Morris Area Public Library The Library will be closed through Thursday, April 30. Please contact us if you have any questions. We will post any further changes here and on Facebook. There will be no fines added for items due during this time period. Library News Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 Good morning to all of our little friends who we miss so much. Happy Wednesday! Here are the task for you to complete today. Hope you have fun doing them. 🤓 5 points - Color a picture for an elderly person. During this time a lot of people are not having visitors, so color someone a picture to brighten their day. 20 points- Play a game with your family. Can be any game you choose. 🤗. Our favorite at my house has been Monopoly! 50 points- Help spread love and hope to everyone by painting hearts on the front windows of your house. Check out on Facebook, the different groups like #aworldofhearts, Heart Hunters, or Hearts in the Windows. Remember we are all in this together! Don’t forget to post in the comments below , a picture or a video of you completing these task. ... See more View on facebook Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 We Care of Grundy County Inc ***IMPORTANT UPDATE*** As the COVID 19 pandemic unfolds, we are adapting our services to make certain we are being as safe as possible for our staff, volunteers and those in need. We are now changing the model of distribution to appointments for food pick up, to make certain there is ZERO contact between volunteers and those picking up food. This is in immediate effect. If you are in need of food assistance because you are unable to purchase your own food, please call 815-942-6389 ext 7. You will be asked to leave a message. Please speak clearly and leave your name and phone number. We will return your call as soon as possible to schedule a time slot for pick up. You will be given a 15 minute time slot to come and park your car in a designated spot in our rear parking lot. A volunteer will bring out prepackaged food boxes. You will be asked to load those boxes into your car. You will able to schedule food pick up two times per month. We are limited to a small volunteer base right now in an effort to help prevent the spread of the virus and keep everyone safe. We appreciate your patience as we work through these difficult times. We Care is located at 530 Bedford Rd in Morris. Please Share! ... See more View on facebook Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 Santa Claus is Coming to Morris Stories with Santa starts at 7:30! Hurry up and jump on. 🛷 This time of year, Santa is usually very busy with his elves in the workshop preparing for Christmas. Please help Santa and Mrs. Claus out by sharing this post so children everywhere know that he is OK and our dog Badger is at Home and Healthy in the North Pole! Beginning March 31st running through the end of April or when ever this Lock Down is over! If this goes well, Santa may do this once a month until Christmas season begins????? 🎅🏻 But he knows when he is needed for children everywhere and that time is Now! 📆 Join Santa every Tuesday at 7:30 pm CST as he reads a bedtime story to children everywhere. Tune into Facebook page Santa Claus is Coming to Morris Santa will be doing "Shout Outs" 📣 during Tuesday evening's bedtime story podcasts. 🎅 Please email him if you would like to have a shout out for your kids. Santa will do his best to mention every one who sends an email to him. 📧 Santa's email address is email@example.com 📖 Santa will be reading a 5 - 10 minute bedtime stories this coming Tuesday March 31st at 7:30 pm CST. 👨⚕️Join in this week and meet my dog Badger. Badger is one of Santa's dogs. Dr. Kallie Rae and Badger will be joining us this Tuesday as Santa’s special guests. 🕰 Please remember to share and like this page to get updates. Santa will be reading bedtime stories every Tuesday at 7:30 pm CST for the next few weeks during this time of crisis. ... See more View on facebook Monday, March 30th, 2020 View on facebook Sunday, March 29th, 2020 Morris Area Public Library Virtual Storytime The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat Miss Starla tried a virtual story time! View on facebook Friday, March 27th, 2020 B.J. Novak The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak. This is a super fun book! If you need a good laugh, you should listen to him read it! He also answers some questions about writing at the end! View on facebook « ‹ 2 of 3 › » COVID-19 Information Coming Soon All programs are cancelled until the end of March.