Monthly Archives: August 2018

Staff Picks List

Curious about which books the staff at SLDL have been reading lately? Have a look at our new page of Staff Picks for a list of books that we enjoyed reading recently. We hope you'll find at least one book on there as worthwhile of a read as we did!

The Great Loop Adventure

On Thursday, September 13 at 7pm, David Pike tells the tale of his 6,000 mile solo adventure traveling the Great Loop in a 15 foot dinghy stopping along the way to play pickleball in over 20 states!

Free Movie: Sergeant York

Catch a free showing of “Sergeant York” on Wednesday, September 12 at 6pm. This is the second of two war movies that complement the Tri-Cities Historical Museum’s “Courage Without Fear” exhibit. The movie is not rated and has a runtime of 135 minutes.

Teen Craft: Duct Tape Pencil Pouch

On Thursday, September 6 at 4pm teens ages 10-18 are invited to create a duct tape pencil pouch just in time for school! All materials provided.

Bike Week Pedal, Picnic & Play

Did you enter for a chance to win one of the bicycles that local businesses - including the library - purchased for the Bike Week drawing? Or maybe you just want to have some fun at the park with your family? Bike Week closes out with a big celebration on Saturday, August 25 in Spring Lake's [...]

Farmers Market Storytime

We would be happy to have you join us for a special, garden-themed storytime on Thursday, August 23. Meet up with us at 10:30am during the Farmers Market in the Harvest Bible Chapel parking lot - just across the street from us. Storytime is recommended for ages 2-6.

2-Mile Family Bike Ride/Walk/Run

Would you like to go for a bike ride or run or walk around Spring Lake with others in your community? People of all ages are welcome to meet up in the library parking lot on Tuesday, August 21 between 6pm and 6:30pm to start a 2-mile long bike ride/walk/run. This event is a part [...]

LEGO Robotics with Sylvan Learning

Would you like to explore science, technology and engineering with hands-on activities? On Wednesday, August 15 from 2pm to 3:30pm kids ages 7-12 are welcome to learn with the Sylvan Learning Center! LEGO Robotics, Math Edge and Super Structures are a few of the program's activities. Space is limited for this event, so please pre-register [...]

Preserving Your Harvest

Wouldn't it be wonderful to enjoy the Michigan-grown bounty of summer even in the winter months? This is something you can do by drying, freezing or canning your harvest. Learn which methods of preserving work best for different fruits and vegetables with MSU Extension Food Safety Educator Jane Hart. The program takes place at the library on [...]

Free Movie: All Quiet on the Western Front

Catch a free showing of "All Quiet on the Western Front" on Wednesday, August 8 at 6pm. This is the first of two WW2 movies that complement the Tri-Cities Historical Museum's "Courage Without Fear" exhibit. The movie has a runtime of 135 minutes. Save the date for the second free screening, "Sergeant York," on September [...]