Sunday, January 31, 2021

Exciting New Programs @ the Millburn Free Public Library

 

Monday Feb 1, 2020 - Sunday Feb 13, 2021

 

 

 

All ages program

 

Virtual Bingo

Friday Feb 12 | 4:00pm

Register here

Join us for a few rounds of the classic game online with prizes! You will be emailed your game board and zoom login info 1 day prior to the event. 

 

Featured program for adults

 

History of the Super Bowl with Evan Weiner

Monday Feb 1 | 7:00pm

Register here

The Super 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.

 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

Valentine's Greetings with Kevin Woyce

Wednesday Feb 10 | 7:00pm

Why do 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.

ESL Conversation Club

Beginners Tuesdays at 1:00pm

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

 

Friends of the Millburn Library program

 

Fireside Book Club

Monday Feb 1 | 2:00pm

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Book 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.

 

Featured program for children

 

Magical Melodies with Mr. Chris

Friday Feb 5 | 11:00am

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Let's rock! 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.

 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Mission D.I.C.E. (Design Innovate Create Educate) Workshop for Kids

Thursday Feb 4 | 4:00pm

Calling all 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.

 

Tales for Black History Month: Storytelling with Julie Pasqual

Thursday Feb 11 | 4:00pm

Join 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.

 

Virtual Storytimes

Tuesdays at 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.

 

 

Programs for teens

 

Alma Woodsey Thomas Take + Makes

Starting Monday Feb 8

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Celebrate 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.

 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS FOR TEENS

Meditation for Teens & Young Adults

Wed Feb 3 | 7:00pm

In this 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.

 

Practice SAT

Saturday Feb 6 | 10:00am

 

Instagram Live: Bake with Janis

Friday Feb 12 | 3:00pm

Hang with Janis as she makes No-Bake Mini Cheesecakes! Perfect for Valentines and Anti-Valentines. Follow us @millburnlibrary on Instagram.

 

Practice ACT

Saturday Feb 13 | 10:00am

 

Homework Help

Friday Feb 5 | 3:00pm

Tuesday Feb 9 | 3:00pm

Need help, but can't come in? We got you. 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 February

 

For Kids: Each week, children are invited to take home a bag of craft supplies to make a specific project.

 

For 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?

 

 

 

We've got KANOPY! Millburn 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, and happy watching!

 

What's 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 here or on our home page.

 

Safety Measures at the Millburn LibraryWhen 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.

 

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.

 


Did you know?

Many of your favorite library programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Millburn Library! Love a program? Thank a Friend!

 

Regular Hours

Mon - Tue: 10:00am-7:45pm

Wed - Fri: 10:00am-5:00pm

Sat: Closed

Sun: 1:00pm-4:45pm Doorside only