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May 2019

Teen Tuesday: Escape the Room

Today's Event is: Escape the Room This is the last Teen Tuesday event of the 2018-2019 school year so don't miss it! All Teen Tuesday Events are FREE and open to students in Grades 7-12. Advanced sign up is never…

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Homework Helper

If you need a little extra help with homework, stop by for this program designed for high school volunteers to assist students one-on-one. No registration is required but spots will be given out on a first come, first served basis.…

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Peter and the Wolf

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$10.00

A “symphonic fairy tale” by the composer Sergei Prokofiev, Peter and The Wolf is a beloved story enjoyed by both young and older audiences alike. Performed with narration, the musical work serves as an introduction to the instruments of the…

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Pub Trivia: Gilmore Girls

Join us for Gilmore Girls Trivia Held at the Poitin Still ?? 774 Main St., Hackensack. Like us on Facebook at: JPL Pub Trivia to let us know you're coming! Trivia game is free to play, but the library does…

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Peter and the Wolf

A “symphonic fairy tale” by the composer Sergei Prokofiev, Peter and The Wolf is a beloved story enjoyed by both young and older audiences alike. Performed with narration, the musical work serves as an introduction to the instruments of the…

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Tiny Tots Story Time

Join us for a weekly themed program for children featuring colorful fun stories, a short video and an always entertaining craft! This is a great program for kids to start socializing with other kids before they get ready for kindergarten.…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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Rhythm & Rhyme

This interactive program includes rhymes, songs, instruments, dancing, and much more for children and their fellow caregivers! No registration is required but due to space and safety restrictions spots will be given to the first 15 children. Questions? Contact Mari,…

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Video Game Club

Get your game on! Drop in to play with our Wii and Xbox and get creative with Minecraft and Roblox with fellow video game lovers! No registration is required. Questions? Contact Mari, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14 or mari.zigas@hackensack.bccls.org

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(R) Socia Media for Business

Ever wondered how to leverage social media like Facebook, Twitter, etc. in growing your business? Then join Verena Aibel, Executive Consultant and Owner of Vibrant Visions International, LLC for some quick tips on how to get started in or step…

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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Music & Movement

Sing, dance, and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children and their caregivers! Our movement time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun! Online registration is required for each session.…

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Inspect Your Gadget

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Need help figuring out your new phone, tablet, e-reader, or laptop? Want to find out about the free e-resources available to you with your library card? Bring your charged-up device & we will answer all your questions! Questions? Contact Genesis…

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Bilingual Story Time / Hora de Cuentos en Ingles y Espanol

Listen to stories in both English and Spanish, watch a short movie and end with a craft! No registration is required. ¡Escuche cuentos en Espanol y en Inglés! ¡Vea una corta película y haz un projecto de arte! No requiere…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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Homework Helper

If you need a little extra help with homework, stop by for this program designed for high school volunteers to assist students one-on-one. No registration is required but spots will be given out on a first come, first served basis.…

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An Evening of Dance

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$15.00

Students from the Ballet Arts school will showcase their talents for all to see.  Our Modern, Tap, Contemporary and Les Enfants students will get the chance to perform and highlight their work from the year.  There will also be a…

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(R) LEAP Assistive Technology Class: Computer Basics

Have you noticed a change in your vision? If you are 55 or older with a vision change, free assistive technology classes are available. Explore computers equipped with magnification and speech. In this beginner class, you will learn basic computer…

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Veteran Benefits Information

Come and find out about your VA Benefits! Vet Center services include: Readjustment Counseling, Marital and Family Counseling Substance abuse information and referral, Group readjustment counseling Sexual trauma counseling and referral, Referral for benefits assistance Job counseling and referral ,…

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Movie Fridays

Celebrate the end of the week with a movie! Parents and children are welcome and no registration is required. Questions? Contact the JPL Children's Room, (201) 343-4169 ext. 14, hackjuv@hackensack.bccls.org

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The Tea – Interview With The Stars

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$25.00

We’re pretty sure you’ve heard these bible stories before, but never told like this… Jezebel, Judas, Pharaoh, Noah, Delilah, Adam, Eve, King Solomon and Queen Athaliah travel through the corridors of time to the present day to give a first-hand…

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Just the Facts: the Nonfiction Only Book Club

This month we will discuss: TBD Please feel free to join us. We ask that you read at least 200 pages of the book if you wish to participate in the discussion. You are welcome to bring any refreshments you…

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Barks & Books: Read with Brady

Come welcome our newest therapy dog, Brady! A lovable yellow lab, Brady enjoys picture books and the occasional early reader. Stop by, read a book, and hang out! No registration is required. Questions? Contact Mari at 201-343-4169 x14 or mari.zigas@hackensack.bccls.org.

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The Tea – Interview With The Stars

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Hackensack Performing Arts Center, 102 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
$25.00

We’re pretty sure you’ve heard these bible stories before, but never told like this… Jezebel, Judas, Pharaoh, Noah, Delilah, Adam, Eve, King Solomon and Queen Athaliah travel through the corridors of time to the present day to give a first-hand…

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CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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Inspect Your Gadget

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Need help figuring out your new phone, tablet, e-reader, or laptop? Want to find out about the free e-resources available to you with your library card? Bring your charged-up device & we will answer all your questions! Questions? Contact Genesis…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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Open Mic Night Featuring Kenny Cunningham

The last (usually) Thursday of every month come out to showcase YOUR TALENT and enjoy top notch featured performers. Show up for one or both parts of the night and enjoy! Light refreshments available. Kenny Cunningham is a critically acclaimed…

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(R) LEAP Assistive Technology Class: Computer Basics

Have you noticed a change in your vision? If you are 55 or older with a vision change, free assistive technology classes are available. Explore computers equipped with magnification and speech. In this beginner class, you will learn basic computer…

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June 2019

YA Books for Adult Readers Book Club: Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian

We'll be reading Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian. New Members are always welcome! No commitment required - come whenever you're free or the book sounds interesting to you. Questions? Contact Keri Adams, (201) 343-4169 ext. 30, keri.adams@hackensack.bccls.org

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Barks & Books: Read with Brady

For grades K-6 Meet Rodney and his little sister, Baby Ruth, who love to read books with you! Rodney is an award-winning, cuddly dog who has nothing but patience and love for all children. No registration is required. Questions? Contact…

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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(R) Acting for Beginners Workshop

4-Session Series: June 3, 10, 17, 24 You are invited to join actor Teddy Coluca, a proud member of The Company, with a 30-year career in Theater, Film and Television for a 4-week acting mini workshop for beginners. Students will…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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Redefining Retirement

Redefine YOUR retirement: Contribute your unique skills to a Bergen County nonprofit. Make a meaningful difference in your community. Ready to engage again Eager to pursue a passion Tempted to try new endeavors Intrigued by learning new skills Repurpose your…

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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Inspect Your Gadget

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Need help figuring out your new phone, tablet, e-reader, or laptop? Want to find out about the free e-resources available to you with your library card? Bring your charged-up device & we will answer all your questions! Questions? Contact Genesis…

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ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

Find out more »

(R) LEAP Assistive Technology Class: Computer Basics

Have you noticed a change in your vision? If you are 55 or older with a vision change, free assistive technology classes are available. Explore computers equipped with magnification and speech. In this beginner class, you will learn basic computer…

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Summer Concert Series

The first in our Summer Concert Series will be Barbie Tatum's Reggae/Soul Fusion Trio! Enjoy a fabulous music experience and some light snacks on the library's front lawn. All are welcome. In case of bad weather the concert will be…

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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(R) Acting for Beginners Workshop

4-Session Series: June 3, 10, 17, 24 You are invited to join actor Teddy Coluca, a proud member of The Company, with a 30-year career in Theater, Film and Television for a 4-week acting mini workshop for beginners. Students will…

Find out more »

ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

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(R) Hackensack Creates…Painting with Bob Ross

Follow along with an episode of The Joy of Painting and create your own work of art! Please register by June 10 as supplies are limited. Questions? Email cathy@johnsonlib.org or call 201-343-4169 x22

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Citizenship Class

Topics discussed in citizenship class: Civics questions, reading vocabulary, writing vocabulary. Classes are free to all and no registration required. Must have some literacy skills to take the class. Questions? Contact Michelle Ferreira, (201) 343-4169 ext. 34, michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org

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Inspect Your Gadget

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Need help figuring out your new phone, tablet, e-reader, or laptop? Want to find out about the free e-resources available to you with your library card? Bring your charged-up device & we will answer all your questions! Questions? Contact Genesis…

Find out more »

ESL Conversation Class

ESL conversation classes are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and pronunciation. Questions? Contact Michelle…

Find out more »

(R) LEAP Assistive Technology Class: Computer Basics

Have you noticed a change in your vision? If you are 55 or older with a vision change, free assistive technology classes are available. Explore computers equipped with magnification and speech. In this beginner class, you will learn basic computer…

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