Who says you shouldn't write in a book? Come to our Book Transformation program on, Monday, July 13, 2:00-3:00 PM, and -- in the spirit of Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett's Battle Bunny -- we'll take ordinary children's books and make them extraordinary by changing text, adding visuals, and making other alterations. This program is for ages 9-12. Registration for this program is required and begins June 25.
Come hang out with some serpentine visitors at our World Snake Day Celebration on Thursday, July 16, 7:00-8:00 PM. Mark Rosenthal of Animal Magic will bring live snakes for all ages to view and learn about. No registration required.
Sunlit snake by Matt Reinbold (CC BY-SA 2.0)
This film is rated PG. You may bring your own pillows, snacks, or blankets.
Tuesday, July 28 @ 7:00-7:30 PM - Songs about Water
Monday, August 10 @ 10:00-10:30 AM - Songs inspired by Superheroes. Superhero costumes are encouraged, but not required.
Attention all campers! Camp Storytime is coming to the library. Come explore the forest and sit around the campfire to enjoy some stories and snacks, there will even be tents to hang out in! Join us Thursday June 25th from 2:00-3:00PM in the Community Room for some summer fun. Recommended for children aged 5 to 9 years old.
[campsite sweet campisite by Kirsten Jennings is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
Quidditch 048 by Pioneer Library System (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
- Saturday, June 13
- Saturday, June 27 (Cancelled)
Bootstrapper: from broke to badass on a northern Michigan farm by Mardi Jo Link — When Link and her husband of 19 years call it quits, she is left with cash-flow problems and a looming divorce. She makes a seemingly impossible resolution: to hang on to her in northern Michigan farm and continue raising her three boys on well water and wood chopping. Armed with a sense of humor and three resolute accomplices, Link confronts blizzards and foxes, wrangles rampaging poultry, and withstands any blow to her pride to preserve the life she wants. Join us Saturday, June 13.
The fault in our stars by John Green — Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten. The Fault in Our Stars brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love. Join us Thursday, June 11 at noon.
Orange is the new black: my year in a woman's prison by Piper Kerman — With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187-424, one of the millions of people who disappear "down the rabbit hole" of the American penal system.