Friday, March 8, 2013
Here are some of the thing that are going on this weekend in Morris County.
Here’s a sample of what’s going on this weekend in and around Morristown. St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Morris County. Downtown Morristown. Saturday, March 9 beginning at noon. Raindate is March 23. ‘An American Diplomat in Franco Spain, Morris County Library, Saturday March 9 at 2 p.m. Dr. Michael Rockland will discuss his latest work, “An American Diplomat in Franco Spain, meeting Martin Luther King Jr. and Teddy Kennedy, and historical events in Madrid during the 1960s. To register call 973-285-6930 or click here. Pianist Thomas Pandolfi present a concert featuring music by Scarlatti, Schubert, Chopin, and Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.” A reception will follow the performance. Morristown United …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Community safety panel discussion will be held at Morris County Library.
A group of elected officials and health and safety professionals will gather this month for a panel discussion on gun violence, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction and school safety moderated by Kinnelon Mayor Robert Collins. The discussion, which will be held on Feb. 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Morris County Library in Whippany, was organized by Morristown Councilwoman Alison Deeb in response to Gov. Chris Christie's taskforce, NJ Safe. NJ Safe must present recommendations to the governor within 60 days of the taskforce's comissioning on Jan. 17. Deeb, who was affected by gun violence in her personal life when a cousin died from a gun event when she was 19, is hoping to bring input gathered by the panel to the state and …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
County Library chosen for pilot program to assist physically and visually handicapped residents
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Saturday, February 2
Morris County Library has been named one of 11 New Jersey libraries selected to participate in a pilot project, initiated by the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center to assist eligible residents with accessing and downloading audio books and magazines from the Braille and Audio Reading Download website. The national BARD database is made available by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, a division of the U.S. Library of Congress. The goal of the project is to allow public libraries to provide local assistance to TBBC members and their caretakers with the complicated BARD downloading process. Morris County residents affected by a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a visual …