Mackinaw Area Public Library

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Global Village

Global Village

Cultural Diversity

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.

GameKidGame
Dress your character, 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.

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.

Interactive Sites for Education - Native Americans
Hear about old Native American tales and myths. Explore their ancient culture and customs.

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
Informal Art Meetups Feb 25, 2019 02:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Mackinaw Area Public Library
Informal Art Meetups Feb 27, 2019 02:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Mackinaw Area Public Library
Informal Art Meetups Mar 04, 2019 02:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Mackinaw Area Public Library
Michigan Activity Pass

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The Michigan Activity Pass is now available.

Print out free and discounted passes to cultural sites throughout the state.

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