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  • Short Story Discussion: The Short of It

    If you are a short story reader eager to engage with other literature lovers, you won’t want to miss our program The Short of It on Tuesday, February 18.

  • New and Forthcoming Books – January 2020

    Almost every day new books arrive at the Library to be processed and then placed on the shelf or in your hands. Take a look at some of the books that have arrived most recently at the Library. Ask for more titles at the Research Services Desk! New in Pop Culture Carpenters: An Illustrated Discography… Read more »

  • Library Life 220

    Library Life December 2019 This episode of Library Life includes: Recurring MPPL Beatles tribute band, Kaleidoscope Eyes, returns for a British Invasion Festival Night as part of our cultural series on England and Wales. An interview with author and home organizing professional, Caralyn Kempner on the art of organizing the home, and her upcoming Library… Read more »

  • New Web Resource: Newspapers.com Library Edition

    Newspapers.com Library Edition is an extensive online database of 4,000+ historical newspapers from the early 1700s into the 2000s. It contains a diverse blend of well-known regional and local newspapers in the U.S. and other countries. Here, you will find articles from The Daily Herald from 1902 to 2009. Web Resources  

  • Spanish Language Resources and Tools from the CFPB

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2018, the Hispanic population in the U.S. was made up of just under 60 million people, or nearly one-fifth of the nation’s population. The Consumer Financial protection Bureau (CFPB) has a selection of financial education tools and resources for our nation’s diverse Hispanic and Latino community that are… Read more »

  • Exciting New Fiction Series to Discover

    If you are looking for a new story world to explore and love the guarantee of multiple volumes ready-and-waiting, try one of these recent additions to the MPPL fiction collection!