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

The Morris Public Library will offer Story and Music Time for participants ages 9 mo. - 5 years old every Tuesday at 10 am. Please call to register: 860-567-7440. Sing songs, read a story, pick up a craft!
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Popular Book Club, Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 PM

The Popular Book Club will meet at the Morris Public Library on Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 PM. Tanzania, 1964. When Katie Barstow, A-list actress, and her new husband, David Hill, decide to bring their Hollywood friends to the Serengeti for their honeymoon, they envision giraffes gently eating leaves from the tall acacia trees, great swarms of wildebeests crossing the Mara River, and herds of zebras storming the sandy plains. Their glamorous guests—including Katie’s best friend, Carmen Tedesco, and Terrance Dutton, ...
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“Rosa’s Voice,” book talk with author and educator Barbara Connery, Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 PM

Join author, educator and researcher Barbara Connery for discussion and signing of her new book Rosa’s Voice, Morris Public Library, on Tuesday, October 10, at 6:30 PM. Ten-year-old Rosa spends her summers searching for seashells on the coastal shores in Mexico, the childhood home of her mother. During the school year, she lives with her parents, Kevin and Ale, in Brooklyn, New York, sharing her neighborhood with her close friends. After entering a school-wide oratory festival, Rosa is selected to ...
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Women and Money Roundtable Series Online, Wednesdays, October 11, November 15, December 13, at 1 PM

The Morris Public Library Online presents the Women & Money Roundtable Series, How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets, on October 11, November 15, December 13, 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. Register BELOW: ...
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Mystery Book Club, Wednesday, October 11, 6:30 PM

The Mystery Club will take place at the Morris Public Library on Wednesday, October 11, 6:30 PM, and discuss “One by One” by Ruth Ware. Getting snowed in at a luxurious, rustic ski chalet high in the French Alps doesn’t sound like the worst problem in the world. Especially when there’s a breathtaking vista, a full-service chef and housekeeper, a cozy fire to keep you warm, and others to keep you company. Unless that company happens to be eight coworkers…each ...
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Fall After School Stories and Craft, Fridays, Grades K-2, October 13, October 27, November 17, 3:40 pm-4:30 pm

Join Miss Stephanie for “Fall After School Stories and Craft” for students in Grades K-2 at the Morris Public Library on Fridays, October 13, October 27 (Halloween Craft), and November 17, 2023, 3:40 pm-4:30 pm. An engaging story and educational activities will be offered along with a craft and interaction time. Pick-up after school (JMS) by a librarian is offered - bring a permission slip to school. Parent pick-up from the library is at 4:30 PM. Only 15 spots! Register ...
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“The History of Reiki – Healing Ourselves from the Inside-Out” with author, medium and Reiki Master, Sydney Sherman, Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 PM

The History of Reiki – Healing ourselves from the inside out With metaphysical author, medium, and Reiki Master Sydney Sherman, Morris Public Library via Zoom, on Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 PM Reiki (Rei-Ki) is the use of Universal light to heal the bodies energy. Many cultures have used different forms of healing through the “Laying of hands.” For Asian cultures, Reiki was the only form of healing most people received for anything from an ingrown toenail, to heart issues and ...
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Trick-or-Treat at Story and Music Time, Tuesday, October 31, 10 am

Young patrons, ages 0-5, are invited to our special Story Time wearing their Halloween costumes on Tuesday, October 31 at 10 am. Families will enjoy a thematic story, songs, rhymes, and trick-or-treating with a librarian. Bring your baskets for the goods! Details and registration: 860-567-7440 or
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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.