Monthly Archives: January 2018

MPL Talks: General Winfield Scott Hancock

General Winfield Scott Hancock was a spectacular corps commander, perhaps the Union’s best. But that’s not the only reason Todd Arrington (site commander of James A. Garfield National Historic Site) chose Hancock as the subject of his latest Civil War … Continue reading

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Studio MPL meets ‘American Gothic’

Studio MPL, our art club for kids, learned about American Gothic, its painter Grant Woods, and satire — both its role in Woods’ classic and the many ways the painting has been satirized. Then, the kids sketched their own versions … Continue reading

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Attend our Van Gogh-themed painting workshop

We’re hosting a Vincent van Gogh-themed painting workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at our Main Branch. The instructor will be Stephanie Royko, a local art teacher. Painters—from rookies to veterans—will learn ways to emulate Van Gogh’s techniques. The workshop, including … Continue reading

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Library hosting free classes about Facebook, Internet, Microsoft Word & more

We’re hosting seven free computer classes at our Main Branch, including basic introductions to computers, the Internet and Facebook. The classes include: an introduction to computers—MPL’s most basic class—at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30. People will learn the basic skills they … Continue reading

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Wordplay Writing Club & the Future World Hamburger Diner

Our Wordplay Writing Club is working on a collaborative story called Blue Riding Hood & the Future World Hamburger Diner. Each month, a different kid takes home the shared notebook and writes another chapter. It’ll be the best story set … Continue reading

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