Folk Anthems, Soul, Motown, Gospel, and Rock and Roll music gave wings to the Civil Right Movement of the 1950’s—70’s. Presenter Jon VanderPloeg, music aficionado and historian, shares samples of music that tells the story of race and the struggle for Civil Rights. Listen to Billie Holiday’s pain-filled song “Strange Fruit” and the “Robbie Doby [...]
Stop by Sunday, Jan. 20, at 3:00pm to enjoy the music of Guitarist Neil Jacobs.
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, January 16, at 7pm. Each community [...]
The 2018 Bigfoot 200 footrace: a 200 mile point-to-point endurance race through the scenic and wild Cascade Mountain Range in Washington State. Hear how Sara Fillman, Nunica resident and detective for the Ottawa County Sheriff Dept. prepared physically and mentally for this challenge! Would she do it again? Find out - Tuesday, January 15, at [...]
Getting outside during the winter is one of the best ways to beat the winter blues, but when we go out in the snow, safety has to be a priority. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department will teach a free snowmobile safety course here at the library on Thursday, January 10 from 6-8pm. The Michigan DNR recommends [...]
Drop by the Storytime Room January 3, at 2:00 pm, to get creative with our craft supplies and help make good use of our leftover scraps.
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, December 19 at 7pm. Each community [...]
On Sunday, December 16 at 3pm enjoy the beautifully tranquil music of harpist Carol Juhl. Juhl, an accomplished solo performer, provides the perfect accompaniment to a relaxing Sunday afternoon.
Bring your device and learn how to download apps. There is an app for almost everything and we'll share some library staff favorites! Please note that in order to download apps you'll need to know your Amazon account username and password.
On Thursday, December 6 at 4pm, teens ages 10-18 are invited to construct gingerbread houses as a team! The finished creations will be on display in the arch leading into the children's area of the library.