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Yarn Circle: Intergenerational Knit and Crochet

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Teen Library Council, Workshop
Program Description:
Join us with your latest Knit and Crochet project for this all ages and craft abilities yarn circle! We will have beginner friendly potholder/washcloth projects available. Free supplies and volunteer hours available for participants who would like to...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Gnome Hunt

All Day 2/1 - 2/28
All Branches
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
This February, gnomes have taken up residence in our library and made it their "gnome away from gnome" (gnome pun intended). Stop by our children's area anytime to go gnome hunting and help us find all their clever little hiding spots. (Gnomes are ve...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Room: FJML Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:
Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  If you would like to have a CRDL Storytime experience in the comfort of your own home, ...
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Babytime

9:45am - 10:15am
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:
Join us for a special storytime just for babies and young toddlers.    If you would like to have a CRDL Storytime experience in the comfort of your own home, a playlist of our Virtual Storytimes is available to view here. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:
Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.    If you would like to have a CRDL Storytime experience in the comfort of your own ...
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.

Family Bake Night Kit: Cherry Cobbler

All Day
All Branches
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Gather your family in the kitchen and make delicious memories while baking up this sweet cherry dessert! This month's kit includes ingredients and instructions to make a cherry dump cake, similar to cherry cobbler. Please register ONCE per famil...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

True Crime Club: Jonestown & The People's Temple

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Program Description:
Join us for an engaging, lighthearted discussion of this fascinating, yet disturbing genre. We focus our discussion around uplifting and empathizing with the victims of these crimes.  We will be reading Raven: the untold story of the Rev. Jim...
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.

Tunnel Tales

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Program Description:
While stories have a beginning, middle, and end this activity will have you thinking visually about the tale you want to tell. From simple materials – paper and glue – you’ll have the opportunity to create a tunnel book with as little as three layers...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spice It Up: Sesame Seeds

All Day
All Branches
Open
Registration
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
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 offered as a blog post to view at your leisure. Register each month to receive a sample of the s...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Drop Off Day

All Day
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
Your stuffed animals are invited to a slumber party at the library! While they’re with us, your stuffed friends will take lots of pictures and mail you a letter home, so you’ll know about all the fun they had! Drop off your friend a...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Room: FJML Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:
Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  If you would like to have a CRDL Storytime experience in the comfort of your own home, ...

Chippewa Valley Audubon Society

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting
“Three About Trees.” David Alms will talk about the local Mt. Pleasant Trees NOW initiative. Crystal Beutler from the Isabella County Soil Conservation District office will talk about the county’s reforestation program. Gary Kramer and Roger H...
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Babytime

9:45am - 10:15am
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:
Join us for a special storytime just for babies and young toddlers.    If you would like to have a CRDL Storytime experience in the comfort of your own home, a playlist of our Virtual Storytimes is available to view here. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:
Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.    If you would like to have a CRDL Storytime experience in the comfort of your own ...
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Blue Jays Gaming Group

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Shepherd Community Library
Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Gaming
Program Description:
Join us for after school gaming fun once a month at Shepherd Community Library! For students in grades 4-8. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Music & Movement

10:30am - 11:00am
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:
Sing and dance with your child! Wave ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks and shake some shaker eggs in this special storytime program for our most wiggly patrons! ...
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.

Under the Big Top

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Offsite
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Performance
Program Description:
My1043, Buck 92, Mt Pleasant Parks & Recreation and the Chippewa River District Library are excited to announce the return of UNDER THE BIG TOP 2023! We’re bringing it back to Morey Courts on Friday, February 10, 2023, starting at 5 p.m.! This...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Pizza and Pages: Treasure Island

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Zoom
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Zoom
Age Group: Kids, Elementary School
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
A monthly book club led by students for students! Join us as we read a Graphic Novel retelling of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson "'Fifteen men on the dead man's chest - Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum.' Life changes for Jim Hawkin...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Romance Author Visit: Sophia Henry

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Performance, Workshop, Writing Group
Program Description:
There is No Comfort Zone: How Life Experiences Help Us Learn to Live--and Write--with Passion USA Today Bestselling Romance Author, Sophia Henry, discusses early obstacles to becoming an author and what made her finally take the leap from working ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Pick Up Day

All Day
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
Your stuffed animals have spent all week at their slumber party and now its time to get picked up! After you pick up your stuffed animal , you will receive pictures and a letter in the mail letting you know how much fun they had on their visit to the...
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 Tuesday: Skip the Romance and go Straight to the Chocolate

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Chocolate, chocolate and MORE chocolate!! We're making chocolate fondue and getting out our stack of board games. It's time to hang out at the library! Registration is required. For grades 6-12. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Room: FJML Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:
Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  If you would like to have a CRDL Storytime experience in the comfort of your own home, ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Brown Bag Book Discussion Group

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Program Description:
Join us for our monthly book discussion group. The Flight Attendant by Chris Bonjalian   ...