Valentine’s Storytime

Valentine’s Storytime

February 13

Enjoy a special storytime from the comfort of your home! Don’t forget to pick up your take and make bag, starting February 8.
Recommended for ages 2+. Free while supplies last – find the video on our YouTube channel.

Read For 15!

Read for 15!

Wednesday, January 27

Help us celebrate literacy and reach our community goal of reading 4000 minutes on Family Literacy Day!

Report your reading online here, using the FREE Beanstack app, by calling the main desk (705) 526-4216, or report on social media using #Readfor15Midland

Report your reading to enter our prize draw: we’re giving away a book every 15 minutes during our open hours!

Family Bad Art Take And Make 

Family Bad Art Take and Make

Starting February 4 drop by to receive a kit of art supplies that will let your creativity run free! Challenge your family members to create the ugliest art you’d be embarrassed to hang on the fridge. For ages 4+

Chain Reaction Challenge

Chain Reaction Challenge

February 8 – 15

Attention families! Midland Public Library is calling on you to participate in our Family Chain Reaction Challenge! On February 8th we will be releasing a video on our social media and YouTube channel with the contest rules and info! You’ll learn what a Rube Goldberg machine is and what you can use to design your very own chain reaction. Film your creation, upload the video to Facebook, and tag MPL by February 15th for a chance to win a family prize pack. Happy Building! Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com for more details.

Virtual – Animation Nation

Virtual – Animation Nation

Mondays at 3:30pm

Starting in February

Does animation interest you? Do you love cartoons? Are you obsessed with anime? If you answered yes to any of these questions than MPL’s Animation Nation is for you! Learn the basics of 6 kinds of animation starting with ancient animation tools and toys, all the way to modern computer animation. Ages 9-12. Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com to register and get the program details!

Virtual – Math Minute

Virtual – Math Minute

Fridays at 12:00pm

Starting in February

Is your child on track in math? Find out with MPL’s Math Minute for ages 2-6. Every Friday we will discuss an essential math skill that your child should learn in pre-school, and provide you with a quick activity to help them practice! Let’s master math together! Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com for more details.

Mission To Mars

Mission to Mars!

Week of February 18

NASA’s Perseverance Rover is scheduled to land on Mars at approximately 3:30pm on Thursday February 18! To mark this momentous occasion, MPL has space fun for the whole family! Take out one of our Virtual Reality headsets and explore outer space and the surface of Mars (registration required), pick up a space-themed take & make kit, and tune in to our weekly virtual children’s storytime for an out of this world adventure! Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com for more details, or to register!

Literacy Bingo

Literacy Bingo

All Month Long! 

Help your child build literacy skills! Mark off which activities you do in the month of January. Return the sheet to the library for your chance to win a book! Download the literacy calendar here!

Tween Take And Make

Virtual – Tween Take & Make

Thursday, January 21  – Bubble Tea
Thursday, February 18 – Paint a Cute Avocado

 

Register for this take and make and get the supplies you need to make a fun kawaii inspired creation. Collect your kit in January and learn how to make bubble tea!  For ages 9-12.

To register, call 705-526-4216.

Virtual – Stories With Gail De Vos

Virtual – Stories with Gail De Vos

Wednesday, January 27
4:00PM – 4:45PM

Ages 8+

Celebrate Family Literacy Day! Join acclaimed storyteller Gail De Vos for winter stories from around the world! Register to receive the Zoom link by calling 705-526-4216.

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Send Us Your Suggestions!

Midland Public Library would love to hear from you! If you have an idea for a children’s 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