We will kick off Summer Reading with a Kickoff Party in the park, June 3rd on the Riverfront. Festivities start at 2 PM – join us for face painting, a bounce house, the magic of Joshua Sager and more! At 7 PM southwest Michigan’s premier rock cover band SOMEBODY’S FRIENDS will play live in the the […]
There are many treasures of Movie DVDs, Music CDs, Puzzles, in addition to books for the youngest to the oldest person. The Friends always have a deal of the day. Come and see what you might find!
Have a green thumb? Meet us at Andy’s Ace Hardware for an outdoor gardening gathering! We’ll have pots, dirt, and flowers for families to plant and decorate. Have fun learning about flowers and digging in the dirt.
Discover your inner builder. Theme for May is Pool Noodle Marble Run (STEM Building Challenge). Duplos are available for littler inventors. For creative geniuses of all ages.
The library will be showing “Global Wonders” and “March On”, on a continuous loop in the children’s area. “Global Wonders: African American” DVD is a delightful new series introducing your child to the vibrant and varied cultures from around the neighborhood and around the world. Dazzling animation meets fascinating live action footage in a world […]
Launch some flying snowmen, make and take some snow, and participate in cross country ski races, all from the comfort of the Carnegie Room! Expect to find great games, crafts and fun for all ages. Winter deserves a celebration, too! No registration required.
Our Think Big program provides homeschooling families of Allegan with fun and creative ways to explore and discover the library’s resources. For K-5th and volunteer opportunities for middle and high school ages. Registration required; contact Holly Dowd at 673-4625.
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 […]