Library Events and Programs

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Montville Township Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted. When registration is required, non-Montville cardholders can register one-week before the event.

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Storytime
1:00pm
 Storytime
Sunday, Oct. 7, 1:00pmStorytime
Stories & Craft
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Playtime
10:00am
 Playtime
Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:00amPlaytime
Free play & Stories!
Montville "U": Ireland: From War to Peace and then Brexit"
1 p.m.
Montville "U": Ireland: From War to Peace and then Brexit"
Thursday, Oct. 18
(Thursdays: October 18, & 25 , 1:00pm)

Two part series by Dr. Brid Nicholson, Kean Univeristy, will explore the island of Ireland - how it changed from a country stricken by war, to an economic boom, and then bust. It has moved from a constitutionally conservative country, to a liberal country. Now it faces the unkown, and a possible rev...read more

Drop In Knitting Circle
2:30 p.m.
 Drop In Knitting Circle
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2:30 p.m.
Would you like to learn how to knit?  Just bring a pair of size 8 needles  We will supply the yarn.  If you are a knitter, bring your projects and share your skills.  Adults and Teens welcome!  No registration required.  
Thursday Drop In Children’s Craft
4:00 p.m.
Thursday Drop In Children’s Craft
Thursday, Oct. 18, 4:00 p.m.
Come join us and make a fun craft!  All ages welcome!  No registration required.
Miss Nina’s Knitting
6:30 p.m.
 Miss Nina’s Knitting
Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Would you like to learn how to knit a scarf?  Just bring a pair of size 8 needles.  We will supply the yarn.  No registration required.  Ages 7 and up.
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Storytime
10:00am
 Storytime
Friday, Oct. 19, 10:00amStorytime
Stories & Crafts
Baby Lego Playtime
1:00 p.m.
 Baby Lego Playtime
Friday, Oct. 19, 1:00 p.m.
Come join us for some fun Baby Lego Playtime!  No registration required.
Wii Game Tournament
2:30-3:30
 Wii Game Tournament
Friday, Oct. 19, 2:30-3:30
Vote on a game to play - compete with your friends, win gift cards!
For Grades 6-12
Registration Required
Wii Game Tournament
4:00-5:00
 Wii Game Tournament
Friday, Oct. 19, 4:00-5:00
Vote on a game to play - compete with your friends, win gift cards!
For Grades 6-12
Registration Required
Children’s Picture Bingo
4:00 p.m.
 Children’s Picture Bingo
Friday, Oct. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Come join us for some Picture Bingo Fun!  All ages welcome.  No registration required.
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Storytime
10:00am
 Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 20, 10:00amStorytime
Stories & Crafts
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Storytime
1:00pm
 Storytime
Sunday, Oct. 21, 1:00pmStorytime
Stories & Craft
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Storytime
10:00am
 Storytime
Monday, Oct. 22, 10:00amStorytime
Stories & a Craft
Storytime
1:00pm
 Storytime
Monday, Oct. 22, 1:00pmStorytime
Stories & a Craft
Monday Movie: "Three Identical Strangers"
1 p.m.
Monday Movie: "Three Identical Strangers"
Monday, Oct. 22, 1 p.m.
(2018  96 min.)
Documentary. In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. Then they discover why. Adults only.
Paper Airplane Challenge
3:30-4:30
 Paper Airplane Challenge
Monday, Oct. 22, 3:30-4:30
Join us to build paper airplanes - chance to win gift cards for your creations!
For Grades 6-12
Registration Not Required
Lego Fun
4:00 p.m.
 Lego Fun
Monday, Oct. 22, 4:00 p.m.
Come join us for some Lego Fun!  All ages welcome!  No registration required.  
Conversations in English
7:00 pm
 Conversations in English
Monday, Oct. 22, 7:00 pm
Non-native English speakers are invited to join this group and practice talking in English in a comfortable, relaxed setting with library staff.
For All Ages
Registration Required

Cancer Awareness 101
7 p.m.
 Cancer Awareness 101
Monday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.
Cancer Update: What you should know about early detection and reducing your risk for cancer.  Join us to learn more about the most common cancers and what you can do to help prevent them or find them early ( when they are small and easier to treat).  This program is presented by the Outrea...read more

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Ready, Set, Go To College!
3:00-4:30 pm
 Ready, Set, Go To College!
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 3:00-4:30 pm
A workshop for 8th, 9th, and 10th Graders on how to prepare for their 11th Grade college search. This interactive workshop will cover essays, transcripts, teacher recommendations, SAT's, campus visits, and more.
Tuesday, October 23, 3:00-4:30
Tuesday, October 30, 7:00-8:30
For Gra...read more

Storytime
10:00am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:00amStorytime
Business, Finance & Careers: Becoming an Entrepreneur with a Unique Value Proposition
6:30 p.m.
Business, Finance & Careers: Becoming an Entrepreneur with a Unique Value Proposition
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Program presented in partnership with S.C.O.R.E., Northwest Jersey Chapter.
Presenter Brusce Fisher.  A strong value proposition has been defined as a believable collection of the most persuasive reasons why people should notice you and take the action you are asking for.  Discussion ...read more

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Lunch and Learn: Featuring Morris County Surrogate John Pecoraro
12:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn: Featuring Morris County Surrogate John Pecoraro
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 12:00 p.m.
This "Lunch and Learn" program provideds important information on how to probate a Will in Morris County. Morris County Surrogate John Pecoraro, and attorneys Debra Eckert- Casha and Lawrence Casha share info on probate porocedure and answer your questions regarding probate, wills and esta...read more
Halloween Storytime, Treats & Parade
1:00 p.m.
Halloween Storytime, Treats & Parade
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 1:00 p.m.
Join us for a Spooktacular Halloween Storytime, Treats & Parade!  Halloween costumes welcome.  All ages.  No registration required.



 
Halloween Craft for Kids
3:30pm
 Halloween Craft for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 3:30pm
18 hilldale road
Join us for a Ghostly Halloween Craft!
Ages 6 & up

Life Skills for Teens
4:00-5:00
 Life Skills for Teens
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4:00-5:00
A series of workshops preparing teens to become more self-sufficient and learn the various skills needed for real-world readiness.
What News is Fake News?: When you search for information, you're going to find lots of it but is it good information? Join us to learn to tell if a source ...read more
Wednesday Night Movie: "Ocean’s 8"
6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Night Movie: "Ocean’s 8"
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m.
(2018 110  min.)
Debbie Ocean gathers an all female crew to attempt an impossible heist at the annual Met Gala in New York City.  Starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchette, Anne Hathaway. Adults only.
Storytime
7:00pm
 Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7:00pmStorytime
Stories & a Craft
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Playtime
10:00am
 Playtime
Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:00amPlaytime
Free play & Stories!
Montville "U": Ireland: From War to Peace...
1 p.m.
Montville "U": Ireland: From War to Peace...
Thursday, Oct. 25, 1 p.m.
Two part lecture by Dr. Brid Nicholson. Register for both sessions at 10/18.
Traditional Chinese Arts
4:00-5:00
 Traditional Chinese Arts
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:00-5:00
Leeann Yang from MeWe Art will provide instruction in a traditional Chinese art technique.
Registration Required
For Grades 6-12

Thursday Drop In Children’s Craft
4:00 p.m.
Thursday Drop In Children’s Craft
Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Come join us and make a fun craft!  All ages welcome!  No registration required.
An Evening With Ichabod Crane
7 p.m.
 An Evening With Ichabod Crane
Thursday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m.
A "History Alive" program by the American Historical Theater
Actor Neil Hartley returns to the Montville Township Library as Washington Irving, the father of the American short story, bringing you into his world, introducing you to the "Legend of Sleepy Hollow", the most fam...read more

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Storytime
10:00am
 Storytime
Friday, Oct. 26, 10:00amStorytime
Stories & Crafts
Baby Lego Playtime
1:00 p.m.
 Baby Lego Playtime
Friday, Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m.
Come join us for some fun Baby Lego Playtime!  No registration required.
Children’s Picture Bingo
4:00 p.m.
 Children’s Picture Bingo
Friday, Oct. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Come join us for some Picture Bingo Fun!  All ages welcome.  No registration required.
Halloween Lock-in
6:00-9:00 pm
 Halloween Lock-in
Friday, Oct. 26, 6:00-9:00 pm
Hang out at the library after closing! We'll start with a zombie survival escape room, and afterwards watch a movie, play games, or do some crafts. Snacks will be provided. Please arrive by 6:15; the doors will be locked after that point.
For Grades 6-12 
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Storytime
10:00am
 Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:00amStorytime
Stories & Crafts
Halloween Drop In Craft
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 Halloween Drop In Craft
Saturday, Oct. 27, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Join us for a Fun Halloween Drop In Craft.  All ages welcome.  No registration required.  
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Storytime
1:00pm
 Storytime
Sunday, Oct. 28, 1:00pmStorytime
Stories & Craft
Sunday Music Series : Happy Halloween!
2 p.m.
Sunday Music Series : Happy Halloween!
Sunday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m.
Concert by Diane & Gerard Barros!
Join Gerard and Diane as they treat us to a festive mix of spooky seasonal classics and pop hits!  Registration suggsted for this popular program.  Adults only.

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Storytime
10:00am
 Storytime
Monday, Oct. 29, 10:00amStorytime
Stories & a Craft
Monday Movie: "The Seagull"
1 p.m.
 Monday Movie: "The Seagull"
Monday, Oct. 29, 1 p.m.
(2018  98 min.)
Film adaptation of the Chekov play.  At a picturesque lakeside estate, a love triangle unfolds between the diva Irina, her lover Boris, and the ingenue Nina.  Starring Elisabeth Moss, Saorise Ronan, Annette Benning. Adults only.
Storytime
1:00pm
 Storytime
Monday, Oct. 29, 1:00pmStorytime
Stories & a Craft
Cookies and Conversations
2:30-4:00
 Cookies and Conversations
Monday, Oct. 29, 2:30-4:00
Enjoy cookies and stimulating conversations! 
For Grades 6-12 
Registration Not Required
Lego Fun
4:00 p.m.
 Lego Fun
Monday, Oct. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Come join us for some Lego Fun!  All ages welcome!  No registration required.  
Genealogy Workshop: Finding Your Ancestors on Ship Manifests
6:30 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop: Finding Your Ancestors on Ship Manifests
Monday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m.
Genealogy Specialist Tony Lauriano.
Learn how to find your ancestor's ship manifests, how to read them, and what information you can retrieve from them. Registration required. Adults only.

Chess Club
7:00-8:30pm
 Chess Club
Monday, Oct. 29, 7:00-8:30pm
(Mondays, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 7:00-8:30pm)

Join us to play with your friends or to get some tips from a pro!  
For Ages 7 and up
Registration Required

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Ready, Set, Go To College!
7:00-8:30 pm
 Ready, Set, Go To College!
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 7:00-8:30 pm
A workshop for 8th, 9th, and 10th Graders on how to prepare for their 11th Grade college search. This interactive workshop will cover essays, transcripts, teacher recommendations, SAT's, campus visits, and more.
Tuesday, October 23, 3:00-4:30
Tuesday, October 30, 7:00-8:30
For Gra...read more

Storytime
10:00am
 Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10:00amStorytime
Drop in Tech Help
3:30 p.m.
 Drop in Tech Help
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 3:30 p.m.
Need help with your Tablet, iPad, Laptop, iPhone, or Smart Phone?  Bring your tech questions to our TEEN TECHS and they will guide you to a solution. Really - they are AMAZING!  Drop in between 3:30 and 4:30.  Don't forget to bring your device.  No registration necessary.&nbs...read more
Tech Class:Reference USA
6:30 p.m.
 Tech Class:Reference USA
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m.
Instructor Catherine LaBelle, MLS.
ReferenceUSA is the leading source for business data in the United States. Learn how to use ReferenceUSA to search for jobs, research U.S. businesses, create marketing and small business plans, locate specific people and more.Registration requir...read more
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Last-Minute Halloween Costumes
3:00-5:00 pm
 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 3:00-5:00 pm
Need a costume fast? We'll have craft supplies and skilled artists to help you make one. Drop in when you can!
For Grades 6-12 
Registration Not Required
Storytime
7:00pm
 Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 7:00pmStorytime
Stories & a Craft
   
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