Wednesday April 21, 2021

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Create a Poem for the Poet-Tree

During Natinal Poetry Month, Spring is “leafing-out”-- with Poems! Read the poems on display on our special "Poet-Tree" and create one of your own. Writing supplies available, or bring your completed poem. G rated content, please.

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

During Natinal Poetry Month, Spring is “leafing-out”-- with Poems! Read the poems on display on our special "Poet-Tree" and create one of your own. Writing supplies available, or bring your completed poem. G rated content, please.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Community Care & Share -- Friends of the Library Event

Want to show you CARE? 

We are collecting cards, posters, goodies created by you! The Friends of the Library will be delivering them to essential workers and seniors in our community to show that Grand Ledge and the Library cares!

Join us in Zoom for the Friends of the Library Annual Meeting as we showcase the creativity of our community!

Learn more about the Friends at gladl.org/friends -- Special bonus for those in attendance – a drawing for a Meijer Gift Card!

Community Care & Share items are being accepted from: April 5 to April 24!

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81457323281

Meeting ID: 814 5732 3281

Dial in (1 312 626 6799)

CONTACT: Lise Mitchell  517-622-3550  director@gladl.org

Want to show you CARE? 

We are collecting cards, posters, goodies created by you! The Friends of the Library will be delivering them to essential workers and seniors in our community to show that Grand Ledge and the Library cares!

Join us in Zoom for the Friends of the Library Annual Meeting as we showcase the creativity of our community!

Learn more about the Friends at gladl.org/friends -- Special bonus for those in attendance – a drawing for a Meijer Gift Card!

Community Care & Share items are being accepted from: April 5 to April 24!

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81457323281

Meeting ID: 814 5732 3281

Dial in (1 312 626 6799)

CONTACT:
  Lise Mitchell
  517.622.3550
   director@gladl.org

Thursday April 22, 2021

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Friday April 23, 2021

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Black-Out Poetry Take Home Craft!

Craft a Poem in a new way-- by Removing words from a Page!

Families can make a fun craft or flex their science muscles at home with our Take Home Craft kits. Each 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.

Take Home Craft Kits are available first come, first serve.
Craft and explore along with us! Check out our online instructions at gladl.org/curiousgladl to craft and explore along with us!

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

Craft a Poem in a new way-- by Removing words from a Page!

Families can make a fun craft or flex their science muscles at home with our Take Home Craft kits. Each 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.

Take Home Craft Kits are available first come, first serve.
Craft and explore along with us! Check out our online instructions at gladl.org/curiousgladl to craft and explore along with us!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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Virtual Trivia Challenge on Kahoot!

Do you love trivia? Play this game right now. Go ahead! Hit the button! I dare you!  Start the Challenge!

New trivia challenges posted twice each month on the second and fourth Friday! 

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

Do you love trivia? Play this game right now. Go ahead! Hit the button! I dare you!  Start the Challenge!

New trivia challenges posted twice each month on the second and fourth Friday! 

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 week virtually at gladl.org/earlyliteracy. Join Ms. Carol and Ms. Danielle for fun stories, puppets, songs and activities, and maybe a few surprises. A great way for you and your child to build literacy skills together and have fun doing it. Listen, play, and sing along with new stories and old favorites.

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 week virtually at gladl.org/earlyliteracy. Join Ms. Carol and Ms. Danielle for fun stories, puppets, songs and activities, and maybe a few surprises. A great way for you and your child to build literacy skills together and have fun doing it. Listen, play, and sing along with new stories and old favorites.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Saturday April 24, 2021

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Sunday April 25, 2021

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Poetry From Our Shelves

Timely, timeless, funny, touching... read poetry selected from our library collections on our GLADL Facebook page each Sunday. We select poems famous and obscure, classical and current, from around the world and from local and regional poets too. Whenever possible, featured poems are linked to the book. 

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

Timely, timeless, funny, touching... read poetry selected from our library collections on our GLADL Facebook page each Sunday. We select poems famous and obscure, classical and current, from around the world and from local and regional poets too. Whenever possible, featured poems are linked to the book. 

 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Monday April 26, 2021

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

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

 Our staff has picked some favorites from our library collections to share with you! See 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

 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 April 27, 2021

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
In-Person Preschool Storytime!

In-Person Preschool Storytime returns 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 fingerplays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language and have fun too! 

We will be following all current safety guidelines for masks & social distancing -- we would love to see you!

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

In-Person Preschool Storytime returns 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 fingerplays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language and have fun too! 

We will be following all current safety guidelines for masks & social distancing -- we would love to see you!

 
CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

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

Grand Ledge Area District Library Board of Trustees Meeting.  

In Person Meeting -- Social Distancing and Masks are required.

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 has a disability and needs accommodation to attend a Library Board meeting, please call Lise Mitchell at 622-3550 or email at questions@gladl.org, 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 G.  If you need assistance in locating the minutes, please ask at the front desk.

CONTACT: Lise Mitchell  517-622-3550  director@gladl.org

Grand Ledge Area District Library Board of Trustees Meeting.  

In Person Meeting -- Social Distancing and Masks are required.

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 has a disability and needs accommodation to attend a Library Board meeting, please call Lise Mitchell at 622-3550 or email at questions@gladl.org, 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 G.  If you need assistance in locating the minutes, please ask at the front desk.

CONTACT:
  Lise Mitchell
  517.622.3550
   director@gladl.org

Wednesday April 28, 2021

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LAFCU Listen & Learn Virtual Event: Butterflies and Bees

Celebrate All things Spring at this Virtual Event! Register for this WebEx event at the link, below.

Butterfly House Adventure: Learn all about butterflies with Michigan 4-H Children's Gardens!
Make Your Own Butterfly Craft: Craft kits will be available for curbside pickup at the East Lansing Public Library beginning April 26, while supplies last.
Beehive Exploration: Learn about different types of bees and explore a real beehive with Don Snoeyink of Thornapple Woodlands!
Music Performance: Hear beautiful music by special guests from Donley Elementary School.
Art Show: View the art of special guests from Abbot Nursery School.
Story Time: Listen to a very special story time with author, Elaine Hardy!
eGift Card Drawing: Three lucky winners will receive a $20 eGift card to Barnes & Noble to purchase a book of their choice!*

Register  Learn More

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

Celebrate All things Spring at this Virtual Event! Register for this WebEx event at the link, below.

Butterfly House Adventure: Learn all about butterflies with Michigan 4-H Children's Gardens!
Make Your Own Butterfly Craft: Craft kits will be available for curbside pickup at the East Lansing Public Library beginning April 26, while supplies last.
Beehive Exploration: Learn about different types of bees and explore a real beehive with Don Snoeyink of Thornapple Woodlands!
Music Performance: Hear beautiful music by special guests from Donley Elementary School.
Art Show: View the art of special guests from Abbot Nursery School.
Story Time: Listen to a very special story time with author, Elaine Hardy!
eGift Card Drawing: Three lucky winners will receive a $20 eGift card to Barnes & Noble to purchase a book of their choice!*

Register  Learn More

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Thursday April 29, 2021

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Voices of Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom
Celebrate National Poetry Month and Hear the Voices of Michigan Poets -- and friends--Live during our special Zoom Event! Hear poetry, discuss poetry and meet writers -- and learn how poets create and how you can too. Visit with a particular poet, or just enjoy the experience!
 Hosted by Lansing's Poet Laureate Dr. Laura Apol. Laura is an associate professor of literacy, literature and creative writing in the MSU College of Education. Attending Poets announced mid-April.
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87526399436?pwd=a1hia0d4ZlNOQzNad28xYmZreDQ3UT09

Meeting ID: 875 2639 9436
Passcode: 242748
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,87526399436#,,,,*242748# US (Chicago)

Tips for attending: 

  • After a presentation by the poet, there will be time for Q&A.  We encourage you to come up with a question to ask about their poem, writing process, or life as an poet!  You will be able to type this in the chat box or unmute and ask. 
  • We ask that participants stay muted for the majority of the program so that everyone can hear the presentation, however we welcome you to keep your camera on so that our poets can see the participants. 
  • It is helpful if you can change your Zoom display name to the first name(s) of those attending, to help us better interact with you.  To do this once you are in the Zoom session, click/tap on "Participants," find your name in the list, and click/tap on rename. 

Please note: The library’s patron conduct policy applies to virtual library programs. Library staff has the right to remove participants from virtual programs who are in violation of the patron conduct policy. 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
Celebrate National Poetry Month and Hear the Voices of Michigan Poets -- and friends--Live during our special Zoom Event! Hear poetry, discuss poetry and meet writers -- and learn how poets create and how you can too. Visit with a particular poet, or just enjoy the experience!
 Hosted by Lansing's Poet Laureate Dr. Laura Apol. Laura is an associate professor of literacy, literature and creative writing in the MSU College of Education. Attending Poets announced mid-April.
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87526399436?pwd=a1hia0d4ZlNOQzNad28xYmZreDQ3UT09

Meeting ID: 875 2639 9436
Passcode: 242748
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,87526399436#,,,,*242748# US (Chicago)

Tips for attending: 

  • After a presentation by the poet, there will be time for Q&A.  We encourage you to come up with a question to ask about their poem, writing process, or life as an poet!  You will be able to type this in the chat box or unmute and ask. 
  • We ask that participants stay muted for the majority of the program so that everyone can hear the presentation, however we welcome you to keep your camera on so that our poets can see the participants. 
  • It is helpful if you can change your Zoom display name to the first name(s) of those attending, to help us better interact with you.  To do this once you are in the Zoom session, click/tap on "Participants," find your name in the list, and click/tap on rename. 

Please note: The library’s patron conduct policy applies to virtual library programs. Library staff has the right to remove participants from virtual programs who are in violation of the patron conduct policy. 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Friday April 30, 2021

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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

Welcome Easter, National Library Week, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read), $mart Money MI Kids Read  & National Poetry Month!  You'll find something to enjoy all month long at the library!  Details here!

  • Play April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" in the library-- Fnd it for a treat!

  • Make a Silly Spring Story with "GLAD-Libs". 

  • In -Person Switch Gaming Returns on  April 6th at 6 pm!

  • In-Person Preschool Storytimes return on Tuesdays at 11 am!

  • $mart money MI Kids Read storytimes and FREE Book giveaway !

  • Hear poetry from Michigan Poets & Friends during our "Featured Poets" presentations our GLADL Facebook all month long-- Like and follow to catch them all!

  • Celebrate D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) with "Bookworms for Bookworms" and a salute to Beverly Cleary on April 12

  • Join us for a Poetry Reading from published poets and other friends on Michigan Poets & Friends LIVE on Zoom at 6pm on April 29 and a chance to win a Barne & Noble gift card!

  • Celebrate the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16!

We have a whole month of fun in April-- follow this link for more details

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 week virtually at gladl.org/earlyliteracy. Join Ms. Carol and Ms. Danielle for fun stories, puppets, songs and activities, and maybe a few surprises. A great way for you and your child to build literacy skills together and have fun doing it. Listen, play, and sing along with new stories and old favorites.

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 week virtually at gladl.org/earlyliteracy. Join Ms. Carol and Ms. Danielle for fun stories, puppets, songs and activities, and maybe a few surprises. A great way for you and your child to build literacy skills together and have fun doing it. Listen, play, and sing along with new stories and old favorites.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 


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