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Travelin’ Man Band performing free concert at MPL’s Lake Branch

Are you ready to rock? Travelin’ Man Band will perform a free and family-friendly concert at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at our Lake Branch. They perform hits from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s—from Buddy Holly to Bob Dylan, CCR to CSNY. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Summer Reading with some WILD friends

We celebrated the summation of a spectacular summer filled with reading by inviting Jungle Terry and his traveling zoo to our Read House. More than 300 kids and adults came to our Summer Reading Finale Party and met, touched, and learned about the … Continue reading

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Wordplay Writing Club gets wild

Sometimes the best place for a writer to find inspiration is outdoors. That’s where our Wordplay Writing Club went earlier this summer. They visited our Read House yard and wrote in nature journals like John James Audubon, William Thoreau, and … Continue reading

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You’re invited to our Summer Reading Finale Party

Celebrate the summation of a spectacular summer of reading during our Finale Party at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3, at our Read House. Our special guests — Jungle Terry and his traveling zoo — will join the party at … Continue reading

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Meeting the instruments of the orchestra

Our friends from The Fine Arts Association introduced children to the instruments of the orchestra earlier this month. It was as magical as it was musical. They used the picture book Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss to give children a … Continue reading

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