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Weather Closings and Delays

For the most current information about our delayed openings or closings please visit our Facebook page.  However, if Mendham Borough Schools are on a delayed opening the Library will open at 11 AM and morning library programs will be canceled.




Programs for Adults in March


Friends of the Mendham Borough Library Meeting
Thursday, March 23 at 7:00pm

The Friends of the Mendham Borough Library are currently looking for new members. Whatever your talent or skill, the Library could use your support!


Programs for Adults in April

Spring into Cooking
Wednesday, April 12 at 6:30PM

We welcome back registered Dietitian Grace McGuirk who will show us how to cook with spring fruits & vegetables and show us healthier versions of some favorite spring recipes. Click HERE to register online or call the library to reserve your place.


Podcasting: Connecting With Your Favorite Authors and Genres
Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30PM

Podcasts are exploding in popularity and represent a fantastic (and free!) way to connect with your favorite authors and genres. Learn how to access the thousands of available programs on your phone or computer and get great recommendations for your playlists. Mendham resident Kathy Doyle, director of Macmillan Publishers' Podcast Network in New York, will lead this informative session. Call the library to register or click HERE to register online.



Programs for Children in March



Exploring Music
Mondays, March 20, April 3 & 10 for grades K-3 at 3:15PM
Thursdays, March 23, April 6 for grades 4th-8th at 3:30PM

Bring out your inner musician as we explore the world of music. Make instruments, sing Karaoke and play. Contact the library to register or click HERE for Grades K-3, or click HERE for Grades 4-8.



Tween Advisory Board NEW NIGHT IN 2017!
Tuesday, March 21 at 6:00 PM
Ms. Amanda needs your help in planning fun programs for the library! Join Ms. Amanda for pizza and help plan future library programs! Open to 5th-8th graders. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.

Friday, March 24 at 3:15PM

For all ages, we supply the Legos you supply the imagination!


NJ Maker's Day Celebration
Saturday, March 25 10AM-2PM

Celebrate NJ Maker's Day and creat at the library! Join us as we play with Snap Circuits, program robots and much more! All ages. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.

Special Programs for Children in April

Step Into a Story
April 2017

Back by popular demand, Step into a Story is here again! Many of the libraries in Morris County have decorated library spaces based on a special book, and here you can visit Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten Graduation
Saturday, April 29 at 10:30AM

Join us as we celebrate our littlest graduates of the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program! All participants in the program and their familes are invited to attend.


Monthly Programs for Children

Click HERE for the Reading log for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. Click HERE for BEYOND 1000 Books reading log.


EVERY Mondays at 10:30 AM

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


Book Worms, Wednesday April 5 & 19 at 3:15PM
We will be reading and discussing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dah. Copies of the book are available at the library. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.

Chess Club Thursday, April 6 at 6:30PM

Learn new tips and tricks from Chess Instructor Marty Sobin. For grades 2 and up. To register call the library or click HERE to register online. Sponsored by the Mendham Municipal Alliance.

Spring Bingo, Friday, April 7 at 3:15PM

Knitting, Wednesday April 12 & 26 at 3:15PM
Tween Advisory Board, Tuesday, April 18 at 6:00PM
Ms. Amanda needs your help in planning fun programs for the library! Join Ms. Amanda for pizza and help plan future library programs! Open to 5th-8th graders. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.

Afternoon Movie, SING, Friday April 21 at 3:15PM

Lego Club, Friday April 28 at 3:15PM




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Weekly Adult Groups

Bridge, Wednesdays at 10 AM
Device Advice, Wednesdays 1 PM-3 PM
Canasta, Thursdays at 10 AM
Knitting Circle, Fridays at 10:30 AM
Monthly Book Group, Friday, March 24, The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton. Click HERE for the 2017 Book Group Flyer.


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.



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

Our 1 hour Yoga classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30 AM. The monthly cost varies depending on how many classes are held each month. You can sign up for Tuesday and/or Thursday sessions. Drop-ins if room is available cost $8 per class.



Museum Pass Program

FREE Museum Passes at the Library
Use your library card to get free museum passes! We currently offer museum passes to The Montclair Art Museum in Montclair NJ, 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

2017 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. Click here to download the reading log.




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.


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.



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!


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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