Edgewater Public Library Events September 2014

September Juvenile Calendar

5, 19 Friday; “Tiny Hands Art Class”; 11:00 AM: Ages 18 Mos.+: Please join juvenile staffer Susan Price as she leads attendees through a fun and creative assortment of art mediums and simple crafts. Caregivers will assist little one’s with the execution of each week’s craft. Kindly enroll via the library’s online registration template.

8, 15, 22, 29 Monday; “Korean Language Storytime”: 10:30 AM: Open to all:  Come to the library for a storytime conducted in Korean! Registration is mandatory; kindly enroll via the library’s online registration template.

8, 15, 22, 29 Monday; “Art with Heather!”: 5:00 PM: Gr. 2+: Heather’s summer art program was enormously popular. Due to the overwhelming success of her Summer Reading art initiative, the Edgewater Free Public Library is thrilled to bring Leonia High School art teacher Heather Capurso back for an 8-session fall engagement! Due to limited space and supplies, registration is mandatory and walk-ins will be turned away. Please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

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

9 Tuesday; “Make Your Own Magnets”; 4:00 PM: Gr. K+: Arts & Crafts programs are fun, assist children in honing fine motor skills and impart the ability to focus. Today, we’ll be making our own magnets! Registration is mandatory due to limited supplies, so please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

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

10, 17, 24 Wednesday; “Baby’s Lapsit”; 11:30 AM: 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! Space is limited and enrollment will conclude on Wednesday, September 10th (or once program fills). Registration, via the library’s online registration template, is mandatory and walk-ins will be turned away.

10, 17, 24 Wednesday; “Chess Club”; 4:00 PM: 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 developed through Chess. Staff member Joseph Licitra provides basic to intermediate instruction. Enrollment for Fall Session 1 will conclude on Wednesday, September 10th, or when the program is full.   Please register via the library’s online registration template.  Due to the nature of the program and space limitations, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

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

11, 18, 25  Thursday; “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.

11, 18, 25  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 Fall Session 1 will conclude on Thursday, September 11th, or when the program is full. Please register via the library’s online registration template.  Due to the nature of the program and space limitations, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

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

11, 18, 25 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, September 11th, or when 7 students have enrolled. Please register via the library’s online registration template.  Due to the nature of the program and space limitations, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

12, 19, 26 Friday; 10:30 & 11:30 AM: “Storytime Yoga wih 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 Friday, September 12th, 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.

13 Saturday; 11:00 AM: “The Butterfly Guy”: Gr. K+: Rick Mikula, aka “The Butterfly Guy,” is one of the country’s most knowledgeable and popular Etymologists (Butterfly experts) Likewise, in a field that is not exactly renowned for its humor, Rick is one of the funniest and most entertaining presenters the library has ever had the privilege of hosting! Rick will bring live butterflies, teach children about the role butterflies play within nature, and how to raise and care for your own brood o’ butterflies! Due to the nature of the program and space limitations, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

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

16 Tuesday; 4:00 PM: “Tuesday @ The Movies: “Godzilla”: Gr. K+: Tuesday @ The Movies is always a fun and popular program. Tonight, we’re airing the remake of the classic, “Godzilla!” Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Please register via the library’s online registration template and brace yourself for a monstrously good time!

23 Tuesday; 7:00 PM: “Teen Scrabble Tournament!” Ages 12+: Is there any game that is more appropriate for a library than Scrabble? This evening, the teen population will face-off against one another, and Head of Youth Services Jamey Feuer, in the classic board game. Pizza and soda will be served, and a nifty prize will be awarded to the winner. Join us for the original “Words with Friends!” Please register via the online registration template.

27 Saturday; 11:00 AM: “Live Author Visit and Book-Read: Ms. Karen Ashram”: Open to All!: Author Karen Ashram will read and sign copies of her new release, “Seasons and Colors.” This is a special opportunity for the children to meet a published children’s book author! Copies of Ms. Ashram’s title will be available for purchase and she will sign them for each child. Please register via the library’s online registration template.

30 Tuesday; 4:00 PM: “Kids in the Kitchen Cupcake Wars!”: Gr. 1+: Participants will decorate pre-made cupcakes with icing and a variety of assorted toppings. Cupcakes will be judged on appearance and their respective degrees of “deliciousness.” Due to the nature of the program and space limitations, enrollment is mandatory.

30 Tuesday; 7:00 PM: “Tuesday @ The Movies: Spiderman 2”: Gr. 5+: The second film in our summer Tuesday night movie series, “Spiderman 2!” Spiderman faces off against Rhino and the Green Goblin in what was a box-office smash! Pizza and refreshments will be served in this, the last… final… and fini’ program of the summer. Please register via the library’s online registration template.

 

September Programs 2014 For Adults

 

  1. 1.      Wed. Sep 3 from 7-8:30 pm: “Writer’s 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 reading and sharing remain manageable for all attendees. Call the library at 201-224-6144 to join.

  1. 2.      Sat. Sept 6and 20from 4-5 pm: “Intermediate Guitar with Tom”

This is an ongoing class for those who have progressed beyond the basics Practice time is provided as well. Register for this program by calling the library at 201-224-6144.

  1. 3.      Mon. Sept 8 from 7-9 pm: “Adult Summer Reading Wrap Up Party”: Music Concert by Alice Leon

Join us to celebrate our Summer Reading Wrap Up Program with a music concert by Alice Leon. Raffle tickets will be drawn for the prizes. Light refreshments will be provided.

Alice Leon is a performing singer, songwriter, music stylist and teaching artist who has released 5 CD’s and written songs for films and TV. She is a certified teaching artist with her company THESONGS4U.COM and affiliated with Young Audiences, Arts Horizons, ABTP and Morris Arts.  When she isn’t creating new songs, she is studying and performing songs by the great songwriters of the 20th and 21st century. She will be coming to the Edgewater library to perform some of the greatest songs ever written.

  1. 4.      Tues. Sept 9 from 7-9 pm: “Scrabble Club for Adults”:

Do you enjoy word games? Do you like meeting new neighbors/friends…Then join the library’s New Scrabble Club! Tuesday Sept. 9th from 7-9 pm. No previous experience is necessary. The library will supply the materials. Light refreshments will be provided. Call the library to register at 201-224-6144.

 

  1. 5.      Wed. Sep 10 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 by calling the library at 201-224-6144 and enjoy newly released “reads”!

 

 

  1. 6.      Tues. Sept 15 from 7-9 pm: Adult Movie Series Presents: “Words & Pictures”

Join us to watch this witty romantic drama. Words and Pictures stars the engaging duo of Juliette Binoche and Clive Owen working together on-screen for the first time directed by Fred Schepisi.

  1. 7.      Mon. Sept 22 from 7-8:30 pm: “Author Visit and Book Signing”

Local resident and author Abe Gordon will be presenting a discussion of his book entitled

“2100: Preventing Planetary Apocalypse”. Abe is a mechanical engineer by profession and has resided in Edgewater for the past 14 years. His book discusses how life is likely to change due to the expected changes in the earth’s atmosphere, caused mainly by the increased discharge of carbon dioxide from the burning of coal and fuel oil, which leads to global warming. Meet the author and learn more information on this subject.

 

  1. 8.      Tues, Sept 23 from 7-8 pm: “Long Term Care and You”: Seminar presented by Fernando Coccone

The focus of this presentation will be on long term care, including home care, critical illness, and Medicare. 70% of all people will need some type of long term care after age 65 and most will need three years of long term care in their lifetime.  Not everyone in need of long term care are elderly – 40% will be under age 65.  Having a choice of where you want to receive care is important to almost everyone.

Find out what you need to know about retirement income, medical expenses, final expenses, survivor’s income, and critical illness benefits. The seminar will provide much needed information for this growing concern in the United States.

Fernando Coccone is an insurance professional licensed by the state of New Jersey.

 

  1. 9.      Wed. Sep 24 from 7-9 pm: Wednesday @ the movies Presents: “The Fault In Our Stars”

Join us to watch this American romantic comedy- film directed by Josh Boone, based on the novel of the same name by John Green. The film stars Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, and Nat Wolff, with Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, and Willem Dafoe playing supporting roles. Woodley plays Hazel Grace Lancaster, a sixteen-year-old cancer patient who is forced by her parents to attend a support group, where she subsequently meets and falls in love with Augustus Waters, portrayed by Elgort.

    10. Mon. Sept 29 from 7-8 pm: “Seimei” seminar presented by Gerry Meagher

Seimei (pronounced say-may) 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, and non-invasive form of relief. Seimei has been used in Japan for healing and release of tension. 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 seminar by calling the library at 201-224-6144. 

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