This Week @ The Louis Bay 2nd Library


9/1 Mon

Closed for Labor Day

9/2 Tues

Bridge Club, 1 pm,  Fire Dept., 7pm



ESL, 10 am, Rotary Club, 12pm, Canasta, 1 pm, Hawthorne Soccer, 6:30pm, Bereavement Group, 6:30pm



Golden Circle, 11am, Weight Watchers, 6 pm

9/5 Fri

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

9/6 Sat



Click Below to see our Event Calendar!!





pakArmenia: the Next Stop for Culture & Cuisine at the Library

Please join the Akh’tamar Dance Ensemble of River Edge during the Louis Bay 2nd Library’s Culture & Cuisine – Armenia event on Saturday September 13 from 2-4 pm. The ensemble will discuss the varied history of Armenia and perform traditional dances. Patrons can also sample both homemade Armenian sweets and bites from a local Armenia restaurant. To register, please visit the online calendar at or call 973-427-5745 ext. 11.


sinatra-the-jeeperettes-me Susan Lembo Balik Poetry Reading/Book Signing

Hawthorne’s Susan Lembo Balik will be reading from and signing her new poetry book "Sinatra, the Jeeperettes & me" at the Louis Bay 2nd Library on Saturday September 13 from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Balik’s poems have appeared in The Paterson Literary Review, Lips, Paddlefish, Tiferet and other literary journals. She has been employed at the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College for four years. Beforehand Balik was a newspaper feature writer and she also wrote a parenting column focusing on health, nutrition, and environmental and spiritual issues. Please register for the event at or call 973-427-5745 ext. 11.



Archaeology Symposium (this November!)


The Louis Bay 2nd Library in Hawthorne, NJ is hosting its second Archaeology Symposium on Saturday, November 8 from 11am to 2pm. The symposium has a lineup of local archaeologists who will preset brief and informal talks on their research both local and worldwide. All are invited to attend and refreshments will be served. For interested presenters, please send an abstract of a 20-minute talk and contact information by Friday October 3 to or fax to 973-427-5269.