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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What Do I Read Next? Using Goodreads
6:30 pm
What Do I Read Next? Using Goodreads
Thursday, Mar. 2, 6:30 pmWhat Do I Read Next?
at Morton Public Library
Learn how to track what to read, what you've read, and titles you don't want to miss. Explore Goodreads, a website and app, that helps readers discover, share, and discuss books. Ages: Adult
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Toddler Time
9:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 3, 9:30 amToddler Time
at Morton Public Library
Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. ...read more
Toddler Time
10:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 3, 10:30 amToddler Time
at Morton Public Library
Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. ...read more
Using Google Tools
4:00 pm
 Using Google Tools
Friday, Mar. 3, 4:00 pmUsing Google Tools
at Morton Public Library
Google does mail, but it also does documents, spreadsheets, collaboration, and much more! Learn all about Google's many tools. Ages: Adult. Registration requested....read more

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Sign & Sing Storytime
9:15 am
 Sign & Sing Storytime
Monday, Mar. 6, 9:15 am Sign & Sing Storytim
at Morton Public Library
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...read more
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Monday, Mar. 6, 3:00 pmLego Club
at Morton Public Library
Kids will share their building skills in a small group setting. A sample project is presented, however, participants are encouraged to use their own creativity. ...read more
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Baby Bounce
9:30 am
 Baby Bounce
Tuesday, Mar. 7, 9:30 amBaby Bounce
at Morton Public Library
Our storytime just for babies. It’s never too early to help your baby discover books!  Ages: 0-18 months
Y NOT? Book Club
6:30 pm
 Y NOT? Book Club
Tuesday, Mar. 7, 6:30 pmY NOT? Book Club
at Morton Public Library
Join other adults as we read our way through today's best Young Adult Fiction. Copies available at the library's Checkout Desk. Ages: Adult
January:  Dumplin' b...read more
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Color Your Day
3:30 pm
 Color Your Day
Thursday, Mar. 9, 3:30 pmColor Your Day
at Morton Public Library
Come and relax after school with coloring, music, and snacks. Grades: 5-8. Registration requested.

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Toddler Time
9:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 10, 9:30 amToddler Time
at Morton Public Library
Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. ...read more
Toddler Time
10:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 10, 10:30 amToddler Time
at Morton Public Library
Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. ...read more
Google Fu: The Art of the Search Engine
4:00 pm
Google Fu: The Art of the Search Engine
Friday, Mar. 10, 4:00 pmGoogle Fu: The Art o
at Morton Public Library
So you think you know how to Google things? Learn tips and tricks to optimize your search results to get what you need. Ages: Adult. Registration requested.

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Scratch Jr.
10:00 am
 Scratch Jr.
Saturday, Mar. 11, 10:00 amScratch Jr.
at Morton Public Library
Come learn the basics of coding. Registration requested. Grades: 1-2. Registration requested.

PAWS to Read
11:00 am
 PAWS to Read
Saturday, Mar. 11, 11:00 amPAWS to Read
at Morton Public Library
Love dogs? This special reading program is offered to children 8 years and older who love dogs and want to practice their reading skills. From 11:00 am-Noon children will be partnered with registered therapy dogs for 15 minute sessions. Ages: 8 years old and...read more

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Accessible Reading Materials
2:00 pm
 Accessible Reading Materials
Monday, Mar. 13, 2:00 pmAccessible Reading M
at Morton Public Library
Learn about services from the Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center. The ITBOC makes it easy to read books or magazines, no matter what format: braille or audio, delivered or downloaded. Ages: Adult <...read more
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Getting Started with Mango Languages
10:00 am
Getting Started with Mango Languages
Tuesday, Mar. 14, 10:00 amGetting Started with
at Morton Public Library
Have you always wanted to learn a second language? Are you planning to travel over the summer? Did you know you ...read more

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Rules of the Road
10:00 am
 Rules of the Road
Wednesday, Mar. 15, 10:00 am
at Morton Public Library
A review of the Illinois Secretary of State's Rules of the Road. This course is free and will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Ages: Adult. Registration required.
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Chapter Chatters Book Club
3:30 pm
 Chapter Chatters Book Club
Thursday, Mar. 16, 3:30 pmChapter Chatters Boo
at Morton Public Library
This book club meets monthly after school. Copies available at the library's Checkout Desk. Ages: 9-12
January: The Westing Game...read more
GEMS Girls Science Club
4:00-6:00 pm
 GEMS Girls Science Club
Thursday, Mar. 16, 4:00-6:00 pmGEMS Girls Science C
at Morton Public Library
For this GEMS class, Bonnie Cox, a certified ZENTANGLE instructor, will partner with the Morton AAUW to present a workshop using ZENTANGLE. Zentangle is a method of drawing simple...read more
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Toddler Time
9:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 17, 9:30 amToddler Time
at Morton Public Library
Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. ...read more
Toddler Time
10:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 17, 10:30 amToddler Time
at Morton Public Library
Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. ...read more
Teen Tech: Squishy Circuits
4:00 pm
 Teen Tech: Squishy Circuits
Friday, Mar. 17, 4:00 pmTeen Tech: Squishy C
at Morton Public Library
Learn how to create basic electronic gadgets and how circuitry works using a safe method that eliminates the need for hot soldering irons and frustrating breadboards. Grades: 7-12. Registration requested....read more

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Little Free Libraries Program
10:00 am
 Little Free Libraries Program
Saturday, Mar. 18, 10:00 amLittle Free Librarie
at Morton Public Library
Come hear the plans to develop Little Free Libraries throughout our Morton community. Learn how to get involved and how to help with this exciting literacy project. Hear from people who have built their own Little Free...read more
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Sign & Sing Story Time
9:15 am
 Sign & Sing Story Time
Monday, Mar. 20, 9:15 amSign & Sing Story Ti
at Morton Public Library
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...read more
Lego Club
3:00 pm
 Lego Club
Monday, Mar. 20, 3:00 pmLego Club
at Morton Public Library
Kids will share their building skills in a small group setting. A sample project is presented, however, participants are encouraged to use their own creativity. ...read more
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Baby Bounce
9:30 am
 Baby Bounce
Tuesday, Mar. 21, 9:30 amBaby Bounce
at Morton Public Library
Our storytime just for babies. It’s never too early to help your baby discover books!  Ages: 0-18 months
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Kids’ Tech
3:30 pm
 Kids’ Tech
Wednesday, Mar. 22, 3:30 pmKids’ Tech
at Morton Public Library
Each month learn a different tech tool. Registration requested. Grades 3-6. Registration requested.
January: Ozobots
February: Scratch
March: Cubelets - 
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Teen Crafternoon
3:30pm
 Teen Crafternoon
Thursday, Mar. 23, 3:30pmTeen Crafternoon
at Morton Public Library
Teens can come and create something cool each month after school. January's craft: Canvas Wall Art.read more

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Toddler Time
9:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 24, 9:30 amToddler Time
at Morton Public Library
Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. ...read more
Toddler Time
10:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 24, 10:30 amToddler Time
at Morton Public Library
Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. ...read more
Teen Board Game Party
4:00 pm
 Teen Board Game Party
Friday, Mar. 24, 4:00 pmTeen Board Game Part
at Morton Public Library
Join us for an afternoon of board games! There will be mltiple games to choose from. Games, snacks, and drinks will be provided. Grades: 7-12. Registration requested.
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GEMS Girls Science Club
4:00-5:30 pm
 GEMS Girls Science Club
Monday, Mar. 27, 4:00-5:30 pmGEMS Girls Science C
at Morton Public Library
Come celebrate Women's History Month with GEMS!  Lear...read more

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Tinker Tots
10:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 10:00 amTinker Tots
at Morton Public Library
Join us for this drop in sensory art program for toddlers. Each month we'll provide materials in a variety of textures for parents and children to create their own art project. Ages: 2-4 years; parent ...read more
Tinker Tots
10:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 10:00 amTinker Tots
at Morton Public Library
Join us for this drop in sensory art program for toddlers. Each month we'll provide materials in a variety of textures for parents and children to create their own art project. Ages: 2-4 years; parent ...read more
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Grossology
4:00-4:45 pm
 Grossology
Thursday, Mar. 30, 4:00-4:45 pm
at Morton Public Library
Make slime, eat Kitty Litter Cake, and have fun with other messy stuff. Grades: 1-5
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Toddler Time
9:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 31, 9:30 amToddler Time
at Morton Public Library
Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. ...read more
Toddler Time
10:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Mar. 31, 10:30 amToddler Time
at Morton Public Library
Provides a group learning experience for young children with activities designed to develop pre-reading skills. Introduces basic concepts such as colors and counting. ...read more
 
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