Bingo Night for Adults

Apr 22 2014 6:00 pm

bingo cardsGet out of the house enjoy an hour of BINGO fun! Bag up a white elephant item or two and bring them to our bingo games. If you win, you will get to choose from the loot. Games will be once a month on Tuesdays; January 14th, February 18th, March 18th, and April 22nd. Anyone over the age of 18 can attend. Registration is required.

Adult Writer's Group

Apr 24 2014 5:30 pm

writers groupWriters of all interests and levels are welcome to join a new WRITER'S GROUP! The next meeting date is Thursday April 24th from 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM, with future dates every other Thursday. Attendees must be 18 years or older. This new group offers you the opportunity to develop your craft and receive thoughtful, positive and useful critiques. No registration, just drop in!

May the Fourth Party

May 4 2014 1:00 pm

Chicago Jedi 

Join us for some Star Wars fun!

Games! Star Wars trivia, Force (bingo), destroy the Death Star (it's made of candy)

Food! Who amongst us doesn't like food?

Costume contest! See handout for more deets

Meet the Chicago Jedi! Learn lightsaber skills, Jedi Mind Tricks, or just hang out with real Jedi


Sunday, May 4, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

All ages welcome! 

Registration appreciated, call or stop by for further details

815.942.6880       604 Liberty St., Morris

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Laughs & Crafts Pinterest Club!

May 6 2014 6:00 pm

pinterest logoWho doesn't love Pinterest?  And who doesn't pin crafts they'll probably never make? Well, here's a way to fix that!   The Library is hosting a Pinterest club! So how does a Pinterest club work?   Read on…  You pick up the flyer with the supply list from the library.  Purchase your supplies and bring them to the next group meeting. That’s it!  Each month will be a different craft. If you feel really ambitious, contribute to the "Pinterest Potluck" and make a simple snack or appetizer you found on Pinterest.   Join us for a fun way meet other crafty people and to get together to eat, gab, and craft!

Native Peoples Today

May 24 2014 1:00 pm

Mitchell MuseumComing to the Morris Area Public Library, the traveling Mitchell Museum offers a rich, hands on experience for all ages. Meet American Indian presenters and learn from their personal stories. Mitchell Museum docents go through a rigorous training process to provide an accurate, in depth interpretation of the museum's artifacts as well as Native American history and culture. Hands on materials show traditional and contemporary art and life-ways such as moccasins, baskets, pottery, furs, quillwork, beadwork and more! This program is free and open to all and is sponsored by the Edward D. Hatcher family in memory of Catherine L. Hatcher. Call 815-942-6880 for more information and to register.

2014 Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program 2014 is "Paws to Read!"Paws to Read logo

June 9 - July 19, 2014

Registration begins June 2nd

Last year we had a fantastic response from the sponsors below. If you would like to help sponsor this year we would love to show our support in return with free exposure to hundreds of local families! Contact the library to see how you can help.

Thank you to our 2013 Summer Reading Program SPONSORS!

Aeropres Corporation

Republic Services, Inc.

Morris Lion’s Club

Chris Balkema

Morris Rotary Club

Animal Care Hospital

McCardle Grain & Commodities

R B Crowther Roofing

Willareth Wilkinson Chiropractic

Edward Jones Investments

TM Martial Arts

Tri-County Management

Corleone’s Italian Restaurant

HealthSmart Fitness Center

West Side Liquors

Joliet Slammers Baseball

Heroes West Sports Grill

Morris Building & Loan

Fraternal Order of Eagles

Step by Step Child Care Center

Casey’s General Store

Standard Bank

Curve’s of Morris

Walnut Grove Village

Eric Fisher

Neighborhood Nerd

Mike’s Paint, Paper & Frames

Brandt Builders, Inc.

All Occasion Photo Booth

Hometown Graphics

Morris Women’s Club

John & Karen Hynds



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