Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Spring Kids’ Reading Club!

To celebrate Reading Month in March, we’re starting our Kids’ Spring Reading Club on March 1!  Kids from preschool to 8th grade can stop by the library anytime during March to pick up their Book Bingo sheet and start reading.  Turning in the completed Bingo sheet will earn the child a book to keep and [...]

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Be the Source of Change

One of the first signs of Spring around the library is Teen Tech Week! From March 5-11, we’ll be celebrating teens and technology with some events just for them. On Wednesday, March 8 from 3:30-5pm, we have a Super Smash Bros. tournament planned. We’ll set up the brackets and provide nunchucks, Wii remotes, and cookies. [...]

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What to Avoid When Doing Home Repair

As Spring approaches, home repair and improvement projects loom on the horizon.  But the beginning of home repair season also means the beginning of home repair scam season.  Join us on Tuesday, March 7 at 6:30pm for a Michigan Consumer Education presentation on how to avoid becoming a victim of unscrupulous service or repairs resulting [...]

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Ready to Build?

The first Wednesday of the month is coming and with it comes LEGO Block Party! On Wednesday, March 1 at 4pm, we’ll get out our giant tub of LEGO blocks for kids ages 4-12 to build with. What will you construct? Spaceships, battle scenes, gardens, monster trucks, cities, the only limit is your imagination. After the LEGO [...]

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Do you like green eggs and ham? Come find out at our luncheon celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday on Thursday, March 2 at noon.  Chef Hillary Kraak of Artisan of Grand Haven will cater the lunch featuring food from one of Dr. Seuss’ beloved books – Green Eggs and Ham!  And since we’re also celebrating Read [...]

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Great Music from the Great War

This year, 2017 is the 100-year anniversary of the United States’ entrance into World War I.  On Wednesday, February 22 at 7pm, join us to commemorate that war and those who fought and fell with a presentation of music, songs, and poetry. Muskegon Community College instructor Don Hoogenstyn Jr. will share music from countries fighting [...]

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Meet with Jim Lilly

Do you have something you want to discuss with our new State Representative Jim Lilly?  He will be holding Office Hours at the library on Friday, February 17 from 10:30-11:30am.  You don’t need an appointment – just stop in to ask a question, express your opinion on an issue, or simply say hi. If you [...]