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Mendham, NJ 07945

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Library Programs in January

Library Events January Calendar


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.


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Ongoing Programs for Children in January


Winter Reading Progam
January 3-31

Join our Winter Reading Program this year! Stop in anytime and get your Winter Reading BINGO board and enter to win prizes. All ages.


Exploring Math
Mondays, Jan. 23 & 30, Feb 6, 13 & 27 at 3:15 PM for K-3 grades Waiting list only.
Thursdays, Jan 19 & 26, Feb. 2, 9 & 16 at 3:30 PM for 4-8 grades

Make math fun again, with toilet paper olympics, zoo animal zip lines and more! To register call the library for grades K-3 or click HERE for grades 4-8.


Book Worms
Tuesdays, Jan. 17, 24 & 31 at 3:15 PM

Stop in today and pick up the book Babymouse by Jennifer & Matthew Holm and join the discussion. Open to 1st-4th graders. Contact the library to register or HERE to register online.




Afternoon Movie
January 20, at 3:15 PM

Join us as we show Storks and we supply the drinks and popcorn. Parents please plan to enjoy the movie with your child. Run time is 89 minutes rating PG. No registration.



Knitting Club for Kids
Wednesday, January 25 at 3:15 PM

Learn how to knit and make your own beautiful creations! Grades 2 and up. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.



Dishing up New Jersey Author Talk & Book Signing.
Wednesday, February 1 at 6:30 PM

New Jersey native John Holl searched from Sussex County to Cape May to find the best recipes New Jersey has to offer and the result is this rich and unique cookbook. Contact the library to register or click HERE to register online.



Chess Club
Thursday, February 2 at 6:30 PM

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.

Valentine's Extravaganza BINGO
Friday, February 3 at 3:15 PM

All ages welcomed. Come join the fun as we make Valentine's Day cards and play BINGO. To register stop in or call the library.



February Valentine Adult Coloring
Wednesday, February 15 at 6:30 PM

We supply the Valentine themed pages and colored pens, you bring the imagination. This event is limited to adults 21 and over. Refreshments will be served. To register call the library or click HERE to register online.


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


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.


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, January 27 at 10 AM The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar


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.


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.



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 cost for the Tuesday session is $45, Thursday is $40. Drop-ins if room is available cost $8 per class.



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!

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

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.



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.



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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