2016-12-25 / Library Lines


River Rapids District Library
227 E. Broad Street
(989) 845-3211

Book Discussion Group: Our selection for the January book discussion is Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly. Stop by the library and pick up a copy then join us on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at 7 p.m. for discussion and refreshments!

Story Time: We still have a couple openings available for our Tuesday morning Toddler Time story hour which begins at 10:30 a.m. Former Kindergarten teacher Janet Godfrey leads the children in stories, songs and simple crafts.

In-Stitches Knitting Group: Our knitting group continues to meet on the second Saturday of each month.

Family Movies: River Rapids Library hosts its Family Movie Day the first Saturday of each month. Patrons are encouraged to wear comfy clothes and bring their own pillows and blankets. Popcorn and drinks are provided.

Winter 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. Please note: In case of inclement weather, it may be necessary for us to close.

St. Charles District Library
104 W. Spruce Street
St. Charles
(989) 865-9451

We would like to send a huge thank-you to the St. Charles Haunted House Association, Friends of the Library and Al Kindel for sponsoring our Christmas Open House with Santa and his two reindeer. The Haunted House Association made it possible for us to have two reindeer come with Santa to visit this year! We would also like to thank Rooftop Reindeer, Santa Claus, his elf, and all of the volunteers who helped make the event a huge success. Also, thank you to all the Friends of the Library for baking homemade cookies and to the Village of St. Charles, Tri-County Fire Department, Mercantile Bank and McDonald’s & Associates for allowing us to use their parking lot during the event.

Thank You!

The Hook and Needle Group will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 1 p.m.

The adult coloring group meets the first and third Friday of every month from 10 a.m. to Noon. The next adult coloring group session is Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

The St. Charles District Library Board will meet on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. A preliminary budget hearing will held during the meeting. The public is invited to attend.

The book discussion group will meet on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at 6 p.m. to discuss the book Chestnut Street by Jason Mott.

If the library is closed due to inclement weather, the closing will be posted on ABC 12, NBC 25, and WNEM TV5.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday

10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

Saturday and Sunday closed.

Community District Library
New Lothrop
(located in the
Elementary School)
9387 Genesee St.
New Lothrop

(810) 638-7575

The New Lothrop Branch of the Community District Library will host an early New Year’s Eve celebration for kids on Wednesday, Dec. 28 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. There will be party favors, pizza, chips, pop and a movie. Games and other activities are planned. Please register by Dec. 22 during library hours. Hours are Monday and Wednesday 1 – 7 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 1 – 5 p.m. Phone 810-638-7575 to register or for more information.

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

The Taymouth Township Library would like to announce the winners of the Christmas drawing. Our first prize winner was Nicole DuPuis, the second prize was Janell Dodak, and the third prize went to Jack Rogers. We would to thank the Library Friends Group and Ann Marie Essex for donating the prizes. Our adult reading program will begin the week of Jan. 9, 2017.

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