Boonton Holmes Library

Today at Your Library

10:30 a.m.  Story Time with Jennie D.
6:00 p.m.  Mah Jongg

Alzheimer’s 101

Thursday, November 14, 10:30-11:30 a.m.  This program provides a comprehensive overview for anyone who wants to learn about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia. Information about risk factors and warning signs, steps to obtaining a diagnosis, and treatment options are discussed.  Planning for the future, coping with behavioral and other changes, and accessing community resources are also reviewed.  The workshop is sponsored by Alzherheimer’s New Jersey.  Light refreshments provided by Highbridge Care Center.

The program is free and open to the public.  However, space is limited and registration is required.  Please click here to sign up.

Friday, November 15, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
Lunch ‘n’ Learn:  The Statue of Liberty

History buff and author, Kevin Woyce, offers a delightful talk about the Statue of Liberty, the iconic American symbol of freedom and inclusion.   A light lunch is included.

This adult program is free and open to the public.  Registration required, please.  Click here to sign up.

Author visit:  Maryann McFadden

Thursday, November 21 7 p.m.  The author will discuss her novel, The Cemetery Keeper’s Wife.  “A heartbreaking story of shame, secrets and the quest for love and redemption. McFadden relays a forgotten tragedy, which once held Victorian America in thrall, through the eyes of Rachel Miller, the cemetery keeper’s wife. With passion and a keen sense of detail, McFadden, whose real life coincidences mirror Rachel’s, is the perfect person to tell this story.”
As space is limited, registration is required, please.  Click here to sign up.

Support our Boonton Times Online Initiative!

We are looking for donations to help us make our treasure trove of digitized copies of The Boonton Times available online to our patrons.  This fabulous resource of the town’s local newspaper dates back to 1872.  Find obituaries, stories and ads which capture the spirit of this great old town.  Donations in any amount are gratefully accepted.

Board of Trustees’ Meetings 2019

The Library’s Board of Trustees meet at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month in the 2nd Floor Board Room.  The meetings are open to the public.  Meeting dates listed below:

January 8, February 12, March 12, April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8 (optional), August 12 (optional), September 9, October 8, November 11, December 9.