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Boater Safety Class: Part 1 of 2

Earn your Boating Safety Certificate! Monday, April 29 at 5:00 pm.  This class is for boaters born after June 30, 1996; most personal watercraft operators who operate a vessel in Michigan must have a boater education card (boating safety certificate.)  Instruction by Ottawa County Sheriff’s Dept. Marine Unit. Please register at sllib.org. Part 2 will [...]

Wanted: Teen Volunteers

--Gain volunteer experience and help with the 2019 Summer Reading Club! --Pick up an application form at the Youth Services desk by May 3. --Minimum age 13 (or entering 7th grade in the Fall)

No Fooling, Automatic Renewal Begins April 1st

Automatic renewal will take effect for items due beginning on April 1, 2019. Therefore, courtesy notices sent by the system on Friday, March 29 will be the first group of items renewed with automatic renewal enabled. The total number of allowed renewals will not change. Automatic renewals are NOT in addition to manual renewals, the [...]

Green Eggs and Ham

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with a special lunch catered by Chef Hilary of Artisan of Grand Haven.  Limit is 40 attendees and registration is required.  Friday, March 1, at noon.  Sign up here.

Make a Bead Wrap Necklace

Escape the winter blahs, unleash your creativity, and enjoy a fun girls’ night out at Spring Lake District Library. Join the experts from The Creative Fringe on Tues., Feb. 21, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. and learn how to make a bead wrap bracelet to keep or for gift giving. Instructions and kits with all [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Make a Bead Wrap Bracelet

Escape the winter blahs, unleash your creativity, and enjoy a fun girls’ night out at Spring Lake District Library. Join the experts from The Creative Fringe on Tues., Jan. 29, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. and learn how to make a bead wrap bracelet to keep or for gift giving. Instructions and kits with all [...]

Music of the Civil Rights Movement

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 [...]

Storytime is Back

After a short break, we’re back with Preschool Storytime, Baby Bounce Storytime and Little Movers Toddler Storytime! Preschool Storytime will be held every Thursday and Friday during the Fall starting on September 6 and 7. Little Movers will take place on Tuesdays at 9:45am for toddlers and older babies who are more mobile. Do you [...]