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Teen Volunteers Needed this Summer!

Ages 14 & up or entering 9th grade or higher in 2016-17

High school and College students, we're looking for some enthusiastic and reliable volunteers to help in the Youth Services Department this summer. Volunteers will help check in reading minutes for kids and give out prizes. We also need lots of help with our fun summer programs! Interested? Fill out an application (both sides of form, please), return it to the Youth Services Desk, and come to one of our training sessions! Pick up your application at the library or download it here: Summer 2016 Volunteer Application.

No need to register, but training is required and applications should be returned to the Youth Desk before your chosen training date.

Choose only ONE Training Session:

Thurs., June 2, 7:15-8:30pm

Mon., June 6, 7:15-8:30pm

Wed., June 8, 7:15-8:30pm

 

May 5, 2016
Claire
Another Successful Food for Fines program!

Thanks to everyone who participated in our annual Food for Fines program, benefiting families in need in Southeastern Michigan. We collected 1,398 pounds of food and forgave over $2,000 in fines. We are truly grateful for your support and glad to see so many people able to use the library again! The food items we collected went to Gleaners Community Food Bank and St. Mary's Outreach Center.  

May 4, 2016
Andy
New Events Calendar

We are happy to announce a new and improved events calendar system called Evanced. This system will allow you to view events from all departments on one calendar, to register for library programs online, or to receive email or text notifications of upcoming events. You can check out the new calendar here or access it from the Events, Kids, and Teen menus above.

If you have any questions about our new calendar system, please speak to library staff at the Reference or Youth Services desk. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for their support!

Apr 30, 2016
Katie
Food for Fines

From April 1 until April 30, you can receive $2 in fine forgiveness for every food item that you donate during our Food for Fines program (up to $20 forgiven). Just bring in non-perishable, unexpired food items to our Circulation Desk to receive your fine reduction (lost or damaged items are not eligible). For more information, please visit our Food for Fines information page

Apr 21, 2016
Andy
Homework Help Extended!

Homework Help continues!  Thanks to the volunteer services of a retired teacher, we are able to continue offering Homework Help on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm.  We encourage you to bring your 1st - 6th grader to Meeting Room C for assistance in reading, math, and other subjects.  Walk-ins are welcome starting Tuesday, April 19th and continuing through May 24th.

Apr 16, 2016
Claire
May the 4th Be With You

The force is calling you: celebrate Star Wars Day at the library on May the 4th! Join us for a screening of the latest Star Wars movie. We'll have Star Wars-related snacks, trivia, and raffle drawings to round out this intergalactic evening.

Please register at our Events page or by visiting the Youth Desk. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Costumes are STRONGLY encouraged for this program!

Doors open at 5:30PM, the movie will start promptly at 6:00PM. 

Apr 14, 2016
Andy

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