January 2023 Events

LIBRARY CLOSED- The library will be closed to observe New Year’s Day on Monday January 2, 2023. We will reopen Tuesday January 3 at 10am.

Giving Tree Fundraiser– Shop for the library this holiday season now through Saturday January 14, 2023!  We have several items the library needs! It’s EASY!  Grab a Christmas tag off our giving tree of something you would like to donate to the library.  Buy it, donate it, whatever it says and bring the tag and the item in as soon as you can!  We would like all donations turned in by January 31, 2023.

Canned Food & Hygiene Drive
We will be having our annual Canned Food Drive to benefit the Morrisville Food Pantry from Tuesday January 3- Saturday March 4.  Please help us make it better than ever!  Help us to benefit to our food pantry!  We can only take any non-perishable, UNEXPIRED canned food item!!  We will ALSO collect hygiene products like soap, shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrushes etc. for the Pantry as well!

Take-n-Make January Craft(s)– Attention Kids! CLICK HERE to see what we are making this month! Open to ages 2-15; while supplies last!

Kreative Krafters group– Meets every Tuesday from 5:00pm-7:00pm in the program room! This is open to anyone who wants to work on a craft but never finds the time! (Some sample crafts are: knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, needlepoint, the new popular Diamond Dotz, Quickpoint, quilting, scrapbooking, whittling, origami, weaving and beadwork.) If it’s a craft and you can bring it with you, then pack it up and come on over! (Dates are January 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31.)

Essential Oils– Come learn how quality essential oils can be used every day to help you and your family live healthier on Thursday January 5 at 6:00pm.  Presented by Tracy Clark.

Tiny Art Show Kickoff- Stop in on Friday January 6 at 6pm and create your tiny art for our art show! There will be lots of supplies at your disposal to use to create your tiny work of art! (Can’t make that day? Stop into the library by 1pm on Saturday January 14 and get your canvas to take home and do; no supplies provided; one canvas per person present; while supplies last!) Open for ages 7 and up; so, adults you too! All artwork must be returned by Friday January 20 to ensure it being entered into the voting for the best tiny art in Morrisville! Patrons can vote at the library the week of January 23 or look for our Facebook post that week to vote as well! The winning artist will win a small prize! (All artwork will remain on display through February.)

Kiddies Korner, Story Time–Join us on Tuesday January 10 at 10:00am! We will be hearing stories about “Mittens!”, doing some fingerplays, songs, a craft and more! Open to toddlers through preschool!

2nd Grade Reading Program– Open to all MECS 2nd graders wanting to complete some of their books for the 2nd grade Book Club! Every month we will be reading on some of the harder topics (poetry, historic people, nonfiction, NY and USA.) On Wednesday January 11 at 6:00pm we will be reading two books about Historic People and doing a fun activity as well! Then after attending, you can mark off those 2 books as read on your reading log! (February’s topic is Poetry!)

Movie Night– Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (PG)— POSTPONED TO Friday February 10 at 7:00pm! Please bring your own beverage and snacks. We will provide ONE cone of popcorn to each person in attendance. Movies will be shown when the library is closed. Please be sure to use the program room door as the main entrance WILL BE LOCKED! IF YOU ARE EXHIBITING ANY SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19, PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND OUR MOVIE NIGHTS! Staff reserve the right to ask you to leave if you are exhibiting symptoms at any time during the movie.

LIBRARY CLOSED-The library will be closed to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday January 16, 2023. We will reopen Tuesday January 17 at 10am.

Library Board Meeting- The Library Board of Trustees meet on Thursday January 19 at 5:30pm. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Everything Goes Better with a Donut, Coffee and a Good Book, Krispy Kreme Donut Fundraiser!– Stop into the library starting Friday January 20-Wednesday February 8 and order your donuts and coffee today! Items will be at the library for your pick up on Thursday February 16 at 12pm! You must pay for your items at the time of ordering. Also, our Board of Trustees can take orders too, so see one of them if you can’t make it in!

Tiny Art Due– Make sure that your tiny art canvas is returned to the library by 7pm on Friday January 20 to ensure it’s in the voting to be the best tiny art in Morrisville!

Tiny Art Show– Be sure to vote for the one you like best on our Facebook page or at the library (in the program room) from Monday January 23 through Saturday January 28!

Kiddies Korner, Story Time–Join us on Tuesday January 24 at 10:00am! We will be hearing stories about “Counting Numbers!”, doing some fingerplays, songs, a craft and more! Open to toddlers through preschool!

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER!!! January Book Discussion– One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle
Copies can be picked up starting January 3, 2023.  Read the book because you want to OR come and meet in person on Wednesday January 25 at 6:00pm and talk about it with your fellow Morrisvillians!

CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS!!!! Flashlight Friday- Join us for this exciting program on Friday January 27 at 6pm. Wear your PJ’s, bring a favorite stuffed animal and a flashlight and join us for some great books, snacks and more! Open to all kiddos!

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