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March 2014

Coffee 101

on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:05pm

Take a coffee break with WMTL on Saturday, April 5 from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.! Celebrating their 10th anniversary, Longfellow's Coffee offers a big menu from its tiny Kinnelon location and WMTL is pleased to welcome them to West Milford for a coffee tasting! Enjoy brewed coffees from around the world or add one of the naturally flavored, exceptional syrups to your cup of joe. Our WMTL Friends are always the perfect complement to any event providing tasty treats to all of our coffee tasters. Remember to bring your favorite mug! This program for Adults will take place at Town Hall. Registration is required and is limited to 50. To register, please call 973-728-2822, email, or visit the Adult/Teen Services desk.

Crafting for Adults: Egg-Coupage

on Fri, 03/07/2014 - 6:12pm

Friday, April 4, 6:00-7:30pm. Come to an Egg-stravaganza of fun. Popular demand for Adult crafting has us decorating an egg for spring. No need to boil eggs nor end up with dye on your hands. With all supplies provided, just bring your imagination and a willingness to think out-of-the-box. Space is limited so register early. To register stop by or call the Adult/Teen Services desk at 973-728-2822 or email

The New SAT

on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 2:50pm

Attention High School Freshmen! You may have heard that you will be the first class to take the new, redesigned SAT. Here are the basic changes:

  • The SAT will be offered in print and, at selected locations, on computer.
  • There will be three sections: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, Math, and the Essay.
  • The length of the SAT will be about three hours, with an added 50 minutes for the essay. Precise timing will be finalized after further research.
  • The exam will once again be scored on a 400- to 1600-point scale. The Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section and the Math section will each be scored on a 200- to 800-point scale. Scores for the Essay will be reported separately.

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Twelve Years a Slave

on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 2:08pm

Read the memoir that inspired the Oscar winning film. Solomon Northup, a free resident of upstate New York, was kidnapped in 1841 and spent the next twelve years in slavery. The DigitalLibraryNJ copies have a long waiting list, but you can download it for free from the following sites: Project Gutenberg, Google Books, Internet Archive, University of North Carolina (browser version only).

March Meeting

on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 6:51pm

Killing the Poormaster: a Saga of Poverty, Corruption, and Murder in the Great Depression

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

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

Author and journalist Holly Metz steps back in time to Depression-era Hoboken to shine a light on the desperate conditions faced by the unemployed. Winner of the 2013 McCormick Prize, awarded by the New Jersey Historical Commission, this expose blends true crime, legal thriller, and social history.

Divergent Movie Launch Party!!

Teens 'n Tweens--Save the Date!!

Celebrate the launch of the movie Divergent--coming to a theater near you on March 21!  Based on the book by Veronica Roth, Divergent is a thrilling adventure set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities. Join us at the Library for munchies, and find out whether you're Selfless, Inteligent, Brave, Peaceful, Honest...or Divergent. Attendance is free, but registration is required. To sign up, please call 973-728-2822 or email

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm