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.

Board Petitions available at the Village Hall

This year we have three board positions that are up for election. In order to run, you must live in the village for at least one year and have a petition signed by citizens who live in the village. Each term is for 6 years. Our board meetings are usually held on the third Wednesday of each month at 7 PM. The next board meeting will be October 19th, and as always, the public is welcome to attend. This is a great way to support your local library. If you are interested, stop by the village office and pick up a petition.

Dungeons and Dragons informational meeting

Are you interested in Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder, or other RPGs? We will have an informational meeting on October 15th at 2 PM to find out if there is interest in starting a group at the library. The event is hosted by a veteran gamer. Whether you are a veteran or beginner doesn't matter. Everyone is welcome. Contact the library for more information or stop by to sign up.

Saturday Matinee movie

On Saturday October 29th at 1 PM, we will be showing a special presentation of the classic Mel Brooks movie "Young Frankenstein." Because of the rating of this film, it is only open to those who are 13 or older. Registration is requested. Popcorn will be served. Join us for a fun afternoon!

Ghost Stories and the Paranormal

On Monday, October 24th at 6 PM, author Terri Reid will do a presentation. Reid is the author of the Mary O'Reilly Paranormal mystery series. Her book, "Loose Ends - A Mary O'Reilly mystery", has consistently ranked as on of the Top Ten books in Amazon's ranking of Ghost Stories in Fiction/Horror/Ghost section for books and also for Kindle editions. She will be sharing ghost stories and explaining how she came to be a writer of paranormal literature. Please register for this event by dropping by or calling the library.

Book sale is in full swing!

Our annual book sale started on Saturday September 17th, but there is still plenty of time to find buy. There are quite a few like new books for sale. We have books for all ages and a selection of CDs, DVDs, and VHS tapes.

Annual Book Sale

September 17th will be the start of our annual book sale. We have something for everyone. There will be books for adults and children. We have DVDs, VHS tapes, and CDs. The sale will continue for several weeks, but the best variety will be seen at the beginning. Make plans to attend.

Identity Theft, Fraud, and Scams

On May 15th at 2:00 PM, Jason Leviskas from the Illinois State Comptrollers office will be here to talk about these important topics. Learn how to identify potential scams and frauds,protect yourself from identity theft and address your concerns. Registration is requested, but not required. Refreshments will be served following the program.

Coming Soon: A new webpage!

We are in the process of revamping the webpage. We are changing the format and trying to make it a little more up to date. Please be patient with us as this is not an easy task. We will let everyone know when we are ready to unveil it. In the meantime, the best place to stay current is on our Facebook page. Thanks!

7th Annual Tea

On March 13th at 2:00, the library is once again hosting our Tea at the Disciples United Methodist Church. The Performing Arts Guild will be presenting a Reader's Theater in the style of an old time radio show. We will of course be serving scones, quiche, an assortment of sweets, and lots of tea. We are adding to the fun this year with a raffle of a special tea themed basket and some "surprise" items. The cost is still only $15 per person. Make your reservations by March 10th. We look forward to seeing you there.

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