Jackson district Library

Eastern Movie Matinee: “Black & White”

Stop into the Eastern Branch as we ring in the New Year with some Old Movies as part of our Thursday Movie Matinees!

Join us for some great films all month long. Widescreen, comfortable seats and popcorn, too! Thursday afternoons starting at 2 p.m. Movie synopses from imdb.com.

Casablanca (1942)

January 10: Casablanca (1942, PG) starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid

A cynical nightclub owner protects an old flame and her husband from Nazis in Morocco.

Property Tax Foreclosure Forum

Information and resources for those facing property tax foreclosure.
Topics will include a detailed explanation of the property tax foreclosure process and a description of resources available in our community. Information provided for homeowners and renters.

Participating Organizations include:
Jackson County Treasurer Karen Coffman
Legal Services of South Central Michigan
Community Action Agency
Jackson Housing Commission
Southeastern Dispute Resolution Services

Intended for Adults and Property Owners.

Snowman Mason Jars

This mason jar snowman will melt your heart!  We’ll use mason jars, yarn and glue to make an adorable snowman candle holder or vase.

Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Brooklyn Branch at (517) 905-1369 to save a spot.

Intended for Adults.

 Christmas DIY Ideas

Mock Caldecott Awards

Visit the Meijer Branch throughout the month of January to read some of the best picture books from the past year and vote on your favorites in our Mock Caldecott Awards! Voting ends January 25th.

On Wednesday afternoons in January, at  4:30 pm, join us for stories and snacks as we read aloud some of our favorites from 2018.

Votes from for your favorite books will be accepted through Friday, January 25th, when finally our Mock Caldecott winners will be revealed.

Intended for Children. Please call the Meijer Branch at (517) 788-4480 for more information.

Nebula Slime

Have a galactic time making glitter nebula slime! We’ll explore the wonders of space along the way. Registration is required, please call the hosting branch to reserve a spot.

Intended for Kids Ages 6-14.

Hosting Branches, Dates, & Times:

Spring Arbor Branch
Wednesday, January 2nd @ 11 am

Carnegie Library
Saturday, January 5th @ 2 pm

Concord Branch
Monday, January 7th @ 4 pm

Parma Branch
Wednesday, January 9th @ 12 pm

Hanover Branch
Monday, January 14th @ 4 pm

Eastern Branch
Monday, January 31st @ 2pm

Grass Lake Branch
Thursday, February 2nd @ 4 pm

Springport Branch
Saturday, February 2nd @ 12 pm

Napoleon Branch
Thursday, February 14th @ 4 pm

Meijer Branch
Wednesday,  February 20th @ 5:30pm

Snowman Crafts

Warm up with these wintery snowman crafts! Make a melted snowman sensory bottle and snowman snow measuring stick.

Registration is required, so please call the hosting branch to reserve a spot. Intended for kids 4 to 8 years old.

Concord Branch
Monday, Dec. 3rd at 4 pm

Eastern Branch
Thursday, Dec. 6th at 5 pm

Hanover Branch
Monday, Dec. 10th at 4 pm

Parma Branch
Wednesday, Dec. 12th at 12 pm (noon)

Springport Branch
Saturday, Dec.  22nd at 12 pm (noon)

Summit Branch
Thursday, Jan. 3rd at 4 pm

Spring Arbor Branch
Friday, Jan. 4th at 11 am

Henrietta Branch
Wednesday, Jan. 9th at 11 am

Brooklyn Branch
Tuesday,  Jan. 15th at 4 pm

Grass Lake Branch
Thursday, Jan. 24th at 4 pm

Meijer Branch
Wednesday, Jan. 30th at 4 pm

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Braided Rugs by Johan

Join Johan for a tutorial in making braided rugs.  You will need your crochet hook size and strips of material 5/8” wide (old sheets torn into strips work great).  These are beautiful homemade rugs for your home that will last for years!

Intended for Adults. Registration required. Please call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to save a spot.

Grass Lake Literary & Chocolate Society

Join the book club discussion of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. Enjoy great company, chocolate goodies, and some spirited conversation.

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New members welcome!

Call the Grass Lake Branch for more information.

Intended for adults.

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