Why You Need an Electric Car
Jun
1
1:00 PM13:00

Why You Need an Electric Car

Paul Rosengren of Glen Rock will talk about the environmental, economic and geo-political reasons for buying an electric car. An electric car owner for 6 years, Rosengren started the PSEG Employee Electric Car Program , recognized with the Governor’s environmental award. This talk is scheduled to coincide with Glen Rock’s first electric car show, tomorrow, June 2, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the parking lot next to Borough Hall train tracks. Come see an assortment of electric cars and talk to their owners about their experiences. Contact Library to sign up or click here.

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9 Ways to Help Save on Taxes in Retirement
Jun
3
1:00 PM13:00

9 Ways to Help Save on Taxes in Retirement

When you're building your distribution plan, it is crucial to include tax strategies that will help protect the money you worked so hard to save. Join Debra Taylor as she provides knowledge to equip you with the most up-to-date and comprehensive information regarding retirement taxation and  how to efficiently harvest your Social Security, 401(k)/IRA and other income sources. Presented by Debra Taylor, CPA/PFS, JD, CDFA. Contact the Library to register or click here.

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Figure & Still Life Drawing: Beginners & Advanced
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

Figure & Still Life Drawing: Beginners & Advanced

Back by popular demand, this hands-on class (series of 4) will motivate students to see, experience and experiment with gesture and expression. With an emphasis on light, students will bring their drawings to life by combining various grades of graphite, charcoal and white chalk. Materials will be provided, and all skill levels are welcome. Students are encouraged to bring objects with linear qualities (yarn, twig, wire, string, etc.), as well as three ‘sentimental objects’ with 3D textures. Attend as many as you wish; limited spaces per session. Register by calling or emailing: glrkcirc@bccls.org.

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Figure & Still Life Drawing: Beginners & Advanced
Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

Figure & Still Life Drawing: Beginners & Advanced

Back by popular demand, this hands-on class (2nd of 4) will motivate students to see, experience and experiment with gesture and expression. With an emphasis on light, students will bring their drawings to life by combining various grades of graphite, charcoal and white chalk. Materials will be provided, and all skill levels are welcome. Students are encouraged to bring objects with linear qualities (yarn, twig, wire, string, etc.), as well as three ‘sentimental objects’ with 3D textures. Attend as many as you wish; limited spaces per session. Register by calling or emailing: glrkcirc@bccls.org.

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LGBTQ Film Shorts / Glen Rock Pride
Jun
17
6:30 PM18:30

LGBTQ Film Shorts / Glen Rock Pride

A curated collection of LGBTQ short films from the Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival. This program features narrative, animation, and award-winning documentaries from the Festival's Global Insights Collection. Some of the films contain mature content. Doors open at 6:30 pm; screening begins at 7:00 pm. For mature audiences. Register here; walk-ins accommodated if space allows. To receive an email reminder 1 day before the event, enter your email address on the registration form.

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1-on-1 Technology Help
Jun
18
10:00 AM10:00

1-on-1 Technology Help

Register for an appointment:

Tuesday, June 18th in the morning at 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, or 11:30am

Need help with a smartphone, tablet, or social media? Are you interested in learning how to borrow e-books and audiobooks digitally from the library? Bring your questions, your device, and your passwords. All skill levels are welcome. Please note we cannot help with printers.

Please register in person or call us at 201-670-3970.

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1-on-1 Technology Help
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

1-on-1 Technology Help

Register for an appointment:

Thursday, June 20th in the evening at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, or 7:30pm

Need help with a smartphone, tablet, or social media? Are you interested in learning how to borrow e-books and audiobooks digitally from the library? Bring your questions, your device, and your passwords. All skill levels are welcome. Please note we cannot help with printers.

Please register in person or call us at 201-670-3970.

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Figure & Still Life Drawing: Beginners & Advanced
Jun
20
7:00 PM19:00

Figure & Still Life Drawing: Beginners & Advanced

Back by popular demand, this hands-on class (3rd of 4) will motivate students to see, experience and experiment with gesture and expression. With an emphasis on light, students will bring their drawings to life by combining various grades of graphite, charcoal and white chalk. Materials will be provided, and all skill levels are welcome. Students are encouraged to bring objects with linear qualities (yarn, twig, wire, string, etc.), as well as three ‘sentimental objects’ with 3D textures. Attend as many as you wish; limited spaces per session. Register by calling or emailing: glrkcirc@bccls.org.

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Figure & Still Life Drawing: Beginners & Advanced
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

Figure & Still Life Drawing: Beginners & Advanced

Back by popular demand, this hands-on class will motivate students to see, experience and experiment with gesture and expression. With an emphasis on light, students will bring their drawings to life by combining various grades of graphite, charcoal and white chalk. Materials will be provided, and all skill levels are welcome. Students are encouraged to bring objects with linear qualities (yarn, twig, wire, string, etc.), as well as three ‘sentimental objects’ with 3D textures. Limited spaces; register by calling or emailing: glrkcirc@bccls.org.

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Reader's Theatre
Jul
8
2:30 PM14:30

Reader's Theatre

For Kindergarten to 3rd grade

Want to put on a show? Learn the basics of theatre and performing arts in this special weekly program. Young school age kids will have the opportunity to act out stories to a live audience. Readers required.

Registration will be in the Children’s Room on June 15th.

Must attend all rehearsals and Performance.

Rehearsals (2:30pm) : 7/8 , 7/15 , 7/22

Dress Rehearsal (5:00pm): 7/29

Performance (6:30 pm) 7/29

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COOLSCIENCE
Jul
8
6:30 PM18:30

COOLSCIENCE

FOR KINDERGARTEN TO 5TH GRADE

See objects freeze in an instant, or heat up liquid nitrogen until it explodes from its container!

We’ll even make balloons shrink and grow back to their original size, all while exploring the science behind it all. Registration will open on June 15th at 10:00am.

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 Reader's Theatre
Jul
15
2:30 PM14:30

Reader's Theatre

For Kindergarten to 3rd grade

Want to put on a show? Learn the basics of theatre and performing arts in this special weekly program. Young school age kids will have the opportunity to act out stories to a live audience. Readers required.

Registration will be in the Children’s Room on June 15th.

Must attend all rehearsals and Performance.

Rehearsals (2:30pm) : 7/8 , 7/15 , 7/22

Dress Rehearsal (5:00pm): 7/29

Performance (6:30 pm) 7/29

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 Reader's Theatre
Jul
22
2:30 PM14:30

Reader's Theatre

For Kindergarten to 3rd grade

Want to put on a show? Learn the basics of theatre and performing arts in this special weekly program. Young school age kids will have the opportunity to act out stories to a live audience. Readers required.

Registration will be in the Children’s Room on June 15th.

Must attend all rehearsals and Performance.

Rehearsals (2:30pm) : 7/8 , 7/15 , 7/22

Dress Rehearsal (5:00pm): 7/29

Performance (6:30 pm) 7/29

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Reader's Theatre -dress rehearsal
Jul
29
5:00 PM17:00

Reader's Theatre -dress rehearsal

For Kindergarten to 3rd grade

Want to put on a show? Learn the basics of theatre and performing arts in this special weekly program. Young school age kids will have the opportunity to act out stories to a live audience. Readers required.

Registration will be in the Children’s Room on June 15th.

Must attend all rehearsals and Performance.

Rehearsals (2:30pm) : 7/8 , 7/15 , 7/22

Dress Rehearsal (5:00pm): 7/29

Performance (6:30 pm) 7/29

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The 50th Anniversary of Apollo  11: The First Landing of Humans on the Moon.
Jul
31
6:00 PM18:00

The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11: The First Landing of Humans on the Moon.

For 4th grade and up. Adults welcomed.

The Glen Rock Public Library proudly presents Space Program Historian, Joe Lennox, who will describe and explain all the amazing and exhilarating details of Apollo 11 in a multimedia presentation that includes the sights and sounds of the first moon landing, highly detailed scale models, actual spacecraft hardware, authentic flight documentation, and a medallion that contains metal that actually went to the moon on this historic mission.

Registration will open June 15th at 10:00 am.

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The Magic Conductor's Reading Adventure: The Dining Car Mystery
Aug
7
10:00 AM10:00

The Magic Conductor's Reading Adventure: The Dining Car Mystery

For ages 2 to 6

Join Steve the Magic Conductor in the Dining Dar for an all new mystery. The audience will become Junior Train Engineers as they help Steve search for clues to solve a mystery in the train-themed program designed to get children excited about reading!

Registration will open July 20th at 10:00 am

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Millennials Book Club
May
22
8:00 PM20:00

Millennials Book Club

Join us for our April meeting as we discuss The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood over delicious food and drinks! We will meet at Stone and Rail. Please support our host restaurant by purchasing at least one item from the menu. New members are always welcome! Be sure to RSVP so we can get a final head count. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.

To register, ask to join our Facebook Group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/millennialsbookclub/

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Library Mascot Design Contest Deadline
May
17
9:00 AM09:00

Library Mascot Design Contest Deadline

The Glen Rock Library needs your help designing our first ever mascot! This contest is open to all Glen Rock residents in grades 6-12. Winner will be selected by a panel of judges to include Library Board members, our Library Director, and our Teen Librarian. Winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card.

Click here for more details and to download an entry form. All entries must be submitted no later than Friday, May 17th.

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Going, Going, Gone!
May
16
7:00 PM19:00

Going, Going, Gone!

In 20 years, we’ve gained smartphones, GPS, Twitter, Facebook and many other services and devices. We’ve also lost some things we grew up with. Presenter Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta takes us down memory lane by displaying and discussing products that are either on their way out the door or completely obsolete. Fun for all ages! Sign up at the Reference Desk or click here.

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1-on-1 Technology Help
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

1-on-1 Technology Help

Register for an appointment:

Thursday, May 16th in the evening at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, or 7:30pm

Need help with a smartphone, tablet, or social media? Are you interested in learning how to borrow e-books and audiobooks digitally from the library? Bring your questions, your device, and your passwords. All skill levels are welcome. Please note we cannot help with printers.

Please register in person or call us at 201-670-3970.

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Make & Mix Adult Crafting Class
May
15
7:00 PM19:00

Make & Mix Adult Crafting Class

A monthly craft club for adults. Indulge your inner craftiness and sip a craft-themed "mocktail." This month we will create paper flowers. Spaces are limited; registration required. All materials are supplied. Please contact us to see if spaces are available: (201) 670-3970 or glrkcirc@bccls.org. Sponsored by the Friends of the Glen Rock Public Library.

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1-on-1 Technology Help
May
14
10:00 AM10:00

1-on-1 Technology Help

Register for an appointment:

Tuesday, May 14th in the morning at 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, or 11:30am

Need help with a smartphone, tablet, or social media? Are you interested in learning how to borrow e-books and audiobooks digitally from the library? Bring your questions, your device, and your passwords. All skill levels are welcome. Please note we cannot help with printers.

Please register in person or call us at 201-670-3970.

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Yak, Snack, & Read
May
13
7:30 PM19:30

Yak, Snack, & Read

Monday, May 13th at 7:30pm

Love the idea of a book group, but don't want to read deep literary works? This book group is just what you've been looking for!

We are reading: The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle

Copies available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required.

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Song & Dance of the Roaring 20's
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

Song & Dance of the Roaring 20's

Ain’t we got fun! Christine DeLeon will share the music and American culture of the “Jazz Age” when Vaudeville was the best show in town. Treasured songs such as “Blue Skies,” “Button Up Your Overcoat,” “Five Foot Two Eyes Of Blue” and the popular dance “The Charleston” will make you smile as “the whole world smiles with you!” Sponsored by the Friends of the Glen Rock Library. Sign up by contacting the Reference Desk or click here.

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Paying for Nursing Home Care for Seniors
May
1
10:00 AM10:00

Paying for Nursing Home Care for Seniors

Wednesday, May1st at 10:00am

This seminar is designed to help you understand your options, avoid unseen pitfalls and expenses, and ensure that the necessary care is available when you or your loved one needs it. An information session for seniors, caregivers, and families. Presented by Nicholas Stratton of Stratton Stepp Ashtyani, LLP. Call to register or click here https://bccls.libcal.com/event/5226076

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Illustrator Workshop
Apr
29
4:00 PM16:00

Illustrator Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, illustrator, Heather L. Corey,  will discuss her book Lily's Hope, A Preemie's Journey of Hope, and her artistic process. Kids will obtain the basic skills of drawing from patterns and pictures.  With an emphasis on illustration, kids will bring their drawings to life by combining colored pencil and pastel.  Kids will complete their process and create their own picture book. Registration opens April 13th at 10am. Register through LibCal. For ages 8-12.

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1-on-1 Technology Help
Apr
26
10:00 AM10:00

1-on-1 Technology Help

Register for an appointment:

Friday, April 26th in the morning at 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, or 11:30am

Need help with a smartphone, tablet, or social media? Are you interested in learning how to borrow e-books and audiobooks digitally from the library? Bring your questions, your device, and your passwords. All skill levels are welcome. Please note we cannot help with printers.

Please register in person or call us at 201-670-3970.

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1-on-1 Technology Help
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

1-on-1 Technology Help

Register for an appointment:

Thursday, April 25th in the evening at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, or 7:30pm

Need help with a smartphone, tablet, or social media? Are you interested in learning how to borrow e-books and audiobooks digitally from the library? Bring your questions, your device, and your passwords. All skill levels are welcome. Please note we cannot help with printers.

Please register in person or call us at 201-670-3970.

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Millennials Book Club
Apr
24
8:00 PM20:00

Millennials Book Club

Join us for our April meeting as we discuss The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo over delicious food and drinks! We will meet at Stone and Rail. Please support our host restaurant by purchasing at least one item from the menu. New members are always welcome! Be sure to RSVP so we can get a final head count. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.

To register, ask to join our Facebook Group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/millennialsbookclub/

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