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Sunday April 28, 2019
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Make Your Own Dragon Egg!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Who needs chicken eggs when you can have Dragon Eggs? Join us at the Tecumseh District Library to make your very own gold or silver scaled dragon egg. The eggs are simple to make and sparkly when done. This exciting class is open to adults only.

CONTACT:  Megan Rapp-Frye  (517) 423-2238  mrappfrye@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
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.
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
Saturday May 4, 2019
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Creativity Corner
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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On the first Saturday of every month during the Library book sale, everyone is welcome to try out the Creativty Corner and drop-in hours are from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  We'll feature various science kits to build different creations using your imagination and creativity. 

Play to invent!  Ages 3 to 103!

This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Tecumseh District Library.

CONTACT:  Gina Walmsley  517-423-2238  gwalmsley25@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 7 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.
 
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TDL Afternoon Book Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


We are reading "The Immortalists" by Chloe Benjamin. Please come and join us in a lively discussion. 

CONTACT:  Sonja Downey  (517) 423-2238  sdowney@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
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 6 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 plays in the way medications work, and how genetic information can help you make your healthcare more personal and let us live the best life possible.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Saturday May 18, 2019
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Family Game Day
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Family Game Day for the entire family!  Come join us for an afternoon of games, music and refreshments.

All ages are welcome.  Games will be provided or bring your own.  Located in the lower level in meeting rooms A1 and A2.  

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1 and A-2
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.   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 chain 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.
Saturday June 1, 2019
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Creativity Corner
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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On the first Saturday of every month during the Library book sale, everyone is welcome to try out the Creativty Corner and drop-in hours are from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  We'll feature various science kits to build different creations using your imagination and creativity. 

Play to invent!  Ages 3 to 103!

This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Tecumseh District Library.

CONTACT:  Gina Walmsley  517-423-2238  gwalmsley25@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Main Floor - Fireplace
Monday June 3, 2019
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Great Oreo Taste-Off
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Sample a variety of the different Oreo flavors and then vote for the best.   When you're done, you can color a page with the monthly Coloring Club that meets on the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m.  

Ages teen and older.  Just drop-in for this free program.  Oreos available while supplies last.  

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Main Floor - Fireplace
 
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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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Boots on the Ground: Counterinsurgency in Northern Iraq
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Ft. Meigs director Geoff Earnhart for a discussion of his experiences leading soldiers in northern Iraq from 2004 to 2005.  Find out how his personal experiences fit into the larger picture of the Iraq War and the U.S. Army’s efforts to combat Iraqi insurgency.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Tuesday June 4, 2019
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Hula Hoop Wreaths: The Perfect Decoration for Every Summer Occasion
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Get crafty with Susan Amstutz of the Carnegie Studios and design your own floral hula hoop wreath.  These beautiful creations make the perfect additions to front doors, mantles and more.  Please bring your favorite artificial flowers and foliage to embellish your wreath.  Materials fee is $5.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
There are 17 spaces available.
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.
Saturday June 8, 2019
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Macon Plant Swap: Bring a Plant; Take a Plant
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

All gardeners are welcome to bring their extra ornamental grasses, ground covers, shrubs, trees, perennials, houseplants, herbs, etc. to exchange with fellow horticulturalists.  Please label the name of the plant and also indicate its invasiveness. 

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Macon United Methodist Church, 11964 Macon Hwy., Clinton, MI 49236
Monday June 17, 2019
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Make Your Own Flower Fairy
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Join us for a night of magical fun at the Tecumseh District Library. Whimsical adults are welcome to join us to create your very own flower fairy. All supplies will be provided for this free program. Please register online as space is limited.

 

CONTACT:  Megan Rapp-Frye  (517) 423-2238  mrappfrye@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
Wednesday June 19, 2019
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TDL Afternoon Book Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


We are reading "Paris By The Book" by Liam Callanan. Please come and join us in a lively discussion. 

CONTACT:  Sonja Downey  (517) 423-2238  sdowney@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
Saturday June 22, 2019
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Game of Thrones Support Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Game over!  Now that Game of Thrones has ended, join us to discuss all things GOT.  We'll craft dragon eggs while we discuss the books, the show, and the grand finale ending. You are welcome to dress as your favorite character.

Due to the content of the show, this is for older teens and adults.  Registration is required for this free program.  

CONTACT:  Anne Keller or Megan Rapp Frye  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are 20 spaces available.
Monday July 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
Saturday July 6, 2019
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Creativity Corner
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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On the first Saturday of every month during the Library book sale, everyone is welcome to try out the Creativty Corner and drop-in hours are from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  We'll feature various science kits to build different creations using your imagination and creativity. 

Play to invent!  Ages 3 to 103!

This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Tecumseh District Library.

CONTACT:  Gina Walmsley  517-423-2238  gwalmsley25@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Main Floor - Fireplace
Wednesday July 10, 2019
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Musical Tribute to Town Bands
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Enjoy an afternoon of music with The Town Band, an ensemble of the Washtenaw Community Concert Band.  This is a 20-piece vintage group that plays music from 1880–1920 in period-appropriate costumes and with period-appropriate instruments.  Learn about the rich history of local town bands.  

Sponsored with Tecumseh Senior Center.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh Senior Center, 703 E. Chicago Blvd.
Thursday July 11, 2019
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Essential Oils Rollerball Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Create your own rollerball blend using doTerra essential oils.  This rollerball will enhance your lifestyle and also help with your yoga/meditation practice.  These blends are ideal for mental clarity, relaxation and awareness.  Essential oil educator Laura Viau will be joining us to share her knowledge and useful benefits of essential oils.   The materials fee is $5 per rollerball.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   517-423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
There are 28 spaces available.
Monday July 15, 2019
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A Novel Support Group: Bookshare
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Do you have a favorite book you want everyone to read?  Not sure what to read next?  Need some new reading material?  If you answered yes, then this group is for you!  We'll meet and discuss all things books! Fiction and non-fiction.

This group is for anyone who loves books!  Ages teen and older.  

Registration is required!

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are many spaces available.
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.
 
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TDL Afternoon Book Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


We are reading "Harry's Trees" by Jon Cohen. Please come and join us in a lively discussion. 

CONTACT:  Sonja Downey  (517) 423-2238  sdowney@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
 
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Donut Dolly: An American Red Cross Girl's War in Vietnam
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Author Joann Puffer Kotcher, one of the first women allowed in a combat zone, will discuss the riveting story of her service as an American Red Cross Donut Dolly. These brave young women set up recreation centers and brought books, snacks and a welcome reminder of home to soldiers in the field.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Hall-Slater VFW Post 4187, 427 N. Evans St., Tecumseh, MI 49286
Thursday July 18, 2019
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Michigan Drive-In Memories
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Learn about the history of Michigan outdoor film venues with author Harry Skrdla.  His book, Michigan Drive-In Theaters,  is a nostalgic depiction of the state's outdoor theaters from the pinnacle of their popularity to their downfall, and the subsequent resurgence of interest in the remaining theaters through more than 200 vintage images.

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   517-423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday July 22, 2019
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Make Your Own Fantasy Lantern
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Capture a dragon or a fairy in a mason jar to make a one of a kind fantasy lantern!  All supplies are provided for this free class, but you are encouraged to bring twine, beads, or fake flowers to add to your lantern when it’s done. This craft is for adults only.

CONTACT:  Megan Rapp-Frye  (517) 423-2238  mrappfrye@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Michigan Tidbits and Trivia
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where will you find the world’s largest weathervane? What famous actor hails from Manistee County?  In what Michigan city is Jiffy Mix made? How old is the State of Michigan? The answers to these — and dozens of other — questions will be revealed during this interactive presentation with Michigan history presenter Dianna Stampfler of Promote Michigan. This family program promises to be entertaining, as well as educational – with prizes, of course!

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B at Tecumseh District Library
Thursday July 25, 2019
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Genealogical DNA Testing
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join Mary Henderson of the Association of Professional Genealogists for an introduction to DNA testing for genealogy purposes.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   517-423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday July 29, 2019
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Reflections of the Past: 50 Years of Veterinary Medicine
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Retired veterinarian and local author Howard Pennington will share stories of veterinary practice and how veterinary medicine has advanced in the past 50 years.  Find out how veterinarians treat animals.  Copies of his recently published book, Tales of Tails, will be available for purchase.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Tuesday July 30, 2019
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Cooking 101: How to Shop on a Budget
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Keegan C. Rodgers, owner of The Lakehouse Bakery in Chelsea, leads this lively workshop on how to shop well on a budget.  Participants will learn how to prepare meal plans and grocery lists and how to save money at the grocery store. Discussion will also cover how to maximize the use of ingredients and minimize food waste.

This event is a partnership with the People's Food Co-Op of Ann Arbor and Lakehouse Bakery of Chelsea.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday July 31, 2019
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Sailing the Great American Loop
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

In 2016-2017, captain Richard Brundrett and crew completed the American Great Loop, a 6000-mile waterway circuit around the Eastern United States, on a 35-foot sailboat.  Please join us for a discussion of the waterway route, boat selection, and planning recommendations for embarking on the trip of a lifetime.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   517-423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday August 5, 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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What's in Our Water
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pam Taylor, of the Environmentally Concerned Citizens of South Central Michigan (ECCSCM), will discuss the monitoring work done by ECCSCM.  She will highlight the current water pollution threats to the River Raisin, Lake Adrian and the surrounding watersheds.  ECCSCM has been testing the water quality in western Lenawee County and eastern Hillsdale County for many years and has data from over 50 different sites in 21 townships.   

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Tuesday August 6, 2019
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76 Minutes: My Search for Alexander, Andrew and Tanner Skelton
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Three young Michigan brothers disappeared in 2010.  Reporter Lynn Thompson, author of 76 Minutes, has covered this story since the day the boys disappeared.  Based on what he has learned, and drawing from his newspaper and U.S. Army experience, he exposes the elements of control to narrow the search, speed the recovery and bring the boys back home.

Don’t miss this special book discussion with editor Don Allison.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Wednesday August 7, 2019
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An Evening with Elizabeth Berg
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a culinary and literary event with bestselling author Elizabeth Berg that will explore the connection between books and food. 
 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Thursday August 8, 2019
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Lore & Legends: Tecumseh
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Ever wonder why we call it the Indian Crossing Trails?  Discover the legends and lore of this spectacular park as guide Mickey Alvarado leads you on a 4-mile evening tour.  Remember to bring your camera so you can capture the flora, fauna and natural beauty of the Indian Crossing Trails.  Hike begins at the Burt Street entrance.  Rain date is Monday evening, August 12th.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Crossing Trails Park - Burt Street Entrance
There are 22 spaces available.
Monday August 12, 2019
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Dog Massage 101
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Learn all about dog massage from Chelsea Simon from SRR Dog Training and Massage. Benefits include relaxation, improved circulation, pain relief, reduced arthritis and age-related issues.  Afterwards, make a DIY dog toy for your canine companion.  

Please leave your canine companions at home.  This program is for informational purposes.  

Registration will be required for this free program. 

CONTACT:  Anne Keller  (517) 423-2238  akeller@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A-1 and A-2
There are 17 spaces available.
Tuesday August 13, 2019
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Wind Chimes: Perfect Outdoor Addition
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A beaded wind chime is a perfect outdoor addition.  Learn how to create your own with Susan Amstutz of the Carnegie Studios.  Each participant will leave class with a beautiful finished product to hang outside.   Please bring your favorite beads and buttons to add to your wind chimes.   Materials fee is $5.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
There are 28 spaces available.
Wednesday August 14, 2019
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Wreck on the Wabash: One of the Worst Railroad Disasters in History
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Discover what really happened that fateful November evening in 1901 when two trains collided in Lenawee County.  Local historian Laurie Perkins, author of Wreck on the Wabash, will discuss how such a tragedy could occur, review the events leading up to the collision and analyze the accounts of the participants. 

 

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Thursday August 15, 2019
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Archery and Other Shooting Sports
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn safety and shooting techniques for shotgun, rifle, air gun, muzzle loading and archery with Tanya Robotham and Georgia Webb, Lenawee County 4-H Shooting Sports leaders.  Find out how to handle firearms responsibly for target practice and hunting. Discover decision-making, goal-setting, and leadership skills while developing self-discipline and confidence.

 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Tuesday August 20, 2019
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Hosta Hillside Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come to Hidden Lake Gardens for a tour of the Hosta Hillside collection.  Hostas are one of the most popular perennials for shade gardens.  Learn the history of how Hosta Hillside was started with Paul Pfeifer, Managing Director of Hidden Lake Gardens.  Discover the more popular cultivars of hostas.  See the variety of leaves, flowers, sizes, forms, and colors of hosta plants.  Determine the requirements for growing hostas as well as strategies to protect them from pests including deer.  

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Hidden Lake Gardens, 6214 Monroe Rd., Tipton
There are 39 spaces available.
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.
 
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TDL Afternoon Book Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


We are reading "A land More Kind Than Home" by Wiley Cash. Please come and join us in a lively discussion. 

CONTACT:  Sonja Downey  (517) 423-2238  sdowney@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
Monday August 26, 2019
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CPR & Basic First Aid
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Learn basic life saving tips including CPR. The guest speaker will be Laura Yarckow.  Details to follow.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  

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.
 
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Cross Stitch Bookmarks
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn the basics of cross stitch using yarn, and super-safe craft needles with instructor Denise Duda of Timeless Stitches.  Design your own bookmark using vibrant color choices.  You’ll finish with an awesome creation of your own to keep or give as a gift.  No sewing experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.  Materials fee is $5.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Timeless Stitches, 112 N. Evans St. #3
There are 15 spaces available.
Tuesday August 27, 2019
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Cats 101: Everything That You Wanted to Know About Cats
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about cat food choices, choosing food and water dishes, litter box training, brushing and bathing your pet, trimming your cat’s claws and veterinary care with Dr. Valerie Wise of Companion Animal Clinic.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst   (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Thursday August 29, 2019
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Self-Care Massage: Upper Body
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Using the Myofascial technique, licensed massage therapist Jen at Thrive Massage Therapy will teach you about the muscles of upper body with a focus on the head, neck, shoulders, arms and hands as they relate to massage.  Learn about the role these muscles play in your body and how they create dysfunction when not working properly.  Jen will demonstrate self-massage techniques on herself. 

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St.
Monday September 2, 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 September 11, 2019
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Tecumseh's Two Perrys
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn about the history of flour milling in Tecumseh with local historian Ed Hodges.  William Hayden bought the original Globe Mill in 1858 and the business became the Hayden Milling Company.  Perry Satterthwaite founded Hayden Fuel and Supply Company in 1935 and became a business partner of William’s son, Perry Hayden.  Perry Satterthwaite and Perry Hayden were brother-in-law and became known as “Tecumseh’s Two Perrys.”   

Sponsored with Baruch @ Tecumseh Place.

CONTACT:  Chuck Harpst  (517) 423-2238  charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Fieldstone, 1313 Southwestern Dr., Tecumseh
Tuesday September 17, 2019
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Urban Forestry in Michigan
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Find about the benefits of urban trees, tree selection/planting/maintenance, funding, threats (disease/insects), policies, Arbor Day and Tree City USA with Kevin Sayers, Michigan DNR Urban Forestry Coordinator.

Sponsored with ReTree Tecumseh.

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.
 
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TDL Afternoon Book Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


We are reading "Sister Carrie" by Theodore Dreiser. Please come and join us in a lively discussion. 

CONTACT:  Sonja Downey  (517) 423-2238  sdowney@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
Monday October 7, 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 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.
 
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TDL Afternoon Book Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


We are reading "The Dinner List" by Rebecca Serle. Please come and join us in a lively discussion. 

CONTACT:  Sonja Downey  (517) 423-2238  sdowney@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
Monday November 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
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 November 20, 2019
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TDL Afternoon Book Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


We are reading "Elinor Oliphant Is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman. Please come and join us in a lively discussion. 

CONTACT:  Sonja Downey  (517) 423-2238  sdowney@tecumsehlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
Monday December 2, 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 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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