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Wednesday, August 22, 2018


5:45 PM - 7:45 PMKnit & Crochet Group



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  Our new knit and crochet group meets every other Wednesday evening from 5:45pm-7:45pm. Bring your projects and UFOs (Unfinished Objects) and join us! 




Saturday, September 1, 2018


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Labor Day Weekend



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Labor Day weekend. 




Monday, September 3, 2018


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Labor Day



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. 




Wednesday, September 5, 2018


11:00 AMToddler Block Party



Location:  Ruth Hughes- Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Parents and Toddlers are encouraged to "raise the roof" at Block Party! It may seem like just fun and games, but there is actually quite a bit of learning that goes on- like problem solving, imagination, motor and social skills, and so much more. Feel free to just drop in; we have blocks and fun in abundance! 




Thursday, September 6, 2018


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMSkilled Stitches



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Drop in anytime between 4 and 6 for some absoute beginner sewing projects and supplies to get you started! 




Monday, September 10, 2018


6:00 PMRead 2 a Dog



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Prepare for a "tail wagging" reading extravaganza as therapy pups Rein and Remy help us "paw" our way to becoming stronger, more confidant readers. It's not "ruff", all you need to do is sign up for one of our 15 minute sessions, grab a book, cuddle up and read! Reading to Rein and Remy can help change reading from being a chore to a delight! 


6:30 PM - 7:00 PMHoopla 101 @ Attica Branch



Location:  Attica Branch
Contact:  Jessica Bostian
Description:  In addition to Overdrive and Libby, you can use your Ruth Hughes Library card to access not only eBooks and eAudiobooks, but music, movies, and comics! Learn how to use the Hoopla website and app today: there are no charges, no late fees, and it can be accessed anywhere with Internet access. It is free and easy to use. You must be a resident of Imlay City, Imlay Township, or Attica Township to access Overdrive, Libby, and Hoopla with your Ruth Hughes Library card.




Tuesday, September 11, 2018


10:30 AMAttica Storytime: Owls are a Hoot!



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  




Friday, September 14, 2018


10:30 AMImlay Storytime: Owls are a Hoot!



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Tuesday, September 18, 2018


10:30 AMNO STORYTIME TODAY!



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  




Friday, September 21, 2018


10:30 AMImlay Storytime: Rip Roarin' Rhinos



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Saturday, September 22, 2018


11:00 AM - 1:00 PMHobbit Walk @ ATTICA BRANCH



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Thankfully our trek won't be as long as the ones experienced by Bilbo and Frodo, but the mile long, paved loop provided by the Attica Twp. Park should be the perfect ramble to get us in the spirit of the day! The walk will being promptly at 11:10 am. Hobbit Day crafts will be ongoing in the library for the entire event, Shire Cider and Rings of Power (donuts), will be served upon the walkers return, around noon. Walking shoes and comfortable clothes are strongly suggested. Don't forget your pocket handerchief, as we will not be turning back! 




Tuesday, September 25, 2018


10:30 AMAttica Storytime: Fall Favorites



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, September 27, 2018


10:00 AM - 7:45 PMLibrary Card Replacement Day



Location:  Both Branches
Contact:  
Description:  We understand that sometimes life happens, those tricky little library cards slip out of wallets, go through the dryer, or become delicious treats for pups; so in celebration of September being National Library Card Signup Month, your library is offering the opportunity to have your library card replaced for free! Please bring a valid form of photo ID with you for verification purposes. 




Friday, September 28, 2018


10:30 AMImlay Storytime: Fall Favorites



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Monday, October 1, 2018


6:00 PMRead 2 a Dog



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Prepare for a "tail wagging" reading extravaganza as therapy pups Rein and Remy help us "paw" our way to becoming stronger, more confidant readers. It's not "ruff", all you need to do is sign up for one of our 15 minute sessions, grab a book, cuddle up and read! Reading to Rein and Remy can help change reading from being a chore to a delight! 




Wednesday, October 3, 2018


11:00 AMToddler Block Party



Location:  Ruth Hughes- Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Parents and Toddlers are encouraged to "raise the roof" at Block Party! It may seem like just fun and games, but there is actually quite a bit of learning that goes on- like problem solving, imagination, motor and social skills, and so much more. Feel free to just drop in; we have blocks and fun in abundance! 




Monday, October 8, 2018


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Staff In-Service Day



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for a staff in-service day. 




Tuesday, October 9, 2018


10:30 AMAttica Storytime: Feelin' Squirrely



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, October 11, 2018


6:30 PM - 7:00 PMOverdrive/Libby



Location:  Imlay City Branch
Contact:  Jessica Bostian
Description:  Did you know that you can check out eBooks and eAudiobooks through the Overdrive system and/or the new Libby App with your Ruth Hughes library card, for free? Accessible any time of day or night, Overdrive is compatible with a wide variety of devices including iPhones, iPads, Kindle tablets and readers, eReaders, desktops, Androids, and more. You must be a resident of Imlay City, Imlay Township, or Attica Township to access Overdrive, Libby, and Hoopla with your Ruth Hughes Library card.




Friday, October 12, 2018


10:30 AMImlay Storytime: Feelin' Squirrely



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Tuesday, October 16, 2018


10:30 AMAttica Storytime: Pizza!



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  




Friday, October 19, 2018


10:30 AMImlay Storytime: Pizza!



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Tuesday, October 23, 2018


10:30 AMAttica Storytime: mmmMonsters



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  


1:00 PM - 3:00 PMOne-on-One Sessions w/Jessica*



Location:  Imlay City Branch
Contact:  Jessica Bostian
Description:  

*30 minute sessions
 

Are you interested in our computer classes but unable to attend, or would you prefer a smaller classroom setting? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on- one

computer session with Tech Coordinator Jessica Bostian. When you sign up, let us know what topics/issues you are looking to learn more about, and staff will call back and confirm whether or not this is something we can assist you with.

 





Wednesday, October 24, 2018


10:00 AMFrankenreads



Location:  Both Branches
Contact:  
Description:  200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 




Thursday, October 25, 2018


10:00 AMFrankenreads



Location:  Both Branches
Contact:  
Description:  200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 




Friday, October 26, 2018


10:00 AMFrankenreads



Location:  Both Branches
Contact:  
Description:  200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 


10:30 AMImlay Storytime: mmmMonsters!



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Saturday, October 27, 2018


10:00 AMFrankenreads



Location:  Both Branches
Contact:  
Description:  200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 


11:00 AM - 1:00 PMMerchant Trick of Treat



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Merchant Trick or Treat returns! Join us for the much beloved daylight Trick or Treating event in the business district of Imlay City that takes place the Saturday before Halloween. As always, the library and its staff will be dressed to impress and ready to pass out candy! 




Monday, October 29, 2018


10:00 AMFrankenreads



Location:  Both Branches
Contact:  
Description:  200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 




Tuesday, October 30, 2018


10:00 AMFrankenreads



Location:  Both Branches
Contact:  
Description:  200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 




Wednesday, October 31, 2018


5:30 AMEarly Closing



Location:  Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library
Contact:  
Description:  The Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closing early at 5:00pm on Wednesday, October 31st. We will reopen at 10:00am on Thursday, November 1st per normal hours. 


10:00 AMFrankenreads



Location:  Both Branches
Contact:  
Description:  200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 




Monday, November 5, 2018


5:30 PM - 7:30 PMHack the Box for International Games Week



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  It's a night of cat burglar skills at he library! Groups of 2 - 4 people are invited to sign up to test their mental strength, break into the puzzle box and rescue the treasure. It's not as easy as it sounds with codes, patterns and hidden gizmos making the path to victory more challenging. Space is limited at this special International Games Week event sponsored by local business 123 Escape, so stop in or call 810 724-8043 to register today! 


6:00 PMRead 2 a Dog



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Prepare for a "tail wagging" reading extravaganza as therapy pups Rein and Remy help us "paw" our way to becoming stronger, more confidant readers. It's not "ruff", all you need to do is sign up for one of our 15 minute sessions, grab a book, cuddle up and read! Reading to Rein and Remy can help change reading from being a chore to a delight! 




Tuesday, November 6, 2018


10:30 AMAttica Storytime: Home Sweet Home



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, November 8, 2018


12:00 PM - 6:00 PMEscape the Room for International Games Week



Location:  100 E 3rd St, Imlay City Mi
Contact:  
Description:  You find yourself in a locked room, with nothing but your savvy and skills to get you out. Can you solve the puzzles, conquer your fears and break out in less than an hour? Well here is your chance to try! Your library has teamed with Imlay City's 123 Escape to bring you a full day of breakout thrills! Teams of no more than 8 can call 810 724-8043 or stop in at the library to sign up for the event which will be located at the 123 Escape building located on the corner of Almont Ave. and 3rd St. Get ready to test your mettle...if you dare! Please note that this event is suitable for ages 12 and up!




Friday, November 9, 2018


10:30 AMImlay Storytime: Home Sweet Home



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Tuesday, November 13, 2018


10:30 AMAttica Storytime: Let's Feast!



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, November 15, 2018


2:45 PM - 6:00 PMFantastic Buttons Crafternoon



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  We've waited patiently, watched the teaser trailers, and read every snippet we could find and finally the time has come! The second installement of the Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, is coming to theaters November 16. Before you see the film, stop by the library to make a great Fantastic Beasts button to show your pride! 




Tuesday, November 20, 2018


2:45 PMT(w)een Crafternoon: Mystery Braid Bracelets



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  There are bound to be some twists and turns as we create stunningly simple leather braided bracelets! All supplies are provided, just bring your creativity. 




Wednesday, November 21, 2018


11:00 AMToddler Block Party



Location:  Ruth Hughes- Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Parents and Toddlers are encouraged to "raise the roof" at Block Party! It may seem like just fun and games, but there is actually quite a bit of learning that goes on- like problem solving, imagination, motor and social skills, and so much more. Feel free to just drop in; we have blocks and fun in abundance! 




Thursday, November 22, 2018


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Thanksgiving Day



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. 




Friday, November 23, 2018


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Thanksgiving Holiday



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. 




Tuesday, November 27, 2018


10:30 AMAttica Storytime: Mail Call



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  




Friday, November 30, 2018


10:30 AMImlay Storytime: Mail Call



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Monday, December 24, 2018


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Christmas Eve



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Christmas Eve holiday. 




Tuesday, December 25, 2018


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Christmas Day



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday. 




Wednesday, December 26, 2018


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Christmas Holiday



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday. 




Monday, December 31, 2018


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-New Year's Eve



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the New Year's holiday. 


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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Knit & Crochet Group
Our new knit and crochet group meets every other Wednesday evening from 5:45pm-7:45pm. Bring your projects and UFOs (Unfinished Objects) and join us! 



Saturday, September 1, 2018

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Labor Day Weekend
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Labor Day weekend. 



Monday, September 3, 2018

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Labor Day
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. 



Wednesday, September 5, 2018

11:00 AM
Toddler Block Party
Parents and Toddlers are encouraged to "raise the roof" at Block Party! It may seem like just fun and games, but there is actually quite a bit of learning that goes on- like problem solving, imagination, motor and social skills, and so much more. Feel free to just drop in; we have blocks and fun in abundance! 



Thursday, September 6, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Skilled Stitches
Drop in anytime between 4 and 6 for some absoute beginner sewing projects and supplies to get you started! 



Monday, September 10, 2018

6:00 PM
Read 2 a Dog
Prepare for a "tail wagging" reading extravaganza as therapy pups Rein and Remy help us "paw" our way to becoming stronger, more confidant readers. It's not "ruff", all you need to do is sign up for one of our 15 minute sessions, grab a book, cuddle up and read! Reading to Rein and Remy can help change reading from being a chore to a delight! 

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hoopla 101 @ Attica Branch
In addition to Overdrive and Libby, you can use your Ruth Hughes Library card to access not only eBooks and eAudiobooks, but music, movies, and comics! Learn how to use the Hoopla website and app today: there are no charges, no late fees, and it can be accessed anywhere with Internet access. It is free and easy to use. You must be a resident of Imlay City, Imlay Township, or Attica Township to access Overdrive, Libby, and Hoopla with your Ruth Hughes Library card.



Tuesday, September 11, 2018

10:30 AM
Attica Storytime: Owls are a Hoot!




Friday, September 14, 2018

10:30 AM
Imlay Storytime: Owls are a Hoot!




Tuesday, September 18, 2018

10:30 AM
NO STORYTIME TODAY!




Friday, September 21, 2018

10:30 AM
Imlay Storytime: Rip Roarin' Rhinos




Saturday, September 22, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hobbit Walk @ ATTICA BRANCH
Thankfully our trek won't be as long as the ones experienced by Bilbo and Frodo, but the mile long, paved loop provided by the Attica Twp. Park should be the perfect ramble to get us in the spirit of the day! The walk will being promptly at 11:10 am. Hobbit Day crafts will be ongoing in the library for the entire event, Shire Cider and Rings of Power (donuts), will be served upon the walkers return, around noon. Walking shoes and comfortable clothes are strongly suggested. Don't forget your pocket handerchief, as we will not be turning back! 



Tuesday, September 25, 2018

10:30 AM
Attica Storytime: Fall Favorites




Thursday, September 27, 2018

10:00 AM - 7:45 PM
Library Card Replacement Day
We understand that sometimes life happens, those tricky little library cards slip out of wallets, go through the dryer, or become delicious treats for pups; so in celebration of September being National Library Card Signup Month, your library is offering the opportunity to have your library card replaced for free! Please bring a valid form of photo ID with you for verification purposes. 



Friday, September 28, 2018

10:30 AM
Imlay Storytime: Fall Favorites




Monday, October 1, 2018

6:00 PM
Read 2 a Dog
Prepare for a "tail wagging" reading extravaganza as therapy pups Rein and Remy help us "paw" our way to becoming stronger, more confidant readers. It's not "ruff", all you need to do is sign up for one of our 15 minute sessions, grab a book, cuddle up and read! Reading to Rein and Remy can help change reading from being a chore to a delight! 



Wednesday, October 3, 2018

11:00 AM
Toddler Block Party
Parents and Toddlers are encouraged to "raise the roof" at Block Party! It may seem like just fun and games, but there is actually quite a bit of learning that goes on- like problem solving, imagination, motor and social skills, and so much more. Feel free to just drop in; we have blocks and fun in abundance! 



Monday, October 8, 2018

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Staff In-Service Day
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for a staff in-service day. 



Tuesday, October 9, 2018

10:30 AM
Attica Storytime: Feelin' Squirrely




Thursday, October 11, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Overdrive/Libby
Did you know that you can check out eBooks and eAudiobooks through the Overdrive system and/or the new Libby App with your Ruth Hughes library card, for free? Accessible any time of day or night, Overdrive is compatible with a wide variety of devices including iPhones, iPads, Kindle tablets and readers, eReaders, desktops, Androids, and more. You must be a resident of Imlay City, Imlay Township, or Attica Township to access Overdrive, Libby, and Hoopla with your Ruth Hughes Library card.



Friday, October 12, 2018

10:30 AM
Imlay Storytime: Feelin' Squirrely




Tuesday, October 16, 2018

10:30 AM
Attica Storytime: Pizza!




Friday, October 19, 2018

10:30 AM
Imlay Storytime: Pizza!




Tuesday, October 23, 2018

10:30 AM
Attica Storytime: mmmMonsters


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
One-on-One Sessions w/Jessica*

*30 minute sessions
 

Are you interested in our computer classes but unable to attend, or would you prefer a smaller classroom setting? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on- one

computer session with Tech Coordinator Jessica Bostian. When you sign up, let us know what topics/issues you are looking to learn more about, and staff will call back and confirm whether or not this is something we can assist you with.

 




Wednesday, October 24, 2018

10:00 AM
Frankenreads
200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 



Thursday, October 25, 2018

10:00 AM
Frankenreads
200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 



Friday, October 26, 2018

10:00 AM
Frankenreads
200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 

10:30 AM
Imlay Storytime: mmmMonsters!




Saturday, October 27, 2018

10:00 AM
Frankenreads
200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Merchant Trick of Treat
Merchant Trick or Treat returns! Join us for the much beloved daylight Trick or Treating event in the business district of Imlay City that takes place the Saturday before Halloween. As always, the library and its staff will be dressed to impress and ready to pass out candy! 



Monday, October 29, 2018

10:00 AM
Frankenreads
200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 



Tuesday, October 30, 2018

10:00 AM
Frankenreads
200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 



Wednesday, October 31, 2018

5:30 AM
Early Closing
The Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closing early at 5:00pm on Wednesday, October 31st. We will reopen at 10:00am on Thursday, November 1st per normal hours. 

10:00 AM
Frankenreads
200 Years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to now and you have Frankenreads, the worldwide anniversary celebration of this literary masterpiece. Everyone is encouraged to grab a copy of Frankenstein and weigh in on some related, thought provoking questions. To up the fun factor further we will be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a week long marathon of Frankenstein movies. For more information on the global festivities please visit http://frankenreads.org and don't forget to use the tags #frankenreads and @frankenreads on social media! 



Monday, November 5, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hack the Box for International Games Week
It's a night of cat burglar skills at he library! Groups of 2 - 4 people are invited to sign up to test their mental strength, break into the puzzle box and rescue the treasure. It's not as easy as it sounds with codes, patterns and hidden gizmos making the path to victory more challenging. Space is limited at this special International Games Week event sponsored by local business 123 Escape, so stop in or call 810 724-8043 to register today! 

6:00 PM
Read 2 a Dog
Prepare for a "tail wagging" reading extravaganza as therapy pups Rein and Remy help us "paw" our way to becoming stronger, more confidant readers. It's not "ruff", all you need to do is sign up for one of our 15 minute sessions, grab a book, cuddle up and read! Reading to Rein and Remy can help change reading from being a chore to a delight! 



Tuesday, November 6, 2018

10:30 AM
Attica Storytime: Home Sweet Home




Thursday, November 8, 2018

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Escape the Room for International Games Week
You find yourself in a locked room, with nothing but your savvy and skills to get you out. Can you solve the puzzles, conquer your fears and break out in less than an hour? Well here is your chance to try! Your library has teamed with Imlay City's 123 Escape to bring you a full day of breakout thrills! Teams of no more than 8 can call 810 724-8043 or stop in at the library to sign up for the event which will be located at the 123 Escape building located on the corner of Almont Ave. and 3rd St. Get ready to test your mettle...if you dare! Please note that this event is suitable for ages 12 and up!



Friday, November 9, 2018

10:30 AM
Imlay Storytime: Home Sweet Home




Tuesday, November 13, 2018

10:30 AM
Attica Storytime: Let's Feast!




Thursday, November 15, 2018

2:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Fantastic Buttons Crafternoon
We've waited patiently, watched the teaser trailers, and read every snippet we could find and finally the time has come! The second installement of the Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, is coming to theaters November 16. Before you see the film, stop by the library to make a great Fantastic Beasts button to show your pride! 



Tuesday, November 20, 2018

2:45 PM
T(w)een Crafternoon: Mystery Braid Bracelets
There are bound to be some twists and turns as we create stunningly simple leather braided bracelets! All supplies are provided, just bring your creativity. 



Wednesday, November 21, 2018

11:00 AM
Toddler Block Party
Parents and Toddlers are encouraged to "raise the roof" at Block Party! It may seem like just fun and games, but there is actually quite a bit of learning that goes on- like problem solving, imagination, motor and social skills, and so much more. Feel free to just drop in; we have blocks and fun in abundance! 



Thursday, November 22, 2018

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Thanksgiving Day
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. 



Friday, November 23, 2018

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Thanksgiving Holiday
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. 



Tuesday, November 27, 2018

10:30 AM
Attica Storytime: Mail Call




Friday, November 30, 2018

10:30 AM
Imlay Storytime: Mail Call




Monday, December 24, 2018

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Christmas Eve
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Christmas Eve holiday. 



Tuesday, December 25, 2018

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Christmas Day
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday. 



Wednesday, December 26, 2018

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Christmas Holiday
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday. 



Monday, December 31, 2018

5:30 AM
Library Closed-New Year's Eve
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be closed for the New Year's holiday.