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"Tails and Tales" Summer Reading Program, all ages

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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

Story and Music Time, Pre-Register TODAY!

The Morris Public Library will offer Story and Music Time for participants ages 0-4 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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“Tails and Tales” Summer Reading Program for all ages, June 22 – August 19, 2021

The Morris Public Library offers “Tails and Tales” Summer Reading Program for all ages The Morris Public Library offers “Tails and Tales” Summer Reading program for all ages and reading levels from June 22 through August 19. Each reading level has their own Summer Reading activity card to participate in the program. Students (Grades PreK- 5) count the number of tales read, teens (Grades 6-12) and adults curiously enjoy reading as many interesting tales as they can find! The participants ...
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Popular Book Club, Tuesday, July 27, 7 pm

The Popular Book Club will meet at the Morris Public Library on Tuesday, July 27, at 7 pm and discuss "Mrs. Lincoln's Sisters" by Jennifer Chiaverini. In May 1875, Elizabeth Todd Edwards reels from news that her younger sister Mary, former First Lady and widow of President Abraham Lincoln, has attempted suicide. Mary’s shocking act followed legal proceedings arranged by her eldest and only surviving son that declared her legally insane. Although they have long been estranged, Elizabeth knows Mary’s ...
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Mystery Book Club, Wednesday, August 11, 6:30 PM

The Mystery Book Club will meet at the Morris Public Library on Wednesday, August 11, 6:30 PM and discuss "Blood Orange" by Susan Wittig Albert, a China Bayles Mystery. It’s mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporary place to live as she contends with a very acrimonious divorce from her husband Rich. One nasty point of dispute is her part ownership of the Comanche Creek Brewing Company, which she ...
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Women & Money Roundtable Series, Wednesday, August 18, 1 PM

The Morris Public Library Online presents the Women & Money Roundtable Series, How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets, on August 18, 1 PM, with Cathy Tanzilli, Julia Strayer and Liz Maccarone, with an ADDITIONAL SPEAKER 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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“Rumplesnakeskin” and His Live Legless Friends, Morris Town Green, Tuesday, August 24, 2 pm

What animals have long tails, but fall short on legs? Snakes, of course! What better way to celebrate the summer reading theme of “Animal Tails and Tales” than by learning about some slithering superstars, the snakes. Join Carrie Szwed from White Memorial Conservation Center (on Morris Town Green, with Morris Public Library) on Tuesday, August 24, at 2 PM for Rumplesnakeskin and His Live Legless Friends (suggested audience - young children). First, we will read the story Rumplesnakeskin by Charlotte ...
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Understanding Your Senses, with author and medium Sydney Sherman, Wednesday, September 22, 6:30 PM

The Morris Public Library welcomes back Sydney Sherman, author of “You Are Not Alone,” with her new virtual workshop “Understanding Your Senses”, Wednesday, September 22, 6:30 PM. In “Understanding Your Senses,” Sydney focuses on many ways participants can learn to use their senses, i.e. smell, hearing, sight and touch, to connect with their loved ones who have passed on from this life. The presentation offers a very detailed explanation of the “how” our loved ones are still here and explores ...
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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.