Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

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  • GYOTAKU FISH PRINTING
    JUNE 26 @ 1PM AGES 5-8
  • POKEMON MAKER CHALLENGE
    JUNE 21 @ 12PM
  • DIARY OF A WIMPY KID CRAFT
    JUNE 30 @ 4
    + WIMPY KID STANDEE CONTEST
  • S H O W S
  • W O R K S H O P S
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join the Printmaking Center of New Jersey as we learn about the ancient Japanese art of fish printing, also called Gyotaku. You'll then make your own printed fish and add it to our large underwater collage.  This is a messy program!  For ages 5 to 8.  Registration required.Funding has been made possible, in part, by the Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission.

Event Type: Art
Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

The Knit Wits meet on Tuesday mornings to crochet, knit and chat while creating various items to be donated to different community organizations.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Leave the smartphone at home - we'll be playing Angry Birds in person!An interactive, team based engineering challenge - children are separated to create two opposing teams and simultaneously tasked with creating a sturdy tower of cardboard and a method to catapult foam balls to knock over the opposing tower. Using problem solving skills, communication and experimentation children learn the foundational principles of construction and physics.AGES 7 to 12Registration Required

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Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Do you know that the library has a 3D printer now? Learn how to use free, cloud based software Tinkercad to design 3D models that can be printed out! We will also have Arduino microprocessors, Snap Circuits, Makeymakeys and other electronic learning projects to tinker and explore with! Ages 13 - 18Registration Required

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Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Let the artist in you emerge! Come join other budding artists and learn techniques in water color, pastel and other mediums.

Event Type: Art
Age Groups: Adult (18+)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Would you like to see up close and personal an eagle, falcon, hawk or owl? Join us when the Delaware Valley Raptor Center presents an hour long discussion on predator/prey relationships, wildlife rehabilitation, specific adaptations of the birds present, and various issues facing wildlife today.  For all ages. Registration required.

Event Type: Animals
Age Groups:
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Miss Morgan invites children ages 3-5 (and their brothers and sisters) to look, listen, laugh, learn and discover the library.  Join the fun! Please register for this event.

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool (3-5 yrs)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Let's craft a better world! and spawn some sheep, too.  For ages 5 to 9.  Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids (5-8 yrs)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Craft a better world!Ages 10 - 16 Registration required!

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Age Groups: Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Tweens (9-12 yrs)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Like to knit? Don't know how, but want to learn the basics? Join the "Knitters' Niche" Knitting Club and knit with a community! All ages are encouraged and welcome to attend. Limited needles and amounts of yarn can be provided, or bring your own project to work on.

Event Type: Knitting & Crochet
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs), Young Adult (13-18 yrs), Adult (18+)
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:20am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Children's Room

Lapsit Storytime for babies and toddlers is an interactive storytime for very young children and a caregiver, lasting about 20 minutes. The program uses rhyme and repetition to build language and literacy skills. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Toddlers (1-2 yrs), Infants (0-2 yrs)
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

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Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Tweens (9-12 yrs)

Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

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Welcome to the Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch!
 
We greet our patrons with a smile and want to be a part of your weekly routine. Explore our collections of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, as well as our DVDs, Blu-Rays, music CDs, audiobooks, and magazines.
 
Prefer electronic reading? Check out our Kindles and Nooks. If you like a more interactive experience, we have videogames for a variety of platforms and puzzles for a rainy day or family fun night.
 
We are pleased to offer education and entertainment for all. Plan day trips with our Museum Passes, come in and use our computers (including an iMac) and free Wi-Fi, read with your child in our bright and whimsical children's area, or enjoy a quiet moment in our reading room. We hope to see you soon!

 

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