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Welcome to the new Mt. Morris Public Library page!
105 S. McKendrie Ave.

Mt. Morris, IL 61054

Phone: 815-734-4927

Fax: 815-734-6035


Mon.-Thur. 11:00am-7:00pm

Fri. 11:00am-5:00pm

Sat. 10:00am-3:00pm
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Upcoming Library Events

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Annual Book Sale $2 to fill a bag!
Books are now $2 to fill a bag. Come fill up your home library. All proceeds benefit the Mount Morris Library!

Monday October 28th @6:00pm- Haunted Library
Our annual haunted library is coming! Enjoy making your own treat bags, playing carnival games, guessing games, Halloween bingo, costume contests for kids, adults, and groups, pumpkin carving contest (bring in your pre-carved pumpkin), treats and more! All ages will find something to love. Bring the whole family. Invite your friends. Come have fun!!!

Volunteer Opportunity
We will need volunteers to help run our haunted library. Please contact Kaitlyn at the library for more information. We are also accepting prize donations. Some ideas would be small toys, small books, stickers, or prepackaged treats.

Wednesday October 30th @3:00pm- After School Movie
Join us for a movie, popcorn, and lemonade!

Drop Of Site for Film Plastic Recycling 
You can now recycle your clean and dry film plastic, which is any plastic that can be wadded into a ball, to be turned into a bench! Stop in for more details.

Library Display Cases Have Changed!

Upcoming Events:
Family Game Night- November 9th is national family game night! Bring the family to the library @3:00pm for some extra fun. 

Uncovering Your Family History- November 10th @2:00pm learn how to trace your family line, discover interesting facts about yourself, and hear some fun stories about what others have found. 

Magic Show- November 13th @DLR Jr. High there will be a magic show @ 6:30pm. This event is being sponsored by the Maggie and Amos Foundation and the Mt. Morris Library. 

Family Reading Night- November 21st is family reading night! Join us @5:00pm for a pajama party!

Reoccurring Programs:
Story Time & Big Kids Book Club- Children Birth to age 5 can come and enjoy stories and activities every Wednesday morning. While younger siblings enjoy story time big kids can enjoy their own stories with Mrs. Judy. (Upcoming dates 10/23, 10/30, 11/6)

After School Club- Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month we will have an after school club. Join us for fun science projects, art, challenges, and more! (Upcoming dates 11/6, 11/20, 12/4)

Lego Club- Every 2nd Monday of the month, come create with legos! (Upcoming dates 11/11, 12/9) 

Mommy & Me- Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month @11:15am moms and little ones can come socialize together. Let the kids play and develop while you create relationships with others in the same season of life. Come enjoy coffee, cuddles, and conversation. (Upcoming dates 11/4, 11/18, 12/2)

Library Board Meeting- November 20th at 7:00pm

 Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult for all programs.
Community Scrabble
Reading with Mary Cheatwood and Dr. Suess's Birthday
Mollie's War with Cyndee Schaffer
Art Workshop
Kelly Stranberg
Tim Shouer & William Haun
Kyle & Tucker
Jellyfish Art
Trip to Timber Lake Playhouse Theater
Trivia Night Fundraiser. MC-Lori Peterson. Winners-John Pazera, Melissa Nicholson, Steve Dietrich, Kara Rosenthatl, Sylvia Saunders, Dave Saunders, Ann Knodle, Jan Dietrich.
National Coffee with a Cop Day Storytime. Claire, Joey, Leona, Charlie, & Officer Bruce.
Firefighter's Week - Mark, Jordan, and Justin. Kids - Leona, Jay, Charlie & Claire.
Crafting-mason jar pumpkins and scarecrows