At Our Libraries

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With fall comes a return to routine and reading at our libraries.  We have freshened up our locations with new bulletin boards in the children’s spaces.  We hope all the patrons enjoy the small addition to our decor.  Storytime continues this fall with our STEAM focused activities, CMLibraries is inclusive … Continue reading

Millbrook Valley Chocolates Bring Tasty Workshop to Millbrook Library

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The Fancy Nancy and Nick “Chocolate Edition” Tea Party took place Saturday May 27, 2017 at the Millbrook Branch, it was such a delight! We invited Millbrook Valley Chocolates to come and collaborate with the Library. It was a great fit, as the owners, Stephen and Jackie Flamminio have a … Continue reading

What’s Happening at our Libraries?

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Cavan Monaghan Libraries is joining Centennial Place in celebrating Easter! The Library in collaborating with Centennial Place’s Easter Egg Hunt! We will be offering a craft for each age group, and contributing to the prizes shared with the community. This is another way the Library is showing our support and … Continue reading

Christmas Comes to our Libraries

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Lindsay Molloy, Coordinator of Community Outreach Programming and Partnerships Cavan Monaghan Libraries December 3 2016, Millbrook Branch is also hosting our Annual Christmas Party from 11a.m.-12:30p.m. There will be crockpots full of hot chocolate and apple cider, as well as a few Holiday crafts for children. Please stop in and … Continue reading

Library Board seeks Support for Strategic Outreach

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Library CEO Karla Buckborough and Outreach Coordinator Lindsay Molloy presented an update on developments in library programs instituted over the past six months during the September 19th Council meeting. As part of the Strategic Plan presented to Council in June, Cavan Monaghan Library Board members outlined a series of goals … Continue reading

New Programs at Your Local Library

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Storytime 2.0 has three weeks of programming under its belt! The feedback has been constructive and positive. This more inclusive programming structure supports infants and children attending Storytime. We haven’t done away with the actual story reading and sing-a-longs, and still plan to do crafts at popular times of the … Continue reading

Story Time 2.0 —Books and Reading and Play and Learn!

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  Beginning this September story time is moving away from the typical “story time model”. We are venturing into new territories using the play-based learning model for young children. We will still read a story or two, rhyme along, or sing-a-song, BUT will replace the craft time with play time! … Continue reading

Summer Events at your Local Library

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Cavan Monaghan Libraries are pleased to present another summer of free children’s programming, no sign-up required. Kathryn, Megan and the kids have been off to a great start in the first three weeks, with the themes such as Wild, Wild Me, Plants, and Creepy Crawlies as the first themes. Programming … Continue reading

Music Teacher Fills Cavan Monaghan Libraries with Giddy Musicians

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Sarah Sobanski Story time had a musical twist last week at Cavan Monaghan libraries. First at the Bruce Johnston Library on Thursday, and then at the Millbrook Library on Friday, Music for Young Children’s Erica Hernandez visited to dance to the beat and sing along with our preschoolers. Bearing a … Continue reading