Morris Public Library

Serving Our Community for over 100 Years

Welcome to the Morris Public Library

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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

The Friends Need YOU! Join the Friends of the Morris Public Library.

The Friends Need YOU! Let’s be FRIENDS! The Morris Public Library needs YOU! We may be small but we are a very active Library with many resources and programs. Our creative staff keeps very busy making your visits here enjoyable and productive. The Friends of the Morris Public Library is a group of volunteers that help, support and promote the Library as needed and requested. Our Library usage and activities have grown dramatically over the past few years, and we ...
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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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Virtual: Learn Chinese Calligraphy, in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Thursday, May 23, 6:30 PM

Virtual: Learn Chinese Calligraphy, in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Morris Public Library Online, Thursday, May 23, 6:30 PM The Morris Public Library, in honor of Asian / Pacific American Heritage Month, invites patrons for a virtual workshop on Chinese Calligraphy. Join Jojo Liu for an immersive experience and discover the beauty of strokes, characters, and cultural expression. In this class, Jojo delivers a modern twist to traditional Chinese calligraphy. The presentation strikes a delicate balance ...
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YA/Fantasy Book Club, Friday, May 24, 6:30 PM

The YA and Fantasy Book Club will meet at the Morris Public Library on Friday, May 24, at 6:30 PM, and discuss "Graceling" by Kristin Cashore. Katsa has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was eight—she’s a Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill. As niece of the king, she should be able to live a life of privilege, but Graced as she is with killing, she ...
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Popular Book Club, Tuesday, May 28, 6:30 PM

The Popular Book Club will meet at the Morris Public Library on Tuesday, May 28, at 6:30 PM, and discuss "Black Cake" by Charmaine Wilkerson. We can’t choose what we inherit. But can we choose who we become? In present-day California, Eleanor Bennett’s death leaves behind a puzzling inheritance for her two children, Byron and Benny: a black cake, made from a family recipe with a long history, and a voice recording. In her message, Eleanor shares a tumultuous story ...
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Women and Money Online: How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets, June 12, 2024, 1 PM

The Morris Public Library Online presents the Women & Money Roundtable Series, How to Make Sense of Today’s Financial Markets, on June 12, 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. June 12th @ 1PM: How to ...
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Mystery Book Club, Wednesday, June 12, 6:30 PM

The Mystery Book Club will meet at the Morris Public Library on Wednesday, June 12, 6:30 PM, and discuss "Still Life" by Louise Penny. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. ...
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“Read, Renew, Repeat” Summer Reading Program for all ages, ICE CREAM KICKOFF – June 18, 6 PM. Program runs through August 14, 2024.

Excitement and fun await those who journey to the Morris Public Library and participate the Summer Reading Program “Read, Renew, Repeat,’ for all ages, June 18 – August 14, 2024. Begin your new reading adventures with the Annual Summer Reading Kickoff and Ice Cream Treats for children on Tuesday, June 18, 6 PM. Receive reading incentives and enjoy your “read-tastic” ice cream treat! Each reading level has their own “Read, Renew, Repeat” Activity Card to participate in the program. Youngsters ...
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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.