Play To Plant

Virtual – Play To Plant

April 22 on Beanstack

Earth Day is April 22 and we want to plant 100 trees! The best part is, all you have to do is play a game. This Earth Day play one of Plant the Peace’s 7 trivia games, and for every 10 correct answers, they’ll plant a tree! Track your trees by registering on Beanstack, or by calling the library. Let’s plant 100 trees together! Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com for more details.

Minecraft Meet-Up

Virtual – Minecraft Meet-Up

Thursday, April 15 from 2-3pm

Love Minecraft? Join us for Minecraft trivia, game play, and building challenges! Meet other players, laydown some bricks, and have fun! Email jwhipp@midlandlirary.com for more details or to register (ages 8-12, a personal device with both Zoom and Minecraft installed is required).

Tinker Toys Design Workshop

Virtual – Tinker Toys Design Workshop

Tuesday, April 13 from 2-3:30pm on Zoom

Become a toy designer with MPL’s Tinker Toys Design Workshop! Children ages 8-12 will learn to use Tinkercad, a free 3D modeling program, to create their very own toys! Learn the basics of Tinkercad, follow along to make some playful playthings, and we will 3D print your creation for pick-up! Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com to register and get the Zoom meeting details.

Kids Who Code

Virtual – Kids Who Code

Mondays in April at 4pm on Zoom

Hey kids! Do you dream of designing apps, building robots, or creating videogames? Then you need to learn how to code! Children ages 8-12 are invited to join MPL’s new Kids Who Code program, every Monday in April at 4pm on Zoom. Kids will learn the basics of coding in this fun and engaging virtual program! Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com for more details or to register.

STEAM Stories

Virtual – STEAM Stories

April 12—16 at 10am on YouTube

Calling all kids! Don’t miss out on our Spring Break STEAM Stories program! Every morning, we’ll release a video featuring a science, technology, engineering, art, or math story, as well as an awesome activity to go with it! From light-up LED fireflies, to rocket ships, we will explore STEAM themes like never before! Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com to register for your take & make, and receive the program details. Best for ages 6-9.

Cardboard Creation Challenge

Cardboard Creation Challenge

All Month Starting March 1, While Supplies Last!

For National Engineering Month, we challenge you to build something, anything, out of cardboard. Register, grab your cardboard creation kit, make something wonderful, whimsical, fantastic, or fun, and share a photo on social media with #MPLNEM. Need more info? Check out the cardboard creation video on MPL’s YouTube channel! Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com for more details or to register. Open to all ages.

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.

Virtual – ABC Yoga

Virtual – ABC Yoga

On YouTube January 27

ABC Yoga is calming for the whole family. Join Jen for a special Family Literacy Day event as she leads you through 26 letters and yoga poses! Find the video on our YouTube channel, and get ready to chill out, indoors!

Early Literacy Videos

Early Literacy Videos

Join us to learn some of our favourite songs and rhymes from storytime.

Visit our YouTube channel to watch the videos.

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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