Monthly Archives: May 2018

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Memorial Day Weekend Closings

During the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, the library will be open on Saturday, May 26 from 9:30am to 5pm. We will be closed on Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. This weekend also marks the beginning of our summer hours. We will be closed on Sundays through Labor Day Weekend. [...]

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Poetry, Puppetry, Music & Movement

Are you ready to have some musical, creative fun? Then you should visit the library on Tuesday, June 19 at 2pm to join Kevin Kammeraad and friends for a high-energy, interactive experience of movement, puppetry and music! This family-friendly program is for kids 6-14 years old.

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Family Movie: Wonder

Stop in at the library on Friday, June 15 at 2pm for a showing of the hit movie Wonder, which is based on the popular book of the same name. The movie is rated PG and has a runtime of 113 minutes.

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Rock Plantings

Is your garden in need of a little something extra? Or maybe you want to get creative with your gardening? On Tuesday, June 26 at 7pm, Anita Buckowing demonstrates how you can create unique rock plantings with just a few tools, a feather rock and an assortment of plants. The combination will result in a one-of-a-kind feature [...]

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Celebrating Winsor McCay

Every year during the Spring Lake Heritage Festival, we spend a day celebrating animation pioneer and Spring Lake’s most famous son, Winsor McCay.  This year, Winsor McCay Day is Thursday, June 14, and we have some great programs scheduled at the library to honor him. Winsor McCay first rose to national prominence when his chalk drawing of the sinking [...]

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Motorsports Photos and the Stories Behind Them

Calling all sports car fans: join Charlie Steen, co-founder of Sports Car Club of America, to see his collection of prints by famous motorsports photographer Pete Lyons and hear the stories behind the photos. Get the inside track about famous sports cars and the men who raced them. Charlie Steen will be at the library on Thursday, [...]

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Storytime Hiatus

After an amazing winter of storytimes, we will be on storytime hiatus until June 14 so that our Youth Services department can get ready for Summer Reading fun! Our next preschool storytime will be June 14 and 15 – the first week of Summer Reading– at the regular time of 10:30am.  Neither Toddler Time nor Baby Storytime will return until after Labor Day. We still have a [...]

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Friends Summer Book Sale!

Calling all savvy shoppers and bargain hunters: great deals on new-to-you books will be found at the annual Friends of the Spring Lake District Library summer book sale!  Paperbacks to take to the beach, mysteries for the cabin, and children’s books to keep the kids busy will all be available on June 9, 11 and [...]

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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 Monday & Tuesday, May 21 and [...]

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Author Visit: Karen Dionne

Come to the library on Wednesday, May 16 at 7pm, for a presentation and book signing by Michigan Notable author Karen Dionne. Karen is the author of the international best-selling psychological suspense novel The Marsh King's Daughter. She has been honored by the Michigan Humanities Council as a Humanities Scholar for her body of work. [...]