Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Save in September with your Library Card

Happy National Library Card Sign-Up month! This September, a Spring Lake District Library Card not only gives you access to books, eBooks, up-to-date technology, and research resources, it also will get you great deals with local businesses!  We’re partnering with twenty fantastic local businesses to help you save money and explore your town this month. [...]

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Robotics & Coding Workshops

Do you have a 7 through 12-year-old child interested in robotics or coding?  We have two workshops in August just for them!  At 10am on Wednesday, August 24, kids will be able to put their building skills to work in a Robotics Workshop by creating robots out of LEGO blocks.  Later at 2pm, children will [...]

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Storytime Hiatus

After an amazing summer of storytimes, we will be on storytime hiatus until after Labor Day so that our Youth Services department can get ready for fall fun! Our next preschool storytime will be September 8 and 9 – the week of Labor Day – at the regular time of 10:30am.  And with the start [...]

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Opinions Requested!

Thank you for your participation! If you or your family participated in our Summer Reading Clubs this summer, we'd like to hear from you!  The surveys should only take a few minutes, and your time is greatly appreciated. Kids & Teen Reading Club Survey: On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! Adult Reading Club Survey: Summertime & the [...]

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Explore Farm to Table Food

Enjoy the fruits of the farm to table movement on Tuesday, August 16 at 6:30pm.  Chef Jamie Paquin will demonstrate her recipes for Market Fresh Salad and Roasted Vegetables with Romesco Sauce, both made with only the freshest ingredients from local farms.  Chef Paquin will share cooking tips and techniques during the demonstration as well [...]

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Visit with Julie Lawson Timmer

Whether you’ve read Julie Lawson Timmer’s debut novel Five Days Left or not, you won’t want to miss your opportunity to hear Ms. Timmer speak about her second novel Untethered at the library on Wednesday, August 10 at 7pm. The editors of the magazine Redbook named Untethered as one of 21 books written by women [...]

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Finishing Up Summer Reading 2016

Our Summer Reading Programs are winding down to their conclusion on Saturday, August 6 which leaves you with a few days to turn in your reading cards for prizes and entries into the drawings!  This summer has been very busy with nearly 1,000 kids and teens taking part in On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!, [...]