Crafternoons At The Library

Friday, February 27th, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Do you knit? Stitch? Bead? Fold? Carve? Weave? Crochet? If you are a hand crafter with a portable passion, join us on fourth Fridays at 1pm for Crafternoons at the Library!Bring along your current craft and spend a stimulating hour creating and kibitzing with fellow crafters. Registration is appreciated but not required. Light snacks and coffee/tea will be provided.

HOME BREWING 101 with Brian Steele

Wednesday, March 11th, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Curious about what it takes to make your own home brew?

Join us as local brewer Brian Steele of the Boatyard Brewing Company comes in to talk about the basics of brewing beer and what it takes to join in on one of the fastest growing hobbies in the area.

Following the program, we will adjourn to the Boatyard Brewing Company to enjoy good company and really good beer.

Registration is required. Call 343-7747, stop in to the library, or register online.

Must be 21 to attend and provide own transportation.


Upcycle Crafting: Birdhouses

Monday, March 16th, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The birds will soon be back! Enjoy an hour finding a new purpose for old items and making a home for your favorite feathered friends. Registration is required. Call 343-7747, stop in to the library, or register online.

Upcycle Crafting: Windchimes

Wednesday, April 8th, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Welcome spring with something pretty made out of household odds and ends. Registration is required.

eReader Open House

Friday, April 10th, 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Perplexed by your eReader? You’re not alone! Come to our eReader Open House to learn the basics of navigating the library world with your eReader. This is an informal session, not a structured presentation. Come when you can and leave when you have the information you need. No registration required.

Music In The Library With "Don’t Pass Out”

Saturday, April 18th, 12:00 – 2:00pm

Who doesn’t love a good jam session? Drop in and have a listen as local musicians Ken and

Leslie Hoff and Steve Williams of "Don’t Pass Out” spend a couple of hours jammin’ at the library. This is not a formal concert – come when you can and listen as long as you like.

Money Smart Week - Events For All Ages

Wednesday April 22nd, 5:30 – 7:00pm

Finances can be FUN? You bet they can at this family friendly event with activities for all ages, including nutritious and economical snacks prepared by local chef Brian Barnhardt. For adults, we will have professionals here to talk about topics like identity theft and financial planning, and will be hosting a "Shred Event” to help you dispose of obsolete private documents.

Travel Weekend Getaway With Steve Ellis

Tuesday, May 5th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Spark Magazine publisher Steve Ellis has spent the last 45 years traveling all over Michigan and its' neighboring states, searching for interesting and out of the ordinary destinations. He will present a lively photographic presentation of some of his favorite spots. He will include many new photos from the last few years, not included in his previous presentations. Registration is appreciated, but not required.

Happiness 101 with Tammie Ortlieb

Wednesday, May 20th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Seeking happiness? It isn’t just magic – join us for a presentation by psychology instructor and writer Tammie Ortlieb for concrete tools for living a happier, healthier, more fulfilling life. Registration is appreciated, but not required.