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244 W. Michigan Ave.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
517-788-4087http://myjdl.com/carnegie/

Upcoming Events

July 2015

Community Conversations Series

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until July 31, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library for an ongoing series of presentations from organizations throughout the county. In these hour and a half sessions, learn more about these organizations and how the library can partner with them (if there is no partnership in place). These presentations aim to help the library’s ongoing progress on its 2015-2020 Strategic Plan. Each presentation will be 45 minutes long and will also include 45 minutes for a Q&A session. June 19:  Irene LeCrone, Coordinator –  Cradle…

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Summer Fun at The Carnegie: Free Lunch

July 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until August 7, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library June 15 – August 7 for fun and educational programs throughout summer! Free Lunch – Mondays through Fridays at 12 -1 p.m. – Front Lawn – All children 18 years and younger are welcome to join us for a free lunch! Provided by the National School Lunch Program* Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children nine years…

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Summer Fun at the Carnegie: Find It Fridays

July 31 @ 1:00 pm
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Every week until August 7, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library for this fun summer reading program! “Find It” Fridays – Fridays at 1 p.m. – Children’s Room – Search for hidden items at our scavenger hunts. Win treats for completing the hunt! Themes include Beach, Heroes, Music and more. Perfect for all ages! Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children nine years and older may be independent.…

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August 2015

Summer Fun at The Carnegie: Free Lunch

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until August 7, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library June 15 – August 7 for fun and educational programs throughout summer! Free Lunch – Mondays through Fridays at 12 -1 p.m. – Front Lawn – All children 18 years and younger are welcome to join us for a free lunch! Provided by the National School Lunch Program* Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children nine years…

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Summer Fun at the Carnegie – Library Kids

August 3 @ 1:00 pm
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Every week until August 3, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library this summer! Library Kids – Mondays at 1 p.m. – Join us in the auditorium for fun activities each week including duct tape fun, create a superhero, chef for a day and more! Intended for children in first through sixth grade. Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children nine years and older may be independent. You must…

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Summer Fun at The Carnegie: Free Lunch

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until August 7, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library June 15 – August 7 for fun and educational programs throughout summer! Free Lunch – Mondays through Fridays at 12 -1 p.m. – Front Lawn – All children 18 years and younger are welcome to join us for a free lunch! Provided by the National School Lunch Program* Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children nine years…

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Summer Fun at The Carnegie – Movies

August 4 @ 1:00 pm

Join us at the Carnegie Library for this great summer reading program! Movie Tuesdays with popcorn – Tuesdays at 1 p.m. – Join us in the auditorium for fun PG rated movies, free popcorn included!         Aug. 4: Planes, Fire & Rescue (2014) starring Dane Cook, Ed Harris and Julie Bowen When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins a forest fire and rescue unit to be trained as a firefighter,…

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Summer Fun at The Carnegie: Free Lunch

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until August 7, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library June 15 – August 7 for fun and educational programs throughout summer! Free Lunch – Mondays through Fridays at 12 -1 p.m. – Front Lawn – All children 18 years and younger are welcome to join us for a free lunch! Provided by the National School Lunch Program* Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children nine years…

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Summer Fun at The Carnegie: Super Science Fun with STEM

August 5 @ 1:00 pm
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Every week until August 5, 2015

 Join us at the Carnegie Library for this great summer reading program! Super Science Fun with S.T.E.M – Wednesdays at 1 p.m. – Head to the auditorium to use iPads to conduct fun science experiments including catapults, elephant toothpaste, a dancing oobleck and more. Intended for ages 5-8 years old; limit of 15 – please register! Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children…

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Summer Fun at The Carnegie: Free Lunch

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until August 7, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library June 15 – August 7 for fun and educational programs throughout summer! Free Lunch – Mondays through Fridays at 12 -1 p.m. – Front Lawn – All children 18 years and younger are welcome to join us for a free lunch! Provided by the National School Lunch Program* Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children nine years…

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Summer Fun at The Carnegie: Thursday Games

August 6 @ 1:00 pm
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Every week until August 6, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library for this great summer reading program! Thursday Potpourri – Thursdays at 1 p.m. – Children’s Room – Join us for games and crafts on Thursdays, including tissue flower craft, I Spy game, Sand Art and more. Great for all ages! Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children nine years and older may be independent. You must be…

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Jackson Duelist Yu-Gi-Oh! Club

August 6 @ 3:00 pm
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Every week until August 27, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Weekly on Thursdays Tournaments are played and are open to all levels of expertise.

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Summer Fun at The Carnegie: Free Lunch

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until August 7, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library June 15 – August 7 for fun and educational programs throughout summer! Free Lunch – Mondays through Fridays at 12 -1 p.m. – Front Lawn – All children 18 years and younger are welcome to join us for a free lunch! Provided by the National School Lunch Program* Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children nine years…

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Summer Fun at the Carnegie: Find It Fridays

August 7 @ 1:00 pm
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Every week until August 7, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library for this fun summer reading program! “Find It” Fridays – Fridays at 1 p.m. – Children’s Room – Search for hidden items at our scavenger hunts. Win treats for completing the hunt! Themes include Beach, Heroes, Music and more. Perfect for all ages! Groups – please call ahead to Youth Services at 517-788-4087 ext. 1331 Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult; children nine years and older may be independent.…

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Giant Summer Book Sale

August 11
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Every day until August 14, 2015

Head to the Friends of the Library Book Cellar (located at 290 W. Michigan Ave., in the administration building; use the side door) for a giant book sale! Browse adult and children’s fiction and non fiction books; magazines; movies; music CDs and more. Get more with our buy two for the price of one deal! Hosted by the Friends of the Carnegie Library Dates: Tuesday, August 11: 11 .m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 12:  11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, August…

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Adult Computer Classes: Introduction to the Internet

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Learn how to do a general search of the Internet and how to evaluate information you find on websites. Students should have taken “Computer Basics,” “Keyboarding Skills” or have similar knowledge of the computer, mouse and other equivalent experience. Each class is one session. The information is cumulative — what is learned in one session will be applied in later classes. There is no limit on the number of classes you can take; sign…

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Giant Summer Book Sale

August 12
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Every day until August 14, 2015

Head to the Friends of the Library Book Cellar (located at 290 W. Michigan Ave., in the administration building; use the side door) for a giant book sale! Browse adult and children’s fiction and non fiction books; magazines; movies; music CDs and more. Get more with our buy two for the price of one deal! Hosted by the Friends of the Carnegie Library Dates: Tuesday, August 11: 11 .m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 12:  11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, August…

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Genealogy Help

August 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every month on the second Wednesday until August 12, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Second Wednesday of the month Steve Shively of the Genealogical Society comes to aid those interested in genealogical research.

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Comic Book Panel

August 12 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at the Carnegie Library for this great summer reading program! Come and discuss all things graphic novel related, including history and style, with former EMU professor and graphic historian Richard Rubenfeld, as well as local graphic novel artists. Intended for teens  

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Feature Films with Food

August 12 @ 6:30 pm

Join us at the Carnegie Library for a great movie and snack!   This month head to India for another adventure at The Second best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015, PG) starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals – Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.

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Giant Summer Book Sale

August 13
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Every day until August 14, 2015

Head to the Friends of the Library Book Cellar (located at 290 W. Michigan Ave., in the administration building; use the side door) for a giant book sale! Browse adult and children’s fiction and non fiction books; magazines; movies; music CDs and more. Get more with our buy two for the price of one deal! Hosted by the Friends of the Carnegie Library Dates: Tuesday, August 11: 11 .m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 12:  11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, August…

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Adult Computer Classes: Introduction to the Internet

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Learn how to do a general search of the Internet and how to evaluate information you find on websites. Students should have taken “Computer Basics,” “Keyboarding Skills” or have similar knowledge of the computer, mouse and other equivalent experience. Each class is one session. The information is cumulative — what is learned in one session will be applied in later classes. There is no limit on the number of classes you can take; sign…

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Jackson Duelist Yu-Gi-Oh! Club

August 13 @ 3:00 pm
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Every week until August 27, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Weekly on Thursdays Tournaments are played and are open to all levels of expertise.

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Giant Summer Book Sale

August 14
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Every day until August 14, 2015

Head to the Friends of the Library Book Cellar (located at 290 W. Michigan Ave., in the administration building; use the side door) for a giant book sale! Browse adult and children’s fiction and non fiction books; magazines; movies; music CDs and more. Get more with our buy two for the price of one deal! Hosted by the Friends of the Carnegie Library Dates: Tuesday, August 11: 11 .m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 12:  11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, August…

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Free

Community Playgroups

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every month on the second Friday until September 11, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library. Stories, snacks, and play for ages birth-5 years old with a parent or guardian.

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Adult Computer Classes: Computer File Management

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Prerequisites: Computer Basics, comfortable with the mouse and keyboard; knowledge of the computer, Windows, saving files, the difference between “save” and “save as”. Participants will learn how to change screen resolution, mouse properties, create folders, move files from one place to another back-up files, delete files, download and upload files and how to organize computer files. This is a basic class to learn skills that are needed before learning more advanced skills, like typing letters…

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Brown Bags & Books

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Bring your lunch and we’ll provide dessert! This month we’ll be discussing “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel, this year’s Great Michigan Read!

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Money and Marriage Lunch: Tackling Debt

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Join the Jackson District Library and Marriage Matters for a positive and fun workshop that will provide helpful budgeting ideas. Bring your lunch; dessert is provided – $5 materials fee. Please register at marriagemattersjackson.com or call 517-796-5116 for more information.

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Adult Computer Classes: Computer File Management

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Prerequisites: Computer Basics, comfortable with the mouse and keyboard; knowledge of the computer, Windows, saving files, the difference between “save” and “save as”. Participants will learn how to change screen resolution, mouse properties, create folders, move files from one place to another back-up files, delete files, download and upload files and how to organize computer files. This is a basic class to learn skills that are needed before learning more advanced skills, like typing letters…

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Jackson Duelist Yu-Gi-Oh! Club

August 20 @ 3:00 pm
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Every week until August 27, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Weekly on Thursdays Tournaments are played and are open to all levels of expertise.

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Jackson Duelist Yu-Gi-Oh! Club

August 27 @ 3:00 pm
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Every week until August 27, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library! Weekly on Thursdays Tournaments are played and are open to all levels of expertise.

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September 2015

Feature Films with Food

September 9 @ 6:30 pm

Join us in the Carnegie Library’s auditorium for a great movie and snack! This month watch Adam MacDonald’s Backcountry (2014, R) starring Missy Peregrym, Eric Balfour, Jeff Roop and Nicholas Campbell An urban couple go camping in the woods and find themselves lost in the territory of a predatory black bear. Please note ‘R’ rating, given for language and some gruesome creature violence

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Free

Community Playgroups

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every month on the second Friday until September 11, 2015

Join us at the Carnegie Library. Stories, snacks, and play for ages birth-5 years old with a parent or guardian.

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