Free Community Event! Magician Steve Belliveau!

The Maggie & Amos Foundation and the Mount Morris Public Library are sponsoring a free magic show at David L. Rahn Junior High on Wednesday, November 13th. The doors open at 6:30 with the show starting at 6:45.

Steve Belliveau is the official Magic Man for the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Sky! This is fun, family-friendly entertainment with a little something to amaze and mystify everyone! We would love to pack the gym!

Concessions will be available through DLRJH Student Council.

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Trustee needed for Library Board

Starting in February, we will need a new trustee for the library board . One of our trustees is moving away from Mount Morris. The requirements are simple. You must live within the village limits. If you live in the village and support the library, consider becoming a trustee. We meet the third Wednesday of each month at 7 PM. Trustees help set the budget and policies for the library.

Anyone who is interested in becoming our new trustee can send a letter of interest to the library letting us know why you would like to serve in this way. If you have any questions, you may contact a board member or the library director.

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Christmas Decor Exchange

Last year we gave everyone the opportunity to bring items in that they wanted to get rid of and take what they wanted. It worked so well we thought we would do it again! Bring any Christmas item that you are not using that someone else might enjoy. If you want to bring lights, they must be in good working condition. Share instead of throwing away. Find something new. It is a simple idea that can brighten everyone’s holiday!

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50/50 raffle to help get new computers

The Mt. Morris Samuel H. Davis Lodge #96 is selling 50/50 raffle tickets to help raise money for new computers for the library. The tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. You can get tickets from a member of the Lodge, or stop by the library. The prize drawing will be held on November 11. The winner will be notified. Help us replace our old computers!

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Haunted Library on October 28th at 6 PM

Join us for a family friendly evening of games and treats! There will be a costume contest with prizes for kids, adults and groups. Bring your carved pumpkin for a chance to win a prize! Everyone is welcome!

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Fall Crafting Program on October 12 at 3PM

Come make mason jar pumpkins, mason jar scarecrows and leaf bowls at the library. This is an after hours activity, so be sure to get here a few minutes before 3.

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Free Zumbini Class on Friday October 4th.

Zumbini is an early childhood education program created by Zumba and BabyFirst. Combining original music, movement and educational tools, Zumbini promotes cognitive, social, fine/gross motor skills, and emotional development for children 0-4, all while creating the ultimate bonding experience for families.

Come ready to move, groove, and giggle…silly dance moves are highly encouraged. Sing, dance, and play instruments with your baby for 45 minutes of can’t stop, won’t stop bonding, learning, and fun!

Join us on Friday October 4th at 11:15 AM. This program is for children birth to 4 years and their parents. Space is limited so call the library or stop by to register.

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Book sale ends on Saturday October 26th

The book sale will end this Saturday. You can get a bag of books for $2. Stop by the library to find your next read before they all disappear!

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Banned Book Read Out!

We are going to start off Banned Book week right! On Monday, September 23rd at 6 PM, we will host our second Banned Book Read Out. We will talk about banned and challenged books, and people from the community and staff will read portions of books that have been banned and/or challenged. It might surprise you that some of these books have ever been challenged. Join us for an interesting look at literature, and our freedom to read.

Refreshments will be served following the program. This is a family friendly event.

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Annual Library book Sale is on!

The book sale started on September 7th, and will continue during regular business hours for at least the rest of the month. Come and find some new favorites.

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