2018-09-23 / Library Lines

LIBRARY LINES

River Rapids District Library 227 E. Broad Street, Chesaning (989) 845-3211 www.riverrapidslibrary.org

Book Discussion Group: Our selection for the October book discussion is My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Elwood. Stop by the library and pick up a copy then join us on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

On Thursday, Oct 11, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., we will be offering Writing Your First (or second, or third) novel - Preparing your Manuscript to Self Publish at Createspace. November is NANOWRIMO (NAtional NOvel WRIting MOnth). To help you take on the challenge of writing your own 50,000 word novel in the month of November, come out to this workshop to learn how to prepare your manuscript to self-publish your book on Createspace. See https://nanowrimo.org for more information on NANOWRIMO and plan on coming out to our Come Write In sessions each Thursday evening in the month of November.

Movie Rentals: $1 for seven days with a valid library card.

Fall Hours: Monday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Wednesday closed, Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday closed, Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

St. Charles District Library 132 S. Saginaw Street, St. Charles (989) 865-9451 www.stcharlesdistrictlibrary.org

Fall Story Time runs through Nov. 14, for ages 2 through preschool on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Please call the library to register your child.

The adult book discussion group will meet on Monday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m.

The Adult Coloring Group will meet on Friday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon.

The St. Charles District Library Board will meet on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.

A card making and iris paper folding workshop will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. Please call the library to register.

The Friends of the St. Charles District Library will accept book donations the first Monday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Books must be in good condition. We cannot accept textbooks, encyclopedias, magazines or Reader’s Digest Condensed.

Hours of Operation: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday closed.

Ashley District Library 104 N. New St., Ashley (989) 847-4283, ext. 1007 www.ashleyschools.net

We are open to the public Monday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. We serve Chapin and Marion townships, the Ashley School District, and Gratiot County. Stop in and get a card! You can use it to access e-books, audio books, e-magazines, and to borrow books from other libraries.

We have computer access, Wi-Fi, local newspapers, and several magazines to enjoy while you visit the library.

Our next Lego Club for children will be Thursday, Sept. 27 from 3-4 p.m. Parents are welcome, too!

Research your family history on ancestry.com with our computers!

Copies are 10 cents a page. We also offer fax services for $1 for the first page and 25 cents per page after that.

Call us at (989) 847-4283 Ext. 1007 for more information on any of our services. You can also access our web page at www.ashleyschools.net. Here you can find links to borrowing books.

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