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June 2014

Summer Programs are Filling Up Fast!

on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:19pm

As of today, Monday, June 30, registration for these Teen/Tween programs is filled:

Tiny Art Journal - Wednesday July2

Tie Dye the Easy Way - Wednesday July 23

 

There are still a few slots open for these programs:

Medieval Lantern - Two sessions: Wednesday, July 9; 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. AND Wednesday, July 16; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. (Both sessions are required.)

Dragon Skin - Two sessions: Wednesday, July 30; 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. AND Wednesday,  August 6; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. (Both sessions are required.)

Call 973-728-2822 or stop by the Adult/Teen or Children's desks to sign up!

July Meeting

on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 5:10pm

Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard

Wednesday, July 23, 10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
or Thursday, July 24, 7:00 – 7:45 p.m.

Discover the transformative powers of the words of William Shakespeare with a midsummer Chapters meeting celebrating the 450th birthday of the Bard of Avon in Shakespeare Saved My Life. Join Chapters for a morning or an evening discussion. To register, please call 973-728-2822, email wmtl@wmtl.org, or visit the Adult/Teen Services desk.

Summer 2014 Teen and Tween Craft Programs

on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:16am

This summer, West Milford Township Library transforms into a lab of creativity for teens and tweens. Learn some cool techniques, then take your creations home to impress your family and friends. All workshops are free, but space is limited to 15 participants, so registration is required. Call 973-728-2822, email wmtl@wmtl.org or stop by the Adult/Teen Services desk to register.

Tiny Art Journal

Wednesday, July 2; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Create cleverly layered pages of your secret thoughts, inspired ideas, and artistic impressions conveniently tucked into a tiny journal.

Medieval Lantern

Two sessions: Wednesday, July 9; 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. AND Wednesday, July 16; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. (Both sessions are required.)
When is a castle not a castle?? When it’s a milk carton! In this workshop, transform an ordinary beverage container into a medieval castle, complete with battlements, a drawbridge, and “stone” façade. Light it up from the inside to cast a royal glow so you can admire your creation day or night.  

Tie Dye--the Easy Way

Wednesday, July 23; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Transform an ordinary canvas tote into a tie-dye masterpiece using…Sharpies!  

Dragon Skin

Two sessions: Wednesday, July 30; 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. AND Wednesday,  August 6; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. (Both sessions are required.)
Camouflage your tablet or mobile phone with dragon skin that you make yourself. Dare your friends to touch the scaly, shimmering hide of this mythical monster!

 

Summer 2014 Computer Classes

on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:09am

On Wednesday mornings WMTL provides a series of free introductory computer classes. Registration is limited to five WMTL cardholders per session. To register, or for more information, visit the Adult/Teen Services desk, or call 973-728-2822.

Zinio - free magazines

July 2, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Learn how to read magazines for free on your phone, tablet, laptop or PC.

Microsoft Office free web apps

July 9, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Microsoft offer free web apps with the basic features of Office. Create simple documents and save them on the web.

Free Ebooks

July 16, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Learn how to get free ebooks from the library and from other sources around the web.

Android Basics drop-in Q&A

July 30, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Stop by with questions about your Android tablet or smartphone.

Young Adult Bookworms

on Tue, 06/03/2014 - 12:54pm

Share your thoughts and read what others are saying about your favorite books, like The Fault In Our Stars, The Book Thief, Harry Potter, Divergent, The Lord of the Rings, The Inheritance Cycle, Game of Thrones, The Lorien Legacies, Artemis Fowl Trilogy, The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, The Percy Jackson Series...and many more. Visit Goodreads and sign up for a free membership to join the disucssions. Goodreads also has book reviews on all kinds of young adult and adult fiction, announcements about cool events, and hundreds of book trivia questions by fans.