Hunt. Cty Library End of October Events (25-28)

Fred Miller: New York, New York, A Helluva Town!

Singer/pianist/narrator Fred Miller will perform on Wednesday, Oct 25 at 2:00 pm at the North County Branch Library in Clinton, NJ. The focus is on the world’s greatest city celebrated in American popular song. Program will be repeated on Thursday, Oct 26 at 2:00 pm at the Hunterdon County Library Flemington, NJ. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling (908) 730-6135 for the NCB show or (908) 788-1434 for the HCL show. Fred Miller is sponsored by the Friends of the Hunterdon County Library.

Ghostly Discussions with Gordon Thomas Ward

Gordon Thomas Ward says that one of his favorite parts of his presentations on ghosts and hauntings comes from the all-to-brief Q&A period at the end of each show. He will present an opportunity for the audience to participate in developing theories, view Gordon’s forensic evidence, and share their questions and experiences at the North County Branch Library, Clinton, October 25. To reserve, call 908-730-6135, or visit the Events Calendar at

Compassion Fatigue – The Epidemic of Human and Animal Care Workers That No One Is Talking About

Molly Sumridge will talk about how being able to have deep compassion for humans and animals we leave ourselves vulnerable to stress and trauma, and give methods to protect yourself and recover if you are already struggling, at the North County Branch Library, Clinton, on October 26 at 7pm. The rates of burnout, substance abuse and suicide are significantly higher in the care and emergency service industries than in any other fields. If you or someone you love cares for people or animals, this talk could help sustain a career or even save a life. Molly, CDBC, CPDT-KSA, CFE, owner and founder of Kindred Companions, is a professional dog trainer and behavior consultant as well as a certified compassion fatigue educator. She is also a QPR Gatekeeper and Online Suicide Prevention Specialist.

Nitty Gritty Marketing for Writers

Local author Laurie Wallmark discusses marketing your book on October 28 at 2:00 pm at the Hunterdon County Library, Rt. 12, Flemington. Basics like author events, blog tours, swag, trailers, websites, and much more. She’ll discuss what works and what doesn’t. Whether you’re pre-published, launching your debut book, or just need to up your marketing game, learn from Laurie’s mistakes and successfully market your book. Laurie, with an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults as well as degrees in biochemistry and information systems, is the author of two biographies for young readers: Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code, and Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine. To reserve, call 908-788-1434 or visit the Events Calendar at