Library Events

July 2014 Programs


Babies & Books

Babies, birth – 17 months old with a parent or other loving adult are invited to a four week storytime series where babies spend a special 25-30 minute one-on-one time with a loving adult participating in songs and nursery rhymes. Simple stories are introduced as well as some basic baby sign language. Registration is required.

July 8, 15, 22, and 29
Tuesdays – 10:00 a.m.
Zauel Library – 3100 N. Center


Mother Goose Times

Children ages 18-24 months with a parent or loving adult are invited to this enjoyable half hour of fun and learning.  Your young child will enjoy simple songs, nursery rhymes, movement activities, stories and lots of fun during this four week series.

July 10, 17, 24 & 31
Thursdays – 10:30 a.m.
Zauel Library – 3100 N. Center


Claytor Library Summer Hours

June 2-August 28
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


 

August 2014 Programs

Monday Matinee

Monday, August 4
2:00 p.m.
Zauel Library

Emmett is an ordinary, average fellow who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person in the world and the key to saving the world.  He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant–a journey for which Emmett is hilariously underprepared.


Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, August 5
1:30 p.m.
Claytor Library

Come in for a “sweet treat” at the Library! Claytor will be hosting an end of the summer ice cream social. The social will include party games, and a meet and greet. All are welcome to enjoy tasty ice cream at the program!


Back-to-School Bingo

Monday, August 11
3:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library

Play BINGO with us to win back-to-school supplies!  Children under 7 years of age must have a helper.


Monday Matinee

Monday, August 11
2:00 p.m.
Zauel Library

The time-traveling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son as they endeavor to fix the time rift they accidentally created.


Back-to-School Bingo

Tuesday, August 12
1:30 p.m.
Claytor Library

Play BINGO with us to win back-to-school supplies!  Children under 7 years of age must have a helper.


Venture Start

Wednesday, August 13 – 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 18 – 6:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library

You have a passion … a hidden talent. Do you know what it takes to turn that skill into a successful business? Attend this workshop if you are an entrepreneur, new business owner, innovator or a ‘closet’ business person. Prepare to be informed, motivated, and focused on your business plan for action. The workshop is FREE and information PRICELESS!

This workshop (formerly titled Entrepreneurial Series: Fundamentals of Starting a Business) is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. Delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to get started. For more information about the MI-SBTDC, business resources and other workshops, go to www.misbtdc.org/GreatLakesBay or call 989.686.9597.


Back-to-School Bingo

Saturday, August 16
2:00 p.m.
Zauel Library

Play BINGO with us to win back-to-school supplies!  Children under 7 years of age must have a helper.


LEGO Club

Saturday, August 16
2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library

Children must be 7-12 to register and adult participation is encouraged.  Call 799-9160 to register.


Monday Matinee

Monday, August 18
2:00 p.m.
Zauel Library

While on a Grand Tour, our intrepid puppet friends find themselves wrapped into a European jewel heist caper headed by our hero puppet’s evil lookalike and his dastardly sidekick.


Back-to-School Bingo

Tuesday, August 19
4:00 p.m.
Wickes Library

Play BINGO with us to win back-to-school supplies!  Children under 7 years of age must have a helper.


Back-to-School Bingo

Wednesday, August 20
2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library

Play BINGO with us to win back-to-school supplies!  Children under 7 years of age must have a helper.


Community Literature Series

Thursday, August 21
2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library

August’s book discussion is on the book “The Sound and the Fury” by William Faulkner.


Back-to-School Pajama Jam with Baffling Bill the Magician

Tuesday, August 26
6:30 p.m.
Hoyt Library

Children ages 4-10 are invited to wear your favorite pajamas and bring a stuffed animal to the Back-to-School Pajama Jam.  Baffling Bill the Magician will bring bedtime stories to life as he performs dazzling tricks and big surprises during this interactive show.  Everyone will be laughing out loud as they gear up for the new school year.


Monday Matinee

Monday, August 25
2:00 p.m.
Zauel Library

It’s a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel & their 3 children after they are hurtled from Rio de Janeiro into the wilds of the Amazon.  As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak to beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law.