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Upcoming Events...

Saturday, February 06, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get in the game and celebrate the Big Game weekend. Stop by Veterans Memorial Library where you can meet and be greeted by members of the CMU Football team and their coaching staff.

There will be football trivia, food, football activity stations, prizes and much more! So come get Fired Up about our Chips!


Monday, February 08, 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, February 08, 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, February 08, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

We're reserving computer lab space for 10 Minecraft fans! Use your account or one of ours and play on our CRDL server.

Registration is required as space is limited.

Grades K - 6.


Tuesday, February 09, 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, February 09, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

It's our annual Skip the Romance and go Straight for the Chocolate event. This year we're gonna have more chocolate than ever! That's right, chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate! Need we say more? Space is limited, registration is required.


Wednesday, February 10, 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, February 10, 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, February 10, 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, February 10, 2016 7:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Michigan's Invasive Species

Stan Lilley presents a program about non-native invasive plant and animal species, both long time and new threats.


Thursday, February 11, 2016 10:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Need help with your Kindle, iPad, tablet, laptop, phone or other portable device? Bring it in and receive personalized help from one of CRDL's tech guys.

Note: While we will make every effort to help you with your device, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to fix your problem. Help will be given on a first come, first serve basis, and time may be limited so that we can help as many patrons as possible.


Thursday, February 11, 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, February 11, 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, February 11, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get yourself out of the mid winter rut 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.

Don't forget about the Annual LEGO contest on February 25!

For ages 2 - 12.


Thursday, February 11, 2016 7:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Volunteer training for the Isabella County Rotating Homeless Shelter.


Friday, February 12, 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, February 13, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Scale new heights, learn new skills, feel the thrill of adventure during this afternoon of free rock wall climbing and zip lining at CMU's Finch Fieldhouse.


It will be a fantastic afternoon of games, a drawing for climbing passes, and much more!

Everyone gets the opportunity to learn the ropes with a work session before they take on the wall or to the air. No previous skills necessary.    

Space is limited. ALL family members attending MUST be registered individually (even if you're not climbing). Please register for only one session. No age limit, the whole family is welcome.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time. Also have your waivers completed and ready to turn over to the staff. Waivers are available at the help desk at Veterans Memorial Library or here. 


Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Scale new heights, learn new skills, feel the thrill of adventure during this afternoon of free rock wall climbing and zip lining at CMU's Finch Fieldhouse.


It will be a fantastic afternoon of games, a drawing for climbing passes, and much more!

Everyone gets the opportunity to learn the ropes with a work session before they take on the wall or to the air. No previous skills necessary.    

Space is limited. ALL family members attending MUST be registered individually (even if you're not climbing). Please register for only one session. No age limit, the whole family is welcome.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time. Also have your waivers completed and ready to turn over to the staff. Waivers are available at the help desk at Veterans Memorial Library or here. 


Saturday, February 13, 2016 3:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Scale new heights, learn new skills, feel the thrill of adventure during this afternoon of free rock wall climbing and zip lining at CMU's Finch Fieldhouse.


It will be a fantastic afternoon of games, a drawing for climbing passes, and much more!

Everyone gets the opportunity to learn the ropes with a work session before they take on the wall or to the air. No previous skills necessary.    

Space is limited. ALL family members attending MUST be registered individually (even if you're not climbing). Please register for only one session. No age limit, the whole family is welcome.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time. Also have your waivers completed and ready to turn over to the staff. Waivers are available at the help desk at Veterans Memorial Library or here. 


Sunday, February 14, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Spaghetti and Meatballs with Lady and the Tramp!


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 G.


Monday, February 15, 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, February 15, 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


Tuesday, February 16, 2016 11:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Genealogical Society of Isabella County will meet to assist with information gathering in compiling your family tree.


Tuesday, February 16, 2016 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Photos: Learn the various features of Photos, the iPad's built-in image management tool. We'll show you how to organize your photos, manage your Photo Stream, import pictures from Windows and how you can easily share them with friends.


Make sure your iPad is charged and ready to go and that you have all passwords to access the device and accounts.


Tuesday, February 16, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

It's our annual Skip the Romance and go Straight for the Chocolate event. This year we're gonna have more chocolate than ever! That's right, chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate! Need we say more? Space is limited, registration is required.


Tuesday, February 16, 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, February 17, 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, February 17, 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, February 17, 2016 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Pack your lunch and join us as we discuss "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" by James Daniel Brown.


Wednesday, February 17, 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, February 17, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Green Tree Co-op holds their monthly board meeting at the library. All co-op owners are welcome to attend. For details about Green Tree Co-op and how to become a member visit http://greentree.coop/



Thursday, February 18, 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, February 18, 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, February 18, 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, February 19, 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, February 20, 2016 12:00 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join the Shepherd Community Friends of the Library for their Soup "Friend-Raiser." Enjoy some soup and get to know the Friends and what they do to support the Library.


Saturday, February 20, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Magic is in the air...literally! Join Baffling Bill in his Amazing Illusions & Magic Show. There will be magic galore and sights that will baffle and astound. Watch his assistant levitate, see animals suddenly appear - it's fun for the whole family!

Show will take place at Sacred Heart Academy Alumni Gym across the street from Veterans Memorial Library.


Sunday, February 21, 2016 2:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Inside Out


We'll pop the popcorn and you can enjoy the movie on the big screen.

This movie is rated PG.


Monday, February 22, 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, February 22, 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


Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

ALL STARS!!

Join us to discuss some of your all-time favorite books. You can bring anything from picture books you read as a kid to the latest title in your favorite brand new series. We'll provide free pizza.


Registration required. Discussion is for those in grades 7-12.


Wednesday, February 24, 2016 9:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Drop off your LEGO creations at Veterans Memorial Library TODAY between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

This event sponsored in part by:


Wednesday, February 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, February 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, February 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, February 25, 2016 9:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Drop off your LEGO creations at Veterans Memorial Library TODAY between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The awards ceremony will be tonight at 6.

This event sponsored in part by:


Thursday, February 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, February 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.


Thursday, February 25, 2016 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Tonight we'll award our LEGO Contest prize winners. Stop by and place your vote for the "People's Choice Award," beginning at 5 p.m.

This event sponsored in part by:


Friday, February 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.


Sunday, February 28, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Help us celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday in Seuss style! There will be stories, birthday cake, games and more. Plus get the chance to meet The Cat in the Hat and CMU Athletes, too! So remember, "It's fun to have fun, but you have to know how." ~ Dr. Seuss


Monday, February 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, February 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


Tuesday, March 01, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Teen Tuesday at Faith Johnston Memorial Library for an opportunity to kick back and relax with your friends! We'll provide the snacks and activities...you eat and have fun.


Wednesday, March 02, 2016 9:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Class members may read with the dogs and their handlers, just interact with the dogs and question the handlers about the dogs.


Wednesday, March 02, 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, March 02, 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, March 02, 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, March 03, 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, March 03, 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, March 04, 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, March 05, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Ron Lloyd "The Bubbleman" has performed his bubble magic for more than 25 years. See Ron create big bubbles, square bubbles, caterpillar bubbles, merry-go-round bubbles and so much more. The Bubbleman will demonstrate how to make bubbles and share his secrets with the audience.


Sunday, March 06, 2016 2:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Ice cream with Pinocchio!


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 G.


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