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Eastern Movie Matinee: “Gremlins”

Join us at the Eastern Branch as we prepare for the Holidays with 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 imdb.com.

Gremlins (1984)

December 13: Gremlins (1984, PG) starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, and Corey Feldman

A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

Eastern Movie Matinee: “Home Alone”

Join us at the Eastern Branch as we prepare for the Holidays with 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 imdb.com.

Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, and Daniel Stern in Home Alone (1990)

December 6: Home Alone (1990, PG) starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, and Daniel Stern

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

 

Jackson District Library Presents: Author J.A. Devereaux

Jackson District Library Presents:
Author J. A. Devereaux
 
Let her “steal” your evening and she promises her thieves will steal your heart!
Thursday, November 29, 2018
5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
 
J. A. Devereaux is passionate about the thief who really isn’t a bad guy, guys like Alexander Mundy (“It Takes A Thief”); Neal Caffrey (“White Collar”); and the “Leverage” crew; REQUISITION FOR: A THIEF’s Gregg Hadyn, Niki Grey, and Jaelynn Madding; and Thief a la Femme’s Rayla Rousseau.
 
Such characters motivated her extensive knowledge of diamonds and her own thieving skills–strictly for research and writing purposes, of course!
 
A long-distance runner, former cross country coach, and former singer/songwriter, Devereaux resides with her husband in Jackson, Michigan.
Intended for Adults & Teens.

Eastern Movie Matinee: “Home for the Holidays”

Join us at the Eastern Branch as we prepare for Thanksgiving 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 imdb.com.

Holly Hunter in Home for the Holidays (1995)

November 29: Home for the Holidays (1995, PG-13) starring Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr., and Anne Bancroft

After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family.

Yoga Wednesdays

Feeling stressed? Wound up and worn down? Join us for Yoga at the Carnegie Branch every Wednesday after work (5:30 pm).

Intended for anyone interested in Yoga from newbies to certified Yogis.

Contact the Adult Services Department for more information or with questions at (517) 905-1340 or reference@myjdl.com

 

 

“Edmund Fitzgerald – The Stories, The Song”

Join the Lost Railway Museum and Mike Fornes for a tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald.

Mike Fornes presents a story-telling, musical program about the loss of a Great Lakes ship, its crew, and the song telling the ship’s haunting tale. Hear the stories of the crewmembers, their families, and the ironies of a doomed ship in one of the worst storms in Great Lakes History.

This is a partnership with the Lost Railway Museum to bring historical programs to the area.

For more information, please call the Grass Lake Branch at (517) 522-8211. The event will take place at the Lost Railway Museum in Grass Lake.

Intended for Adults.

 

Lee Piper’s Tribute To Our American Heritage

Hear Lee Piper as he shows us how profoundly our singers and song-writers have inspired us all and in so many ways. Lee will play something for everyone, whether it be Elvis to Johnny Cash to Hank Williams and more! Sing along to country, rock, jazz, and patriotic classics!

Please contact the Eastern Branch at (517) 788-4074 for more information.

Intended for all ages!

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Yoga Wednesdays – CANCELLED DUE TO HOLIDAY

Feeling stressed? Wound up and worn down? Join us for Yoga at the Carnegie Branch every Wednesday after work (5:30 pm).

Intended for anyone interested in Yoga from newbies to certified Yogis.

Contact the Adult Services Department for more information or with questions at (517) 905-1340 or reference@myjdl.com

Yoga is canceled today, Nov. 21 due to the Holiday.

 

 

It’s Slime Time!

Join the Summit Branch for Slime Time!

It’s not just slime, it’s the Ultimate Slime! Take slime to the next level with fun, new ingredients! All slimes are borax free!

Reservations are required. Please call the Summit Branch at (517) 783-4030 to save your spot. Additional Slime Times will take place at the Henrietta and Brooklyn branches, so call either branch if those dates and times are more convenient.

Intended for kids ages 6 and up.

 

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