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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for October 2013


Tuesday, October 01

Story Time Registration
Story Time Registration
Register your child for fall story time. Story time will begin Tuesday October 8th at 10AM for two year olds, Thursday October 10th at 10AM for 3-5 year olds, and Saturday October 12th at 11AM for 3-8 year olds. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161.

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Tuesday, October 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.

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Tuesday, October 01

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 and begins on Monday, September 9. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Wednesday, October 02

Story Time Registration
Story Time Registration
Register your child for fall story time. Story time will begin Tuesday October 8th at 10AM for two year olds, Thursday October 10th at 10AM for 3-5 year olds, and Saturday October 12th at 11AM for 3-8 year olds. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161.

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Wednesday, October 02

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Show Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jack Frost
6:30 PM
Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Show Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jack Frost
Please join us for the second of three nights of celebrating the 25th anniversary of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Tonight's feature is Jack Frost (episode 813, season 8).  Read more...

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Wednesday, October 02

High School Book Club
7:00 PM
High School Book Club
Have a chance to discuss what you're reading and give each other book recommendations. There will be snacks! For teens in grades 9th to 12th.

Teens Calendar

Thursday, October 03

Story Time Registration
Story Time Registration
Register your child for fall story time. Story time will begin Tuesday October 8th at 10AM for two year olds, Thursday October 10th at 10AM for 3-5 year olds, and Saturday October 12th at 11AM for 3-8 year olds. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161.

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Thursday, October 03

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that cover basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 9. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, October 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, October 04

Story Time Registration
Story Time Registration
Register your child for fall story time. Story time will begin Tuesday October 8th at 10AM for two year olds, Thursday October 10th at 10AM for 3-5 year olds, and Saturday October 12th at 11AM for 3-8 year olds. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161.

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Saturday, October 05

Story Time Registration
Story Time Registration
Register your child for fall story time. Story time will begin Tuesday October 8th at 10AM for two year olds, Thursday October 10th at 10AM for 3-5 year olds, and Saturday October 12th at 11AM for 3-8 year olds. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Saturday, October 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

Sunday, October 06

Story Time Registration
Story Time Registration
Register your child for fall story time. Story time will begin Tuesday October 8th at 10AM for two year olds, Thursday October 10th at 10AM for 3-5 year olds, and Saturday October 12th at 11AM for 3-8 year olds. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161.

Kids Calendar

Monday, October 07

Story Time Registration
Story Time Registration
Register your child for fall story time. Story time will begin Tuesday October 8th at 10AM for two year olds, Thursday October 10th at 10AM for 3-5 year olds, and Saturday October 12th at 11AM for 3-8 year olds. You may register in person or by phone at 973-538-6161.

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Tuesday, October 08

2 Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children your own age. Story time begins on October 8th and continues through November 19th. Registration required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, October 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, October 08

Intro to Email
10:00 AM
Intro to Email
Introduction to email for beginners. Will cover reading, sending, forwarding, and replying to messages. Registration is required and begins on Monday, September 9. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Tuesday, October 08

<em>Make</em> a Family Tree
7:00 PM
Make a Family Tree
Turn your family data into a beautiful family tree. Staff in the Library’s North Jersey History & Genealogy Center will present this free craft program to help participants create a lovely genealogy chart of their ancestors.  Read more...

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Wednesday, October 09

Services for Seniors at Cornerstone Family Programs
10:00 AM
Services for Seniors at Cornerstone Family Programs
David Haggerty, Director of Senior Services at Cornerstone Family Services will be here at the library to explain their services and answer questions.  Read more...

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Wednesday, October 09

Spinning Tops Day
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Spinning Tops Day
Drop in and make a spinning top at our craft table. Using paper, markers, and some string see what kind of top you can make! All supplies will be provided thanks to The Friends of the Library.

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Wednesday, October 09

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Show Mystery Science Theater 3000: Konga
6:30 PM
Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Show Mystery Science Theater 3000: Konga
Please join us for the third and final night of celebrating the 25th anniversary of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Tonight's feature is Konga 1961. Test your own riffing abilities on this horribly-rated, mad scientist thriller, without the aid of the MST3K characters! See what ensues when Dr. Decker tests his advanced growing techniques on a small chimpanzee and then decides to unleash it upon his enemies!  Read more...

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Thursday, October 10

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
Please join us as we discuss The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach. A baseball star at a small college near Lake Michigan launches a routine throw that goes disastrously off course and inadvertently changes the lives of five people.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 10

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that cover basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 9. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 10

3 to 5 Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
3 to 5 Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with children your own age. Story time begins on October 10th and continues through November 21st. Registration is required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, October 10

Home Front Girl: The Diary of Joan Morrison
1:30 PM
Home Front Girl: The Diary of Joan Morrison
Susan Morrison will speak about her new book, Home Front Girl: A Diary of Love, Literature, and Growing Up in Wartime America, which is actually the diary of her mother, Joan Wehlen Morrison, a Morristown native and author in her own right. Joan Morrison kept the diary while she was a young girl, but it was not discovered until after her death by Susan and her siblings. The program is sponsored by the National Society of Arts and Letters.  Read more...

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Thursday, October 10

Russian Films: House of Fools
6:30 PM
Russian Films: House of Fools
Please join us for the first of three Russian Films in our third annual Russian Film Series. Tonight's film, House of Fools, from 2002, features psychiatric patients who become entrenched in the Chechen War after the staff split to find them a safer hospital.  Read more...

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Friday, October 11

Grab Bag
4:00 PM
Grab Bag
Use your imagination and see what you can create with a bag full of craft supplies. Everyone will wind up with something different. For grades 6th through 9th.

Teens Calendar

Saturday, October 12

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 3 to 8. Story time begins on October 12th and continues through November 23rd. Registration is required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, October 13

Art and History of Silver Chasing
2:00 PM
Art and History of Silver Chasing
This program features Liza Nechamin-Glasser and Louisa Bann. Join silver expert Liza Nechamkin-Glasser as she demonstrates how through the use of a small array of tools, a silversmith can create intricate detail and can (literally) make a lasting impression on a silver surface.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, October 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, October 15

Zinio: Free Downloadable Magazines
10:00 AM
Zinio: Free Downloadable Magazines
Learn how to download free magazines to your computer or your mobile device. Registration is required and begins Monday, September 9. 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, October 15

2 Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children your own age. Story time begins on October 8th and continues through November 19th. Registration required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 16

Photo Editing
10:00 AM
Photo Editing
Learn some basic photo editing techniques. Please bring your camera with you to this class. Registration is required and begins Monday, September 9. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 17

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that cover basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 9. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 17

3 to 5 Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
3 to 5 Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with children your own age. Story time begins on October 10th and continues through November 21st. Registration is required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, October 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, October 17

Russian Films: Mermaid
6:30 PM
Russian Films: Mermaid
Please join us for the second of three Russian Films in our third annual Russian Film Series. Tonight's film, Mermaid from 2007, is a whimsical drama about a green-haired girl whose family is forced to move from their rural home to Moscow.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, October 19

Intro to Android for Phone and Tablet
10:00 AM
Intro to Android for Phone and Tablet
Bring along your Android smartphone or tablet and join us for an introductory session about how to navigate and make use of your device. This class will cover the basics of the Android operations system such as settings, apps, and basic steps for becoming more comfortable with your device. All registrants should bring their Android smartphone or tablet with them for the class. The library will be unable to provide a device for you to use during this session. Registration is required and begins Monday, September 9. Please call 973-538-2592 to register.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, October 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

Saturday, October 19

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 3 to 8. Story time begins on October 12th and continues through November 23rd. Registration is required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, October 21

Powerpoint
10:00 AM
Powerpoint
Learn the basics of how to create professional slide show presentations. Registration is required and begins Monday, September 9. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, October 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, October 22

2 Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children your own age. Story time begins on October 8th and continues through November 19th. Registration required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, October 22

Ductigami
7:00 PM
Ductigami
Everyone always makes Duck Tape wallets, this time we're going to anything BUT a Duck Tape wallet. Bring your creativity and see what you can make!

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, October 23

Screening of the Documentary <em>The Tapping Solution: The Revolution Starts Within</em>
10:00 AM
Screening of the Documentary The Tapping Solution: The Revolution Starts Within
Featured on the Dr. Oz Show and connected to the best-selling book by Nick Ortner, The Tapping Solution is a documentary exploring a relatively new method for personal transformation and healing.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 24

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that cover basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 9. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 24

3 to 5 Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
3 to 5 Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with children your own age. Story time begins on October 10th and continues through November 21st. Registration is required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, October 24

United Nations Day Drop in Craft
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
United Nations Day Drop in Craft
Help us celebrate United Nations Day. Stop in and make some paper dolls at our after school craft table. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, October 24

Russian Films: Gentlemen of Fortune
6:30 PM
Russian Films: Gentlemen of Fortune
Please join us for the third and final film in our third annual Russian Film Series. In tonight's film, Gentlemen of Fortune from 1971, a kindergarten director, a very kind man and a talented teacher, finds himself chasing a stolen treasure. Our gentle hero has to work and live with a band of thieves, and this comic tale makes this film one of Russia’s favorite all-time comedies. In Russian with English subtitles.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 24

Celebrate National Reading Group Month
7:00 PM
Celebrate National Reading Group Month
October is National Reading Club Month and the library wants to celebrate with you. Please join us as we learn about interesting books and connect with other readers.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, October 25

A Visit with Thomas Paine
7:00 PM
A Visit with Thomas Paine
In a special Friday evening "after hours" performance, actor and historian Bob Gleason introduces us to Thomas Paine, the mouthpiece of the Revolution.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, October 26

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 3 to 8. Story time begins on October 12th and continues through November 23rd. Registration is required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, October 28

Excel I
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Excel I
Beginners class for those who have no experience with Excel, is a spreadsheet program for organizing, manipulating and charting data. Learn how to create a simple budget. Registration required and begins Monday, September 9. Please call 973-538-2592 to register and for more information.

Adult Calendar

Monday, October 28

Haunted Gingerbread Houses
4:00 PM
Haunted Gingerbread Houses
Not just for winter anymore! Come make an edible and spooky treat! For grades 6th through 9th.

Teens Calendar

Tuesday, October 29

2 Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
2 Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with other children your own age. Story time begins on October 8th and continues through November 19th. Registration required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, October 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, October 30

Monster Bash
10:00 AM
Monster Bash
Come here some monster stories and make a monster craft to take home. For Ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 30

Halloween Craft
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Halloween Craft
Drop in after school and visit our craft table. We will be making q-tip skeletons for Halloween. All supplies are provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 30

Downton Abbey Support Group: Voting at Downton Abbey featuring British Historian Dr. George Robb
7:00 PM
Downton Abbey Support Group: Voting at Downton Abbey featuring British Historian Dr. George Robb
Join us as historian Dr. George Robb examines the differences between social classes in early 20th century Britain and casts his critical eye upon the show’s portrayal. Come armed with questions you may have about the show’s accuracy as compared with British history!  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 31

Computer Savvy Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Computer Savvy Seniors
Seven week class that cover basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Monday, Sept. 9. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 31

3 to 5 Year Old Story Time
10:00 AM
3 to 5 Year Old Story Time
Come and listen to some stories with children your own age. Story time begins on October 10th and continues through November 21st. Registration is required in person or by phone at 973-538-6161. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, October 31

88 Keys: Movies about Pianos
6:45 PM
88 Keys: Movies about Pianos
The Library's Fall Film Festival features films about pianos. The first film is Hangover Square from 1945 and it features a promising classical musician who finds his life poisoned by a music hall dancer -- and by the strange gaps in his memory. Starring Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell and George Sanders.  Read more...

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