Morris Public Library

Serving Our Community for over 100 Years

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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

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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Women and Money Roundtable Series Online June 14, 2023, 1 PM

The Morris Public Library Online presents the Women & Money Roundtable Series, How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets, Wednesday, 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 collaborative event of ...
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Mystery Book Club, Wednesday, June 14, 6:30 PM

The Mystery Book Club will meet at the Morris Public Library on Wednesday, June 14, at 6:30 PM to discuss “Hostage Taker” by Stefanie Pintoff. In the hushed quiet of early morning Manhattan, in front of the towering bronze doors of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, a young woman holds a sign that reads: HELP ME. For one FBI agent, a madman’s terrified hostages, and an entire city, a long and harrowing day is about to unfold.The hostage taker’s identity is unknown. ...
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“Contacting Your Spirit Guides,” with author and researcher Jan Henson Dow, Thursday, June 22, 6:30 PM

Morris author and researcher Jan Henson Dow returns to the Morris Public Library with her new presentation “Contacting Your Spirit Guides,” Thursday, June 22, 6:30 PM, with guest Lynn Ford. Participants are invited to learn about spirit guides and how to connect with them. “The more you see yourself as a divine eternal being on a creative journey as an eternal spirit, the more you see the spirit in all things and the easier it will be to contact your ...
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Children’s Summer Reading Ice Cream KickOff – Tuesday, June 27, 6 PM – Summer Reading Program “Find Your Voice” for all ages, June 27 – August 16, 2023.

Children's Summer Reading Kickoff and Ice Cream Treats, Tuesday, June 27, 6 PM “Find Your Voice” Summer Reading Program for all ages, Morris Public Library, June 27 – August 16, 2023. Explore your unique potential and creativity during the Morris Public Library’s Summer Reading Program “Find Your Voice,” for all ages, June 27 – August 16, 2023. Begin your reading adventures with the Annual Summer Reading Kickoff and Ice Cream Treats for children on Tuesday, June 27, 6 PM. Receive ...
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Popular Book Club, Tuesday, June 27, 6:30 PM

The Popular Book Club will meet at the Morris Public Library on Tuesday, June 27, at 6:30 PM to 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 ago one summer in Paris and became close ...
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Family Story Afternoons, Thursdays, July 13, July 27 and August 10, at 3 PM

Family Story Afternoons at the Morris Public Library, Thursdays, July 13, July 27, August 10, at 3 PM The Morris Public Library welcomes children and their caregivers to afternoon story time. Look forward to adventures featuring cunning, mischievous animals! NEW - Grab a craft to go! Registration: 860-567-7440 or
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“Edible Wild Mushrooms of Connecticut,” Tuesday, August 8, 6:30 PM

“Edible Wild Mushrooms of Connecticut” with The 3 Foragers, Morris Public Library, Tuesday, August 8, 6:30 PM Wild mushroom hunting for food purposes is a satisfying and delicious hobby, and Connecticut has an abundance of tasty fungi to find. The diversity of species can be amazing as well as overwhelming, and The 3 Foragers will talk about the best edible mushrooms of each season. Photos of each mushroom are accompanied by appetizing images of dishes that feature the wild mushroom ...
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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.