JDL All Access

Did you know that Jackson District Library’s collection branches out to digital options?

Come to Carnegie for a guided tour of OverDrive, Libby, Hoopla, and RBDigital. All levels of tech users are welcome. Bring your own device or practice on one of ours.

Registration and a valid library card required. Let us know what device you are bringing when you register.

Intended for adults.

Contact Adult Services at (517) 788-4087 or for more information.

Storybook Blocks

Come on out to the Summit Branch to make a storybook block!

Make your own one-of-a-kind storybook block from recycled book pages. It’s a perfect gift for a baby

Reservations are required. Call the Summit Branch at (517) 783-4030 to reserve your spot!

Intended for adults.

Napoleon Book Club

Join us at the Napoleon Branch as we discuss…

Thursday, September 20 at 2 p.m.
Slade House by David Mitchell

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Stop by the Napoleon Branch to check out a copy of this month’s title.

Intended for adults.

Eastern Movie Matinees: “McFarland USA”

Join us at the Eastern Branch as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage through our Thursday Movie Series!

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

McFarland, USA (2015)

September 20: McFarland USA (2015, PG) starring Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, and Ramiro Rodriguez

Jim White moves his family after losing his last job as a football coach. He sees that some of the students are worth starting a cross-country team and turns seven students with no hope into one of the best cross-country teams.

Little Explorers

It’s never too soon to start exploring and learning with your child! JDL storytimes offer age-appropriate books, music, and activities for babies, toddlers, families, and young children. Most importantly, they develop everyone’s imaginations!

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Date Themes

  • Nov 1 – Explore Dinosaurs
  • Nov 15 – Explore Reptiles
  • Nov 29 – Explore Puppets


Student Success

Join the Concord Branch’s “Student Success” event!

Thinking of how to prepare your student/child for success? Meet with a panel of professionals who are dedicated to making sure you have the information you need. Information provided will include: the importance of reading, available programs and services at Jackson College, and options on saving for college.

Presenters include:

  • Olivia Hotchkin, a teacher at Concord Elementary;
  • Darrell Norris, Jackson College CFO; and
  • Katie Morgan, financial advisor at Edward Jones

Intended for adults/parents.

Pirate Party!

The Spring Arbor Branch be celebratin’ “Talk Like A Pirate Day!”

Shiver me timbers and batten down the hatches! It’s talk like a Pirate day! We’re having a Pirate Party with a treasure hunt, face painting, crafts, games, a photo booth, and snacks! Sounds like a rousin’ good time on the high seas to me!

Intended for ages 3-10.

Space is limited. Please register by September 12 to reserve your spot. Contact the Spring Arbor Branch at (517) 750-2030

Tail Waggin’ Tutors

Calling all kids: Wag your way down to the Eastern Branch to read to a TDI certified dog. 

Reading to a dog is a great opportunity for kids who aren’t so sure about reading. Borrow one of our books or bring one of your own!

Intended for kids.

Wine Cork Pumpkins at JDL

Join us at the Jackson District Library for some Fall Crafts!

Recycle some old wine corks and create a pumpkin that will bring a touch of autumn to your home.

Registration is required, so call the hosting branch to reserve a spot.

Intended for adults.

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Monday, September 17 – Grass Lake @ 5:30 p.m.
(517) 522-8211

Monday, September 24 – Spring Arbor @ 5:30 p.m.
(517) 750-2030

Tuesday, September 25 – Napoleon @ 2:00 p.m.
(517)  536-4266

Wednesday, September 26 – Eastern @ 6:00 p.m.
(517) 788-4074

Wednesday, October 3 – Parma @ 12:00 p.m.
(517) 531-4908

Wednesday, October 3 – Carnegie @ 6:30 p.m.
(517) 788-4087

Wednesday, October 10 – Concord @ 5:30 p.m.
(517) 905-1379

Wednesday, October 17 – Hanover @ 5:30 p.m.
(517) 905-1399

Friday, October 19 – Henrietta @ 5:00 p.m.
(517) 769-6537

Monday, October 22 – Springport @ 6:00 p.m.
(517) 905-1459

Storybook Blocks

Come on out to the Henrietta Branch to make a storybook block!

Make your own one-of-a-kind storybook block from recycled book pages. It’s a perfect gift for a baby

Reservations are required. Call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot!

Intended for adults.

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