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January 2014

A Star You Won't Forget

on Thu, 01/30/2014 - 2:33pm

Do you love books by award-winning author John Green? Then you are sure to enjoy this collection of journals, fiction, letters, and sketches of Esther Grace Earl. Esther, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 16 is the inspiration for Green’s recent book The Fault in Our Stars. Inside you’ll find photographs and essays by family and friends that will help to tell Esther’s story. Available today at the Library!

Dan's Cooking Class: Under Pressure

on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:51am

Are you under pressure to get a tasty, nutritious dinner on the table in a flash?  LIke the idea of preparing fork-tender beef stew in thirty minutes?  All this and more is made possible by the pressure cooker.  Learn pressure cooker basics from Dan Frey, chef and Culinary Institute of America graduate.

This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and will take palce in Town Hall.  Registration is limited to 50 WMTL cardholders.  To register, visit the Adult/Teen Services desk or call 973-728-2822.

February Meeting

on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 7:19pm

The Interestings

Wednesday, February 19, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

or Thursday, February 20, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Julie is middle class and from the New York suburbs. After she meets five sophisticated and privileged Manhattan teens at a creative arts camp in the Berkshire Mountains, Julie quickly transforms into Jules. Author Meg Wolitzer follows Jules and her clique through the ups and downs of their long friendships as they move from adolescence to middle age.

Too Cold to Go Outside?

on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 4:45pm

Sit right where you are and stay warm with these e-tales of fantasy and intrigue. All are available free for downloading to your mobile device or PC with your West Milford Township Library card from http://www.digitallibrarynj.com/.  

Click “Account” for instructions, and be sure to select PALS Plus as your library.

Agatha H. and the Airship City by Kaja Foglio

Agatha seems destined for a lackluster career as a minor lab assistant. But when the Transylvania Polygnostic University is overthrown by the ruthless tyrant Baron Klaus Wulfenbach, Agatha finds herself a prisoner aboard his massive airship Castle Wulfenbach — and it begins to look like she might carry a spark of Mad Science after all.

The Trap by Jean Lowery Nixon

Julie resents being sent to spend the summer with her great aunt and uncle on their ranch in Texas, but something strange is going on at Rancho del Oro. Pieces of jewelry and little objects are missing. When she discovers Uncle Gabe's fall was not an accident, Julie knows she must discover the killer's identity. Or else she could be next.

All Just Glass by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Taking place over just twenty-four hours, this is the story of a game-changing battle that will forever change the world of the Den of Shadows. And at its center is the story of two sisters who must choose between love and duty.

Spring Story Time

on Sat, 01/04/2014 - 11:25am

Registration for the spring session of Story Time begins Saturday, March 22 in-person at the Children's Services desk and will remain open until the sessions are filled. Phone registration begins Monday, March 24. Complete program details can be found via the Story Time link located in the Kids Corner of the Children's Services page, and in Fine Print, the Library’s quarterly newsletter. Stop by the Children’s Services Desk or call 973-728-2823 for more information. We look forward to seeing you at Story Time!