Category “Whats Happening”

Reading and Interpreting Family Records

Friday, 15 September, 2017

In honor of Family History Month, join us to discover how to old family history documents.  Find out how to not only read old handwriting but also how use these documents to uncover your family history.  Nabb Center Research Assistant T. Aaron Horner will lead these session on Thursday, October 12.  Reading and Interpreting Family Records will be held from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, and lunch is on your own.

Renters Financial Workshop

Friday, 1 September, 2017


Sussex County Habitat for Humanity is offering a Renters Financial Workshop covering community investment, landlord obligations, tenant responsibilities, and the path to home ownership.  The workshop, held on October 14 at 10:15 am, is free and registration is required.  Contact Audrey at 302-855-1153 x217 or by October 3 to register or with questions.

Job Fair

Friday, 25 August, 2017

Employers and job seekers, join us for the library’s second job fair on Tuesday, October 17 from 12:00noon to 2:00pm.  Job seekers, please review the invitation and complete a registration form if you wish to participate.  Job seekers, come dressed to impressed and bring your resume to connect with local employers.

Nutritious, Quick, and FlavorFULL Cooking

Friday, 14 July, 2017

Join us for Nutritious, Quick, and FlavorFULL Cooking where you’ll learn to prepare fun, easy and healthy dishes but also ways to find healthy recipes and other information.  Chef Bonnie will present the cooking demonstrations followed by a presentation for Adult Services Librarian Gregg on information searching.  Registration is required and will be available soon.  Attendance at all three sessions – Tuesdays, September 12, 19, and 26, 11:00-2:00pm – is expected from those who register.

Happy Knitters

Thursday, 4 May, 2017


Do you enjoy knitting or want to learn how?  Bring your knitting supplies and join our Happy Knitters group on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am.

Life in Laurel

Thursday, 2 February, 2017



Life in Laurel is an informal roundtable discussion about people and events that happen in Laurel both now and in the past. Come share the stories and learn something new about our hometown. Bring photos or other memorabilia to show and tell.  Join us on September 28 at 10:30 am for this month’s topic: Fame and Fortune from Laurel Roots: Laurelites who have made it “big!”.

Yoga 4 You

Monday, 3 October, 2016

Bring your yoga mat or beach towel and join us Mondays at 5:00pm for some relaxing yoga.  No prior experience needed.



Critical Reading

Wednesday, 5 August, 2015


Join us Monday, October 9 at 6:00 pm to discuss chapters 1-4 of Age of Anger:  a History of the Present by Pankaj Mishra.



Tai Chi

Wednesday, 20 August, 2014

Tai Chi

Explore Tai Chi in the privacy of your local library meeting room.  Self-directed, DVD instruction provides gentle focus, strength and relaxation.  Weekly routine provides structure and group support.  Wednesdays, 10:30 AM – Noon.

More info, call the library: 875-3184.
There’s no charge and you don’t have to register.
Come join the fun!

Jack’s Tech Talk

Thursday, 17 July, 2014

3D TechTalk

Monday and Wednesday evenings, 5:30– 7:00pm.

Appointments recommended!…or call before you come: 875-3184.

  • Want to try an introductory 3D Project? Jack will help you select one and walk you through the steps.
  • Need help with your computer or other electronic device? Ask your tech questions here – simple to stumpers!

Have questions?

  1. I want to see how free library ebooks/magazines work before I  buy a tablet or e-reader.
  2. Why did my browser settings change and how can I reset them?
  3. I think my computer has a virus, what next?

Bring your questions upstairs to the Technician’s Desk.

Try clicking on these Trouble Shooting Guides first!