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Kids' Corner

Programs for Kids

Story Time

Story Time sessions for children 5 years and under are presented each Tuesday at 11 a.m. during the school year.  Activities include stories, fingerplays, simple crafts, and more. A parent or adult caregiver must attend with the child.

Summer Fun

Read to earn freebies from local restaurants and enter weekly prize drawings. Includes programs for Kids, teens and families. See the Summer Fun page for more information and dates.

Summer Fun 2015 was a great success with more than 550 children, teens, and adults participating in programs.  Plans are already being made for 2016 summer programs, and more information will be posted at the first of May 2016.

Homework Help

Got homework?  We can help! Check out these cool sites:


Ask a librarian for the password, then login to Tutor.com and create your own account (free).  Real, live tutors can help with math, science, social studies, and English.

TexShare Databases

Homework Help at TexShare has encyclopedias and more to help you ace that assignment! Ask a librarian for the login and password, then click on TexShare databases and scroll down to the "Homework and Education" section.

Fun Stuff Online

Caution: The links below will direct you away from the MPPL site. Librarians have screened the sites, but the library is not responsible for their content.

Reading & Authors

Dave Pilkey's Extra Crunchy Website O' Fun

Junie B. Jones


Magic Tree House

Harry Potter at Scholastic

Texas 2 X 2 Reading List - List of 20 books for kids age 2 to grade 2.

Bluebonnet Reading List -  Recommended for grades 3-6.

Lone Star Reading List -  Books for grades 6-8.

ALA Caldecott Medal

ALA Newberry Medal