Summit Branch

Mental Health 101 – Stress and Coping Skills

In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, several branches will be hosting a Lifeways certified mental health instruct for a one-hour class. This presentation will help build an understanding of the importance of early intervention as well as ways to respond to a person experiencing a mental health crisis or challenge.

Dates and Locations:

Henrietta: May 1, 5 PM

Summit: May 7, 5 PM

Meijer: May 12, 6:30 PM

Grass Lake: May 25, 6 PM

Eastern: May 30, 2 PM

Got Peeps?

Float them, dissolve them, build with them, even eat them! Easter Peeps STEM is fun for the whole family!

Call 517-783-4030 to save your spot.

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.

March Macrame

Macrame – it’s knot hard! All you need to learn the art of macrame is two hands and some rope. Learn the basics and make your own plant hanger!

All materials provided. Please call 517-783-4030 to save your spot!


New and experienced knitters and crocheters are always welcome! The group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. Call the Summit Branch at 517-783-4030 for more information.

Evening Book Group

Join us as we discuss various titles.

March 4: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

April 1: Jane Steele by Lindsay Faye

May 6: Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall

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

Jammin’ with Big L

*Update: Jammin’ with Big L scheduled for February 28 at the Summit Branch has unfortunately been cancelled due to an illness. We do plan to reschedule, so keep an eye out for the new date and time!*

Soul, RnB, Jazz, and more…Larry Roy Sumner Jr., a.k.a. “B!G L” can play it all! Please join us for a one of a kind concert that will blow you away!

Call the Summit Branch at 517-783-4030 for more information.

Valentine’s Suncatcher

Stop by the Summit Branch and make a beautiful Valentine’s suncatcher!

All materials provided, available while supplies last. Call the Summit Branch at 517-783-4030 for more information.

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