Friday, January 7, 2022

New You in '22: Learn New Skills!




Looking to learn new skills in the new year?

— new you in '22 —



Learn a New Language


You can easily search in the library catalog by language & keyword here, including the digital catalog, to find materials to help you learn a new language. And don't forget most of our DVDs come with subtitles, so search for international films as well.

Millburn Library patrons have access to Mango Languages and Rosetta Stone, both of which are available as a mobile app for learning on-the-go and offer dozens of languages.




Start a New Class


Over 500 courses, from finance to computer training, law, crafts & more. Each course comes with written notes, video lectures, quizzes and more. Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for your hard work, too.


Hundreds of popular educational lecture series, from Art all the way to Zoology.

Access inside the Libby app (under "Extras") or Hoopla app (under "BingePasses") to start learning!



Upcoming Library Classes


Learn Web Development

Register for our four-part series about learning how to build a website using programming languages like HTML, CSS & JavaScript. The series runs every Friday in January, from 3:30-5:00pm. Open to teens & adults, no prior experience required (Zoom).

Learn Python Programming

Learn the basics of the Python language in a four-part series, no experience required. Available for Adults & Teens (Zoom).




Your Pocket Library




Beat the lines with Hoopla: borrow anything from eBooks to movies, TV Shows, audiobooks, comics & music. Borrow up to 15 items per month.


Our Libby app, which has eBooks, audiobooks & e-Magazines. Check-out up to 5 items at once and have 5 more on Hold.

When registering, add BCCLS— Millburn as your Library and enter your library card barcode.



Catch a movie or documentary with Kanopy, and enjoy up to 10 borrows per month, with no waiting. (Indie films & docs are also available through IndieFlix, via Libby, under Extras.)

Make sure to check out Kanopy Kids, the unlimited access section with content exclusively for kids: storytimes, classic shows like Sesame Street & Arthur, movies & more.



Winter Reading Challenge






All are welcome to join the Winter Reading Challenge, running from January 1 to January 31. Just log every book you read to earn tickets to enter 5 great prize raffles!

Download the Beanstack app

or register online.



Library of Things


Millburn Library has more than just books! Pick up a ukulele to learn a new instrument. Grab a puzzle or two to stay busy indoors during winter. Or borrow a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to 2 weeks to have Internet access wherever you go to stay connected, stay learning.






Free Digital Newspaper Access


Stay connected to the world wherever you are, with free access to the online editions of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal via the Library. Just email the Millburn Library with your name and library card barcode to confirm your account and we will send you account activation links.





Connect with us:

telephone: (973) 376-1006