Upcoming Events...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, June 21, 2018 4:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Fremont Township Library invites kids of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, June 21, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Friday, June 22, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Friday, June 22, 2018 11:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Bring your preschooler for some fun with water. We will read a story, say some rhymes, and play some games. It will be a great opportunity to play together!


Friday, June 22, 2018 2:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Chippewa River District Library is teaming up with Barberi Law Firm to offer kids the opportunity to give back to their community.  

Join us to read one-on-one with a senior resident at Green Acres of Mt. Pleasant. Each child who participates will get their name entered into a drawing for a chance to win an adult bike from Meijer.

Registration is required.

One bike will be given away to a girl and one to a boy. Winners will be notified in August. For more information click here.


Monday, June 25, 2018 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, June 25, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Monday, June 25, 2018 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts, Ninja Style! We will provide all the materials and directions to create your ninja. You only need to bring your creativity.


Monday, June 25, 2018 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come learn yoga and breathing techniques while listening to relaxing music. These learned techniques can be used daily to calm the mind and emotions. 

Attendees will also be able to make calming glitter jars to take with them.


Tuesday, June 26, 2018 11:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

This conservation oriented program will introduce your audience to live birds of prey. Get up close and personal with Hawks, Falcons, and owls while learning about their unique adaptations and ecology. Programs are presented by licensed falconer and wildlife educator Jenny Schroeder.


Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Chippewa River District Library is teaming up with Barberi Law Firm to offer kids the opportunity to give back to their community.  

Join us to read one-on-one with a senior resident at Isabella County Medical Care Facility. Each child who participates will get their name entered into a drawing for a chance to win an adult bike from Meijer.

Registration is required.

One bike will be given away to a girl and one to a boy. Winners will be notified in August. For more information click here.


Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Check out this great program for kids grades 3-6!

Learn all about water, how is becomes polluted and how to clean it. We will build a model water filtration system.

The event is held at the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Community College.

Registration required.


Wednesday, June 27, 2018 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, June 28, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Crack the code, solve the puzzles, unlock the boxes, and escape the room!

Registration required.

*Please arrive 10 minutes early for your reserved session. No-shows at the time of start will revert to a walk-in waiting list.


Thursday, June 28, 2018 3:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Crack the code, solve the puzzles, unlock the boxes, and escape the room!

Registration required.

*Please arrive 10 minutes early for your reserved session. No-shows at the time of start will revert to a walk-in waiting list.


Thursday, June 28, 2018 4:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Crack the code, solve the puzzles, unlock the boxes, and escape the room!

Registration required.

*Please arrive 10 minutes early for your reserved session. No-shows at the time of start will revert to a walk-in waiting list.


Thursday, June 28, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, June 28, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Crack the code, solve the puzzles, unlock the boxes, and escape the room!

Registration required.

*Please arrive 10 minutes early for your reserved session. No-shows at the time of start will revert to a walk-in waiting list.


Friday, June 29, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Friday, June 29, 2018 3:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Kim Woodard Osterholzer will be doing a book signing for her book, A Midwife in Amish Country, recounting her lively, entertaining, and life-changing adventures of the service of midwifery.


Monday, July 02, 2018 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, July 02, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Tuesday, July 03, 2018 6:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us for an opportunity to kick back and relax with your friends! We'll provide the snacks and activities for a fun evening.


Wednesday, July 04, 2018 12:00 AM

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Thursday, July 05, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, July 05, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Friday, July 06, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Saturday, July 07, 2018 10:30 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

This presentation discusses the different types of birds of prey, their characteristics, and importance to the environment. We will bring live hawks, owls, falcons, and vultures to this program. These birds reside in our Wild Wonders Wildlife Park.


Saturday, July 07, 2018 1:30 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

This presentation discusses the different types of birds of prey, their characteristics, and importance to the environment. We will bring live hawks, owls, falcons, and vultures to this program. These birds reside in our Wild Wonders Wildlife Park.
The event is at Isabella Township Park.


Sponsored by the Friends of the Faith Johnston Memorial Library.


Monday, July 09, 2018 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, July 09, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Monday, July 09, 2018 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Check out this great program for kids grades K-3!

Magnets are an important part of everyday life! Come discover how they work and explore the science of magnetism in this hands-on program.


Monday, July 09, 2018 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Chippewa River District Library is teaming up with Barberi Law Firm to offer kids the opportunity to give back to their community.  

Join us to read one-on-one with a senior resident at Maplewood Senior Living. Each child who participates will get their name entered into a drawing for a chance to win an adult bike from Meijer.

Registration is required.

One bike will be given away to a girl and one to a boy. Winners will be notified in August. For more information click here.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018 11:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

An interactive show with movement and music, as well as hands-on instrument play, perfect for the kids and grown-ups who love to play.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018 4:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Participants are invited to wear their house colors and come to mix, measure and pour potions to take home, including dragon blood, skeleton polish and a bubbling, color changing reaction. Join us for some potion fun!


For children 8-12.  


Tuesday, July 10, 2018 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Participants are invited to wear their house colors and come to mix, measure and pour potions to take home, including dragon blood, skeleton polish and a bubbling, color changing reaction. Join us for some potion fun for teens!


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Ron Loyd "The Bubbleman" will use ordinary soap bubble solution to create volcano bubbles, tornado bubbles, kaleidoscope bubbles, square bubbles, merry-go-round bubbles and much more.


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Ron Loyd "The Bubbleman" will use ordinary soap bubble solution to create volcano bubbles, tornado bubbles, kaleidoscope bubbles, square bubbles, merry-go-round bubbles and much more.


Thursday, July 12, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come swim with the fishes! We will use Google Expeditions and our virtual reality gear to view 3D images of the ocean and sharks!

Registration required. Best suited for ages 7+


Thursday, July 12, 2018 1:15 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come swim with the fishes! We will use Google Expeditions and our virtual reality gear to view 3D images of the ocean and sharks!

Registration required. Best suited for ages 7+


Thursday, July 12, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Friday, July 13, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Saturday, July 14, 2018 11:00 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Sick of summer dry skin? Not looking forward to that winter scaly skin? Maybe you happen to be allergic to many lotions. This is just the class for you! You will learn what goes into making a quality moisturizing lotion that you can use every day. Learn what oils can help your skin or make that flakiness even worse and which additives can help you (and make your lotions uniquely yours).


Saturday, July 14, 2018 2:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Natural ingredient soap making class: This soap class includes all necessary molds, ingredients, handouts, and utensils. Not only will your patrons learn how to make soap from scratch (this is a lye-based soap) but they will learn about the scientific processes oils and lye undergo to become soap as well as how common store bought soaps can be damaging where natural soaps promote healthy skin.


Monday, July 16, 2018 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, July 16, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Monday, July 16, 2018 4:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Check out this great program for kids grades K-3!

Magnets are an important part of everyday life! Come discover how they work and explore the science of magnetism in this hands-on program.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Help Desk at COA - Join our tech staff at the Commission on Aging for tech assistance!


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Pack your lunch and join us for our monthly book club. This month's discussion will be over Kitchens of the Great Midwest by Ryan J Stradal.

Lunch provided. Registration required.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, July 19, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, July 19, 2018 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Libraries Rock Magic Show: See Baffling Bill's amazing magic and illusions, and see "Gus the Bunny."


Thursday, July 19, 2018 4:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Fremont Township Library invites kids of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, July 19, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Friday, July 20, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Friday, July 20, 2018 6:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Come build your own family reading fort at the library! We will provide building materials, snacks and an opportunity to snuggle in and read together. Families can choose books from our collection or bring their own. Read aloud or individually...it's up to you.

Please only register one family member for your group.


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