Black History Month @ MPL

Celebrate Black History Month at your Library! Join us for a free online film screening and discussion on February 23 at 6:30pm. We’ll be watching True North: The Rise of Toronto Basketball. After the Toronto Raptors’ historic NBA championship and…

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Top Picks of 2020!

People in Midland definitely kept reading in 2020, whether they came into the Library, used our curbside pickup service, or read e-books! These were the most frequently borrowed books and movies for adults, teens, and kids. Where the Crawdads Sing,…

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Fall Into Reading!

As the weather cools off, you may be looking for your next great read. We can help, and we have a special fall reading challenge for every age! Every bookworm needs their brain food! In our Bookworms Fall Reading Challenge,…

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Celebrate With Us!

Midland Public Library is excited to celebrate Ontario Public Library Week, October 19-23, with special online events, projects to take home and enjoy with family, and our Food For Fines forgiveness program. Between October 19-23, bring in a non-perishable food…

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Celebrate PRIDE!

June is Pride Month, when members of the LGBTQIA+ community around the world come together to celebrate the freedom to be themselves and to achieve equal opportunity for members of the community. Making sure that voices from the LGBTQIA+ community…

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From our Bookshelves to Yours

Library staff are hard at work providing virtual services and programs, sharing information and building community connection. On our own time, we’re turning to stories that comfort and engage us. Here are some of our recent favourites. You can find…

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This is the Place – Online!

The Library may be closed right now, but we still have a lot of ways to satisfy your reading & learning needs – at home, online, for free, using just your library card! Get the free Overdrive app on your…

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Home Children in Fiction & Family

Kim McLaughlin One of my recent reads has been The Forgotten Home Child by Genevieve Graham. This is historical fiction, following the journey of a young girl named Winny,  in England in 1936. She becomes a ward of Dr. Bernardo’s…

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