2018-06-10 / Library Lines


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

Summer Reading: Summer reading sign-up begins on Thursday, June 14.

Non-Resident Cards: During the month of June all non-resident cards will be at the special price of $40 per year.

Drummity: On Tuesday, July 10 at 1 p.m., drum circle facilitator Lori Fithian will be visiting our kids with her collection of hand drums and percussion toys for each of our participants. This will be a loud, high-energy program. This special performance is sponsored by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council.

Spring 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

June is Amnesty Month – return any overdue or lost item during the month of June and all fees and fines, associated with that item will be waived.

Summer Reading will start on Monday, June 11.

The Adult Coloring Group will be held on Friday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to noon at our new location.

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

Gardening for Wildlife – The Montrose- Jennings Library will present Gardening for Wildlife on Tuesday, June 19 at 4 p.m. Forget the bug spray and have the bats do the work. This engaging and educational family program will help you meet the needs of native wildlife, understand the connection between plants and backyard critters, and learn more about Michigan’s native wildflowers. You’ll also meet live animals such as a big brown bat, an owl and a flying squirrel. All ages are welcome.

Writers’ Group – The Montrose-Jennings Library Writer’s Group will meet Thursday, June 14 and 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. This group is open to the public.

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

We are currently open to the public Monday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Our Summer Hours begin June 11. They will be Tuesday from noon - 7 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Sign-up for our Children’s Summer Reading Program begins June 18. The program runs until Aug. 16. Sign up to win prizes.

The Library Board will have a special meeting on Monday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m. We will be working on our budget and meeting schedule for the new fiscal year. All are welcome.

We offer three-week check-outs, no overdue fines, e-books, audio books, library inter-loans, and e-magazines. Stop in for more information or visit our table at Ashley Trading Days on Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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

The Community District Library will kick off its eight-week “Libraries Rock!” summer reading program on Monday, June 11. Kids will earn tokens by recording their reading times on a concert ticket reading log. After completing the ticket, they can spin the prize wheel for a chance to earn more tokens. Tokens may be redeemed at the library’s Rock Store through Aug. 4.

Teens who sign up will receive an all-access pass to record their hours read. Awesome prizes await them as they complete their reading logs.

Upcoming events at the New Lothrop Branch include:

Thursday, June 14 at 4 p.m., Nerf Games with Joel Tacey for ages 6 and older.

Tuesday, June 19, at 4 p.m., Rocking Out picture frame craft.

Wednesday, June 20, at 4 p.m., Nature Walk pouches craft.

Space is limited, so call the library at (810) 638-7575 to register for these events, or for more information.

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