This Week @ The Louis Bay 2nd Library  

4/21 Mon

Easy Yoga/Stretching 10:30 am, Tween/Teen Book Club 3:15 pm, Mahjong 6 pm

4/22 Tues

Bridge Club 1 pm, Neighbors Helping Neighbors Job Support 7 pm, Holistic Thyroid 7 pm, Author Visit, Maria Andreu 7 pm



Internet Security, 10 am, Canasta, 1 pm, Garden Club 2 pm, Hawthorne Soccer, 6:30 pm



YA Pride and Prejudice, 3:30 pm, Sci-Fi Horror Book Club 5 pm & Weight Watchers 6 pm

4/25 Fri

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

4/26 Sat

Golden Age Movie 1 pm


Click Below to see our Event Calendar!!




 New Sci-Fi/Horror Book Club at the Library

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 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 first book, "Jurassic Park" by Michael Crichton, will be discussed on April 24 at 5pm. Other dates and books include "Contact" by Carl Sagan on July 24 and "Re-Animator" by H.P. Lovecraft on 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  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Tools to Manage Anxiety and Fear

Local author, counselor and life coach Paul Wider will be discussing practical tips and life strategies on how to overcome anxiety and fear on April 28 at 7pm.

Audubon Society Teaches Birding for Beginners at Library

The Bergen County Audubon Society will host "Birding for Beginners" at the Louis Bay 2nd Library on Tuesday April 29 at 7 pm. Come hear how to start this natural hobby, where to go and what you will need. Spring is a great time to see birds before trees regrow their leaves. To register for the event, please visit the Circulation Desk or call 973-427-5745 ext. 15.


  Archaeology Symposium this May at LB2 Library


The Library is hosting the "Archaeology & Archaeologists of Northern NJ Symposium" on Saturday May 10 from 11 am to 2 pm. 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. 

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Talk on Holistic Approach to ADHD at the Library

Andrew Amigo, owner of Fast Healing in Fort Lee, will present “Holistic Health Approach to Kids with ADHD and Learning Disabilities” on Tuesday May 13 at 7pm at the Louis Bay 2nd Library. Amigo will explain the role of sensory exercises and diet to improve eye movements, thought process and coordination to help improve the behavior and learning abilities of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Please register for the program at or call 973-427-5745 ext. 15.

Getting More Out of Hearing Aids Program at Library

Join returning speaker and hearing aid consumer advocate Wendy Richmond present “How to Get More from Your Hearing Aids” at the Louis Bay 2nd Library on Tuesday, May 20 at 10 am. Richmond is an expert on memory training and has dedicated her time to educating consumers about the link between hearing loss and dementia. She also recently authored two hearing aid guides. Richmond will explain six reasons people do not get more from their hearing aids, what a T Coil is and its best uses, advanced features of hearing aids to help with daily life, and five technological uses of hearing aids. To register, please visit the events calendar at or call 973-427-5745 ext. 15.


Knitting for Cancer

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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.