Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Investigating Implicit Bias

Implicit bias is the way our subconscious views the world. Without realizing it, we can make favorable or unfavorable judgements about people based solely on their race, gender, age, and appearance. On Thursday, January 12 at 6:30pm, the library will partner with the Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance to present a program about implicit bias, what [...]

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True Crime Documentary

Nearly 50 years ago, a young newlywed was murdered in her home in Grand Rapids.  The case has never been solved.  Now local filmmaker David B. Schock will share his new documentary of the crime Heritage Hill Bride: The Murder of Shelley Speet Mills on Wednesday, January 11 at 6:30pm. Dr. Schock’s film chronicles the [...]

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Blizzard of Books is Here

Escape the winter blues by joining the Blizzard of Books at the Spring Lake District Library! Sign up begins on Tuesday, January 3 and the reading club continues until March 11.  Is there a better way to enjoy cold, blustery weather than curled up with a book? Adults and high school students can sign [...]

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Winter Break Activities

Not traveling this holiday season and looking for something to do with your family?  We have you covered at the library!  We have three special programs during the week after Christmas for the whole family to enjoy together. On Wednesday, December 28 at 2pm, we’re hosting a LEGO and Coloring Party. Come to build with [...]

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Will You Adopt a Book This Season?

Looking for a unique gift for a book-lover?  Consider purchasing a book to add to the Spring Lake District Library’s collection!  This holiday season, the library is hosting an Adopt a Book program which allows patrons to choose a book from a wide variety of adult, teen, and children’s titles and dedicate it to someone [...]

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Boogie Woogie Bugler

Commemorate the 75th anniversary of the USA’s entry into World War II with an exploration of the hit song Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.  Join us on Wednesday, December 7 at 6:30pm to investigate the idea that Muskegon native and trumpet player, Clarence Zylman might be the actual Boogie Woogle Bugle Boy immortalized in song. Muskegon [...]