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Battle of the Books 2017

Attention all 5th graders and parents! The official kickoff day for Battle of the Books 2017 is Wednesday November 9 at 5:30p and 7:00p. Look for complete information about the books, the rules, and registration on our website that day. Until then talk with your friends, start putting together your teams of 3-5 students and […]

Adult Services Renovation Underway

If you visit the library in the next couple months, you will see that we have started the renovation of our Adult Services space. Similar to our renovation of the Lobby and Youth Services spaces a couple years ago, this renovation will involve removing wallpaper and painting, adding some electrical, replacing the carpeting, and installing […]

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Kits! Kits! Kits!

Come to the Youth room and check out our new kits.  Discovery kits are designed for visual and tactile learners and include My Body, Time, Healthy Habits, and more.  Preschool kits focus on popular themes such as bugs, colors, space, and many more.  STEM kits are great for kids interested in exploring science and math […]

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Calling All Short Story Writers

Entries for the 5th annual Write Michigan Short Story Contest will be accepted through their website until November 30, 2016. The contest is open to writers of all ages and entries are accepted in both English and Spanish. The winners will be awarded a cash prize and have their entry published by Chapbook Press. Visit […]

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Dragon Award 2016

Five favorite chapter books have been chosen for this year’s Dragon Award contest. You can find the books in our special display near the Graphic Novel collection. Read any or all. Read your favorite ones again! Beginning Sept 12 you can post comments to our web page and campaign for your choice to be the […]

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Fun Fall School Age Programs

Need a break from homework? Come to the library and build with our Legos, play chess and other board games, read to one of the reading therapy dogs and earn a free book, have fun taking apart broken stuff and discover how things are made. Stop by the library for more information or check out […]