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What do you GEEK?: 08/22/2014


Residents of Minot may soon add a new verb to their vocabulary—‘geek.’

The Minot Public Library and Ward County Public Library are participating in Geek the Library, a community‐based public awareness campaign. Geek the Library introduces ‘geek’ as a verb, and encourages the public to talk about what they ‘geek’—whether it’s engineering, superheroes or art. The public awareness campaign illustrates the fact that everyone is passionate about something—everyone ‘geeks’ something—and that the library supports them all.

Prevent the “Summer Slide”: 08/14/2014

TumbleBooks_000.jpgAfter a busy school year your kids are just as ready for a break as you are, but it’s important to keep their skills fine-tuned. Help your children hold on to their reading skills this summer by introducing them to new books with TumbleBooks. TumbleBooks allows children to hear books being read while watching the illustrations come to life with Flash animation!

MPL has Kindle Fires!: 08/13/2014

Kindle_Fire.pngAre you looking to try out some different e-Readers? You can now check out iPads, Nooks, Kindles AND Kindle FIRES at the Minot Public Library.

The e-Readers are all set up and ready for you to check out and load books from MPL’s Library2Go catalog!

There are no fees or deposits required - use your library cardand a photo ID to check out one of these devices for 3 weeks. For more information, stop by the library or call us at 852-1045.

*Patrons must have a card that has been active for at least 90 days and is in good standing.


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