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Friday, February 27, 1:00 pm
Do you... Knit? Stitch? Bead? Fold? Carve? Weave? Crochet?
Winter/Spring 2015 Dates: February 27th, March 27th, April 24th, May 22nd, June 28th. Registration is appreciated but not required. Light snacks and coffee/tea will be provided.
Saturday, February 28, 1:00-2:00 pm
A rockin', high-energy dance party packed with kid-friendly routines.
Instructor, Christina Thorne teaches steps to kid-favorite music with games, activities and cultural exploration.
Registration helpful but not required. Register online or call 343-7747.
TICKETS on sale beginning MONDAY, FEB. 23RD, Adults and High School - $10, Children ages 6-12 yrs - $5, and ages 5 yrs and younger are free! Tickets can be purchased from any of the Parchment Stars Dance! dancers, at Parchment City Hall, 650 S. Riverview Dr, or online at www.kindleberger.org!
For more information, go to the Parchment Stars Dance page or visit them on Facebook.
First Monday of every month, 4:30-6:30 pm
Next meeting is March 2
Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh cards or other decks or games to play, or even bring anime - we may watch it! Costume-friendly! Meet new friends and find new titles to read and watch. Vote for your favorites, tell us what to buy next, and help plan events. Whether you're obsessed or a newbie, please join us!
All classes are FREE.
Registration helpful but not required. Stop by the Reference Desk, call 343-7747, or register online.
A schedule of all 2015 classes can be found here.
6:30-7:30 pm. Free! No registration necessary. Learn to use search engines, find websites, and use a mouse. The first 8 registrants will have a library laptop to use during class. Others are welcome to bring their own devices, or to attend without a device.
Wednesday, March 18: Social Media for Parents
Wonder what apps your kids are using? Find out how they work and what security risks they may pose.
Note: This class will be repeated on September 30.
Early Bird Sale from 9:00 - 10:00am, $1.00 admission
You'll find amazing bargains! Hardback books for only 50 cents; paperback books and all children's books just 25 cents each! Our extra-nice and rare books cost a bit more but are still a fabulous deal.
We also post our sales on Craigslist.com, in the Kalamazoo Gazette's Jottings (Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday prior to each sale), and on BookSaleFinder.com.
Learn more about the wonderful Friends of the Library who make our book sales possible.
Home Brewing 101 with Brian Steele
Wednesday March 11, 7:00-8:00 pm
Curious about what it takes to make your own home brew? Join us as
local brewer Brian Steele of the Boatyard Brewery 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 Brewery 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.
Adult Winter Reading Program
Read for a chance to win prizes! One book (or audiobook) = 1 raffle ticket.
Weekly prizes, and a grand prize at the end.
Create-A-Craft : Wind chimes
Thursday, March 12, 4:30-5:15 pm
For 1st-3rd graders
Ring in springtime by making your own wind chimes with Mrs. B! Registration is required. Call 343-7747 or register online.
Teen Film Fest
Thursday, March 12, 6:00-8:00 pm Mockingjay Part 1
Friday, March 13, 3:30-5:30 pm The Giver
For teens ages 13 and up.
Upcycle Crafting : Birdhouses
Monday, March 16, 11:00-12:00 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. Please register.
Teen Advisory Board for kids in 8th - 12th grade
Monday, March 16, 3:30-5:00 pm
Members plan and promote exciting programs, suggest new library materials, and discuss books movies, music, and websites! Attend a meeting and make your voice heard! Also have pizza - let's not forget about pizza!
Thursday, March 19, 4:30-5:30 pm
For kids in 2nd - 5th grades. No registration required.
Toddler Drive-in Movie
Tuesday, March 31, 10:15 am
Build an automobile and then enjoy a movie in your brand-new car!
For children ages 1-4 with caregiver. Register by calling 343-7747 or register online.
No storytimes on April 7 & 8
Wednesdays, 11:15-11:35 am
Singing, rhyming, dancing and sharing a book together.
Registration helpful, but not required.
Stories and songs, fingerplays and fun including a craft.
Registration helpful, but not required.
**No PRESCHOOL PALS on February 17 & 18**
Library Snowmen (and women) should arrive between 7:00 and 9:00 am on their scheduled day and complete their work by 10:00 am, when the library opens.