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Summer Reading Kick-Off
Posted by childrenslib on May 27, 2015

super_hero.jpgThe Minot Public and Ward County Public Library will kick off their summer reading program on Monday, June 8th from 2-4 PM in the Minot Municipal Auditorium.  Children of all ages can sign up for summer reading and take part in the Super Hero Obstacle Course and Super Hero Activity Fair.  Come join the fun


We want to hear from YOU!
Posted by MPLadult on May 5, 2015

hours.jpgThe Minot Public Library wants to make sure that we are serving our community as best as we can. To do this, we'd like to hear from YOU about a variety of topics related to library services. The first topic is the library's SERVICE HOURS; please take this brief survey to let us know when you are most likely to come to the library.

Thank you for your time, please contact us anytime to share your ideas and suggestions!


Make Your Mark!
Posted by MPLadult on May 5, 2015

logo_here.jpgAre you a good artist?

                              Do you want to be a part of our new Makerspace?

We need your help - we need a logo for our Makerspace! Enter your design for a chance to win a $100 gift card!!

Guidelines:

  • Logo must be original design - do not “borrow” from any others
  • Logo must be in a digital format
  • Logo must incorporate the library’s existing logo - a digital copy is available to you upon request
  • Logo must be 18 inches x 18 inches and 300dpi in size
  • Entry must be received by May 31, 2015

This contest is open to ALL ages. E-mail entries and your contact information to pam.carswell@minotnd.org by midnight on May 31, 2015.

For more information contact Pam at 852-1045.


Curious George Visits the Library
Posted by MPLadult on April 8, 2015

curious_George.jpgCURIOUS GEORGE VISITS THE LIBRARY – Curious George will visit the Minot Public Library on Friday, April 17th at 10 AM.  Pre-school children are invited to meet George, hear some stories and have their picture taken in the Imagination Station of the Minot Public Library.  For more information contact the Children’s Library at 838-0606.


Reading Educational Assistance Dog
Posted by childrenslib on March 27, 2015

read_dog.jpgSisu, a Reading Education Assistance Dog, will be available for children to read to on Tuesday, April 7th starting at 4:00 PM in the Children’s Library and continuing until 5:00 PM.  Sisu is a standard poodle and LOVES listening to children read.  Children may read for 15 minutes and it is on a first come first serve basis.  For more information about the READ dog contact the Children’s Library at 838-0606.


Maker Faire
Posted by childrenslib on March 5, 2015

lip_gloss.jpgJoin us Thursday, March 12 from 2-4 in the lobby of the Minot Public Library for our first ever Maker Faire.  It's for school age children grades 1-5, Tweens, and Teens.  We will be making all sorts of neat things like picture frames, magnets, lip gloss, and much more.  Plus Pam, our Teen Librarian will be showing off her new 3 D doodler and other fancy technology for the Maker Space that will be opening soon.


Grandparents Tea
Posted by childrenslib on March 3, 2015


Clifford Visits the Library
Posted by MPLadult on February 10, 2015

clifford_1.jpgCLIFFORD, THE BIG RED DOG – Clifford, the Big Red Dog, will visit the Minot Public Library on Friday, February 20th at 10:00 AM in the Imagination Station.  Come meet Clifford and hear some fun Clifford Stories!  For more information contact the Children’s Library at 838-0606.


Cupcake Wars
Posted by childrenslib on February 5, 2015

cupcakes.jpgJoin us Monday, February 16th at 2:00 PM in the Imagination Station of the Minot Public Library for a sweet program!  We will have our own version of cupcake wars for school age children.  Pre-registration is required for this event.  Call 838-0606 for more information or to register your child.


Story Time For Children
Posted by childrenslib on January 2, 2015

babystorytime.jpgSIDE-BY-SIDE STORIES - Stories for children and their caregiver, parent or grandparent will be held on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM starting January 13th and continuing throug May 12th.

WHIMSICAL WEDNESDAYSJoin Flash and Friends at 10:30 AM staring January 14th and continuing through May 13th.

 

 


ASK Programs for Kids
Posted by childrenslib on December 22, 2014

 after_school_kids_programs.jpgAfter School Kids Programs - After School Kids Programs will resume on Monday, January 5th  at 3:45 PM in the Imagination Station of the Minot Public Library. The activity-based programs are geared for school age children (K-5).  For more information contact the Children’s Library at 838-0606.


Harvest Snacks
Posted by MPLadult on November 1, 2014

harvest_snacks.jpgHARVEST SNACKS – School-age children grades k-5 are invited to the library where we’ll be making yummy Harvest Snacks on November 10th starting at 2:00 PM in the Imagination Station. Hope to see you there. For more information contact the Children's Library at 838-0606.


Cake Wars!
Posted by MPLadult on October 7, 2014

It's October and that means it's time for CAKE!
Register to join us for Cake Wars October 15th @ 2:00-4:00!

Movie Matinee
Posted by MPLadult on September 10, 2014

planes_fire_and_rescue.jpgCome spend your afternoon off Wednesday, November 19th with us watching movies on the big screen in the Imagination Station of the Minot Public Library.  We will be showing Planes: Fire and Rescue at 2:00 PM for children of all ages.  Children under the age of five must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information contact the Children’s Library at 838-0606


Itty Bitty Science
Posted by childrenslib on July 23, 2014

mad_scientist_1.jpgIndependent children ages 3-6 can experiment and explore at the science program which will take place on Mondays at 10:30 AM in the Imagination Station of the Minot Public Library. This week we will be playing with color. For more information contact the Library at 838-0606.


Explore and Discover
Posted by childrenslib on July 23, 2014

paper_airplane.jpgChildren grades 1-5 are invited to come and learn all about paper airplanes and flying them on Thursday, July 31st at the Minot Public Library at starting at 2:00 PM in the Imagination Station.  For more information contact the Children’s Library at 838-0606.


Fizz Boom Science
Posted by childrenslib on July 17, 2014

mad_scientist.jpgChildren grades 2-5 can spark their imaginations on July 23rd at the Minot Public Library’s program on MAGIC POTIONS.  The program starts at 2 PM in the Imagination Station. Come join the fun.


Believe It or Not It's Science!
Posted by childrenslib on July 11, 2014

Arch_ellwein_image.jpgBelieve It or Not…It’s Science presented by Arch Ellewein.  This special science program for children of ALL ages will be held on July 16th at 2:00 PM in Room 201 of the Minot Municipal Auditorium.  Arch has an exciting program with Earth Science, Electricity, and Magnetism.  For more information contact the Children’s Library at 838-0606.
 


MAM Field Trip
Posted by MPLadult on June 23, 2014

modelplane.jpgTeens and Tweens are invited to the Minot Aircraft Modelers' field at 100th Ave NE and 100th St NE on Tuesday July 1st from 6:00-8:00!  Come see how the models work and enjoy learning more about aeronautics!


Fizz Boom Science Fun
Posted by childrenslib on June 17, 2014

 

mad_scientist.jpgChildren grades 2-5 can spark their imaginations on June 18th at the Minot Public Library’s Gross Science Program starting at 2:00 PM in the Imagination Station.  There will be lots of gross things happening at the library.  For more information contact the Children’s Library at 838-0606.


Itty Bitty Science
Posted by childrenslib on June 13, 2014

 

mad_scientist_1.jpgIndependent children ages 3-6 can experiment and explore at the science program which will take place on Mondays at 10:30 AM starting June 16th and continuing through August 4th in the Imagination Station of the Minot Public Library.  For more information contact the Library at 838-0606.


Teen Writing Contest
Posted by MPLadult on June 12, 2014

We are so thrilled to offer a Teen Writing Contest with our Teen Summer Reading Program! This year’s theme is “Spark a Reaction” so it will be an exciting theme to build a story on.

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Summer Reading Kick-Off
Posted by MPLadult on June 9, 2014

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The Summer Reading Program will kick off on Monday, June 9th with a program by locally known singer/songwriter Jazmine Wolff at the Minot Municipal Auditorium starting at 2:00 PM for children of all ages.  Jasmine and friends will make a big bang to get kids of all ages excited about reading.  Children can sign up for the reading program at this time.


Volunteers Needed!
Posted by childrenslib on June 2, 2014

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The Children’s Library is looking for volunteers to be Book Buddies with children during June and July. Volunteers read with a child for one hour per week for eight weeks. If interested, contact the Children’s Library at 838-0606.


Easter Fun
Posted by MPLadult on April 2, 2014

Easter.pngIt’s Easter vacation and we will be doing some fun craft activities on April 17th with children grades k-5.  The fun starts at 2:00 PM in the Imagination Station of the Minot Public Library.  For more information contact the Children’s Library at 838-0606