2016 Spring Events

Must pre-register for all Events.
Online registration available on Events Calendar for all events unless noted otherwise.

 

 

Early Spring Storytime

Tuesdays, March 1-April 26, 2016
(No class April 12)

Join librarian, Miss Melissa, for stories, music, and crafts. Help build early literacy and social skills while bonding with your little one.

Toddlers (ages 18 months-2 1/2 years), 10-10:30 AM

Preschool (ages 3-5), 10:45-11:15 AM

Baby & Me (birth - 1 1/2 years) 11:30 AM

 

 

 

Late Spring Storytime

Tuesdays, May 3-June 21, 2016

Join librarian, Miss Melissa, for stories, music, and crafts. Help build early literacy and social skills while bonding with your little one.

Toddlers (ages 18 months-2 1/2 years), 10-10:30 AM

Preschool (ages 3-5), 10:45-11:15 AM

Baby & Me (birth - 1 1/2 years) 11:30 AM

 

Life Coaching Series
Thursday, May 19
6:30-8:00 PM

Presented by Kim Asmar, Founder of CALM, LLC (Coaching and Life Mentoring)

Do you wish you had someone you could talk to that is not a friend or family member? Do you wish your child had someone they could turn to when they need to talk? Coaching and Life Mentoring will be offering a program for parents and their children (grades 6-12) to discuss special education, study skills and stress management.

Register


 

Hunger Doesn't Take a Summer Break

Thurs., May 5
7:00 PM

Former Mayor Robert Steiger from Interfaith Food Pantry serving Morris County will talk about what the food pantry is, who its clients are, programs it offers, how we can help and the joy of helping those in need.

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Poetry Slam Night
Hosted by Substance Awareness Committee
Fri., May 6
7:30 PM

Grades 9-12 - Come see the talent of Whippany Park High School in the second collaboration with the Substance Awareness Committee as students read poems they wrote.

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Gardening Craft

Wed., May 18
4:00-4:45 PM

Grades K-3 - Decorate a pot and plant some herbs to start your spring garden.

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Gardening in the Shade

Thurs., May 26
7:00 PM

Got shade? Not a problem! Discover the potential of shaded areas in your yard and create appealing, low maintenance gardens. Plant suggestions include trees, shrubs, perennials, ground covers and annuals. Handouts are provided.

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Great Closet Cleanout
Presented by Jamie Novak

Wed., April 20
7:00 PM

Come for a laugh and to learn how to easily transform your closets.
You'll learn:
-how to make more storage space,
-how to make your closets function for you,
-five things every closet needs,
-the key to deciding what to keep and what to toss,
-and solve common closet challenges.
All while giggling about things we keep and why (and how to let go for good).

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Hail to the Chief
Presented by The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Thurs., May 12
7:00-8:00 PM

Learn some interesting trivia, review some well-known facts and debunk some common myths about our Nation's Presidents.

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Drawing Superheroes Workshop
Instructed by Angela Fernot, Cartoonist and Illustrator

Tues., May 17
6:00-8:00 PM

Grades 6 & up--Create your own unique hero or villain with a name, costume, powers, and a great drawing to showcase this new creation.

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Remember Then
Performed by Dave DeLuca

Tues., May 25
7:00-8:00 PM

Professional Singer/Musician Dave DeLuca will present a musical journey through the greatest radio hits of the 50's and 60's from Doo Wop, Motown, the British Invasion, Classic Soul and R&B to Bubblegum..

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Yoga
Taught by local resident Mary Poole, Certified Vinyasa Yoga Instructor

Wednesdays, 5:00 PM
March 9 - April 13, 2016
April 20 - June 8, 2016
(no class April 27 & May 18)

Relax and reduce stress and attain well-being of body, spirit and mind.  Bring yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
Must register at front desk.
$60 - 6 week session
No walk-ins.

Coloring for Adults

Third Tuesday of every month
2:00-3:30 PM

Join us at the Whippanong Library to
-Relax and relieve stress while being artistic
-Make new friends and most of all the Have Fun
Bring your own supplies or use ours.

Register


chess club

Adult Chess Club

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Enjoy playing chess?
Come in and test your skills against other players.



 

Quilting Club

Thursdays
1:30-3:00 PM

Quilt, socialize and share your techniques with others.

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Teen Chess Club
(Grades 6-12)

Starting Feb. 4, 2016
Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Teens will learn chess strategies and test their skills against other players.

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chess

Children's Chess Club
(Grades 1-5)

Starting Feb. 4, 2016
Thursdays, 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Elementary school children will learn chess strategies and test their skills against other players.

 

book club

Good Reads
Book Club

1st Wednesday of the month
7:00-8:30 PM

Join our new book club.
Everyone is welcome.

Sign up by phone, online or at front desk.

May 4 -Honolulu - Alan Brennert

June 1 - Devil's Feather - Minette Walters

Knitting & Crocheting at the Library

4H Knitting and Crocheting for Grades 3 - 8
instructed by Janet Dodge
Mondays, 6:30-8:00 PM
(No 4H knitting from July 20-Sept. 7)


Wednesday Afternoon Knitters
(for adults)

Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 PM

Knit Wits (for adults)
Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 PM

Scrabble Club

Mondays, 1:00-3:00 PM

Play scrabble at the library.

Tech Help

3rd Saturday of the month
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Bring in your laptop or mobile device for tech help.