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  • Toddler Time:

    Ages birth - 4 with caregiver: Wednesdays at 10:30am 6/1, 6/8, and 6/29 We will be talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing during this literacy readiness storytime.
    Date:5/11/2016     Time:10:30am

  • Family Storytime:

    Bring the whole family down to the library to hear some stories! Saturday, May 28 at 2:00pm.
    Date:5/28/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Storytime & Craft:

    Ages 4 and up with caregiver: Thursdays @ 6:30pm 6/2, 6/9, and 6/16 Join us for this fun storytime & craft.
    Date:6/2/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • Knit & Crochet Club:

    Join us on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month. Bring your hooks, needles, and yarn. Work on a project or learn a new technique! Program is free for teens and adults (16+) The club will be held Thursdays, June 2 & 16 at 6:30pm.
    Date:6/2/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • Chess Club:

    Play chess with friends and local chess champion, Jack Silver. Don't know how to play? We'll teach you! Ages 6+. Call the library to register. Fridays, June 3 & 17 at 3:30pm.
    Date:6/3/2016     Time:3:30pm

  • Yogic Breathing:

    Yogic Breathing Techniques and Mindfulness for Mood Balancing: This workshop is appropriate for anyone who would like to improve their mood but is especially helpful for those who suffer from anxiety, depression, and/or trauma. Led by Kathleen Williams, PH.D. a coupling psychologist and certifies yoga instructor specializing in trauma resolution and yoga for mood. Saturday, June 4 at 2:00pm.
    Date:6/4/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Afternoon Movie for Adults:

    Join us for the screening of Bridge of Spies, rated PG-13. All are welcome to attend! Wednesday, June 8 at 2:00pm.
    Date:6/8/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Little Ninja Day:

    Ages 4-6 at 4:00pm Ages 7-11 at 4:30pm. USA Karate & Fitness will present this introduction to fitness & self defense. Registration required.
    Date:6/9/2016     Time:4:00

  • Friends’ Group Meeting:

    The Friends of the Rahway Public Library will meet at the library at 7:00 pm on the second Thursday of each month. The next meeting will be held on: Thursday, June 9 at 7:00pm.
    Date:6/9/2016     Time:7:00pm

  • Friends of the Library Dodgeball Tournament:

    The 2nd annual Friends of the Rahway Library Dodgeball Tournament will take place on Saturday, June 11 beginning at 10:00 am at the Rahway Recreation Center. Register now on the Friends of the Rahway Library Facebook page. 6 Person teams with at least one woman.
    Date:6/11/2016     Time:10:00am

  • Teen Screen Movie:

    Join us for the screening of Pride + Prejudice + Zombies, rated PG-13. All are welcome to attend! Monday, June 13 at 5:00pm.
    Date:6/13/2016     Time:5:00pm

  • Origami Class:

    Make a craft the origami way! Tuesday, June 14 at 3:30pm.
    Date:6/14/2016     Time:3:30pm

  • Readers Circle Book Club:

    Join us for the discussion of Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart. Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00pm.
    Date:6/15/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Book Bingo:

    Match up titles to win books and other prizes! This program is open to adults (age 18+). Everyone wins! One bingo board per person, per game. Wednesday, June 15 at 1:00pm.
    Date:6/15/2016     Time:1:00pm

  • Dads & Donuts:

    Bring your dad to the library for this fun storytime complete with a craft, music, and donuts! All are welcome to attend. Saturday, June 18 at 10:30am.
    Date:6/18/2016     Time:10:30am

  • Summer Reading Club:

    Read your way through summer with our Summer Reading Club! Each book you read will earn you a fun prize! For all ages. Sign-up begins June 23rd.
    Date:6/23/2016     Time:3:30pm

  • Snakes 'n Scales Magic Show:

    School's out! Time for some summer reading fun at the library. Join us for a special kick-off celebration with a magic show from Snakes 'n Scales featuring live animals! All ages welcome! Thursday, June 23 at 6:00pm.
    Date:6/23/2016     Time:6:00pm

  • School's Out Teen Activity:

    Another year of school has been completed! Join us in the teen Circle at 2:00pm to relax, chat, and unwind. Board games, cards, coloring pages, computers, and an art activity will be available! Thursday, June 23 at 2:00pm.
    Date:6/23/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Kids Bingo:

    Play some Bingo & win some prizes! Friday, June 24 at 3:30pm.
    Date:6/24/2016     Time:3:30pm

  • Lego Club:

    Build your own creation out of Legos! All Lego creations will be on display for the public to enjoy after Lego Club. Ages 5 and up. Monday, June 27 at 6:30pm.
    Date:6/27/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • What to Read Next?:

    Do you love to read but have trouble deciding which book deserves your valuable time? Discover how NoveList can help. Discuss which titles are popular with book groups, discover new authors and series, read-alikes and upcoming releases. Try a new genre this summer! Join us in the library's computer lab. Tuesday, June 28 at 3:00pm.
    Date:6/28/2016     Time:3:00pm

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