Lenawee District Library Newsletter

June 2017

2017 Summer Reading Program Kickoff

Summer Reading Program will officially begin on Monday June 12th!

Sign up at any of our branches.

Participation and prizes available for every age. Fun activities throughout the summer for all!

Card Making @ The Deerfield Branch

Wednesday June 7th | 1 - 3 p.m.

Swing by the Deerfield branch to make personalized greeting cards!
Supplies will be provided, but you may also bring your own!

Movie Night @ The Main Branch

Thursday June 15th | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Showing: The Invention of Lying; rated pg-13
Ages 16+; light refreshments provided

WOW! Wednesday Events

Joel Tacey Magic Show

Wednesday June 14th | 2 - 3 p.m

Featuring goofy gadgets, stunts, and comedy, magician Joel Tacey will use his unique abilities to bring to life different kids books.

Check him out at his website: http://www.bigcomedy.com/

Registration is not required but space is fairly limited

Michigan Avian Experience

Wednesday June 21st | 2 - 3 p.m

Learn about the amazing survival skills Michigan birds of prey posses, with special guest: a bald eagle!

Find out more online at http://www.miavianexperience.org/

Our Amazing Universe

Wednesday June 28th | 2 - 3 p.m.

The universe is vast and full of incredible things! Learn about black holes, stars, planets, and much more during this program.

Presented by Dynamic Assemblies

Pre-K Programs

Messy Monday's

Monday June 19th | 10:30 a.m.

A new drop-in, sensory and heuristic playtime featuring messy art activities for toddlers and preschool aged children.

Care provider must be present; registration is not required

Dress for mess!

Kids Programs

Recycled Planters

This hands-on project will demonstrate one of the many ways recycling can be used to better our planet.

Learn how to turn 2-liter bottles into self-watering planters.

Registration is required; grades 1 - 6

Britton Branch: Monday June 12th | 2 - 3 p.m.
Deerfield Branch: Monday June 12th | 4 - 5 p.m.
Clayton Branch: Wednesday June 14th | 5 - 6 p.m.
Main Branch: Saturday June 17th | 4 - 5 p.m.
Addison Branch: Monday June 19th | 2 - 3 p.m.
Onsted Branch: Monday June 19th | 4 - 5 p.m.

Popsicle Stick Challenge @ The Main Branch

Friday June 23rd | 11 a.m. - noon
registration is required; grades 1 - 6

Take on one or more of our building challenges and see what heights you can achieve using Popsicle sticks!

Wind Power

Make wind powered vehicles and test them against one another!

registration is required; grades 1 - 6

Britton Branch: Monday June 26th | 2 - 3 p.m.
Deerfield Branch: Monday June 26th | 4 - 5 p.m.
Clayton Branch: Wednesday June 28th | 5 - 6 p.m.

Teen Programs

T-Shirt Upcycle

Teens, bring in your old t-shirts and learn the different ways you can turn them into something cool, like a pillow or a tote bag!

Registration is required; grades 6 - 12

Main Branch: Tuesday June 13th | 6 - 7 p.m.
Addison Branch: Saturday June 17th | 11 a.m. - noon
Clayton Branch: Wednesday June 21st | 5 - 6 p.m.
Britton Branch: Friday June 23rd | 4 - 5 p.m.

Adult Programs


Thursday June 22nd | 6 - 7 p.m
registration is required; ages 18+

Get your heart racing as instructor Nichole Hood takes you through an energetic beginners routine accompanied by upbeat music. Work out and have fun doing it!

Stress Relief and Massages

Monday June 26th | 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Main Branch
registration is required; ages 18+

Presented by Cari Clift and Meghan Van Etten (former and present students of the Adrian School of Massage) learn the importance of reducing your stress and how to achieve calm throughout your day.

Afterwards, enjoy a relaxing 5-minute massage!
Enjoy the calming activity of Adult Coloring while you wait your turn.

String Art @ The Main Branch

Thursday June 29th | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
registration is required; ages 18+

Using different patterns and string, make beautiful pieces of art that you will want to hang up immediately!

Book Clubs

Addison Book Club

Monday June 5th | 1 - 3 p.m.

Discussing: "Ashes in the Wind" by Kathleen Woodiwise

Onsted Book Club

Monday June 12th | 2 - 3 p.m.

Discussing: "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi

Wonder Worker Book Club

Wednesday June 21st | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Discussing: "The Kitchen House" by Kathleen Grissom

Reading Between the Wines @ Flying Otter Winery

Thursday June 22nd | 6 - 7 p.m.
ages 21+

Discussing: "The Vintner's Daughter" by Kristen Harnisch

LDL Book Talk

Tuesday June 27th | 1 - 2 p.m.

Discussing: "Modern Lovers" by Emma Straub

Treats at the Branches

Stop by the branches and grab a yummy treat!

Onsted: Wednesday June 7th, 14th, 28th | 3 - 5 p.m.
Deerfield: Wednesday June 7th, 14th | 3 - 5 p.m.
Clayton: Wednesday June 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Addison: Friday June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th | 3 - 5 p.m.
Britton: Friday June 2nd, 9th | 3 - 4 p.m.

Wii, Movie and Treats at Onsted: Wednesday June 21st | 3 - 5 p.m.

Showing: Moana; rated pg

Library Groups

INK. Writing Group

Saturday June 3rd | 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Our monthly writing group is geared towards creative writers ages 16+


Saturday June 10th | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Bring your weaving project and connect with others who love the craft!

Lenawee Knitters

Saturday June 17th | 1 - 3 p.m.

Enjoy lighthearted conversation with others while you work on your current knitting project.

Genealogy Group

Tuesday June 27th | 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Uncover your family history and get tips and tricks from others at our monthly genealogy group.