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Library Calendar of Events

Adult Events for September 2013


Wednesday, November 01

Assistive Technology Program: iPad Basics
Assistive Technology Program: iPad Basics
A six week class for patrons 55 and older with a vision change. Have you heard about the iPad but are not sure what it is? Do you have an iPad but are not sure how to use it? In this beginner class you will receive an introduction to the iPad. In addition, you will be introduced to accessibility features on the iPad, such as Zoom and Voice Over (Apple’s built-in screen reader), to access the iPad. (Each class is 1.5 hours.)  Read more...

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Wednesday, November 01

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 Light: Medicine of the Future by Jacob Liberman.

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Thursday, November 02

Checkmate: A Film Series About Chess: <em>Searching for Bobby Fischer</em> (1993)(Rated PG)
6:45 PM
Checkmate: A Film Series About Chess: Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)(Rated PG)
Based on the true story of a young boy who turns out to be a chess prodigy and his ambitious father. With Joe Mantegna and Ben Kingsley. Directed by Steven Zaillian.

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Thursday, November 02

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, November 03

Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes
9:30 AM
Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes
Yoga in the morning at the library! Patrons will have the chance to experience the Krishnamacharya tradition of Hatha Yoga. Program held in the gallery.  Read more...

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Friday, November 03

Excel III
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Excel III
For experienced Excel users to learn about Pivot Tables and other advanced features. (Participants must have working knowledge of Excel). Registration is required. Please call 973-538-2592 to register and for more information.

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Saturday, November 04

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 (except July & August and Holidays) and every Tuesday.

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Monday, November 06

New! Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes
6:00 PM
New! Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes
Evening yoga at the library! Patrons will have the chance to experience the Krishnamacharya tradition of Hatha Yoga. Program held in the gallery.  Read more...

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Monday, November 06

Coloring Book Club
7:00 PM
Coloring Book Club
It’s not just for kids anymore! The coloring craze continues stronger than ever for adults. Thousands of people are picking up their pencils, pens and markers in pursuit of relaxation, stress relief and creative fulfillment. Please join us for an evening of coloring, relaxing music and fun!  Read more...

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Tuesday, November 07

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, November 07

Organizing for a Healthy Life Through Clean Living
7:00 PM
Organizing for a Healthy Life Through Clean Living
Feel like you’re having a hard time unlocking your life’s full potential? Looking to be physically healthier, happier and more productive? Join Patricia Diesel, local author of the new book, Organically Yours: Open Yourself To A Vibrant Healthy Life Through Clean Living, for an evening of organization, health and wellness.  Read more...

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Wednesday, November 08

Assistive Technology Program: iPad Basics
Assistive Technology Program: iPad Basics
A six week class for patrons 55 and older with a vision change. Have you heard about the iPad but are not sure what it is? Do you have an iPad but are not sure how to use it? In this beginner class you will receive an introduction to the iPad. In addition, you will be introduced to accessibility features on the iPad, such as Zoom and Voice Over (Apple’s built-in screen reader), to access the iPad. (Each class is 1.5 hours.)  Read more...

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Wednesday, November 08

Scrabble Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club
The library's Scrabble Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month, except July and 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, November 08

Rocks in the Garden: A Public History of Slavery in Morristown
7:00 PM
Rocks in the Garden: A Public History of Slavery in Morristown
In this presentation Michael will discuss the inspiration for his work and how he got started on this road of discovery. He will look at the various available sources and how he melded them into two cohesive studies. This talk centers on Morristown, but ventures out into the surrounding area to New Vernon, Madison, Chatham, and Hanover while exploring the interconnectivity of Morris County as a whole.  Read more...

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Thursday, November 09

By the Book: A Morning Book Club
10:00 AM
By the Book: A Morning Book Club
Please join us as we discuss The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood. This is an enthralling novel about love, loss, secrets, friendship, and the healing power of literature.

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Thursday, November 09

Checkmate: A Film Series About Chess: <em>Pawn Sacrifice</em> (2014)(Rated PG-13)
6:45 PM
Checkmate: A Film Series About Chess: Pawn Sacrifice (2014)(Rated PG-13)
During the Cold War, American chess champion Bobby Fischer challenges the Soviet Empire's world champion. With Tobey Maguire and Liev Schreiber. Directed by Edward Zwick.

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Friday, November 10

Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes
9:30 AM
Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes
Yoga in the morning at the library! Patrons will have the chance to experience the Krishnamacharya tradition of Hatha Yoga. Program held in the gallery.  Read more...

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Sunday, November 12

Affordable Care Act help
1:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Affordable Care Act help
A Certified Affordable Care Act Application Counselor will be at the library to provide no cost, in person information and enrollment assistance. He will explain the new options for comprehensive, affordable health coverage and will help people enroll in affordable health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace or New Jersey Family Care/Medicaid.

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Monday, November 13

Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes
6:00 PM
Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes
Evening yoga at the library! Patrons will have the chance to experience the Krishnamacharya tradition of Hatha Yoga. Program held in the gallery.  Read more...

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Tuesday, November 14

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, November 15

Assistive Technology Program: Intermediate iPad
Assistive Technology Program: Intermediate iPad
A four week class for patrons 55 and older with a vision change. iPad experience is a prerequisite for this course. In this intermediate class, you will build on your basic iPad skills to learn more about the accessibility features and assistive apps available to you. Wednesdays, Nov. 15 & 29 and Dec. 6 and 13.  Read more...

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Wednesday, November 15

Foreign Cinema Series: <em>Coming Home</em> (China, 2014; PG-13)
7:00 PM
Foreign Cinema Series: Coming Home (China, 2014; PG-13)
The library is pleased to announce the fall half of our 2017 “Foreign Film Series,” an expansion of our popular bi-annual Latino Film Series, launched in the fall of 2015. The series features eight entertaining and thought-provoking foreign films from Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. Tonight's feature: Coming Home, the latest film collaboration from China between actress Gong Li and director Zhang Yimou (“Raise the Red Lantern”), between them the winners of multiple awards and many nominations.

All movies are subtitled in English. Light refreshments will be served.

This program supported by the Friends of the Library.

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Thursday, November 16

Checkmate: A Film Series About Chess: <em>Queen of Katwe</em> (2016)(Rated PG)
6:45 PM
Checkmate: A Film Series About Chess: Queen of Katwe (2016)(Rated PG)
A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. With Madina Nalwanga and David Oyelowo. Directed by Mira Nair.

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Friday, November 17

Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes
9:30 AM
Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes
Yoga in the morning at the library! Patrons will have the chance to experience the Krishnamacharya tradition of Hatha Yoga. Program held in the gallery.  Read more...

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Saturday, November 18

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 (except July & August and Holidays) and every Tuesday.

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Sunday, November 19

Affordable Care Act help
1:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Affordable Care Act help
A Certified Affordable Care Act Application Counselor will be at the library to provide no cost, in person information and enrollment assistance. He will explain the new options for comprehensive, affordable health coverage and will help people enroll in affordable health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace or New Jersey Family Care/Medicaid.

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Monday, November 20

Tuesday, November 21

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, November 21

Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club
7:00 PM
Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club
Tonight's book will be Celine by Peter Heller. A missing-persons tracker who specializes in reuniting families to make amends for a loss in her own past, Celine searches for a presumed-dead photographer in Yellowstone, only to be targeted by a shadowy figure who wants to keep the case unsolved.

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Wednesday, November 22

Thursday, November 23

Library Closed for Thanksgiving
Library Closed for Thanksgiving
The library will be closed for Thanksgiving. We will also be closed Friday, 11/24.

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Friday, November 24

Library Closed for Day after Thanksgiving
Library Closed for Day after Thanksgiving
The library will be closed the Day after Thanksgiving.

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Saturday, November 25

North Jersey Sewing Circle: Holiday Gift Workshop - Bowl Cozies for the Microwave
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
North Jersey Sewing Circle: Holiday Gift Workshop - Bowl Cozies for the Microwave
Registration for the workshop has been closed because we have reached the maximum number of registrations for the event.  Read more...

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Sunday, November 26

Affordable Care Act help
1:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Affordable Care Act help
A Certified Affordable Care Act Application Counselor will be at the library to provide no cost, in person information and enrollment assistance. He will explain the new options for comprehensive, affordable health coverage and will help people enroll in affordable health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace or New Jersey Family Care/Medicaid.

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Monday, November 27

Morris County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit Demonstration
6:00 PM
Morris County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit Demonstration
Join us for a presentation by Captain Bruce Dunn of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office. He and his canine colleague will demonstrate how police dog units help keep our community safe by solving crimes, sniffing for illegal substances and assisting in search and rescues. Located in our lower level meeting room. Please note this program begins at 6:00 pm.  Read more...

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Monday, November 27

Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes
6:00 PM
Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes
Evening yoga at the library! Patrons will have the chance to experience the Krishnamacharya tradition of Hatha Yoga. Program held in the gallery.  Read more...

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Tuesday, November 28

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, November 29

Assistive Technology Program: Intermediate iPad
Assistive Technology Program: Intermediate iPad
A four week class for patrons 55 and older with a vision change. iPad experience is a prerequisite for this course. In this intermediate class, you will build on your basic iPad skills to learn more about the accessibility features and assistive apps available to you. Wednesdays, Nov. 15 & 29 and Dec. 6 and 13.  Read more...

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Wednesday, November 29

Navigating the Holidays While Grieving
7:00 PM
Navigating the Holidays While Grieving
Presented by Jesse Bassett from the Morristown not-for-profit Good Grief. When grieving the death of someone important in your life, the holidays can be a particularly difficult time from an emotional and practical perspective.  Read more...

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Thursday, November 30

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM <em>The Glass Castle</em>
2:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM The Glass Castle
2017, 127 minutes, PG-13

Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts

An all-star cast shines in this inspiring film based on THE NEW YORK TIMES best-selling memoir. Jeannette (Oscar® winner Brie Larson) had a poor but wildly adventurous childhood, raised by her free-spirited father (Oscar® nominee Woody Harrelson) and her mother (Oscar® nominee Naomi Watts), an eccentric artist. But when her father's behavior become erratic, Jeannette must find the courage to live on her own terms in this uplifting story of unconditional love.  Read more...

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Thursday, November 30

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM <em>The Glass Castle</em>
7:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM The Glass Castle
2017, 127 minutes, PG-13

Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts

An all-star cast shines in this inspiring film based on THE NEW YORK TIMES best-selling memoir. Jeannette (Oscar® winner Brie Larson) had a poor but wildly adventurous childhood, raised by her free-spirited father (Oscar® nominee Woody Harrelson) and her mother (Oscar® nominee Naomi Watts), an eccentric artist. But when her father's behavior become erratic, Jeannette must find the courage to live on her own terms in this uplifting story of unconditional love.  Read more...

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