Teen Programs in Full Swing At MPL

Do you have a tween or teen in your life? Send them to the library this fall for some cool teen programs. There are always some very fun programs going on for teens at the library. The teens often use our Makerspace with cool technology items like the green screen, poster printer, and roll printer. […]

Have You Been To Family Story Time?

Does your family have a hard time making it to story times during the week? It can often be difficult to get the family together during the week to see a story time. But, story times are very important for children. A study from the University of Jordan indicates bringing children to story time significantly […]

November’s Sweater Weather Topic is: Own Voice

If you participated in our Summer Reading Program, then you might be interested to join our Sweater Weather Reading Program. Just like in the summer reading program, you will be able to track the books you are reading on Beanstack and use those to earn chances at prizes. Each month in the Sweather Weather reading […]

Sweater Weather Reading Challenge Is Coming Soon!

It’s that time of year when the leaves are starting to fall and we’re breaking out our coziest blankets. That means it’s time for MPL’s Sweater Weather Reading Challenge. Complete this challenge in our Beanstack app starting November 1st.  This all age’s challenge will get you to try new reading genres that you might not […]

Have You Heard About Pokemon Club?

The Pokemon Club is a fun new event that meets in the story room of the Children’s Library! Are you interested in learning about Pokémon the game? Our club will meet every month and discuss deck building, how to play, and trading cards. We will also have fun activities. Pokémon Club is for kids ages […]

Digital Resource Spotlight: MPL Minot Daily News Archives

The MPL Minot Daily News Archive launched earlier in the year 2022 and people everywhere were finally able to view archives of past Minot Daily News articles! It was a great resource to share with family historians as well as other historians. Now, we can finally announce that the MPL Minot Daily News Archives have […]

Friends of the Library Booksale Season is Upon Us!

Fall is here. This means that children are back in school, coffee is being flavored with pumpkin spice, and it is time for some Friends of the Library Booksales! This year the Fall Friends of the Library Booksales will kick off on September 14th and 15th. The sale on September 14th is just for Friends […]

Children’s Programming Returns to MPL

The week of September 12th, 2022 programming will resume in the Children’s Library. The Children’s Library has three story times a week, including: Maker Monday, Smart Start, and Lap Sit Story Time. The After School Kids (ASK) program will be held on Mondays from 3:45 – 4:30 pm beginning on Monday, October 3rd. This program […]

National Library Card Signup Month Is Coming!

September is National Library Card Signup Month! Do you have a library card? Do members of your family have a library card? Do your friends have a library card? Now is a good time to apply for one. With a library card from the Minot Public Library you can do a great number of cool […]

Digital Resource Spotlight: Universal Class

It’s almost time to go back to school, but did you know that you can take online courses in a wide variety of topics with just your library card? One of the most useful digital resources that the Minot Public Library provides its patrons is Universal Class. Universal Class operates like an online university with […]