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. 

Bibliomation Catalog

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.

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

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.

Magazines Available to Borrow

For Adults

  • American Spirit
  • Architectural Digest
  • Backpacker
  • Better Homes and Gardens
  • Bon Appetit
  • Connecticut
  • Consumer Reports
  • Country Living
  • The Economist
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • Fine Gardening
  • Good Housekeeping
  • HGTV
  • Horticulture
  • House Beautiful
  • Knitting
  • Martha Stewart Living
  • Mary Janes Farm
  • Maximum PC
  • Mother Earth News
  • Popular Science
  • Real Simple
  • Redbook
  • Sky and Telescope
  • Time
  • Veranda
  • Yankee

For Children and Teens

  • American Girl
  • Highlights
  • National Geographic for Kids
  • Ranger Rick Jr.

Museum and Park Passes

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Passes for reduced or free admission to the following institutions and parks are available to borrow at the Morris Public Library. Thank you to the MPL Friends Group for this service.

Beardsley Zoo

$6 admission rate per person, adult or child, limit up to 6 people in your own family each day. Patron must bring a Morris Library card and a photo ID in the same name.

The Children's Museum, Roaring Brook Nature Center

One free touring admission with each paid admission. Maximum of 4 free admissions per day, per card. Please note: Science Dome tickets are an additional fee.

CT Old State House

Admission free (up two adults and two children). Parking is located at State Street South Parking Garage $5 all day with stamp validation, available at welcome desk.

CT Science Center

Redeem coupon for 20% off General Admission for up to 4 people.

 

CT State Parks and Forests

Passport to Parks eliminates day-use parking fees for all those entering in Connecticut registered vehicles. The Library Pass to the State Parks is valid for at Dinosaur, Gillette Castle and Fort Trumbull State Parks.

Imagine Nation

Half-priced admission for up to 6 guests. Not valid for special events.

Kids Play

Half-priced admission for up to 6 family members. General admission is $8 for adults and children. Children under 1 year are free.

Maritime Aquarium

$2 off Aquarium Admission, good for up to 6 people.

Mystic Aquarium

Save $4 off per person for up to 4 people.

 

New Britain Museum of American Art

Admit free any four people. One adult must accompany children under 16.

New Haven Museum

Admission pass for up to 4 people.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Free general museum admission for 2 adults age 18 and up. Free for ages 17 and younger.

White Memorial Conservation Center

Free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children (12 and under).

 

Information and Guidelines

  • Binders with information about passes are on display in the reading area.
  • Passes must be requested and checked out at the circulation desk.
  • MPL cardholders are eligible to borrow Museum passes. Borrowers may register at time of borrowing passes.
  • Passes may be checked out for 3 days.
  • Passes must be returned to the circulation desk, not the book drop.
  • Passes may be reserved in advance. Passes may be picked up before Library closes, the day before the day of the reservation, if available.
  • Borrowers are responsible for full replacement fees (ranging from $75 - $150) if passes are lost or not returned

For further information, please call the Morris Public Library:
  860-567-7440