Monthly Archives: July 2018

Teen Craft: Vinyl Record Doodling

Want to get creative? On Thursday, August 2 at 2pm you can transform a plain vinyl record into a piece of art! Your imagination is the only thing you'll need to bring along since the materials will be provided. This program is recommended for ages 10-18.

Music and War 1943

Would you like to learn about music history, particularly of the WW2 era? On Wednesday, August 1 at 7pm sample a variety of music that was popular in the U.S. and Europe in the year 1943, including pieces composed by victims of the Holocaust. Music and images will be introduced by Muskegon Community College instructor [...]

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter

Let's have a birthday party! Our favorite wizard is having a birthday and we are going to celebrate it with games, crafts and treats. The festivities begin at 2pm on Tuesday, July 31 for kids ages 5-12.

Candidate Forum

Would you like to get to know the stances of your candidates for the August 7, 2018 Statewide Primary Election? On Monday, July 30 at 6:30pm hear what the candidates who are competing for their party's nomination have to say about the issues. The upcoming election is for the State House 89th District seat and [...]

Animal Chorus with Outdoor Discovery Center

Do you love animals and want to know more about them? The Outdoor Discovery Center will be at the library on Friday, July 27 at 1pm to introduce you to some of nature’s musicians! You’ll get to learn about animal sounds and even meet some of the creatures up close. This program is for kids [...]

Digital Photography Workshop

Are you getting the most out of your digital camera? On Thursday, July 26 at 6pm get ready to move past auto mode and explore your camera's program, manual and priority capabilities. Photographer Dianne Carroll Burdick will show you how to produce creative photographs by controlling light, speed and depth-of-field. Bring along your digital camera, [...]

The Mystery of the Lizzie Throop Shipwreck

Are you interested in local shipwrecks and history? Shipwreck hunters discovered the wreckage of a schooner in a place it wasn't supposed to be! Built in 1849 in Spring Lake, then known as Mill Point, the 86 foot, two-masted schooner Lizzie Throop was found near South Haven. On Wednesday, July 25 at 7pm join Craig [...]

Magician Renee Hudson

Are you ready for some magical fun? On Tuesday, July 24 at 2pm you can enjoy a laugh-filled magic show featuring juggling, comedy and plenty of audience participation with magician Renee Hudson. This program is for kids ages 6-12.

  • Image of an adult and child dancing with text 'Preschool Dance Party!'

Ready to Dance?

Put on your dancing shoes, preschoolers! Children ages 1-6 and their grownups are invited to a Preschool Dance Party on Tuesday, July 24 at 10:30am. The library will supply the music and dancing props – children need only bring their best dance moves! This event is perfect for young children who love to jump, wiggle, [...]

Family Minute to Win It

Can you move a cookie from your forehead to your mouth without using your hands? Team up as a family to compete against other families in this minute to win it challenge. It takes place on July 23 at 7pm. Space is limited, so please pre-register your family!