Children’s Summer Reading Program 2017

“Build a Better World,” the Flemington Free Public Library’s 2017 children’s summer reading program will begin sign ups on Monday, June 26, 2017. Construct a great summer plan and lay the foundation for a lifetime love of reading. Pick up a calendar of events and create a memorable summer of reading full of activities with us. A walk-in craft is available the first day of sign up.

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Mediatech Extended Hours for Summer 2017

The Mediatech Center will be open for extended hours this summer, including Scratch and Stop Motion Animation Camp. The hours are as follows:

Camp Week #1: June 24th to 28th

  • Scratch Camp only 9 am-12 noon
  • Extended Center hours 12 noon-7 pm Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
  • Extended Center Hours 12 noon-5 pm Tuesday & Friday

No Camp Week: July 3rd to July 7th

  • Closed on Tuesday the 4th of July – Happy Independence Day!
  • Extended Center hours 9 am-7 pm Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
  • Extended Center Hours 9 am-5 pm Friday

Camp Week #2: July 10th to 14th

  • Scratch Camp only 9 am-12 noon
  • Extended Center hours 12 noon-7 pm Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
  • Extended Center Hours 12 noon-5 pm Tuesday & Friday

Camp Week #3: July 17th to 22nd

  • Scratch Camp only 9 am-12 noon
  • Extended Center hours 12 noon-7 pm Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
  • Extended Center Hours 12 noon-5 pm Tuesday & Friday

Camp Week #4: July 24th to 28th

  • Scratch Camp only 9 am-12 noon
  • Extended Center hours 12 noon-7 pm Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
  • Extended Center Hours 12 noon-5 pm Tuesday & Friday

Lindbergh Flight Simulation Weekend

  • Saturday, August 5th at 8 am through Sunday, August 6th into the afternoon
  • Continuously open for pilots and their families–sleep over

Camp Week #5: July 31st to August 4th

  • Scratch Camp only 9 am-12 noon
  • Extended Center hours 12 noon-7 pm Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
  • Extended Center Hours 12 noon-5 pm Tuesday & Friday

Camp Week #6: August 7th to 11th

  • Scratch Camp only 9 am-12 noon
  • Extended Center hours 12 noon-7 pm Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
  • Extended Center Hours 12 noon-5 pm Tuesday & Friday
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Mediatech Scratch Camps Summer 2017

This summer, Mediatech will run Scratch Camps 9 am-12 noon Monday through Friday for six weeks with extended Mediatech Center hours.

According to Wikipedia:

Scratch is a free visual programming language developed by the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Media Lab. Scratch is used by students, scholars, teachers, and parents to easily create animations, games, etc. It provides a stepping stone to the more advanced world of computer programming. It can also be used for a range of educational and entertainment constructionist purposes from math and science projects, including simulations and visualizations of experiments, recording lectures with animated presentations, to social sciences animated stories, and interactive art and music.

The dates for Scratch Camp are:

  • Week 1: June 24th – June 28th
  • Week 2: July 10th – July 14th
  • Week 3: July 17th – July 22nd
  • Week 4: July 24th – July 28th
  • Week 5: July 31st – August 4th
  • Week 6: August 7th – August 11th

Mediatech Camps and the Center are well supervised. The lead teacher is a certified educator with coding and tech experience. Call the library at (908) 782-5733 to put your child on the list. Spaces fill up quickly! The cost is $100 per student. Scholarships are available and donations for scholarships are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated. Mediatech is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

 

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Paint a ceramic heart

 

PAINT A CERAMIC HEART!

Monday Night, February 13th 2017 at 7 PM

Join Mrs. Moore and Make a Craft All Will Love

ALL AGES WELCOME WITH ADVANCE REGISTRATION

Flemington Free Public Library

118 Main Street, Flemington

908 782-5733

 

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Valentine’s Day Storytime & Party

 

VALENTINE’S DAY STORYTIME & PARTY

 Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 at 10:30 AM

& Tuesday, February 14th at 10:30 AM

Party Includes Stories, Music, Craft & Snack

 BROUGHT TO YOU BY MRS. MOORE WITH LOVE!

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New .NET User Group

The first meeting of the Flemington .NET User Group will include a presentation by Jeff Widmer on Twilio Voice and Text Messaging. Jeff will demonstrate how to send and receive Text Messaging SMS and also show off the Voice capabilities which could be used to build an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system. The first meeting will be on Wednesday, February 8th at 6:30 at the Flemington Public Library. Future meetings generally will be on the second Wednesday of the month.

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Story Hour in Spanish

Story Time for children 3 to 7 years old, in Spanish

Thursday, February 2, at 7:00 pm

Friday, February 3, at 10:30 am

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Fireside Story Time with Mrs. Moore, Monday, Dec. 11 at 7 pm

Enjoy the wonder of Winter snowmen and delight in the warmth of the season around our fireplace at Fireside Storytime with Mrs. Moore, Monday, December 11, at 7 pm.

Make a light-up snowman ornament craft.
Holiday snack will be provided.
Children may dress in pajamas and a favorite stuffed animal is welcome.
No advance registration necessary.

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The Glass Castle, Wed. Dec. 6

A Night at the Movies: Wednesday, December 6, at 6:45 pm.

The Glass Castle

Based on Jeannette Walls’s 2005 memoir of the same name.

PG -13, 127 minutes.

Free Admission.

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Story Time in Spanish Dec. 7 & 8

Story Time in Spanish for children ages 3 to 7 at the Flemington Free Public Library, Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 pm, and Friday, Dec. 8 at 10:30 am.

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Cuenta Cuentos para niños Dic. 7 y 8

Cuenta Cuentos para niños de 3 a 7 años

Jueves 7 de Diciembre a las 7:00 pm

Viernes 8 de Diciembre a las 10:30 am

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Artist Night — Nov. 29

Let’s talk about art — and more.

Wednesday November 29, 7:00pm, at the Flemington Free Public Library, 118 Main Street

Jorge A Sánchez was born in Mexico City in 1973 and studied Communications at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He worked as a reporter and photojournalist in various print media in Mexico City.  In 2005, he began working in the field of educational communication, particularly on issues of environmental education in rural and indigenous communities in the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Puebla, Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi, in civic organizations as well as for the federal government. He currently lives in Frenchtown, NJ, developing personal projects of photography and plastic arts, among others.

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Morning Book Club Thurs., Dec. 21 at 10:30 am

The next meeting of the Flemington Library morning book club will be on Thursday, December 21, at 10:30 am.

We will be discussing Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
All are welcome.

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Thanksgiving 2017 Hours at the Flemington Free Public Library and MediaTech

 Library Hours

Wednesday, November 22 – 9 am to 9 pm
Thursday, November 23 – Closed
Friday, November 24 – Closed
Saturday, November 25 – 10 am to 3 pm

Mediatech Hours

Monday, November 21 – 3 pm to 7 pm
Tuesday, November 22 – 3 pm to 5 pm
Wednesday, November 23 – 3 pm to 7 pm
Thursday, November 24 – Closed
Friday, November 25 – Closed

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Polar Bears at the 2nd Saturday Story Time (Dec. 9th)

SECOND SATURDAY STORY TIME
Saturday, December 9th at 10:30 AM
POLAR BEARS

Stories, Rhymes, Crafts, Snacks & More!
Families Welcome
Best Suited for Pre-K through Second Grade
Advance Registration Appreciated
JOIN US

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Opening Reception for the Hunterdon Parks Studio Artists

Come view the works of artists from the HCPR Art Program at their opening reception, Nov. 18, 2017, from 12 noon to 2 pm at the Flemington Free Public Library.

The show runs Nov. 13 through Dec. 9, and is closed Nov. 23 & 24 for Thanksgiving. The hours of the library are as follows: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 am – 9 pm; Tuesday and Friday 9 am – 5 pm, Saturday 10 am – 3 pm.

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Come​ ​Hula​ ​Hoop​ ​With Attic​ ​Treasure!

The​ ​life-scale​ ​bronze​ ​sculpture​ ​now​ ​in​ ​our​ ​garden​ ​was​ ​created​ ​by​ ​Seward  Johnson,​ ​the​ ​founder​ ​of​ ​Grounds​ ​for​ ​Sculpture,​ ​a​ ​34-acre​ ​sculpture​ ​park  in​ ​Hamilton,​ ​NJ.​ ​The​ ​“attic​ ​treasure”​ ​is​ ​an​ ​old​ ​newly​ ​found​ ​hula​ ​hoop!  You’ll​ ​find​ ​we​ ​have​ ​our​ ​own​ ​collection​ ​of​ ​hula​ ​hoops​ ​for​ ​you​ ​try.​ ​Learn​ ​or  teach​ ​others​ ​in​ ​our​ ​garden​ ​(If​ ​raining​ ​the​ ​event​ ​will​ ​still​ ​be​ ​held​ ​inside​ ​the  library).​ ​​ ​It​ ​will​ ​be​ ​an​ ​afternoon​ ​full​ ​of​ ​fun​ ​and​ ​exercise-Just​ ​before  Thanksgiving​ ​feasting!  Several​ ​hula​ ​hoops​ ​will​ ​be​ ​given​ ​away.​ ​Hopefully​ ​these​ ​can​ ​be​ ​put​ ​it​ ​into  storage,​ ​such​ ​as​ ​an​ ​attic,​ ​for​ ​some​ ​other​ ​lucky​ ​person​ ​to​ ​find​ ​and​ ​treasure  in​ ​the​ ​future!  Saturday,​ ​November​ ​18​th​​ ​at​ ​1​ ​P.M.  Rain​ ​or​ ​Shine​ ​@​ ​the​ ​Library
All​ ​Ages​ ​Welcome

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