Monday, January 18, 2021

Join us—virtually of course—for these great programs at the Millburn Library

News from the library

 

 

Winter Reading: Visit millburnlibrary.beanstack.org or get the Beanstack app on your smart device to register. Start reading and logging books in your account. The more you read, the better your odds. You will be automatically entered in the raffle for every book you log. Three winners will be chosen at the end of the month!

 

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.

 

Featured program for adults

 

Resume Writing Workshop with Joan Sternberg

Tuesday Jan 26 | 7:00pm

Register here

Do you know how to successfully create your resume in order to let hiring managers know immediately you are a good fit? Learn how to incorporate power verbs into effective bullet points that sell you to prospective employers. Joan Sternberg has been teaching business classes at Rutgers University for over 8 years. All of her business classes include resume and interviewing skills.

 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

Janet Mandel Presents Georgia O'Keeffe

Speaking with Colors and Shapes

Tuesday Jan 19 at 6:30pm

Georgia O’Keeffe, one of the most important and fascinating artists of the 20th Century, has given us images of audacious flowers, dramatic cityscapes, glowing landscapes, and haunting depictions of bones against the stark desert sky. Arts educator Janet Mandel tells O’Keeffe’s remarkable story in three parts. This is the last of a three part series. If you have registered for the first two lectures, you do not need to register again.

Virtual Film Club

Friday Jan 29 | 3:30pm

Take a break, watch a movie, and come chat! Join your librarians for a lively discussion about this month's theme: Comedy and Humor!

This month's movie is 'Lucky Grandma', starring Tsai Chin, Jeremy Ha, and Michael Tow. This film is in Mandarin, but English subtitles are available. Click here to watch on Hoopla.

ESL Conversation Club - starting Jan 7

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.


Featured program for children

 

Enjoy Explore India

Friday Jan 22 | 4:00pm

Register here

Join us for a highly interactive Bollywood-style dance workshop with performer and storyteller Seema Moondra. Participants are welcome to dress up as Bollywood or Hollywood movie stars! If possible, bring a long scarf since we will be dancing at this online event! We will also learn some background about the songs and Indian cinema as well. 

 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Space: The Cosmos for Kids with Turtle Dance Music

Monday Jan 25 | 4:00pm

Space: The Cosmos For Kids is a fun “Carl-Sagan-dance-party” for kids of all ages! Each song includes dancing, music technology and information about our solar system to a thumping beat. Audience members will meet aliens from outer space, travel through black holes, discover the different characteristics of the eight planets, sing karaoke, participate in a rap battle about the sun and learn about the differences between revolution and rotation.

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

 

Jorge Gutierrez Art Workshop

Friday Jan 29 | 5:00pm

Register here

Join artist Doris Benter in a workshop featuring the art style of Jorge Gutierrez, who created portrait tributes to Tupak Shakur and many other celebrities. This session will focus on African American hero, Robert Smalls, who escaped slavery in 1862 by commandeering the Confederate ship he steered with his family and some of the families of his crewmates.

 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS FOR TEENS

Practice ACT Test

Saturday Jan 16 | 10:00am

One Step at a Time

A Breakdown of the College Admissions Timeline

Tuesday Jan 19 | 6:00pm

In this session, Collegewise counselors will discuss the admissions timeline and provide families with a roadmap of what you can be doing today, tomorrow, and in a year’s time. We'll also share tried-and-true tips and strategies for managing stress and staying organized along the way.

Teen Personal Finance 101

Wednesday Jan 20 | 6:00pm

This is an introduction to basic personal finance for teens. Covered topics include: introduction to credit, savings, and budgeting; short term vs. long term financial goals; how to create a manageable budget. Presented by Alex Lobzhanidze, College Business Manager at W.W. Norton & Co.

Homework Help

Friday Jan 22 | 3:00pm

Tuesday Jan 26 | 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 January

 

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 candy sushi kit.

 

For Adults: Stop by the Reference Desk for a vision line.



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?

 

 

 

Accessing magazines online just got easier! Do you have the Libby app? If so, you now have access to over 500 magazines as well. Check out the most recent issue or find back issues on your smart device, easily and quickly. Don't have the Libby app yet? Get started with the app here or access eBCCLS on your computer here. Note: if you have used RBDigital previously to access magazines, you will now need to access them via Libby.

 

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.

 

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!

 

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