Paws to Readdog_reading

On Wednesday February 18, independent readers will be paired with a gentle dog who is licensed to be a good listener. There are two sessions, 6:30 PM and 7:00 PM. Registration begins February 4.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day the American Girl Doll way. On Saturday, February 14, girls ages 6-12 can sign up for an afternoon of “mini” fun. We will have mine crafts, mini snack and American Girl games. Feel free to bring your doll to the party. No American girl doll? No problem! Just bring your favorite 18 inch coll. Registration is necessary and begins here on January 30.

Heart Strings

Love in the air! On Monday, February 9 at 7:00 come and make a beautiful heart shaped craft to hang in a window. Enjoy Valentine themed poetry, activities and snacks. Grades 2-6. Registration is required and begins here on January 26.

Studio MPL: Open Studiosickles-events-481

Calling all creative kids! Join on on Monday, February 9 at 4:00 PM for some open studio time. We will provide the supplies. No registration is required. Grades 1-5.

Winter Story Times


Winter Story Times run January 5-February 27, 2015. 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. Head on over to our Story Time Page for more information.

Make a Craftkids-making-crafts

All day, on Monday, February 2 stop by the Children’s Department any time throughout the day (while supplies last) and get creative with one of our monthly crafts. No registration necessary!

Mother Goose on the Loosemomgoose

Fridays at 10:00 a.m., come join us at the Read House for an interactive program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. The first session runs January 9-30, 2015 and the second session runs February 6-27, 2015. Registration is required and begins two weeks prior to each sessions start date.

Family Story Time

Beginning January 8, 2015, families with children of all ages are welcome to come and enjoy stories, music, rhymes and crafts. Family story times will be held Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 11 a.m. in the Children’s Story Room. No registration is necessary.

owl readingPreschool Story Times

Starting January 6, 2015, join us Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 11:00 am for preschool story times. Children attend without an adult and enjoy a fun-filled session of stories, songs, rhymes and crafts. No registration is necessary.


Starting Tuesday, January 6, 2015 join us for an interactive story time filled with stories, songs and rhymes just right for little listeners. Tiddlywinks! will be held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Story Room. No registration is necessary.


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