Summer Reading Club Pirate Cruise

Summer Reading Club Pirate Cruise

August 14 @ 10:30am (Boarding time)

11:00am – 12:30pm (Sailing Time)

Celebrate a summer of reading with MPL on the high seas of Georgian Bay on an ACTUAL Pirate ship!  Dress in your best pirate attire me mateys or you may have to walk the plank!

BY INVITATION ONLY – Child must be an active member of the library summer reading club to receive an invitation.  A parent/caregiver must attend with the child(ren) for the duration of the cruise. Waivers must be signed and returned BEFORE boarding.


Science Day

Science Day

August 20 @ 10:30am – 11:30am OR 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Join Scientists in School for some hands-on fun at Midland Public Library’s Science Day!

This is a FREE program, brought to you by WE ARE THE VILLAGERS

Space is limited, please pre-register.

Ages: 5+

Welcome To Kindergarten!

Welcome to Kindergarten!

August 16 @ 3-5pm

Are you ready for your little one to head off to kindergarten? We’ve got lots of tips and tricks to ensure you and your little one are ready for this adventure!

This is a FREE program.

Space is limited, please pre-register.


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.

Saturday Story Time

Saturday Story Time

Every Saturday @ 11am

Join Jess & Sarah in the children’s area every Saturday for 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, 2018  – 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

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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