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2017 Young People’s Creative Writing Contest

Pencil on paper. Photo by Thought Catalog on UnsplashAre you between ages 10-18, live in Morris County, and love to write? Enter our Creative Writing Contest! Submit either a poem or a short story between October 14 and November 18!

If you need writing tips, attend our Creative Writing Workshop on October 19 – register by calling 973-285-6980.

For more information, visit our Teens page.


Scifi/Fantasy Book Club continues on October 24

Join us for our new Sci-fi/Fantasy Book Club!  On October 24th, we’ll be discuss John Scalzi’s Lock In.                                                         Book cover of John Scalzi's 'Lock In'

In the not-too distant future, a highly contagious virus sweeps throughout the world, leaving 1% of the population suffering from “locked-in” syndrome- fully conscious, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. The world changes to meet the challenge. Twenty-five years later, a surviving FBI agent gets a murder case involving a ‘locked-in” suspect.

Date: October 24
Time: 7-8pm
Location: Conference Room


Upcoming Book Club Reads!

The Essex Serpent book coverJoin us this fall for 3 outstanding Book Club selections!

On September 28, we’ll discuss The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry; October 26 features The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore; November 30 has a group on We Need to Talk About Kevin. 

Book Club meetings are held at 11AM. Learn more about our adult programs!


Teen Survey!

Let us know what teen programs you want to see at the Library! Fill out our survey on the Just For Teens page.


German Language and Culture Meetup

outline of Germany with superimposed German flagThe German Meetup is a friendly and informal gathering where you can speak German and learn more about contemporary German culture and society. Participants of all ages and language skill levels, from beginner to native speaker, are welcome. We meet in the library’s Conference Room on the second Monday of each month from 2-3 PM. Herzlich Wilkommen!

Need to refresh your German language skills? Your library card provides you with free online access to the renowned Rosetta Stone language learning system!


Download E-Books, Audiobooks, Magazines, and Digital Materials for Kids!

Tumblebook iconCheck out the digital offerings from the Morris County Library – e-books, audiobooks, magazines, and now a collection of children’s digital media from Tumblebook!


Adult Programs at the Library

Illustration of yarn and knitting needlesWe’re now featuring a host of programs just for adults. Check out our Book Club, Scrabble Club, Italian Conversation, and Knitting group!


New Arrivals

New at the LibraryCheck out what’s new in the library!


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Free Movies at the Library

Movies at the LibraryCome see the library’s free screenings of recent blockbusters and indie hits every Friday at 2. We occasionally include a second showing Monday evenings. Check the schedule, pop some popcorn, and come on in.