Morris & Morris Township Library Events http://www.jfpl.org Morris & Morris Township Library Events RSS Feed Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:15:38 GMT WordPress Part II http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19687 WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. Learn the basics of both theory and practice in this two part program. This is the second of a two part series. Registration is required and begins on Sept. 8. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 for more info or to register. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19687 Computer Savvy Seniors http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19703 Seven week class that covers basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 8. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. Please note: There will not be a class on Monday, Oct. 20th Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19703 Friends Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12302 The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12302 Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft and Fraud http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20714 Morris County Detective Leah Atterbury will speak about what exactly constitutes identity theft, how people can protect themselves from becoming victims and what fraud trends and scams are currently being employed. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20714 Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20728 Please join us for our evening book club as we discuss Cover of Snow by Jenny Milchman. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20728 Excel III http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19690 For experienced Excel users to learn about Pivot Tables and other advanced features. (Participants must have working knowledge of Excel) Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 8. Please call 973-538-2592 to register and for more information. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19690 1964: The Year that Changed the World and the Movies http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21783 We are celebrating the Golden Anniversary of four great films from 1964. Tonight's film, the first in the series, is Goldfinger starring Sean Connery. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:45:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21783 Downton Abbey Support Group: Propaganda and WWI http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20715 Season two of Downton Abbey had some of its major characters and plot lines tied into the Great War that lasted from 1914-1919. Join the Library’s Downton Abbey Support Group as we host Professor George Robb from William Paterson University, who will examine propaganda in World War I. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20715 Saturday Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20720 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, 01 Nov 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20720 Best Free Apps of 2014 http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19709 If you're interested in acquiring free apps for your mobile device, this is the class for you. We will be highlighting the coolest, newest and most popular free apps of 2014. Please call the Reference Desk at 973-538-2592 to register or for more info. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19709 A Musical Salute to Molly Picon, Star of the Yiddish Theatre http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=17500 In this program Dr. Diane Cypkin tells — through English narration — the life story of this exciting First Lady of the Yiddish Stage through the countless songs she sang and often wrote during her many, many years on the Yiddish stage. Sun, 02 Nov 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=17500 Computer Savvy Seniors http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19704 Seven week class that covers basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 8. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. Please note: There will not be a class on Monday, Oct. 20th Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19704 Friends Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12303 The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12303 Publisher http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19695 Learn how to create professional, personalized newsletters, flyers, brochures, postcards, and more. Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 8. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19695 1964: The Year that Changed the World and the Movies http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21784 We are celebrating the Golden Anniversary of four great films from 1964. Tonight's film, the second in the series, is Nothing But a Man starring Ivan Dixon, Abby Lincoln, and Yaphet Kotto. The doors to the screening room open at 6:15 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:45:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21784 The Seekers: A Spirituality Book Group http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20724 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 Leap of Perception by Penney Peirce. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20724 Facebook for Seniors http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19708 This program is designed especially for seniors with no experience using Facebook. This demo program will explore the basics of Facebook: signing up, finding friends and viewing content. Facebook is a great way to stay in touch with your kids and grandkids, and see all those cool photos they share. Registration is required and begins on Monday, Sept. 8. Please call the Reference Desk at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19708 Life on Altamont Court in Morristown http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=17498 Featuring Trent Pines, author of Life on Altamont Court: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary. Trent Pines’ book is dedicated to the memories and life-changing events that took place during his stay on Altamont Court here in Morristown. The people, the traditions, the holidays and the celebrations of life and love are all captured within the pages of Life on Altamont Court: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=17498 Book Lovers' Circle http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=9242 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, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=9242 Aged, Distilled, and Full of Spirit: An Evening with Whiskey: An "After Hours" Event http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20759 Local author and nationally-recognized ‘cocktail whisperer’ Warren Bobrow will be at the library at this special after-hours benefit program to celebrate the release of his new book Whiskey Cocktails: Rediscovered Classics and Contemporary Craft Drinks Using the World's Most Popular Spirit, published through Fair Winds Press. The Library is hosting a ticket-only event for those who love exploring this libation made famous from Tennessee to Ireland. The event showcases cocktails from Whiskey Cocktails and includes copies of the book for the attendees. Tickets are $50.00 and registration is required. Interested persons 21 years of age or older, should contact the Library at (973) 993-1291 or MotownMotwpLibrary@gmail.com in order to secure a spot for the event. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted to the program. Additional refreshments will be served and all proceeds benefit the Library. Sat, 08 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20759 Tech Support Clinic http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19712 Are you a technology newbie with a smartphone, tablet or eReader and need help? Perhaps you've had a device for a while and are still unsure about some of its features. Well, the library is here to help. Just stop by the library with your device and ask our clinic staff your questions! Sat, 08 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19712 Computer Savvy Seniors http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19705 Seven week class that covers basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 8. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. Please note: There will not be a class on Monday, Oct. 20th Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19705 Friends Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12304 The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12304 The Moving Image of Rock: 30th Anniversary Screening of This is Spinal Tap http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21787 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 Morristown & Morris Township Library is providing a screening of This is Spinal Tap (1984) rated R, 82 minutes. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21787 Basic Photo Editing http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19694 Learn some basic photo editing techniques. Please bring your camera with you to this class. Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 8. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19694 1964: The Year that Changed the World and the Movies http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21785 We are celebrating the Golden Anniversary of four great films from 1964. Tonight's film, the third in the series, is Dr. Strangelove Or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb starring Peter Sellers and George C. Scott. The doors to the screening room open at 6:15 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:45:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21785 Director's Book Club http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=18670 Please join us as we discuss Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight. When her high-achieving 15-year-old daughter Amelia supposedly commits suicide after she is caught cheating, litigation lawyer and single mother Kate Baron, leveled by grief, must reconstruct the pieces of Amelia's life to find the truth and vindicate the memory of the daughter whose life she could not save. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=18670 Mysteries with a Twist: A Book Talk Featuring Local Author S.W. Hubbard http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20726 Local author S.W. Hubbard will discuss her most recent mystery novel, Another Man’s Treasure. Set in the fictional town of Palmyrton, NJ, the novel features a plucky heroine who stumbles into murder and political intrigue in the course of her work as an estate sale organizer. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20726 International Games Day @ the Library http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19680 The Morristown & Township Library will join hundreds of libraries throughout the world on November 15, 2014, for the seventh annual celebration of International Games Day @ The Library. The library will offer a wide selection of games and events suitable for the whole family. Help us celebrate the power of games and play. Schedule of special events to be announced. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=19680 Saturday Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20721 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, 15 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20721 Owning NJ: Historic Tales of War, Property Disputes & the Pursuit of Happiness http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20727 New Jersey’s land records and deeds may seem like unlikely sources for a thrilling tale, but they do reveal some little-known and fascinating history. Join land title expert Joseph Grabas as he combs through these all-but-forgotten stories of the pursuit of happiness and property in early New Jersey with a special emphasis on land conveyances in Morris County. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20727 Friends Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12305 The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12305 1964: The Year that Changed the World and the Movies http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21786 We are celebrating the Golden Anniversary of four great films from 1964. Tonight's film, the fourth and final in the series, is A Hard Day's Night starring Wilfrid Brambell (also John, Paul, George and Ringo. The doors to the screening room open at 6:15 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:45:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21786 Holiday Party Planning with the library's new group: What’s Cookin’, Morris County? http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21794 Our panel of experts will provide plenty of great tips as you plan for entertaining this holiday season. The panel will examine Thanksgiving stuffing, delicious–but easy–desserts and spectacular holiday cocktails to add some flair to the season! Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=21794 Friends Book Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12306 The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=12306 Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20729 Please join us for our evening book club as we discuss The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=20729 Library Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13387 In celebration of Thanksgiving the library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Fri. Nov. 28. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_id=13387 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 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 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 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 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 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 "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 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 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