MMPL UPDATES & EVENTS

28 09, 2022

TRAVELOGUE: Mongolia

2022-09-30T11:33:58-04:00September 28th, 2022|

TRAVELOGUE: Cycling in Mongolia Mississippi Mills Public Library, Almonte Branch October 19th, 7pm Mongolia. A vast unknown. The final frontier? In the summer of 2022, five local cyclists flew to Mongolia in central Asia, 11,000 kilometers and 12 time zones away, to join a thrilling COVID-delayed adventure on the steppes of Asia. They encountered thundering ...

28 09, 2022

Visiting Library Service – FREE

2022-09-30T11:37:27-04:00September 28th, 2022|

The Visiting Library Service (VLS) is available to people in the community unable to visit the library due to an illness, restricted mobility, or a physical, developmental or visual disability. Librarians and volunteers arrange to have books delivered directly to the person's home, and then picked up to return to the library. VLS provides a ...

28 09, 2022

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation Vigil, Sept 30

2022-09-28T16:00:49-04:00September 28th, 2022|

Mississippi Mills All My Relations is hosting a candlelight vigil on September 30th to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Join members of your community beginning at 6:30pm with children’s activities. Mississippi Mills Public Library will have indigenous authored & illustrated story books and other titles on site - enjoy a story! People are ...

28 09, 2022

Book talk with mystery novelist, Brenda Chapman

2022-09-28T12:34:19-04:00September 28th, 2022|

Meet the author October 1st, 1pm - this Saturday Almonte branch Brenda Chapman is a Canadian crime fiction author with over twenty published novels. In addition to short stories and standalones, she has written the lauded Stonechild and Rouleau police procedural mystery series, the Anna Sweet mystery novellas, and the Jennifer Bannon mysteries for middle ...

21 09, 2022

English as 2nd language & Local Immigration Partnership-themed books

2022-09-28T12:31:57-04:00September 21st, 2022|

The Local Immigration Partnership - Lanark & Renfrew partnered with the Mississippi Mills Public Library to present our #WelcomingWeek2022 display - and, although the week has now run its course, we all think Welcoming Week is really appropriate every week! Check out all the resources and great books at your library, and if you are ...

21 09, 2022

Art exhibit fundraiser for the library

2022-09-21T11:44:29-04:00September 21st, 2022|

Attention Corridor Gallery Alumni and other artists... Now that the steamy days of Summer are behind us and we are moving into the delicious Fall season, the Corridor Gallery at Almonte branch is planning something special to end the year.  “EXCEPTIONAL”, the exhibition scheduled for December 5th - 30th will be a fundraiser for the ...

21 09, 2022

FRIENDS used BOOK SALE!

2022-09-21T11:17:38-04:00September 21st, 2022|

The Friends of Mississippi Mills Public Library are hosting a book sale October 21 to 23 (hours in graphic below), proceeds of the sale will be used to expand the library's Large Print collection. Book donations are being accepted now until October 20. DROP OFF LICATION: 430 Ottawa St, Rexall Mall (vacant unit beside Pet ...

7 09, 2022

Learning resources, STEM stuff, so many “things”…

2022-09-08T15:24:51-04:00September 7th, 2022|

MMPL library has learning resources to support learning to read and mastering early math skills. Browse our math game sets here and the reading games here. These can be reserved online with your library card. For all the "things" at your library including reading & math game sets, STEM toys, ukuleles and so much more, visit ...

7 09, 2022

Event reminder: Author Merilyn Simonds discusses Woman, Watching

2022-09-07T15:50:56-04:00September 7th, 2022|

Thursday, September 15th at 6:30 pm, Mississippi Mills Public library welcomes popular Canadian author, Merilyn Simonds to Almonte branch. Merilyn will read from her new biography, Woman, Watching, and sign copies of her book. Almonte’s Mill Street Books will be in attendance to sell copies of a few of Simonds’ titles as well as her ...

7 09, 2022

Memory Lab at Pakenham branch

2022-09-07T15:49:00-04:00September 7th, 2022|

Did you know Mississippi Mills Public Library (MMPL) has a "Memory Lab"? The lab, located at the Pakenham branch, has all the tools & information you need to convert your old photos & videos into digital formats for preservation, ease of sharing and reproduction. At the lab you can: scan pictures, slides and film negatives ...

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