Author Talk by Morristown High School Senior Sydney Quinn
Join us for a reading by one of our youngest authors in town! Sydney Quinn, who is enrolled in the Humanities Academy at Morristown, is a novelist, who has already written The Offering Place, a novel about a sixteen year-old’s dealings with the supernatural. She will be coming to speak about her new novel, to be released this spring. Read more...
Gail Fishman Gerwin Memorial Poetry Reading
An afternoon of wonderful poetry will take place on the last Sunday in April to honor one of New Jersey’s great poets and one of Morristown’s own. The library is hosting a poetry reading with readings by recognized New Jersey poets in memory of Gail Fishman Gerwin. In addition, family members will also comment and read. The program is open to the public. Read more...
Coloring Book Club
It’s not just for kids anymore! The coloring craze continues stronger than ever for adults. Thousands of people are picking up their pencils, pens and markers in pursuit of relaxation, stress relief and creative fulfillment. Please join us for an evening of coloring, relaxing music and fun! Read more...
Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation: 3-week program
Spiritual and mental health and wellness is an important aspect of modern holistic living. Being present in your life improves both your physical and emotional self. Join us for a 3-week Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation which will highlight the conceptual and experiential elements of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. All are welcome! Read more...
The Seekers: A Spirituality Book Group
Our Spirituality Book Group called “The Seekers” is not centered on religion, but on what spirituality and wellness mean to you. The group meets the first Wednesday of each month and reviews a different book on spirituality. Tonight's book will be Proof of Angels: The Definitive Book on the Reality of Angels and the Suprising Role They Play in Each of Our Lives by Ptolemy Thompkins.
Literary Reputation: Flannery O'Connor Literature Talk
Professor Daniel Moran will talk about his book, Creating Flannery O’Connor, in which he examines how readers, publishers, and the media affect the literary reputations of various authors. With a focus on Flannery O’Connor, he discusses his topic in a lively and interesting way with relevance to modern times. Read more...