Morristown & Morris Township Library NEWS Morristown & Morris Township Library NEWS RSS Feed Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:42:43 GMT "Red Print": Honoring African American Women of Morristown <p>A fingerprint is an impression left by the friction of ridges of a human finger. Human fingerprints are detailed, nearly unique, difficult to alter, and durable over the life of an individual, making them suitable as long-term markers of human identity. The Morristown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., invites you to "Red Print", an exhibit of deliberate impressions through art and life.</p> <p>The exhibit will feature historical photographs of African American women of Morristown. There will also be <a href="">presentations</a> of African American women educators who broke the barriers of racism and sexism to make major strides in the Morris School District.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT Memorial Day Weekend Hours In honor of Memorial Day the Library will be closed on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday May 25th, 26th, and 27th. Mon, 22 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT Holiday Closing The Library will be closed on Sunday, April 21st for the Easter Holiday. Sat, 20 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT A Small Thing But My Own: Photographs by Jim DelGiudice Photographs by New Jersey born and bred photojournalist Jim DelGiudice are now showing in our F.M. Kirby Gallery, and will be up through April 14th. There will be a reception with the artist on Sunday, March 31st at 3:00PM.</p><p>Jim has used his eyes and voice to document the local scene for more than half a lifetime. His editorial photos have appeared in such diverse publications as The New York Times, American Theatre, The Encyclopedia of New Jersey, and Old House Journal (which in 1993 called his black & white images “stunning”).<p><img alt="" src="/userfiles/image/bird%20logic(1).jpg" style="height:312px; width:450px" /></p> <p>Jim&rsquo;s architectural photography for books published by Rutgers Press, along with his lectures at Drew University, have won him a share of the state&rsquo;s Historic Preservation Award three times. His work has appeared in several National Register nominations and has been exhibited in such venues as the California Museum of Photography, the Village and Workshop theatres in Manhattan, and the New Jersey Statehouse. In the millennium year, one of his plays, <em>Life Without Father</em>, was produced at the Bickford Theatre in Morris Township. In the same year, Jim was cited by both the state and county legislatures for his lifetime contribution to the arts. In 2010 he served as photo editor for Paul Barry&rsquo;s <em>A Lifetime with Shakespeare</em>, published by McFarland &amp; Company. In 2016 his article &ldquo;Morristown, USA&rdquo; appeared in <em>American Spirit Magazine</em>, the national journal of the DAR.</p> <p>Jim retired as adjunct assistant professor at County College of Morris in 2017. He also lectured at Columbia and New Jersey City Universities. Since 2013, through his<em> Judson Lecture Series</em>, he&rsquo;s spoken to more than 500 adult and professional groups around the metropolitan area. He&rsquo;s inordinately proud of the more than 6,000,000 views his travel images have received on Google Maps.&nbsp; Contact Jim at <em><a href=""></a></em> &nbsp;and <em>The Judgson Lecture Series</em> at <em><a href=""></a></em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/userfiles/image/restauro.jpg" style="height:438px; width:350px" /></p> Tue, 05 Mar 2019 05:00:00 GMT Delayed Opening, Monday, March 4 at 11 AM Library is opening Monday, March 4 at 11 AM. Fri, 01 Mar 2019 05:00:00 GMT