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Long Hill Public Library     (Map)
917 Valley Road
Gillette, NJ 07933
Phone 908-647-2088
Fax 908-647-2098

Mon - Thurs 10 am - 9 pm
Fri 10 am - 5 pm
Sat 10 am - 2 pm
Sun 1pm - 5pm

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Womens History Month

Secret Agents of Change:
Famous Women in Morris County History

Sat, March 4 @ Noon

 From Geraldine Dodge

   To Helen Fenske

      And Millicent Fenwick...

         Meet the Women of Morris County

They came from right here in Morris County: philanthropists, actresses, legislators, a Secretary of Labor, and even a ghost! New Jersey photojournalist Jim DelGiudice shares the lives of these colorful women and the social context of the times.

 

Paint Colors For Your Home! Sun, March 5

Choosing Paint Colors for your Home

Sunday, March 5 @ 2pm

Does the thought of trying to choose paint colors stress you out? Cindy Gelormini, aka “The Paint Diva of New Jersey” can help you select the perfect colors.

Join Cindy for Decorating Trends, Home Staging & How to Choose  Paint Colors For Your Home.  One of the hottest design trends right now is gray painted walls. But gray can be very tricky because it turns blue, or pink or purple. Cindy will discuss choosing paint colors,  design trends  and home staging.

 

Be Happy This Year Series


Find Happiness Series

Living a Mindful Life, Sun, March 12 @ 2pm

Mindfulness is a mind-body approach to life that helps people relate differently to experiences. It involves paying attention to thoughts and feelings in a way that increases our ability to manage difficult situations and make wise choices. Learn how to experience life with a mindful approach to reduce stress and enjoy a happier life. 

Emotional Detox - Dealing with Negative people, Sun, April 23 @ 2pm

We all have people who push our buttons, drain our energy and take us off track. From co-workers to neighbors, friends and family members-difficult people can be found anywhere. These types of people can create situations that cause us to feel frustrated, drained, fatigued and unhappy.

In this workshop you will learn: tips to deal with difficult people; different communication techniques you can use to effectively handle difficult people; what a toxic relationship is and how to emotionally detox; the consequences of too much negativity in your life.

 

Book Club: The Sleep Revolution, March 13 @ 7pm

In today’s 24/7 fast-paced, always-connected, perpetually harried, and sleep-deprived world, the hunger for sleep is only getting stronger. The Sleep Revolution both sounds the alarm on the worldwide sleep crisis, and offers a road map for how we can take back our sleep and transform our lives and our world. 

Looking forward to seeing you on Monday, March 13 at 7pm.

Cover Art
The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington
After Huffington, cofounder and former editor in chief of The Huffington Post, collapsed from exhaustion, hitting her face on her desk, breaking her cheekbone, and regaining consciousness in a pool of blood, she became a self-described "sleep evangelist." She seems to genuinely want to save others from her fate in this persuasive treatise.

Noting that it's "our collective delusion that overwork and burnout are the price we must pay in order to succeed," she asserts that it's not worth it. Sleep deprivation, she says, is linked with increased risks of diabetes, heart attack, stroke, cancer, obesity, and Alzheimer's disease. Among the many topics she covers are the sleep crisis (40 percent of Americans get less than the recommended seven hours), the sleep industry (pills), sleep history (the ancient Greeks and Egyptians often spent the night in "sleep temples"), jet lag, sleep innovations, and sleep tips.

She name-drops––after all, she is Arianna Huffington: Jennifer Aniston's manager tells her that she, too, collapsed from exhaustion. So compelling and informative is Huffington's book that everyone should read it and sleep!

 

What to Keep & What to Toss, Tues, Mar 14 @ 7pm

What to Keep 

 & What to Toss

Tues, March 14 @ 7pm

 

In this workshop you will learn:

  • How long to save financial and tax records
  • What documents can be discarded
  • Safe storage solutions

Presented by:

Claudia Mott, CFP, CDFA 
Principal

Epona Financial Solutions, LLC

Mary Sunderland, CFA, CFP
Enrolled Agent 
Sunderland Financial Mgmt, LLC

 

Babe Zaharias, Sat, April 1 @ Noon

 
Babe Didrikson Zaharias

The Greatest Ever

Sat, April 1 @ Noon

Actress Linda Kenyon will channel the multi-talented Babe Didrikson in a performance sure to astound whether you love sports or not.


Born Mildred Ella Didrikson in Texas 1911, Babe became America's greatest female athlete. She combined raw talent, hard work, and an unquenchable thirst for winning in a world in which women were not allowed or encouraged to be athletic, competitive, ambitious or to sweat.

For us today, it is no "big deal" to have women competing in sports. Not many years ago, this was a revolutionary idea - and Babe led the revolution.

In 1953, Babe was diagnosed with cancer. Until her death, Babe publicized her condition, served as a spokesperson for The American Cancer Society, and raised millions for cancer research while competing as a golfer. Here again she was revolutionary, because cancer was "just not talked about" in the America of the 1950's.

 

Shredding Day!

Friends of the Library Shredding Day!

Save the Date!

Sat, April 22

 

The MAIN 3M Cloud Library is Here!

 Go Digital with 3M Cloud!

Are you interested in e-books or e-audiobooks? The library offers downloadable audio and e-books through the 3M Cloud Digital Library.

Click here to download the appropriate app for your device and get started. Once you have the app downloaded to your device, you can browse for titles through the app. 

We'd love you to try it! Need help? Call the library to make an appointment.

 

It's All About YOU!

Is there something you'd like to know about or see as a program? Or better yet. Do you have a skill, talent, passion or creative know-how you'd like to share with the community?
 
Let me know! Contact Marygrace at 908-647-2088, stop in at the library or email
 

Learn to Knit!

Knit with the Gates Avenue Knitters' and Crocheting Circle. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 7:00 PM at the Library.

All levels are welcome - beginners will be taught! So grab your yarn and needles and join us!

Lots of fun & laughter!

 

Learn to Make Jewelery

Our Beading Group meets every Tuesday at the library from 1 to 3 pm.

Beaders of all levels (including no experience at all!) are welcome. Learn to make a bracelet, bring a current or favorite piece, or drop by to see what's doing while we share ideas, techniques and resources.

Long Hill Township Public Library, 917 Valley Road, Gillette, NJ 07933 Phone (908)647-2088
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