Get Your Immigration & Naturalization Questions Answered

Thursday, May 4, at 5:30-8:00 pm

An immigration lawyer will offer free individual and confidential consultations on immigration and naturalization, for FREE. Consultations will be provided in order of arrival. Consultations available in English or Spanish. Drop-ins welcome. For more information, contact Michelle at 201-343-4169 ex. 34 or email michelle.ferreira@hackensack.bccls.org.


 De-Clutter, De-Stress…and Get Things Done!

Tuesday, May 9 at 7:00 pm

Put an end to procrastinating, trim your to-do list, decide what to toss and how to let go, learn where to even begin, clear clutter, store stuff, and much more! Presented by organizing humorist Jamie Novak. You may have seen her on HGTV or QVC or read one of her bestsellers, like her newest book, Keep This Toss That! Everyone is welcome! Questions? Call 201- 343-4169 x22 or email catherine.folk-pushee@hackensack.bccls.org.


Adult Coloring Club

Tuesday, May 16 & 30 at 10:00 am

Coloring books for Adults! Who knew?! Please join us for this activity that will help bring you stress relief and lots of enjoyment. All materials are provided. No commitment necessary, just come as you’re able. Questions? Contact Barb at 201-343-4169 x19 or schuit@hackensack.bccls.org.


Shondaland Pub Trivia

Tuesday, May 16 from 7:00 pm at the Poitin Still

Do you spend your Thursday nights hoarding the TV and anxiously awaiting a plot twist? Do you know exactly who McDreamy is and proudly call yourself a Gladiator? Then you should definitely come to Shondaland Themed Trivia! #HappyTGIT. Please join us at the Poitin Still! 6 players max per team. A prize to the winning trivia team! Trivia game is free to play, but the library does not provide food and drinks for this event. Let us know you’re coming on Facebook or Meet Up. For more info: facebook.com/johnsonpubliclibrary.


Open Mic Night Feat. Vicki & Clif singing Contemporary Broadway

Thursday, May 18 at 7:00 pm

Musical theater fans, this is the show for you! Vicki and Clif will perform contemporary Broadway songs from musicals such as Les Miserable and Phantom of the Opera. Vicki and Cliff have performed in musical theater, opera, concerts and cabaret. Following the headline act, you are invited to share your talent, or just stay and enjoy fresh local acts! Singers, instrumentalists, jugglers, magicians, comedians . . . and more! This program is intended for adults. Some content may not be suitable for children. Register with Manny at 201-343-4169 x17, or manuela.miracle@hackensack.bccls.org.


Expungement Seminar

Friday, May 19 at 10:00 am

Learn how to clear your criminal record. Join us as attorneys from Northeast NJ Legal Services provide information on your eligibility for expungement, how to obtain your criminal records, how to file an expungement petition, and any questions you have regarding the process. Questions? Call NE NJ Legal Services – 201-792-6363


Cookbook Club – “Food for Thought”

Monday, May 22 at 7:00 pm

Love finding great new recipes to make for your friends and family? Then grab your apron and sign up for JPL’s 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.** This month we will discuss The Jersey Shore Cookbook by Deborah Smith. Registration required. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. Questions? Contact Genesis at 201-343-4169 x35 or genesis.jais@hackensack.bccls.org


Adult Paint Night

Tuesday, May 23 at 7:00 pm

You are invited to join us for a painting workshop for adults! The fantasy world of Gustav Klimt inspires our Tree of Life painting. We’ll create a dreamlike painting of swirling branches in metallic paint with accents of oil pastels. All art materials and a step-by-step process demonstration are provided. This is a great way to learn about art and have fun! Registration is required and space is limited, so register soon! To register, please call Barb at 201-343-4169 ext. 19.


Veterans’ Benefits Information

Friday, May 26 – Drop in anytime between 1 – 3 PM

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


Wednesday Night Movie – Hacksaw Ridge

Wednesday, May 10 at 6:00 PM

Rated: R Runtime: 139 minutes

Questions? Contact manuela.miracle@hackensack.bccls.org or 201-343-4169 x 17.