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Nature Explorers Series

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2019-03-02 14:00:00 2019-03-02 15:00:00 America/New_York Nature Explorers Series Explore nature and our environment along with a Naturalist from the Somerset County Parks Commission. Manville branch

Saturday, March 02
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-03-02 14:00:00 2019-03-02 15:00:00 America/New_York Nature Explorers Series Explore nature and our environment along with a Naturalist from the Somerset County Parks Commission. Manville branch

Manville branch

Community Room

Explore nature and our environment along with a Naturalist from the Somerset County Parks Commission.

February 13, 6-7pm: Leave It To Beaver - Can you believe that beavers are the second largest rodents in the entire world? These nocturnal, semi-aquatic critters are known for their amazing ability to construct dams and lodges, and alter the environment. Unfortunately, their population has been declining since 1988 due to extensive hunting for their fur. Learn why this keystone species, who lives in your backyard, is such a vital part of our ecosystem.

March 2, 2-3pm: Maple Sugaring - Discover the secrets inside a maple tree! Learn both the history of maple sugaring, beginning in the time of the Native Americans, as well as the techniques used to make this tasty treat today. Then, try some authentic maple sugar on a silver dollar pancake!

April 26, 2-3pm: Vital Vernals - New Jersey has a special ecosystem that supports hundreds of species that can only be seen during the spring. Vernal pools are unique habitats that only exist when water is prevalent. Learn about the animals that use and depend upon a habitat that can disappear without notice. This installment of the Nature Explorers Series is sponsored by Sustainable Manville. 

May 18, 2-3pm: Cool Critters - Snakes, dragons, and bugs, oh my! Let's investigate things that slither, hiss, and hop. We will meet some things live and some things dead, but all cool and very special.

Manville branch

manville@sclibnj.org
Phone: 908-458-8425
Branch manager
Nan Peterson

Hours
Mon, Feb 24 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Feb 25 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 26 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 27 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 28 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Feb 29 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 01 Closed

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Upcoming events

Sat, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Room

Mon, Mar 02, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adult Media Area
This event is full

Tue, Mar 03, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Adult Media Area

Wed, Mar 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
History Room

Wed, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
History Room

Thu, Mar 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Community Room

Thu, Mar 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
History Room

Rescheduled
Thu, Mar 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New date Thursday, March 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Mar 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
History Room

Fri, Mar 06, 10:00am - 10:45am
Community Room

Fri, Mar 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Adult Media Area
This event is full

Sat, Mar 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Community Room

Mon, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Room

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adult Media Area

Tue, Mar 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
YA area

Tue, Mar 10, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Adult Media Area

Tue, Mar 10, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Children's Area

Wed, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Room
This event is full

Canceled
Wed, Mar 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Wed, Mar 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Room

Thu, Mar 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Community Room

Thu, Mar 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
History Room

Thu, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children's Area

Thu, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Children's Area

Thu, Mar 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
History Room

Thu, Mar 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Room

Fri, Mar 13, 10:00am - 10:45am
Community Room

Fri, Mar 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Adult Media Area
This event is full

Sat, Mar 14, 11:00am - 4:00pm
YA area

Sat, Mar 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Children's Area

Mon, Mar 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Room

Mon, Mar 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adult Media Area
This event is full

Tue, Mar 17, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Adult Media Area

Tue, Mar 17, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Adult Media Area
This event is full

Wed, Mar 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
History Room

Wed, Mar 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adult Media Area
This event is full

Wed, Mar 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Community Room

Wed, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
History Room

Thu, Mar 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Community Room

Thu, Mar 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Adult Media Area

Thu, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children's Area

Thu, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Quiet Room

Fri, Mar 20, 10:00am - 10:45am
Community Room

Fri, Mar 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Adult Media Area
This event is full

Mon, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Room

Tue, Mar 24, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Adult Media Area

Wed, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Community Room

Thu, Mar 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Community Room

Thu, Mar 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Adult Media Area

Thu, Mar 26, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children's Area

Thu, Mar 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Children's Area

Thu, Mar 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Room

Fri, Mar 27, 10:00am - 10:45am
Community Room

Fri, Mar 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Adult Media Area
This event is full