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Library programs for kids and teens not just for summer

The first day of summer vacation always sees a surge in activity at the Mint Hill Public Library as kids and teens come to sign up for the summer reading program where they can play games, read books to win prizes and enjoy logging in to chart their progress.
But the fun does not have to […]

By |October 3rd, 2013|Around Town, Arts, Good deeds, Library|0 Comments

Therapy dogs help early readers at library

 

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Teresa Faucette is a Therapy Dogs International volunteer and an experienced dog trainer.  She believes dogs provide health and emotional benefits for humans, and she wants to spread those benefits to as many people as she can.  Her sheltie, Max, is a disaster stress relief dog who has helped people after the 2011 Alabama tornado […]

By |September 14th, 2012|Around Town, Good deeds, Library|4 Comments

Library offers something for everyone

Mint Hill library manager, Mark Engelbrecht, called the library’s webpage their “best kept secret.”  The website offers information about the library’s catalog, services, classes, and events.  Classes and events provide residents of all ages with story times, arts and crafts, computer assistance, and educational support.

“We don’t want it to be a secret,” said Engelbrecht.  “We […]

By |September 7th, 2012|Library|1 Comment

Reedy Creek Nature Center visits the library

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Children gathered at the library last Thursday to learn about nocturnal animals.  Heather Reid from Reedy Creek Nature Center taught the young naturalists about the barred owl’s sight, the skunk’s defense mechanism, the bat’s echolocation, and the necessity of beetles and millipedes for a forest’s ecosystem.  The children had the opportunity to ask questions and […]

By |June 28th, 2012|Around Town, Library|0 Comments