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The Morristown Centennial Library’s mission is to further
our community’s commitment to literacy and broad public
access to information, sharing the advantages and joys of
reading and lifelong learning with as many members of our
community as possible. To achieve this mission the library
is dedicated to providing a comfortable and welcoming
environment, offering high quality services and programs
that are responsive to our community's wants and needs and
honoring patrons' rights to privacy, confidentiality and
Current and Coming Events
Hello from MCL. Are you wondering what the library has going on in early 2015?
Most of our current ongoing meetings and programs have resumed or will resume within the month.
Please check with the coordinators for details.
- Off to a strong start is the Vermont Humanities Council's annual Winter Book Discussion
Series, co-led by Cecile Valcour and Frances Ruggles and co-sponsored by the Lamoille South
Supervisory Union and the Morristown Centennial Library, where the discussions are held on
select Thursday evenings. This year, the theme is
The Rise of the English Novel, our guest
presenter is Helene Lang and the second book is
Pamela by Samuel Richardson, the discussion
of which will be held Thursday, January 29th, 7:00 PM at the library. Stop by to pick up a
- A new adult writers' group convened by Yvette Mason will begin meeting at the "back corner
table" in adult services on the main floor of the library every other Wednesday, beginning
January 14th, from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. Please contact Yvette at
email@example.com for more
- A local chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators , convened by
Kathy Quimby Johnson, continues to meet downstairs in the Youth section of the library, usually
every third Thursday of each month. This month, SCBWI will meet on Thursday
February 26th, 6:00
PM. Contact youth services librarian Rachel Booher for the exact dates and for more information.
- There will be a Frozen™ party in the Youth department on Saturday, January 24th. Come in
your best frozen finery if you wish, and be prepared for some fun and festive frostbitten
activities. See the Youth Services page or contact youth services librarian Rachel Booher
for more details.
- We are joining forces with Copley for a community book discussion February 4th, led by
medical librarian Stacy Wein. We’ll be discussing Steven Woloshin, Lisa Schwartz and H. Gilbert
Welch’s collective work Know Your
Chances: Understanding Health
Statistics, which deals with
medical truths versus drug and treatment industry-fueled media hype and how to be an educated
consumer of health services. Pick up a copy at the library today.
- Back by popular demand:
FREE Senior Tax Assistance through RSVP
Morristown Centennial Library
Select weekdays, 10 AM-4 PM
February 3rd-April 15th, 2015
For more information or to make an appointment,
Dan Noyes at 888-2190
**Please note that all appointments for tax assistance are made exclusively through RSVP.**
- For anyone looking for a fun and social respite from the hard winter blues, join friends
for an evening of board games and chat, every other Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:00 PM.
- February 6th: 12:45 PM, Homeschoolers Share Day up in Copley Room. Come see what our
local homeschooled students have accomplished.
The January Trivia Challenge comes from the 2014-2015 Dorothy Canfield Fisher list. In Tim Federle’s
Better Nate Than Ever, Nate runs off to NYC to audition for a part in ____??: The Musical against his
archrival ___??____. Be the first to fill in the two blanks for a $20 gift certificate to the Bijoux
Theatre. Come on, kids! You’ve got this. Don’t let the adults win every time!
With our new automation system, Catamount Koha, automatic email notices are generated for materials on loan
from the library. Some patrons emails have been returned as undeliverable. Some email accounts have stops on
automatically generated email notices. Please check to see if this is the case. If it is, would you add us to
your contacts so you will get these notices?
"Preserving the Past -- Building
the Future" continues to be our guide. The core collection,
including the Vermont and Civil War Collections, maintain our links to the past, while computers, Internet
access, Listen Up! Vermont (audio books and ebooks), Vermont
Online Library (reference services), Universal Classes
(online courses) and the purchase of new materials guarantee
our growth into the future. The community has acquired an
outstanding asset available to all. Come and take advantage
of its many offerings.