Adult Programs
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Julia Says "Bon Appetit!"
SaturdaySeptember 29 @ 1pm
50th Anniversary Special!

Join us for an afternoon with Linda Kenyon as she embodies the legendary Jula Child. While her public face and voice became familiar to all of us, this play focuses on her private side - especially the relationship with her husband, Paul Child. Afterwards, join us for a retro themed dessert pot luck! Please visit the library ahead of time for more details on what to bring.
Please Register 


Kanopy

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at The Township of Washington Public Library! Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films on instantly . Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
 
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including documentaries,  indie and classic films, foreign language films, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.

Click on the image above to start exploring all Kanopy has to offer.


The Great American Read
​June 25 - September 7


Join us all summer long for our Summer Reading Program. Anytime you check out movies, media or books from the adult collection, you can enter the raffle for a chance to win books and prizes.
This summer we'll also be following along with the PBS Great American Read list. Come visit the library for details on how to keep track of your own Great American Read list and vote for your favorites so we can have a Washington Township Reads List! 


Regularly Scheduled Programs

Adult Coloring Group
Fridays @ 1:00pm

New studies have shown that coloring helps to relax and lessen stress. Join us for some relaxing music, coffee and snacks. All coloring supplies will be provided.

Gaming Club
Fridays @ 1:00 - 5:00pm
**NEW LOCATION: Town Hall Senior Center**

Seniors are invited to partake in a wonderful selection of games while treats and music liven up this social program. Hone your skills at one table or rotate to enjoy various card games, Scrabble, Mahjong, Canasta and more!

Genealogy Group
Wednesday  9/12
@ 6:30pm

Local genealogist Fred Voss will assist you in unraveling the secrets of your family tree!
Mat Yoga
Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 5:30pm
Saturdays @ 10:15am
No Saturdays in July & August

Bring your yoga mat or a towel and join in!  All levels of practice are welcome!
$5 per person/ per class

NO CLASS 5/26, 6/5,6/9 & 7/26



Monthly Meditation
Thursdays 5/24, 6/28, 7/19, 8/16, 9/20
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Whether you aspire to meditate, started and stopped too many times to count or you have a steady practice, come and discover the energy of group meditation!  Learn and practice simple meditation techniques to help you discover and embrace the transformative power of sitting every day.  Wear comfortable clothes and please bring a notebook/journal.
Senior Chair Yoga
July 10 - August 21
Tuesdays @ 11am OR 12pm
No Class 7/31

Registration Dates & fees:
June 19th for Residents
$12 for the session

June 26th for Out-of-Towners
$30 for the session

Please make checks payable to :
The Friends of the Washington Twp. Library
Crafty Night Out : Paint Night
Tuesday July 17 @ 6:30pm

It's paint night at the library! Each patron will receive a canvas with their chosen initials, and then it's up to you to paint your background! When you're done, we'll reveal beautiful custom monogram paintings to decorate your home.
  Supplies are limited - please register. 

Crafty Night Out: Mason Jar Craft
Tuesday August 7 @ 6:30pm

Bring the beach to your home! We'll paint and decorate mason jars to look like they came straight from the beach! Use your mason jars to hold candles, flowers, or other decor!
Supplies are limited - please register.

Afternoon Movie Matinees
Mondays & Thursdays @ 2pm

  • June 25 & 28 : Just Like Heaven (PG-13)
  • July 5 : Funny Girl (PG)
  • July 9 & 12 : Zoo (PG)
  • July 16 & 19 : The Illusionist (PG-13)
  • July 23 & 26 : The Man who Invented Christmas  (PG-13)
  • July 30 & August 2: Chappaquiddick (PG-13)
                                                     

Monthly Book Clubs
Night Owls Bookclub
Monday July 23 @ 6:30pm

To Discuss: Americanah by C. Adichie

 A  story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home. 
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Mango Languages
Over 70 languages to choose from! 
RBdigital Books
Digital Magazines at your fingertips!
Hoopla
Borrow FREE digital video, music, and audiobooks with your library card. Limit 4 checkouts per month.
Digital Services
Kanopy
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including documentaries,  indie and classic films, foreign language films, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.  Limit 5 check outs per month.

Can't make it to the Library?  Need something to read or listen to while waiting for your train?  The Township Library is pleased to provide several digital options for you to choose from. 
Overdrive/ Libby
Overdrive is back and better than ever!

Starting May 9th!
Non- Traditional Materials
Our non-traditional materials are special items not typically found in a library setting.
We have featured technology, as well as housewares and specialty hobby equipment.
 Non-traditional materials have a two week loan period. Please return all items inside the Township Library and do not return items to another library or in the book drop.
Our collection includes:
  • Pre-loaded Kindles
    WiFi Hotspots
    Telescopes
    Baking pans
    Candy molds
    Gardening tools and seeds
    Knitting needle set
    Crochet hook set