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 Storytime
9:15 am
 Sign & Sing Storytime
Monday, Apr. 3, 9:15 amSign & 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, Apr. 3, 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
Book Discussion-Art of the Pie
4:00 pm
 Book Discussion-Art of the Pie
Monday, Apr. 3, 4:00 pmBook Discussion-Art
at Morton Public Library
Join us for a tasty book discussion about Art of the Pie by Kate McDermottIf you participated in the Big Library Read March 16-30 (or if you just love talking about pie) com...read more
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Baby Bounce
9:30 am
 Baby Bounce
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 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, Apr. 4, 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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Library Board Meeting
5:00pm
 Library Board Meeting
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 5:00pm
at Morton Public Library
The Board of Trustees Meetings are held in the Hauter Conference Room. *The board meeting begins at 5:00 p.m., and is open to the public.&nb...read more
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Tinker Tots
10:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Thursday, Apr. 6, 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
Color Your Day
3:30 pm
 Color Your Day
Thursday, Apr. 6, 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, Apr. 7, 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, Apr. 7, 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 Poetry Event
4:00 pm
 Teen Poetry Event
Friday, Apr. 7, 4:00 pm
at Morton Public Library
Come celebrate National Poetry Month. We will do black-out poetry from the pages of used books and Book Spine poetry to put on our Instagram feed throughout the month. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Grades...read more
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Spring Break Escape for Teens
 Spring Break Escape for Teens
Saturday, Apr. 8
at Morton Public Library
Gather up a team and see if you can escape! Between Saturday, April 8 and Thursday, April 13, participants will have one hour to solve clues that will help them escape from the room. Teams must make an appointment, ple...read more
Spring Break Escape for Adults
 Spring Break Escape for Adults
Saturday, Apr. 8,
at Morton Public Library
Gather up a team and see if you can escape! Between Saturday, April 8 and Thursday, April 13, participants will have one hour to solve clues that will help them escape from the room. Teams must make an appointment, ple...read more
Scratch Jr.
10:00 am
 Scratch Jr.
Saturday, Apr. 8, 10:00 amScratch Jr.
at Morton Public Library
Come learn the basics of coding. Registration requested. Grades: 1-2. Registration requested.

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Spring Break Escape for Teens & Adults
Spring Break Escape for Teens & Adults
Monday, Apr. 10,
at Morton Public Library
Gather up a team and see if you can escape! Between Saturday, April 8 and Thursday, April 13, participants will have one hour to solve clues that will help them escape from the room. Teams must make an appointment, ple...read more
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Spring Break Escape for Teens & Adults
Spring Break Escape for Teens & Adults
Tuesday, Apr. 11,
at Morton Public Library
Gather up a team and see if you can escape! Between Saturday, April 8 and Thursday, April 13, participants will have one hour to solve clues that will help them escape from the room. Teams must make an appointment, ple...read more
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Spring Break Escape for Teens & Adults
Spring Break Escape for Teens & Adults
Wednesday, Apr. 12,
at Morton Public Library
Gather up a team and see if you can escape! Between Saturday, April 8 and Thursday, April 13, participants will have one hour to solve clues that will help them escape from the room. Teams must make an appointment, ple...read more
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Spring Break Escape for Teens & Adults
Spring Break Escape for Teens & Adults
Thursday, Apr. 13,
at Morton Public Library
Gather up a team and see if you can escape! Between Saturday, April 8 and Thursday, April 13, participants will have one hour to solve clues that will help them escape from the room. Teams must make an appointment, ple...read more
Color Your Day
3:30 pm
 Color Your Day
Thursday, Apr. 13, 3:30 pmColor Your Day
at Morton Public Library
Come and relax after school with coloring, music, and snacks. Grades: 5...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Friday, Apr. 14Library Closed
at Morton Public Library
The Library will be closed April 14 & 15, 2017
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Saturday, Apr. 15, Library Closed
at Morton Public Library
The Library will be closed April 14 & 15, 2017
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Sign & Sing Story Time
9:15 am
 Sign & Sing Story Time
Monday, Apr. 17, 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
Stargazing
8:00 pm
 Stargazing
Monday, Apr. 17, 8:00 pmStargazing
at Morton Public Library
A Peoria Riverfront Museum astronomy expert gives a tour of the night sky using an 8-inch reflecting telescope. Come see the Moon, current planets, and deep-sky objects with the telescope. Using a green laser, they will point out constellations in the sky and share a star story or two! Ages:...read more
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Baby Bounce
9:30 am
 Baby Bounce
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 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
GEMS Girls Science Club
4:00-5:30 pm
 GEMS Girls Science Club
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 4:00-5:30 pmGEMS Girls Science C
at Morton Public Library
For this GEMS class, the biology undergraduate students (BUGS) from Bradley will assist the Morton AAUW Women in a "hands on" exploration of life science.read more

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Chapter Chatters Book Club
3:30 pm
 Chapter Chatters Book Club
Thursday, Apr. 20, 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
Beauty and the Beast Ballet Preview
5:30 pm
Beauty and the Beast Ballet Preview
Thursday, Apr. 20, 5:30 pmBeauty and the Beast
at Morton Public Library
Enjoy the story and see a preview of the Central Illinois Ballet's upcoming show. Ages: All
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Toddler Time
9:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Apr. 21, 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, Apr. 21, 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
Virtual Reality
4:00 pm
 Virtual Reality
Friday, Apr. 21, 4:00 pmVirtual Reality
at Morton Public Library
Learn all about Virtual Reality - what it is, how to use it, and what the difference is between AR & VR. Ages: Adult. Registration requested.

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It’s a Fake News World
6:30 pm
 It’s a Fake News World
Monday, Apr. 24, 6:30 pm
at Morton Public Library
Separating Fact from Fiction
Today it seems we are inundated with more information than ever before, and often that includes so-called "fake news" - stories disguised as journalism. In fact, it ...read more
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Homeschool Poetry Open Mic
2:00 pm
 Homeschool Poetry Open Mic
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2:00 pm
at Morton Public Library
It's National Poetry Month. During our Poetry Open Mic, you're invited to come read a favorite poem! Grades: 1-8. Registration requested.

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Art Quest
4:00 pm
 Art Quest
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 4:00 pmArt Quest
at Morton Public Library
Come learn about famous artists and their techniques. Each class features a different medium such as paint, watercolor, or chalk pastel to create a project based on the artist we're studying. Registration requested. Grades: 3-6. Registration requested....read more

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Tinker Tots
10:00 am
 Tinker Tots
Thursday, Apr. 27, 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
Teen Crafternoon
3:30pm
 Teen Crafternoon
Thursday, Apr. 27, 3:30pmTeen Crafternoon
at Morton Public Library
Teens can come and create something cool each month after school.  ...read more

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Toddler Time
9:30 am
 Toddler Time
Friday, Apr. 28, 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, Apr. 28, 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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