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.

30 Days Of Digital Drawing

Virtual – 30 Days Of Digital Drawing

Prompts every day in April on Social Media, Zoom meetings every Friday at 4pm

Teens and adults can register for our 30 Days of Digital Drawing program and learn how to create digital art! We’ll loan you a Samsung tablet and drawing stylus to learn on. Spend, 5, 10, or 50 minutes a day honing your skills while completing drawing prompts posted daily to our social media pages. Then, join a Zoom meeting every Friday at 4pm to swap drawing tips, learn more advanced techniques, and draw together! Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com for more details or to register.

Teen Makers

Virtual – Teen Makers

Tuesdays at 4pm in March, On Social Media & YouTube

Every Tuesday in March, MPL is celebrating Teen Makers in our community and interviewing them for our new Teen Makers Zoom series! Watch, listen, and learn about maker topics like photoshop, music, and 3D printing every week from a local teen expert. Are you a teen with a cool STEAM hobby who wants to be interviewed and share your passion? Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com for more details!

The Power Of Poetry: A Workshop For Teens

The Power of Poetry: A Workshop for Teens

Tuesday, April 27, 4pm

Have something to say? Why not say it in a poem? Whether you’ve written a little or a lot, feel free to join this fun & helpful workshop to discuss the craft of writing and performing poetry.

Email jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to register and receive online meeting information.

DIY Plastic Food Wrap Alternatives

DIY Plastic Food Wrap Alternatives

Wednesday, April 14, 2pm

Pick up a take & make for this eco-friendly food wrap alterative and join us for a live discussion on single use plastics and what you can do to eliminate plastic waste. Ages 12-18.

Email jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to register and receive online meeting information.

Microwave Meals With North Simcoe Youth Wellness Hub

Microwave Meals with North Simcoe Youth Wellness Hub

Friday, April 16, 2pm

Together we’ll learn to make a microwave chocolate chip cookie in a cup and find out about youth mental health supports in our community.

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Talk It Over Workshops

Talk It Over Workshops

The key to making the world a better place is building a more informed, compassionate and inclusive community. Participate in these workshops on important topics to earn community service hours. Ages 12-18.

  • Tues. April 13, 2pm – Inclusivity with
  • Thurs. April 15, 2pm – Consent with

Email jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to register and receive online meeting information.

Pretty Sketchy: Learn & Practice Sketching

Pretty Sketchy: Learn & Practice Sketching

Monday, April 12, 2pm

Pick up a take & make kit with everything you’ll need to learn the introductory skills for making a great sketch in this live virtual session. All skill levels welcome. Ages 12-18.

Email jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to arrange to pick up your kit today!

MPL Study Kits

MPL Study Kits

Available for curbside pickup. 

Pick up a free MPL study kit with all the tools you need to ace your tests & final projects! Ages 12-18.

Email jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com or call (705) 526-4216 to arrange an appointment today!

Virtual – Teen Tech Night

Virtual – Teen Tech Night

4th Wednesday of the Month, 5:30pm

Starting February 24

Teen Tech Night is jam packed with tech skills, tips, tricks, and tutorials for teens! Learn how to make a GIF and personalized emojis, venture into vlogging and video editing, create custom snapchat filters and Instagram story templates, learn computer animation and digital drawing basics, and explore the world of website design! Ages 12-18. Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com to register and get the online meeting details.

Virtual – Teen Game Night

Virtual – Teen Game Night

2nd Wednesday of the month, 6-7pm

Ages 12-18

Teamwork or Betrayal? Friend or Foe? Ally or Imposter? Find out which path you’ll follow at MPL’s Teen Game Night as we play the hit game Among Us on January 13! Sign-up to join other teens on this epic space adventure. Email jwhipp@midlandlibrary.com to register and get the online meeting details.

Virtual Book Talks

Virtual Book Talks

Watch online every other Tuesday via social media & YouTube

We know finding your next read can be more difficult when browsing the library shelves isn’t an option, so every other week we’ll release short book talks on our social media and YouTube pages to introduce you to some of our new arrivals and great library reads.

All booktalks are available on demand on our YouTube channel

These book talks are funded by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund, via the United Way of Simcoe Muskoka.

            

Teen Advisory Group

Virtual Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

During the COVID-19 closure we’ll be hosting virtual TAG meetings. Interested in join us? Email Jenn, Adult & Teen Services Coordinator at jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com for our virtual meeting link!

1st Wednesday of the Month @  5:00 PM

Our Teen Advisory Group is a new team leadership group at MPL – programming for teens by teens.

If you know what you want to see in the library, have suggestions for books to order or programming you want to attend – then TAG is for you!
Earn community service hours (required for graduation) for all TAG meetings, plus earn extra for TAG led activities.

 

Teen Review Program

Teen Review Program

Teens now have a new way to earn volunteer hours – by becoming a volunteer reviewer! You can review your favorite book, movie or video game.

FREE!

If you are interested in this position, visit our website to apply!

Send Us Your Suggestions!

If you have ideas for programs you’d like to see, or if you’d like to volunteer to put on a program please let us know by contacting us at info@midlandlibrary.com