When Prohibition began in 1920, the intent was to make the country dry. However, the amendment actually did the opposite. Supposedly, for every bar that closed down, three speakeasies opened in its place. New Jersey claimed there were ten times as many bars after Prohibition than before.
Embrace your inner rebel and come to the Speakeasy at the Library! This event is hosted by the Rutherford Public Library Foundation and will be held right in the library! The night will include food (enough to fill you up, but not weigh you down); wine, beer, and a speciality cocktail; gin tasting; cigar rolling; casino tables; and a 1920s costume contest! Tickets are $75 and can be purchased by clicking here. We hope to see you there!