Edgewater Free Public Library May 2014 Calendar

Edgewater Free Public Library May Calendar

1, 8, 15, 22, Thursday, 10:30 AM; “Mother Goose Group Storytime” Ages 18 Mos+ 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.

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

1, 8, 15, 22, Thursday, 4:00 PM; “Starter Chess” Ages K+: Starter Chess, 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 are then granted time for “open play” over the course of the program’s final 30 minutes. Enrollment for Spring Session 2 will begin on Monday, May 19th, with the session commencing on Thursday, June 5th. 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.

1, 8, 15, 22, Thursday, 5:00 PM; “Guitar with Joe” Gr. 4+: Do you excel at playing “air guitar” but dream of playing “real” guitar? If so, this is the class for you! Enrollment for Spring Session 2 will begin on Monday, May 19th, with the session commencing on Thursday, June 5th. 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.

2, 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.

5, 12, 17, Monday; 10:30 AM; “Korean Language Storytime” Ages 3-4: Run by seasoned workshop coordinator Ms. Susan 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 commence on Monday, May 19th. Please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

 5, Monday; 4:00 PM; “Beading with Susan!” Gr. K+: Join Sue Price as she teaches crafty middle-schoolers how to create their own jewelry! The library will provide all supplies, you supply all of the creativity! Please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

6, 20, Tuesday; 4:00 PM; “Harry Potter Book Club” Gr. 4+: For fans of the series, we introduce this fun and series-specific book discussion group. Pizza and refreshments provided! Please enroll via the online registration template.

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

6, 13, 20, 27, Tuesday; 7:00 PM; “NBA 2K14 Tournament!” Gr. 3+: Every Tuesday night this month, the library is hosting an Xbox Basketball tournament. Select your team, set your substitutions, and button-mash your way to glory! Enrollees will be placed in brackets, play will be conducted in round-robin tournament fashion, and prizes await the 1st and 2nd place finishers.

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

7, 14, 21, Wednesday; 11:30 AM; “Babies’ Lapsit” Ages Up to 18 Mos.+: 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 commence on Monday, May 19th, with the program starting on Wednesday, June 4th.  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.

7, 14, 21, 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 2 will commence on Monday, May 19th, with the program starting on Wednesday, June 4th. 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.

9, Friday; 5:00 PM; “Sweet Treats & Designs: Mother’s Day Love!” Gr. K-4: Join Library staffers Suzanne and Kelly for this very special “Mother’s Day Edition” of Sweet Treats and Designs! Today, we’ll make something VERY special for Mother’s Day! 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

13, Tuesday; 4:00 PM; “Tuesday @ The Movies: “The Nut Job” Gr. K+: Today, we’ll be airing the new film, “The Nut Job.” Pizza and refreshments provided. Please enroll via the online registration template.

23, Thursday; 4:00 PM; “Outdoor Sand Art!” Gr. K+: Join your friends for another super-fun “Arts & Crafts” program at the library! An ancient art-form that dates back thousands of years, sand art is both challenging and beautiful! Enrollees will each take home a beautiful, sand-art creation. 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

 

ADULT EVENTS

1. Mon, May 5 & 19th ESL Book Club from 4:30-6 pm

A newly-formed book club highlighting reading and discussion for foreign-speaking adults who wish to strengthen their English conversation and reading skills.

Hosted by Kaosar Syed, this book club will meet every other Monday evening

Register using the form below or call the library at 201-224-6144.

 

2. Tue, May, 6th from 7-9 pm.

Adult Movie Series Presents: “The Art of the Steal”

Directed by Jonathan Sobol and starring Kurt RussellJay BaruchelKatheryn Winnick

Crunch Calhoun, a semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get his old gang back together to pull off one last heist.

 

4. Wednesday, May, 7th from 7-8:30 pm.

Writers Circle 

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. Call the library to join.

 

5. Sat, May. 10th & 24th from 4-5 pm

Continuation Intermediate Guitar class

 

6. Wednesday, Feb. 12th, from 7-8:30 pm

Novel Ideas Book Club

Come and join the newly formed book club here at the Edgewater Free Public Library! Register below or call the library at 201.224.6144 and enjoy newly released “reads”!

 

7. Tues, May 20th from 7-8 pm

New Jersey 360: Celebrate Your State: Seminar presented by Walter Choroszewski

Join us for this program celebrating the 350th birthday of New Jersey!. A well known New Jersey photographer Walter Choroszewski Well-known New Jersey photographer

Walter C brings his colorful photos, stories and humor to educate and celebrate

New Jerseys 350th  Birthday!

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

 

8. Wed, May 21st from 7-9 pm.

Adult Movie Series Presents: “The Monuments Men”

Directed by George Clooney

Starring George ClooneyMatt DamonBill Murray

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, the film is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners.

 

Wed, May 28th from 7-8 pm.

Seimei seminar  presented by Gerry Meagher

 

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 foundations 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.

 

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