The Morris Public Library is introducing Wowbrary(starting July 5, 2017),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 og the Morris Public Library.
For more information: 860-567-7440.
MORRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY NOW OFFERS ONE-ON-ONE TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE
Need help with COMPUTER USE or A DIGITAL DEVICE?
Call 860-567-7440 to make an appointment with a librarian today!
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
3:00 PM – 3:30PM, 3:30PM-4:00 PM
Summer Series Story and Music Time at the Morris Public Library
The Morris Public Library is offering the Summer Series Story and Music Time for the participants ages 0-4 every Tuesday at 10 am during the summer months.
Play games, sing songs, read a story, do a craft with our children’s coordinator Ms. G.
Registration is requested: 860-567-7440.
The Morris Public Library Children’s Summer Reading Program ‘Build a Better World’ (Prek - Grade 6) runs from June 20, 2017 through August 17, 2017. The reading materials are compliant with the Governor’s Summer Reading recommendations. REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM THROUGH JULY 25, 2017, receive your reading log, get a prize every time you visit the Library and check out a book!
THE FINALE PARTY WITH MR. MAGIC is taking place on August 17, at 2 PM in the Community Room.
The Morris Public Library Teen and Adult Summer Reading Challenges are taking place from June 20, 2017 through August 29, 2017 and are providing engaging reading incentives and enticing rewards. Registration for the Teen and Adult Program is not required. Reading logs are available at the Library or on the website – www.morrispubliclibrary.net.
Our Mystery Book Club meets at the Library once a month, at 6:30PM. The next event is scheduled for Wednesday, July 12, at 6:30 PM. The book for the discussion is "A Killing in the Hills" by Julia Keller. Multiple copies are available.
Our Fiction Book Club gathers at the Library monthly. The next meeting of the Club is on Tuesday, June 27, at 6:30 PM. We will discuss "I Still Dream About You" by Fannie Flagg.
TO REGISTER FOR BOOK CLUBS: 860-567-7440.
Our Adult Book Displaysthis season are: "Summer", New to Morris Public Library Fiction and Nonfiction.
The Children's Area presents multiple books and DVDs about summer fun, Governor Summer Reading Challenge Materials and 2018 Nutmeg Nominees.
Our Glass Cabinet Display: Our glass cabinet display in the month of June is titled "Norman Rockwell's America." Thank you, Harriet Ellis, for providing the amazing collection of the items for our display.
Art Display: American Sign Language Inspired Art is featured at the Morris Public Library in the month of June. The artwork has been created by the young artists of Frances Clem Studios.
The Morris Public Library offers many programs for children and teens. Our children’s programs include: Lego Building, Arts and Crafts, Preschool Story Hour, Summer /Winter Reading Program.
The Morris Public Library offers a wide variety of programs for our patrons. If you have an idea for a program or/and area of special interest that you would like to explore through a library program, please contact and share your idea with a librarian. Also, if you would like to do a program for us, please let us know.
Current Programs offered for the whole family include art shows, musical programs, cultural displays. For adults, we offer lectures, book discussion groups, summer/winter reading programs, author book presentations and more!
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