Lenawee District Library

November 2017 Newsletter


Holiday Card Making @ the Britton branch

November 27th - December 2nd during library hours

Drop by the Britton branch and use the multitude of supplies to craft cards for the upcoming seasons!

genealogy research 101 w/ Julie Olin @ the Main branch

Part 1: Tuesday November 7th | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Part 2: Wednesday November 8th | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

If you're just beginning your genealogy search, then take our two-part class to learn the latest tips and tricks for both offline and online research.

Registration is required; ages 18+
It is encouraged that patrons register for BOTH parts

Comic books and the history of Comic Con

Wednesday November 15th | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. @ the Main branch

Learn about the process of making a comic book and how their influence has played into the phenomenon of Comic Con!

Great for comic book lovers of all ages!

teen string art

Saturday November 18th | 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. @ the Main branch

Get in on the fun of string art and sign-up to make a cool season-themed project!

registration is required; grades 6+


Family Halloween Party

Wednesday November 1st | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. @ the Deerfield branch

Put on your costumes and come down to the Deerfield branch for our yearly Halloween party! Enjoy a number of activities, games and more!

Great for all ages.

Treats @ the branches

Wednesdays: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. @ the Onsted & Deerfield branches
Wednesdays: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. @ the Clayton branch
Fridays: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. @ the Addison branch
Fridays: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. @ the Britton branch

Kids can swing by their favorite branch to pick up a delicious snack after school. Stock up on some new books while you're there!

Family Storytime

Storytimes are a great time for young children to interact through books, music, dance and more!

Tuesday mornings @ the Main branch | 10:30 a.m. (an activity at every 1st and 3rd storytime)
Thursday mornings @ the Onsted branch | 11:00 a.m.

Wii, Movies and Treats

Wednesday November 15th | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. @ the Onsted library

Come by the Onsted library to enjoy a snack, play some games on the Wii, and watch the movie "Free Birds" -- rated PG.

Britton Movie Matinee

Monday November 20th | 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. @ the Britton branch

Showing: "Beauty and the Beast" (2017)

Kid's Sock Snowmen

Wednesday November 29th | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. @ the Onsted branch

Turn white socks into unique and cute snowmen at this fun program!

Registration is required; grades 1st and up


Adult Coloring @ the Branches

Thursday November 2nd | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. @ the Deerfield branch
Saturday November 18th | 10:00 a.m. - noon @ the Addison branch

Enjoy the relaxing effects of adult coloring at one of our branches! All supplies are provided but patrons are welcome to bring their own.

Bronna Kahle Office Hours

Friday November 3rd | 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. @ the Main branch

State representative Bronna Kahle will have her open office hours at the Main branch. Discuss state and legislative issues one-on-one with Bronna.

Addison Book Club

Monday November 6th | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Discussing: "Beartown" by Fredrik Backman

Movie Thursday

Thursday November 9th | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. / 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. @ the Main branch

Showing: The Glass Castle -- pg13

Summary: A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

Lenawee Weavers

Saturday November 11th | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. @ the Main branch

If you're a person who enjoys the art of basket weaving, then join our monthly weavers group!

Onsted Book Club

Monday November 13th | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Discussing: "Irish Country Christmas" by Patrick Taylor

Wonder Worker Book Club

Wednesday November 15th | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. @ the Deerfield branch

Discussing: "The Christmas Train" by David Baldacci

Leaf Lanterns

Thursday November 16th | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. @ the Main branch

Turn mason jars into illuminatingly beautiful lanterns perfect for the fall season.

Registration required; ages 18+


Friday November 17th | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. @ the Onsted branch

Play Bingo with a unique literary twist!
Registration required; ages 18+

Canvas Painting @ Britton

Saturday November 18th | 10:30 a.m. - Noon

Follow step-by-step to paint a beautiful winter-themed picture.

Registration required; ages 18+

Lenawee Knitters

Saturday November 18th | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. @ the Main branch

Great for knitters of all ages!

Cookie Exchange

Monday November 20th | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. @ the Onsted branch

Share your favorite cookies with others at our yearly cookie exchange.

Registration required; ages 18+

LDL Book Talk

Tuesday November 28th | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. @ the Main branch

Discussing: "The Mothers" by Brit Bennett

Genealogy Group

Wednesday November 28th | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. @ the Main branch

Talk to others and get insightful help on your family research.

Intro to Essential Oils

Thursday November 30th | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. @ the Main branch

Learn about the many uses of essential oils and how you can incorporate them in your day-to-day.

No registration required; ages 18+