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05/31/2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Library Book Group - Commonwealth

Book Group @ The Library will be discussing Commonwealth by Ann Patchett on Wednesday, May 31 at 1 pm. Everyone is invited to attend.  You may reserve a copy of the book at the Reference Desk.

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06/01/2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Blood Pressure Screening

No appointment necessary, just stop by the library between 10 am and noon.

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06/04/2017
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Art Show with Medy Bozkurtian

Medy Bozkurtian of East Hanover will hold a show of her landscape and floral acrylic, watercolor, and oil paintings at the library through June. The artist is a member of the Essex Water Color Club, the Garden State Watercolor Society, and the New Jersey Watercolor Society.  An opening reception, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, will be held on Sunday, June 4 from 2:15 to 4 pm. The public is invited to attend.

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06/06/2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

Bring your smartphone or tablet to the library for individual training with a reference librarian. Learn how to download library eBooks to your own device on the first and third Tuesdays of the month, June 6 and 20 at 11 am and 2 pm.  Call for an appointment at 973-635-0603.

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06/06/2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CALL: Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning Course –Comedy in the 20th Century

Larry Wolfert, an instructor for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University, will present a four part series of lectures on comedians of the 20th century.  Featured comedians will include Charlie Chaplin, the Marx Brothers, Abbott and Costello, Burns and Allen, Jack Benny, Danny Kaye, Lucille Ball, Sid Caesar, Jackie Gleason, and Carol Burnett.  The series will progress to the comedic duos of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Stiller and Meara, and Marty Allen and Steve Rossi. Lectures will be held at 11 am on Tuesdays, June 6, June 13, June 20, and June 27.  Register in person, by calling 973-635-0603, or online.  A $40 fee for this series is required payable to the Friends of the Library by June 1.

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06/06/2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CALL: Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning Course—The History of Mystery

Four authors from the Mystery Writers of America will discuss the development of the mystery genre from its origins in the works of writers such as Edgar Allan Poe, early English mysteries, the Sherlock Holmes stories to American detective fiction authors such as Hammett and Chandler. The lectures will be held at 1 pm on the following dates:

  • June 6         Peggy Ehrhart on Edgar Allan Poe
  • June 13       Jeff Markowitz on Anna Katherine Green, the nearly forgotten mother of American mystery
  • June 20      Lindsay Faye on Sherlock Holmes
  • June 27      Dave White on the Hardboiled School of Crime Fiction in the U.S.

Register in person, by calling 973-635-0603, or online.  A $40 fee for this series is required payable to the Friends of the Library by June 1.

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06/06/2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

Bring your smartphone or tablet to the library for individual training with a reference librarian. Learn how to download library eBooks to your own device on the first and third Tuesdays of the month, June 6 and 20 at 11 am and 2 pm.  Call for an appointment at 973-635-0603.

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06/06/2017
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Habitat for Humanity with Kent Stevens

Chatham resident Kent Stevens will discuss his involvement with the Morris Habitat for Humanity, how the organization works, and what he and other volunteers accomplish throughout the community. Please join us Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 pm. You may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603 to register.

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06/07/2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Gen Y Networking Group

Gen Y Networking Group is a forum dedicated to Generation Y young adults interested in job search, networking, and career development. Meetings will take place on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, June 7 and 21 at 7 pm, and all are welcome to attend.

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