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April Events at the Morristown Library

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown & Morris Township Library has lots of events going on in the month of April. Scroll down to find one for you!

Thursday, April 05

Three Civil War Generals from Morristown

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7:00 PM

Three Civil War Generals from Morristown

Disgraced generals and court martials. Bungled orders. Sensational newspaper stories. Political machinations. Insanity and institutions. Idealism and bureaucracy. Tragedy and justice.

 

Please join us for a presentation with Judge Kenneth MacKenzie (retired) and hear the dramatic stories of three Morristown generals: Joseph Warren Revere, Fitz John Porter, and Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, and the larger story of the Civil War conflict’s effect on these three men. 



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Thursday, April 05

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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Friday, April 06

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Friday, April 06

Rainbow Hunt

Rainbow Hunt

In honor of National Rainbow Day on April 3rd, we have hidden rainbows all around the children's room. Come see how many you can find. They will be up from April 2nd until April 8th. 

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Friday, April 06

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... 

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Friday, April 06

Blackout Poetry

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Blackout Poetry

April is National Poetry Month! Join us as we kick it off with some blackout poetry.

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Saturday, April 07

Rainbow Hunt

Rainbow Hunt

In honor of National Rainbow Day on April 3rd, we have hidden rainbows all around the children's room. Come see how many you can find. They will be up from April 2nd until April 8th. 

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Saturday, April 07

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Saturday, April 07

Family Craft Story Time

Family Craft Story Time

Join us every Saturday morning starting on April 7th and continuing through May 19th for some stories and crafts. For ages 3-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. 

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Saturday, April 07

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. 

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Sunday, April 08

Rainbow Hunt

Rainbow Hunt

In honor of National Rainbow Day on April 3rd, we have hidden rainbows all around the children's room. Come see how many you can find. They will be up from April 2nd until April 8th. 

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Sunday, April 08

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Sunday, April 08

Springtime Sunday Tai Chi

1:30 PM

Springtime Sunday Tai Chi

Are you interested in learning about the Chinese art of Tai Chi? Join us for weekly instruction 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 and will lead us in learning the basic aspects of traditional practice. These free classes are open to all abilities. No registration required.  Read more... 

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Monday, April 09

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Monday, April 09

Word I

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Word I

(Participants must have basic computer skills.)

 

Basic introduction to word processing that will focus on typing a document and saving it.

Registration is required, and begins on March 19th. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. 

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Monday, April 09

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... 

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Tuesday, April 10

Craft Story Time

Craft Story Time

Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from April 3rd to May 23rd. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. 

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Tuesday, April 10

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Tuesday, April 10

Assistive Technology Program: iPad Basics

Assistive Technology Program: iPad Basics

A six week class for patrons 55 and older with a vision change. Have you heard about the iPad but are not sure what it is? Do you have an iPad but are not sure how to use it? In this beginner class you will receive an introduction to the iPad. In addition, you will be introduced to accessibility features on the iPad, such as Zoom and Voice Over (Apple’s built-in screen reader), to access the iPad. (Each class is 1.5 hours.)  Read more... 

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Tuesday, April 10

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 10

Computer Savvy Seniors

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Computer Savvy Seniors

Seven week class that covers basic computer skills like mouse skills, 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.

 

This class is currently full. 

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Tuesday, April 10

One Love Foundation Film Screening

7:00 PM

One Love Foundation Film Screening

Recently the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have drawn nationwide attention to sexual abuse and assault. The One Love Foundation was started after University of Virginia student Yeardley Love was murdered by her ex-boyfriend in 2010. The foundation is committed to honoring Yeardley's memory and to educating young people about healthy relationship behaviors so that others avoid suffering the same fate. The foundation believes that educating young people will empower them to affect change in their schools and communities. Join us in the lower level Meeting Room for a screening and discussion of the One Love Foundation's film "Escalation" which portrays a college couple's relationship and its escalation into abuse. Recommended for adults and teens ages 14 and up 

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Wednesday, April 11

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Wednesday, April 11

Craft Story Time

Craft Story Time

Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from April 3rd to May 23rd. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. 

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Wednesday, April 11

Scrabble Club

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Scrabble Club

All word game enthusiasts are invited to join us at the library for a fun and friendly afternoon playing Scrabble.  Read more... 

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Wednesday, April 11

Foreign Cinema Series: <em>The Divine Order</em> (Switzerland, 2017; Not Rated)

7:00 PM

Foreign Cinema Series: The Divine Order (Switzerland, 2017; Not Rated)

The library is pleased to announce the second movie in our 2nd Annual “Foreign Cinema Series,” featuring eight entertaining and thought-provoking foreign films from Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Tonight's feature: The Divine Order, a drama/comedy that was Switzerland’s entry for Best Foreign Film in 2018. Set in 1971, young housewife Nora and other women in the Swiss countryside press for women’s right to vote, but find strong opposition from political and religious leaders.  Read more... 

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Thursday, April 12

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Thursday, April 12

Excel I

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Excel I

Beginner class for those who have no experience with Excel, a spreadsheet program for organizing, manipulating and analyzing data. Learn how to create a worksheet of a simple budget. (Must have mouse skills.)

 

Registration is required, and begins March 22nd. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. 

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Thursday, April 12

By The Book: A Morning Book Club

10:00 AM

By The Book: A Morning Book Club

Please join us as we discuss The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende. 1939. As Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, Alma Belasco's parents send her to live with an aunt and uncle in San Francisco. There, as the rest of the world goes to war, she encounters Ichimei Fukuda, the quiet and gentle son of the family's Japanese gardener. A love affair begins to blossom.-- until the two are pulled apart following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. 

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Thursday, April 12

Fake News: All the News That's Fit to Print, But is it Always?

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Fake News: All the News That's Fit to Print, But is it Always?

In order to become more information literate, which is defined as a set of abilities requiring individuals to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information," we need to learn criteria for evaluating websites, specifically news sources, for authenticity. We will look at different news sources which we will analyze with various evaluation techniques. We can all be fooled by fake news, come learn how to become a better news consumer.  Read more... 

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Friday, April 13

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Friday, April 13

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... 

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Saturday, April 14

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Saturday, April 14

Family Craft Story Time

Family Craft Story Time

Join us every Saturday morning starting on April 7th and continuing through May 19th for some stories and crafts. For ages 3-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. 

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Saturday, April 14

Introduction to Google Drive

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Introduction to Google Drive

Join us as we delve into the many features offered with the Google Drive online cloud storage tool. This workshop requires knowledge of using a mouse and keyboard, and intermediate Internet skills.

 

Registration is required, and begins on March 23rd. Participants must have an existing Google account. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.  Read more... 

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Sunday, April 15

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Sunday, April 15

Springtime Sunday Tai Chi

1:30 PM

Springtime Sunday Tai Chi

Are you interested in learning about the Chinese art of Tai Chi? Join us for weekly instruction 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 and will lead us in learning the basic aspects of traditional practice. These free classes are open to all abilities. No registration required.  Read more... 

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Monday, April 16

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Monday, April 16

Word II

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Word II

(Participants must have basic computer skills.)

 

Participants will learn additional editing and formatting features of Word.

Registration is required, and begins on March 19th. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. 

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Monday, April 16

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... 

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Tuesday, April 17

Craft Story Time

Craft Story Time

Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from April 3rd to May 23rd. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. 

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Tuesday, April 17

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, April 17

Assistive Technology Program: iPad Basics

Assistive Technology Program: iPad Basics

A six week class for patrons 55 and older with a vision change. Have you heard about the iPad but are not sure what it is? Do you have an iPad but are not sure how to use it? In this beginner class you will receive an introduction to the iPad. In addition, you will be introduced to accessibility features on the iPad, such as Zoom and Voice Over (Apple’s built-in screen reader), to access the iPad. (Each class is 1.5 hours.)  Read more... 

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Tuesday, April 17

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 17

Computer Savvy Seniors

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Computer Savvy Seniors

Seven week class that covers basic computer skills like mouse skills, 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.

 

This class is currently full. 

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Tuesday, April 17

Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club

7:00 PM

Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club

Tonight's book will be The Rent Collector by Camron Wright. Sang Ly struggles to survive by picking through garbage in Cambodia's largest municipal dump. Under threat of eviction by an embittered old drunk who is charged with collecting rents from the poor of Stung Meanchey, Sang Ly embarks on a desperate journey to save her ailing son from a life of ignorance and poverty. Meeting in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. 

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Wednesday, April 18

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Wednesday, April 18

Craft Story Time

Craft Story Time

Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from April 3rd to May 23rd. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. 

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Wednesday, April 18

No Passport Required! 2018 Travelogue Series: Ireland

7:00 PM

No Passport Required! 2018 Travelogue Series: Ireland

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. In the winter and spring of 2018 we will host a monthly travelogue series presented by our own librarians who have travelled widely over the past year.  Read more... 

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Thursday, April 19

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Thursday, April 19

Chess Club

Chess Club

Morristown & Morris Twp. Library is starting a Chess Club in 2018! Join us for chess on the third Thursday of the month starting in January 2018 and running through June. 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. 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. 

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Thursday, April 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, and begins on March 22nd. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. 

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Friday, April 20

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Friday, April 20

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... 

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Saturday, April 21

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Saturday, April 21

Family Craft Story Time

Family Craft Story Time

Join us every Saturday morning starting on April 7th and continuing through May 19th for some stories and crafts. For ages 3-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. 

Kids Calendar

Saturday, April 21

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. 

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Saturday, April 21

Introduction to CAD with TinkerCad

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Introduction to CAD with TinkerCad

You may have heard of 3D printing as an example of additive manufacturing used for creating 3-dimensional objects of your own design and creation. Come learn some of the basics on how you can create your own 3D models which can then be brought to life with a 3D printer. Using Tinkercad, a free browser based design software, we will cover basic concepts for creating these models including object manipulation, grouping, holing, model measurement, model export, and more. We will also have a 3D printer on hand, so you can see the process of how a model goes from something to digital to something physical that you can hold in your hand!

 

Those registering for this class should have a significant comfort level with using a computer mouse, keyboard and the Internet.

 

Registration is required, and begins March 30th. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information. 

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Sunday, April 22

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Sunday, April 22

Springtime Sunday Tai Chi

1:30 PM

Springtime Sunday Tai Chi

Are you interested in learning about the Chinese art of Tai Chi? Join us for weekly instruction 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 and will lead us in learning the basic aspects of traditional practice. These free classes are open to all abilities. No registration required.  Read more... 

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Monday, April 23

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Monday, April 23

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... 

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Tuesday, April 24

Craft Story Time

Craft Story Time

Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from April 3rd to May 23rd. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. 

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, April 24

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

Kids Calendar

Tuesday, April 24

Assistive Technology Program: iPad Basics

Assistive Technology Program: iPad Basics

A six week class for patrons 55 and older with a vision change. Have you heard about the iPad but are not sure what it is? Do you have an iPad but are not sure how to use it? In this beginner class you will receive an introduction to the iPad. In addition, you will be introduced to accessibility features on the iPad, such as Zoom and Voice Over (Apple’s built-in screen reader), to access the iPad. (Each class is 1.5 hours.)  Read more... 

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Tuesday, April 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. 

Adult Calendar

Tuesday, April 24

Computer Savvy Seniors

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Computer Savvy Seniors

Seven week class that covers basic computer skills like mouse skills, 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.

 

This class is currently full. 

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Tuesday, April 24

Healthy Plant-Based Eating: An Introduction

7:00 PM

Healthy Plant-Based Eating: An Introduction

Join Marisa Sweeney, RDN, to learn everything you need to know about adopting a plant-based diet. Whether you are ready to make the jump to veganism and want to do it as healthily as possible, or just interested in learning how to make your diet a little more plant-based, this presentation will be perfect for you! Helpful tips, delicious plant-based cooking options and how-tos will be offered along with samples of easy-to-prepare vegan food.  Read more... 

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Wednesday, April 25

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

Kids Calendar

Wednesday, April 25

Craft Story Time

Craft Story Time

Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. We will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from April 3rd to May 23rd. For ages 2-5. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. 

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Wednesday, April 25

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: <em>The Post</em>

2:00 PM

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: The Post

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

 

2017, Rated PG-13, 116 minutes

Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Directed by Steven Spielberg

"In the summer of 1971, the Washington Post faces a historic dilemma: whether or not to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret document that reveals the U.S. government knew for decades the Vietnam War was unwinnable. Executive editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) and publisher Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) debate the best course of action in this docudrama, which was directed by Steven Spielberg."  Read more... 

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Wednesday, April 25

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: <em>The Post</em>

7:00 PM

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM: The Post

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

 

2017, Rated PG-13, 116 minutes

Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Directed by Steven Spielberg

"In the summer of 1971, the Washington Post faces a historic dilemma: whether or not to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret document that reveals the U.S. government knew for decades the Vietnam War was unwinnable. Executive editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) and publisher Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) debate the best course of action in this docudrama, which was directed by Steven Spielberg."  Read more... 

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Thursday, April 26

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Thursday, April 26

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, and begins March 22nd. Please call 973-538-2592 to register and for more information. 

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Friday, April 27

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

Kids Calendar

Friday, April 27

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... 

Adult Calendar

Saturday, April 28

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

Kids Calendar

Saturday, April 28

Family Craft Story Time

Family Craft Story Time

Join us every Saturday morning starting on April 7th and continuing through May 19th for some stories and crafts. For ages 3-8. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. 

Kids Calendar

Saturday, April 28

Clases Básicas de Computación en Español Parte II

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Clases Básicas de Computación en Español Parte II

Continuación de la clase anterior (9 de marzo): Aprenda cómo crear y usar una cuenta de correo electrónico (email), y si hay tiempo, cómo usar Microsoft Word.

 

Programa gratis para adultos. Se necesita inscribirse; llame 973-538-2592 or visítenos en la Biblioteca para apuntarse, empenzando el 30 de marzo. (Para hablar en español, pregunte por Luis.) 

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Saturday, April 28

North Jersey Sewing Circle: 10 Tips From a Successful Custom Clothing Designer

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

North Jersey Sewing Circle: 10 Tips From a Successful Custom Clothing Designer

Would you like to learn about the ins and outs of running a custom clothing business? Join made-to-measure clothier and designer extraordinaire Evelyn Smith for an informative presentation on her custom clothing design business. Evelyn will show some of her spectacular creations with the group, and will share practical tips and her experiences as a clothing stylist and designer.  Read more... 

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Sunday, April 29

Guess the Author

Guess the Author

Come in and test your author knowledge. See if you can guess the author with only the first lines from five different books. There will be a new author each week throughout April. 

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Sunday, April 29

Springtime Sunday Tai Chi

1:30 PM

Springtime Sunday Tai Chi

Are you interested in learning about the Chinese art of Tai Chi? Join us for weekly instruction 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 and will lead us in learning the basic aspects of traditional practice. These free classes are open to all abilities. No registration required.  Read more... 

Adult Calendar

Monday, April 30

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... 

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On Saturday May 26, a memorial service and parade will take place in Morris Plains. The memorial service will take place at 9am at ...

Morristown Loyola Retreat Hosts Retreat; Monday June 11

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Sacred Thread Ministries is inviting members to a one day retreat on Monday June 11 at the Loyola Retreat Center in Morristown.

Members of the community are invited to discover the gardens of your soul and the mindfulness that enables us to focus on the energy of the present moment for a day of retreat.

The retreat will take place at the Loyola Retreat Center, 161 ...

Reserve Your Spot: Morris County Historical Tours Begin This Summer

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Community members are invited to “Discover Morris County” through the summer walking tour and lecture series  The Morris County Tourism Bureau invites everyone to experience the rich history that Morris County has to offer with a knowledgeable guide. Summer programs will be held over nine successive Saturday mornings during June, July and August.  ...

Original Music Fest Comes to Ginty Field This Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -Are you staying in town this Memorial Day weekend? If so, check out the Original Music Fest at Ginty Field on Monday May 28.

The event is FREE and will take place immediately following the Memorial Day parade and observance. Organizers of the event anticipate times of the festival to be around 12noon - 3:30pm

The Recreation Department of Morris Township is teaming up ...

Jacobus Vanderveer House Designated A Blue Star Museum; Allows Military Members Free Access to the Museum

Bedminster’s historic Jacbous Vanderveer House & Museum has been designated a Blue Star Museum, one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  The Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum is one of 24 Blue Star Museums in New Jersey, and one of only two ...

Butterfly Bonanza Flies to Pyramid Mountain; June 9

MORRISTOWN, NJ. On Saturday, June 9, from 12 noon to 4 p.m., celebrate the beauty and importance of New Jersey’s butterflies and other pollinators at the annual Butterfly Bonanza at Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area in Montville Township.

Butterfly Bonanza is packed with excitement, entertainment, and education for all ages. Enjoy a guided ‘Bug Safari’ tour of ...

Superheros to the Rescue! Over 900 Runners Run the 2018 Superhero Half Marathon

May 21, 2018

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Who is the strongest superhero? There has been some debate on the internet as to who the strongest superheros are. According to CBR.com, it is Sentry (3rd),  Thor (2nd) and The Hulk (1st) who top their list. However, it might just be the 900 runners that were strong enough to participate in the 2018 Superhero Half Marathon on Sunday May 20 at Ginty Field in ...

10-Year Old Boy Battling Cancer Receives Generous Donation From Randolph Hockey Family

RANDOLPH, NJ- While the inter-town hockey battles on the ice between Randolph and Roxbury are fierce at every age level, when it comes to real life battles off the ice there is no hesitation to offer help to their neighbor.

Such is the case with a recent gesture of unity and support from the Randolph Varsity hockey team, when they came together to deliver good wishes and ...

Peter Toth to Perform a Free Piano Recital at the Morristown Historical Park; Sunday May 20

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The community is invited to Washington's Headquarters Museum on Sunday May 20 to enjoy a piano recital featuring Hungarian pianist Peter Toth.

The free piano recital will take place at 1pm at the national Historical Park's Washington Headquarters Museum; 30 Washington Place.

Toth will play the park's 1873 Steinway Grand piano that will ...

The Kootz at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

May 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Stop by the Macculloch Hall Historical Museum to hear The Kootz perform a medley of blues, pop, and rock from the 60s-90s on July 1 from 2-3pm.

Break out the picnic blanket or beach chairs and join us in our historic garden Sundays at 2:00 pm for a selection of music and poetry.

$10 per adult, FREE for members!

Rain or shine. In the case of inclement ...

Three Bloomfield Teens Are Missing, Police Seek Community Assistance to Locate Them

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to locate three teenagers who went missing this week. One of the parents reports that a large sum of money is missing suggesting the three may have fled the state. 

16-year-old Ulises Yance and 15-year-old Alex Lopez were last seen Fridaymornin, and 16-year-old Alexa Arenas was last seen ...

In London Town - NJFO Season Finale

On Saturday May 19 and Sunday May 20, the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, under the baton of David Wroe, presents a magnificent 35th anniversary season finale celebration of music linked in some way to England and its great city of London.

The concert opens with Sir Edward Elgar’s exhilarating Introduction and Allegro for Strings, a work composed in 1905 to enable the string section ...

Parents of Dangled Roxbury Kid File Lawsuit Warning

May 20, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - The parents of a 6-year-old special needs student who, according to authorities, was hung upside down and shaken by a frustrated teacher's aide in March, filed a notice of tort claim today, the first volley of a forthcoming lawsuit.

The notice says the Landing couple intend to sue the aide, the Roxbury school board, a number of school  administrators and ...

Offshore Drilling Endangers 2 National Parks in New Jersey

May 25, 2018

SPOILED PARKS: NEW REPORT SPOTLIGHTS THREAT OF TRUMP’S EXPANDED OFFSHORE DRILLING TO 68 COASTAL NATIONAL PARKS 

 Acadia, Fort Sumter, Everglades, Olympic National Parks and Others in 18 States at Risk; Huge Potential Impact Seen on $5.7 Billion in Coastal Park Economic Output, 84 Million Annual Visits, and 60,000 Jobs.

WASHINGTON, DC – The Trump ...

Living longer is in your control

Research published this week in the journal Circulation, reported findings of a 34 year study on over 100,000 people found five modifiable lifestyle     
 behaviors associated with a 14 year longer life expectancy in women and a 12 year long life expectancy in men at age 50. The health behaviors related to longer life included never smoking, eating a healthy diet, ...

Sneak Peek! Highly Desirable Lake Mohawk 3BR

Longing to live the lake lifestyle? Today's your lucky day! Take a sneak peek at our newest home available in Sparta's highly desirable Lake Mohawk community, and get ready for our OPEN HOUSE Saturday, June 2nd from 1pm-3pm.

This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home at 137 Hillside Road, Sparta, features a wood burning insert in the living room fireplace, perfect ...

The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani (Ballentine Books, 2005)

            The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani, a New York Times best selling author, was recommended to me by a young woman who actually came from the town of Roseto, Pennsylvania, the place where the novel is set. “The author did such a wonderful job of describing how the town actually is,” said the young lady.

'Turning Off the Morning News' brings comic twist

‘Turning Off the Morning News’ tackles today’s issues with a comic twist

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, N J – Despite the late night comics, no one quite captures the insanity of the political/social status world like Christopher Durang.

His latest play, “Turning off the Morning News” hit the ground running.  John Pankow as Jimmy addresses the audience, ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

Letter to the Editor: Gum Litter and what YOU can do about it

May 14, 2018

Gum is non-biodegradable, meaning it doesn't’t break down ever….

Today, the unlikely problem surfaces. The average person chews 275 sticks of gum per year. With the amount of people in daily society, it’s no mystery why chewing gum is the second most littered item after cigarette butts.  Did you know that gum is banned in Singapore?

In addition to littering human ...

Candidate Statement: May is Older Americans Month: Time to Give Back to Morris County’s Seniors Every Day!

May 24, 2018

The June 5th Primary has entered the home stretch.  For the first time in 8 weeks, there is no where I need to appear other than at the doorstep of a registered voter to ask for their support in the election booth.

Since I decided to pursue the open Freeholder seat in March, I have been all across Morris County.  I have been out and away from my family every day since, attending such ...

Congressional Candidate Tony Ghee Candidate Statement

With the retirement of longtime Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, the good people of Morris, Essex, Sussex and Passaic Counties will elect a new representative this November. It also means that our Republican Party has a choice to make, as well.

Do we nominate a career politician in an age when most people don’t trust their government or the people serving, or do we seize this ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, May 26

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Les Photos de Bernie at the Wayrick ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Sat, May 26, 9:30 AM

73 Barbertown Rd, Frenchtown

Intro to Permaculture

Green Other

Sat, May 26, 11:00 AM

Home For Good Dog Recue, Berkeley Heights,

Dog Adoption

Other

Warrants, DWI and Narcotics Top This Week Police Blotter

May 14, 2018

4/23: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers were dispatched to the Mahlon Dickerson Reservation in Jefferson Township on a report of a noise complaint. An investigation led to Rebecca L. Schank-Smith, age 22, of Bloomingdale, and Delia A. Gutierrez, age 23, of Lincoln Park, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. They were both released with a court date pending.

4/23: ...

Loyola Celebrates 2017-2018 At Annual Banquet

May 25, 2018

 

 

 

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Loyola Celebrates 2017-2018 At Annual Banquet

Donna Woodruff presents Frankie Kamely (left) and Brian Begley with the Lagna and Mohler Awards.
April 30, 2018

BALTIMORE - Loyola University Maryland seniors Frankie Kamely and Brian Begley were the 2018 recipients of ...