Holiday Card Wreath Take & Make

Holiday Card Wreath Take & Make

Available November 29

Use your stacks of old holiday cards to create something new! We supply the structure, you provide the wow factor.  You can even use the MakerLab to complete this DIY decoration!  Share photos of your project online & tag the library. Free while supplies last.  Email to reserve your kit.

Date Night @ Home: Romantic Italian Dinner

Virtual – Date Night @ Home: Romantic Italian Dinner

Available November 9

Spend an evening with your partner as you create a simple & elegant homemade pasta dish! We’ll supply the kit, you supply the creativity. Free while supplies last.

Email to reserve your kit today.


Virtual – Tech Talk: MPL’s Digital Resources

Virtual – Tech Talk: MPL’s Digital Resources

Tuesday, December 7, 3 pm

Thursday, December 15, 7 pm  

Learn how to get the most from your MPL membership. Step-by-step instruction on how to use the library’s online resources including managing your library account, finding your next read & accessing our on-demand programs!

Email or call (705) 526-4216 ext. 3307 to register & receive the online meeting details.

DIY Seasonal Yarn Tree Adult Take & Make

DIY Seasonal Yarn Tree Adult Take & Make

Available December 2

Add a little DIY to your seasonal decor. We’ll supply the materials, you supply the creativity. Share photos of your project online & tag the library. Free – while supplies last.

Email to register & reserve your kit.

NaNoWriMo Bingo & Beanstack Challenge

Virtual – NaNoWriMo Bingo & Beanstack Challenge

October 27 – December 1

November is National Novel Writing Month & MPL wants to inspire & motivate you to write 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days!

Download the FREE Beanstack app, visit us online, or pick up a bingo card to follow all the Simcoe NaNoWriMo events & programs!

Join us for a live virtual Come Write In Writing Session on Tuesday, November 16 at 4 pm. Email to register.

Virtual – Photo Editing Workshop

Virtual – Photo Editing Workshop with Kevin Cascagnette

Tuesday, October 26, 7pm 

Professional photographer, Kevin Cascagnette will show participants how to take their smartphone photos to the next level using the tools/apps available to them!

Email to register & to receive online meeting information.

Virtual – Indigenous Canada Study Group

Virtual – Indigenous Canada Study Group

Thursdays, September – March, 7:00pm

Join this discussion group focused on the free online Indigenous Canada course available from the University of Alberta and Coursera. We’ll consider the course content as well as current Indigenous issues. Email or call 705-526-4216 ext. 3305 for the online meeting details.

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!

  • December 22, 7 pm – A book in translation

Email to register and receive the meeting link.

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

Virtual – Culinary Creations

Virtual – Culinary Creations

First of each month, 2:00pm

Mouth watering yummy food! Whether you’re looking for something new, or just curious, you’ll love these cooking videos. Each session is short and fairly simple for you to follow along or save for a later date. Look for it on our YouTube channel! Email for more details.

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 Nicole at or 705-526-4216 with your technology concern & how you’d like to learn (video chat, phone) to book your time. FREE – registration required.


Virtual – Ways To Wellness

Virtual – Ways to Wellness

Wednesdays, 4 pm

This weekly Zoom program will focus on making healthy changes to aid you in developing or reaching better health & well being. This program will touch on numerous topics – learn new skills, change behaviour and gain knowledge to improve wellness!

Email or contact the front desk for details and registration. You can find previous weeks’ programs on our YouTube channel.

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


French Conversation Group

Virtual French Conversation Group

Fridays at 11:00 AM

Practice your French conversation skills & meet new people in a relaxed virtual environment. Newcomers always welcome! Email Jenn at to “register” and receive Zoom meeting links.

This program is a partnership with La Clé.

For dates head to our calendar.

Build Your Business – Virtual 1-1 Research And Referrals

Build Your Business – Virtual 1-1 Research and Referrals

Interested in starting or building your small business or entrepreneurship idea, but don’t know where to start? We can be your point of connection to all the great resources available for new or expanding business owners, saving you time! We can also introduce you to the great resources available via your Library, like Simply Analytics, online learning, and more.

Email Faith at or call 705-526-4216 ext. 3305 to book your FREE virtual 1-1 today.

You can also stay up to date by joining our Build Your Business group on Facebook.


Cultural Assets Map – 1-1 Help

Cultural Assets Map – 1-1 Help

Book your appointment

Are there any local sites that have great meaning to you? Meet online or via phone with staff at MPL to share your stories and pictures, and we will upload them to the Culture Alliance Assets Map – where you can check out all of the amazing sites and stories! Email or call 705-526-4216 ext. 3305 for more information and to book an online meeting time. All ages.

First Chapter Indigenous Book Club

First Chapter Indigenous Book Club

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

November 23 – This Place – 150 Years Retold

December 21 – Moisonier – In Search of April Raintree

January 25 – Talaga – 7 Fallen Feathers

February 22 – Dimaline – Empire of Wild

March 22 – Whitehead – Johnny Appleseed

April 26 – Brown – Louis Riel

May 24 – Garnet Jones – Fire Song

June 28 – Hobson – The Removed

The club is currently full and meeting online. Contact Faith, or 705-526-4216 ext. 3305, to be placed on a waitlist.

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