MMPL UPDATES & EVENTS

23 06, 2022

Celebrate Margo! She’s retiring!

2022-06-23T14:11:40-04:00June 23rd, 2022|

Please join us in wishing Margo all the best on her retirement June 30! Margo joined the Almonte Public Library almost 30 years ago to help with the conversion from the card catalogue to a "new fangled computer system".  We couldn’t let her go after the job was complete! Margo quickly became an integral part ...

23 06, 2022

Seniors Activity Bags ready for pick up!

2022-06-23T14:02:54-04:00June 23rd, 2022|

Summer Seniors' Activity Bags are available for pick up at Almonte & Pakenham branches Along with the usual crossword, sudokus, word search puzzles and mandalas, this month there's a fairy door paint craft kit. Enchant the children in your life by putting it in the garden or even in a potted house plant. Contact Almonte ...

23 06, 2022

FREE one-on-one Literacy Tutoring this summer

2022-06-23T14:06:51-04:00June 23rd, 2022|

Mississippi Mills Public Library, Almonte and Pakenham branches, are currently looking for primary school students for its FREE summer literacy tutoring program. During July & August children meet with a literacy tutor every day for a two week period, five days a week, for one hour every day. During the session, the child receives individualized ...

17 06, 2022

Summer Program 2022: register for camp!

2022-06-22T15:03:24-04:00June 17th, 2022|

Please read this page carefully! There are many, many weeks of individual day camps (1.5 hours each) and different camps at various times for different age groups (age groups are based around birth year). These camps are VERY popular & FREE with your library card. Please don't register for slots that your child can't attend ...

15 06, 2022

FMMPL auction supporting the library: Bidding has begun

2022-06-15T15:47:39-04:00June 15th, 2022|

There are 74 services to bid on! Services include: Dog walking Driving to a medical appointment Bridge lessons An appraisal of your home A country drive within Lanark County SO MANY MORE Log-in and place your bids here: https://www.32auctions.com/FMMPL2022 There's also a computer setup to take bids at either library branch. All proceeds from this ...

15 06, 2022

Drop-in Ozobot games, 18-19 June

2022-06-15T15:50:24-04:00June 15th, 2022|

Drop by Almonte branch this weekend, 18-19 June, anytime from 10am to 2pm, to participate in Ozobot races, mazes, challenges & more! Any child participating needs parental supervision. An Ozobot is a bot that can read colour and colour codes. Each colour (red, blue, green and black) tells the Ozobot to do something different (spin, ...

15 06, 2022

Library storytime: Friday 17 June at 10am

2022-06-15T15:25:32-04:00June 15th, 2022|

Toddler Storytime with Monica: Friday, June 17 @ 10am at the Almonte branch. Story time is for toddlers, older and younger siblings, and their adult! Registration is required: https://form.jotform.com/221635419994264 Did you miss the library's special PRIDE month story time last Saturday? What a success! The event was all about being yourself and respecting & including ...

8 06, 2022

Staff picks! Book recommendations!

2022-06-08T10:41:09-04:00June 8th, 2022|

MMPL staff suggest great books! Christine's picks The Verlaque and Bonnet series by M.L. Longworth, about Antoine Verlaque, the chief magistrate of Aix, and his love interest, law professor Marine Bonnet, in Aix-en-Provence, France. Fans of Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, mystery lovers, Francophiles and foodies will love these who-done-its with beautiful European settings. Pictured here ...

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