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Brooklyn Branch

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207 N. Main St.
Brooklyn, MI 49230 United States
(517) 905-1369 http://myjdl.com/brooklyn

Upcoming Events

May 2019

Fairy Gardens

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

April showers bring May flowers or fairy gardens! Make your own miniature fairy garden to decorate your home, deck or patio this spring. All supplies are provided, however supplies and space are limited, so registration is required. Please call the Brooklyn Branch to register.

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Popsicle Stick Fairy Door

May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Invite the fairies into your garden or home with this adorable homemade fairy door! All supplies will be provided, however registration is required. Please call the Brooklyn Branch at (517) 905-1369 to save your child’s spot.

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June 2019

Little Gardeners

June 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Does your child love to play in the dirt and garden? Let your little one dig, water, plant, and harvest to their hearts content at our gardening-themed sensory experience.

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Make It Mondays

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Stop by Brooklyn or Summit for summer science fun! Please call the Brooklyn Branch (517-905-1369) or the Summit Branch (517-783-4030) for more information. Mondays, June 10 – July 29.

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Painted Garden Rocks

June 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Is this plant basil, spinach, or kale? You will never forget which plant is which with these colorful painted rock markers in your garden! These markers withstand the elements and will last for seasons to come.

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Make It Mondays

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Stop by Brooklyn or Summit for summer science fun! Please call the Brooklyn Branch (517-905-1369) or the Summit Branch (517-783-4030) for more information. Mondays, June 10 – July 29.

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The Egg Has Landed

June 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Kick up your engineering skills by designing a NASA-inspired egg drop lander to protect your egg from a fall. Please call the Summit Branch (517) 783-4030 or the Brooklyn Branch (517) 905-1369 to save your spot. This program will be presented on the following dates: Brooklyn Branch – Thursday, June 20, 10:30 a.m. Summit Branch – Friday, August 2, 3:00 p.m.

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Make It Mondays

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Stop by Brooklyn or Summit for summer science fun! Please call the Brooklyn Branch (517-905-1369) or the Summit Branch (517-783-4030) for more information. Mondays, June 10 – July 29.

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Galaxy Globes

June 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bring a piece of a galaxy far, far away to your own bedroom with a galaxy globe! We’ll show you how to use simple ingredients to make a spectacular galaxy globe. Space and supplies are limited, so registration is required. For ages 8-17.  

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Blast Off!

June 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Raise the roof with your own homemade rockets! Please call the branch to save your spot!

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July 2019

Make It Mondays

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Stop by Brooklyn or Summit for summer science fun! Please call the Brooklyn Branch (517-905-1369) or the Summit Branch (517-783-4030) for more information. Mondays, June 10 – July 29.

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Make It Mondays

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Stop by Brooklyn or Summit for summer science fun! Please call the Brooklyn Branch (517-905-1369) or the Summit Branch (517-783-4030) for more information. Mondays, June 10 – July 29.

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Bee Amazed at the Amazing Life of the Honeybee

July 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This educational program is presented by Thornapple Woodlands (Don and Karen Snoeyink). Through an entertaining honey bee educational seminar, the audience will: Learn about the three types of bees in a hive and their respective roles. Understand how bees find nectar and process it into honey. Realize how honey is harvested. Learn the nutritional and medicinal qualities of honey. Discover the uses for beeswax. Participate in a question and answer session. After the presentation, at three stations, the audience will:…

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Phase of the Moon Cups

July 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

This DIY toy helps kids understand and track the changing phases of the moon! As the cup turns, the child will see the moon change throughout the lunar phases.

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Make It Mondays

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Stop by Brooklyn or Summit for summer science fun! Please call the Brooklyn Branch (517-905-1369) or the Summit Branch (517-783-4030) for more information. Mondays, June 10 – July 29.

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Blast Off with Books Magic Show

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Blast off with Baffling Bill into a universe of magic and wonder! See a portable black hole transport objects back in time! See Gus the Bunny launch a magic wand into space! This 40-minute show encourages summer reading through magic, audience participation and laughter!!

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Music and Movement for Wee Ones

July 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Introduce your child to the joy of music and movement at an early age! Join us for Music and Movement for Wee Ones, led by Kindermusik certified instructor Candy Sweeney. Registration is required, please register at the branch where you plan to attend. For kids 5 and under with an adult.

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Make It Mondays

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Stop by Brooklyn or Summit for summer science fun! Please call the Brooklyn Branch (517-905-1369) or the Summit Branch (517-783-4030) for more information. Mondays, June 10 – July 29.

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Intro to Ozobots

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Have fun with our Ozobots robots, which move in patterns, play games, and dance! A fun and easy introduction to coding and robotics. Please call the individual branch to save your spot. Summit: Monday, July 8, 4:00 p.m. Hanover: Monday, July 15, 2:00 p.m. Napoleon: Wednesday, July 17, 11:00 a.m. Brooklyn: Tuesday, July 23, 2:00 p.m. Concord: Monday, July 29, 2:00 p.m.

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Design with Perler Beads

July 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Perler beads (melty beads) are an awesome way to bring your favorite characters to life. Create your own superhero, space creation or emoji, the pssibilities are endless! Space and supplies are limited, so registration is required. Please call the Brooklyn Branch at 517-905-1369 to register.

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Bubbleology

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Ron Loyd “The Bubbleman” and Gloria Loyd “The Bubblewoman” have performed their bubble magic for over 30 years. During this 45-minutes program, they use ordinary soap bubble solution to create volcano bubbles, tornado bubbles, kaleidoscope bubbles, square bubbles, merry-go-round bubbles and much more. Their program is filled with ideas to be tried at home, involves audience participation and is designed to teach children and adults the joy of exploring science by playing with the simple bubble.

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Make It Mondays

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Stop by Brooklyn or Summit for summer science fun! Please call the Brooklyn Branch (517-905-1369) or the Summit Branch (517-783-4030) for more information. Mondays, June 10 – July 29.

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Exotic Zoo

July 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Live Animal Presentation Exotic Zoo is an Educational Wildlife Program. They are a traveling zoo that will bring exotic animals for a hands-on learning experience. They will educate everyone on topics such as the animal’s natural habitat, diet, and more! In addition, there is a question and answer session. Lastly, everyone can see and touch the animals as the show is 80% hands-on. The Exotic Zoo Animal Show is fun and educational for all ages!

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August 2019

Barks & Bites

August 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Celebrate your K-9 furry family members! We will be making easy and healthy dog treats for participants to take home to their K-9 friends. Fun for all ages of humans, but please leave your pets at home.

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