Morristown & Morris Township Library
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EVENTS

Wednesday, October 17

No Passport Required! Next Stop: Iceland! 7:00 PM
No Passport Required! Next Stop: Iceland!
The Reference Librarians of the Morristown & Morris Twp. Library are an adventurous bunch! They love to travel and being true librarians, they love to share their knowledge with others. Join us for an evening of foreign travel and fun as two of our jet-setting world travelers, Jim Collins and Louis Muñoz, share their photographs and experiences of Iceland, a land of glaciers, volcanoes, geysers, black sand beaches, and majestic waterfalls.

Mindful Meditation 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mindful Meditation
Want to reduce stress & anxiety? Improve your mental clarity? Join us for weekly mindful meditation. All are welcome, no previous meditation practice is required. Meetings will be led by Morristown High School meditation instructor.

No meetings Oct. 31, Nov. 7, or Nov. 21.

Thursday, October 18

Chess Club 7:00 PM
Chess Club
Join us for chess on the third Thursday of every month. The group will meet from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. upstairs in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. We will enjoy friendly, non-competitive, short games of chess between players of all skill levels. Basic knowledge of the game's rules is required. Improve your game, make new friends and enjoy playing chess! Players of all ages are welcome to play as long as they know the rules. Please bring your own chess board, pieces, and time clock. Games will be between 20-30 minutes as agreed upon between players.

Bethel Church presents: <strong><em>Radical Grace</strong></em> 7:00 PM
Bethel Church presents: Radical Grace
Film screening of Radical Grace (2016), a documentary about three nuns challenging the patriarchal Vatican and risking their place in the church to fight for social justice. Dr. Betty Livingston Adams (Yale and Drew Universities) will place one of the founders of Morristown's Bethel Church, Frances Ray, into context (NJ in 1843) and use her story to explore women’s roles in the Church.

Friday, October 19

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. Program held in the second floor Gallery.  Read more...

Saturday, October 20

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 Holidays) and every Tuesday.

Intermediate Google Sheets 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Intermediate Google Sheets
This class will take you beyond the basics of the Google Sheets spreadsheet tool to show you some additional powerful tools you can use to call, reorganize and analyse your information and data. This class will cover creating and manipulating pivot tables, advanced functions and formulas, function and formula nesting, as well as an introduction to the Google Query language for creating customized data calls and displays.

This class is intended for those who have completed the Introduction to Google Sheets class, have significant knowledge in using Google Sheets, or have a strong familiarity with Excel including the use of functions and formulas.

Registration is required. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Sunday, October 21

Fall Tai Chi Classes 2:00 PM
Fall Tai Chi Classes
Are you interested in learning about the Chinese art of Tai Chi? Join us for weekly Sunday classes (no class September 30th) by Master Gang Huang, who specializes in helping novices learn this fascinating martial art form. Proficient in many styles of Tai Chi, including Chen and Yang, Master Huang enjoys teaching people about the many health and wellness benefits of Tai Chi. He will lead us in learning basic aspects of traditional practice. For all abilities. Everyone is welcome, no previous experience or registration required.  Read more...

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NEWS

Free Assistive Technology Classes Available at the Library

Free Assistive Technology Classes Available at the Library
If you are 55 or older with a vision change, free assistive technology classes are now available to you in the library. This program is provided by The New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) as part of the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) for New Jersey residents 55 and older who have experienced a change in vision. The Commission supports FREE iPad and computer training classes through Advancing Opportunities. The next session of classes will take place this March through June, at eight public libraries around the state, including the Morristown & Morris Township Library.

To register & for more information, please call Advancing Opportunities, Assistive Technology Services, 888-322-1918, extension 501 or send an email to jnigl@advopps.org.  At the phone number, you will receive voicemail. In your phone message or email, please leave your name, phone number and the best time to reach you. If you have a cellphone, leave that number as well. Please be aware that there is much interest in these classes, so the volume of calls and emails will be high. It may take several days for your message to be returned.  Due to limited seating for these classes, only registered participants will be able to attend.

You can see dates and class descriptions on our library's Computer Calendar of Events.

The LEAP program is sponsored by the NJ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired in partnership with Advancing Opportunities and the New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center.

NJ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Advancing Opportunities

The New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center

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