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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for December 2012


Saturday, May 02

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 except the last two Tuesdays in December.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 02

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Bring the family and listen to some stories. Then make a masterpiece to take home! For ages 3-8. No registration required. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, May 04

Youth Advisory Council
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Youth Advisory Council
Are you a fan of the library's summer book clubs? Want to chime in on potential books and programs? Do you just want to show up for the free snacks? Either way, have your voice heard and discuss upcoming programs at the library. Open to grades 7-12.

Teens Calendar

Tuesday, May 05

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children and make a craft to take home. For families with children ages 2-5. No registration required and all supplies provided. No groups, please. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, 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

Tuesday, May 05

Cinco de Mayo Craft
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Cinco de Mayo Craft
Drop in between 3:00 and 5:30 to make a piece of Mexican folk art using paper plates, markers, and aluminum foil. For ages 4-11. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 05

Know the Skin You Are In
7:00 PM
Know the Skin You Are In
Franz O. Smith, MD, a surgical oncologist at Saint Barnabas Medical Center will be on hand to speak about skin cancer, the importance of early detection, and advances in treatment options.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 06

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children and make a craft to take home. For families with children ages 2-5. No registration required and all supplies provided. No groups, please. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 06

Film Series: Happy Birthday Orson: Citizen Kane (1941) Unrated
6:45 PM
Film Series: Happy Birthday Orson: Citizen Kane (1941) Unrated
The library is hosting a film series honoring the 100th birthday of noted filmmaker, Orson Welles. Welles directed, wrote and acted in some of the finest motion pictures of all time. Tonight's feature will be Citizen Kane.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 06

The Seekers: A Spirituality Book Group
7:00 PM
The Seekers: A Spirituality Book Group
Our new Spirituality Book Group called “The Seekers,” is not centered on religion, but on what spirituality and wellness means to you. The group will meet the first Wednesday of each month and review a different book on spirituality. Tonight's book will be The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 07

Mother's Day Cards
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Mother's Day Cards
Drop in between 3:00pm and 5:30pm to make a card for Mom, Grandma, Auntie or anyone else special. For Ages 3-11. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, May 07

Introduction to Birding: May Migration
7:00 PM
Introduction to Birding: May Migration
With experienced birder Jonathan Klizas. The spring migration of birds is a spectacular phenomenon, especially on the east coast of North America, and particularly in New Jersey. May is the peak of this migration with dozens of species of songbirds, shorebirds, water birds and raptors appearing in our region.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 07

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

Saturday, May 09

Buying Your Next Computer
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Buying Your Next Computer
In the market for a desktop or laptop and not sure which to purchase? Do you know what specification to look for based on your computing needs to get the most bang for your buck? Want answers to your questions about what you should be looking for?  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 09

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Bring the family and listen to some stories. Then make a masterpiece to take home! For ages 3-8. No registration required. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 12

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children and make a craft to take home. For families with children ages 2-5. No registration required and all supplies provided. No groups, please. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 12

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 13

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children and make a craft to take home. For families with children ages 2-5. No registration required and all supplies provided. No groups, please. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 13

Film Series: Happy Birthday Orson: The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) Unrated
6:45 PM
Film Series: Happy Birthday Orson: The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) Unrated
The library is hosting a film series honoring the 100th birthday of noted filmmaker, Orson Welles. Welles directed, wrote and acted in some of the finest motion pictures of all time. Tonight's feature will be The Magnificent Ambersons.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 14

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
Please join us as we discuss Someone by Alice McDermott. The National Book Award-winning author chronicles the ordinary life of a woman named Marie, from her childhood to old age, as she experiences the changing world of her Irish-American enclave in Brooklyn.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 14

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series: Selma (2014) (PG-13) at 2 PM & 7 PM
2:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series: Selma (2014) (PG-13) at 2 PM & 7 PM
The library is offering a new series called “Just Out of the Box…Office” which will feature newly-released movies on DVD and Blu-Ray.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 14

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series: Selma (2014) (PG-13) at 2 PM & 7 PM
7:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series: Selma (2014) (PG-13) at 2 PM & 7 PM
The library is offering a new series called “Just Out of the Box…Office” which will feature newly-released movies on DVD and Blu-Ray.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 16

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 except the last two Tuesdays in December.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 16

Read to Lead Story Time
11:00 AM
Read to Lead Story Time
Come and listen to stories read by Morristown High School Students. Then make a craft to take home. For Ages 3-8. All supplies provided.

Kids Calendar

Monday, May 18

Celebrating Morris Township's Early History: A Lecture by Mr. Pete Tamburro of the Morris County Historical Society
7:00 PM
Celebrating Morris Township's Early History: A Lecture by Mr. Pete Tamburro of the Morris County Historical Society
In recognition of the 275th anniversary of Morris Township, noted local historian and author Pete Tamburro will trace the development of the Township from its earliest days through 1865. Attendees will also be able to view the current archival exhibit at the library on Morris Township history. The general public is welcome. Free admission, RSVP at: noelrobinson12@gmail.com. Hosted by the Morris Township Democratic Committee.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, 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

Tuesday, May 19

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children and make a craft to take home. For families with children ages 2-5. No registration required and all supplies provided. No groups, please. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 20

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children and make a craft to take home. For families with children ages 2-5. No registration required and all supplies provided. No groups, please. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 20

3-D Book Art
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3-D Book Art
Create a unique piece of literary art to decorate your own with transfigured books. Open to grades 7-12.

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, May 20

Film Series: Happy Birthday Orson: Touch of Evil (1958) (PG-13)
6:45 PM
Film Series: Happy Birthday Orson: Touch of Evil (1958) (PG-13)
The library is hosting a film series honoring the 100th birthday of noted filmmaker, Orson Welles. Welles directed, wrote and acted in some of the finest motion pictures of all time. Tonight's feature will be Touch of Evil.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 21

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, May 21

Screening of <em>A Simple Piece of Paper</em> (2013)
7:00 PM
Screening of A Simple Piece of Paper (2013)
What happens when a state allows adopted citizens to have their original birth certificates? In 2011, Illinois became the largest state in the Union to reverse sealed records laws, restoring adult adoptees access to the document recording their birth. The documentary: A Simple Piece of Paper tells the story of over a dozen adoptees, as they open their records.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, May 22

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, May 23

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, May 23

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday for Memorial Day Weekend.

Adult Calendar

Sunday, May 24

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, May 24

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday for Memorial Day Weekend.

Adult Calendar

Monday, May 25

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Monday, May 25

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday for Memorial Day Weekend.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, May 26

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 26

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children and make a craft to take home. For families with children ages 2-5. No registration required and all supplies provided. No groups, please. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 26

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 26

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 Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Blunt. Her world upended by the death of a beloved artist uncle who was the only person who understood her, fourteen-year-old June is mailed a teapot by her uncle's grieving friend, with whom June forges a poignant relationship.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 27

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 27

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children and make a craft to take home. For families with children ages 2-5. No registration required and all supplies provided. No groups, please. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 27

Film Series: Happy Birthday Orson: The Chimes at Midnight (1965) Unrated
6:45 PM
Film Series: Happy Birthday Orson: The Chimes at Midnight (1965) Unrated
The library is hosting a film series honoring the 100th birthday of noted filmmaker, Orson Welles. Welles directed, wrote and acted in some of the finest motion pictures of all time. Tonight's feature will be The Chimes at Midnight.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 28

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, May 28

Moving Image of Rock Movie Series: Rock Around the Clock (1956) 60th Anniversary Celebration
7:00 PM
Moving Image of Rock Movie Series: Rock Around the Clock (1956) 60th Anniversary Celebration
Rock Around the Clock, the film’s title song by Bill Haley and the Comets, was not only the song that arguably started Rock ‘n’ Roll, but the movie was also the first full-length picture about the genre. (Not Rated, 77 minutes)  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, May 29

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, May 30

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, May 30

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Bring the family and listen to some stories. Then make a masterpiece to take home! For ages 3-8. No registration required. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, May 31

Summer Book Club Registration
Summer Book Club Registration
Registration for summer book clubs begins on May 26th. Book clubs begin July 6th and run for five weeks. There are book clubs for 2nd graders (Tues at 1:00 or Wed at 2:00), 3rd-4th graders (Tues, Wed, or Thurs at 2:00), 5th-6th graders (Tues at 2:00 or Thurs at 2:00), 7th-9th graders (Tues at 4:00 or Thurs at 6:30), and 10th-12th graders (Mon at 6:30). Grades are based on the grade the child will be entering in September. Every child will receive a book and discuss it with a group of their peers. Registration is required because space and books are limited. You can register in person, by phone or by email at mmtsummerreading@gmail.com. If registering by email be sure to include the child's name, grade in September, a phone number and which book club you are registering for. If you have any questions please call us at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar


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