Morris Public Library

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Welcome to the Morris Public Library

Winter Reading Program for all ages - Chill Out and Read!

Click for more info and reading cards HERE.

New New December Appointment ONLY
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 will be offering material pick-up by APPOINTMENT ONLY Tuesday - Saturday, within the available time slots.

Bundles of books, specific material requests, recommendations!

The staff members can be reached by phone during our regular operating hours, Tuesday through Saturday -860-567-7440.

Steps to follow for requests and pickup:

  1. Request a desired material or a material bundle at morrispubliclibrary.net or by calling 860-567-7440 Tuesday-Friday 9 am – 1 pm, Saturday 10 am - 12 pm.

The Bibliomation Catalog is available for requests!

  1. Call to make an appointment: 860-567-7440.

The requested materials can be picked up by appointment only (in ten-minute slots) Tuesday-Friday 1 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-7 pm, Saturday 1 pm-2 pm.

The items with your name on them will be downstairs in the Town Hall or outside the Community Room door on a table (weather-permitting).

  1. As always, feel free to contact us at 860-567-7440 or egranoth@biblio.org with questions.

We accept your book/DVD returns - just place them in our book drop. We will be emptying the drop every day (to allow the 24-hour material quarantine time), will quarantine items for another day, and will also clean the materials afterwards.

All e-resources are available to patrons at morrispubliclibrary.net

 

 

Library Online Resources

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! 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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Winter Reading Program “Chill Out and Read,” January 5 – February 25, 2021.

“Chill Out and Read” during the Morris Public Library’s 2021 Winter Reading Program for all ages, January 5 - February 25, 2021 “Chill Out and Read” during the Morris Public Library’s 2021 Winter Reading Program for all ages. Patrons will engage in various activities and explore new authors and genres during their reading journey. To begin, request your Chill Out and Read Card for pick-up or download it from morrispubliclibrary.net (starting January 5), complete all the 10 activities listed in ...
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Virtual Popular Book Club, Tuesday, January 26, at 7 pm

Join the Popular Book Club via Zoom on Tuesday, January 26, at 7 pm.We will discuss "The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson. The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything—everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter. Cussy's not only a book woman, however, she's also the last of her kind, her skin a shade of blue unlike ...
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Virtual Take Your Child to the Library Day, Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 10 am, at Story Time Online, Facebook Live.

The Morris Public Library will be celebrating the Virtual Take Your Child to the Library Day on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 during our Story Time Online on Facebook Live, at 10:00 am. Library stories, fun library facts and a thematic craft! Pick up a special craft kit at the library book drop February 5- 6. We will complete the craft LIVE together on February 9. Information: 860-567-7440 or morrispubliclibrary.net
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Virtual Mystery Book Club, Tuesday, February 10, 6:30 pm

The Mystery Book Club will meet via Zoom on Wednesday, February 10, at 6:30 pm. The group will discuss "Skeleton Man" by Tony Hillerman. Former Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn comes out of retirement to help investigate what seems to be a trading post robbery. A simple-minded kid nailed for the crime is the cousin of an old colleague of Sergeant Jim Chee. He needs help and Chee, and his fiancée Bernie Manuelito, decide to provide it.Proving the kid's ...
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“Confessions of a Frenetic Mind: 5 Tales of Blood Curdling Terror” with author, comedian Rich Cyr, via Zoom, Wednesday, February 17, at 7:00 pm

Author, radio host and comedian Rich Cyr brings you his first book “Confessions of a Frenetic Mind: 5 Tales of Blood Curdling Terror” via Zoom, with the Morris Public Library Online, Wednesday, February 17, at 7:00 pm. The Tales are sure to terrify, and will have you sleeping with the lights on for weeks - wonderfully twisted and devilishly creepy, they will have you screaming for more.........IF YOU SURVIVE!!!!!!!! Robbie's Revenge: What happens when a printer begins controlling your emotions ...
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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.