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Special Programs and Events for October 2022

In addition to our list of recurring events, the library now hosts a mix of in-person and online special events and programs that you can attend from home! Click here for our full calendar of events, which also includes young adult and children’s programs.



Start Here: What to Declutter in Every Room – Wednesday, 10/5 at 6:30pm via Zoom.

Ready to tidy-up but not sure where to begin? Log on and learn the first thing to organize in each room – to make the biggest difference quickly and easily. Join organizing humorist and author of Keep This, Toss That, Jamie Novak, online when she reveals what to do first. During the program, Jamie will guide you through your first decluttering jumpstart. Please click here to register.



Ghost Hunting 101 – Tuesday, October 11th at 7pm via Zoom.

Join historian and paranormal investigator Greg Caggiano to learn the methods, techniques, and technology used by ghost hunters. Also learn what makes a location haunted and hear ghost stories that Greg personally experienced during his investigations. Please click here to register.



Photographing the Milky Way – Wednesday, October 19th at 6pm. DeMott Lane Branch and Online via Zoom.

Join the Franklin Township Astronomy Club for a visually stunning and informative session with photographer Jennifer Khordi. She will share her expertise in nightscape Milky Way photography with wonderful examples while describing her techniques in capturing great images. Please click here to register.



NEW Recurring Events



Drop-In Chess for Adults – Mondays from 5pm to 7:30pm. DeMott Lane Branch.

Studies show that playing chess can hone strategic planning, spatial analysis, and non-verbal reasoning skills. The royal game is also a fun pastime and a great way to get out of the house and meet some new people. We provide the chess boards, all you need is a desire to play. No registration required!



Conversational English as a Second Language (ESL) Class – Wednesday at 3pm. DeMott Lane Branch.

A free, basic ESL conversation group led by an experienced, NJ-certified ESL teacher. Offered to ESL students who have a basic working knowledge of English and wish to gain more confidence speaking English alongside other students. The group is not appropriate for people who cannot speak basic English. 

Please click one of the following dates to register: 10/12 | 10/19 | 10/26



Drop-In Tech Help – Wednesday, October 5th at 11am. Franklin Park Branch.

Adults that have basic questions about computers, or their tech devices, are welcome to drop-in at the Franklin Park Branch for help. No appointment is needed. Bring your own device, or use a library computer. One-on-One help will be available during this time. If others are waiting, time will be limited to 15 minutes. No registration required.



For any questions about upcoming library events, please call the reference desk at 732-873-8700 opt. 3 or leave a comment below.

Thanks for reading,
George, FTPL

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