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Library Calendar of Events

Adult Events for November 2012


Sunday, May 01

Poetry Readings by Gail Fishman Gerwin and Edwin Romond
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Poetry Readings by Gail Fishman Gerwin and Edwin Romond
Gail Fishman Gerwin and Edwin Romond will both read and discuss some of their poetry at this event. Gail Fishman Gerwin will read and discuss poetry from her third and newest collection Crowns, published by Aldrich Press. A book signing will follow.  Read more...

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Tuesday, May 03

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that covers basic computer skills like mouse skills, 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 Thursday, March 3. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Tuesday, May 03

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

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Wednesday, May 04

The Seekers: A Spirituality Book Group
7:00 PM
The Seekers: A Spirituality Book Group
Our Spirituality Book Group called “The Seekers” is not centered on religion, but on what spirituality and wellness mean to you. The group meets the first Wednesday of each month and reviews a different book on spirituality. Tonight's book will be Surrender Experiment: My Journey Into Life's Perfection. by Michael A. Singer.

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Thursday, May 05

Power of the Press Film Series: <em>The Paper</em> (1994)  (Rated R)
6:45 PM
Power of the Press Film Series: The Paper (1994) (Rated R)
The Paper chronicles a chaotic, event-filled day at a New York daily tabloid. All star cast with Michael Keaton, Robert Duvall, & Glenn Close. Directed by Ron Howard.  Read more...

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Thursday, May 05

Book Lovers' Circle
7:00 PM
Book Lovers' Circle
Do you have a passion for reading and for books? Then come to our Book Lovers' Circle on the first Thursday of every month.  Read more...

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Friday, May 06

Library Closed for Staff Education Day
Library Closed for Staff Education Day
The library will be closed all day for Staff Education Day. We will reopen at 9:30 AM on Saturday, May 7.

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Saturday, May 07

Saturday Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday Book Sale
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.

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Tuesday, May 10

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

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Tuesday, May 10

The Masterful Gardens of  Ethelbert Furlong - Presented by Joan Furlong
7:00 PM
The Masterful Gardens of Ethelbert Furlong - Presented by Joan Furlong
Ethelbert Ely Furlong (1894-1993) was a landscape architect in practice in northern New Jersey from 1920 until 1983. Over the course of his sixty plus year career he completed over 1,500 projects including a Japanese style rooftop garden at Rockefeller Center in the 1930's.  Read more...

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Wednesday, May 11

Scrabble Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club
The library has started a Scrabble Club which will meet on the second Wednesday of the month, except August, from 2 – 4 PM. Beginners, experts, and all word game enthusiasts are invited to join us at the library for a challenging and fun afternoon playing Scrabble.  Read more...

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Wednesday, May 11

Let's Talk Real Estate
7:00 PM
Let's Talk Real Estate
A panel of Residential Real Estate experts will be at the library to discuss a variety of real estate issues. Please RSVP to judymakesmoves@gmail.com or 917-225-9507.  Read more...

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Thursday, May 12

By the Book: A Morning Book Club
10:00 AM
By the Book: A Morning Book Club
Please join us as we discuss The Wright Brothers by David McCullough. Chronicles the life of the Wright brothers.

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Thursday, May 12

Power of the Press Film Series: <em>Deadline U.S.A.</em> (1952)
6:45 PM
Power of the Press Film Series: Deadline U.S.A. (1952)
With his newspaper about to be sold, a crusading editor -in-chief tries to complete an exposé on a notorious gangster. Starring Humphrey Bogart, Ethel Barrymore, and Kim Hunter.  Read more...

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Friday, May 13

WFMU Radio’s Dr. Gameshow
7:00 PM
WFMU Radio’s Dr. Gameshow
Do you enjoy improvisation and comedy? Do you relish the competition to win games submitted by non-professional game designers? Did you love games that mix Elton John and werewolf noises? How about games involving dating and professional wrestling? Games that turn every non-holiday thing into Christmas? Or do you long for games that really don’t have any sort of strategy? Then Dr. Gameshow is for you!  Read more...

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Saturday, May 14

Clases Básicas de Computación en Español
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clases Básicas de Computación en Español
Aprenda las funciones básicas de las computadoras; cómo navegar el Internet; cómo crear y usar una cuenta de correo electrónico (email); y cómo usar Microsoft Word y otras aplicaciones. Programa gratis para adultos. Llame 973-538-2592 para inscribirse. (Para hablar en español, pregunte por Luis.)

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Tuesday, May 17

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

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Tuesday, May 17

Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club
7:00 PM
Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club
Please join us as we discuss A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding by Jackie Copleton. This novel is set against the backdrop of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki and it follows the experiences of a woman who is driven apart from her daughter and grandson by a love affair and painful life circumstances.

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Thursday, May 19

Power of the Press Film Series: <em>His Girl Friday</em> (1940)
6:45 PM
Power of the Press Film Series: His Girl Friday (1940)
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. A classic comedy with Rosilind Russell and Cary Grant, directed by Howard Hawks.  Read more...

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Saturday, May 21

Introduction to the Arduino Microcontroller
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Introduction to the Arduino Microcontroller
Maybe you have read or heard about all the fantastic electronics projects being build with Arduino and other electronics microcontrollers. Join us as we as start at the beginning and introduce you to the Arduino itself as we learn to build some simple circuits, as well as examine and edit the code that controls those circuits. Registration is required and begins on Thursday, March 3. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.  Read more...

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Saturday, May 21

North Jersey Sewing Circle - Costuming: Making your Sewing Skills Historic
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
North Jersey Sewing Circle - Costuming: Making your Sewing Skills Historic
Pat Sanftner will introduce the concept of character, of period, silhouette, historic patterning books, where to get patterns and their shortcomings, and an overview of fabric choices for historic costuming. Her talk is guaranteed to be entertaining and informative!  Read more...

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Saturday, May 21

Saturday Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday Book Sale
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.

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Tuesday, May 24

Powerpoint
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Powerpoint
Learn the basics of how to create professional slide show presentations. Registration is required and begins Thursday, March 3. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Tuesday, May 24

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

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Tuesday, May 24

History and Landscape Shape Each Other: How the Past Governs Your Own Ecological Future
7:00 PM
History and Landscape Shape Each Other: How the Past Governs Your Own Ecological Future
Join Samantha Rothman, Ecologist, Community Advocate, and co-founder of Grow It Green Morristown, to learn how we can use the natural and man-made history of a landscape to predict and direct the future of our environment.  Read more...

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Wednesday, May 25

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: <em>Joy</em> PG-13
2:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: Joy PG-13
The library is offering a film series called “Just Out of the Box…Office” which features newly-released movies on DVD and Blu-Ray. This afternoon's movie will be Joy, with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.  Read more...

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Wednesday, May 25

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: <em>Joy</em> PG-13
7:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: Joy PG-13
The library is offering a film series called “Just Out of the Box…Office” which features newly-released movies on DVD and Blu-Ray. This evening's movie will be Joy, with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.  Read more...

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Thursday, May 26

Power of the Press Film Series: <em>Spotlight</em> (2015)  (Rated R)
6:45 PM
Power of the Press Film Series: Spotlight (2015) (Rated R)
True story of how a Boston newspaper uncovered the massive sex scandal and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese. With Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, & Michael Keaton. Winner of the 2016 Academy Award for Best Picture.  Read more...

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Saturday, May 28

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library is closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

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Sunday, May 29

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library is closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

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Monday, May 30

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library is closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

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Tuesday, May 31

Friends Book Sale
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

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