Our Think Big program provides homeschooling families of Allegan with fun and creative ways to explore and discover the library’s resources. Each month will feature arts & crafts, hands-on activities, or science experiments for K thru 5th and volunteer opportunities for middle and high school ages. Registration is required; for more information or to register, […]
Join us for our annual fall book-mob event. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and a good book, relax and read for an hour. The first 50 people to arrive will receive a free T-shirt. Little ones are welcome to step-up-and-read with Miss Holly during a special outdoor story time. Forgot your book? We’re holding […]
We can’t get enough of these books! Join us for the ultimate family party with a children’s book trivia contest, “book” snacks, games, upcycled magnets & journals to create and very special guest readers. Prizes? Books, of course! For families and kids of all ages; no registration is required.
Got a minute? Check out an app! Each week a new app will be available on the designated library iPad, just for fun. Discover your innter talents, game skills, and new worlds, and it only takes a minute! Happening all summer long!
“Community Happens @ Your Library” Reading challenges, games, prizes and special events for Alleganites of all ages. Moms and Dads: Help your student avoid the dreaded “Summer Slide” this year by keeping growing minds active and engaged. Summer reading is the fun, “no pressure” reading, when the delight of finding a great book can really […]
Our Summer Newsletter is out! Click here to see it or stop in the library anytime to pick one up. If you’d like one emailed to you or mailed directly to your home please contact Evelyn Lyzenga at email@example.com. SUMMER NEWSLETTER
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 […]