Morristown & Morris Township Library
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Wednesday, April 30

Method & Madness: Shakespeare for Today 2:00 PM
Method & Madness: Shakespeare for Today
In honor of Shakespeare's 450th birthday, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Director of Education and resident director Brian B. Crowe will explore the "method and madness" of producing the Bard's canon in the 21st century.  Read more...

Thursday, May 01

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...

Saturday, May 03

Seventh Annual Book Arts Workshop: 10:00 AM
Seventh Annual Book Arts Workshop: "Star Books"
The star book is a surprising sculptural book that can be handheld, arranged into different shapes and even hung like a folding/unfolding star. We will make a colorful personalized creation with paper, low-tech printmaking (using recycled Styrofoam plates and non-toxic ink), other recycled materials, collage, and decorative two and three-dimensional embellishments. Featuring New Jersey book artist and educator Karen Guancione. Fee: $30.00  Read more...

Sunday, May 04

Civil War Lecture: Charles F. Hopkins, Civil War Hero 2:00 PM
Civil War Lecture: Charles F. Hopkins, Civil War Hero
Historian Charles Maraziti will discuss the amazing life story of Charles F. Hopkins, a Civil War hero and recipient of the Medal of Honor. The dedication and bravery of Mr. Hopkins was first evident when, as a young boy, he transported run-away slaves on the Underground Railroad.  Read more...

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Civil War Exhibit

Civil War Exhibit
The current exhibit in the second level F. M. Kirby Gallery which will be on display until the end of June, is titled "Their Memory Shall Never Fade: Morris County and the Civil War.” The exhibit showcases items from the History Center’s collection of papers, photographs and other primary sources tied into the American conflict as well as items borrowed from collectors and enthusiasts.

Join the Friends of the Library

Join the Friends of the Library
Please consider joining the Friends of the Morristown & Morris Township Library. The Friends support many library programs through membership dues and book sales. Last year the Friends' contribution helped the library to provide 665 programs attended by 16,565 people. Members are not required to volunteer at book sales. There are membership forms in the Circulation Room of the library next to the Friends' newsletters. There is also a form on page 8 of the newsletter. Our book sales are each Tuesday (10 am until 2 pm) and the first and third Saturdays of each month. Please note there are no Saturday sales in July and August. Please help support us through our book sales and consider becoming a member so we can continue to fund library programs.

Congratulations to Sandy Hall our Young Adult Librarian on the Publication of Her First Novel

Congratulations to Sandy Hall our Young Adult Librarian on the Publication of Her First Novel
Our Young Adult Librarian, Sandy Hall, is about to publish a book of her own. A Little Something Different is an irresistible and original romance between two college students, Gabe and Lea, told from fourteen different viewpoints. Click here to read more about the book. We are very excited for Sandy and wish her lots of success. Click here to listen to the NPR story. Click here for the MorristownGreen story.

Tech Time: One on One

Tech Time: One on One
The library is pleased to introduce a new service to our patrons: one on one technology sessions. Do you need help with your tablet, Kindle, or cellphone? Perhaps you need assistance with the Internet, email or word processing. We are now offering thirty minute sessions designed to meet your specific needs and with one on one tutoring. Please call the Reference Desk at 973-538-2592 to schedule an appointment.

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