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MPL Holiday Bake Sale Fundraiser 

Proceeds from this year’s sale will support our Community Pantry, an important community resource for those struggling with food insecurity.

Cookies – $15 (baker’s dozen)
Dog Biscuits – $7 (baker’s dozen)

Order deadline: Dec. 7

Pick up at library: Dec. 16 & 17, 11am-3:30pm

Click here or call (705) 526-4216 for more information and to order. Payment will be collected upon pick up via cash/debit/credit.

PRIMARY Tutoring Supports Program with Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 or 6:30-7:30PM

Teacher-led one-hour sessions that provide support for Primary Students (Grades 1, 2, & 3). Small group learning designed to engage all participants. This program is funded by the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Simcoe Muskoka District School Board. Registration is required – use the forms linked below. Contact Larysa, lessex@midlandlibrary.com or 705-526-4216 ext. 3308 for more information.

Tuesday, December 6, 5:30-6:30PM

Tuesday, December 6, 6:30-7:30PM

Tuesday, December 13, 5:30-6:30PM

Tuesday, December 13, 6:30-7:30PM

Science Meets Art

Wednesday, December 28, 2-3pm

Ages 4*-12 – *Younger children may require assistance from an adult.

Discover what happens when science meets art! Explore perception as you use shadows, colour, motion, and light to create art from science. You’ll make a puppet, a spinning top and a kaleidoscope, as well as design your own galaxy, with Scientists in School!  This program is made possible by a generous donation from Huronia Community Foundation. Register online or by phone at 705-526-4216.

 

Ewww… That Science is Gross!

Thursday, January 5, 2-3pm

Ages 4*-12 – *Younger children may require assistance from an adult.

Discover the science behind things that make you go… ewww! Make “snot” and sneeze it while exploring viscosity, identify various animals from their scat (i.e. poop) and learn about digestion while producing a burp on a bag. Join us on a gross but fun-filled science adventure with Scientists in School! Register online or by phone at 705-526-4216.

 

Show and Tell

Mondays, 11am starting November 7

Ages 2-4

Looking for some fun engagement with your toddler this winter? Drop in Mondays at 11 as we explore new and creative ways to share for our weekly “Show and Tell”.

Winter Scene Green Screen

Friday, December 9, 1:00 to 4:30

Select one of six winter themed pictures to be your back drop. Pose in an action shot or look chill; the choice is yours.

Space is limited, so register early to guarantee your winter photo opportunity.

Call 705-526-4216 to register and choose your time slot.

Festive Fashion

In person

All Ages

December 22, 6-8PM

Need a new look for the holidays? Make it DIY-style at MPL’s MakerPlace. Bring in a plain shirt and we’ll use our Cricut and heat press to deck it out! This program is for all ages; participants under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Register online or by phone at 705-526-4216.

Noon Year’s Eve Party

Friday, December 30, 11AM-12:30PM

Ages 5-12

Can’t wait until midnight on the 31st? Join us for a special Noon Year’s Eve party. We’ll have music, dancing, party favours, and snacks to ring in 2023 at noon! Register here or by phone at 705-526-4216.

Letters to Santa

Saturday, December 3, 2-3:45PM

Ages 0+

Get your letter to Santa in early this year. He’ll even write back! We will supply everything you need to create your letter. A magic mailbox will be available to mail your letter directly to the North Pole. Drop-in. No registration required.

Baby on Board Packs

Midland Public Library is excited to announce our new Baby on Board Packs! Sign up for your new MPL membership (or one for your baby) and receive a Baby on Board Pack. Each pack includes a board book, info for new parents, and an MPL onesie, all packed into an MPL book bag! As a special bonus, you will receive a coupon for a free smoke alarm courtesy of the Midland Fire Department.

Send Us Your Suggestions!

Midland Public Library would love to hear from you! If you have an idea for a children’s program that you would like to see at the library, or if you’d like to present a program at the library please let us know by sending us a message at info@midlandlibrary.com

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