Library Events & Programs

Library Calendar

View the Boonton Holmes Library Events Calendar here.

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To register for Library programs, email your name and the program you are interested in to registrations@boontonholmeslibrary.org.


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Program Schedule 2021

Please note that all Library programs are currently being conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All (except yoga and Tai Chi) are held via Zoom. To register, please e-mail registrations@boontonholmeslibrary.org with the name of the program(s) which interest you in the subject line. You will receive a reply containing the Zoom login information. Yoga and Tai Chi videos are posted on the Library’s YouTube channel and are always available. Please visit the Library’s website for specific information including Book Club selection, Movie Night films, Happy Hour topics, and so on.

January Programming

Adults' Book Club: Meeting Tuesday, January 26th at 7:00pm via Zoom: In advance of the visit by Ellen Snyder-Grenier, this month's selection is her book, The House on Henry Street: The Enduring Life of a Lower East Side Settlement. Copies of the book are available at the library's circulation desk on a first come first served basis. This event is free and open to the public (adults only), however, registration is required. Register by calling 973-334-2980 or online at https://tinyurl.com/bhplbookclub . For more information, view the event on Facebook.

Author Visit with Ellen Snyder-Grenier: Thursday, January 28th at 7:00pm via Zoom: The author of this month's Adult Book Club selection, The House on Henry Street will discuss central themes of her book including the challenges and possibilities that urban life has to offer and the hope and ambition that it takes to achieve goals in a big city. This event is free and open to the public, however, registration is required. Register by calling 973-334-2980 or online at https://tinyurl.com/bhplhenrystreet . For more information, view the event on Facebook.

True Crime Discussion Group: Introductory meeting on Thursday, January 14th at 7:00pm via Zoom: This group will discuss one true crime event each month based on members' suggestions and interests. This program is free and open to the public, however, registration is required. Register by calling 973-334-2980 or online at https://tinyurl.com/bhpltruecrime.  For more information, view the event on Facebook.

Adults' Mystery Book Club: Meeting Monday, January 25th at 7:00pm via Zoom: This month's mystery book selection is Still Life, the latest installment in the DCI Karen Pirie series by Val McDermid. This program is free and open to the public (adults only) however, registration is required. Register by calling 973-334-2980 or online at https://tinyurl.com/bhplmbc . For more information, view the event on Facebook.

Annual St. Valentine's Day Haiku Competition: Love in the Time of COVID: Boonton residents and students are invited to submit a haiku to to be considered in the Library's annual St. Valentine's Day haiku competition. Submissions should be submitted to bhpl@boontonholmeslibrary.org or in person no later than February 8th, 2021 at 5:00pm. For more information on the competition, click here.

Online Storytimes, Mondays and/or Wednesdays at 11:00am: Stories, songs, and more for children up to approx. age 5.


Beginner Chair Yoga w/Some Standing Poses; videos posted to our YouTube channel; this links to the yoga playlist; new videos post on Mondays

Tai Chi: Limited beginner series on the Library's Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZYF3DbnDw5462uN0Ig1fO5GhDL0q_lbQ

Stress-Free at Holmes Box Subscription: Open to Boonton Holmes Library cardholders between the ages of 10-18. Our subscription boxes will offer hands-on activities that can help you unwind, unplug, and de-stress during these difficult times. Each box will be individually curated for you!  Click HERE to register.

Fiber Arts Club: Thursday evenings beginning October 1st, join the Fiber Arts Club from 6:00-8:00pm either in person at the library or online via Zoom. This club is for adults who enjoy knitting, crochet, weaving, spinning, sewing, embroidery, cross-stitch, etc. To join, email registrations@boontonholmeslibrary.org For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/200569368001397/