2018-07-15 / Library Lines

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

Book Discussion Group: Our selection for the July book discussion is The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash. Stop by the library and pick up a copy, then join us on Wednesday, July 18.

Summer Reading: Sign-up began on June 14 and runs through July 27!

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

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

Summer Reading Program for all ages runs now thru July 27. Program information can be found on our website or picked up at the library.

Bowling Day at the Alley – Tuesday, July 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Adult Coloring Group will meet on Friday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Author Visit and Storytime with Julie Wenzlick – Monday, July 23, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. Julie Wenzlick is a former Chesaning High School English teacher who has published five children’s stories, all in verse. For each book, she has created songs and chants that she shares with elementary students at area schools and libraries. Three of her books focus on Annabelle and Maisie, characters based on her granddaughters. She loves giving them adventures about themselves. Her first book, The Day Annabelle was Bitten by a Doodlebug, was awarded an honorable mention in the annual Writer’s Digest Children’s Book Awards for 2017.

Music Program – Wednesday, July 25, from noon to 1 p.m.

Community Shred Day will be the first Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your documents to be shredded and trash bag or box to take the shredded material home. Patrons are responsible for disposing, loading and unloading of their own shredded material. The library is not responsible for disposing of the shredded material.

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

St. Charles District Library Special Board Meeting to approve ballot language for Headlee Rollback for New Additional Millage Proposal.

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

Montrose Jennings Memorial Library 241 Feher Drive, Montrose (810) 639-6388 • www.thegdl.org

The Genesee District Library (GDL) Summer Reading Challenge is underway. Patrons may visit one of GDL’s 19 branches to pick up their reading logs and sign-up prize.

Until August 4, participants can earn prizes for hitting reading benchmarks. At the end of the challenge children will earn a free book. They may also visit their library each week to put their name in a drawing for bigger prizes, including bowling parties, iPad Minis, Amazon and Flint Farmers’ Market gift cards and toys. Adults may participate as well, and at the end will win a free t-shirt or lunch bag for completing the challenge.

Visit www.thegdl.org for more information, or call Kelly Flynn at (810) 230-9613.

Yoga on DVD - The Montrose-Jennings Library will hold Yoga on DVD classes on Tuesdays, July 17, 24 and 31 at 6:30 p.m. Join us for beginner/ intermediate group yoga, led by a DVD. Please bring your mat, a towel and water. Teens and adults are welcome.

Coffee and Crochet The Montrose-Jennings Library will hold a Coffee and Crochet program on Tuesday, July 17 at 6 p.m. Drop in for some coffee and learn to crochet. You can learn a new stitch or bring your own project from home. We will supply the coffee, a crochet hook and a small ball of yarn. No registration is necessary. Teens and adults are welcome.

Build a Better Car - The Montrose-Jennings Library will present Build a Better Car with Ming Louie on Tuesday, July 24 at 4 p.m. Create a car that really moves, made of foam rubber castoffs from the auto industry. Then race them to see which car is the fastest. This program is for ages 6 and up.

Taymouth Township Library 2361 E. Burt Road (989) 770-4651

Libraries Rock! All children ages 0-17 are invited to join us at the Taymouth Township Library for the summer reading program. Sign-up for the six week program began on June 4.

The hours for the library are Monday 2 – 9 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Thursday, 2 – 9 p.m., and Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. You may call (989) 770-4651 if you have any questions.

Chesaning Union School’s Big Rockin’ Book Bus

Learn more and view the entire schedule at www.chesaningschools.net and click book bus.

Tuesday, July 17: Brady Hall -10:30 to 11:15 a.m. with lunch served from 10:40 to 11 a.m.; Stoddard’s Trailer Park - 11:30 to 12:15 p.m. with lunch served from 11:40 a.m. to noon; Chesaning American Legion Hall - 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. with lunch served from 12:40 to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, July 18: Cole Park - 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. with lunch served from 10:40 to 11 a.m.; Meadow Wood Apts. - 11:30 to 12:15 p.m. with lunch served from 11:40 a.m. to noon; Chesaning Township Hall - 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. with lunch served from 12:40 to 1 p.m.

Thursday, July 19: Albee Hall - 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. with lunch served from 10:40 to 11 a.m.; Albee Catholic Church - 11:30 to 12:15 p.m. with lunch served from 11:40 a.m. to noon; Chesaning Middle School - 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. with lunch served from 12:40 to 1 p.m.

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