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Virtual Programming

Participate in some of our well-loved programs or a brand new program–right from the comfort of home. There’s something for everyone! Some virtual events require registration.

Children

Join us for a virtual Story Time with some of your friends from our children’s departments. A new story time video will be available each month along with a new packet of interactive activities matching the weekly story. Download the PDFs or call your local library location to pick one up at our curbside pick up service.

Get an up-close, personal tour of some local trucks!  We will leave these videos on our YouTube permanently for whenever you need a truck fix.  Thanks to all of our community partners who allowed us to show off their vehicles. 

 

See the full collection on our YouTube Channel!

Teen

Stop in any time for your next 3D friend to add to your collection!

The Month of September
Adults/Teens
Have you ever wanted to direct your own sci-fi film? Are you yearning to shout orders out from behind a camera? Well don your beret and take out your clapperboard, because now you can! Join us online in September and make all those hard directorial decisions in your very own virtual adventure. If your film becomes a blockbuster, you could win a prize!
 

This event is for teens and adults. We will be playing in two groups.  

This group will be playing through the Storm King's Thunder campaign simultaneously. We will be using Roll20.net to play the game, Zoom for voice/video, and D&D Beyond for access to sourcebooks. We will meet on the second Tuesday of each month.

Online registration is required through our Library Calendar. Space is limited. Registered guests will receive the Zoom link via email 24 hrs. prior to the program start. (Note: check your spam folders for these link emails!)

Sign up now!

Adult

The Month of September
Adults/Teens
Have you ever wanted to direct your own sci-fi film? Are you yearning to shout orders out from behind a camera? Well don your beret and take out your clapperboard, because now you can! Join us online in September and make all those hard directorial decisions in your very own virtual adventure. If your film becomes a blockbuster, you could win a prize!
 

Calling all knitters and crocheters! We're hosting a virtual knitalong/crochetalong. Use our Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center database to find your pattern and as you're knitting or crocheting your item, post progress pictures to our In The Loop Facebook Group

Join our Page Turning Tuesdays Facebook group! Connect with a community of readers and share your reading journey. 

September Book: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
October Book: Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James

Already read it? Join the group and tell us what you thought! 

This event is for teens and adults. We will be playing in two groups.  

This group will be playing through the Storm King's Thunder campaign simultaneously. We will be using Roll20.net to play the game, Zoom for voice/video, and D&D Beyond for access to sourcebooks. We will meet on the second Tuesday of each month.

Online registration is required through our Library Calendar. Space is limited. Registered guests will receive the Zoom link via email 24 hrs. prior to the program start. (Note: check your spam folders for these link emails!)

Sign up now!

Some programs are available as kits and can be picked up at your local library.

For live, interactive programs, we will utilize Facebook Live and the free app, Zoom, to provide access to those virtual programs. We suggest that patrons wanting to connect to the Library programs should download Zoom Cloud Meeting.  (To access Facebook Live, download the Facebook app.)

The application is available through:

App Store (Apple)
Google Play Store (Android)
Microsoft Windows Download

Please remember that when when you connect to the Library program in the Zoom app:

  • mute your microphone
  • turn on your speaker.

When you open the Zoom app, tap on “Join”.  Enter the appropriate Meeting ID, without spaces and tap on “Join”.

*NOTE:  For Dungeons and Dragons, the app, Discord, will also be used.

Now Offering Virtual Tech Help!

You can schedule a free, one-on-one Zoom or Google Meet session with a member of our Learning Lab team. If you would like to set up an appointment, please do so at least 24 hours in advance by calling 419.521.3146 or emailing learning@mrcpl.org. Appointments last for up to 30 minutes and can be scheduled once per week. Topics covered include but are not limited to:

  • Library Digital Resources like Overdrive/Libby, Hoopla, and Kanopy that give you access to thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, movies, and more
  • Online learning tools such as Infobase Learning Cloud and Lynda.com
  • Email and internet questions
  • Microsoft Office help (Word, Excel, PowerPoint …)
  • Job-searching and resume help
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