2018-02-25 / Library Lines


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

Book Discussion Group: Our selection for the March book discussion is South of Broad by Pat Conroy. Stop by the library and pick up a copy then join us on Wednesday, March 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.

Mom-to-Mom Sale: The Chesaning Area Friends of the Library will be holding a Mom-to-Mom Sale on Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Post 212 Hall. Tables are $20 to rent. There will be a $2 admission charge. Contact Denise Navarre for further information.

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

The Adult Coloring Club will meet on Friday, March 2, from 10 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 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 St., St. Charles. This is a public meeting.

The Book Discussion group will meet on Monday, March 5, at 6 p.m. to discuss the book Hidden Figures: The American Dream And The Untold Story of The Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win The Space Race by Margo Lee Shetterly.

The Friends of the Library will meet on Tuesday, March 6, at 4 p.m. New members are welcome.

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

PUBLIC HOURS: Monday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 (President’s Day) we will be open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., as there is no school in Ashley.

FREE INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE: Thursdays 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 email us at ashleylibrary13@gmail.com.

AUTHOR VISIT: Tracy Foster and Shannon Cooper-Toma, co-authors of Benson’s Adventures in Michigan and Benson’s Seasonal Adventures in Michigan, will be at our library on Thursday, March 15 from 6 – 6:45 p.m. They will give an interactive presentation to engage and empower children. Visit their website at BensonsAdventures.com to learn more about them. All are welcome!

Community District Library New Lothrop
(located in the Elementary School)
9387 Genesee St.
New Lothrop
(810) 638-7575

The seven branches of the Community District Library will again be offering an heirloom seed sharing library to its patrons for spring planting. Beginning Monday, Feb. 26 CDL cardholders will be able to stop by their local branch and choose from a variety of heirloom seeds, including flowers, fruits and vegetables. Participants will receive planting instructions as well as information about saving seeds to add to the seed library.

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