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August 2012

Chapters for September

on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 3:01pm

My Year with Eleanor

September 19

Approaching her 30thbirthday and jobless in 2009, author Noelle Hancock was seeking a mentor. She found one in Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962.) The first lady’s inspiring words from decades ago transform the life of this young author in her funny and heartfelt memoir.

 

Chapters looks back fifty years to 1962– a watershed year in a dramatic decade that continues to figure prominently in our national memory.  Join us on Wednesdays from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. To register, please call 973-728-2822, visit the Adult/Teen Services desk, or email wmtl@wmtl.org.

Chapters for October

on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 2:58pm

Peace Like a River

October 17

Reuben Land is 12 years old in 1962. He idolizes his older brother Davy, loves to listen to his younger sister Swede’s stories of outlaws, and believes his father Jeremiah performs miracles.  Leif Enger’s debut is a beautifully written novel of faith, family, and folklore.

 

Chapters looks back fifty years to 1962– a watershed year in a dramatic decade that continues to figure prominently in our national memory.  Join us on Wednesdays from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. To register, please call 973-728-2822, visit the Adult/Teen Services desk, or email wmtl@wmtl.org.

Get Organized for the Holidays

on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 2:03pm

Enjoy the Holidays, Organized and Stress Free, with Maria-Elena Grant

Monday, November 5

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Maria-Elena Grant presents this free program which focuses on ways to get more accomplished during the hectic holiday season, spend more time enjoying your family, and take pleasure in the festivities.

“During the holidays there is always so much to do. Each year, we keep making the same mistakes over and over, making it impossible to appreciate our families and friends and the true meaning of the season. This year can be different”, says Maria-Elena, “and this seminar will provide great information and tips on how to do it better.” 

Maria-Elena Grant is the principal interior decorator and organizing consultant for Awesome Rooms, LLC. Registration is not required. This program takes place at the library. For more information call 973-728-2824.

 

Tween Scene archive

on Thu, 08/16/2012 - 6:03pm

Check out the older Tween Scene blog entries at the old site.

Stitches at WMTL

on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 4:58pm

WMTL introduces Stitches the Library’s new group for knitting and crocheting.   Beginning September 26th from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. WMTL will host a monthly get together for knitters and crocheters. Both experienced and beginners are invited to bring needles, yarn and any projects in progress or new to work on. These are not classes, but informal gatherings where people can give each other assistance and tips. Stitches will continue to meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Registration is not required. For more information call 973-728-2824 or email maynard@wmtl.org.