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EVENTS

Thursday, December 14

By the Book: A Morning Book Club 10:00 AM
By the Book: A Morning Book Club
Please join us as we discuss The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick. A year after the death of his wife, Miriam, Arthur Pepper discovers a charm bracelet she'd hidden away, and the charms point to parts of her life he'd never known during their 40 years of marriage.

Book Lovers' Circle 7:00 PM
Book Lovers' Circle
Do you have a passion for reading and for books? Then come to our Book Lovers' Circle on the first Thursday of every month.  Read more...

Friday, December 15

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 gallery.  Read more...

Saturday, December 16

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.

Monday, December 18

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 gallery.  Read more...

Tuesday, December 19

Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club 7:00 PM
Let's Spend the Night Together: An Evening Book Club
Tonight's book will be Rise & Shine Benedict Stone by Phaedra Patrick. In the quiet village of Noon Sun, Benedict Stone lives out the stagnant life of an unhappily married jeweler, until the daughter of his estranged brother arrives from America and turns his whole life upside down.

Wednesday, December 20

Foreign Cinema Series: <em>About Elly</em> (Iran, 2009; NR) 7:00 PM
Foreign Cinema Series: About Elly (Iran, 2009; NR)
The library is pleased to announce the fall half of our 2017 “Foreign Film Series,” an expansion of our popular bi-annual Latino Film Series, launched in the fall of 2015. The series features eight entertaining and thought-provoking foreign films from Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. Tonight's feature: About Elly, the latest film from acclaimed Iranian director and writer Asghar Farhadi, director of A Separation and The Salesman, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film last year.

All movies are subtitled in English. Light refreshments will be served.

This program supported by the Friends of the Library.

Friday, December 22

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 gallery.  Read more...

Sunday, December 24

Library Closed for Christmas Eve Library Closed for Christmas Eve
The library will be closed on Christmas Eve.

Monday, December 25

Library Closed for Christmas Library Closed for Christmas
The library will be closed for Christmas.

Wednesday, December 27

Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM <em>Victoria and Abdul</em> 2:00 PM
Just Out of the Box…Office Movie Series at 2 & 7 PM Victoria and Abdul
2017, 112 minutes, PG-13

Judi Dench, Ali Fazal

The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity. Light refreshments will be served.  Read more...

Friday, December 29

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 gallery.  Read more...

Sunday, December 31

Library Closing at 3 PM for New Year's Eve Library Closing at 3 PM for New Year's Eve
The library is closing at 3 PM for New Year's Eve.

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NEWS

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours
The Library will be closed on Sunday, December 24th and Monday, December 25th, for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

The Library will close at 3:00PM on Sunday, December 31st for New Year's Eve.

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!

Thomas Nast Exhibit

Thomas Nast Exhibit
Be sure to visit the Library's exciting new exhibit, "More Than Politics: The Pen and Pictures of Thomas Nast". The exhibit will be on display in the Kirby Gallery from November 1 to January 31.

The artist lived a short walk from the library, at the corner of Miller Road and Macculloch Avenue. Images of his family, home and and local influences are explored, and selected examples showing the breadth of his work including children's illustrations, historical images, political cartoons, and his iconic drawings of Santa Claus are displayed in the exhibit. Nast's artwork has left a legacy to future generations that includes many iconic symbols that have become part of the American lexicon.  Read more...
 

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.

Volunteers Needed for Saturday Book Sales

Volunteers Needed for Saturday Book Sales
The Friends of the Library are actively seeking new volunteers to help out with bi-monthly sales of used books beginning September 16. Volunteers are needed for both morning (9:45 to 12:00) and afternoon (12:00 to 2:15) sessions. Other Saturday fall dates are October 7 and 21, November 4 and 18, and December 2 and 16. We would welcome your participation in this worthwhile endeavor, all proceeds benefiting the Morristown & Morris Township Library.

For more information or to sign up, please contact us at: morristownlib.booksale@gmail.com

Free Assistive Technology Classes Available at the Library

Free Assistive Technology Classes Available at the Library
If you are 55 or older with a vision change, free assistive technology classes are now available to you in the library. This program is provided by The New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) as part of the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) for New Jersey residents 55 and older who have experienced a change in vision. The Commission supports FREE iPad and computer training classes through Advancing Opportunities, which will take place this September through December, at eight public libraries around the state, including the Morristown & Morris Township Library.  Read more...
 

Wireless Printing Now Available

Wireless Printing Now Available
The library is happy to announce that we now provide wireless printing for our patrons. You can print from a computer, laptop, or mobile device. There are three easy options available.  Read more...
 

3M Cloud Library is Now Cloud Library

3M Cloud Library is Now Cloud Library
The 3M Cloud Library is now simply called Cloud Library. This service provides downloadable audio and eBooks. Download the appropriate app and get started. Once you have the app downloaded you can browse for books and read or listen to them on your device. And it's all free.

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