Archive for June 2008

Friends of MPL Book Sale!

June 22, 2008


Saturday, June 28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Public Sale–All welcome!

Sunday, June 29 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Public Sale–All welcome!

All sales at Maring-Hunt Library. Huge inventory of used, donated and like-new books.
Books 50 cents a pound! Books on Tape 50 cents, Videos $1, DVD’s $2,Other Items as Marked.

Friends-Show your card, get 20% off at the Saturday and Sunday Sales Only!



Art @ Kennedy

June 6, 2008

Beaty is an art student at Ball State University and is an employee of Muncie Public Library. If you are a local artist or part of an art organization and would like to display your art at Kennedy Library or Maring-Hunt Library, stop by either location to make an appointment with the display coordinator. To display art at Kennedy Library contact Harriette Harra at To display art at Maring-Hunt Library contact Katherine Mitchell at Guidelines and policies are in place regarding the subject matter of art displayed and availability of space.

Summer Reading Events for Kids!

June 2, 2008

6/10/2008 – Maring-Hunt: Bug Explorers! (Gr. K-5) 3:30-4:30 pm
Explore the world of bugs with us! We’ll read, learn and search for bugs!Create your own bug box during craft time. Register online here.

6/11/2008 – Carnegie: Buggily Book Bunch! (Gr. 2-5) 2:30-4 pm
Sign up to be a part of our first ever Summer Reading Book Club! Earn 30 minutes of reading time each session. Enjoy reading, activities, crafts, and fun! Register online here.

6/12/2008 – Conley: Cool Caterpillars (3-5 yrs) 10 am
Come enjoy The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other stories by Eric Carle. We will make a very cool craft. Register online here.


6/12/2008Kennedy: Magician C.R. Ryan (Family Event) 6-7 pm
C.R. Ryan is back! Did you catch his show last year? This family friendly magician will astound you and amaze you with all the tricks he has up his sleeve. You might even get to be a magician’s assistant! Register online here. Visit his website now!


 6/16/2008 – Kennedy: Backyard Safari (Gr. K-5) 10:30 am
Go on a bug safari with us! We’ll read “buzzingly” good books and go on a bug scavenger hunt! Then, “fly” over to the craft table to create your very own bug to take home! Register online here.

Registration for all events begins May 31. Register online or in person at any library location or call one of the following numbers: Carnegie 741.5158, Conley  747.8216, Kennedy 741.7333 or Maring-Hunt 741.5151.