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The Ramsey Free Public Library 
March 2017   
30 Wyckoff Ave 

Library Hours:
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Fri. 9am-5pm
Sat. 10am-5pm
Sun. 12pm-4pm
In This Issue

NJ Makers Day Weekend!!
Irish Music Concert
Internet Genealogy
What is an EMT?
Ramsey Playreaders
Game Day
Diabetes Program
Retirement, Social Security &  Downsizing
Author Visit
Adult Yoga
Movie Time
Teen Yoga, Spring Craft, Book & Movie Talk
Kids' Book Clubs & Storytimes

Makers Day Activities

Do you keep hearing about Makers Day but don't know what it's all about? NJ Makers Day is a statewide event to celebrate the Makers Movement which promotes any activity that uses an element of creative skills to make or design something on your own. The Ramsey Free Public Library will be hosting activities for adults, teens, and children as it embraces this growing trend.   

 Jewelry Making For Adults
Friday, March 24th, 12:30-2:30pm

Margaret C. will help you create a beautiful, unique necklace!
Register here!

Teen Ceramics
Friday, March 24th, 3:30-4:30pm
Grades 6-12
Enjoy painting a ceramic figurine. Snacks will be served!
Register here!

The Art of Coding for Teens
Saturday, March 25th & Sunday, March 26th, 1pm-2:30pm 
Create an interactive art piece using digital imaging programs. Learn how Pixar and Nintendo artists create their original work.
Must register for both classes and bring a flash drive.

Register here!

 Little Engineers for Ages 3-6   
Friday, March 24th, 10am -10:30 am  
Use marshmallows and pretzel sticks to create your own buildings and structures!

Owl Craft for Grades 3-5 
Friday, March 24th, 3:30 pm 
Have a hoot making adorable owl puppets!

Friends of Ramsey Library Presents
Irish Music Concert
Sunday, March 19th, 2pm

Enjoy an afternoon of Irish music with Ian Gallagher in celebration of St. Patrick's Day! Ian is a guitarist, singer, and all-around entertainer who is sure to bring a smile to everyone in his audience!

. Open to all!
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Internet Genealogy
Tuesday, March 28th, 7pm-8:30pm

 Find records, family information, and distant relatives on the internet. Join Steven Gabai from the Genealogical Society of Bergen County for this fascinating workshop.

Register here! 

What is an EMT?
Saturday, March 11th, 3:30pm    
Find out what it takes to become an Emergency Medical Technician! The Ramsey Volunteer Ambulance Corp provides emergency medical services to our community and depends on local residents just like you. Learn more about this rewarding opportunity from our dedicated Ambulance Corp.. . 

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Ramsey Playreaders
You Can't Take It With You  
Sunday, March 12th, 12:30pm

 Join fellow thespians for a group script reading of this wacky 1936 New York City comedy!

To register, email ramseyplayreaders@gmail.com or call 201-327-1445. 

Game Day!
Board and Card Games
Sunday, March 12th, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Have fun with your fellow gaming enthusiasts! Join us for card and board games. Open to anyone ages 8 - Adult. .

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Ramsey Board of Health Presents
Diabetes Discussion
Thursday, March 16th, 7pm-8:30pm

Learn practical lifestyle changes and kick start your motivation to improve and maintain your health!  

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Confident Retirement
Tuesday, March 7th, 7pm-8:30pm

 Make your retirement dreams and goals a reality! Prioritize your savings and spending plans to address what is most important to you. Identify risks that could throw your retirement plans off track. Create a meaningful legacy today! Join Gene Spitzer of Ameriprise Financial for this informative seminar.

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Social Security Planning Program
Thursday, March 23rd, 7pm-8:30pm

Learn about Social Security benefits including the latest tips and resources to help you plan your retirement!

Register here!   

Downsizing and De-Cluttering Your Home
Monday, March 20th, 7pm-8:30pm

Are you thinking of downsizing? Not sure how to tackle the years of accumulation, including furniture and cherished memorabilia? Tom Hollerbach, licensed real estate broker, will help you find low cost services and reduce the stress of this life-changing transition..  
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Georgette Van Vliet
Author and Motivational Speaker
Wednesday, March 22nd, 7pm

Georgette Van Vliet is a motivational speaker and a passionate promoter of positive thinking. 11 Simply Brilliant Ideas for a Life of Love, Joy, and Abundance offers gentle ways to chip away at negativity, so all the abundance you seek can flow into your life. Georgette uses her experiences and wisdom coupled with her writing and teaching background to bring you explicit, practical ways to release life's frustrations so all the "good stuff" comes in. 

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Adult Yoga  

Thursdays, 11am-12pm
Register for each session separately:

Fridays, 10am-11am
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Thursday Night Family Movie
Secret Life of Pets
March 9th, 6pm
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Monday Afternoon Movie

March 27th, 1pm   

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Teen Yoga
Wednesday, March 29th, 7pm-8pm
Grades 6-12  

Improve muscle tone, strength stamina, and...reduce stress!
Register here!

Teen Spring Craft
Create Your Own Galaxy in a Jar 
Tuesday, March 28th, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Grades 6-12  
Register here!

Teen Book and Movie Talk 
Wednesday, March 29th, 3:30pm-4pm 
Grades 6-7 
Read this science fiction action story or watch the movie, or both! Then come in, bring your friends, and tell us what you think!

Book Clubs for Kids!

Grade 1 - Book Friends Book Club
Tuesday, March 21st, 4pm
Grades 2-3 - Book Crew Book Club
Tuesday, March 21st, 4pm

Grades 4-5 - inbeTween Book Club
Wednesday, March 22nd, 4pm

Drop In Storytimes!!
No sign ups necessary!

Newborn-18 mos. - Wednesday, 9:30-10am
March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
 19 mos.-3 yrs. - Wednesday, 10:30am-11am
March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

3-4 yrs. - Tuesday, 10am-10:30am
March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

4-6 yrs. - Wednesday, 1pm-1:30pm
March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

4-6 yrs. - Thursdays, 10am-10:30am
March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

3-6 yrs. - Saturday, 11am-11:30am

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