Monthly Archives: March 2017

American Girl Book Club meets Caroline

Our American Girl Book Club traveled back to 1812 to meet Caroline last week. Each month, our club gets together to discuss a different American Girl book. Then we make a craft that ties into the book and have a snack. This … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Library Week with Thrity Umrigar & MPL

Award-winning and best-selling novelist, journalist and essayist Thrity Umrigar will headline our National Library Week celebration with a special talk at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, at our Main Branch. Umrigar is best known for her novels like The Space Between … Continue reading

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The beauty of bad art

Kids made some of the most deliciously terrible, delectably awful, and best bad art imaginable at our library. Our young artists used everything from egg cartons to paints to dried spaghetti to make their dreadful masterpieces. And you can revel in their creativity. … Continue reading

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Bring Sesame Street with you

Sometimes, you need a trip to Sesame Street. Maybe your toddler needs a distraction during a long car ride or a way to wind down after a busy day. (Maybe they’re melting down in the middle of the food court, … Continue reading

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Chilling at the poles

What’s cooler than cool? Learning about the earth’s poles at our Headlands Branch. Kids discovered all sorts of facts about the North and South Poles and the animals that live there during a special program earlier this month. For example, … Continue reading

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