Try Our New Catalog

Our library consortium PrairieCat, servicing over 200 libraries across 22 counties in Illinois is rolling out a replacement of our catalog system Encore. Our old catalog system is still up…

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Board of Trustees Opening

There is an opening on the Library Board of Trustees. Library Trustees are volunteers helping to preserve and advance this important resource in our community. If you are creative, passionate,…

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Homebound Delivery

What is Homebound Delivery? Morris Area Public Library offers free homebound delivery and pickup services of library material to individuals who are unable to physically come to the library. You…

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Steam Kits
Steam Kits to Go!

Steam Kits

We now have 14 carefully curated STEAM to GO! kits from Penworthy. These kits include interactive Science - Technology - Engineering - Art - Math resources for parents, and support…

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OSCar Joins the Library

Outreach Services Car OSCar will bring us to the different programs we do out in the community: YMCA Park Pointe School visits Morris parades... Oh! The places we go! He…

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Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a database of book recommendations to provide the best help to the youngest readers in our community. Unique Story ElementsNoveList’s unique story elements like appeal, genre,…

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Sensory Storytimes

If your young one experiences the world a little differently, join us for Sensory Storytime on the second Saturday of every month! Please call or visit ahead of time to…

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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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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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