Would you like to enter a realm of brave knights and damsels in distress? Are your prince and princess party clothes gathering dust in your royal closet? Come join us at Boardwalk on Saturday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m. for a fun-filled royal afternoon. There will be stories of olde, games of bravery, and food to feast on. You will also make something to take home and add to your kingly treasure chest. Beware – there will be dragons!
We're throwing a special tea party for you and your favorite plush friends! On Saturday, April 21st at 2:00 p.m. (that's this Saturday!), join us for a Teddy Bear Tea party. Bring along your favorite bear, bunny, or any other plush friend, and feel free to dress in your party best!
You and your plush pal will be treated to teddy bear storytime, have a chance to introduce your friend to all the others at show-and-tell, and make a few beary fun crafts to take home. And I hope your teddy bear is ready for a challenge, because we will also have some teddy bear team games!
On Monday, April 30, 2012 at 7:00 p.m., the Edgerton Branch will present Beginning Knitting with Maurita Buhl. Maurita first exhibited that Can-Do attitude when, at the age of ten, she found a book that explained the basics of knitting. Using this book to learn, she has been knitting ever since and is now known as "the Fastest Fingers in Missouri."
Are you also a self-starter and wanting to learn a new skill? MCPL provides a number on print and electronic resources to help.
You're a genealogical savant, and you've finished your entire family tree. You know where and when every single person was born, where they died, and maybe even the exact addresses of where they lived. Okay, so maybe you’re not quite done just yet. Do you know the details of where your family lived? Maybe, you want a more intimate look at your ancestor's lifestyle.
On Thursday, July 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Boardwalk Branch will be hosting a blood drive for the Red Cross.
The Red Cross does not need blood— PATIENTS do. Every two seconds, someone in America gets a blood transfusion; Every TWO SECONDS! Five million patients will need blood this year. Please help us to help patients in need by signing up for your appointment right here at the Boardwalk Branch to have your blood drawn.
The American Red Cross asks the following of a donor:
We're winding down Oak Grove storytimes for the summer. Our last ones are May 22nd and May 23rd. Storytime will resume September 4th. While we won't have storytime during the summer, there is still plenty of fun to be had. Our Summer Reading Program begins May 21st and will continue until July 31st. During this time, we have scheduled many fun programs and activities. Go to our Events Page to take a look and register for programs.
Looking for something EXTRA fun to do this summer? Wish you could get out of the heat and into a place where you can hang with friends away from parents and younger siblings? Just want some free food? Well, look no further; Mid-Continent Public Library has exactly what you need!