Pburg Free

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Friday, October 27, 2006


Before we enter the swirling vortex of the Winter Holidays, relax and refresh your spirit with these great, free presentations at the Library. Call us at 908-454-3712 to save your seat.

For Children:
Project Leapfrog for 2 year-olds and their parents or caregivers each Tuesday this month at 10:00 a.m.
Storytime for 3-5 year-olds each Wednesday this month at 10:00 a.m.
Free Books for kids, from Reading is FUNdamental: Nov. 13-18. Thank you, Friends of the Library!

For adults and teens:
  • 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 6: "Teen Advisory Board" Got opinions? Got ideas? You are welcome!
  • 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 7: "Writing Fiction--Soup to Nuts!" with Maryann McFadden, author of The Richest Season. Tackle your book project: from ideas, to writing, editing, and submitting to publishers.
  • 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 8: "Tree Time @ Your Library" with the NJ Forest Service. A story hour for grades K-3. Each child receives a free Tree Time kit!
  • 6:00 p.m. Thursday, November 16: "Film Discussion Group" the Australian film Rabbit-Proof Fence will be shown. Taken from their family by the government, a little Aborigine girl tries to lead her sister and cousin home by following the 1,500 mile fence.
  • 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 18: "Understand Your Credit Score" with Susan of Baker Federal Credit Union. De-mystify that "number", and find out how to improve it.
  • 1:00 Saturday, November 18: "Movies And More" for teens.
  • November 23, 24 and 25: Closed. Enjoy the holiday, and if you would like to do any research for fun or profit, visit: http://www.pburglib.org/after_hours.htm
  • 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 29: The book is Lord of the Flies. Does Golding's book speak to us today? What does it say about human nature? Come and enjoy a lively discussion.