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Monday January 7, 2019 - Monday January 28, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Dec. 27  (in person only at the library)

                                    (NOTE:  No Session Jan. 21st)
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Dec. 27  (in person only at the library)

                                    (NOTE:  No Session Jan. 21st)
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Dec. 27  (in person only at the library)

                                    (NOTE:  No Session Jan. 21st)
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday January 8, 2019 - Tuesday January 22, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Dec. 27  (in person only at the library)

                                
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Dec. 27  (in person only at the library)

                                 
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Dec. 27  (in person only at the library)

                                 
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday January 8, 2019 - Saturday February 2, 2019
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The Path to Financial Literacy: Junior Achievement More Than Money
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Open to:  Grades 3 - 5

Registration begins:  Dec. 18th  (Must use child's card to be a valid registration AND MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND ALL 5 SESSIONS.)

This is a workshop to help prepare oung people for the real world.  Helping them undrrstand business and economics.  It will give students the opportunity to:

  • learn mney management skills such as earning, saving and spending
  • understnad business and entrepeneurship
  • create and monitor their own businesses.

Certificates will be issued to all participants who attend the complete series.

PROGRAM DATES INCLUDE:  Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29   Tuesdays at 6-7pm and the final session on Saturday, Feb. 2  at 10:30 -11:30

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
The registration period has ended.
Wednesday January 9, 2019 - Wednesday January 23, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Dec. 27  (in person only at the library)

                                 
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Dec. 27  (in person only at the library)

                                 
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Dec. 27  (in person only at the library)

                                
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday January 15, 2019 - Tuesday January 22, 2019
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Preschool Storyhour
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register:  Jan. 7

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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Preschool Storyhour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register:  Jan. 7

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
The registration period has ended.
Friday January 18, 2019
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A Page in Space History
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to:  2 - 6 yrs with adult

Registration begins:  Jan. 3

ILn honor of the library's 90th birthday, we are celebrating it's most famous past employee, Astronaut Mark Polansky!  Astronaut Polansky's first job was as a Page in the Clara Barton Branch Library.  Join us for space stories and other out-of-this-worldl activities that honor his outstanding accomplishments.

CONTACT:    732-7380096  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
The registration period has ended.
Friday January 18, 2019 - Friday January 25, 2019
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Preschool Storyhour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register:  Jan. 7

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
The registration period has ended.
Saturday January 19, 2019
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WeDo Robotics
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Open to: Children in Grades 3 - 6
Registration: Opens 1/12/19

WeMake 4H invites all young makers for a WeDo Robotics class. In this class kids will learn robotics using WeDo 2.0. They'll create their own robot and program it to solve problems!

Please bring your own laptop and plan to arrive on time. Instructions will not be repeated due to time constraint. 

LOCATION: North Edison Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
There are 43 spaces available.
Tuesday January 22, 2019
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MakerSpace: Introduction to Java Programming
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to: Grades 8-12
Registration Opens: January 8th at 5 PM
 
Learn the basics of Java programming language to build software. Students will learn variables, classes, expressions, flow control, loops and more.
 
Please bring your own laptop and plan to arrive on time. Instructions will not be repeated due to time constraint. Students must be able to attend all  sessions (1/15, 1/22, 1/29 and 2/5).
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Library's 90th Anniversary Celebration
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to: Everyone!

No Registration Required

Edison Township Free Public Library is celebrating 90 years of helping to enrich & bring knowledge to the Edison Community! The Library is honored to announce that the Edison-Metuchen Historical Society will be sharing a brief history of the Library and the Township. There will be crafts for children, with origami animals and Pete the Cat bookmarks! 

Refreshments will be provided.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Wednesday January 23, 2019
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ESL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration: held at the Main Library on 11/16/18 from 10 AM - 3 PM

In this course, students will improve their English reading and writing skills for common daily activites. Students will practice reading comprehension and build your vocabulary.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298 ex.2  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Library's 90th Anniversary Celebration
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Open to: Everyone!
No Registration Required

Edison Township Free Public Library is celebrating 90 years of helping to enrich & bring knowledge to the Edison Community! The Library is honored to announce that the Edison-Metuchen Historical Society will be sharing a brief history of the Library and the Township. There will be crafts for children, with origami animals and Pete the Cat bookmarks! 

Refreshments will be provided.

 
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-738-0096  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
 
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Breathe, Meditate and Be Happy
7:00 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration Begins: Now

This free class is an introduction to powerful breathing tecniques and practic wisdom that can change your life. Learn to calm the mind with a 2 minute breathing exercise, enjoy effortless guided meditation for deep rest and explore the remarkable body-breathe-mind connection.

CONTACT:    732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
There are 47 spaces available.
Thursday January 24, 2019
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ESL Class
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration: held at the Main Library on 11/16/18 from 10 AM - 3 PM

In this course, students will improve their English reading and writing skills for common daily activites. Students will practice reading comprehension and build your vocabulary.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298 ex.2  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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*Alphabet Antics: Letter i
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to:   1 - 6  yrs of age with Adult

No Registration Required  (but is limited to first 30 Edison residents)

Join me for some alphabet fun with stories, songs, movies, activities and even a craft celebrating the Letter of the Day.

This series will be concentrating on the lowercase Alphabet.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Knitting
1:00 PM

Open to:  Adults Only
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Clara Barton Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
 
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*Alphabet Antics: Letter i
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Open to:   1 - 6  yrs of age with Adult

No Registration Required  (but is limited to first 30 Edison residents)

Join me for some alphabet fun with stories, songs, movies, activities and even a craft celebrating the Letter of the Day.

This series will be concentrating on the lowercase Alphabet.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Saturday January 26, 2019
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Library's 90th Anniversary Celebration
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Open to: Everyone!
No Registration Required

Edison Township Free Public Library is celebrating 90 years of helping to enrich & bring knowledge to the Edison Community! The Library is honored to announce that our Guest speaker will be Mr. Shariq Ahmad, Chief of Staff for the NJ General Assembly. There will also be a fashion show performed by Xiaofang Huangmei Art Academy. There will be crafts for children, with origami animals and Pete the Cat!

Refreshments will be provided.

 
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday January 28, 2019
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM

Open To: Adults
Registration not required. 

Get fit where you sit and come to the therapeutic chair yoga classes. Learn a gentle yoga with positions designed to help balance the body, mind and spirit.

Please wear socks and comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Knitting
7:00 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Main Edison Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.

Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday January 29, 2019
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*Count your way through Books: Number 8
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Open to:  1- 6 yrs  of age with adult

No Registrtion required   (first 30 childen accepted into program)

Join us for this special Number program as we count 1 to 10 in this series that introduces numbers in children's literature through stories, songs, movies, crafts and other fun activities.

 

 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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*Count your way through Books: Number 8
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


Open to:  1- 6 yrs  of age with adult

No Registrtion required   (first 30 childen accepted into program)

Join us for this special Number program as we count 1 to 10 in this series that introduces numbers in children's literature through stories, songs, movies, crafts and other fun activities.

 

 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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MakerSpace: Introduction to Java Programming
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to: Grades 8-12
Registration Opens: January 8th at 5 PM
 
Learn the basics of Java programming language to build software. Students will learn variables, classes, expressions, flow control, loops and more.
 
Please bring your own laptop and plan to arrive on time. Instructions will not be repeated due to time constraint. Students must be able to attend all  sessions (1/15, 1/22, 1/29 and 2/5).
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Wednesday January 30, 2019
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*Life is a Balancing Act
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Open to: Edison children  3 - 6 years of age with Adult

Registration begins:  Jan. 15

Leap into Science programs are engineered by the Franklin Institute with funding from the Natilonal Science Foundation.  This year's theme is BALANCE.  Join our librarian as she introduces the children to the topic of BALANCE throuigh storybooks, physical activities and science activities for the children to participate in as they discover their inner scientist.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
There are 22 spaces available.
 
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USCIS Naturalization Information Session
6:00 PM

Open to: Adults only
Registration: Open Now

USCIS regularly holds information sessions for the public. These sessions will help permanent residents and others interested in naturalization learn about naturalization eligibility, testing, and citizenship rights and responsibilities. Each session is free of charge and open to the public. Topics covered at these sessions will include:

  • Naturalization eligibility requirements
  • The naturalization process
  • The naturalization test
  • Rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
There are 48 spaces available.
 
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*Life is a Balancing Act
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Open to: Edison children  3 - 6 years of age with Adult

Registration begins:  Jan. 15

Leap into Science programs are engineered by the Franklin Institute with funding from the Natilonal Science Foundation.  This year's theme is BALANCE.  Join our librarian as she introduces the children to the topic of BALANCE throuigh storybooks, physical activities and science activities for the children to participate in as they discover their inner scientist.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
There are 8 spaces available.
Thursday January 31, 2019
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ESL Class
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration: held at the Main Library on 11/16/18 from 10 AM - 3 PM

In this course, students will improve their English reading and writing skills for common daily activites. Students will practice reading comprehension and build your vocabulary.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298 ex.2  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Knitting
1:00 PM

Open to:  Adults Only
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Clara Barton Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
Saturday February 2, 2019
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday February 4, 2019
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM

Open To: Adults
Registration not required. 

Get fit where you sit and come to the therapeutic chair yoga classes. Learn a gentle yoga with positions designed to help balance the body, mind and spirit.

Please wear socks and comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday February 4, 2019 - Monday February 25, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Jan. 29  (in person only at the library)

                                  NOTE:  No session Feb. 18                      
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Jan. 29  (in person only at the library)

                                  NOTE:  No session Feb. 18                      
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Jan. 29  (in person only at the library)

                                  NOTE:  No session Feb. 18                      
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Monday February 4, 2019
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A Frosty Evening
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Open top:  Grades 3 - 5 (Must use child's card to be valid registration)

Registrtion begin:  Jan. 28th

Nature lover and famed AMerican poet, Robert Frost, will inspire us to see the beauty in winter.  We will feature his award winning poem, "Stopping by Woods on a SNowy Evening."

This poem will stir us to write and read some of our own winter poetry, followed by a nature craft and other seasonal activities. 

 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Knitting
7:00 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Main Edison Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.

Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday February 5, 2019
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Computer Basics
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to: Adults

This class is for anyone just beginning to learn how to use a computer. We will briefly go over the physical computer parts, how to turn the computer on and off, the desktop, Start menu, and how 'Windows' works.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday February 5, 2019 - Tuesday February 19, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Jan. 29  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday February 5, 2019
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MakerSpace: Introduction to Java Programming
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to: Grades 8-12
Registration Opens: January 8th at 5 PM
 
Learn the basics of Java programming language to build software. Students will learn variables, classes, expressions, flow control, loops and more.
 
Please bring your own laptop and plan to arrive on time. Instructions will not be repeated due to time constraint. Students must be able to attend all  sessions (1/15, 1/22, 1/29 and 2/5).
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Tuesday February 5, 2019 - Tuesday February 19, 2019
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Jan. 29  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Jan. 29  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Wednesday February 6, 2019
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Library Lapsit
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

 

Open to: 9 - 23 months with parent (Sorry no siblings)
No Registration Required


Join us for songs, stories and activities designed to stimulate your child. This is a drop-in program with limited space so please arrive early.

(Know that unlike other programs  this is a program that you can attend at North Edison and still go to the Main Library sessions too!)

Upcomng invents:   Feb. 20,      March 13, 20       April 17, 24     May 8, 22                           

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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ESL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration: held at the Main Library on 11/16/18 from 10 AM - 3 PM

In this course, students will improve their English reading and writing skills for common daily activites. Students will practice reading comprehension and build your vocabulary.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298 ex.2  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Wednesday February 6, 2019 - Wednesday February 20, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Jan. 29  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Jan. 29  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins:  Jan. 29  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Wednesday February 6, 2019
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*Family Time: Chinese New Year
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Open to:  1 - 11 yrs  of age with adult

Registration begins:  Jan. 30

Help us celebrate Chinese New Year (the year of the Pig).  Visit the library to hear some wonderful stories based in China, a film from the Chinese culture 

and make some crafts to help celebrate the holiday.  Wear your red to celebrate foar well wishes, prosperity and health and remember during this time you 

should never use negative words and avoid fighting and crying. 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Thursday February 7, 2019
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ESL Class
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration: held at the Main Library on 11/16/18 from 10 AM - 3 PM

In this course, students will improve their English reading and writing skills for common daily activites. Students will practice reading comprehension and build your vocabulary.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298 ex.2  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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*Alphabet Antics: Letter j
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to:   1 - 6  yrs of age with Adult

No Registration Required  (but is limited to first 30 Edison residents)

Join me for some alphabet fun with stories, songs, movies, activities and even a craft celebrating the Letter of the Day.

This series will be concentrating on the lowercase Alphabet.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Knitting
1:00 PM

Open to:  Adults Only
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Clara Barton Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
 
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*Alphabet Antics: Letter j
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Open to:   1 - 6  yrs of age with Adult

No Registration Required  (but is limited to first 30 Edison residents)

Join me for some alphabet fun with stories, songs, movies, activities and even a craft celebrating the Letter of the Day.

This series will be concentrating on the lowercase Alphabet.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Computer Class: Excel I (Beginner)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to: Adults only

This introduction to the basic functions of Microsoft Excel 2010 will teach you to execute formulas and use a spreadsheet format that includes charts and pictures.

            Requirement: Intermediate computer skills

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Friday February 8, 2019
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Family Time: Don't Cry over Spilt MIlk Day
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to:  1 - 11 yrs with adult 

Registration begins:  Feb. 1

This is a day to think positive and a day for looking on the bright side of things, then carry that with you every day after.  Do not worry, do not stress over the little things. 

Let's also meet the favorite lover of milk, the cow, and his many adventures over the moon and in children's literature. 

CONTACT:    732-738-0096  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday February 9, 2019
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Breathe, Meditate and Be Happy
11:00 AM

Open to: Adults
Registration Begins: Now

This free class is an introduction to powerful breathing tecniques and practic wisdom that can change your life. Learn to calm the mind with a 2 minute breathing exercise, enjoy effortless guided meditation for deep rest and explore the remarkable body-breathe-mind connection.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
There are 47 spaces available.
 
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday February 11, 2019
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM

Open To: Adults
Registration not required. 

Get fit where you sit and come to the therapeutic chair yoga classes. Learn a gentle yoga with positions designed to help balance the body, mind and spirit.

Please wear socks and comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Family Time: Don't Cry over Spilt MIlk Day
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Open to:  1 - 11 yrs with adult 

Registration begins:  Feb. 1

This is a day to think positive and a day for looking on the bright side of things, then carry that with you every day after.  Do not worry, do not stress over the little things. 

Let's also meet the favorite lover of milk, the cow, and his many adventures over the moon and in children's literature. 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Knitting
7:00 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Main Edison Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.

Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday February 12, 2019
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*Count your way through Books: Number 9
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Open to:  1- 6 yrs  of age with adult

No Registrtion required   (first 30 childen accepted into program)

Join us for this special Number program as we count 1 to 10 in this series that introduces numbers in children's literature through stories, songs, movies, crafts and other fun activities.

 

 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Tuesday February 12, 2019 - Tuesday February 19, 2019
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Preschool Storyhour
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register: Feb. 4

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Diabetes & Heart Disease Talk
11:00 AM

Open to: Adults Only
Registration begins: NOW

Hackensack Meridian Health's Certified Diabetic Educator, Mrs. Jane Hassay, will be doing a presentation on diabetes and heart disease. An array of topics will be discussed related to these issues like weight control and nutrition. Please bring your questions for this informative and life-saving talk.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-738-0096  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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*Count your way through Books: Number 9
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


Open to:  1- 6 yrs  of age with adult

No Registrtion required   (first 30 childen accepted into program)

Join us for this special Number program as we count 1 to 10 in this series that introduces numbers in children's literature through stories, songs, movies, crafts and other fun activities.

 

 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Tuesday February 12, 2019 - Tuesday February 19, 2019
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Preschool Storyhour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register: Feb. 4

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Computer Class: Mouse Skills
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to: Adults only

This session is designed for users who have little or no experience using computers. Attendees will become comfortable using a mouse and an Internet browser. This is an ideal chance for computer novices to learn the most basic steps using a computer.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday February 13, 2019
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*Family Time: Celebrate Black History Month with CHildren's Authors & Illustrators
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to:  1 - 11 yrs of age with adults

Registration begins:  Feb. 4th

 

Join the Edison Library in celebrating the accomplishments of black children's book authors and illustrators during this special Black History Month. 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Diabetes & Heart Disease Talk
11:00 AM

Open to: Adults Only
Registration begins: NOW

Hackensack Meridian Health's Certified Diabetic Educator, Mrs. Jane Hassay, will be doing a presentation on diabetes and heart disease. An array of topics will be discussed related to these issues like weight control and nutrition. Please bring your questions for this informative and life-saving talk.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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ESL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration: held at the Main Library on 11/16/18 from 10 AM - 3 PM

In this course, students will improve their English reading and writing skills for common daily activites. Students will practice reading comprehension and build your vocabulary.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298 ex.2  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Edison Page Lovers Book Club
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Open to: All Adults
Registration Begins: Now
 
Please join us for our new monthly book club! This month's book is "Crazy Rich Asians" by Kevin Kwan.
 
For a copy of the book, please place a hold online or give us a call at any branch. Light refreshments will be served.
CONTACT:    (732)287-2298 ext.2  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Financial Literacy Course
7:00 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration Begins: Now

Join us for an interactive workshop on financial literacy done by Primerica's regional vice president, Mr. Rodney Jackson.  This workshop will answer any questions you may have on getting out of debt faster, life insurance, college investing, retirement options, and how to plan your financial future,   Mr. Rodney Jackson has 15 years experience as  a financial coach, entrepreneur, and business builder.  His mission is to help individuals  create financial freedom  through financial education.

CONTACT:    732-287-2298  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
There are 49 spaces available.
Thursday February 14, 2019
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ESL Class
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration: held at the Main Library on 11/16/18 from 10 AM - 3 PM

In this course, students will improve their English reading and writing skills for common daily activites. Students will practice reading comprehension and build your vocabulary.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298 ex.2  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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*Family Time: Library Lovers Month
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Open to:  1 - 11 yrs of age with adult

Registration begins:  Feb. 6th

Why love your local Library?  Libraries are a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, they offer security and peace and quiet. 

They are also a place where you can focus on acquiring knowledge and relax while our professional storyrtellers tell you some humorous and adventurous tales 

tomake your day complete.  Join us for some of these stories and mabe HUG a librarian today?

 

CONTACT:    732-938-0096  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Knitting
1:00 PM

Open to:  Adults Only
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Clara Barton Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
 
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Computer Class: Excel II (Intermediate)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to adults only.

This intermediate class will teach you how to create tabs, use multiple spreadsheets, and use the summation button to quickly add figures.

Requirement: Basic Excel skills

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Friday February 15, 2019 - Friday February 22, 2019
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Preschool Storyhour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register:  Feb. 4th

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday February 16, 2019
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Tuesday February 19, 2019
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Computer Class: Word I (Beginner)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to adults only.

This is an introduction to the basic functions in Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program. Learn how to create, edit, and save a document.

            Requirement: Basic mouse and typing skills

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday February 20, 2019
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Library Lapsit
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

 

Open to: 9 - 23 months with parent (Sorry no siblings)
No Registration Required


Join us for songs, stories and activities designed to stimulate your child. This is a drop-in program with limited space so please arrive early.

(Know that unlike other programs  this is a program that you can attend at North Edison and still go to the Main Library sessions too!)

Upcomng invents:     March 13, 20       April 17, 24     May 8, 22                           

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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ESL Class
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration: held at the Main Library on 11/16/18 from 10 AM - 3 PM

In this course, students will improve their English reading and writing skills for common daily activites. Students will practice reading comprehension and build your vocabulary.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298 ex.2  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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*Family Time: Library Lovers Month
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Open to:  1 - 11 yrs of age with adult

Registration begins:  Feb. 6th

Why love your local Library?  Libraries are a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, they offer security and peace and quiet. 

They are also a place where you can focus on acquiring knowledge and relax while our professional storyrtellers tell you some humorous and adventurous tales 

tomake your day complete.  Join us for some of these stories and mabe HUG a librarian today?

 

CONTACT:    732-938-0096  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Thursday February 21, 2019
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*Alphabet Antics: Letter k
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to:   1 - 6  yrs of age with Adult

No Registration Required  (but is limited to first 30 Edison residents)

Join me for some alphabet fun with stories, songs, movies, activities and even a craft celebrating the Letter of the Day.

This series will be concentrating on the lowercase Alphabet.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Diabetes & Heart Disease Talk
1:00 PM

Open to: Adults Only
Registration begins: NOW

Hackensack Meridian Health's Certified Diabetic Educator, Mrs. Tracy Coyle, will be doing a presentation on diabetes and heart disease. An array of topics will be discussed related to these issues like weight control and nutrition. Please bring your questions for this informative and life-saving talk.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Knitting
1:00 PM

Open to:  Adults Only
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Clara Barton Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
 
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*Alphabet Antics: Letter k
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Open to:   1 - 6  yrs of age with Adult

No Registration Required  (but is limited to first 30 Edison residents)

Join me for some alphabet fun with stories, songs, movies, activities and even a craft celebrating the Letter of the Day.

This series will be concentrating on the lowercase Alphabet.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Computer Class: Excel III (Advanced)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to adults only.

This advanced class will teach you how to create and edit graphs in a spreadsheet, with data in their own spreadsheets.

Requirement: Intermediate Excel skills

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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USCIS Naturalization Information Session
6:00 PM

Open to: Adults only
Registration: Open Now

USCIS regularly holds information sessions for the public. These sessions will help permanent residents and others interested in naturalization learn about naturalization eligibility, testing, and citizenship rights and responsibilities. Each session is free of charge and open to the public. Topics covered at these sessions will include:

  • Naturalization eligibility requirements
  • The naturalization process
  • The naturalization test
  • Rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
There are 49 spaces available.
Saturday February 23, 2019
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Breathe, Meditate and Be Happy
11:00 AM

Open to: Adults
Registration Begins: Now

This free class is an introduction to powerful breathing tecniques and practic wisdom that can change your life. Learn to calm the mind with a 2 minute breathing exercise, enjoy effortless guided meditation for deep rest and explore the remarkable body-breathe-mind connection.

CONTACT:    732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
There are 47 spaces available.
 
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday February 25, 2019
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM

Open To: Adults
Registration not required. 

Get fit where you sit and come to the therapeutic chair yoga classes. Learn a gentle yoga with positions designed to help balance the body, mind and spirit.

Please wear socks and comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Family Time: Celebrate Black History Month with CHildren's Authors & Illustrators
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to:  1 - 11 yrs of age with adults

Registration begins:  Feb. 4th

 

Join the Edison Library in celebrating the accomplishments of black children's book authors and illustrators during this special Black History Month. 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Knitting
7:00 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Main Edison Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.

Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday February 26, 2019
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*Count your way through Books: Number 10
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Open to:  1- 6 yrs  of age with adult

No Registrtion required   (first 30 childen accepted into program)

Join us for this special Number program as we count 1 to 10 in this series that introduces numbers in children's literature through stories, songs, movies, crafts and other fun activities.

 

 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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*Count your way through Books: Number 10
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


Open to:  1- 6 yrs  of age with adult

No Registrtion required   (first 30 childen accepted into program)

Join us for this special Number program as we count 1 to 10 in this series that introduces numbers in children's literature through stories, songs, movies, crafts and other fun activities.

 

 

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Computer Class: Word II (Intermediate)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to adults only.

Take your Word skills to the next level: learn how to create professional-looking documents with graphics, page layout, and design elements.

Requirement: Basic Word skills

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday February 27, 2019
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International Polar Bear Day
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to:  2 - 6 yrs of age with adult

Registration begisn:  Feb. 15

Feb. 27th is the International Polar  bear day and a day to celebrate the saving of the lovable polar bear. 

Come learn about his life in the cold and his many adventures featured in children's literature.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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ESL Class
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration: held at the Main Library on 11/16/18 from 10 AM - 3 PM

In this course, students will improve their English reading and writing skills for common daily activites. Students will practice reading comprehension and build your vocabulary.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298 ex.2  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Breathe, Meditate and Be Happy
7:00 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration Begins: Now

This free class is an introduction to powerful breathing tecniques and practic wisdom that can change your life. Learn to calm the mind with a 2 minute breathing exercise, enjoy effortless guided meditation for deep rest and explore the remarkable body-breathe-mind connection.

CONTACT:    732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
There are 49 spaces available.
Thursday February 28, 2019
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Knitting
1:00 PM

Open to:  Adults Only
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Clara Barton Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
 
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*Family time: Strike a Balance
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Open to:  Edison children 2 - 11 yrs of age with adult

Registration begins:  Feb. 11

Leap into Science programs are Engineered by the Franklin Institute with funding from the National Science Foundation.  This year's theme is BALANCE.  Join us in this family time experience where your children will develop positive attitudes toward science; demonstrate curiousity, interest, focus, understanding, cooperating, questioning and predicting the outcomes of literature presented to them and interactive science projects concerning BALANCE.  Caregivers experience benefits     of having fun while watching your child learn and pretend to be a scientist.  

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 9:29 AM     
Saturday March 2, 2019
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday March 4, 2019
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM

Open To: Adults
Registration not required. 

Get fit where you sit and come to the therapeutic chair yoga classes. Learn a gentle yoga with positions designed to help balance the body, mind and spirit.

Please wear socks and comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday March 4, 2019 - Monday March 18, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: Feb. 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: Feb. 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: Feb. 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Monday March 4, 2019
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Knitting
7:00 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Main Edison Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.

Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday March 5, 2019 - Tuesday March 12, 2019
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Preschool Storyhour
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register: Feb. 25

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Preschool Storyhour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register: Feb. 25

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday March 5, 2019
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Computer Class: Internet I (Beginner)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to adults 

This hands-on class will help you find the information you're looking for on the internet. Learn tips and tricks for conducting better searches, how to navigate search engines, and how to evaluate websites to find reliable information.

            Requirement: Mouse and typing skills

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday March 5, 2019 - Tuesday March 19, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: Feb. 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: Feb. 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: Feb. 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday March 5, 2019
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Wills, Probate & Estate Planning
7:00 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Join us for a free informative program on wills and estates. All instructors are licensed attorneys who are members of the American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association and Middlesex County Bar Association. Take the opportunity to listen to an experienced attorney who will discuss how to distribute your property as you wish and to avoid many rigid provisions of state law. Topics discussed will include: Who needs a will? What if you die without a will? Mechanics of a will. Selecting an executor, trustee and guardian. Proper Will Execution and inheritance taxes.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
There are 45 spaces available.
Wednesday March 6, 2019 - Wednesday March 20, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: Feb. 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: Feb. 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: Feb. 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Thursday March 7, 2019
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*Alphabet Antics: Letter l
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to:   1 - 6  yrs of age with Adult

No Registration Required  (but is limited to first 30 Edison residents)

Join me for some alphabet fun with stories, songs, movies, activities and even a craft celebrating the Letter of the Day.

This series will be concentrating on the lowercase Alphabet.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Knitting
1:00 PM

Open to:  Adults Only
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Clara Barton Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
 
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*Alphabet Antics: Letter l
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Open to:   1 - 6  yrs of age with Adult

No Registration Required  (but is limited to first 30 Edison residents)

Join me for some alphabet fun with stories, songs, movies, activities and even a craft celebrating the Letter of the Day.

This series will be concentrating on the lowercase Alphabet.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Computer Class: Word I (Beginner)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to adults only.

This is an introduction to the basic functions in Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program. Learn how to create, edit, and save a document.

            Requirement: Basic mouse and typing skills

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Friday March 8, 2019 - Friday March 15, 2019
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Preschool Storyhour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register:  Feb. 25

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday March 9, 2019
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday March 11, 2019
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM

Open To: Adults
Registration not required. 

Get fit where you sit and come to the therapeutic chair yoga classes. Learn a gentle yoga with positions designed to help balance the body, mind and spirit.

Please wear socks and comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Knitting
7:00 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Main Edison Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.

Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday March 12, 2019
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Red Cross Blood Drive
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to: Adults 18+
Registration: www.redcrossblood.org Sponsor Code: Edison Library

Come Donate Blood & Save Lives with the Edison Public Library on Tuesday March 12th 2018 from 2 pm – 8 pm. Book a time to come in and donate blood.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Computer Class: Internet II (Intermediate)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to adults.

A continuation of Internet I: Learn more tips and tricks for conducting better searches, how to navigate search engines, and how to evaluate websites to find reliable information.

            Requirement: Mouse and typing skills

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday March 13, 2019
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Library Lapsit
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

 

Open to: 9 - 23 months with parent (Sorry no siblings)
No Registration Required


Join us for songs, stories and activities designed to stimulate your child. This is a drop-in program with limited space so please arrive early.

(Know that unlike other programs  this is a program that you can attend at North Edison and still go to the Main Library sessions too!)

Upcomng invents:     March  20       April 17, 24     May 8, 22                           

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Financial Literacy Course
6:30 PM

Open to: Adults
Registration Begins: Now

Join us for an interactive workshop on financial literacy done by Primerica's regional vice president, Mr. Rodney Jackson.  This workshop will answer any questions you may have on getting out of debt faster, life insurance, college investing, retirement options, and how to plan your financial future,   Mr. Rodney Jackson has 15 years experience as  a financial coach, entrepreneur, and business builder.  His mission is to help individuals  create financial freedom  through financial education.

CONTACT:    732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Thursday March 14, 2019
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Knitting
1:00 PM

Open to:  Adults Only
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Clara Barton Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
 
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Computer Class: Word II (Intermediate)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to adults only.

Take your Word skills to the next level: learn how to create professional-looking documents with graphics, page layout, and design elements.

Requirement: Basic Word skills

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Friday March 15, 2019
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*Life is a Balancing Act
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Open to:  Edison children 3 - 6 years of age with Adult

Registration begins:  March 1st

Leap into Science programs are engineered by the Franklin Institute with funding from the Natilonal Science Foundation.  This year's theme is BALANCE.  Join our librarian as she introduces the children to the topic of BALANCE throuigh storybooks, physical activities and science activities for the children to participate in as they discover their inner scientist.

CONTACT:    732-738-0096  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday March 16, 2019
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday March 18, 2019
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM

Open To: Adults
Registration not required. 

Get fit where you sit and come to the therapeutic chair yoga classes. Learn a gentle yoga with positions designed to help balance the body, mind and spirit.

Please wear socks and comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Knitting
7:00 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Main Edison Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.

Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Wednesday March 20, 2019
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Library Lapsit
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

 

Open to: 9 - 23 months with parent (Sorry no siblings)
No Registration Required


Join us for songs, stories and activities designed to stimulate your child. This is a drop-in program with limited space so please arrive early.

(Know that unlike other programs  this is a program that you can attend at North Edison and still go to the Main Library sessions too!)

Upcomng invents:           April 17, 24     May 8, 22                           

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Thursday March 21, 2019
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*Alphabet Antics: Letter m
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Open to:   1 - 6  yrs of age with Adult

No Registration Required  (but is limited to first 30 Edison residents)

Join me for some alphabet fun with stories, songs, movies, activities and even a craft celebrating the Letter of the Day.

This series will be concentrating on the lowercase Alphabet.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Knitting
1:00 PM

Open to:  Adults Only
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Clara Barton Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
 
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*Alphabet Antics: Letter m
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Open to:   1 - 6  yrs of age with Adult

No Registration Required  (but is limited to first 30 Edison residents)

Join me for some alphabet fun with stories, songs, movies, activities and even a craft celebrating the Letter of the Day.

This series will be concentrating on the lowercase Alphabet.

CONTACT:    732-548-4759  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Computer Class: Word III (Advanced)
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to adults

This advanced class will teach you how to perform a mail merge and to use formatting tools to set text direction, margins, and headers and footers.

            Requirement: Intermediate Word skills

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday March 23, 2019
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Breathe, Meditate and Be Happy
11:00 AM

Open to: Adults
Registration Begins: Now

This free class is an introduction to powerful breathing tecniques and practic wisdom that can change your life. Learn to calm the mind with a 2 minute breathing exercise, enjoy effortless guided meditation for deep rest and explore the remarkable body-breathe-mind connection.

CONTACT:    732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
There are 49 spaces available.
 
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday March 25, 2019
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM

Open To: Adults
Registration not required. 

Get fit where you sit and come to the therapeutic chair yoga classes. Learn a gentle yoga with positions designed to help balance the body, mind and spirit.

Please wear socks and comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday March 25, 2019 - Monday April 8, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: March 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: March 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: March 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Monday March 25, 2019
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Knitting
7:00 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Main Edison Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.

Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday March 26, 2019 - Tuesday April 9, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: March 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: March 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: March 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Wednesday March 27, 2019 - Wednesday April 10, 2019
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Book Buddies
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: March 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: March 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
 
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Book Buddies
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Open to:  1 - 4th grades (Edison Residents Only)

Registration begins: March 21  (in person only at the library)

                                                    
Cannot attend 2 series Sessions in a row.
 

Democracy House is partnering with the Edison Public Library to establish the Book Buddies program.  Book Buddies is a literacy program focused on enhancing the reading skills and abilities of elementary school aged children.  Readers will meet with a volunteer and spend the 45 minutes session once a week for 3 weeks, reading age and skill-level appropriate books and engaging in literacy centered activities.   Book Buddies volunteers are currently enrolled college students who have been accepted to the Bonner Leader Program.  Bonner Leaders are hand selected for the program through a rigorous application and interview process.  They must pass a federal background check, and receive weekly leadership and professional development training.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Thursday March 28, 2019
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Knitting
1:00 PM

Open to:  Adults Only
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Clara Barton Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-548-3045  
LOCATION: Clara Barton Branch
Saturday March 30, 2019
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FREE Yoga Class
2:15 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration begins:  NOW

Mr. Murthy Manchikanti has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years, and teaching yoga for the past 3 years. Mr. Manchikanti did his yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India. Join Mr. Manchikanti to learn yoga exercises, breathing exercises and more.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
Monday April 1, 2019
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM

Open To: Adults
Registration not required. 

Get fit where you sit and come to the therapeutic chair yoga classes. Learn a gentle yoga with positions designed to help balance the body, mind and spirit.

Please wear socks and comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    732-548-3045  
LOCATION: North Edison Branch
 
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Knitting
7:00 PM

Open to:  Adults only  
Registration not required.

Whether you are an expert or a novice, join us at Main Edison Branch Library and share the joy of knitting. All levels of knitters are welcome.

Please bring knitting needles in size 6,7 or 8 and worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Circulation Desk  732-287-2298  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Tuesday April 2, 2019 - Tuesday April 9, 2019
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Preschool Storyhour
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register:March 25

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Preschool Storyhour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Open to children :  3 - 6yrs of age  (Children must be able to attend the program without the parent present.  Parents may wait outside the room.)

Register:March 25

This special program of stories, movies, songs, activities and crafts aimed at this special age will involve a variety of topics.

Children must be able to attend without the help of the parent in the room. 

WARNING (BE CAREFUL):      You may only register for 1 date and time for Preschool Storyhour.  DO NOT register at multiple locations  since it could result in ALL registrations being canceled.

CONTACT:    732-287-2351  
LOCATION: Edison Main Library
Registration will begin on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday April 3, 2019