Puzzle Swap Meet

Hackettstown Public Library 110 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

Do you buy puzzles, have a wonderful time putting them together, but then leave them in the closet just to gather dust? Don't buy new ones, come to the library to swap it for one new to you! It's simple: bring a puzzle from home (please make sure they are in good condition and no [...]

Carrie Muller Author Talk and Book Signing

Hackettstown Public Library 110 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

Author Carrie Muller will be here to talk about and sign copies of her book "A Dazzle of Zebras." Come by and show some love to a local author! Here is a description of the novel: Tracy Andrews is decidedly not looking forward to senior year. Senior year leads to graduation, which leads to her three best friends [...]

Tween & Teen Maker’s Day: Marble Maze

Hackettstown Public Library 110 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

Tweens and Teens! Stop by the library for Maker’s Day 2024! We will be making Marble Mazes. March 15th at 3:30pm. Open to ages 9 and up. Please register online.

Egg-Drop Competition (All Ages)

Hackettstown Public Library 110 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

Do you think you can keep a plastic egg from opening up or breaking from a second-floor fall? Now's your chance to prove you have what it takes! Using simple supplies, take a half hour to see if you can construct a device to keep your egg intact after a fall. Contestants will be grouped [...]

Tween & Teen Maker’s Day: Leprechaun Trap Contest

Hackettstown Public Library 110 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

Tweens and Teens! Stop by the library  to create your own leprechaun trap! Traps will be displayed and voted on. The winner will get a prize! Materials will be provided by the library. However, if you have any other supplies or decorations feel free to bring them in. Please register online. Open to ages 9 [...]

Bring Your Own Book Club (BYOBC)

Hackettstown Public Library 110 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

Do you want to join a book club but don't read typical "book club books?" Enjoy quirky books, microhistories, or steamy romances? Well, maybe BYOBC is for you! Choose your own title and then join fellow readers to share your thoughts about the latest book you read. Members can read whatever book they want: old, [...]

Animals Go To War!

Hackettstown Public Library 110 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

Visualize animals involved in war!  Indeed, along with men in uniform, creatures large and small heroically performed during World War I from 1914-1918!  Not only did animals help save lives, but they comforted soldiers facing hardships and danger.  Meet the pets, rodents, farm and circus animals, birds, and even insects that accomplished amazing things during [...]

Plant ID Workshop

Hackettstown Public Library 110 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

Do you ever wander around your property and wonder "what plant is that?" "Is that a weed or a flower?" "What kind of tree is growing along my fence line?" This is the program for you! Let Nancy and Carla from PeaceNJ teach you to identify all the flora in your garden. Learn what native [...]

Teen Craft: Origami Bunnies

Hackettstown Public Library 110 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

Tweens and Teens! Stop by the library to make an origami bunny April 5th at 3:30pm. Open to ages 9 and up. Please register online.

Bring on Spring! Meditation : with Aries Moon Crystals

Hackettstown Public Library 110 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

Join Amanda from Aries Moon Crystals for a 60 minute group immersion meditative experience. Amanda will provide an uplifting meditative experience to connect to the light and seasons of change. Amanda will incorporate reiki into the journey. You will leave feeling restored, refreshed, empowered, and energy boosted as we transition into spring. This program is for adults [...]