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Save in September with your Library Card

Happy National Library Card Sign-Up month! This September, a Spring Lake District Library Card not only gives you access to books, eBooks, up-to-date technology, and research resources, it also will get you great deals with local businesses!  We’re partnering with twenty fantastic local businesses to help you save money and explore your town this month. [...]

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Finishing Up Summer Reading 2016

Our Summer Reading Programs are winding down to their conclusion on Saturday, August 6 which leaves you with a few days to turn in your reading cards for prizes and entries into the drawings!  This summer has been very busy with nearly 1,000 kids and teens taking part in On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!, [...]

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Summer Reading is Coming!

Readers of all ages, get ready for Summer Reading! Starting on Friday, June 10 and continuing through August 6, kids and adults can sign up to spend the summer reading books and winning prizes. For adults, it’s ‘Summertime and the Reading is Easy.’  Participants can earn a prize (up to 3 prizes per person) for [...]

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Happy Birthday, 1,000 Books!

In May 2015, we launched a brand new program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers – 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten! We’ve partnered with Loutit District Library in Grand Haven for this ongoing program and together, we’ve registered nearly 500 children. We’re celebrating our year anniversary with a Focus on Early Literacy Bonanza!  Music Teacher Val Letenyei [...]

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No need to adjust your monitor settings, you’ve arrived at SLDL’s new webpage!  We’re excited to debut this newly designed, mobile-friendly place for information, assistance, and ideas.  Whether you’re coming to the site from a phone, a tablet, or a computer, we hope you like what you see. Our priorities in this revamping of the [...]

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Looking for Fantastic Teen Volunteers!

Maybe it doesn’t seem like it, but Summer is coming up fast.  The Youth Services department is looking for some great teens to volunteer to help make Summer Reading 2016, On Your Mark, Set, Read!, wonderful for all participants.  We’re getting really excited about the programs and events we have planned, and we need some [...]

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National Library Week

National Library Week is April 10-16 this year with the theme Libraries Transform.  We’re taking the theme to a more literal level this year with the transformation of our website to a new mobile-friendly design that we hope you love.  We also aim to help people transform every day.  Whether it’s the transformation of a [...]

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Kids’ Spring Reading Club!

March is Reading Month, and this year we’re celebrating by having our Spring Reading Club for kids start on March 1!  Kids from preschool to 8th grade can stop by the library anytime during March to pick up their Book Bingo sheet and start reading to earn a book prize and enter the grand prize [...]

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Introducing hoopla!

We’re excited to announce that Spring Lake District Library patrons can now stream movies, TV shows, eBooks, music albums, eAudiobooks, and comic books for free through hoopla! Hoopla is a fantastic digital streaming service just for libraries.  You can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on your Android or iOS device or visit hoopladigital.com [...]

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22nd Annual Bookmark Contest!

Calling all kids from preschool through 8th grade! Are you ready to show off your artistic skills and show the world what you love about the library?  From October 1 through 24, we’re encouraging you to submit original bookmark designs for the 22nd annual bookmark contest! You are invited to create a bookmark on the theme “Something for Everyone [...]