Morris Public Library

Serving Our Community for over 100 Years

Welcome to the Morris Public Library

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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 and News

NEW books added! – “Celebrate with a Book” – Literary Donation Program

The Morris Public Library continues its Celebrate with a Book, a literary donation program for our community. Patrons can choose a book from a wide selection located at the library and donate the amount of the book cost. You can celebrate any occasion, holiday with your donation! We will provide a plate to add to the book and display it. You will be the first person to check it out and then it will remain in the collection for others ...
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Story and Music Time at the Morris Public Library

Story and Music Time, Pre-Register TODAY!

The Morris Public Library will offer Story and Music Time for participants ages 9 mo. - 5 years old every Tuesday at 10 am. Patrons MUST PRE-REGISTER by calling 860-567-7440. Sing songs, read a story, pick up a craft!
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Popular Book Club, Tuesday, March 28, 6:30 PM

The Popular Book Club will take place at the Morris Public Library on Tuesday, March 28, 6:30 pm and discuss "The Swans of Fifth Avenue" by Melanie Benjamin. Of all the glamorous stars of New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley. Her flawless face regularly graces the pages of Vogue, and she is celebrated and adored for her ineffable style and exquisite taste, especially among her friends—the alluring socialite Swans Slim Keith, C. Z. Guest, Gloria Guinness, ...
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Spring Pajama Story Time, Wednesdays, April 5 and May 3, at 6:30 pm

Children of all ages and their families are invited to the Morris Public Library for Spring Pajama Story Time on Wednesdays, April 5 and May 3, at 6:30 PM. Bring your favorite stuffed animal and enjoy cozy evening stories in your pajamas with your family and librarians! Registration: 860-567-7440 or
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Women and Money Roundtable Series Online April – June, 2023

The Morris Public Library Online presents the Women & Money Roundtable Series, How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets, April 12, May 10, June 14 at 1 PM, with Julia Strayer and Liz Maccarone, of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. The Women & Money Roundtable Series is a way to empower and educate women of any age on financial matters that affect their lives. Morris patrons are invited to participate in the roundtables on a monthly basis. This is a ...
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“Wildlife Welcomes Spring” with White Memorial, Wednesday, April 12, 2 PM

Spring Break at the Morris Public Library - “Wildlife Welcomes Spring,” Wednesday, April 12, 2 PM, with the White Memorial Conservation Center. If you are looking to combat the stubbornness of New England’s winters, welcome spring with the White Memorial Conservation Center and their friendly wildlife guests. Several live animals, as well as natural props, are used to discuss why spring is a much-anticipated season for wildlife too. Learn what animals you can expect to see and hear as temperatures ...
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Mystery Book Club, Wednesday, April 12, 6:30 PM

The Mystery Book Club will take place at the Morris Public Library on Wednesday, April 12, 6:30 PM, and the group will discuss "The Dark Vineyard" by Martin Walker. A prolific journalist, Martin Walker has crafted a mystery series that deftly blends the stylings of Peter Mayle and Alexander McCall Smith. Chief Bruno Courreges loves life in his small French village. One day his idyll is disturbed when a local research station for genetically modified crops is burned down. An ...
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Book Talk and Signing “The Ghost of Anne Boleyn,” author Mary Doucette, Thursday, April 20, 6:30 PM

While on tour of the Tower of London, Malorie wanders into a hidden room and uncovers an ancient-looking pearl necklace with a golden letter B pendant. The long hidden pendant belonged to Anne Boleyn, who was once Queen of England and was eventually beheaded by her own husband. Malorie begins to see what seems to be the ghost of Anne when she touches the pendant. About the author: Mary Doucette has been an avid fan of Anne Boleyn and the ...
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“Women in Jazz,” with Galen Abdur-Razzaq, world-renowned flutist and lecturer, Thursday, May 11, 7 PM, via Zoom

Women have been involved in jazz since the early 1920s, not just as vocalists, but as instrumentalists, composers and arrangers.  An understanding of jazz would not be complete without highlighting the influence and contributions of women—women such as Bessie Smith,Valaida Snow, Mildred Bailey, Mary Lou Williams, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vaughn. The program will provide an understanding particularly of the women’s personal lives, their ability to read music, perform and survive in a time when jazz was considered ...
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Book Talk and Signing “Align Your Body, Align Your Life” with author LisaBeth Lent, Wednesday, May 17, 6:30 PM

Book Talk and Signing “Align Your Body, Align Your Life: Quit Bending Over Backwards, Getting Ahead of Yourself” with author LisaBeth Lent, of Inner Alignment, Morris Public Library, Wednesday, May 17, 6:30 PM. LisaBeth Lent, Progress and Growth Coach, will share a simple approach to total wellness. Based on her “old story” of chronic pain and victim mentality followed by the journey to empowerment and health, Lisa will present how inner wellness expands into personal transformation. The speaker will deliver ...
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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 and Wi-Fi Access

We have computers available to the public with Fiber Optic Internet connection.

We also offer 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.