Sunday, October 11, 2020

 THIS WEEK AT THE MILLBURN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY

ALL AGES

Virtual Bingo

Friday, Oct 16 | 4:00pm

Register here

Join us for a few rounds of the classic game online with prizes! 

ADULTS

Who was Alice Tregay? with Filmmaker Craig Dudnick

Wednesday Oct 14 | 6:30pm

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Come join documentary filmmaker Craig Dudnick to learn about activist Alice Tregay—a woman forgotten by history but instrumental to the civil rights movement. She was an ordinary woman in extraordinary times—from the marches of Dr. King all the way to the election of Barack Obama. The movie Alice's Ordinary People brings her back to the forefront of the discussion. You may request the movie from the library here or call the Reference Desk. However, you do not need to watch the movie to attend.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

Virtual Book Chat

Monday, Oct 12 | 3:30pm

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!

Social Security Questions Answered

Tuesday, Oct 13 | 11:00am

Wai Tsin of Edward Jones will present this program on Social Security. He will discuss ways to maximize your Social Security benefit amounts for the individual and spouse based on age, life expectancy, employment and need. 

Plant a Gift to Harvest

Tuesday, Oct 20 | 6:30pm

Althea Llewellyn from Reeves-Reed Arboretum will talk about the gift of garlic and other fall crops

ESL Conversation Club

Beginners - Tuesdays at 11:45am

Email liz@millburnlibrary.org for more information and to sign up.

Intermediate - Thursdays at 10:00am

Meeting ID: 714 866 836 / Passcode: 023071

Come join us on Zoom for a relaxed and non-judgmental ESL conversation club.


CHILDREN

Eyes of the Wild

Tuesday, Oct 13 | 4:00pm

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Join us for an afternoon of educational animal fun. Eyes of the Wild will be hosting an interactive zoom for an awesome all-ages animal show.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS FOR KIDS

Boogie Woogie Babies

Tuesdays Oct 13 and Oct 20 | 11:00am

Boogie down with Tiffany Steele live on zoom!

You and your little one are going to LOVE this energetic and fun dance class!

 Zoom Legos

Tuesday, Oct 20 | 4:00pm

Hey Kids! Got some Legos (or other similar building bricks/toys) at home? We will be building together online! We'll give a challenge or two, then see what everyone can create using their Legos.

Bendy Bookworms Yoga

Wednesday, Oct 21 | 10:30am

Ages 18 months - 5 yrs

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.

Spooky Writing Workshop

Wednesday, Oct 21 | 10:30am

Grades 3-5

Young library patrons will engage in creative writing exercises and prompts that build confidence in their creative writing in a positive, supportive and FUN atmosphere. Attendance is limited to 20 participants.

Zoom Storytimes for Kids

Mondays and Thursdays at 11:00am (Starting on Sept 14_

Register here for specific dates.

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories on Zoom!

TEENS

Strategic Approach to College Admissions

Wednesday, Oct 14 | 7:00pm

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In this talk, educational consultant Marcia Kramer—an expert in guiding students to successful admissions through her Montclair-based company Plan the Path—will give an overview of how to strategically navigate the application process. She'll present insights on determining best-fit schools as well as managing the numerous elements of the application. Join us for this dive into the world of admissions, and bring your questions about the application process.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS FOR TEENS

DISCORD Gaming

Wednesday, Oct 21 | 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

Instagram Live: Baking with Janis

Friday, Oct 16 | 3:00pm

Hang with Janis as she makes a Halloween-inspired confection! Follow us @millburnlibrary on Instagram.

Essential Tips for the Common App Essay with Plan the Path

Wednesday, Oct 21 | 7:00pm

In this talk, essay coaches Jeremy Lehrer and Taryn Sue Leong from Plan the Path educational consulting will discuss exactly how to do that, sharing insider tips about writing the most authentic, compelling essay.

Harry Potter Trivia

Thursday, Oct 22 | 7:00pm

See if you've got what it takes to be a 'Prefect’ and join us for a special round of Harry Potter (Book) Trivia Live-Stream, hosted by Trivia, AD! FIVE unique and challenging rounds of Ordinary Wizarding Levels that will challenge your memory of the beloved books!

Homework Help

Tuesdays and alternate Fridays at 3:00pm

Go to zoom.us and enter the meeting info: 

Meeting ID: 870 3539 6915/ Password: HWHELP

Millburn Teen Read-and-Review

For Grades 7-12

Get volunteer hours for doing what you love to do already: reading.

Take and Makes for all ages

For Kids: Come pick up one of our craft projects in the Children's Room. Each week, children are invited to take home a bag of craft supplies to make a specific project.

For Teens: Come to the Reference Desk pick up a Halloween origami kit. Ages 12-18.

For Adults: Come pick up a Halloween cloth pumpkin-making kit from the Reference Desk.

Take and Makes available while supplies last.

Want to know what else the Millburn Library can do for you?

Video Chat is available on request!

Contact us to set up an appointment: email at millcirc@bccls.org, by phone at 973-376-1006, or text at 973-988-4228.

Worried about crowds at the circulation desk?

We've got you covered. We have two self-checkout kiosks in the library lobby that can be used with your library card. The library also subscribes to meeScan, which allows you to check out library items from your smartphone. Not sure how to use it? Ask at the Reference Desk.

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!