Library Events & Programs

Join us for upcoming events and programs at Morton Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted. Choose an age group in the drop down box below to narrow your search.
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Cancelled: Wiggles &
Monday, Dec. 10

This program, Wiggles & Giggles has been cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience.

An active storytime for children 19 months to 2 years. You don't have to sit still to enjoy these stories, songs, and fingerplays. Ages: 19 mos.-2 yrs

Washi Tape Cards
Monday, Dec. 10

December 1-15, come in to the library and design a card with Washi tape. Take a picture of your creation and tag us on Instagram! Grades: 7-12

Just Brew It: Coffee
Monday, Dec. 10, 6:30 pm

[CxT] Roasting Company is joining us to talk all things coffee! They'll cover its origins, choosing the best beans, how the roasting process works, and some home brew tips. Samples will be provided! Ages: Adults & Teens (13 years & up) Registration required.

Washi Tape Cards
Tuesday, Dec. 11

December 1-15, come in to the library and design a card with Washi tape. Take a picture of your creation and tag us on Instagram! Grades: 7-12

Family Yoga
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 10:00 - 10:50 am

The 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month are Family Yoga with Plank Pilates! Bring your own mat, water bottle, and the kiddos for a fun, free yoga session! If the weather is nice, we'll be out in Hannah's Reading Garden! We'll be inside in inclimate weather. For parents/caretakers and kids (all ages)

Tot Time
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Dec. 4, 11 & 18)

Play in an important part of early literacy. Drop in to the Hauter from for play and sensory activities children and parents can do together. Ages: 18 mos-4 yrs

Crafternoon: Recycle
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

We'll provide supplies and examples to make your own ornaments using recycled books. Ages: Adults & Teens (13 years & up). Registration required.

Washi Tape Cards
Wednesday, Dec. 12

December 1-15, come in to the library and design a card with Washi tape. Take a picture of your creation and tag us on Instagram! Grades: 7-12

Rules of the Road
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Rules of the Road Review Course is designed to give drivers – especially senior citizens and persons with disabilities – the knowledge and confidence needed to renew or obtain a driver's license. The review course combines an explanation of the driving exam with a practice written exam. This course is administered by the Illinois Secretary of State's office. Ages: Adult. Registration required.
*No insurance discounts with this course

Color by Design
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Use markers or colored pencils to fill in intricate coloring pages while enjoying snacks and conversation. All supplies and snacks will be provided. Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month. Grades: 5-8. Registration Requested. 

Polar Express Party
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Join us as we jump on the Polar Express to enjoy crafts, games, and a special reading of The Polar Express. Grades: 1-4. Registration required.

Washi Tape Cards
Thursday, Dec. 13

December 1-15, come in to the library and design a card with Washi tape. Take a picture of your creation and tag us on Instagram! Grades: 7-12

Thursday, Dec. 13, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tinker Tots is now Tot Time! Join us every Tuesday in November (Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27) from 10:00 am to noon for drop-in play and sensory activities in a designated room with other children and parents. Ages: 2-4
Christmas Crafting W
Thursday, Dec. 13, 4:00 - 4:45 pm

Kids will enjoy making Christmas decorations and gifts for family and friends. Grades: 4-6. Registration required.

Washi Tape Cards
Friday, Dec. 14

December 1-15, come in to the library and design a card with Washi tape. Take a picture of your creation and tag us on Instagram! Grades: 7-12

Toddler Time
Friday, Dec. 14, 9:30 am

Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. Children will enjoy fingerplays, rhymes, shakers, and songs. Age Group: 18 months - 4 yrs old

Toddler Time
Friday, Dec. 14, 10:30 am

Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. Children will enjoy fingerplays, rhymes, shakers, and songs. Age Group: 18 months - 4 yrs old

Washi Tape Cards
Saturday, Dec. 15

December 1-15, come in to the library and design a card with Washi tape. Take a picture of your creation and tag us on Instagram! Grades: 7-12

Monday, Dec. 17

December 17-29, choose a “gift” from the display, check it out with the paper still on, take it home and unwrap it for a great read! Grades: 7-12.

Sign & Sing Storytim
Monday, Dec. 17, 10:15 - 10:45 am

Join Communication Junction on the first & third Mondays of the month for rhymes, stories, bubbles, and to learn basic American Sign Language. Ages: Infants, Toddlers & Preschoolers

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