Monthly Archives: October 2018

Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance

Need help navigating the Medicare Open Enrollment process? The experts from Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging will be at the library on Thursdays, October 25 and November 15 between 9:30am and 3pm, to provide individual assistance with choosing insurance plans for 2019. Appointments are required. In order to schedule an appointment, a Medicare worksheet must first [...]

Skeletons in the Closet

On Wednesday, October 24 at 6:30pm, meet true-crime author Tobin Buhk as he shares frightful stories from West Michigan's past. Buhk describes himself as an "aficionado of history with a dark twist." Don't miss this opportunity to hear spine-tingling tales - just in time for Halloween! A book sale and signing will follow Buhk's presentation.


On Wednesday, October 24, teens ages 10-18 are invited to stop by the library at 3:30pm for an afternoon of playing video games, making crafts, hanging out with friends and eating pizza.

Ballot Issues, Candidates & More

On Tuesday, October 23 at 7pm, join political pundit Kyle Melinn for analysis of the choices on the November ballot. Melinn is the editor of Michigan Information and Research Service which provides comprehensive news and analysis of state government.

Cancelled – Lord of the Gourd

UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Lord of the Gourd will not be able to make it to the library today, but we hope to reschedule the event!

Pumpkin Painting for Kids

October is the time for pumpkin fun! On Monday, October 22 at 4pm, we’ll be having our annual Pumpkin Painting for Kids. Kids need to bring their creativity and imagination, but we’ll supply the pumpkins and paints for the first 70 children. The possibilities are endless! We can’t wait to see you and hope you [...]

Music by the Fireplace

On Sunday, October 21 at 3pm innovative saxophonist John Gist will delight his audience with a variety of Soul, R&B and Jazz tunes. The versatile performer is a master of alto, tenor and soprano sax. Come prepared to tap your feet and swing along with the "Sax Man."

Harry Potter Escape Room Challenge

Puzzle your way through to victory together in this Harry Potter style escape room challenge on Thursday, October 18 at 4pm. Can you work together to solve the puzzles, unlock the boxes and find the answers? Preregistration is required. This program is for ages 10-18.  

On the Spot Flu Shots

Flu vaccines will be administered by nurses from the North Ottawa Community Health System on Thursday, October 18 between 10am and 12pm. No appointment is needed. Payment is due at the time of service.

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, October 17 at 7pm. Each community [...]