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Tuesday January 22, 2019
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Lenawee Rocks the '60s
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about the hundreds of local musicians who practiced countless weekday hours rehearsing for their various weekend gigs with local historian John Kuschell of the Lenawee County Historical Museum.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Sunday January 27, 2019
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An Afternoon with Acropolis Games
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you a board game master looking to showcase your skills?  Or you’re a beginner just learning how to play?  Join Acropolis Games for an afternoon of fun, strategy and competition.  An assortment of board games will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your favorite ones to play with the group.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday January 28, 2019
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Ladies Night at the TDL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

Ladies, come join us at the Tecumseh District Library for a fun night! We will be doing manicures, drinking mocktails and enjoying a variety of wonderful snacks compliments of the Friends of the Library. You don’t need to bring anything but yourself, although bringing your favorite fancy drink glass is encouraged.

 

CONTACT:  Megan Rapp-Frye  (517) 423-2238  mrappfrye@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-2
Tuesday January 29, 2019
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Frost-Free Snowballs for Home Decor
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Bring winter weather indoors by making frost-free snowballs for home décor with Susan Amstutz of the Carnegie Studios.  Create a trio of faux snowballs covered in flocking made with soap and starch.  Materials fee is $3.   

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
There are 10 spaces available.
Monday February 4, 2019
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Color When You Can Calming Colors Club
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Color When You Can Calming Colors Club for Adults! We supply the adult level coloring pages and colored pencils; please feel free to bring snacks for you or for the group. The club will meet on the first Monday of every month. Drop ins are welcome anytime during the club. 

CONTACT:  Megan Rapp-Frye  517-423-2238  mrappfrye@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Main Floor - Fireplace
 
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Valentine's Day Chocolate Making Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chocolate lovers, rejoice! This fun and informative demonstration class focuses exclusively on your favorite ingredient.  Explore the different kinds of chocolate and share secrets for using them effectively with John and Erika Aylward of Boulevard Market.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Boulevard Market, 102 E. Chicago Blvd.
Tuesday February 5, 2019
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Valentine's Day Card Making Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Do you need a unique gift for that special someone?  Join us for a Valentine’s Day card making class with local artist Sherry Peterson of The Bead Box.  Make three cards for the total of $5, which will be collected the night of the class.  Show your Tecumseh District Library card in good standing and get $1 off.  Please note one discount per card.  All supplies are provided. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
There are 6 spaces available.
Wednesday February 6, 2019
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Amazing Arts and Crafts
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

AFTER SCHOOL WINTER AND ST. VALENTINE'S DAY CRAFTS FOR THIRD AND FOURTH GRADERS!

Registration is required!  

CONTACT:  Lorrie Parker  517-423-2238  lparker@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Imagination Station - Children's Section
There are 5 spaces available.
Thursday February 7, 2019
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Yoga: A system of exercise for physical and mental health
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn a series of movements incorporated with breathing techniques to relax the mind while strengthening your core with body and mental control to achieve the best well-being with yoga instructor Beth Flumignan of Way of Life Complimentary Healing.

Please bring a yoga mat if you have one and a bottle of water.  Be sure to wear comfortable clothes to exercise in.  

 

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
 
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Amazing Arts and Crafts
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

AFTER SCHOOL WINTER AND VALENTINE'S DAY CRAFTS FOR THIRD AND FOURTH GRADERS!

Registration is required!  

CONTACT:  Lorrie Parker  517-423-2238  lparker@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Imagination Station - Children's Section
There are 7 spaces available.
Monday February 11, 2019
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Scratch Art Nature Scenes
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Adults are welcome to join us on February 11th from 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm at the Tecumseh District Library to try their hand at scratch off art. As you remove the silver paint with your special stylus tool, your picture will come alive with color. This program is free, and all supplies are provided, but please register online as space is limited.

CONTACT:  Megan Rapp-Frye  (517) 423-2238  mrappfrye@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-2
There are 12 spaces available.
Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Hearts and Hugs Story Time
6:45 PM - 7:30 PM

A VALENTINE'S STORY TIME
Features stories about Valentine's Day, valentines, friendship and family love!
Wear your favorite shades of red and pink!

CONTACT:  Mary Beth Reasoner  517-423-2238  mbreasoner@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Imagination Station - Children's Section
There are 20 spaces available.
Wednesday February 13, 2019
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Glimpses into Lenawee County's Past
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Find out about the abundant forests, prairies, hills, lakes and streams surrounded by uncultivated fruit, berries, nuts and wild game, which had enabled the county to lead the state in agricultural and industrial wealth by 1900, with local historian Brenda L. Burkett, author of Lenawee County.   Explore the fencing industry in Adrian, the agricultural development of celery in Tecumseh and Michigan’s first cheese factory in Fairfield Township.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Tuesday February 19, 2019
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House Plant Seminar
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn basic information on keeping house plants not only alive but also thriving with Paul Pfeifer, Managing Director of Hidden Lake Gardens.  Explore light, space, soil, water, fertilizer, and pests.  Find out about traditional house plants, new plants to consider and winter holiday plants.

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday February 20, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday February 25, 2019
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Device Advice: iOS Apple Support Group
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Apple users are invited to share their knowledge and ask questions about their iPhones and iPads.  This program is designed for all skill levels.  Concentration will focus on iPhones and iPads.  Everyone will learn something new.  Please bring your device with you.  Registration will be required.  All ages welcome to attend.

 

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday February 26, 2019
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Underground Railroad Movement in Lenawee County
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Explore the Antislavery Movement’s origination in Lenawee County in the 1830s up to the start of the American Civil War with Ray Lennard, curator of the W. G. Thompson House in Hudson.  Learn about Laura Haviland, all the safe houses in Lenawee County and the Woodstock Manual Labor Institute in Woodstock Township.
 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Friday March 1, 2019
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Annual All-County Bookmark Contest
10:00 AM

The 48th Annual All-County Bookmark Contest begins today!
Watch the website for complete details in late February!
2019 Theme:  A UNIVERSE OF STORIES

CONTACT:    517-423-2238  mbreasoner@tecumsehlibrary.org
Sunday March 3, 2019
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An Afternoon with Acropolis Games
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you a board game master looking to showcase your skills?  Or you’re a beginner just learning how to play?  Join Acropolis Games for an afternoon of fun, strategy and competition.  An assortment of board games will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your favorite ones to play with the group.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday March 4, 2019
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Color When You Can Calming Colors Club
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Color When You Can Calming Colors Club for Adults! We supply the adult level coloring pages and colored pencils; please feel free to bring snacks for you or for the group. The club will meet on the first Monday of every month. Drop ins are welcome anytime during the club. 

CONTACT:  Megan Rapp-Frye  517-423-2238  mrappfrye@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Main Floor - Fireplace
Tuesday March 5, 2019
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Start from Seed Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you always been disappointed by your efforts to grow your own vegetables from seed?  Do your seeds turn out long-necked and weak looking?  Do they fall over dead before you can even put them in the ground?  Find out the secrets of successful seed starting with Paul Pfeifer, Managing Director of Hidden Lake Gardens.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Hidden Lake Gardens, 6214 Monroe Rd., Tipton
There are 26 spaces available.
Wednesday March 6, 2019
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Amazing Arts and Crafts
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

AFTER SCHOOL ST. PATRICK'S DAY AND EASTER CRAFTS FOR THIRD AND FOURTH GRADERS!

Registration is required!  

CONTACT:  Lorrie Parker  517-423-2238  lparker@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Imagination Station - Children's Section
There are 5 spaces available.
Thursday March 7, 2019
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Amazing Arts and Crafts
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

AFTER SCHOOL ST. PATRICK'S DAY AND EASTER CRAFTS FOR THIRD AND FOURTH GRADERS!

Registration is required!  

CONTACT:  Lorrie Parker  517-423-2238  lparker@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Imagination Station - Children's Section
There are 6 spaces available.
Saturday March 9, 2019
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Firearm Safety
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Learn about firearm safety rules, safety in the home and opportunities for firearm education and shooting sports available in and around Lenawee County. Bill Ehnis and Keith Schaffer will be the guest speakers.

Ages 10 and older.  Registration is required.  Please do not bring your personal firearms into the Library.  

The speakers will be using inert training models incapable of firing ammunition. 

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are many spaces available.
Monday March 11, 2019
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Mango Monday
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Mango Mondays!  Ages 7 to 107 are invited to explore new languages through culture & conversation.  We'll feature guest speakers, cuisine, conversation, culture and more.  Each night will be different.  The first 5 people to sign up for this session will get a free Mango backpack.  

Our guest speaker will be Ed Lyons from the LISD Japan Student Exchange Program.

Our other guest speaker will be Amy Janczarek from Mango Languages.

Don't forget to sign up for our other two days on April 15th and May 20th.   REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Sponsored by the Lenawee Community Foundation

 

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday March 12, 2019
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Pot O' Gold Story Time
6:45 PM - 7:30 PM

POT O' GOLD STORY TIME

Features a treasure trove of Mrs. Reasoner's favorite Story Time books, songs and poems!
Wear your favorite shades of green and gold!

CONTACT:  Mary Beth Reasoner  517-423-2238  mbreasoner@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Imagination Station - Children's Section
There are 20 spaces available.
Thursday March 14, 2019
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Chair Yoga
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn a mindful, chair-based, yoga flow that will help strengthen/lengthen your muscles and leave you feeling refreshed and connected with instructor Beth Flumignan of Way of Life Complimentary Healing.

Please bring a bottle of water.  Be sure to wear comfortable clothes to exercise in.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
 
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Explore the World of Strategy and Problem-solving with Chess
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The game of chess offers a way of thinking that never leaves you.  It fosters a discipline of strategy and problem-solving that is rare to find.  Learn the fundamentals of chess with instructor Matt Ireland, owner and operator of The Accelerated Dragon in Dundee.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday March 18, 2019
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Dog Training 101
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Do you wonder if you can teach an old dog new tricks?  Did you just get a puppy and need training tips?  Chelsea Simon from SRR Dog Training & Massage will give you points and tips to better manage your canine companions.  Get your questions answered by an expert!  Registration is required.

 

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1 and A-2
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday March 19, 2019
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Spiders and Their Kin
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Explore spiders and some of their lesser-known relatives, including scorpions, harvestmen and vinegaroons, with Dr. Cara Shillington, professor of biology at Eastern Michigan University.  Discover some of the more interesting aspects of their life histories and behaviors, including their varied and surprising mating habits and their amazing web-building abilities.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday March 20, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Thursday March 21, 2019
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The Abolition Movement in Lenawee County
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Discover the moral and philosophical waters of antebellum America from which Adrian-area abolitionist Asa Mahan drew his religious convictions and crafted his moral principles.  Christopher Momany, Adrian College chaplain and author of For Each and All: The Moral Witness of Asa Mahan, shows how Mahan informed and interacted with such leaders as Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Tuesday March 26, 2019
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No-sew Rag Doll Class
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn how to make a quick and easy no-sew rag doll that your children and grandchildren will love with Susan Amstutz of the Carnegie Studios.  The materials fee is $5.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
There are 26 spaces available.
Wednesday March 27, 2019
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Detroit Historic Churches: More Postcards from the Past
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drawing from his collection of vintage postcards, historian Dr. Charles Gehrke will take us on another visual tour of some of the most elegant among these historic churches.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Thursday March 28, 2019
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Planes, Trucks and Mustard Gas: WWI Production in Michigan
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

From designing airplane engines to producing mustard gas, Michigan made many contributions to World War I, and the country relied heavily on our state’s efforts. Learn about the role Michigan’s industry played during the Great War and how that experience laid the groundwork for the production miracles of World War II with Chris Causley of Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society.

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Sunday March 31, 2019
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Annual All-County Bookmark Contest
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The 48th Annual All-County Bookmark Contest ENDS today!
Watch the website for complete details in late February!
2019 Theme:  A UNIVERSE OF STORIES

CONTACT:  Mary Beth Reasoner  517-423-2238  mbreasoner@tecumsehlibrary.org
Monday April 1, 2019
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Color When You Can Calming Colors Club
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Color When You Can Calming Colors Club for Adults! We supply the adult level coloring pages and colored pencils; please feel free to bring snacks for you or for the group. The club will meet on the first Monday of every month. Drop ins are welcome anytime during the club. 

CONTACT:  Megan Rapp-Frye  517-423-2238  mrappfrye@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Main Floor - Fireplace
Monday April 8, 2019
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Walt Disney's Last Project: The Happiest Millionaire
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Walt Disney was one of America’s most iconic entrepreneurs, animators, voice actors and film producers.  Find out more about Disney’s final project with scholar Brian Lightner.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Tuesday April 9, 2019
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In-Home Care and Senior Residences
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about resources available to help you make the best decisions regarding care for yourself or your loved ones at home or in a senior residences with Justine Bykowski of the Michigan Department of the Attorney General.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday April 10, 2019
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Amazing Arts and Crafts
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

AFTER SCHOOL MOTHER'S DAY, FATHER'S DAY AND PATRIOTIC CRAFTS FOR THIRD AND FOURTH GRADERS!

Registration is required!  

CONTACT:  Lorrie Parker  517-423-2238  lparker@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Imagination Station - Children's Section
There are 4 spaces available.
Thursday April 11, 2019
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Amazing Arts and Crafts
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

AFTER SCHOOL MOTHER'S DAY, FATHER'S DAY AND PATRIOTIC CRAFTS FOR THIRD AND FOURTH GRADERS!

Registration is required!  

CONTACT:  Lorrie Parker  517-423-2238  lparker@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Imagination Station - Children's Section
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Smart Bicycling for All Ages
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about choosing a bicycle, basic parts of a bike, essential equipment, as well as how to safely and comfortably ride your bike in various traffic conditions, terrains and climates with Dr. Scott Elliott, tour director for League of Michigan Bicyclists.  Find out about local bike trails, such as the Kiwanis Trail. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Saturday April 13, 2019
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Music Moves Me
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

"Drummin' to the Beat of the City Street!"
Meeting Room A on the lower level
Designed for Children ages 2 to 6 and their caregivers

A Free 30-minute program featuring short solo selections by Adrian Symphony Orchestra Percussionist Dan Kesterke and keyboardist Wynne Marsh.

Caryn Sieler, a music and movement specialist leads the program with interactive themes which include rhymes, songs and picture books.

CONTACT:  Mary Beth Reasoner  517-423-2238  mbreasoner@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1 and A-2
There are 45 spaces available.
Monday April 15, 2019
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Storybook Artventures
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2018-2019 Theme: FAIRY TALES - Registration Required
Designed for 20 children ages 18 months to 5 years and their caregivers.
Presented by Caryn Sieler and Valorie Veld of Lenawee's Heart & Soul, Children's Art and Music Studio

 

CONTACT:  Mary Beth Reasoner  517-423-2238  mbreasoner@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Mango Monday
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Mango Mondays!  Ages 7 to 107 are invited to explore new languages through culture & conversation.  In this session, we invite guests to share their experiences travelling abroad to different countries.  If you would like to be a guest speaker, please contact Anne Keller at akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org. 

The first 5 people to sign up for this session will get a free Mango backpack.  

Don't forget to sign up for our other day on May 20th.   REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Sponsored by the Lenawee Community Foundation

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday April 16, 2019
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Things You Might Not Know about Michigan (and A Few Other Places too) in the Civil War
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Did you know that the tallest Union soldier could very well have looked down at the top of President Lincoln’s head, or the Drummer Boy of Shiloh was never at that battle, but was the last Civil War soldier serving in the U. S. Army?  These are just a few of the things you can find out about with Civil War historian Bob Griggs.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
Wednesday April 17, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Tuesday April 23, 2019
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Wildlife Safari in Southern Africa
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

World travelers Chris and Joanne Hee will share their experiences at some of the largest wildlife parks in southern Africa.  The trip included remarkable visits to South Africa’s Johannesburg and Kruger National Park, Hwange National Park and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, Namibia’s Impalila Island, and Chobe National Park in Botswana.

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday April 24, 2019
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Computer Crash Course
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This class is designed for beginners.  Students will learn how to identify desktop components, apply monitor and desktop settings and practice using a mouse and keyboard.  Sunshine Plato from Michigan Works will teach the class.  Registration is required for this free class. Class size is limited.  

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are 8 spaces available.
Thursday April 25, 2019
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Earth Day Celebration
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Celebrate Earth Day at Hidden Lake Gardens.  After a ceremonial tree planting with local scouts, join us on a nature walk to appreciate the many benefits of trees.  Each family will also receive a tree seedling to take home.  Please meet in the upper level of the Visitors Center. Cost: $2 per person or $5 per vehicle

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Hidden Lake Gardens, 6214 Monroe Rd., Tipton
Monday April 29, 2019
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Survive a Zombie Apocalypse and Other Disasters: Emergency Preparedness 101
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Craig Tanis, Emergency Management Coordinator of Lenawee County, will give an overview of the Lenawee County Emergency Alert System and how to be prepared in case of an emergency.  Attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a survival kit in the case of a zombie apocalypse.  Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
There are many spaces available.
 
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Victorian Wax Flower Class
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Practice the Victorian art of crafting crepe paper into flowers then dipping them in wax to create beautiful, translucent blooms with Sheryl Moll, Lenawee County 4-H program coordinator.  Materials fee is $2.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
There are 21 spaces available.
Tuesday April 30, 2019
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Was it Murder? A Documentary's Quest for the Truth
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In the mid-1970s, two Filipina nurses were convicted of poisoning patients in the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor.  Both though were released from prison when the federal court judge issued a new trial, citing prosecutorial misconduct.  Join us to view excerpts of That Strange Summer, a documentary on the investigation, trial and movement to free the nurses, followed by a discussion with the film's director Dr. Geri Zeldes.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Thursday May 2, 2019
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Poetry: An Outlet for Life Experiences
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Through her poetry, local author Brooke Borton candidly addresses her struggles with bipolar disorder, suicidal ideation and guilt.  In Mutter, her most recent collection of poetry, she reveals some of her most painful and darkest moments in her life, including the heart-wrenching remorse of having an abortion and the agonizing death of an infant son due to a congenital heart defect.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Main Floor - Fireplace
Monday May 6, 2019
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Storybook Artventures
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2018-2019 Theme: FAIRY TALES - Registration Required
Designed for 20 children ages 18 months to 5 years and their caregivers.
Presented by Caryn Sieler and Valorie Veld of Lenawee's Heart & Soul, Children's Art and Music Studio

 

CONTACT:  Mary Beth Reasoner  517-423-2238  mbreasoner@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Color When You Can Calming Colors Club
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Color When You Can Calming Colors Club for Adults! We supply the adult level coloring pages and colored pencils; please feel free to bring snacks for you or for the group. The club will meet on the first Monday of every month. Drop ins are welcome anytime during the club. 

CONTACT:  Megan Rapp-Frye  517-423-2238  mrappfrye@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Main Floor - Fireplace
Tuesday May 7, 2019
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The Lighthouses of Michigan
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for this presentation as retired educator Darlene Chisholm takes us on a lighthouse tour of our state, and shows us not only the structures we can easily visit, but also those that are more difficult to find.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday May 8, 2019
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Exploring U.S. Census Records
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Learn how to use census records to glean valuable clues about your ancestors as well as interesting facts that will give life to your family tree with genealogist Julie Olin of the Lenawee County Family Researchers.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Thursday May 9, 2019
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Growing U. P.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Retired ranger Pete Griffin will tell stories about growing up in the Upper Peninsula in the 60s and 70s.  This humorous, yet thought-provoking, collection of stories is family rated and includes stories about his mother's reaction to a parking violation issued in Lansing (You'll Never Take Me Alive), what happened when the town dump was closed in the 1960s (The Year the Rats Invaded Town), his first night in a cabin once owned by a murdered man (Old Hermit's Cabin), and a poignant story about his relationship with his mother-in-law (Let's Go Fishing).  His storytelling has often been compared to that of Garrison Keillor and Tom Bodett.  Sponsored by the Friends of TDL.  

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday May 13, 2019
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Tecumseh Area Wildlife
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Retired educator Don Chalfant returns to Tecumseh District Library with his photographic display of the beauty and variety of wildlife in the Tecumseh area.  We can predict that “O” will stand for owls and “D” very likely for dragonflies.  What about “Q” and “Z”?  Come, see, and solve the mystery by attending this fun-filled session and viewing some of Don’s extraordinary nature photography.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Tuesday May 14, 2019
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Natural Homemade Cleaners
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Instructor Kim Niblack will teach class participants how to create their own environmentally friendly, non-toxic cleaning products.  They will have the opportunity to make a blended homemade cleaner to use at home.  Materials fee is $5.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
There are 15 spaces available.
Wednesday May 15, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Thursday May 16, 2019
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Personalized Medicine Comes to the Library
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Betty Chaffee, PharmD, for a discussion on the role individual genetics play in the way medications work, and how genetic information can help you make your healthcare more personal and live the best life possible.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday May 20, 2019
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Mango Mondays
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Mango Mondays!  Ages 7 to 107 are invited to explore new languages through culture & conversation.  We'll feature guest speakers, cuisine, conversation, culture and more.  Each night will be different.  The first 5 people to sign up for this session will get a free Mango backpack.  

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Sponsored by the Lenawee Community Foundation

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday May 21, 2019
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F-100D Super Sabre: One of the Most Ionic Jet Fighters of the Twentieth Century
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn how an unlikely chains of events lead to the restoration of one of the most ionic jet fighters of the twentieth century.  Also, find out how Airman First Class (A1C) Larry Hubbard Retired (RET) was reunited with F-100D Super Sabre 56-2995 after 52 years.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday June 3, 2019
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Color When You Can Calming Colors Club
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Color When You Can Calming Colors Club for Adults! We supply the adult level coloring pages and colored pencils; please feel free to bring snacks for you or for the group. The club will meet on the first Monday of every month. Drop ins are welcome anytime during the club. 

CONTACT:  Megan Rapp-Frye  517-423-2238  mrappfrye@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Main Floor - Fireplace
Wednesday June 5, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Thursday June 6, 2019
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World War II: Michigan POW Camps
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Author Gregory Sumner, PhD, Professor of History at the University of Detroit Mercy, will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day by discussing his book, Michigan POW Camps in WWII.  It tells the story of the 6,000 German and Italian prisoners who lived in the state between 1943 and 1946, most of whom behaved well, labored hard at agricultural and public works jobs and made friends of their American custodians. 

CONTACT:  Chuck  Harpst  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Tuesday July 16, 2019
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The Perfect Pint: My Journey with Michigan Craft Beer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

William Rapai, author of the Michigan Notable book, Brewed in Michigan, will take us back to the early days of Michigan craft beer and explain what craft beer is, why it took so long to catch on, why it’s so popular today, and what makes Michigan craft beer better.

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday July 17, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday August 21, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday September 18, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday October 16, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday November 6, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday December 4, 2019
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Book Bingo
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Play bingo to win books and other prizes, have fun and make new friends. All adults are welcome to play. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.

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