3/23/2009 - Johnson Public Library: News and Programs

JOHNSON PUBLIC LIBRARY
274 MAIN STREET
HACKENSACK, NJ 07601
201-343-4169
LIBRARY DIRECTOR: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MS. SHARON CASTANTEEN
APRIL 2009

Adult Department
GALLERY & DISPLAY CASES
East Jersey Chapter of Trout Unlimited
• Conservation and Education
• Trout in the Classroom
• Project Healing Waters (working with Veterans)
• Casting for Recovery (aiding those recovering from breast cancer)
Douglas Penna, Hasbrouck Heights

ESL CLASSES
Presented by the International Institute of New Jersey in conjunction with the Johnson Public Library. Classes are FREE. For information and to register, call Jovanna at 201-653-3888

INTERNET CLASSES
As scheduled. For details, call the Reference Desk at 201-343-4781

WIRELESS ACCESS
The Johnson Public Library has wireless access. For information, visit http://hackensack.bccls.org/wireless.html

CITIZENSHIP CLASSES
Weekly classes on Mondays, 10-11 a.m. For Information, contact Isaac Annan at the Reference Desk, or call 201-343-4169, x21.

LOOKING FOR A JOB?
Individual assistance for resumes and job searching is available for those seeking employment. Call Jeannine at 201-343-4781.

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS
Johnson Public Library is a Federal & State Depository with government documents such as the census and the latest laws.

PARKING
Limited metered parking is available in parking lot adjacent to the library, entrance on Moore St. There is a large lot between Main and State with the entrance on Camden with metered parking. There is also a 2-hour free lot on Berry, between State and Union.

HAVE A JAVA!
A special offer for JPL Members! Show your current JPL library card at Java’s Brewin’ (next door to the library—270 Main St.) on Mondays and get a 10% discount on your order. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers nor is it valid on catering orders.

GET LIBRARY EVENTS NEWS FAST!
Sign up for monthly e-mail updates of events at the library by contacting Barb at schuit@bccls.org or 201-343-4169 x19. (Note: To receive overdue notices by e-mail, contact the Circulation Desk.)

JOIN OUR BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP!
A book discussion group is forming at JPL! Interested? Contact Barb at 201-343-4169 x19 or schuit@bccls.org . Our next meeting is on April 18, 10-11 a.m., and Joan Handler, the author of the book being discussed , The Red Canoe, will be with us. Please join us!

* * * * * APRIL PROGRAMS * * * * * *

FREE CONCERT - Darren O’Neill, Guitarist - featuring Spanish and Italian composers. Hosted by the Professional Music Teachers’ Guild Monday, April 6, at 10:30 a.m. in the Auditorium

CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK!
• Author Joan C. Handler joins us to discuss her memoir in verse, The Red Canoe. Joan draws on her dual roles as a psychologist and poet to tell the honest story of a marriage. Book signing to follow.

Saturday, April 18, 10 - 11 a.m.
• Pete Dibella in Concert - Saturday, April 18, 2:00 p.m. Bergen County’s own “Guitar Hero has performed with members of the Beach Boys, the 4 Seasons, and Lou Christie, and will be performing all your favorite pop/rock hits from the ‘40’s ‘til now! Pete’s vocal and guitar repertoire has been influenced by groups such as the Beach Boys, the Beatles, and Burt Bacharach. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy a great concert!

BOOK SALE
April 2 - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m, April 3 - 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Enter by back (gray steel) door off library parking lot.)

FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES
Friday, April 17, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Free.
Doubt - starring Meryl Streep (new release)
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Young Adult Programs
• All programs are FREE and open to students in grades 7—12 only.
• No registration required.
• Contact Keri Adams for more information at 201-343-4169 or keri.adams@bccls.org

ROCK BAND
Tuesday, April 7, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Rock out to this favorite music video game!

HALF-DAY MOVIE
Wednesday, April 22 - 1:30—3:15 p.m. - Hellboy 2 (PG-13)

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD
Monday, April 27, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Get involved by telling us what you would like to see happen at the library, and also earn volunteer hours. Light snacks will be provided.

DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION
Tuesday, April 28, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. The video game you play with your feet! Socks required!

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Junior Department

PRESCHOOL STORY HOURS
Wednesdays—10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Thursdays—10:00 a.m.
Saturdays—10:00 a.m.
Stories, crafts, songs, fingerplays, and videos for children ages 3 and up. Registration required.

MOTHER GOOSE TIME
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 11:15 a.m. Songs, fingerplays, rhymes, a story, and a game for children under age 3, and their caregivers. Registration required (begins April 1). Programs begin April 22.

SATURDAY MOVIES — 2:00 p.m.
April 4 —Space Chimps (81min)
April 11 —Beethoven’s Big Break (101 min.)
April 18 —Jungle Book (78 min)
April 25 —Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (100 min)

ARTS & CRAFTS - 3:30 p.m.
Prior Registration is required.
Thursday, April 23 - Puddles the Duck Magnet

STORIES AROUND THE WORLD - 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 2
Thursday, April 28
Folk and fairy stories from around the world for children in Grades K - 3.

SLEEPY TIME TALES
Monday, April 13 - 7:00 p.m. Join us for bedtime stories for the youngest ones. Pajamas and teddy bears are welcome!

SATURDAY ARTS & CRAFTS
April 11 - 11:00 a.m. Spring Foam Egg. Prior Registration is required.

SPRING BREAK SPECIALS
(* = Registration is Required)

Mon,, April 13, 2:30 p.m.
*Pie Plate Theater - Grades 2 +

Tuesday, April 14, 2:30 p.m.
*Cool Creatures Bookmark - Gr. 2 +

Wed., April 15, 10 a.m.—5 p.m.- Puzzle Day

Thur., April 16, 2:30 p.m.
*Giant Checkers! - Grades 1 +

Friday, April 17, 3:30 p.m. - Book Bingo