On the Guest List: Adventures of a Music Journalist

Monday, August 3rd ~ 7:00 pm.  Author Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta will discuss her memoir of life as a fan & music journalist during the 1970s & 80s punk, new wave and rock scene.  Unlike other music memoirs, there is no downward spiral into drugs and addiction, nor is it a groupie tell all.  On the Guest List is simply a compilation of mostly happy memories straight from the author.

 

Summer Reading Club Grand Finale

Wednesday, August 5 - 1:00 p.m.

Join us at the Verona Community Center for high energy musical fun with Polka Dot! Prize drawings for Pre-readers, Elementary, and Middle School Readers will be held after the performance. Funded by the Friends of the Verona Public Library.

 

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Crafting for Adults: Paper Quilling

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm; July 21 - August 11, 2015.
Learn the art of paper quilling!  This 4-week course will give you the skills and inspiration you need to make beautiful projects.  Supplies will be provided, so registration is required.  Call the Library:  973-857-4848 or stop by the Reference Room to sign up.

Paper Quilling Workshops
Adult Summer Reading

For Grown-ups:  For every book you read between June 20 & August 20, submit a brief written review and enter for the prize of your choice.  Prizes include a gift certificate to Ariane Kitchen & Bar, an autographed copy of The Stranger, by Harlan Coben, and a Kindle E-reader.  The more you read, the more chances you have to win!  Open to Verona residents 18 & older. 

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Adult Summer Reading Book Club

Thursday, August 20th at 7:00 pm:  Please join us for a book discussion of Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East, by Scott Anderson.  To add to the discussion, we’ll show the documentary Lawrence of Arabia: the Battle for the Arab World on Tuesday, August 18th at 6:30 pm.  Register at the Reference Desk to pick up a copy of the book.  

Book Discussion Group
Follow Us On Tumblr!

The Verona Public Library is now on Tumblr. Follow us at veronapubliclibrary.tumblr.com!

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Summer Reading Club Opens June 24th

Registration opens Wednesday, June 24th. Click on the read more link for summer reading club information and a list of special programs. 

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Every Hero Has A Story Summer Reading Club
Superhero on the Shelf

Can you find our superhero on the shelf? If you can find our hidden superhero, who might be hiding anywhere in the Library, you might just win a super prize! If you are successful in your quest, return to the Children's room for a prize!

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Free Play at the Library!

Every Friday during the summer from 10-11:00 am, the Library will open its meeting room for Verona families to have free play time. We invite children from infancy up to preschool age to come with their caregivers to play and socialize! Musical toys will be provided. Make new friends and meet your Verona neighbors!

Free Play @ the Library
The Iron Fey Series by Julie Kagawa

You let your request with T.A.C. mascot Bob Dylan and the Library listened! Check out this New York Times Bestselling Series!

The Iron Fey
Verona Fire Department Visits the Library!

Tuesday, August 4 - 10:00 a.m.

Meet and visit with real life heroes.Hop on the firetruck and sit in the driver's seat.  The wonderful VFD staff will give us a tour and provide tips to keep us all safe.

 

Verona Fire Department Visit
Teen Vogue Now Available

Keep up with the latest in teen fashion. Check out Teen Vogue, now available in the Teen Area!

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  • Paper Quilling Workshops
  • Book Discussion Group
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  • Every Hero Has A Story Summer Reading Club
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  • Free Play @ the Library
  • The Iron Fey
  • Verona Fire Department Visit
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