Live-Ability is an inclusive and accessible program for adults with all abilities. The program will differ each week.

October 4: Art tutorials with Teely Apperson

October 11: Games/VR/Video games

October 18: Music Therapy with REbekah Moilanen

October 25: No Live-Ability due to booksale week

New Chapters: Self Care Sessions

Drop in at the Eastern Branch for our self care sessions. Each month, we will meet on the 4th Thursday to explore a new mindfulness technique.

September 26: Nature Walk at Ella Sharp Park

October 24: Healthy Eating Presented by Jackson County Health Department

November 28: Closed for Thanksgiving

Autumn Denim Decorations

Create your own fall-themed decoration using the pockets from denim jeans. All materials provided.

Teens & Adults. Please call the Grass Lake Branch at 517-522-8211 to save your spot.

What Happens After the Paychecks Stop?

Join us for a 50-minute seminar that discusses income during retirement. We’ll discuss how to budget for retirement expenses, examine potential sources of retirement income and identify ways to address potential risks.

Presented by: Denise Moekel, Financial Advisor from Edward Jones Investments

Autumn Denim Decorations

Create your own fall-themed decoration using the pockets from denim jeans. All materials provided.

Teens & Adults. Please call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537 to save your spot.

Invite Nature into Your Garden with Native Plants

Wildlife is running out of space. Birds, bees, and butterflies are in decline. Wildflowers are disappearing from our roadsides. But we can take action to reverse this trend by making wise planting choices in our own yards. Come and learn how to turn your yard into a habitat for the wild creatures you love.

This program is offered in partnership with the Concord Garden Club, Friends of the Jackson District Library-Concord Branch and the Concord Branch library.

Presented by Betty Seagull, Board Member of the Wildflower Association of Michigan and past President of Wild Ones, Red Cedar Chapter. Betty is an enthusiastic gardener and nature lover.

Home Repair and Improvement

Learn the telltale signs of home repair scams, unscrupulous contractors, and how to navigate the home improvement process.

Presented by the Michigan Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Team.

Livability at Carnegie

The Carnegie Library invites adults with special needs to join us twice a month for crafts and game time in the auditorium.


  • September 11 & 25
  • October 9 & 23
  • November 13 & 27

Melted Crayon Masterpieces

Get creative with crayons in a whole new way! Use crayons, canvas and a little heat to create unique works of art.

Registration required, so please call the Summit Branch at (517) 783-4030 to save your spot!

Intended for Teens & Adults.

T3 with AARP

The Third Tuesday of each month, AARP will host an informational workshop on issues important to older adults and their families. Topics to include avoiding fraud, resources for family caregivers, how to save on utilities, brain health, things you can do to stay in your home safely, and more.

Dates & Topics

January 15th – Fraud Watch Network

February 19th – Practical Tips for Family Caregiving

March 19th – How to Save on Utility Bills

April 16th – HomeFit

May 21st – Brain Health Matters

All programs are from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Adults are the intended audience. Call 1-877-926-8300 to register.

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