More E-Books/Audiobooks Available!

The Mt. Morris Library has joined the OMNI eBook consortium (OverDrive) and eRead Illinois. Mt. Morris Library card holders are now able to access thousands of eBooks--and audiobooks (through OverDrive only)--free of charge through this library website. You must have a valid library card (either resident or non-resident) in order to access these collections. The eBooks are downloadable to your computer and laptop, and are supported by popular reader devices such as the iPad, Kindle,Sony Reader, Nook, and Apple and Android devices.

Mrs. Claus is coming!

On December 5th, Mrs. Claus will be here at the library from 1:00 to 2:30 PM. There will be Christmas stories,crafts, and treats. Come join us for an afternoon of holiday fun. Registration is appreciated, but not required. This is part of the Christmas on the Village Square festivities.

Family Reading Night - November 19

"Camp out with a Good Book" is the theme for the 2015 Family Reading Night. This is a statewide event and is sponsored in part by the Illinois Center for the Book. Mr. Ben Hickerson , Assistant Principal of OES, and Bruce McKanna, our Library Board President, will be two of the guest readers that night. There will be ornament making for our Christmas tree for the Band Shell display and a time for families to read a tent! Don't forget the refreshments! Come join us on November 19 from 5:45 to 7:00 PM.

Fines and Fees Increase

Beginning May 1, 2015, fines and fees will increase. The cost for most photocopies will go up five cents per page. This includes computer print-outs. Overdue fees will be fifteen cents per item per day, except for DVDs which will be $1.00 per day. There is a one-day grace period on all items. Every patron should be receiving multiple notices (either by phone or email) from PrairieCat as reminders that their items are due. If you are not getting these messages, please let us know.

More DVDs--Just for You!

The limit on the number of DVDs that may be borrowed from the Mt. Morris Library has increased from two to three. Each person with a valid library card may now have a total of three DVDs from our collection at any given time. DVDs may also be borrowed from any other library that is a member of PrairieCat. The total number of DVDs that may be borrowed from libraries within the PrairieCat system (including Mt. Morris) is five.

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Students of all ages (especially junior high, senior high and college)--are you looking for reliable, accurate information for a school paper or project? You can link to hundreds of excellent reference books right here.

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