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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for October 2011


Tuesday, April 01

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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, April 01

Careers in Transition: A Job Search Guide in the Electronic Age
7:00 PM
Careers in Transition: A Job Search Guide in the Electronic Age
Are you in the job hunt? Do you feel you could use some tips in making a more successful job search and market yourself better? This free seminar, presented by the Caldwell College Office of Graduate Studies can help. This program has been rescheduled from February.  Read more...

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Tuesday, April 01

Lanyard Key Chains
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lanyard Key Chains
Drop-in to learn to make key chains out lanyard. Lots of different colors and styles to choose from!

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, April 02

Winning the Battle with Menopause
7:00 PM
Winning the Battle with Menopause
Menopause does not have to be a stage of life to be feared. It is a natural slowing of the hormonal production in your body. If physical difficulties arise as a result of this hormonal slowing down, it means a hormonal imbalance is taking place.  Read more...

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Thursday, April 03

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...

Adult Calendar

Friday, April 04

An Evening of Contemporary Music With Morristown Area-Based Band, BADGE
7:00 PM
An Evening of Contemporary Music With Morristown Area-Based Band, BADGE
What happens at the library after the building is closed? Do the bookworms come out looking for new titles? Does the NSA carry out covert measures? Well, on Friday, April 4 at least, the library opens back up for some contemporary music! The Morristown area-based band called BADGE will hold a benefit concert featuring contemporary music ranging from the Beatles to the Decemberists and from Johnny Cash to Eric Clapton. The concert costs $5.00 and tickets are only available at the door, the night of the event. All proceeds benefit the Library.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, April 05

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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, April 08

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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, April 08

New in New Jersey - New Jersey: A History of the Garden State
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
New in New Jersey - New Jersey: A History of the Garden State
The New Jersey Historical Commission in Partnership with The Morristown & Morris Township Library, Monmouth County Library and Atlantic County Library are pleased to present a panel to discuss New Jersey: A History of the Garden State. Join some of New Jersey’s leading archaeologists, political, social, and economic historians as they provide new perspectives on how the Garden State evolved.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, April 09

Big Wind Day Kites
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Big Wind Day Kites
Did you know there was a big wind day? Drop in between 3:00pm and 5:30pm and celebrate with us while you make a kite to take home. For ages 4-11. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, April 09

Black Out Poetry
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Black Out Poetry
Practice the art of creative destruction for National Poetry Month. We'll take printed pages and black out portions of it to create poems and sayings.

Teens Calendar

Thursday, April 10

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
Please join us as we discuss Round House by Louise Erdrich. When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, 14-year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family. This program is supported by the Friends of the Morristown & Morris Township Library.

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Thursday, April 10

Poetry Reading with Tina Kelley
1:30 PM
Poetry Reading with Tina Kelley
The National Society of Arts and Letters will be hosting a Poetry Reading by Tina Kelley. Ms. Kelley will read from her second book of poetry, Precise. Please join us in welcoming Tina Kelley to the library.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, April 10

Poetry in Nine Voices: Reading, Q&A, Book Sale and Signing
7:00 PM
Poetry in Nine Voices: Reading, Q&A, Book Sale and Signing
Walt Whitman said, "To have great poetry, there must be great audiences," so please join us as a diverse group of poets with unique experiences and voices gather to share their poems and answer your questions. The presenters will have copies of their works for sale and refreshments will be served.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, April 15

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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, April 15

Happy Birthday Leonardo Da Vinci
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Happy Birthday Leonardo Da Vinci
Celebrate Leonardo Da Vinci's birthday by making a self-portrait or a portrait of someone you know. He's famous for his painting of the Mona Lisa. Who will you be famous for drawing? For ages 4-11. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, April 16

Movie Matinee Frozen
2:00 PM
Movie Matinee Frozen
Need something to do while school is out? Come join us as we watch the movie Frozen. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, April 17

Story Time with Scooby Doo
10:00 AM
Story Time with Scooby Doo
Come join Scooby and one of his best Mystery Inc. pals for a special story time. Scooby and friends are in town for a performance at the Mayo Performing Arts Center but he wanted to stop by the library first! Make sure you are here on time because Scooby can only be with us for 1/2 an hour before he has to go off and follow the clues of his latest mystery. For ages 3 and up.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, April 17

Youth Advisory Council
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Youth Advisory Council
The Youth Advisory Council (Y.A.C.) is a library group that meets monthly for teens between 6th and 12th grade. We want your opinion on a variety of library decisions!  Read more...

Teens Calendar

Thursday, April 17

Preserve Greystone’s Annual Meeting
7:00 PM
Preserve Greystone’s Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting starts at 7 PM, with a brief business meeting of the organization. After the meeting, Preserve Greystone will host a fascinating talk featuring two local filmmakers who have been producing a documentary on Greystone.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, April 19

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.

Adult Calendar

Sunday, April 20

Library Closed for Easter Sunday
Library Closed for Easter Sunday
The library will be closed for Easter Sunday.

Adult Calendar

Monday, April 21

Magazine Mosaic
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Magazine Mosaic
In honor of Earth Day, we'll make some art from recycled magazines and see what we can come up with!

Teens Calendar

Tuesday, April 22

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us as we listen to some stories and then make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, April 22

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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, April 22

Jelly Bean  Day Art
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Jelly Bean Day Art
Join us for Jelly Bean Day and make some jelly bean art. Drop in between 3:00pm and 5:30pm to make your masterpiece. For ages 4-11. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, April 22

Civil War Lecture: General Joseph Warren Revere: The Gothic Saga of Paul Revere's Grandson
7:00 PM
Civil War Lecture: General Joseph Warren Revere: The Gothic Saga of Paul Revere's Grandson
Please join William Chemerka, an award winning educator, lecturer and writer as he details the life of Paul Revere's grandson.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, April 22

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 for our new evening book club as we discuss Charming Billy by Alice McDermott.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, April 23

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us as we listen to some stories and then make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, April 24

Seventh Annual Book Arts Lecture: A Conversation about Books as Texts, Forms and Culture
7:00 PM
Seventh Annual Book Arts Lecture: A Conversation about Books as Texts, Forms and Culture
In this Book Arts lecture, Rutgers University Professor Marija Dalbello will discuss the history of the book as a field concerned with the nature of the book, the relationships constituted by texts and their producers, readers, and in mapping the geographies of the book.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, April 26

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come join us as we listen to stories and then make a simple craft to take home. For ages 3-8. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, April 29

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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, April 29

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us as we listen to some stories and then make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, April 30

Word I
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Word I
Basic introduction to word processing that will focus on typing a document and saving it. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 21. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, April 30

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us as we listen to some stories and then make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, April 30

Method & Madness: Shakespeare for Today
2:00 PM
Method & Madness: Shakespeare for Today
In honor of Shakespeare's 450th birthday, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Director of Education and resident director Brian B. Crowe will explore the "method and madness" of producing the Bard's canon in the 21st century.  Read more...

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