Library Events

May 2015 Programs

 


Bedtime Storytime with Miss Tanya

This 30 minute storytime, for children ages 2-5, will be just right to settle them down for bedtime. Bring your kiddos in their pajamas to enjoy a quiet, alphabet-themed storytime, complete with a short video story and alphabet craft.

Zauel Library
Thursdays at 7pm
(April 30, May 7, 21, 28)

 


 

Starting a Business

Thursday, May 28 – 5:30 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 seminar 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 seminar is FREE and information – PRICELESS!

This seminar is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. This introductory seminar 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 Michigan Small Business Development Center business resources and other seminars, go to www.SBDCMichigan.org or call (989) 686-9597. Pre-registration is strongly recommended.

 


 

Community Literature Series

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

May’s discussion is on the book “House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

 


 

Duplo Club

Saturday, May 23
11:00 a.m.
Zauel Library

Duplo Club is for young builders 3-6 years of age and a loving adult.  We supply the duplo building blocks and you supply the imagination to build whatever you want!


 

Preschool Storytime

Fridays May 8, 15, 22, 29
10:30 a.m.
Butman-Fish Library

Drop-in storytime includes books brought to life by Ms. Maureen, music and movement for Preschoolers!

 


June 2015 Programs

 

Preschool Storytime

Enjoy thirty minutes of stories, songs, rhymes and fun. For children 3-5 years of age with a loving adult.

Fridays – 10:30 a.m.
June 5, 12, 19 & 26
Zauel Library


 

LEGO Club

Join us and use your imagination to build your own creation. For children ages 7-12, call 799-9160 to register.

Saturday, June 6 – 2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library


 

Reading is FUN Beach Party

Kickoff the Summer Reading Program with a beach party! Join Rick Kelly for sing-alongs, dance-alongs, beach balls, and even a hula hoop and limbo challenge.

Monday, June 15 – 2:00 p.m.
Wickes Library

Monday, June 15 – 6:30 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library

Wednesday, June 17 – 2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library

Thursday, June 18 – 3:00 p.m.
Zauel Library


 

 

Book Discussion

Participants will discuss books that have impacted/changed their lives. What books were you reading as a child, teenager or adult? Discuss the books that made a difference.

Thursday, June 18 – 2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library


 

 

SNAP & Read (Special Needs & their Parents)

Special Needs And their Parents is a storytime designed for children ages 4 & up to experience the senses through music, movement, stories and play. Storytime encourages children to develop their listening skills in a fun way. This special program will allow you the opportunity to play and interact with your child while talking to child development professionals about resources that will assist you and your family. Registration is recommended, call 755-0904 ext. 1125.

Saturday, June 20 – 10:00 a.m.
Hoyt Library


 

 

Superhero Beach Towels

Calling all Tweens and Teens. Make your own superhero beach towel cape. A variety of colors and an assortment of symbols will come together and participants will leave with their very own superhero beach towel that easily converts to a beach towel cape. At home, poolside, or at the beach; this project is the perfect way to kick off summer! Don’t be left out. Move quickly and register today. All supplies are provided, so registration is limited to the first 10 superheroes to contact us either in person or call 799-2771.

Saturday, June 20 – 10:00 a.m.
Zauel Library


 

 

Family Storytime

Come out for a special family storytime for children ages 4-7 with an adult.

Saturday, June 20 – 2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library


 

 

Cartoon Physics presented by the Longway Planetarium

Kids are invited to design, build, and test a super suit for their egg-tremely fragile superhero. Each egg-citing superhero will be placed inside a splatter containment system in case of suit failure!

Monday, June 22 – 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Wickes Library


 

 

The Storytellers

Join us for a performance featuring humorous stories, poems and hands-on fun with music. Steel drums, didgeridoo, balafone, cuica, m’bira and berimbau are a few of the many instruments that we bring. Children and youth are encouraged to play all instruments that we bring… no one is left out!

Monday, June 22 – 6:30 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library


 

 

Tissue Paper Painting for Teens and Tweens

This wonderful technique combines drawing, bleeding tissue paper and glue to create a colorful one of a kind painting. There is no charge for this program, but space is limited. Please call 755-9832 to register. Ages 10-18.

Tuesday, June 23
Hoyt Library


 

 

Fun Family Film

Join us for this action-packed comedy adventure that introduces Baymax, a lovable, personal companion robot, who forms a special bond with robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada. It’s a fun movie for the whole family!

Wednesday, June 24 – 2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library


 

Teelightful Teesigns with Karen Czarnik

Tee shirt transformations! Bring your old tee shirts to the library and work with trash to treasure artist Karen Czarnik to transform your tee shirts into something new. Create your own unique, newly designed unisex tee shirt scarf, tote bag, bracelet, cape, skirt, mask, belt, and so much more. Each participant should bring 2 – 3 old tee shirts. Any color, shape, condition or size of tee shirt will do. For Tweens and Teens

Wednesday, June 24 – 2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library


 

 

Acting Up Theatre Company

Be entertained with a high energy interactive theatrical show, A Truly Original Superhero. The play includes a fast moving story with revolving colorful characters, comedy, up to the minute pop culture references, a wonderful moral about being true and original and of course audience participation.

Thursday, June 25 – 3:00 p.m.
Zauel Library


 

 

Cartoon Physics presented by the Longway Planetarium

Kids are invited to design, build, and test a super suit for their egg-tremely fragile superhero. Each egg-citing superhero will be placed inside a splatter containment system in case of suit failure!

Saturday, June 27 – 3:00 p.m.
Zauel Library


 

3rd Annual Worm Race

Get ready for some wiggly fun! Choose a worm from those provided and enter the tournament or watch and cheer on your friends. The winning worms from each round will advance until one will be crowned the fastest worm. Children under 7 need a helper.

Monday, June 29 – 1:30 p.m.
Wickes Library


 

 

Scheer Genius Superhero Stunt Show

Have you ever wanted to be a superhero or just do incredible things that others can’t? Meet a real life, spandex clad, cape wearing superhero who shows kids how to read minds, see through steel, and perform impossible stunts. It’s a 45 minute show filled with challenging stunts, laughter, audience participation and non-stop action for kids ages 5 and up.

Monday, June 29 – 6:30 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library


 

 

Starting a Business

Wednesday, June 24 – 1:00 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 seminar 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 seminar is FREE and information – PRICELESS!

This seminar is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. This introductory seminar 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 Michigan Small Business Development Center business resources and other seminars, go to www.sbdcmichigan.org or call (989) 686-9597. Pre-registration is strongly recommended.

This same seminar is offered multiple times and at different locations across the Great Lakes Bay Region to accommodate most everyone’s schedule. You’re invited to find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MISBTDC.GreatLakesBay.

Speaker: MI-SBDC Business Consultant and Hoyt Library Reference Librarian