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
Wrap Party
​Saturday November 3 at 2pm


All summer long we shared the PBS list for Great American Reads! Now it's your turn to vote on your favorite books as we watch the reveal episode from PBS and compare our list to theirs! Voting begins in September, look for ballots at the front desk!
Light refreshments will be provided.
Please Register. 

Crafty Night Out
Tuesdays at 6:30

Ghost Hunting NJ & NYC
Saturday Oct 13 at 2pm

Holiday Cookie Swap
Saturday Dec 8 at 2pm

Join L'Aura Hladik Hoffman from the NJ Ghost Hunter's Society for the history and haunts of Jersy and the Big Apple. Included in this presentation are the Bernardsvill Library, Burlington County Prison Museum, MOrris-Jumel Mansion, the Manhattan GBistro, plus others!
Please Register. 
'Tis the season for festive foods and family traditions! Bring a dish of your favorite holiday cookie or treat as well as a copy of the recipe (please make note of allergins in the recipe). We'll taste and swap and share and hopefully go home with a few new recipes to try and treats to snack on!
Please Register.
October 9 - Fall Soaps! Mix scents and learn how to add color to molds to create special looking soaps for your home or gifts. Supplies will alson be available to make gift tags - makes a great host gift for the holiday season!

December 4 - Holiday Candles! We'll be makeing our own soy-based candles and decorating the jars to go with your own Winter holiday decor.

Supplies are limited. Please Register.

Regularly Scheduled Programs

Adult Coloring Group
Fridays @ 1:00pm
**No Coloring 10/26, 11/23**

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**
NO Games 10/26 or 11/23
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  10/10, 11/14, 12/12
@ 6:30pm

Local genealogist Fred Voss will assist you in unraveling the secrets of your family tree!
Monthly Meditation
Thursdays 10/18, 11/15, 12/20
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
September 13 - December 13
Thursdays @ 11am OR 12pm
No Class 9/27. 10/25, 11/22

Registration Dates & fees:
8/21 for Residents
$22 for the session

8/28 for Out-of-Towners
$55 for the session

Please make checks payable to :
The Friends of the Washington Twp. Library
Mat Yoga
Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 5:30pm
**No Class 9/20, 10/25, 11/6**

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





Afternoon Movie Matinees
Mondays & Thursdays @ 2pm

  • August 30 : School of Rock (PG-13)
  • September 6 : Book Club (PG-13)
  • September 10 & 13:  Adrift (PG-13)
  • September 17 & 20 :  Ocean's 8 (PG-13)
  • September 24 & 27 : Won't You Be My Neighbor  (PG-13)
                                                     

Monthly Book Clubs
Night Owls Bookclub
Monday September 24 @ 6:30pm

To Discuss:  Ordinary Grace by W. Krueger

​Ordinary Grace is a brilliantly moving account of a boy standing at the door of his young manhood, trying to understand a world that seems to be falling apart around him. It is an unforgettable novel about discovering the terrible price of wisdom and the enduring grace of God.


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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