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

Mt. Morris, IL 61054

Phone: 815-734-4927

Fax: 815-734-6035

E-mail: [email protected]
Mon.-Thur. 11:00am-6:30pm

Fri. 11:00am-4:30pm

Sat. 10:00am-1:30pm

Story Time! Wednesdays at 11:15am
We will be reading books and the children will create a craft every Wednesday. 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, Monday, April 29th
The April book is "The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post" by Allison Pataki. Everyone is welcome to join this book club group! Copies of the book are available at the library. Meeting will be held at the library on April 29th at 3:30pm.

Cookbook Club Next Meeting May 7th!
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 Complete America's Test Kitchen Cookbook: 2001-2017, and bring your dish to pass at our next meeting! Join us on May 7th, 6pm at The Senior Center for another exciting meal!

Gardening with Julie Program Wednesday, May 8th 
Come talk with Julie as she shows us how easy and rewarding it is to have a garden! Julie will go over some of the best ideas for what to plant, how to nurture the plant, and the many great ways you can use the harvest! Plan for an evening of tips, tricks, and delicious ideas!

Ink with a Friend: Card Making at the Library Thursday, May 9th
What a great time it is 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 11th 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 May 2nd!

Lego Club, Thursday, May 16th
Lego night is the third Thursday of each month. Stop by on May 16th from 6–7pm! 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.

Display Case Showings
“I’m a Barbie girl in a Barbie world!” Skip yourself over to the library to check out this perfect display of the pink, the perfect, the plastic that is known around the world as Barbie! This collection is on display courtesy of Kit Reynolds, Thank You! 

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. 

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, under the resources page.

Axis360 is now BOUNDLESS
Your library’s Axis 360 digital service has been upgraded to Boundless. The library can provide you with information about the transition to Boundless. All your user info and history, including holds position, bookmarks, notes, and other saved data will be seamlessly transitioned to the new Boundless platform. 

Adult Programming
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.

Memorial Gifts
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 2023.

Newspaper Available!
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!

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.

The Mount Morris Public Library is located at 
105 S. McKendrie Ave., Mt. Morris IL 61054 
Ph-815-734-4927, Fax-815-734-6035