Monthly Archives: April 2017

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Want to Improve Your Golf Game?

How can you improve your strength, flexibility, and focus on the golf course? Yoga! Peter “The Yoguy” Violino will teach you how on Wednesday, May 3 from 6:30-8pm.  Mr. Violino will show participants various yoga exercises for golfers and explain how yoga can help strengthen golf-specific muscles, reduce the chance of injury, and help improve [...]

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Ready to Build?

The first Wednesday of the month is coming and with it comes LEGO Block Party! On Wednesday, May 3 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 [...]

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All Aboard!

Learn the history of the steam locomotive, Pere Marquette 1225, with Kevin P. Keefe on Tuesday, May 2 at 7pm.  Keefe’s book Twelve Twenty-Five: The Life and Times of a Steam Locomotive is a 2017 Michigan Notable Book and the recipient of the 2016 Historical Society of Michigan State History Award. The 1225 is a [...]

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Thinking about Boater Safety

Everyone who operates a boat or personal watercraft on Michigan waterways is encouraged to take a Boater Safety Course by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, but some people are required to take the class before using water vehicles.  Those born after July 1996 can only operate a boat legally if they have been issued [...]

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Meet with Jim Lilly

Do you have something you want to discuss with our State Representative Jim Lilly?  He will be holding Office Hours at the library on Friday, April 21 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 can’t make [...]

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Please Excuse Our Dust!

On Monday, April 17, work will begin to replace the library’s roof.  We’re excited to have a new, leak free roof, but there will be a few weeks of inconveniences first.  We apologize for all in advance. While work on the roof is happening, part of the library’s parking lot will be fenced off to [...]

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Library Closed

The library will be closed Sunday, April 16. We will re-open at 9:30am on Monday, April 17. As always our website and library catalog are open even when the building is closed.  You can also download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and more from OverDrive, hoopla, and our other online resources. A wonderful weekend to everyone!

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Be Informed About Your Finances

Most of us have questions and concerns about financial planning.  How do you know if your bank or credit union is financially stable? Which insurance company should you pick to protect yourself and your loved ones?  What mutual funds give you the best returns?  To help begin to answer these questions and others, the Spring [...]

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AARP Driver’s Safety Course

The AARP has been the pre-eminent older driver’s safety program for over thirty years.  Every year, thousands of drivers over 50 have taken AARP’s class and learned how to protect their safety on the roads.  This year, the AARP and Spring Lake District Library have partnered to offer this class on Tuesday & Wednesday, April 25 [...]