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​​​​​​NEW HAPPENINGS:


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: https://www.burbio.com/groups/morris-public-library

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


The Morris Public Library is introducing 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.


AN IMPROVED OVERDRIVE APP for your phone or tablet- LIBBY

Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks?
You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand.

DOWNLOAD FOR FREE FOR YOUR PHONE OR TABLET:

https://meet.libbyapp.com/

CLICK HEREFOR DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO USE


MORRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY NOW OFFERS 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- 4pm) and Fridays (3:30 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

 Summer Story and Music Time at the Morris Public Library

The Morris Public Library is offering the Summer Series 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. G.

Registration is requested: 860-567-7440.


"Libraries Rock" Summer Reading Program for Children, Teens, Adults

The “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Challenge will be offered for all reading levels and interests throughout the summer, June 21-August 16, 2018.
The younger crowd (PreK-6) will participate in a variety of educational yet lively activities to strengthen their reading skills, teens (Grades 7-12) will find the rocking reading incentives and materials to entertain them during summer months, and adults will explore the upbeat reading genres of our new summer collection.
The participants will be able to enter to win one of our prize baskets after a reading achievement.
We will also offer the Adult Coloring Challenge during our Summer Reading Program. The patrons can obtain a weekly coloring page at the Library and submit for display upon completion.
Register at the Library (PreK-6) or download your log from the website www.morrispubliclibrary.net (Grade 7-12 and Adults).

Details: 860-567-7440.


Pumpernickel Puppets at the Summer Reading Program Finale, Thursday, August 16, at 2 pm

Join us for the Pumpernickel Puppets show, John McDonough, on Thursday, August 16, at 2 PM, at the Morris Public Library (4 North Street, Morris, CT), in celebration of the Children’s Summer Reading Finale.

The Pumpernickel Puppets captivate audiences of all ages (3 and up) with humorous and colorful adaptations of classic folk and fairy tales around New England, and now the fascinating puppets are here at the Morris Public Library, for the Summer Reading Fun Finale with our patrons.

This FREE event is sponsored by the Friends of the Morris Public Library.

Registration: 860-567-7440


Our Mystery Book Club meets at the Library once a month, at 6:30 PM. The next event is scheduled for August 8, 2018, at 6:30 pm. The group will discuss  "The Templar Legacy" by Steve Berry. To register: 860-567-7440


Our Fiction Book Club gathers at the Library monthly or bi-monthly at 7 PM. Our next meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 24 at 7 pm. We will discuss "On Farleigh Field" by Rhys Bowen. New members are always welcome!


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 Areapresents the "Libraries Rock" book display featuring Governor's Summer Reading materials, books about music, songs and rhythmic activities; summer-themed books, New Fiction and Nonfiction Materials and 2019 Nutmeg Nominees.

Our Glass Cabinet Display: Our July Glass Cabinet Display is titled "Bibliocrafts". It has been designed and loaned to us by Pam Swendsen, of Bethlehem. Thank you!














Children and Teens

Morris Public Library

Summer  2018

Programs & Services

Morris Public Library

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!



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. 
4 North Street, Morris, CT 06763   (860) 567-7440  FAX:  (860) 567-7432

 

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