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Concord Branch

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108 S. Main St.
Concord, MI 49237 United States
(517) 905-1379 http://myjdl.com/concord/

Upcoming Events

May 2019

Yoga with Dana

May 25 @ 10:00 am
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Join Dana for Yoga every Saturday at 10 am. Don’t forget to bring a mat and bottled water! Suggested donation $3.00 per class. Intended for Adults.

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June 2019

A Universe of Stories Fun!

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 14, 2019

June 1 through June 15, come join the summer reading fun! Sign up for summer reading, make a craft, enjoy activities, participate in a scavenger hunt and check out the list of summer programs.

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“UFOs Over Michigan”

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Did you know that Michigan has some of the biggest UFO cases on record? The 1966 sightings over southeast Michigan and 1994 sightings over Grand Rapids each had literally hundreds of eye-witnesses to them, including law enforcement and radar returns. Find out more about these incredible events as well as several other unusual and well-documented UFO sightings from the Great Lakes State. Bill Konkolesky is the State Director of the Michigan Chapter of the Mutual UFO Network and a regular…

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A Universe of Stories Fun!

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 14, 2019

June 1 through June 15, come join the summer reading fun! Sign up for summer reading, make a craft, enjoy activities, participate in a scavenger hunt and check out the list of summer programs.

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Blast Off with Books Magic Show

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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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Star Gazing in the Night Sky

June 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Jackson District Library and the Friends of Concord Branch Library invite the public to explore the wonders of the night sky during the Concord Classic Weekend on Saturday, June 22nd. An inflatable star filled planetarium will take the stage at the Concord Opera House from 5:00 – 7:00 pm and all ages will be amazed at this fascinating scientific experience and more. The presenter is Don Newman of Dynamic School Assemblies.

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Bubbleology

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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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Little Gardeners

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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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July 2019

Cameron Zvara, Magician and Entertainer

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cameron Zvara will make SURE your guests leave with a memory they will NEVER forget. Cameron’s show is JAM PACKED with magic, comedy, juggling, stunts, music and TONS of audience participation! His show is designed for the entire family to enjoy, keeping everything 100% squeaky clean at all times.

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Phase of the Moon Cups

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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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Eat Healthy, Be Active

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 21, 2019

In partnership with the MSU Extension, Jackson District Library’s Concord Branch will host “Eat Healthy, Be Active.” Join Angela Maniaci from MSU Extension for six sessions (July 17, 24, & 31, August 7, 14, 21) where you will learn about the benefits of healthy food and regular physical activity. Reach and maintain a healthy weight Prepare quick, healthy, budget-friendly meals and snacks. Manage your food resources. Get a certificate and gift for attending at least 4 classes!

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Bee Amazed at the Amazing Life of the Honeybee

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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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Book Upcycle Craft

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Upcycle your old book! Join Heather to turn your book into a memory box, zen garden or clutch. Some materials provided (book, ribbon, container, sand & crafting materials). Bring additional items for your zen garden. Call the Concord Branch at 517-905-1372 to register.

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Eat Healthy, Be Active

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 21, 2019

In partnership with the MSU Extension, Jackson District Library’s Concord Branch will host “Eat Healthy, Be Active.” Join Angela Maniaci from MSU Extension for six sessions (July 17, 24, & 31, August 7, 14, 21) where you will learn about the benefits of healthy food and regular physical activity. Reach and maintain a healthy weight Prepare quick, healthy, budget-friendly meals and snacks. Manage your food resources. Get a certificate and gift for attending at least 4 classes!

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intro to Ozobots

July 29 @ 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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Eat Healthy, Be Active

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 21, 2019

In partnership with the MSU Extension, Jackson District Library’s Concord Branch will host “Eat Healthy, Be Active.” Join Angela Maniaci from MSU Extension for six sessions (July 17, 24, & 31, August 7, 14, 21) where you will learn about the benefits of healthy food and regular physical activity. Reach and maintain a healthy weight Prepare quick, healthy, budget-friendly meals and snacks. Manage your food resources. Get a certificate and gift for attending at least 4 classes!

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Exotic Zoo

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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

Kahoot Trivia at the Library

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a fun night of trivia with Kahoot at the library! Play in teams or individually. Test your knowledge and have fun with friends! Chances to win prizes! Snacks and pop provided. Stop in or call the Concord Branch to register 517-905-1379.

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Mess Free Finger Painting

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sounds unlikely, but it is true! This art activity is a perfect way for children to explore paints and color mixing while keeping the mess to a minimum. Children can create a finger painting masterpiece to take home, and grownups will appreciate taking the art home without the messy child.

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Barks & Bites

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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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Eat Healthy, Be Active

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 21, 2019

In partnership with the MSU Extension, Jackson District Library’s Concord Branch will host “Eat Healthy, Be Active.” Join Angela Maniaci from MSU Extension for six sessions (July 17, 24, & 31, August 7, 14, 21) where you will learn about the benefits of healthy food and regular physical activity. Reach and maintain a healthy weight Prepare quick, healthy, budget-friendly meals and snacks. Manage your food resources. Get a certificate and gift for attending at least 4 classes!

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Little Coders

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Coding is cool! Learn the basics of computer logic in this play-based, hands-on program. Please call the Hanover Branch (517) 905-1399 or the Concord Branch (517) 905-1379 to save your spot! Hanover: Wednesday, July 13, 10:30 a.m. Concord: Wednesday, August 7, 2:00 p.m.

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Eat Healthy, Be Active

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 21, 2019

In partnership with the MSU Extension, Jackson District Library’s Concord Branch will host “Eat Healthy, Be Active.” Join Angela Maniaci from MSU Extension for six sessions (July 17, 24, & 31, August 7, 14, 21) where you will learn about the benefits of healthy food and regular physical activity. Reach and maintain a healthy weight Prepare quick, healthy, budget-friendly meals and snacks. Manage your food resources. Get a certificate and gift for attending at least 4 classes!

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DIY Upcycled Dog Leash

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Make a dog leash from old t-shirts. Bring your old t-shirts (we will have some extras available). Please call the branch to register 517-905-1379.

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Eat Healthy, Be Active

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 21, 2019

In partnership with the MSU Extension, Jackson District Library’s Concord Branch will host “Eat Healthy, Be Active.” Join Angela Maniaci from MSU Extension for six sessions (July 17, 24, & 31, August 7, 14, 21) where you will learn about the benefits of healthy food and regular physical activity. Reach and maintain a healthy weight Prepare quick, healthy, budget-friendly meals and snacks. Manage your food resources. Get a certificate and gift for attending at least 4 classes!

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