Events

  • Time for golf- banner

Want to Improve Your Golf Game?

How can you improve your strength, flexibility, and focus on the golf course? Yoga! Peter “The Yoguy” Violino will teach you how on Wednesday, May 3 from 6:30-8pm.  Mr. Violino will show participants various yoga exercises for golfers and explain how yoga can help strengthen golf-specific muscles, reduce the chance of injury, and help improve [...]

  • LEGO Block Party Banner - 606x325

Ready to Build?

The first Wednesday of the month is coming and with it comes LEGO Block Party! On Wednesday, May 3 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 [...]

  • 1225 Pere Marquette banner

All Aboard!

Learn the history of the steam locomotive, Pere Marquette 1225, with Kevin P. Keefe on Tuesday, May 2 at 7pm.  Keefe’s book Twelve Twenty-Five: The Life and Times of a Steam Locomotive is a 2017 Michigan Notable Book and the recipient of the 2016 Historical Society of Michigan State History Award. The 1225 is a [...]

  • boat safely this summer banner

Thinking about Boater Safety

Everyone who operates a boat or personal watercraft on Michigan waterways is encouraged to take a Boater Safety Course by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, but some people are required to take the class before using water vehicles.  Those born after July 1996 can only operate a boat legally if they have been issued [...]

  • Jim Lilly Banner

Meet with Jim Lilly

Do you have something you want to discuss with our State Representative Jim Lilly?  He will be holding Office Hours at the library on Friday, April 21 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 can’t make [...]

  • 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 Tuesday & Wednesday, April 25 [...]

  • An image of shredded paper with the text 'Ready Set Shred' over it

Mark Your Calendars for Earth Day!

Start collecting your personal papers now because we’re having a free shred day Saturday, April 22 from 11am – 2:00pm. Kent Records Management will be set up in the library’s parking lot to shred your sensitive documents and papers.  All paper will be securely transported to Kent Records Management for shredding and recycling. Which papers do [...]

  • The Photographs of Edward Curtis banner

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Join us in a Community Read Project sponsored by the Muskegon Museum of Art as we read and discuss Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan this Spring.  We have copies available for check out as well as two 10 book Book Club in [...]

  • Spring Break at the Library banner

Spring Break Fun

In town for Spring Break? Spend Spring Break at the library!   During the week of April 3, we have programs every day of the week for students on Spring Break. On Monday, April 3 at 2pm, the Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway will be bringing some special visitors to their program, Things that Go Whoo [...]

  • music-by-the-fireplace-banner

Music by the Fireplace

Spend a Sunday afternoon by the fireplace listening music from guitarist Jeremy Verwys. He's a classical guitarist specializing in the works of Bach, Albeniz, Guiliani, and more  He will perform on Sunday, April 9 at 3pm as part of our Music by the Fireplace monthly series. Give yourself a break this month to come and listen to [...]