Mono County Library: Illustrated Stories
Join the Mono County Library for this free extra-curricular activity and explore the evolutionary development of human storytelling throughout the school year. Open to all Mono County teens and young adults in grades 9-12. Each series will have span multiple weeks with a different theme. The Illustrated Stories on Thursday evenings from 5:00 to 6:00 pm through December 10, join for one evening or the full series and discover the way images can tell a story. Get more info and register today!
MAC After School Programs
The After-School Art Clubs are available for students in the Mammoth Unified & Eastern Sierra school districts. The After-School Art Club is a weekly club with a rotation of learning in visual art, media arts, theatre, and dance. The program is open to children ages 5 – 17 and will provide students the opportunity to express themselves artistically in a safe and nurturing environment. Through our After-School Art Clubs, students in Mono County are exposed to art they may not receive in school. As often as possible, the arts and craft projects will include cultural components. Get more information and register here.
Mammoth Lakes Library Virtual Homework Zone
Volunteer high school students will work with K-8 students as Homework Coaches, using their own academic experience to help along their younger peers. Each VHZ is facilitated by the Youth Librarian, Miss Carissa, though Homework Coaches will work with individual students or small groups in zoom break-out rooms. In these distant times, one-on-one connections like this can make a big difference. Get more information and register here.
Mono County Virtual Peapod
Socialize with other families in Mono County online in English each Monday and Friday at 10:00 am with Mono Kids Virtual Peapods click here for the Zoom links and on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm on Facebook Live. Spanish Peapod meets virtually on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 1:30. More information is available here.
Mammoth Lakes Library Story Hour
Join Mammoth Lakes library for a virtual story hour Wednesdays at 10:30 am in English and in Spanish on the first and third Fridays of the month via the Mammoth Lakes Library Facebook Page. Mammoth Library also has a resource page to keep school aged children busy while learning from home.
NEW! Watch movies, TV Shows, Audiobooks and more with your library card! Your Mono County Library Card now gives you up to four free checkouts per month from HOOPLA Digital. Click here for more info.
DSES Weekly Virtual Programming
Offering recorded programming on cycling, communication, adaptive workouts, backcountry guiding, story time, gardening and more! Get more info and take a dive into these fun resources today!
Check out Community Service Solutions Quarantine Kitchen Live on Facebook every Friday for some yummy and healthy recipe ideas. Fun for the whole family to follow along plus great ideas for staying healthy on a tight budget. More information is available here
Town Host Program Seeking Applicants
MLTPA and MLTS have created a Community Host program to ensure our visitors have a positive experience here in Mammoth Lakes and the Eastern Sierra. Hosts are tasked with providing standardized, accurate and current information, sharing their knowledge of the local geography, reporting maintenance issues to managers, and offering basic first aid supplies. A Host is expected to work primarily during times of peak visitation, typically on holidays and weekends. Both paid and volunteer opportunities available. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
to apply and join the growing team.
Parks and Facilities Update
With freezing temperatures and snow the Parks Department have CLOSED the following amenities for the the winter season.
- Community Tennis Courts
- Shady Rest DiscGolfPark®
- Bike Trail access to the Lakes Basin
- Restrooms and drinking fountains at Shady Rest Park. Portable restrooms are in place.
- Restrooms and drinking fountains at Whitmore Recreation Area. Portable restrooms are in place.
- Restrooms at Mammoth Creek Park East
- Drinking fountains at Trails End Park/Volcom Brothers and Little Brothers Skatepark
- All playgrounds
For a full update visit our parks and facilities status page here.