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Hot Off the Press

Tax the rich! : how lies, loopholes, and lobbyists make the rich even richer
The Republic of Birds
The girl who died
Black smoke : African Americans and the United States of barbecue
Witches steeped in gold
Penny : a graphic memoir
The climate diet : 50 simple ways to trim your carbon footprint
When the stars go dark [large print] : a novel
Our world out of balance : understanding climate change and what we can do
Privacy is power : why and how you should take back control of your data
Summertime sleepers : animals that estivate
On the other side of the forest
Day trading
Horse power : how horses changed the world
Mia
Thrive
Collectibles handbook & price guide 2021-2022
The last thing he told me : a novel
Meant to be immortal
The half orphan
Everyone dies famous in a small town
Six weeks to live : a novel
Get Shorty [videorecording (DVD)]
Project Hail Mary : a novel
Maybe maybe Marisol Rainey
F*ck it, I
Atlantis : the accidental invasion
The crayons
Second place
Films of endearment : a mother, a son and the
Hungry for more : romantic fantasies for women
The woman with the blue star
The gremlin
The glitter in the green : in search of hummingbirds
The happiest girl in the world : a novel
Lycanthropy and other chronic illnesses : [a novel]
The very impatient caterpillar [sound recording (audio-enabled book on Wonderbook)]
My tiny life by Ruby T. Hummingbird
Tiny tales : stories of romance, ambition, kindness, and happiness
Dear Black girl : letters from your sisters on stepping into your power
The ledger and the chain : how domestic slave traders shaped America
An offer from a gentleman
Gladius : the world of the Roman soldier
And now I spill the family secrets : an illustrated memoir
The other Emily [large print]
A chance in the world : an orphan boy, a mysterious past, and how he found a place called home
The all-purpose baker
Trouble to the Max
Guilt at the garage
The words that made us : America
Nine nasty words : English in the gutter : then, now, and forever
Picnic in Someday valley
Bone rattle
Life skills
The nature of oaks : the rich ecology of our most essential native trees
The scoop on words! [electronic resource (preloaded tablet on Playaway Launchpad)].
The adventure is now
Practice makes perfect
The lady has a past
Last gate of the Emperor
These feathered flames
Finding the mother tree
The newcomer
The wreckage of my presence : essays
The cottage on Lighthouse Lane
Dustborn
Because he
Why didn
Ways to grow love
Have you ever seen a flower?
The national road : dispatches from a changing America
Lincoln in private : what his most personal reflections tell us about our greatest president
Rescue at Lake Wild
Killing the mob : the fight against organized crime in America
Friends are forever
Fighting the first wave : why the coronavirus was tackled so differently across the globe
The nine : the true story of a band of women who survived the worst of Nazi Germany
SAT premium prep 2022
Heiress in red silk
Sharkblock
The Sky blues
The last shadow warrior
Chaos on CatNet
Things we lost to the water : a novel
A matter of life and death [large print]
Immigration matters : movements, visions, and strategies for a progressive future
Dangerous ideas : a brief history of censorship in the West, from the ancients to fake news
The most beautiful girl in Cuba
Narwhal I
Fodor
National Audubon Society master guide to trees
Meant to be [large print]
Fade into the bright
Finding Ashley [large print] : a novel
Buster
Danger in numbers [large print]
Scott 2022 standard postage stamp catalogue. Volume 1A, U.S., U.N., A-Australia
We are each other
Look what I found in the woods
How to change : the science of getting from where you are to where you want to be
BEACH.
My time will come : a memoir of crime, punishment, hope, and redemption
The thief of worlds
Letter to a young female physician : notes from a medical life
The free world : art and thought in the Cold War
Slingshot
Dear girl
Best nerds forever
Abandoned ruins on public lands in New Jersey : forgotten and unknown pasts
A runner
The people
The Windsor diaries, 1940-45 : my childhood with the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret
Animal atlas
The last green valley : a novel
The Mouse Watch underwater
Anxiety at work : 8 strategies to help teams build resilience, handle uncertainty, and get stuff done
The unfit heiress : the tragic life and scandalous sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt
Sooley [large print]
The one and only Sparkella
Sunshine girl : a memoir
Realm breaker
FIRE STORY.
Let
Throwaway girls
Raya and the last dragon. Raya
Blade of secrets
Super Rabbit Boy
The Bruce swap
Sam can
Star Wars galactic baking : the official cookbook of sweet and savory treats from Tatooine, Hoth, and beyond.
Doom : the politics of catastrophe
It had to be you : a novel
Olympus, TX : a novel
An earl, the girl, and a toddler
Cook this book : techniques that teach & recipes to repeat
Hour of the witch : a novel
Basil
High school musical the musical the series : the roadtrip
The bookshop of second chances : a novel
No way out [large print]
Madhouse at the end of the Earth : the Belgica
The radio operator : a novel
A shot in the arm!
Family reunion : a novel
The last fallen star : a Gifted clans novel
Thao
Where the road leads us
Becoming
VEGGIE POWER.
The hummingbirds
The new breed : what our history with animals reveals about our future with robots
Fred gets dressed
5-minute furry friends stories.
Refugee
Strange nature : the insect portraits of Levon Biss
Life hacks
Great circle
Indivisible
Empire of ants : the hidden worlds and extraordinary lives of earth
Awesome Dog 5000 vs. The Kitty Cat Cyber Squad
Before they were artists : famous illustrators as kids
The dead husband
10 hidden heroes
Star Wars The Clone Wars character encyclopedia : join the battle!
Stalin
Radicalizing her : why women choose violence
New Zealand
Happiest Man on Earth : The Beautiful Life of an Auschwitz Survivor.
Design like nature : biomimicry for a healthy planet
Leda and the swan
What
Robert B. Parker
Find me
72 reasons to be vegan : why plant-based, why now
Scott 2022 standard postage stamp catalogue. Volume 1B, Austria-B
The viscount who loved me
Susan LaFlesche Picotte
Find you first : a novel
Central America
The Copenhagen trilogy : Childhood ; Youth ; Dependency
Public enemy #1
The lost apothecary [large print]
A dog
Dedicated : the case for commitment in an age of infinite browsing
A dark queen rises
Finding Junie Kim
Glass half-broken : shattering the barriers that still hold women back at work
Don
How Stella learned to talk : the groundbreaking story of the world
Sacrifice : a gold star widow
The secret history of home economics : how trailblazing women harnessed the power of home and changed the way we live
Let
Hot stew : a novel

Events for All Ages

May 2021

Monday May 10

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Enchanted Yoga
Mahwah Public Library at Online - Facebook Live

Ages 3 and upMondays @ 5:30 PMStretch your imagination and your body! We will learn basic yoga poses, create a story, and have fun! Simple breathing techniques and guided visualizations are also taught. Yoga is a great way to bring calm and focus into your child’s life through movement and breath.

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Needle Felting - Bunny Craft for Teens (PICKUP & GOOGLE MEET)
Mahwah Public Library at Online B

Teens & tweens in grades 5 & up will be shown how to shape wool into a cute bunny using step-by-step methods.  The craft kits will be provided to the participants in advance of the workshop.  When registering, all participants must make sure to have a gmail account that the library can provide to Ms. Christine before the workshop.  Ms. Christine will then send an invitation link to your gmail account so you’ll be able to join on GOOGLE MEET.  Registration is required.

Registration starts on Saturday, April 10 and can be done by calling 201-529-7323 x 224, or online. Participants on the main list will have until closing time on Wednesday, May 5 to pick up their kits, or they will lose their spot to someone on the Waiting List.

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rockin’ TV: Rock & Roll and Television From Elvis to The Monkees with Brian Rose (ZOOM)
Mahwah Public Library at Online - See Event Details

Beginning in the mid-1950s, rock music found a surprising home on mainstream television. Programs hosted by Milton Berle, Steve Allen, and especially Ed Sullivan featured a wide variety of musicians including Bill Haley & the Comets, Fats Domino, Buddy Holly, and especially Elvis Presley. Afternoon dance programs like American Bandstand played a role as well in bringing rock to large and eager teenage audiences. The appearance of the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 would change the face of pop culture, leading to an explosion of televised rock, from the Supremes to the Rolling Stones, for the rest of the decade.

This is a Zoom event so register online (Don’t forget to give us your email address). Registration will close 24 hours before the event and we’ll send you the Zoom meeting number, password, and URL meeting link at that time

Tuesday May 11

10:30 am – 11:30 am
Storytime Online (FACEBOOK)
Mahwah Public Library at Story Tower

Ages 2-5.Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 10:30 AMEnjoy stories, sing songs, play games, and have fun! Storytimes will be on Facebook at 10:30 AM but can be viewed at any time! 

12:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Take It - Make It Craft
Mahwah Public Library at The Inbetween

Teens & tweens can participate in this fun, weekly arts and crafts program while supplies last.  Participants can pickup a “bundle” of materials to use for various small, creative projects, and finish their project at home!  New projects will be available for pickup in the Teen Section, and by the back parking lot door, every Tuesday starting @ 12:30pm.No registration necessary.

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Mahwah Library Writers' Collective
Mahwah Public Library at Online - Zoom

The Mahwah Library Writers’ Collective meets weekly with the goal to support adult writers at all levels who are committed to their work. The collective will allow writers of fiction and creative non-fiction to share their stories and receive constructive feedback and you do not need to be published to join. To encourage the writing process, we recommend that members attend regularly and have material ready to share every 4 to 6 weeks. Please email Nick Johns at nicholas.johns.nj@gmail.com to register and for program information.

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Job Search Organization with Debra Stark (ZOOM)
Mahwah Public Library at Online - See Event Details

Successful job searches are targeted and require tweaks and edits for each job you are seeking, and a tailored cover letter. Learn about the digital tools available to help you keep track of applications, accompanying resumes, cover letters and more. Be methodical, stay organized and feel confident as you seek new opportunities. Debra J. Stark, MA, has been in the role of Career Advisor at Ramapo College of New Jersey for 15+ years serving both students and alumni. This is a Zoom event so register online (Don’t forget to give us your email address). Registration will close 24 hours before the event and we’ll send you the Zoom meeting number, password, and URL meeting link at that time.

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mahwah Health Series: Vitamin D for Health (ZOOM)
Mahwah Public Library

Much has been written about Vitamin D and its benefits but what is the real story about this supplement that reportedly enhances bone health and improves the immune system? Find out more about this supplement and how it may benefit you! Registration is by calling 1-800-VALLEY 1 (1-800-825-5391) or online by going to https://www.valleyhealth.com/events. If after you register, you need to cancel please email us at CommunityHealth@ValleyHealth.com.
Presenter: Gerard Tuohy, RPh, Pharmacist

Wednesday May 12

10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Creatively Yours Grab & Go Craft for Adults: Vase (PICKUP)
Mahwah Public Library

Sorin Lungu from Creatively Yours has a special craft for Spring. A glass vase that you can paint (you must provide your own fresh flowers).

The kit will have all the necessary project materials and instructions. This project does not need to be fired so just grab and go.

This craft is for adults only. Registration is required. Registration starts May 1st on the Mahwah Library website or by calling 201-529-7323 extension 226. Craft can be picked up at the library May 12th through May 17th. If the craft is not picked up by then it will be given to someone on the waiting list.

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Borrow eBooks or audiobooks, movies, foreign films, documentaries, TV shows, music, and magazines — right to your device.  Your Mahwah Library card opens the door to endless entertainment and information for all ages!

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Learn a language or new skills, borrow devices and STEM kits, explore area museums, research finances, or topic.  Your Mahwah Library card expands your horizons!