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Bowl is much more than a football game. It's the only sports event
that impacts every community in the United States. But did you know
that the Super Bowl rose out of the civil rights movement,
specifically the African American boycott of the AFL All Star Game in
New Orleans? Veteran sports broadcaster Evan Weiner will take us
on a journey from the birth of the Super Bowl to the elaborate
halftime shows of today.
lovers send greeting cards, candy, and roses on February 14? In his
newest holiday program, author, photographer, and musician Kevin Woyce explores
the romantic history of Valentine's Day, from Saint Valentine, Cupid,
and the first Valentine cards to some of the season's most popular
songs. The slideshow is illustrated with original photographs and
lots of vintage Valentine's Day cards and art.
discussion of Breathe: A Letter to My Sons by Imani Perry. Writing
in the tradition of W.E.B DuBois and James Baldwin, Imani Perry's
critically acclaimed memoir takes the form of a letter to her two
sons, in which she probes the heart-wrenching fears and frustrations
faced by mothers raising African American sons in an increasingly
racist society. Moderated by Jon Michaud.
Join us for 45 minutes of high energy songs with Mr. Chris on his
guitar followed by a parade with Mr. Chris on his trombone! Back by
popular demand, Mr. Chris will get everyone dancing! Mr. Chris has
been creating dance parties since 2016. He is known for his high
energy performances that get everyone dancing, kids and adults alike.
4th and 5th graders! Interested in creating objects for 3D printers?
Join us for Aditya Dutt's workshop in 3D Modeling, an introduction in
how to create 3D digital models of real-world objects! Using
Tinkercad, participants will be able to create a 3D digital model of
a keychain in this 2 hour beginner workshop. Participants must have a
laptop or desktop with internet access, and preferably a mouse. There
is no software to download. Limited to 12 kids.
performer Julie Pasqual via Zoom for a half hour of storytelling
honoring Black History Month. She will sharing folktales and original
stories celebrating African American history. Julie is a renowned
storyteller whose credits include performing at the Kennedy Center
and the Big Apple Circus! Register here to receive the Zoom link a
day before the event.
1:30pm and Thursdays at 11:00am
Join us for
songs, rhymes and stories on Zoom! Class runs about a half hour. Get
ready to have some fun! Register at millburnlibrary.org/calendar.
the work of famed African American artist Alma Woodsey Thomas with
this special mosaic art take-and-make inspired by her work. Art
instructor Doris Benter will guide you via a pre-recorded video so
that you can create at your own pace. Supply is limited so you
must register for this Take + Make.
session, Carlos Alberto and Jeremy Lehrer, longtime meditation
teachers who co-lead the Meetup group The Meditation Lab, will teach
the basics of meditation and explore its role in keeping focused and
calm. The session, tailored to young adults, will include
instruction, discussion, and practice, a blend that Carlos and Jeremy
have refined through years of teaching. Presented by Plan the Path.
hours for doing what you love to do already: reading.
Take and Makes
For Kids: Each
week, children are invited to take home a bag of craft supplies to
make a specific project.
Teens: Ages 12-18. Stop by the Reference Desk for a DIY
chocolate fondue/s'mores kit.
For Adults: Stop
by the Reference Desk for a DIY bath bomb.
Take and makes available while supplies last. Only one
take and make per person please.
Want to know
what else the Millburn Library can do for you?
Library now has a subscription to Kanopy. Enjoy over 30,000
entertaining and thought-provoking films streamed live with your
library card. There is never a wait list and titles are always
available. Access Kanopy through our home page or by clicking here,
BRAINFUSE?The NJ State Library has arranged for access to
Brainfuse through June 30, 2021. Brainfuse is an online learning
platform for many elementary and middle/high school classes with
access to live tutoring in many subjects. There's also test prep, ELL
help, and adult learner resources. Check it out hereor on our home page.
Measures at the Millburn Library: When open
during weekdays, patrons may enter the library for up to 30 minutes
for browsing purposes only. We do not currently have any public
computers available for use. Face coverings must be worn over mouth
and nose for the duration of your visit. Please follow social
distancing rules between all patrons and staff. We thank you for your
patience and understanding.
is available on request!
to set up an appointment: email at email@example.com, by phone
at 973-376-1006, or text at 973-988-4228.
Many of your
favorite library programs are sponsored by the Friends of the
Millburn Library! Love a program?Thank a