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EVENTS

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...

British Classic Films: <em>The Ladykillers</em> (1955) 6:45 PM
British Classic Films: The Ladykillers (1955)
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.

(Not Rated)

Friday, May 25

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...

Tuesday, May 29

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.

Thursday, May 31

British Classic Films: <em>Howards End</em> (1992) 6:30 PM
British Classic Films: Howards End (1992)
A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

(Rated PG)

Friday, June 01

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, June 02

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

The first and third Saturdays of the month (except July & August and Holidays) and every Tuesday.

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NEWS

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours
The library will be closed May 26th, 27th, and 28th for Memorial Day.

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!

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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