Lenwee District Library Newsletter

September 2017

The LDL and all of its branches will be closed on Monday September 4th in observation of Labor Day

The Beatles: Band of the Sixties

Tuesday September 19th | 6 - 7 p.m. @ the Main branch

Presented by Beatles scholar Aaron Krerowicz, explore the band's influence on the music scene, from their time in Germany, through Beatlemania and all the way to Abbey Road. The program will feature audio clips of music as well as interviews with band members. Great for Beatles lovers of all ages!

Find more about Aaron at his website: www.AaronKrerowicz.com

Sip 'n Paint

Thursday September 28th | 6 - 7:30 p.m. @ the Main Branch

Enjoy juice and cookies while following along step-by-step to create a beautiful fall-themed painting.

Registration required; ages 18+

Reading Between the Wines

Thursday September 28th | 6 - 7 p.m. @ Flying Otter Winery

It's our last RBTW meeting of the season! Join us as we discuss the novel "Eat, Pray, Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert. Enjoy a delicious glass of house-made wine ($4 - 5 per glass), perfectly paired snacks and great conversation.

Reconstruction in the U.S.

Tuesday September 12th | 6 - 7:30 p.m. @ the Main Branch

Presented by local historian Ray Lennard, learn about the significance of war memorials and monuments, and how it all relates to the current conflict over the Confederate statues.

There will also be an open-floor for those wishing to discuss the topic afterwards.


INK. Writing Group

Saturday September 2nd | 1 - 3:30 p.m. @ the Main branch

For creative writers ages 16 and up.


Saturday September 9th | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. @ the Main branch

Weavers of all skill-sets are welcome!

Lenawee Knitters

Saturday September 16th | 1 - 3 p.m. @ the Main branch

For needle-masters of all skills and ages! Enjoy lighthearted conversation while you work on your current project.

LDL Genealogy Group

Tuesday September 26th | 6 - 7:30 p.m. @ the Main branch

Get help and useful insight in discovering your family history!

Treats on Friday

September 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th | 3 - 5 p.m.

Come by the Addison branch for a yummy treat!

Addison Book Club

Monday September 11th | 1 - 3 p.m.

Discussing: "The Roanoke Girls" by Amy Engel

You can check out a complete list of the novels the book club will be discussing by clicking here.

Adult Coloring

Saturday September 16th | 10 a.m. - Noon

Enjoy the calm that coloring can bring. Materials and supplies are provided but patrons are more than welcome to bring their own.

Britton Book Sale

Friday September 1st | Noon - 6:00 p.m.

Stock up your bookshelves at the last day of the Britton Book Sale.

Treats on Friday

September 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th | 3 - 4 p.m.

Come by the Britton branch for a yummy treat!

Britton Movie

Monday September 18th | 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

We will be showing the family-friendly movie "Moana".

Treats on Wednesday

September 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Come by the Clayton branch for a yummy treat!

Treats on Wednesday

September 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th | 3 - 5 p.m.

Come by the Deerfield branch for a yummy treat!

Adult Coloring

Thursday September 7th | 1 - 3 p.m.

Relax and color your worries away! Materials and supplies are provided but patrons are welcome to bring their own.

Card Making

Thursday September 14th | 1 - 3 p.m.

Join us for our seasonal card making. Create Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving and more holiday cards! Supplies provided but patrons are welcome to bring their own.

Wonder Worker Book Club

Wednesday September 20th | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Discussing: "The Red Tent" by Anita Diamant

Click here for a complete list of book club books

Family Storytime

Tuesday September 12th, 19th and 26th | 10:30 a.m.

Join our storytime taking place every Tuesday morning. Featuring music, dancing and interactive books, the program is great for kids birth - ages 6 with care provider.

Every 1st and 3rd storytime features a fun activity!

*There is no storytime on September 5th

Bronna Kahle Office Hours

Friday September 8th | 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Come and voice your concerns, praises and thoughts to Michigan State representative Bronna Kahle during her open office hours.

Messy Monday

Monday September 18th | 10:30 a.m.

A sensory-based program for kids toddler - Kindergarten focusing on different touch-based stations.

Drop-in program

Board Meeting

Tuesday September 19th | 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Library board meetings are open to the public and are a great forum for discussing your concerns and praises for the library, as well as get answers to your questions.

Movie @ the Library

Thursday September 21st | 2 - 3:30 p.m. & 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Showing: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s. Based off the book by Rebecca Skloot

Book Sale

Saturday September 23rd | 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Come browse our large selection of gently used books, DVDs, CDs and more!

Book Talk

Tuesday September 26th | 1 - 2 p.m.

Discussing: "Yes Please" by Amy Poehler

For a complete list of book discussion novels, click here

Treats on Wednesday

September 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th | 3 - 5 p.m.

Come by the Onsted branch for a yummy treat!


Thursday September 7th, 21st, 28th | 11 a.m.

Featuring fun stories that kids are sure to love!

Book Club

Monday September 11th | 2 - 3 p.m.

Discussing: "Killing Patton" by Bill O' Reilly

For a full list of book club books, click here


Friday September 15th | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Sign up for our special library BINGO! Match classic book characters, titles and much more. Get a Bingo and win a prize!

Registration required; ages 18+

Wii, Movies & Treats

Wednesday September 20th | 3 - 5 p.m.

Play games on the Wii, enjoy a delicious treat, and watch a family-friendly movie!

Showing: Smurfs; the Lost Village

A mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.