Adult Sept. 2015 Programs At The Washington Twp. Library

WTPL Knits  every Tues., Sept. 1-Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. 
Cookbook Club – Korean Cooking Class Wed., Sept. 9 at 7 p.m.
Five dishes will be demonstrated and serve a full meal (including dessert) to the participants. Recipe books and other books on Korean history and culture for handed out for free. Space is limited. Must register. Washington Twp. Residents given preference.
Family Roots & Shoots  Sept. 10 at 2 p.m.
Lifetime Learning  Fri., Sept. 9, 18, and 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Ancient Rome with with Michael Norris Ph.D., former Museum Educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art  – In person registration only.
Art Reception – Mark and Carys Rogers on Sept. 12 at 1 p.m.
Fall Gardening Tues.,  Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.
Fall gardening is broken down into three phases. Phase one includes, creating a cool season vegetable garden. Phase two, planting bulbs for next year’s bloom and phase 3, making plans to change all the things you didn’t like about this year’s garden.
Fall can be a wonderful time to garden. The air is cool, the weeds have stopped growing and most pests are gone. Master Gardener Bill Moran will discuss 16 vegetables that can be successfully grown and methods to extend the season into January. The presentation will include photos of some spectacular bulbs for Spring and the easiest and best way to plant them. The speaker will discuss division, seed collection, pruning and how to create a garden diary outlining design changes for the new season.
Friends of the Library Movie  Wed., Sept 16 at 6:30 p.m. “MacFarland USA”
In this inspiring Disney sports drama based on actual events, Kevin Costner plays a high school football coach who ends up leading a cross-country track team made up of lower-class Latino students to a state championship.
Lifetime Learning Thurs., Sept. 17 and Sept. 24 at 7 p.m.
Joseph Geddes, a faculty member at West Morris Central High School,  will examine how four visionary movie directors confronted the concept of the double, a subject that has intrigued writers for centuries. He will examine films by Buster Keaton, Alfred Hitchcock, Ingmar Bergman and David Lynch. In person registration only
Paradise Gardens for Pollinators & Wildlife Sept. 19 at 1 p.m.
Create a mini paradise in the backyard. Join Master Gardener Gail Di Domenico to learn what is required to attract butterflies, a variety of birds including hummingbirds, bees, dragonflies and other interesting & fun to observe pollinators & wildlife. Find out what trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals they like and what those plants require for success in your garden. Help to restore native habitats & the environment while benefiting from beautiful plants & creatures in the yard. Handouts will include lists plants and resources for further information. Patron & Staff Registration required.
Mining Iron in Northwest New Jersey: An oral history Mon., Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.
Stuart Lefkowitz will be speaking  about his original research of the people who lived, worked, and died in the community surrounding the Mt. Hope Iron Mine.  This book presents the stories in their own words of miners, their children, mine surveyors, electricians, motorman, engineer and others from the early decades of the 1900s until the mine closed in the 1970s.
Computer Basics For Seniors Tues., Sept. 22 at 11:30 a.m.
Due to popular interest, the library is once again offering the Computer Basics for Seniors Class.  This class will discuss the very basics of using a computer. Areas that will be covered will include how to correctly hold the mouse and how to point, click, double click, scroll, select, drag, copy and paste. The class will also cover how to navigate the folders and icons on a computer. Space is limited. Register by calling the library at 908-876-3596 or at wtpl.org. Note: This is the same course that we offered in June and sign ups are open to participants who have not yet taken the Computer Basics for Seniors Class. Washington Township residents have priority registration for all classes.

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