Morristown & Morris Township Library NEWS Morristown & Morris Township Library NEWS RSS Feed Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:03:11 GMT Thanksgiving Holiday Closings In celebration of Thanksgiving the library will close at 3 PM on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. We wish our patrons a happy and healthy holiday. Sat, 21 Nov 2015 05:00:00 GMT Affordable Care Act Help Johan Fernandez, a Certified Affordable Care Act Application Counselor, will be at the Morristown and Morris Township Library <strong>every Sunday from Nov. 22 – Jan. 31 between 1 PM and 4:45 PM.</strong> He will provide free, in person information and enrollment assistance. <em>No appointments necessary.</em><p>He will also explain the new options for comprehensive health coverage and will help people enroll in affordable health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace or New Jersey Family Care/Medicaid.</p> Sat, 14 Nov 2015 05:00:00 GMT The Music of Frank Sinatra: A Special "After Hours" Event Friday, Nov. 13 at 7 PM This fall the library is celebrating <strong>"A Century of Sinatra: Honoring the Chairman of the Board on his 100th Birthday"</strong> with music and film. Tonight we celebrate “The Voice” by listening to songs from the standards that Frank Sinatra performed throughout his career. <strong>Tickets for this concert are $20 and will be sold at the door. All proceeds benefit the library.</strong><p>Join vocalist Tony DeMeo, pianist Bob McHugh, bassist Ron Naspo and drummer David Humm as they perform some of the songs that Frank Sinatra made famous.</p> <p>Many thought Frank Sinatra did it &lsquo;his way&rsquo;, others thought he &lsquo;had the world on a string&rsquo;, but most people will concede that his music has lasted &lsquo;from here to eternity&rsquo;.&nbsp; From the twilight of the big band era through his death in 1998, Frank Sinatra was one of the most popular and influential singers and performers of the 20th century.&nbsp; An enormous sensation in the 1940s with the bobby-sox crowd, Sinatra also re-made his career in the 1950s, becoming the crooner of all crooners and also honing his acting chops with movies such as <em>The Man With the Golden Arm</em>, <em>From Here to Eternity</em> and <em>The Manchurian Candidate</em>.&nbsp;</p> <p>Join the library as we celebrate the music and movies of New Jersey&rsquo;s own with a live musical performance of Sinatra songs as well as the screening of two of his movies.</p> <p>This program is supported by the Friends of the Morristown &amp; Morris Township Library.</p> <p><strong>Other Sinatra Programs:</strong></p> <p><a href="">The Movies of Frank Sinatra: <em>High Society, </em>Thursday, December 3 at 2 PM</a></p> <p><a href="">The Movies of Frank Sinatra: <em>Manchurian Candidate</em>, Thursday, December 3 at 7 PM</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 05:00:00 GMT Morristown Festival of Books, Fri. Oct. 2 & Sat. Oct. 3 The festival will feature more than 20 authors. On Friday evening Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn will be the Keynote Speakers and authors will be in various locations around town all day on Saturday. <a href="" target="_blank">Click here to see the full schedule of events.</a> <strong>The library will be hosting four authors on Saturday, Oct. 3.</strong> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 04:00:00 GMT Parking Lot Repairs on Fri. Sept. 18 The Miller Rd. entrance of the library parking lot will be closed for repairs on Friday, Sept. 18. We apologize for any inconvenience. Wed, 16 Sep 2015 04:00:00 GMT