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Music by the Fireplace

Spend a Sunday afternoon by the fireplace listening music from the Celtic band Peat in the Creel. They're known for their range of energetic dance tunes to spirited folk songs to peaceful melodies.  They will perform traditional Irish music as well as folk songs from other Celtic heritages on Sunday, March 19at 3pm as part of our Music [...]

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Let Freedom Ring: Civil Rights in America

Join us this winter for a 3-part series at the library to share stories of the Civil Rights movement in America.  Each part will focus on a different leader in the White House during the 1960s: Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson. We’ll hear from USS Silversides [...]

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Great Girls in Michigan History

March is Women’s History Month and the perfect time to celebrate the accomplishments of Michigan girls!  On Monday, March 13 at 7pm, author Patricia Majher will talk about her book Great Girls in Michigan History which chronicles the stories of twenty Michigan girls who achieved amazing goals before turning twenty years old. The presentation will [...]

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Be the Source of Change

One of the first signs of Spring around the library is Teen Tech Week! From March 5-11, we’ll be celebrating teens and technology with some events just for them. On Wednesday, March 8 from 3:30-5pm, we have a Super Smash Bros. tournament planned. We’ll set up the brackets and provide nunchucks, Wii remotes, and cookies. [...]

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What to Avoid When Doing Home Repair

As Spring approaches, home repair and improvement projects loom on the horizon.  But the beginning of home repair season also means the beginning of home repair scam season.  Join us on Tuesday, March 7 at 6:30pm for a Michigan Consumer Education presentation on how to avoid becoming a victim of unscrupulous service or repairs resulting [...]

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Ready to Build?

The first Wednesday of the month is coming and with it comes LEGO Block Party! On Wednesday, March 1 at 4pm, we’ll get out our giant tub of LEGO blocks for kids ages 4-12 to build with. What will you construct? Spaceships, battle scenes, gardens, monster trucks, cities, the only limit is your imagination. After the LEGO [...]

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Great Music from the Great War

This year, 2017 is the 100-year anniversary of the United States’ entrance into World War I.  On Wednesday, February 22 at 7pm, join us to commemorate that war and those who fought and fell with a presentation of music, songs, and poetry. Muskegon Community College instructor Don Hoogenstyn Jr. will share music from countries fighting [...]

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Meet with Jim Lilly

Do you have something you want to discuss with our new State Representative Jim Lilly?  He will be holding Office Hours at the library on Friday, February 17 from 10:30-11:30am.  You don’t need an appointment – just stop in to ask a question, express your opinion on an issue, or simply say hi. If you [...]

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Valentine Making Workshop

Want to create some Valentines? We have your back! Our Valentine Making Workshop is during Spring Lake Schools’ Midwinter Break - Tuesday, February 9 from 2-3pm. Whether cards are needed for friends or family, kids 4 and up are invited stop by to make cards, pictures, and other Valentine greetings.  We’ll have materials available; kids [...]

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Want to Start Your Own Business?

Do you have a great idea for a business but aren’t sure how to put it into action? Have you and a friend talked for years about starting a company and becoming your own bosses?  SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses can help you get started.  Should you start from scratch? Buy [...]