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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for January 2014


Wednesday, January 01

Closed for New Year's Day
Closed for New Year's Day
The library will be closed on New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2014. We wish all our patrons a happy and healthy New Year.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, January 04

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

Tuesday, January 07

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to stories and a make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 07

Affordable Care Act Info Session
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Affordable Care Act Info Session
Counselors from the United Way of Passaic County will be at the Library to educate people about the health insurance marketplace and their insurance options. If needed, they can enroll people in a qualified healthcare plan. These are drop-in sessions.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, January 08

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to stories and a make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, January 08

DIY Technology Sleeves
4:00 PM
DIY Technology Sleeves
Canceled due to pipe burst in library!!!

Teens Calendar

Thursday, January 09

Director's Book Club
10:00 AM
Director's Book Club
Please join us as we discuss Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Taking a job as an assistant to extreme sports enthusiast Will, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident, Louisa struggles with her employer's acerbic moods and learns of his shocking plans before demonstrating to him that life is still worth living. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Morristown & Morris Township Library.

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Thursday, January 09

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. Usually the first Thursday of every month, this January it is on the second Thursday.  Read more...

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Saturday, January 11

Family Craft Story Time CANCELLED ON 1/11/14
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time CANCELLED ON 1/11/14
THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED ON JANUARY 11TH DUE TO LIBRARY CLOSURE. Come listen to stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Monday, January 13

Paper Plate Frisbees CANCELLED
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Paper Plate Frisbees CANCELLED
THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO LIBRARY CLOSURE FROM BURST WATER PIPE. Stop in the Children's Room and celebrate Frisbee Day! Visit our craft table and make a paper plate Frisbee to take home. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Tuesday, January 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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 14

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to stories and a make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, January 15

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to stories and a make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Thursday, January 16

New Year, New Diet?: An Introduction to the Paleo Diet and Its Benefits
1:00 PM
New Year, New Diet?: An Introduction to the Paleo Diet and Its Benefits
Have a New Year’s Resolution to start eating better? Interested in trying Paleolithic Eating?  Read more...

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Thursday, January 16

Dragon Day Puppets
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Dragon Day Puppets
Drop in and make a dragon puppet in honor of Dragon Day! All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, January 16

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, January 16

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. This session has been rescheduled from earlier in the month.  Read more...

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Saturday, January 18

Tech Support Clinic
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tech Support Clinic
Did you get a new smartphone, tablet or ereader for the holidays and need help figuring out how to use it? Perhaps you've had a device for a while and are still unsure about some of its features. Well, the library is here to help. No appointments are necessary. Just stop by the library's computer training lab on the first floor with your device and ask our clinic staff your questions!

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Saturday, January 18

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, January 18

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 21

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 Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 21

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to stories and a make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 21

Friends Book Sale - Canceled Due to Snow 1/21
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale - Canceled Due to Snow 1/21
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 21

Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
NORWESCAP, the Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership will be here at the library on Fridays in December to provide patons with assistance in finding and enrolling in the most appropriate health coverage plan to meet their needs.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 21

Daisy Day Craft Table CANCELLED
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Daisy Day Craft Table CANCELLED
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. Drop in and celebrate Daisy Day. Visit our craft table and make some paper daisies to help you think of warmer days. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 21

3-D Snowflakes
7:00 PM
3-D Snowflakes
Ever wonder how people make those big 3-dimensional paper snowflakes? Drop-in to the teen section to learn how!

Teens Calendar

Wednesday, January 22

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to stories and a make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, January 22

Intro to Email
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Intro to Email
Introduction to email for beginners. Will cover reading, sending, forwarding, and replying to messages. Registration is required and begins on Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, January 23

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 Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Thursday, January 23

Midnight Movies at 7: <em>Eraserhead</em>
7:00 PM
Midnight Movies at 7: Eraserhead
Is it a nightmare or the real view of a warped world? Are these hallucinations of the main character or the real thing?  Read more...

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Friday, January 24

Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
NORWESCAP, the Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership will be here at the library on Fridays until the end of March to provide patrons with assistance in finding and enrolling in the most appropriate health coverage plan to meet their needs.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, January 25

iPad / iPhone for Productivity
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
iPad / iPhone for Productivity
Believe it or not, your Apple mobile device can also be your pocket, or pocketbook, sized office! Join us as we explore the many apps and features that will help you maximize your device use for creating documents and spreadsheets, connect to your home or office computer, keep yourself organized, and much more. Some experience using your iPhone or iPad is required. All participants should bring their iPad/iPhone device with them during these sessions to get the most of out of them. Registraion is required and begins Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, January 25

Family Craft Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Craft Story Time
Come listen to stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 28

Story Time Registration
9:00 AM
Story Time Registration
Register now for winter story time. Two year olds will meet Tuesday mornings at 10:00am, 3-5 year olds will meet Wednesday mornings at 10:00am, or join our family story time for 3-8 year olds on Saturday mornings at 11:00am. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 28

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 Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 28

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to stories and a make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, January 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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 28

Affordable Care Act Info Session
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Affordable Care Act Info Session
Counselors from the United Way of Passaic County will be at the Library to educate people about the health insurance marketplace and their insurance options. If needed, they can enroll people in a qualified healthcare plan. These are drop-in sessions.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, January 28

Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club
7:00 PM
Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club
The library is pleased to announce the start of our new evening book club. Please join us as we discuss Unbroken by Laura Hildebrand.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, January 29

Story Time Registration
9:00 AM
Story Time Registration
Register now for winter story time. Two year olds will meet Tuesday mornings at 10:00am, 3-5 year olds will meet Wednesday mornings at 10:00am, or join our family story time for 3-8 year olds on Saturday mornings at 11:00am. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, January 29

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come and listen to stories and a make a simple craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, January 29

Intro to the Internet
10:00 AM - 11:00 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 Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call the Reference Department at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, January 29

Refusing to Hide — Simple Strategies for Living with Psoriasis
2:00 PM
Refusing to Hide — Simple Strategies for Living with Psoriasis
Are you living with Psoriasis or have a loved one who does? This free educational program will provide ways to meet the daily challenges of living with the disease head-on and provide helpful tips. This program has been rescheduled from earlier in the month.  Read more...

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Wednesday, January 29

Celebrate National Puzzle Day
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Celebrate National Puzzle Day
Drop in and make a puzzle of your own in honor of National Puzzle Day. Blank puzzles will be provided for you to design on. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, January 30

Story Time Registration
9:00 AM
Story Time Registration
Register now for winter story time. Two year olds will meet Tuesday mornings at 10:00am, 3-5 year olds will meet Wednesday mornings at 10:00am, or join our family story time for 3-8 year olds on Saturday mornings at 11:00am. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, January 30

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 Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, January 30

Chinese New Year Craft Table
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Chinese New Year Craft Table
Stop in the children's room and make a carousel horse craft to help celebrate the Year of the Horse. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Thursday, January 30

Trivia
4:00 PM
Trivia
Test your knowledge with a trivia contest! There will be questions in all different categories with LOTS of prizes including a gift card to Barnes & Noble. Get ready for fun! And snacks.

Teens Calendar

Thursday, January 30

Civil War Lecture: The Firsthand Account of Heyward Emmell: Witness to Battles and Treachery
7:00 PM
Civil War Lecture: The Firsthand Account of Heyward Emmell: Witness to Battles and Treachery
Using material from The Civil War Journal of Private Heyward Emmell Jim Malcolm will be relating some major events that are documented in the journal.  Read more...

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Friday, January 31

Story Time Registration
9:00 AM
Story Time Registration
Register now for winter story time. Two year olds will meet Tuesday mornings at 10:00am, 3-5 year olds will meet Wednesday mornings at 10:00am, or join our family story time for 3-8 year olds on Saturday mornings at 11:00am. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Friday, January 31

Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Affordable Care Act: Help from NORWESCAP
NORWESCAP, the Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership will be here at the library on Fridays until the end of March to provide patrons with assistance in finding and enrolling in the most appropriate health coverage plan to meet their needs.  Read more...

Adult Calendar


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