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Mississauga Library Offers a Summer Full of Fun Activities

Jun 06, 2019

Mississauga Library has something for everyone this summer. Take advantage of all the Library has to offer:

Join a Club 
Check out the TD Summer Reading Club website and then starting July 2, join the club anytime and check out what’s happening all summer.
  
Enjoy Performers and Workshops 
Visit the Library for exciting and entertaining performances, live shows such as Bentastic’s Magic Show, Creature Quest Live Animal Show and much more.
 
Visit mississaugalibrary.ca/whatson for schedule, location and ticket information.
 
Try Something New
Learn a new skill with Lynda.com, a new language with Mango or spend quality family time enjoying stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy activities. Choose from Family Storytime, Family Gardening Workshop, Meet & Greet with Mississauga Firefighters and more.
 
 
Go Mobile
Stream music and audiobooks on your mobile device through Hoopla or Freegal.
 
Make Something
Maker Mississauga offers children, teens and adults the chance to share ideas, explore new technologies, develop new skills and have fun. Check out What’s On for a variety of programs including 3D printing, coding, robotics, photography, filmmaking, knitting and more.
 
Adult Reading List
Catch up on summer reading with a few recommended titles:
  • Johnny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead
  • The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
  • The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
  • The Good Son by You-Jeong Jeong
  • Who is Vera Kelly by Rosalie Knecht
Summer Reads for Youth
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • Once and For All by Sarah Dessen
  • Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde
  • Geekerella by Ashley Poston
  • A Separate Peace by John Knowles
Get Outside
Grab a good book and visit Meadowvale’s Reading Terrace overlooking Lake Aquitaine Park. Or head over to Central Library and enjoy Celebration Square or the Jubilee Garden.
 
Plant a Seed
Borrow organic, non-GMO seeds from the Port Credit or Lorne Park libraries to grow your own vegetables, herbs and plants.
 
Catch a Summer Flick
Just add popcorn for summer viewing with these popular blockbusters:
  • Black Panther
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Get Out
Let Us Come to You
Can’t get to the Library? Our Homebound service can come to you!
 
Each month, volunteers or family members can deliver Library materials to any Mississauga resident unable to visit the Library due to short or long-term health or mobility concerns. 
To enroll, call 905-615-3200, ext. 3544 or email library.homebound@mississauga.ca.
 
Did you know?
 
In 2018 there were more than 4.3 million Library visits. This summer, take advantage of the Library’s collection of more than one million materials.
 
Visit mississaugalibrary.ca for more summer fun ideas.
 
 
 
 
 
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