Morristown & Morris Township Library NEWS http://www.jfpl.org Morristown & Morris Township Library NEWS RSS Feed Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:54:20 GMT 100th Anniversary Calendar For Sale http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41954 This fall the library begins celebrating its 100th Anniversary. An Anniversary Calendar filled with beautiful archival images of the library is now on sale for $20.00. All proceeds go to fund library programs and services. There is also a Trivia Contest on the back of the calendar. It makes a great gift too! Purchase your calendar today.<p><img alt="Photo of Calendar" src="/userfiles/image/calendar%20jfpl.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:left; height:196px; margin:5px; width:213px" title="Photo of Calendar" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The high quality photos are suitable for framing.</p> <p>On Friday, October 21, to kick off the 100th anniversary of our &lsquo;Willis Wing&rsquo;, the library will host a <a href="http://www.jfpl.org/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=45982">&lsquo;Speakeasy&rsquo; reception! </a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41954 Library Closed for Labor Day Weekend http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41947 The library will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 3, Sunday, Sept. 4, and Monday, Sept. 5 for the Labor Day Weekend. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41947 Crum & Forster Donates Computer Equipment http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41934 The library was thrilled to recently accept a generous donation from a local insurance company. Crum & Forster, located at 305 Madison Avenue in Morris Township, donated 35 refurbished 22-inch computer monitors to the Library for the betterment of the community.<p>These monitors will replace older 15-inch monitors currently in use on public and staff computers.&nbsp; &ldquo;Library patrons are very happy with the new monitors.&nbsp; They are much brighter and people with vision problems really like the larger screens&rdquo; observed Mary Lynn Becza, Head of the Reference Department.&nbsp; &ldquo;We are so grateful to Crum &amp; Forster for thinking of us.&rdquo;</p> <p><span style="font-size:10px">Photo Caption: Dustin Carter, Systems Engineering Associate at Crum &amp; Forster, Mary Lynn Becza, Head of Reference at Morristown &amp; Morris Township Library and Luigi Pedalino, Vice President of IT Infrastructure at Crum &amp; Forster on the occasion of the donation to the library.</span></p> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41934 Research your Family History From Home for Free With MyHeritage! http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41929 <a href="http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=mmt&site=mhlibed&return=y&group=remote" target="_blank">MyHeritage Library Edition</a> is a leading destination to discover, preserve and share your family history. Millions of families around the world use MyHeritage to create their family tree and make instant, meaningful discoveries about their ancestors.<p>With access to all the major record archives and the most internationally diverse collection of family trees, exciting discoveries are at the touch of a button. The site makes it easy for users of all levels to uncover their roots with minimal effort and preserve their family story for future generations.</p> <p>And best of all, this program is free to Morristown and Morris Township library cardholders! To access this database from home you must have a valid Morristown and Morris Township Library Card.</p> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41929 Rosetta Stone Language Program Now Available http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41930 <a href="http://www.njstatelib.org/services_for_libraries/statewide_services/jerseyclicks/" target="_blank">Rosetta Stone</a> is now available for free from the library. Improve your English or learn another language! This is an effective, easy-to-use program that allows you to learn a new language on your own time. Choose from 30 languages. Available on your computer or your mobile device. <a href="http://www.jfpl.org/Files/41917.pdf" target="_blank">Access instructions are here.</a> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41930