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

Create, Make & Take

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
SCL Meeting Room at Shepherd Community Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Everyone, Kids, Elementary School
Program Description:

Join us for after-school crafting fun! Can't make it to the event? Stop by the Shepherd Community Library afterward to pick up a kit version of this month's craft. 

Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone, Kids, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:

Join us for after-school crafting fun!

Can't make it to the event? Stop by the Shepherd Community Library afterward to pick up a kit version of this month's craft. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Inside Out Inspired Joy Core Memory Craft Kit

All Day
All Branches
Program Type:
Movie
Age Group:
Everyone
Program Description:

Make a core memory sphere!  Each kit contains items needed for a JOY core memory keepsake inspired by Disney's Inside Out movies. This craft requires two printed ph...

Open
Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movie
Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Program Description:

Make a core memory sphere! 

Each kit contains items needed for a JOY core memory keepsake inspired by Disney's Inside Out movies.

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 "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 "Everyone" group.

Reading Rocks Painted Snakes

All Day 6/14 - 7/3
All Branches
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Everyone
Program Description:

Reading Rocks! Help us build rock garden snakes at your branch library by writing your name, favorite book title, or any design on a painted rock. Look for a supply table at your b...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:

Reading Rocks! Help us build rock garden snakes at your branch library by writing your name, favorite book title, or any design on a painted rock. Look for a supply table at your branch library for more instructions. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Rainbow Storytime

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Annex Meeting Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Age Group:
Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Join us for color-themed stories, songs, and crafts while celebrating diversity. This storytime is for all ages.  You can also enjoy a CRDL Storytime experience in the comf...

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Program Description:

Join us for color-themed stories, songs, and crafts while celebrating diversity. This storytime is for all ages. 

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 "Everyone" group.

Bird Feeder Craft Kit

All Day
All Branches
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Everyone
Program Description:

Feed your backyard birds with this bird feeder kit! Starting June 19, kits will be available at all five CRDL branch libraries. There is no registration, and they are available whi...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:

Feed your backyard birds with this bird feeder kit! Starting June 19, kits will be available at all five CRDL branch libraries. There is no registration, and they are available while supplies last. 

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

Create, Make & Take

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
SCL Meeting Room at Shepherd Community Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Everyone, Kids, Elementary School
Program Description:

Join us for after-school crafting fun! Can't make it to the event? Stop by the Shepherd Community Library afterward to pick up a kit version of this month's craft. 

Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone, Kids, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:

Join us for after-school crafting fun!

Can't make it to the event? Stop by the Shepherd Community Library afterward to pick up a kit version of this month's craft. 

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 "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.

Storytime with Disability Network Mid-Michigan

Friday, June 28, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Annex Meeting Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Age Group:
Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School
Program Description:

Join Disability Network Mid-Michigan for a story, craft, and Q&A, where kids can ask questions about people with disabilities and learn how to be their friends! Have fun and...

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Program Description:

Join Disability Network Mid-Michigan for a story, craft, and Q&A, where kids can ask questions about people with disabilities and learn how to be their friends!

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

Stories in Song with Don Masselli

Friday, June 28, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Annex Meeting Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Program Description:

Have you ever considered the lyrics to "Mr. Tanner," a song by Harry Chapin from his 1973 album, Short Stories?  Learn about the "Mr. Tanner" song ...

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Performance
Program Description:

Have you ever considered the lyrics to "MrTanner," a song by Harry Chapin from his 1973 album, Short Stories? 

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.

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

Family Road Trip Kit

All Day
All Branches
Age Group:
Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Description:

Each Family Road Trip Kit is a treasure trove of adventure, packed with a Michigan map, a thrilling travel game, delicious snacks, and engaging activities. It's the perfect compani...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Description:

Each Family Road Trip Kit is a treasure trove of adventure, packed with a Michigan map, a thrilling travel game, delicious snacks, and engaging activities.

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

Wednesday, July 3, 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.