Read 2 a Dog
November 5 @ 6:00 PM
Prepare for a 'tail wagging' reading extravaganza as Rein the Dog and her dad help us 'paw' our way to becoming better readers. It's not 'ruff!' All you have to do is sign up for one of the 15 minute sessions, grab a book, cuddle up and read! Reading to Rein can help your child gain more confidence in his or her reading ability and change reading from a chore to a delight!
Call 810-724-8043 to register.
Toddler Block Party
November 21 @ 11:00 amParents and toddlers are welcome to 'raise the roof' at Block Party! It may seem like just fun and games, but there's 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!
Knit & Crochet Group
November 7 & 28 @ 5:45 pmOur new knit and crochet group meets every other Wednesday evening from 5:45 - 7:45 pm. Bring your projects and UFOs (Unfinished Objects) and join us!
Fall 2018Turn a new leaf this fall by learning a new computer skill! All classes are free, registration required! Click here to see a full list of classes offered this fall.
October 25, 5:00 - 7:00 pmPrepare to "get charged" over the literary world's first "body builder," Frankenstein! Frankenfest is a party to celebrate all things Frankenstein. There will be lots of great things to "go to pieces" over, like games, face painting, snacks, crafts, and contests. Everyone is welcome, from "tiny terrors" to "grown-up ghoulies." We're sure you'll have a "monstrously" good time!
October 22, 24, 25, 6:00 - 8:00 pmOur Reading Room turns into a screening room....or is it a screaming room? Get cozy in front of our fireplace for a showing of Frankenstein films. First up on October 22 is the spine tingling spook master Boris Karloff in his career defining role of Frankenstein. October 24 we'll be showing the acclaimed sequel, Bride of Frankenstein, and the screening party wraps on October 25 with the classic Mel Brooks spoof, Young Frankenstein.
Holiday Early Closing
October 31The library will be closing at 5:00 pm on Halloween, Wednesday October 31.
We wish all of our library friends and families lots of treats and no tricks!
October 22 - 31200 years ago, Mary Shelley put pen to paper and created one of the most iconic horror novels of all time, Frankenstein. Fast forward to today, and we 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'll be throwing a Frankenfest party and hosting a Frankenflicks movie marathon. Check our newsletter for all the details. For more information on the global festivities, visit http://frankenreads.org!
Fall is filled with great activities at the library! Click here to see the seasonal newsletter, or pick up a copy at the front desk.
Don Davenport Memorial Music Series
Fall 2018We at the library recently lost our beloved friend, colleague, mentor, and Board President, Don Davenport. He was a man of many talents and interests, and one of his greatest passions was music. Don had been a clarinetist in the University of Michigan Marching Band and the Belle Valley Band and Michiwinds Chamber group. In Don's memory we will be hosting a music performance series showcasing area musicians, including Halla and Madison Hilborn on the violin and viola; singer, songwriter, and guitarist Cal Whitmore; and the Michiwinds Chamber Ensemble. Please stop by to enjoy the beautiful music and share memories of Don.
September 29, 1:00 - 2:00 pm The Hilborns: Violin & Viola
October 20, 1:00 - 2:30 pm Cal Whitmore: Guitar
November 28, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Michiwinds Chamber Ensemble: Flute & Clarinets