Events

Jim Cooper Jazz Trio

Join Jim Cooper, Robin Connell, and Tim Froncek for an enjoyable afternoon of cool jazz by the fireplace.  Sunday, Feb. 17, at 3:00 pm.

Full STEAM Ahead

Each month there is a program for kids 7-12 years old! We’ll do STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) activities and have fun. This month - on Thursday, February 14 at 4:00 pm - Thumbprint Art! Full STEAM Ahead was made possible through the generous help of Steven and Kathryn Bandstra. Thank you!

Impacts from Climate Change

The Fourth National Climate Assessment was released November 23, 2018. Dr. Alan Steinman, Allen and Helen Hunting Director and Professor at Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute, discusses the information contained in the report and the impact of climate change on Michigan and the Great Lakes. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7:00 pm.

Meet Sports Author Jim McFarlin

Award winning writer and blogger Jim McFarlin shares a riveting tale sure to interest sports fans! The Booster is the never-before-told backstory of Ed Martin, the notorious college basketball "booster" whose gifts of cash, clothes and other merchandise to players like Jalen Rose and Chris Webber ultimately led to the downfall of the University of [...]

Story of the Slave Ship Zong

Hear the story of the Slave Ship Zong, just one of the many ships that transported slaves across the Atlantic.  Dr. Stevenson discusses slave ship mortality and resistance during his discussion of the African Middle Passage.  Thursday, February 7, at 7:00 pm.

Ready to Build?

The first Wednesday of the month is coming and with it comes a LEGO Block Party! On Wednesday, February 6, 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 [...]

Valentine Crafts

Day off of school? Stop in to create Valentine’s Day cards for your family and friends!  Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 2:00 pm.

Hiring and Managing Employees

As your business grows, you need help to achieve your strategies and goals. Should you hire new employees or temp workers or subcontractors? Once added to your team, how do you manage and retain them? Which laws apply?  Topics include: • Can you afford to hire an employee? • Which type of employee will fill your [...]

Director Candidates Forum

The Spring Lake District Library Board of Trustees invites you to join us for a Candidates Forum, as we select our new Library Director.  The final candidates for the position will give a short presentation, then participate in a discussion and respond to questions.  There will be an opportunity to meet and speak informally with [...]