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Youth Services May Calendar

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Grounds for Sculpture Added to Museum Pass Program!

Nestled in the heart of central New Jersey lies Grounds For Sculpture, a magical place where art and nature are always at play. At its core are more than 270 sculptures by renowned and emerging contemporary artists, each thoughtfully positioned on meticulously landscaped parkland full of thousands of exotic trees and flowers. It is a feast for the senses! Our pass allows up to 4 people to visit the grounds for free. Call the library for availability.



From Great Estates to Public Gardens
Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30PM

Just in time for the blooms to start, Master Gardener Bill Moran will talk about the hidden horticultural gems within driving distance of Mendham. From the best pocket size plots to multi-acre arboretums, this presentation will help you find some great springtime destinations. To register, click HERE or call the library.



Coloring for Adults--Kentucky Derby Style
Tuesday, May 17at 6:30PM

Celebrate the anniversary of the first running of the Kentucky Derby with coloring, mint juleps, pecan pie and of course, big hats. The library provides the coloring pages, pens, pencils, and dessert. This event is limited to adults over 21 years of age. To register, click HERE or call the library.




Family Movie Night--Norm of the North
Wednesday, May 18 at 6PM

In this animated comedy for the whole family, an oddball polar bear named Norm (voice of Rob Schneider) is outraged when he learns that human beings are planning to build condos in his Arctic home. He and three lemming pals decide to go to New York City to confront the real-estate developer responsible. 86 minutes.




Device Advice
Every Wednesday in May
SPECIAL Evening Session
May 11 6PM-7:45PM


Drop in for some free help with using your smartphone, iPad, tablet, activity tracker, or other digital device. Let us help you learn the basics or how to find the best apps including accessing the library's free collection of eBooks, audio-books and digital magazines. Please bring your device with you to this class.


Monthly Youth Services Clubs

Knitting, Friday, May 6 at 3:30PM
Lego, Saturday, May 21 at NOON



Monthly Adult Services Groups

Bridge, Wednesdays at 10AM
Morning Book Group, Friday, May 20 at 10AM
Adult Coloring, Tuesday May 17 at 6:30PM


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.



Yoga May/June
Tuesdays and/or Thursdays at 8:30AM-9:30AM

Each session is $45. Drop-ins if room is available is $8 per class.

MAIN 3M Cloud Library

We are excited to announce the launch of the new MAIN 3M Cloud Library, our new e-book and downloadable audiobook product. Go to http://www.3m.com/us/library/eBook/index.html 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.



Need to renew your items or check your account, clikc HERE. To watch a youtube video created by staff member Marcy Blumers on how to use the "my account" feature click here


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