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June 2022

Outdoor Qigong

June 29 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 28, 2022

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, these low-impact exercises heighten awareness of the mind-body-breath connection. Meditation and visualization are also a part of Qigong practice. Using the mind, the practitioner gathers, guides and circulates internal energy with graceful and precise movements. Qigong can be practiced by…

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Morning Yoga: Outdoors

June 30 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2022

Join us for some much-needed relaxation and gentle exercise! We will be holding our Thursday morning yoga classes outside on the Library’s side lawn. All ability levels from beginner to advanced are welcome, no sign-up is necessary. Please bring your own yoga mat and equipment, none will be provided.

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From Page to Screen: “The Price of Salt”/”Carol

June 30 @ 7:00 pm

From Page to Screen Book & Movie Club: “The Price of Salt”/"Carol" Join us via Zoom on Thursday, June 30 at 7 PM, for the “From Page to Screen” book and movie discussion series. We will be featuring “The Price of Salt,” written by Patricia Highsmith and first published in 1952 and brought to the screen in 2015 as "Carol" by director Todd Haynes and starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Both the book and the DVD are available from…

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The Declaration of Independence: The Whole Story

June 30 @ 7:00 pm

Celebrate the 4th of July holiday by learning about its reason for being - The Declaration of Independence! The Declaration is our nation's "birth certificate" and speaker Joel Farkas will tell us all about it, from conception to celebration. There is a whole lot of history in this document with roots in the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, the French and Indian War and many more events. (Fasten your saddles and seat belts folks, this is going to…

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July 2022

Bilingual Yoga: Outdoors/Yoga Bilingüe: Afuera

July 4 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 31, 2022

With busy schedules our bodies need deep rest and replenishment. Restorative yoga helps to regulate the nervous system and promote relaxation through gentle floor movement followed by longer-held static poses. Many restorative yoga postures are supported by yoga blocks and bolsters, which can be easily substituted with common household items such as books, pillows, and blankets. This class is accessible to people of all ages, abilities and levels of yoga experience and offered in both English and Spanish. This program…

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Book Lovers’ Circle

July 7 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2022

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 are reading or have recently read. During the pandemic, we have been virtual. And our beloved Sue Lipstein, who created the group and has been leading it for almost 10 years, has retired and passed the reins to Louis Muñoz,…

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Virtual Classics Book Club: “Things Fall Apart”

July 14 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for the latest “Virtual Classics Book Club” to discuss Chinua Achebe's classic novel Things Fall Apart. How do you attend online, you may ask? We use Zoom for our meetings, which can be used via telephone or through the Zoom app, which you can download from their website or from your preferred device's App store. Access to the program, via telephone or the app, requires an access code. Please email morristownreaders@gmail.com using “Virtual Classics Book Club” in the…

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Library Board of Trustees Meeting

July 19 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 27, 2022

The Library’s monthly Board of Trustees meeting will take place in person, on the second floor of the Library at 1 Miller Road, Morristown, N.J. in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. Members of the public are welcome to attend.  If there are any questions, please email our Circulation Department at circ-mmt@mainlib.org or call (973) 538-6161 for more information.  Agenda and other documents are available at the meeting and can be sent upon request.

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