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What food is Garfield reading about today?

All Day 5/6 - 5/31
All Branches
Age Group:
Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School
Program Description:

Garfield and his friends are hiding in the library. Can you find them? Garfield loves to eat all the time. Can you tell us which food he's reading about? Characters will move each...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School
Program Description:

Garfield and his friends are hiding in the library. Can you find them? Garfield loves to eat all the time. Can you tell us which food he's reading about?

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Cook the Kit: Sugar Snap Peas

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 7:30am - 2:00pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, High School
Program Description:

Embark on your family-friendly edible adventure when you visit Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market this summer and pick up your own free Cook the Kit. Each Cook the Kit incl...

Open
Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, High School
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Program Description:

Embark on your family-friendly edible adventure when you visit Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market this summer and pick up your own free Cook the Kit. Each Cook the Kit includes:

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Blue Jays Teen Summer STEAM Camp

Monday, June 10, 2024 at 12:30pm - 3:30pm
SCL Meeting Room at Shepherd Community Library
Age Group:
Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Make science, technology, engineering, art & math come to life with our STEAM IT UP! Teen Summer Day Camp. We’ll provide opportunities for campers to play with some fun tech, t...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:

Make science, technology, engineering, art & math come to life with our STEAM IT UP! Teen Summer Day Camp.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Kick Off Party in the Park

Monday, June 10, 2024 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Other, Performance
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Join us for a family-friendly bubble dance party in the park with fun activities, free books* and book bags* for children ages 0-17 ! Clifford the Big Red Dog and Natu...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Other, Performance
Program Description:

Join us for a family-friendly bubble dance party in the park with fun activities, free books* and book bags* for children ages 0-17 !

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Performance: Dinosaur Encounter with Feller Express

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Offsite
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Join us as we sing, dance, and learn about the Feller Express Dinosaurs. A meet-and-greet will follow the show. The performance will be moved to the Veterans Memorial Library in in...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Performance
Program Description:

Join us as we sing, dance, and learn about the Feller Express Dinosaurs. A meet-and-greet will follow the show. The performance will be moved to the Veterans Memorial Library in inclement or too hot weather.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Blue Jays Teen Summer STEAM Camp

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 12:30pm - 3:30pm
SCL Meeting Room at Shepherd Community Library
Age Group:
Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Make science, technology, engineering, art & math come to life with our STEAM IT UP! Teen Summer Day Camp. We’ll provide opportunities for campers to play with some fun tech, t...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:

Make science, technology, engineering, art & math come to life with our STEAM IT UP! Teen Summer Day Camp.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spice It Up: Summer Savory

All Day
All Branches
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Teens
Program Description:

Are you ready to spice up your meals? Laura from GreenTree Co-op Market will share a tasty recipe using a selected spice of the month. This event will be a blog post to v...

Open
Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Program Description:

Are you ready to spice up your meals? Laura from GreenTree Co-op Market will share a tasty recipe using a selected spice of the month.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Blue Jays Teen Summer STEAM Camp

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 12:30pm - 3:30pm
SCL Meeting Room at Shepherd Community Library
Age Group:
Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Make science, technology, engineering, art & math come to life with our STEAM IT UP! Teen Summer Day Camp. We’ll provide opportunities for campers to play with some fun tech, t...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:

Make science, technology, engineering, art & math come to life with our STEAM IT UP! Teen Summer Day Camp.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Performance: Bubble Happenings

Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 11:30am - 1:00pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Join us for a drop-in bubble-making session with the Bubbleman during Blanchard Days. The Michigan Arts & Culture Council and the Saginaw Arts & Enri...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Other
Program Description:

Join us for a drop-in bubble-making session with the Bubbleman during Blanchard Days.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Prize Pick Up

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Loading Dock at Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Loading Dock
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Lego Club

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Annex Meeting Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Gaming, Technology Class, Workshop
Age Group:
Kids, Elementary School, Middle School
Program Description:

Time to challenge yourself to build something extraordinary. Get yourself to the library and get creative! Join us for a LEGO build to create your masterpiece.

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Gaming, Technology Class, Workshop
Program Description:

Time to challenge yourself to build something extraordinary. Get yourself to the library and get creative! Join us for a LEGO build to create your masterpiece.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Performance: Snakes Alive! with the Chippewa Nature Center

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Snakes may be one of the most feared and misunderstood animals, but after attending this program, you'll see how fascinating and beneficial these beautiful reptiles can be. Join a ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Performance
Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Program Description:

Snakes may be one of the most feared and misunderstood animals, but after attending this program, you'll see how fascinating and beneficial these beautiful reptiles can be.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

CRDL Teen Take & Make: Sand Art Jars

All Day
Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

We'll provide the supplies and instructions to create your unique DIY sand art jar. For grades 6-12. Please allow extra time if you request a branch delivery for your kit...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:

We'll provide the supplies and instructions to create your unique DIY sand art jar. For grades 6-12. Please allow extra time if you request a branch delivery for your kit. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

CRDL 2nd Annual Longest Day Reading Challenge

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 6:00am - 9:15pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Description:

It's the longest day of the year! What better way to spend it than reading? We invite you to our 2nd annual Longest Day Reading Challenge at Veterans Memorial Library, where we wil...

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Description:

It's the longest day of the year! What better way to spend it than reading? We invite you to our 2nd annual Longest Day Reading Challenge at Veterans Memorial Library, where we will read  ALL DAY LONG.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Prize Pick Up

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Joining us for the Longest Day Reading Challenge? Pick up your first Summer Reading Club prize while you are here!

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Joining us for the Longest Day Reading Challenge? Pick up your first Summer Reading Club prize while you are here!

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Middle School Reading Masters: A First Time For Everything

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Founders Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Teens, Middle School
Program Description:

A monthly book club for middle school students! (Grades 6-8 Recommended)    This month we will be meeting in person for a pizza party followed by a lighthearted...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Founders Room
Age Group: Teens, Middle School
Program Type: Book Club
Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:

A monthly book club for middle school students!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Prize Pick Up

Monday, June 24, 2024 at 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Loading Dock at Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Loading Dock
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Enchanted Forest Book Nook

Monday, June 24, 2024 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Annex Meeting Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults, High School
Program Description:

Create an enchanted forest book nook for your home library! Participants will be guided but given free reign on their creativity as they assemble an enchanted forest for their book...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, High School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:

Create an enchanted forest book nook for your home library! Participants will be guided but given free reign on their creativity as they assemble an enchanted forest for their bookshelf. All materials are provided. Registration is required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Prize Pick Up

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 1:00pm
Loading Dock at Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Loading Dock
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Performance: Snakes Alive! with the Chippewa Nature Center

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
SCL Meeting Room at Shepherd Community Library
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Snakes may be one of the most feared and misunderstood animals, but after attending this program, you'll see how fascinating and beneficial these beautiful reptiles can be. Join a ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Performance
Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Program Description:

Snakes may be one of the most feared and misunderstood animals, but after attending this program, you'll see how fascinating and beneficial these beautiful reptiles can be.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Share a Story with a Senior

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

The Chippewa River District Library is teaming up with Barberi Law Firm to offer kids the opportunity to give back to their community while enjoying one-on-one reading time with a ...

Open
Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:

The Chippewa River District Library is teaming up with Barberi Law Firm to offer kids the opportunity to give back to their community while enjoying one-on-one reading time with a resident at a local senior center.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Minecraft and Craft Night

Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Founders Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Gaming
Age Group:
Kids, Elementary School, Middle School
Program Description:

Do you love the world of Minecraft and want to play with your friends? Or you'd rather chill and create art in real life. Either way, there is a place for you at Minecraft and Craf...

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Founders Room
Age Group: Kids, Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Gaming
Program Description:

Do you love the world of Minecraft and want to play with your friends? Or you'd rather chill and create art in real life. Either way, there is a place for you at Minecraft and Craft Night!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Prize Pick Up

Friday, June 28, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Loading Dock at Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Loading Dock
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Prize Pick Up

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Loading Dock at Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Loading Dock
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.