A Naturopathic Perspective On Stress & Your Health

A Naturopathic Perspective On Stress & Your Health

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 7-8pm

In this virtual information session learn how to manage stress and promote overall well being with a few simple & effective naturopathic approaches from Sharon E. Hannaford Whitmore, ND.

Email jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to register.

Fall Reading Challenge: 10 To Try

Fall Reading Challenge: 10 to Try

September 21 – December 21 

Challenge yourself to read a book in each of our 10 categories and keep track of your reading online or with the Beanstack app for your chance to win great prizes. Ages 12+.

Register online here or using the FREE Beanstack app.

BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Club

Virtual B.Y.O.B (Bring Your Own Book) Club

Read a book that fits our theme and join friendly readers to discuss via Zoom. New members always welcome!

  • Wed. September 23 , 7pm – Read a book set in a school or featuring a teacher.
  • Wed. October 28, 7pm – Read a horror book or a book with an element of the supernatural
  • Wed. November 25, 7pm – Read a non-fiction book

Email jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to register and receive the meeting link.

Need help finding a title to fit our prompt? Visit our personal reading recommendations page.

Ukulele Introduction Videos

Introduction to Ukulele

Borrow a ukulele from our lending & learning collection and check out the MPL YouTube channel for a series of introductory videos from ukulele instructor Sean McGaughey: https://youtu.be/biRL6WHLg6s

Our ukulele kits come with an instrument, instruction booklet, tuner and case!

Virtual – Business Straight Talk: A Recovery Discussion

Virtual – Business Straight Talk: A Recovery Discussion

Wednesdays in September, 10-11am

Join us online as local businesses discuss, first-hand, their challenges, responses and successes during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as their outlook moving forward.  The webinars will begin with a brief presentation by our profiled business member, followed by a discussion along with Q & A’s. Find out more and register with the Chamber of Commerce.

September 9: Arbour’s Flower Shoppe

September 16: Shirley’s Boutique

September 23: Georgian Bakery / Captain Roberts’ Table

September 30: My Gbay

Virtual Book Talks

Virtual Book Talks

Watch online on Thursdays via social media & YouTube.

We know finding your next read can be more difficult when browsing the library shelves isn’t an option, so each week we’ll release short book talks on our social media and YouTube pages to introduce you to some of our new arrivals and great library reads.

All booktalks are available on demand on our YouTube channel

These book talks are funded by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund, via the United Way of Simcoe Muskoka.


Virtual – Your Rights During COVID

Virtual – Your Rights during COVID

Select Wednesdays, 1-2pm

Join an expert from the Community Legal Clinic to find out more about your rights in this challenging time. Contact Faith at fshergold@midlandlibrary.com or call 705-526-4216 ext. 3305 to get the online meeting invitation.

October 7: Tenant Rights During Covid-19

  • Learn about your rights as a tenant, and how Covid-19 has affected proceedings at the Landlord and Tenant Board.

October 21: Employment Law During Covid-19

  • Learn about your rights as an employee, about temporary layoffs and whether or not your employer can change your work hours during Covid-19.

Tech Help

Virtual Tech Help

Every Wednesday, 1:00-4:00pm

Figuring out a new device? Giving video chat 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! Sessions are booked for Wednesday afternoons. Please contact Angie at ablackwood@midlandlibrary.com or 705-526-4216 with your technology concern & how you’d like to learn (video chat, phone) to book your time. FREE – registration required.


Midland Makers

Virtual Midland Makers

Thursdays, 6:30-8pm

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, & to get the link to each week’s video meeting, please contact makerplace@midlandlibrary.com.


French Conversation Group

Virtual 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.

MPL Writers’ Group

Virtual MPL Writers’ Group

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.



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