Friday, October 18 - 9:30 AM

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers,  Meets every Thursday and Friday that the library is open.  Please see the English Language Learner Program FAQ for more information. 

Friday, October 18 - 11:30 AM

Beginning or Intermediate English Language Learners are invited to read together and discuss short articles, etc., in English with a tutor.  Meets every Friday 11:30 AM to 1PM.  Please refer to the English Language Learner Program FAQ for more information. 

Friday, October 18 - 12:00 PM

Advanced English Language Learners read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished.  Meets every-other Friday at 12 Noon to 1PM.  Please see the English Language Learner Program FAQ for more information. 

Friday, October 18 - 1:00 PM

Preschool storytimes feature longer books, flannel board and rhymes designed for children ages 3 1/2 - 5. These activities help develop pre-reading and school-readiness skills.  Children must be able to sit independently and be attentive for 30 minutes. Parents may temporarily attend, if needed, to help transition their child to this program. All parents must remain in the children's department. Storytimes will be held in the Friends Activity Room starting Monday, September 9 through Friday, October 18. Please pick a Monday OR a Friday session. Registration begins August 27. 

Note: We will not have storytime on Monday, October 14 as the library will be closed.

Mondays, 10:00-10:30 am; Register for Mondays

Fridays, 1:00-1:30 pm; Register for Fridays

Friday, October 18 - 1:30 PM
ABC Time

ABC Activity Time offers a safe and informal environment for caregivers to interact with their young children.

Experience a variety of hands-on and imaginative play opportunities while building social and cooperative skills with other young children and caregivers. 

No registration required.

NOTE: There will be no Storytime or ABC Activity Time on Saturday, October 12 due to the Family Music Fest to which you are all invited.

NOTE: There will be no Storytime or ABC Activity Time on Monday, October 14 due to a library closure.

NOTE: There will be no Storytime or ABC Activity Time on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 due to a library closure.

Saturday, October 19 - 9:00 AM

Are you looking to build a foundation of strong computer skills, including Internet use and setting up an email account? Every public computer in the library now has self-guided activities for practice with mouse skills, copying/pasting, and more, with trusted experts on hand every
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
to answer any questions you may have or connect you to additional resources. Computer Skills Help for Beginners provides a safe space to build confidence and learn the things you need to feel “computer savvy” in the Digital Age.

 

  • Mondays, 6:00-8:00 PM - Web Express computers
  • Thursdays, 5:00-7:00 PM - Web Express computers
  • Saturdays, 9:00-11:00 AM - Teen Area computers
  • Sundays, 3:00-5:00 PM - Web Express computers

 

Saturday, October 19 - 10:00 AM

Join us as the Nonfiction Book Group discusses:

Saturday, October 19 - 10:00 AM
Storytime

Family Storytime provides an opportunity for caregivers to actively engage with their children under age 5.

Together with a Youth Librarian, you can build early literacy skills in a welcoming environment through meaningful stories, songs, and play. Encourage a love of language and reading while practicing listening and cooperative tasks. We look forward to sharing this experience with you.

Every Family Storytime is followed by a half hour of ABC Activity Time.

No registration required.

NOTE: There will be no Storytime or ABC Activity Time on Saturday, October 12 due to the Family Music Fest to which you are all invited.

NOTE: There will be no Storytime or ABC Activity Time on Monday, October 14 due to a library closure.

NOTE: There will be no Storytime or ABC Activity Time on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 due to a library closure.

Saturday, October 19 - 10:30 AM
ABC Time

ABC Activity Time offers a safe and informal environment for caregivers to interact with their young children.

Experience a variety of hands-on and imaginative play opportunities while building social and cooperative skills with other young children and caregivers. 

No registration required.

NOTE: There will be no Storytime or ABC Activity Time on Saturday, October 12 due to the Family Music Fest to which you are all invited.

NOTE: There will be no Storytime or ABC Activity Time on Monday, October 14 due to a library closure.

NOTE: There will be no Storytime or ABC Activity Time on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 due to a library closure.

Saturday, October 19 - 1:00 PM

The Domino Topplers of Michigan and Zeal Credit Union present CPL Domino Club. All are welcome to gather together and learn about domino building techniques and the "why" behind how they work. Participants will enjoy building their own creations which will culminate in one, large group topple.Recommended for patrons age 8 and up.

Big thanks to Zeal Credit Union for donating the dominos to our club!

Saturday, October 19 - 4:00 PM

Please join us for Special Needs Storytime: Count Me In! This is a sensory-friendly story-time filled with picture books, preschool songs and simple sign language especially designed for patrons of all ages with special needs and their families and/or caregivers. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literary Foundation

Sunday, October 20 - 3:00 PM

We've assembled a team of tech savvy, friendly volunteers to help you feel more confident and comfortable, be it using a computer or a smartphone. Whether you need help while working on a project on our computers, setting up an e-mail address, or downloading an app on your phone, we can help. No appointment or registration required.

  • Mondays, 6:00-8:00 PM - Web Express computers
  • Thursdays, 5:00-7:00 PM - Web Express computers
  • Sundays, 3:00-5:00 PM - Web Express computers

Computer Skills Help for Beginners will also be offered at the same time for those wishing to learn foundational skills through activities.

Sunday, October 20 - 3:00 PM

Are you looking to build a foundation of strong computer skills, including Internet use and setting up an email account? Every public computer in the library now has self-guided activities for practice with mouse skills, copying/pasting, and more, with trusted experts on hand every
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
to answer any questions you may have or connect you to additional resources. Computer Skills Help for Beginners provides a safe space to build confidence and learn the things you need to feel “computer savvy” in the Digital Age.

 

  • Mondays, 6:00-8:00 PM - Web Express computers
  • Thursdays, 5:00-7:00 PM - Web Express computers
  • Saturdays, 9:00-11:00 AM - Teen Area computers
  • Sundays, 3:00-5:00 PM - Web Express computers

 

Monday, October 21 - 9:00 AM

Join us in the Children's Library as we turn off the tech and tune in to the world around us. Our iPads and AWE computers will be tucked away, but entertainment is guaranteed! Connect with new friends as you try an analog craft, activity, or game. Enjoy pop-up storytimes throughout the day, interactive play opportunities, and more. Take a break from your screen...it'll be there tomorrow!

Activities will be available all day and all ages are welcome. No registration required. 

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