On Thursday, June 30 join us to test your survivor skills. Take on our challenges on the Island of Readlandia (also known as the Read House). Open to grades 3 – 6. Registration is required, and begins here on June 16.
Let’s Find Dory
Join us on Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00 PM on the Read House Lawn for some fishy fun! We will be hosting a kick-off party for the upcoming movie, “Finding Dory” with games, activities and snacks! Ages 3 – 10. Registration is required, and begins here on June 1.
Nursery Rhyme Olympics
On Friday June 10, at 1:00 PM on the Read House Lawn, get moving with some Olympic type relay games based on Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. Ages 3 – 7. No registration needed!
Poolside Stories @ Civic Center Pool
Fridays at 2:00 PM, June 17 – July 29, cool down during your rest period with some fun stories presented by the MPL staff! All ages welcome. No registration required.
A Walk in the Park
Let’s take a walk! Thursdays, June 9 – July 28 We’ll meet at the entrance of the library at 10:00 AM. Together we will walk down to Eleanore B. Garfield Park for a special story time and a snack. After story time we’ll all walk back together. Ages 3 and younger with their parents. Registration is required, and begins here on May 26.
Move it Mondays
Get Ready! Get set! Read! Join us each Monday in June – July at 1:00 PM on the Read House Lawn for different activities related to keeping fit. Open to all ages. No registration is necessary.
June 6 – Football Training Camp
June 13 – Kung Fu and other Fun Activities
June 20 – Net Sports
June 27 – Parachute Fun
July 11 – Old Fashioned Outdoor Games
July 18 – Soccer
July 25 – Nutrition
Summer Story Times
Story Times will start up again on June 7 and run through July 29. Story time is a great way to introduce your child to the library and books! It also reinforces early literary skills that will help your child when he or she starts school and is ready to learn to read. Our story times are filled with great age appropriate stories, rhymes and music. Head on over to our story time page for times and descriptions.
Make a Craft
On Monday, June 6, stop by the Children’s Department throughout the day and get creative with one of our monthly crafts, while supplies last. All ages are welcome. No registration is required.
On Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 PM, join Tom Sieling, widely acclaimed singer and songwriter from New York for our Summer Reading kick off. He will be performing his free family program called “Tromp Through the Swamp!” Open to all ages. Sign up for the Summer Reading Program and then join Tom in the Village Room for some foot stomping fun!
Paws to Read
On Wednesday, May 18, kids who are able to read independently are invited to sign up for a 30 minute session.A licensed dog will listen to the child read in order to help with reading skills. Registration is necessary, and begins here on May 4.