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Mendham, NJ 07945

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Youth Programs October Calendar
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Device Advice
Wednesdays 1PM-3PM

Need help using your iPad, iPhone, tablet or other digital device? Just drop in with your device anytime between 1PM and 3PM on any Wednesday starting September 7 and get your questions answered! No registration required.


Mondays at 10:30AM

Music program for our youngest patrons every Monday at 10:30AM. Open to ages birth to 5. Drop in no registration required.


Exploring Sessions: Cooking

Mondays, Oct. 3, 17 & 24 at 3:15PM for grades K-3
Thursdays, Oct. 6, 13 & 27 at 3:30PM for 4th-8th Grades

Join our newest program where we explore the world of cooking and eating healthy. The sessions will include, a visit from a dietician, cupcake wars, exploring food science and more!To sign up please call the library.

Book Worms
Tuesdays, Oct. 4, 11 & 18 at 3:15PM

Stop in today and pick up the book The Best Halloween Ever by Barbara Robinson and join the discussion. Open to 1st-4th graders. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.



Cooking with Fall's Bounty: A 2 part Series
Wednesdays, October 5 & 19 at 6:30PM

Registered Dietitian Grace McGuirk with Village Super Market will cook with fall fruits and vegetables as as show you some updated and healthier versions of some fall favorite recipes. Click HERE to register or call the library.



Chess Club
Thursday, October 6 at 6:30PM

Join chess instructor Marty Sobin and learn how to play chess and how to improve your game. This program is sponsored by the Municipal Alliance. Open to 3rd-8th graders. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.


Halloween BINGO
Friday, October 7 at 3:15PM

Join us for Halloween BINGO where everyone is a winner! All ages.

Tween Advisory Board

Thursday, October 13 at 6:00PM
Ms. Amanda needs your help in planning fun programs for the library! Join Ms. Amanda for and help plan future library programs! Open to 5th-8th graders. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.


Knitting for Beginners
Friday, October 14 at 10:30AM

Join us to learn the basics of knitting. Our first project will be a knitted hat. This class will continue to meet the 2nd Friday of each month. Stop in the library to register and pick up your supply list.


Late Night @ the Library: Harry Potter Mania
Friday, October 14, 7PM-10PM

Come get excited as we prepare for the latest Harry Potter movie. Get sorted into your house, practice your Harry Potter knowledge and more! Registration is required and space is limited. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.



Afternoon Movies
Friday, October 21 at 3:15PM

Watch the newest Disney movie Alice Through the Looking Glass while enjoying drinks and popcorn. Parents please plan to stay and enjoy this movie with your children. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.



Bagels and Books: Family Book Club
Saturday, October 22 at 10:30AM

Read The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary as a family and come to the library for bagels and a fun discussion. Copies of the book are availabe at the library. All ages. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.




You get 550 titles which include animated talking picture books, books in English, French and Spanish, read-alongs, non-fiction books and National Geographic Videos. Plus, school subscriptions receive access to educator resources such as lesson plans, quizzes and educational games and puzzles. Click HERE to start using this collection.


Rosetta Stone
Learn alanguage online with Rosetta Stone®, the world's best language-learning software. Learn to start speaking a new language today. Click HERE and enter your library card number.



Yoga at the Library
Tuesdays and/or Thursdays at 8:30AM

Our 1 hour Yoga classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30AM. The cost for either 8 week session is $35. Drop-ins if room is available cost $8 per class. Both sessions are FULL.



Monthly Adult Services Groups

Bridge, Wednesdays at 10AM
Canasta, Thursdays at 10AM
Morning Book Group Friday October 21 at 10AM Circling the Sun by Paula McLain


Looking for family history information? Look no further! Mendham Borough Library cardholders now have access to My Heritage, the leading destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history. MyHeritage provides more than 5 billion historical records from all over the world, including more than a hundred million tombstone photos. Just click on the MyHeritage button, enter your library card number and start searching!

Museum Pass Program EXPANDED

FREE Museum Passes at the Library
Use your library card to get free museum passes! We currently offer museum passes to The Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue in New York City, Imagine That! in Florham Park, Intrepid Air and Space Museum on the waterfront in New York and Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton NJ. Mendham Borough residents with a current Mendham Borough Library card may reserve museum passes up to 3 months in advance. Call the library today and reserve your pass!



1000 Books Before Kindergarten

2016 is the perfect time for your child to join our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program. Encourage early literacy skills for kids from birth to kindergarten with this fun, easy library program. Stop by the library for details and to sign up your child. The Ducks are waiting! Click HERE to watch our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Celebration that was broadcast on Mendham TV.



MAIN Cloud Library

We are excited to announce the launch of the new MAIN Cloud Library, our new e-book and downloadable audiobook product. Click here to download the App and get started. Make sure you pick Mendham Borough Library as your library!


Zinio For Libraries
Digital Magazines

Love reading the current issue of magazines? We are pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest newsstand to Mendham Borough Library card holders. Through our website, you will have unlimited multi-user access to complete 87 digital magazines titles, easily viewed on most Internet-enabled devices.
You can access Zinio here. For more information on how to use this on iPad, Android or Kindle Fire click on your type of device. For the list of available titles click here.



Notary Service Offered at the Library

The library now has a staff member who is a Public Notary. The service is free but PLEASE CALL AHEAD 973-543-4152 for availability. For more information on this service please click here.


Borough Best Sellers Program

You've just heard that Nora Roberts or James Patterson has a new book out but don't have time to get the library to place it on hold. Now you won't have to worry - join the Borough Best Sellers and we'll do it for you automatically. All you need to do is fill a form letting us know your favorite authors. We will place holds for up to 10 of your favorite authors. Click HERE to print out a paper copy and return to the library.





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