Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Make the Switch! VHS to DVD Conversion Classes

VCRs are quickly becoming obsolete technology much like the telegraph or rotary dial phones which makes now the time to convert the precious memories on your VHS tapes to DVD format.  We have two Digital Conversion Classes scheduled in October that will teach you how to do exactly that as well as how to use [...]

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89th District Candidate Forum

On Tuesday, October 11 at 7pm, the library is partnering with the League of Women Voters to host the candidates for the 89th District Seat in the Michigan House of Representatives.  Voters will have the opportunity to hear candidates Mary Buzuma (Libertarian), Jim Lilly (Republican), and Tim Meyer (Democrat) speak on the issues in a [...]

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Mark Your Calendars!

Start collecting your personal papers now because we’re having a free shred day Saturday, September 24 from 11am – 2:00pm. Kent Records Management will be set up in the library’s parking lot to shred your sensitive documents and papers.  All paper will be securely transported to Kent Records Management for shredding and recycling. Which papers do [...]

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Village of Spring Lake Candidate Forum

The library and the League of Women Voters are partnering to host a forum for the candidates for Spring Lake Village Council and Village President on Thursday, October 6 at 6:30pm.  This forum is an opportunity for the voters of Spring Lake to learn about the candidates on the November 8 ballot. Three candidates are competing [...]

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What is Mindfulness?

What is mindfulness? It’s defined as ‘purposefully paying non-judgmental attention to the present moment,’ but what does that really mean for you? If these are questions you’ve had, come to the library on Tuesday, September 20 at 7pm for our Mindfulness for Beginners workshop. Carol Hendershot, co-founder of the Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness, will [...]

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Learn to Sleep Better

Are you sleeping like a baby? If not, come by the library on Thursday, September 15 at 7pm to learn ways to improve the quality of your sleep from Dr. Mehul Patel.  Research shows that getting good sleep on a regular basis can help improve your physical and mental well-being.  Not sleeping enough has even [...]

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Your Garden in Autumn

Spring and Summer aren’t the only busy time for gardeners! Learn how to maximize the beautiful days of autumn for a gorgeous garden next spring and this fall on Tuesday, September 13 at 7pm.  Greg Dunn of Blackbird Farms will talk about ways to keep your garden lovely after summer has ended.  He’ll also discuss [...]

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Reading Gives You Superpowers! Bookmark Contest

Calling all kids from preschool through 8th grade! Are you ready to show off your artistic skills and show the world what you love about the library?  From October 1 through 22, we’re encouraging you to submit original bookmark designs for the 23rd annual bookmark contest! You are invited to create a bookmark on the theme “Reading Gives [...]