Morristown & Morris Township Library Children's Room
Morristown & Morris Township Library Children's Room

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9:00 - 9:00
9:00 - 6:00
9:30 - 5:00
10:00 - 2:00
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Events

Tuesday, May 03

Spring Story Time 10:00 AM
Spring Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Wednesday, May 04

Spring Story Time 10:00 AM
Spring Story Time
Come listen to some stories and make a craft to take home. For ages 2-5. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Family Book Club 7:00 PM
Family Book Club
Come join us for our family book discussion. This evening at 7:00pm we will discuss Dash by Kirby Larson. Parents and children will discuss the book and share their feelings about it. For children in grades 3 through 5 and the parent of their choice! Books are available in the children's room.

Thursday, May 05

Mother's Day Craft Table 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Mother's Day Craft Table
Drop in between 3:00 and 5:30 to make something for Mother's Day (and don't forget grandmas and aunties). All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Saturday, May 07

Spring Family Story Time 11:00 AM
Spring Family Story Time
Come listen to stories with your family and make a craft to take home. For ages 3-8. All supplies provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Thursday, May 19

Grade 4-6 Book Club 7:00 PM
Grade 4-6 Book Club
Join us as we discuss El Deafo by Cece Bell. You can pick up a copy of the book in the children's room. For students in grades 4-6.

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Highlight of the Month

Step Into a Story

April 1st - April 30th
At participating libraries.

step into a story


Join us this April and "step" into some of your favorite children's stories.  Each participating library has decorated a portion of their space to represent a well known children's book or series.  Throughout the month you'll have the chance to visit these libraries at your own pace and experience the worlds created in these stories.  At each library you visit, you'll have the opportunity to enter to win a prize.  The more libraries you visit, the better your chances of winning.  So what are you waiting for?  Stop by and guess what book we've stepped into.

Book Talk

'Tis the season

a gift for mamaA Gift for Mama
by Linda Ravin Lodding
A little boy is on the search for the perfect gift for his mother, navigating the streets of 1890's Vienna, meeting new people, and continuing to trade one gift for another.
Pinkalicious and the perfect presentPinkalicious and the Perfect Present
by Victoria Kann
While attending a yard sale, Pinkalicious finds all kinds of great items, but the one she finally chooses is not for her.
gifts of the heartGifts of the Heart
by Patricia Polacco
Kay Lamity, Trisha and Richie's new housekeeper, shows them how special it is to give Christmas gifts that come from the heart.
Oh! what a surpriseOh! What a Surprise!
by Suzanne Bloom
Fox is curious when she sees her friends, Goose and Bear, making presents and hopes that one of them might be for her, but then she worries that they might not be making anything for her and decides to make her own gifts for Goose and Bear.

The presentThe Present
by Bob Gill
A young boy imagines all the things that can be inside a present he found in his parent's closet, and after a visitor arrives, he realizes sharing is the best gift of all.

Thank you bearThank you Bear
by Greg Foley
Despite the criticism of others, a bear finds the perfect gift for his mouse friend.
Shall I knit you a hat?Shall I Knit you a Hat?
by Kate Klise
When Mother Rabbit knits a warm winter hat for Little Rabbit, he likes it so much that he suggests they make hats for all of their friends as Christmas gifts.
Silver packagesSilver Packages: an Appalachian Christmas Story
by Cynthia Rylant
Every year at Christmas a  rides a train through Appalachia and throws gifts to the poor children who are waiting, in order to repay a debt he owes the people who live there.
Just Right for ChristmasJust Right for Christmas
by Birdie Black
One snowy Christmas Eve, a king buys some soft, red cloth to make the perfect Christmas gift for his daughter.  Little does he know that the left over cloth will be used to make presents for many more of the kingdom's inhabitants, right down to the last teeny bit of cloth which is made into a scarf just right for a mouse.
The trees of the dancing goatsThe Trees of the Dancing Goats
by Patricia Polacco
During a scarlet fever epidemic one winter in Michigan, a Jewish family helps make Christmas special for their sick neighbors by making their own Hanukkah miracle.

 



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