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Monday April 23, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Make-it Monday: Beatmaking  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Let your creativity flow at the library with games, crafts and more.

After school on Mondays at 3:30p

   6:00 PM Spring Floral Program  
    Contact: Adult Department   815-478-3987   adults@mpld.org
   

Welcome spring by creating a beautiful fresh flower arrangement for your home! There will be a $20 fee to cover supplies. Registration is required as space is limited.


Wednesday April 25, 2018
   1:15 PM  -  2:45 PM School's Out Movie Day: Coco  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Celebrate Manhattan School’s half-days with a movie at the library.  Popcorn provided!

   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM All About the Yarn  
    Contact: Adult Department   815-478-3987   adults@mpld.org
   

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.


Thursday April 26, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Kickball Pick-up Game  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Get the team together and celebrate the warm weather with some community kickball.

   6:00 PM Superpowers  
    Contact: Adult Department   815-478-3987   adults@mpld.org
   

Sasha Grabenstetter from the U of I extension office will be here to help you understand estimate planning. Learn new ways to make your wishes known and tips for starting important conversations with your loved ones.

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Karaoke Night  
    Contact: Youth Services Department   815-478-3987   kids@mpld.org
   

Love to sing? Why not come out and have some fun singing your favorite songs with your friends. Every other Thursday at 6pm

   6:30 PM Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group  
    Contact: Adult Department   815-478-3987   adults@mpld.org
   

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. We work on our own projects as well as community service projects. We meet at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 9:00 am, and the Elwood Community Center on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. New members are welcome anytime!

   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajamapalooza  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Join us for a special evening storytime.  Wear your pjs and listen to fun bedtime stories with your friends.


Friday April 27, 2018
   1:00 PM Movies for Adults- Gifted  
    Contact: Adult Department   815-478-3987   adults@mpld.org
   

All movies are free and start at 1:00 PM. Bring a lunch if you'd like. Free popcorn provided!


Saturday April 28, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Geek Club  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Join us every other Saturday as we game, watch, talk about cool stuff, and snack.


Monday April 30, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Make-it Monday: Kids' Choice  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Let your creativity flow at the library with games, crafts and more.

After school on Mondays at 3:30p

   6:00 PM Silhouette Cameo Cutter Projects- Flower Pot  
    Contact: Adult Department   815-478-3987   adults@mpld.org
   

Come try out our new Silhouette Cameo cutting machine and get creative making personalized projects. There will be a small fee to cover supplies. Registration is required as space is limited.


Tuesday May 1, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Crafty Kids  
    Contact: Youth Services Department   815-478-3987   kids@mpld.org
   

Come enjoy an afternoon of crafting with friends!


Wednesday May 2, 2018
   11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM School's Out Party Time: Ice Cream Social w/ Bingo  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Meet in the Elwood School Cafeteria on half-days to play, build, and learn.

   3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM STEM Group  
    Contact: Youth Services Department   815-478-3987   kids@mpld.org
   

Join us as we experiment, design, and create all while learning new skills.

 

Monday May 7, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Make-it Monday: RC Car Painting  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Let your creativity flow at the library with games, crafts and more.

After school on Mondays at 3:30p


Tuesday May 8, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  5:15 PM Painting pARTy  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Unleash your inner artist while enjoying time with friends! Not artistic? Don’t worry. Young painters will be guided as they express their creativity. Space is limited so registration is required. $3 fee

 

Wednesday May 9, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Videogame Tournament  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Test your gaming prowess and compete for the much-coveted title of “#1 Gamer”


Thursday May 10, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajamapalooza  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Join us for a special evening storytime.  Wear your pjs and listen to fun bedtime stories with your friends.


Saturday May 12, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Geek Club  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Join us every other Saturday as we game, watch, talk about cool stuff, and snack.


Wednesday May 16, 2018
   7:00 PM Trivia Night- Silver Dollar  
    Contact: Adult Department   815-478-3987   adults@mpld.org
   

Impress your friends with your useless knowledge. Up to 6 people per team. Free to play. First question is at 7:00 pm. First-place team will receive (one) $100 Car Detail Voucher courtesy of Manhattan Collision!


Wednesday May 23, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Marvel Movie Night: Black Panther  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Keep up-to-date on the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe at the library.  Popcorn provided.


Thursday May 24, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajamapalooza  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Join us for a special evening storytime.  Wear your pjs and listen to fun bedtime stories with your friends.


Saturday May 26, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Geek Club  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Join us every other Saturday as we game, watch, talk about cool stuff, and snack.


Tuesday May 29, 2018
   1:15 PM  -  2:45 PM School's Out Movie Day: Moana  
    Contact: Children's Department   8154783987   kids@mpld.org
   

Celebrate Manhattan School’s half-days with a movie at the library.  Popcorn provided!


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