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Book Talk with Karen Dionne

Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Local author Karen Dionne will be visiting MacDonald Public Library to discuss and sign copies of her international bestseller, "The Marsh King's Daughter" at 6:30 p.m. on October 29th, 2018.

Don't miss this chance to meet Ms. Dionne! No registration is required. Light refreshments will be provided. To learn more, visit


NaNoWriMo 2018

November is National Novel Writing Month! Affectionately known as NaNoWriMo, this month-long project encourages people from around the country to sit down and WRITE!

MacDonald Public Library will be opening its doors all month long to NaNoWriMo participants. Three times throughout the month, NaNoWriMo will be taking over our community rooms. During these special events, we'll provide writing aids and exercises, refreshments, and a quiet place to work on your (future) masterpiece. 

Join us on:
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 – 12 to 4 p.m.
Friday, November 16th, 2018 – 1 to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 – 4 to 8 p.m.

Registration is preferred, but not required. To register, call (586) 725-0273 or use our online calendar. To learn more about NaNoWriMo, visit their official website.


Friends of MPL Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale

Saturday, November 24th, 2018 at 10 a.m.

On Saturday, November 24th, 2018 the Friends of MacDonald Public Library are once again hosting their annual Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale. This even will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Friends are currently looking for vendors to participate. Know of someone who may be interested? Please spread the word! To apply, download this application and return it to MacDonald Public Library or send the completed document directly via e-mail to:


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