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, November 28, 6:30 PM

The Popular Book Club will take place at the Morris Public Library on Tuesday, November 28, 6:30 PM and discuss "The Maid" by Nita Prose. Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She struggles with social skills and misreads the intentions of others. Her gran used to interpret the world for her, codifying it into simple rules that Molly could live by. Since Gran died a few months ago, twenty-five-year-old Molly has been navigating life’s complexities all by herself. No ...
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NEW DATE – “Healing with Books: Stories of the Uses of Books as Medicine,” with historian Mary Mahoney, via Zoom, Tuesday, DECEMBER 5, 6:30 PM.

Historian Mary Mahoney will present a talk on bibliotherapy titled "Healing with Books: Stories of the Uses of Books as Medicine.” Have you ever turned to a book for consolation? Treasured the escape of a comic book? Found comfort in a poem, self-help book, or simply from reading the newspaper? This talk will explain the many uses of books as medicine in our world today and its history. Mary Mahoney is a historian, writer, and podcaster who studies American culture. ...
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Winter After School Stories and Craft, Grades K-2, Fridays, December 8, 2023, January 12, February 9, 2024, 3:40 – 4:30 PM

Winter After School Stories and Craft, Grades K-2, at the Morris Public Library Join Miss Stephanie for “Winter After School Stories and Craft” for students in Grades K-2 at the Morris Public Library on Fridays, December 8, 2023, January 12, February 9, 2024, 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 ...
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Women and Money Roundtable Series Online, Wednesday, 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 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: December 13th @ 1PM: ...
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Mystery Book Club, Wednesday, December 13, 6:30 PM

The Mystery Book Club will meet at the Morris Public Library on Wednesday, December 13, at 6:30 PM and discuss "Killers of a Certain Age" by Deanna Raybourn. E-book is available via Libby app. New registrations and book requests: 860-567-7440 or Billie, Mary Alice, Helen, and Natalie have worked for the Museum, an elite network of assassins, for forty years. Now their talents are considered old-school and no one appreciates what they have to offer in an age that ...
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 “Winter Reading Bingo” for all ages at the Morris Public Library, January 2 – February 22, 2024.

We invite you to join our wintertime reading challenge “Winter Reading Bingo,” January 2 – February 22, 2024. Fill out your winter reading bingo card with book titles you read or listen to from January 2 to February 22 (available HERE and at the Library starting January 2). Earn a ticket completing a row in the card (Bingo! 12 tickets total). Each age group will have their own Bingo Card, and a special finale award.  The winner in each category ...
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ZOOM – “Basic Genealogy” with Eric Migdal, “It’s All Relative Genealogy,” Tuesday, January 9, 6:30 PM

Basic Genealogy will cover the most important steps in starting your genealogy research such as family tree building, finding places to research your family, DNA testing and the information you may discover after you test. Eric Migdal will speak about Ancestry's DNA testing and matches, family tree building along with other resources to assist you. About Eric Eric Migdal is the owner of “It’s All Relative Genealogy” in Pompton Lakes, NJ. He has been doing family history research for 30 years, ...
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Starting 2024: Young Adult and Fantasy Book Club, Morris Public Library, the third Friday of each month, 6:30 PM

Warm up your winter with the NEW Young Adult and Fantasy Book Club at the Morris Public Library. Too time-poor to wrap your head around the latest literary fiction? Have a thirst for vampires, dystopian settings, or modern fairytales? Our YA and Fantasy Book Club is for you! This club is perfect for teens and adults interested in reading and discussing a variety of YA and Fantasy literature, whilst enjoying themed snacks. Pick and choose what sessions you would like ...
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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.