Morris Public Library

Serving Our Community for over 100 Years

 

 

Welcome to the Morris Public Library

UPDATED!!

Now - Material pickup Tuesday-Saturday, including evening time slots!!

We are ready for your requests and questions, and are extending the curbside pickup, now offered Tuesday through Saturday by appointment, afternoon and evening time slots.

Bundles of books, specific material requests are available!

The staff members can now be reached by phone during our regular operating hours, Tuesday through Saturday -860-567-7440.

Steps to follow for requests and pickup:

 

 

 

  1. Request a desired available material or a material bundle at morrispubliclibrary.net or by calling 860-567-7440 Tuesday-Friday 9 am – 1 pm, Saturday 10 am - 12 pm.

Morris Public Library materials only.

  1. The requested materials can be picked up by appointment only (in ten-minute slots) Tuesday-Friday 2 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-6 pm, Saturday 1 pm-2 pm.

The items with your name on them will be downstairs in the Town Hall or outside the Community Room door on a table (weather-permitting).

Call 860-567-7440 to make an appointment.

  1. As always, feel free to contact us at 860-567-7440 or egranoth@biblio.org with questions.
We accept your book/DVD returns now - just place them in our book drop. We will be emptying the drop every other day (to allow the 24-hour material quarantine time, per CDC) and will also clean the materials afterwards, as always.
Curbside, evening hours

Our contacts:

phone (860-567-7440) or e-mail (egranoth@biblio.org)

Staff available during the regular library schedule:

Tuesday - Wednesday 10 am-8 pm

Thursday - Friday 1 pm - 8 pm

Saturday 10 am - 3 pm

Feel free to leave a message at any time, and we will get back to you!

Our online resources are available 24/7 at morrispubliclibrary.net.

Library Online Resources

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Library Hours

Tuesday: 10 AM - 8 PM | Wednesday: 10 AM - 8 PM | Thursday: 1 PM - 8 PM

Friday: 1 PM - 8 PM | Saturday: 10 AM - 3 PM | Closed Sunday & Monday

Upcoming Events

NEW LINK! ON TUESDAYS, Facebook Live – Story Time Online! LINKS for Videos!

Join us on Facebook Live for Story Time Online on Tuesdays, at 10 am.We will sing songs, say rhymes, read amazing books!Mark that you are going - and you will receive reminders for the event.We are going LIVE promptly at 10 am, on Tuesdays!Morris Public Library’s Facebook Page – CLICK HERE. Video Link to the recording of Story Time Online, June 2: https://www.facebook.com/morris.library.ct/videos/vb.1676270532595003/252646922469657/?type=2&theater&notif_t=page_post_reaction&notif_id=1591107771935321 Video Link to the recording of Story Time Online, May 26: https://www.facebook.com/1676270532595003/videos/277221913464107/ Video Link to the recording ...
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Mystery Book Club Online – FREESTYLE

Join us for the Mystery Book Club Freestyle with the Morris Public Library Online on Wednesday, June 10, at 6:30 pm.We will discuss various mystery novels you are reading right now and will share with the group why we like them.To register for the Club and receive a link to join: https://morrispubliclibrary.net/library-calendar-event-registration/
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“Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading Program for all ages, June 23 – August 12, 2020 – Drive -Through Kickoff – June 23, 6-7 pm

The Morris Public Library will offer “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading for all ages Drive-Through Kickoff is Tuesday, June 23, 6pm -7 pm The Morris Public Library will offer “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading program for all ages and reading levels from June 23 to August 12, 2020. Participants (any age) are invited to our Drive-Through Kickoff, Morris Town Hall Parking Lot, Tuesday, June 23, 6 pm-7 pm. We will safely hand you your reading-level Summer Reading Bag/Log as you ...
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Passport to Connecticut Libraries Program, September 2020

Morris Public Library participates in Passport to Connecticut Libraries Program, September 2020 Visit the Morris Public Library during the month of September as we participate in the Connecticut Library Association Passport to Connecticut Libraries Program. Patrons can obtain their Library Passport here at our Library and begin their journey to multiple participating CT Libraries. Each Library will stamp their visitors’ passport and give each visitor a small gift! At the end of the program, the Connecticut Library Association will be ...
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Detective Who Arrested Louis The Coin And Journalist Who Co-Authored Coin’s Memoir To Present at Morris Public Library, Oct. 6, 2020, at 6:30 pm

Connecticut State Police Detective Sergeant (Retired) Jerry Longo and journalist Andy Thibault will discuss the career and memoir of Louis the Coin Colavecchio Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Morris Public Library, 4 North St., Morris, CT It is hoped that Colavecchio will also be able to attend. Colavecchio, 78, had pleaded guilty to creating counterfeit $100 bills at his apartment in Pawtucket, RI. Longo had arrested Colavecchio in a prior case in which The Coin had ...
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Museum Passes

The Library offers Museum or Park Passes for Free or Reduced Admission to Many Connecticut Museums & Parks. Contact us for more information. 

Computer Access

We have computers available to the public and

now we have WiFi service, so bring your laptop and go online anywhere in the library.

InterLibrary Loan

You can request materials from other Connecticut Libraries from home or at the Library. One of our Librarians will assist you. Return any books borrowed from other libraries here in Morris.