Happy Hour

Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

Take your mind off viruses and enjoy an hour of live interaction with your neighbors and friends while enjoying a winter potpourri of craft workshops and presentations.

To watch with us, you will need:

  • a laptop, tablet, or computer
  • and, if you want to watch on your Smart TV, an HDMI cable to connect your laptop/computer to your Smart TV.

You may register for most programs via the posted links to Signup Genius. If you need help registering, please call the circulation desk at 973-334-2980, and one of our staff will assist you.

April 14:
Victory Gardens — History and Cultivation

Victory garden - Wikipedia

Anthony Bracco, owner of Bracco Farms, NY, brings his expertise in organic farming to the table with a presentation on the history of the WW2 Victory Gardens.  He will discuss produce, seed choices, planting methods, and planning for your very own garden plot.  

All are invited to join this Zoom program.  A materials packet will be available at the library from April 5.

Please register for the workshop here.

April 21:
DIY Pollinator Homes

bamboo reeds in a yellow tin can

Mason bees are great little pollinators who make their nests in hollow twigs or reeds (and sometimes the siding of your house). Join Lotte Newlin in creating a mason bee home using foraged bamboo and upcycled tin cans.

Kits will be available April 19. Participants limited to 15.

This activity is fun for kids and adults alike.

To register, please sign up here.

April 28:
Gardens with Buzz

Sweat Bee with a Winterberry Holly (Ilex verticillata) female flower.

Join ecologist, blogger, and photographer, Mary Anne Borge, as she discusses the inter-connected web of plants and pollinators. Learn about some of the best plants to provide food and shelter for birds, bees, and butterflies.

To learn more, visit Ms. Borge’s website for information and inspiration.

All are welcome. To register, sign up here.