Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Good signs ahead

Children received a free introduction to sign language earlier this month at our library. Ms. Marion taught kids how to sign the alphabet, days of the week, and other basic vocabulary, as well as some ASL grammar tips. Additionally, we’ve … Continue reading

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It’s a (LEGO) Block Party

  Families rocked the blocks during our LEGO Challenge earlier this month. They worked together to build planes, their own versions of Disney World, and so much more. Our Summer Reading theme this year is Build a Better World. So we’re … Continue reading

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What to do if you’re worried about online privacy & security

Are you worried about your online privacy? Security? Learn how to protect yourself and your information online during a special program at the library. Alison Macrina of the Library Freedom Project will explain ways in which people can safeguard their … Continue reading

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An enchanted story time at the library

Story time is always fun but occasionally it’s magical. We paired story time and yoga for an enchanted session of Fairy Yoga earlier this month at our Main Branch. During story time, our own Ms. Lisa read the picture book Fairy Felicity’s Moonlight Adventure … Continue reading

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Author Dan Chaon talks Ray Bradbury, Modest Mouse & writing from outside the fishbowl

When he was 13, Dan Chaon—the author of bestseller Ill Will and National Book Award finalist Among the Missing—corresponded with Ray Bradbury. (Yes, that Ray Bradbury.) When Chaon visited in May, he shared with us two pieces of writing advice that … Continue reading

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