The Library will be closed
Monday November 12th
for Veterans Day

Adult Programs
Explore our weekly, monthly and special events here
Holiday Cookie Swap
Saturday Dec 8 at 2pm


'Tis the season for festive foods and family traditions! Bring a dish of your favorite holiday cookie or treat as well as a copy of the recipe (please make note of allergins in the recipe). We'll taste and swap and share and hopefully go home with a few new recipes to try and treats to snack on!
Please Register.





Kanopy

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at The Township of Washington Public Library! Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films on instantly . Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
 
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including documentaries,  indie and classic films, foreign language films, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.

Click on the image above to start exploring all Kanopy has to offer.


The Great American Read
Wrap Party
​Saturday November 3 at 2pm


All summer long we shared the PBS list for Great American Reads! Now it's your turn to vote on your favorite books as we watch the reveal episode from PBS and compare our list to theirs! Voting begins in September, look for ballots at the front desk!
Light refreshments will be provided.
Please Register. 

Crafty Night Out
Tuesdays at 6:30


December 4 - Holiday Candles! We'll be makeing our own soy-based candles and decorating the jars to go with your own Winter holiday decor.

Supplies are limited. Please Register.
In January 2018, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order #4  requiring state entities to provide information to the public regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace and ways to enroll.  The New Jersey State Library enhanced an existing research guide providing basic and extended information on the ACA. 

Click on the image to the left to be brought to this research guide. 

Regularly Scheduled Programs

Adult Coloring Group
Fridays @ 1:00pm
**No Coloring  11/23**

New studies have shown that coloring helps to relax and lessen stress. Join us for some relaxing music, coffee and snacks. All coloring supplies will be provided.

Gaming Club
Fridays @ 1:00 - 5:00pm
**NEW LOCATION: Town Hall Senior Center**
NO Games  11/23
Seniors are invited to partake in a wonderful selection of games while treats and music liven up this social program. Hone your skills at one table or rotate to enjoy various card games, Scrabble, Mahjong, Canasta and more!

Genealogy Group
Wednesday  11/14, 12/12
@ 6:30pm

Local genealogist Fred Voss will assist you in unraveling the secrets of your family tree!
Monthly Meditation
Thursdays 10/18, 11/15, 12/20
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Whether you aspire to meditate, started and stopped too many times to count or you have a steady practice, come and discover the energy of group meditation!  Learn and practice simple meditation techniques to help you discover and embrace the transformative power of sitting every day.  Wear comfortable clothes and please bring a notebook/journal.
Senior Chair Yoga
September 13 - December 13
Thursdays @ 11am OR 12pm
No Class 11/22

Registration Dates & fees:
8/21 for Residents
$22 for the session

8/28 for Out-of-Towners
$55 for the session

Please make checks payable to :
The Friends of the Washington Twp. Library
Mat Yoga
Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 5:30pm
**No Class 11/1 & 11/6**

Bring your yoga mat or a towel and join in!  All levels of practice are welcome!
$5 per person/ per class





Afternoon Movie Matinees
Mondays & Thursdays @ 2pm

  • Oct 29 & Nov 1 : Here We Go Again (PG-13)
  •  November 5 & 8: Three Identical Strangers PG-13
  • November 15 : Yours Mine and Ours - 50th Anniv!
  • November 19:  The Kings Speech (R) Oscar Encore!
  • November 26 & 29 :  Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)                                          

Monthly Book Clubs
Night Owls Bookclub
Monday November 26 @ 6:30pm

To Discuss:  The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes

​The Girl Who Wrote in Silk explores a horrific, little known era in our nation's history.  Estes sensitively alternates between a young Chinese American girl who lived i the late 1800's and a modern recent college grad who sets her story free.
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Mango Languages
Over 70 languages to choose from! 
RBdigital Books
Digital Magazines at your fingertips!
Hoopla
Borrow FREE digital video, music, and audiobooks with your library card. Limit 4 checkouts per month.
Digital Services
Kanopy
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including documentaries,  indie and classic films, foreign language films, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.  Limit 5 check outs per month.

Can't make it to the Library?  Need something to read or listen to while waiting for your train?  The Township Library is pleased to provide several digital options for you to choose from. 
Overdrive/ Libby
Overdrive is back and better than ever!

Starting May 9th!
Non- Traditional Materials
Our non-traditional materials are special items not typically found in a library setting.
We have featured technology, as well as housewares and specialty hobby equipment.
 Non-traditional materials have a two week loan period. Please return all items inside the Township Library and do not return items to another library or in the book drop.
Our collection includes:
  • Pre-loaded Kindles
    WiFi Hotspots
    Telescopes
    Baking pans
    Candy molds
    Gardening tools and seeds
    Knitting needle set
    Crochet hook set