2018-02-11 / Library Lines


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

Book Discussion Group: Our selection for the February book discussion is The Orphan’s Tale by Pamela Jenoff. Stop by the library and pick up a copy then join us on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. for discussion and refreshments!

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 will be provided.

Annual Family Fun Day Will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. This year’s games, crafts and refreshments will be carnival-based. Join us for a fun-filled family day!

The Chesaning Friends of the Library present Baffling Bill the Magician on Saturday, March 10 at 7 p.m. at the Chesaning Middle School. This is a magic show sure to amaze the whole family! Come and watch Baffling Bill and his rabbit Gus as he makes his assistant Kym disappear before your eyes! Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased in advance at the library or at the door the day of the event. (Doors open at 6:15 p.m.) Proceeds from this show benefit children’s programming at River Rapids Library,

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.

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

The Adult Coloring Club will meet on Friday, Feb. 16, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Participants may bring their own coloring supplies or the use the supplies provided by the library. New members are encouraged to join the coloring group!

The Hook and Needle Group will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 1:00 p.m. Come sit, crochet, knit and socialize. New members are welcome.

The St. Charles District Library February Board Meeting was cancelled due to inclement weather. The public hearing for the proposed 2018-2019 Budget will be held at the regular meeting on Sunday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Charles District Library, 104 W. Spruce Street, St. Charles. This is a public meeting.

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

We are open to the public on Monday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 we will be open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., as there is no school in Ashley.

Our next Lego club will be Thursday, Feb. 22 from 3 - 4 p.m. Parents are welcome, too!

There will be a Free Income Assistance Program at the library from Feb. 22 - Mar. 22. Certain qualifications have to be met. You also must make an appointment. Please call the library for more information at 989-847-4283 Ext. 1007, or e-mail us at ashleylibray13@gmail.com.

We have three week check-outs and free movie rentals. There is a Book Drop box in our entry way where items can be returned 24-7.

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