May 2019

Morrisville Public Library News
by Michelle A. Rounds
Library Manager

May 29, 2019

Be sure to join us on Friday May 31 for our Family Movie Night at 7:00pm!  We provide the popcorn so bring the family and your own beverage!  Want to know what we are showing?  Contact the library or check out this link for more details: https://morrisvillepubliclibrary.org/events/movie-nights-the-library/

On Friday June 7 at 6:30pm join us for our last historic talk until fall.  The topic: Things You Might Not Know about Morrisville. Sue Greenhagen, Town and Village Historian, will be presenting a talk on things you might not know about Morrisville!  Come learn some interesting tidbits about our village!

Be sure to join us for Book Creations on Wednesday June 12 at 6:30pm!  Come make a “book creation” out of recycled books as Robin Branch-Staelens shows us how!  Open to all ages but anyone under 10 should come with a parent/guardian.

Join us for our last NERF Battle Night until fall!  Bring your own Nerf equipment (darts too–please label them) and join us for open play around the library on Friday June 14 from 8:30pm-11:00pm!  See if the library stacks provide you enough shelter from being hit by a friend’s foam dart! Open to ages 10 and up; so adults are welcome too! Everyone must bring a snack and a drink. ONLY 14 spaces are available!! ALL participants MUST sign up in the library and get a permission slip to return completed the night of. We will not allow people to complete permission slips at the door.

Looking for a good book to read?  How about joining our book talk on Wednesday June 19 at 6:30pm, as we will be reading, The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh. Copies can be picked up now!  So grab a book, read it and come join us for a sure to be fun discussion!

Come join us on Friday June 21 at 6:30pm for our Wine and Paint Night! Open to adults and kids 13 and older!  If you don’t drink wine we will have grape juice and of course, goodies for everyone too!  Cost is $35 per person (payable the night of the program).  Reservations are required!  We MUST have 10 people to hold the class!  We can have no more than 28 so space is limited!  Sign up June 1 at the circulation desk! (The painting of what we will create will be posted at the desk when signing up!)

We still have some letters left!!!  Help us decorate a letter for our Summer Reading banner!  Stop in during library hours now and get a letter to take home and decorate!  First come, first serve.  Open to kids ages 2-17!  Letters due back to the library by June 14, 2019. 

Don’t forget Mahjong has begun so if you want to learn how to play or love the game, stop in every Monday from 1-3pm!

We started our summer hours on Saturday May 25.  That means we will be closed Saturdays through Labor Day.  We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm and Saturday closed.

May 15, 2019

NERF Battles is back for May!  If you are between 10 and adult sign up for our NERF Battles this Friday May 17 from 8:30-11:00pm.  Only 14 spaces available! If you are 5-9 years old, sign up for our NERF for Littles this Saturday May 18 from 4:30-6:30pm!  (Parents must stay on site for this one.) Only 8 spaces available! Everyone MUST sign up at the library to be able to get a permission slip.  NO phone calls.  All must bring a snack and beverage.

Join us for Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour!  Bring your toddler or preschool child in on Tuesday May 21 at 10:00am.   Help us enjoy the topic, “I Scream for Ice Cream!” and help us to celebrate another great year of story hour!  We do plan to have a 6 week summer reading story hour for our younger friends that will run Tuesdays at 10am from July 2- August 6, 2019.  If you cannot join us this summer, we hope to see you the first Tuesday in October as our regular story hour resumes!

Mark your calendars and be sure to join us on Friday May 31 for our Family Movie Night at 7:00pm!  We are showing, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. We provide the popcorn so bring the family and your own beverage!

On Friday June 7 at 6:30pm join us for our last historic talk until fall.  The topic: Things You Might Not Know about Morrisville. Sue Greenhagen, Town and Village Historian, will be presenting a talk on things you might not know about Morrisville!  Come learn some interesting tidbits about our village!

Help us decorate a letter for our Summer Reading banner!  Stop in during library hours now and get a letter to take home and decorate!  First come, first serve.  Open to kids ages 2-17!  Letters due back to the library by June 14, 2019.

Don’t forget Mahjong has begun so if you want to learn how to play or love the game, stop in every Monday from 1-3pm!

We will be closed on Monday May 27 to observe Memorial Day.  We will reopen Tuesday at 10am.

We start our summer hours on Saturday May 25.  That means we will be closed Saturdays through Labor Day.  We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm.

May 1, 2019

Be sure to join us this Friday May 3 for our next Historic Talk for spring!  It will be Railroading in the Stockbridge Valley at 6:30pm.  Join John Taibi as he shares with us about the O&W railroad between Oneida and Whites Corners past his station at Munnsville!

Play Mahjong is back for the rest of spring, summer and fall!  Like to play Mahjong?  Want to learn how to play without using the computer?  Willing to teach young and old!  Join the fun every Monday afternoon from 1pm-3pm!

Bring the little ones in for Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour on Tuesday May 7 at 10am!!  Help us have fun with “Flowers & Mom.”  Stories, finger plays a craft and more!  If you cannot make that day, join us on Tuesday May 14 for “In the City!”

Are you interested in homeschooling?  Do you homeschool and are looking for others in the area?  Please let us know or join us on Wednesday May 8 at 6:30pm for Homeschooling 101.  We would like to help you find what you are looking for, answer questions you may have and/or see how many homeschoolers are in the area and start a group!  Anybody who homeschools, is interested or wants to just come are welcome!

On Wednesday May 15 please join us for our Book Talk at 6:30pm.  We will be reading, The Wife Between Us, by Greer Hendricks. 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!

NERF Battles is back for May!  If you are between 10 and adult sign up for our NERF Battles on Friday May 17 from 8:30-11:00pm.  Only 14 spaces available! If you are 5-9 years old, sign up for our NERF for Littles on Saturday May 18 from 4:30-6:30pm!  (Parents must stay on site for this one.) Only 8 spaces available! Everyone MUST sign up at the library to be able to get a permission slip.  NO phone calls.  All must bring a snack and beverage.

Help us decorate a letter for our Summer Reading banner!  Stop in during library hours now and get a letter to take home and decorate!  First come, first serve.  Open to kids ages 2-17!  Letters due back to the library by June 14, 2019.

We will be closed on Friday May 10 and Saturday May 11 due to a staff shortage.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  We will reopen on Monday May 13 at noon.

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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