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Become a Library Champion

Have you noticed the Library Champion signs popping up in your neighborhood this summer? And when you saw them, did you think, “That’s a snazzy sign. How can I become a Library Champion?” The bad news is that these signs aren’t for grownups. … Continue reading

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Scavenger hunts & building forts

Sometimes, you don’t need to give children instructions. You just give them the tools, and they’ll do something memorable. That’s what happened during our most recent Make-It Monday. We provided some supplies and they built an awesome fort with tunnels, a … Continue reading

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DOMINOOOOOO!

Kids built (and toppled) Domino runs using blocks, Popsicle sticks, and their creativity earlier this summer at our Main Branch. There were curves, splits, and even some 2-story creations! We’re building everything from box villages to toothbrush-powered robots at the library … Continue reading

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Kids can travel around the world in an afternoon at MPL

Kids with global curiosity and a tight schedule can learn about far-flung cultures during our special program, Around the World in 80 Minutes. Children can play a game from China, sample a snack from Germany, make a craft from Mexico, and more. The … Continue reading

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Construction hats to planters

We’re building a better world this summer; so, this Make-It Monday, we gave kids a fun way to build their gardens. The children decorated construction hats and used them as planters. By the way, if your kid has a green … Continue reading

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