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A Letter of Thanks and a Request

Macedon Public Library’s recent referendum failed.  However, to the 372 people who voted in support of increased funding: thank you. Your votes signal an implicit understanding.  You comprehend the value the library provides to people at every stage.  You realize how providing access to literacy programs for children increases the odds of them succeeding and becoming contributing members of Macedon’s economy.  You recognize how teens able to congregate in a safe space are less apt to find themselves getting involved in exploits leading to nowhere good for anyone.  You can fathom how offering technology to adults looking for work, or … Continue reading A Letter of Thanks and a Request

Did You Know…

The library has two Instagram accounts.  The MPL Instagram has lots of pictures of teens doing cool things with a sprinkling of other pictures that are non-teen related.  The Macedon Kids Instagram is chock full of pictures of children engaged in all sorts of fun activities. If you want to see what’s been going on at the library, follow our Instagram accounts! You can find links to our accounts by clicking on “MORE” at the top of our website’s home page. As a matter of fact, you can find all kinds of interesting links to useful information by clicking on … Continue reading Did You Know…

Hot Off the Grill…

Want to kick your grilling up a few notches?  The library has just added a spice class to our list of events being offered in August.   On August 14 at 7 pm you will have the opportunity to learn from Karen and Linda Brake proprietors of the spice specialty store, Mrs. Brake’s Spice’s Etc., on Route 332 in Farmington, how to make a tantalizing lemon pepper rub to kick up your grilled chicken.   Learn how to custom blend a variety of authentic spices and receive delicious recipe suggestions.  Participants will leave with supplies inside a stylishly decorated, small … Continue reading Hot Off the Grill…

COMING in August…

Meteorites will be on display throughout the month of August.  Different types of meteorites from all over the world, as well as from the moon and Mars will be in the display cases at the library.  Those who visit the display can choose to enter a FREE drawing to win their very own meteorite.  40 winners will be chosen! The library wishes to thank meteorite enthusiast, Steve Gratton, for generously sharing his knowledge and love of meteorites with the community. Continue reading COMING in August…