Catalogs and Resources Links
Catalogs and Resources provides author, title, and keyword access to information and research materials. Select Morris Public Library Catalog for local holdings of print and media, Bibliomation Global Catalog for Bibliomation requests.
Morris Public Library Catalog
Search Morris Public Library's catalog for books, audio books, music CDs, and DVDs. Request items the Library owns and interlibrary loans for items not owned. Interlibrary loan items will be delivered to the Library or another library selected.
Search all 70+ Bibliomation libraries for books, audio books, music CDs, and DVDs. Request items through interlibrary loan to be delivered to the Library or pick them up at the holding library.
Try out the FREE Acorn Catalog App on your mobile device!
Morris Public Library Kids' Catalog
Morris Public Library's catalog for books, audio books, music CDs, and DVDs. Request items the Library owns and interlibrary loans for items not owned. Interlibrary loan items will be delivered to the Library or another library selected.
researchIT CT offers free online resources as a service of the CT State Library. Here you will find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles for Connecticut public, K-12, and academic libraries and their users. There is also a collection of downloadable eAudios and eBooks for Connecticut residents with valid CT public library card numbers.
Libby, by OverDrive
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.
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FOR DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO USE
The Library offers a FREE mobile app to quickly & easily access the library catalog!
The Acorn Catalog app is streamlined & efficient, making it easy to:
- View & request holds
- View & renew items out
- Review fines
Wondering how to download and use this app?
Check out this video demo recorded on an Android phone.
The app is available:
Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.kenstir.apps.bibliomation&hl=en_US&gl=US
Apple/iOS App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/acorn-catalog/id1468024977
Questions: 860-567-7440 or morrispubliclibrary.net
Morris Public Library introduces Hoopla Digital to their patrons.
Hoopla is an all-in-one media service where you can browse 700,000+ titles in six different formats—audiobooks, eBooks, comics/graphic novels, full music albums, movies, and TV—and instantly borrow, then download or stream, the titles of your choice!
You can access the title you borrow instantly on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. With Hoopla, there are no holds or waiting!
All borrowed content may be enjoyed while connected to the Internet or Wi-Fi
by streaming. On a mobile device, borrowed content may be temporarily downloaded and accessed offline.
Hoopla is easy to use and provides instant access (again, with
no holds or waiting!) to the titles you want when you want them. As a Morris Public Library cardholder, you may borrow up to 5 titles per month.
To register for and enjoy Hoopla Digital for free with your library card, please download the Hoopla Digital app from the Apple or Google Play store on your mobile device. If you are using a computer, visit https://www.hoopladigital.com.
For more information please see details on our website at morrispubliclibrary.net or https://www.hoopladigital.com/
Hoopla Digital is sponsored by the Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation.
MORRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY ADDS FILM STREAMING SERVICE, KANOPY
With Kanopy, Morris Public Library Patrons Will Have Access to more than 30,000 Films, For FREE
The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at the Morris Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films on instantly by visiting https://morrispubliclibrary.kanopy.com
Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.
Featuring a subdivision Kanopy Kids, the service gives access to a collection of high quality children’s programs to help young viewers develop empathy, mindfulness and critical thinking.
Kanopy is sponsored by the Friends of the Morris Public Library.
To access Kanopy at the Morris Public Library: https://morrispubliclibrary.kanopy.com;
Help with Kanopy: https://help.kanopy.com/hc/en-us
Information: 860-567-7440 or https://morrispubliclibrary.net
The Palace Project Library’s NEW EBook and Audiobook App
The Morris Public Library Introduces The Palace Project: A New eReading App Simplifying eBook and Audiobook Lending for Patrons in partnership with Connecticut State Library, LYRASIS and Digital Public Library of America.
The Palace Project app (“Palace”) makes accessing the library’s ebook and audiobook collections easier than ever and brings them all into one simple app, where users can search and browse, check out items, and read, in just a few taps. The Palace app is available now to all Morris Public Library patrons at morrispubliclibrary.net or at your mobile device app store for FREE.
Collections included in the Palace app: the Connecticut State Library Palace Marketplace collection, the Palace Bookshelf of open materials, the Connecticut State Library BiblioBoard collection, and the Connecticut State Library Baker & Taylor Axis360 collection.
Getting Started Guide