Tuesday, June 4th at 7PM: Dr. Temple Grandin

Prominent speaker and professor, Dr. Temple Grandin, shares on the gifts of Neurodiversity Morris Area Public Library joins more than 200 Illinois libraries for Season 3 of Illinois Libraries Present,…

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Teens Vote

Stop by the teen department to weight in on a our monthly debate

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March 20th: Ruth E. Carter

Academy Award winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter explores the passion that inspires her pieces spanning Spike Lee costume design to Wakanda

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Construction Committee

Join Us! We are looking for community members to join our construction committee. Attend Monthly Meetings - First Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm starting 1/3/23 Discuss how our new…

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Teen Advisory Board

Join our Teen Advisory Board. Share your ideas with us and earn service hours. Call 815-942-6880, or stop by the front desk, to register.

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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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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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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

How does 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten work? Register your little reader at the library to receive their first 100 bookmark. Check off one character for each book read. Once all…

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eBooks for Kids

Omnilibrary has ebooks and audiobooks just for kids. Check them out here!

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eBooks for Teens

Omnilibrary has ebooks and audiobooks just for teens. Check them out here!

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Teen Volunteers

Have community service hours through your school? The library is accepting applications for teen volunteers. Please visit this page for more information, and to download an application.

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Video Games for Teens

Gamer? Check out our selection of video games in the Teen department, or take a look at our online catalog.

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To assist you in finding books to read, we've added stickers to the spines of our teen books to help you. Teen Sticker = 6-8th grade, or average age of…

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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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Sensory Storytime

On the second Saturday of every month, we host a storytime designed for children ages birth to 10 with Sensory Processing Disorder. During this storytime, the lights are dim and…

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