Morristown & Morris Township Library
Morristown & Morris Township Library

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EVENTS

Monday, July 23

3rd and 4th Grade Book Club 2:00 PM
3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes 6:00 PM
Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes
Evening yoga at the library! Patrons will have the chance to experience the Krishnamacharya tradition of Hatha Yoga. Program held in the second floor Gallery.  Read more...

Pajama Story Time 7:00 PM
Pajama Story Time
Come listen to some bedtime stories at the library. Pajamas are optional, but be sure to stay for the milk and cookies! For Ages 4-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Tuesday, July 24

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.

Craft Story Time 10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Thursday mornings from July 10 to August 16th. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

2nd Grade Book Club 1:00 PM
2nd Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

3rd and 4th Grade Book Club 2:00 PM
3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

5th and 6th Grade Book Club 2:00 PM
5th and 6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

U.S. Citizenship Exam Classes 6:30 PM
U.S. Citizenship Exam Classes
Free classes for the the U.S. Citizenship Exam will be taught by JVS (Jewish Vocational Services) at the Library this summer from July 10-September 13 at 6:30 pm in the Technology Lab. Prepare for the Citizenship exam by learning about the N400 form, American Civics and American History. Space is limited and you must register. A Green Card is necessary to register. Please call Inna Kramers at 862-704-2283 or send her an e-mail at ikramers@jvsnj.org for more information about this program.

Wednesday, July 25

Lunch With the Librarian 12:00 PM
Lunch With the Librarian
We will meet at 45 Maccculloch Avenue in the museum's rear garden Wednesdays at noon. Bring your lunch, a blanket to sit on, and hear some stories. In case of rain, we will meet inside Macculloch Hall. For Ages 2-6. This program will run form July 11th through August 30th.

3rd and 4th Grade Book Club 2:00 PM
3rd and 4th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

2nd Grade Book Club 2:00 PM
2nd Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Thursday, July 26

Craft Story Time 10:00 AM
Craft Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Thursday mornings from July 10 to August 16th. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM <em>Isle of Dogs</em> 2:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM Isle of Dogs
2018, 102 minutes, PG-13

Directed by Wes Anderson.

"In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest inspires a group of dog lovers to expose a government conspiracy. The voice cast also includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Bob Balaban, Greta Gerwig, and Yoko Ono."

In our Just Out of the Box Office series we show a recently released movie each month. Light refreshments will be served.  Read more...

5th and 6th Grade Book Club 2:00 PM
5th and 6th Grade Book Club
Read a new book each week. Then come meet and share your opinions about each of them with a group of your peers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

U.S. Citizenship Exam Classes 6:30 PM
U.S. Citizenship Exam Classes
Free classes for the the U.S. Citizenship Exam will be taught by JVS (Jewish Vocational Services) at the Library this summer from July 10-September 13 at 6:30 pm in the Technology Lab. Prepare for the Citizenship exam by learning about the N400 form, American Civics and American History. Space is limited and you must register. A Green Card is necessary to register. Please call Inna Kramers at 862-704-2283 or send her an e-mail at ikramers@jvsnj.org for more information about this program.

Friday, July 27

Friday Flicks: Ferdinand 2:00 PM
Friday Flicks: Ferdinand
Come join us as we watch the movie, Ferdinand. Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the 'biggest, fastest, roughest bull' for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. This movie is rated PG.

Creative Cafe 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Creative Cafe
Bring a writing or art project to work on, or make something new with our supplies! Tea and snacks will be provided.

Saturday, July 28

Family Story Time 11:00 AM
Family Story Time
Join us every Saturday morning starting on July 14th and continuing through August 11th for some stories and crafts. For ages 3-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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NEWS

Friends of the Library seek Volunteers

Friends of the Library seek Volunteers
Book lovers, your help is needed at The Friends of the Morristown-Township Library book sales. Sales are held at the Library the 1st and 3rd Saturdays, September through June from 10 to 2.  Read more...
 

Third Annual Library Photo Contest 2018

Third Annual Library Photo Contest 2018
Share your photos of the vibrant businesses of Morristown & Morris Township!

The North Jersey History & Genealogy Center invites interested persons to enter our third photo contest. Celebrate our community through the art of photography, and contribute to the Library's local history picture collection.

All 2018 contest entries must feature a Morristown or Morris Township business. Your submission should be a clearly identifiable image of an interior or exterior place of business.

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Adult Summer Reading Club: Libraries Rock!

Adult Summer Reading Club: Libraries Rock!
Not that it's news to you, but Libraries Rock! Which is the perfect theme for this year's Summer Reading Club. Why should kids have all the fun? Sign up for the library's Adult Summer Reading Club and you’ll get a gift just for joining! The only requirement is to read or listen to books of any kind - that’s it! Sign up begins on Monday, July 2 at the Circulation or Reader's Advisor desks. Fill out a slip for every book you read or listen to and you will be entered into our weekly prize drawing. Enter to win lots of great prizes all summer long. Club runs until August 31.

New Book and Media Drop

New Book and Media Drop
Please welcome our new book and media drop! Thanks to our hard-working and generous Friends of the Library, we have a new book and media drop for our patrons to use when returning books, DVDs, audio books, music CDs and other materials. Of course we always welcome those who would like to stop in and return things in person too! Come and check it out!

Summer Newsletter

Summer Newsletter
Our wonderful Friends of the Library have put together a Summer Newsletter with all kinds of exciting upcoming Spring programs, and library news! Our Friends do lots of wonderful work, and you can learn more about them on our Friends of the Library Page, including how to get involved!

Friends of Foote's Pond Wood Gallery Exhibition

Friends of Foote's Pond Wood Gallery Exhibition
This exhibit is a joint effort of The Friends of Foote's Pond Wood and the North Jersey History and Genealogy Center of the Morristown & Morris Township Library. The show will cover the history, ecology, recreational activities and wildlife of Foote's Pond Wood, located in Morristown on James Street. There will be beautiful photographs, maps, artwork and more illustrating these topics as well as informative captions and articles. A reception for the event will be held on the evening of June 27 in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. We hope you can attend and meet the creative folks who put this exhibit together!

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