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Sunday May 24, 2015 Go To Top
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Closed in observance of Memoral Day.

Many services are available even when the Library is closed: www.mgpl.org

Monday May 25, 2015 Go To Top
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Closed in observance of Memoral Day.

Many services are available even when the Library is closed: www.mgpl.org

Tuesday May 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Listen Up! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages (Preschool) with parent or caregiver

Love stories, songs, and crafts? There are so many things you can learn when you open your ears and listen. For children and their parent or caregiver.  

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Friday May 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 11:00 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 0-24 months with parent or caregiver

Stories and play for our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. 

This class is also offered at 9:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grand Re-opening of the Library's Main Floor and Mezzanine Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

4-6 pm 

  • Multiple crafts for kids and teens
  • Music by classical guitarist Ken Rothacker and guest accompanist Debra Stombres, Library Director, on flute
  • Drawing for door prize
  • MGPL Foundation 50/50 raffle
  • Refreshments by Costco and Kappy's Restaurant

6:00 pm Dedication and ribbon cutting

6:30 pm Announcement of door prize and 50/50 raffle winners

7:00 pm Concert by Suenos Latin Jazz in the Baxter Room

 

 
MGPL/MGPL_music 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Suenos Latin Jazz Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Steven Hashimoto and the Latin Suenos Jazz Quartet for a concert in celebration of the Library's Grand Re-opening! Suenos Latin Jazz will perform msalsa, samba, bossa nova, mambo, soca, calypso, and reggae melodies.

Saturday May 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Crossfit Illumine For Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grade 1-4

Join us for fitness games and activities designed to get you moving and having fun! Registration Required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Maker Space: Comic Books Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 2-6

Learn power storytelling techniques through comics.  Spend your afternoon creating your very own mini comic book.  Participants will leave with the simple tools and techniques needed to create comics on their own.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Monday June 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Monday Morning Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room. Parent or caregiver must attend with child.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yarn Gang Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1 and up

Try your hand at knitting, crochet, and other yarn crafts! Learn a new skill or bring a current project.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Embark on an adventure with books and more! Summer classes meet weekly from June 1–26 and July 13–August 7. No registration is required for summer classes. To attend, children must be going into Kindergarten, First Grade or Second Grade.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Saturday June 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Movin' & Groovin' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-4 with parent/caregiver

Join us for this active class featuring music, dancing, musical instruments, and more! 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 14 spaces available.
Monday June 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Monday Morning Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room. Parent or caregiver must attend with child.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yarn Gang Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1 and up

Try your hand at knitting, crochet, and other yarn crafts! Learn a new skill or bring a current project.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Monday Night Minecraft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Love to play Minecraft? Bring your device and your skills and show us what you’ve got.  Never played before? Stop by to learn from other players.  No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Build-A-Reader Storytime: Farms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-3 with parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of Duplo's Build and Read sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Build-A-Reader Storytime: Farms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of Duplo's Build and Read sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 11 spaces available.
Wednesday June 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Embark on an adventure with books and more! Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must going into Kindergarten, First Grade or Second Grade.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday June 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Maker Space: Banana Pianos! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 6-8

Let's say you want to use a computer like a piano, but instead of using the keyboard buttons to play the piano, you hook up an invention kit to something fun, like bananas, and the bananas become your piano keys. Imagination meets technology in this interactive program. Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Stuffed Animal Campout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-4

Want to give your stuffed animal a fun night away from home? Come to the stuffed animal campout!  After 45 minutes of stories, crafts, snacks, and tucking in, leave your animal for a sleepover campout at the library.  Pick up your animal the next morning at 9:30am for as slideshow of all of the fun things your animal did when you weren't around! Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 7 spaces available.
Friday June 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Stuffed Animal Campout: Animal Pickup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-4

Pick up your animal from the Suffed Animal Campout and watch a slideshow of all of the fun things your animal did when you weren't around! 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Campfire Sing-Along Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

S'more fun than you can imagine! If you like campfires, singing, and toasted marshmallows, this program is for you. Join Ms. Debbie for 30 minutes of singing rounds, echo songs, silly songs, and more campfire favorites.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Summer Movie Musicals: Annie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Stop in the Library each week for a different family-friendly musical film.  Bring your singing voice!  Talent not required. Want to learn the songs ahead of time?  Check out a CD soundtrack or stream the music with your Hoopla app.

This week's musical: Annie (2014, PG, 1 hr 58 min)

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Saturday June 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Crafty Saturday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Drop in to the YS Department to make a seasonal craft wile supplies last.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Be The Groove: Make the Rhythm, Keep the Beat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Kick off your summer with lots of noise!  Be the Groove is a group of kids with buckets o' talent. They've got creativity, stage presence, and tremendous energy. Be the Groove's show combines rap, film, hip hop-influenced dance, and all manner of percussion including drum-line licks and body slaps. The entire family will enjoy the show! 

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
Monday June 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Monday Morning Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family

Tired of those boring old toys at home? Drop in and meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room. Parent or caregiver must attend with child.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yarn Gang Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1 and up

Try your hand at knitting, crochet, and other yarn crafts! Learn a new skill or bring a current project.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
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misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Monday Night Minecraft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Love to play Minecraft? Bring your device and your skills and show us what you’ve got.  Never played before? Stop by to learn from other players.  No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Tuesday June 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Build-A-Reader Storytime: Bugs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2-3 with parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of Duplo's Build and Read sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Build-A-Reader Storytime: Bugs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver

Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of Duplo's Build and Read sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mad Science Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Mad for Science? Let the library be your lab.  This month's program is: The Sound of Science. Registration Required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 7 spaces available.
Wednesday June 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 1:30 pm

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Famished for Fiction: Summer Edition! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 5-8

Hey, whatcha reading? Wonder what your friends are reading? Looking to meet new people who are readers too? Join us for Famished for Fiction: SUMMER edition. We'll meet on the 17th of each summer month: June, July and August. Bring your lunch and be ready to talk books. We'll share what's new and great at MGPL and provide dessert for all participants.

Location: Youth Services Patio

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3-6 with parent/caregiver

This 45-minute storytime is structured for the school-ready child and their parent or caregiver. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 3 and 6 at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 10:30 am

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Embark on an adventure with books and more! Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must going into Kindergarten, First Grade or Second Grade.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 11 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver

Get your little one acquainted with the library at this two-riffic storytime. Summer classes meet weekly from June 1 – 26 and July 13 – August 7.  No registration is required for summer classes.  To attend, children must be between 24 and 36 months old at the time of the class.

This class is also offered at 9:30 am 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Colorful Musical Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K-2

Play an instrument a whole new way by turning it into a colorful vibrant piece of art. During this unique workshop your child will create a 2 dimensional musical masterpiece combining abstract patterns with a musical instrument outline of their choice. All of it inspired by beautiful music! Registration required.

 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Colorful Musical Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 3-6

Play an instrument a whole new way by turning it into a colorful vibrant piece of art. During this workshop, you child will create a 2-dimensional musical masterpiece combining abstract patterns with a musical instrument outline of their choice. All of it inspired by beautiful music! Registration required.

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
        There are 16 spaces available.
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Friday June 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Rockin' to the Rhythm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Birth – Age 5 with parent/caregiver

A rockin’ good time of rhyme, rhythm and movement featuring a different musical style each week. 

    Location: Activity Room (lower level)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:15 PM Summer Movie Musicals: Cinderella Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Stop in the Library each week for a different family-friendly musical film.  Bring your singing voice!  Talent not required. Want to learn the songs ahead of time?  Check out a CD soundtrack or stream the music with your Hoopla app.

This week's musical: Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (1997, TV-G, 1 hr 28 min)

    Location: Baxter Room - Auditorium (main floor)
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