Summer Newsletter 2018

Hurray, Summer's Here.  Even though the library's closed on Saturdays, we have loads going on with George Pereny talking about his new book, our sponsored Children's Hair Braiding Class, Technology Workshops at 5pm on Tuesdays and the culmination of our One Book, One Town program on September 8th.
Read on for more details

Did you visit our Book Sale on Garage Sale Day?  We had some great summer reading bargains at 25c each.  Visit us on Pompton Day too.
And we'll be at the National Night Out on Tuesday August 7th.

Hair Braiding Classes 
Monday August 13th

With Stylist Michelle Arnold

Parent & Me (Ages 4-8) at 5.30pm
Basic Braids (Ages 9+) at 6.30pm

Spaces are limited and registration is required, call the Library for details 
Please come with clean, detangled hair and bring your own hairbrush 
(sanitized combs will be provided).
George Pereny
Wednesday, August 15th at 7pm

Join us as George tells his amazing story of this journey, and the self-discovery he made along the his latest book, THE BUS FOR AMERICA. 
George Pereny’s latest book blends memory, history and poetry and tells the story of a life that started with a brave escape from his native Hungary, and the result of the life changing decision to take the bus for America rather than Canada.
There's still time to buy tickets for the 2018-19 concert series at the NJ Performing Arts Centre in Newark.
Buy a Season ticket and get a luxury coach transfer for only $5 per trip.
For Details/order form
Join-in with our ONE BOOK, ONE TOWN reading event this summer.
If you haven't read Thunder Dog: the Story of a Blind Man and his Guide Dog and Keep Your Ear on the Ball, for younger readers, there's still time.
Copies available for loan at the library now, or on Audio via
Join us at the Library at 10am on Friday August 3rd for an informal discussion

Our grand finale celebration will take place on Saturday, September 8th, at 1pm in front of the library.  Special guests will be families who train service dogs and their canine friends.  Join us that day to support literacy and community spirit in Pompton Lakes. Happy Reading!
We're enjoying the concerts on the lawn held by Pompton Lakes BID.  Come and meet us at the next one.
Wednesday, July 18 - The Jack Grace Band (rain date: Friday Sept 7)
Wednesday, July 25 - The 3M Band (rain date: Thursday, August 2)
Thursday, August 9 - The Flying Obersons (rain date: Thursday, August 16)
Thursday, August 23 - The Saddletones (rain date: Wednesday, August 29)

Don't forget our weekly Mah Jongg sessions on Tuesday afternoons.
Beginners welcome
Sign-up for our Holly House Tour December 1st 2018.
Click Here for more details
We meet at the Library on the first Wednesday of every month, usually at 6pm.
We'd love you help us plan our programs, Like our Facebook page to learn more or visit for more details.
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