Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

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
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 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
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join Miss Morgan in making your own snowman ornament; but don't worry - this snowman won't melt! You can use your ornament to decorate your Christmas tree for many years to come.

Event Type: Art, Crafts
Age Groups: Kids
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry is told with the same comic accuracy and beating heart as Fredrik Backman's bestselling debut novel, A Man Called Ove. It is a story about life and death and one of the most important human rights: the right to be different. Join the group this month for a lively discussion of this warmhearted, charming novel.

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler to the library for a fun storytime with Miss Morgan! We'll read stories followed by activities that promote early literacy and motor skills. Younger siblings are welcome to join. Please register. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:20am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Children's Room

Mommy and Me Storytime for babies and toddlers is an interactive storytime for very young children

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

It's a chilling Friday the 13th. Discover why Friday the 13th is spooky and the reasons for other superstitions with STEM stations. Win prizes. Registration required. Ages 8-12.

Event Type:
Age Groups: Kids
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Think cocktails with no alcohol are boring?  Think again! Vanessa Young of the Thirsty Radish will present flavorful and sophisticated non-alcoholic drinks for everyday enjoyment and entertaining.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Snuggle in for this holiday who-done-it as Andy Carpenter defends a friend who has been reported by a cranky neighbor for fostering homeless puppies during the holiday season. Andy encounters more trouble than anticipated when the neighbor is found murdered. Join the group for some thought provoking discussions with this month's read The Twelve Dogs Of Christmas by David Rosenfelt.   All book-lovers are invited to attend!

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Adult
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

It all started when my sister, Thea, discovered a mysterious map. It showed a secret treasure on a faraway island. And before I could let out a squeak of protest, Thea dragged me into her treasure hunt! In no time at all, we'd set sail for the island.  Come join the adventure when we read Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye by Geronimo Stilton 

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Groups: Kids
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

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
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 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
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Please join us for some holiday winter fun in decorating melting snowman cookies. Limit 1 cookie per person. Parent/Guardian is required to attend with children under the age of 9. If coming as a group, please register as a family.  Be sure to list the total number of family members attending program. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids, All Ages
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Morgan will be choosing another popular craft idea from Pinterest and the library will supply everything that you need.  

Event Type: Crafts, Art
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler to the library for a fun storytime with Miss Morgan! We'll read stories followed by activities that promote early literacy and motor skills. Younger siblings are welcome to join. Please register. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Come test your trivia knowledge on a wide variety of topics when the Library presents its own version of Jeopardy.Registration required.  Ages 18 and up.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Adult
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:20am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Children's Room

Mommy and Me Storytime for babies and toddlers is an interactive storytime for very young children

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

The whole family is invited to join the celebration when we sample traditional holiday treats and make some of our own. Why does the candy have a cane?  Eggnog, who came up with that idea?  Why is there so much gingerbread during the holidays?  We'll be bringing the figgy pudding, so stop by and take a taste.  The kids can decorate cookies and make some holiday bark that can be taken home.  All are welcome to attend!  Please register as a family and let us know how many members will be attending.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring your preschooler to the library for a fun storytime with Miss Morgan! We'll read stories followed by activities that promote early literacy and motor skills. Younger siblings are welcome to join. Please register. 

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool, Kids
Friday, December 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:20am
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Children's Room

Mommy and Me Storytime for babies and toddlers is an interactive storytime for very young children

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: Preschool
Friday, December 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

The Farm Chicks of West Milford are bringing some of their farmyard friends to the CDH Branch! Kids of all ages are invited to learn about and then meet these amazing animals. Please register everyone who will be in the room. 

Event Type: Animals
Age Groups: Kids
Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:45pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

When her parents disappear in search of the Lost City of Gold, Dora swings into action on a wild quest to find them. Follow Dora and her friends as they navigate the jungle, outrun treasure hunters and unlock the mystery of the fabled city.  Rated PG, 1 hour & 42 minutes.  

Event Type: Movie
Age Groups: Kids
Monday, December 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown)

Need help with a new tablet or smart phone? Maybe you want to be better at browsing the web? The friendly staff of the CDH Branch are here to help! In one-on-one sessions, we'll help you answer your tech questions. Sessions are 30 minutes long, and we ask you only sign up for one slot per month. Please register. 

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Adult

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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