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EVENTS

Tuesday, May 10

The Masterful Gardens of  Ethelbert Furlong - Presented by Joan Furlong 7:00 PM
The Masterful Gardens of Ethelbert Furlong - Presented by Joan Furlong
Ethelbert Ely Furlong (1894-1993) was a landscape architect in practice in northern New Jersey from 1920 until 1983. Over the course of his sixty plus year career he completed over 1,500 projects including a Japanese style rooftop garden at Rockefeller Center in the 1930's. He worked with Philip Johnson to develop a modernist sculpture garden for the Museum of Modern Art in 1950 and later with Edward Durrell Stone on several private residences.  Read more...

Wednesday, May 11

Scrabble Club 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Scrabble Club
The library has started a Scrabble Club which will meet on the second Wednesday of the month, except August, from 2 – 4 PM. Beginners, experts, and all word game enthusiasts are invited to join us at the library for a challenging and fun afternoon playing Scrabble. The club is free and open to the public. Scrabble boards, scoring materials, dictionaries and refreshments will be provided. We hope you will stop by and play a round with us.

Let's Talk Real Estate 7:00 PM
Let's Talk Real Estate
A panel of Residential Real Estate experts will be at the library to discuss a variety of real estate issues. Please RSVP to judymakesmoves@gmail.com or 917-225-9507.  Read more...

Friday, May 13

WFMU Radio’s Dr. Gameshow 7:00 PM
WFMU Radio’s Dr. Gameshow
Do you enjoy improvisation and comedy? Do you relish the competition to win games submitted by non-professional game designers? Did you love games that mix Elton John and werewolf noises? How about games involving dating and professional wrestling? Games that turn every non-holiday thing into Christmas? Or do you long for games that really don’t have any sort of strategy? Then Dr. Gameshow is for you!  Read more...

Tuesday, May 24

History and Landscape Shape Each Other: How the Past Governs Your Own Ecological Future 7:00 PM
History and Landscape Shape Each Other: How the Past Governs Your Own Ecological Future
Join Samantha Rothman, Ecologist, Community Advocate, and co-founder of Grow It Green Morristown, to learn how we can use the natural and man-made history of a landscape to predict and direct the future of our environment.  Read more...

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NEWS

Library Closed Friday May 6 for Staff Training Day

Library Closed Friday May 6 for Staff Training Day
The library will be closed all day on Friday, May 6 for a Staff Training Day. We will reopen at 9:30 AM on Saturday, May 7.

Protecting Natural and Historic Places

Protecting Natural and Historic Places
This lecture series is presented by the library in conjunction with the Morris County Trust for Historic Preservation. The natural and built environments together support each other, and every aspect of our lives. That's why we preserve historic resources and protect natural spaces. The series, running from April through October, features top-notch speakers in both fields, offering our community a new understanding of these local riches.  Read more...
 

Building Contruction

Building Contruction
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...
 

Exhibit: Gardens and Grounds by Three North Jersey Landscape Designers

Exhibit: Gardens and Grounds by Three North Jersey Landscape Designers
A new exhibit by the library's North Jersey History & Genealogy Center shows highlights from the Center’s collections of landscape designs by Brinley & Holbrook, Ethelbert Furlong, and Joan Shapiro Greentree. The exhibit will be on display in the F.M. Kirby Gallery, located on the library's second floor from April 4 through July 3, 2016.  Read more...
 

Inaugural Photo Contest

Inaugural Photo Contest
The library's North Jersey History and Genealogy Center invites interested persons to enter our first photograph contest. This is an exciting way to celebrate our local history through the art of photography.  Read more...
 

3M Cloud Library is Now Available for Audio and Ebooks

3M Cloud Library is Now Available for Audio and Ebooks
The library now subscribes to the 3M Cloud Library for our audio and ebooks. Download the appropriate app and get started. Once you have the app downloaded to your device, you can browse for books through the app or search for ebooks and audiobooks in the MAIN Library Catalog.

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