Thursday October 1, 2020
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Primary Election

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
AARP Virtual Presentation: Disrupting Disparities in Dementia

An expert panel will discuss racial & ethnic disparities in the prevalence of dementia, stigma issues, access to services, social determinants of health, and what people should know to improve their brain health. We hope you'll join us for this important conversation! Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events hereAARP Michigan  updates this page with new events regularly, so check often! You can also see what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here. Join AARP Michigan for  FREE  virtual events every month!  
 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

An expert panel will discuss racial & ethnic disparities in the prevalence of dementia, stigma issues, access to services, social determinants of health, and what people should know to improve their brain health. We hope you'll join us for this important conversation! Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events hereAARP Michigan  updates this page with new events regularly, so check often! You can also see what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here. Join AARP Michigan for  FREE  virtual events every month!  
 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
TCOA Virtual Workshop: Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Join facilitators from the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) for a Virtual WorkshopPowerful Tools for Caregivers is an interactive workshop designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or friend.  Not intended for professional caregivers.Thursdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 15, 2020. Join at any time. The workshop is free, but donations are accepted. Suggested donation is $25 but it is not required.

This workshop is offered virtually with Zoom. For your security, TCOA sends program registrants a Zoom contact to join the workshop. To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465. Zoom has helpful video tutorials about how to connectOther important meeting controls (like mute, camera,etc.) 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Join facilitators from the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) for a Virtual WorkshopPowerful Tools for Caregivers is an interactive workshop designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or friend.  Not intended for professional caregivers.Thursdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 15, 2020. Join at any time. The workshop is free, but donations are accepted. Suggested donation is $25 but it is not required.

This workshop is offered virtually with Zoom. For your security, TCOA sends program registrants a Zoom contact to join the workshop. To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465. Zoom has helpful video tutorials about how to connectOther important meeting controls (like mute, camera,etc.) 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
AARP Virtual Presentation: Nutrition 101--Eating for Good Health

We'll discuss the foods that support better health, discover macronutrients, and identify appropriate amounts of food we should consume to fit our lifestyles. Join us to learn about health eating! Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!!

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-eventsAARP Michigan  updates this page with new events regularly, so check often! You can also see what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for FREE  virtual events every month!   
 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

We'll discuss the foods that support better health, discover macronutrients, and identify appropriate amounts of food we should consume to fit our lifestyles. Join us to learn about health eating! Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!!

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-eventsAARP Michigan  updates this page with new events regularly, so check often! You can also see what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for FREE  virtual events every month!   
 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Friday October 2, 2020
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Mini-Pumpkin Decorating Take-Home-Craft Kit pick-up!

Celebrate Fall-- Make and Decorate a Mini pumpkin! With this kit you can create a mini-pumpkin and add some trims for fun-- or you can use markers, glue, paint and others things you have at home to decorate too! When you’re done, take magically spooky pictures and send them to use to post!!

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library on October 2, first come first serve. Then watch our video on  our YouTube channel for crafting and decorating ideas on Monday, Oct 12 at 11 am. 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Celebrate Fall-- Make and Decorate a Mini pumpkin! With this kit you can create a mini-pumpkin and add some trims for fun-- or you can use markers, glue, paint and others things you have at home to decorate too! When you’re done, take magically spooky pictures and send them to use to post!!

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library on October 2, first come first serve. Then watch our video on  our YouTube channel for crafting and decorating ideas on Monday, Oct 12 at 11 am. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Primary Election

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Preschool Storytime

Hard to get out to a Library Storytime? Families and young children can join us each Friday for our Virtual Preschool Storytimes!  Library staff have selected some exciting stories and fun activities to share! Listen, play and sing along with new stories and old favorites. We'll incorporate important elements of early literacy in each session, and our virtual storytimes will change each Friday. Each new storytime premiers on our Youtube channel on Fridays -- and then available so your can watch, play and enjoy again and again! Also available on our website from gladl.org/curiousgladl/ for even more resources

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Hard to get out to a Library Storytime? Families and young children can join us each Friday for our Virtual Preschool Storytimes!  Library staff have selected some exciting stories and fun activities to share! Listen, play and sing along with new stories and old favorites. We'll incorporate important elements of early literacy in each session, and our virtual storytimes will change each Friday. Each new storytime premiers on our Youtube channel on Fridays -- and then available so your can watch, play and enjoy again and again! Also available on our website from gladl.org/curiousgladl/ for even more resources

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Stress Management: from the Student Success Web Series by Tutor.com

Student Success Web Series: Stress Management

       Fri, Oct 2, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

A 30 minute web session for students on stress management strategies hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman. Topics include: 1. Best practices for avoiding stress 2. Wellness strategies to cope with stress 3. How to make stress your friend 4. How time management and organization can relieve stress 5. Leveraging support resources This session will be recorded and distributed to all registrants.
 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Student Success Web Series: Stress Management

       Fri, Oct 2, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

A 30 minute web session for students on stress management strategies hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman. Topics include: 1. Best practices for avoiding stress 2. Wellness strategies to cope with stress 3. How to make stress your friend 4. How time management and organization can relieve stress 5. Leveraging support resources This session will be recorded and distributed to all registrants.
 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Saturday October 3, 2020
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Primary Election

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Sunday October 4, 2020

Timely, timeless, funny, touching... read a sampling of poetry from our library collections and from books in the MEL interloan system, on our GLADL Facebook page each Sunday. We select poems famous and obscure, classical and current, from all around the world and from local and regional poets too. Whenever possible, featured poems are linked to the book, or music resource , so you can easily follow up to read more. Join us on our Facebook for Poetry from Our Shelves.

 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Timely, timeless, funny, touching... read a sampling of poetry from our library collections and from books in the MEL interloan system, on our GLADL Facebook page each Sunday. We select poems famous and obscure, classical and current, from all around the world and from local and regional poets too. Whenever possible, featured poems are linked to the book, or music resource , so you can easily follow up to read more. Join us on our Facebook for Poetry from Our Shelves.

 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Primary Election

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday October 5, 2020
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Primary Election

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
It Came From Outer Space.....

MSU/Abrams Planetarium presents: "It Came from Outer Space..."

Enjoy this Halloween-themed presentation of slightly scary-ish interstellar events:What are those weird lights in the sky? How did early man understand what he was seeing? What are some mysteries of space? May include Black Holes, Northern Lights, and some weird science for a spooky time of year! Enjoy this special "out-of-this-world" presentation by following this link: https://youtu.be/nUYl0yIMGCY

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

MSU/Abrams Planetarium presents: "It Came from Outer Space..."

Enjoy this Halloween-themed presentation of slightly scary-ish interstellar events:What are those weird lights in the sky? How did early man understand what he was seeing? What are some mysteries of space? May include Black Holes, Northern Lights, and some weird science for a spooky time of year! Enjoy this special "out-of-this-world" presentation by following this link: https://youtu.be/nUYl0yIMGCY

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
GLADL Book Features

Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See and hear what's new and exciting in books, movies, music, audio books and more from our Adult, Youth and Children's departments. We'll also look "back in the stacks" to highlight other favorites, too.

 GLADL Book Features will premier new content on Mondays at 3 pm, 2x a month on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See and hear what's new and exciting in books, movies, music, audio books and more from our Adult, Youth and Children's departments. We'll also look "back in the stacks" to highlight other favorites, too.

 GLADL Book Features will premier new content on Mondays at 3 pm, 2x a month on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
It Came From Outer Space.....

MSU/Abrams Planetarium presents: "It Came from Outer Space..."

Enjoy this Halloween-themed presentation of slightly scary-ish interstellar events:What are those weird lights in the sky? How did early man understand what he was seeing? What are some mysteries of space? May include Black Holes, Northern Lights, and some weird science for a spooky time of year! Enjoy this special "out-of-this-world" presentation by following this link: https://youtu.be/nUYl0yIMGCY

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

MSU/Abrams Planetarium presents: "It Came from Outer Space..."

Enjoy this Halloween-themed presentation of slightly scary-ish interstellar events:What are those weird lights in the sky? How did early man understand what he was seeing? What are some mysteries of space? May include Black Holes, Northern Lights, and some weird science for a spooky time of year! Enjoy this special "out-of-this-world" presentation by following this link: https://youtu.be/nUYl0yIMGCY

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Tuesday October 6, 2020
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Primary Election

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime for 3-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories, songs, and literacy enhancing activities include: read stories and talk about them, sing, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language and have fun too! Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Preschool Storytime for 3-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories, songs, and literacy enhancing activities include: read stories and talk about them, sing, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language and have fun too! Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BUSY
 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
AARP Virtual Presentation: REAL ID

 Join us to hear from the Secretary of State's Office on REAL ID, and how it impacts you and what you need to do to get ready. Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!

 

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events. See what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for fun, FREE virtual events every month! 
 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 Join us to hear from the Secretary of State's Office on REAL ID, and how it impacts you and what you need to do to get ready. Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!

 

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events. See what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for fun, FREE virtual events every month! 
 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Wednesday October 7, 2020
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Primary Election

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
AARP Virtual Presentation: Take Charge of Your Interview

Learn how to turn the interview process into a conversation about opportunities: for the employer and for you! We will highlight three items to feature and two things to avoid in an interview. In addition, you will gain insight into ways to prepare for a successful interview. Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events.  Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for fun, FREE  virtual events every month! 
 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Learn how to turn the interview process into a conversation about opportunities: for the employer and for you! We will highlight three items to feature and two things to avoid in an interview. In addition, you will gain insight into ways to prepare for a successful interview. Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events.  Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for fun, FREE  virtual events every month! 
 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual RAISE Them Up Parenting Empowerment Class

RAISE Them Up are parent-empowering classes focused on YOU!. Parents are invited to learn new parenting strategies, find support, guidance and become familiar with the Nurturing Parenting Program principles in a very open, non-judgmental setting. This free program is currently offered online via Zoom by trained facilitators from Eaton RESA

"We hope you are well and making it through the glitch in the matrix known as 2020! We are back in action, this Wednesday at 5:30pm via Zoom. Join us this week for our discussion, and please use the Zoom link! First come first serve!" 
Zoom Meeting
 
Questions? Contact our RAISE facilitators: raiselansing@gmail.com, or call (517) 541-8912.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  programming@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room

RAISE Them Up are parent-empowering classes focused on YOU!. Parents are invited to learn new parenting strategies, find support, guidance and become familiar with the Nurturing Parenting Program principles in a very open, non-judgmental setting. This free program is currently offered online via Zoom by trained facilitators from Eaton RESA

"We hope you are well and making it through the glitch in the matrix known as 2020! We are back in action, this Wednesday at 5:30pm via Zoom. Join us this week for our discussion, and please use the Zoom link! First come first serve!" 
Zoom Meeting
 
Questions? Contact our RAISE facilitators: raiselansing@gmail.com, or call (517) 541-8912.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   programming@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Thursday October 8, 2020
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Primary Election

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Virtual Presentation: Medicare 101

 No matter where you're headed in life, Medicare will there to help protect your health and wallet. Jo Murphy from the Michigan Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) will break down Medicare's parts, choices and deadlines so you can figure out what will work best for you - because when you're confident Medicare has you covered, you can focus on turning your life goals into real possibilities.

Be sure to register with this link.

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events.  and attend Facebook Live events https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for fun, FREE  virtual events every month! 
 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 No matter where you're headed in life, Medicare will there to help protect your health and wallet. Jo Murphy from the Michigan Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) will break down Medicare's parts, choices and deadlines so you can figure out what will work best for you - because when you're confident Medicare has you covered, you can focus on turning your life goals into real possibilities.

Be sure to register with this link.

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events.  and attend Facebook Live events https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for fun, FREE  virtual events every month! 
 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Curious GLADL

Today: Weight, Mass and the Force of Gravity!

Join us for something fun, something curious, something science or STEAM!  We are looking for your ideas too, and want to hear about the projects you are doing at home.  We'll share projects that you can do at home with simple items to learn something new today -- because everybody should always be CURIOUS!  

Join Zoom Meeting

 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84785953656

Meeting ID: 847 8595 3656

Dial by  (1 312 626 6799)

CONTACT: Lise Mitchell  517-627-7014  questions@gladl.org

Today: Weight, Mass and the Force of Gravity!

Join us for something fun, something curious, something science or STEAM!  We are looking for your ideas too, and want to hear about the projects you are doing at home.  We'll share projects that you can do at home with simple items to learn something new today -- because everybody should always be CURIOUS!  

Join Zoom Meeting

 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84785953656

Meeting ID: 847 8595 3656

Dial by  (1 312 626 6799)

CONTACT:
  Lise Mitchell
  517.627.7014
   questions@gladl.org

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Magic of Miniatures

Making Miniatures Club- new members welcome!

CONTACT: Sandie Johnston  627-7032  infogladl@gmail.com

Making Miniatures Club- new members welcome!

CONTACT:
  Sandie Johnston
  627.7032
   infogladl@gmail.com

 
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
TCOA Virtual Workshop: Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Join facilitators from the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) for a Virtual WorkshopPowerful Tools for Caregivers is an interactive workshop designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or friend.  Not intended for professional caregivers.Thursdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 15, 2020. Join at any time. The workshop is free, but donations are accepted. Suggested donation is $25 but it is not required.

This workshop is offered virtually with Zoom. For your security, TCOA sends program registrants a Zoom contact to join the workshop. To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465. Zoom has helpful video tutorials about how to connectOther important meeting controls (like mute, camera,etc.) 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Join facilitators from the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) for a Virtual WorkshopPowerful Tools for Caregivers is an interactive workshop designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or friend.  Not intended for professional caregivers.Thursdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 15, 2020. Join at any time. The workshop is free, but donations are accepted. Suggested donation is $25 but it is not required.

This workshop is offered virtually with Zoom. For your security, TCOA sends program registrants a Zoom contact to join the workshop. To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465. Zoom has helpful video tutorials about how to connectOther important meeting controls (like mute, camera,etc.) 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Friday October 9, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Primary Election

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"!

From Sept 22 thru Oct. 12, candidates from the "Classic Characters Party" and the "Modern Characters Party" compete in a Primary Election to narrow it down to one candidate from each. Kids can vote each time they come into the library!

After the "Primary" on Oct. 12, for one character from the "Classic Characters Party" and one character from the "Modern Characters Party".   From Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, the final two candidates go head to head as kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime".

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Preschool Storytime

Hard to get out to a Library Storytime? Families and young children can join us each Friday for our Virtual Preschool Storytimes!  Library staff have selected some exciting stories and fun activities to share! Listen, play and sing along with new stories and old favorites. We'll incorporate important elements of early literacy in each session, and our virtual storytimes will change each Friday. Each new storytime premiers on our Youtube channel on Fridays -- and then available so your can watch, play and enjoy again and again! Also available on our website from gladl.org/curiousgladl/ for even more resources

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Hard to get out to a Library Storytime? Families and young children can join us each Friday for our Virtual Preschool Storytimes!  Library staff have selected some exciting stories and fun activities to share! Listen, play and sing along with new stories and old favorites. We'll incorporate important elements of early literacy in each session, and our virtual storytimes will change each Friday. Each new storytime premiers on our Youtube channel on Fridays -- and then available so your can watch, play and enjoy again and again! Also available on our website from gladl.org/curiousgladl/ for even more resources

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Critical Thinking & Research Skills: from the Student Success Web Series by Tutor.com

Student Success Web Series: Critical Thinking and Research Skills

     Fri, Oct 9, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

A 30-minute web session for students on critical thinking and research skills hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman. We will host 30 minutes of Q/A after the presentation for those interested. Topics include: 1. Characteristics of critical thinkers 2. Critically analyzing sources 3. Evaluating evidence to support claims 4. Identifying assumptions and biases 5. Understanding plagiarism This session will be recorded and distributed to all registrants.
 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Student Success Web Series: Critical Thinking and Research Skills

     Fri, Oct 9, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

A 30-minute web session for students on critical thinking and research skills hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman. We will host 30 minutes of Q/A after the presentation for those interested. Topics include: 1. Characteristics of critical thinkers 2. Critically analyzing sources 3. Evaluating evidence to support claims 4. Identifying assumptions and biases 5. Understanding plagiarism This session will be recorded and distributed to all registrants.
 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Saturday October 10, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fall Festival Fun at GLADL!

Join us for activities indoors and out during the Grand Ledge Fall Festival!

GLADL offers fun literacy activities for young children and families, indoors and out when they visit the library on this special day! Enjoy a Scavenger Hunt, visit our Used Book "Fill a bag for $5" Sale and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin inside the library. Outside, you'll find treats, a spooky Take-Home Craft for children and other activities -- including a 2pm outside performance of "Rumplestiltskin"  by classic, hand carved marionettes from Steven's Puppets, behind Trinity Episcopal Church. Masks and social distancing please to help keep us all safe.

 

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Join us for activities indoors and out during the Grand Ledge Fall Festival!

GLADL offers fun literacy activities for young children and families, indoors and out when they visit the library on this special day! Enjoy a Scavenger Hunt, visit our Used Book "Fill a bag for $5" Sale and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin inside the library. Outside, you'll find treats, a spooky Take-Home Craft for children and other activities -- including a 2pm outside performance of "Rumplestiltskin"  by classic, hand carved marionettes from Steven's Puppets, behind Trinity Episcopal Church. Masks and social distancing please to help keep us all safe.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Sunday October 11, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Timely, timeless, funny, touching... read a sampling of poetry from our library collections and from books in the MEL interloan system, on our GLADL Facebook page each Sunday. We select poems famous and obscure, classical and current, from all around the world and from local and regional poets too. Whenever possible, featured poems are linked to the book, or music resource , so you can easily follow up to read more. Join us on our Facebook for Poetry from Our Shelves.

 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Timely, timeless, funny, touching... read a sampling of poetry from our library collections and from books in the MEL interloan system, on our GLADL Facebook page each Sunday. We select poems famous and obscure, classical and current, from all around the world and from local and regional poets too. Whenever possible, featured poems are linked to the book, or music resource , so you can easily follow up to read more. Join us on our Facebook for Poetry from Our Shelves.

 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday October 12, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mini-Pumpkin Take-Home Craft

Celebrate Fall-- Make and Decorate a Mini pumpkin! With this kit you can create a mini-pumpkin and add some trims for fun-- or you can use markers, glue, paint and others things you have at home to decorate too! When you’re done, take magically spooky pictures and send them to use to post!!

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library on October 2, first come first serve. Then watch our video on  our YouTube channel for crafting and decorating ideas on Monday, Oct 12 at 11 am-- Happy Fall-o-Ween! 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Celebrate Fall-- Make and Decorate a Mini pumpkin! With this kit you can create a mini-pumpkin and add some trims for fun-- or you can use markers, glue, paint and others things you have at home to decorate too! When you’re done, take magically spooky pictures and send them to use to post!!

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library on October 2, first come first serve. Then watch our video on  our YouTube channel for crafting and decorating ideas on Monday, Oct 12 at 11 am-- Happy Fall-o-Ween! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
AARP Virtual Presentation: Flu Vaccine Teletown Hall

Join AARP Michigan for fun, FREE virtual events every month!  

Flu Vaccine Teletown Hall

Please join us for a conversation with doctors and public health experts on the importance of getting your flu vaccine, especially during Covid-19. Dial in to participate in this event: 1-855-962-1142.

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events. See what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/
 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Join AARP Michigan for fun, FREE virtual events every month!  

Flu Vaccine Teletown Hall

Please join us for a conversation with doctors and public health experts on the importance of getting your flu vaccine, especially during Covid-19. Dial in to participate in this event: 1-855-962-1142.

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events. See what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/
 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Tuesday October 13, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
TCOA Virtual Workshop: Chronic Pain PATH

Join facilitators from the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) for Chronic Pain PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) virtual workshop for those facing the challenge of Chronic Pain. 

Participants are taught effective tools to better self-manage their condition and its impact on their life. Offered Tuesdays, Oct. 13 – Nov. 17, 2020 from 10:00 am – 12 noon.  Join at any time. The workshop is free but donations are accepted. Suggested donation is $25 but it is not required. Workshop participants connect virtually  with Zoom. For your security, TCOA sends program registrants a Zoom contact to join the meeting. To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465

Zoom has helpful video tutorials about how to connect Other important meeting controls (like mute, camera,etc.)
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Join facilitators from the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) for Chronic Pain PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) virtual workshop for those facing the challenge of Chronic Pain. 

Participants are taught effective tools to better self-manage their condition and its impact on their life. Offered Tuesdays, Oct. 13 – Nov. 17, 2020 from 10:00 am – 12 noon.  Join at any time. The workshop is free but donations are accepted. Suggested donation is $25 but it is not required. Workshop participants connect virtually  with Zoom. For your security, TCOA sends program registrants a Zoom contact to join the meeting. To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465

Zoom has helpful video tutorials about how to connect Other important meeting controls (like mute, camera,etc.)
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime for 3-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories, songs, and literacy enhancing activities include: read stories and talk about them, sing, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language and have fun too! Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Preschool Storytime for 3-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories, songs, and literacy enhancing activities include: read stories and talk about them, sing, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language and have fun too! Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
FDTDL Board Meeting

October Board Meeting of the Friends of the Delta Township District Library.  We only have 9 members.

CONTACT: Kathy Broessel  15176270942  kbebro@gmail.com

October Board Meeting of the Friends of the Delta Township District Library.  We only have 9 members.

CONTACT:
  Kathy Broessel
  15176270942
   kbebro@gmail.com

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BUSY
 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Minecraft Mania

Come for an evening of fun and friendly competition.  We’ll have our Minecraft server set up and the laptops ready to go -- while we follow safe social distancing procedures.  No experience needed -- all levels of players/builders welcome.  Create your own story in the world of Minecraft!

CONTACT: Scott Green  517-627-7014  itservices@gladl.org

Come for an evening of fun and friendly competition.  We’ll have our Minecraft server set up and the laptops ready to go -- while we follow safe social distancing procedures.  No experience needed -- all levels of players/builders welcome.  Create your own story in the world of Minecraft!

CONTACT:
  Scott Green
  517.627.7014
   itservices@gladl.org

Wednesday October 14, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Join us for this month's book club!

CONTACT: Barb Hess  517-627-9336

Join us for this month's book club!

CONTACT:
  Barb Hess
  517.627.9336
  

 
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3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Eaton County Parks:Out & About Virtual Field Trip

There are amazing things to see all around! If you're feeling stuck at home, take an "Out & About" Virtual Field Trip with us! These Virtual field trips premier on our GLADL facebook  and then move to our GLADL YouTube Channel, so you can watch them at anytime!

The Grand Ledge area hosts not one but three different Eaton County Parks facilities! From Fitzgerald Park, home to the Ledges Playhouse, pavilions, disc golf, playing fields, hiking trails and more; to Lincoln Brick Park, home to wooded hiking trails, a facility building for activities and the ruins of the  scenic and historically interesting  Lincoln Brick Company, the last of five companies that made bricks here for more than a century until 1949; and Fox Memorial Park located just off  M-100 in Potterville, home to a swimming lake, pavilions, playground equipment and the Fox Park Observatory where you can come to watch the stars and planets!

Come join us for a guided tour from Eaton County Parks Naturalist Jackie Blanc, as she shows us some of the highlights to be found in these special parks.

This month: Fitzgerald Park!

If you're ready to get out and about, you can visit these Eaton County Parks too! Most parks are open daily-- visit the Eaton County Parks page for up-to-the-minute information: http://eatoncounty.org/206/Parks-Recreation

For more information on Eaton County Parks programs and events visit their  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eatoncountyparks/?utm_source=ig_embed and facebook:https://www.facebook.com/EatonCountyParks/

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

There are amazing things to see all around! If you're feeling stuck at home, take an "Out & About" Virtual Field Trip with us! These Virtual field trips premier on our GLADL facebook  and then move to our GLADL YouTube Channel, so you can watch them at anytime!

The Grand Ledge area hosts not one but three different Eaton County Parks facilities! From Fitzgerald Park, home to the Ledges Playhouse, pavilions, disc golf, playing fields, hiking trails and more; to Lincoln Brick Park, home to wooded hiking trails, a facility building for activities and the ruins of the  scenic and historically interesting  Lincoln Brick Company, the last of five companies that made bricks here for more than a century until 1949; and Fox Memorial Park located just off  M-100 in Potterville, home to a swimming lake, pavilions, playground equipment and the Fox Park Observatory where you can come to watch the stars and planets!

Come join us for a guided tour from Eaton County Parks Naturalist Jackie Blanc, as she shows us some of the highlights to be found in these special parks.

This month: Fitzgerald Park!

If you're ready to get out and about, you can visit these Eaton County Parks too! Most parks are open daily-- visit the Eaton County Parks page for up-to-the-minute information: http://eatoncounty.org/206/Parks-Recreation

For more information on Eaton County Parks programs and events visit their  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eatoncountyparks/?utm_source=ig_embed and facebook:https://www.facebook.com/EatonCountyParks/

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual RAISE Them Up Parenting Empowerment Class

RAISE Them Up are parent-empowering classes focused on YOU!. Parents are invited to learn new parenting strategies, find support, guidance and become familiar with the Nurturing Parenting Program principles in a very open, non-judgmental setting. This free program is currently offered online via Zoom by trained facilitators from Eaton RESA

"We hope you are well and making it through the glitch in the matrix known as 2020! We are back in action, this Wednesday at 5:30pm via Zoom. Join us this week for our discussion, and please use the Zoom link! First come first serve!" 
Zoom Meeting
 
Questions? Contact our RAISE facilitators: raiselansing@gmail.com, or call (517) 541-8912.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  programming@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room

RAISE Them Up are parent-empowering classes focused on YOU!. Parents are invited to learn new parenting strategies, find support, guidance and become familiar with the Nurturing Parenting Program principles in a very open, non-judgmental setting. This free program is currently offered online via Zoom by trained facilitators from Eaton RESA

"We hope you are well and making it through the glitch in the matrix known as 2020! We are back in action, this Wednesday at 5:30pm via Zoom. Join us this week for our discussion, and please use the Zoom link! First come first serve!" 
Zoom Meeting
 
Questions? Contact our RAISE facilitators: raiselansing@gmail.com, or call (517) 541-8912.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   programming@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Thursday October 15, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
TCOA Virtual Workshop: Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Join facilitators from the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) for a Virtual WorkshopPowerful Tools for Caregivers is an interactive workshop designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or friend.  Not intended for professional caregivers.Thursdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 15, 2020. Join at any time. The workshop is free, but donations are accepted. Suggested donation is $25 but it is not required.

This workshop is offered virtually with Zoom. For your security, TCOA sends program registrants a Zoom contact to join the workshop. To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465. Zoom has helpful video tutorials about how to connectOther important meeting controls (like mute, camera,etc.) 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Join facilitators from the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) for a Virtual WorkshopPowerful Tools for Caregivers is an interactive workshop designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or friend.  Not intended for professional caregivers.Thursdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 15, 2020. Join at any time. The workshop is free, but donations are accepted. Suggested donation is $25 but it is not required.

This workshop is offered virtually with Zoom. For your security, TCOA sends program registrants a Zoom contact to join the workshop. To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465. Zoom has helpful video tutorials about how to connectOther important meeting controls (like mute, camera,etc.) 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
AARP Virtual Presentation: Caregiving & Finance, Part 1.

 In Part I of this two-part series, we will discuss aging, cognition and money management skills. We'll also identify 3 ways to detect early cognitive impairment. Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events. See what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for FREE virtual events every month!
 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 In Part I of this two-part series, we will discuss aging, cognition and money management skills. We'll also identify 3 ways to detect early cognitive impairment. Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events. See what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for FREE virtual events every month!
 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
AARP Virtual Presentation: Nutrition--Eating for Immunity

 Learn the critical role fruits and veggies play in supporting positive immune function and protection against disease and illness. We'll share tips and tools to increase fruit and vegetable consumption throughout the day! Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events. See what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for FREE virtual events every month! 
 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 Learn the critical role fruits and veggies play in supporting positive immune function and protection against disease and illness. We'll share tips and tools to increase fruit and vegetable consumption throughout the day! Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page!

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events. See what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for FREE virtual events every month! 
 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Acrylic Painting Workshop

Learn to paint with acrylics! Canvases, paint, and brushes will be supplied. Adults and youth 10 years old and up are encouraged to bring aprons and/or clothing that can be soiled. Paintings will be able to be taken home at the end of the evening, or may be left at the library to dry (to be picked up by 5pm 10/16). Registration is required to ensure adequate supplies, one painting per registered participant. All participants must bring --and wear-- a mask, and practice safe social distancing from other participants.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  programming@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room
The registration period has ended.

Learn to paint with acrylics! Canvases, paint, and brushes will be supplied. Adults and youth 10 years old and up are encouraged to bring aprons and/or clothing that can be soiled. Paintings will be able to be taken home at the end of the evening, or may be left at the library to dry (to be picked up by 5pm 10/16). Registration is required to ensure adequate supplies, one painting per registered participant. All participants must bring --and wear-- a mask, and practice safe social distancing from other participants.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   programming@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room

The registration period has ended.

Friday October 16, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Spooky Mini Graveyard Take-Home Craft Pick up

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Preschool Storytime

Hard to get out to a Library Storytime? Families and young children can join us each Friday for our Virtual Preschool Storytimes!  Library staff have selected some exciting stories and fun activities to share! Listen, play and sing along with new stories and old favorites. We'll incorporate important elements of early literacy in each session, and our virtual storytimes will change each Friday. Each new storytime premiers on our Youtube channel on Fridays -- and then available so your can watch, play and enjoy again and again! Also available on our website from gladl.org/curiousgladl/ for even more resources

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Hard to get out to a Library Storytime? Families and young children can join us each Friday for our Virtual Preschool Storytimes!  Library staff have selected some exciting stories and fun activities to share! Listen, play and sing along with new stories and old favorites. We'll incorporate important elements of early literacy in each session, and our virtual storytimes will change each Friday. Each new storytime premiers on our Youtube channel on Fridays -- and then available so your can watch, play and enjoy again and again! Also available on our website from gladl.org/curiousgladl/ for even more resources

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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4:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Virtual Trivia Contest from KaHoot!

Theme: Math Challenge!

How good are you at Trivia? Compete with your friends and fellow patrons and find out!  No account needed. 

Start the Challenge!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Theme: Math Challenge!

How good are you at Trivia? Compete with your friends and fellow patrons and find out!  No account needed. 

Start the Challenge!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Saturday October 17, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Spooky Mini Graveyard Take-Home Craft Pick up

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Sunday October 18, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Timely, timeless, funny, touching... read a sampling of poetry from our library collections and from books in the MEL interloan system, on our GLADL Facebook page each Sunday. We select poems famous and obscure, classical and current, from all around the world and from local and regional poets too. Whenever possible, featured poems are linked to the book, or music resource , so you can easily follow up to read more. Join us on our Facebook for Poetry from Our Shelves.

 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Timely, timeless, funny, touching... read a sampling of poetry from our library collections and from books in the MEL interloan system, on our GLADL Facebook page each Sunday. We select poems famous and obscure, classical and current, from all around the world and from local and regional poets too. Whenever possible, featured poems are linked to the book, or music resource , so you can easily follow up to read more. Join us on our Facebook for Poetry from Our Shelves.

 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Spooky Mini Graveyard Take-Home Craft Pick up

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday October 19, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Spooky Mini Graveyard Take-Home Craft Pick up

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
GLADL Book Features

Today's "Feature": Halloween Books for Kids!

Welcome to "GLADL Book Features"-- where your Grand Ledge Area District Library staff will present and discuss all sorts of items from our library collections! We'll cover what's new and exciting in fiction and non-fiction, books, movies, music, audio books and more from our Adult, Youth and Children's departments. "GLADL Book Features" will premier on Mondays at 3 pm, 2x a month on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Today's "Feature": Halloween Books for Kids!

Welcome to "GLADL Book Features"-- where your Grand Ledge Area District Library staff will present and discuss all sorts of items from our library collections! We'll cover what's new and exciting in fiction and non-fiction, books, movies, music, audio books and more from our Adult, Youth and Children's departments. "GLADL Book Features" will premier on Mondays at 3 pm, 2x a month on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Tuesday October 20, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Spooky Mini Graveyard Take-Home Craft Pick up

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
TCOA Virtual Workshop: Chronic Pain PATH

Join facilitators from the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) for Chronic Pain PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) virtual workshop for those facing the challenge of Chronic Pain. 

Participants are taught effective tools to better self-manage their condition and its impact on their life. Offered Tuesdays, Oct. 13 – Nov. 17, 2020 from 10:00 am – 12 noon.  Join at any time. The workshop is free but donations are accepted. Suggested donation is $25 but it is not required. Workshop participants connect virtually  with Zoom. For your security, TCOA sends program registrants a Zoom contact to join the meeting. To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465

Zoom has helpful video tutorials about how to connect Other important meeting controls (like mute, camera,etc.)
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Join facilitators from the Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) for Chronic Pain PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) virtual workshop for those facing the challenge of Chronic Pain. 

Participants are taught effective tools to better self-manage their condition and its impact on their life. Offered Tuesdays, Oct. 13 – Nov. 17, 2020 from 10:00 am – 12 noon.  Join at any time. The workshop is free but donations are accepted. Suggested donation is $25 but it is not required. Workshop participants connect virtually  with Zoom. For your security, TCOA sends program registrants a Zoom contact to join the meeting. To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465

Zoom has helpful video tutorials about how to connect Other important meeting controls (like mute, camera,etc.)
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime for 3-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories, songs, and literacy enhancing activities include: read stories and talk about them, sing, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language and have fun too! Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Preschool Storytime for 3-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories, songs, and literacy enhancing activities include: read stories and talk about them, sing, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language and have fun too! Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BUSY
Wednesday October 21, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Spooky Mini Graveyard Take-Home Craft Pick up

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Virtual Presentation: Staying Alive Until the Paramedics Arrive

What do you do in case of a medical emergency? How can you prevent a medical emergency from happening? Experts will share tips on how to protect yourself or others during the initial stages of a medical emergency. Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page! 

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events. See what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for FREE virtual events every month.  
 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

What do you do in case of a medical emergency? How can you prevent a medical emergency from happening? Experts will share tips on how to protect yourself or others during the initial stages of a medical emergency. Check back for the link to this live event on the AARP Michigan Facebook page! 

See all of AARP Michigan's virtual events here: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/aarp-michigan-virtual-events. See what AARP Michigan doing and attend Facebook Live events here: https://www.facebook.com/aarp.michigan/live/. Join AARP Michigan for FREE virtual events every month.  
 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual RAISE Them Up Parenting Empowerment Class

RAISE Them Up are parent-empowering classes focused on YOU!. Parents are invited to learn new parenting strategies, find support, guidance and become familiar with the Nurturing Parenting Program principles in a very open, non-judgmental setting. This free program is currently offered online via Zoom by trained facilitators from Eaton RESA

"We hope you are well and making it through the glitch in the matrix known as 2020! We are back in action, this Wednesday at 5:30pm via Zoom. Join us this week for our discussion, and please use the Zoom link! First come first serve!" 
Zoom Meeting
 
Questions? Contact our RAISE facilitators: raiselansing@gmail.com, or call (517) 541-8912.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  programming@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room

RAISE Them Up are parent-empowering classes focused on YOU!. Parents are invited to learn new parenting strategies, find support, guidance and become familiar with the Nurturing Parenting Program principles in a very open, non-judgmental setting. This free program is currently offered online via Zoom by trained facilitators from Eaton RESA

"We hope you are well and making it through the glitch in the matrix known as 2020! We are back in action, this Wednesday at 5:30pm via Zoom. Join us this week for our discussion, and please use the Zoom link! First come first serve!" 
Zoom Meeting
 
Questions? Contact our RAISE facilitators: raiselansing@gmail.com, or call (517) 541-8912.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   programming@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Thursday October 22, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Spooky Mini Graveyard Take-Home Craft Pick up

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube at https://youtu.be/VnSJo0QUOjQ Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube at https://youtu.be/VnSJo0QUOjQ Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Myths & Legends: Greek Myths

This week: Greek Myths!

Join us on our YouTube Channel for a virtual exploration of  Myths & Legends and maybe a few classic Fairy Tales of many lands and culturesHere are many story characters we know: wizards, princes and princesses, tricksters, heroes, villains-- and characters like Zeus, Odin, Theseus, The Great Turtle, The Firebird and more!  We'll discuss the cultures that gave rise to these stories, the books and resources that discuss these stories, how the tales told in in different lands are similar-- and different. Find new and familiar stories to explore in these virtual presentations! 

Follow this link to connect to Greek Myths: https://youtu.be/lpwtha1rckU

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

This week: Greek Myths!

Join us on our YouTube Channel for a virtual exploration of  Myths & Legends and maybe a few classic Fairy Tales of many lands and culturesHere are many story characters we know: wizards, princes and princesses, tricksters, heroes, villains-- and characters like Zeus, Odin, Theseus, The Great Turtle, The Firebird and more!  We'll discuss the cultures that gave rise to these stories, the books and resources that discuss these stories, how the tales told in in different lands are similar-- and different. Find new and familiar stories to explore in these virtual presentations! 

Follow this link to connect to Greek Myths: https://youtu.be/lpwtha1rckU

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
BUSY

8 people meeting for a social gathering.

CONTACT:
  Jean Weirich
  517.881.3431
   jeanweirich@gmail.com

Friday October 23, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Spooky Mini Graveyard Take-Home Craft Pick up

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Make a spooky mini graveyard terrarium for Halloween in this take-home craft! Everything you need will be supplied; a plastic jar, glue, “grave” gravel and moss, sand, and decorations. 

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kit at the library October 16, 2020-- first come first serve. Then watch our tutorial video on YouTube Oct 26th at 11am for instructions on how to put it all together!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Preschool Storytime

Hard to get out to a Library Storytime? Families and young children can join us each Friday for our Virtual Preschool Storytimes!  Library staff have selected some exciting stories and fun activities to share! Listen, play and sing along with new stories and old favorites. We'll incorporate important elements of early literacy in each session, and our virtual storytimes will change each Friday. Each new storytime premiers on our Youtube channel on Fridays -- and then available so your can watch, play and enjoy again and again! Also available on our website from gladl.org/curiousgladl/ for even more resources

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Hard to get out to a Library Storytime? Families and young children can join us each Friday for our Virtual Preschool Storytimes!  Library staff have selected some exciting stories and fun activities to share! Listen, play and sing along with new stories and old favorites. We'll incorporate important elements of early literacy in each session, and our virtual storytimes will change each Friday. Each new storytime premiers on our Youtube channel on Fridays -- and then available so your can watch, play and enjoy again and again! Also available on our website from gladl.org/curiousgladl/ for even more resources

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Saturday October 24, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Sunday October 25, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Timely, timeless, funny, touching... read a sampling of poetry from our library collections and from books in the MEL interloan system, on our GLADL Facebook page each Sunday. We select poems famous and obscure, classical and current, from all around the world and from local and regional poets too. Whenever possible, featured poems are linked to the book, or music resource , so you can easily follow up to read more. Join us on our Facebook for Poetry from Our Shelves.

 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Timely, timeless, funny, touching... read a sampling of poetry from our library collections and from books in the MEL interloan system, on our GLADL Facebook page each Sunday. We select poems famous and obscure, classical and current, from all around the world and from local and regional poets too. Whenever possible, featured poems are linked to the book, or music resource , so you can easily follow up to read more. Join us on our Facebook for Poetry from Our Shelves.

 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where's the Great Pumpkin?

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Where's the "Great" Pumpkin? Hiding somewhere inside the Grand Ledge Area District Library!

"Look high, look low-- there's no telling where the "Great" Pumpkin might go! 
If you spot him, let us know
We have a Treat for those who know!"
 
Children are invited to search the library to see if they can spot the "Great" Pumpkin! If they find him, please DON'T TOUCH HIM--  come and tell us where he is and get a Treat! The "Great" Pumpkin will move every Thursday, so kids have a chance to hunt for him all October long. Come check out your favorite Halloween books ( like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown") and movies and hunt for the "Great" Pumpkin too!
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday October 26, 2020

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Seek out some fun this fall -- Try a Scavenger Hunt from GooseChase! 

Enjoy fall-- take a drive, check out the Halloween decorations around town, find pumpkins, apples, and great fall color-- and play our "Fall-O-Ween" Scavenger Hunt online with your phone!! Hunt now thru Oct. 26th at 10pm. Search high and low and everywhere you go-- follow the clues and hunt for fun fall things going on all around Grand Ledge.

  1. Download the free GooseChase Android or iPhone app.
  2. Choose to play as a guest; or register for a personal account with an email, username, and password of your choice.
  3. Tap the search icon and search for and select the Fall-O-Ween game, or search by game code 97JM97.
  4. Choose your team from the list. You or your family may be joined by other players to form the team. Each phone that joins the game counts as a player, but your whole family may choose to play using just one device.

If you have any questions about the game, please email collections@gladl.org or hi@goosechase.com or check out the GooseChase playing a game help page.

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Vote for the President of Storytime: Final Election!

Kids have the power to choose!  Vote for your favorite storybook character to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they come into the library! 

Two candidates have been elected  byt the "voters" ( our library children visitors) to compete in the Final General Election. Now, from Oct. 13-Nov. 3rd, these final two candidates go head to head! Kids vote for one of the two characters to be the "President of Storytime"! Kids can vote each time they visit the library and then watch to see who wins!