MMPL News

2 07, 2020

#BlackLivesMatter, Indigenous non-fiction & fiction and PRIDE book lists for all ages

2020-07-02T14:04:36-04:00July 2nd, 2020|

The Mississippi Mills Public Library has created a few lists! Download them from the links below - or ask for a copy to be included in your next curbside pick-up. The titles in the lists are suggested by the Mississippi Mills Public Library staff to support #BlackLivesMatter and National Indigenous History Month in Canada - ...

28 06, 2020

Curbside pick-up service and Computer Lab Info

2020-07-09T11:49:49-04:00June 28th, 2020|

The library curbside pick-up service is booming at both branches. We are so happy this service is being so well received! If you haven't yet tried it, please do. Books, DVDs, audiobooks, magazines, surprise bags for all ages are available. Almonte library's curbside pick-up days and time frames are now: Tuesdays from 10 am to ...

24 06, 2020

MMPL Summer Program 2020 – CRAFTS!

2020-06-26T10:31:08-04:00June 24th, 2020|

This summer the library is bringing the crafts to your home! Pick up a FREE themed "Craft in a Bag" at your library branch. The bags include the materials, craft instructions, and "how-to" instructions to help you search for complimentary reading materials in our library catalogue! Spend some fun time crafting away at home & ...

22 06, 2020

MMPL computer labs

2020-06-26T10:19:44-04:00June 22nd, 2020|

Mississippi Mills Public Library is opening a public computer lab at the Almonte Branch Library. (The Pakenham Branch Library computer lab will be announced soon.) The Almonte lab will open by appointment-only starting on Wednesday, June 24. As part of Stage 2 in the Ontario government’s reopening plan, public libraries can now open computer labs ...

17 06, 2020

Exciting TD Summer Reading Club ONLINE

2020-06-17T16:00:28-04:00June 17th, 2020|

This summer the TD Summer Reading Club will be delivered online, and it's packed with activities, from reading to writing jokes, to attending workshops and sharing opinions, and watching movies. Check the list below! Participating is easy, join here https://www.tdsummerreadingclub.ca/ The website will allow kids to do the following: Create an online notebook—Kids create their own ...

11 06, 2020

Online TD Summer Reading Club & CRAFT kits coming soon!

2020-06-11T20:29:49-04:00June 11th, 2020|

The Mississippi Mills Public Library regrets to announce that the Summer Day Camp as well as the Elizabeth Kelly Foundation Literacy program have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This difficult decision was made following provincial guidelines and with a concern for our community’s children and their families and our staff. Both of our ...

1 06, 2020

PRIDE month titles at the library

2020-06-11T22:29:56-04:00June 1st, 2020|

June is PRIDE month and, at the Mississippi Mills Public Library, we are keen to participate! The library has quite a diverse & inclusive bunch of books & DVDs to help you celebrate & learn! Please call (613) 256-1037 or email almontelib@missmillslibrary.com or pakenhamlib@missmillslibrary.com to request titles for curbside pick-up (Tuesday & Thursday in Almonte, ...

29 05, 2020

Improved guidelines for contact-free curbside pick-up

2020-07-09T11:42:54-04:00May 29th, 2020|

We are so pleased to offer curbside pick-up service, and many of our patrons are now participating - wonderful! We know that many residents have missed visiting the library and we have missed our extended Mississippi Mills family.  To keep us all safe, we will be following the most current health and safety guidelines throughout all ...