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Randolph Township Free Public Library

Library: Programs & Events


Need to Register?

Register online by going to our online program calendar & signup. You may also register in person or by calling 973.895.3556 during library hours. Children’s programs requiring registration open on the stated registration date to Randolph residents (including grandparents or other family members who will be escorting the child/children to the program), children who are full-time attendees of schools located in Randolph, and children of parents who work in Randolph. If a children’s program is not at maximum capacity twenty-four hours before the scheduled start time, registration will open to anyone not included in the categories outlined above. Adult programs requiring registration are open to all residents and non-residents ages 14 and over.

Books & Bagels

Date(s): Saturdays
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The Friends of the Randolph Library sponsors this weekly drop-in gathering of adult avid readers in informal conversation about the book(s) they have read each week. Do you love to read? Do you want reading suggestions? This group is for avid readers who complete and present books to each other on a weekly basis. Please .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this e-mail address) (presidentFORL[at]gmail.com) or call the library for further information. Please call the library in the event of weather issues to verify if meeting will occur. Meetings take place when the library is open for regular Saturday hours.

Registration Necessary: No

Knitting Club

Date(s): Second Tuesday of each month
Time: 7:30 p.m.


Calling all knitters! Knitters with all levels of experience are encouraged to attend. There are enough knitting experts on hand to solve almost any problem! Come, bring your latest project or your problem project and knit with us. Crocheters are welcome too! The club meets the second Tuesday each month at 7:30 p.m. No registration needed!

Registration Necessary: No

Kitchen Knife Skills

Date(s): Wednesday, October 6
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Who: Ages 14 & up

Suzanne Lowery shows us the knife skills needed to turn your garden harvest into an Autumn salad with a fresh Dijon balsamic vinaigrette.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: September 15

Positive Psychology-Cultivating Happiness

Date(s): Tuesday, October 12
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Who: 14 & up

Join Diane Lang, therapist, educator and life coach, in this emotional health workshop. Learn new ways of thinking and behaving that will help to make your life happier. Learn how to make small changes that will help you live a more positive and resilient lifestyle. This program is offered by the Randolph Township Health Department.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: September 21

Strange Tales in Stone

Date(s): Tuesday, October 19
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Who: 14 & up

Historical horror artist, Steve Gale, connects fictional characters of Gothic horror with the real world spooky stone sites that inspired their stories.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: September 28

The Pilgrims & the Mayflower

Date(s): Wednesday, November 3
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Who: 14 & up

It all started with Henry VIII and the Church of England. Joel Farkas explains why the pilgrims crossed the Atlantic.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: October 13

College Application Process

Date(s): Saturday, November 6
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Who: 14 & up

Paul Kelly of College Edge Counseling Services explains how to get an edge before applying to college—and how to pay for it. This program is open to high school students and their parents.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: October 16

Coyote Cries

Date(s): Tuesday, November 16
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Who: 14 & up

This Somerset County Park lecture sorts myth from fact.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: October 26