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The US National Straw Sculpting Competition is an exciting presentation of fine art in straw. Giant sculptures  were on display from in August. The competition winner was determined by visitor’s vote.  Straw sculptures from the 2017 competition around the area had also been placed around the area at The White Pines State Park, The Ogle County Fair, Ukulele Station America in Oregon, and various locations in Mt. Morris. Additional information is available at StrawUSA.com.
..and the 2017 winners are:
Second Place
First Place
Straw Sculpting Competition for August 2019, 2018 & 2017
..and the 2018 winners are:
Third Place
Second Place
First Place
Third Place




Loaves & Fish Food Pantry 
Needs Your Help!

    We need volunteers! Can you give us an hour once a week or month of your time? Your help really does make a big difference.

    If you are interested in helping, please call Marge, our volunteer coordinator, at 815-734-6553. Thank you in advance for anything you can do to help!

Lynne Fleming Wilburn, Volunteer
Barb Diehl and Jan Francis,
 Co-Directors
Marilyn Pazera, Food Drives Chairwoman






MT. MORRIS PUBLIC ​LIBRARY REQUESTS YOUR SUPPORT
Just a reminder that our library is a true Mt. Morris treasure, having existed for over 100 years thanks to so many dedicated people sharing their time and financial support.

If it has been awhile since you visited the library, or never have, we encourage you to stop and check it out! If you are so inclined, we would be most appreciative if you would consider becoming a Library Foundation Member. A ONE YEAR SUSTAINING is $25.00 and a LIFE MEMBERSHIP is $100. Please deliver or mail mail your support check written to Mt. Morris Community Library Foundation, to 105 S. McKendrie Ave, Mt. Morris, IL 61054

It is amazing that in this digital age, Libraries are still very popular places to frequent. The staff and programming at ours are amazing.

Your support to the Foundation will help ensure free library cards to all Village residents and low cost cards to non-residents. Thank you.

Mt. Morris Community Library Foundation Board Members:
        Jan Dietrich                Paula Diehl                Phillip Labash
        Julie Mastny               Julie Robinson          Dora Ubben  
        Rob Urish                      Mary Jane Warkins       
        Mary Ann Watt          Donna Wells
And the 2019 Straw Sculpting Winners are:
Third Place: Eternal Peace
First Place - Giraffe
Second Place:  Rocking Horse:
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