Hanover Branch

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.

All About Birds

Spring is here and the birds are singing! Come make a standing bird craft, check out our bird books display, learn all about birds and read in our reading nook!

Crochet Dish Cloths

Learn to crochet with this easy project! Bring a size H crochet hook (some will be available). Sugar and Cream yarn will be provided. Bring your own yarn if you desire a specific color.

Please call 517-905-1399 to register.

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

Express Yourself!

Join us as we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month this Spring and upcycle an old t-shirt into a creative bag as well as designing a personalized journal. All materials provided.

Dates and Locations:

Carnegie: March 1, 2 PM

Napoleon: March 4, Open Hours

Concord: March 11, Open Hours

Parma: March 13, 2 PM

Brooklyn: March 18, 4 PM

Meijer: March 20, 4 PM

Springport: March 24, 2 PM

Spring Arbor: March 27, Open Hours

Hanover: April 15, Open Hours

Grass Lake: May 7, 6 PM

Eastern: May 12, 6 PM

Coffee 101 with Tom Hess

Coffee! Owner of the Fortress Cafe, Tom Hess will share his experience starting a business in Jackson. Learn about different roasts, ways coffee is prepared, and of course, there will be sample tasting!

Call the Hanover Branch at 517-905-1399 to register.

Book Page Canvas

Celebrate your love of the library by creating a book page collage on canvas!

Dates & Locations:

Brooklyn: January 6, 5:30 PM

Carnegie: January 15, 6 PM

Summit: January 24, 5 PM

Hanover: February 3, 5 PM

Concord: February 11, 5 PM

Grass Lake: February 26, 5 PM

Chinese New Year Drum

Celebrate Chinese New Year with JDL! This craft recreates a traditional Chinese instrument called the Bolang Gu, or pellet drum. This instrument is used in Chinese ritual music and as a children’s toy.

Dates & Locations:

Carnegie: January 4, 2 PM

Eastern: January 10, 10:30 PM

Spring Arbor: January 15, 3 PM

Concord: January 18, 11 AM

Hanover: January 22, Open Hours (10 AM – 6 PM)

Summit: January 22 5 PM

Grass Lake: January 30, 5 PM

Henrietta; February 5 , 5 PM

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