102 East 6th Street
Morris, MN 56267
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320/589-1634 (phone)
320/589-8892 (fax)
abarber@morris.lib.mn.us

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday
10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday - Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Sunday
Ask a Librarian

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City of Morris Webpage

 

"BOOKS for CHILDREN

Grow Up Reading

Caldecott Awards

Newbery Awards

TumbleBooks - audio, animated e-books for children intended for Morris Public Library card-holders.

Homework Helpers

Minnesota History - Wikipedia

Minnesota Historical Society - educational resources

Tree (leaf) Identification   

Storytime at the Morris Public Library is held on each Thursday at 10:30 am.  UMM TREC students are our readers during the school year.

 

Comic Book WorkshopWith Trisha Speed Shaskan & Stephen Shaskan - co authors of the book "Art Panels, BAM! Speech bubbles, POW!: Writing Your Own Graphic Novel"

 

Wednesday, February 22, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Ages 7 and older.  No cost. All supplies provided.  Please pre register by calling the library at 320 589-1634 or stop in to register.

Sponsored by the Viking Library System and Morris Public Library with funding from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

 

 

 

 

Me Encanta Leer Storytime

A bilingual reading event for kids of all ages will be held on Saturdays from 10:30 - 11:30 am.  February 4, 18, March 4, 25, April 8, 15, 2017

 

Un evento bilingue de lectura para ninos de todas las edades.

Los sabados, 10:30 - 11:30 am.

Patrocinado por/Sponsored by Sigma Delta Pi

 

Movie Matinees

FREE Movies will be shown at the library on these non school days beginning at 2 pm.  Popcorn and drinks are provided by the Morris Friends of the Public Library.  Call the library for the movie title.

Dates:

  January 23 and March 10, 2017

 

  

 

 

 

What Resources/Services does the library have for children & families?

  • Books- The library has thousands of books to choose from including picture books, easy readers, chapter books, young adult fiction, series fiction, non-fiction, and e-books for all ages.

  • Bilingual Books- We have a section of easy reader and picture bilingual books as well as a small collection of adult & youth Spanish books.

  • Board Books- The library’s board books are a great choice for toddlers.

  • Audio Books- The library has audio books for all ages.  We also have some children’s books with CD sets which can be checked out or listened to at our “Listening Center”.

  • Movies- We have a large collection of children’s movies.  All movies must be checked out on an adult’s card.  Check out is one week.

  • TumbleBooks- An online collection of audio, animated e-books for children is available.  Visit the “For Kids” section of our website to access.

  • Computers- The children’s area of the library has a computer for children with games on it.  The library has 6 public computers with internet access; laptops; and wireless is available.

  • Reference- Librarians can help you and your child find books to read or information for homework.

  • Tours- Contact us if your group would like a tour. 

"Ready to Learn" Backpacks

We will be hosting some of the Elbow Lake Library "Ready to Learn" back packs at the Morris Public Library. (Elbow Lake is running out of storage room and sharing these with us.) They are available to check out for 3 weeks.  After a length time we will change them out for some different ones.  The titles we have are:  

          Going to Bed, All About Teeth, Art

 Plus remember we have the Stevens Community Biting Kit (Helpful resources to help your child learn NOT to bite).... AND "Cows Vacation Scrapbook" kit available for check out as well.

Story Time

Story time continues throughout the school year and into the summer on Thursday mornings that the library is open at 10:30 am.  UMM TREC students lead story time during the school year.  There is no story time during the month of August.

 Contact the library at 320 589-1634 for more information. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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