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22 02, 2024

March Break for KIDS – Mar. 9-17

2024-02-26T11:43:08-05:00February 22nd, 2024|

Lots of fun and inspiration planned! All week - Mon. March 11 - Fri. March 15 - DROP-IN Maker Space at both branches. Find all the supplies you need to get creative as well as craft ideas! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Mon., March 11 - Children's Movie afternoon at 1 pm - ...

22 02, 2024

March Break for ADULTS – Mar. 9-17

2024-02-26T11:41:44-05:00February 22nd, 2024|

Sun. March 10 at 1pm - Almonte Readers & Writers (AR&W) Monthly Write-in at Almonte branch - info here Sun., March 10 at 2:30 pm - Who Killed the Curator: a staged reading - theatrical entertainment. More information here & this is a ticketed event with registration. Wed., March 13 at 7 pm, Almonte branch, Travelogue: ...

22 02, 2024

And more current events & programs

2024-02-22T13:57:40-05:00February 22nd, 2024|

Wed., Feb, 28 - Monthly film at 1 pm at Almonte branch. FREE. No registration required. Room capacity is 30 people. February is Black History Month! Visit the displays at both branches (this one at Pakenham branch) highlighting Black authors & illustrators. Browse and reserve online: http://tinyurl.com/3r4798vw Did you hear about the Community Pantry on CBC ...

13 02, 2024

Lego Robotics workshop & March break Movie afternoon

2024-02-13T12:24:05-05:00February 13th, 2024|

LEGO Robotics workshop Wed., 13 March from 11am to 2pm. Free. Limited space. Ages 8+ Register here https://form.jotform.com/240325273182248 Cole Braden, from Steampunk Education, will lead participants as they use LEGO Spike sets to build a robot, use Scratch to code the robot & to complete the challenge, and solve structural and programming challenges. This program ...

13 02, 2024

Who Killed the Curator: a staged reading & library fundraiser

2024-02-13T12:03:19-05:00February 13th, 2024|

The Friends of MMPL present a performance of the one-act play, Who Killed the Curator? written by Almonte author, Kathleen Reichelt. The play features five well-known local actors and is a fundraiser for the library - thank you, all! This comedy will transport the audience back to vintage, staged radio plays. Characters writ large, snappy ...

13 02, 2024

MMPL SEED LIBRARY MEET UP to pack seeds!

2024-02-13T16:25:00-05:00February 13th, 2024|

SEED LIBRARY MEET UP to pack seeds! Thurs., February 29 drop-in anytime between 1 to 5pm at Almonte branch Thurs., March 7 drop-in anytime between 2 to 5pm at Pakenham branch The Seed Library opens March 20, and we are looking for volunteers to help the library pack seeds. Currently, we have donations of seeds ...

8 02, 2024

Highlighted events at the library

2024-02-08T14:42:45-05:00February 8th, 2024|

February is Black History Month! Visit the library to browse displays of books highlighting Black authors & illustrators, or browse online here. Get to know and learn more about Canadian icons with the library's colouring pages! A Haunting in Venice is screening at Almonte branch at 1pm, Wed. Feb 28. No registration required, but room ...

8 02, 2024

Vinyl Night: Intro to the Blues

2024-02-08T13:57:10-05:00February 8th, 2024|

Vinyl Night with Terry: a casual gathering to share the pleasure of listening to music. Wednesday, March 6, from 7 to 8:30pm, Almonte Branch. Registration required: https://form.jotform.com/240145009147246 Music fan Terry Lumsden (former owner of Mill Street Books) has a collection of vinyl and CDs ranging from Jazz to Country. The first Vinyl Night will be ...

8 02, 2024

A couple of upcoming community events

2024-02-08T14:00:40-05:00February 8th, 2024|

Talking Across Difference - How can we have conversations that bring us together? Facilitator, Deborah Conners (she/her), teaches community engagement and social justice courses in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Carleton University, having earned a mid-career PhD in 2016 and an earlier Masters in Conflict Studies. For more information and to register, go ...

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