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Ready to Try Facebook?

It’s not too late to start using Facebook!  On Wednesday, January 24 at 2:30pm, we’re offering an introduction to Facebook, one of the most popular social media platforms.  Participants will learn how to sign up for a Facebook account, search for friends and relatives, post their own pictures and status updates, and review important privacy [...]

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Meet Pappy & his Human Partner

What do police dogs do? Learn all about the Ottawa County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit on Wednesday, January 24 at 7pm. Sheriff’s Deputy Tony Stariha and his four-legged partner Pappy will be at the library to demonstrate their abilities and meet their fans. Ottawa County has 4 K-9 units. Deputy Stariha will discuss how the K-9 [...]

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Music by the Fireplace

Our favorite Sunday of every month is the one when we have some Music by the Fireplace. On Sunday, January 21 at 3pm, Dan Giacobassi and Brian Oberlin will perform an eclectic musical mix for us.  Both musicians are West Michigan natives and now perform at national and international venues.  Mr. Giacobassi plays the saxophone and [...]

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Be Safe on Your Snowmobile

Getting outside during the winter is one of the best ways to beat the winter blues, but when we go out in the snow, safety has to be a priority. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department will teach a free snowmobile safety course here at the library on Thursday, January 18 from 5-8pm. The Michigan DNR recommends [...]

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Connect through Conversation

Are you looking for opportunities to connect with others by engaging in face-to-face conversations? Are there topics important to you that you’d like to talk about with others in the community?  We’ll be hosting monthly community conversations for just that purpose.  You can attend the next session on Wednesday, January 17 at 7pm. Each community conversation [...]

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Ready to Build?

The first Wednesday of the month is coming and with it comes LEGO Block Party back at its afternoon time! On Wednesday, January 3 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 [...]

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Explore a Winter Craft Wonderland!

Spend Saturday afternoon at the library! On Saturday, December 9 at 2pm, we’ll be hosting a Craft Wonderland for kids to come & make wintry creations for gift-giving and decoration.  They’ll make ornaments, cards, decorations and more!

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Arranging Fabulous Florals

Decorate your home with beautiful and unique autumn and holiday flower arrangements after getting tips from floral designer Robert Friese on Tuesday, November 14 at 7pm. Mr. Friese will share his award-winning flair for design by creating 5 arrangements during the presentation.  Five lucky audience members will get to take an arrangement home with them! [...]

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Medicare Enrollment Assistance

Seniors who’d like assistance selecting their prescription drug plan for 2018 can make an appointment to meet with a Certified Medicare Counselors at the library.  Counselors from Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging will be at the library on Friday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 14 from 9:30am-3pm to help seniors select next year’s prescription [...]

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Meet with Jim Lilly

Do you have something you want to discuss with our State Representative Jim Lilly?  He will be holding Office Hours at the library on Friday, October 20 from 10:30-11:30am.  You don’t need an appointment – just stop in to ask a question, express your opinion on an issue, or simply say hi. If you can’t make [...]