ADULT DEPARTMENT

 

Please contact reference@fairlawn.bccls.org or 201-796-3400, ext. 2 with any reference questions or questions about programs. 

SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY MATINEE:

DEATH ON THE NILE

Thursday, August 11th
2pm

We will be showing "Death on the Nile" on a large screen in our Reference Room. The movie will begin promptly at 2pm, latecomers will not be admitted. No registration required. 

 

Rated PG-13

Runtime is 2 hours and 7 minutes

Summary of "Death on the Nile"

THURSDAY MATINEE:

CYRANO

Thursday, August 18th
2pm

We will be showing "Cyrano" on a large screen in our Reference Room. The movie will begin promptly at 2pm, latecomers will not be admitted. No registration required. 

 

Rated PG-13

Runtime is 2 hours and 4 minutes

Summary of "Cyrano"

THURSDAY MATINEE:

BELFAST

Thursday, August 25th
2pm

We will be showing "Belfast" on a large screen in our Reference Room. The movie will begin promptly at 2pm, latecomers will not be admitted. No registration required. 

 

Rated PG-13

Runtime is 1 hour and 38 minutes

Summary of "Swan Song"

PAPER MOSAIC CRAFT

Thursday, August 25th
7pm

Join Emiliana in-person and create a beautiful paper mosaic!  We will be using colorful cut paper for this craft, please bring in a scissor. The library will provide all other supplies needed.  Registration is required and you must be a Fair Lawn resident, ages 18+.  

GEORGE WASHINGTON, NJ, AND THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

Wednesday, September 14th
7pm

Historian, Joel Farkas, will discuss George Washington’s military career and the history behind the Revolutionary War in New Jersey. 

Mr. Farkas is a graduate of The Ohio State University and was a US Army officer. He is a student of the American Revolution and a popular lecturer on a variety of topics pertaining to Revolutionary War, and the early days of the Republic. He is a volunteer guide at the Ford Mansion at Morristown National Historical Park.

This program is both in person in the library and live streaming via Zoom. Registration is necessary.

FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP (6 SESSIONS)

Wednesdays, Sept 21 - Nov 2
7-8:30pm

New and experienced writers are inspired to put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) in this six week Fiction Writing program via Zoom. Author and fiction writing teacher, Kim Kovach, shares fun, fresh ideas to write short stories each week. Participants explore creating characters, point-of-view, dialogue and more! 

Kim Kovach teaches fiction writing and personal story writing for adults and creative writing classes for children and teens. The author of six fiction books, Kim writes a weekly newspaper column as well as feature articles for magazines. Visit her website

Please register to receive the Zoom link. No class on October 5th. 

FELT ELEPHANT

Mondays, Sept 19 & Oct 3
7-8:30pm

Join Carolina for a fun filled class where she will teach you how to make your very own felt elephant with embroidery embellishments! This program will be a two part series, one on September 19th and the next for October 3rd. This program is open to Fair Lawn patrons only, 18+. Registration required. 

ONGOING PROGRAMS

WRITERS' CIRCLE

Mondays 
7pm

Our Adult Writers' Circle has not let the pandemic stop us, as we continue to meet. In fact, we are meeting more often than ever, once a week at the moment, Mondays at 7:00 pm. No experience is necessary and the group meets on Zoom. Please email Justin to sign up. 

KNITTING CLUB

Mondays
2pm

Join Carolina in the Reference Room for a fun hour of knitting, stories, tips and showing off your latest project. All levels welcome. If you would like to attend via zoom, please sign up on our calendar to receive the link

CHESS CLUB

1st Monday of the Month
Next Meeting: August 1st
1pm

Join other Chess enthusiasts for this drop-in chess club on Level B to the left of the globe. 

ADULT BOARD GAME CLUB

Wednesdays
7pm

Looking to play some games online with staff and patrons? Our Adult Board Game Club is now virtual and meets weekly on Wednesdays at 7pm. If you are an adult and are interested in playing, email Justin and he'll tell you more and send you an invitation to our meetings. We have played some party games, and even enjoyed a space-themed RPG.

OPEN STUDIO

Thursdays
7pm

Emiliana will continue to lead the group on Zoom.  Enjoy drawing a still life or (clothed) model. No drawing or artistic experience is necessary, and new members of all ages are always welcome. You will need a drawing pencil, pad of drawing paper, and eraser or any medium you feel comfortable with. Email Em if you would like to join the group and she will send you a Zoom link the day of the program.

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