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Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Have you signed your baby, toddler, or preschooler up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten yet? It’s a new program from the Spring Lake District Library to help encourage a love of reading in our youngest patrons! We know you already read to your children and bring them to library programs like Storytime or Toddler Time, [...]

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All the hoopla!

Have you tried streaming movies, TV shows, eBooks, music albums, eAudiobooks, and comic books for free through hoopla? It's available to all Spring Lake District Library cardholders. 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 to [...]

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Reading Gives You Superpowers! 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 22, we’re encouraging you to submit original bookmark designs for the 23rd annual bookmark contest! You are invited to create a bookmark on the theme “Reading Gives [...]

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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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Welcome!

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 [...]