Initiated by the National Endowment for the Arts and organized by Hope College, the Allegan District Library is joining Fennville District Library, Herrick District Library, Saugatuck District Library, and over a dozen other libraries, organizations, and school districts in reading Julia Alvarez’s “In the Time of the Butterflies.” Join us for a showing of the […]
Want to learn how to take photos like a pro but don’t want to invest in fancy equipment? Join us on Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM in the Carnegie Room to learn how! In this workshop, Jeffrey M. Smith, a photographer and video producer at the University of Michigan, will show you how to […]
Are you curious about VR? Do you love gaming? Want to try animation? Stop by our Media Lab on Monday evenings from 5-7 PM starting September 9! While adults are always welcome in our lab, this two-hour block will be designated just for our adult patrons interested in tinkering with the technology the ADL lab […]
You are invited to join the Trustees and staff for the Grand Opening of the Allegan District Library on Thursday, May 2. 105 years after the original Carnegie library opened, and 43 years after the first addition to the library, the Board of Trustees and staff of the Allegan District Library are ecstatic to invite […]
We’re hosting a special ADL Lab! day just for younger kids (age 6 and up). Stop in and play some kid-friendly VR games on the Oculus Rift, test out our gaming computer featuring games rated for all ages, and make sure to share your artistic talents using our Dell Canvas or iPad Pro drawing programs. […]
Let the Robot Wars begin! Design your robot to dominate in the ring, then take on your competitors one by one. All the supplies you will need will be provided. No previous experience with Sphero required. For children ages 7 and up. Space is limited. Registration required.
Compete against neighbors in a fun night of trivia. each round of questions will covera variety of topics. Teams of 4-6. space is limited. Registration begins at 6 PM, quiz starts at 7 PM. Show your library card and earn an extra 10 points to add to your team’s score. Note: Feel free to bring your […]
The Allegan District Library is looking for a dynamic, creative, and hardworking person to become a member of our team and serve our community. Join us as the library transitions to a new, larger, library space as part of the ADL Library Improvement Project. Deadline for Application: February 28, 2019 Key Responsibilities Include: • Ensure […]
For older kids – Kindergarten through 5th grade. Enter our laboratory and experiment on all kinds of candy. Discover how different candies react to liquids and heat, and make your own chocolates to take home with you. Bring your sweet tooth! No registration required.
For little ones – toddlers and preschoolers, families welcome. Join us on this first Thursday of February for 30 minutes of stretching, singing, dancing and playing! Music and Movement is a great opportunity to get your little one moving while boosting gross motor skills and developing vocabulary. A healthy snack will be provided at the […]