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Hocus Pocus – It’s Joe Fischer!

Joe Fischer adJoin us for a fun-filled family event for all ages! Enjoy comedy, audience participating, and magic with Joe Fischer, Magical Entertainer.

Date: Saturday, June 23
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Registration: Please call 973-285-6980 to register for this event.

This event is sponsored by the Morris County Library Foundation.


Transformative Parenting

Transformative Parenting book coverWith a primary focus on the early years of life, yet applicable to parenting at all ages, Transformative Parenting is a powerful combination of cutting-edge psychological insight and ancient spiritual wisdom. It’s a revolutionary method for raising your child to have empathy, confidence, and high-self esteem. Join Dr. Edward V. Hass, MD, for this informative session!

Date: Wednesday, June 27
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
RSVP: Send an email to [email protected].
More information: Visit https://www.transformativeparent.com.


Emergency Responders Day

Explore a police car! See an ambulance! Touch a fire truck!

Kids – meet firefighters and park police, explore a classic firetruck, police car and other County emergency vehicles at Emergency Responders Day! Get a free Child ID Card, create firetrucks out of graham crackers and other delicious edible trimmings, and enjoy giveaways and refreshments!

Date: June 28
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Registration: None required!

Call the Children’s Department at 973-285-6980 for more information.


Yoga for Beginners

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Yoga can help relieve chronic ailments, back pain, anxiety, and tension, and takes only 5-10 minutes to practice daily!

If you’re new to yoga, join us for Yoga for Beginners. This session offers simple and powerful yoga postures to bring stability and balance. No physical agility or prior yoga experience needed!

Date: Saturday, June 30
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Details: Please bring a yoga mat & a towel; arrive on an empty stomach!
RSVP: Visit http://innerengineering.com/yogaforsuccess to register.

For more information, call 609-436-0340 or email [email protected].

This session is brought to you by the Isha Foundation, an international non-profit aimed to bring well-being to everyone through yoga and meditation.


Summer Events for Teens

Teen Movie Night, volunteering, painting, and trivia & games – if you’re between ages 10 and 18, have a blast this summer with the Morris County Library!

For more information on these events and our Summer Reading Contest, Teen Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock!, check out the Just for Teens page!


The Great American Songbook with Michèle Bautier

Michele Bautier, voice; David Leonhardt, piano; Steve Varner, bassOn Saturday July 14 at 3pm, jazz vocalist Michèle Bautier will present “The Great American Songbook — Then & Now.”

The performance will reflect a very liberal sampling of great composers including Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Bob Dorough, Sting, and Cyndi Lauper. With a style that defies categorization, Michèle Bautier brings to each song an intensely personal view…expressed with deep emotion, spontaneity, and passion…through an instrument of exceptional range and purity.

The program will be held in the library’s Public Meeting Room. Admission is free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 973-285-6934.


Jazz Pianist Leonieke Scheuble

Leonieke ScheubleOn Saturday August 25 at 3pm, jazz pianist Leonieke Scheuble will perform with her trio.

Leonieke is a 16-year-old professional jazz pianist and jazz organist who has been leading her own trio for the past six years. She has won the International Women in Jazz “Youth in Action Award” (2013 & 2017); Governor’s Award for “Exceptional Promise in Music” (2017); Hot House Fans Decision Award for “Best Up and Coming Young Artist” (2015) and is a TEDx speaker. Leonieke has recorded two CD’s as a leader and one as a sideman. She was the subject of an hour-long interview “The Future of Jazz” over WBGO, and performs regularly at New York and New Jersey’s finest Jazz venues.

The program will be held in the library’s Public Meeting Room. Admission is free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 973-285-6934.


Jazz Pianist Dan Kaufman

Dan KaufmanOn Saturday, October 6 at 3pm, our jazz series concludes with a performance by pianist Dan Kaufman and his trio.

Dan Kaufman has emerged as a leading and promising voice in jazz piano. His playing is adventurous and dynamic while firmly rooted in the tradition. As a versatile and sensitive sideman, Kaufman has performed for audiences around the world, with many prominent figures in jazz such as Jimmy Heath, Wynton Marsalis, Christian McBride and Mark Turner. He is also an accomplished composer and arranger. Dan will present a program devoted to the unforgettable music of the great composer and Ellington collaborator, Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967).

The program will be held in the library’s Public Meeting Room. Admission is free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 973-285-6934.


Download E-Books, Audiobooks, Magazines, and Digital Materials for Kids!

Tumblebook iconCheck out the digital offerings from the Morris County Library – e-books, audiobooks, magazines, and now a collection of children’s digital media from Tumblebook!


Adult Programs at the Library

Illustration of yarn and knitting needlesWe’re now featuring a host of programs just for adults. Check out our Book Club, Scrabble Club, Italian Conversation, and Knitting group!


New Arrivals

New at the LibraryCheck out what’s new in the library!


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MCL NewsletterDo you want to know what’s going on at the library? Sign up for our newsletter to get monthly emails about programs, classes, new titles, and more!


Free Movies at the Library

Movies at the LibraryCome see the library’s free screenings of recent blockbusters and indie hits every Friday at 2. We occasionally include a second showing Monday evenings. Check the schedule, pop some popcorn, and come on in.