Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Explore a Winter Craft Wonderland!

Spend Saturday afternoon at the library! On Saturday, December 10 at 2pm, we’ll be hosting a Craft Wonderland for kids to come & make wintry creations for gift-giving and decoration.  They’ll make ornaments, cards, picture frames, and more. We’ll also welcome a very special Frozen guest that afternoon – Princess Anna of Arendelle.  Princess Anna [...]

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Be Safe on Your Snowmobile

This class is canceled due to lack of sign ups. Getting outside during the winter is one of the best ways to beat the winter blues, but when we go out in the snow, safety has to be a priority. The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department will teach a free snowmobile safety course here at the [...]

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Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Have you signed your baby, toddler, or preschooler up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten yet? It’s a new program from the Spring Lake District Library to help encourage a love of reading in our youngest patrons! We know you already read to your children and bring them to library programs like Storytime or Toddler Time, [...]

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Music by the Fireplace

Our favorite Sunday of every month is the one when we have some Music by the Fireplace.  On Sunday, November 20 at 3pm, Michael Boxer and Laura Crosswait, the husband and wife duo that make up Plain Jane Glory. Sweet melodies and infectious energy are the trademarks of their Neo-Folk/Americana music, & they have recently [...]

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Public Trust in Government

On Tuesday, November 15 at 6:30pm, you’re invited to participate in a community conversation on public trust in government.  The Grand Haven Area League of Women Voters will host the event in cooperation with the Center for Michigan.  Hundreds of similar conversations will be taking place across Michigan sponsored by the Center. The Center for [...]

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Frozen in Time: The John V. Moran

Get ready to see and explore the wreck of the John V. Moran with shipwreck hunter and author Valerie van Heest on Thursday, November 17 at 7pm.  Before the summer of 2015, the John V. Moran hadn’t been seen for 116 years.  It sank in Feburary 1899 just 15 miles off the coast of Grand [...]

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Appointments For Medicare Assistance

Seniors who’d like assistance selecting their prescription drug plan for 2017 can make an appointment to meet with a Certified Medicare Counselors at the library.  Counselors from Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging will be at the library on Friday, November 4 and Tuesday, November 15 from 9:30am-3pm to help seniors select next year’s prescription [...]

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Veterans Day Observance

On Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at 2pm, we’ll be hosting a live performance calling back to the popular radio shows of the 1940s in honor of our veterans.  The readers’ theater company Voice Activated is back by popular demand to put on a variety of short performances honoring the generations of men and women [...]

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Fine Amnesty Week

Some of us have amazing memories for due dates and deadlines.  Some of us…maybe aren’t as talented in that regard.  If you fall into the latter category, never fear!  All those late fines that have sneaked their way onto your card? You can take care of them during Fine Amnesty at the library. How does [...]