Morris & Morris Township Library Events http://www.jfpl.org Morris & Morris Township Library Events RSS Feed Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:47:38 GMT Library Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13388 In celebration of Thanksgiving the library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Fri. Nov. 28. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13388 Friends Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12307 The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12307 SAT vs. ACT: Which Test is Right for My Child http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22794 An informational seminar on the key differences between the SAT and the ACT college entrance exams and the upcoming changes to the SAT. Presented by Huntington Learning Center. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22794 Using Deeds and Other Land Records in Family Research http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22803 Land records are an often overlooked resource in family research. Whether you are trying to determine your ancestor's residences, find clues about their personal identity and kinship ties, or possibly even trace their descendants, land records can be used to provide evidence - often when no other record can be found. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22803 The Seekers: A Spirituality Book Group http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20725 A New Spirituality Book Group is forming! Called “The Seekers,” this new book group is not centered on religion, but on what spirituality and wellness means to you. The group will meet the first Wednesday of each month and review a different book on spirituality. Tonight's book will be The Seekers Guide by Elizabeth Lesser. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20725 Moving Image of Rock Movie Series: 24 Hour Party People http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22804 As part of an occasional movie series entitled “The Moving Image of Rock” (showing acclaimed Rock ‘n’ Roll documentaries, dramatic movies and general motion pictures about Rock topics), the library is providing a screening of 24 Hour Party People (2002) Rated R, 117 minutes. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22804 Book Lovers' Circle http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=9243 Do you have a passion for reading and for books? Then come to our Book Lovers' Circle on the first Thursday of every month. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=9243 Saturday Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20722 The Friends of the Library 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. Sat, 06 Dec 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20722 Friends Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12308 The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12308 Director's Book Club http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=18669 Please join us as we discuss The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout. Catalyzed by a nephew's thoughtless prank, two brothers confront painful issues surrounding the freak accident that killed their father when they were boys, a loss linked to a heartbreaking deception that shaped their lives. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=18669 Downton Abbey Support Group http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22799 Is it time for season 5 yet? Is it time for George Clooney to show up at Highclere Castle? Almost! The Morristown & Morris Township Library is getting ready for the new season by showing an episode of season 4 and having some great giveaway prizes for attendees. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22799 Friends Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12309 The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12309 A Christmas Story: Behind the Scenes of a Holiday Classic http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=23810 Author Caseen Gaines will be on hand to discuss the story of the making of the film A Christmas Story (which celebrated its 30th anniversary last year) and what happened afterwards. For the anniversary, Mr. Gaines published the book: A Christmas Story: Behind the Scenes of a Holiday Classic that includes rare and previously unreleased photographs and original interviews with cast and crew. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=23810 Library Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13389 The library will be closed Christmas Eve day and Christmas Day. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13389 Library Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13390 The library will be closed Christmas Eve day and Christmas Day. Thu, 25 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13390 Library Closing Early for New Year's Eve http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13391 The library will be closing at 3 PM today in celebration of New Year's Eve. Wed, 31 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13391 Library Closed for New Year's Day http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13392 The library will be closed for New Year's Day. Thu, 01 Jan 2015 05:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13392 Director's Book Club http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22809 Please join us as we discuss Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlin. Moving to a small country cabin, a once world-famous photographer bonds with a local man and begins to see the world around her in new, deeper dimensions. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22809 Talking to Children About Divorce http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22795 Join us as Dr. Sheila Dancz talks about creating an atmosphere of security & continuity for children, how to appropriately plan “the talk” for your family, how to address a child’s concerns, and the importance of listening without reacting. The workshop is free and interested persons can register by calling the office of Sheila Dancz at (973) 993-9018. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22795 Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=23808 Please join us for our evening book club as we discuss The Photograph by Penelope Lively. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=23808 "Navy Crazy" featuring Author and Historian Michael Rockland http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22796 Navy Crazy is a different kind of war story. Michael Rockland writes of his experience as a young medical corpsman learning to survive on a locked psychiatric ward for Navy and Marine mental patients at the hospital on the U.S. Naval Base in Yokosuka, Japan from 1955-57. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22796 Director's Book Club http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22810 Please join us as we discuss The Rosie Project by Graham Simsion. A socially awkward genetics professor who has never been on a second date sets out to find the perfect wife, but instead finds Rosie Jarman, a fiercely independent barmaid who is on a quest to find her biological father. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22810 The Precedents of the President - How George Washington Created the Executive Blueprint for the United States Presidency http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22797 Join Historian Rich Rosenthal as he shows how George Washington created the office of the Presidency. When George Washington was about to become the first President under the Constitution of the United States he said, “I walk on untrodden ground to shape America.” And he did! Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22797 Hosgeldiniz: Talking about Travel to Turkey http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=23807 Have you ever wanted to visit Istanbul, the Blue Mosque, Mount Nemrut or the ancient city of Ephesus? Would you like a guide to some of the cultural and historic wonders of Asia Minor? In this presentation, Stephen Brunskill - reference librarian at the Morristown & Morris Township Library and occasional European traveler - will present a photographic travelogue of his travels through Turkey, and will talk about his experiences while in this fascinating country. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=23807 Author Talk: The Pharm House, a Medical Thriller http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22806 Author Bill Powers’ debut title, The Pharm House, shares a story involving the pharmaceutical industry and malpractice of epic proportions. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22806 Letting Go and Loving the Reward: Parenting Your Adult Children http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22808 In this program we will explore parenting adult children from the wisdom of Jewish tradition’s teachings on the generations and their relationships. It will be an interactive opportunity to learn and share the journey with other seekers. The messages are universal and all are welcome. Featuring Rabbi Amy Joy Small. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22808 Director's Book Club http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22811 Please join us as we discuss Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan. From Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank, comes her much-anticipated second novel, which tells the improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22811 The Challenges of Writing Social Satire after Jane Austen http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22807 Distinguished Professor, Dean of Drexel’s Pennoni Honors College and author Paula Marantz Cohen will discuss her books and the challenges of writing fiction with a strong knowledge of great literature as expected of a tenured professor of English. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22807 Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=23809 Please join us for our evening book club as we discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=23809 Director's Book Club http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22812 Please join us as we discuss The Storied Life of A. J. Filry by Gabrielle Zevin. When his most prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, is stolen, bookstore owner A. J. Fikry begins isolating himself from his friends, family and associates before receiving a mysterious package that compels him to remake his life. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22812 Gotcha: Snapshots That Made History http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22798 In this lecture, New Jersey photojournalist Jim DelGiudice will look at photos that changed history by accident — why a snapshot of Abe Lincoln’s tousled hair, for example, helped gain him the presidency, but one of Gary Hart on a yacht lost it for him. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=22798