Morris Public Library

Serving Our Community for over 100 Years

 

 

Welcome to the Morris Public Library

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The Morris Public Library is now OPEN to patrons with limited use and safety guidelines (Tuesday-Wednesday 10 am-8 pm, Thursday-Friday 1 pm-8 pm, Saturday 10 am - 3 pm).

Welcome back!!

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!

We request patrons observe the following safety 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.

 

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.

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, 10 AM, Facebook Live – Story Time Online.

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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Mystery Book Club Online, Wednesday, March 10, 6:30 pm

The Mystery Book Club will take place via Zoom with the Morris Public Library Online on Wednesday, March 10, at 6:30 pm. The club will discuss "The Wheel of Darkness" by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child. At a remote Tibetan monastery, FBI Special Agent Pendergast must find a powerful and ancient artifact before it falls into the wrong hands.A luxury ocean liner on its maiden voyage across the North Atlantic, awash in wealth and decadence...An ancient Tibetan box, its contents ...
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Women & Money Roundtable Series on March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, 1 PM, with Julia Strayer and Liz Maccarone

The Morris Public Library Online presents the Women & Money Roundtable Series on March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, 1 PM, with Julia Strayer and Liz Maccarone. 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 the following libraries/organizations: Morris Public Library, New Canaan ...
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“Rules of the Rocky Road – The Road to Financial Independence” with Kristina Matwijec, Financial Advisor, via Zoom, Tuesday, March 23, 6:30 pm

Join Kristina Matwijec, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones, for “Rules of the Rocky Road – The Road to Financial Independence” presentation with the Morris Public Library Online, via Zoom, Tuesday, March 23, 6:30 PM. Why are some people more successful investors than others? Luck? Probably not. Do they know a “secret”? Definitely not – because there are no real secrets to investing. But there are rules you can follow to work toward your goals. You will learn: The most common ...
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Popular Book Club Online, Tuesday, March 30, 7 PM

The Popular Book Club will meet with the Morris Public Library Online via Zoom on Tuesday, March 30, at 7 pm, and discuss "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah. With courage, grace, and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of World War II and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war. The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her ...
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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.