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Carlow Mayo Public Library
Lego Building Blocks of Literacy for Local Public Libraries
Hastings Highlands, Bancroft and Carlow/Mayo public libraries all partnered and worked together to apply to the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The successful grant application of $15,000.00 was awarded to the three libraries for the LEGO/DUPLO Program.
Brainstorming and research by the three libraries showed how Lego and Duplo could help build literacy, numeracy and social skills in our communities. The blocks are a way to develop a meaningful and cost effective way of engaging children, youth, families and seniors. The libraries also work with the local schools through a lending program, to help more children. The Lego and Duplo blocks are used to demonstrate and relate to the books used in current school curriculums.
Watch for the interactive Lego/Duplo event at Hornet Fest May 30, 2014 or come into the library today!
Carlow/Mayo Public Library is a joint-use facility with Hermon Public School. We have a great library collection that can meet the needs of your whole family which includes a range of books, dvd's, audio books and magazines. We have four computer workstations, two children's early literacy computer stations and E-readers for you to borrow! AND Free WIFI.
We strive to provide equal access to information, ideas and lifelong learning opportunities through a range of services and programs.
Carlow/Mayo Public Library
Tuesday - 5pm to 8pm
LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP CARDS
How to Get a Library Card
- Library cards are free if you live or pay property or business taxes in the municipality of Carlow/Mayo.
- Come into the library, fill out the application form and you will need to show acceptable identification.
- Parents or guardians of children and young adults 17 years and under must sign their children’s library membership application.
Non-residents of Carlow/Mayo can obtain membership cards for $25.00 annually for an individual,
and $30.00 for a family.