Upcoming Events!


Take a Leaf from My Book
September 1-30
Zauel Library
A basic tree display on foam board. Paper leaves will then be attached to the board by thumb tacks. On the leaves, staff and patrons may put title/author/genre of books they recommend (and, preferably, can be found at Zauel). Patrons looking for a book will take a leaf and those who enjoyed a book can leave a leaf.


Duplo Club
Saturday, September 24 11:00 a.m.
Zauel Library
Duplo Club is designed for children 3-6 years of age with a loving adult to strengthen problem-solving, building and mathematical and vocabulary skills using building blocks. This hour of building fun allows you to play and interact with your child while challenging the imagination.

Fiesta!
Saturday, September 24 2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library
Enjoy LIVE music, snacks and activities as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Butman-Fish Library. This is a free family event! Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Summer Shakespeare Series: Ran
Saturday, September 24 10:00 a.m.
Hoyt Library
Please join us for a special viewing of famed director Akira Kurosawa’s 1985 Japanese French adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear. Rated R. Runtime 162 minutes.

Hoyt Library Adult Coloring Club
Monday, September 26
6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27
10:00 a.m.
Relax and de-stress while creating something beautiful. Coloring club is free and open to all adults. For our September session we’ll be working on an assortment of greeting cards. All supplies are provided.

Starting a Business
Thursday, September 29
5:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library
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.

Mother Goose Times
Thursdays, September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Zauel Library
Mother Goose Times is a 6-week story time series for childre3n 18-24 months of age with a loving adult, featuring stories, songs, puppets, fingerplays and fun for all! Registration for this program is recommended as space is limited.

Storytimes
Fridays, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
10:30 a.m.
Butman-Fish Library
Drop-In storytime includes books brought to life by Ms. Maureen, music and movement for preschoolers.

Adult Coloring Club
Wednesday, October 5
1:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library
Relax and de-stress with others who enjoy making beautiful artistic creations. Bring your own coloring books and supplies if you like. We will supply coloring sheets, colored pencils, markers, coffee and tea. No experience is necessary. First Wednesday of each Month. Nov 2, Dec. 7.

Zauel Friends Book Sale
Wednesday, October 5 (Friends only)
Thursday, October 6 – Saturday, October 8
See times below:

Wednesday from 5-8pm is Friends members only pre sale.
Open to the public Thursday 9am-7pm Friday 9am-4 pm and Saturday 9am-1pm. Saturday is fill a bag for 3$. Bags are provided.

Read for the Fun of It
Saturday, October 8
10:00 a.m.
Zauel Library
Celebrate Teen Read Week and "Read for the Fun of It." Most of us agree that reading is fun. From fantasy and science fiction, to romance and mystery, and everything in between, we can escape when we read. Today we're spinning things around. That's right! We're creating fun things from reading. Join us as we move through stations and learn to do all kinds of fun things straight from the pages of a book. The morning will include a balloon animal station, cartooning station, duct tape station, and origami station. Participants will use the pages of a book (along with some human direction) to create fun things at each of the stations. This program is open to tweens to teens. Registration is required so that ample supplies are available. Register by calling 989-799-2771.

Halloween Fun
Saturday, October 8
2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library
Join us for stories, spider races and make-your-own dancing snake. For children ages 6 - 12. Ages 6 and younger need an adult helper.

LEGO Club
Saturday, October 8
2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to attend our LEGO Club where they can create their own masterpieces. Adult participation is welcome! Call to register.

Page to Stage : Edgar Allan Poe
Saturday, October 15
1:00 p.m.
Zauel Library
Do you like to watch scary movies? Do you enjoy a good ghost story? Join Zauel’s Page to Stage players for theatrical Halloween fun! We will create a “spook”tacular film of Edgar Allen Poe’s classic works in modern day language. Interested adults and teens must register at the reference desk by Thursday, October 13.

Hoyt Book Discussion
Thursday, October 13
2:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library
Discussion of Bless Me Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya.. Books available at Hoyt Library.

Ask The Lawyer
Tuesday, October 18
6:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library
The Saginaw County Bar Association (SCBA) and Legal Services of Eastern Michigan (LSEM) in partnership with the Public Libraries of Saginaw will feature Ask the Lawyer Night at Butman-Fish Library on October 18, 2016, from 6 PM until 7:30 PM. Ask the Lawyer Night features local attorneys who will provide community legal education at no charge. A panel of local attorneys will answer questions from the audience on any area of law. This may include divorce and family issues, property disputes, landlord-tenant, bankruptcy, probate, criminal, and various other areas of the law. The attorneys are unable to comment on any individual cases that are pending. Ask the Lawyer Night is FREE and open to the public. Seating is limited. Get answers to your legal questions. Join your fellow citizens in learning more about the law.

Starting a Business
Wednesday, October 19
1:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library
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.

Goosebumps Movie
Thursday, October 20
4:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library
What if all the monsters and creatures in the Goosebump's stories were real? Can Zack and Hannah get them back into their books where they belong? Or will the mosters take over?

Day of the Living Dead Party for Teens
Saturday, October 22
2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library
Learn how to survive a Zombie Apocalypse and have fun playing Zombie themed games.

Duplo Club
Saturday, October 22
11:00 a.m.
Duplo Club is designed for children 3-6 years of age with a loving adult to strengthen problem solving, building and mathematical and vocabulary skills using building blocks. This hour of building fun allows you to play and interact with your child while challenging their imagination.

Day of the Dead Craft
Wednesday, October 26
4:00 p.m.
Hoyt Library
We will make tissue paper marigolds and decorate a vase.

Joel’s Spooktacular Comedy Show!
Saturday, October 29
2:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library
Help kids & grown-ups celebrate Halloween with Joel's Spooktacular Comedy Show. You'll watch Silly Scientist Joel juggle eyeballs and be shocked by his HEADSPINNING display of Halloween hootenanny! You'll even be illuminated by Joel's Far-Out Flashlight where he encourages Halloween safety. Halloween adventures await, in this exciting-not-scary show that will have you celebrating the spirit of the season!

Mother Goose Times
Thursdays, October 6, 13, 20
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Zauel Library
Mother Goose Times is a 6-week story time series for childre3n 18-24 months of age with a loving adult, featuring stories, songs, puppets, fingerplays and fun for all! Registration for this program is recommended as space is limited.

Preschool Storytimes
10:30 a.m.
Zauel Library
Friday, October 7 – Celebra! Children 3-5 years of age with a loving adult are invited to our story time celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Join our drop-in story time for 30 minutes of read-aloud stories, songs, fingerplays and fun.
Friday, October 14 – Silly Me! Children 3-5 years of age with a loving adult are invited to our silly story time. Join our drop in story time for 30 minutes of silly read aloud stories, fingerplays, songs and fun.
Friday, October 21 – Monster Mash! Children 3-5 years of age with a loving adult are invited to our Monster Mash. Join our drop in story time for 30 minutes of read aloud stories featuring monsters of all kinds, fingerplays, songs and fun.
Friday, October 28 – Halloween Hoedown! Children 3-5 years of age with a loving adult are invited to our Halloween Hoedown. Join our drop in story time for 30 minutes of read aloud stories to celebrate Halloween, fingerplays, songs and fun. Children are invited to come dressed in Halloween costume.


Makerspace Mondays!
Saturdays October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Butman-Fish Library
Come and tinker with us! Drop-in from 5:00-7:00 where activities will vary each week. Examples of activities include K-nex, Snap Circuits, LEGO, Magnatiles, crafts etc.

TLC
Fridays, October 14, 21, 28
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Butman-Fish Library
Teaching, Learning & Connecting is a free 3-week series of parent-child playgroups for children 18 months-3 years old. You will meet different community resource professionals and connect with other families while learning and playing together.