Libby – Our new app

for eBooks and more!!

Borrow eBooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby APP by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader! It’s free and easy to get started for new users.  You will need your 13 digit library card number and 4 digit PIN. 

Please call the Library at 973-538-2599 if you have any problems.

Library App

Patrons can now download the new Library App from the Apple and Google Play App stores by searching “MAIN Libraries.” Once downloaded, the app will guide users through a one-time login, then take them directly to their local library and have access to the full MAIN catalog of all 38+ participating libraries.


Billions of records and documents to reveal your family’s story.

Discover your family’s unique history today!



Learn a new language with fun, engaging activities and practice courses.

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Find Free Mango

Find free access to Mango Languages in thousands of local libraries and organizations. See if it’s available at yours.
Enter zip code and select Morris Plains Library.
You can now access free MANGO resources with your 13 digit library card number and your 4 digit PIN.

Tumble Books

Enjoy animated/talking picture books, audiobooks, puzzles and games.

Gale Small Business Builder

Perform investment research on stocks, options and convertibles.

Other Databases

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. This resource offers an extensive collection of scholarly journal abstracts and full-text articles on a wide range of subjects including biology, chemistry, physics, psychology and more.

Business Source Elite

Business-related full-text articles from over 1,000 publications dating back to 1985. This database provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals, and covers such topics as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing and sales. It also includes a collection of business publications and company profiles from MarketLine and over 10,000 company profiles from Datamonitor.


The Consumer Library Information Prescription (CLIP) provides current, reliable health information to patients and the public. Provided by the Morristown Medical Center’s Shinn-Lathrope Health Science Library, this service combines the consumer health and medical collections of the Atlantic Health System libraries with the wealth of materials available online through the National Library of Medicine. Requests can also be made directly via email at clip@atlantichealth.org or via phone at (908) 522-2699


The Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) provides scholarly articles targeted at educators. ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, is a national information system supported by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Library of Education, and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. It contains more than 1.4 million records and 337,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.


Ecology-related database pertaining to human impact on the environment. Offers over 600,000 indexes, abstracts, and full-text articles on topics covering all aspects of human impact to the environment including global climate change, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and recycling. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

Image Collection

Over 1 million digital images from public domain and news sources. Consists of more than 1 million total digitized images of photographs from the Canadian Press, Getty Images, and UPI, as well as Antenna Audio maps. The images consist of a wide array of photos and maps, with an emphasis on world events. Other areas of coverage include contemporary and historical photos of people, places, and the nature.

Job & Career Accelerator

Access to millions of job listings and help in career-related paperwork. This comprehensive collection of job and career resources offers everything needed to create professional and competitive resumes and cover letters, search for jobs, give professional interviewing tips, and prepare for entrance exams.

Legal Information Reference Center

Law-related full-text articles from over 200 publications and thousands of legal forms. Provides access to full-text articles for many of the top consumer legal reference books and of legal forms. It covers a wide range of topics, including business and corporations, family affairs and divorce, immigration and travel, financial planning, copyrights, property and real estate, rights and disputes, and wills and estate planning. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.


Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts is a library science-focused database of scholarly articles. This database includes indexes on over 700 journals, books, research reports, and author profiles. It covers subjects including librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval and information management.

Literary Reference Center

A comprehensive database providing users with information on thousands of authors and their works. Includes the full-text of over a million plot summaries, synopses, work overviews, literary criticism articles and essays, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, poems, short stories, author interviews, and classic texts across all literary disciplines and timeframes.

MasterFILE Elite

Multidisciplinary database providing full-text articles from over 1,000 reference publications. This database covers virtually every subject area and offers full-text articles as well as an image collection of over 500,000 photos, maps and flags.

MiddleSearch Plus

Full-text articles from popular middle school magazines. Includes the full text of thousands of popular middle school magazines, biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, and more. The reading level of all included articles are assigned a Lexile score.

Military & Government Collection

Covers news on the different branches of the United States military and government. Offers a collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the fluid roles of the American military and government. Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals, and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.


Reader’s advisory tool for fiction readers. This tool offers information on a wide variety of fiction titles, lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, book talk guides, recommended reads, and more. With an intuitive interface, NoveList helps answer the question: “What should I read next?”

NoveList K-8

Reader’s advisory tool for fiction readers, grades Kindergarten through 8th grade. This tool is designed for students in grades K-8 and offers reading lists, searchable lists of award-winning titles, series coverage, curriculum support, and the ability to search for books by a variety of criteria including Lexile scores, subject, author and popularity.

Points of View Reference Center

Database designed to present users with multiple perspectives on a current social issue. Covers over 200 current social topics and contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including background information, points/counter-points, essays, leading political magazines, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents, and reference books.

Primary Search

Full-text articles from popular elementary/primary school magazines. Includes the full text of thousands of popular elementary/primary school magazines, biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, and more. The reading level of all included articles are assigned a Lexile score.

Reference USA

Directory of millions of American businesses, healthcare providers and residents. Provides detailed, current directory information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. healthcare providers, 1 million Canadian business, and 11 million Canadian residents.

Referencia Latina

Una base de datos complete de habla hispana. A complete database in Spanish. Una base de datos completa de habla hispana, que ofrece contenido de una variedad de contenido incluyendo 49,000 entradas enciclopedicas, más de 100,000 imágenes, 2,500 informes sobre la salud, un diccionario español-inglés y texto completo para más de 100 libros de referencia y docenas de revistas de interés general en una amplia gama de áreas temáticas.

Regional Business News

A daily updated database providing coverage of the region’s business publications. Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Small Business Reference Center

A comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business. This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. Users also have the ability to search within specific ‘Business Topics’ and ‘Business Types’ relevant to their needs.

Teacher Reference Center

Education-focused database of abstracts from hundreds of periodicals, over 95% of which are peer-reviews. This resource for educators provides indexing and abstracts of periodicals and covers topics such as assessment, best practices, continuing education, current research, curriculum development and literacy standards.
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