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Retirement Celebration for Claire Sheridan

The Spring Lake District Library Board of Trustees and staff invite you to attend a retirement celebration in honor of Claire Sheridan's 43 years of service to Spring Lake District Library. The celebration will be held on Thursday, March 28, 4-6 pm with remarks and presentations at 5 pm.

Kids’ Open Art Café

Help us empty out the craft cupboards! Come let your imagination run wild by making art projects with our supplies. Bring a friend! Monday, April 1 at 2:00 pm.

Teen ‘Scape

Teens ages 10-18 are invited to stop by the library for an afternoon of playing video games, making crafts, hanging out with friends and eating pizza. Wednesday, March 27 at 3:30 pm.

Mommy and Me Dance Class

Join instructor Steph Rau of Steph's Steps as she leads a dance class for younger children and their moms. Recommended ages: 18 months - 2 years. Registration required; space is limited to 15 children. Please register each child individually.  Wednesday, March 6, at 10:00 am.  Register here, today.

Green Eggs and Ham

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with a special lunch catered by Chef Hilary of Artisan of Grand Haven.  Limit is 40 attendees and registration is required.  Friday, March 1, at noon.  Sign up here.

Make a Bead Wrap Necklace

Escape the winter blahs, unleash your creativity, and enjoy a fun girls’ night out at Spring Lake District Library. Join the experts from The Creative Fringe on Tues., Feb. 21, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. and learn how to make a bead wrap bracelet to keep or for gift giving. Instructions and kits with all [...]

Ready to Build?

The first Wednesday of the month is coming and with it comes a LEGO Block Party! On Wednesday, February 6, 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 imagination. After [...]

Hiring and Managing Employees

As your business grows, you need help to achieve your strategies and goals. Should you hire new employees or temp workers or subcontractors? Once added to your team, how do you manage and retain them? Which laws apply?  Topics include: • Can you afford to hire an employee? • Which type of employee will fill your [...]

Make a Bead Wrap Bracelet

Escape the winter blahs, unleash your creativity, and enjoy a fun girls’ night out at Spring Lake District Library. Join the experts from The Creative Fringe on Tues., Jan. 29, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. and learn how to make a bead wrap bracelet to keep or for gift giving. Instructions and kits with all [...]

Music of the Civil Rights Movement

Folk Anthems, Soul, Motown, Gospel, and Rock and Roll music gave wings to the Civil Right Movement of the 1950’s—70’s.  Presenter Jon VanderPloeg, music aficionado and historian, shares samples of music that tells the story of race and the struggle for Civil Rights.  Listen to Billie Holiday’s pain-filled song “Strange Fruit” and  the “Robbie Doby [...]