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Preserving the Past -- Building the Future

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Our Mission

The Morristown Centennial Library’s mission is to further our community’s commitment to literacy and broad public access to information, sharing the advantages and joys of reading and lifelong learning with as many members of our community as possible. To achieve this mission the library is dedicated to providing a comfortable and welcoming environment, offering high quality services and programs that are responsive to our community's wants and needs and honoring patrons' rights to privacy, confidentiality and intellectual freedom.

Current and Coming Events

Hello from MCL. Are you wondering what the library has going on in early 2015?

Most of our current ongoing meetings and programs have resumed or will resume within the month. Please check with the coordinators for details.

Also playing:

  • Off to a strong start is the Vermont Humanities Council's annual Winter Book Discussion Series, co-led by Cecile Valcour and Frances Ruggles and co-sponsored by the Lamoille South Supervisory Union and the Morristown Centennial Library, where the discussions are held on select Thursday evenings. This year, the theme is The Rise of the English Novel, our guest presenter is Helene Lang and the second book is Pamela by Samuel Richardson, the discussion of which will be held Thursday, January 29th, 7:00 PM at the library. Stop by to pick up a book today.
  • A new adult writers' group convened by Yvette Mason will begin meeting at the "back corner table" in adult services on the main floor of the library every other Wednesday, beginning January 14th, from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. Please contact Yvette at for more information.
  • A local chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators , convened by Kathy Quimby Johnson, continues to meet downstairs in the Youth section of the library, usually every third Thursday of each month. This month, SCBWI will meet on Thursday February 26th, 6:00 PM. Contact youth services librarian Rachel Booher for the exact dates and for more information.
  • There will be a Frozen™ party in the Youth department on Saturday, January 24th. Come in your best frozen finery if you wish, and be prepared for some fun and festive frostbitten activities. See the Youth Services page or contact youth services librarian Rachel Booher for more details.
  • We are joining forces with Copley for a community book discussion February 4th, led by medical librarian Stacy Wein. We’ll be discussing Steven Woloshin, Lisa Schwartz and H. Gilbert Welch’s collective work Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics, which deals with medical truths versus drug and treatment industry-fueled media hype and how to be an educated consumer of health services. Pick up a copy at the library today.
  • Back by popular demand:
    FREE Senior Tax Assistance through RSVP
    Morristown Centennial Library
    Select weekdays, 10 AM-4 PM
    February 3rd-April 15th, 2015

    For more information or to make an appointment,
    Please call Dan Noyes at 888-2190
    Or email,

    **Please note that all appointments for tax assistance are made exclusively through RSVP.**
  • For anyone looking for a fun and social respite from the hard winter blues, join friends for an evening of board games and chat, every other Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:00 PM.
  • February 6th: 12:45 PM, Homeschoolers Share Day up in Copley Room. Come see what our local homeschooled students have accomplished.

The January Trivia Challenge comes from the 2014-2015 Dorothy Canfield Fisher list. In Tim Federle’s Better Nate Than Ever, Nate runs off to NYC to audition for a part in ____??: The Musical against his archrival ___??____. Be the first to fill in the two blanks for a $20 gift certificate to the Bijoux Theatre. Come on, kids! You’ve got this. Don’t let the adults win every time!

With our new automation system, Catamount Koha, automatic email notices are generated for materials on loan from the library. Some patrons emails have been returned as undeliverable. Some email accounts have stops on automatically generated email notices. Please check to see if this is the case. If it is, would you add us to your contacts so you will get these notices?

Thank you,
The Staff

Our Motto

"Preserving the Past -- Building the Future" continues to be our guide. The core collection, including the Vermont and Civil War Collections, maintain our links to the past, while computers, Internet access, Listen Up! Vermont (audio books and ebooks), Vermont Online Library (reference services), Universal Classes (online courses) and the purchase of new materials guarantee our growth into the future. The community has acquired an outstanding asset available to all. Come and take advantage of its many offerings.