Events for Adults

Sep 2021

Tuesday Friends Book Sale
Tuesday, September 28, 11:00 AM
Tuesday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting. The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

Walking Meditation
Tuesday, September 28, 5:30 PM
Walking Meditation

Back by popular demand is Walking Meditation with Anita Pacheco. We will be meeting at the Foote's Pond Wood park at 134 James Street, located next to Thomas Jefferson School. Parking is on the street. We will begin with a…

The Wreck of The Broker: The Story of New Jersey's Deadliest Train Wreck
Tuesday, September 28, 7:00 PM
The Wreck of The Broker: The Story of New Jersey's Deadliest Train Wreck

Gordon Bond, New Jersey historian and author of Man Failure: The Story of New Jersey's Deadliest Train Wreck, will tell its fascinating story via Zoom on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 7 p.m. What happened on the drizzly night of…

Outdoor Qigong
Wednesday, September 29, 6:00 PM
Outdoor Qigong

Qigong is a traditional Chinese mindful exercise system for cultivating and strengthening the body’s vital energy. Also known as “Chinese Yoga,” Qigong consists of a series of slow-flowing movements, which gently stretch muscles, tendons and ligaments. Similar to Tai Chi,…

Behind the scenes with the NJ Motion Picture & Television Commission
Wednesday, September 29, 7:00 PM
Behind the scenes with the NJ Motion Picture & Television Commission

Isn't it exciting when you watch a TV show or a movie and see a scene filmed in NJ? We have invited Joe Marra from the NJ Motion Picture & Television Commission to speak about how films get made in…

Morning Yoga: Library Lawn
Thursday, September 30, 10:00 AM
Morning Yoga: Library Lawn

Join us for some much-needed relaxation and gentle exercise!  We will be holding our Monday and Thursday yoga classes outside on the Library’s side lawn.  All ability levels from beginner to advanced are welcome, no sign-up is necessary.  These will…

NJ Poetry Evening
Thursday, September 30, 7:00 PM
NJ Poetry Evening

Join us on September 30 at 7:00 pm for a Zoom program with local NJ poets Robin Rosen Chang and Tina Kelley.  They will discuss their poems and their creative processes and read from their recently published books of poetry.…

Oct 2021

Saturday Friends Book Sale
Saturday, October 2, 10:00 AM
Saturday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting.  In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery.The book sale offers a large selection…

Tuesday Friends Book Sale
Tuesday, October 5, 10:00 AM
Tuesday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting. In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. The book sale offers a large…

Walking Meditation
Tuesday, October 5, 5:30 PM
Walking Meditation

Back by popular demand is Walking Meditation with Anita Pacheco. We will be meeting at the Foote's Pond Wood park at 134 James Street, located next to Thomas Jefferson School. Parking is on the street. We will begin with a…

Book Lovers' Circle
Thursday, October 7, 7:00 PM
Book Lovers' Circle

The Library’s popular “Book Lovers' Circle” is online! What is the “Book Lovers’ Circle,” you may ask? Participants of this long-running book club meet the first Thursday of each month to share about the books, good, bad, or indifferent, they…

Tuesday Friends Book Sale
Tuesday, October 12, 10:00 AM
Tuesday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting. In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. The book sale offers a large…

Walking Meditation
Tuesday, October 12, 5:30 PM
Walking Meditation

Back by popular demand is Walking Meditation with Anita Pacheco. We will be meeting at the Foote's Pond Wood park at 134 James Street, located next to Thomas Jefferson School. Parking is on the street. We will begin with a…

Footnotes: an author talk by Caseen Gaines
Tuesday, October 12, 7:00 PM
Footnotes: an author talk by Caseen Gaines

One of our favorite speakers returns to MMT Library! We are excited to welcome back Caseen Gaines to talk about his latest acclaimed nonfiction book, "Footnotes: The Black Artists Who Rewrote the Rules of the Great White Way." Gaines has…

Real-to-Reel: A Documentary Film Club: "Anita: Speaking Truth to Power"
Wednesday, October 13, 7:00 PM
Real-to-Reel: A Documentary Film Club: "Anita: Speaking Truth to Power"

Join us on Wednesday, October 13 at 7PM to discuss “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power.” This October marks thirty years since the Anita Hill hearings before Congress during the Supreme Court nomination of Clarence Thomas. "Anita Hill's graphic testimony was…

Virtual Morning Book Club: "A Long Petal of the Sea"
Thursday, October 14, 10:00 AM
Virtual Morning Book Club: "A Long Petal of the Sea"

This month our featured book will be A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende. How do you attend online, you may ask? We are using Zoom for this meeting, which can be used via telephone or through the…

Virtual Classics Book Club: "The French Lieutenant's Woman"
Thursday, October 14, 7:00 PM
Virtual Classics Book Club: "The French Lieutenant's Woman"

Join us for the latest “Virtual Classics Book Club” to discuss the John Fowles classic The French Lieutenant's Woman. How do you attend online, you may ask? We use Zoom for our meetings, which can be used via telephone or…

Saturday Friends Book Sale
Saturday, October 16, 10:00 AM
Saturday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting.  In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery.The book sale offers a large selection…

Tuesday Friends Book Sale
Tuesday, October 19, 10:00 AM
Tuesday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting. In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. The book sale offers a large…

Walking Meditation
Tuesday, October 19, 5:30 PM
Walking Meditation

Back by popular demand is Walking Meditation with Anita Pacheco. We will be meeting at the Foote's Pond Wood park at 134 James Street, located next to Thomas Jefferson School. Parking is on the street. We will begin with a…

Virtual Evening Book Club: "Mexican Gothic"
Thursday, October 21, 7:00 PM
Virtual Evening Book Club: "Mexican Gothic"

It’s back! Our popular Evening Book Club is now online, this month's featured book is Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. How do you attend online, you may ask? We use Zoom, which can be used via telephone or through the…

Tuesday Friends Book Sale
Tuesday, October 26, 10:00 AM
Tuesday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting. In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. The book sale offers a large…

Walking Meditation
Tuesday, October 26, 5:30 PM
Walking Meditation

Back by popular demand is Walking Meditation with Anita Pacheco. We will be meeting at the Foote's Pond Wood park at 134 James Street, located next to Thomas Jefferson School. Parking is on the street. We will begin with a…

Judy Garland: The Things That You Dare to Dream
Wednesday, October 27, 7:00 PM
Judy Garland: The Things That You Dare to Dream

In vaudeville from age 2, by age 17 she won the world’s heart in The Wizard of Oz, becoming MGM’s top musical star -- and by age 28 was tossed aside as a “has been.” With fascinating behind the scenes stories…

From Page to Screen: Book and Movie Club: "The Shining", Written by Stephen King; film directed by Stanley Kubrick
Thursday, October 28, 7:00 PM
From Page to Screen: Book and Movie Club: "The Shining", Written by Stephen King; film directed by Stanley Kubrick

Join us on Thursday, October 28 at 7PM to celebrate Halloween week with a book and movie discussion of Stephen King’s horror novel "The Shining" and Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1980 film adaptation. Famously King was never happy with Kubrick’s interpretation…

Saturday Friends Book Sale
Saturday, October 30, 10:00 AM
Saturday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting.  In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery.The book sale offers a large selection…

Nov 2021

Tuesday Friends Book Sale
Tuesday, November 2, 10:00 AM
Tuesday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting. In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. The book sale offers a large…

Book Lovers' Circle
Thursday, November 4, 7:00 PM
Book Lovers' Circle

The Library’s popular “Book Lovers' Circle” is online! What is the “Book Lovers’ Circle,” you may ask? Participants of this long-running book club meet the first Thursday of each month to share about the books, good, bad, or indifferent, they…

Tuesday Friends Book Sale
Tuesday, November 9, 10:00 AM
Tuesday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting. In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. The book sale offers a large…

Singin’ in the Rain: What a Glorious Feeling
Wednesday, November 10, 7:00 PM
Singin’ in the Rain: What a Glorious Feeling

When composer and acclaimed MGM producer Arthur Freed decided to create a film cataloging his hit songs, he wisely handed the project to a dream team. In this joyful multimedia talk, Morristown author and entertainment historian John Kenrick takes us…

Virtual Morning Book Club: "The Book of Lost Friends"
Thursday, November 11, 10:00 AM
Virtual Morning Book Club: "The Book of Lost Friends"

This month our featured book will be The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate. How do you attend online, you may ask? We are using Zoom for this meeting, which can be used via telephone or through the Zoom app,…

Virtual Classics Book Club: "Portnoy's Complaint"
Thursday, November 11, 7:00 PM
Virtual Classics Book Club: "Portnoy's Complaint"

Join us for the latest “Virtual Classics Book Club” to discuss the Portnoy's complaint by Phillip Roth. How do you attend online, you may ask? We use Zoom for our meetings, which can be used via telephone or through the…

Saturday Friends Book Sale
Saturday, November 13, 10:00 AM
Saturday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting.  In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery.The book sale offers a large selection…

Tuesday Friends Book Sale
Tuesday, November 16, 10:00 AM
Tuesday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting. In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. The book sale offers a large…

Virtual Evening Book Club: "Transcendent Kingdom"
Thursday, November 18, 7:00 PM
Virtual Evening Book Club: "Transcendent Kingdom"

It’s back! Our popular Evening Book Club is now online, this month's featured book is Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi.  How do you attend online, you may ask? We use Zoom, which can be used via telephone or through the…

Tuesday Friends Book Sale
Tuesday, November 23, 10:00 AM
Tuesday Friends Book Sale

Held outside by the entrance on South Street, weather permitting. In the event of poor weather, the book sale will be held on the second floor of the library, in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. The book sale offers a large…

Dec 2021

Book Lovers' Circle
Thursday, December 2, 7:00 PM
Book Lovers' Circle

The Library’s popular “Book Lovers' Circle” is online! What is the “Book Lovers’ Circle,” you may ask? Participants of this long-running book club meet the first Thursday of each month to share about the books, good, bad, or indifferent, they…

Virtual Morning Book Club: "The Mother-in-Law"
Thursday, December 9, 10:00 AM
Virtual Morning Book Club: "The Mother-in-Law"

This month our featured book will be The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth. How do you attend online, you may ask? We are using Zoom for this meeting, which can be used via telephone or through the Zoom app, which you can…

Virtual Classics Book Club: "And Then There Were None"
Thursday, December 9, 7:00 PM
Virtual Classics Book Club: "And Then There Were None"

Join us for the latest “Virtual Classics Book Club” to discuss Agatha Christie's classic mystery And Then There Were None. How do you attend online, you may ask? We use Zoom for our meetings, which can be used via telephone…

The Wizard of Oz: MGM Production #1060
Wednesday, December 15, 7:00 PM
The Wizard of Oz: MGM Production #1060

When studio head Louis B. Mayer wanted to outshine Disney’s blockbuster Snow White, studio songwriter Arthur Freed suggested filming L. Frank Baum’s popular children’s story. Morristown author and entertainment historian John Kenrick uses fascinating production anecdotes and some rarely seen video…

Virtual Evening Book Club: "The Exiles"
Thursday, December 16, 7:00 PM
Virtual Evening Book Club: "The Exiles"

It’s back! Our popular Evening Book Club is now online, featured book is The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline. How do you attend online, you may ask? We use Zoom, which can be used via telephone or through the Zoom…

Jan 2022

Book Lovers' Circle
Thursday, January 6, 7:00 PM
Book Lovers' Circle

The Library’s popular “Book Lovers' Circle” is online! What is the “Book Lovers’ Circle,” you may ask? Participants of this long-running book club meet the first Thursday of each month to share about the books, good, bad, or indifferent, they…

Virtual Evening Book Club
Thursday, January 20, 7:00 PM
Virtual Evening Book Club

It’s back! Our popular Evening Book Club is now online, featured book to be announced later. How do you attend online, you may ask? We use Zoom, which can be used via telephone or through the Zoom app, which you…