MidPointe Library Offers Events and Activities throughout the County
By Staff Report
MidPointe Library System has a variety of upcoming events and activities for all
ages. The calendar is full in February and there’s something fun and educational in
store for everyone. From Baby, Toddler, Preschool and Family Storytime’s to Rock-A-Bye Readers, Kids, Teen and Adult Crafts and much more, there are countless options for individuals and families to enjoy.
“All of our storytimes are really amazing, and that’s so important when it comes
to early literacy,” said Cari Hillman, community engagement director, of the MidPointe
Monroe, Middletown, West Chester, and Trenton Ohio
In February, four of the library’s locations – Monroe, Middletown, West Chester
and Trenton – will introduce “Beaks and Talons” presented by Raptor Inc.
During “Beaks and Talons,” patrons will enjoy a presentation featuring three live
avian ambassadors. In an up-close and personal setting, guests will see and learn
about the adaptations which make birds of prey supreme hunters of the sky.
At the Monroe location on Sat., Feb. 1, the library will launch “Memory Café” at
“We are launching the first ‘Memory Café’ in the area. It is an event for folks who
are struggling with the early stages of Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and any sort of ailment
like that, and their caregivers. So, it gives them an opportunity to come, interact and
enjoy a craft or activity,” Hillman said.
“Conversations that Matter” will also be coming to the Monroe branch in
February. Participants will watch TED Talk videos (Technology, Entertainment and
Design) on a variety of subjects important to both individuals and society. The topics will
range from current events to scientific discoveries, popular culture and more. A lively
discussion will follow.
Girls Who Code Club
The “Girls Who Code Club” at the Trenton branch is another unique offering that
will continue in February. In this 15-class session, participants will join the movement of
Girls Who Code, which will not only build sisterhood, but it will help girls use computer
science to impact their communities. Open to students in grades 6 to 12. Computers
and internet access will be provided.