Upcoming Events at The Raritan Library
54 E Somerset Street Raritan (908) 725-0413
Adult Matinee: Rebel in the Rye
Tuesday, March 13th @2:00pm
Sign up to view this film depicting the life of reclusive author,
J. D. Salinger, author of "Catcher in the Rye".
The movie depicts a fascinating insight into the author's life, his
World War II experiences and his struggles with getting published.
Run time: 106 minutes. Light refreshments will be served.

Registration is required. Please call library to register.
National Poetry Month
Deadline March 16th
It's almost National Poetry Month!
Submit your poems by March 16th, 2018 for our
6th annual National Poetry Month Celebration Anthology.
A poetry celebration will follow on April 25th, 2018.
Special guest poet James B. Nicola will be present.
Open to everyone!
Forms available on library's website
Adult Matinee: King of Kings
Tuesday, March 20th @1:00pm
In this reenactment of the life of Jesus Christ, when word
spreads throughout Judea that the son of God is to be born
in Bethlehem, King Herod demands that all infants be killed.
Mary (Siobhan McKenna) steals away with her young son, Jesus,
who grows up preaching, performing miracles and acquiring devotees.
One of Jesus' (Jeffrey Hunter) followers, Judas (Rip Torn), betrays him,
and he is sentenced to crucifixion. But Jesus has always known of
his fate and has prepared himself for death.
Run time: 2 hrs 51 min Registration is required.
Light refreshments will be served.

Registration is required. Please call library to register.
Wonder
Matinee: Tuesday, April 10th @2:00pm
Evening Showing: April 10th @6:00pm
Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells
the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story
of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who
enters fifth grade, attends a mainstream elementary school
for the first time. Starring Julia Roberts,
Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay
Run time: 1hr 53 min.
Light refreshments will be served.

Registration is required. Please call library to register.
Spring Floral Arrangement
April Showers Bring May Flowers
Thursday, April 12th @6:30pm
Join Michele Liana in making this adorable craft:
brightly colored silk flowers pop from a ruffle-trimmed
purple umbrella. A special piece to hang on your front door!
A $15.00 fee applies for materials only and is due at
the time of sign-up.

Registration is required. Please call library to register.
6th Annual Poetry Celebration
Wednesday, April 25th @6:00pm
To commemorate National Poetry Month, April 2018,
the Raritan Public Library is holding a Poetry Celebration
for all ages. Poets whose works were chosen in our
March contest will be invited to read at the
Library’s Poetry Celebration. Special guest Poet, James B. Nicola,
will also be present to read from several of his published books.
Light refreshments will be served. Open to the public.
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