Thursday Night Movie – Arrival

Thursday, March 2, at 6:30 pm

As nations teeter on the verge of global war following the arrival of giant spaceships around the world, a linguistics professor and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors.
Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner – Rated PG-13 – 116 minutes


Monday Morning Music

Monday, March 6 at 10:30 am

You are invited to a free concert “A Fun Conversation with My Cello” by E. Zoe Hassman.
Presented by the Professional Music Teachers’ Guild of New Jersey.


How to Read the News – An Introduction to News Literacy

Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 pm

Please join us as journalist Stephanie Schwartz explains how to critically evaluate news and news sources, to distinguish between propaganda and marketing messages, advertisements disguised as news, along with strategies for making ethical and sustainable media choices. Please let us know you’re coming.


Estate Management: Estate Planning 101

Thursday, March 9 from 2:00-3:00 pm & 7:00-8:00 pm

You are invited to hear legal experts discuss:
* Is a Will or Trust right for me?
* Should my trust be Revocable or Irrevocable?
* How do I handle the estate tax at both the federal and state level? * How can I prevent my assets from going towards nursing home
* How can I prevent the need to liquidate my estate to handle
nursing home and estate tax needs?

Cookbook Club “Food for Thought”

Monday, March 20 at 7:00 pm

Love sampling new dishes? Love finding great new recipes to make for your friends and family? Then grab your apron and sign up for JPL’s NEW Cookbook Club: “Food for Thought.” We’ll pick the cookbook, you select and make a recipe from that book. After sampling an array of delicious
treats, we’ll sit down to discuss the whole process.

**Please note: To participate, you must make and bring a recipe from this month’s book.**

The book we will discuss this month is The Skinnytaste Cookbook by Gina Hokolka.

Space is limited – registration required. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.


Coloring Club

Tuesday, March 14 & 28 at 10:00 am

Coloring books for adult! Who knew?! Adult coloring is surging in popularity, so please join us doe this fresh new activity that will help bring stress relief and lots of enjoyment to you. All materials are provided, but bring your own coffee or soda, if you like. No commitment necessary, just come as you’re able.


Yarn Doll Workshop – A two-day adult buddy-up program

Wednesday, February 15 at 2:00 pm

We provide the yarn and instructions, you bring your enthusiasm and a friend or loved one to work with.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


Open Mic Night feat. Zydeco Revelators!

Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 pm

Zydeco Revelators deliver hot buttered Louisiana-style dance music, stompin’
cowboy zydeco classics, and spicy originals — a bit of jambalaya seasoned with a dash of rock and jam! Honkin’ Cajun accordion backed by electric guitar and a powerhouse rhythm section, and that cool metal rub-board vest!

After, you are  invited to share your talent, be part of the show, see fresh local acts, or just enjoy the show! Performers are invited to share any form of entertainment, while others are encouraged to come and support local artists. This program is intended for adults. Some content may not be
suitable for children.


90’s Nick Pub Trivia

Tuesday, FMarch 21 at 7:00 pm at The Poitin Still (774 Main Street in Hackensack)

How well do you know your 90’s Nick trivia? Please join us at the Poitin Still and find out. Trivia game is free to play, but the library does not provide food or drinks for this event. Le us know you’re coming! Find us on Facebook or Meet Up to let us know you’re coming!


IRS 101 – What to do if the IRS contacts you

Wednesday, March 15 at 2:00 PM

Have you been contacted by the IRS and are not sure what to do? Have you been a victim of an IRS scam or know someone who has? If so, we are here to help. A
representative from New Horizon Financial will give an informative presentation about dealing with the IRS.


Veterans’ Benefits Information

Friday, March 24, drop in anytime between 1-3 p.m.

Come and find out about your VA benefits. Vet Center Services include include Readjustment counseling, Marital and Family Counseling, Substance abuse information and referral, referral for benefits assistance, and more.