Conversation leaders: Frank DeLigio and Art Murray
Monday,March 3 7:00 pm (Part One)
Monday, March 17 7:00 pm (Part Two)
Lady and the Pres - Billie Holliday and Lester Young-Each is a jazz icon. Billie is the singer every vocalist from Frank Sinatra to Adele acknowledges as the gold standard and Lester is the master of the off-beat tenor sax phrasing that influenced reed men from Charlie Parker to Stan Getz. Join us to hear and discuss the music of Billie Holliday and Lester Young. The program is free and open to all. Please call 201-796-3400 x-11 to let us know you are coming.
Sunday, April 13
1:30 pm promptly
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. The program is free and open to all. For more information please call 201-796-3400
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA, Inc. is reopening at Fair Lawn Library
Looking for work? Seeking to reinvigorate your job search?
Neighbors will meet every Monday evening at 7:00 pm. All are welcome!
Call 201-796-3400/extension 5 for more information or to register.
ESL Conversation Group
An ESL Conversation Group will be meeting on Tuesdays at 10:30am beginning on Tuesday, April 1st, and running for six weeks.
Practice speaking English with others in a comfortable environment.
To sign up, please call (201)-796-3400 Ext.5, email email@example.com, or stop by library's Reference Desk on Level D.
AARP Tax Assistance
AARP volunteers are available on Wednesdays and Thursday, from 10:30 am until 3:30 pm to prepare and file simple tax forms for Seniors. This free service begins on February 12 and continues until April 10 and requires registration. Please call 201-796-3400 x-5 to make an appointment
The Writers' Circle is a group for current and aspiring writers. Bring your fiction, non-fiction or ideas to share with the group. It will meet at 6:30pm on the following dates:
Writers with all levels of experience are welcome to attend. No registration is necessary. Please contact Justin Portelli with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 201-796-3400, Ext. 0
There will be high school volunteers to help you with all of your technology related questions on Level D every Monday and Wednesday from 3:30-5:30pm, as well as on Saturdays from 2-4pm.
Please call 201-796-3400, Ext. 5, or stop by the Reference Desk on Level D for more information or to make an appointment.
The Recipe Club
will continue on the last Thursday of every month
3/27, 4/24, 5/29, 6/26, 7/24, 8/28, 9/25, 10/30, 11/20, 12/18.
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
in the REFERENCE ROOM located on level D.
FREE to the public and no registration required.
The Maurice M. Pine Free Public Library is starting a Recipe Club to discuss and exchange ideas on cooking, nutrition and favorite recipes.
At the first meeting we will be discussing topics to be covered at future meetings, such as “healthy snacks” and “nutritious lunches”.
Participants will be welcome to bring samples of food items to taste and share, and we will talk about money-saving ideas and “couponing”. At future meetings the group will have speakers on a variety of topics.
Please join us to share your thoughts and ideas for this new club.
For more information please call Emiliana Tuohey or Leslie Kruegel at 201-796-3400/extension 16 or 5.
NOOKS NOOKS NOOKS
Thinking about buying an e-reader? Looking to keep up with new technology? Or are you just trying to jump the line and bring home a bestseller? Then take home one of our Nooks!
We have purchased ten Nooks from Barnes & Noble to lend to Fair Lawn patrons. They come pre-loaded with their own unique bookshelf. Each Nook comes with a mix of bestsellers and classics. Six Nooks are for Adult materials, both fiction and non-fiction. Two contain Young Adult materials. Another two Nooks are filled with books for kids. And the selections will only grow, as we add more and more new titles to the Nooks over time. Some current titles include The Cuckoo's Calling, Inferno, And the Mountains Echoed, Gone Girl, Doctor Sleep, The Hunger Games Trilogy and more!
We have added even more titles for 2014. Take a look at our selection with the link below.
All you have to do to take a Nook home is bring in your valid Fair Lawn library card with no fines or overdues. If the Nook you are looking for is not available, you can place a hold on it like any other item.
Is the bestseller you were waiting for a disappointment? No problem. Just scroll through to the next one. The Nook allows you to hold an entire shelf in your hand. Ask for details in Circulation, Reference, or the Children's Room.
Click here for a complete list of available titles: Nook Titles
Please call 201-796-3400, Ext. 0 for more information or to place a hold.
The spring issue of the Pine Times, written by Justin Portelli, is now available to view online:
Scrabble enthusiasts are invited to play with other players EVERY Wednesday from 6:30-9 pm.
Game boards are available for play at other times-
just ask at the Reference Desk.
Challenge your mind Thursday nights, 7pm until 8:45 pm, playing chess in our Reference Room. No registration necessary, please call 201-796-3400 for more information. Beginning on Thursday, January 2nd.
( 3/20, 4/17, 5/22, 6/19, 7/17, 8/21, 9/18, 10/16, 11/20, 12/18)
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
PINE GALLERY on Level C.
The Pine Gallery will open its art space to the public for an opportunity to sit and draw from a still life. A different still life each month. No experience necessary. Surround yourself with beautiful artwork and have fun creating your own masterpiece. Registration not required. FREE to the public. Everyone welcome! Participants should bring their own drawing supplies. Paints are not permitted.
Scurti Group Show: Lines That Form November 2013
Click Here www.youtube.com/embed/TQK1_LoL0v0"
Video by Wayne Robbins
ESL TUTORS NEEDED
Due to a large number of foreign born students requesting help with English language skills, the Library is seeking residents who would like to help a neighbor improve English speaking and reading abilities.
If you would like to volunteer for an hour once a week, please call Leslie at (201)796-3400/extension 5.
There are no special requirements for this program.
Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group
The Fire That Changed America- David Von Drehle
Thursday, March 27th at 2pm
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911, was one of the deadliest industrial disasters. in the history of the city of New York and resulted in the fourth highest loss of life from an industrial accident in U.S. history. or a lively discussion, please join Library Director Tim Murphy for a lively discussion. For more information, call 201-796-0683.
Readers Roundtable Book Group
La's Orchestra Saves the World -
Alexander McCall Smith
Thursday, April 3rd at 2pm
A heart-warming stand alone novel about the life-affirming powers of music and company during a time of war, from the best-selling and beloved author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
When Lavender, La to her friends, moves to the Suffolk countryside, it’s not just to escape the London Blitz but also to flee the wreckage of a disastrous marriage. But as she starts to become a part of the community, she detects a sense of isolation. Her deep love of music and her desire to bring people together inspire her to start an orchestra. Little did she know that through this orchestra she would not only give hope and courage to the people of the community, but also that she would meet a man, Feliks, a shy upright Pole, who would change her life forever.
Join us for a lively discussion! Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. New members are always welcome!
KNITTING AND CROCHET CLUB
Mondays, 7:00-8:45 pm
Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm
Come and share your love of knitting and crocheting and socialize with other hand crafters. All levels of experience are welcome - work on a current project or start a new one, and please bring your own supplies.
The Monday group meets in the Art Gallery on Level C and the Tuesday group meets in the Reference Room on Level D. No registration is necessary - just drop in!
Call Leslie at (201)796-3400 if you need more information.
Check out our KIDS PAGE for all the information on the exciting schedule of events we have planned for you!
Check out our Haunted Library Photos and Video:
Hindi Story Time
For ages 3-6 and their grownups
January 16th (4:15) or 23rd (6:30)
February 6th (4:15) or 13th (6:30)
March 13th (4:15) or 20th (6:30)
April 3rd (4:15) or 10th (6:30)
May 8th (4:15) or 15th (6:30)
No registration required.The Fair Lawn Library is pleased to offer story time conducted entirely in the Hindi language. Please ask at the Children's Department Information Desk if you have any questions.
TAB (Teen Advisory Board)
Are you bursting with ideas about how to make your community and especially your library a more fun and happening place? Want to make new friends and have fun? Earn volunteer hours? Join the TAB! All meetings are Mondays at 4:30pm.
Upcoming TAB meeting dates:
Teen Book Discussion Groups
Talk It Up! Grades 7-9 7:00-7:45pm
Next meeting is March 19th. We will be discussing Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson.
Teen Book Club Grades 9-12 8:00-8:45pm
Next meeting is March 19th. We will be discussing Acceleration by Graham McNamee
Love to read? Like to hang out with friends? Put your hands together! Join us once a month at the library for Book Club. Books will be chosen and provided by the librarian. When you register you'll receive your first book. Read it for the first meeting. We'll talk about that book, play games, eat snacks and have fun.
Please see the Reference Librarian on Level D
Calling all Whovians!
The Dr. Who Program on Friday, December 27th was a great success! Here are the winners of the Dr. Who polls:
Best Doctor: Tennant
Best Companions: Jack and Rose
Best Villian: Weeping Angels
Best Episode: Day of the Doctor
Monday, March 31st
4:30 to 5:15pm
Create a fun art project using nothing but colored post-its. There will be many pixelated images to choose from, and then we will recreate them using the post-its. No registration necessary.
YouTube Film Festival & Ice Cream
Wednesday, April 16th
Watch some of the wildest, wackiest, most popular YouTube clips of the last few years with a make your own sundae. Suggestions prior to the program are encouraged! Email them to email@example.com. No registration necessary.
Monday, May 5th
Love to do crafts? Bring any white items you'd like to dye-shirts, pillowcases, socks, etc. and go wild! No registration necessary.
Monday, May 12th
Are you itching to start working but don't know where to start? Come to this Resume Workshop and get some good tips to begin writing. No registration necessary.
The Fair Lawn Library has started a video game collection.
Do you no longer play some of your games at home? Please consider donating them to the library so other people can enjoy playing them.
The policies of the collection are as follows:
This is mainly a browsing collection. For your convenience a list of all games currently owned by the library will be available.