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I SPY with my JEDI eye

All Day 5/1 - 5/31
All Branches
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Description:
I SPY with my JEDI eye... Star Wars characters hiding in the library!  During the month of May, find Star Wars characters hidden in the bookstacks and win a baby Yoda sticker or candy. One game play, per week, per patron please. ...
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Sidewalk Obstacle Course

All Day
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Program Description:
Our sidewalk obstacle course is back for the summer! Follow the prompts on the sidewalk for a fun and sometimes silly stroll around the library.  ...
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True Crime Club: The Donner Party

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Offsite
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Program Description:
Join us at the library for an engaging, lighthearted discussion of this fascinating yet disturbing genre. We focus our discussion on uplifting and empathizing with the victims of these crimes. See you at The Veterans Memorial Library at 6 p.m.! (Note...
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Cook the Kit: Fresh Asparagus

7:30am - 2:00pm
Offsite
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 a featured farm-fresh recipe, pantry ingredients, and a voucher t...
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Reading Takes Flight at the Airport!

9:00am - 11:00am
Offsite
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
Stop by the Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport between 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. for crafts, activities, food, and more! Learn more about our local EAA group and tour airport facilities. A drawing will be held at 10:30 a.m. to win an airplane kite. You ...
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Spice It Up: Cloves

All Day
All Branches
Open
Registration
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
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...
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Summer Reading Club Performance: John Ball Zoo

10:30am - 11:30am
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
Join us for a fun, informative event to see and learn about some residents of the John Ball Zoo. Zoo staff will present live (non-mammal) animals to participants in a show and tell style format with time for questions.  Space is limited and e...
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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:
The Brown Bag Book Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of the month. Please feel free to bring your lunch. June's book is Seabreeze Inn by Jan Moran   Books available at the Reference Desk.       ...
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Summer Reading Club Performance: John Ball Zoo

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Shepherd Community Library
Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
Join us for a fun, informative event to see and learn about some residents of the John Ball Zoo. Zoo staff will present live (non-mammal) animals to participants in a show and tell style format with time for questions.  Space is limited and e...
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Library Branch: Tate Memorial Library
Room: TML Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Join us after the parade during Blanchard Days for caricature portraits at your Tate Memorial Library. Sreesh from Caricature House will be doing portraits on a first come, first serve basis.  This event is generously supported with funds fro...
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Summer Reading Club Kick Off Party

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Offsite
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
You're invited to a family-friendly dance party in the park with free books and book bags for children ages 0-17 and free pizza and fun activities for all!* Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat from Mister Roger's Neighborhood will join us again t...
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Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
National Touring Musician, Music at the Blissful (Evan Haller) comes to the Chippewa River District Library for a fun filled, interactive, movement packed music experience for the whole family.  Come join the fun as we sing, jump, shake, laugh a...
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Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Other
Program Description:
Take a stroll through Mill Pond Park's beautiful walking trails and read a story along the way. CRDL will have a new portable StoryWalk to enjoy as you make your way down the path to other fun activities.  Thrilling Thursdays are sponsored by...
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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 for a morning of FUN with Comedy Magician & Entertainer- Cameron Zvara! Cameron's show is filled with mind blowing magic, comedy, juggling, music, and TONS of audience participation. You do not want to miss out! This event will be held...
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Classic Movie Night: Blue Hawaii

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Program Description:
Join your friends at Faith Johnston Memorial Library for a showing of the classic movie Blue Hawaii, starring Elvis Presley. To enhance your movie experience, enjoy a taste of Hawaii with a sample of Diamond Bakery's own Premium Hawaiian Macadamia Nu...
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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 at the annual Rosebush 4th of July Celebration.  This event is generously supported with funds from the Michigan Arts & Culture Council.   ...
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Classic Movie Night: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Program Description:
Join your friends at Faith Johnston Memorial Library for a showing of the classic movie, The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). We will be serving Duffy Crumpets with Tiptree Black Currant Preserve from Essex County England. While supplies last.&n...
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Cook the Kit: Fresh Berries

7:30am - 2:00pm
Offsite
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 86
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 a featured farm-fresh recipe, pantry ingredients, and a voucher t...
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This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
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Stories and Recipes Around The World: Germany

All Day
Veterans Memorial Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Health & Wellness, Other, Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Learn more about Germany through cooking and reading! Our good friends Daniella and Veronica,  native speakers and current community residents, have helped us put together a special kit for you full of items that remind them of home. In you...
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Family Fort Night

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
Build a cozy reading fort in the lower level of the library. We will provide the building supplies, pizza, and books. Bring your crew to this fun after-hours event to build and read together!  Each family will receive a copy of the book Who...
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True Crime Club: Belle Gunness

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Offsite
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Program Description:
Join us at the library for an engaging, lighthearted discussion of this fascinating yet disturbing genre. We focus our discussion on uplifting and empathizing with the victims of these crimes. See you at The Veterans Memorial Library at 6 p.m.! (Note...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spice It Up: Lavender

All Day
All Branches
Open
Registration
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
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...
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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sing 2: BINGO Interactive Movie Kit

All Day
All Branches
Open
Registration
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Program Description:
Try this new version of an interactive movie kit... BINGO style! Grab your friends and family and watch SING 2 in a whole new way. Game cards and prizes for up to 4 participants included in each kit.  Sing 2 may be available to stre...
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Classic Movie Night: Casablanca

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Program Description:
Join your friends at Faith Johnston Memorial Library for a showing of the classic movie, Casablanca. We will be serving a Charcuterie Tray with Casablanca Market Moroccan raw olives, grown in ancient groves in the remote Atlas Mountain...