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The Case for Crime Fiction

At various points in their lives, many readers may periodically find themselves in a reading slump.  This last year was no exception, and may in fact be one for the books!  This is an occasion when I might find myself turning to what I call my "book comfort food," and where we ca...

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MiLibrary Quest: Summer 2021

Let the virtual scavenger hunt begin! MiLibraryQuest: Summer 2021 has begun and teens 6-12 grade are invited to participate! More than 150 libraries throughout Michigan have posted descriptions of interesting and unusual animals on their websites. Teens will search the websites of participat...

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Summer Storytimes are Coming!

We hope that you will join our children's department staff live on Zoom for one of our fun storytimes this summer, beginning the week of June 14th and running through the end of July!  Baby Storytimes (ages 0-23 months): Wednesdays at 10:30 am 2-5 Year Old Storytimes: Tuesd...

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Upcoming Events

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Summer Reading Program

All Day 6/7 - 8/7
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Lectures, Music, Performance, STEAM, Workshop
Event Details:
ALL AGES are invited to participate June 7-August 7, 2021! Paper logs are available at your branch and online, or log your reading on Beanstack and the Beanstack Tracker App. Links and instructions on how to use Beanstack, plus downloads, ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 6/21 - 6/26
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
    Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.                                           &nbs...

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Please alert staff to any food allergies.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for a toddler story and art exploration program, featuring Eric Carle's The Mixed-Up Chameleon.   All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your sup...

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Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

This session will be held live over Zoom. Zoom information will be emailed to you after registering. ...

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Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 87
Event Details:
Virtual program.  Dreaming of dragons, gryphons, more? Look no further than your own backyard for beasts of myth and legend! Explore the magical adaptations of Michigan’s wildlife with this live animal presentation including native birds, mammal...

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Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Food Taste Test Challenge

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual teen event!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only event.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program.  All supplies are provided.  P...

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Participant must be in grades sixth through twelfth (6-12) to register for this program

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a chance for play! Ages birth-23 months + participating caregiver.

This session will be held live over Zoom. Zoom information will be emailed to you after registering. ...

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This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Join some of our Children's Librarians on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for children ages 5-12.  All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to ...

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Please register each person individually, including adults.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

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