Morristown & Morris Township Library NEWS http://www.jfpl.org Morristown & Morris Township Library NEWS RSS Feed Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:51:50 GMT 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 The Library is an Official Poke Stop! http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41931 Stop by the library to cool down and use our wifi to catch Pokemon this summer. Voltorb, Fearow, and Meowth have all been spotted in our Media Department. Which rare Pokemon will you find? Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41931 Library Closed on Monday, July 4th for Independence Day http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41913 The library will be closed on Monday, July 4th. We will be open on Saturday the 2nd from 10 AM-2 PM and Sunday the 3rd from 1-5 PM. We wish all of our patrons a happy holiday. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.jfpl.org/polNews.cfm?doc_id=41913