Make and create at library event

Are you interested in building and creating?The McLoud Public Library gives teens look into inventing and creating in a new way with the program ASK Makey Makey, at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the library.

The electronic Makey Makey touchpad kits give participants a chance to make their own unique inventions out of a variety of everyday items. The activity is made possible with one of the library’s new STEAM Power Maker kits, which promote science, engineering and technology through unique learning tools.

The program is the monthly edition of the library’s Afterschool Kids (ASK) group, which is geared to children ages 9 to 12. Registration is not required. Come share your ideas and invent something super unique! 


Get a lesson in spices at free cooking workshop

spicesAre you in the mood to make some delicious food but sometimes don't know which spices to use? The McLoud Public Library is cooking in its upcoming program Put Some Spice in Your Life! at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20.

The free workshop is for ages 18 and up, and gives a look at the uses for spice rubs and how to use them with a variety of foods.

Space for the program is limited, so registration is required. Register soon so you can take part in this awesome event and learn which spices would be right for your dish! 

Legislative Breakfast welcomes community, state leaders

lunchCome join us at the McLoud Public Library as it hosts one of the periodic editions of its Legislative Breakfast at 7 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in the Milburn Room of the library.

The library hosts the events in conjunction with the McLoud Chamber of Commerce and the Friends of the McLoud Library. McLoud Café will be providing the breakfast for the event.

Area, state and national legislators and representatives from their offices are invited and many have attended past sessions.

Registration is not required for members of the public to attend.

February's Preschool Story Time brings books, learning and more

readThe McLoud Public Library is the best place to be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 for its Preschool Story Time!

Activities are geared to ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers, and will feature stories from children’s book favorites, as well as songs, rhymes and more.

Registration is not required to attend.

Adults are coloring at the library

colorAre you in need of a moment to relax and relief some stress? The McLoud Public Library is bringing the trend of adult coloring books to the community, with a Stress Relief Adult Coloring program starting at noon Tuesday, Feb. 16.

While most parents do have children that like to color, this series is for ages 18 and up only. The library will provide coloring sheets, crayons and colored pencils, although participants may bring their own supplies if they wish.

The goal of the class is relaxation and boosting brain activity and creativity.

Registration is not required to attend. Register soon and join us while we relax and color like those good old days back when we were still kids!