Monday, July 13, 2020

Upcoming Programs and Services at Virtual Millburn Library

ALL AGES

Virtual Bingo
Friday July 17 | 4:00pm

Join us for a few rounds of the classic game online with prizes! Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

Trivia Night - The Office
Wednesday July 22 | 7:00pm

All right, everyone in the conference room! Topics to be discussed: Diversity Day, The Health Care Plan, or the review of the amazing screenplay, Threat Level Midnight.

Join The Millburn Free Public Library as we present The Office Trivia Live-Stream, hosted by Trivia, AD! Test your knowledge on the incredible cast of characters that are employed at the Scranton Branch of Dunder Mifflin. Who knows maybe you'll make a secret alliance or be promoted to Assistant to the Regional Manager? One thing is for sure, you'll have a great time!

Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.


ADULT PROGRAMS

Healing Crystals Workshop 101
Tuesday July 14 | 3:30pm

Join Reiki Master & Crystal Reiki Practitioner, Nadia Mitchell for an introduction to 10 popular healing crystals, their benefits and the various ways they can be used. Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

T'ai Chi Chih for Adults
Tuesdays at 10:30am | July 15 - August 18

T'ai Chi Chih brings about profound healing for many people by circulating and balancing the essential inner energy (Chi). Known to its practitioners as "the effort of no effort," T’ai Chi Chih is based on similar principles to martial arts. Register here for login information. You only need to register one time. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

Preparing Your Estate Plan
Wednesday July 15 | 11:00am

Wai Tsin of Edward Jones and Anthony Sytko, estate planning lawyer, will present this program on estate planning. This discussion will include account registration, beneficiary designation, will, trust, tax information, life insurance, and TOD. Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

Virtual Book Chat
Monday July 20 | 3:30pm

Do you love the book you’re reading? Do you not love the book reading? Maybe you’re having trouble finding a book that holds your attention? Join us for a round-robin virtual book discussion. Come prepared to tell us what you’re reading, what it’s about, and why you love (or don’t love) it. If you’re not reading anything right now, listen in and maybe you’ll discover your next great read! Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

Virtual ESL Conversation Club
Beginners - Tuesdays at 11:00am
Intermediate - Thursdays at 10:00am

Come join us on Zoom for a relaxed and non-judgmental ESL conversation club. Register here for login information for beginners. Register here for login information for intermediate

Virtual Unguided Meditation
Saturdays at 9:00am

Heartfulness Meditation Program offers a simple set of relaxation and meditation exercises to help restore balance in life, manage stress, better your health, and lead you to inner calm and peace. The program is conducted by certified Heartfulness trainers.

Click on the Zoom link here to attend. Meeting ID: 856 8782 3186 / Password: 905169


CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Hand Sewing with Ellen Lumpkin Brown
Thursday July 14 | 4:00pm
Ages 9-12

Back by popular demand! This summer make a fun hand sewing project with local sewing expert Ellen Brown using simple materials you have at home. Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

Bendy Bookworm Yoga
Wednesday July 15 | 11:00am
Ages 18 months - 5 years

Bendy Bookworms is a 30 minute interactive story time: The program uses yoga poses taught by certified yoga instructor Danielle Fischer and picture books to target developmental skills. Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

Miss Jolie's Move and Groove
Tuesday July 21 | 10:00am

Join Miss Jolie for a Summer themed music & movement class geared towards children of all ages! Miss Jolie sings songs with her ukulele & guitar and will teach your child fun chants and rhymes too! Please be sure to wear your dancing shoes! Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

Story Magic with the Writers Circle
Tuesday July 21 | 4:00pm
Ages 5-10

Through group dynamics, imaginative prompts and role-playing exercises, students learn the basic elements of story creation and put their inspirations on paper. Children gain confidence in a fun, non- judgmental environment where everyone supports one other’s ideas. The goal is to ignite the creative spark by temporarily casting off academic requirements. Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

Magical Melodies with Mr. Chris
Friday July 24 | 11:00am

Mr Chris has been creating dance parties around the Bergen County area since 2016! He is known for his high energy performances that get everyone dancing, kids and adults alike! His passion for music and making people happy is palpable at every show he plays! Whether jamming on guitar, leading a parade with the trombone, or just being silly, Mr Chris always gets the party started and keeps it rocking! Join us virtually for 45 minutes of high energy songs on the guitar followed by a parade with Mr. Chris's Trombone! Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

little-boy-guitar.jpgKids' Open Mic
Saturday July 25 | 4:00pm
Ages 5-10

Showcase your wonderful talents such as singing, playing an instrument, reading a poem, or comedy. All participants will have 5 minutes to perform. Miss Lisa might even do a special performance as well! Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

Zoom Storytimes
Mondays and Thursdays at 11:00am

Register at millburnlibrary.org/calendar for specific zoom storytimes.


TEEN PROGRAMS

Monday Night Open Mic on Instagram
Monday July 13 | 7:00pm

Let loose your creative side! Join us for an hour of improv talent and show us what you got. Sing, recite, monologue -you do you!

Rules:

  • the time limit is 5-7 minutes max
  • no inappropriate language -keep it clean
  • clearly state the author/artist of the piece -including yourself
  • have fun! 

Must Sign Up: Please email Janis at janis@millburnlibrary.org with any questions and to sign up.

Instagram Live - Bake with Miss Janis
Friday July 17 | 3:00pm

Hang with Janis as she makes a batch of (mini) Carrot Cake cupcakes and answers questions about baking, books, & beyond! In addition to the cupcakes, she'll be making the cream cheese icing from scratch. Follow us @millburnlibrary on Instagram.

College Prep: Excel for STEM Majors
Tuesday July 21 | 5:00pm

High school students will gain the basic Excel knowledge essential to succeeding in college STEM majors. This webinar will cover creating spreadsheets, organizing and analyzing data in Excel by incorporating the most widely used formulas, formatting, charts and pivot tables. Presenter Alex Lobzhanidze holds a B.A. in Economics and M.S. in Publishing Profitability from New York University. He is the College Business Manager at book publishing firm, W.W. Norton & Co., and holds frequent Excel teaching sessions in his company. Register here for login information. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the start of the program.

DISCORD Teen Summer Reading
Friday July 24 | 3:00pm

Teens, this is NOT your typical book club. Here's why you should join:

  • No Judgment Zone: this is your chance to gripe (or extol) about summer reading
  • Opportunity: share ideas on getting past those pesky reading assignments AND/OR even better reading rec's
  • Community: keep in touch and make new comrades-in-quarantine while enduring the strangest summer of our lives
  • Extras: games, trivia, and awkward times ahead!

Discord info: https://discord.gg/hKs6gdb

DISCORD Gaming
Wednesdays at 3:00pm

Hang and play Jackbox games with Janis

It is free to create a Discord account via discord.com. Discord Server info: https://discord.gg/hKs6gdb.


Millburn Teen Read-and-Review
For Grades 7-12

Get volunteer hours for doing what you love to do already: reading. Click the link to take part.


Want to learn more about your family's history?

Millburn Library staff member and genealogy enthusiast Cathy Pepin-Toussaint will help any Millburn Library cardholder with their research by searching Ancestry.com. Email cathy.pepintoussaint@millburn.bccls.org to start researching!