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STEAM Saturday: Chromatography

Full Steam Ahead with Miss Claire

Chromatography is the process of separating mixtures. Combine science and art and learn about how colors are made with this fun project presented by Miss Claire. You will need: Coffee filters Markers Pencil Water + containers  

Staff Picks For Kids

Staff Picks Best Books of 2020

The Youth Services staff at MPPL are happy to announce our picks for best books for kids published in 2020! Whether you need some great choices to meet your reading goal for the year, or want to buy some great books as gifts for the kids in your life, our selections have you covered! Check… Read more »


Upcoming Events

VIRTUAL Family Storytime

When: Monday, November 30, 2020 at 10:30 AM
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For ages 6 and younger with their families. Children learn naturally when they read, sing, write, talk, and play! Your friendly library presenters are here to bring you special interactive storytimes at home, combining books, songs, and rhymes. Perfect for the whole family. This program will be presented using Zoom. Participants must register and provide a working email address to r[...]

VIRTUAL Bilingual Play and Learn

When: Tuesday, December 01, 2020 at 11:30 AM
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Join us for a virtual Play and Learn Program via Zoom.  Parents and their children ages 2-5 are invited to enjoy exercise, stories, and music in English and Spanish.This program will be presented using Zoom. Participants must register and provide a working email address to receive the login information. If you do not have an email address, please call the library at 847-590-4090. ma[...]

VIRTUAL Mini Movers Storytime

When: Tuesday, December 01, 2020 at 6:00 PM
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Join us for a fast-paced musical storytime for toddlers, preschoolers, and their families. With music, songs, and dramatic movement, we'll shake our sillies out and have lots of fun! Bring a scarf and shaker if you have them. This program will be presented using Zoom. Participants must register and provide a working email address to receive the login information.[...]

VIRTUAL Snow Globe Card Making/Tarjeta de Globo de Nieve

When: Wednesday, December 02, 2020 at 6:00 PM
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For all ages. Craft your own festive snow globe card and later give it to friends and family for the holidays. The library will provide all materials. Once registered, patrons may pick up materials from South Branch through Parking Lot Pickup. This program will be presented virtually via ZOOM. All participants must register and provide a working email address to receive the login informa[...]

VIRTUAL Pajama Storytime

When: Thursday, December 03, 2020 at 7:00 PM
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For ages 6 and younger with their families. Cuddle up in your pj's and let the library tuck you in with cozy stories and rhymes. What better way to get ready for bed than with your favorite stuffed animal and some wonderful books shared by your friends at the library. This program will be presented using Zoom. Participants must register and provide a working email address to receive[...]

VIRTUAL Together with Baby Storytime

When: Friday, December 04, 2020 at 9:30 AM
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For children 0-23 months old with an adult. Oh, baby! Connect with caregivers and library staff for an interactive and engaging 3-week storytime session. Enjoy 20 minutes of rhymes, books, songs, and fun ideas to help your little one learn and grow. Each session will include time to chat with other adults and share what's happening with your baby. This program will be presented using&nbs[...]