Morris Public Library

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Thanksgiving 2020 NEW!

Morris Public Library Thanksgiving Schedule 2020

Wednesday, November 25 OPEN 10 AM-5:30PM

Thursday, THANKSGIVING DAY - November 26– CLOSED

Friday, November 27 -  CLOSED

Saturday, November 28 – OPEN 10 AM-3 PM

NEW featured resource for Morris patrons

Hoopla Digital

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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. *Book clubs have temporarily been moved to Zoom.

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

Hoopla is going LIVE on November 16, 2020

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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

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! Story Time Online on November 24: https://www.facebook.com/1676270532595003/videos/1707059739444410 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.
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Moved to Zoom – Popular Book Club, Tuesday, November 24, at 7 pm

Join the Popular Book Club on Zoom, with the Morris Public Library, on Tuesday, November 24, at 7 pm. The group will discuss "Magic Hour" by Kristin Hannah. In the rugged Pacific Northwest lies the Olympic National Forest—nearly a million acres of impenetrable darkness and impossible beauty. From deep within this old growth forest, a six-year-old girl appears. Speechless and alone, she offers no clue as to her identity, no hint of her past.Having retreated to her western Washington hometown ...
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Mystery Book Club Online, via Zoom, Wednesday, December 9, at 6:30 p.m.

The Mystery Book Club Online will take place via Zoom, on Wednesday, December 9, at 6:30 pm. The group will discuss "Stagestruck" by Peter Lovesey. Pop diva Clarion Calhoun has packed the house with her celebrity appearance in Bath’s Theatre Royal production of I Am a Camera. But within moments of her much-anticipated onstage appearance, she’s pulled out of character as she screams and claws at her face.When tainted stage makeup is found to have caused the disfiguring burn, fingers ...
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December Holiday Stories and Craft, ages 0-8, Facebook Live, December 16, at 6:30 pm.

Join us for December Holiday Stories and Craft, ages 0-8, on Facebook Live, on Wednesday, December 16, at 6:30 pm We will read stories about holidays in December and celebrate with creating a craft for the season. No registration is required. Watch on Facebook on our page @morris.library.ct or the following day at morrispubliclibrary.net
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“Comanche and His Captain—The Warhorse and The Soldier of Fortune,“ Morris Public Library Online, Thursday, January 14, at 6:30 pm.

Janet Barrett, the author of “They Called Her Reckless” will present her new book “Comanche and His Captain—The Warhorse and The Soldier of Fortune,“ on Zoom, with the Morris Public Library Online, Thursday, January 14, at 6:30 pm. “Comanche and His Captain” tells of the tough Mustang that survived the Battle of the Little Bighorn to become the most famous horse in America, and his owner, the soldier of fortune, Captain Myles Keogh. An intriguing story that moves from Ireland to ...
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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.