Saturday April 13, 2024

It's time for April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" perfect for a rainy spring day somewhere in the library-- Can you find it? Let a librarian know where it is and get a treat! 

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

It's time for April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" perfect for a rainy spring day somewhere in the library-- Can you find it? Let a librarian know where it is and get a treat! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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StoryBook Stroll GL Chamber - The Spring Book

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

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

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
MHDVA Meeting

Meeting -- Michigan Horse-Drawn Vehicle Association

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

Meeting -- Michigan Horse-Drawn Vehicle Association

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

 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
MSU Science Festival - STEAM Expo Days

Explore over one hundred hands-on activities, talks, and demonstrations at the festival's STEAM Expo Weekend on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 from 10am - 4pm at the STEM Teaching and Learning Facility on MSU's campus.

STEAM Expo Days

Hands-on Science

More information and Science events -- gladl.org/science

LOCATION: MSU Campus

Ages: All Ages

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

Explore over one hundred hands-on activities, talks, and demonstrations at the festival's STEAM Expo Weekend on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 from 10am - 4pm at the STEM Teaching and Learning Facility on MSU's campus.

STEAM Expo Days

Hands-on Science

More information and Science events -- gladl.org/science

LOCATION: MSU Campus

Ages: All Ages

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Sunday April 14, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll Eaton County Parks - Mouse Loves Spring

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

 
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Visit Potter Park Zoo Free with ZooPass

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  progcoord@gladl.org

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   progcoord@gladl.org

 
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1:00 AM - 4:45 AM
BUSY
 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
MSU Science Festival - STEAM Expo Days

Explore over one hundred hands-on activities, talks, and demonstrations at the festival's STEAM Expo Weekend on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 from 10am - 4pm at the STEM Teaching and Learning Facility on MSU's campus.

STEAM Expo Days

Hands-on Science

More information and Science events -- gladl.org/science

LOCATION: MSU Campus

Ages: All Ages

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

Explore over one hundred hands-on activities, talks, and demonstrations at the festival's STEAM Expo Weekend on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 from 10am - 4pm at the STEM Teaching and Learning Facility on MSU's campus.

STEAM Expo Days

Hands-on Science

More information and Science events -- gladl.org/science

LOCATION: MSU Campus

Ages: All Ages

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Monday April 15, 2024
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Pick a Poem or Put a Poem on the 'Poet-Tree'

  Celebrate National Poetry Month — “pick-a-poem” for our Shel Silverstein- inspired "Poet-Tree",to read and enjoy! You can create a poem to decorate a leaf for our "Poet-Tree", and choose one from the basket, for kids and adults, ready to take home now. Put a leaf on the Tree or  pick one and take it home to read and enjoy poetry during National Poetry Month.

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

  Celebrate National Poetry Month — “pick-a-poem” for our Shel Silverstein- inspired "Poet-Tree",to read and enjoy! You can create a poem to decorate a leaf for our "Poet-Tree", and choose one from the basket, for kids and adults, ready to take home now. Put a leaf on the Tree or  pick one and take it home to read and enjoy poetry during National Poetry Month.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Switch Gaming: Overcooked

Join us for an evening of fun and friendly Switch gaming! We’ll play Overcooked! or Overcooked! 2 tonight! Who’s the best digital chef around? Feel free to bring your Switch to play between your turns! All skill levels welcome!

Recommended Age: 8 and up.

CONTACT: Carol Robinson  517-627-7014  collections@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Join us for an evening of fun and friendly Switch gaming! We’ll play Overcooked! or Overcooked! 2 tonight! Who’s the best digital chef around? Feel free to bring your Switch to play between your turns! All skill levels welcome!

Recommended Age: 8 and up.

CONTACT:
  Carol Robinson
  517.627.7014
   collections@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Tuesday April 16, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Family Storytime

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Historical Society Board Meeting

Board meeting

CONTACT: Joan Kane  517-627-7014  admin@gladl.org
Wednesday April 17, 2024
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Stall Catchers Catch-a-Thon

The Stall Catchers project was designed by researchers at Cornell University to advance Alzheimer’s solutions. Your keen eyes can help by playing a simple game – we’ll set up our laptops, no experience needed. See SciStarter.org for more information about Stall Catchers. Be a Citizen Scientist Today!

​Recommended Age: 8+

CONTACT: Lise Mitchell  517-622-3550  director@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

The Stall Catchers project was designed by researchers at Cornell University to advance Alzheimer’s solutions. Your keen eyes can help by playing a simple game – we’ll set up our laptops, no experience needed. See SciStarter.org for more information about Stall Catchers. Be a Citizen Scientist Today!

​Recommended Age: 8+

CONTACT:
  Lise Mitchell
  517.622.3550
   director@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Thursday April 18, 2024
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Cancelled: Prevent Suicide, Save a Life with QPR Training

  

The QPR class originally scheduled for today is cancelled. We apologise for the inconvinence.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  progcoord@gladl.org

  

The QPR class originally scheduled for today is cancelled. We apologise for the inconvinence.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   progcoord@gladl.org

 
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4:00 PM - 5:25 PM
Crafting For A Cause

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

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

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
GLPS Student Art Showcase & Reception

The public, family and friends are invited to attend the 2024 GLPS Student Art Showcase & Display at the Grand Ledge Area District Library! Nearly 100 different items of art, created by student artists of all ages from Grand Ledge Public schools will be on display throughout the library. Come see art created by students in our schools, meet the artists, and enjoy refreshments while you enjoy the talent on display! Reception & Viewing: 6-7:30 pm. Artist’s works remain on display thru May 5, 2023.

​Recommended Age: All ages

CONTACT: Stefanie Black  517-627-7014  marketing@gladl.org
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

The public, family and friends are invited to attend the 2024 GLPS Student Art Showcase & Display at the Grand Ledge Area District Library! Nearly 100 different items of art, created by student artists of all ages from Grand Ledge Public schools will be on display throughout the library. Come see art created by students in our schools, meet the artists, and enjoy refreshments while you enjoy the talent on display! Reception & Viewing: 6-7:30 pm. Artist’s works remain on display thru May 5, 2023.

​Recommended Age: All ages

CONTACT:
  Stefanie Black
  517.627.7014
   marketing@gladl.org

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

Friday April 19, 2024

Bees​!

Families can make a fun craft or flex their science muscles at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. On-line instructions gladl.org/libraryofthings 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 and are made possible in part by a Community Education Grant from Walmart.

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

Bees​!

Families can make a fun craft or flex their science muscles at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. On-line instructions gladl.org/libraryofthings 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 and are made possible in part by a Community Education Grant from Walmart.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

Saturday April 20, 2024

It's time for April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" perfect for a rainy spring day somewhere in the library-- Can you find it? Let a librarian know where it is and get a treat! 

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

It's time for April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" perfect for a rainy spring day somewhere in the library-- Can you find it? Let a librarian know where it is and get a treat! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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StoryBook Stroll GL Chamber - The Spring Book

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

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

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Babysitting Workshop [Registration Req.]

   For teens 12+. Learn emergency procedures, discipline techniques, diapering, age-appropriate activities, rescue breathing, the Heimlich maneuver, and basic first aid skills needed while babysitting. Upon workshop completion, students receive an American Red Cross babysitting course certificate. Registration required, class size limited. Participants bring a sack lunch, water bottle.  

To register go to: https://www.mcssl.com/store/savealifecprsafetytrainingllc/catalog/product/d2821efa68534ae8a059a5afb6eaaf7b

​Recommende Age: 11-15

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

   For teens 12+. Learn emergency procedures, discipline techniques, diapering, age-appropriate activities, rescue breathing, the Heimlich maneuver, and basic first aid skills needed while babysitting. Upon workshop completion, students receive an American Red Cross babysitting course certificate. Registration required, class size limited. Participants bring a sack lunch, water bottle.  

To register go to: https://www.mcssl.com/store/savealifecprsafetytrainingllc/catalog/product/d2821efa68534ae8a059a5afb6eaaf7b

​Recommende Age: 11-15

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Sunday April 21, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll Eaton County Parks - Mouse Loves Spring

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

Monday April 22, 2024
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Pick a Poem or Put a Poem on the 'Poet-Tree'

  Celebrate National Poetry Month — “pick-a-poem” for our Shel Silverstein- inspired "Poet-Tree",to read and enjoy! You can create a poem to decorate a leaf for our "Poet-Tree", and choose one from the basket, for kids and adults, ready to take home now. Put a leaf on the Tree or  pick one and take it home to read and enjoy poetry during National Poetry Month.

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

  Celebrate National Poetry Month — “pick-a-poem” for our Shel Silverstein- inspired "Poet-Tree",to read and enjoy! You can create a poem to decorate a leaf for our "Poet-Tree", and choose one from the basket, for kids and adults, ready to take home now. Put a leaf on the Tree or  pick one and take it home to read and enjoy poetry during National Poetry Month.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Tuesday April 23, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Family Storytime

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Garden Club meeting

Meeting for Garden Club

CONTACT: Cindy Langenberg  517-627-7014  langenbergd@aol.com

Meeting for Garden Club

CONTACT:
  Cindy Langenberg
  517.627.7014
   langenbergd@aol.com

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

Grand Ledge Area District Library Board of Trustees Meeting.  

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.  

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 24, 2024
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Earth Week Open House--Earth Science!

  

 We’re growing Green with an Earth Week Open House!.

During our Open House kids learn how water moves through our ecosystem and experiment hands-on with the EnviroScape water display from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services; reach in and learn from WORMS--nature's recyclers-- at a "Worm Farm" presented by Eaton County Resource Recovery; and learn fascinating facts about local wildlife. Kids can make some fun earth friendly crafts too!

We'll have:

  • Native wildflower seed giveaways, to help attract native butterflies and keep our community green!
  • Packets of FREE garden seeds from the One Seed One State progam!

While supplies last.

Familes who pre-registered for a Free Tree seedling from our partner Neighborhood Forest will be notified when the trees are ready for pickup too! 

​Recommended Age: All ages

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  progcoord@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

  

 We’re growing Green with an Earth Week Open House!.

During our Open House kids learn how water moves through our ecosystem and experiment hands-on with the EnviroScape water display from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services; reach in and learn from WORMS--nature's recyclers-- at a "Worm Farm" presented by Eaton County Resource Recovery; and learn fascinating facts about local wildlife. Kids can make some fun earth friendly crafts too!

We'll have:

  • Native wildflower seed giveaways, to help attract native butterflies and keep our community green!
  • Packets of FREE garden seeds from the One Seed One State progam!

While supplies last.

Familes who pre-registered for a Free Tree seedling from our partner Neighborhood Forest will be notified when the trees are ready for pickup too! 

​Recommended Age: All ages

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   progcoord@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Adventure on the Appalachian Trail

Grand Ledge area resident Ted Graham hiked the 2,183 mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in 2016.  The 5 ½ month adventure provided many challenges, struggles and highlights.  Come join us to hear this hiker, trail name “Lucky Dog”, recount some of those stories. Presented by the Friends of the Grand Ledge Area District Library. 

Brief FOL Annual Meeting and refreshments. Presented by the Friends of the Grand Ledge Area District Library. For more information on how to join the Friends 

​Recommended Age: Adult

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

Grand Ledge area resident Ted Graham hiked the 2,183 mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in 2016.  The 5 ½ month adventure provided many challenges, struggles and highlights.  Come join us to hear this hiker, trail name “Lucky Dog”, recount some of those stories. Presented by the Friends of the Grand Ledge Area District Library. 

Brief FOL Annual Meeting and refreshments. Presented by the Friends of the Grand Ledge Area District Library. For more information on how to join the Friends 

​Recommended Age: Adult

CONTACT:
  Lise Mitchell
  517.622.3550
   director@gladl.org

Thursday April 25, 2024
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
BUSY

The Strong Women Arise Network presents: Master Your A-Game to Elevate Your Leadership

This event will include a mini-workshop and networking from 6:00 - 7:30 PM.

In this workshop, you will gain valuable insights into the biggest challenge you will ever face – your thinking!

Discover how your B-Game thinking may be undermining your efforts, zapping your energy, and stealing your joy. What’s worse is you may not even realize this is happening to you! 

With a slight shift in your perspective and one simple question, you can learn to Master Your A-Game, using your BEST, most natural way of thinking.  

Come learn how to:

  • Be a better leader of yourself or others, a better partner, or a parent.
  • Be more focused on doing the right things, right now to achieve your business or career goals.
  • Enjoy your already amazing life more!  

See the Strong Women Arise Network - Lansing Chapter Facebook for more information.  


 

CONTACT:
  Kristin A Clark
  616.302.1615
   kris@yourinsightcoach.com

Friday April 26, 2024
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Potter Park Zoo: Arbor Day Celebration!

Everybody loves trees!  Potter Park Zoo invites you to celebrate National Arbor Day on Friday, April 26. Join us for an exciting and educational day filled with activities. Explore interactive conservation stations located throughout the zoo, where you can discover fascinating facts about animals that call trees their home, learn to identify various tree species, and make a pledge to protect our precious trees.

Also, take home a tree sapling of your very own while supplies last!

Check out a Potter Park Zoo Pass from the Library for FREE admission and Parking! Conditiond apply-- visit the Potter Park Zoo website for more information

Potter Park Zoo invites you to celebrate National Arbor Day on Friday, April 26. Join us for an exciting and educational day filled with activities. Explore interactive conservation stations located throughout the zoo, where you can discover fascinating facts about animals that call trees their home, learn to identify various tree species, and make a pledge to protect our precious trees.

Also, take home a tree sapling of your very own while supplies last.

Make sure to mark your calendars and be a part of the Arbor Day festivities at Potter Park Zoo!

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

Everybody loves trees!  Potter Park Zoo invites you to celebrate National Arbor Day on Friday, April 26. Join us for an exciting and educational day filled with activities. Explore interactive conservation stations located throughout the zoo, where you can discover fascinating facts about animals that call trees their home, learn to identify various tree species, and make a pledge to protect our precious trees.

Also, take home a tree sapling of your very own while supplies last!

Check out a Potter Park Zoo Pass from the Library for FREE admission and Parking! Conditiond apply-- visit the Potter Park Zoo website for more information

Potter Park Zoo invites you to celebrate National Arbor Day on Friday, April 26. Join us for an exciting and educational day filled with activities. Explore interactive conservation stations located throughout the zoo, where you can discover fascinating facts about animals that call trees their home, learn to identify various tree species, and make a pledge to protect our precious trees.

Also, take home a tree sapling of your very own while supplies last.

Make sure to mark your calendars and be a part of the Arbor Day festivities at Potter Park Zoo!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Saturday April 27, 2024

It's time for April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" perfect for a rainy spring day somewhere in the library-- Can you find it? Let a librarian know where it is and get a treat! 

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

It's time for April Showers!  We've hidden an "umbrella" perfect for a rainy spring day somewhere in the library-- Can you find it? Let a librarian know where it is and get a treat! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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StoryBook Stroll GL Chamber - The Spring Book

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

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

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Potter Park Zoo: Party for the Planet!

Celebrate Earth Day at the zoo! Party for the Planet is North America’s largest Earth Day celebration, with more than 120 zoos and aquariums across the country participating. Explore conservation issues with hands-on activities, information, and demonstrations around the zoo. What can you do to help the planet? Party for the Planet is included in the regular admission price on Saturday, April 27, 2024. Come out and celebrate with us! Stop by the Library to Check out a Potter Park Zoo Pass for Free Admission* Conditions apply, see PPZ website for details: 

Party for the Planet

Celebrate Earth Day at the zoo! Party for the Planet is North America’s largest Earth Day celebration, with more than 120 zoos and aquariums across the country participating. Explore conservation issues with hands-on activities, information, and demonstrations around the zoo. What can you do to help the planet? Party for the Planet is included in the regular admission price on Saturday, April 27, 2024. Come out and celebrate with us!

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

Celebrate Earth Day at the zoo! Party for the Planet is North America’s largest Earth Day celebration, with more than 120 zoos and aquariums across the country participating. Explore conservation issues with hands-on activities, information, and demonstrations around the zoo. What can you do to help the planet? Party for the Planet is included in the regular admission price on Saturday, April 27, 2024. Come out and celebrate with us! Stop by the Library to Check out a Potter Park Zoo Pass for Free Admission* Conditions apply, see PPZ website for details: 

Party for the Planet

Celebrate Earth Day at the zoo! Party for the Planet is North America’s largest Earth Day celebration, with more than 120 zoos and aquariums across the country participating. Explore conservation issues with hands-on activities, information, and demonstrations around the zoo. What can you do to help the planet? Party for the Planet is included in the regular admission price on Saturday, April 27, 2024. Come out and celebrate with us!

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

HOA Town Hall for the members of the Sweetwater Pines community.

CONTACT:
  Will Woodley
  734.210.0824
   will@woodleykin.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Sunday April 28, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll Eaton County Parks - Mouse Loves Spring

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

 
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Visit Potter Park Zoo Free with ZooPass

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  progcoord@gladl.org

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   progcoord@gladl.org

Monday April 29, 2024
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Color Changing Playdough

Make some amazin, color changing playdough to take home using heat sensitive pigments to dye the dough.

​Recommended Age: 5+

CONTACT: Andra Soria  517627-7014  outreach@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Make some amazin, color changing playdough to take home using heat sensitive pigments to dye the dough.

​Recommended Age: 5+

CONTACT:
  Andra Soria
  517627.7014
   outreach@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Tuesday April 30, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Family Storytime

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Wednesday May 1, 2024

It's time for May Flowers!  We've stuffed a Guessing Jar full of (silk) flowers! How many? What kinds? Kids, take a guess and see if you're right and win some seeds and gardening surprises! Drawing held May 28, winner notified asap.

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

It's time for May Flowers!  We've stuffed a Guessing Jar full of (silk) flowers! How many? What kinds? Kids, take a guess and see if you're right and win some seeds and gardening surprises! Drawing held May 28, winner notified asap.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Thursday May 2, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:25 PM
Crafting For A Cause

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

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

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Friday May 3, 2024

Paper Plate Veggie Gardens​!

Families can make a fun craft or flex their science muscles at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. On-line instructions gladl.org/libraryofthings 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 and are made possible in part by a Community Education Grant from Walmart.

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

Paper Plate Veggie Gardens​!

Families can make a fun craft or flex their science muscles at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. On-line instructions gladl.org/libraryofthings 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 and are made possible in part by a Community Education Grant from Walmart.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Stream Monitoring Events in Eaton County with the Eaton Conservation District

    

Be a Citizen Scientist in your community, as you learn to collect and identify macroinvertebrate larvae to monitor the water quality of Eaton County streams!  During collection events, volunteers will meet at The University of Olivet for a quick training session before they travel to stream collection sites around Eaton County. All equipment will be provided.  

  • Friday, May 3 & May 10
  • 9:00 AM  1:00 PM
  • The University of Olivet 320 S Main St., Olivet, MI 49076  (map)

Contact Val Reisen at val.reisen@macd.org or (517) 588-6302 for more information.

Click on the button below to submit a form to volunteer!

 

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

    

Be a Citizen Scientist in your community, as you learn to collect and identify macroinvertebrate larvae to monitor the water quality of Eaton County streams!  During collection events, volunteers will meet at The University of Olivet for a quick training session before they travel to stream collection sites around Eaton County. All equipment will be provided.  

  • Friday, May 3 & May 10
  • 9:00 AM  1:00 PM
  • The University of Olivet 320 S Main St., Olivet, MI 49076  (map)

Contact Val Reisen at val.reisen@macd.org or (517) 588-6302 for more information.

Click on the button below to submit a form to volunteer!

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Saturday May 4, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll GL Chamber - The Spring Book

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

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

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Sunday May 5, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll Eaton County Parks - Mouse Loves Spring

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

 
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Visit Potter Park Zoo Free with ZooPass

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  progcoord@gladl.org

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   progcoord@gladl.org

 
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1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Let's Dance: Square & Contra Dance Workshops

     

Learn the basics of Square or Contra Dance and have fun at these lively FREE monthly workshops! Come solo, bring some friends, make some friends, and learn fun dances in a friendly, relaxed, judgement-free atmosphere. Recorded music, live, in-person instruction, these fun dances are like an amusement park ride you make for yourself!  Wear comfortable shoes and clothes you can move easily in. Great fun for all ages, best for ages 7+.

  • Sunday. March 3 & Sun. May 5: Contra Dance
  • Sunday, April 7, Square Dance

To learn more about Contra Dancing: https://www.tenpoundfiddle.org/contra-dances/

To lean more about Square Dancing:https://www.you2candance.com/Square_Dancing.php

​Recommended Age: 7 to Adult

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

     

Learn the basics of Square or Contra Dance and have fun at these lively FREE monthly workshops! Come solo, bring some friends, make some friends, and learn fun dances in a friendly, relaxed, judgement-free atmosphere. Recorded music, live, in-person instruction, these fun dances are like an amusement park ride you make for yourself!  Wear comfortable shoes and clothes you can move easily in. Great fun for all ages, best for ages 7+.

  • Sunday. March 3 & Sun. May 5: Contra Dance
  • Sunday, April 7, Square Dance

To learn more about Contra Dancing: https://www.tenpoundfiddle.org/contra-dances/

To lean more about Square Dancing:https://www.you2candance.com/Square_Dancing.php

​Recommended Age: 7 to Adult

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Monday May 6, 2024

It's time for May Flowers!  We've stuffed a Guessing Jar full of (silk) flowers! How many? What kinds? Kids, take a guess and see if you're right and win some seeds and gardening surprises! Drawing held May 28, winner notified asap.

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

It's time for May Flowers!  We've stuffed a Guessing Jar full of (silk) flowers! How many? What kinds? Kids, take a guess and see if you're right and win some seeds and gardening surprises! Drawing held May 28, winner notified asap.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
BUSY
 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Glowing Oil and Water Experiment

Can you mix oil and water?  Come find out when we experiment with oil, water, and neon paint and then add a black light to see it glow.

​Recommended Age: 5+

CONTACT: Andra Soria  517-627-7014  outreach@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Can you mix oil and water?  Come find out when we experiment with oil, water, and neon paint and then add a black light to see it glow.

​Recommended Age: 5+

CONTACT:
  Andra Soria
  517.627.7014
   outreach@gladl.org 

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Tuesday May 7, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Family Storytime

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Wednesday May 8, 2024
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Page turners book club
CONTACT: Barb Hess  517-627-7014  admin@gladl.org
Thursday May 9, 2024
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BUSY
 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lego-Palooza!

Come get creative with LEGO bricks at the library’s LEGO-Palooza! Each child will get a tray of LEGO bricks and the challenge is to build their most fantastic creation from just those bricks. How imaginative can you be? Some Duplo bricks will be available for younger children to use.

Recommended Age: 5 and up.

CONTACT: Carol Robinson  517-627-7014  collections@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Come get creative with LEGO bricks at the library’s LEGO-Palooza! Each child will get a tray of LEGO bricks and the challenge is to build their most fantastic creation from just those bricks. How imaginative can you be? Some Duplo bricks will be available for younger children to use.

Recommended Age: 5 and up.

CONTACT:
  Carol Robinson
  517.627.7014
   collections@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Friday May 10, 2024
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Stream Monitoring Events in Eaton County with the Eaton Conservation District

    

Be a Citizen Scientist in your community, as you learn to collect and identify macroinvertebrate larvae to monitor the water quality of Eaton County streams!  During collection events, volunteers will meet at The University of Olivet for a quick training session before they travel to stream collection sites around Eaton County. All equipment will be provided.  

  • Friday, May 3 & May 10
  • 9:00 AM  1:00 PM
  • The University of Olivet 320 S Main St., Olivet, MI 49076  (map)

Contact Val Reisen at val.reisen@macd.org or (517) 588-6302 for more information.

Click on the button below to submit a form to volunteer!

 

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

    

Be a Citizen Scientist in your community, as you learn to collect and identify macroinvertebrate larvae to monitor the water quality of Eaton County streams!  During collection events, volunteers will meet at The University of Olivet for a quick training session before they travel to stream collection sites around Eaton County. All equipment will be provided.  

  • Friday, May 3 & May 10
  • 9:00 AM  1:00 PM
  • The University of Olivet 320 S Main St., Olivet, MI 49076  (map)

Contact Val Reisen at val.reisen@macd.org or (517) 588-6302 for more information.

Click on the button below to submit a form to volunteer!

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Saturday May 11, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll GL Chamber - The Spring Book

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

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

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Sunday May 12, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll Eaton County Parks - Mouse Loves Spring

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

HOA Town Hall for the members of the Sweetwater Pines community.

CONTACT:
  Will Woodley
  734.210.0824
   will@woodleykin.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Monday May 13, 2024

It's time for May Flowers!  We've stuffed a Guessing Jar full of (silk) flowers! How many? What kinds? Kids, take a guess and see if you're right and win some seeds and gardening surprises! Drawing held May 28, winner notified asap.

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

It's time for May Flowers!  We've stuffed a Guessing Jar full of (silk) flowers! How many? What kinds? Kids, take a guess and see if you're right and win some seeds and gardening surprises! Drawing held May 28, winner notified asap.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Paint a Galaxy

Use different paint techniques to create your own unique galaxy ornament to hang in your room.

​Recommended Age: 5+

CONTACT: Andra Soria  5178995966  outreach@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Use different paint techniques to create your own unique galaxy ornament to hang in your room.

​Recommended Age: 5+

CONTACT:
  Andra Soria
  5178995966
   outreach@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Tuesday May 14, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Family Storytime

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Minecraft Mania

Come out and join us for an evening of fun and friendly competition. We’ll have our Minecraft server set up and the laptops ready to go -- while we follow safe social distancing procedures. Masks required. No experience needed -- all levels of players/builders welcome. Create your own story in the world of Minecraft!

Recommended Age: 8-12.

CONTACT: Carol Robinson  517-627-7014  collections@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Come out and join us for an evening of fun and friendly competition. We’ll have our Minecraft server set up and the laptops ready to go -- while we follow safe social distancing procedures. Masks required. No experience needed -- all levels of players/builders welcome. Create your own story in the world of Minecraft!

Recommended Age: 8-12.

CONTACT:
  Carol Robinson
  517.627.7014
   collections@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Thursday May 16, 2024
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
BUSY

This Seminar will get local seniors a resource to learn about their medicare options and the best ways to use their health insurance.

CONTACT:
  Jackson Fedewa
  7343539931
   jackson.fedewa@phpmm.org

 
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4:00 PM - 5:25 PM
Crafting For A Cause

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

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

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Workshop

Join Dr. Andrea L Herrst, DC and Dr. Elena Alawa, DO, for an educational workshop on pelvic floor health.  Learn about how hormone balance, joint health and nutrition all influence pelvic floor function and comfort and what options are available for treatment of pelvic floor conditions.

Actual event time - 6:15p-7:30pm

Room Request time - 6pm - 8pm

CONTACT: Andrea Herrst DC  5179800366  info@drherrst.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room

Join Dr. Andrea L Herrst, DC and Dr. Elena Alawa, DO, for an educational workshop on pelvic floor health.  Learn about how hormone balance, joint health and nutrition all influence pelvic floor function and comfort and what options are available for treatment of pelvic floor conditions.

Actual event time - 6:15p-7:30pm

Room Request time - 6pm - 8pm

CONTACT:
  Andrea Herrst DC
  5179800366
   info@drherrst.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Friday May 17, 2024

Flower Bouquet​!

Families can make a fun craft or flex their science muscles at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. On-line instructions gladl.org/libraryofthings 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 and are made possible in part by a Community Education Grant from Walmart.

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

Flower Bouquet​!

Families can make a fun craft or flex their science muscles at home with our Take Home Craft kits.  Each Take-Home Craft kit comes with a set of supplies and instructions. On-line instructions gladl.org/libraryofthings 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 and are made possible in part by a Community Education Grant from Walmart.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Stream Monitoring Bug ID Day in Eaton County with the Eaton Conservation District

    

Be a Citizen Scientist in your community, as you learn to collect and identify macroinvertebrate larvae to monitor the water quality of Eaton County streams!  At Bug Identification Events, volunteers will meet at The University of Olivet and work as a team, using microscopes and guidebooks to identify the insects collected at a specific stream site.  All equipment will be provided. 

 
  • Friday, May17
  • 9:00 AM  1:00 PM
  • The University of Olivet 320 S Main St., Olivet, MI 49076  (map)

Contact Val Reisen at val.reisen@macd.org or (517) 588-6302 for more information. Click on the button below to submit a form to volunteer!

 

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

    

Be a Citizen Scientist in your community, as you learn to collect and identify macroinvertebrate larvae to monitor the water quality of Eaton County streams!  At Bug Identification Events, volunteers will meet at The University of Olivet and work as a team, using microscopes and guidebooks to identify the insects collected at a specific stream site.  All equipment will be provided. 

 
  • Friday, May17
  • 9:00 AM  1:00 PM
  • The University of Olivet 320 S Main St., Olivet, MI 49076  (map)

Contact Val Reisen at val.reisen@macd.org or (517) 588-6302 for more information. Click on the button below to submit a form to volunteer!

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

Saturday May 18, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll GL Chamber - The Spring Book

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

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

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
Sunday May 19, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll Eaton County Parks - Mouse Loves Spring

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

 
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Visit Potter Park Zoo Free with ZooPass

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  progcoord@gladl.org

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   progcoord@gladl.org

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

HOA Town Hall for the members of the Sweetwater Pines community.

CONTACT:
  Will Woodley
  7342100824
   will@woodleykin.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Monday May 20, 2024

It's time for May Flowers!  We've stuffed a Guessing Jar full of (silk) flowers! How many? What kinds? Kids, take a guess and see if you're right and win some seeds and gardening surprises! Drawing held May 28, winner notified asap.

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

It's time for May Flowers!  We've stuffed a Guessing Jar full of (silk) flowers! How many? What kinds? Kids, take a guess and see if you're right and win some seeds and gardening surprises! Drawing held May 28, winner notified asap.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Daisy Troop Meeting

Local Daisy Troop monthly meeting 

CONTACT: Sarah Janiszewski  248-259-2959  stockton.sarah@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Local Daisy Troop monthly meeting 

CONTACT:
  Sarah Janiszewski
  248.259.2959
   stockton.sarah@gmail.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Tuesday May 21, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Family Storytime

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Historical Society Board Meeting

Board meeting

CONTACT: Joan Kane  517-627-7014  admin@gladl.org
Thursday May 23, 2024
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Switch Gaming: Mario Kart Night

Join us for an evening of fun and friendly Switch gaming! We’ll play Mario Kart tonight! Who’s the best driver around? Feel free to bring your Switch to play between your turns! All skill levels welcome!

Recommended Age: 8 and up.

CONTACT: Carol Robinson  517-627-7014  collections@gladl.org
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Join us for an evening of fun and friendly Switch gaming! We’ll play Mario Kart tonight! Who’s the best driver around? Feel free to bring your Switch to play between your turns! All skill levels welcome!

Recommended Age: 8 and up.

CONTACT:
  Carol Robinson
  517.627.7014
   collections@gladl.org

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Saturday May 25, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll GL Chamber - The Spring Book

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

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

   Our new StoryBook Stroll features the children’s book The Spring Book by Todd Parr! This charming seasonal story is posted in Bridge St. business windows—Take a walk, read the story, try the suggested actions and enjoy a fun stroll with the family! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Floeter Photography on Display

Photos from the Ernst Floeter Photograph Collection will be on display during the Grand Ledge Memorial Day parade. Displayed in this collection are many local events and festivals, with a timeframe ranging from the early 1960’s to 2007.

Ernst Floeter was a prolific photographer, well known in and around Grand Ledge, where he spent much of his adult life. GLADL has the privilege of hosting a large portion of his photographic collection, thanks, to generosity of the Floeter Family, the continuing volunteer and financial support of the Grand Ledge Area Historical Society, and a grant from the Eaton County Historical Commission.  We would also like to thank local historican Bob Doty for his help in reviewing the negatives to creative a wonderful collection to document our community.  

 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Photos from the Ernst Floeter Photograph Collection will be on display during the Grand Ledge Memorial Day parade. Displayed in this collection are many local events and festivals, with a timeframe ranging from the early 1960’s to 2007.

Ernst Floeter was a prolific photographer, well known in and around Grand Ledge, where he spent much of his adult life. GLADL has the privilege of hosting a large portion of his photographic collection, thanks, to generosity of the Floeter Family, the continuing volunteer and financial support of the Grand Ledge Area Historical Society, and a grant from the Eaton County Historical Commission.  We would also like to thank local historican Bob Doty for his help in reviewing the negatives to creative a wonderful collection to document our community.  

 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Sunday May 26, 2024
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StoryBook Stroll Eaton County Parks - Mouse Loves Spring

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

      This StoryBook Stroll hits the trails at Lincoln Brick Park! Featuring the children’s book Mouse Loves Spring, the story winds along a beautiful outdoor trail. Head out to the park with your family—read the story, try out the suggested actions and enjoy a fun hike! 

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com

LOCATION: Lincoln Brick Park

 
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
BUSY

room blocked out  due to Ernst Floeter exhimit

CONTACT:
  Stefanie Black
  5176277014
  

Tuesday May 28, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Family Storytime

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

Children and families will enjoy stories, songs, and literacy- enhancing activities. We'll read stories and talk about them, sing together, learn rhymes and finger plays as we build fine and gross motor skills, learn the conventions and structure of language,and have fun too! Craft activities too. Special guests may include musicians, artists and community guest readers too. Birth to age 6.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room, Grand Ledge Area District Library

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

Grand Ledge Area District Library Board of Trustees Meeting.  

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.  

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

Tuesday June 4, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Picnic Playdate: a Family Storytime

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack! An outdoor, sunshiney, playdate summer story-time for children (and their caregivers) too! Open to children of all ages. Families may bring chairs, a picnic blanket, and a lunch or snack.  Rain location: 1931 Room – Stories to be told rain or shine!

CONTACT: Carol Robinson  517-627-7014  collections@gladl.org

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack! An outdoor, sunshiney, playdate summer story-time for children (and their caregivers) too! Open to children of all ages. Families may bring chairs, a picnic blanket, and a lunch or snack.  Rain location: 1931 Room – Stories to be told rain or shine!

CONTACT:
  Carol Robinson
  517.627.7014
   collections@gladl.org

Thursday June 6, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:25 PM
Crafting For A Cause

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

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

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Sunday June 9, 2024
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Visit Potter Park Zoo Free with ZooPass

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  progcoord@gladl.org

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   progcoord@gladl.org

Tuesday June 11, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Picnic Playdate: a Family Storytime

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack! An outdoor, sunshiney, playdate summer story-time for children (and their caregivers) too! Open to children of all ages. Families may bring chairs, a picnic blanket, and a lunch or snack.  Rain location: 1931 Room – Stories to be told rain or shine!

CONTACT: Carol Robinson  517-627-7014  collections@gladl.org

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack! An outdoor, sunshiney, playdate summer story-time for children (and their caregivers) too! Open to children of all ages. Families may bring chairs, a picnic blanket, and a lunch or snack.  Rain location: 1931 Room – Stories to be told rain or shine!

CONTACT:
  Carol Robinson
  517.627.7014
   collections@gladl.org

 
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Garden Club meeting

Meeting for Garden Club

CONTACT: Cindy Langenberg  517-627-7014  langenbergd@aol.com

Meeting for Garden Club

CONTACT:
  Cindy Langenberg
  517.627.7014
   langenbergd@aol.com

Wednesday June 12, 2024
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Page turners book club
CONTACT: Barb Hess  517-627-7014  admin@gladl.org
Thursday June 13, 2024
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BUSY
Tuesday June 18, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Picnic Playdate: a Family Storytime

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack! An outdoor, sunshiney, playdate summer story-time for children (and their caregivers) too! Open to children of all ages. Families may bring chairs, a picnic blanket, and a lunch or snack.  Rain location: 1931 Room – Stories to be told rain or shine!

CONTACT: Carol Robinson  517-627-7014  collections@gladl.org

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack! An outdoor, sunshiney, playdate summer story-time for children (and their caregivers) too! Open to children of all ages. Families may bring chairs, a picnic blanket, and a lunch or snack.  Rain location: 1931 Room – Stories to be told rain or shine!

CONTACT:
  Carol Robinson
  517.627.7014
   collections@gladl.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Historical Society Board Meeting

Board meeting

CONTACT: Joan Kane  517-627-7014  admin@gladl.org
Thursday June 20, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:25 PM
Crafting For A Cause

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

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

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Sunday June 23, 2024
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Visit Potter Park Zoo Free with ZooPass

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  progcoord@gladl.org

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   progcoord@gladl.org

Tuesday June 25, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Picnic Playdate: a Family Storytime

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack! An outdoor, sunshiney, playdate summer story-time for children (and their caregivers) too! Open to children of all ages. Families may bring chairs, a picnic blanket, and a lunch or snack.  Rain location: 1931 Room – Stories to be told rain or shine!

CONTACT: Carol Robinson  517-627-7014  collections@gladl.org

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack! An outdoor, sunshiney, playdate summer story-time for children (and their caregivers) too! Open to children of all ages. Families may bring chairs, a picnic blanket, and a lunch or snack.  Rain location: 1931 Room – Stories to be told rain or shine!

CONTACT:
  Carol Robinson
  517.627.7014
   collections@gladl.org

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

Grand Ledge Area District Library Board of Trustees Meeting.  

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.  

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

Tuesday July 2, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Stress Busters for ages 3-6! presented by Families First at Community Mental Health

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT: Jean Fellows  517-627-7014  gladlprogramming@gmail.com
LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

    

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: Grand Ledge Area District Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Picnic Playdate: a Family Storytime

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack! An outdoor, sunshiney, playdate summer story-time for children (and their caregivers) too! Open to children of all ages. Families may bring chairs, a picnic blanket, and a lunch or snack.  Rain location: 1931 Room – Stories to be told rain or shine!

CONTACT: Carol Robinson  517-627-7014  collections@gladl.org

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack! An outdoor, sunshiney, playdate summer story-time for children (and their caregivers) too! Open to children of all ages. Families may bring chairs, a picnic blanket, and a lunch or snack.  Rain location: 1931 Room – Stories to be told rain or shine!

CONTACT:
  Carol Robinson
  517.627.7014
   collections@gladl.org

Thursday July 4, 2024
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4:00 PM - 5:25 PM
Crafting For A Cause

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

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

 

Crafting for a Cause is a casual, friendly group that serves the community with hand-made projects.  Many members work with yarn but other craft forms are always welcome.  The group offers suggestions for projects to be made with your materials.  It's a great way to use your yarn stash on small items like hats and dishcloths.  The donations benefit area programs including, but not limited to, Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Bank and Timber Creek Ranch, a life-skills residential home for young men. The group is always looking for new members to produce donations and new groups to serve.  All skill levels are welcome. For information, contact Cheryl at ourdailybread360@gmail.com   Please note Crafting for a Cause as subject

Grand Ledge Food Bank always needs donations of the following: Toilet paper, Paper towel,Liquid laundry detergent,Small bottles of dish soap,Shampoo,Conditioner, Deodorant.

CONTACT:
  Jean Fellows
  517.627.7014
   gladlprogramming@gmail.com 

LOCATION: 1931 Room

Sunday July 7, 2024
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Visit Potter Park Zoo Free with ZooPass

       Enjoy a visit to Potter Park Zoo all year round-- FREE-- when you check out a Family ZooPass from the Grand Ledge Area District Library!  A Family ZooPass may be used by members of a household (i.e.-- those living in the same home) for FREE Zoo Admission & Free Parking too!* Special classes and events may require additional fees-- call the zoo at (517) 483-4222  with questions or visit the visit the Potter Park Zoo website  for details! Zoo Passes are NOT memberships and are not transferrable for use at other Zoos.

Potter Park Zoo is open daily 364 days a year (closed Christmas day). 
Current Zoo Hours & pricing,  April 1- Labor Day: 9 AM - 5 PM dailyAdmission prices (without Zoo Pass):
April – October
  • Resident Adult – $8.00
  • Non-Resident Adult – $15.00
  • Resident Senior (60+)/Military – $6.00
  • Non-Resident Senior (60+)/Military- $13.00
  • All Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00. All Children Under 3 – FREE
*Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
*Residents are admitted on non-holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon for FREE.

Special Educational & Seasonal events:  

  • Arbor Day Celebration: Friday, April 26, 12-3PM-- Activities included with admission!
  • Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 27, 12-4 PM-- Activities included with admission!

Parking: *Resident – $3.00 | Non-Resident – $5.00 | Resident Annual Pass – $35.00 | Non-Resident Annual Pass – $45.00 *Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County. *Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

* For groups larger than your houshold, call Potter Park Zoo Admissions Supervisior at 517-342-2765 to reserve your Group visit time and receive the discount