Programs and Services

Adults and General Audience

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We are pleased to announce that Bibliomation's Acorn Catalog app is now available on Google Play (Android) and the App Store (iOS)!   With the Acorn Catalog app, you can search for items, place holds, see what you have checked out, and renew items (in your home Library and other Bibliomation Libraries.)

 

We'd love to receive any feedback from you - enjoy!

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SUSPENDED - One-On-One Technology Assistance

The Morris Public Library offers one-on-one Technology Assistance in half hour tech class sessions on Tuesdays (3 pm- 4:00pm) and Fridays (4:00 pm-6 pm) by appointment. Learn to use a computer, a smart phone or a tablet, find out about how to download library ebooks and audiobooks to your device and use our online catalog to request materials independently. 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.

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

Our double-feature display is right on our Center Shelf!
Celebrate the National Library Week, April 4- 10 and National Poetry Month.
Welcome to Your Library! #nationallibraryweek #nationalpoetrymonth @morrislibraryct
Spring is here!! Are you ready for Rainy Days that will bring sunshine and flowers?
Enjoy the featured books in our new display Rainy Day Reads.

 

Our April Glass Cabinet Display is based on Irving Berlin's "Easter Parade" Broadway musical.
The items presented are from the collection of Sandy Booth, of Bethlehem.

Recorded Programs

Cut the Cord to Cable, with Ron Fairchild, September 16, 2020

 

Organize your home the Marie Kondo Way, with Christine Thorn, May 14, 2020

Louis the Coin, Career and Memoir, October 6, 2020

https://youtu.be/aLscd-w_Qi0

Comanche and His Captain, with author Janet Barrett, January 14, 2021

https://youtu.be/Wiyfp0lrH-U

"Confessions of a Frenetic Mind" with author and comedian Rich Cyr, February 17, 2021.

Children's Book Reading and Presentation with author Tiffy McKay, Everest Goes to Space, April 14, 2021

https://youtu.be/3nPxRFE7FAs

Children and Teens

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Currently ONLINE - Story and Music Time at the Morris Public Library

The Morris Public Library offers the Story and Music Time Program for the participants’ ages 0-4 every Tuesday at 10 am.

Play games, sing songs, read a story, do a craft with our children’s coordinator Ms. Sue.

Registration is requested: 860-567-7440.

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The Morris Public Library supports the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Beginning October 1, 2018, families are invited to join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Morris Public Library.

The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. By reading just one book a night, families can reach the 1,000-book goal in three years and provide their children essential early literacy skills.

The program is available to all families with children (ages 0-5).

For more information, please call the library at 860-567-7440 or visit our website, www.morrispubliclibrary.net

The Children's Area

Our new Children's Area Display is "April Showers at the Library!"
Enjoy a variety of books about spring, beginning of flower season and sunshine!