Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Furniture sale this Saturday morning at the library

You don’t usually visit the library to buy furniture, but there will be a special exception this Saturday. As part of the upcoming renovation, we will have a public sale of our surplus furniture from 9:15 a.m. to noon on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Learn coding basics through play at our Headlands Branch

Kids can play with robots and learn the basics of coding during a special program at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at our Headlands Branch. Children will “train” pocket-sized droids called Ozobots. Here’s how it works: First, the kids create … Continue reading

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Karin Slaughter on libraries, Lee Child & her favorite Flannery O’Connor quote

New-York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter is as fun to listen to as she is to read. She was kind enough to allow an interview when she visited us for a book signing this summer. She discussed: her love of libraries. In addition … Continue reading

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Two tea parties for a tea-riffic anniversary

Tea for two? How about two tea parties?! We’re celebrating the 150th anniversary of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women with a pair of parties — one for adults and one for kids. First, adults can enjoy a Civil War-era tea at … Continue reading

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Learn more with Lynda from your library

You now have free access to thousands of online educational courses with Lynda and your library card. Wherever you work, whatever your hobby is — there’s a Lynda course that can make you better at it: from finance to film-making to photography, … Continue reading

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