Adults

February Movie Night: Argo

Feb 21 2013 6:00 pm

The Morris Area Public Library's movie night for February will take place on February 21 at 6:00 p.m.  We will be featuring the movie Argo starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, and John Goodman.

When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez creates a fake Hollywood film production in order to rescue a group of American diplomats who have sought refuge at the home of a Canadian ambassador.  Argo was inspired by actual events. 

This movie is rated R for language and some violent images.  Therefore, you must be at least 18 to register and attend. 

This movie is free and open to all adults.  To register, please call 815-942-6880 or visit the library.  Refreshments will also be available. 

Music in the Architecture

Feb 19 2013 6:00 pm

IHC Music in the Architecture

UPDATE 2-18-13: Unfortunately the presenter is very ill, so this program has been canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.  We are working with the IHC (which sponsored the program) to set up another program for your enjoyment in the near future.  Thank you for your understanding.

Christmas in July Cupcake Decorating with Fondant for Adults

Jul 12 2012 6:00 pm

snowmanLet it Snow, let it snow, let it snow...on your cupcakes!

Looking for a way to cool down and beat the summer heat?  Try a little Christmas in July!  Learn to use fondant to add extra pizazz to your baked goods.

Register for a fun evening of holiday treats and make a take-home handmade craft by calling the library at 815-942-6880.

Showtime Saturday: Grease

Jul 18 2015 1:15 pm

Showtime Saturday

For Adults!

This Saturday's Pick: Grease

Grease is the word! Join us for this classic musical about the love story between good girl Sandy and greaser Danny. Starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, and many more!

Refreshments (soda, popcorn, candy) will be provided!

Call or stop by to register today!

Showtime Saturday: Newsies

Jul 11 2015 1:15 pm

Showtime Saturday

For Adults!

This Saturday's Pick: Newsies

Join us for the musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of the year 1899! Starring Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, and many more!

Refreshments (soda, popcorn, candy) will be provided!

Call or stop by to register today!

Make and Take Workshop

Jul 30 2015 6:00 pm

Photo of Dawn Duffy

Join Dawn Duffy as you learn to make toxin free products you will feel safe using! Each participant will go home with several goodies. Among the products demonstrated will be probiotic deoderant, lip balm, body scrubs, bath salts, hand sanitizers and healing salves!

Dawn is a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist who has also studied healing work. She is even certified in Reiki, Raindrop technique and Reflexology! 

This program is free and open to adults!

Call or visit us to register today!

Showtime Saturday: Chappie

Jun 6 2015 1:15 pm

Showtime Saturday

For Adults!

This Saturday's Pick: Chappie

Join us for this exciting movie about a police droid, Chappie, who is stolen and given the ability to think and feel for himself. Watch Chappie begin to understand human behavior and get a glance at how the authorities react to him. Is he a danger to mankind? Starring Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, and many more!

Refreshments (soda, popcorn, candy) provided!

Lance Brown presents...Sing Them Blues, What They is, and What They Ain't

Jun 23 2015 6:00 pm

Photo of Lance Brown

Join us for a fun, entertaining look at the history of blues and its influence on music today! Lance Brown has toured as a singer/songwriter from Maine to Colorado and has created a vast collection of original seriously satirical songs. His major influences can be found in swing, jazz and blues. 

Call or visit us to register today!

Barry Cloyd presents...Woody Guthrie, Dustbowl Troubadour

Jun 11 2015 6:00 pm

Photo of Barry Cloyd

Join us for an exciting one-man original presentation of the life, times, and rough and tumble story of America's balladeer, Woody Guthrie! Guthrie's stories and songs chronicle America's human history of struggle, work and the hard-driving spirit that saw our country through many hard times. Songs like "This Land is Your Land" and hundreds of others are a staple in our national heritage, and you won't want to miss seeing this story brought to life!

Barry Cloyd is a Midwestern based, touring singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, who has spent a lifetime creating a performance style that weaves the genres of Blues, Folk, Celtic, Original and Roots music into a unique blend all his own.

Call or visit us to register today!

Showtime Saturday: Hairspray

Jun 27 2015 1:15 pm

Showtime Saturday

For Adults!

This Saturday's Pick: Hairspray

Join us for this fun remake of the 1988 classic about teen Tracy Turnblad following her dream to land a spot on a Baltimore TV dance show! 

Refreshments (soda, popcorn, candy) will be provided!

Call or visit us to register today!

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