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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Harding Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Yoga with MJ
10:15a.m.
 Yoga with MJ
Monday, Oct. 3, 10:15a.m.Yoga with MJ
19 Blue Mill Road
Join the well-regarded Miss MJ for a wonderful yoga class. It's a great way to start the day. Every Monday at 10:15.
Built in Harding - Minuteman BBQ - CANCELLED
7:00p.m.
Built in Harding - Minuteman BBQ - CANCELLED
Monday, Oct. 3, 7:00p.m.
19 Blue Mill Road
In 2014, Scott and Marti Lifschin both had different professions until Scott was laid off as a business executive in NYC. While Scott was perfecting his backyard barbecuing for over 25+ years, Marti was honing her hospitality skills and raising their children. The two took a deep breath and decided ...read more

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Ventures in Nature for Toddlers!
10:15am
Ventures in Nature for Toddlers!
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10:15amVentures in Nature f
19 Blue Mill Road
Ventures in Nature invites you and your child to experience the wonder of nature through one’s senses.  Each session involves primarily  focusing on one sense as we explore the great outdoors.  Exploration builds confidence as your child  touches new textures,  tastes ...read more
Kemmerer Library Book Club
1:30p.m.
 Kemmerer Library Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1:30p.m.Kemmerer Library Boo
19 Blue Mill Road
Join a group of passionate readers for Kemmerer Library Book Club every other Tuesday at 1:30p.m.Our upcoming selections are:Sept. 6th:  ‘By Her Own Design’ by Piper Hugely, a novel about the seamstress of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress. It’s on Kindles 24-29 and in hard...read more
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Adult Craft Club
11:30a.m.
 Adult Craft Club
Thursday, Oct. 6, 11:30a.m.Adult Craft Club
19 Blue Mill Road
Join us for a fun fall craft. We will be making autumn pillows out of placemats! 

Yoga with MJ
12p.m.
 Yoga with MJ
Thursday, Oct. 6, 12p.m.Yoga with MJ
19 Blue Mill Road
Join the well-regarded Miss MJ for a wonderful yoga class. It's a great break in your day. Every Thursday at noon. 
Halloween Treats!
4:00pm
 Halloween Treats!
Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:00pmHalloween Treats!
19 Blue Mill Road
Kathy Bross will be teaching us how to make easy halloween theme snacks and crafts! *Registration is required*

Scott Joplin - King of Ragtime (on zoom)
7:00p.m.
Scott Joplin - King of Ragtime (on zoom)
Thursday, Oct. 6, 7:00p.m.Scott Joplin - King
Zoom
Ragtime was a sensation that overtook the United States at the turn of the 20th century and Scott Joplin was the man responsible for bringing it into the forefront. A classically trained musician, Joplin's lifelong goal was to see ragtime accepted as a serious artform. However his life was tragi...read more
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Yoga with MJ
10:15a.m.
 Yoga with MJ
Monday, Oct. 10, 10:15a.m.Yoga with MJ
19 Blue Mill Road
Join the well-regarded Miss MJ for a wonderful yoga class. It's a great way to start the day. Every Monday at 10:15.
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Sing and Dance with Miss Carol!
10:15am
 Sing and Dance with Miss Carol!
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10:15amSing and Dance with
19 Blue Mill Road
Join Miss Carol for fun songs and dance! This program is intended for preschoolers. 
The Wonders of Central Park (on zoom)
7:00p.m.
The Wonders of Central Park (on zoom)
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7:00p.m.The Wonders of Centr
Zoom
In the early 1850’s wealthy New York merchants and landowners admired the public grounds of London and Paris. They argued that New York needed a comparable facility to establish its international reputation. Find out how Central Park was created and recently restored to the beautiful place&nbs...read more
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Benjamin Franklin (on zoom)
1p.m.
 Benjamin Franklin (on zoom)
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1p.m.Benjamin Franklin (o
Zoom
Benjamin Franklin excelled in virtually every aspect of science, and was considered to be a political and diplomatic genius during his time. Hear about the remarkable life and accomplishments of a true genius for the ages and discover more about the multi-faceted intellect of one of America’s ...read more
Pumpkin Painting!
4:00pm
 Pumpkin Painting!
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4:00pmPumpkin Painting!
19 Blue Mill Road
Join us to Paint a Pumpkin for Halloween! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on.*Registration is required to ensure we have enough supplies**Please register each child separately*

Teen Advisory Board Meeting-- Earn Volunteer Hours!
6:00pm
Teen Advisory Board Meeting-- Earn Volunteer Hours!
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6:00pmTeen Advisory Board
19 Blue Mill Road
Teens are invited to join our Teen Advisory Board! The Board will help plan and market library programs for teens such as Trivia Night and Movie Night, as well as work on volunteer projects. Meetings count as volunteer hours!
Norway’s Hidden Gold
7:00p.m.
 Norway’s Hidden Gold
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7:00p.m.Norway’s Hidde
19 Blue Mill Road
During WWII the Nazis financed their war machine in part by seizing the gold reserves of each country they invaded.  In this effort they were almost always successful--with a few notable exceptions.  For thirty frenetic days, beginning April 9, 1940, Norwegians struggled to keep their coun...read more
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Yoga with MJ
12p.m.
 Yoga with MJ
Thursday, Oct. 13, 12p.m.Yoga with MJ
19 Blue Mill Road
Join the well-regarded Miss MJ for a wonderful yoga class. It's a great break in your day. Every Thursday at noon. 
Halloween Treats! -- Zoom
4:00pm
 Halloween Treats! -- Zoom
Thursday, Oct. 13, 4:00pmHalloween Treats! --
19 Blue Mill Road
Kathy Bross will be leading an easy Halloween Cooking class on Zoom! Register to pick up an ingredients kit from the library and join Kathy on Zoom at 4pm for some easy snack recipes! 

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Opera Talk: Festive Operatic Gatherings (in person)
11:00a.m.
Opera Talk: Festive Operatic Gatherings (in person)
Saturday, Oct. 15, 11:00a.m. Opera Talk: Festive
19 Blue Mill Road
Presented by the Opera at Florham, this program will feature operatic scenes portraying parties, dinners, balls and other festive events that always generate wonderful musical experiences. Many times, solo Arias, big ensembles and choral singing define these famous scenes; and audiences crave seeing...read more
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Yoga with MJ
10:15a.m.
 Yoga with MJ
Monday, Oct. 17, 10:15a.m.Yoga with MJ
19 Blue Mill Road
Join the well-regarded Miss MJ for a wonderful yoga class. It's a great way to start the day. Every Monday at 10:15.
Lanzerotti Lecture featuring William "Bill" Dudley
7p.m.
Lanzerotti Lecture featuring William "Bill" Dudley
Monday, Oct. 17, 7p.m.Lanzerotti Lecture f
19 Blue Mill Road
Back after a brief hiatus, the well-respected Lanzerotti Lecture is back. Join us for a fascinating discussion with Bill Dudley. Bill is the founder of the New Vernon First Aid Squad (and won the town’s first ambulance from winning first prize in an ambulance design contest sponsored by Grumma...read more
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Ventures in Nature for Toddlers!
10:15am
Ventures in Nature for Toddlers!
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 10:15amVentures in Nature f
19 Blue Mill Road
Ventures in Nature invites you and your child to experience the wonder of nature through one’s senses.  Each session involves primarily  focusing on one sense as we explore the great outdoors.  Exploration builds confidence as your child  touches new textures,  tastes ...read more
Toddler Yoga with Miss Kayla!
11:15am
 Toddler Yoga with Miss Kayla!
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 11:15amToddler Yoga with Mi
19 Blue Mill Road
Join Miss Kayla on the first Tuesday of every month for some fun and easy yoga!
Kemmerer Library Book Club
1:30p.m.
 Kemmerer Library Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 1:30p.m.Kemmerer Library Boo
19 Blue Mill Road
Join a group of passionate readers for Kemmerer Library Book Club every other Tuesday at 1:30p.m.Our upcoming selections are:Sept. 6th:  ‘By Her Own Design’ by Piper Hugely, a novel about the seamstress of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress. It’s on Kindles 24-29 and in hard...read more
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Stay Healthy Seniors!
12-1:30p.m.
 Stay Healthy Seniors!
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 12-1:30p.m.Stay Healthy Seniors
19 Blue Mill Road
Join us for a new program called WISE - Wellness Initiative for Senior Education. WISE is a series of 6 classes that cover a wide range of topics that celebrate healthy aging. Learn about the aging process and how to make healthy lifestyle choices. Discuss risk factors and behaviors you should avoid...read more

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Yoga with MJ
12p.m.
 Yoga with MJ
Thursday, Oct. 20, 12p.m.Yoga with MJ
19 Blue Mill Road
Join the well-regarded Miss MJ for a wonderful yoga class. It's a great break in your day. Every Thursday at noon. 
Halloween Treats!
4:00pm
 Halloween Treats!
Thursday, Oct. 20, 4:00pmHalloween Treats!
19 Blue Mill Road
Kathy Bross will be leading an easy Halloween Cooking class on Zoom! Register to pick up an ingredients kit from the library and join Kathy on Zoom at 4pm for some easy snack recipes!   

Starting Seeds Indoors: When and How (on zoom)
7pm
Starting Seeds Indoors: When and How (on zoom)
Thursday, Oct. 20, 7pmStarting Seeds Indoo
Zoom
There is such joy and excitement watching as seedlings emerge and mature. The biggest excitement, of course, is from either harvesting a food you have grown or seeing a beautiful flower develop. In this presentation, you will learn everything you need to know about starting seeds indo...read more
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Basically Bats!
4:00pm
 Basically Bats!
Friday, Oct. 21, 4:00pmBasically Bats!
19 Blue Mill Road
A naturalist from the Somerset County Park Commission will be coming to teach us all about bats! Bats are the only true flying mammals are often misunderstood and feared rather than appreciated for their prowess as our best natural insect predators. Did you know that a single little brown bat can co...read more

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Teen Pumpkin Painting
1:00pm
 Teen Pumpkin Painting
Saturday, Oct. 22, 1:00pmTeen Pumpkin Paintin
19 Blue Mill Road
Join us to Paint a Pumpkin for Halloween! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on.*Registration is required to ensure we have enough supplies*
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Yoga with MJ
10:15a.m.
 Yoga with MJ
Monday, Oct. 24, 10:15a.m.Yoga with MJ
19 Blue Mill Road
Join the well-regarded Miss MJ for a wonderful yoga class. It's a great way to start the day. Every Monday at 10:15.
King Tut: In Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Tomb Discovery (on zoom)
7:00p.m.
King Tut: In Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Tomb Discovery (on zoom)
Monday, Oct. 24, 7:00p.m.King Tut: In Honor o
Zoom
Presented by Richard Veit, Ph.D. of Monmouth University. The discovery of the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922 was arguably the most famous archaeological find of the 20th century.  How was the tomb discovered?  Who were the scholars responsible for the find and who was the Boy King...read more
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Ventures in Nature Art for Toddlers!
10:15am
Ventures in Nature Art for Toddlers!
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 10:15amVentures in Nature A
19 Blue Mill Road
The environment has so many beautiful colors and textures.  Ventures in Nature will help express this magic through art.  Our open concept projects  of designing leaves, animals, insects  will encourage your child’s creativity and awareness of their own surroundings.  ...read more
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Stay Healthy Seniors!
12-1:30p.m.
 Stay Healthy Seniors!
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 12-1:30p.m.Stay Healthy Seniors
19 Blue Mill Road
Join us for a new program called WISE - Wellness Initiative for Senior Education. WISE is a series of 6 classes that cover a wide range of topics that celebrate healthy aging. Learn about the aging process and how to make healthy lifestyle choices. Discuss risk factors and behaviors you should avoid...read more

Read to a Dog
3:45pm
 Read to a Dog
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 3:45pmRead to a Dog
19 Blue Mill Road
Creature Comfort Pet Therapy will be visiting the library at 3:45pm! Children will have the opportunity to practice their reading by reading stories to therapy dogs for 15 minutes.*Registration is required*

Read to a Dog
4:00pm
 Read to a Dog
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4:00pmRead to a Dog
19 Blue Mill Road
Creature Comfort Pet Therapy will be visiting the library at 3:45pm! Children will have the opportunity to practice their reading by reading stories to therapy dogs for 15 minutes.*Registration is required*

Read to a Dog
4:15pm
 Read to a Dog
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4:15pmRead to a Dog
19 Blue Mill Road
Creature Comfort Pet Therapy will be visiting the library at 3:45pm! Children will have the opportunity to practice their reading by reading stories to therapy dogs for 15 minutes.*Registration is required*

Paul McCartney presented by Mr. Beatles himself, Vinnie Bruno (on zoom)
7:00p.m.
Paul McCartney presented by Mr. Beatles himself, Vinnie Bruno (on zoom)
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7:00p.m.Paul McCartney prese
Zoom
Vinnie Bruno, that amazing aficionado of music with a particular affinity for the Beatles, is back with Kemmerer Library this fall. We are pleased to offer a 4 part series on John, Paul, Ringo and George! This program will be on Paul!This lecture is a snapshot on the extraordinary career of Sir Paul...read more
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Yoga with MJ
12p.m.
 Yoga with MJ
Thursday, Oct. 27, 12p.m.Yoga with MJ
19 Blue Mill Road
Join the well-regarded Miss MJ for a wonderful yoga class. It's a great break in your day. Every Thursday at noon. 
Madeline Miller - Virtual Author Interview
7:00p.m.
Madeline Miller - Virtual Author Interview
Thursday, Oct. 27, 7:00p.m.Madeline Miller - Vi
Zoom
Join us for Madeline Miller presentation on  Circe. Her second novel, Circe, was an instant number 1 New York Times bestseller, and has been widely praised from NPR to People Magazine to the Washington post. Novelist Ann Patchett called it "An epic spanning thousands of years that'...read more
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Kids Crafternoon!
3:45pm
 Kids Crafternoon!
Friday, Oct. 28, 3:45pmKids Crafternoon!
19 Blue Mill Road
Join us for a fun afternoon of crafting with kids! We will be making spiders!
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Yoga with MJ
10:15a.m.
 Yoga with MJ
Monday, Oct. 31, 10:15a.m.Yoga with MJ
19 Blue Mill Road
Join the well-regarded Miss MJ for a wonderful yoga class. It's a great way to start the day. Every Monday at 10:15.
     
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