Archive for March 2009

Alice in Wonderland

March 27, 2009

Alice in WonderlandWeds. April 1, 4:30-6pm
@Kennedy Library

Meet the Mad Hatter, White Rabbit, Caterpillar and Alice at Kennedy Library. Muncie Ballet dancers & characters from Alice in Wonderland will be celebrating April Fool’s Day. Come join in the Mad Hatter Madness. Make an unbirthday crown, learn a nonsense dance and hear some readings from Alice in Wonderland.

To find out more about Muncie Ballet, visit


Celebrate Spring with Art

March 19, 2009

PearsThe Art of Martha Gilliom @ Kennedy
Starting April 1

Enjoy the fresh artwork of Muncie artist, Martha Gilliom on display in April at Kennedy Library. Take in the landscapes, still lifes and more. Visit her website at for more information.

Music @ Kennedy in April

March 16, 2009

Music by il TroubadoreMusic @ Kennedy Library
Sunday, April 5 2009, 2:30-4 pm

Celebrate Spring with il Troubadore, an Indianapolis-based band that will provide fun and lively music.
il Troubadore is known as Indy’s 16th Century Rock Band. They have been entertaining people with music from around the world since 2004. Their repertoire spans a wide variety of Western pop/rock and classical styles as well as world and folk music.

Staff Picks for March

March 12, 2009

Can’t figure out what to read next? The Staff of MPL has a few recommendations for you!  
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Celebrate Seeing Eye Dogs @ Kennedy This Weekend!

March 12, 2009
Learn more about The Seeing Eye, Inc. Saturday, March 14
1-3 pm

In recognition of Disability Awareness Month, celebrate the 80th anniversary of The Seeing Eye, Inc. Meet seeing eye dogs and their owners, find out more about these special canines! This is a family friendly event.

Friends Book Sales This Weekend

March 12, 2009

The Friends are now located at Webb Hunt Library!
1110 W. Memorial Drive (Corner of Memorial and Hoyt)

Don’t miss the Spring Book Sale! Books, CDs, DVDs, and More!

Books – $0.50/lb. DVDs – $2/each
Books on Tape – $0.50/each Videos – $1/each
Other items as marked.
Friday, March 13 Books For Sale!
6 to 8 p.m.
Friends Only Preview Night
Must Show Your Card to Get In Or Purchase a Card at the Door!

Saturday, March 14
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Public Sale

Sunday, March 15
1 to 4 p.m.
Public Sale

Pick Up Locations Are Changing

March 12, 2009

Attention MPL Customers!
Pick Up Locations Are Changing Beginning March 17
Holds Change Policy

To prepare for the closing of Carnegie and Conley Libraries as circulating libraries, pick-up locations for reserved materials will be Kennedy and Maring-Hunt Libraries only.

We look forward to seeing you at Kennedy and Maring-Hunt Libraries!