Learn some new skills at the Ruth Hughes Library this fall! Join classes such as Beginning Microsoft Word, Using Overdrive & Libby (eMaterials Apps), Hoopla 101, Beginning Microsoft Excel, using the Michigan Activity Pass program (MAP) and Beginning Computer. Call 810-724-8043 to register. Click here to see more information.
Don's Bread Lecture III
October 25, 6:30 PMBack once again by popular demand: Mr. Don Davenport returns to share with us more of his secret ways and tried-and-true methods of homemade bread baking. Join us for a deliciously educational evening!
Sit and Knit
October 12 and November 9, 4:00 PMSit and Knit is a wonderful opportunity for everyone who loves to do needlecrafts to come together to give aid, chat, swap patterns, and connect with other crafters. Knitting is NOT required; if you crochet, cross stitch, or do any other kind of stitching, join us! Everyone from the seasoned pro to the wobbly beginner is welcome.
Taste of Autumn Tea
November 8, 1:00 - 3:00 PMHarvest season is coming to a close, and our Taste of Autumn Tea is a lovely way to enjoy the bounty. There will be dishes to share brimming with all the great goodness of fall: apples, squash, pumpkins, breads, and more!
Registration is required; please call 810-724-8043 to sign up. The Tea is open to adults 18 and older.
Craft Shelf Clean Out Event
October 30, 6:30 PMMs. Diane has been cleaning out her craft shelves! She's been sorting through the shelves full of Adult Craft Club projects from previous events, and has found a variety of crafts available for you to make and take. Bring a friend and see what surprises she has found!
The Craft Shelf Clean Out Event is for adults 18 and older only.
Halloween Paper Crafts
October 26, 5:00 - 7:30 PMThe leaves are changing and the air has turned brisk: that means it's almost time for Halloween! To celebrate this "boo-tiful" holiday, drop by the library to make some spooky and silly paper crafts. It's sure to be a "spooktacular" good time!
International Games Day
November 18, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMIt may be November and chilly, but it's heating up here at the library with all the fantastic fun to be had at International Games Day! We'll be chock full of games to play, prizes to win, and fun to share. Join us along with people all around the globe who are uniting in board game merriment!
October 19 & 20We're sorry, but evening and morning storytimes are cancelled this week due to staff illness. Miss Mandy hopes to see everyone next week at the Toddler Block Party, Halloween Crafts, and Merchant Trick or Treat!
The fall features a variety of fun and interesting things to do at the library. Click here to see the seasonal newsletter for all the details, or pick up a copy at the front desk.
Mark Your Calendar for These Important Dates!
October 7: World Smile Day -- get a smile at the library!
October 17: National Wear Something Gaudy Day
November 5: Daylight Savings Time ends -- turn clocks back 1 hour
November 11: National Origami Day
November 13: Tongue Twister Day -- learn a new one at the library
November 14: National Pickle Day -- pick up a pickle scented bookmark
November 25: Small Business Saturday