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Celebrate the 2021 Oscars at MCPLS

MCPLS is your hotspot for Oscar winners and nominees! We have (or have on order) almost all of this year’s nominees for Best Picture: The Father,  Judas and the Black Messiah, Minari, Nomadland, and Promising Young Woman. Look below for links to put the movies on hold! The Academy Awards [...]

2021-04-01T14:54:27+00:00April 15th, 2021|

New: iVOX Books

iVOX is a children's book app for ages 3-8, which engages and delights curious young minds with the latest in storytelling technology. Part eBook, part audiobook and part virtual pop-up. Children follow along with the exciting stories while interacting with 3D characters and scenes - immersed in the [...]

2021-04-05T16:04:36+00:00April 2nd, 2021|

2021 Youth Media Award Books

The American Library Association has announced the 2021 top books for children and young adults! 2021 Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children: Medalist: We Are Water Protectors written by Carole Lindstrom, illustrated by Michaela Goade Honor Books: A [...]

2021-03-18T18:02:15+00:00March 18th, 2021|