Latest from our staff

  • Who’s Ready for the Super Bowl?

    Super Bowl LIII will be played on Sunday, February 3rd in Atlanta, Georgia. Whether you’re attending a Super Bowl party or just watching at home, wow your friends and family with the info you will get from these books here at MPPL! When it Was Just a Game : Remembering the First Super Bowl by… Read more »

  • What’s Happening in This Story?

    As you read That’s (Not) Mine by Anna Kang, talk to your child about what is happening in the illustrations. By talking about what is happening, children learn that there is a beginning, middle, and end in a story.

  • Book Discussion Questions: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

    Title: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper Author: Phaedra Patrick Page Count: 331 pages Genre: Mainstream Fiction Tone: Bouncing-back, Relatable, Heartwarming, Engaging Summary: Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray… Read more »

  • Staff Picks: Andrea’s Selections of the Day

    We asked Teen Librarian Andrea what books she’s recommending today. She chose a combination of mysteries, thrillers and realistic fiction, with secrets and suspense aplenty.     Sadie by Courtney Summers Sadie hasn’t had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she’s been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her… Read more »

  • Fingerplays for Fine Motor Skills

    Digital literacy is the ability to understand, evaluate, and use information when it is presented by a computer, tablet, or other digital media. With so much technology present in the world, It is important to navigate technology alongside your child. Learning to write or navigate a tablet takes practice and fine motor skills. Fingers need… Read more »

  • Friday Fundays and More!

    Every month the library offers a lot of fun programs for teens. You can always check the calendar to see what we have going on. Be sure to stop in and join us for some of these events. Come with a friend or meet new friends while you play games, create art and have a… Read more »