Mental Health Tote Bags

Partnership with MAIN Libraries and Atlantic Health Systems Libraries Morristown, NJ – Getting vetted, reliable, and current information on a health topic is often not easy. Searching the Internet for material on a health topic can leave a patient overwhelmed by the amount of information and not in the position…

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Improving Accessibility at the Library

Online Accessibility Tool Now Available on Libraries’ Online Catalog Morristown, NJ – MAIN member public libraries recently launched a new service, Browsealoud, on their online catalog to help patrons who may find it difficult to read text online, have literacy problems, or for those whom English is a secondary language….

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Start Your Business with a Library Card

Business Plan Creation with New Online Service   Morristown, NJ – Ever have a fantastic idea for a new business? Need to expand a current one? A business plan  can  organize  those  aspirations,  and  a  new  online  service  provided  by  MAIN  member  public  libraries  in  collaboration with the Morris County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and local SCORE chapter are here  to help.  Library card holders now have access to Gale Small Business Builder (https://www.mainlib.org/gsbb/), a step‐by‐ step  online  planning  tool  for  starting,  managing  and  optimizing  a  business  or  nonprofit  organization.  The  program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration in order to develop a business plan  focused on long‐term success. Areas include entrepreneur profiles, business ideation, break‐even analysis and  financial projections. The service can be accessed remotely or from within a library.  Meghan Hunscher, Executive Director at the EDC is excited for the opportunities that Gale Small Business Builder can create. “The Morris County EDC is proud to support this initiative by MAIN libraries to provide vital resources  to the business and entrepreneurial community,” stated Ms. Hunscher. “Morris County is home to over 25,000  businesses, many of which are small to mid‐sized. This is exactly the kind of tool that can help businesses succeed  and expand.”  Users  stuck  on  a  particular …

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Family History Month at the Library

Access Genealogy Resources with Your Library Card to Start Researching Morristown, NJ – October is Family History Month and users of MAIN libraries are encouraged to celebrate their heritage by researching their ancestors. Library cards from any MAIN library can be used to access a digital genealogical service from the…

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Back to School and the Library

Children’s eBooks, Teacher Library Cards and Library Card Signup Month Morristown, NJ – Schools are back in session, but public libraries too are gearing up for the September rush. All MAIN consortium library card holders may use the TumbleBooks Library to access digital children’s story books, read along eBooks, videos,…

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Use a Library Card – Access Rosetta Stone

Patrons Have Access to Learning Languages via MAIN Public Libraries Morristown, NJ – Summer is here for a few more weeks, so why not learn a new language at home or in a library with Rosetta Stone? Prepare for a vacation overseas or simply seek to learn at your own pace, courtesy of your library card. MAIN libraries, in partnership…

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Digital Magazines at a Library Near You

Patrons Have Access via MAIN Public Libraries Morristown, NJ – MAIN libraries, in partnership with Recorded Books, Inc. offers the digital magazine service RBdigital. RBdigital features full-color, digital magazines for instant desktop reading, mobile streaming, and mobile-app download. With this service, patrons can add new and back issues to personal…

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eBooks Abound at the Library

Patrons Have Access to Thousands at MAIN Public Libraries Morristown, NJ – Exercise your mind this summer with thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks by cloudLibrary Bibliotheca, brought to you by your local public library. cloudLibrary by Bibliotheca is designed to specifically meet the evolving needs for communities like those in…

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Expanding Access in Local Libraries

MAIN’s Two New Policies Aim to Enable Access MAIN-Wide Morristown, NJ – Access to the 38 member libraries of the Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN) will increase thanks to two recently enacted policies. Any K-12 student attending school in a town serviced by one of the local libraries that are…

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Morris County Freeholders Are Library Champions

NJ Librarians Bestow Prestigious Award to Freeholders Morristown, NJ – Morris County’s Board of Chosen Freeholders will be honored with the 2016 New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) Library Champion Award in Atlantic City on May 17th at the annual NJLA Conference Awards Ceremony. The NJLA’s Library Champion award is given annually in recognition of an exceptional…

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