Events

Teen’Scape

On Wednesday, November 28, teens ages 10-18 are invited to stop by the library at 3:30pm for an afternoon of playing video games, making crafts, hanging out with friends and eating pizza.

Family Movie: Incredibles 2

Stop by the library on Friday, November 23 at 2pm to catch a free showing of the movie Incredibles 2. The film is rated PG and has a runtime of 125 minutes.

T-Rex Tea Party

Celebrate Dinovember with a dinosaur themed tea party! On Monday, November 19 at 10am, we'll enjoy stories, hands-on activities and, of course, some dino treats. It's a party, so feel free to come dressed to impress - costumes, hats and fanciness welcome! This program is for ages 2-6.

Music by the Fireplace

On Sunday, November 18 at 3pm Grand Valley State University faculty artists Pablo Mahave-Veglia, cello, and Gregory Crowell, harpsicord, will soothe your spirit and invigorate your soul with their masterful presentation of Vivaldi sonatas.

Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance

Need help navigating the Medicare Open Enrollment process? The experts from Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging will be at the library on Thursday, November 15 between 9:30am and 3pm, to provide individual assistance with choosing insurance plans for 2019. Appointments are required. In order to schedule an appointment, a Medicare worksheet must first be completed and [...]

Writing Camp for Kids

Love to write? Dream of being an author? Celebrate National Novel Writing Month on Wednesday, November 14 at 4pm with a fun, interactive writing workshop for kids in 5th-8th grade. Space is limited, so be sure to preregister for this event! Instruction by Sylvan Learning Center.

Landscape Photography

On Monday, November 12 at 7pm, award-winning photographer Judge Ed Post shares his expertise so you, too, can create stunning landscape photographs. Elements of landscape compositions, necessary equipment and digital post-processing techniques that will take your landscapes to the next level will be discussed.

Winter Birding in Ottawa County

When we think of birding, we often think of spring, of singing birds and nesting. However, the excitement of birding can be experienced at ANY season! On Thursday, November 8 at 7pm, Curtis Dykstra, Parks Naturalist with Ottawa County Parks, will introduce you to some local winter-time birding hotspots and which birds to be looking [...]

Full STEAM Ahead

Each month there is a program for kids 7-12 years old! We’ll do STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) activities and have fun. This month - on Thursday, November 8 at 4pm - we will contribute our art skills to a community service project with Kids' Food Basket, a West Michigan organization dedicated to preventing [...]

Fabulous Floral Arrangements

Decorate your home with beautiful and unique fall and holiday themed flower arrangements after getting tips from floral designer Robert Friese on Wednesday, November 7 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 [...]