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Preserving the Past -- Building the Future

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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?

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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.

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. We are welcoming May with shouts of joy, anticipating the sunshine and flowers that are sure to come. May is Vermont Library Conference month. The library will be closed on Tuesday, May 19th so that staff may attend.

Here’s what’s going on at the library.

  • Tuesday, May 5th, 5:00 PM. Join Rachel from MCL and Ms. DeSantis and Ms. Saxe from People’s Academy for the Vermont Reads 2015 book discussion of Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories at PA. Borrow books from either library. Come for refreshments and lively discussion.

  • Adults! Want to be part of a library-hosted Summer Book Club? Visit us at the adult circulation desk to sign up and cast your vote for times, books and themes.

  • Kids and Teens! Mother’s Day is May 10th. Want to make Mom a special card? Visit Youth Services and create a personal Mother’s Day card on Friday May 8th and Saturday May 9th.

  • Writers ages 13-18: Join P.E.N., People of Epic Narration, Wednesday May 13th at 3:30 PM. Come see what it’s about.

  • Teens! Want to make a difference at your library? Join the Teen Advisory Board, which meets every other Wednesday at 3:00 PM. See Rachel in Youth Services for more details.

  • The Tuesday Afternoon adult writers’ group continues to meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 3:00 -5:00 PM in the Copley Room.

  • Nina Church’s afternoon writing group will meet on May 20th from 3:30 to 5:00 PM in the Copley Room.

  • The adult evening writers’ group continues to meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the library from 6:00 to 7:00 PM in the fireplace seating area. Please contact Yvette Mason at for more information.

  • Parents of toddlers and preschoolers, looking for some indoor fun?Join us for Preschool Story Time, every Tuesday at 10:30, and Music and Movement on Saturday May 2nd and Thursday May 21st.

  • On Wednesday, May 27th, 5:30 PM, Ron Krupp, author of The Woodchuck Returns to Gardening, will be giving a presentation. Please call or stop by to sign up; space is limited.

  • The 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 be announced. Contact youth services librarian Rachel Booher for the exact dates and for more information.