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Events for Saturday May 4, 2013

Sixth Annual Book Arts Series

Sixth Annual Book Arts Series: Workshop

Saturday May 4, 2013
10:00 AM
Please join us for the third and final program in The Sixth Annual Book Arts Series. This workshop is entitled Casting the 3-D Paper Image and features New Jersey book artist and educator Rocco Scary.

This artist’s one-of-a-kind, sculptural Artists’ Books utilize several different techniques employing handmade paper and then incorporating these three dimensional images within the books’ ‘pages’ or covers. This workshop will focus on the cast image and demonstrate to the participant how exactly the image evolves from its conception through the mold making process, and finally to the actual casting itself.

The Book Arts Series has grown to become a wonderful, annual event here in Morristown. There is a reasonable fee for the workshops thanks to generous, private support, but seating is limited so please register early to secure a seat. Refreshments will be provided for each session beginning 30 minutes prior to the start time listed above (please note the lecture this year is on a Thursday evening). For more information, please call 973-538-6161 or e-mail


Rocco Scary is an artist and paper maker whose work explores the concept of 'place' as reservoir for memory. Currently based in North Caldwell, N.J., his Artist Books have been represented in such venues as The Center for Book Arts, The Nathan Cummings Foundation and The Grolier Club in New York City, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts in Chicago, Rutgers University Book Arts Symposium and The Newark Public Library in New Jersey, University of California in San Diego, The Ellipse Arts Center in Virginia, and The Yale University Library in New Haven CT. Images of his Artists’ Books just recently appeared in a new publication, 1000 Artists’ Books. He is a recipient of a NJ State Arts Council Fellowship Grant and holds a BFA from Montclair State University and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Please visit Rocco Scary's website here.

This program is supported through funding from the Friends of the Morristown & Morris Township Library.

Photo Credit: “Once Westinghouse” by Rocco Scarry

Intro to the Internet

Intro to the Internet

Saturday May 4, 2013
10:00 AM
Learn the basics of surfing the Net like typing addresses and clicking on links. For beginners. Mouse skills necessary. Registration is required. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Friends Book Sale

Friends Book Sale

Saturday May 4, 2013
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

Tuesdays at 10:00 AM starting January 02, 2018 until June 26, 2018

Family Craft Story Time

Family Craft Story Time

Saturday May 4, 2013
11:00 AM
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For children ages three to eight.

Saturdays at 11:00 AM starting April 07, 2018 until May 19, 2018

Sat (Jul/Aug):

9:00 - 9:00
9:00 - 6:00
9:30 - 5:00
10:00 - 2:00
1:00 - 5:00

Morristown & Morris Township Library · 1 Miller Rd. · Morristown, NJ 07960 · Tel: 973-538-6161

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