Contemporary Dance Expressions
A performance of urban dance by a student from Arts High School. For all ages!
Wednesday, February 16 
4:30 pm at Main Library

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Tax Return Help Available

AARP Free Tax Return and Filing Help
AARP in co-operation with the Internal Revenue Service is providing FREE tax assistance to low and middle income residents, with special attention to those age 60 and above. Trained volunteers will be preparing 2010 federal and state income tax returns. Returns will be e-filed at no cost to the taxpayer using IRS software.
Wednesdays, February 2, through April 13
Maplewood Library, Hilton Branch,
1688 Springfield Avenue
Appointments are necessary. 
To make an appointment, please call Gail at 973-669-4660
Please be sure you have all the necessary documents before calling.  
Please do not call the library.

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Blind Date With a Book

Have a Blind Date Tonight
Single? In a relationship? “It’s complicated”? No matter! During the entire month of February, you can head to Maplewood Main Library and have a mysterious assignation. Or as many as you like. If you’re up for a rendezvous, all you have to do is check out one of the books on display. They are all wrapped in brown paper, and you won’t know the identity of your blind date until you get it home. Will it be fiction or non-fiction? Funny, informative, entertaining, or heart-breaking? Spend some time getting to know your date. There will be no uncomfortable questions to answer, no awkward lulls in the conversation, no need to put on nice shoes (or even get out of your pajamas). Sure, you might be disappointed; but then again.... you may end up having a great time with something you would otherwise never have ventured to read.
Inside each book pocket is a ‘Rate Your Blind Date’ slip: if you’re so inclined, you can say whatever you want about it.
Even if your date turns out to be a dud, (don’t worry; its feelings won’t be hurt), all is not lost! With each slip you return, you can enter a raffle. One lucky Blind Dater will win dinner for two at St. James’s Gate. Stop by Main Library between February 1 and 28. You might get lucky; if not in love then perhaps in literature.

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