March 2019

Morrisville Public Library News
by Michelle A. Rounds
Library Manager

March 20, 2019

We are SO sorry, but due to lack of RSVP volunteers, the library will not be able to have our Tax Prep for Senior Citizens program this year! You can still get your taxes done in Morrisville; you just need to call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 315-684-3001 to make an appointment and meet there to do your taxes.

Did you know we are overdue fine free (since this past fall)?  No more fines for bringing back materials late!  Just bring them back and all is okay!  All your old overdue fines are gone if you haven’t been in!  Start fresh checking items out today!  Our DVD’s are now checked out for one week too!  We also have a notary on staff and we sell Madison County Landfill punch cards and postage stamps too!  We are your one-stop shop!

Bring the little ones in for Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour on Tuesday March 26 at 10am!!  Help us have fun with “Jump, Frog, Jump!”  Stories, finger plays a craft and more!  If you cannot make that day, join us on Tuesday April 2 for “Alphabet Soup!”

On Friday March 29 please join us for Family Movie Night 7:00pm!  We are showing, Crimes of Grindelwald!  This movie is PG-13 so we will not allow anyone under the age of 13 to view the movie without a parent/guardian!  We provide the popcorn so bring the family and your own beverage!

Friday April 5 we will be hosting an Update on the Madison County Courthouse Renovations at 6:30pm!  This will be a special presentation by Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz on the ongoing Madison County Courthouse Renovations.  Urtz will speak about some of the unique architectural features, stories from the journal of builder HB Peckham and the upcoming Grand Re-Opening Celebration that will be taking place on May 25th, 2019.

Saturday April 6 is our Spring Book Sale from 10:00am-4:00pm!  Come out and stock up for the nicer weather ahead!  Great deals and lots of new books to look through!  Sale to be held in the Library’s program room!

We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm.

March 6, 2019

We are SO sorry, but due to lack of RSVP volunteers, the library will not be able to have our Tax Prep for Senior Citizens program this year! You can still get your taxes done in Morrisville; you just need to call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 315-684-3001 to make an appointment and meet there to do your taxes.

Bring the little ones in for Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour on Tuesday March 12 at 10am!!  Help us have fun with “Construction Zone!”  Stories, finger plays a craft and more!  If you cannot make that day, join us on Tuesday March 19 for “Let’s Go to the Circus!”

Be sure to join us this Friday March 8 for our Teen/Adult Movie Night at 7:00pm!  We will be showing the movie, A Star is Born!  This is rated R so no one under the age of 17 will be allowed in without a parent/guardian.  We provide the popcorn; you bring your own beverage!  Remember the movie ends after we close so if you have library business to do, come early before the movie starts! 

Our next Adulting Class will be on Wednesday March 13 and will be Basics of Cooking” at 6:30pm!  This month we will be showing you some basics of cooking!  Learn about the tools of cooking, make a no-bake treat and take some recipes home to try!  Kelly Foster, board president, will be presenting!

On Friday March 15 will be our next Nerf Battle Night from 8:30pm-11:00pm!  Bring your own Nerf equipment (darts too–please label them) and join us for open play around the library!  See if the library stacks provide you enough shelter from getting hit by a friend’s foam dart!  Open to ages 10 and up; so adults are welcome too!  Bring your own snacks and beverages.  We only have 16 spaces so sign up starting March 1!

On Saturday March 16 is our Nerf Battles for Littles! from 4:30pm-7:00pm!  Bring your own Nerf equipment (darts too–please label them) and join us for open play around the library!  See if the library stacks provide you enough shelter from getting hit by a friend’s foam dart!  Open to ages 4-8 ONLY; and parents MUST stay on site!  Bring your own snacks and beverages.  We only have 12 spaces so sign up starting March 1!

On Wednesday March 20 please join us for our Book Talk at 6:30pm!  Looking for a good book to read?  How about joining our book talk as we will be reading, Good Luck With That by Kristan Higgins.  Copies can be picked up now!  Discussion open to teens and adults!  So grab a book, read it and come join us for a sure to be fun discussion!

We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm.

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