Adult Programs
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Thread Heads
Mondays July 8 - 29 at 12:30pm


Stitchers, sewers, yarn lovers, and more - Bring a craft project to work on in this social setting for a relaxing way to get your crafting done while getting out of the house!
Coffee and tea will be served.

There is no instruction at this program, but friends may help you out if you have a question or need a suggestion while we're crafting!

How to Protect Yourself from a Scam
Tuesday July 9 at 11:30am
A special daytime talk with Oritani Bank to learn about the common phone and mail scams affecting our area and how to protect yourself against them!

Please register.

Craft Night Out
Tuesday July 23 at 6pm

Turn clay pots into a miniature lighthouse! You decide the design of your lighthouse for a fully custom piece to take home!

Please register - supplies are limited!

Craft Night Out
Tuesday August 6 at 6pm

Paint night! We're making summer themed, negative space paintings. Choose from a variety of different designs, such as palm tree or pineapple, and paint your canvas however you like!
Please register - supplies are limited!

Craft Night Out
Tuesday September 17 at 6pm

Turn fabric scraps into a one-of-a-kind wreath for your home! We have a variety of fabric and embellishments to choose from, so there's something for everyone and every style!

Please register - supplies are limited!

Summer Reading
Join us all summer long for our Summer Reading Program June 24 through September 6!

Check out books or media from the adult collection to enter the raffle for a chance to win books and prizes!
10 winners will be announced the week of September 9.

This summer we're featuring a Reader's Review Poster inside the library. Add your recent reads and a review to the poster for an extra raffle ticket in this interactive way to share recommendations with our entire community.
In January 2018, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order #4  requiring state entities to provide information to the public regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace and ways to enroll.  The New Jersey State Library enhanced an existing research guide providing basic and extended information on the ACA. 

Click on the image to the left to be brought to this research guide. 

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.
​No coloring 7/5 and 7/12.

Gaming Club
Fridays @ 1:00 - 5:00pm
**NEW LOCATION: Bethany Community Center, 605 Pascack Road**

Seniors are invited to partake in a wonderful selection of games! BYO Snacks for an afternoon of fun! Hone your skills at one table or rotate to enjoy various card games, Scrabble, Mahjong, Canasta and more!

Genealogy Group
Wednesday  6/12 @ 6:30pm

Local genealogist Fred Voss will assist you in unraveling the secrets of your family tree!

Senior Chair Yoga
July 11 - August 15
Thursdays @ 11am OR 12pm

Registration Dates & fees for next session:
Registration starts:
6/20 for Residents
$12 for the session

6/27 for Out-of-Towners
$30 for the session

Please make checks payable to :
The Friends of the Washington Twp. Library
Mat Yoga
Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 5:30pm

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

No class on 7/16 and 7/30.

Afternoon Movie Matinees
Mondays & Thursdays @ 2pm

  • June 27:   Eat Pray Love(PG-13)
  • July 1:   The Music Man (G)
  • July  8 & 11: Best of Enemies (PG-13)
  • July 15 & 18: The  Public (PG-13)
  • July 22 & 25: The Importance of Being Earnest(PG)
  • July 29 & August 1: Snow Fallling on Cedars (PG13)

Monthly Book Clubs
Night Owls Bookclub

July 22nd @ 6:30pm
July Selection: Little Fires Everywhere
by C. Ng

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Mango Languages
Over 70 languages to choose from! 
RBdigital Books
Digital Magazines at your fingertips!
Borrow FREE digital video, music, and audiobooks with your library card. Limit 4 checkouts per month.
Digital Services
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!

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
    Baking pans
    Candy molds
    Gardening tools and seeds
    Knitting needle set
    Crochet hook set