Morris Public Library

Serving Our Community for over 100 Years

 

 

Welcome to the Morris Public Library

WE ARE OPEN!!
We accept your book/DVD returns, outside book drop only - just place them in our book drop. We will be emptying the drop every day (to allow the 24-hour material quarantine time, per CDC), quarantine materials for another 2 days and will also clean the materials afterwards, as always.
The Morris Public Library is open to the public with the following restrictions and temporary guidelines:

We request patrons observe the following temporary guidelines:

  • Wear a face covering in the building that completely covers the nose and mouth
  • Use a hand sanitizer upon entering the library (provided)
  • Maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet
  • Maximum number of patrons at the library - 5 (five)
  • Limit your Library visit to 30 minutes, 1 per day
  • Materials checkout - place the materials on the folding table, a staff member will check them out and place them back on the table
  • Materials return - return in the book drop outside only
  • Only one computer will be available for use (30-minute limit), copies can be made/printed, 1 visit per day
  • No extended stays are permitted.
  • Basic technology assistance will be provided at this time, COVID State recommendations observed.
  • Programming remains digital. Exception - small group book clubs held in the Morris Community Room, COVID state recommendations observed.

Please use the front entrance at 4 North Street to access the library.

If you need the elevator, please ring the bell on the Community Room door, and a staff member will be right down to assist you.

Thank you!

 

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 Story Time Online on October 20: https://www.facebook.com/1676270532595003/videos/266715011263755
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Virtual Pajama Story Time, Wednesdays, October 21 and November 4, at 6:30 pm – the videos will be HERE!

Pajama Story Time, Morris Public Library Online (Facebook Live and website), on Wednesdays, October 21 and November 4, at 6:30 pm Join us virtually for the Pajama Story Time, Fall Session (Grades K-3), on Wednesdays, October 21 and November 4, at 6:30 p.m. We will enjoy cozy evening stories virtually in our pajamas with the families and librarians. Watch the video on morrispubliclibrary.net (will be posted here on the day of the event!!) or Facebook Live @morris.library.ct. No registration is ...
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Popular Book Club, Tuesday, October 27, at 7 pm

The Popular Book Club will take place at the Morris Community Room with the Morris Public Library on Tuesday, October 27, at 7 pm.The group will discuss "Lost Roses" by Martha Hall Kelly. It is 1914, and the world has been on the brink of war so often, many New Yorkers treat the subject with only passing interest. Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. The two met years ...
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“Degrees of Success” with author and coach Claudia Fox, Zoom, Tuesday, November 10, 6:30 pm

"Degrees of Success" with author and coach Claudia Fox, Zoom, Tuesday, November 10, 6:30 pm. Author and international coach Claudia Fox will speak about her book “Degrees of Success, Inspiring Stories & Secrets of Success” on Zoom, with Morris Public Library Online, Tuesday, November 10, at 6:30 pm. Do you want to be successful even when you don’t have a college degree? Learn how you can be in charge of your own life. Are you afraid that you can’t have ...
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Mystery Book Club, Wednesday, November 18, 6:30 pm

Join the Mystery Book Club at the Morris Community Room, with the Morris Public Library, on Wednesday, November 18, at 6:30 pm as we discuss "The Snowman" by Jo Nesbo. Inspector Harry Hole is tested to the very limits of his sanity by a killer with a strange signature: a snowman. One night, after the year's first snowfall, a boy named Jonas wakes up and discovers that his mother has disappeared. Only one trace of her remains: a pink scarf, ...
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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.