BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Club

BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Club

Join us for virtual meetings during the COVID-19 closure. Email Jenn at jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to “register” to receive the link to our Zoom meeting.

2nd Wednesday of the month, 4-5pm

Join friendly readers to discuss books you’re currently reading or books you’d recommend to other readers. New members welcome!

FREE. Visit the main desk to register.

MPL Writers’ Group

MPL Writers’ Group

Join us for a special virtual meeting during the COVID-19 closure. Wednesday, April 15th at 2pm. 

Email Jenn at jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to “register” to receive the link to our Zoom meeting.

3rd Wednesday of the month.

An enthusiastic informal writer’s circle to improve your writers’ craft, regardless of your level or experience. Open to all genres – this group is open to anyone interested in the writing process.

6:30pm-8:00pm

Free.

Drop-in.

French Conversation Group

French Conversation Group

Join us for special virtual meetings during the COVID-19 closure. Email Jenn at jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to “register” and receive Zoom meeting links. 

Fridays at 11:00 AM

Free – Drop In!

Practice your French conversation skills & meet new people in a relaxed environment. Newcomers always welcome! For more information, contact Jenn at jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com

This program is a partnership with La Clé.

For dates head to our calendar.

Books ‘n’ Brews: Stay @ Home Edition

Books ‘n’ Brews: Stay @ Home Edition

Thursday, April 23, 7pm-8pm 

We’ve revived one of our most popular programs to help bust boredom during this time of physical distancing!

It’s easy to join, just follow these steps.
1. Access MPL’s e-book & e-audiobook collection from home by downloading the Libby App & signing in with your library card.
2. Download Harry Potter & The Sorcerers Stone, available wait-free throughout the month of April as part of #HarryPotterAtHome
3. Email Jenn at jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to “register” and receive a link to our Zoom meeting.
4. Grab your favourite “brew” and join us for a virtual book club discussion Thurs., Apr. 23 at 7pm!

Looking forward to “seeing” you then!

Volunteer Tax Clinics

Volunteer Tax Clinics

May – June 2020

Community members with low incomes and simple returns can use the free services of a professional, volunteer tax preparer via the Library.

Call 705-526-4216 ext. 3305 or email fshergold@midlandlibrary.com to determine eligibility and for more information.

Monday Afternoon Movies

Monday Afternoon Movies

Select Mondays, 2pm

Join us for a FREE afternoon movie on the following Monday afternoons:

  • Ongoing dates to be announced

*Films are subject to change

FREE. Drop-in.

Tech Help

Tech Help

Every Tuesday and Wednesday – 1-on-1 Tutorials

Figuring out a new device? Giving social media a try? If you’ve got a question about today’s technology or are looking for a little guidance, then we’re here to help!

Join a small workshop and learn with others. Or, book a 30-minute one-on-one session with a resident ‘techie’. See dates and classes here.

 

Media Lab Open House

Media Lab Open House

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:30pm

Our MakerPlace Coordinator is here to show you what our Media Lab has to offer!

Free, drop-in program for all ages.

Midland Makers

Midland Makers

Thursdays, 6-8pm

Join us for engaging speakers, exciting projects, and the chance to share and develop your own high- and low-tech interests with everyone in the community. If you have a particular technology or project of interest you’d like to present on or hear about, please contact makerplace@midlandlibrary.com. Check our website, call, or email for more details.

 

Adult Art Program

Adult Art Program

Thursdays 1-3pm at the Quest Art School & Gallery

We’re celebrating the HeART of the Community with an adult art program. Join a small group of participants from the HERO Centre at Quest Art School & Gallery to learn amazing skills from professional instructors including: glass, 3D printing, printmaking, pottery, textiles & more!

Space is limited, contact Faith for more info or to register.
fshergold@midlandlibrary.com, 705-526-4216 ext. 3305

 

Genealogy 1-on-1 Lessons

Genealogy 1-on-1 Lessons

1st Thursday of each month, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm (appointments required)

Sign up for a one hour, 1-on-1 genealogy research lesson with Kim, MPL’s resident genealogy guru. Learn how to find the gems in your own family history!

Free.

Registration is required.

First Chapter Indigenous Book Club

First Chapter Indigenous Book Club

MPL’s book club exploring Indigenous authors, works, and topics.

The club is currently full. Contact Faith, fshergold@midlandlibrary.com or 705-526-4216 ext. 3305, to be placed on a waitlist.

Older & Bolder: LGBTQ+ Adult Drop-In

Older & Bolder: LGBTQ2S+ Adult Drop-In

Last Tuesday of the month, 2-3:30pm

A social safe space for individuals (55+) from the LGBTQ2S+ community & allies.

Free, drop-in program.
For more information, contact Evan at evanm@gilbertcentre.ca

Hosted in partnership with the Gilbert Centre.

Genealogy Gems

Genealogy Gems

Last Thursday of each month, 3:00pm

Join us for a monthly meetup to exchange tips, tricks and ideas to expand your family tree. Contact Kim about the Genealogy Gems, kmclaughlin@midlandlibrary.com or 705-526-4216.

Send Us Your Suggestions!

Midland Public Library would love to hear from you! If you have an idea for an adult program that you would like to see at the library, or if you’d like to present a program at the library please let us know by sending us a message at info@midlandlibrary.com