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Recurring Programs 2024
Book Clubs: Afternoon: 1:00 pm | Evening: 7:00 pm | Monthly Monday: 1/8, 2/5, 3/4, 4/1, 5/6, & 6/3
Knitting and Crochet Club: Every Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Short Story Group: Monthly Friday mornings at 11:00 am:  1/19, 2/16, 3/15, 4/19, 5/17, & 6/21
Sketching Group: Monthly Wednesday afternoons at 2:00 pm: 1/10, 5/7, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, & 6/12
Tech Time: Weekly Fridays 10am-12pm, registration required!
Trivia: Monthly Thursdays at 7:00 pm: 1/25, 2/29, 3/28, 4/25, 5/30, & 6/27
Writers Group: Monthly Thursdays at 7:00 pm:  1/4, 2/1, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2, & 6/6

Cozy Chapters Challenge for Adult (A.K.A. Winter Reading!)
Read with us from the new year until spring! Pick up a reading log at the library starting January 8!
Program runs January 8th to March 4th. 
Adults & Young Adults: Complete 3 book reviews.
Children (Age 2 – Gr. 8): Read or listen to at least 12 books.
Return your logs to either the Adult or Children’s Desk by March 4, 2024.
All participants who hand in logs will receive a Pequannock Township Public Library Mug and Hot Chocolate!

Watercolor Painting Course
With: Lynn Schwartz
Intermediate 4-Week Course, please be available for all 4 classes in each session. You must have taken the beginner course! Registration is only for ONE of the two available session. 
Evening courses start at 7:00 pm
Session 1 (Tuesdays): 2/13, 2/20, 2/27 & 3/5
Session 2 (Mondays): 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, & 4/29


JANUARY

Broadway Magic: Then & Now
With: Francine & Joel Zelnik
Wednesday, January 3 at 7:00
Songs with the musical magic that can only come from a legendary Broadway show. You’ll hear the old “razzle dazzle” and over 23 Broadway gems. With songs from “Annie”, “Sweet Charity”, “Gypsy”, “The Little Mermaid”, “The Producers”, “South Pacific” and more.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

JFK Assassination
With: Wayne Lucina & The Pequannock Township Historical Society
Tuesday, January 9 at 7:00 pm
This is a recounting of an event that shook the world. Please join us for a factual journey along the paths of those involved in one of America’s darkest days. Presenter Wayne Lucina will walk you from the President’s morning preparation to the close of midnight, reviewing the actions and fates of the people who took part, the objects of interest related to the event, and the places in which the story unfolded. Interesting models, related literature and examples of important objects will be on display for viewing before and after the presentation.

Eat Well and Be Happy Into the New Year
With: Danielle Buonforte, Registered Dietician with Shoprite of Lincoln Park
Thursday, January 11 at 1:00 pm
Go over goal setting, macronutrients, building a balanced plate, & physical activity for the new year! 

Valentines Card Crafts
Thursday, January 18 at 1:00 pm & 6:30 pm
All materials provided. Limited to 20 Pequannock card holders at each time block.
Join us and get crafty as we prepare for valentines day! Choose from 3 cards to make or make your own.

Seasonings: Cook & Share
Tuesday, January 30 at 7:00 pm
Registration Required! Select a recipe from Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible (order through Main Libraries). Make the dish and bring it along to share!

FEBRUARY

Maple Sugaring
With: Morris County Parks Commission
Thursday, February 8 at 5:00 pm
How is sweet maple syrup made from tree sap? See the process from start to finish with an interactive PowerPoint presentation and touchable artifacts!

Navigating Hope Van
With: Morris County Outreach
Thursday, February 15 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Assistance with applications for; SNAP, Medicaid, general assistance, temporary assistance for needy families, utility assistance, housing assistance. Available referrals for; EITC (tax credits), WIC (nutritional assistance), aging services, domestic violence services, veterans services, health & wellness services, legal services, mental health transportation.

Catherine the Great
With: Ladies of History, Historical Reenactment
Friday, February 16 at 1:00 pm | Sponsored by the Friends of the Library 
Please join us as we meet Catherine the Great of Russia.  She will regale us with  stories of her life and reign.  You will learn many things you never knew and she will debunk the myths surrounding her amorous exploits.

MARCH

St. Patrick’s Day Bingo 
Thursday, March 14 at 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Limited to 30 participants at each time slot! 4 rounds of Bingo with PRIZES for round winners! Tie breaker is trivia questions!

Body Ignite! Mom-Only Workout Classes
With: FIT4MOM of Wayne
Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00 pm
Please bring a yoga mat and 1-5lb weight or dumbbell. 60-minute mom-only strength workout that targets every muscle in your body and increases your metabolism, athleticism, and everything mom-life throws your way!

The Sleep Diet Connection
With: Danielle Buonforte, registered dietician with Shoprite of Lincoln Park
Thursday, March 21 at 1:00 PM
Join us for a presentation Highlighting foods that promote relaxation! 

APRIL

Declaration of Independence Lecture 
With: Joel Farkas & The Pequannock Township Historical Society
Tuesday, April 2 at 7:00 pm
A lecture on the Declaration of Independence by Joel Farkas of the Pequannock Township Historical Society.

Seasonings: Cook & Share
Tuesday, April 9 at 7:00 pm
Select a recipe from Valerie’s Home Cooking: More than 100 Delicious Recipes to Share with Friends and Family (order through Main Libraries). Make the dish and bring it along to share! 

Poetry Month Painting
With: Lynn Schwartz
Thursday, April 11 at 5:00 pm 
Join us for an evening of painting with Lynn Schwartz! All materials provided. 

Gardening is for the Birds
With: Morris County Park Commission 
Thursday, April 18 at 5:00 pm
Putting up feeders is not the only way to attract feathered friends to your yard. Discover the simple secrets to creating a bird paradise around your home, and which birds you can attract with each method!

We are Clay
With: Liz Lubansky 
Tuesday, April 18 at 5:00 pm
All materials provided, limited to 20 Pequannock card holders.

MAY

All Month Long Affirmation Wall
May 1 to May 29
Stop by the library anytime from May 1st to May 29th and add a sticky note to our affirmation wall in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Peaceful Heart 
With: Root 2 Rise
Thursday, May 9 at 7:00 pm 
The newest offering from Root 2 Rise is Calming Practices for a Peaceful Heart. This program brings more soothing tips and methods to calm the heart and mind, keeping us balanced and feeling more “ourselves” even when the world seems to be changing so fast. 

Live Jazz Music 
With: The Bob Wylde Trio
Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 pm
Join us for an 1 1/12 of Jazz with the Bob Wylde Trio!

Cinco De Mayo – Empanadas
With: Alex’s Cooking Delights
Thursday, May 23 at 6:30 pm
Join us as we cook with Alex’s Cooking Delight’s! We’ll be doing a live cooking demo and making empanadas in celebration of Cinco De Mayo.