Calendar Of Activities Stay Full At Local Library

The Washington Twp. Public Library plans to keep its Giving Tree up through Fri., Dec. 16.

Warm up the holidays of a neighbor-in-need by donating warm socks, hats, mittens, slippers and gloves for both adults and children. Dry goods and non-perishable food items are also welcome.  The Giving Tree is a cooperative outreach project between the Friends of the Washington Township Public Library and the Long Valley Food Bank.

Make Your Own Book Tree on Tues., Dec. 13, from 7 p.m.-8 p.m.

Join Maria Birch for a festive holiday craft. Learn how to create a book tree out of a discarded library book.  Open to all ages. Registration required.

Cookie Decoration Demonstration & Exchange is set for Wed., Dec. 14, from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Join in for the Cookbook Club’s annual cookie exchange. Attendees will exchange batches of their favorite holiday cookies. Local resident and professional cake and cookie decorator Jennifer Wallace plans to demonstrate the joys of decorating with royal icing, using multiple techniques including wet on wet, stencils, and sugaring. Participants will go home with a box of cookies they’ve made. Space is limited and registration is required. Priority will be given to town residents.

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