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"Johannes Vermeer: His Life and Art"
As part of the 5th Annual Read Across West Caldwell program series, the West Caldwell Public Library, 30 Clinton Road, will present a slide-lecture titled "Johannes Vermeer: His Life and Art" with art historian Janet Mandel on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00 pm in the Community Room.
Learn about the famous Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) who was renowned for painting cityscapes of Delft, domestic interiors and female figures quietly performing simple tasks. Some of his famous paintings were "The Lacemaker," "The Milk Maid" and "Girl with a Pearl Earring."
This slide-lecture is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. To sign-up, call the Library at (973) 226-5441.
|Where||West Caldwell Public Library 30 Clinton Rd, West Caldwell, NJ 07006|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Singles, Teens, Seniors|
More About West Caldwell Public Library
The West Caldwell Public Library is one of 75 libraries in the Bergen County Cooperative Library System. Access to the library catalog can be made from any computer outside of the library. Resources can be reserved online using your library card number.
The library offers 40,000 book titles, 200 magazine and other periodical titles, a large selection of videocassettes, compact discs and books on audio cassette. There is also year-round children's programming, including seasonal special programs such as the annual Summer Reading Game, special and regular story hour sessions, "Tiny Tot" programs for 2-year-olds and a parent and after-school programs for school-age children. Programs for young adults include a monthly book discussion group, an annual summer reading club and other special events.
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Membership is free to all residents, taxpayers, employees and students in West Caldwell and to students eligible for the the Caldwell-West Caldwell School System. All others are invited to purchase an annual membership.