Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

The Morris County Library is partnering with the U.S. Census Bureau and will serve as an assistance center for anyone needing help filling out the census questionnaire.

Census personnel will be stationed in lobby of the library, 30 East Hanover Ave., Whippany, from March 20 to April 19 to provide assistance and answer questions.

The Census Bureau this week began mailing advance letters to about 120 million addresses nationwide, notifying households that 2010 Census forms will be arriving in their mailboxes March 15 to March 17. The one-page letter urges households to complete the 10-question census form when it arrives and to return it in the accompanying prepaid envelope as soon as possible.

Strict confidentiality laws protect the respondents and the information they provide.

Census staff members are scheduled to be at the Morris County Library on Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Mondays and Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.