MMPL UPDATES & EVENTS

1 02, 2023

Hawaii Travelogue

2023-02-01T10:20:43-05:00February 1st, 2023|

Hawaii Travelogue with Elizabeth Venditti Wednesday, February 15 at 7pm, Almonte Branch Elizabeth will present an overview of her recent travels to Maui. She'll highlight places visited and provide a historical overview of Hawaii. Register here https://form.jotform.com/223465271618256

1 02, 2023

February is Black history month

2023-02-01T11:10:20-05:00February 1st, 2023|

February gives us all a focused opportunity to explore the history and heritage of the Black community. The library's collection is comprised of current and classic titles, stories, essays, autobiographies, works of history and films*. Titles to help spotlight Black experience - and current discussions about race and representation. There are titles for all ages ...

1 02, 2023

Homeschool Orientation Day

2023-02-01T10:32:26-05:00February 1st, 2023|

Thursday, February 9th, 11am-12pm, Almonte Branch Learn how the library can support your homeschool experience and get to know other homeschoolers in your community! For the children, there will be a scavenger hunt and a craft station. We will practice how to find books in the catalogue and tour the library. For the adults, learn all ...

1 02, 2023

Seeds needed!

2023-02-01T11:32:15-05:00February 1st, 2023|

It is that time of the year! If you have saved seeds from last year and you have more than you can use, why not share them with your community? The MMPL Seed Library volunteers are busy packing up seeds. The Seed Library opens in March. The library accepts seeds for fruits, vegetables, herbs and ...

1 02, 2023

Showshoes and Gatineau Park trail passes

2023-02-01T10:59:01-05:00February 1st, 2023|

One week borrowing period. 1st come, 1st serve (no renewals or reserves). One per library card. Children under 12 are FREE with an adult with a pass. Pass must be worn visibly. Trails are for x-country skiing, snowshoeing, winter biking. Don't have snowshoes?  Did you know the Mississippi Mills Public Library lends snowshoes - various ...

1 02, 2023

March Break LEGO Robotics – registration required

2023-02-02T14:44:04-05:00February 1st, 2023|

March Break LEGO Robotics - March 13 to 17 Choose a challenge, build your robot, code it and have fun! 10am - 1pm OR 1pm - 4pm at Almonte branch Ages 8 and up Register here https://form.jotform.com/230244399146256 Choose your challenge between building and coding a robot that can push other robots out of a Sumo mat, ...

24 01, 2023

Teen & Tween Self Care Kit

2023-01-24T12:32:39-05:00January 24th, 2023|

Just in time for exam week! Pick one up at your library branch, while they last The kit is for ages 12 to 17 and includes a colouring bookmark, motivational stickers, a package of Betty Crooker mug cake with topping, and suggestions of things to do when you feel anxious, lonely or are having a ...

24 01, 2023

Decodable books collection – both branches

2023-01-24T12:46:13-05:00January 24th, 2023|

Decodable books can help beginning and emerging readers become skilled readers. The books focus on simple word structure such as consonant-vowel-consonant (cat).  Once a child has mastered word recognition, they become skilled readers who can focus their attention to thinking about what they're reading, then reading becomes more enjoyable! Browse the collection here: https://tinyurl.com/44snrftu The ...

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