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eBook Users Group

Join library staff and other eReader users as we share eBook
tips and tricks in an informal environment. Group will meet Tuesday, April 23rd from 7:00-8:00 PM in the Group Study Room A.

Celebrate Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month which brings awareness to the fact that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Heart disease is preventable and controllable so take care of your heart, get educated and fit.

eBook Users Group

Join library staff and other eReader users as we share eBook
 tips and tricks in an informal environment. Group will meet Tuesday, March 26th from 7:00-8:00PM in the Purple Room.

eBook Basics

Join us Tuesday, March 12th from 7:00-8:30 PM to learn the basics
of how to check out free library eBooks and read them on your Kindle, Sony Wifi, iPad or other device. Watch a live demo and try a few of the eReaders on the market today. Registration is required.

Hockey's Back in the Big D!

Finally, the official start of the shortened 2012-2013 NHL Hockey Season begins Saturday, January 19th. Tune in to see newly named Captain Henrik Zetterberg lead the Wings as they take on the St. Louis Blues. So don your spirit wear and cheer when the puck drops at 8:00 PM.

2013 Tax Season Opens January 30th for 1040 Filers

The Internal Revenue Service will begin to accept and process 1040 applications on January 30th because of the recent tax law changes enacted by Congress in early January. However, there are several forms that require more extensive programming and testing because of the late legislation. At this time these forms are expected to be accepted in late February or March.

Grimms' Fairy Tales 200th Anniversary

Read a Brothers Grimms' Fairty tale and celebrate the 200th Anniversary of publication.

Fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm: a new English version edited by Philip Pullman

The Grimm reader: the classic tales of the Brothers Grimm translated and edited by Maria Tatar

The complete fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm translated and with an introduction by Jack Zipes

College Bowl Madness Has Begun!

Three Michigan colleges made into the College Bowl line-up this year. Kicking the schedule off on December 26th, Central Michigan plays in the Little Ceasars Bowl against Western Kentucky. Next up, on December 29th, Michigan State takes on TCU in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. Finally, on New Year's Day the University of Michigan will play in the Outback Bowl against South Carolina. Culminating on January 7, 2013 is the BCS, when Notre Dame and Alabama vie for the National Championship.

eBook Users Group

Join library staff and other eReader users as we share eBook tips and tricks in an informal environment. Group will meet Tuesday January 29th from 7:00-8:00PM in the Purple Room.

Michigan eLibrary Celebrates 20 Years

Michigan's 24/7 digital library, Michigan eLibrary, celebrates it's 20th Anniversary! MeL is one of the oldest online libraries on the internet. This valuable resource provides statewide access to over 40 commercial databases and contains librarian-recommended Web sites on a variety of subjects such as business, genealogy, health, etc. MeLCat, the statewide borrowing system allows patron initiated interlibrary loan requests is also hosted by MeL.

Time to Fall Back This Weekend

Enjoy an extra hour this weekend as Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday November 4th and we revert to Eastern Standard Time beginning at 2:00 AM. It's also a good time to change smoke detector batteries to protect your home and family.

Celebrate Fall with a Trip to a Cider Mill

Area apple orchards and cider mills have opened for the fall season! Enjoy some cider, doughnuts, u-pick apples, pumpkins, hay rides and much more. Plan an outing and stock up on the seasonal goodies while they last. Go for a wagon ride at the nearby Plymouth Orchards and Cider Mill on Warren Road between Napier and Gotfredson Roads. More orchards and mills

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