Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Here Comes Summer Reading!

Readers of all ages, get ready for Summer Reading! Starting on Monday, June 12 and continuing through August 5, kids and adults can sign up to spend the summer reading books and winning prizes. For adults, sign up is as easy as stopping by the Check Out Desk!  Participants can earn a prize (up to [...]

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Building Boats in Michigan

Michigan is a boater’s paradise, and many of its residents count time spent on the lakes and rivers among their favorite pastimes.  With so many waterways to travel, it’s no surprise that Michigan has a long and storied boat building history.  On Wednesday, May 31 at 7pm, join author Scott Peters to learn about the [...]

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Spaceport, Michigan!

Everyone knows about Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center, but did you know rockets were launched from the Upper Peninsula during the early years of the space program? On Tuesday, May 23 at 7pm, join Glen Swanson to learn about Michigan’s role in space exploration. The Keweenaw Rocket Range is located at the tip [...]

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Memorial Day Weekend Closings

During the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, the library will be open on Saturday, May 27 from 9:30am to 5pm.  We will be closed on Friday, May 26 for a special project. Library staff will be rearranging some of our materials and spaces to make the library more user-friendly for our patrons.  We will be [...]

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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, May 19 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 [...]