Magic Show

Pirate Magic Show

Monday, July 19 – 10:30 AM

Captain Corbin is the funniest, friendliest, most magical pirate you’d ever want to meet and he’s coming to MPL to dazzle you with his pirate magic skills!

Tickets: $5 per person – space is very limited, so be sure to get your tickets early!

* Please note that a ticket is required for EVERY person attending this program.

Science Club

Science Club

Tuesdays from July 3 – August 14 @ 1:30 PM

Are you interested in volcanoes, tornadoes & simple machines? If so, join our Science Club with Emily!

This is a FREE program for children ages 7-11

Space is limited, please pre-register.

Afternoons With Pirates

Afternoons with Pirates

Thursdays from July 5 – August 16 @ 1:30 PM

Come to the library & enjoy fun pirate games & crafts. Grab your parrot & follow your treasure map to MPL to join in on the fun me mateys!

This is a FREE program for children ages 4-8.

Space is limited, please pre-register.

Magic Workshops

Magic Workshops

Monday, July 23rd 

FOUR workshops to choose from:

  • 10:00am – 10:30am
  • 10:45am – 11:15am
  • 11:30am – 12:00pm
  • 12:15pm – 12:45pm

Ages 6+

This is a dynamic hands-on program where children will learn magic tricks, complete with props and they will then present them “on-stage” to their parents/guardians. (Please note: a parent/guardian must stay with the child at the program). Children may register in only 1 workshop.

FREE – Pre-registration is required, space is VERY limited. 

Saturday Story Time With Jess

Saturday Story Time with Jess

Every 2nd Saturday @ 11am

July 7 & 21

August 4 & 18

September 1 & 15

FREE, Drop-in program

Join Jess in the children’s area every second Saturday for primary story time!

Pirate Summer Reading Club

Pirate Summer Reading Club

Registration begins Friday, June 22nd

Free – for children up to Grade 6

Our summer reading club is setting sail on the high seas of Georgian Bay! Join MPL to have fun sailing through a summer of swashbuckling reading, prizes & activities!

Family Summer Movies

Family Summer Movies

Wednesday at 1:30pm

FREE, Drop-in program

  • July 4th – Peter Rabbit
  • July 11th – Paddington 2
  • July 18th – A Wrinkle in Time
  • July 25th – Early Man
  • August 1st – Sherlock Gnomes
  • August 8th – Coco
  • August 15th – The Son of Bigfoot
  • August 22nd – Jumanji
  • August 29th – Lego Ninjago
Thursday Craft Days

Thursday Craft Days

Thursdays @ 10:30am

  • July 5th – Birdfeeder
  • July 12th – Pencil holder
  • July 19th – Zoo Animals
  • July 26th – Trinket Boxes
  • August 2nd – Animals
  • August 9th – Family Tree
  • August 16th – Decorative Basket
  • August 23rd – Mugs
  • August 30th – Mystery Craft

Join Miss Bonnie for a creative and engaging summer craft.

Each class is $5.00 per child. Space is limited, please pre-register in advance at the library. Payment is due at the time of registration.


Battle Of The Books

Battle of the Books

October 1, 2017  – Reading Lists will be released on the MPL website
January 18, 2019 – Schools must register all teams by this date
April 16, 2019  -Junior Battle (daytime)
April 17, 2019  -Intermediate Battle (daytime)

April 23, 2019  -Final Junior Battle 6:00 PM, Final Intermediate Battle 7:00 PM

Epic battles for Junior Division (Grades 4-6) and Intermediate Division (Grades 7 -8) happen at the Midland Public Library. For all the details on our AWESOME Battle of the Books competition, click HERE

Storytime At The Library

Storytime at the Library

Tuesdays and Wednesdays @ 10:30 am

Join Miss Bonnie for Storytime at the Midland Public Library every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30 am in the children’s area. Kids will enjoy stories, crafts, a short video and of course, cookies!

This is a FREE drop-in program.

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