Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Making cutouts like Henri Matisse

You only need construction paper, scissors, a glue stick, and imagination to make art like Henri Matisse. Matisse became famous as a painter and sculptor in the late 1800s and early 1900s; but, when he contracted abdominal cancer, it hurt … Continue reading

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Thrity Umrigar discusses parenting, turbulence & Bob Dylan

Thrity Umrigar is a delight. She visited our library recently to talk about her newest tale and first children’s book, When I Carried You in my Belly. Then she graciously stayed afterward to answer a few of our questions. We learned: … Continue reading

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Learn how to manage your student loan debt

Struggling with student loan debt? You’re not alone. Americans owe $1.2 trillion in student loans. (Yes, trillion, with a t.) And the average 2016 college graduate owes more than $37,000. If you don’t know how to deal with your debt, get advice from an … Continue reading

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Get the truth on taxes

Don’t like how your taxes turned out this year? Get expert advice, so you won’t have to owe next year. Certified Public Accountant Andrea Lograsso will talk about common tax issues that people face at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, … Continue reading

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Kids can adopt a new stuffed friend

We’re doing something special for National Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet Day. Kids from three to seven years old can adopt a new stuffed friend at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, at our Main Branch. The children will make collars for their new … Continue reading

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