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Library Calendar of Events

All Events for June 2014


Saturday, April 01

Rummage Sale on April Fools' Day (But This is Not a Hoax)
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Rummage Sale on April Fools' Day (But This is Not a Hoax)
Do you love discovering that great knick-knack or vintage homeware? Do you also love your Library and want to support it in its 100th Anniversary? Then kill two birds with one stone at the Library’s April Fools’ Rummage Sale! It is no trick!  Read more...

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Saturday, April 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.

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Saturday, April 01

Family Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and then make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8, every Saturday through May 20th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Monday, April 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. 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...

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Tuesday, April 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.

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Tuesday, April 04

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, April 04

The Woman's Club of Morristown's Screening of <em>The House of Mirth</em>
1:15 PM
The Woman's Club of Morristown's Screening of The House of Mirth
Join The Woman's Club of Morristown for a special film viewing of The House of Mirth. It is based on the much-loved Edith Wharton novel following the misadventures of Lily Bart as she tries to navigate her way through New York high society with diminishing fortunes.  Read more...

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Wednesday, April 05

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Wednesday, April 05

Scrabble Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club
The library's Scrabble Club usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month, except August, from 2 – 4 PM. This month we meet a week early. 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...

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Wednesday, April 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 The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery.

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Wednesday, April 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 No Talking by Andrew Clements. 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.

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Thursday, April 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...

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Thursday, April 06

The Antoine Leblanc Trial
7:00 PM
The Antoine Leblanc Trial
Join us as we learn from the Honorable Judge (ret.) Kenneth Mackenzie about Morristown’s only triple murder case.  Read more...

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Friday, April 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...

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Saturday, April 08

Family Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and then make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8, every Saturday through May 20th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, April 09

A History of World War I and the American Civilian Contribution
2:00 PM
A History of World War I and the American Civilian Contribution
William Paterson University history professor George Robb will discuss background information on WWI and civilian groups' support for the war including the support of women, children, African-Americans, and immigrants.  Read more...

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Tuesday, April 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

Tuesday, April 11

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, April 12

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Wednesday, April 12

Beginning the College Admissions Process for Younger Students
7:00 PM
Beginning the College Admissions Process for Younger Students
Parents and students, if you don’t yet understand how the Counselor Letter, Teacher Recommendations, Common Application Activities list, and the Personal Essay can fit together in an authentic way to portray a student with integrity, come to a program held by a local Certified Educational Planner (CEP) who can answer your questions about the college admissions process.  Read more...

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Thursday, April 13

By the Book: A Morning Book Club
10:00 AM
By the Book: A Morning Book Club
Please join us as we discuss Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls returns readers to the setting of Nobody's Fool and finds Sully confronting a daunting health prognosis.

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Thursday, April 13

Animals in the Community: Presentation by Sustainable Morristown
6:00 PM
Animals in the Community: Presentation by Sustainable Morristown
Alison A. Deeb, MPA, is a member of the Morristown Town Council and the Whippany River Watershed Action Committee (WRWAC). Alison will guide us through a talk about animals in the community.  Read more...

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Friday, April 14

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, April 15

Family Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and then make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8, every Saturday through May 20th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, April 16

Library Closed for Easter
Library Closed for Easter
Library closed for Easter.

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Tuesday, April 18

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, April 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, April 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 Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekbäck. Moving with her husband and children to early 18th-century Swedish Lapland to escape the traumas of their life in Finland, Maija investigates a suspicious local death.

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Wednesday, April 19

Excel III
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Excel III
For experienced Excel users to learn about Pivot Tables and other advanced features. (Participants must have working knowledge of Excel) Registration is required. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

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Wednesday, April 19

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, April 19

Foreign Cinema Series: <em>Elle</em> (France, 2016; Rated R)
7:00 PM
Foreign Cinema Series: Elle (France, 2016; Rated R)
The library is pleased to announce a new film series for 2017! Our monthly “Foreign Cinema” series will be an expansion of our popular bi-annual Latino Film Series, launched in the fall of 2015. The series will feature eight entertaining and thought-provoking foreign films from Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. Tonight's feature: Elle, a 2016 film from France.  Read more...

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Thursday, April 20

7:00 PM
"That is the Question": A Trivia Challenge about William Shakespeare
It's time to demonstrate what the vaults of your mind know about the Bard of Avon. Dazzle your friends and impress yourself by showing your knowledge of his life, his times and his plays and win prizes too!  Read more...

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Friday, April 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

Saturday, April 22

North Jersey Sewing Circle: Upcycling/Refashioning
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
North Jersey Sewing Circle: Upcycling/Refashioning
Do you have a T-shirt that is too tight, a sweater that has seen better days, an article of clothing that you can't bear to part with despite the fact it no longer fits your needs? Then join Pamela Peters for a morning of refashioning.  Read more...

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Saturday, April 22

Family Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and then make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8, every Saturday through May 20th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, April 23

Historic Mansion Talk: Learn about the 2017 “Mansion in May”
2:00 PM
Historic Mansion Talk: Learn about the 2017 “Mansion in May”
Architecture historian and co-author of The Somerset Hills: New Jersey Country Houses, Barry Thomson, will talk about Alnwick Hall, lately known as The Abbey, which will be this year’s Woman’s Association for Morristown Medical Center’s “Mansion in May.”  Read more...

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Tuesday, April 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, April 25

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, April 25

Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation: 3-week program
7:00 PM
Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation: 3-week program
Spiritual and mental health and wellness are important aspects of modern holistic living. In addition, being present in your life improves both your physical and emotional selfs. Join us for a 3-week "Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation" which will highlight the conceptual and experiential elements of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. All are welcome!  Read more...

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Wednesday, April 26

Craft Story Time
10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. We will meet weekly through May 24th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, April 26

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM <em>Hidden Figures</em>  2016, 127 mins, PG
2:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM Hidden Figures 2016, 127 mins, PG
Are you confused as to when we are screening new released movies on DVD each month in the Just Out of the Box…Office series? Well fret no more! Starting in January 2017,the series moves to the fourth Wednesday of each month at 2 PM and 7 PM. No need for lines and no need for ticket stubs! Today's movie, Hidden Figures, is about the uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program.  Read more...

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Wednesday, April 26

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: <em>Hidden Figures</em> ( 2016, 127 mins, PG)
7:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: Hidden Figures ( 2016, 127 mins, PG)
Are you confused as to when we are screening new released movies on DVD each month in the Just Out of the Box…Office series? Well fret no more! Starting in January 2017,the series moves to the fourth Wednesday of each month at 2 PM and 7 PM. No need for lines and no need for ticket stubs! Today's movie, Hidden Figures, is about the uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program.  Read more...

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Thursday, April 27

Author Talk by Morristown High School Senior Sydney Quinn
7:00 PM
Author Talk by Morristown High School Senior Sydney Quinn
Join us for a reading by one of our youngest authors in town! Sydney Quinn, who is enrolled in the Humanities Academy at Morristown, is a novelist, who has already written The Offering Place, a novel about a sixteen year-old’s dealings with the supernatural. She will be coming to speak about her new novel, to be released this spring.  Read more...

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Friday, April 28

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, April 29

Family Story Time
11:00 AM
Family Story Time
Come and listen to some stories and then make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8, every Saturday through May 20th. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Kids Calendar

Sunday, April 30

Gail Fishman Gerwin Memorial Poetry Reading
2:00 PM
Gail Fishman Gerwin Memorial Poetry Reading
An afternoon of wonderful poetry will take place on the last Sunday in April to honor one of New Jersey’s great poets and one of Morristown’s own. The library is hosting a poetry reading with readings by recognized New Jersey poets in memory of Gail Fishman Gerwin. In addition, family members will also comment and read. The program is open to the public.  Read more...

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