WWI heroes: Two Morristown men won medals with Harlem Hellfighters, famed African American unit

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African American soldiers served with distinction, hoping their patriotism would bring equality back home.

What’s still good in the world: Essayist Christopher de Vinck, Feb. 15 at Morristown library

Author Christopher de Vinck

Come down off that ledge and give this guy a listen.

How to choose–and afford–quality preschool: Morristown library program, Jan. 19

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Preschool Advantage, a nonprofit, helps families in need send children to preschool.

Before MPAC, before the library … Morristown had a grand and glorious Lyceum

THE EAGLE HAS LANDED with new golden wings, thanks to the Friends of the Morristown & Township Library. The rest of the 1917 wing has a fresh new look, too, from renovations in the wake of a 2010 explosion. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

The library, celebrating its centennial this year, can trace its roots to a place graced by Teddy Roosevelt, Mark Twain, Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Lillian Russell, among other luminaries.

Commentary: An ode to the Morristown & Township Library

The Morristown & Township Library

Libraries are more vital than ever, the author contends.

The password is ‘Eagle’ : A soaring speakeasy at the Morristown library

Linda Whiteford of Parsippany, Karen Malet of Maplewood and Theresa Sarga of Elizabeth at Speakeasy at the Morristown & Township Library, Oct. 21, 2016. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Prohibition wasn’t so bad after all…

Newspapers and elections: Morristown library talk previews Acorn Hall exhibit

Historian Pete Tamburro with the most historic election headline, at the Morristown & Township Library. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Go figure: U.S. presidential elections have been nasty ever since the invention of U.S. presidential elections.

From Italy, with love: Designer shares fashion secrets at Morristown library, Sept. 24

Adua Celentano poses with students. From left to right Helen Crosier, Carolyn Dorsey, Lorée Proops, Adua Celentano and Cathy Bachmann.

Learn to sew three skirts from one pattern with fashion designer Adua Celentano.

Video: Carrie Jackson headlines ‘Jazz in July’ in Morristown

Carrie Jackson sings at the Morristown & Township Library; David Humm is on drums and Ron Naspo plays bass. Photo by Bill Lescohier

Here’s some music to start your week on the right foot.

Foote’s Pond info session at Morristown library, June 13

A young bald eagle visited Foote's Pond in the fall of 2015. Photo by Keith Survell.

Weather-permitting, the session will end with a visit to the pond.