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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Pirate Treasure Hunt
Wednesday, Sep. 19

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day (Sept. 19) and stop by for a treasure hunt around the Library. Follow the treasure map that we’ll provide and learn how to speak Pirate along the way! Find where X marks the spot and you’ll get a share of the treasure to keep! Pick up your treasure map at the front desk! All Ages.

Rules of the Road
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 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: All Registration required.
*No insurance discounts with this course

Early Nature Explore
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 10:30 - 11:00 am

Join us as we explore and learn about different animals each week with hands-on activities, stories, and crafts. Ages: 3-6 yrs. Registration required. Register once for every week, Sep. 19 - Nov. 14.

Chapter Chatters Boo
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
This book club for tweens meets once a month, on the third Wednesday, for a book discussion, activities, and snacks. Snacks and drinks are provided. Contact the library to get a copy of the book. Ages: 9-12. No registration needed. Check our website for book titles. 
Family Storytime
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 6:30 - 7:00 pm

Children of all ages are invited to join us each month through December for this family event. Enjoy nighttime stories, fingerplays, and songs. Pajama's and slippers are welcome. All Ages. 

Pirate Treasure Hunt
Thursday, Sep. 20

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day (Sept. 19) and stop by for a treasure hunt around the Library. Follow the treasure map that we’ll provide and learn how to speak Pirate along the way! Find where X marks the spot and you’ll get a share of the treasure to keep! Pick up your treasure map at the front desk! All Ages.

Baby Bounce
Thursday, Sep. 20, 9:45 - 10:15 am
This special story time is for babies 0-18 months old. Enjoy time together with your baby, meet other parents and introduce your baby to books and rhymes. Ages: Birth-18 months
Thursday, Sep. 20, 3:30 - 4:00 pm

Children are invited to use their imagination in order to create a piece of artwork while engaging in hands-on exploration. Grades: K-3rd. Registration required.

Pirate Treasure Hunt
Friday, Sep. 21

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day (Sept. 19) and stop by for a treasure hunt around the Library. Follow the treasure map that we’ll provide and learn how to speak Pirate along the way! Find where X marks the spot and you’ll get a share of the treasure to keep! Pick up your treasure map at the front desk! All Ages.

Toddler Time
Friday, Sep. 21, 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, Sep. 21, 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

Pizza & Study Tips
Friday, Sep. 21, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Do you have tests coming up? Come eat pizza while getting some helpful study tips! Grades: 7-12. Registration required.

Pirate Treasure Hunt
Saturday, Sep. 22

Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day (Sept. 19) and stop by for a treasure hunt around the Library. Follow the treasure map that we’ll provide and learn how to speak Pirate along the way! Find where X marks the spot and you’ll get a share of the treasure to keep! Pick up your treasure map at the front desk! All Ages.

Book Love - Sept. 24
Monday, Sep. 24

In honor of Banned Book Week (Sept. 24-29) let’s celebrate our love of books and reading. Pull one or more of your favorite young adult books and put it on the display case for others to find and enjoy. Grades: 7-12

Wiggles & Giggles
Monday, Sep. 24, 10:15 -10:45am

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

Our Land Between the
Monday, Sep. 24, 6:30 pm

Barry Cloyd is an award winning songwriter as well as a full-time touring musician with a special love for the history and music of our own Midwest. Mr. Cloyd takes his audience through the timeline of Illinois beginning with its early origins of the Illiniwek Nation, moving through events like The Lewis & Clark Expedition, The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, The Great Chicago Fire, and more! All this amazing history will be presented with songs that are germane to the period, traditional and original performed on guitar and banjo. Join us for this special performance in celebration of the Illinois Bicentennial. Ages: All Ages/Family - Adults

Family Yoga
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 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)

Fantastic Fall Ficti
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 6:30 pm

Come hear about new releases coming out this fall and pick up an advanced copy. Ages: Adult

Early Nature Explore
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 10:30 - 11:00 am

Join us as we explore and learn about different animals each week with hands-on activities, stories, and crafts. Ages: 3-6 yrs. Registration required. Register once for every week, Sep. 19 - Nov. 14.

Toddler Time
Friday, Sep. 28, 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

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