Mackinaw Area Public Library

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Global Village

Global Village

Cultural Diversity

Native American Planet Youth
Listen to the sounds of the Comanche Flute, and learn about the customs and culture of Native Americans.

African-American World
Learn about African-American culture through an interactive game, e-cards that include African-American history, and hearing about African-American heroes who have made a powerful difference in the world.

Africa for Kids
Make your own music on a thumb piano, create your own African mask and listen to a Swahili folktales.

Wonders of the African World
Prepare for an interactive journey across the globe as you begin your Quest for the Magic Calabash. Before going, create your own Adinkra cloth to wear, decorated with the traditional Ashanti Symbols.

Make-A-Hero
Dress your hero, give them accessories, and print!

My Hero
Who are your heroes? Explorers, Writers, scientists, and … dogs? Check out these people who have had a powerful impact on those around them and have helped shaped our world into what it is today.

Virtual Quilt
Schools and students have put together these patches to tell something about the area in which they live. Come and look and add a patch of your own.

Military Kids
Are you a military kid on the move? It can be hard leaving behind your house and friends. This site has advice on saying goodbye, planning to move, and making new friends after you've moved.

Indian Health Services Kids Page
Hear about old Native American tales and myths. Explore their ancient culture and customs. And learn about how to stay safe and healthy.

Our World 

Traveling Around the World
(The Greatest Places?) Spend the night in a space hut on the world's largest island. And listen to the call of a lemur or the hiss of a giant cockroach on Madagascar.

Do Something!
Take action in your community with over 5.5  billion kids like you!

Kids Recycle
Learn what others are doing to reduce waste. Make a poster, or create your own logo to promote recycling in your area.

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Upcoming Events
Author Focus Book Discussion Sep 26, 2017 05:30 PM (US/Eastern) — Pellston Branch - 125 Milton, Pellston, MI
Author Focus Book Discussion Sep 28, 2017 03:30 PM (US/Eastern) — Main Branch Library - 528 W Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI
Identifying and Treating Hoarding Disorder Sep 29, 2017 03:30 PM (US/Eastern) — Main Branch - Community Room
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