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   Monday, May 29, 2017
9:30 AM- 8:30 PM
LIBRARY CLOSED
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   Wednesday, June 7, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Drop-In Storytime
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 Ages 1-5 Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, games, and parachute play. No registration is required for this free event.


   Monday, June 12, 2017
9:30 AM- 8:15 PM
Registration For Summer Reading Program Begins!
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Registration begins for our Summer Reading Program.
Reading this summer can earn you prizes in our weekly drawings and chances for larger prizes at the end of the reading program. You can also attend any of our other activities.



   Wednesday, June 14, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Drop-in Storytime
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Ages 1-5. Join us for a hald hour of stories, songs, games and parachute play. No registration is required for this free event.


11:00 AM- 7:00 PM
Ice Cream Social
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Get a free bowl of ice cream with toppings of your choice for showing your library card in good standing. Don't have a library card? Register for one at the event and still receive a free bowl of ice cream!


   Friday, June 16, 2017
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Lego Club
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Use your imagination and build a Lego creation for us to display in the Young People's Department. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and begins Monday June 5th.


   Monday, June 19, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Craft: Paint a Stepping Stone
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Join us for a different craft each week! Crafts are suited for children 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event, and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday June 12th.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Paint a Stepping Stone
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Join us for a different craft each week! Crafts are suited for children 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event, and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday June 12th.


   Tuesday, June 20, 2017
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Paint a Stepping Stone
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Join us for a different craft each week! Crafts are suited for children 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event, and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday June 12th.


   Wednesday, June 21, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Drop-In Storytime
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Ages 1-5. Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, games and parachute play. No registration required for this free event.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
STEM: Build a Catapult
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Join us for a different STEM activity each week!  We explore science and engineering activities. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration for this event begins Monday June 12th.


   Thursday, June 22, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Teen Time: Cement Stepping Stone
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Grades 6th-12th. Join us for different crafts and activities every Thursday. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registrered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration for this event begins Monday June 12th.


   Monday, June 26, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Paint a Ceramic Bug
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Join us for a different craft each week! Crafts are suited for children 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event, and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday June 19th.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Paint a Ceramic Bug
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Join us for a different craft each week! Crafts are suited for children 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event, and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday June 19th.


   Tuesday, June 27, 2017
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Paint a Ceramic Bug
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Join us for a different craft each week! Crafts are suited for children 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event, and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday June 19th.


   Wednesday, June 28, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Drop-In Storytime
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Ages 1-5. Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, games and parachute play. No reigstration is required for this free event.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
STEM: Chemistry with Glue
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Join us for a different STEM activity each week! We will explore science and engineering activities. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration for this event begins Monday June 19th.


   Thursday, June 29, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Teen Time: Paint a Ceramic Bug
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Grades 6th-12th. Join us for different crafts and activites every Thursday. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program.


   Wednesday, July 5, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Drop-in Storytime
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Ages 1-5. Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, games and parachute play. No reigstration is required for this free event.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
STEM: Lego Challenge
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Join us for a different STEM activity every week! We will explore science and engineering activities. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday June 26th.


   Thursday, July 6, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Teen Time: Lego Challenge
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Grades 6th-12th. Join us for different crafts and activities every Thursday. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration for this event begins Monday June 26th.


   Monday, July 10, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Craft: Paint a Wood Birdhouse
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 3rd.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Craft: Paint a Wood Birdhouse
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 3rd.


   Tuesday, July 11, 2017
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Craft: Paint a Wood Birdhouse
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 3rd.


   Wednesday, July 12, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Drop-in Storytime
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Ages 1-5. Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, games and parachute play. No reigstration is required for this free event.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
STEM: Make your own Playdoh
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Join us for a different STEM activity every week! We will explore science and engineering activities. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 3rd.


   Thursday, July 13, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Teen Time: Iron Chef Cookie Challenge
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Grades 6th-12th. Join us for different crafts and activities every Thursday. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration for this event begins Monday July 3rd.


   Monday, July 17, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Craft: Minecraft Perler Beads
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 10th.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Craft: Minecraft Perler Beads
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 10th.


   Tuesday, July 18, 2017
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Craft: Minecraft Perler Beads
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 10th.


   Wednesday, July 19, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Storytime with Firefighter Mike
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Join Firefighter Mike for a storytime filled with stories, fire safety tips and more.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
STEM: Straw Boats
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Join us for a different STEM activity every week! We will explore science and engineering activities. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 10th.


   Thursday, July 20, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Teen Time: Minecraft Party
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Grades 6th-12th. Join us for different crafts and activities every Thursday. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration for this event begins Monday July 10th.


   Friday, July 21, 2017
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Kalamazoo Nature Center
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Children of all ages will get to experience first hand how animals inspire builders everywhere. You will even get to meet an animal architect in person!


   Monday, July 24, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Craft: Paint an Owl Wind Chime
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 17th.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Craft: Paint an Owl Wind Chime
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 17th.


   Tuesday, July 25, 2017
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Craft: Paint an Owl Wind Chime
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 17th.


   Wednesday, July 26, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Drop-in Storytime
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Ages 1-5. Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, games and parachute play. No reigstration is required for this free event.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
STEM: Balloon Powered Cars
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Join us for a different STEM activity every week! We will explore science and engineering activities. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 17th.


   Thursday, July 27, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Teen Time: Paint an Owl Wind Chime
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Grades 6th-12th. Join us for different crafts and activities every Thursday. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration for this event begins Monday July 17th.


   Monday, July 31, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Craft: Color a Plush Animal
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 24th.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Craft: Color a Plush Animal
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 24th.


   Tuesday, August 1, 2017
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Craft: Color a Plush Animal
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 24th.


   Wednesday, August 2, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Drop-in Storytime
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Ages 1-5. Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, games and parachute play. No reigstration is required for this free event.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
STEM: Build a Spaghetti Bridge
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Join us for a different STEM activity every week! We will explore science and engineering activities. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 24th.


   Thursday, August 3, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Teen Time: Miss Peregrine's Party
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Grades 6th-12th. Join us for different crafts and activities every Thursday. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration for this event begins Monday July 24th.


   Friday, August 4, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Joel Tacey, Michigan's Family Funnyman
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Joel's Book Builder Magical Comedy Show, featuring goofy gadgets, dazzling magic, wacky stunts, and lots of audience participation.


   Monday, August 7, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Craft: Paint a Sun Catcher
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 31st.


1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Craft: Paint a Sun Catcher
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 31st.


   Tuesday, August 8, 2017
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Craft: Paint a Sun Catcher
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Join us each week for a different craft! Crafts are suited for children age 3 and up. Children under 5 need to have an adult helper with them. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Monday July 31st.


   Wednesday, August 9, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Fresh Food Fairy
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 Fresh Food Fairy shares fresh food fun with kids of all ages. After playing with and sampling a variety of fresh vegetables, Fresh Food Fairy will invite everyone to ride her bike powered blender and enjoy smoothies and slushies made with local ingredents.


   Thursday, August 10, 2017
1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Teen Time: Sharpie Tie Dye Socks
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Grades 6th-12th. Join us for different crafts and activities every Thursday. Registration is required for this free event and first priority will be given to those registered and participating in our Summer Reading Program. Registration for this event begins Monday July 31st.


   Saturday, August 12, 2017
10:00 AM- 3:30 PM
Last day to report
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Today is the last day to report for our Summer Reading Program, you must report by 3:30pm. It is also the last day to turn in any math or reading worksheets.


   Wednesday, August 16, 2017
5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Summer Reading Party
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Rain or shine! Weather permitting, we will have the inflatable slide, bouncer, and obstacle course outside. Inside the library you can trade in your reading tickets for ice cream, popcorn, crafts, games and other small prizes. Extra tickets are available for purchase at 25 cents each.