Homage to the Fiber Creators

Welcome to Morton’s 2020 “Homage to the Fiber Creators” Though you can’t check these pieces out in person, you can enjoy the show from the comfort of your own home.  If you are interested in purchasing any of the items or just have questions, feel free to contact the library.  A huge thanks to all […]

Halloween Storytime

Happy Halloween! Sadly in lieu of our traditional Halloween party with reading of a story followed by the decorating of cookies we’ll make make do with 3 holiday stories. Link

“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 […]

Morton Curbside Service

Our curbside hours will be: Sunday & Monday: closed Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Wednesday & Friday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Saturday: closed You will be able to request materials by calling the library (845-876-2903) or emailing  After you have been notified that your items are ready, you may come to […]

Tuesday’s Tip

Food and Cooking Tips       October 27, 2020 Do you ever stand in front of the fridge or pantry and take out what you have and say, “What can I make with this?” You are not on an episode of Chopped so don’t worry about beating the clock! There are even a couple of […]

A Message from Morton

Thank you so much to all who participated in our various Great Give Back endeavors.  We collected over 700 items of food in just 2 weeks and cleared out over 600 pounds of trash while planting 2 areas of pollinator plants down at the dock in conjunction with the Riverkeeper Sweep. Our main thrust right […]

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 […]