Monthly Archives: May 2018

  • Poetry,Puppetry,Music,Movement

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.

  • Family Movie Template

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.

  • RockPlantings

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 [...]

  • Calling All Race Fans

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, [...]

  • Image of paved road with the text 'AARP Driver Safety Course'

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 [...]

  • Michigan notable Author_Karen Dionne

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. [...]

  • THE CABLE

Cutting the Cable Cord

Are you considering cutting the cable TV cord? Come to the library to learn about all of the alternatives to paying for a cable TV subscription.  There’s a variety of online content providers that allow you to stream television and movies on demand. On Friday, May 11 at 10am, we’ll be discussing what you need to take advantage of [...]

  • Scotland's flag (blue rectangle with white x) overlapped by silhouette of Scotland and illustrated orange flowers with text that reads "More than Moors Gardens of Scotland"

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.

  • Grab-n-GoBags

Grab-n-Go Bags

Too busy to browse? Or maybe you're looking for a new author, but don't know where to start? Library staff have assembled something just for you! Grab-n-Go bags are now available for checkout. Each bag contains three books that all fit into a theme. If you're on the go, you can just pick up a bag [...]