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EVENTS

Tuesday, January 23

Friends Book Sale 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friends Book Sale
The book sale offers a large selection of paperback and hardcover books. All proceeds benefit the library.

Climate Change Documentary: <em>How to Let Go of the World and Love all the Things Climate Can't Change</em> 7:00 PM
Climate Change Documentary: How to Let Go of the World and Love all the Things Climate Can't Change
Join us on two evenings in January to watch How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change, a deeply moving documentary about our changing environment. We are viewing this film in two parts on January 23 at 7 PM and January 30 at 7 PM in order to have time for discussion. In this film, Oscar-Nominated director Josh Fox travels to some of the world's regions most affected by climate change, asking “What is it that climate change can’t destroy? What is so deep within us that no calamity can take it from us?” Hosted by Sustainable Morristown and 350NJ.

Wednesday, January 24

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM <em>Dunkirk</em> 2:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM Dunkirk
2017, PG-13, 106 minutes

Fionn Whitehead, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Harry Styles

"Christopher Nolan (Memento, The Prestige, The Dark Knight) wrote and directed this historical film about the Dunkirk evacuation during the early days of World War II. When 400,000 British and Allied troops end up trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk, France, following a catastrophic defeat, a number of civilian boats set out to rescue them before they are decimated by the approaching Nazi forces." Light refreshments will be served.  Read more...

Thursday, January 25

Introduction to Tai Chi with Gang Huang 7:00 PM
Introduction to Tai Chi with Gang Huang
Are you interested in learning about the ancient art of Tai Chi? Join us for a demonstration and talk by Master Gang Huang, who specializes in helping novices learn this fascinating martial art form. Proficient in many styles of Tai Chi, including Chen and Yang, Master Huang enjoys teaching people about the many health and wellness benefits of Tai Chi and will lead us in learning some basic techniques. Gang Huang is a long-time NJ resident who has trained with well-known Grand Masters and competes in international competitions where he has won numerous awards.  Read more...

Friday, January 26

Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes 9:30 AM
Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes
Yoga in the morning at the library! Patrons will have the chance to experience the Krishnamacharya tradition of Hatha Yoga. Program held in the second floor Gallery.  Read more...

Saturday, January 27

North Jersey Sewing Circle: Intro to Sewing Workshop for Kids! FULL 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
North Jersey Sewing Circle: Intro to Sewing Workshop for Kids! FULL
This class is full.

The North Jersey Sewing Circle presents an intro to sewing workshop for boys and girls, ages 8-12. We will show the basic tools of sewing and everyone will learn some basic hand stitches and how to use the sewing machine. All participants will make a cloth wallet with a closure – and success is guaranteed! Several Sewing Circle members will be on hand to help and instruct participants. All materials and tools will be provided. Class size is limited. Registration is closed as the class is full.  Read more...

Monday, January 29

Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes 6:00 PM
Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes
Evening yoga at the library! Patrons will have the chance to experience the Krishnamacharya tradition of Hatha Yoga. Program held in the second floor Gallery.  Read more...

Guide Dogs at Work and Your Pets 7:00 PM
Guide Dogs at Work and Your Pets
“Guide Dog at Work. He’s Not Here to Play. Please keep Yours Away!” This is the slogan of a new social awareness campaign called Guide Dog at Work. This PR campaign, launched by The Seeing Eye, explains how pet dogs can cause harm if they are permitted to interfere with a guide dog’s work and calls for all pet owners to keep their dogs a safe distance away from guide dog teams. To learn more about guide dog teams and how your pet should interact with guide dogs, come to this program which is presented by Ginger Kutsch, Advocacy Specialist for The Seeing Eye, and sponsored by MARDOG.

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NEWS

Building Construction and Parking

Building Construction and Parking
Current building construction has caused a temporary loss of approximately ten parking spaces in our public lot. Essential repairs to the building facade are necessary to ensure public safety. We apologize for this major inconvenience. Please read further for important parking information.  Read more...
 

Gale Small Business Builder

Gale Small Business Builder
The library is pleased to announce our patrons now have access to the Gale Small Business Builder database, a great resource for new entrepreneurs, experienced business owners, and nonprofits. To explore this resource and all it has to offer please click here or you can always find it (and many other wonderful resources) on our Research Databases page!

Thomas Nast Exhibit

Thomas Nast Exhibit
Be sure to visit the Library's exciting new exhibit, "More Than Politics: The Pen and Pictures of Thomas Nast". The exhibit will be on display in the Kirby Gallery from November 1 to January 31.

The artist lived a short walk from the library, at the corner of Miller Road and Macculloch Avenue. Images of his family, home and and local influences are explored, and selected examples showing the breadth of his work including children's illustrations, historical images, political cartoons, and his iconic drawings of Santa Claus are displayed in the exhibit. Nast's artwork has left a legacy to future generations that includes many iconic symbols that have become part of the American lexicon.  Read more...
 

New Assistive Technology Computer

New Assistive Technology Computer
The Morristown and Morris Township Library is excited to provide a new Assistive Technology Computer to the public, which offers magnification and speech software including JAWS, Magic, Talking Typer and ZoomText. The computer is available for use in the Reference Department and comes to us through a partnership with the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) and the New Jersey State Library.  Read more...
 

The Rotary Club of Morristown and John Bickford Foundation Provide the Library with a Technological Boost

The Rotary Club of Morristown and John Bickford Foundation Provide the Library with a Technological Boost
The Morristown & Morris Township Library was the recipient of two grant awards from the Morristown Rotary Club and the John Bickford Foundation for the purchase of laptops in the Library’s Technology Training Lab. Each $4,000 grant enabled the Library to update all of the laptops in the lab, which are used for public computer classes the Library offers throughout the year as well as for other purposes. The Rotary Club provides grants and sponsorships to organizations in order to better serve the community, while the John Bickford Foundation has a long history of supporting institutions in Morristown.  Read more...
 

New Graphic Novel Collection

New Graphic Novel Collection
We've collected all our adult Graphic Novels in one place, for more easy browsing! Visit our small but growing collection on the second floor, at the end of our Fiction Collection.

Free Assistive Technology Classes Available at the Library

Free Assistive Technology Classes Available at the Library
If you are 55 or older with a vision change, free assistive technology classes are now available to you in the library. This program is provided by The New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) as part of the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) for New Jersey residents 55 and older who have experienced a change in vision. The Commission supports FREE iPad and computer training classes through Advancing Opportunities. The next session of classes will take place this March through June, at eight public libraries around the state, including the Morristown & Morris Township Library.  Read more...
 

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