Summer Fest 2015 is here!

Jun 5 2015

Morris Area Public Library Summer Fest 2015 is here!

The adult Summer Fest runs from June 2- July 31

The teen program is "Who's Your Character" June 2- August 1

The children's program is "Read To The Rhythm"  June 4- July 17

Stop in to register for full info!

Free Movie Night

Jul 7 2015 4:00 pm

Cool off at the Guardians of the Galaxy movie night!

Snack on some fresh, theater-style popcorn while enjoying this fun sci-fi flick on our 12 foot screen with surround sound. Sign up now!


MPAA PG 13 for intense sequenses of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language

Free Movie Night

Jul 23 2015 4:00 pm

Shield vs Hydra


Cool off at the Captain America: The Winter Soldier movie night!

 Snack on some fresh, theater-style popcorn while enjoying this fun flick on our 12 foot screen with surround sound. Sign up now!



MPAA PG 13 for intense sequences of violence, gunplay, and action throughout 

Movie Night: Elf

Dec 23 2014 4:00 pm

Movie Night: Elf. Tuesday, December 23, 4:00 p.m.

Furry Friends Traveling Zoo

Jul 15 2014 1:30 pm

Furry friends will be bringing animals to the library! The program will consist of 1/2 hour of information on each animal with question and answer time. The later half of the program is a "hands on" portion where the children are allowed to touch and pet the animals.

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

May the Fourth title

Library Closing Tonight at 4:00 p.m.

Feb 17 2014 4:00 pm

Because of the current weather conditions, the Morris Area Public Library will close at 4:00 p.m. this evening.

We suggest staying in and staying warm!

Wednesday Movie Matinee!

Feb 5 2014 3:30 pm

cloudy movieEarly Dismissal Day!

The most delicious event since macaroni met cheese. Inspired by the beloved children's book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain.

For children in Grades K - 5.

Rated: PG

Showtime: 3:30 - 5:00 PM


Raiders of the Lost Books

Jul 30 2013 1:30 pm

Join us on Tuesday, July 30 at 1:30 PM for "Raiders of the Lost Books"!  Travel the mysteries of Illinois vaudeville, magic, comedy, and ventriloquism with Chris McBrien as Illinois Jones.  This program is for children entering 1st-5th grades; adult supervision is required.  No registration needed.

This program is sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. John Hynds.

 Raiders of the Lost Books

March Movie Night: Life of Pi

Mar 13 2013 5:30 pm


The Morris Area Public Library's movie night for March will take place on Wednesday, March 13 at 5:30 p.m.  We will be featuring the movie Life of Pi directed by Ang Lee.

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery.  While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor:  a fearsome Bengal tiger. 

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

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