July 15, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 17 Glen Rock Roundup Library expands services The Glen Rock Library has added a new service for patrons’ enjoyment: a gourmet self-service coffee machine. Hot chocolate will also be available. Prices range from $1 to $1.50 per cup. The Glen Rock Public Library is located at 315 Rock Road. Movie matinees offered Area residents are invited to movies at the Glen Rock Library every Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. Feel free to bring snacks. The programs are free and registration is not required. For more information call (201) 670-3970. Seniors plan summer trip The Glen Rock Senior Citizens Club will host a trip to Woodloch Pines on Wednesday, Aug. 5. The day’s activities will include a boat ride, entertainment, bingo, continental breakfast, and a family style lunch of roast beef, fried shrimp, apple pie, coffee, and tea. The cost is $44 for members and $47 for non members. The bus will depart from Wilde Park at 8:30 a.m. Contact Evelyn at (201) 445-9238 to make a reservation. Cookbook fundraiser benefits school Hamilton Elementary School has produced a cookbook called “Flavors of Hamilton.” This cookbook is available at Sasha’s Hair and Nail Designs, Books, Bytes & Beyond, and Rocca’s Market. Maine trip planned The Glen Rock Community School is hosting a trip to Boothbay Harbor Maine Sept. 11 through 14. The trip includes three nights at the Sprucewold Lodge, a welcome champagne punch, three buffet breakfasts, Maine coast dinner at the lodge (featuring lobster, salmon, chicken or steak), a cruise along Maine’s picturesque coast, a day of sightseeing, and knowledgeable escorts for the entire trip. Prices are $549 per person, double occupancy; $609 per person, single occupancy; $529 per person triple occupancy. A $100 non-refundable deposit will reserve hold a spot. Call the Community School at (201) 389-5011 between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily, for more information or to make a reservation. Library news Knitters have been congregating at all hours of the day and night at the Glen Rock Library. People just whip out their projects, (crochet too) and attract other people to discuss projects, yarn and yarn sources. Formal instruction and help with projects with experienced knitters are held every Wednesday afternoon from 1 to 2 p.m. and every Wednesday night from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Take advantage of the company, experience, be stimulated to try a new project. Beginners are welcome. Library offers reusable tote bags The Glen Rock Public Library is offering reusable library tote bags at the circulation desk for $2 each. Patrons can now protect borrowed items from snow and rain with reusable library totes. The library is joining the Green Up Glen Rock movement by making these bags available to patrons. The library has long been promoting recycling by allowing patrons to reuse books, recorded books, music, and videos. Some items have been borrowed more than 100 times. They are now expanding the green effort by allowing patrons to recycle by using library totes. The library will no longer supply plastic bags. Reusable totes will be the only option. Tote bag sales are self-supporting. The Glen Rock Public Library is located at 315 Rock Road Senior services available Glen Rock senior and/or handicapped residents living alone, who are not capable of carrying their recyclables to the curb for pick-up, can now get help. The DPW will provide them with two covered containers, one for cans and plastic bottles and one for paper and cardboard. On collection days, see borough calendar, the DPW will do a special pick-up from the rear yard and return the containers to their location. Residents who might be interested in this service should contact Paula Fleming at borough hall at (201) 670-3956 for an application. For those seniors in need of home delivery of books and other library materials contact Emily Haberman at (201) 670-3070. Glen Rock maintains a roster of free or discountpriced activities for senior citizens, including bus rides to scheduled shopping trips on the commuter bus, and discount ticket books for taxicab rides. The Senior Citizen Advisory Committee meetings are a focal point where seniors can express their concerns, which are then brought before the Glen Rock Borough Council by Committee Chair Doris Ciaramella. Ciaramella regularly attends the night meeting of the council and advocates senior programs, causes and interests. Letters to the Editor (continued from page 16) We veterans are now at the point of asking the help of residents, business owners, and organizations of Ridgewood and Ho-Ho-Kus, and others who read this, to assist us financially by sending whatever money you are able to provide for our legal expenses to: Washington Elm VFW Post 192, 620 Cliff Street, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423. Funds will be used to hire a qualified litigating attorney to represent us. We recognize that times are financially tight, but anything you can send for our legal expenses would be helpful and very much appreciated by the patriots, and in memory of those who have sacrificed all, from the VFW Post 192. For more information, contact the undersigned at (201) 445-1121. Stanley A. Kober, Commander, Washington Elm VFW Post 192 Ho-Ho-Kus/Ridgewood 30 minutes of your time can save a life. Each year more than four million people ~ accident victims, patients undergoing surgery, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or other diseases ~ are in need of a blood transfusion. Community Blood Services 970 Linwood Avenue, West Paramus, NJ 07652 It’s About Life! Your can make a difference in someone’s life by spending just 30 minutes donating blood. Call us today. Check our website: www.CommunityBloodServices.org 201-444-3900