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Schubertiade

On Sunday, November 18 at 2:30pm, our 2018 concert series concludes with a program to celebrate the music of Franz Schubert (1797-1828). Performers will include the versatile and accomplished baritone, George Spitzer, accompanied by renowned guitarist, Darren O’Neill, on a host of Schubert’s most beloved lied. In addition, the acclaimed Heimat String Quartet will perform Schubert’s poignant and lyrical ‘Rosamunde’ (D.804, Op. 29) in its entirety.

The program will be held in the library’s Public Meeting Room. Admission is free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 973-285-6934.

George SpitzerDarren O’NeillHeimat String Quartet


Learn About Breast Cancer in Younger Women

Breast Cancer ribbonJoin us as Jessica Heinzmann, a certified genetic counselor at Morristown Medical Center, gives a free public presentation, “Breast Cancer in Women under 50.” Heinzmann will describe the factors that increase the probability of breast cancer in this population, the measures that women can take to safeguard their health, and more. A Q&A session will follow.

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women (only lung cancer kills more women each year). Death rates from female breast cancer dropped 39 percent from 1989 to 2015. But although breast cancer deaths have continued to decrease in older women since 2007, these rates have been steady in females younger than 50. These decreases are believed to be the result of finding breast cancer earlier through screening and increased awareness, as well as better treatments.

Jessica Heinzmann, MS, CGC, is a board-certified genetic counselor at Atlantic Health System and sees patients both at Overlook and Morristown Medical Centers.

Date: October 24
Time: 7:00pm
No reservations required for this event.


Morris County Library 2018 Young People’s Creative Writing Contest

Submit an original poem or short story for a chance to win gift card prizes! Open to Morris County residents ages 10-18.

Get more information and instructions on how to enter.


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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MCL NewsletterDo you want to know what’s going on at the library? Sign up for our newsletter to get monthly emails about programs, classes, new titles, and more!


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.