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Spice of the Month

Morris Area Public Library has a SPICE OF THE MONTH club. Have you ever heard about a new spice and wanted to try it but were hesitant to buy a…

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Library of Things

The library offers a collection of non-traditional items that patrons can check out, including: Thematic Cake Pans (friendly witch, ghost Santa, Bells, Trains, and more)Level laserBinocularsMini ProjectorAir Quality TesterGlass Cutting…

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Reference Solutions

Morris Area Public Library has added a new online information database, Reference Solutions. Formerly Reference USA, Reference Solutions is a comprehensive database that allows you to search for information on…

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Chilton Library

Get access to car service and repair information with Chilton Library. Chilton Library includes maintenance and specification tables, step by step service and repair procedures, a labor estimating tool, diagrams,…

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Consumer Reports Online

Check out our new Consumer Reports Online service. You can access information and journalism on a wide variety of topics, and get reviews and advice on thousands of consumer products.

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Find a new read with Novelist

The Novelist Service has been helping readers find their next read for more than 25 years. It provides search tools and lists to help match you books with your interest,…

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New Online Databases at MAPL

The Morris Area Public Library has recently added new databases to our collection. Chilton Library Auto RepairGet access to car service and repair information. Chilton Library includes maintenance and specification…

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eRead Illinois

The Morris Area Public Library carries eRead Illinois. eRead Illinois hosts more than 30,000 downloadable ebooks and audiobooks that can be read directly in your browser, or on your favorite…

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Omni Libraries on Overdrive

The Morris Area Public Library provides Omni Libraries, an Overdrive service containing fiction and non-fiction eBooks, Audiobooks, and streaming video. It contains more than 62,000 titles. You may access Omni…

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Museum Passes

The Morris Area Public Library offers Museum Passes. Pick up a free or discounted pass to area attractions such as the Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Botanic Gardens, The Abraham Lincoln Presidential…

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