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 Kids, Teens, or Adults in drop down box below to narrow search.
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Sign & Sing Storytim
Monday, Feb. 19, 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

Snowy Day Crafts for
Monday, Feb. 19, 1:00 pm
Children are invited to join us for a creative hour of crafts. A variety of techniques will be offered from water colors to chalks. Ages: K-3. Registration requested.
Lego Club
Monday, Feb. 19, 3:15 pm

Children will share their building skills in a small group setting. A sample project is presented, however, participants are encouraged to use their own creativity. Meets the first & third Mondays of the month. Grades: K-3.

Art Quest
Monday, Feb. 19, 4:00 - 4:45 pm
Students will create and art project using the techniques of famous artist. Grades: 4-6. Registration requested.
February 19: Rolled Paper Animals
GEMS Girls Science C
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 4:00 - 5:30 pm

This month's program: Environmental Footprint. Biomes, the water sycle, pollinators, and butterflies will be discussed. Each participant will create a terrarium. Presented by Bob Streitmatter, Luthy Botanical Gardens. GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science) allows girls to explore and get hands-on experience in different areas of science, technology, engineering and math. GEMS is sponsored by the Morton Branch of AAUW. Grades: 4-7. Registration requested. 

Books & Bites Book C
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6:30 pm
Join us for our newest book group! We meet at a different local restaurant each month on the third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. We’ll discuss our monthly read (and have other bookish conversation) while enjoying local eats! Pick up your copy of the book at the library’s Checkout Desk. Ages: Adult

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February 20 @ La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Science Fun for Ages
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 10:30 - 11:00 am (Wednesdays, Jan 10-Feb 28)
This 8 week program will help children learn about science related subjects and they will participate in science experiments. This is a STEM Program offering science, technology, engineering, and mathematics based programs to our youngest library patrons. Ages: 3-5. *Registration requested. *Register once for all sessions
Chapter Chatters Boo
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 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.

Tinker Tots
Thursday, Feb. 22, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy this drop-in art program - explore art with your child and we'll clean up the mess! We'll provide materials in a variety of textures for children to create their own art project to help children develop and cultivate skills through sensory play. Ages: 2-4 years (with parent supervision) 
Feb. 22 - Water colors

Toddler Time
Friday, Feb. 23, 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. Age Group: Pre-school

Toddler Time
Friday, Feb. 23, 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. Age Group: Pre-school

Pirate Party for age
Monday, Feb. 26, 10:30 - 11:15 am

Ahoy Kids! Enjoy a fun filled Pirate adventure with stories, games, and crafts. Bring a friend. Ages: 3-5. Registration requested.

Kindness Rocks
Monday, Feb. 26, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

What’s with all the colorful little rocks you’ve seen out and about with encouraging words and phrases? They’re Kindness Rocks! Help us spread the kindness by decorating rocks, taking them with you, and then leaving them somewhere to make someone else’s day. We’ll provide the rocks and supplies, but you have to bring the encouraging words! All Ages. Registration requested.

Using LinkedIn For Y
Monday, Feb. 26, 6:30 pm

Having an authentic, engaging LinkedIn profile is a necessity for a successful job search. The platform is free, easy to use and a way to promote your unique skills and achievements. We will demystify this online professional network, giving you the tips and tools to stand out and be noticed by employers and recruiters. Ages: Adult. Registration Requested.

Baby Bounce
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 9:45 - 10:15 am

This special story time is for babies 0-18 months old. Enjoy simple rhymes and songs to share together. Held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month from *9:45-10:15 a.m.
*Please note new time for 2018

Science Fun for Ages
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 10:30 - 11:00 am (Wednesdays, Jan 10-Feb 28)
This 8 week program will help children learn about science related subjects and they will participate in science experiments. This is a STEM Program offering science, technology, engineering, and mathematics based programs to our youngest library patrons. Ages: 3-5. *Registration requested. *Register once for all sessions
Drop-in Teen Event:
Thursday, Mar. 1 (Mon-Sat, Mar. 1-14)

Do you recognize famous landmarks from around the world? Pictures will be posted in the Young Adult area. Write your answers on the form and put it in the box to enter a drawing for a prize. Grades: 7-12

Rhythm & Rhyme Story
Thursday, Mar. 1, 10:00 - 10:45 am
Children will enjoy stories, fnger plays, songs and a craft. Ages: 3-5. Registration requested.  (Once you register, you are registered for all 3 weeks).
Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 2, 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. Age Group: Pre-school

Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 2, 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. Age Group: Pre-school

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