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Loutit District Library to host genealogy program September 30

GRAND HAVEN, Michigan - Kris Rzepczynski from the Library of Michigan will speak on September 30 at the Loutit District Library about researching family genealogy using ship passenger lists.

This free program will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the library's Program Room A. For more information visit www.loutitlibrary.org or call 616 842-5560, ext. 225.

Loutit District Library is located at 407 Columbus Avenue in Grand Haven, Michigan. The library serves 35,510 residents from the City of Grand Haven, the City of Ferrysburg, Grand Haven Charter Township, Robinson Township and that part of Port Sheldon Township in the Grand Haven Area Public Schools' area. For more information visit the LDL Website at www.loutitlibrary.org.

Loutit District Library goes to the dogs as certified canine visits kids

GRAND HAVEN, Michigan -- What could be more fun than reading a good book? Reading a book with a big, cuddly dog!

Kids will have a chance to read with--and to-- a BFD (That stands for big, friendly dog!) when Lilly comes to Loutit District Library Saturday, September 25 from 2:00 p.m.to 3:00 p.m.

Lilly is a five-year-old New Foundland who lives with Char Nash of Grand Haven. Lilly has earned certifications as a therapy dog and as a crisis response dog.

This program is free and held in the library's Youth Program Room. For more information visit www.loutitlibrary.org or call 616-842-5560, ext. 216. 

Loutit District Library is located at 407 Columbus Avenue in Grand Haven, Michigan. The library serves 35,510 residents from the City of Grand Haven, the City of Ferrysburg, Grand Haven Charter Township, Robinson Township and that part of Port Sheldon Township in the Grand Haven Area Public Schools' area.

Michigan Reads! Author Visits Spring Lake District Library

Spring Lake District Library will be hosting a special storytime event featuring children’s author Jeffery Schatzer on Monday, Sept. 27 at 6:30 p.m.  Schatzer’s book The Runaway Garden: A Delicious Story That’s Good for You, Too! was chosen as this year’s Michigan Reads! One State, One Children’s Book. Children and parents are invited to attend and meet the author following his reading of The Runaway Garden. 

The "Michigan Reads!" program is modeled after the "One Book, One Community" concept and is designed to emphasize the importance of reading to babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and young school-age children. 

Jeffery L. Schatzer is a national award-winning author of picture books and historical fiction chapter books for young people.

Floral Design 101

Come to Spring Lake District Library on Monday, Oct. 4 at 7:00 p.m. and let the experts from Spring Lake Floral show you how to make colorful and unique flower arrangements for your home. Attendees will learn basic floral design techniques and will put their new found knowledge to work creating an arrangement to take home.  Spring Lake Floral will provide the expertise, flowers, and vases so even a novice will be able to create an arrangement to be proud of. Pre-registration is required as seating for the workshop is limited. Call (616) 846-5770, ext. 107 to register.

The library is located at 123 E. Exchange Street, Spring Lake, MI 49456. 

CSI: Fact vs. Fiction

Join Certified Scotland Yard Detective Dr. Brian Kingshott for an insightful look at modern crime scene investigation on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 7:00 p.m. at Spring Lake District Library. Bring your questions about crime scene investigation and get answers (in a charming English accent) from an expert.

Spring Lake District Library is located at 123 E. Exchange St., Spring Lake, MI 49456. For more information, call (616) 846-5770, ext. 107.

 

 

Children's Book Festival at Spring Lake District Library

Come one, come all, to celebrate the joy of books and reading during the Children's Book Festival on Sat., Sept. 25 at Spring Lake District Library.  Several children's book authors and illustrators will be participating in the festival which will run from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Parents and children are invited to attend and bring their cameras to take photos with their favorite authors and illustrators and Clifford the Big Red Dog.  Kidder the Clown will make balloon hats and animals and caricaturist David Wodarek will be drawing free caricatures.

The stellar list of authors and illustrators who will be on hand to meet their fans and sign books include: Nancy Shaw, Debbie Taylor, Tracy Gallup, Charles Ferguson Barker, Laurie Keller, Aaron Zenz, Amy Young, and Kevin Collier.

You're Invited - Harvest Bible Chapel - Spring Lake

If you are at all interested in the ministry of Harvest Bible Chapel Spring Lake, please come to our upcoming open house! The open house will be a time where we will give you a brief history of the church, the vision of Harvest Bible Chapel, and an opportunity for you to consider being a part of our Launch Team. We are currently in the process of building and equipping our Launch Team and would love for you to come and check us out. Prayerfully consider being part of what the Lord is doing at Harvest Bible Chapel Spring Lake!

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