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 email@example.com to reserve your kit.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your kit today.
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 email@example.com or call (705) 526-4216 ext. 3307 to register & receive the online meeting details.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to register & reserve your kit.
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!
Join us for a live virtual Come Write In Writing Session on Tuesday, November 16 at 4 pm. Email email@example.com to register.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to register & to receive online meeting information.
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 email@example.com or call 705-526-4216 ext. 3305 for the online meeting details.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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 email@example.com for more details.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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 email@example.com or contact the front desk for details and registration. You can find previous weeks’ programs on our YouTube channel.
Virtual Midland Makers
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com to “register” and receive Zoom meeting links.
This program is a partnership with La Clé.
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, Lynda.com online learning, and more.
Email Faith at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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 email@example.com or call 705-526-4216 ext. 3305 for more information and to book an online meeting time. All ages.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or 705-526-4216 ext. 3305, to be placed on a waitlist.