In January of 1978, a monumental, crippling blizzard hit the U.S. and impacted the lives of citizens of Allegan County and elsewhere throughout the nation. Come and share memories of the storm. Free winter safety and survival handouts, light refreshments will be served. For teens and adults. No registration necessary.
A 2011 survey showed nearly 30% of the nation’s high school students have been victimized by bullying. The Allegan District Library is proud to host a showing of the The Bully Project, a documentary describing the reality of bullying for kids today. A panel and audience discussion will follow the film. For middle and high school students […]
Think back over your long and lengthy reading life. The good, the bad, the bitter, the sweet, and the scared-the-crap-out-of-you-in-the-wee-hours-of-the-morning (Carlos Castenada did it for me). What books do you still think of from time to time, what characters still live in your brain? Make a list and type it here, in our suggestion box. […]
What we’re talking about this month (plus anything else you have in mind): Teen Advisory Board: What is it? Do we really need one of these, anyway? Are there going to be snacks? First things first: Teen Advisory Boards are informal (very informal) “meetings” that have two primary goals: 1. Have fun and socialize; and […]
So glad you asked! ARC is an acronym for Advance Reader Copy used by the publishing world to signify a book that’s still being edited, or not yet ready to hit the bookstore. They can’t be sold -no way, no how- but publishers like to give them away to help publicize the title. This is […]