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  • Monday June 1, 2020 - Tuesday June 30, 2020
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    A Booklover's View from the Couch

    A MPL Facebook Discussion Group

    Just finished a great book and want to tell someone about it?  Interested in books others are raving about?

    Join MPL's book discussion group "A Booklover's View from the Couch." We will discuss the books we've read, are reading, or we're planning to read next. 

    Join the discussion: facebook.com/groups/672130980018856/.

     

    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
     
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    Digital Escape Rooms

    Challenge yourself from home with MPL's Digital Escape Rooms

     

    Kids and Families:

    Avengers: Do you have what it takes to be an Avenger?

    Pokemon: Battle gym leaders

    Stranger Mobile: Test you knowledge of Mobile in this stranger things themed digital escape room

     

    Teens and Adults:

    Middle Earth:  Escape the Nazguls to destroy the One Ring and save Middle Earth!

    Sherlock Holmes' New Assistant: Are you clever enough to assist Sherlock Holmes?

     

    Adults:

    Hollywood Murder Mystery: Choose Your Suspect

    Newsbank Escape Room: test your searching skills.

     

    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
     
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    Digital Quizzes

    Test your knowledge with our fun quizzes.

     

    Star Wars: The Skywalker clan and the rest of their universe.

    Literary Pop Quiz: Songs influenced by some of the biggest names in literature.

    Music Appreciation: Test your muisc knowledge.

    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
     
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    Knitting Basics: Getting Started

    Knitting

    This is a basic guide to learning to knit for beginners. Go to www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBvSFfmvnJuBepCGFIjSyMQsn-hZkpd90

    You can access a full knitting course on Universal Class: library.universalclass.com/i/.

     

    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
     
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    Not Your Average Book Club

    A Virtual Book Club

    It's a book club for those who love reading and sharing great books with friends, but don't have the time to join a traditional book club? To participate go to our facebook page.

    We will discuss one book a month. The topic of discussion for the month of June is The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson.

    For more information, call Michele at 251-340-8561.

    image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
     
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    Simple Hand Lettering Project

    Learning from the Comfort of Home  

    Ms. Christie demonstrates simple, hand lettering projects.   

    Go to www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpEaDbzBgH8.

    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
     
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    Watch. Read. Eat. Repeat.

    Teens & Adults

    Right now we're all doing a lot of watching, reading and eating.

    Our staff will be sharing their recommendations every Tuesday and Friday on Youtube. Please, come join the conversation and share some of your favorite books, movies and snacks. 

    www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBvSFfmvnJuDaRV-h5QVGQeDJbbg0KIkr 

     

    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
     
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    Online Storytimes
    10:00 AM

    Storytime!

    Join us Monday through Saturday at 10:00 a.m. as youth specialists from Mobile Public Library share stories and songs.
     
    Link to children's services facebook: www.facebook.com/mobilepubliclibrarychildrens/.
     
    Storytime videos are also available on our YouTube: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBvSFfmvnJuCtdT11HfFseU3mOlqB4-bo.
    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
     
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    Boredom Busters Online
    1:00 PM
    Boredom Busters!
    Join us each afternoon Monday - Saturday at 1:00 p.m. for inspiration and ideas of fun things to do while staying home. 
    Building challenges, math puzzles, arts & crafts projects, etc.
     
    Link to children's services facebook: www.facebook.com/mobilepubliclibrarychildrens/.
     
    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
    Monday June 8, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4140.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4935.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
    Tuesday June 9, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-8555.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Wednesday June 10, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday June 11, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4982.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Monday June 15, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4140.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4935.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
    Tuesday June 16, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-8555.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Wednesday June 17, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday June 18, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4982.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Monday June 22, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4140.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4935.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
    Tuesday June 23, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-8555.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Wednesday June 24, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday June 25, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4982.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Saturday June 27, 2020
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    Out of This World Virtual Book Club
    10:00 AM

    Discussion via Skype

    Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

    This month’s topic of discussion is Coldest Girl in Coldtown - by Holly Black.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
     
    For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org.
     
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    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
    Monday June 29, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4140.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4935.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Classics and More! - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Zoom Book Club Meeting

    Topic of discussion is Watership Down by Richard Adams.

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    Meeting ID: 941 6141 3475 Password: 809405

    Mobile Public Library Patrons can get the book, audiobook, and movie through Curbside Holds Pickup www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/covid-19/curbside.php. The audiobook is also available for digital download on Hoopla www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/resources/index.php.

    For more information, please call 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
    Tuesday June 30, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-8555.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Wednesday July 1, 2020
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    Ages 3 to 6

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

    For more information, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    11:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Wednesday Matinee
    1:00 PM

    Abominable

    A teen and her friends must outwit some evil villains in order to take a lost Yeti home, in this animated family comedy.

    The film runs 97 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    1:30 PM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Anime Club T
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Watch and discuss Anime, play video games, create an Anime inspired project and enjoy a snack!

    For more information, please call 340-1499 or email  teenservices@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday July 2, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4982.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    LEGO Fun Thursday
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Ages 6 and Up

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGO activities.

    For more information, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Game On! Thursday
    3:00 PM

    All Ages

    Join us on Thursdays to play PS4, Xbox 360 and so much more!

    For more information, please call 494-4454 or email aponder@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Learn to play Chess!

    No experience is necessary, just enthusiasm and good sportsmanship.

    For more information, call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Knitting Circle
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Teens & Adults

    Do you want to learn how to knit or need a little help with your latest project? Would you like to meet up with some fellow knitters?

    Come to the Knitting Circle!

    For more information, please call 340-8561 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Monday July 6, 2020
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    Summer Movie Monday
    10:00 AM

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    The mean, green fighting machines make their pizza loving big-screen debut in this live-action blockbuster family smash.

    The film runs 93 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4454.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4140.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4935.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    You Can, with Canva!
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Adults

    Learn how to make flyers, brochures and so much more using Canva.com.

    Registration is encouraged but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 340-1458 or email mainref@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Mixed Medium Mondays
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Join us for a new art activity every week!

    Painting, drawing. sculpting, cake decorating – the possibilities are endless. Any and all levels of experience are welcome. 

    For more information, please call 340-1499 or email  teenservices@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday July 7, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-8555.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Summer Movie Time!
    2:00 PM

    Frozen II

    Elsa the Snow Queen and her sister Anna embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of Arendelle. They are joined by friends, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven.

    The film runs 103 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Teen Art Space
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Express Yourself!

    Join artist Jaime Lee and her guest presenters each week to explore different art forms and create unique pieces of art. 

    Registration is required.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Clear Your Mind and Relax

    Come make a mini Zen garden and feel your stress just drift away.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

    For more information, please call 340-1588 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Bingo with Mr. Butch
    6:00 PM

    Calling All Families

    Come play Bingo at the Library!  Win some great prizes!

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Wednesday July 8, 2020
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    Ages 3 to 6

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

    For more information, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    11:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Wednesday Matinee
    1:00 PM

    Wonder Park

    A 12-year-old girl stumbles upon the fantastical amusement park filled with talking animals that she envisioned as a child after her mother's death. With the help of her newfound friends, she attempts to stop the Chimpanzombies from destroying it.

    The film runs 86 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    1:30 PM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Anime Club T
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Watch and discuss Anime, play video games, create an Anime inspired project and enjoy a snack!

    For more information, please call 340-1499 or email  teenservices@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday July 9, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4982.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    LEGO Fun Thursday
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Ages 6 and Up

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGO activities.

    For more information, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Game On! Thursday
    3:00 PM

    All Ages

    Join us on Thursdays to play PS4, Xbox 360 and so much more!

    For more information, please call 494-4454 or email aponder@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Learn to play Chess!

    No experience is necessary, just enthusiasm and good sportsmanship.

    For more information, call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Knitting Circle
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Teens & Adults

    Do you want to learn how to knit or need a little help with your latest project? Would you like to meet up with some fellow knitters?

    Come to the Knitting Circle!

    For more information, please call 340-8561 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Teen Art Scene - Artistic Acrylics
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Create Beautiful Paintings

    Want to create beautiful paintings but have no idea how to begin? Join us and learn how to paint with acrylics.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

    For more information, please call 340-1588 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    LEGOS and More!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    All Ages

    Enjoy building with a variety of items, LEGOS, Duplo, Gears and Marble Runs.

    For more information, please call 494-4132 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Ebony Moments Book Club
    6:00 PM

    Ebony Moments is a book discussion designed to increase the awareness of African-American authors, both past and present, and to promote the love of reading for all.

    This month’s topic of discussion is The Business of Lovers by Eric Jerome Dickey.

    Summary: While a father struggles to reconnect with his estranged son and spiteful ex, his bodyguard brother is invited by three women escorts to consider a job as a male prostitute.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information contact Betty Kidd at 580-7012.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Friday July 10, 2020
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    TGIF Afternoon Gaming
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Come play video games!

    Compete with other players, eat snacks, and have a great time with fellow Gamers.

    For more information, please call 340-1588 or email lrainey@mplonline.org..

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday July 11, 2020
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    Qigong for Beginners
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Exercise Class for Ages 18 and Up

    Learn the techniques of Chinese healing energy art that combines breathing techniques, slow movements and focused intention and meditation to achieve harmony and balance.

    Registration is required. 

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is The Path Made Clear by Oprah Winfrey.

    Summary: Offers a guide for identifying one's purpose and creating a framework for a life that is both successful and meaningful, sharing inspirational quotes by some of today's most influential cultural figures.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 580-7144.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Chess Club
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    All Ages

    Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

    For more information, call 494-4140.

     

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Monday July 13, 2020
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    Summer Movie Monday
    10:00 AM

    Into the Woods

    A witch curses a baker and his wife, binding their fates to fairy-tale characters such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack of "Jack and the Beanstalk."

    The film runs 124 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4454.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4140.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4935.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Mixed Medium Mondays
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Join us for a new art activity every week!

    Painting, drawing. sculpting, cake decorating – the possibilities are endless. Any and all levels of experience are welcome. 

    For more information, please call 340-1499 or email  teenservices@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday July 14, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-8555.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Summer Movie Time!
    2:00 PM

    Wonder Park

    A 12-year-old girl stumbles upon the fantastical amusement park filled with talking animals that she envisioned as a child after her mother's death. With the help of her newfound friends, she attempts to stop the Chimpanzombies from destroying it.

    The film runs 85 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    A Page in Time Book Club
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Enjoy Historical fiction? Please come to our book club, A Page in Time.

    This month's topic of discussion is Tidelands by Philippa Gregory.

    Summary: During England's 17th century civil war, Alinor, a woman without a husband and skilled with herbs, helps a young man on the run and unwittingly brings disaster into the heart of her life.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Teen Art Space
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Express Yourself!

    Join artist Jaime Lee and her guest presenters each week to explore different art forms and create unique pieces of art. 

    Registration is required.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Cool Keychains

    Create your own unique keychain or lanyard.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

    For more information, please call 340-1588 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Wednesday July 15, 2020
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    Ages 3 to 6

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

    For more information, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    11:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Wednesday Matinee
    1:00 PM

    The Addams Family

    Dark hilarity ensues after the Addams family relocates to suburban New Jersey. Their macabre traditions are promptly challenged by modern technology and their neighbors' 21st century norms.

    The film runs 86 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    1:30 PM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Watch and discuss Anime, play video games, create an Anime inspired project and enjoy a snack!

    For more information, please call 340-1499 or email  teenservices@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday July 16, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4982.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    LEGO Fun Thursday
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Ages 6 and Up

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGO activities.

    For more information, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Jobseeker Workshop
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Adults

    Need help searching for jobs? Applying online? Updating your resumes?

    Join us for our monthly Jobseeker Workshop on the third Thursday of the month.

    Registration is encouraged but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 340-1458 or email mainref@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Game On! Thursday
    3:00 PM

    All Ages

    Join us on Thursdays to play PS4, Xbox 360 and so much more!

    For more information, please call 494-4454 or email aponder@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Learn to play Chess!

    No experience is necessary, just enthusiasm and good sportsmanship.

    For more information, call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Knitting Circle
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Teens & Adults

    Do you want to learn how to knit or need a little help with your latest project? Would you like to meet up with some fellow knitters?

    Come to the Knitting Circle!

    For more information, please call 340-8561 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Mad Scientist Club
    4:00 PM

    Family Fun!

    Join us for Kid Friendly Experiments and discover the outcome and results of the scientific methods we use.

    How do you build with wet sand? Before you head to the beach, come and find out.

    For more information, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Bayside Book Club
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is The Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey.

    Summary: Leaving his wife, Sophie, behind in the Vancouver barracks, U.S. Army Colonel Allen Forrester embarks on an expedition to map the interior of the newly acquired Alaska Territory. As Forrester and his crew venture into the wilderness, encountering danger, hardship, and astounding natural beauty, free-spirited Sophie chafes against the restrictions placed upon military spouses, recording her experiences in her diary.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call Betty Fowler at 476-2600 or 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
    Saturday July 18, 2020
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    Saturday Anime
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Teen Anime Club

    Watch some great Anime, eat popcorn and make some new friends!

    For more information, please call 340-1588 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Chess Club
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    All Ages

    Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

    For more information, call 494-4140.

     

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    K-Club for Drama!
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Join Us at the Library

    Enjoy the latest and hottest Korean TV. Make new friends and enjoy some snacks, too!

    For more information, please call 340-1588 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Monday July 20, 2020
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    Summer Movie Monday
    10:00 AM

    Shrek

    Shrek, an ogre living alone in a swamp, is suddenly invaded by a horde of fairy tale characters, such as the Big Bad Wolf and the Three Little Pigs, all refugees of their homes who have been shunned by the evil Lord Farquaad.

    The film runs 90 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4454.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4140.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4935.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Harry Potter Week
    2:00 PM

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an English boarding school for wizards. There, he meets several friends who become his closest allies and help him discover the truth about his parents' mysterious deaths at the hands of a powerful adversary.

    The film runs 150 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Mixed Medium Mondays
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Join us for a new art activity every week!

    Painting, drawing. sculpting, cake decorating – the possibilities are endless. Any and all levels of experience are welcome. 

    For more information, please call 340-1499 or email  teenservices@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday July 21, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-8555.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    The Reader's Choice Book Club
    1:00 PM

    Join us every third Tuesday for some lively book discussions and tips on what’s hot and what’s not in the world of books.

    This month's topic of discussion is Furious Hours by Casey Cep.

    Summary: Documents the remarkable story of 1970s Alabama serial killer Willie Maxwell and the true-crime book on the Deep South's racial politics and justice system that consumed Harper Lee in the years after To Kill a Mockingbird.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Harry Potter Week
    2:00 PM

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    The next installment in the Harry Potter series finds young wizard Harry Potter and his friends Ron and Hermione facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school.

    The film runs 160 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Teen Art Space
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Express Yourself!

    Join artist Jaime Lee and her guest presenters each week to explore different art forms and create unique pieces of art. 

    Registration is required.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    School is Starting Soon!

    Come make your own "cool" pencil pouch.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

    For more information, please call 340-1588 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Harry Potter Week
    6:00 PM

    Harry Potter Bingo!

    Calling all families – come play Bingo at the Library!

    Win Prizes and enjoy some popcorn and lemonade too! 

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Wednesday July 22, 2020
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    Ages 3 to 6

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

    For more information, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    11:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Wednesday Matinee
    1:00 PM

    Toy Story 4

    Major complications ensue when Bonnie turns a spork into a toy, but he sees himself as an eating utensil instead. Woody, Buzz and co. have to set out into the world to find him, reunite with Bonnie, and resolve his existential crisis.

    The film runs 100 minutes and is rated G.

    For more information, call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    1:30 PM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Harry Potter Week
    3:00 PM

    Calling All Harry Potter Fans!

    Join us for a Quidditch Tournament!

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Watch and discuss Anime, play video games, create an Anime inspired project and enjoy a snack!

    For more information, please call 340-1499 or email  teenservices@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday July 23, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4982.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    LEGO Fun Thursday
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Ages 6 and Up

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGO activities.

    For more information, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Game On! Thursday
    3:00 PM

    All Ages

    Join us on Thursdays to play PS4, Xbox 360 and so much more!

    For more information, please call 494-4454 or email aponder@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Harry Potter Week
    3:00 PM

    Calling All Harry Potter Fans!

    Learn how to create your very own bubbly concoctions.

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Learn to play Chess!

    No experience is necessary, just enthusiasm and good sportsmanship.

    For more information, call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Knitting Circle
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Teens & Adults

    Do you want to learn how to knit or need a little help with your latest project? Would you like to meet up with some fellow knitters?

    Come to the Knitting Circle!

    For more information, please call 340-8561 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Teen Art Scene @ the Library
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Express Yourself!

    Want to create and expand your artistic endeavors? Bring your ideas to the Teen Spot. Enjoy the time and space to be creative.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

    For more information, please call 340-1588 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Friday July 24, 2020
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    Harry Potter Week
    2:00 PM

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Harry Potter and his friends Ron and Hermione return as teenagers to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for their third year of study, where they delve into the mystery surrounding an escaped prisoner who seems to pose a dangerous threat to Harry.

    The film runs 142 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    TGIF Afternoon Gaming
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Come play video games!

    Compete with other players, eat snacks, and have a great time with fellow Gamers.

    For more information, please call 340-1588 or email lrainey@mplonline.org..

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday July 25, 2020
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    Out of This World Virtual Book Club
    10:00 AM

    Discussion via Skype

    Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

    This month’s topic of discussion is A Darker Shade of Magic - by V.E. Schwab.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
     
    For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org.
     
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    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
     
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    Harry Potter Week
    10:30 AM

    Happy Birthday Harry!

    Calling all Harry Potter fans! Join us for a special Harry Potter birthday celebration.

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Qigong for Beginners
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Exercise Class for Ages 18 and Up

    Learn the techniques of Chinese healing energy art that combines breathing techniques, slow movements and focused intention and meditation to achieve harmony and balance.

    Registration is required. 

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Chess Club
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    All Ages

    Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

    For more information, call 494-4140.

     

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Monday July 27, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4140.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4935.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Mixed Medium Mondays
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    Calling All Teens

    Join us for a new art activity every week!

    Painting, drawing. sculpting, cake decorating – the possibilities are endless. Any and all levels of experience are welcome. 

    For more information, please call 340-1499 or email  teenservices@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday July 28, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-8555.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Summer Movie Time!
    2:00 PM

    The Addams Family

    Dark hilarity ensues after the Addams family relocates to suburban New Jersey. Their macabre traditions are promptly challenged by modern technology and their neighbors' 21st century norms.

    The film runs 86 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4132.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Setting Goals for Yourself?

    Visualize them by making a Vision Board.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

    For more information, please call 340-1588 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Wednesday July 29, 2020
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    Ages 3 to 6

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

    For more information, please call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    11:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    1:30 PM

    Preschool & School Age Children

    Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

    Registration is required for Groups.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Thursday July 30, 2020
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    Story Quest
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Story Quest is an outdoor reading adventure that encourages family interaction and social distancing!

    Have a Family Outing! Keep a Safe Distance! Read a Great Story! Take Home a Craft!

    For more information, please call 494-4982.

    For more details on the Summer Reading Celebration visit src.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Knitting Circle
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Teens & Adults

    Do you want to learn how to knit or need a little help with your latest project? Would you like to meet up with some fellow knitters?

    Come to the Knitting Circle!

    For more information, please call 340-8561 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday August 6, 2020
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    Knitting Circle
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Teens & Adults

    Do you want to learn how to knit or need a little help with your latest project? Would you like to meet up with some fellow knitters?

    Come to the Knitting Circle!

    For more information, please call 340-8561 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday August 8, 2020
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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Paranoid by Lisa Jackson.

    Summary: Struggling with traumatic memories of the shooting accident that ended her half-brother's life 20 years earlier, Rachael prepares for her high-school reunion and begins to doubt her sanity when things in her home start moving by themselves.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 580-7144.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Tuesday August 11, 2020
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    A Page in Time Book Club
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Enjoy Historical fiction? Please come to our book club, A Page in Time.

    This month's topic of discussion is Stars of Alabama by Sean Dietrich.

    Summary: Unlikely heroes form unlikely bonds in this poignant and redemptive new novel from Sean Dietrich

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday August 13, 2020
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    Knitting Circle
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Teens & Adults

    Do you want to learn how to knit or need a little help with your latest project? Would you like to meet up with some fellow knitters?

    Come to the Knitting Circle!

    For more information, please call 340-8561 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Tuesday August 18, 2020
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    The Reader's Choice Book Club
    1:00 PM

    Join us every third Tuesday for some lively book discussions and tips on what’s hot and what’s not in the world of books.

    This month's topic of discussion is The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson.

    Summary: A last-of-her-kind outcast and member of the Pack Horse Library Project braves the hardships of Kentucky's Great Depression and hostile community discrimination to bring the near-magical perspectives of books to her neighbors.

    Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

    For more information, please call 494-2298.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday August 20, 2020
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    Jobseeker Workshop
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Adults

    Need help searching for jobs? Applying online? Updating your resumes?

    Join us for our monthly Jobseeker Workshop on the third Thursday of the month.

    Registration is encouraged but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 340-1458 or email mainref@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Knitting Circle
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Teens & Adults

    Do you want to learn how to knit or need a little help with your latest project? Would you like to meet up with some fellow knitters?

    Come to the Knitting Circle!

    For more information, please call 340-8561 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday August 22, 2020
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    Out of This World Virtual Book Club
    10:00 AM

    Discussion via Skype

    Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

    This month’s topic of discussion is The Thief of Always - by Clive Barker.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
     
    For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org.
     
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    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
    Thursday August 27, 2020
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    Knitting Circle
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Teens & Adults

    Do you want to learn how to knit or need a little help with your latest project? Would you like to meet up with some fellow knitters?

    Come to the Knitting Circle!

    For more information, please call 340-8561 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Thursday September 17, 2020
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    Jobseeker Workshop
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Adults

    Need help searching for jobs? Applying online? Updating your resumes?

    Join us for our monthly Jobseeker Workshop on the third Thursday of the month.

    Registration is encouraged but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 340-1458 or email mainref@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Saturday September 19, 2020
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    Out of This World Virtual Book Club
    10:00 AM

    Discussion via Skype

    Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

    This month’s topic of discussion is A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
     
    For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org.
     
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    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
    Monday October 5, 2020
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    You Can, with Canva!
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Adults

    Learn how to make flyers, brochures and so much more using Canva.com.

    Registration is encouraged but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 340-1458 or email mainref@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday October 15, 2020
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    Jobseeker Workshop
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Adults

    Need help searching for jobs? Applying online? Updating your resumes?

    Join us for our monthly Jobseeker Workshop on the third Thursday of the month.

    Registration is encouraged but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 340-1458 or email mainref@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Saturday October 17, 2020
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    Out of This World Virtual Book Club
    10:00 AM

    Discussion via Skype

    Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

    This month’s topic of discussion is Nevernight by Jay Kristoff.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
     
    For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org.
     
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    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
    Saturday November 14, 2020
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    Out of This World Virtual Book Club
    10:00 AM

    Discussion via Skype

    Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

    This month’s topic of discussion is The Merchant and the Alchemist Gate by Ted Chiang.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
     
    For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org.
     
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    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
    Saturday December 12, 2020
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    Out of This World Virtual Book Club
    10:00 AM

    Discussion via Skype

    Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

    This month’s topic of discussion is Bloodchild by Octavia Butler.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
     
    For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org.
     
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    LOCATION: Online/Virtual
    Thursday December 17, 2020
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    Jobseeker Workshop
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Adults

    Need help searching for jobs? Applying online? Updating your resumes?

    Join us for our monthly Jobseeker Workshop on the third Thursday of the month.

    Registration is encouraged but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 340-1458 or email mainref@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library

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