Storytime with Sandy

Missing story hour at Morton Memorial Library? Sandy can’t bring you to the children’s library at Morton but she can provide the coziness of listening to well written and illustrated stories. Join us Friday at 11:00 am for a new Storytime with Sandy coming to you from the wonderful hamlet of Rhinecliff! Just click on […]

“Rhinecliff’s Morton Memorial Library remains a busy venue”

Thank you, Anthony Musso in the Poughkeepsie Journal for a lovely article about Morton Memorial Library & Community House. We look forward to continuing getting back to our onsite community service as soon as we are all back to ‘normal’. Until then keep checking back for ideas that you can enjoy in your own safe […]

UPDATE: Morton Closed – Information Regarding COVID-19

In order to keep our community safe and in accordance with Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order, Morton Memorial Library will remain closed through at least Sunday April 19th. All library programs and events are cancelled at least through Thursday April 30th. We will continue to post library updates on our website, Facebook, and Instagram. Fines will […]

Tuesday’s Tip

Searching through The Library of Congress         March 10, 2020 Are you a history buff? Do you like to explore your family tree? Are you doing a research paper for school? Or maybe you’re just looking for cool historic images to use to make a project pop. Consider visiting the Library of Congress’s […]

A Message from Morton COVID-19 Edition

At this time we will be remaining closed through at least April 20th, with all programs postponed through April 30th. Never fear: We miss you! We miss being at the library and getting your items, answering your questions, or letting you know about another amazing program that we have just scheduled. But, even more than […]

Morton Board Meeting Dates

The meetings of the Morton Board are held on the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. January 8, 2020, February 6, 2020, March 5, 2020, April 2, 2020, May 7, 2020, June 4, 2020, August 6, 2020, September 3, 2020, October 1, 2020, November 5, 2020, December 3, 2020.

eBooks for Kids!

The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids. Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s […]

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Morton Roars – 1920’s Fundraising Gala Sneak Peek

Dear Morton Library Supporter, On April 30, 2016, Morton Memorial Library and Community House will hold its annual Morton Day Fundraiser.  This year’s event, “Morton Roars: Boas and Bow Ties,” in the style of the Roaring Twenties, will feature the Big Blue Big Band, a 17-piece swing ensemble, and Abby Saxon’s Rhinebeck Dance Group.  As […]