Tuesday December 1, 2020

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

Candy Cane Guessing Game
December 1 - 20
How many candy canes in the guessing jar? Ten? Twenty? Fifty-- or more? Take a guess each time you visit the library between now and Dec 20th to win EVERYTHING in the jar! Write your guess, and your contact information clearly on a guessing slip. We'll tally the guesses after Dec 20 and contact the winner ASAP!

Add some sweet fun to this holiday season-- play our Candy Cane Guessing game! 

Elf on the Library Shelf!
December 1 - 23
Be sure to look for our "Elf on the Library Shelf” when you visit the library--he really moves around! If you find him, come and tell us at the library main desk for a treat!  
Our "Elf" has a special job--He's here to take your letters to Santa! Every time you visit the library, you can leave a letter for Santa in our special mail box. Our library Elf will be here until Dec 23, when he'll hurry off to the North Pole to bring Santa your letters!

Letters to Santa
December 1 - 23
Drop off letters to Santa at "Santa’s Mailbox", inside the library. Bring in your own, or use our fill-in letter forms. “Santa Mail” is collected Dec 1 - 23, when Santa's special helper, our "Elf on the Library Shelf" will depart for the North Pole with your letters!  

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

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

Candy Cane Guessing Game
December 1 - 20
How many candy canes in the guessing jar? Ten? Twenty? Fifty-- or more? Take a guess each time you visit the library between now and Dec 20th to win EVERYTHING in the jar! Write your guess, and your contact information clearly on a guessing slip. We'll tally the guesses after Dec 20 and contact the winner ASAP!

Add some sweet fun to this holiday season-- play our Candy Cane Guessing game! 

Elf on the Library Shelf!
December 1 - 23
Be sure to look for our "Elf on the Library Shelf” when you visit the library--he really moves around! If you find him, come and tell us at the library main desk for a treat!  
Our "Elf" has a special job--He's here to take your letters to Santa! Every time you visit the library, you can leave a letter for Santa in our special mail box. Our library Elf will be here until Dec 23, when he'll hurry off to the North Pole to bring Santa your letters!

Letters to Santa
December 1 - 23
Drop off letters to Santa at "Santa’s Mailbox", inside the library. Bring in your own, or use our fill-in letter forms. “Santa Mail” is collected Dec 1 - 23, when Santa's special helper, our "Elf on the Library Shelf" will depart for the North Pole with your letters!  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Holiday Surprise Take-Home Craft

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

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

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Take-Home Craft: Candy Cane Mice kit pick-up

Featured Craft: Candy Cane Mice

Families can make a fun craft from the library at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. Please note: Some crafts may need materials (scissors, tape, etc.) typically found at home. Kits also include suggested books and other library materials related to the craft.

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kits  first come, first serve, starting Nov. 20. An instructional video by Grand Ledge Area District library staff creating each craft premiers on the GLADL YouTube Channel on Dec 7 at 11 am!

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

Featured Craft: Candy Cane Mice

Families can make a fun craft from the library at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. Please note: Some crafts may need materials (scissors, tape, etc.) typically found at home. Kits also include suggested books and other library materials related to the craft.

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kits  first come, first serve, starting Nov. 20. An instructional video by Grand Ledge Area District library staff creating each craft premiers on the GLADL YouTube Channel on Dec 7 at 11 am!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Wednesday December 2, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Holiday Surprise Take-Home Craft

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

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

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Take-Home Craft: Candy Cane Mice kit pick-up

Featured Craft: Candy Cane Mice

Families can make a fun craft from the library at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. Please note: Some crafts may need materials (scissors, tape, etc.) typically found at home. Kits also include suggested books and other library materials related to the craft.

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kits  first come, first serve, starting Nov. 20. An instructional video by Grand Ledge Area District library staff creating each craft premiers on the GLADL YouTube Channel on Dec 7 at 11 am!

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

Featured Craft: Candy Cane Mice

Families can make a fun craft from the library at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. Please note: Some crafts may need materials (scissors, tape, etc.) typically found at home. Kits also include suggested books and other library materials related to the craft.

Pick up your Take Home Craft Kits  first come, first serve, starting Nov. 20. An instructional video by Grand Ledge Area District library staff creating each craft premiers on the GLADL YouTube Channel on Dec 7 at 11 am!

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 December 3, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Holiday Surprise Take-Home Craft

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

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

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Myths & Legends: Virtual Presentations

Todays presentation is rescheduled for Dec 10, 2020. We apologise for the inconvenience. Join us then on our YouTube Channel to explore Myths & Legends and maybe a few classic Fairy Tales of many lands and cultures.

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

Todays presentation is rescheduled for Dec 10, 2020. We apologise for the inconvenience. Join us then on our YouTube Channel to explore Myths & Legends and maybe a few classic Fairy Tales of many lands and cultures.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Girl Scout Troop 30797 CANCELLED

Girl Scout Troop 30797 Meeting - 5 girl scouts and 1 leader will be in attendance

CONTACT: Erica Quealy  5174-927-2404  edubmsu@hotmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room

Girl Scout Troop 30797 Meeting - 5 girl scouts and 1 leader will be in attendance

CONTACT:
  Erica Quealy
  5174.927.2404
   edubmsu@hotmail.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Friday December 4, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Holiday Surprise Take-Home Craft

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

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

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pine Cone Bird Feeder Take Home Craft Kits available

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

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

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Virtual Trivia Challenge from KaHoot!

Do You KaHoot?  

Are you a Trivia Novice or a Trivia Master? Find out--Download the FREE KaHoot Trivia App to your device and join us for fun trivia challenges for all ages. New trivia challenges posted Fridays twice a month—check the events calendar for dates and come join the fun. Click the link below, and challenge your family and friends—who will be the Trivia Champion!

Watch for the Top Trivia Scores posted by Avatar name on our GLADL Facebook and in the library to see how you did! No account needed to play—just follow the link to join!

Start the Challenge!

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

Do You KaHoot?  

Are you a Trivia Novice or a Trivia Master? Find out--Download the FREE KaHoot Trivia App to your device and join us for fun trivia challenges for all ages. New trivia challenges posted Fridays twice a month—check the events calendar for dates and come join the fun. Click the link below, and challenge your family and friends—who will be the Trivia Champion!

Watch for the Top Trivia Scores posted by Avatar name on our GLADL Facebook and in the library to see how you did! No account needed to play—just follow the link to join!

Start the Challenge!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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 is available so your family 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 is available so your family 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 December 5, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Holiday Surprise Take-Home Craft

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

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

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pine Cone Bird Feeder Take Home Craft Kits available

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

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

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Sunday December 6, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Holiday Surprise Take-Home Craft

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

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

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pine Cone Bird Feeder Take Home Craft Kits available

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

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

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

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 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday December 7, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Holiday Surprise Take-Home Craft

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

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

Make a special surprise holiday craft with this Take-Home kit! Stop by the library and take home a free holiday craft kit. What will it be?? It's a surprise--but you'll surely find something fun to make and enjoy with your family this holiday season! Please note: All Take-Home Craft kits are available first come first serve.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pine Cone Bird Feeder Take Home Craft Kits available

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

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

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Take-Home Craft: Candy Cane Mice

Featured Craft: Candy Cane Mice

Families can make a fun craft from the library at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. Please note: Some crafts may need materials (scissors, tape, etc.) typically found at home. Kits also include suggested books and other library materials related to the craft.

An instructional video by Grand Ledge Area District library staff creating each craft premiers on the GLADL YouTube Channel on Dec 7 at 11 am!

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

Featured Craft: Candy Cane Mice

Families can make a fun craft from the library at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. Please note: Some crafts may need materials (scissors, tape, etc.) typically found at home. Kits also include suggested books and other library materials related to the craft.

An instructional video by Grand Ledge Area District library staff creating each craft premiers on the GLADL YouTube Channel on Dec 7 at 11 am!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

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

Follow this link for todays Feature: Holiday Cookbooks  https://youtu.be/OTmAjQm3fZc  

Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See 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 each Monday at 3 pm on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

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

Follow this link for todays Feature: Holiday Cookbooks  https://youtu.be/OTmAjQm3fZc  

Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See 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 each Monday at 3 pm on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Tuesday December 8, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pine Cone Bird Feeder Take Home Craft Kits available

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

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

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Wednesday December 9, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pine Cone Bird Feeder Take Home Craft Kits available

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

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

Take Home Craft Kit: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Our kit includes everything you'll need to help feed the birds this winter:  Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions!  Enjoy some time with the family and give your feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Craft Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch our how to make it video on our YouTube channel on Mon., Dec. 14 at 11am.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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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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

 
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7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual Visit with Santa

Santa's at the North Pole-- but he's making a Virtual visit via Zoom  just to chat with you on-line. Join us to ask Santa all the things you always wanted to know about Christmas, the North Pole, and much more! Children can ask questions too, by submitting them in the chat box during the Zoom—or by dropping them off by December 8th at the library. 

Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/81135674006?pwd=Q0JqcUxyankyNU1wbTdCcnZrOFhKZz09
 Meeting ID: 811 3567 4006Passcode: 844315

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

Santa's at the North Pole-- but he's making a Virtual visit via Zoom  just to chat with you on-line. Join us to ask Santa all the things you always wanted to know about Christmas, the North Pole, and much more! Children can ask questions too, by submitting them in the chat box during the Zoom—or by dropping them off by December 8th at the library. 

Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/81135674006?pwd=Q0JqcUxyankyNU1wbTdCcnZrOFhKZz09
 Meeting ID: 811 3567 4006Passcode: 844315

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Thursday December 10, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pick up Santa's Reindeer Food Kits

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

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

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Myths & Legends: Virtual Presentations

Myths & Legends of Persia: part 1

Join us on our YouTube Channel to explore Myths & Legends and maybe a few classic Fairy Tales of many lands and culturesHere are 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 premier a new presentation twice a month and explore the cultures that gave rise to these stories, the books and resources that tell the tales, and how stories told in different lands are similar and-- and different. Find new and familiar stories to explore!    

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

Myths & Legends of Persia: part 1

Join us on our YouTube Channel to explore Myths & Legends and maybe a few classic Fairy Tales of many lands and culturesHere are 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 premier a new presentation twice a month and explore the cultures that gave rise to these stories, the books and resources that tell the tales, and how stories told in different lands are similar and-- and different. Find new and familiar stories to explore!    

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
AARP Virtual Presentation: Nutrition: Physical Activity and Fueling Your Body.

Physical activity can help you be healthier and happier in all areas of your life. Learn how to properly fuel exercise, support muscle growth and overall recovery from training! 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

Physical activity can help you be healthier and happier in all areas of your life. Learn how to properly fuel exercise, support muscle growth and overall recovery from training! 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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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Among Us: Free Online Gaming Challenge!
Among Us - Join the GLADL Crew and play online!

Among Us is a free online game of teamwork and betrayal where players must communicate and cooperate to survive. Can you find the Impostor? Will you survive? Come play and find out!

GLADL Crewmates will be on board to host games between 7pm - 8pm.  Registered players will be emailed our game code(s) before the games begin.  Don't be late, rooms fill up quickly! Register in advance at the link below. Forgot to register? Visit our Facebook page, click on the Among Us Event listing , and the Discussion tab for the Game Code. Game Code will be emailed & posted at 6:55 pm on the day of game!

Download Among Us for your PC, iOS & Android to play!  Suggested ages 10+. Among Us is a free game that is available on PC, iOS, and Android, and will need to be downloaded in order to play.  Follow this link http://www.innersloth.com/gameAmongUs.php for more information.
Rules for playing:
1. No inappropriate names.
2. No profanity.
3. No adult or rude comments.
4. Be respectful of others.
Failure to follow the above rules will have you ejected from the game. We will NOT be using an outside chat feature like Discord for this game.

To read the New York Times article on the game, click here.  For more game information click here.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
The registration period has ended.
Among Us - Join the GLADL Crew and play online!

Among Us is a free online game of teamwork and betrayal where players must communicate and cooperate to survive. Can you find the Impostor? Will you survive? Come play and find out!

GLADL Crewmates will be on board to host games between 7pm - 8pm.  Registered players will be emailed our game code(s) before the games begin.  Don't be late, rooms fill up quickly! Register in advance at the link below. Forgot to register? Visit our Facebook page, click on the Among Us Event listing , and the Discussion tab for the Game Code. Game Code will be emailed & posted at 6:55 pm on the day of game!

Download Among Us for your PC, iOS & Android to play!  Suggested ages 10+. Among Us is a free game that is available on PC, iOS, and Android, and will need to be downloaded in order to play.  Follow this link http://www.innersloth.com/gameAmongUs.php for more information.
Rules for playing:
1. No inappropriate names.
2. No profanity.
3. No adult or rude comments.
4. Be respectful of others.
Failure to follow the above rules will have you ejected from the game. We will NOT be using an outside chat feature like Discord for this game.

To read the New York Times article on the game, click here.  For more game information click here.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

The registration period has ended.

Friday December 11, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pick up Santa's Reindeer Food Kits

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

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

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Play Virtual Trivia from KaHoot!

Do you KaHoot? Play Virtual Trivia games free with  KaHoot

Are you a Trivia Novice or a Trivia Master? Find out--Download the FREE KaHoot Trivia App to your device and join us for fun trivia challenges for all ages. New trivia challenges posted Fridays twice a month—check the events calendar for dates and come join the fun. Click the link below, and challenge your family and friends—who will be the Trivia Champion!

Watch for the Top Trivia Scores posted by Avatar name on our GLADL Facebook and in the library to see how you did! No account needed to play—just follow the link to join!

Start the Challenge!

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

Do you KaHoot? Play Virtual Trivia games free with  KaHoot

Are you a Trivia Novice or a Trivia Master? Find out--Download the FREE KaHoot Trivia App to your device and join us for fun trivia challenges for all ages. New trivia challenges posted Fridays twice a month—check the events calendar for dates and come join the fun. Click the link below, and challenge your family and friends—who will be the Trivia Champion!

Watch for the Top Trivia Scores posted by Avatar name on our GLADL Facebook and in the library to see how you did! No account needed to play—just follow the link to join!

Start the Challenge!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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 is available so your family 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 is available so your family 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 December 12, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pick up Santa's Reindeer Food Kits

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

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

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Meeting for group

CONTACT: Cady Ness-Smith  517-281-9139  sascns@gmail.com

Meeting for group

CONTACT:
  Cady Ness-Smith
  517.281.9139
   sascns@gmail.com

Sunday December 13, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pick up Santa's Reindeer Food Kits

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

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

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

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 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday December 14, 2020
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Best of Battle of the Books--Vote for Your Favorites!

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote at dtdl.org/battle.  
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote at dtdl.org/battle.  
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Make Silly Christmas Story with GLAD-Libs

Everybody like to get silly! Giggle, grin and fill in the blanks to make your very own, very silly story! Pick up (or download) our "GLAD-Libs Silly Story Sheet" and have some fun being super silly and creative!

This month-- try a super silly Christmas Story!

When your story is done, bring it in or send us a picture to gladlprogramming@gmail.com  so we can Share the Silliness!
 
 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Everybody like to get silly! Giggle, grin and fill in the blanks to make your very own, very silly story! Pick up (or download) our "GLAD-Libs Silly Story Sheet" and have some fun being super silly and creative!

This month-- try a super silly Christmas Story!

When your story is done, bring it in or send us a picture to gladlprogramming@gmail.com  so we can Share the Silliness!
 
 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pick up Santa's Reindeer Food Kits

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

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

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Pine Cone Bird Feeder Craft

Our kit includes everything you'll need-- Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions! Enjoy some time with the family and give our feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Check HERE for the link to watch the video.

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

Our kit includes everything you'll need-- Crisco, pine cones, bird seed, hanging cord and instructions! Enjoy some time with the family and give our feathered friends a Christmas gift of a tasty snack! Check HERE for the link to watch the video.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

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

Follow this link for todays Feature: Children's Hanukkah stories with Miss Carol:https://youtu.be/lCwaHjoR07g

Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See 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 each Monday at 3 pm on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

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

Follow this link for todays Feature: Children's Hanukkah stories with Miss Carol:https://youtu.be/lCwaHjoR07g

Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See 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 each Monday at 3 pm on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Tuesday December 15, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

A coding challenge this holiday season for kids ages 8-18.

You are invited to join in a free coding contest Prenda is hosting this holiday season, in partnership with GLADL! This is for kids ages 8-18 of all skill levels. Never coded before? Not a problem! Participants will create accounts in Prenda Code Club where you can learn how to code and build a special holiday robot project. The best projects will be awarded a drone, Sphero Mini robot, or Makey Makey kit!

Contest runs Dec 15 – Jan 31.

Register here

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

A coding challenge this holiday season for kids ages 8-18.

You are invited to join in a free coding contest Prenda is hosting this holiday season, in partnership with GLADL! This is for kids ages 8-18 of all skill levels. Never coded before? Not a problem! Participants will create accounts in Prenda Code Club where you can learn how to code and build a special holiday robot project. The best projects will be awarded a drone, Sphero Mini robot, or Makey Makey kit!

Contest runs Dec 15 – Jan 31.

Register here

CONTACT:
  Scott Green
  517.627.7014
   itservices@gladl.org

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
BUSY
 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Listen & Learn with Santa and Friends presented by LAFCU

Join us live on Webex for a special virtual Christmas event presented by LAFCU and the Grand Ledge Area District Library.

We'll wear our favorite "ugly" Christmas sweater, and get ready to listen and learn as Santa reads a Christmas story; we visit with Reindeer from Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms, and enjoy Zachary Clark from LAFCU and the DeWitt Community Singers for some musical selections -- live and safely thru WebEx. To join us for all the holiday fun, register at this link. For more information about the LAFCU "Listen & Learn" program, follow this link!

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

Join us live on Webex for a special virtual Christmas event presented by LAFCU and the Grand Ledge Area District Library.

We'll wear our favorite "ugly" Christmas sweater, and get ready to listen and learn as Santa reads a Christmas story; we visit with Reindeer from Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farms, and enjoy Zachary Clark from LAFCU and the DeWitt Community Singers for some musical selections -- live and safely thru WebEx. To join us for all the holiday fun, register at this link. For more information about the LAFCU "Listen & Learn" program, follow this link!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Wednesday December 16, 2020
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Best of Battle of the Books--Vote for Your Favorites!

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote at dtdl.org/battle.  
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote at dtdl.org/battle.  
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Pick up Santa's Reindeer Food Kits

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

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

Start a new Christmas Eve tradition and "feed Santa's reindeer". Pick up your free kit of "Reindeer Food" when you visit the library, or ask for a kit to be included with your book order for Curbside and locker pick up! Each kit includes different festive edible items to put outside your home for Santa's reindeer to enjoy. Contents will vary. While supplies last!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
AARP Virtual Presentation:Housing Solutions - When You Can't Live Alone.

We all want to remain in our homes as we get older but what happens if that's not possible? Join us to learn about some alternative housing options to ensure your independence and well-being is cared for. 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

We all want to remain in our homes as we get older but what happens if that's not possible? Join us to learn about some alternative housing options to ensure your independence and well-being is cared for. 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 December 17, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Myths & Legends: Virtual Presentations

Join us on our YouTube Channel to explore Myths & Legends and maybe a few classic Fairy Tales of many lands and culturesHere are 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 premier a new presentation twice a month and explore the cultures that gave rise to these stories, the books and resources that tell the tales, and how stories told in different lands are similar and-- and different. Find new and familiar stories to explore!    

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

Join us on our YouTube Channel to explore Myths & Legends and maybe a few classic Fairy Tales of many lands and culturesHere are 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 premier a new presentation twice a month and explore the cultures that gave rise to these stories, the books and resources that tell the tales, and how stories told in different lands are similar and-- and different. Find new and familiar stories to explore!    

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Girl Scout Troop 30797 Meeting

Girl Scout Troop 30797 Meeting

CONTACT: Erica Quealy  517-927-2404  edubmsu@hotmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room

Girl Scout Troop 30797 Meeting

CONTACT:
  Erica Quealy
  517.927.2404
   edubmsu@hotmail.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Friday December 18, 2020
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Best of Battle of the Books--Vote for Your Favorites!

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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New Year's Eve Noisemakers Take Home Craft Kits available

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last. 

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

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Virtual Trivia Challenge from KaHoot!

Do You KaHoot?  

Are you a Trivia Novice or a Trivia Master? Find out--Download the FREE KaHoot Trivia App to your device and join us for fun trivia challenges for all ages. New trivia challenges posted Fridays twice a month—check the events calendar for dates and come join the fun. Click the link below, and challenge your family and friends—who will be the Trivia Champion!

Watch for the Top Trivia Scores posted by Avatar name on our GLADL Facebook and in the library to see how you did! No account needed to play—just follow the link to join!

Start the Challenge!

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

Do You KaHoot?  

Are you a Trivia Novice or a Trivia Master? Find out--Download the FREE KaHoot Trivia App to your device and join us for fun trivia challenges for all ages. New trivia challenges posted Fridays twice a month—check the events calendar for dates and come join the fun. Click the link below, and challenge your family and friends—who will be the Trivia Champion!

Watch for the Top Trivia Scores posted by Avatar name on our GLADL Facebook and in the library to see how you did! No account needed to play—just follow the link to join!

Start the Challenge!

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 is available so your family 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 is available so your family 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 December 19, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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New Year's Eve Noisemakers Take Home Craft Kits available

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last. 

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

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Sunday December 20, 2020
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Best of Battle of the Books--Vote for Your Favorites!

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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New Year's Eve Noisemakers Take Home Craft Kits available

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last. 

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

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last. 

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 

Monday December 21, 2020
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
  • Write to Santa,
  • Find the hidden elf,
  • Play a candy cane guessing game

Enjoy holiday fun with these different, daily events at the library! Details here!

If you missed our live event to zoom with Santa -- check out Mrs. Jingles chatting with Santa!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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New Year's Eve Noisemakers Take Home Craft Kits available

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last. 

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

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

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

Follow this link for todays Feature: Christmas books for children with Miss Carol 

Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See 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 each Monday at 3 pm on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

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

Follow this link for todays Feature: Christmas books for children with Miss Carol 

Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See 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 each Monday at 3 pm on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Tuesday December 22, 2020
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Best of Battle of the Books--Vote for Your Favorites!

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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New Year's Eve Noisemakers Take Home Craft Kits available

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last. 

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

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Wednesday December 23, 2020

Do you KaHoot? Play Virtual Trivia games free with  KaHoot
 

Are you a Trivia Novice or a Trivia Master? Find out--Download the FREE KaHoot Trivia App to your device and join us for fun trivia challenges for all ages. New trivia challenges posted Fridays twice a month—check the events calendar for dates and come join the fun. Click the link below, and challenge your family and friends—who will be the Trivia Champion!

Watch for the Top Trivia Scores posted by Avatar name on our GLADL Facebook and in the library to see how you did! No account needed to play—just follow the link to join!

Start the Challenge!

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

Do you KaHoot? Play Virtual Trivia games free with  KaHoot
 

Are you a Trivia Novice or a Trivia Master? Find out--Download the FREE KaHoot Trivia App to your device and join us for fun trivia challenges for all ages. New trivia challenges posted Fridays twice a month—check the events calendar for dates and come join the fun. Click the link below, and challenge your family and friends—who will be the Trivia Champion!

Watch for the Top Trivia Scores posted by Avatar name on our GLADL Facebook and in the library to see how you did! No account needed to play—just follow the link to join!

Start the Challenge!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Friday December 25, 2020
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Best of Battle of the Books--Vote for Your Favorites!

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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 is available so your family 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 is available so your family 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 

Sunday December 27, 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 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday December 28, 2020
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Best of Battle of the Books--Vote for Your Favorites!

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

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

Follow this link for todays Feature: New Historical Fiction: - https://youtu.be/JjxshXt6COA  

Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See 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 each Monday at 3 pm on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

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

Follow this link for todays Feature: New Historical Fiction: - https://youtu.be/JjxshXt6COA  

Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See 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 each Monday at 3 pm on our GLADL Facebook & YouTube channel.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Tuesday December 29, 2020
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New Year's Eve Noisemakers Take Home Craft Video

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch the video for "How-To-Make" instructions and a New Years Story to enjoy!

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

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch the video for "How-To-Make" instructions and a New Years Story to enjoy!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Wednesday December 30, 2020
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New Year's Eve Noisemakers Take Home Craft Video

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch the video for "How-To-Make" instructions and a New Years Story to enjoy!

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

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch the video for "How-To-Make" instructions and a New Years Story to enjoy!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Thursday December 31, 2020
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Best of Battle of the Books--Vote for Your Favorites!

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

The  Grand Ledge Area District Library and Delta Township District Library present Battle of the Books 2021: Best of Battle!  Our 13th annual program will look a little different than years past, but we think you’ll enjoy our new spin on Battle, with engaging reads, fun activities, and friendly competition. 

 
An exciting change for 2021 is that you get to help us choose the booklist!  We selected 25 favorite titles from the past 12 years of Battle of the Books, the “greatest hits” of Battle.  Vote for your favorites from now to December 31, 2020!  We’ll announce the final five in January to kick off the program.  See the Best of Battle list and cast your vote! 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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New Year's Eve Noisemakers Take Home Craft Video

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch the video for "How-To-Make" instructions and a New Years Story to enjoy!

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

Get ready for some noisy New Years Eve fun with your family! Our kit includes:

  • Sheets of bubble wrap
  • Make a Noisemaker kit-- make a noisy shaker and squealing cup toy

Follow the enclosed instructions and make the crafts. On New Year's Eve kids can stomp on bubble wrap for fun explosive pops, shake and squeal their Noisemakers, and help celebrate 2021! Kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Watch the video for "How-To-Make" instructions and a New Years Story to enjoy!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Take Home Craft: Paper Chain Snowman available

Take Home Craft Kit: Paper Chain Snowmen

Families can make a fun craft from the library at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. Please note: Some crafts may need materials (scissors, tape, etc.) typically found at home. Kits also include suggested books and other library materials related to the craft.

This Take Home Craft Kit is available first come, first serve, while supplies last, starting on Dec. 31
An instructional video by Grand Ledge Area District library staff creating each craft debuts on the GLADL YouTube Channel on : Jan. 11, 2021
CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Take Home Craft Kit: Paper Chain Snowmen

Families can make a fun craft from the library at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. Please note: Some crafts may need materials (scissors, tape, etc.) typically found at home. Kits also include suggested books and other library materials related to the craft.

This Take Home Craft Kit is available first come, first serve, while supplies last, starting on Dec. 31
An instructional video by Grand Ledge Area District library staff creating each craft debuts on the GLADL YouTube Channel on : Jan. 11, 2021
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

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

Warm up with good books and treats from Biggby Coffee!

Read & Review any 5 books on our “Warm Winter Reader" log, available at the Library and online and earn a trip to the prize bin for  “warm winter prizes’, including coffee mugs, cozy gloves, coupons and other goodies and surprises from our friends at Biggby Coffee. Instant- win prizes for turning in your reading logs! One log per person, per visit please. Warm Winter Reader logs are available at the library, printed at home from our website, and as Wandoo Challenges on our website.  All logs must be submitted by Jan 15th, and all prizes claimed by Jan. 30, 2021. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Among Us: Free Online Gaming Challenge!
Among Us - Join the GLADL Crew and play online!

Among Us is a free online game of teamwork and betrayal where players must communicate and cooperate to survive. Can you find the Impostor? Will you survive? Come play and find out!

GLADL Crewmates will be on board to host games between 7pm - 8pm.  Registered players will be emailed our game code(s) before the games begin.  Don't be late, rooms fill up qui