Meijer Branch

Art in a Bottle

Make an amazing work of art with watercolor and spray bottles! All materials provided.

Dates and Locations:

Napoleon: March 16, 4 PM

Grass Lake: Marcy 19, 6 PM

Spring Arbor: March 27, Open Hours

Meijer: April 7, 3 PM

Parma: April 15, 1 PM

Eastern: April 15, 2 PM

Carnegie: April 26, 2 PM

Springport: April 28, 2 PM

Brooklyn: May 6, 4 PM

Henrietta: May 22, 5 PM


Jackson County Genealogical Society Speakers

The Jackson County Genealogical Society will present on various local genealogy topics.

March 7: Eric Alli on the RR Scandal

April 4: Hackett Auto Museum, discussing the history of the automobile in Jackson County

May 2: No speaker, JCGS annual spring dinner

Livability At Meijer

Livability is an inclusive and accessible program for adults with all abilities held every Friday.

First Friday: Art tutorials with Teely Apperson

Second Friday: Adaptable Movement with Yogi Rhonda

Third Friday: Harmony Garden Music Therapy

Fourth Friday: Bingo

Fifth Friday: Game Day

For more information, call the Meijer Branch at 517-788-4480. There will be no Livability on April 24, due to the Spring Book Sale.

Meijer Book Group

Join us on the first Friday of the month to discuss selected titles. For more information, call 517-788-4480.

March 6: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See (Women’s History Month)

April 3: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson (National Library Week, April 19-25)

May 1: The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy by Anna Clark (To read through Earth Day, April 22, and to be discussed during Drinking Water Week, May 3-9)

Burlap Stencil Keepsake

Create a stenciled burlap plaque and bring some festive springtime decor home!

Dates and Locations:

Grass Lake: March 5, 6 PM

Henrietta: March 20, 4:30 PM

Meijer: March 29, 3 PM

Crash Test!

Create your own crash test vehicle out of select materials (upcycled, recycled and new) and keep your egg safe! No real eggs will be harmed during this program.

Dates and Locations:

Hanover: March 4, Open Hours

Eastern: March 12, 6 PM

Meijer: April 9, 4 PM

Grass Lake: April 16, 6 PM

Concord: April 22, 4 PM

Summit: April 23, 4:30 PM

Brooklyn: April 29, 4 PM

Carnegie: May 10, 2 PM

Express Yourself!

Join us as we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month this Spring and upcycle an old t-shirt into a creative bag as well as designing a personalized journal. All materials provided.

Dates and Locations:

Carnegie: March 1, 2 PM

Napoleon: March 4, Open Hours

Concord: March 11, Open Hours

Parma: March 13, 2 PM

Brooklyn: March 18, 4 PM

Meijer: March 20, 4 PM

Springport: March 24, 2 PM

Spring Arbor: March 27, Open Hours

Hanover: April 15, Open Hours

Grass Lake: May 7, 6 PM

Eastern: May 12, 6 PM

2nd Annual African American Read-In

This Read-in is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. Established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of African American History Month, this initiative has reached more than 6 million participants around the world.

What is a Read-In? Read-Ins can be as simple as bringing together friends to share a book or as elaborate as arranging public readings and media presentations that feature professional African American writers.

Our Read-In will be followed by a performance of “Harriet Tubman,” a one-woman show by masterful storyteller, Miz Rosie.

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