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July 2019

Lenawee District Library Newsletter

The Lenawee District Library and all of its branches will be closed on Thursday July 4th in observation of Independence Day. Regular business hours will resume on Friday July 5th.


WOW! WEDNESDAYS

Crazy Craig

Wednesday July 10th | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. @ the Main Branch


Audience members of all ages will be amazed by Crazy Craig’s feats of balance, amazing juggling skills, and more!


Planetarium Show

Wednesday July 17th @ Adrian College planetarium


There will be two separate showings at the planetarium for this off-sight WOW! Wednesday program!

Due to limited seating, these will be ticketed events. Tickets may be picked up at our Main Branch location the week of the shows.


2:00 p.m.: Earth, Sun and Moon: Explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions.


4:00 p.m.: Dinosaur Prophecy: Go back to a time when the dinosaurs roamed the Earth! Learn how scientists use dinosaur bones and tracks to determine how they lived and died.


Lafferty Pike

Wednesday July 24th | 2:00 p.m. @ the Main Branch


The all-female bluegrass band, Lafferty Pike, will be bringing their music to the library! After the show, get an up-close and hands-on experience with their instruments.


KID PROGRAMS

Clayton Game Night

Every Monday | 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. @ the Clayton Branch


Play a variety of board games or challenge one another on the Wii! Enjoy snacks while you hang out.


Storytimes

Baby Storytime: Every Monday | 10:30 a.m. @ the Main Branch

Stories, songs, rhymes, and open-ended play for our youngest readers! Ages birth to 24 months with caregiver. Older siblings welcome.


Family Evening Storytime: Monday July 1st | 6:30 p.m. @ the Main Branch

Enjoy the fun of our weekly storytime from the comfort of your pajamas!


Family Storytime: Every Tuesday | 10:30 a.m. @ the Main Branch

Our weekly storytimes are a great place for kids to enjoy stories, music and more! Each storytime features a specific theme. Geared toward kids birth - kindergarten.


Onsted Storytime: Thursday mornings | 11:00 a.m. @ the Onsted Branch

All ages are welcome to our interactive and engaging storytime that takes place at the Onsted library.


STEM Storytime: Saturday July 27th | 10:30 a.m. @ the Main Branch

Explore simple science concepts with stories, songs, and activities. For ages 3-6 with caregiver.



MakerSPACE: Galaxy Jars

Make an intergalactic galaxy inside of a mason jar! Registration required; grades 1st - 6th.


Onsted Branch: Monday July 1st | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Addison Branch: Monday July 1st | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Clayton Branch: Wednesday July 3rd | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Main Branch: Friday July 5th | 11:00 a.m. - Noon

Britton Branch: Monday July 8th | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Deerfield Branch: Monday July 8th | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Kid's Craft

Wednesday July 10th | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. @ the Onsted Branch


Decorate picture frames with patriotic paper straws!

Registration required; grades 1st and up. Call 517-467-2623.


Paul McCormack's Critters

Paul McCormack will be visiting the library with some of his favorite critters!


Britton Branch: Friday July 12th | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Deerfield Branch: Friday July 12th | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Dick Sroufe Park (in Addison): July 15th | 11:00 a.m. - Noon

Main Branch: Monday July 22nd | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Kindergarten Readiness w/Pete the Cat

Saturday July 13th | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. @ the Main Branch


Get ready for kindergarten with school-themed stories and a special visit from Pete the Cat!


This program is in partnership with Lenawee Great Start.


MakerSPACE: Robots

Get scientific as you make mini robots to take home. Registration required; grades 1st - 6th.


Onsted Branch: Monday July 15th | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. *reg. opens July 1st

Addison Branch: Monday July 15th | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. *reg. opens July 1st

Clayton Branch: Wednesday July 17th | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. *reg. opens July 1st

Main Branch: Friday July 19th | 11:00 a.m. - Noon *reg. opens July 1st

Britton Branch: Monday July 22nd | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. *reg. opens July 8th

Deerfield Branch: Monday July 22nd | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. *reg. opens July 8th



Britton Movie

Wednesday July 17th | 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. @ the Britton Branch


Showing: Planet 51 -- pg



An alien civilization is invaded by Astronaut Chuck Baker, who believes that the planet was uninhabited. Wanted by the military, Baker must get back to his ship before it goes into orbit without him.


Astronaut Ice Cream

Saturday July 20th during library business hours


Stop by any of our branches to try some freeze-dried ice cream, just like astronauts eat when they're in space.


MakerSPACE: Water

Saturday July 27th | 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. @ the Main Branch


Stop by for wet and wild outdoor fun! Drop-in program; all ages.


MakerSPACE: Gravity Art

Harness the forces of gravity to create your own unique art! Registration required; grades 1st - 6th.


Onsted Branch: Monday July 29th | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Addison Branch: Monday July 29th | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Clayton Branch: Wednesday July 31st | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.


*Registration opens July 15th

TEEN PROGRAMS

Teen Tie Dye

Use bleach and fabric paint to create galaxies on a black t-shirt! Registration required; grades 6th and up.


Onsted Branch: Friday July 5th | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Britton Branch: Friday July 19th | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Clayton Branch: Wednesday July 24th | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. *reg. opens July 8th

Origami

Tuesday July 9th | 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. @ the Main Branch


Learn to fold paper in to fun-space themed origami.


Registration required; grades 6th and up. Call 517-263-1011 or click HERE to register online.


Gaming Night w/Acropolis Games

Wednesday July 10th | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. @ the Main Branch


Join us for a night of fun with games provided by local business Acropolis Games. Enjoy snacks while you hang out! Grades 6th and up.


Solar Luminaries

Tuesday July 30th | 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. @ the Main Branch


Make your nights brighter with your own unique solar powered luminary jar! Registration required; grades 6th and up. Call 517-263-1011 or click HERE to register online.


* Registration opens July 15th

ADULT PROGRAMS

Movie

Wednesday July 3rd | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. @ the Main Branch

Friday July 5th | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. @ the Main Branch


Showing: The Best of Enemies -- pg-13


Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.


Ages 16+. Snacks provided.

Night Sky Coasters

Decorate tree-trunk sliced coasters with nighttime scenes, perfect for those summer drinks around the bonfire! Class is approximately 1.5 hours.


Registration required; ages 18+. *registration opens June 24th


Addison Branch: Wednesday July 10th | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Main Branch: Thursday July 11th | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.


Chat with Bronna

Monday July 15th | 10:00 a.m. - Noon @ the Main Branch


State representative Bronna Kahle will be at the library to meet with residents. Meetings with Bronna take place on a first-come first-serve basis.


Wallpaper Envelopes

Wednesday July 17th | 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. @ the Main Branch


Drop by the library to make envelopes using wallpaper samples. Ages 18+.


Literary Bingo!

Thursday July 18th | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. @ the Main Branch

Enjoy 10 rounds of our fun literary Bingo! Winners take home a prize!

Registration required; ages 16+. Call 517-263-1011 or click HERE to sign up online.


Friday July 19th | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. @ the Onsted Branch

Play different rounds of library bingo! Win, and take home a prize.

Registration required; ages 18+. Call 517-467-2623 to sign up.


Introduction to Yoga

Wednesday July 24th | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. @ the Main Branch


A yoga instructor from Ghidra’s of downtown Adrian will lead participants through a beginners circuit, focused on stretching, flexibility and relaxation.


Registration required; ages 18+. Call 517-263-1011 or click HERE to register online.

Chair Yoga

Thursday July 25th | 11:00 a.m. - Noon @ the Main Branch


Learn how to use a chair to achieve the many benefits of yoga, including balance, core strengthening and more! Registration required; ages 18+. Call 517-263-1011 or click HERE to sign up online.


Book Sale

Saturday July 27th | 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. @ the Main Branch


Our monthly book sale is the perfect place to find your new summer read!


BOOK TALKS

COMMUNITY EVENTS


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