2018-07-22 / Library Lines

LIBRARY LINES

River Rapids District Library 227 E. Broad Street, Chesaning (989) 845-3211 www.riverrapidslibrary.org

Book Discussion Group: Our selection for the August book discussion is Defending Jacob by William Landay. Stop by the library and pick up a copy then join us on Wednesday, Aug. 15.

Summer Reading sign-up began on June 14 and runs through July 27!

Thank you, thank you to the following businesses for their wonderful support of this year’s summer reading program: Edward Jones, Mel Ervin Ford, The Malt Shoppe, Emagine Cinemas, McDonald’s Restaurant,,LaClair Sales, Jennine Hopfensberger D.D.S., Shedd-Frasier, Ace Hardwdare, Nelson House Funeral Home, Chesaning Lions Club, Attorney Patricia Rehmann, Kiwanis Club, United Financial Credit Union, Ed Rehmann and Sons, The Sovis Agency, Chesaning Manufacturing, The Saginaw County Fair, Ebenhoeh, Inc, Hedrich Excavating, True Touch Therapuetics, Chesaning Area Friends of the Library, The Rotary Club, Harris Insurance Agency, NCG Cinemas and Pintown Lanes.

Back to School Bingo will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 1 p.m. for grades kindergarten-four and on Thursday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. for grades five-12.

Summer Hours: Monday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Wednesday closed, Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. – 2 pm, Saturday closed.

St. Charles District Library 132 S. Saginaw Street, St. Charles (989) 865-9451 www.stcharlesdistrictlibrary.org

The Summer Reading Program for all ages runs now thru July 27. Program information can be found on our website or picked up at the library.

Author Visit and Storytime with Julie Wenzlick will be on Monday, July 23, at 3: p.m. Julie Wenzlick is a former Chesaning High School English teacher who has published five children’s stories, all in verse. For each book, she has created songs and chants that she shares with elementary students at area schools and libraries. Three of her books focus on Annabelle and Maisie, characters based on her granddaughters. She loves giving them adventures about themselves. Her first book, The Day Annabelle was Bitten by a Doodlebug, was awarded an honorable mention in the annual Writer’s Digest Children’s Book Awards for 2017.

A Music Program will be held on Wednesday, July 25, from noon to 1:00 p.m.

St. Charles District Library will hold a special board meeting on Sunday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. to approve ballot language for Headlee rollback for new additional millage proposal.

The Adult Coloring Group will meet on Friday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon.

An Iris Paper Folding Class will be held on Friday, Aug. 3, from noon to 1 p.m.

Community Shred Day is the first Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your documents to be shredded and trash bag or box to take the shredded material home. Patrons are responsible for disposing, loading and unloading of their own shredded material. The library is not responsible for disposing of the shredded material.

The Friends of the St. Charles District Library will accept book donations the first Monday of every month from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Books must be in good condition. We cannot accept text books, encyclopedias, magazines or Reader’s Digest Condensed.

Hours of Operation: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday closed.

Chesaning Union Schools Big Rockin’ Book Bus

Learn more and view the entire schedule at www.chesaningschools.net > book bus

Tuesday, July 24: Oakley Hall - 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. with lunch served from 10:40 to 11 a.m.; Stoddard’s Trailer Park - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with lunch served from 11:40 a.m. to noon; Christ Lutheran Church - 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. with lunch served from 12:40 to 1 p.m.

Learn more and view the entire schedule at www.chesaningschools.net > book bus

Tuesday, July 24: Oakley Hall - 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. with lunch served from 10:40 to 11 a.m.; Stoddard’s Trailer Park - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with lunch served from 11:40 a.m. to noon; Christ Lutheran Church - 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. with lunch served from 12:40 to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, July 25: Showboat Park - 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. with lunch served from 10:40 to 11 a.m.; Lions Hall - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with lunch served from 11:40 a.m. to noon; Big Rock Elementary - 12:30 to 1:15 pm with lunch served from 12:40 to 1 p.m.

Thursday, July 26: Albee Township Hall - 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. with lunch served from 10:40 to 11 a.m.; New Haven Township Hall - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with lunch served from 11:40 a.m. to noon; St. Peter Parish Church - 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. with lunch served from 12:40 to 1 p.m.

Ashley District Library 104 N. New St., Ashley (989) 847-4283, ext. 1007 www.ashleyschools.net

Our Summer Hours are Tuesday noon – 7 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

It’s not too late to sign up for prizes in our Children’s Summer Reading Program. Win a prize for every two hours of reading!

The upcoming Summer Activity schedule is:

• Wednesday, July 25, 1 p.m., Story and Craft.

• Wednesday, Aug. 1, 1 p.m., Story and Craft.

• Tuesday, Aug. 7, 1 p.m., Rock Painting.

• Wednesday, Aug. 8, 1 p.m., Musical Hoops.

• Thursday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m., Make Musical Instrument.

• Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2 p.m., Star Lab Planetarium.

• Wednesday, Aug. 15, 1 p.m., Movie / Popcorn.

• Thursday, Aug. 16, 10 a.m., Celebrate! Snack and Prizes.

All are welcome to these programs! No sign up is necessary.

The Library Board will have its next meeting on Monday, Aug. 20 at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Montrose Jennings Memorial Library 241 Feher Drive, Montrose (810) 639-6388 • www.thegdl.org

The Genesee District Library (GDL) Summer Reading Challenge is underway. Patrons may visit one of GDL’s 19 branches to pick up their reading logs and sign-up prize.

Until August 4 participants can earn prizes for hitting reading benchmarks. At the end of the challenge children will earn a free book. They may also visit their library each week to put their name in a drawing for bigger prizes, including bowling parties, iPad Minis, Amazon and Flint Farmers’ Market gift cards and toys. Adults may participate as well, and at the end will win a free t-shirt or lunch bag for completing the challenge.

Visit www.thegdl.org for more information, or call Kelly Flynn at (810) 230-9613.

Yoga on DVD - The Montrose-Jennings Library will hold Yoga on DVD classes on Tuesdays, July 24 and 31 at 6:30 p.m. Join us for beginner/intermediate group yoga, led by a DVD. Please bring your mat, a towel and water. Teens and adults are welcome.

Writers’ Group The Montrose-Jennings Library Writer’s Group will meet on Thursday, July 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. This group is open to the public.

Build a Better Car - The Montrose-Jennings Library will present Build a Better Car with Ming Louie on Tuesday, July 24 at 4 p.m. Create a car that really moves, made of foam rubber castoffs from the auto industry. Then race them to see which car is the fastest. This program is for ages 6 and up.

Community District Library New Lothrop (located in the Elementary School) 9387 Genesee St. New Lothrop (810) 638-7575

The Community District Library kicked off its eight-week “Libraries Rock!” summer reading program on Monday, June 11. Kids will earn tokens by recording their reading times on a concert ticket reading log. After completing the ticket, they can spin the prize wheel for a chance to earn more tokens. Tokens may be redeemed at the library’s Rock Store through Aug. 4.

Teens who sign up will receive an all-access pass to record their hours read. Awesome prizes await them as they complete their reading logs.

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