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McHenry Public Library offers family fun, learning opportunities

Published: Monday, March 3, 2014 1:16 p.m. CDT

McHENRY – The McHenry Public Library has activities for kids and adults on its schedule next week.

• The contemporary book discussion group will take on "The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference" by Malcolm Gladwell at its meeting 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 10. Copies are available at the Check-Out Desk. The group is for those 18 and up. Registration is not required.

• To celebrate National Foreign Languages Week, the library is promoting its Mango Languages database, which can be used to learn Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Russian and Japanese. The program also has sections for kids and those who learned English as a second language. Program demonstrations will be available upon request Tuesday, March 11.

• The next section of the Almapura series will cover the concept of honor self from both human and spiritual perspectives. The event, which is for those 18 and up, will take place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11.

• A Lego Club drop-in event will take place 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 12. Registration is not required. This family event is for children 4 and up.

• At the "Camping with Kids" seminar, Keith Heger, an adventurer and guide, will share some techniques and stories from his own experiences with his sons. The seminar will run 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12.

• "Spring Stamping with Darla" participants will create spring-themed projects 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 15. The event is for those 18 and up with a McHenry Public Library card.

For more information, go to www.mchenrylibrary.org or call the library at 815-385-0036. The library is located at 809 N. Front St.

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