April Programs at the Cranford Public Library

Cranford Public Library April 2024

Adult Programs

Movie Night–Wednesday, April 3, at 7pm

Movies are back! Join us the first Wednesday of the month for a screening of a recently released DVD! Please visit our website or contact the library for film titles. 

International Film–Monday, April 8 at 2pm and 7pm

International films are back! Join us for an International film screening. The same film will be shown at 2pm and 7pm. Please contact the library for the film title. 

Adults Create–Tuesday, April 9, at 7pm

Join us the 2nd Tuesday of every month for crafts! Sponsored by the Friends of the Cranford Public Library. Space is limited; please visit our website or contact the library to register. 

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale–Thursday, April 11 – Saturday, April 13

Looking for some good reading at bargain prices? The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their Used Book Sale in the Cranford Public Library’s Friendly Book Cellar from Thursday, April 11, through Saturday,  April 13, 2024. Saturday is bag day. We provide the bags. Browse through thousands of books at low prices. This sale is open to all, and registration is required.

Registration is required and can be done through our website or by calling the library. Attendees are invited to sign up for a one hour session, starting on the hour. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR ONE SESSION ONLY; reservations for multiple sessions on one day will be canceled except for the first session booked

Only cash and checks are accepted; no credit or debit cards. Registration is required. 

Community Art Swap–Saturday, April 13, from 10am-2pm

Help us divert materials from the landfill while encouraging environmentally friendly creation at our third annual Community Art Swap! Bring new or gently used arts and craft materials to the Community Center and swap them for something new on Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Everyone—whether they have a donation or not—is welcome to drop in from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. to pick up whatever they’d like. The last two hours of the swap are pickup only, please do not bring donations after 12:00 p.m. 

Literary Cafe–Saturday, April 13, at 10:15am

Literary Café is a book chat program. The format is simple: Bring a few of your recent favorite books and tell the other members of the group what you like about them. If you don’t have a copy of the book you want to talk about, that’s okay, too. The books can be new or old, fiction or non-fiction, classic or contemporary. There is no required reading, and you will have the opportunity to learn about books recommended by other group members. Attend as many sessions as you’d like. Admission is free and all are welcome. Refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Cranford Public Library. Patrons are welcome to join us in person or online.

Trivia Night–Wednesday, April 17, at 7pm

Join us for another fun evening of trivia! This free event is hosted by the Friends of the Cranford Public Library! Join us in the Community Room on the first floor of the Community Center! Feel free to bring your own snacks and (non-alcoholic) drinks. Prizes awarded to the winning team. Please visit our website or contact the library to register. 

Theater Project–Saturday, April 20, at 2pm

The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite everyone to attend a live theatrical performance -back in person! New Jersey’s own Theater Project will present a reading of an original short play. The reading will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience, director, playwright and cast. Funds benefiting the Theater Project have been provided by the Union County LAP Grant and the Friends of the Cranford Public Library. No registration needed!

The Roots of Black Music in America—Monday, April 29, at 7pm

Producer, songwriter, teacher, and troubadour, Karlus Trapp presents his delightful, educational and entertaining presentation and concert, “The Roots of Black Music in America.” Sponsored by the Friends of the Cranford Public Library. 

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