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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.

Teen Take & Make Sugar Scrub Kits               

Available December 23 – 30 – while supplies last

If you have ever wanted to make a sugar scrub, you’re in for a treat. Your kit will include a sugar scrub recipe and all the ingredients to make a sample. Once you learn, you can make them for yourself, family and friends.

Babysitting Course with St. John Ambulance

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL – please contact jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com to be added to the wait list.

In person

Thursday, December 29, 10am-5pm
Ages 10-15

Cost: $35+fees

Learn the skills necessary to be a babysitter or stay home alone, such as basic first aid, safe play, changing diapers, bedtime routines, and handling emergencies. Bring your brown bag lunch!

Winter Break Bingo

December 22 – January 6
Ages 12-18

MPL wants to help you stave off boredom this winter break! Pick up a bingo card in The Vault and be sure to return it to MPL by January 10 for your chance to win a prize package!

Teen Take & Make: Ugly Slippers

Kits available November 8
Ages 12-18

Move over ugly holiday sweaters! Our slippers are about to get ugly. We’ll supply the kit, you supply the creativity. Don’t forget to send us a photo & tag us in your social media posts.

Drop in to ‘The Vault’ to pick up your kit today! While supplies last.

Teen Take & Make Holiday STEAM Challenge

Take & Make

Teens (12-18)

Available from December 6 in The Vault

Put your STEAM skills to the test with our yummy holiday challenge! Pick up a kit in The Vault, and then build a house or other 3D structure of your own design using only what we give you. Send in a picture of what you’ve made for our virtual display. Allergen alert: the kits will contain graham crackers, meringue powder, and various candies. No registration required.

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.

Gift Making

In person

All Ages

Tuesdays, 4-6PM

Need a unique, handmade gift for someone special? Sign up for one (or all!) of our gift-making workshops. This program is meant for all ages; participants under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

November 1 – Wooden gnome ornaments
November 8 – Etched glass coffee mug
November 15 – Heat press tote bag
November 29 – Bamboo serving board
December 6 – Personalized door mat
December 13 – Heat press apron

The Loop

In person

Teens/Adults

3rd Wednesday of the month 4-4:45PM

If you love yarn or needle craft, this group is for you! Bring your projects and join with us for an informal drop-in gathering where we can learn from each other and share our crafting abilities. Email mnichol@midlandlibrary.com for details.

Virtual Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

1st Wednesday of the Month @  5:00 PM

Our Teen Advisory Group is a team leadership group at MPL – programming for teens by teens.

If you know what you want to see in the library, have suggestions for books to order or programming you want to attend – then TAG is for you!
Earn community service hours (required for graduation) for all TAG meetings, plus earn extra for TAG-led activities. Email Jenn, Adult & Teen Services Coordinator at jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com for our virtual meeting link!

 

Teen Review Program

Teens now have a new way to earn volunteer hours – by becoming a volunteer reviewer! You can review your favorite book, movie or video game.

FREE!

If you are interested in this position, visit our website to apply!

Send Us Your Suggestions!

If you have ideas for programs you’d like to see, or if you’d like to volunteer to put on a program please let us know by contacting us at info@midlandlibrary.com

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