Monthly Archives: May 2018

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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 [...]

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. [...]

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More than Moors: Gardens of Scotland

Would you like to see some of the best gardens that Scotland has to offer? You'll get the opportunity to do just that on Wednesday, May 9 at 6:30pm, with Frederik Meijer Gardens' lead horticulturist Ian Warnock. His presentation will take you on a delightful, virtual walkabout through some of Scotland's most beautiful gardens.