2/19/24: HOLIDAY CLOSING
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1/9/24: 2024 Plein Air Registration Link!
Attention Plein Air artists! Here is the link and registration form for PA2024 at the Morristown Public Library, NY!
1/11/24: FORTNITE ESCAPE ROOM READY TO PLAY!
Get your squad together and come see if you can escape before the storm closes in! This one is an actual escape room, so check in to make sure we have an available time to play.
1/10/24: Winter StoryWalk® on the Red Barn Trail
Take a walk on the beautiful trails at the Red Barn, and check out our new story, “A Hat for Minerva Louise.”
2/5/24 Foreign Film Potluck: “Return to Dust”
Join us on Monday for a potluck dinner and viewing of the 2022 film “Return to Dust” at the Morristown Public Library! This movie is not rated and runs two hours and 13 minutes. Bring a dish to pass and we’ll see you then! Watch the trailer here
2/3/24: ~TIME CHANGE~ MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
1/25/24: Weather Closing
1/24/24: Weather Closing
1/15/24: Holiday Closing
The library will be closed Monday, January 15th in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Please enjoy your long weekend with a great book!
1/9/24: Weather Closing
The library will close at 3 pm today due to the weather. Please stay off the roads if you can, and drive safely if you cannot!
Tuesday, December 5th: Victorian Christmas Dance!
We are going all out for a very exciting Christmas celebration this year! Morristown Public Library is collaborating with Morristown Gateway Museum to bring you a fantastic Dickens’ Christmas experience with the Olden Music, Dance, and Storytelling group Bells & Motley! This special event will take place on Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00 pm at the Parish Center. The performers will be in Victorian dress and you’re encouraged to dress up too! Tickets for this free event will be available at the Morristown Public Library, as space is limited.
SENSATIONAL SATURDAY Family Fun, 12/2, 12p-2p
Sensational Saturdays: a pilot program intended to serve families who are unavailable during the week for Story Time, Crafts, and Entertainment. The library is testing the feasibility of hosting a once-per-month family program on Saturday. If turnout is substantial enough to continue this offering, then this will become a mainstay of library services.
December’s theme is the holiday season. Cozy up on the floor to listen to a great story, share how we celebrate the holidays, and then make greeting cards with our humungous new collection of equipment and materials! Everything is provided (including a yummy snack)!
11/20/23 – Monday Night Film and Potluck: Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Join us on Monday, November 20th from 5 to 7 pm for a potluck dinner and viewing of the 2016 Taika Waititi film “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” on the new free library streaming service, Kanopy! This movie is rated PG-13 and runs one hour and 45 minutes. Bring a dish to pass and get ready for a fun evening!
SENSATIONAL SATURDAY Family Fun, 11/4, 12p-2p
Sensational Saturdays: a pilot program intended to serve families who are unavailable during the week for Story Time, Crafts and Entertainment. The library is testing the feasibility of hosting a once-per-month family program on Saturday. If turnout is substantial enough to continue this offering, then this will become a mainstay of library services.
November’s theme is Thanksgiving. Cozy up on the floor to listen to a great story, share what we are thankful for, and then finish the event in helping to make a couple of kid-friendly celebration snacks.
10/23/23: FREE MONDAY NIGHT MOVIE: BARBIE!
Tonight at 5:30, we will be showing the “Barbie” movie with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling! Rated PG-13, runs 114 minutes. See you tonight!!!
Monday, Oct. 16, 2023
Stranger Things are happening at the library! Come in and try our new breakout box challenge: find Eleven AND escape the Upside Down before the Demogorgon finds you! Special ST-themed prizes for the first ten players to successfully solve the game.
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023
We had all kinds of fun on Saturday, playing, reading some Halloween stories, and building spooky haunted graham cracker houses! Thank you to everyone who came, and stay tuned for info on our Saturday craft for November!
PLEIN AIR 2023 PHOTOS!
Click HERE to view Sandy Adams’ Smilebox video of the photos from this year’s Plein Air Festival!
Family Halloween Story and Craft
On Saturday, October 7, Morristown Public Library will be hosting a Halloween program for all ages (parental supervision is required for younger children). We will read a story or two, build haunted graham cracker houses, and enjoy a spooky snack! The program runs from 10am to 12pm. Hope to see you then!
DRIVER SAFETY COURSE IN MORRISTOWN
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO A LACK OF PARTICIPANTS.
The Morristown Public Library will host the AARP Driver Safety course Wednesday and Thursday, October 4 and 5. Class sessions, slated from 1 to 4:30 p.m. each day, are open to all drivers – regardless of age.
Class size is limited and pre-registration is required by calling (315) 375-8833 no later than September 28. The library is at 200 Main Street in Morristown.
Upon completion of the course, participants can earn a three-year insurance discount and become eligible to reduce up to four points on their New York State driver’s license.
The fee is $25 for AARP members and $30 for non-members. Participants can pay with exact cash or a check payable to AARP at the first class session. Participants must bring their driver’s license and a current AARP card (if a member) to each class session.
For the first class session, participants should arrive at least 20 minutes early.
Terrific Thursdays: Let’s Get Crafting! 9/28/23 at 1 pm
Bring your broken or unused costume jewelry in for a fun and fabulous craft this week! Bridget will show us how to make this beautiful holiday keepsake decoration with materials that will be provided.
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