Saturday February 1, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Create, Play,& Learn Saturday Storytime in Wacousta

Create, play, and learn at a special Saturday storytime in Wacousta! Meet for stories, crafts, and fun on the first Saturday of the month – perfect for busy families with creative kids.

Location: Wacousta Community United Methodist Church, 9180 Herbison Rd, Eagle, MI 48822.

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

Create, play, and learn at a special Saturday storytime in Wacousta! Meet for stories, crafts, and fun on the first Saturday of the month – perfect for busy families with creative kids.

Location: Wacousta Community United Methodist Church, 9180 Herbison Rd, Eagle, MI 48822.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Writing the Land: a Poetry Workshop with Laura Apol, Lansing’s Poet Laureate

Stretch your creativity in this two-part poetry workshop, led by Lansing’s current Poet Laureate, Laura Apol. Laura is an associate professor of literacy, literature and creative writing in the MSU College of Education.

Laura feels “Poems are about community—So much of a place, and people in a place, can be expressed and understood through poetry.” In this workshop, participants will look at models of "place" poetry in the first week, with some writing done in the workshop and a prompt to take home; the second meeting will have additional in-session writing, with an opportunity to share and receive feedback on the take-home prompt from the previous session- and possibly a "reading" of the Writing the Land poems. Since workshop sessions build on one another, participants are requested to commit to both workshops when they register. Age group: Older teens and adults. 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Stretch your creativity in this two-part poetry workshop, led by Lansing’s current Poet Laureate, Laura Apol. Laura is an associate professor of literacy, literature and creative writing in the MSU College of Education.

Laura feels “Poems are about community—So much of a place, and people in a place, can be expressed and understood through poetry.” In this workshop, participants will look at models of "place" poetry in the first week, with some writing done in the workshop and a prompt to take home; the second meeting will have additional in-session writing, with an opportunity to share and receive feedback on the take-home prompt from the previous session- and possibly a "reading" of the Writing the Land poems. Since workshop sessions build on one another, participants are requested to commit to both workshops when they register. Age group: Older teens and adults. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Sunday February 2, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Writing group

We use the room for a small writing group.

CONTACT: Margo Krusinga  269-223-9986  kruser50@icloud.com

We use the room for a small writing group.

CONTACT:
  Margo Krusinga
  269.223.9986
  kruser50@icloud.com

Monday February 3, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Home School Study Group

We've made a time and a place available for any and all area homeschool families to meet, study, discuss-- together! Share ideas with other home-schoolers, collaborate on projects, use library resources for learning, and enjoy some fellowship together. All area homeschool families are welcome! For more information, call 627-7014 and ask for Danielle.

Looking for more learning resources -- check out our School Tools page for useful resources from library catalogs to encyclopedias to full text magazines articles to live online tutors from 3-10pm every day of the week!

CONTACT: Danielle  517-627-7014
LOCATION: 1931 Room

We've made a time and a place available for any and all area homeschool families to meet, study, discuss-- together! Share ideas with other home-schoolers, collaborate on projects, use library resources for learning, and enjoy some fellowship together. All area homeschool families are welcome! For more information, call 627-7014 and ask for Danielle.

Looking for more learning resources -- check out our School Tools page for useful resources from library catalogs to encyclopedias to full text magazines articles to live online tutors from 3-10pm every day of the week!

CONTACT:
  Danielle
  517.627.7014
  

LOCATION: 1931 Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bird Feeder Make-n-Take (Registration Required)

Remember your feathered friends with a tasty treat this winter! Come make a pine cone bird feeder, and learn from Naturalist Jackie Blanc from the Eaton County Parks about the winter birds and other visitors to your feeders and your yard. We'll have special winter bird stories to read too! Registration required to ensure adequate supplies.

CONTACT: Jean  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room
There are 34 spaces available.

Remember your feathered friends with a tasty treat this winter! Come make a pine cone bird feeder, and learn from Naturalist Jackie Blanc from the Eaton County Parks about the winter birds and other visitors to your feeders and your yard. We'll have special winter bird stories to read too! Registration required to ensure adequate supplies.

CONTACT:
  Jean
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room

There are 34 spaces available.

Tuesday February 4, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Storytime

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

CONTACT: Danielle  517-627-7014  riley.danielle@sbcglobal.net

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

CONTACT:
  Danielle
  517.627.7014
  riley.danielle@sbcglobal.net

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Paws for Reading

Dogs love stories too--Come and read to a therapy dog! This is a great chance for kids to practice reading in a no-pressure environment, with a furry friend. Help your child make reading progress--Sign up for a ten minute reading time with a certified reading therapy dog!

CONTACT: Jean  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
There are 5 spaces available.

Dogs love stories too--Come and read to a therapy dog! This is a great chance for kids to practice reading in a no-pressure environment, with a furry friend. Help your child make reading progress--Sign up for a ten minute reading time with a certified reading therapy dog!

CONTACT:
  Jean
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

There are 5 spaces available.

Wednesday February 5, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Code Club Showcase

Coding Showcase Day

Coding and computer science are a new kind of digital literacy, and libraries all over the U.S. are stepping up to help everyone build 21st century skills.  We’re launching our very own Code Club -- No coding expertise necessary.  Your kids can learn important tech skills and have fun along the way. They’ll work on learning how to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Code Club will meet every Wednesday starting January 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Shipman Room. Every few weeks we’ll host a coding showcase.  For ages 8-18.  Code Club is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science

CONTACT: Lise Mitchell  517-627-7014  gladlquestions@gmail.com

Coding Showcase Day

Coding and computer science are a new kind of digital literacy, and libraries all over the U.S. are stepping up to help everyone build 21st century skills.  We’re launching our very own Code Club -- No coding expertise necessary.  Your kids can learn important tech skills and have fun along the way. They’ll work on learning how to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Code Club will meet every Wednesday starting January 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Shipman Room. Every few weeks we’ll host a coding showcase.  For ages 8-18.  Code Club is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science

CONTACT:
  Lise Mitchell
  517.627.7014
  gladlquestions@gmail.com

Thursday February 6, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Crafting for a Cause

A gathering to support and serve our community through crafting. Bring something to work on to be completed at home. The donations will benefit the Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Pantry and Hannah's House. ALL skill levels are welcome to attend.

Grand Ledge Food Bankalways needs donations of the following:

  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towel
  • Liquid laundry detergent
  • Small bottles of dish soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Deoderant
CONTACT: Cheryl Mulder  517-627-7014  mulder.cheryl@gmail.com

A gathering to support and serve our community through crafting. Bring something to work on to be completed at home. The donations will benefit the Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Pantry and Hannah's House. ALL skill levels are welcome to attend.

Grand Ledge Food Bankalways needs donations of the following:

  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towel
  • Liquid laundry detergent
  • Small bottles of dish soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Deoderant
CONTACT:
  Cheryl Mulder
  517.627.7014
  mulder.cheryl@gmail.com

 
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6:25 PM - 7:00 PM
PJ Storytime/Sensory Friendly

PJ Storytime returns on a new night and time! We'll turn down some lights and keep our voices soft as young children and caregivers visit for quiet stories, gentle songs and rhymes and a snack. PJ's and stuffed toys are welcome! .Themed sleepy stories start at 6:30, with quiet songs/rhymes, and a snack! (Dim lights and quiet voices make this storytime appropriate for children who prefer a sensory-friendly experience.)

CONTACT: Carol  5176277014  robinsoncarol18@gmail.com

PJ Storytime returns on a new night and time! We'll turn down some lights and keep our voices soft as young children and caregivers visit for quiet stories, gentle songs and rhymes and a snack. PJ's and stuffed toys are welcome! .Themed sleepy stories start at 6:30, with quiet songs/rhymes, and a snack! (Dim lights and quiet voices make this storytime appropriate for children who prefer a sensory-friendly experience.)

CONTACT:
  Carol
  5176277014
  robinsoncarol18@gmail.com

Friday February 7, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Saturday February 8, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Sing, Dance, & Move Saturday Storytime

Sing, dance, move, and listen to stories at a special Saturday storytime! Meet for stories, songs, movement activities, dancing, and fun- perfect for busy families with active kids.

CONTACT: Carol  517-627-7014  robinsoncarol18@gmail.com

Sing, dance, move, and listen to stories at a special Saturday storytime! Meet for stories, songs, movement activities, dancing, and fun- perfect for busy families with active kids.

CONTACT:
  Carol
  517.627.7014
  robinsoncarol18@gmail.com

Sunday February 9, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday February 10, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Home School Study Group

We've made a time and a place available for any and all area homeschool families to meet, study, discuss-- together! Share ideas with other home-schoolers, collaborate on projects, use library resources for learning, and enjoy some fellowship together. All area homeschool families are welcome! For more information, call 627-7014 and ask for Danielle.

Looking for more learning resources -- check out our School Tools page for useful resources from library catalogs to encyclopedias to full text magazines articles to live online tutors from 3-10pm every day of the week!

CONTACT: Danielle  517-627-7014
LOCATION: 1931 Room

We've made a time and a place available for any and all area homeschool families to meet, study, discuss-- together! Share ideas with other home-schoolers, collaborate on projects, use library resources for learning, and enjoy some fellowship together. All area homeschool families are welcome! For more information, call 627-7014 and ask for Danielle.

Looking for more learning resources -- check out our School Tools page for useful resources from library catalogs to encyclopedias to full text magazines articles to live online tutors from 3-10pm every day of the week!

CONTACT:
  Danielle
  517.627.7014
  

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Tuesday February 11, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Storytime

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

CONTACT: Danielle  517-627-7014  riley.danielle@sbcglobal.net

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

CONTACT:
  Danielle
  517.627.7014
  riley.danielle@sbcglobal.net

Wednesday February 12, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Coding and computer science are a new kind of digital literacy, and libraries all over the U.S. are stepping up to help everyone build 21st century skills.  We’re launching our very own Code Club -- No coding expertise necessary.  Your kids can learn important tech skills and have fun along the way. They’ll work on learning how to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Code Club will meet every Wednesday starting January 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Shipman Room. Every few weeks we’ll host a coding showcase.  For ages 8-18.  Code Club is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science

CONTACT: Lise Mitchell  517-627-7014  gladlquestions@gmail.com

Coding and computer science are a new kind of digital literacy, and libraries all over the U.S. are stepping up to help everyone build 21st century skills.  We’re launching our very own Code Club -- No coding expertise necessary.  Your kids can learn important tech skills and have fun along the way. They’ll work on learning how to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Code Club will meet every Wednesday starting January 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Shipman Room. Every few weeks we’ll host a coding showcase.  For ages 8-18.  Code Club is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science

CONTACT:
  Lise Mitchell
  517.627.7014
  gladlquestions@gmail.com

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sweet Treats--Cupcake Decorating!

Sweet Treats--Decorate and take home cupcakes and get great ideas for Valentine’s Day. We supply the cupcakes, frosting and sweet trims for you to create your masterpiece. 1 cupcake per registered attendee. Registration required to ensure adequate supplies

CONTACT: Danielle Riley  517-627-7014  riley.danielle@sbcglobal.net
LOCATION: 1931 Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Sweet Treats--Decorate and take home cupcakes and get great ideas for Valentine’s Day. We supply the cupcakes, frosting and sweet trims for you to create your masterpiece. 1 cupcake per registered attendee. Registration required to ensure adequate supplies

CONTACT:
  Danielle Riley
  517.627.7014
  riley.danielle@sbcglobal.net

LOCATION: 1931 Room

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Battle of the Books: Battle Book Night

Have fun with your team and get prepared for battle with book-themed activities.  Get a better understanding of the books and pick up possible battle questions.  One of this year’s Battle authors will be joining us via Skype for Q & A and a book chat!

Event Location: Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Dr, Lansing, MI 48917

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

Have fun with your team and get prepared for battle with book-themed activities.  Get a better understanding of the books and pick up possible battle questions.  One of this year’s Battle authors will be joining us via Skype for Q & A and a book chat!

Event Location: Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Dr, Lansing, MI 48917

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Thursday February 13, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Blind Date with a Book

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

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

Come on a “Blind Date with a Book”!—Meet a new Book, try something unexpected! Specially indicated books from adult and youth fiction and non-fiction will be all wrapped up and ready for you to choose. Maybe you’ll find a new love! “Rate Your Date” and get a Valentine treat, and register for prizes. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

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

-Making Miniatures Club- new members welcome!

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

-Making Miniatures Club- new members welcome!

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CONTACT:
  Sandie Johnston
  627.7032
  infogladl@gmail.com

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Making Democracy Work: Town Hall presented by the League of Women Voters Lansing Area

The League of Women Voters Lansing Area presents an informational “Town Hall”-style session on Michigan’s new voting rights (resulting from passage of Proposal 3), the Citizens Redistricting Commission (created by Proposal 2 to end gerrymandering), and the 2020 Census. The presentation will include a discussion of the 2020 Census, why we should participate and how it will be conducted; the Citizens Redistricting Commission, how it will be selected and function; and Michigan’s new Voting Rights, early voting, and expanded voter registration. This Town Hall is free and open to the public.  The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to Empower Voters and Defend Democracy. The Town Hall is made possible by a grant from the League of Women Voters Education Fund. For more information contact Margo Smith, 517-881-2836, or visit the LWVLA website : http://lansing.mi.lwvnet.org/index.html

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room

The League of Women Voters Lansing Area presents an informational “Town Hall”-style session on Michigan’s new voting rights (resulting from passage of Proposal 3), the Citizens Redistricting Commission (created by Proposal 2 to end gerrymandering), and the 2020 Census. The presentation will include a discussion of the 2020 Census, why we should participate and how it will be conducted; the Citizens Redistricting Commission, how it will be selected and function; and Michigan’s new Voting Rights, early voting, and expanded voter registration. This Town Hall is free and open to the public.  The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to Empower Voters and Defend Democracy. The Town Hall is made possible by a grant from the League of Women Voters Education Fund. For more information contact Margo Smith, 517-881-2836, or visit the LWVLA website : http://lansing.mi.lwvnet.org/index.html

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Friday February 14, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Saturday February 15, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Writing the Land: a Poetry Workshop with Laura Apol, Lansing’s Poet Laureate

Stretch your creativity in this two-part poetry workshop, led by Lansing’s current Poet Laureate, Laura Apol. Laura is an associate professor of literacy, literature and creative writing in the MSU College of Education.

Laura feels “Poems are about community—So much of a place, and people in a place, can be expressed and understood through poetry.” In this workshop, participants will look at models of "place" poetry in the first week, with some writing done in the workshop and a prompt to take home; the second meeting will have additional in-session writing, with an opportunity to share and receive feedback on the take-home prompt from the previous session- and possibly a "reading" of the Writing the Land poems. Since workshop sessions build on one another, participants are requested to commit to both workshops when they register. Age group: Older teens and adults. 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Stretch your creativity in this two-part poetry workshop, led by Lansing’s current Poet Laureate, Laura Apol. Laura is an associate professor of literacy, literature and creative writing in the MSU College of Education.

Laura feels “Poems are about community—So much of a place, and people in a place, can be expressed and understood through poetry.” In this workshop, participants will look at models of "place" poetry in the first week, with some writing done in the workshop and a prompt to take home; the second meeting will have additional in-session writing, with an opportunity to share and receive feedback on the take-home prompt from the previous session- and possibly a "reading" of the Writing the Land poems. Since workshop sessions build on one another, participants are requested to commit to both workshops when they register. Age group: Older teens and adults. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: 1931 Room

Join Indivisible Eaton County, a group of your Eaton County neighbors, in welcoming our US Senator Gary Peters. Senator Peters is up for re-election in 2020.

Indivisible believes that all voters should have access to their elected officials with no admission price. Ask your questions to get to know who Senator Peters is and how he represents us in Washington. 

 

CONTACT:
  Beth Bowen
  5179741744
  eatonindivisible@gmail.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Sunday February 16, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday February 17, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Home School Study Group

We've made a time and a place available for any and all area homeschool families to meet, study, discuss-- together! Share ideas with other home-schoolers, collaborate on projects, use library resources for learning, and enjoy some fellowship together. All area homeschool families are welcome! For more information, call 627-7014 and ask for Danielle.

Looking for more learning resources -- check out our School Tools page for useful resources from library catalogs to encyclopedias to full text magazines articles to live online tutors from 3-10pm every day of the week!

CONTACT: Danielle  517-627-7014
LOCATION: 1931 Room

We've made a time and a place available for any and all area homeschool families to meet, study, discuss-- together! Share ideas with other home-schoolers, collaborate on projects, use library resources for learning, and enjoy some fellowship together. All area homeschool families are welcome! For more information, call 627-7014 and ask for Danielle.

Looking for more learning resources -- check out our School Tools page for useful resources from library catalogs to encyclopedias to full text magazines articles to live online tutors from 3-10pm every day of the week!

CONTACT:
  Danielle
  517.627.7014
  

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Tuesday February 18, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Storytime

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

CONTACT: Danielle  517-627-7014  riley.danielle@sbcglobal.net

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

CONTACT:
  Danielle
  517.627.7014
  riley.danielle@sbcglobal.net

 
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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
BUSY
CONTACT:
  Kathy Fitzpatrick
  517.202.5656
  zamak31@yahoo.com

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Paws for Reading

Dogs love stories too--Come and read to a therapy dog! This is a great chance for kids to practice reading in a no-pressure environment, with a furry friend. Help your child make reading progress--Sign up for a ten minute reading time with a certified reading therapy dog!

CONTACT: Jean  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
There are 5 spaces available.

Dogs love stories too--Come and read to a therapy dog! This is a great chance for kids to practice reading in a no-pressure environment, with a furry friend. Help your child make reading progress--Sign up for a ten minute reading time with a certified reading therapy dog!

CONTACT:
  Jean
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

There are 5 spaces available.

Wednesday February 19, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 

Coding and computer science are a new kind of digital literacy, and libraries all over the U.S. are stepping up to help everyone build 21st century skills.  We’re launching our very own Code Club -- No coding expertise necessary.  Your kids can learn important tech skills and have fun along the way. They’ll work on learning how to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Code Club will meet every Wednesday starting January 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Shipman Room. Every few weeks we’ll host a coding showcase.  For ages 8-18.  Code Club is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science

CONTACT: Lise Mitchell  517-627-7014  gladlquestions@gmail.com

Coding and computer science are a new kind of digital literacy, and libraries all over the U.S. are stepping up to help everyone build 21st century skills.  We’re launching our very own Code Club -- No coding expertise necessary.  Your kids can learn important tech skills and have fun along the way. They’ll work on learning how to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Code Club will meet every Wednesday starting January 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Shipman Room. Every few weeks we’ll host a coding showcase.  For ages 8-18.  Code Club is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science

CONTACT:
  Lise Mitchell
  517.627.7014
  gladlquestions@gmail.com

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

Learn to paint with acrylics! Canvases, paint, and brushes will be supplied. Participants 10 years old and up are encouraged to bring aprons and/or clothing that can be soiled. Paintings will be able to be taken home at the end of the evening, or may be left at the library to dry (to be picked up by 02/23/19). Registration is required to ensure adequate supplies.

CONTACT: Stefanie Black  517-627-7014  gladlmarketing@gmail.com
There are 18 spaces available.

Learn to paint with acrylics! Canvases, paint, and brushes will be supplied. Participants 10 years old and up are encouraged to bring aprons and/or clothing that can be soiled. Paintings will be able to be taken home at the end of the evening, or may be left at the library to dry (to be picked up by 02/23/19). Registration is required to ensure adequate supplies.

CONTACT:
  Stefanie Black
  517.627.7014
  gladlmarketing@gmail.com

There are 18 spaces available.

Thursday February 20, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Crafting for a Cause

A gathering to support and serve our community through crafting. Bring something to work on to be completed at home. The donations will benefit the Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Pantry and Hannah's House. All skill levels are welcome to attend.

CONTACT: Cheryl Mulder  517-627-7014  mulder.cheryl@gmail.com

A gathering to support and serve our community through crafting. Bring something to work on to be completed at home. The donations will benefit the Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Pantry and Hannah's House. All skill levels are welcome to attend.

CONTACT:
  Cheryl Mulder
  517.627.7014
  mulder.cheryl@gmail.com

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
PJ Storytime/Sensory Friendly

PJ Storytime returns on a new night and time! We'll turn down some lights and keep our voices soft as young children and caregivers visit for quiet stories, gentle songs and rhymes and a snack. PJ's and stuffed toys are welcome! Families welcome at 6 to check out materials, get library cards, etc. Themed sleepy stories start at 6:30, with quiet songs/rhymes, a snack and then home to bed at 7 pm. (Dim lights and quiet voices make this storytime appropriate for children who prefer a sensory-friendly experience.)

CONTACT: Carol  5176277014  robinsoncarol18@gmail.com

PJ Storytime returns on a new night and time! We'll turn down some lights and keep our voices soft as young children and caregivers visit for quiet stories, gentle songs and rhymes and a snack. PJ's and stuffed toys are welcome! Families welcome at 6 to check out materials, get library cards, etc. Themed sleepy stories start at 6:30, with quiet songs/rhymes, a snack and then home to bed at 7 pm. (Dim lights and quiet voices make this storytime appropriate for children who prefer a sensory-friendly experience.)

CONTACT:
  Carol
  5176277014
  robinsoncarol18@gmail.com

Friday February 21, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
½ Day LEGO EV3 Mindstorms Robotics with 4-H STEM Workshop!

Enjoy your 1/2 day off from school—come to the LEGO EV3 Mindstorms Robotics. We'll have an afternoon of fun building, programming, learning and experimenting! 4-H staff will lead exciting interactive STEM Robotics activities. For new 4-H members, the cost is $20. For youth already enrolled in 4-H, the workshop is free. Scholarships are available. Open to youth ages 8 – 19, pre-registration required; attendance at both half-day workshops is expected. Limited number of LEGO sets--Register (or for more information) at the Eaton County MSU Extension (https://www.canr.msu.edu/eaton/county-extension-office ) by calling (517) 543-2310 or email oosterh6@msu.edu

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room

Enjoy your 1/2 day off from school—come to the LEGO EV3 Mindstorms Robotics. We'll have an afternoon of fun building, programming, learning and experimenting! 4-H staff will lead exciting interactive STEM Robotics activities. For new 4-H members, the cost is $20. For youth already enrolled in 4-H, the workshop is free. Scholarships are available. Open to youth ages 8 – 19, pre-registration required; attendance at both half-day workshops is expected. Limited number of LEGO sets--Register (or for more information) at the Eaton County MSU Extension (https://www.canr.msu.edu/eaton/county-extension-office ) by calling (517) 543-2310 or email oosterh6@msu.edu

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Saturday February 22, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Battle Book Chat

Join us for a fun and casual discussion of this year’s battle books. We'll play some games, and enjoy sonme treats as we  dive deeper into the themes, plots, and characters and prepare for battle by improving your knowledge of the books.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room

Join us for a fun and casual discussion of this year’s battle books. We'll play some games, and enjoy sonme treats as we  dive deeper into the themes, plots, and characters and prepare for battle by improving your knowledge of the books.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Sunday February 23, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday February 24, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Home School Study Group

We've made a time and a place available for any and all area homeschool families to meet, study, discuss-- together! Share ideas with other home-schoolers, collaborate on projects, use library resources for learning, and enjoy some fellowship together. All area homeschool families are welcome! For more information, call 627-7014 and ask for Danielle.

Looking for more learning resources -- check out our School Tools page for useful resources from library catalogs to encyclopedias to full text magazines articles to live online tutors from 3-10pm every day of the week!

CONTACT: Danielle  517-627-7014
LOCATION: 1931 Room

We've made a time and a place available for any and all area homeschool families to meet, study, discuss-- together! Share ideas with other home-schoolers, collaborate on projects, use library resources for learning, and enjoy some fellowship together. All area homeschool families are welcome! For more information, call 627-7014 and ask for Danielle.

Looking for more learning resources -- check out our School Tools page for useful resources from library catalogs to encyclopedias to full text magazines articles to live online tutors from 3-10pm every day of the week!

CONTACT:
  Danielle
  517.627.7014
  

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Tuesday February 25, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Storytime

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

CONTACT: Danielle  517-627-7014  riley.danielle@sbcglobal.net

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

CONTACT:
  Danielle
  517.627.7014
  riley.danielle@sbcglobal.net

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board Meeting

Grand Ledge Area District Library Board of Trustees Meeting.  Meetings are held in the Meeting Room (1931 Room) at the library at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

For agenda, minutes, and more information about the library's administration, please view our website.

Regularly scheduled meetings are subject to cancellation and/or change in the absence of a quorum or if there is no pertinent business to come before the Board.

Notice: If any person with a disability needs accommodation at a Library Board meeting, please call Lise Mitchell at 622-3550, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the meeting.  Every effort will be made to accommodate, if possible, with lesser notice.

A paper public inspection copy of the Minutes of the Library Board meetings are kept in the Michigan Collection in the Shipman Room.  The call number is M R 021.82.  If you need assistance in locating the minutes, please ask at the front desk.

CONTACT: Lise Mitchell  517-627-7014  gladlquestions@gmail.com

Grand Ledge Area District Library Board of Trustees Meeting.  Meetings are held in the Meeting Room (1931 Room) at the library at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

For agenda, minutes, and more information about the library's administration, please view our website.

Regularly scheduled meetings are subject to cancellation and/or change in the absence of a quorum or if there is no pertinent business to come before the Board.

Notice: If any person with a disability needs accommodation at a Library Board meeting, please call Lise Mitchell at 622-3550, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the meeting.  Every effort will be made to accommodate, if possible, with lesser notice.

A paper public inspection copy of the Minutes of the Library Board meetings are kept in the Michigan Collection in the Shipman Room.  The call number is M R 021.82.  If you need assistance in locating the minutes, please ask at the front desk.

CONTACT:
  Lise Mitchell
  517.627.7014
  gladlquestions@gmail.com

Wednesday February 26, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Code Club Showcase

Coding Showcase Day

Coding and computer science are a new kind of digital literacy, and libraries all over the U.S. are stepping up to help everyone build 21st century skills.  We’re launching our very own Code Club -- No coding expertise necessary.  Your kids can learn important tech skills and have fun along the way. They’ll work on learning how to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Code Club will meet every Wednesday starting January 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Shipman Room. Every few weeks we’ll host a coding showcase.  For ages 8-18.  Code Club is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science

CONTACT: Lise Mitchell  517-627-7014  gladlquestions@gmail.com

Coding Showcase Day

Coding and computer science are a new kind of digital literacy, and libraries all over the U.S. are stepping up to help everyone build 21st century skills.  We’re launching our very own Code Club -- No coding expertise necessary.  Your kids can learn important tech skills and have fun along the way. They’ll work on learning how to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more! Code Club will meet every Wednesday starting January 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Shipman Room. Every few weeks we’ll host a coding showcase.  For ages 8-18.  Code Club is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science

CONTACT:
  Lise Mitchell
  517.627.7014
  gladlquestions@gmail.com

Thursday February 27, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Battle of the Books: Preliminary Battle

Event open to only registered team.  All teams compete in these written battles to see who knows the most about the five Battle books.  Teams will be assigned to compete either from 5:30-6:30 p.m. or 7-8 p.m.

Location: Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Dr, Lansing, MI 48917

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

Event open to only registered team.  All teams compete in these written battles to see who knows the most about the five Battle books.  Teams will be assigned to compete either from 5:30-6:30 p.m. or 7-8 p.m.

Location: Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Dr, Lansing, MI 48917

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Friday February 28, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
½ Day LEGO EV3 Mindstorms Robotics with 4-H STEM Workshop!

Enjoy your 1/2 day off from school—come to the LEGO EV3 Mindstorms Robotics. We'll have an afternoon of fun building, programming, learning and experimenting! 4-H staff will lead exciting interactive STEM Robotics activities. For new 4-H members, the cost is $20. For youth already enrolled in 4-H, the workshop is free. Scholarships are available. Open to youth ages 8 – 19, youth would sign up for this workshop knowing they should attend both half-days, pre-registration required. Limited number of LEGO sets--Register (or for more information) at the Eaton County MSU Extension (https://www.canr.msu.edu/eaton/county-extension-office ) by calling (517) 543-2310 or email oosterh6@msu.edu

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room

Enjoy your 1/2 day off from school—come to the LEGO EV3 Mindstorms Robotics. We'll have an afternoon of fun building, programming, learning and experimenting! 4-H staff will lead exciting interactive STEM Robotics activities. For new 4-H members, the cost is $20. For youth already enrolled in 4-H, the workshop is free. Scholarships are available. Open to youth ages 8 – 19, youth would sign up for this workshop knowing they should attend both half-days, pre-registration required. Limited number of LEGO sets--Register (or for more information) at the Eaton County MSU Extension (https://www.canr.msu.edu/eaton/county-extension-office ) by calling (517) 543-2310 or email oosterh6@msu.edu

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Saturday February 29, 2020
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Warm Winter Readers

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

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

Resolve to warm up with some good books this winter! Read and Review any 10 books on our “Winter Reading Log”, available at the Library or online and enter to win treats and surprises! All logs must be submitted by March 31st., all prizes claimed by April 15th.

Warm Winter Readers log : https://grandledge.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/wwwlog.pdf

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Miz Rosie Presents: Meet Harrriet Tubman

Rosie Chapman, a.k.a. Miz Rosie, is a storyteller, author, poet, and artist who thrills audiences of all ages with storytelling. Rosie’s interactive “edutainment”, warms the heart and stimulates the mind. Miz Rosie will offer a look into history with her performance of Harriet Tubman. Born into slavery, Harriet Tubman escaped to freedom in the North in 1849 to become the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad! She risked her life to lead hundreds of family members and other slaves from the plantation system to freedom on this elaborate secret network of safe houses. A leading abolitionist before the Civil War, Tubman also worked as a Union Army spy during the Civil War. In honor of her life and by popular demand, in 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the center of a new $20 bill.

Recommended age for this program is 7 and up.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room

Rosie Chapman, a.k.a. Miz Rosie, is a storyteller, author, poet, and artist who thrills audiences of all ages with storytelling. Rosie’s interactive “edutainment”, warms the heart and stimulates the mind. Miz Rosie will offer a look into history with her performance of Harriet Tubman. Born into slavery, Harriet Tubman escaped to freedom in the North in 1849 to become the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad! She risked her life to lead hundreds of family members and other slaves from the plantation system to freedom on this elaborate secret network of safe houses. A leading abolitionist before the Civil War, Tubman also worked as a Union Army spy during the Civil War. In honor of her life and by popular demand, in 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the center of a new $20 bill.

Recommended age for this program is 7 and up.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
  gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room


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