Programs / Classes
To kick off National Volunteer Week, the library is having Volunteer Read Day! Stop in the library and check the schedule for various people from the community share a story with children. The all day event will have stories spread out for the entire day. If you would like to volunteer to share a story, contact our children’s librarian Christian Cox. Story fun for everyone!
The MCPL Teen Library Council will meet on April 23rd at 5:00pm to discuss: May programs, Summer Reading Events, upcoming volunteer opportunities, and books for the library to purchase. We will also vote on a logo design. As always, snacks will be served! All teens in grades 6-12 are invited, so come boss us around!
MCPL’s April Teen Crafternoon is all about duct tape! Join us April 6th at 1:00pm for the chance to make one of the following duct tape masterpieces: flip flops, wallet, flower pen, or bow tie! We will provide several different colors and prints, but teens are encouraged to BYOR (bring your own roll). This event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Space is limited, so registration is required. Call or visit the library to sign-up.
Fairview Public Library's monthly trivia competition, “What Do You Know about That?,” continues on April 25th at 3 p.m. with more pop culture, sports, and history topics to tease your brain. A prize will be awarded to the individual with the top score. Patrons ages 14-up are eligible to participate.
Patrons of all ages are invited to attend RiverQuest’s free information program on Tuesday, April 23rd at 5:30 pm called, RiverTales: Exploring Marcellus Shale. The program provides an impartial discussion on the what, how, where, and why of Marcellus Shale hydrofracturing, considering many sides of this issue from the environmental to the economic to help participants gain new or refreshed understanding of this local, national, and global topic. This free event will take place at the Fairview Public Library.
Fairview Public Library invites patrons ages 14-up to enjoy a “Movie for a Tuesday Evening” on April 16th at 4:30 pm; this month’s feature is The Bourne Legacy.
On Tuesday, April 9th at Fairview Public Library, Mrs. Alicia will be showing Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted as the after school movie of the month. Since space is limited, registration is required and can be completed over the phone or in person.
At the Fairview Public Library, children will also have the opportunity to Bloom into a Reader during a spring-themed coloring workshop.
To highlight National Poetry Month, Fairview Public Library invites patrons ages 5-up to submit their original haikus – the traditional Japanese poem of three unrhymed lines and 17 syllables (5, 7, 5) that usually describes nature or the seasons – as part of our poetry writing competition that will run from April 8-22.