Monthly Archives: February 2017

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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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Let Freedom Ring: Civil Rights in America

Join us this winter for a 3-part series at the library to share stories of the Civil Rights movement in America.  Each part will focus on a different leader in the White House during the 1960s: Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson. We’ll hear from USS Silversides [...]

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Music by the Fireplace

Spend a Sunday afternoon by the fireplace listening music from the acoustic guitar duo of Wyatt and Shari Knapp. They're known for their sparkling vocals and lush harmonies.  They will perform traditional American music as well as bluesy folk & 1940s classics on Sunday, February 19 at 3pm as part of our Music by the Fireplace monthly series. [...]

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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 [...]