This Week @ The Louis Bay 2nd Library  


7/21 Mon

Easy Yoga, 10:30 am, Mahjong, 6 pm, Special Ed Group, 7:30 pm

7/22 Tues

Bridge Club, 1 pm, 6th Grade Book Club, 2 pm, Neighbors helping Neighbors Job Support, 7 pm



BCCLS Catalog, 10 am, Canasta, 1 pm,  Bereavement Support, 6:30 pm, RBARI Volunteers, 7 pm



Weight Watchers, 6 pm, Sci-Fi/Horror Movie Club, 5 pm

7/25 Fri

ESL, 12:30 pm, Knitting & Crochet, 1 pm

7/26 Sat



Click Below to see our Event Calendar!!




Catalog and Muse Global Class at Library


Join technology librarian Diane in a class about the Bergen County Cooperative Library system and how to search for items online such as books, movies, music and games at the Louis Bay 2nd Library onWednesday July 23 from 10-11 am. Also included in the class will be the Muse Global system to access publications such as Consumer Reports and search for articles. Space in the class is limited, so please register on our online calendar at or call 973-427-5745 ext. 15.



Knitting for Cancer

The Knitting and Crochet Group at the Louis Bay 2nd Library is on a new mission. The group, which meets every Friday from 1 pm to 3:30 pm, is currently working on items for cancer patients, including hats, shawls, lap robes, etc. that will be donated to local cancer treatment centers. The group invites others to join the group or drop off knitted items at the Circulation Desk.  The group is also accepting donations of yarn. Following the Knitting and Crochet Group’s efforts following Hurricane Sandy, the group wants to show that Hawthorne and our surrounding towns share and care. For good laughs and gently encouraging knitting and crocheting guides, all are invited to join. Please call 973-427-1572 with any questions.


 New Sci-Fi/Horror Book Club at the Library

Sci-Fi book club 2014 slide

If you like science fiction and horror, join the new Sci-Fi/Horror Book Club at the Louis Bay 2nd Library. Open to people ages 17 and up, the group will watch a movie based on the book and then discuss the book. This next book, "Contact" by Carl Sagan will be discussed on Thursday, July 24 and "Re-Animator" by H.P. Lovecraft on Thursday, October 23. Space in the group is limited. Click here to register or call the circulation desk at 973-427-5745. For more information, email Mauro at .



Singer to Perform at the Library

Singer/songwriter Ellen Woloshin will perform her personal and refreshing songs from her current release “Water into Wine” at the Louis Bay 2nd Library on Saturday August 9 at 2 pm. These songs showcase Woloshin’s ability to look inside herself and connect with the listener with purity of tone and understated delivery. Woloshin grew up studying classical piano, later gave her vocal talents for McDonalds and became a successful jingles writer before embarking on the path of singer/songwriter. To sign up for this free event, please visit or call 973-427-5745 ext. 15.



SNAP Program for Seniors at the Library


Learn more about eligibility and getting help from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called food stamps. Approximately 6 million seniors are currently eligible but are not signed up for the program, according to the National Council on Aging. This program will befrom 1 pm to 3 pm, Wednesday, August 13 and is brought to you by the Council and Path Stone, a non-profit community development and human services organization. Please register for the event online at or call 973-427-5745 ext. 11.