October Events at the Millburn Public Library

Millburn Public Library October 2022

Programs for Adults:

1-on-1 Tech Help
Every Monday, 2-4 p.m.,
Online or In-Person
Chat with a librarian 1-on-1 about anything tech! Whether it’s our library apps for eBooks, audiobooks or streaming shows, or any general technology question. 25-minute appointments can be in-person or via Zoom; we can also accept walk-ins if time is available. Email matt@millburnlibrary.org or call to book a time. Web Development Series

Learn HTML
Tuesday, October 11, 3- 4:30 p.m., Online
Learn the basics of creating a website using HTML, the standard coding language for web pages. The first part of a three-class in the Learn Web Development Series, where we’ll start creating a live website. No prior experience required.

Learn CSS
Thursday, October 20, 3-4:30 p.m., Online
Second in the Web Development Series, learn how to use CSS to apply shape & style to your HTML web pages. Everything from color, size, layout, hover effects, mobile-responsiveness and more are coded using CSS.

Learn Javascript
Tuesday, October 25, 3- 5 p.m., Online
Add dynamic features to your static website with the JavaScript programming language, Final part of the three-part series.

Wonderful Things: An Introduction To King Tutankhamun and his Tomb With Dr. Richard Veit
Tuesday October 4, 7-8 p.m., In Person, Auditorium
The discovery of the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922 was arguably the most famous archaeological find of the 20th century.

Does Bigfoot Exist? With Mike Familant
Tuesday October 11, 7-8 p.m., In Person, Auditorium
Join Producer, Lead Investigator and New Jersey Native Mike Familant as he shares his experiences researching and tracking down the truth behind North America’s most iconic cryptid, Bigfoot.

Friday Flicks
Fridays October 14 and 28, 2-4 p.m., In Person, Auditorium
Stop by and enjoy a movie at the Library. BYOS- Bring your own snacks!

Book Chat
Mondays September 12 and 26, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Online
Join us for a round-robin virtual book discussion. Come prepared to tell us what you’re reading, what it’s about, and why you love (or don’t love) it. Questions? Contact jon@millburnlibrary.org

Programs For Tweens & Teens:

Teen Library Volunteers For grades 7-12

Teen Read & Review
Get service hours for doing what you love: reading! Go to millburnlibrary.org/teens to see examples and access the Google form.
1) There is a limit of 2 review submissions per month.
2) Books must be on the student’s reading level, preferably from the Library’s Middle Grade or Young Adult collections.
3) Every 100 pages = 1 volunteer hour + 1 hour for writing the review itself
Any questions? Email Janis: janis@millburnlibrary.org

Teen Gaming
Tuesday October 18, 3:30-4:45 p.m., In-Person, Room A
Ages 12 and up
Play on our Switch for glory and bragging rights!

Food Adventures With Janis!
Friday, October 21, 3-4 p.m., In-Person, Room B
Ages 12 and up
Hang with Janis as we (yes, you’re helping!) create something tasty! For October, we will make Witch Hat Air Fryer Cookies. Registration is required.

College Prep

Demystifying AP Courses
Monday, October 17, 7-8 p.m., In-Person, Room A
What can they do for you and which ones should you take for specific tracks? We’ll answer all your questions. Presented by C2 Education.

Programs for Kids:

Stay & Play
Wednesday, October 12, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., In Person, Children’s Room
For ages 2-5 years
Children with caregivers are invited to the library to “stay and play!” Stay & Play is a program for young children using toys to encourage play with an emphasis on STEM and developmental skills. Registration required.

October: Sensory Play
Discover new skills with toys that stimulate the senses.

Cartooning with Mike Dawson
Thursday, October 13, 4:30-5:30 p.m., In Person, Auditorium
For ages 8-12
In this fun presentation and workshop with graphic novelist Mike Dawson, children will learn the fundamentals of making comics, and the importance of maintaining a consistent writing practice to improve and to get new ideas. Registration required.

Indian Classical Dance Performance & Workshop
Saturday October 22, 3-3:45 p.m., In Person, Auditorium
For all ages
Acclaimed choreographer Parul Shah will present the North Indian classical dance, Kathak, in celebration of Diwali, the festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists. Registration required.

Wednesday, October 19, 4-5 p.m., In Person, Children’s Room
For ages 4-12
What does crafts + afternoon equal? Why, crafternoon of course! Kids are invited to make a fun seasonal craft in the children’s room. Drop in.

Afternoon at the Movies
Thursday, October 27, 3:45-5:15 p.m., In Person, Auditorium
Family Event
Join us in the auditorium for a fun time at the movies! Bring your own snacks! Drop in.

Programs for All Ages:

Grand Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting
Saturday, October 8, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., 1st Floor
Celebrate the grand re-opening of the renovated Millburn Library! Ribbon cutting, giveaways, refreshments, Friends “open house,” and lots of fun. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

NANOWRIMO Launch Event
Wednesday October 26, 7-8 p.m., Online
November is National Novel Writing Month. Join us! This kickoff event will set you up for a productive month. Sign up, get inspired, and get writing! Registration required.

Spice Kits
Add a little spice to your life with our spice kits! Stop by the Information Desk to pick up a pre-measured world spice or blend. You’ll also get information on the spice as well as a recipe or two that you can make at home. New spice kits each month. Kits are available while supplies last for Millburn Library cardholders. One pack per family, please.
October: Allspice

Friday October 14, 4-5 p.m., In Person
Join us for a few rounds of the classic game with prizes!

Metropolitan Museum of Art passes are now available with the Library’s Museum Pass program. Visit millburnlibrary.org/museum-passes to reserve yours today. Museum passes are generously supported by the Friends of the Milburn Library.

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