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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Wed., 7/4.

Kids' Corner

Events: Rothschild

Family Story Time

Children's Event Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.

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Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!

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Paws to Read

Children's Event Drop-in Children can practice and improve their literacy skills by reading to friendly, well-behaved therapy dogs!

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Book Club: "The Stars are Fire" by Anita Shreve

Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the library for a lively discussion of a wide variety of books and novels!

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The Great Rondini Magic Show

Children's Event Drop-in Award-winning magician Ron Lindberg, a.k.a. "The Great Rondini" will perform amazing feats of magic for all ages along with his famous bunny, Trixie. Free and no registration required.

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Silly Songs with Duke Otherwise!

Children's Event Drop-in Join us as we welcome spirited musician, Duke Otherwise to MCPL for fun shows filled with music, dancing and more!

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LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.

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Keep Cool Story Time

Children's Event Drop-in Keep cool this July and join us for our special story time celebrating the hot days of summer with songs, tales and crafts!

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Tom Pease

Children's Event Drop-in Children's musician (and MCPL favorite) Tom Pease returns to rock the library this summer with a wonderful blend of songs, humor and stories!

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Shake, Shimmy and Dance! Family Story Time

Children's Event Drop-in Children and their parents or caregivers are welcome to these special story times filled with music, dance and, of course, stories!

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Book Club: "Artemis" by Andy Weir

Adult Event Drop-in Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In July, we'll read and discuss "Artemis" by Andy Weir, and new people are always welcome!

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DIY Marbled Paper

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Ever wanted to add that extra touch to paper crafts? Marbling is the perfect technique to create that beautiful artistic design!

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Under The Sea Story Time

Children's Event Drop-in Visit the library for a special underwater-themed story time complete with crafts, songs and more!

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Summer Craft Day

Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make crafts based on popular children's songs! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Recycled CD Coasters

Adult Event Drop-in Make your own set of stylish coasters using recycled CDs and a variety of craft materials! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Book Club: "Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton

Adult Event Drop-in Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of August, we'll read and discuss Edith Wharton's 1911 novel about a tragic love triangle. New people are always welcome!

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Play and Learn

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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Button Making For Tweens and Teens

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Teens and tweens are invited to stop by the library and get creative designing their own buttons.

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Library Learning
Libby E-Books

Adult Event Drop-in Learn how to use the Libby app to checkout and download e-books and audiobooks for free with your library card!

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3D Paper Sculptures

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages are invited to drop in at the library to explore the wonderful versatility of paper and create three dimensional paper sculptures.

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Book Club: "The Orphan's Tale" by Pam Jenoff

Adult Event Drop-in Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In September, we'll read and discuss "The Orphan's Tale" by Pam Jenoff, and new people are always welcome!

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Teen Book Club: "A Dog's Purpose" by W. Bruce Cameron

Teen Event Drop-in Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this heartwarming tale about the bond between a dog and his humans.

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Family Game Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.

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Book Club:"Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann

Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the library for a lively discussion of this best-selling book!

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Teen Book Club: "The Graveyard Book" by Neil Gaiman

Teen Event Drop-in Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this eerie tale about a boy who is raised by the ghosts and other supernatural entities that inhabit a graveyard.

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Book Club: "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

Adult Event Drop-in Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of November, we'll read and discuss this novel, about an eccentric professor who develops a project in order to find himself the perfect wife.

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Teen Book Club: "Eleanor & Park" by Rainbow Rowell

Teen Event Drop-in Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this teen romance, about two social outcasts who fall in love in 1986.

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Teen Book Club: "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

Teen Event Drop-in Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this novel, about a fifth grader with facial differences who enters public school for the first time.

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