The perimeter has been drawn! I spent some time this morning walking around the chalk lines and imagining the new library; the addition of much-needed space and the fabulous views we are all going to be able to enjoy. It is very exciting to be a part of this wonderful addition. Thank you, to EVERYONE who has supported the library and made this essential improvement possible. Morristown is a great place to be!
The Summer Reading Kickoff Show featuring comic mime Robert Rivest at Chapman Park was phenomenal. School Librarian Amber Gladle arranged to have the K - 6 students walk to the park for a 45 minute show. Thank you to the remarkable teachers and staff that made this possible. A very special thank-you goes to Brian Smith who arranged emergency sound equipment and even took the morning off work to set it up. So f
The beds have been readied and the peas and lettuce have been planted - woo hoo! The club is open to youth and adults of all ages and will meet each Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 beginning May 10th. Please come to share your knowledge or to learn something new!
So cool! Morristown has been accepted to be a part of a crowdsourcing citizen-science experiment IRT the upcoming solar eclipse. We're looking for student and adult team members to help build an antennae/receiver and upload collected data. The library will post more information as it is received about the program, but in the meantime, check this out:
Please stop by the library to see "The Queen" in person, a magnificent example of North Country talent and collaboration. Shown here with her artist creators Marty Snye of The River Forge and Scott Ouderkirk of GlassGoat Studios.
Allison Hockey recently completed her Universal Class online course in Microsoft Publisher and has already used her new skills to create holiday bookmarks for the library. Young Publishers is a community leadership group that can create brochures, newsletters, bookmarks and event posters for nonprofit organizations in Morristown.
Green beans were the favorite vegetable grown this year so Project Leader Michele steamed up a large batch to share with the group. From planting to harvest, it was a wonderful project and many people participated. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR YOUR COMMITTMENT TO THE COMMUNITY! The group learned a great deal and had bushels of fun too!