On Thursday, July 23 at 1:00 PM come and join use for celebration of some of our favorite female superheroes. It will an afternoon of crafts, activities, and a snack! We may even get a visit from a famous hero. Ages 3-6. Registration is required and begins here on July 9.

Minion Madness3.minions.

The Minions are coming! Join us on Wednesday, July 8 at 2:00 PM on the Read House Lawn for a kick-off party for the upcoming movie. This event will include minion themed games, activities, a craft and snacks. Registration for this program begins on June 24.

Poolside Stories at the Civic Center Pool

Fridays at 2:00 pm, between June 19 and July 31, cool down during your rest period with some fun stories presented by the MPL staff.

Community Heroes Story Times

Thursdays at 7:00 enjoy a different Family Story Time each week featuring a local community hero. Open to all ages. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary.

June 11-Nurse
July 18-Fireman Nate
July 25-911 Operator Suzy and Red E Fox
July 2-Dentist Nicole
July 9-Recycle with Bonnie and Beth
July 16-Policewoman Marilyn
July 23-Naturalist Leslie
July 30-Yoga Instructor

Marvelous Mondays @ the Read House

This summer, Mondays at 1:00 pm join us at the Read House. Each week we will celebrate a different super hero or superhero trait with fun activities. All ages are welcome. No registration is necessary.
June 8-Dress Like a Superhero
June 15-Superman Launching
June 22-Guardians of the Galaxy
June 29-Avengers
July 6-Superhero Sidekicks
July 13-Captain Underpants
July 20-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
July 27-Captain Underpants

Literary Heroes

Literary Heroes

On Thursdays, June 4 – July 16 join us for a special series that celebrates literary super heroes with fun stories and activities. Each session will feature a different hero. Registration is required, and begins two weeks before each session.
June 4- Pete the Cat, ages 3-7
June 18-Junie B. Jones, ages 6 and up
June 25-Dr. Seuss and Friends, ages 3-7
July 9-Magic Tree House, ages 6 and up
July 16-Wimpy Kid, ages 7-12

Summer Story Times


Story times will be starting up again on June 9 and will run through July 31. More information, including story time schedules and descriptions can be found on our story times page.

Make a Craftkids-making-crafts

All day, on Monday, July 6 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!

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