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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 [...]

Community Conversations

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 16, at 7pm. Each community [...]

Rock Plantings

Is your garden in need of a little something extra? Or maybe you want to get creative with your gardening? On Tuesday, June 26 at 7pm, Anita Buckowing demonstrates how you can create unique rock plantings with just a few tools, a feather rock and an assortment of plants. The combination will result in a one-of-a-kind feature [...]

Motorsports Photos and the Stories Behind Them

Calling all sports car fans: join Charlie Steen, co-founder of Sports Car Club of America, to see his collection of prints by famous motorsports photographer Pete Lyons and hear the stories behind the photos. Get the inside track about famous sports cars and the men who raced them. Charlie Steen will be at the library on Thursday, [...]

More Energy Efficient

We are very happy to announce that we reduced our energy consumption by 9.56% throughout last year, which placed us 2nd in the 2018 Battle of the Buildings in our category! We have made numerous changes to our building within the last 4 years that have made a big difference to our energy usage! You [...]

National Library Week

National Library Week is April 8-14 this year with the theme Libraries Lead. Where have libraries led you? To a new favorite series? To new research epiphanies? To new connections and programs? What else do we get to lead you to? We love to provide space for displays of children’s artwork as well as public meetings and community [...]

Teen Canvas & Candy

Looking for something fun and creative to do after school? Come by the library on Thursday, April 19 at 4pm to paint miniature masterpieces on tiny canvases! Candy, paint and canvases will be provided. This program is for ages 10-18.