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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:30 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, August 24, 2016 11:00 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, August 24, 2016 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, August 25, 2016 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, August 25, 2016 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, August 26, 2016 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.


Monday, August 29, 2016 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, August 29, 2016 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


Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:30 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, August 31, 2016 11:00 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, August 31, 2016 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for a new release family movie. Bring the family for an afternoon of movies and popcorn to view The Jungle Book (PG).


Wednesday, August 31, 2016 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, September 01, 2016 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, September 01, 2016 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, September 01, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get yourself to the library and get creative! Join us for a LEGO build where you can use our bricks or bring your own. Each month will have a theme challenge to spark your creativity.

For ages 2 - 12.


Friday, September 02, 2016 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.


Monday, September 05, 2016 12:00 AM

All Branches


Wednesday, September 07, 2016 11:00 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, September 07, 2016 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, September 08, 2016 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, September 08, 2016 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, September 09, 2016 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, September 10, 2016 8:45 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Dr. Glen Williams from Central Michigan University will show us stars, planets and the night sky. Participants can view the night sky from the observation deck using smaller telescopes. They will also get a tour of the Observatory and take a look through the 16-inch Newtonian/Cassegrain telescope.  ALL participants must register.


Participants should park in Commuter Lot 27 by the Park Library on Preston Street. No parking pass is required.


Saturday, September 10, 2016 9:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Dr. Glen Williams from Central Michigan University will show us stars, planets and the night sky. Participants can view the night sky from the observation deck using smaller telescopes. They will also get a tour of the Observatory and take a look through the 16-inch Newtonian/Cassegrain telescope.  ALL participants must register.


Participants should park in Commuter Lot 27 by the Park Library on Preston Street. No parking pass is required.


Sunday, September 11, 2016 2:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Corn in many forms with The Good Dinosaur!


Enjoy the featured food with us before the movie begins, then pay attention throughout the movie. If you can tell us what scene the food was in you could win a prize!

Free for the whole family!

This movie is rated PG.


Monday, September 12, 2016 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, September 12, 2016 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, September 12, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

De-stress, tap into your creative side or feel like a kid again! Any way you want to look at it, coloring is fun.

Join us for an afternoon of coloring, snacking and creativity. We will provide the colored pencils, markers, crayons, coloring sheets and snacks. (Or bring your own!) You come with the enthusiasm of a kid looking to color!


Tuesday, September 13, 2016 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The RICC is a community organization that is devoted to helping persons with developmental disabilities expand their self-advocacy skills, become leaders in the community, as well as live self-determined lives.


Tuesday, September 13, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come celebrate the upcoming release of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, hitting theaters September 30. We will enjoy snacks, make crafts and have activities based on the Miss Peregrine series.

For teens grades 7 - 12.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016 11:00 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, September 14, 2016 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 the book The Girl without a Name by Sandra Block.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016 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.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016 5:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors.

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sit back and learn how to make chicken fried rice during this demonstration with Ming. Learn basic food etiquette lessons in Chinese with relevant phrases while exercising your senses. Attendees will learn to use chopsticks and leave with the recipe and knowledge to create fried rice at home.

Registration required.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Thursday, September 15, 2016 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, September 15, 2016 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, September 15, 2016 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, September 15, 2016 7:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us as we salute the end of summer with an outdoor concert and ice cream social.

We will be serving up ice cream from 6:30 p.m. until showtime and then attendees can enjoy the a Capella music of the Mountain Town Singers. The singing group will feature a wide variety of musical styles including Barbershop, Choral, Gospel and Swing.

This concert will be outside, weather permitting, Please bring a chair or other seating.


Friday, September 16, 2016 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, September 17, 2016 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come hear the story of the Three Little Pigs, then test the strength of your recreations of their three homes using different materials.


Saturday, September 17, 2016 3:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get recognized for finishing the Summer Reading Club!


All readers who finished SRC, the winners of the Recognition on the Field drawing and the winners of the "Ball Girl" and "Ball Boy" for the game will be celebrated.

If you would like to be a part of the tunnel the players run through out to the field, meet inside the gates at the Northeast corner of the stadium by 2:15 p.m for the 3 p.m. kickoff of CMU vs. UNLV.

Ticket vouchers are available at Veterans Memorial Library until kick off on game day, September 17. Must present the prize card issued in the Summer Reading Club Prize bags to all youth who finished the program in order to receive vouchers.


Sunday, September 18, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Lucky Chomps with Zootopia!


Enjoy the featured food with us before the movie begins, then pay attention throughout the movie. If you can tell us what scene the food was in you could win a prize!

Free for the whole family!

This movie is rated PG.


Monday, September 19, 2016 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, September 19, 2016 10:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Drop off your unwanted books, CDs and DVDs in good condition for the Friends of Veterans Memorial Library Annual Book Sale.


Monday, September 19, 2016 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, September 19, 2016 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Friends of the Veterans Memorial Library is an active group who believe in the importance of the library for the people of the Mount Pleasant area. Membership in the Friends means you appreciate the vital services which the library provides to the community. Join with us to strengthen our library, and therefore, our community.


Tuesday, September 20, 2016 10:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Drop off your unwanted books, CDs and DVDs in good condition for the Friends of Veterans Memorial Library Annual Book Sale.


Tuesday, September 20, 2016 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers is a regional guild of story enthusiasts elevating the art of storytelling with integrity, excellence and professionalism. Our mission is to raise awareness of the art of storytelling and benefit our members through promotion, networking and mentoring new participants. Meetings are at CRDL Veterans Memorial Library, the 3rd Tues. of most months. Visit our Facebook page for updates. New Members Welcome!

https://www.facebook.com/MidMichiganAreaStorytellers/


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 10:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Drop off your unwanted books, CDs and DVDs in good condition for the Friends of Veterans Memorial Library Annual Book Sale.


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:00 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, September 21, 2016 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.


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors.

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Drop off your unwanted books, CDs and DVDs in good condition for the Friends of Veterans Memorial Library Annual Book Sale.


Thursday, September 22, 2016 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, September 22, 2016 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, September 23, 2016 10:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Drop off your unwanted books, CDs and DVDs in good condition for the Friends of Veterans Memorial Library Annual Book Sale.


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