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Violette & La Vie en Rose Band
Wednesday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. RESERVE YOUR SEAT
La Vie en Rose is a tasteful marriage of French Chanson & Golden Age swing, with a repertoire of timeless American standards and French jazz songs: a unique alliance between the old world and the new, between French charm and American glam.
Julia Says "Bon Appetit!"
Thursday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. RESERVE YOUR SEAT
Julia Child was an American cook, author & television personality who introduced French cuisine & cooking techniques to America. While her public face and voice became familiar to all of us, this play focuses on her private side - especially the relationship with her husband, Paul. Join us as we welcome stage, screen and television actress, Linda Kenyon as Julia Child.
Barbie Tatum Performs
Wednesday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. RESERVE YOUR SEAT
Our Summer Music Series continues with the soulful voice and spirit of vocalist Barbie Tatum. She will be joined by, electro-funk, reggae, and groove looping guru "Anthony Lee Loops!" Barbie trained professionally at the Hart School of Music in Hartford, CT, at Wheaton College in Norton, MA, and with NYC based vocal coach Tina Shafer. Barbie teamed up with singer-songwriter Nick Depuy and is featured on his 2017 album - “Don’t Be Sorry.” On that album Barbie and Nick co-wrote a song called “For Generations." Lastly, Barbie and Anthony Lee Loops will be getting in studio mid-Summer to record their original reggae songs for an upcoming album they plan to release early next year!
The Campfire Flies
Wednesday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. RESERVE YOUR SEAT
“The Campfire Flies,” is a group pooling the talent of some of NJ’s most acclaimed original bands - “The Cucumbers,” “Speed the Plough” and “The Thousand Pities.” The band features acoustic instruments (guitars, mandolin, banjo and accordion), layered harmony and great songs.
13HANDS aka Dalien, a Journey Through Sound
Wednesday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m. RESERVE YOUR SEAT
Join us for something different as we bring you the last of the library’s Summer Music Series. A Journey through Sound w/ 13 Hands aka Dalien! 2 Time Grammy nominee Professor of Yoga, Dalien will be stopping by to support the Caldwell Library's Summer Music Series with a powerful sound, relaxation and interactive, community-based, music experience! As 13HANDS he traverses contemporary, world, instrumental and meditation music genres. With a proven record of his ambient, instrumental music being able to support sleep, relaxation and trauma symptoms, his contemporary and world music unite audiences with a passionate and fun delivery that make you feel like part of his special band! Come prepared to explore, sing and participate in a very life affirming, joyous and musical experience. He has performed and shared stage with a wide array of artist, author, musician and fitness/yoga luminary such as The Dalai Lama, the late Phoebe Snow, Krishna Das, Snatam Kau, Paula Cole and even RUN DMC. Seating will be limited.
Know Your NJ Birds
Tuesday, August 14 at 2:00 p.m. RESERVE YOUR SEAT
Join us for a photographic presentation that will show the many interesting and beautiful birds that make New Jersey home year round. Seasonal visitors that arrive during spring and winter migrations will also be included. Valerie Knipping is an avid birder with a lifelong interest in birds, nature and conservation. She belongs to several birding organizations and contributes to many citizen science projects.
Afternoon Book Group
Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.
June 12:“Catherine the Great” by Robert Massie
July 10: “The Rainbow Comes and Goes” by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt
August 14: “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman
September 11: “The Marriage of Opposites” by Alice Hoffman
NEW! A Readable Feast Book Group
First Wednesdays @ 6:30 p.m.
June 6: "America's First Daughter" by Stephanie Dray
July 11: "Middlemarch" by George Elliot (Mary Anne Evans)
August 2: TBD