Meijer Branch

Introduction to Foraging

Foraging fosters a deep appreciation of and connection with the land as well as helping you better understand and manage your land and resources. This presentation will introduce the basics of foraging including reasons to forage, the practicality of foraging in a modern world, dietary considerations, foraging seasons, and legal and ethical concerns.

The primary focus of the lecture will be foraging for food items; however, other wild goods such as medicines and hygiene products will also be discussed.

Teen Game Night

Join us for an evening of pizza and games! We’ll have our PS4 and Nintendo Switch available to play, along with Virtual Reality and board games.

No registration necessary!

Cozy Read and Tea

Discuss a cozy read among friends with tea and treats! This group meets the last Monday of the month.

For more information and book titles, call 517-788-4480.

There will be no meeting on May 25, as the library will be closed for Memorial Day.

Knitting with Friends

Come join fellow knitters for fun and camaraderie! Bring your current knitting project or start a new one. Basic pattern help is provided. This group meets on the 4th Saturday of the month.

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.

Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club allows teens to expand their knowledge of books through meaningful discussions with others. This club meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

For more information and book titles, call 517-788-4480.

Boating Safety

Learn the rules of the water and other helpful safety tips for boat owners, non-owners, and operators of Personal Water Craft (PWC) such as jet skis and Paddlecraft (canoes, kayaks, and rafts).

Taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, the class includes topics on: operating your boat, PWC, or Paddlecraft safely; trailering your boat; life jackets; boating emergencies; boating laws and regulations; and water skiing.

Passing the test as the end of the class will result in your obtaining the Michigan DNR Boater Education Card, required for all PWC operators born after 1978 and boat operators born after June 1996.

This is an all day class and there will be a half hour break for lunch. Please bring a bag lunch.

For more information, call 517-414-3466.

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