Summer Reading Program
We are gearing up for our summer reading program! Registrations will be the week of May 30th and programs will start June 5th. We plan to have a variety of in-person and make-and-take activities for all ages. Come "Find Your Voice" all summer at the Mt. Morris Library!
Ms. Donna will be reading books and children will create a craft this Wednesday, 5/31. Story time is every Wednesday @11:15, bring your little ones to enjoy stories and a craft at the Mount Morris Library!
Adult Book Club
The May book is “Hiddensee" by Gregory McGuire. Everyone is welcome to join this book club group! Copies of the book are available at the library. This group will meet in-person on Monday, May 29th at the library.
Join us as we explore The Cookbook Club! Wonderful recipes combined with friendship creates something both beautiful and delicious! Stop by to choose your recipe from "Eat to Live Quick and Easy Cookbook" by Joel Fuhrman, and bring your dish to pass at our next meeting! Join us on Tuesday, June 6th @6pm at The Senior Center for another exciting meal!
Ink with a Friend: Card Making at the Library
Join us in May to make some lovely home-made cards to send to family and friends. We will be offering a card-making class from local crafter, Liz Gullett. She will be here on Thursday, June 8th from 5-7! You will get all the materials to make two beautiful cards to take home. Stop by to see the samples, fees are by donation. Registration is limited so call the library or stop by to save your spot before June 1st!
Our next Lego night is Thursday, June 15th, from 6:00 – 6:45pm. Bring a friend and build some fun with Lego bricks! All children and parents are invited every third Thursday of the month. Children under 8 need to bring a parent with them.
Give a gift that lasts, brings joy to many, and doubles in value. Your memorial gift to the library is matched by the Mt. Morris Library Foundation, doubling your generosity! Many thanks to all who gave memorial gifts in 2022.
Display Case Showings
Stop by to see our new display for the month from Denise Cheek showcasing her Lewis & Clark collection of pieces. Come explore how these amazing adventurers documented the western United States! We are always looking for collectors or artists who are willing to share their treasures in our display cases. If you are interested, please call, 815-734-4927.
We will now be receiving the Dixon Telegraph daily! We receive the Ogle County Life, Sauk Valley, and Mt. Morris Times. If you want to keep up with the local news-stop on by!
Explore More Illinois
Explore More Illinois is easy to use with your library card. Visit the library’s website to browse attractions. You can find the information on our website, www.mtmorris-il.org under the resources page.
We are trying to get back into the swing of offering monthly programs for adults. We would love to hear from you. Do evenings or weekends work better? Do you have any program ideas? Do you have a program you would like to share? Contact Mary Cheatwood at the library through email at [email protected] or call 815-734-4927.
Curbside Service is available!
We want to remind everyone that you still have the option of having your materials delivered to your vehicle. If you have holds waiting for you, call us to tell us you are on your way, and we will bring them out to your vehicle when you arrive. Call us if you need more information.
Additional Services Offered
We make copies ($0.25 per black and white page). We fax ($2 for the first page and $0.50 each additional page). We can scan a document and send it to email ($2 per document). You can use a computer without a library card for $1.00. Resume software is available on our computers. Come visit us and let us help you!
Monthly board meetings are the third Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the library unless otherwise noted. The public is welcome to attend.