Thursday, March 28, 2013
Donations are being accepted through March 31.
The Friends of Millburn Library organization is seeking donations for its annual book sale to be held April 13 and 14. Donations of hardback and paperback fiction, nonfiction, children's books DVDs, CDs and videos (all in good condition) are being accepted through March 31. Materials should be left in the bin next to the elevator during regular library hours. For additional information or to help set up for the sale, call 973-467-9248.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Michael Banick took over this month for Bill Swinson, who retired after 22 years as director.
Millburn Public Library has a new director for the first time in 22 years. The new director, Michael Banick, took over in March after Bill Swinson retired in February. Swinson has been the director of the library since 1990. Before coming to Millburn, Banick was the Director of the Mountainside Public Library, where he has served since 2007. The Board of Trustees offered Banick the position last November.
Friday, February 8, 2013
The library will close early on Friday and will stay closed on Saturday.
The Millburn Public library will close at 2:45 p.m. on Friday and will stay closed on Saturday, according to library officials. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
David Lubar and Wendy Mass will speak at the South Orange library on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m.
Acclaimed authors for young readers, David Lubar and Wendy Mass, will discuss their books and their love of reading on Sunday, Feb. 10th, at 2 p.m. at the South Orange Public Library. The event will be open to the entire family and will be sponsored by the Friends of the South Orange Public Library and Sparkhouse. David Lubar is an author of numerous books for teens. He is also an electronic game programmer, who programmed Super Breakout for the Nintendo Game Boy, and Frogger for both the SNES and Game Boy. As a game designer, he designed the game Frogger2: Swampy’s Revenge for the Nintendo Game Boy Color. His works include the novel, ” Dunk”, a favorite check out at the library. It is about a young man at the Jersey shore, where …
Friday, January 18, 2013
“Around the World”, a six week film series, debuts on January 20 at the library.
Millburn Library presents family film series, “Around the World”, a six week film series, premiering Jan. 20 at 1 p.m on the second floor. The library invites families to enjoy these films that celebrate the beauty of film and story telling. Spanning the globe are six films that are truly captivating. Best yet — all screenings are free. Don't forger to bring your own popcorn! Check out the schedule below: For more information, please contact the library at 973- 376-1006 or www.mfplib.org or visit the Six Week Film Festival site: http://6wff.wordpress.com/.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The library plans to stay open to the public between 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Sundays through June 16.
Following a $53,910 reduction in funding from the township, Millburn Library open on Sunday for the first time in the last few months. The library plans to stay open to the public between 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Sundays through June 16. The Board of Trustee will re-evaluate the schedule for the rest of the year in April or May.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Fall programs will keep kids busy during the new school year.
The Millburn Library is getting ready for fall with some new back-to-school programs keeping younger residents throughout town busy. The library's fall story time program will kick off the new school year starting in October. Registration begins Sept. 10 for kids from 9-months-old to 5-years-old. "The goal is getting them ready to go to school," said one of the organizers of children's programs at the library, Patt Kent. Kent runs the program along with Jennie Ferraro until Thanksgiving, which parents can sign their kids up for either Monday or Tuesday time slots. For some of the older kids, the library is also starting a movie and game night on Saturdays once a month. The first Saturday night event will be in September with a game …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
From erotica to thrillers, here is a quick list of this summer's most popular books at the Millburn Library, according to the staff.
Millburn residents haven’t stopped reading just because it’s summer. The library has been busy with patrons coming in for books, CDs, DVDs and library programs. While the weather is hot outside, readers can cool off inside. But some books are so hot, that the library staff says they can’t keep them on the shelves, according to reference librarian Barry Devlin. Devlin said the wait time varies from book to book, though the staff bought more copies of 50 Shades of Grey and The Litigators to better meet the demand of requests by patrons. Still, there are up to 20 patrons still waiting for some of these titles. “I usually wait till there is not as long a list and take my time [with a book],” said Devlin. “There are so many other great books …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
A new program for mature adults.
The Millburn Library is offering a new program, "Tuesdays," geared to mature adults showing seven movies in July and August. Begining today, the program will start at 11 a.m. and will end after around 2:30 p.m. when the movie ends providing a day of social and stimulating activity in a comfortable setting. The library's goal is to enrich residents time with friends and neighbors in our community. Programs will focus on the community, wellness, health education, entertainment and special luncheons. Scheduled Programs: July 17 “Get to Know & Enjoy THE PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE” – Michael T. Mooney, Manager Community Outreach Programs Movie: “The Descendants”, 110 minutes July 24 Presentation by Angel Duncan, Senior Helpers Health …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Head over to Millburn Library today for a free practice exam.
Does your high school student need a little more help on his or her SAT exams? Well today, from 1 to 5 p.m. there will be a free practice SAT test at the Millburn Library. Hosted by Revolution Prep, it asks parents or students to register here before the test. It will be hosted in meeting room B. This is a great oportunity for sophomores or juniors in high school to start preparing for college admissions. It will help students find which areas they should focus. Plus it's FREE!