Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Smart Plants for Pollinators

Have you ever wanted to know how to support native bee species and other pollinators with the plants you grow in your garden? A great first step would be to visit the library on Thursday, May 3 at 7pm to hear from MSU Extension Horticultural Educator Rebecca Finneran. She will talk about "Smart Gardening" behaviors and the plants that will nourish [...]

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Many Uses for Amateur Radio

Want to learn about amateur radio and its many applications? Stop by the library on Thursday, April 26, at 7pm to hear from the North Ottawa Amateur Radio Club. You will get to watch a demonstration by ham radio operators, use a handheld radio, learn about amateur radio's public service uses, find out how to qualify [...]

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Home Buyer 411

Looking into buying a home? The financial experts of Neighborhood Housing Services will be at the library on Wednesday, April 25, at 7pm to discuss credit checks, mortgage readiness, down payment assistance and more.

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Free Community Shred Day!

Start collecting your personal papers now because we’re having a free shred day on Saturday, April 21 from 11am – 2pm. Kent Records Management will be set up in the library’s parking lot to shred your sensitive documents and papers.  All paper will be securely transported to Kent Records Management for shredding and recycling. Which papers do [...]

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Connect through Conversation

Are you looking for opportunities to connect with others by engaging in face-to-face conversations? Are there topics important to you that you’d like to talk about with others in the community?  We’ll be hosting monthly community conversations for just that purpose.  You can attend the next session on Wednesday, April 18 at 7pm. Each community conversation will [...]

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National Library Week

National Library Week is April 8-14 this year with the theme Libraries Lead. Where have libraries led you? To a new favorite series? To new research epiphanies? To new connections and programs? What else do we get to lead you to? We love to provide space for displays of children’s artwork as well as public meetings and community [...]

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Teen Canvas & Candy

Looking for something fun and creative to do after school? Come by the library on Thursday, April 19 at 4pm to paint miniature masterpieces on tiny canvases! Candy, paint and canvases will be provided. This program is for ages 10-18.