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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for May 2013


Wednesday, May 01

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 01

May Day Flowers
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
May Day Flowers
Come visit us to celebrate May Day! Drop in between 4:15 and 6:00 and make some tissue paper flowers. All supplies will be provided. For ages 5 and up. This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Thursday, May 02

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, the keyboard, the internet, and email. 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 is required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, May 02

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 02

French Thrillers: With a Friend like Harry
6:45 PM
French Thrillers: With a Friend like Harry
Please join us for the first of four thrillers from France, where some of the best suspense movies come from. In this film from 2000, a friendly stranger introduces himself to a suburban family man as Harry, an old school friend. The man doesn't remember him, but Harry's memory is perfect, and Harry begins to insert himself in the man’s life. Then things take a sinister turn... Films are in French with English subtitles. Doors will open at 6:15 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

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Thursday, May 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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Saturday, May 04

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.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

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Saturday, May 04

Sixth Annual Book Arts Series: Workshop
10:00 AM
Sixth Annual Book Arts Series: Workshop
Please join us for the third and final program in The Sixth Annual Book Arts Series. This workshop is entitled Casting the 3-D Paper Image and features New Jersey book artist and educator Rocco Scary.  Read more...

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Saturday, May 04

Intro to the Internet
10:00 AM
Intro to the Internet
Learn the basics of surfing the Net like typing addresses and clicking on links. For beginners. Mouse skills necessary. Registration is required. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Saturday, May 04

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For children ages three to eight.

Kids Calendar

Monday, May 06

Powerpoint
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Powerpoint
Learn the basics of how to create professional slide show presentations. Registration is required and begins on Monday, March 18. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Tuesday, May 07

Zinio: Free Digital Magazines
10:00 AM
Zinio: Free Digital Magazines
Learn how to download free magazines to your computer or your mobile device. Registration is required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.This service is available only for Morristown & Morris Township library card holders.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, May 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.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

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Tuesday, May 07

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 08

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 08

Mother's Day Craft
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mother's Day Craft
Make 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!

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Thursday, May 09

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
Please join us as we discuss The Shoemakers Wife by Adriana Trigiani. Two star-crossed lovers--Enza and Ciro--meet and separate, until, finally, the power of their love changes both of their lives forever. Set during the years preceding and during World War I.

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Thursday, May 09

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, the keyboard, the internet, and email. 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 is required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, May 09

Mother's Day Craft
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Mother's Day Craft
Drop in between 4:15 and 6:00 to make a jeweled box and a card for Mom. Be ready for her special day with a gift made with love. All supplies will be provided. This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, May 09

French Thrillers: Les Diaboliques
6:45 PM
French Thrillers: Les Diaboliques
Please join us for the second of four thrillers from France, where some of the best suspense movies come from. In this film from 1955, the wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress conspire to kill him, but after the dirty deed is done, the body disappears, and strange events begin to occur. An all-time classic directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot (“the French Hitchcock”). Films are in French with English subtitles. Doors will open at 6:15 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

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Friday, May 10

Book Launch Celebration for Ordinary Days, Extraordinary Times: Morristown, New Jersey’s Irish Immigrant Past with a Concert by Dicey Riley
7:00 PM
Book Launch Celebration for Ordinary Days, Extraordinary Times: Morristown, New Jersey’s Irish Immigrant Past with a Concert by Dicey Riley
Please join us for this "After Hours" program celebrating the official release of Ordinary Days, Extraordinary Times: Morristown, New Jersey’s Irish Immigrant Past, written by Cheryl Turkington, the assistant archivist in the North Jersey History & Genealogy Center and published by the Library. One of the highlights of the evening is a special ‘after hours’ performance of traditional Irish music by Morris County’s own Dicey Riley. Copies of Ordinary Days, Extraordinary Times will be available for purchase and the author will also be available to sign copies for the public. The event is free.  Read more...

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Saturday, May 11

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For children ages three to eight.

Kids Calendar

Monday, May 13

iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks
10:00 AM
iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks
Learn handy new tricks for your iPad and iPhone and hear about some great apps. Please bring your iPad or iPhone with you to the class. We will be doing some hands on exercises. Registration is required and begins on Monday, March 18. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Tuesday, May 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.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, May 14

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 14

Zinio: Free Digital Magazines
2:00 PM
Zinio: Free Digital Magazines
Learn how to download free magazines to your computer or your mobile device. Registration is required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.This service is available only for Morristown & Morris Township library card holders.

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Wednesday, May 15

Excel I
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Excel I
Beginners class for those who have no experience with Excel, a spreadsheet program for organizing, manipulating and charting data. Learn how to create a simple budget. Registration required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call 973-538-2592 to register and for more information.

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Wednesday, May 15

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 15

Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life
2:00 PM
Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life
Author and journalist Lorraine Ash will be reading from her memoir Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life, a spiritual memoir that addresses the unique nature of the spiritual journey in the twenty-first century.  Read more...

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Thursday, May 16

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, the keyboard, the internet, and email. 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 is required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, May 16

French Thrillers: Diva
6:45 PM
French Thrillers: Diva
Please join us for the third of four thrillers from France, where some of the best suspense movies come from. This film from 1981 features a stylish opera star, two tapes, two Parisian mob killers, one corrupt policeman, a lovesick opera fan, a teenage thief, and the coolest philosopher ever filmed. All these characters intricately twist their way through the streets of Paris. Directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix. Films are in French with English subtitles. Doors will open at 6:15 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

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Friday, May 17

Library Closed for Staff Training
Library Closed for Staff Training
The Library will be closed Friday, May 17 for a staff education and emergency preparedness day. We will reopen, Saturday, May 18 at 9:30 AM. Any library items due on May 17 will automatically be treated as due on May 18.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 18

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.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 18

Travel Resources on the Web
10:00 AM
Travel Resources on the Web
This class will cover a variety of tools, resources, and websites you can use to save both time and money in planning you next trip, vacation or adventure! Some examples include sources for tracking flight prices, getting deals on hotel rooms, travel apps for both Android and Apple devices, online trip planners and organizers, and much more. Some experience with using a mouse and the Internet is required to follow along in the class. Registration is required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call 973-538-2592 to register and for more information.

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Saturday, May 18

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For children ages three to eight.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, May 19

Opening Reception: Maine and Acadia, Paintings by Annette Hanna
2:00 PM
Opening Reception: Maine and Acadia, Paintings by Annette Hanna
Please join us for an opening reception for the Kirby Gallery's summer exhibit: Acadia and Maine, Paintings by Annette Hanna. See the full exhibit info here. There will also be an artist's talk on May 30, see full info here.

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Tuesday, May 21

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, May 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.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 22

Excel II
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Excel II
For experienced Excel users who would like to learn some of the more advanced options available. Must have some familiarity with Excel. Registration required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 22

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and make a simple craft to take home. For Ages 2 to 5. All supplies will be provided.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, May 22

Trivia Challenge
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trivia Challenge
Test your knowledge with a trivia contest! There will be questions in all different categories with LOTS of prizes including a $25 gift card to Barnes & Noble. Now, when was the first Barnes & Noble opened? Get ready for fun! And snacks.

Teens Calendar

Thursday, May 23

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, the keyboard, the internet, and email. 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 is required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 23

Mayhem: Bring the Outdoors In!
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mayhem: Bring the Outdoors In!
Drop in and play some of your favorite outdoor games inside! Hula Hoop, Hopscotch, Golf, Basketball and more. For all ages. This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, May 23

French Thrillers: Tell No One
6:45 PM
French Thrillers: Tell No One
Please join us for the fourth of four thrillers from France, where some of the best suspense movies come from. This film from 2006 is based on Harlan Coben’s international best seller about a pediatrician who still grieves the murder of his beloved wife eight years earlier. When two bodies are found near the scene of the crime, the police suspect the doctor again. The mystery deepens when he receives an anonymous e-mail with a link to a video that suggests his wife is somehow still alive, with a message to ‘Tell No One.’ Films are in French with English subtitles. Doors will open at 6:15 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, May 25

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library will be closed May 25 - May 27 for Memorial Day Weekend.

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Sunday, May 26

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library will be closed May 25 - May 27 for Memorial Day Weekend.

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Monday, May 27

Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
Library Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
The library will be closed May 25 - May 27 for Memorial Day Weekend.

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Tuesday, May 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.

The first and third Saturdays of the month and every Tuesday.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, May 29

Action Games
10:00 AM
Action Games
Join us as we play lots of our favorite action games and songs. Be ready to dance the Hokey Pokey and have some old fashioned fun. For ages 2 to 5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, May 30

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, the keyboard, the internet, and email. 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 is required and begins Monday, March 18. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, May 30

DIY Cell Phone Cases
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
DIY Cell Phone Cases
We’ll be using Duct tape, felt, yarn, and whatever else we can find to make protective sleeves for cell phones. Definitely cheaper than buying one and totally personalized for exactly what you want.

Teens Calendar

Thursday, May 30

Artist Talk: Acadia and Maine, Paintings
7:00 PM
Artist Talk: Acadia and Maine, Paintings
Join us for a talk by artist Annette Hanna whose work will be on display in our Kirby Gallery from May 18 - August 30. The talk will concentrate on how artists apply for Artist-in-Residence programs at one of our National Parks and Hanna will describe what the residency entails and periods of time residencies are available. Hanna will also discuss her experience in the very fulfilling program, her paintings in the exhibit, and the process of Plein-air painting.

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