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Upcoming Programs and Events

Supervision of Children Policy

The library is a public place, and as such, cannot be responsible for unattended children. For their safety and protection:
Children under the age of seven must be accompanied and adequately supervised by an adult throughout the building. Children 7-11 years of age must have an adult in the building.

Winter Reading 2019

From January 1st to January 31st, MacDonald Public Library will participate in Beanstack’s Second Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Mark Cuban. We challenge our patrons to read at least 8 hours or 30 books and log their reading at Hundreds of libraries and schools across the nation will encourage their communities to read a target number of minutes and books. If we reach the collective goal, "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban will donate $35,000 top participating libraries to expand access to resources within the community.

Our theme for Kidding Around this February is Fairy Tale Science!
Kids in Grades K-2 can come to the library and enjoy fairy tale themed science activities on Wednesday, February 6th at 5:00 pm.
Registration is required and can be done by calling 586-725-0273.


At February’s ATLAS (At The Library After School) we will be showing our pets a little love! 3rd-6th graders can come participate in a variety of pet themed projects on Wednesday, February 13th at 5 pm. Registration is required and can be done by calling 586-725-0273.


2nd-6th graders can come to the library Thursday, February 21st at 5 pm to learn about Blaire Wilson, the American Girl of the Year for 2019.
We will discuss Blaire’s stories and enjoy themed snacks and activities. Registration is required and can be done by calling 586-725-0273.


Our library Lego Club will meet at the library on Thursday, February 7th at 5 pm. Lego Club will be held throughout the school year on the first Thursday of every month and is for Grades K-6. Ms. Kelly will provide the Legos. No registration is required.

Toddler & Preschool Storytimes:
A new series of storytimes will start on November 13th. Toddlers and Preschoolers can join us for stories, songs and a craft on the following dates. No registration required.

Tuesday, January 22nd at 10 am and 11 am
Wednesday, January 23rd at 11 am
Theme: Winter Blues

Tuesday, January 29th at 10 am and 11 am
Wednesday, January 30th at 11 am
Theme: G is for Groundhog

Tuesday, February 5th at 10 am and 11 am
Wednesday, February 6th at 11 am
Theme: Winter Fun

Tuesday, February 12th at 10 am and 11 am
Wedneday, February 13th at 11 am
Theme: Stories and Songs we Love

For babies under 24th months (with caregiver)

Thursdays at 10:15 am
January 10th through February14th

For the latest listings of weekly storytime songs and activities check out Miss Kelly's Storytime Blog:

To log books for our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program or receive personalized book recommendations for your child head over to Beanstack.