Edgewater Public Library April 2014 Events

Juvenile Events

1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Tuesday, 10:30 & 11:30 AM: “Storytime Yoga with Adra!” Ages 16 Mos. And up!:  Join Adra as she leads caregivers and little ones through a storytime program punctuated by Yoga poses and postures! Due to the popularity of the program, the library offers two sessions; 10:30-11:15 and 11:30-12:15 PM. Program sign-up will close on Tuesday, April 1st, or when 16 toddlers plus caregivers are formally enrolled. Due to the nature of the program and space limitations, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away. Please sign-up via the library’s online registration template.

***Caregivers, kindly enroll in only one of the two available time-slots.

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Wednesday; 11:30 AM: “Babies’ Lapsit” Ages Up to 18 Mos. OR “capable walkers”:  .: A storytime, a sing-along time, a fun for my caregiver and me time! Stories, sing-along, instruments, shakers and more! Program sign-up will close on Wednesday, April 2nd, or when 20 toddlers plus caregivers are formally enrolled.  Please register via the library’s online registration template.  Due to the nature of the program and limited space, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Wednesday; 4:00 PM; “Chess Club” Ages 7+: Chess teaches lessons that resonate far beyond the playing board; mathematical skills, spatial thinking and strategic planning are just some of the skills honed through Chess. Staff member Joseph Licitra provides basic to intermediate instruction. Enrollment for Spring Session 1 will conclude on Wednesday, April 2nd, or when the program is full.   Please register via the library’s online registration template.  Due to the nature of the program and limited space, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

******Please note: Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied by a Caregiver.

3, 10, 17, 24 Thursday; 10:30 AM: “Mother Goose Group” Ages 18 Mos and up OR “Capable Walkers”: A storytime, sing-along, and movement program for those who have aged-out of Babies’ Lapsit, “MGG” is a laugh out-loud program AND a wonderful opportunity for Toddlers to sharpen gross motor, language and social skills! Caregivers, please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

3, 10, 17, 24 Thursday; 4:00 PM: “Starter Chess” Gr. K+: Starter Chess, also taught by staff member Joseph Licitra, is geared for youngsters who have no Chess playing experience. Attendees will learn how the pieces move, basic strategies, and then are given the opportunity to play over the course of the program’s final 30 minutes. Enrollment for Spring Session 1 will conclude on Thursday, April 3rd, or when the program is full. Please register via the library’s online registration template.  Due to the nature of the program and limited space, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

******Please note: Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied by a Caregiver.

3, 10, 17, 24 Thursday; 5:00 PM: “Guitar with Joe!” Ages 7+: Do you excel at playing “air guitar” but dream of playing “real” guitar? If so, this is the class for you! Enrollment will conclude on Thursday, April 3rd, or when 7 students have enrolled. Please register via the library’s online registration template.  Due to the nature of the program and limited space, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

 

******Please note: Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied by a Caregiver.

4, Friday; 11:00 AM: “Tiny Hands Art Class” Ages 18 Mos.+: Led by staffers Susan and Kaosar, “Tiny Hands” is a unique opportunity for toddlers to experiment with color, shape and texture. In conjunction, children and caregivers are given the opportunity to build upon their respective social networks! Please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

7, 14, 21, 28 Monday; 10:30 AM: “Korean Language Storytime” Ages 3-4: Run by seasoned workshop coordinator Ms. Sara Moon, this initiative is one that the library staff is VERY excited about! Edgewater is a dynamic, wonderfully diverse community, and to be able to provide our patrons with a storytime program in another language is truly a privilege! “Korean Language Storytime” is open to ALL (you need not speak Korean to attend) but, due to the specialized nature of the program, attendance is limited and drop-ins will be turned away. Enrollment will run through Monday, April 7th, or until such time as the program is full. Please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

7 Monday; 4:00 PM: “Spelling Bee!” Gr. K+: Few programs have enjoyed greater popularity than the library’s Spelling Bees! Modeled after the legendary “Scripps Spelling Bee,” the “EFPL Bee” challenges each participant with grade appropriate words. By conducting the competition in this manner, children of varying ages and capabilities can compete fairly and without advantage. Enrollment will run through Aril 7th, or until such time as the program fills. Please enroll via the library’s online registration template. Due to the nature of the program and limited space, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins may be turned away.

******Please note: Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied by a Caregiver.

8 Tuesday; 6:00 PM: “Tuesday @ The Movies: “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” Ages 12+: Join us at the library for the latest installment in the much-adored “Hobbit” film series. Filled with taut drama and adventure, the latest installment in the “Hobbit” series is a brilliant and riveting film, certain to entertain Tweens and Teens! Pizza and refreshments will be served! Please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

11 Friday; 4:00 PM: “DIY: Spring Kite Making!” Gr. K+: Few things embody spring the way kite-flying does! Watching the kite leave a caregiver’s hand, catch the breeze, and suddenly soar into the endless sky? That’s the stuff childhood is made of! So, today, join the staff in a simple, fun, kite making workshop! The library will provide the supplies, you supply the imagination and creativity, and the result is your very own kite! Please enroll via the library’s online registration template. Due to the nature of the program and limited space, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

12 Saturday; 11:00 AM: “Yu Gi Oh! Tournament” Gr. 1+: The library has hosted several Yu Gi Oh! and Pokemon tournaments, and each has been very successful and well attended. This month, we will host another tourney’ for our fierce crew of Yu Gi Oh! players. Prizes awarded, pizza and refreshments will be provided. Due to the nature of the program and limited number of competitors, please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

******Please note: Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied by a Caregiver.

15 Tuesday; “Tuesday @ The Movies: “The Nut Job” Gr. K+:  Suitable for all audiences (rated PG), come to the library, toss back some popcorn and some pizza, and just relax with your friends. Please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

21 Monday; 5:00 PM: “Sweet Treats & Design” Gr. K+: Join staffers Suzanne and Kelly as they lead young attendees through this artsy program. And what IS today’s craft? April showers bring… Ah! You’ll have to join us to find out. Please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

******Please note: Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied by a Caregiver.

24 Thursday; 10:30 AM: “Miss Spider’s Tea Party with Trader Joe’s!” Open to all! Every year the library and Trader Joe’s of Edgewater partner up on a number of initiatives, including the now legendary “Miss Spider’s Tea Party!” The great staff of Trader Joe’s will bring teas, water and other light refreshments, as well as tea biscuits and animal crackers! Further, young attendees will participate in sing-along, listen to the story of “Miss Spider’s Tea Party,” and complete coloring pages that will be posted at Trader Joe’s for all to see! It really is a fun time and we deeply appreciate Trader Joes’ commitment to the library.  Due to the nature of the program and limited space, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.  Please enroll via the library’s online registration template. Enrollment will conclude the morning of the event, or when the enrollment limit has been met.

25 Friday; 4:00 PM: “Spring Rock Craft” Gr. K+: Do you guys remember the “Pet Rock” craze? …Nevermind, you’re too young, but trust me, everyone had a “pet rock” during the late 70’s. So, today, the EFPL staff will present all attendees with a buncha’ rocks… and they can be transformed into everything from monsters, to lady-bugs, to… well, whatever you can imagine! As with all of our craft programs, we will provide the supplies while you bring the creativity! Kindly enroll in this program via the library’s online registration template.

 

 

 

Edgewater Free Public Library; April Calendar of Events for Adults

8 Tuesday; 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: “Tuesday @ The Movies: “August: Osage County”: Adults only, please: Come and enjoy this newly released film, starring Meryl Streep and Julia Robert in this darkly hilarious and touching story of the strong-willed women in the Weston family. Their lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them. Kindly register for the showing of the film by calling the library at 201.224.6144 or via the library’s online program registration template.

9 Wednesday; 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: “Novel Ideas Book Club”: Adults only, please: Come and join the newly formed book club here at the Edgewater Free Public Library! Register using the online registration template or by calling the library at 201.224.6144 and enjoy newly released “reads”!

12 Saturday; 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: “Zen in Sudoku Workshop: Presented by Reena Chawla: Adults only, please: This workshop will show you how Sudoku can be a relaxing, rewarding experience! Kindly register for the workshop by calling the library at 201.224.6144 or via the library’s online program registration template.

14, 28 Monday; 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM: “ESL Book Club”: Adults only, please: Come and join this newly-formed book club that highlights reading and discussions for foreign-speaking adults who wish to strengthen their English conversation and reading skills. This book club is hosted by Kaosar Syed every other Monday afternoon. Kindly register using the library’s online registration template or by calling the library at 201.224.6144.

15 Tuesday; 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: “Tuesday @ The Movies: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”: Adults only, please: Come and enjoy this newly-released, updated version of the classic film/story of Walter Mitty, looking for a life of heroism, romance and adventure. When his job, and that of a co-worker, is threatened, Walter takes action in the real world, embarking on a journey more extraordinary than anything he could have imagined. Kindly register for the showing of this movie by calling the library at 201.224.6144 or via the library’s online registration template.

22 Tuesday; 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: “Demystifying Reiki”: Adults only, please: Reiki is a gentle, holistic, non-invasive treatment that is best known for bringing calmness to one’s mind and body. This technique relieves tension and anxiety, while giving one a feeling of well-being. Come and learn about the history and science behind how Reiki works. Carolyn Wilson is currently a Forgiveness Life Coach and a Second Level Reiki Practitioner. Ms. Wilson has experience volunteering as a Reiki instructor with cancer patients at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Register for this educational program by completing the online registration template or by calling the library at 201.224.6144.

23 Wednesday; 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM: “Writer’s Circle”: Adults only, please: The Edgewater Free Public library is hosting a local “Writer’s Circle” for those who are interested in writing and sharing their creative ideas. The only requirement is to bring something you wish to share each month — along with your imagination! Space is limited to 8 participants so that readings and sharing remain manageable for all attendees. Kindly register for this workshop via the online registration template or by calling the library at 201-224-6144 to enroll.

29 Tuesday; 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: “Over the Edge Book Club”: Adults only, please:

30 Wednesday; 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: “Seimei; A Seminar Presented by Gerry Meagher: Adults only, please: Seimi is the Japanese form of healing through a non-invasive approach. Gerry Meagher, a practicing therapist, will present this amazing phenomenon that provides a non-touch, non-invasive form of relief. Seimei (pronounced say-may) has been used in Japan for healing and release of tension. The American locations of the non-profit Seimei Foundation are located in Hawthorn and Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Come and experience a Seimei pain relief demonstration and see how this can change one’s life. Visit the Seimei Foundation website at www.seimeifoundation.org. Register for this program by calling the library at 201.224.6144 or via the library’s online registration template.

 

 

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