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Happy Labor Day!

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, the library will be closed August 30 & 31 and September 1.  We will re-open at 9:30am on Tuesday, September 2.

The end of the summer also means that the library will be open on Sundays again!  Starting on September 7, we’ll resume Sunday hours of 2pm-5pm.  Sunday hours will continue through the winter and spring.

A wonderful and safe long weekend to everyone!  Thank you to all those who labor and especially those who work over the weekend so that others may vacation and celebrate.

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Help Needed with a Summer Reading Survey!

The reading programs this summer at the Spring Lake District Library were some of our best yet!  Nearly 1,000 children and teens participated in Fizz Boom Read!, our children’s program, and nearly 600 people signed up for the adult program, A Taste of Summer. Our Fizz Boom Read! participants read over 1600 books every week!  That’s a lot of reading.

The 2014 reading clubs are finished, but we’re always looking ahead to next year, and so we’re asking for your help.  Did you or your kids take part in Fizz Boom Read! or A Taste of Summer?  Would you mind answering a few questions about your experience?  If so, click the link below to open a very short survey.

A Taste of Summer: Survey for adults about the Summer Reading Club

Fizz Boom Read!: Survey for parents about their families’ experiences

All your input will be considered as we work to improve our services and offerings for future programs including the 2015 summer reading – it’s only 9 months away!

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It’s a Storytime Hiatus!

This week’s Five Senses Storytime was our last preschool storytime of the summer, but don’t worry, we’ll be back with more fantastic storytimes in the fall.

Our next preschool storytime will be September 4th and 5th at the regular time of 10:30am.

Toddler Time will start back up in September too!  Just for toddlers ages 18-36 months, this storytime is geared for the younger set.  September 24th at 10am is the first Toddler Time of the fall.

And on Tuesday September 16th at 7pm, Bedtime Storytime will be back with a special event – a Stuffed Animal Sleepover!  If you can’t bring your children to our daytime storytimes or you just want to come more often, Family Storytime is for you! Older brothers & sisters are welcome as well as is everyone’s best stuffed friend.

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Happy Independence Day!

The library will be closed on July 4th and 5th in celebration of Independence Day.  As always our website and library catalog are open even when the building is closed.  You can also download eBooks and eAudiobooks from our eBranch 24 hours a day.  (Running into problems?  Check out our how-to guides here.)

We’ll reopen at our regular time of 9:30am on Monday July 7th, but for now, we’ll leave you with the first section of the Declaration of Independence.

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A Taste of Summer

Summer has started!  …or at least the Summer Reading Programs have started, and we all know that’s the real beginning of summer, right?  Both the adult and youth programs begin this week, so stop by the library to sign up and give yourself as much reading time as possible!  The last day to get your cards stamped and receive prizes is Saturday, August 2nd.  That’s eight glorious summer weeks full of library books.

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