D & D Nite for Teens and Adults
Sep. 5, Oct. 2, and Nov. 7 @ 5:00 PM
Wanted: brave souls to embark on a Dungeon Quest, no experience required!Those fearless few who choose to join will follow the careful guidance of our DM (Dungeon Master) as he skillfully leads us through a simple, fast paced dungeon filled with obstacles, dangers, and adventures galore. Space is limited so reserve your spot today by stopping in or calling 810 724-8043.
2nd Annual Hobbit Walk @ ATTICA BRANCH
September 21, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PMLet’s celebrate Hobbits, the merry, steadfast, short-statured, people created by J.R.R. Tolkien. Wear your Hobbit finery and we’ll go for a mile long walk around the paved loop provided by Attica Township Park in honor of the 6 month trek endured by Frodo and Samwise, and then return to our Library “Hobbit hole” for crafts and snacks! At 12:30 PM there will be a special sword demonstration provided by Brendon Kreiner of the MSU Extension Office, to really get us in the battle spirit!
Home; Safe & Confident
Saturday, September 28, 11:30 - 2:00 PMStaying at home for the first time is a big milestone in a child’s life, but sometimes there can be some anxious moments about all the things that could happen. Well set those fears aside because your library is joining forces with representatives from the Lapeer County EMS, the Imlay City Fire Department and the Imlay City Police Department to talk about some of these possibilities and give you the confidence to deal with things if the worst should happen. Kids in 4th, 5th, or 6th grades are welcome to sign up, lunch will be provided!
Author Doc Fletcher: The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at Michigan & Trumbull
Monday, September 30, 6:00 PMLifelong Michigan resident Doc Fletcher has written nine books about the joys of canoeing and kayaking rivers in our Great Lakes State. He moves to dry land for his latest work, The History of Tiger Stadium, which honors the “Cathedral at the Corner,” the now lost and much beloved ballpark. Join us for this engaging talk about the special place from which we have cheered our Detroit Tigers on. While the structure is gone, the memories remain!
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
October 1 - 30Forget the mess, decorate it best: that’s our thoughts on pumpkin decorating, here at the library! Stop by for your foam pumpkin entry, take it home, and decorate it any way that you feel is right from glitter, to paint, to stickers. When it’s perfect bring it back to the library to be entered in the public voting which will run from October 23 to 30. The winner gets a fresh baked pumpkin pie from the Achatz Pie Company in Armada; winners will be notified on Halloween!
Thursday October 21 @ 4:00 PMHalloween is coming: let’s get in the spirit by making some adorable perler bead earrings shaped like ghosts! Don’t let the earring part turn you away; we can easily make them into a keychain too. Supplies are free but limited so reserve your spot today by stopping in or calling 810-724-8043.
Ruth Hughes' Birthday
Thursday October 24On this day in 1898 (that’s 121 years ago!) our namesake and benefactress, Ms. Ruth E. Hughes, was born. Drop by the library all day for a sweet treat to celebrate this sweet lady!
Merchant Trick or Treat
Saturday October 26 11:00 AM - 1:00 PMParents of small kids (or with busy schedules) rejoice! Merchant Trick or Treat the annual daylight trick or treating throughtout beautiful downtown Imlay City, is back again! Always to be enjoyed on the Saturday before Halloween, don't forget to stop by the library to see this years' group costume we've come up with!
Holiday Hair Help
Thursday, November 21 @ 5:30 PMThe holidays are coming and that means parties, dances, and family get togethers: are you sure that your hair is photo ready? Grondin’s College of Cosmetology is here to save the day! They will come packin’ with the newest styles and the tools to do the job. There is no charge, but space is limited so please stop in or call 810-724-8043 to save your seat.
Fines Forgiveness Day
Thursday, November 21The library would like to show its’ ‘thankfulness’ this season to our patrons by offering another Fines Forgiveness Day! Call or stop in anytime during regular library hours at either branch to clear overdue fines from your account. Please note: items must be returned first, and fines forgiveness does not cover fees for lost or damaged items, nor does it cover the $10 non-refundable collection agency fee.
Digital Media Zone for Teens
College Prep Center
MeL.org and Learning Express
Can't find a GED, SAT, or ACT book at the library? Go to Learning Express for practice tests and interactive tutorials.
for TeensClick the MeL logo for a ton of great stuff for teens! Homework help, life skills, and resources to help you prepare for college.
FAFSA informationhttp://studentaid.ed.gov/ Comprehensive, detailed information on federal student aid
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ Free Application for Federal Student Aid site includes the application as well FAFSA4caster, an early eligibility estimator
http://www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA/ National Student Loan Data System allows financial aid recipient to view his or her federal student loan and grant data
http://www.youtube.com/FederalStudentAid Federal Student Aid YouTube channel