Grass Lake Branch

Mental Health 101 – Stress and Coping Skills

In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, several branches will be hosting a Lifeways certified mental health instruct for a one-hour class. This presentation will help build an understanding of the importance of early intervention as well as ways to respond to a person experiencing a mental health crisis or challenge.

Dates and Locations:

Henrietta: May 1, 5 PM

Summit: May 7, 5 PM

Meijer: May 12, 6:30 PM

Grass Lake: May 25, 6 PM

Eastern: May 30, 2 PM

Paws to Read

Take a moment to “paws” to read to therapy dog Macy, who loves a good story!

Did you know that sharing books with furry supporters helps children to:

  • Sustain concentration and focus
  • Maintain a higher level of awareness
  • Improve attitudes toward school
  • Increase reading comprehension and fluency
  • Expand their use of vocabulary and language
  • Boost confidence and pride in their reading skills
  • Cultivate a higher motivation for reading and learning

Around the World in 9 Days

Welcome to your quest: Travel the world and experience the art and activities of people all around the globe to acquire all the flags along the way. Where will you travel next? Egypt, Peru, Tanzania, France? Navigate the customs and traditions of each country to continue your quest to visit all 13 countries represented at the Jackson District Library!

All art and activities are available during branch open hours until 30 minutes before each branch closes during the week of Spring Break (March 28-April 5). Navigate 3 countries to earn a prize and navigate 7 countries to earn a second prize. If you navigate 10 countries, you will be entered into a grand prize drawing.

For more information, contact any JDL branch.

Art in a Bottle

Make an amazing work of art with watercolor and spray bottles! All materials provided.

Dates and Locations:

Napoleon: March 16, 4 PM

Grass Lake: Marcy 19, 6 PM

Spring Arbor: March 27, Open Hours

Meijer: April 7, 3 PM

Parma: April 15, 1 PM

Eastern: April 15, 2 PM

Carnegie: April 26, 2 PM

Springport: April 28, 2 PM

Brooklyn: May 6, 4 PM

Henrietta: May 22, 5 PM

 

Burlap Stencil Keepsake

Create a stenciled burlap plaque and bring some festive springtime decor home!

Dates and Locations:

Grass Lake: March 5, 6 PM

Henrietta: March 20, 4:30 PM

Meijer: March 29, 3 PM

Crash Test!

Create your own crash test vehicle out of select materials (upcycled, recycled and new) and keep your egg safe! No real eggs will be harmed during this program.

Dates and Locations:

Hanover: March 4, Open Hours

Eastern: March 12, 6 PM

Meijer: April 9, 4 PM

Grass Lake: April 16, 6 PM

Concord: April 22, 4 PM

Summit: April 23, 4:30 PM

Brooklyn: April 29, 4 PM

Carnegie: May 10, 2 PM

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