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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for June 2014


Saturday, October 01

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, October 01

Morristown Festival of Books
10:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Morristown Festival of Books
As a participant in Morristown's Festival of Books, the library will be hosting author events all day. Please check the complete schedule for authors and times.

Adult Calendar

Monday, October 03

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 in 2016. 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, October 04

Fall Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Fall Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through November 23rd. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, October 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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, October 04

What Would Yogi Do?  Guidelines for Athletes, Coaches and Parents who Love Sports
7:00 PM
What Would Yogi Do? Guidelines for Athletes, Coaches and Parents who Love Sports
Numerous books have been written about Yogi Berra's life and exploits on the field. John McCarthy’s book does not recount Yogi's great playing career but provides specific guidelines for athletes, coaches, and parents, which emanate from Yogi's core beliefs.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, October 05

Fall Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Fall Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through November 23rd. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 05

Scrabble Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club
The library has started a Scrabble Club. which usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month, except August, from 2 – 4 PM. This month the program has been moved to the first Wednesday. 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, October 05

Stop Motion Animation Workshop
4:30 PM
Stop Motion Animation Workshop
This workshop, presented by Tracy Fox, will introduce students to the basics of stop motion animation. Using an app on your smart device, we will create a short animation over the four weeks. Each child should have an ipod, iphone, ipod or a Samsung device that can download the app called stop motion. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED at 973-538-6161. For grades 4 to 6.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 05

Family Book Club
7:00 PM
Family Book Club
Come join us for our family book discussion. This evening at 7:00pm we will discuss The Witches by Roald Dahl. Parents and children will discuss the book and share their feelings about it. For children in grades 3 through 5 and the parent of their choice! Books are available in the children's room.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 05

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 Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal by Anthony William.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 06

Internet for Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Internet for Seniors
Seniors and other beginners will learn some basic Internet terminology and will become adept at maneuvering through the web by clicking on links, typing addresses, and using Explorer’s navigational tools. Three week class. Registration required and begins on September 12. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 06

The Moving Image of Rock Movie Series:  <em>Sex and Broadcasting</em> (2014) Not Rated, 78 minutes
7:00 PM
The Moving Image of Rock Movie Series: Sex and Broadcasting (2014) Not Rated, 78 minutes
Sex and Broadcasting is a human, and humorous, look at New Jersey’s WFMU, a radio station that refuses any programming boundaries. Director Tim K. Smith will also be on hand for a Q & A with the audience.  Read more...

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Thursday, October 06

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 07

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, October 08

Clases Básicas de Computación en Español
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clases Básicas de Computación en Español
Aprenda las funciones básicas de las computadoras; cómo navegar el Internet; cómo crear y usar una cuenta de correo electrónico (email); y cómo usar Microsoft Word y otras aplicaciones. Programa gratis para adultos. Se puede inscribir en persona o por teléfono (973-538-2592) empezando el 12 de septiembre. (Para hablar en español, pregunte por Luis.)

Adult Calendar

Saturday, October 08

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 3-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, October 11

Fall Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Fall Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through November 23rd. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, October 11

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 12

Fall Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Fall Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through November 23rd. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 12

Spanish-Language Film Series: Pelo Malo/Bad Hair (2013) (Unrated) 93 min.
6:45 PM
Spanish-Language Film Series: Pelo Malo/Bad Hair (2013) (Unrated) 93 min.
What’s it like to be a child in Latin America? Join us this fall as the library marks National Hispanic Heritage Month 2016 with three movies exploring these themes (as well as how children both here and abroad experience poverty, crime, and war.) Tonight's movie from Venezuela is Pelo Malo (Bad Hair).  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 13

By the Book: A Morning Book Club
10:00 AM
By the Book: A Morning Book Club
Please join us as we discuss Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra. Two doctors risk everything to save the life of a hunted child in this majestic debut about love, loss, and the unexpected ties that bind us together.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 13

Internet for Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Internet for Seniors
Seniors and other beginners will learn some basic Internet terminology and will become adept at maneuvering through the web by clicking on links, typing addresses, and using Explorer’s navigational tools. Three week class. Registration required and begins on September 12. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 13

100 Years of Newspapers: 'Dewey Defeats Truman’ and other Historic Newspapers of the American Presidency
7:00 PM
100 Years of Newspapers: 'Dewey Defeats Truman’ and other Historic Newspapers of the American Presidency
Historian and Morris County Historical Society board member Pete Tamburro discusses his personal collection of original newspapers highlighting many famous political events.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, October 15

Pinterest
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pinterest
Learn how to create beautiful collections of photos on this social media site that is all about arranging and sharing images. Registration is required and begins September 12. Please call the Reference Desk at 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, October 15

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, October 15

Tuesday, October 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.

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, October 18

Fall Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Fall Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through November 23rd. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, October 18

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 Bel Canto by Ann Patchett. When terrorists seize hostages at an embassy party, an unlikely assortment of people is thrown together, including American opera star Roxane Coss, and Mr. Hosokawa, a Japanese CEO and her biggest fan.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, October 19

Excel II
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Excel II
For Excel users who would like to learn more options, including how to make a Chart. Participants must have some knowledge of Excel. Registration is required. Please call 973-538-2592 beginning Sept. 12 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Wednesday, October 19

Fall Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Fall Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through November 23rd. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 19

Stop Motion Animation Workshop
4:30 PM
Stop Motion Animation Workshop
This workshop, presented by Tracy Fox, will introduce students to the basics of stop motion animation. Using an app on your smart device, we will create a short animation over the four weeks. Each child should have an ipod, iphone, ipod or a Samsung device that can download the app called stop motion. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED at 973-538-6161. For grades 4 to 6.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 19

Spanish-Language Film Series: Voces Inocentes (Innocent Voices) (2004) (Rated R) 105 min.
6:45 PM
Spanish-Language Film Series: Voces Inocentes (Innocent Voices) (2004) (Rated R) 105 min.
What’s it like to be a child in Latin America? Join us this fall as the library marks National Hispanic Heritage Month 2016 with three movies exploring these themes (as well as how children both here and abroad experience poverty, crime, and war.) Tonight's movie from El Salvador is Voces Inocentes (Innocent Voices).  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 20

Email for Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Email for Seniors
Seniors and other beginners will create a Yahoo email account to work with, will send and receive messages and will learn some general guidelines for using email. Three week class. Registration required and begins on September 12. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 20

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: <em>Love and Friendship</em> PG
2:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: Love and Friendship PG
The library is offering a film series called “Just Out of the Box…Office” which features newly-released movies on DVD and Blu-Ray. This afternoon's movie will be Love and Friendship, an adaptation of Jane Austen's novella Lady Susan, in which a beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon visits her in-laws’ estate while waiting for social chatter about her personal indiscretions to pass.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 20

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: <em>Love and Friendship</em> PG
7:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: Love and Friendship PG
The library is offering a film series called “Just Out of the Box…Office” which features newly-released movies on DVD and Blu-Ray. This evening's movie will be Love and Friendship, an adaptation of Jane Austen's novella Lady Susan, in which a beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon visits her in-laws’ estate while waiting for social chatter about her personal indiscretions to pass.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Friday, October 21

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, October 21

100 Years of the 1917 Wing: The Library Speakeasy
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
100 Years of the 1917 Wing: The Library Speakeasy
To kick off the 100th anniversary of our ‘Willis Wing’, the library will host a ‘Speakeasy’ reception! Join us as we reopen tonight for this special event featuring a disc-jockey spinning Victrola shellac records, a dance instructor providing lessons on 1917-era dances, an antique photo booth (with a modern twist), food, drink and more! This event is for our patrons aged 21 years and over.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, October 22

North Jersey Sewing Circle: All About Seams Workshop
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
North Jersey Sewing Circle: All About Seams Workshop
Learn about plain seams and their finishes, French seams, lapped seams, decorative and embellished seams, curved seams, and tricks and tips for handling knits, delicate, and loosely woven fabrics.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, October 22

Introduction to Tinkercad and 3D Modeling
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Introduction to Tinkercad and 3D Modeling
Join us as we explore the world of designing 3-dimensional models with this free and easy to use online modeling tool. We will learn about the basic skills of 3D design including creating and sizing shapes, grouping, creating holes, and export features available for producing models on a 3D printer. We will also discuss best design practices for printing as well. This workshop requires knowledge of using a mouse and keyboard, and some Internet skills. Registration is required. Please call 973-538-2592 beginning Sept. 12 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Saturday, October 22

Sunday, October 23

An African Travelogue with Photographer Ashok Rajan
2:00 PM
An African Travelogue with Photographer Ashok Rajan
Come see and hear about the torrid struggle for survival in exotic Africa captured in the coffee-table books authored by Ash Rajan.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, October 25

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 25

Fall Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Fall Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through November 23rd. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 26

Fall Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Fall Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through November 23rd. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 26

Stop Motion Animation Workshop
4:30 PM
Stop Motion Animation Workshop
This workshop, presented by Tracy Fox, will introduce students to the basics of stop motion animation. Using an app on your smart device, we will create a short animation over the four weeks. Each child should have an ipod, iphone, ipod or a Samsung device that can download the app called stop motion. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED at 973-538-6161. For grades 4 to 6.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, October 26

Post Downton Support Group - Arsenic and Victorian Women: a Deadly Combination! 100 Years of Victorian Women Who Love Poison
7:00 PM
Post Downton Support Group - Arsenic and Victorian Women: a Deadly Combination! 100 Years of Victorian Women Who Love Poison
What are Downton fans to do now that Carson has retired, Edith is married and Thomas is no longer a villain? What do we do now that the series is over? Why not explore other areas of British culture with the Library’s new POST-Downton Abbey Support Group! The group will host William Paterson University Professor, George Robb, who will speak on various Victorian women who became infamous for poisoning people (often their husbands!) in the nineteenth century.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 27

Email for Seniors
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Email for Seniors
Seniors and other beginners will create a Yahoo email account to work with, will send and receive messages and will learn some general guidelines for using email. Three week class. Registration required and begins on September 12. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Adult Calendar

Thursday, October 27

Golden Age of Cartoons: Felix & Fleischers (plus Gertie)
6:45 PM
Golden Age of Cartoons: Felix & Fleischers (plus Gertie)
Please join us for a film and lecture series that provides a guided tour through the History of Animation 1910-1960. Tonight we cover the early pioneers, plus the stars of Max Fleischer’s studio: Betty Boop, Popeye, and Koko the Clown.  Read more...

Adult Calendar

Saturday, October 29



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