Successful Quiche & Scone Sale!
Thank you to everyone who ordered the delicious delicacies from our library! We hope you enjoyed everything! This is an annual event, so keep an eye out next spring for our sale!
Spring Has Sprung! Pop in this week for some books all about SPRING! Children will read boks and creat a craft this Wednesday, 3/22. Story time is every Wednesday @11:15, bring your little ones to enjoy stories and a craft at the Mount Morris Library!
Spring Break Activities
Spring break will be here soon and the Mount Morris Library has lots of activities to keep your kids busy and excited! We will be having a number of projects to complete here or take-make, Lego days to come build some challenges in addition to all the games, books, movies, and fun that is available each day here at your library!
Phenomenology Research Professionals – Jaci and Bill Kousoulas
We will be having Jaci and Bill Kousoulas here on Saturday, March 25th to tell us more information about their book, "Bridging the Tragedy", a book based upon the 1967 Silver Bridge Disaster in Point Pleasant, WV, Mothman, and post-traumatic growth, a phenomenon that often occurs after tragedy. Since 2016, Bill & Jaci have visited Point Pleasant regularly, where they have become friends with several area residents, including Mothman Museum owner Jeff Wamsley and the late Carolin Harris, co-founder of the Mothman Festival.
Adult Book Club
The March book is “Gingerbread” by Helen Oyeyemi. 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, March 27th 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 this month’s book, The New Appetizer From Taste of Home, and bring your dish to pass at our next meeting! Join us on Tuesday, April 4th @6pm at The Senior Center for another exciting meal!
Ink with a Friend: Card Making at the Library
Join us in April 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, April 13th 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 April 6th!
Our next Lego night is Thursday, March 23rd, 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.
**Bonus Lego Club!**
Join us over spring break on Monday or Thursday from 2-4 for some extra brick time! We will have some challenges for builders to create or they can work from their own imaginations!
Give a Christmas 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
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.