History of Halloween

Flanders, NJ

Why do we carve pumpkins at Halloween, dress up in costumes, or decorate our homes with skeletons and ghosts? Join author and photographer, Kevin Woyce, for a 60-minute presentation and slideshow to find out the answers. This colorful program traces the strange history of Halloween, from Old Word harvest festivals to our modern family holiday.Along the way, Kevin will discuss the origins of the Jack o’Lantern, Orson Welles’ 1938 “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast, the first monster movies, famous costume makers and much more. This hour-long slideshow is illustrated with original photographs and Halloween cards, advertisements, artwork and movie posters. REGISTRATION REQUIRED Please fill out the RSVP below


Strange Tales in Stone

Flanders, NJ

Join horror artist, Stephen Gale and experience a unique blend of macabre history, original artwork, gothic literature and European travel. His artwork will be on exhibit in our Gathering Room too! REGISTRATION REQUIRED Please fill out the RSVP below

College Funding

Flanders, NJ

Join Alvin G. Newell, Vice President of Solutions for College Funding, Inc. and find out what the colleges aren’t telling you. The seminar will cover: -How to qualify for financial aid regardless of high earning. -Sending your child to private university for less $ than a state school. -How to pick colleges that will give you the best financial aid packages. -Lower “out-of-pocket” costs, and how to get the maximum $ from each school. -How to complete complicated financial aid forms accurately and timely. -How failure to fill out required forms correctly will get you less money. -The right way to position your assets to maximize the aid awarded. REGISTRATION REQUIRED Please fill out the RSVP below

Mystery Book Club

Flanders, NJ

Join Librarian Katy for a meeting of the library's Mystery Book Group to discuss The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware. Copies of the book may be picked up at the reference desk. Registration requested, Please RSVP below