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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for May 2012


Tuesday, May 01

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us to listen to stories and make a simple craft to take home. This program will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday morning beginning April 17th and ending May 23rd. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 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

Wednesday, May 02

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us to listen to stories and make a simple craft to take home. This program will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday morning beginning April 17th and ending May 23rd. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 02

Alternative Options for a Healthy You
7:00 PM
Alternative Options for a Healthy You
“From Earaches to Skin Tone: Natural Remedies and Essential Oils for Everyday Use", featuring Christine Volinsky, founder of Scented Journeys in Morristown.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 03

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
This beginners program is for seniors with little or no experience using computers. The seven week series will begin with learning mouse skills and will include instruction in windows management, Word, the keyboard, the internet, and email. The final session will be an open lab to review all the previous classes. This program is designed with beginners in mind and will include lots of review. Registration is required and is for the whole seven week program. Registration begins on Monday, April 9. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 03

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, May 03

Silents are Golden: The Thief of Bagdad
6:30 PM
Silents are Golden: The Thief of Bagdad
Join us for the first of 6 evenings of Silent Films. This evening's film stars Douglas Fairbanks in The Thief of Bagdad. In this adventure a recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess. Doors open at 6 PM and light refreshments will be served.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 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. You will hear about the newest books available at the library, receive a reading list and have a chance to share your own favorites, both old and new. A great way to expand your reading horizons, meet other readers and have fun! Refreshments will be served.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 05

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

Saturday, May 05

Four Old Parts Barbershop Quartet
10:30 AM
Four Old Parts Barbershop Quartet
In celebration of the grand reopening of the library's historic Willis Wing please join us as we welcome the Four Old Parts Barbershop Quartet as they perform for us.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 05

Grand Reopening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
11:00 AM
Grand Reopening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
We welcome you to the official reopening of the library's historic Willis Wing at a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. We hope you will join us as we celebrate the enduring beauty of the library and its rich treasures

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 05

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Parents and children ages 3-8 are welcome to join us every Saturday morning from April 21st through May 19th to hear some stories and make a simple craft. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, May 05

Big Jeff Concert
1:00 PM
Big Jeff Concert
Come sing and dance with Big Jeff and help us celebrate our reopening of the 1917 wing. Admission is free and children of all ages are welcome.

Kids Calendar

Monday, May 07

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 9.

Adult Calendar

Monday, May 07

Mother's Day Craft
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mother's Day Craft
Making something special for your mom this Mother's Day. There will be several different craft options, so there's something for everyone and every Mom!

Teens Calendar

Tuesday, May 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, May 08

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us to listen to stories and make a simple craft to take home. This program will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday morning beginning April 17th and ending May 23rd. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 09

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us to listen to stories and make a simple craft to take home. This program will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday morning beginning April 17th and ending May 23rd. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 09

Mother's Day Craft Table
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mother's Day Craft Table
Drop in and make a bracelet for Mom (or Grandma or Auntie). All supplies provided. No registration required.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, May 10

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
This beginners program is for seniors with little or no experience using computers. The seven week series will begin with learning mouse skills and will include instruction in windows management, Word, the keyboard, the internet, and email. The final session will be an open lab to review all the previous classes. This program is designed with beginners in mind and will include lots of review. Registration is required and is for the whole seven week program. Registration begins on Monday, April 9. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 10

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
Join us as we discuss The Tiger's Wife: A Novel by Tea Obreht. In a war-torn Balkan country, a young doctor remembers her grandfather and tells a series of interlinked tales both historical and magical featuring the tiger's wife and the deathless man. In this account of love, loss, and war in the modern world, Obreht's vivid writing creates unforgettable visions of unique settings.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 10

Mother's Day Craft Table
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mother's Day Craft Table
Drop in and make a bracelet for Mom (or Grandma or Auntie). All supplies provided. No registration required.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, May 10

Silents are Golden: The Cat and the Canary
6:45 PM
Silents are Golden: The Cat and the Canary
Join us for the second of 6 evenings of Silent Films. This evening's film stars Douglas Fairbanks in The Cat & the Canary. In this suspense tale relatives of an eccentric millionaire gather in his spooky mansion on the 20th anniversary of his death for the reading of his will. Doors open at 6 PM and light refreshments will be served.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 12

Fifth Annual Book Arts Series: Lecture
10:00 AM
Fifth Annual Book Arts Series: Lecture
The first of three programs in the Fifth Annual Book Arts Series is a lecture by historian Gordon Bond entitled "My Patron: The Friendship of Benjamin Franklin and James Parker." Admission is free but please reserve a seat in advance. For more information and to register please contact Maria Norton at 973-538-6161 or email maria.norton@mainlib.org. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 AM.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 12

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Parents and children ages 3-8 are welcome to join us every Saturday morning from April 21st through May 19th to hear some stories and make a simple craft. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Monday, May 14

Word II
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Word II
Experienced Word users will learn more abut the many editing and formatting features of Word. Mouse skills required for this class. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 9.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, May 15

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us to listen to stories and make a simple craft to take home. This program will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday morning beginning April 17th and ending May 23rd. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 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

Wednesday, May 16

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us to listen to stories and make a simple craft to take home. This program will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday morning beginning April 17th and ending May 23rd. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 16

Word II
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Word II
Experienced Word users will learn more abut the many editing and formatting features of Word. Mouse skills required for this class. Registration is required and begins Monday, April 9.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 16

Origamii & Candy Sushi
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Origamii & Candy Sushi
Learn some new origami techniques and how to make delicious candy sushi.

Teens Calendar

Thursday, May 17

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
This beginners program is for seniors with little or no experience using computers. The seven week series will begin with learning mouse skills and will include instruction in windows management, Word, the keyboard, the internet, and email. The final session will be an open lab to review all the previous classes. This program is designed with beginners in mind and will include lots of review. Registration is required and is for the whole seven week program. Registration begins on Monday, April 9. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 17

Tissue Paper Flower Drop in Craft
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tissue Paper Flower Drop in Craft
Drop in and make some tissue paper flowers to celebrate National Flower Day. All supplies will be provided. No registration is necessary.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, May 17

Silent are Golden: Easy Street, The Cure & Sherlock Jr.
6:45 PM
Silent are Golden: Easy Street, The Cure & Sherlock Jr.
Join us for the third of 6 evenings of Silent Films. This evening's triple feature stars Charlie Chaplin in Easy Street and The Cure and Buster Keaton in Sherlock Jr. In Easy Street a reformed tramp becomes a police constable who must fight a huge thug who dominates an inner city street. The Cure finds Chaplin playing a drunkard who checks into a health spa to dry out, but brings along a big suitcase full of alcohol. In Sherlock Jr. a film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch. Doors open at 6 PM and light refreshments will be served.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 19

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

Saturday, May 19

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Parents and children ages 3-8 are welcome to join us every Saturday morning from April 21st through May 19th to hear some stories and make a simple craft. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, May 20

Pixel Art Craft
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pixel Art Craft
Pixel art is very cool looking and not very hard to do! If you don't know what it is or how to do it, then you definitely need to check out this program!

Teens Calendar

Monday, May 21

eBook Readers
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
eBook Readers
Learn how to download free eBooks from the library's collection to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or Sony reader. Class is also offered on Wed. May 23 at 2:30 PM. Registration required and begins Monday, April 9.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, May 22

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us to listen to stories and make a simple craft to take home. This program will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday morning beginning April 17th and ending May 23rd. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 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

Wednesday, May 23

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come join us to listen to stories and make a simple craft to take home. This program will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday morning beginning April 17th and ending May 23rd. No registration is required.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 23

eBook Readers
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
eBook Readers
Learn how to download free eBooks from the library's collection to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or Sony reader. Registration required and begins Monday, April 9.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 23

Alternative Options for a Healthy You
7:00 PM
Alternative Options for a Healthy You
“Stick it to Yourself!: Acupuncture, Its History and Its Benefits for You” featuring Morristown Acupuncturist Dana Holmes.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 24

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
This beginners program is for seniors with little or no experience using computers. The seven week series will begin with learning mouse skills and will include instruction in windows management, Word, the keyboard, the internet, and email. The final session will be an open lab to review all the previous classes. This program is designed with beginners in mind and will include lots of review. Registration is required and is for the whole seven week program. Registration begins on Monday, April 9. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 24

Silents are Golden: Underworld
6:45 PM
Silents are Golden: Underworld
Join us for the fourth of 6 evenings of Silent Films. This evening's film is Underworld directed by Josef von Sternberg. Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend. Doors open at 6 PM and light refreshments will be served.

Adult Calendar

Friday, May 25

Mini Golf
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mini Golf
Come play a round on us as we turn the children's room into a mini golf course.

Kids Calendar

Friday, May 25

Mini Golf
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mini Golf
Come play a round on us as we turn the children's room into a mini golf course.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 26

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

Adult Calendar

Sunday, May 27

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

Adult Calendar

Monday, May 28

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, May 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

Wednesday, May 30

Publisher
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Publisher
Learn how to create flyers and brochures. Registration required and begins Monday, April 9.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 30

Summer Volunteer Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Summer Volunteer Meeting
Looking for a fun way to spend time this summer? Join us for a meeting about volunteering at the library. If you are unable to attend this meeting for any reason, feel free to stop by the library and talk to Sandy about volunteering!

Teens Calendar

Thursday, May 31

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
This beginners program is for seniors with little or no experience using computers. The seven week series will begin with learning mouse skills and will include instruction in windows management, Word, the keyboard, the internet, and email. The final session will be an open lab to review all the previous classes. This program is designed with beginners in mind and will include lots of review. Registration is required and is for the whole seven week program. Registration begins on Monday, April 9. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 31

Silents are Golden: The Big Parade
6:30 PM
Silents are Golden: The Big Parade
Join us for the fifth of 6 evenings of Silent Films. This evening's film is The Big Parade in which the idle son of a rich businessman joins the army when the U.S.A. enters World War One. Doors open at 6 PM and light refreshments will be served.

Adult Calendar


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