Meijer Branch

STEM Storytime with Robots!

Robot-themed storytime that incorporates coding and computational thinking. This program will include interactive storytelling and an activity.

Dates & Locations:

Carnegie: December 5, 10:30 AM

Grass Lake: January 8, 11:00 AM

Concord: January 13, 11:00 AM

Brooklyn: January 30, 10:30 AM

Meijer: February 13, 9:30 AM

Spring Arbor: February 18, 11:30 AM

Eastern: February 21, 10:30 AM

Hanover: February 26, 11:00 AM

Simplify Your Spending and Savings Strategies

Join us for a 40-minute presentation designed to help you bring balance to your budget.

Topics will include:

  • Setting personal financial goals
  • Balancing saving, spending, and borrowing to help achieve your goals
  • Strategies for controlling debt and improving credit scores
  • Practical savings options for now through retirement

Presented by Denise Moekel, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones Investments

Breaker Space

Yes, you read that right – it’s a breaker space, not a maker space! Come tinker and take apart technology to learn what’s inside everyday devices and explore how different kinds of technology work.

Kawaii Cross Stitch 101

Learn how to cross stitch adorable kawaii characters! We’ll be meeting three times to learn the craft from start to finish, with lots of cute kawaii designs to pick from. All supplies are provided, just bring your patience and creativity!

Space is limited, so please call the Meijer Branch at 517-788-4480 to save your spot.

The Risks of Running Away

Jane Myers from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will present a program on the risks of running away.
November is National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM), a public awareness campaign to “Shine a Light” on the experiences of
runaway and homeless youth.

To learn more about NRPM, visit

Livability at Meijer

Livability is an inclusive and accessible program for adults with all abilities. This program is held every Friday at 10:30 AM with a different activity each week.

First Friday: November 1, Art tutorials with Teely Apperson
Second Friday: November 8, Games/VR/Video Games
Third Friday: November 15, Music therapy with Rebekah Moilanen
Fourth Friday: November 22, Bingo
Fifth Friday: November 29, Adaptable movement with Rhonda Carrier

For more information, call the Meijer Branch at 517-788-4480.

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Come show off your pumpkin decorating skills! You can paint, glue, bedazzle, and bedeck your pumpkin however you wish, as long as it isn’t carved!
Real or artificial pumpkins are equally welcome.
Bring your decorated pumpkin to the Meijer Branch between October 25-30. Winners will be chosen on October 31!
All ages are welcome!

Friends of the Meijer Branch Book and Bake Sale

Stop by for a huge Book and Bake Sale Wednesday, October 23 through Saturday, October 26! Available items will include books, audiobooks, movies, large-print, magazines and more. On Saturday, all items are $1.00 a bag.


  • Wednesday, October 23 & Thursday, October 24: 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Friday, October 25: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Saturday, October 26: 9:00 AM – 2 PM

Teen Read Week Author Visit Livestream

Join us as author Malaka Gharib discusses her novel I Was Their American Dream. This event will be livestreamed at the Carnegie Library, Meijer Branch, Grass Lake Branch and Concord Branch.

About the Book: I Was Their American Dream is a triumphant tale of self-discovery, a celebration of a family’s rich heritage, and a love letter to American immigrant freedom. It is at once a journal of growing up and a reminder of the thousands of immigrants who come to America in search of a better life for themselves and their children. Check out a copy at the Jackson District Library today!

About the Author: Malaka Gharib is an artist, journalist, and writer based in Washington D.C. She reports on topics such as the humanitarian aid sector, gender equality, and innovation in the developing world.

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