A Message from Morton

It is almost Spring (March 20th), and World Poetry Day (March 21st). Stop by Morton Memorial Library to get books, music, or movies to celebrate. While you are here you will be greeted by one of our fantastic Morton staff members. Kim is responsible for all of the library displays that are so tempting – […]


Online Support Groups at March 13, 2018 Check out the various online support groups at and use the internet to help heal! You can search various groups by keyword or category.

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 18, 2018, February 1, 2018, March 1, 2018, April 5, 2018, May 3, 2018, June 7, 2018, July 5, 2018, August 2, 2018, September 6, 2018, October 4, 2018, November 1, 2018, December 6, 2018.

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 […]


Thank you to all who made “Morton Framed” a success!

The recent fundraiser “Morton Framed” was a big success! Thanks to all who attended, made donations, and participated in the Mystery of Levi P. Morton performances and the live auction of the beautiful frames! Many thanks to these individuals for your work on “Morton Framed” – Morton Board of Trustees: Development Committee Molly O’Gorman (Chair), […]

Mid-Hudson Library System Bulletin lauds Morton Director for advocacy

Morton Memorial Library & Community House director, Joanne Meyer, has done a nice job in their newsletter to promote Hudson Valley Reads: “Many readers know what it’s like to enter the library and browse the shelves to discover something new and interesting to read. Well, through our Web site (, you can discover a new […]

Dutchess County Job Resource Center:

Dutchess County Job Resource Center: Online access to help with finding a job & developing your career. Includes resumé & interviewing tips, job & career resources for veterans, practical answers to common questions about finding a job & more.