Current programs at both branches: check often!

Please note programs change regularly, and all programs fill up quickly!

The TD Summer Reading Club online has begun!

There are some very fun online activities lined-up. Learn how kids in Mississippi Mills can connect with kids across the country in this club! Learn about all the activities and register here. Watch a fun, minute-long video about the online TD Summer Reading Club.

AND Mississippi Mills Public Library Summer Reading club BOOKLETS and BOOK BUCKS are back. The BOOK BUCK STORE is back! Kids keep track of what you read this summer and earn MMPL Book Bucks to spend on really fun items. Reading is the best! Look for booklets, for readers and pre-readers, and information at the library.

The library Summer Program is seeing major changes & additions this year – Check back often! Camps are for 4-10 years old.

Bubble Bonanza! Week of July 20 – July 23

This program is offered 3 separate times at Almonte Branch.  The same program will be offered once at Pakenham Branch. Register here: https://form.jotform.com/211925574828263  Spaces are limited! Please note that a child can attend only ONE of the offered programs PER WEEK.

Spread the love! Week of July 27 – July 30

This program is offered 3 separate times at Almonte Branch.  The same program will be offered twice at Pakenham Branch. See registration form for details. Register here: https://form.jotform.com/211994051275255 Spaces are limited! Please note that a child can attend only ONE of the offered programs PER WEEK.

Build it! Week of Aug 3 – Aug 6

This program is offered 3 separate times at Almonte Branch.  The same program will be offered twice at Pakenham Branch. See registration form for details. Register here: https://form.jotform.com/211994051275255 Spaces are limited! Please note that a child can attend only ONE of the offered programs PER WEEK.

Important information, please read: All programming will be outside and will include group experiments and activities. Please dress appropriately!  Masks are mandatory.  Only children registered can attend; no drop-ins.  Programs will be cancelled if the weather is bad as moving indoors is not an option.

Exciting news!  Join Monica for in-person Babytime in the Almonte Branch garden on Thursdays @ 10:30 starting July 8!

Through singing, rhyme, reading and tummy tickles, you and your baby learn pre-literacy skills.  It’s a fun and lively half hour!  For infants 0-12 months.

Registration is required.  Contact Monica at mblackburn@mississippimills.ca

Summer WEEKLY STEAM Make-it Kits – for ages 9+

Summer WEEKLY Make-it Kits – for ages 7-8

Summer WEEKLY Make-it Kits – for ages 4-6

There are Make-it kit videos to watch about the Make-it Kits! Visit the library’s YouTube channel – subscribe!

To reserve a kit, contact:

Almonte Branch – 613-256-1037 — almontelib@missmillslibrary.com

Pakenham Branch – 613-624-5306 — pakenhamlib@missmillslibrary.com

Note: the summer Make-it kits are weekly! Stay informed by checking the library website or Facebook page regularly! (These images are from the first week of Make-it kits.)

Lego EV3 Mindstorms and Learn 3D Printing camps for kids ages 8+

Cole Braden is back to lead some fun camps! Choose your dates and enter your information in this form (max of one date per participant). Don’t forget to wear a mask!

Monthly diversions and fun for seniors! Request yours by phone (613) 256-1037 or email: almontelib@missmisslibrary.com. Bags can be picked up at Almonte or Pakenham branch.

MMPL Learning Workshops

CRYPTO-CURRENCY

This workshop is now completedall presentations are archived at the library’s YouTube channel.

Every Thursday from June 10 to July 1, 5:30 to 7pm – no registration required. Presenter: Austin Campbell

If interested, use this form to get a link to the Zoom event.

A series of presentations – you can ask questions in the comment section. Increase your knowledge, participate in each workshop in the series. Each workshop builds on knowledge from the previous one, but each can be viewed individually. The presentations are recorded and archived to YouTube. View anytime at the MMPL YouTube channel.

June 10 – Introduction to Crypto-currency: Ever wonder where crypto-currencies came from? How they work? What they are? This presentation will briefly go over all the biggest questions giving you insight to one of the most elusive financial schemes of today.

June 17 – Crypto-currency Theory: Learn the fundamental principles and mechanisms running bitcoin, and some of the algorithms that govern them. This workshop includes advanced concepts and math.

June 24 – Creating a Crypto-currency: In this presentation we set up a custom crypto-currency at the library!

July 1 – How to mine Crypto-currency: In this course we set up a local crypto-currency miner at the library using some basic software and hardware. Each step is explained and shown live.

MMPL Learning Workshops

LEARN TO 3D PRINT

This workshop is now completedall presentations are archived at the library’s YouTube channel.

Every Tuesday, June 8 to 29, 5:30 to 7pm – no registration required. Presenter: Austin Campbell

Live Stream MMPL YouTube

A series of interactive YouTube live stream presentations – you can ask questions in the comment section. Increase your knowledge, participate in each workshop in the series. Each workshop builds on knowledge from the previous one, but each can be viewed individually. The presentations are recorded and archived. View anytime at the MMPL YouTube channel.

June 8 – General 3d printing intro: Brief intro into the world of 3d printing, giving you a strong foundation of knowledge to start 3d printing.

June 15 – Modelling, CAD Introduction for students: In this course you learn how to get a free student’s license of fusion 360 and create some interesting 3d models, which can then be printed with the 3D Printer at the Mississippi Mills Public Library.

June 22 – Introduction to CNC Machining: This course is a general overview and live run-down of how to use a small CNC mill to create various objects.

June 29 – 3D Printer tuning: In this presentation we run-down the basics of how to calibrate and tune your 3d printer for not only good quality printing, but printing of other materials.

Calendar of events

July 23, 2021
  • Bubble Bonanza! Outside summer program for kids details & registration: https://form.jotform.com/211925574828263

    July 20, 2021 - July 23, 2021  

    See more details

  • Almonte Lego EV3 Line Follower for kids

    July 23, 2021  10:00 am - 1:30 pm

    registration required https://www.missmillslibrary.com/2021/06/17/july-stem-camps-for-ages-8/

    See more details

July 26, 2021
  • Almonte 3D Printing for kids

    July 26, 2021  10:00 am - 1:30 pm

    registration required https://www.missmillslibrary.com/2021/06/17/july-stem-camps-for-ages-8/

    See more details

July 27, 2021
  • Spread the love! Outside summer program for kids details & registration: https://form.jotform.com/211994051275255

    July 27, 2021 - July 30, 2021  

    See more details

  • Almonte 3D Printing for kids

    July 27, 2021  10:00 am - 1:30 pm

    registration required https://www.missmillslibrary.com/2021/06/17/july-stem-camps-for-ages-8/

    See more details

July 28, 2021
  • Spread the love! Outside summer program for kids details & registration: https://form.jotform.com/211994051275255

    July 27, 2021 - July 30, 2021  

    See more details

  • Almonte Lego EV3 Maze for kids

    July 28, 2021  10:00 am - 1:30 pm

    registration required https://www.missmillslibrary.com/2021/06/17/july-stem-camps-for-ages-8/

    See more details

July 29, 2021
  • Spread the love! Outside summer program for kids details & registration: https://form.jotform.com/211994051275255

    July 27, 2021 - July 30, 2021  

    See more details

  • Almonte Lego EV3 Line Follower for kids

    July 29, 2021  10:00 am - 1:30 pm

    registration required https://www.missmillslibrary.com/2021/06/17/july-stem-camps-for-ages-8/

    See more details

  • Almonte Baby time in garden

    July 29, 2021  10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Registration is required.  Contact Monica at mblackburn@mississippimills.ca

    See more details

July 30, 2021
  • Spread the love! Outside summer program for kids details & registration: https://form.jotform.com/211994051275255

    July 27, 2021 - July 30, 2021  

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  • Almonte Lego EV3 Sumobot for kids

    July 30, 2021  10:00 am - 1:30 pm

    registration required https://www.missmillslibrary.com/2021/06/17/july-stem-camps-for-ages-8/

    See more details

July 31, 2021
  • Almonte Lego EV3 Sumobot for kids

    July 31, 2021  10:00 am - 1:30 pm

    registration required https://www.missmillslibrary.com/2021/06/17/july-stem-camps-for-ages-8/

    See more details

August 3, 2021
  • Build it! Outside summer program for kids details & registration: https://form.jotform.com/211994051275255

    August 3, 2021 - August 6, 2021  

    See more details

August 4, 2021
  • Build it! Outside summer program for kids details & registration: https://form.jotform.com/211994051275255

    August 3, 2021 - August 6, 2021  

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  • Almonte: Bookclub (online)

    August 4, 2021  1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Find description & details of the Relaxed Readers Adult Book Club at this page: https://www.missmillslibrary.com/almonte-branch-programs/

    See more details

  • Pakenham: Bookclub (online)

    August 4, 2021  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Find details for the Adult Book Club at this page https://www.missmillslibrary.com/pakenham-programs-events/

    See more details

August 5, 2021
  • Build it! Outside summer program for kids details & registration: https://form.jotform.com/211994051275255

    August 3, 2021 - August 6, 2021  

    See more details

  • Almonte Baby time in garden

    August 5, 2021  10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Registration is required.  Contact Monica at mblackburn@mississippimills.ca

    See more details

August 6, 2021
  • Build it! Outside summer program for kids details & registration: https://form.jotform.com/211994051275255

    August 3, 2021 - August 6, 2021  

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  • Library Board Meeting

    August 6, 2021  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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August 12, 2021
August 19, 2021