Monday, March 31, 2014


BONK! Expressive Drum and Percussion Workshop for kids will be held at the Clarence Dillon Public Library on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm.  Kids 4-10 have fun 'EXPRESSING' themselves with this 1 hour interactive program as they are introduced to interesting drums and percussive instruments from around the world. The kids will learn basic hand drum and percussion techniques, 'talk' to one another using drums and make their own rhythms as they sharpen their listening skills and learn about musical dynamics. Using some exotic instruments, the group will even create the sounds of their own rainforest. 

The program will be held in the downstairs meeting rooms of the library.  Please register by calling the children’s department at 908-234-2325 ext. 107 or by email at  Any questions can be directed to Helen Petersen, Children’s Librarian at

Tuesday, March 11, 2014


First Ladies According to Martha Washington will be presented at the Clarence Dillon Public Library on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm. The lively, humorous, and multitalented Maggie Worsdale becomes our inquisitive First Lady.  She draws the audience into her personal experience during the Revolutionary War and her husband’s presidency and then into a fun jaunt through the history and stories of other First Ladies.

The program will take place in the downstairs meeting rooms of the library.  Admission is $5.00 which is payable at the door.  Registration is requested but not required.    Please register by calling the library at 908-234-2325 or by email or in person at the circulation desk.