LIbrary Closure

All Chippewa River District Library locations will be closed Thursday, October 6 for a staff in-service.

Upcoming Events

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Halloween Costume Swap

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:
Looking for a Halloween costume for yourself or a child in your life? Do you have a costume in good condition to swap or donate? For every costume you drop off, you will receive a voucher to redeem a costume. Sorry, we cannot guarantee you will find ...
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Cook the Kit: Brussels Sprouts

7:30am - 2:00pm
Offsite
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens, High School
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sunday Cinema: Elvis

2:00pm - 4:45pm
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Program Description:
With comfortable seating and freshly popped popcorn, watch Elvis (PG-13) on the big screen at Faith Johnston Memorial Library. The life of American music icon Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 195...
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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spice It Up: Ceylon Cinnamon

All Day
All Branches
Open
Registration
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
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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Divergent: Stick & Knife Fighting Demonstration

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Other, Performance
Program Description:
"He told me once to be brave, and though I have stood still while knives spun toward my face and jumped off a roof, I never thought I would need bravery in the small moments of my life. I do." ― Veronica Roth, Divergent Tris Prior, ...
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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spooky Structures Family Kit

All Day
All Branches
Open
Registration
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Program Description:
Build a haunted village using edible materials and your wild imagination! A frightfully fun competition for your whole family! Who will build the tallest spooky structure? Will your monstrous mansion glow from the inside? Will your cursed cottag...
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:
The Brown Bag Book Discussion Group meets the third Wednesday of the month except in December. Please feel free to bring your lunch.  October's book is American Rust by Philipp Meyer       ...
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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Divergent Book Discussion

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Program Description:
Veronica Roth fans unite! Do you love the Divergent series? Which faction do you most relate to? Join us as we discuss this extraordinary dystopian world and the story of Tris Prior. Check out one of Roth's books here! Author Veronica Roth i...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Practical Magic & Midnight Margaritas

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Program Description:
Don your witchy clothes and join your friends at Faith Johnston Memorial Library for a showing of the movie, Practical Magic (PG-13). We will be serving Midnight Mocktail Margaritas, while supplies last. Costumes are highly encouraged! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Veronica Roth Author Visit

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Offsite
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Club, Movie, Performance, Workshop, Writing Group
Program Description:
Veronica Roth will give a 45-minute keynote talk beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Plachta Auditorium (Warriner Hall, CMU). She will discuss the role technology plays in our world and in the creative life. Immediately following her talk there will be ti...
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Shake & Bake: Bread & Butter

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
Join us for Shake & Bake where you’ll mix, measure, shape, and shake your way to a delicious snack! We’ll provide all you need to transform cream into butter, and leave with an oven-ready loaf of bread you’ve kneaded and proofed to perfection. Yo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Computing

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Burgess Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
In this course you will gain the knowledge needed to properly operate – and interact with – a computer. Class size is limited and registration is required.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Project Solomon

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Other
Program Description:
Jodi Stuber, Co-Founder & Executive Director of HopeWell Ranch will share about their veteran program, Project Solomon. Stuber is also the author of the newly released book by the same name, Project Solomon.  HopeWell Ranch is a peacefu...
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This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Military Movie Series: Top Gun Maverick

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Program Description:
With comfortable seating and freshly popped popcorn, watch Top Gun: Maverick (PG-13) on the big screen at Faith Johnston Memorial Library. After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchel...
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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: Dinosaur Bones

All Day
All Branches
Open
Registration
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Program Description:
Looking for a fun activity this weekend? Take home this easy-to-make dinosaur bones snack kit. Kits include ingredients, instructions for a tasty dino-treat and a list of silly dinosaur jokes. Registration required. Kits not picked up by November 14 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

True Crime Club: The Salem Witch Trials

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 Six Women of Salem by Marilynne K. Roac...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Internet Basics

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Burgess Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
This course will help you improve your Internet skills so you can connect, use the cloud, download and upload files, and do more online. Class size is limited and registration is required.     ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Card Crafting with Microsoft Publisher

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Burgess Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Sharpen your basic computer skills while making your own unique cards to send out to friends and family at this special adult technology class. Learners of all skill abilities welcome! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spice It Up: Star Anise

All Day
All Branches
Registration
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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 "Adults" group.

Basic MS Word

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Burgess Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
In this course you will learn how to format text, save and share documents, modify line and paragraph spacing, use tables and columns, and do more with your documents. Class size is limited and 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 "Teens" group.

Military Movie Series: Max

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Program Description:
With comfortable seating and freshly popped popcorn, watch Max (PG) on the big screen at Faith Johnston Memorial Library. A coming-of-age story about a young teen from a family dealing with loss, who finds friendship, comfort and adventure wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sunday Cinema: Smoke Signals

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Program Description:
With comfortable seating and freshly popped popcorn, watch Smoke Signals (PG-13) on the big screen at Faith Johnston Memorial Library. A Native American (Adam Beach) sets off on a journey to recover the remains of his estranged father, l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic MS Excel

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Burgess Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
In this course you will learn how to create formulas and charts, use functions, format cells, and do more with your spreadsheets. Class size is limited and registration is required. ...
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:
The Brown Bag Book Discussion Group meets the third Wednesday of the month except in December. Please feel free to bring your lunch.  November's book is The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict            &...