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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for June 2012


Monday, May 01

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...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, May 02

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 02

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 02

Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation: 3-week program
7:00 PM
Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation: 3-week program
Spiritual and mental health and wellness is an important aspect of modern holistic living. Being present in your life improves both your physical and emotional self. Join us for a 3-week Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation which will highlight the conceptual and experiential elements of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. All are welcome!  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 03

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 03

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 Proof of Angels: The Definitive Book on the Reality of Angels and the Suprising Role They Play in Each of Our Lives by Ptolemy Thompkins.

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Thursday, May 04

Literary Reputation: Flannery O'Connor Literature Talk
7:00 PM
Literary Reputation: Flannery O'Connor Literature Talk
Professor Daniel Moran will talk about his book, Creating Flannery O’Connor, in which he examines how readers, publishers, and the media affect the literary reputations of various authors. With a focus on Flannery O’Connor, he discusses his topic in a lively and interesting way with relevance to modern times.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 04

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, May 05

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.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 06

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 every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 06

Family Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and then make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8, every Saturday through May 20th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 09

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 09

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 09

Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation: 3-week program
7:00 PM
Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation: 3-week program
Spiritual and mental health and wellness is an important aspect of modern holistic living. Being present in your life improves both your physical and emotional self. Join us for a 3-week Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation which will highlight the conceptual and experiential elements of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. All are welcome!  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 10

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 10

Scrabble Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club
The library's Scrabble Club meets 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...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 10

Modern Musicals: <em>La La Land</em> (2016) PG-13
6:45 PM
Modern Musicals: La La Land (2016) PG-13
The movie musical once flourished, but has languished in recent decades. Please join us at the library for four evenings of musical films that seek to revive the genre. In La La Land, a jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. Starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Written & Directed by Damien Chazelle.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 11

Chat 'n' Chew - grades 7-12
4:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Chat 'n' Chew - grades 7-12
Join us as we chat about our favorite books over some delicious pizza. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be on hand for creative fun!

Teens Calendar

Thursday, May 11

By the Book: A Morning Book Club
10:00 AM
By the Book: A Morning Book Club
Please join us as we discuss Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. An account of the previously unheralded but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program describes how they were segregated from their white counterparts by Jim Crow laws in spite of their groundbreaking successes.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 11

Mother's Day Craft
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Mother's Day Craft
Stop in between 3:00 and 5:30 and make a bookmark for the special someone you want to remember on Sunday. Remember moms,grandmas,aunts or anyone special with a homemade bookmark. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, May 11

Author Talk: <em>From Auschwitz to Zabar's</em> Author Renée Feller
7:00 PM
Author Talk: From Auschwitz to Zabar's Author Renée Feller
Renée Feller has had a long and fascinating life which illustrates the beauty of the human spirit. From Auschwitz to Zabar's: A True Tale of Terror and Celebration, is the story not just of a Holocaust survivor, but of a strong 86-year old woman who still fights anxiety every day yet finds ways to embrace life and explore her fullest potential.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, May 12

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.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, May 12

The Price WAS Right - The Iconic TV Gameshow with Historical Library Flair
7:00 PM
The Price WAS Right - The Iconic TV Gameshow with Historical Library Flair
C’MON DOWN! Join the library as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the original 1917 building by playing The Price Is Right with vintage flair!  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 13

Direct Install: New Jersey's Clean Energy Program
10:00 AM
Direct Install: New Jersey's Clean Energy Program
Sustainable Morristown presents New Jersey's Clean Energy program, "Direct Install: the benefits of Direct Install for small to mid-sized commercial, industrial & local government buildings". This program will cover replacing old and inefficient lighting, HVAC, and refrigeration systems with new, energy-efficient equipment.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 13

Family Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and then make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8, every Saturday through May 20th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, May 15

Student Film Premiere
7:00 PM
Student Film Premiere
Join us for the premiere of Morristown High School student David West's new short film, "The Script." In this film, the fictional lives of a young screenwriter searching for success and a middle-aged man living an ordinary plain life converge.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, May 16

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 16

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 16

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 Faithful by Alice Hoffman. Overwhelmed by guilt when she walks away from an accident that destroys her best friend's future, Shelby connects with a circle of lost and found souls, including a guardian angel, to fight her way back to her own future.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 17

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 17

Foreign Cinema Series: <em>Still Walking</em> (Japan, 2008; Not Rated)
7:00 PM
Foreign Cinema Series: Still Walking (Japan, 2008; Not Rated)
The library is pleased to announce a new film series for 2017! Our monthly “Foreign Cinema” series will be an expansion of our popular bi-annual Latino Film Series, launched in the fall of 2015. The series will feature eight entertaining and thought-provoking foreign films from Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. Tonight's feature: Still Walking, a 2008 film from Japan.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 18

Modern Musicals: <em>Sing Street</em> (2016) PG-13
6:45 PM
Modern Musicals: Sing Street (2016) PG-13
The movie musical once flourished, but has languished in recent decades. Please join us at the library for four evenings of musical films that seek to revive the genre. In Sing Street, a boy growing up in Ireland during the 1980s starts a band to impress a mysterious girl. Starring Lucy Boynton and Ferdia Walsh-Peelo. Directed by John Carney.

Adult Calendar

Friday, May 19

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.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 20

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 every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 20

Family Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and then make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8, every Saturday through May 20th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, May 21

New Jersey at Home and in the Trenches During World War I
2:00 PM
New Jersey at Home and in the Trenches During World War I
Joseph Bilby, a New Jersey native and Vietnam veteran, will talk about the state's role in World War I, including the election of Woodrow Wilson, the Black Tom Island and Kingsland Explosions, war production in the state, home front support, training and mobilization camps in New Jersey, submarines along the coast and New Jersey soldiers in France.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, May 23

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 23

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 24

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 24

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM <em>Lion</em> 2017, 118 mins, PG-13
2:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM Lion 2017, 118 mins, PG-13
Are you confused as to when we are screening new released movies on DVD each month in the Just Out of the Box…Office series? Well fret no more! Starting in January 2017,the series moves to the fourth Wednesday of each month at 2 PM and 7PM. No need for lines and no need for ticket stubs! Today's movie is Lion. After getting lost on the streets of Calcutta as a five-year-old, thirty-year-old Saroo sets out to find his lost family.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 24

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM <em>Lion</em> 2017, 118 mins, PG-13
7:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM Lion 2017, 118 mins, PG-13
Are you confused as to when we are screening new released movies on DVD each month in the Just Out of the Box…Office series? Well fret no more! Starting in January 2017,the series moves to the fourth Wednesday of each month at 2 PM and 7PM. No need for lines and no need for ticket stubs! Today's movie is Lion. After getting lost on the streets of Calcutta as a five-year-old, thirty-year-old Saroo sets out to find his lost family. Today's movie is Lion. After getting lost on the streets of Calcutta as a five-year-old, thirty-year-old Saroo sets out to find his lost family.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 25

Modern Musicals: <em>Into the Woods</em> (2014) PG
6:45 PM
Modern Musicals: Into the Woods (2014) PG
The movie musical once flourished, but has languished in recent decades. Please join us at the library for four evenings of musical films that seek to revive the genre. Into the Woods creates a fairy tale world where a witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items to reverse the curse put on their family tree.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 27

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

Adult Calendar

Sunday, May 28

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

Adult Calendar

Monday, May 29

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, May 30

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


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