Programs and Services

Adults and General Audience

Chromebooks

A Chromebook is a laptop used to perform a variety of tasks using the Google Chrome browser.

The Morris Public Library now has a Chromebook device for their patrons to borrow.

Go online anywhere and anytime.

The Chromebook checks out for 2 weeks.

Connect to the Internet via Chromebook+Mobile Hotspot combo (borrowed separately).

Ask for your Chromebook at the desk or call 860-567-7440.

CLICK HERE for instructions on how to use a Chromebook.

CLICK HERE for Chromebook Lending Policy.

 

Mobile Hotspots

Wi-Fi Hotspots offer wireless internet at home, will accompany you on a vacation or help a friend or a loved one who does not have Internet access.

The Morris Public Library has wireless Hotspots available for checkout!

These Hotspots allow you to connect to the Internet anywhere there is a cell phone signal on the Sprint network. There is no limit on data, and you may connect up to 10 devices to the Hotspot.

Each Hotspot checks out for 2 weeks.

Ask for your Hotspot at the desk or call 860-567-7440.

CLICK HERE for instructions on how to use a Mobile Hotspot.

CLICK HERE for Mobile Hotspot Lending Policy.

 

 

 

NEW TECh DIGITAL RESOURCES

Digital Resources Assistance

The Morris Public Library offers Digital Resources Assistance in half hour tech class sessions on Tuesdays (3 pm- 4 pm) and Fridays (4 pm-6 pm) by appointment. We would like to help you better understand library equipment; assist with downloading library ebooks and audiobooks. Learn how to use our online catalog, request materials independently and explore our online resources.

To register: call 860-567-7440 or visit the circulation desk.

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Morris Public Library is now on Burbio

We are excited to announce that our events are now on burbio.com and Amazon Alexa.

Join Burbio - for FREE - to follow our calendar and get email updates on upcoming events!

You can also enable the Burbio Skill to ask Alexa about our upcoming events.

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The Morris Public Library is introducing Wowbrary

Wowbrary, a digital subscription service that sends patrons FREE e-mail alerts about Library’s newest books, movies and other materials. The service also allows one to reserve the bestsellers instantly, provides the early notification about the newly added Library materials, and is completely private. To sign up for weekly emails: www.wowbrary.org. The service is sponsored by the Friends of the Morris Public Library.

For more information: 860-567-7440.

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Eversource Energy donated a Kill-a-Watt device to the Morris Public Library that patrons can borrow to measure electrical use of household appliances and save money.

Contact us: 860-567-7440 or egranoth@biblio.org

Want to discover areas in your home that are wasting energy? It’s easy – just check out an Eversource “Kill-A-Watt” kit from your local CT library.

The kit allows you to explore three types of electric use: plug, lighting, and mechanical. The kits measure and record the amount of electricity consumed, and we provide you with a booklet that gives tips on reducing your energy consumption and costs.

Book Clubs

NEW for clubs

Morris Public Library Book Clubs

The Mystery Book Club meets at the Morris Public Library every second Wednesday of the month.

The Popular Book Club gathers at the Library once every month.

For updates: 860-567-7440 or morrispubliclibrary.net

Displays

We are featuring various holiday reads on our Center Shelf this festive season.
Choose a story or a fact book about different celebrations in December.

 

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Books participating in our donation program "Celebrate with a Book" are featured in our Glass Cabinet.
Donate a book from this selection to the Library, have an honor plate placed inside, and be the first one to read it!

Try to Get a Good Night's Sleep while Giving Thanks in busy November, full of celebrations!

You are ready for the holidays with our abundant book selections!