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The Ramsey Free Public Library 
February 2017   
30 Wyckoff Ave 
201-327-1445
ramscirc@bccls.org

Library Hours:
M-Th. 9am-9pm
Fri. 9am-5pm
Sat. 10am-5pm
Sun. 12pm-4pm
 
In This Issue
Self Publishing and You:The Inside Scoop
Ramsey Cooks
Investment Planning for Women
Board and Card Games
50's/60's Pop Concert
Hands On Workshop - Digital Magazines
Genealogy Workshop
Chinese New Year Celebration
Adult Yoga
Movie Time
Teen Meditation, Book Talk, & Crafts
Teen Cafe
Kids' Legos, Book Clubs & Storytimes





The Library will be closed for Presidents' Day, on Monday, February 20th. Happy Presidents' Day! 


Last Call for Local Artists and Artisans!
Spring Arts and Crafts Sale
Saturday, April 1st, 10am-4pm

The Friends of Ramsey Library(FORL) is seeking local artists and artisans to participate in our second Arts and Crafts sale taking place all day Saturday, April 1st. We still have three tables left for new artists to participate. We are looking for anyone with a unique line of hand made products.

Anyone from the local area may apply (not limited to Ramsey residents). If interested, please email your name and contact information, a short bio, and a description and photos of your work to Barbara Puccia  at barbara.puccia@ramsey.bccls.org
 


Self-Publishing and You:
 The Inside Scoop
Tuesday, February 7th, 7pm

Are you thinking of publishing a memoir, novel, non-fiction book, children's book, cookbook, or a collection of poems? This 45 minute talk by an industry expert will provide a four-step guide to help you do just that! 


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Ramsey Cooks!
Recipes by Mario Batali 
Thursday, February 9th, 7pm-8:30pm

 Do you love to cook? Would you like to discover new recipes? Then the Ramsey Cooks Club is perfect for you. February's theme is cookbook author Mario Batali. You know, the guy who wears shorts and Crocs and makes amazing Italian food? Come to the library, pick up one of his cookbooks, prepare a recipe and share it with your fellow foodies! You're in for a great night of food and fun!

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Women and Investing Workshops
Investment Planning
Saturday, February 11th, 2pm-3:15pm
  
 
Take charge of your financial future! Debbie Taylor, CPA/PFS, JD, CDFA, founder and principal of Taylor Financial Group, returns this month to talk about Investment Planning. Educate and empower yourself to manage your own finances by attending this informative and interactive workshop.

Register here!.

  


Game Day!
Board and Card Games
Sunday, February 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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Friends of Ramsey Library Presents
Marc Black's
1950's and 60's Concert
Sunday, February 19th, 2pm

Remember that Yellow Polka Dot Bikini? Or the last time the answer was Blowin' in the Wind? Accompany Marc Black on a musical tour through two historically defining decades. Marc plays tunes by artists like Dean Martin, George Harrison, and everyone in between. Great music, a nostalgic discussion, and a slide show will make your Sunday afternoon a musical treat!   

. Open to all!
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Zinio Digital Magazines
Hands On Workshop
Thursday, February 23rd, 1pm

Join Recorded Books representative, Andy Gross, and discover Zinio, the ultimate app for magazine lovers. Learn how to access digital magazines for iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac and PC.

Bring your device and your questions! 
 



Genealogy Workshop
Introduction to Genealogy
Tuesday, February 28th, 7pm

Have you ever wondered about your roots? Where you came from? Who your ancestors were? Steven Gabai of the Genealogical Society of Bergen County will enlighten you about genealogical records and research, and what you can expect to learn about your family history!    
 



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Adult Yoga  

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

Feb 2    Feb 9   Feb 16   Feb 23 

Fridays, 10am-11am
Register for each session separately: 
Feb 3    Feb 10   Feb 17 
     
 




IT'S MOVIE TIME AT THE LIBRARY!

Thursday Night Family Movie
Finding Dory
February 23rd, 6pm
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Monday Afternoon Movie (R)
Hacksaw Ridge

February 27th, 1pm   

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Teen Meditation Class
Friday, February 17th, 3:30pm-4:15pm
Grades 6-12 
 
Reduce stress! Recharge mind and body! Shari from Zen Family Yoga will help you feel renewed and refreshed!. 

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Teen Book Talk
Tuesday, February 28th, 3:30pm-4pm
Grades 6-7

"What isn't written, isn't remembered. Even your crimes." 
Read this dystopian novel and join us for a chat and snacks!

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Teen Valentine's Day Craft
  Tuesday, February 21st, 3:30-4:30pm
 Grades 6-12  

Create your own woven paper heart! 

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Teen No-Sew Fleece Scarf 
Wednesday, February 22nd, 3:30-4:30pm
Grades 6-12

Create your own scarf to fight off the winter chill!



Teen Cafe
Friday, February 3rd, 3:15-4:45pm
Grades 6-12

Pizza, Wii gaming, board games, crafts and a raffle
 Don't miss the fun!


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Legos!!!

Pre-K Lego Fun
Monday, February 13th & 27th, 11am-12pm
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Ages 4-6 yrs Little Legos
Monday, February 27th, 4-5 pm
 Grades 1-5 Lego Club
Monday, February 6th, 4-5pm
 


Book Clubs for Kids!

Grade 1 - Book Friends Book Club
Tuesday, February 14th, 4pm
Grades 2-3 - Book Crew Book Club
Tuesday, February 28th, 4pm
 

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



Musical Munchkins!

Ages 1-3
Saturday, February 11th, 10:30-11am
Ages 4-6
Saturday, February 11th, 11:30am-12pm
 
 




Drop In Storytimes!!
No sign ups necessary!

Newborn-18 mos. - Wednesday, 9:30-10am
February 1st, 8th
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 19 mos.-3 yrs. - Wednesday, 10:30am-11am
February 1st, 8th
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3-4 yrs. - Tuesday, 10am-10:30am
February 28th
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4-6 yrs. - Wednesday, 1pm-1:30pm
February 1st, 8th
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4-6 yrs. - Thursdays, 10am-10:30am
February 2nd, 9th
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3-6 yrs. - Saturday, 11am-11:30am

February 25th
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