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EVENTS

Sunday, May 20

Springtime Sunday Tai Chi 1:30 PM
Springtime Sunday Tai Chi
Are you interested in learning about the Chinese art of Tai Chi? Join us for weekly instruction 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 the basic aspects of traditional practice. These free classes are open to all abilities. No registration required.  Read more...

A History of Mansion in May 2:00 PM
A History of Mansion in May
The North Jersey History & Genealogy center presents noted author and historian W. Barry Thomson. Thomson served as the history consultant for several previous Mansion in May events, including those at Alnwick Hall -- The Abbey in 2017, Blairsden in 2014, Glynallyn in 2012 and Froh-Heim in 2008.  Read more...

Monday, May 21

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...

Tuesday, May 22

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.

Tackling NJ Fossil Fuel Pollution 7:00 PM
Tackling NJ Fossil Fuel Pollution
Democrats and Republicans, economists and environmentalists, CEOs and countries around the world have all agreed on the need to put a price on carbon and air pollution to combat climate change. Jonathan Lu of Princeton Student Climate Initiative, will present a simple, effective, and bipartisan carbon pricing proposal for NJ called Carbon Fee & Dividend. The product of nearly 30 authors from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs and the many science departments at Princeton University and elsewhere, this study also includes input from NJ state legislators, environmentalists, and labor and business groups from across NJ.  Read more...

Wednesday, May 23

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM <em>The Greatest Showman</em> 2:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM The Greatest Showman
2017, Rated PG, 105 minutes

Hugh Jackman, Michele Williams, Zac Efron

"This musical about the life of entrepreneur P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) depicts how he found fame and fortune by starting a circus in 1870s America. The Greatest Showman posits Barnum as the creator of modern show business, and a man who believed in celebrating those who were different instead of scorning them. Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Zendaya, and Rebecca Ferguson co-star. Directed by Michael Gracey."

In our Just Out of the Box Office series we show a recently released movie each month. Light refreshments will be served.  Read more...

Thursday, May 24

An Introduction to Using FindMyPast 10:00 AM
An Introduction to Using FindMyPast
FindMyPast is an online genealogy service that holds a variety of resources that can bridge the connection to your British and Irish heritage. In addition to holding United States records, FindMyPast provides access to millions of English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, and British Commonwealth records, some dating as far back as the 11th Century. Collections include parish records, censuses, passenger lists, British Army service records, birth, marriage, and death records, and more.  Read more...

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NEWS

Catalog Maintenance May 22nd

Catalog Maintenance May 22nd
The MAIN Catalog and eBook services will be unavailable starting at 9:00pm on May 22nd for up to 18 hours.

The Henry W. Pilch Collection, ca.1724-1986

The Henry W. Pilch Collection, ca.1724-1986
The North Jersey History and Genealogy Center is pleased to announce that it has opened the Henry W. Pilch Collection to researchers. The papers contain extensive documentation of land usage within the state from the early 18th through the 20th centuries that Pilch collected in the course of his law practice. In addition to tracing property ownership throughout Morris County and Northern New Jersey, the records follow the family histories of numerous prominent and longtime residents.  Read more...
 

Friends of Foote's Pond Wood Gallery Exhibition

Friends of Foote's Pond Wood Gallery Exhibition
The Friends of Foote's Pond Wood Gallery Exhibit is a joint effort of The Friends of Foote's Pond Wood and the North Jersey History and Genealogy Center of the Morristown & Morris Township Library. This show will cover the history, ecology, recreational activities and wildlife of Foote's Pond Wood, located in Morristown on James Street. There will be beautiful photographs, maps, artwork and more illustrating these topics as well as informative captions and articles. A reception for the event will be held on the evening of June 27 in the F.M. Kirby Gallery. We hope you can attend and meet the creative folks who put this exhibit together!

Spring Events

Spring  Events
Our wonderful Friends of the Library have put together a Spring Newsletter with all kinds of exciting upcoming programs! Our Friends do lots of wonderful work, and you can learn more about them on our Friends of the Library Page, including how to get involved!

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!

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.

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