Monthly Archives: September 2017

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Gerrymandering: Why Lines Matter

The census is taken every 10 years. After that, each state is responsible for redrawing the lines of their voting districts. Michigan is one of the thirty-plus states where the state legislature decides how to draw those lines. Sometimes the political party holding the legislature will work to manipulate the districts to favor their politicians. [...]

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Storytime & Baby Bounce

It’s never too early for children to start exploring the library! In fact, research shows that earlier is better when it comes to introducing stories, language and songs, and the positive effects can last a lifetime. This fall we have two new Tuesday morning storytimes especially for babies and toddlers. Beginning September 12, Little Movers [...]

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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, September 15 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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Music by the Fireplace

Enjoy Sundays back at the library with our first Music by the Fireplace performance of the season.  The Lake Michigan Guitar Duo will perform on Sunday, September 17 at 3pm.  Celebrated guitarists Paul Vondiziano and David Martin will combine their talents to bring us music by Bach, Piazzolla, Montes, and more.

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Get a Clean Slate for the New Year

Are overdue fines holding your child back? During September, kids under 18 can get their late fines waived by bringing their library card to the Spring Lake District Library!  Whether they’re reading for pleasure or doing a research project, we at the library want students to have all the resources of the library at their [...]

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Time to Play Your Card, Spring Lake!

Happy National Library Card Sign-Up month! For the second September, a Spring Lake District Library Card not only gives you access to books, technology, and research resources, it also will get you great deals with local businesses!  We’ve partnered with 24 fantastic local businesses to help you save money and explore your town this month. [...]