THIS WEEK AT THE MILLBURN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Friday, Oct 16 | 4:00pm
Join us for a few rounds of the classic game online with prizes!
Who was Alice Tregay? with Filmmaker Craig Dudnick
Wednesday Oct 14 | 6:30pm
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
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!
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.
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 email@example.com 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.
Tuesday, Oct 13 | 4:00pm
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
Boogie down with Tiffany Steele live on zoom!
You and your little one are going to LOVE this energetic and fun dance class!
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.
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.
Wednesday, Oct 21 | 10:30am
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!
Strategic Approach to College Admissions
Wednesday, Oct 14 | 7:00pm
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
Wednesday, Oct 21 | 3:00pm
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.
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.
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!
Tuesdays and alternate Fridays at 3:00pm
Go to zoom.us and enter the meeting info:
Meeting ID: 870 3539 6915/ Password: HWHELP
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?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to start researching!