• Cross Stitch Club

    A Monthly Adult Craft

    For all who are signed up for the Cross Stitch Club: pick-ups are March 14 (a four-leaf clover design), April 11 (bird in a nest pattern), and May 9 (glass of lemonade design). At this time the group is full, but you can always be added to the waiting list, and we can provide you with a copy of the pattern if you have your own supplies. Happy stitching!

    Black fabric with purple and green thread, embroidery hoop-cross stitch.
  • Spice Up your Spring

    Pick Up the Third Week of the Month

    Hope you all enjoyed the cookbooks last year! This season we are offering the chance to "spice up" your spring.  Each month, you'll get a sample of a spice, a fact sheet, and a link or recipes to try. Registration is required as supplies are limited. Sign up and spice it up!

    Wooden spoons with a variety of spices.
  • Summertime Book Sale

    August 22-27

    Summer may be hot, but our book sale is pretty cool! Stop by the library during open hours Monday, August 22 through Saturday, August 27 to browse our summer book sale and stock up on new books, movies, music, and more. 

  • Farmer's Market Kids' Day

    Third Thursday every month - Beginning in June

    The third Thursday of every month, visit Miss Lorry at the Farmers Market for Kids' Day from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. We have plenty of fun activities planned for you, so make sure you stop by and visit a while!
    Kids Day at the Imlay City Farmers Market - Two kids waving excitedly, outdoor scene with birds, trees, and clouds.
  • Summer Reading Registration From Home

    June 13-August 6

    Would you like your child or children to participate in summer reading, but just can't make it in yet to get them signed up? 

    We now have a form available for you to fill out online - just make sure you stop in to the library later to pick up your tracking sheets and other goodies. 


    Happy Summer Reading!

    Summer Reading Begins Today - an ocean theme background with starfish, turtle, shells, sand and water.
  • Bermuda Triangle Virtual Escape Room

    June 27 - July 2

    Test your luck at a virtual escape room as you travel by plane through the Bermuda Triangle. Learn a few tricks along the way and see if you can emerge victorious! 

    Simply click here to participate in this fun program.

    Virtual Escape Room June 27 to July 3 - photos of a view from an airplane window, clouds and beaches.
  • Kids Versus Adults Food Creations

    July 11, 6:00 PM

    No need for boxing gloves, but this friendly competition between kids AND adults may need a cutting board or two!

    Miss Lorry and Miss Lisa have joined forces to create a fin-tastic candy sushi food contest for you to participate in, and maybe even taste test during the process.

    Registration for this program opens on Monday, June 27th, so be sure to call 810-724-8043 to reserve your o-fish-al spot.

    Kids versus adults food creations program - pictures of doughnuts and other baked goods on the background.
  • Ocean Explorers Story Time

    July 12 or July 19

    Join the story time fun on either July 12 at the Imlay Township Park or July 19 at the Attica Park. 

    In case of rain, we will move the story time inside the library.
    Ocean Explorer Story Time July 12 at Imlay Township Park or July 19 at Attica Park - the flyer is a light colored background with fish, dolphin, and stingray
  • Ocean Creatures Necklace Kit

    July 18 - 23

    Swim fast to one of your favorite Ruth Hughes library branches and pick up a fun pony bead necklace kit. Each kit includes an adorable plastic ocean animal charm, a handful of pony beads, and embroidery floss for the string. 

    This kit will be available while supplies last for ages 3 to 17.

    Ocean Necklace Kit June 18-23 - blue and gray background, wood grain feel, with sea shells and starfish and pearls

Job Opportunities at the Library

Love libraries? Want to work at one? You are in luck: the library currently has openings for a part time library assistant and page. Please see the links below for job descriptions and application information. 

Library Page Job Posting

Library Assistant Job Posting


Library Closing

Monday, July 4th

Both branches of the library will be closed on Monday, July 4th for the Independence Day holiday. 

Seasonal Newsletter

Summer 2022

Please click here for the summer newsletter.