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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Mon.-Tue., 12/24-12/25.

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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Play and Learn

Children's Event 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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Holiday Story Time

Children's Event Kids and families can hear holiday-themed stories and can make festive crafts!

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3D Paper Stars

Teen Event Make 3D decorative stars during this free event!

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Paper Snowflake Designs

All-Ages Event Drop-in Turn the library into a winter wonderland by making paper snowflakes and other winter designs!

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

Teen Event 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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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 Babies

Children's Event Join us for 20 minutes of "lap sit" story time for children birth to 23 months! Listen and interact with your baby through books, songs, rhymes and other activities. Caregiver-child interaction is stressed in Book Babies, so children must be accompanied by an adult.

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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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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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Book Club: "A Gentleman In Moscow" by Amor Towles

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of January, we'll read and discuss this novel, about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel in 1920s Russia.

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International Puzzle Week

All-Ages Event Drop-in Drop in any time during this week to put together a variety of jigsaw puzzles!

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Magnet Painting for Kids

Children's Event Children are invited to drop in at the library for this fun, hands-on artistic learning activity.

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Marker-Dyed Coasters

Adult Event Make decorative, colorful coasters using markers and other supplies!

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Book Club: "Anna and the Swallow Man" by Gavriel Savit

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of February, we'll read and discuss this novel, about a young girl who travels to the Polish countryside after her father is taken to a concentration camp.

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What's the Buzz? Honey Bees and Beekeeping

Adult Event Learn about honey bees, beekeeping and more during this free event with a local expert!

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Book Club: "Surprise Me" by Sophie Kinsella

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of March, we'll read and discuss this novel, about a married couple who realize they don't know each other as well as they had thought.

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Book Club: "The Radium Girls" by Kate Moore

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of April, we'll read and discuss this novel, about the hundreds of young women worked at the radium-dial factories during World War I.

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Book Club: "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of May, we'll read and discuss this novel, about an eccentric loner who meets two other isolated individuals and forms friendships with them.

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