy non-invasive approach to wellness.

Register for this program by calling the library at 201-224-6144.



Author Visit: John McAuley — Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 2 to 3 PM

Local resident and author John MCAuley will be presenting a discussion about writing and publishing. John as resided in Edgewater, off and on, over the past twenty years. He has published a total of five novels, with his most recent title being Return.

John is currently writing his sixth novel.

Register for this program by calling the library at 201-224-6144.



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