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Need a rainy day read? Try one from this list of books featuring "rain" and "weather" in the titles!

March 20, 2023
Taking Care of Business
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Why are there so many books on running a business? The sea of opportunity and obstacles are constantly moving, and so should you. Check out these titles to help you with your next big business idea.

January 31, 2023
2023 Books to Movies

This is a list of movies scheduled to be released in 2023 that are based on books in the MCPL collection. Some of the release dates will likely change, and many may end up on streaming services rather than or in addition to theaters. Click on the release date or "TBA" (in parentheses) for more information about the movie.

January 31, 2023
AARP Tax Help

Need help with your taxes? AARP Tax-Aide volunteers are available to help residents file their federal and Indiana state tax returns. The AARP Foundation Tax-aide Program provides in-person and virtual tax assistance to anyone, free of charge. Volunteers are trained and IRS-certified every year.


January 17, 2023
Celebrate Black History
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February is Black History Month! Celebrate the culture and achievements of African Americans by reading one of these fiction titles written by a Black author.

January 16, 2023
Text reads Slash Subscriptions in 2023. An arrow in the background points from cut to use and Netflix to Kanopy, Hulu to Hoopla, Audible to Libby, Spotify to Freegal, Skillshare to LinkedIn Learning, Amazon to Library of Things. All FREE with your library card.

With so many entertainment platforms, it’s easy to stack subscriptions and blow your budget. We’re here to help you save your hard earned cash! Put away your credit card, pull out your library card, and try some of our Library services.

Instead of Netflix, plan your movie nights with Kanopy, a high-quality video streaming service with over 30,000 films. Don’t miss Kanopy’s selection of brand-new titles from BBC Film!

January 3, 2023
Human Hibernation
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Writer Anne Lamott said, “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” So slow down, curl up, and ruminate this season with one of these thoughtful reads.

December 21, 2022
Happy Hopepunk Holidays
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Celebrate the holiday season with Hopepunk fiction! Hopepunk, as defined by author Alexandra Rowland, is a science fiction subcategory defined as “the opposite of grimdark.” It focuses on characters fighting for societal change, radical kindness, and the good of humanity.

November 17, 2022
Native American Heritage Month
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Fiction, nonfiction, memoir, and poetry that remind of us of the vitality and relevance of North America’s diverse indigenous cultures.

October 27, 2022
MCPL Winter Food Drive

Donations Accepted November 12–20

October 20, 2022
Transcending the Traditional: Transgender and Nonbinary Nonfiction
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For transcending the traditional binary mindset, here is a list of recommended nonfiction written by and/or about transgender or nonbinary people. This list was made as an addition to the Transgender Nonfiction list.

October 12, 2022
Trancending the Traditional: Transgender and Nonbinary Fiction and Authors
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For transcending the traditional binary mindset, here is a list of recommended fiction written by and/or about transgender or nonbinary people. This list was made as an addition to the Transgender Authors and Fiction list.

October 2, 2022
Queer Fear: LGBTQ+ Horror Fiction
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Explore haunted houses, meet the bloodsucking undead, and revisit twisted folktales in these terrifying books featuring LGBTQ+ protagonists. If horror fiction preys on a reader’s fears and anxieties, then queer horror subverts the genre’s conventions and challenges notions of who is considered monstrous.

September 21, 2022
Celebrate Banned Books Week 2022

Books unite us. They reach across boundaries and build connections between readers. Censorship, on the other hand, divides us and creates barriers. One of our most important goals here at the Library is to provide free and equitable access to information and resources. Among the many implications of that word–access–is the notion of freedom: you are free to read, watch, play, or listen to whatever interests you.

September 18, 2022
Collage of book covers from the list with the text "Hispanic Heritage" and "Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana".
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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by reading these titles written by Hispanic authors. The list covers a wide variety of genres–including memoir, historical romance, and contemporary fiction.

August 15, 2022