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Eastern Branch

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3125 E. Michigan Ave.
Jackson, MI 49202 United States
(517) 788-4074 http://myjdl.com/eastern/

Past Events

May 2019

Eastern Friends’ Spring Book Sale

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

This sale, which is a multiple date event, offers fiction and non-fiction books, juvenile and young adult books, as well as movies and magazines.

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Eastern Friends’ Spring Book Sale

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This sale, which is a multiple date event, offers fiction and non-fiction books, juvenile and young adult books, as well as movies and magazines.

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Eastern Friends’ Spring Book Sale

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This sale, which is a multiple date event, offers fiction and non-fiction books, juvenile and young adult books, as well as movies and magazines.

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Spring Seed Bombs

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Beautify your neighborhood and get your hands dirty! Create “Seed Bombs” from seed, compost, soil, and clay.

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Wine Cork Jewelry Holder

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Need somewhere to hang all of your jewelry and don’t want to buy a fancy jewelry box? Create your own with your leftover wine corks! A few simple supplies and you can create your own cool wine cork jewelry holder!

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Llama Llama Red Pajama Party

May 9 @ 10:30 am

Wear your favorite pajamas and join the Eastern Branch in having a Llama Llama Red Pajama Party! There will be stories, crafts, and more! Don’t miss out!

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East Jackson Community Schools Art Show

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Check out the budding young artists in your community! East Jackson Community Schools will display artwork in the Knibloe room from May 10 – May 31. Stop in during branch hours to put an award winning ribbon on your favorite piece of art!

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Free

Mindful Yoga Storytime

May 16 @ 10:30 am

Join us this spring at our series of mindful yoga storytimes! This storytime will incorporate mindful motion, stories, and activities that gently introduce mindfulness and yoga practice. SUMMIT BRANCH Thursday, March 14th @ 10:00 am CARNEGIE LIBRARY Saturday, March 23rd @ 2:00 pm GRASS LAKE BRANCH Wednesday, May 8th @ 10:30 am MEIJER BRANCH Thursday, May 9th @ 11:00 am EASTERN BRANCH Thursday, May 16th @ 10:30 am HENRIETTA BRANCH Wednesday, May 22nd @ 11:00 am Intended for preschool-aged children.…

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Genealogy 102: Digging Deeper into Family History

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for the second installment of this incredibly popular lecture series, presented by Adult Services. This time around we will cover how to really dig into records, through online databases, many of which are available through Jackson District Library. Start to shape the narrative of your family history by using the tools available just by having a library card. Presented by Anna Clark.

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Wine Bottle Citronella Candle

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

It’s summertime in Michigan and that means lots of…BUGS! Keep them away with this simple yet elegant wine-bottle citronella candle!

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New Chapters: Self-Care Sessions

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until August 22, 2019

Drop in at the Eastern Branch for our self-care sessions. Each month we will meet on the 4th Thursday to explore a new mindfulness technique. Calming essential oils will be infused.

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June 2019

Scrapbooking Club

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until August 3, 2019

Come work on your projects with the Scrapbooking Club the first Saturday of every month. This is a great opportunity to socialize while creatively capturing your memories. This event is the first Saturday of each month.

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Virtual Reality Exploration

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 5, 2019

Explore the world in virtual reality! Travel to prehistoric times, scenic national parks, and outer space from the comfort of your local library. 15 minute time slots are by registration only. This event will be held on June 3, July 1, and August 5. Note: this event is intended for ages 8+ for safety reasons.

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Tail Waggin’ Tutors

June 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 5, 2019

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 19, 2019

Reading to a dog is a great opportunity for kids who are not so sure about reading! Borrow one of our books or bring your own! Note: This event runs on the 1st and 3rd Mondays June – August.

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Yoga at Eastern

June 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Come relax, unwind, and take care of your body with the slow and gentle flow of yoga! Bring your own mat; if you do not have one, a limited number may be available. $3.00 suggested donation. This event runs every Wednesday.

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Learn to Knit – Basics

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn the basics of how to start knitting. During this class you will learn how to make a pot holder. Supplies provided.

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Thursday Movies

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

This event runs every Thursday. June: Musicals June 6: Hairspray June 13: La La Land June 20: Les Miserables June 27: Mary Poppins Returns July: Great Summer Movies July 11: Soul Surfer July 18: Stand by Me July 25: Christopher Robin August: Dog Days of Summer August 1: A Dog’s Purpose August 8: The Secret Life of Pets August 15: My Dog Skip August 22: Bolto August 29: Hachi: A Dog’s Tale

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Sit n Stitch

June 7 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

This weekly craft group meets Fridays at 12:30 pm. If you knit, crochet, embroider, or weave, this group welcomes you to stop in, and sit ‘n stitch with them! They are self-directed, have a great sense of humor and are open to all! Intended for adults. This program is every Friday.

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Dungeons & Dragons

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 10, 2019

Create your own character and band together with other stalwart adventurers in a 5th Edition D&D campaign. Battle hordes of creatures. Loot all the gold. Bask in the glory as the bards sing your praises. Courtesy of the Eastern Branch, your Dungeon Master, and your imagination! Beginners welcome! June 8, July 13, and August 10

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Livability at Eastern Branch

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until August 12, 2019

An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until August 26, 2019

The Eastern Branch will be hosting programs on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month for all ages and abilities. The library will provide the supplies for different crafts, activities, and games. This program is intended for special needs adults and their caregivers, but all are welcome.

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Ukulele Jam Session

June 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 12, 2019

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until August 26, 2019

The Jacktown Ukes meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month and are happy to have others jam with them. If you are a newbie, we will have an extra ukulele on hand. Resources on how to play provided, however, we would not be able to provide lessons.

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Papercrafting

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on August 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Make creative cards, celebrate with scrapbook pages, and create other papercraft projects. Each class a different project is presented and supplies are provided. Registration required.

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Geek Out with Science

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 8, 2019

Drop in for an exciting STEM project! Supplies provided. June 13, July 11, August 8

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“No Sew” Tote Bag

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

Want to make something old “new” again? Bring a favorite old T-Shirt or choose from one of ours to create a “no sew” tote bag.

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Page Turners Book Club

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 19, 2019

Come on over to the Eastern Branch as we read and discuss a book a month. Love it, loathe it, or couldn’t care less, all opinions are welcome! Call eastern Branch if you’re interested in joining: 517-788-4074. This group meets on the third Monday of each month.

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T3 with AARP

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 20, 2019

The Third Tuesday of each month, AARP will host an informational workshop on issues important to older adults and their families. Topics to include avoiding fraud, resources for family caregivers, how to save on utilities, brain health, things you can do to stay in your home safely, and more. Call 877-926-8300 to register. June 18: A Taste of AARP June 16 August 20

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Make a Misfit Toy

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Let the little one in your life get creative by creating their own misfit toy. Piece together parts from worn toys to create your own creative toy. All supplies provided.

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Alex Thomas & Friends Puppet Show

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Alex Thomas & Friends provides interactive shows for children & families, bringing jokes, prizes, stories, silliness, and all around fun to the library through the art of puppetry. Interactive Puppet Shows allow volunteers and audience members to play along and become a part of the act. Zany Muppet-style puppets, who have made video appearances for the Michigan Activity Pass, are sure to bring your imagination to life. The audience is invited to stay for our “Meet and Greet” session after…

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July 2019

The Storytellers

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Universe of Music & Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, a short interactive poem, a hilarious musical skit, and when time permits, post-show activities. As always, live musical accompaniment will feature unique music and musical instruments from the Caribbean, Western Africa, North America, Australia, Brazil and other countries/continents. The Storytellers engage little ones as they enter, even before the actual show beings. The hands-on activities also begin immediately–during the first…

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A.R.K. Animal Encounters

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Most animals on Earth, including humans, are affected by the light and dark cycle. Let’s meet Diurnal, Nocturnal, and Crepuscular animals, and discover how they’ve adapted to live during different periods of the light and dark cycle, as the Earth turns from day to night, and back again. A.R.K. Animal Encounters is a company providing education, hands-on animal encounters and presentations.

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Bee Amazed at the Amazing Life of the Honeybee

July 18 @ 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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Galaxy Tie Dye

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Create a stellar galaxy tie dye t-shirt. All supplies provided.

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Mess Free Finger Painting

July 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 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

July 27 @ 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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Little Gardeners

July 31 @ 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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August 2019

Exotic Zoo

August 1 @ 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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Floral Tree Painting

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us to create your own watercolor floral tree.

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Fortnite IRL

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The popular computer game comes to life! Drop in, scavenge for materials, and try to be the last one standing!

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DIY Hair Pins

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Walk into fall in style by making your own DIY hair pins! All supplies provided.

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September 2019

Build It Club

September 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Drop in with your friends and make all kinds of cool creations using the library’s building sets. We have legos, building blocks, and more! This program takes place every Tuesday.

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Spanish/English Bilingual Storytime

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

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Yoga @ Eastern

September 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 27, 2019

Come relax, unwind, and take care of your body with the slow and gentle flow of yoga! Bring your own mat; if you do not have one, a limited amount may be available

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Thursday Movies

September 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

SEPTEMBER September 5 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off September 12 Mean Girls September 19 17 Again September 26 Freaky Friday OCTOBER October 3 Scary Movie 3 October 10 Bud Abbott, Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein October 17 Invasion of the Body Snatchers October 24 Disturbia October 31 Little Shop of Horrors NOVEMBER November 7 Red River November 14 Man Who Shot Liberty Valance November 21 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon  

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Bright Walls Storytime

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Celebrate the first day of Bright Walls with a special art-themed storytime! Afterward, we will paint a mural of our own to be displayed inside the Eastern Branch for all of September. Be sure to wear clothes that can get messy!

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Preschool Storytime at Eastern

September 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

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Scrapbooking Club

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2019

Come work on your scrapbooking projects on the first Saturday of every month! This is a great opportunity to socialize while creatively capturing your memories.

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Livability at Eastern Branch

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 25, 2019

The Eastern Branch will host programs on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month for all ages and abilities. The library will provide the supplies for crafts, activities and games. This program is intended for special needs adults and their caregivers, but all are welcome! To register, call 517-788-4074

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Virtual Reality Exploration

September 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 7, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 4, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Explore the world in Virtual Reality! Travel to prehistoric times, scenic national parks and outer space from the comfort of your library. Call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 to reserve a time for your adventure!

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Ukulele Jam Session

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 25, 2019

The Jacktown Ukes meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month and are happy to have others jam with them! If you are a newbie, we will have an extra ukulele on hand. Resources on how to play are provided, however, we are not able to provide lessons.

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ABC Sisters

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a performance with the ever popular ABC Sisters, an Andrew Sisters Tribute Act! Performing in the Midwest, they bring the old favorite scat classics home with perfect three-part harmony, 40’s dancing style and sisterly fun, making audiences of all ages laugh, cry, clap and sing along. Call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 for more information.

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Dungeons & Dragons

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Create your own character and band together with other stalwart adventurers in a 5th Edition D&D campaign. Battle hordes of creatures. Loot all the gold. Bask in the glory as the bards sing your praises. Courtesy of the Eastern Branch, your Dungeon Master, and your imagination. Beginners welcome! To register, call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074.

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Page Turners Book Club

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 2019

Come on over to the Eastern Branch on the 3rd Monday of the month as we read and discuss a book a month. Love it, loathe it, or couldn’t care less, all opinions are welcome! Call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 if you’re interested in joining.

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Retirement by Design

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a 40-minute presentation that illustrates how you can translate your visions for retirement into tangible goals. Whether you are 10 or 40 years from retirement, you’ll learn investment strategies to help design the retirement you want. We’ll also discuss how you can add flexibility to your strategy to help you handle unexpected events and how you can keep your strategy on track. Presented by Financial Advisor Denise Moekel.

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Geek Out With Science

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

Join us for STEM based activities for upper elementary/middle school aged children. September 19 – Energy with bouncy balls October 10 – Make a hovercraft November 14 – Make a Cartesian diver To register, call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074.

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Media Sale

September 25
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Jackson District Library will hold its annual media sale at the Eastern Branch’s Knibloe Room! Check out the sale for great deals on used items including: DVDs ($2) Audiobooks ($2) Youth Audiobooks ($1) Video Games ($3) CDs ($0.50) Dates and Times: September 25: 10 AM – 7 PM September 26: 10 AM – 7 PM September 27: 10 AM – 5 PM September 28: 10 AM – 5 PM September 29: 1 PM – 4 PM

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New Chapters: Self Care Sessions

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 24, 2019

Drop in at the Eastern Branch for our self care sessions. Each month, we will meet on the 4th Thursday to explore a new mindfulness technique. September 26: Nature Walk at Ella Sharp Park October 24: Healthy Eating Presented by Jackson County Health Department November 28: Closed for Thanksgiving

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October 2019

Parent’s Night Out

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Need a night out? Drop your kids off at the Eastern Branch! We will provide VR, Nintendo Switch, board games, pizza, and fun for your kids 9 and up. To register, please call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074.

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Papercrafting

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Make creative cards, celebrate with scrapbooks pages, and create other papercraft projects! Each class, a different project is presented and supplies are provided. Please call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 to register.

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Basic Sewing and Mending

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Let’s get back to the basics! Learn how to reattach a button, mend a popped seam, and do a running stitch. All supplies provided. Please call 517-788-4074 to register.

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Page Turners Book Club

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 2019

Come on over to the Eastern Branch on the 3rd Monday of the month as we read and discuss a book a month. Love it, loathe it, or couldn’t care less, all opinions are welcome! Call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 if you’re interested in joining.

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Build It Club

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Drop in with your friends and make all kinds of cool creations using the library’s building sets. We have legos, building blocks, and more! This program takes place every Tuesday.

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Spanish/English Bilingual Storytime

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

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Yoga @ Eastern

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 27, 2019

Come relax, unwind, and take care of your body with the slow and gentle flow of yoga! Bring your own mat; if you do not have one, a limited amount may be available

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The Paranormal In Jackson

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us to hear Rusty Jones from the Central Michigan Paranormal Society discuss the paranormal in Jackson.

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Thursday Movies

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

SEPTEMBER September 5 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off September 12 Mean Girls September 19 17 Again September 26 Freaky Friday OCTOBER October 3 Scary Movie 3 October 10 Bud Abbott, Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein October 17 Invasion of the Body Snatchers October 24 Disturbia October 31 Little Shop of Horrors NOVEMBER November 7 Red River November 14 Man Who Shot Liberty Valance November 21 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon  

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New Chapters: Self Care Sessions

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 24, 2019

Drop in at the Eastern Branch for our self care sessions. Each month, we will meet on the 4th Thursday to explore a new mindfulness technique. September 26: Nature Walk at Ella Sharp Park October 24: Healthy Eating Presented by Jackson County Health Department November 28: Closed for Thanksgiving

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Preschool Storytime at Eastern

October 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

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Learn How To Polka

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us during Polish Heritage Month and learn how to Polka or brush up on your skills! All ages and beginners welcome!

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Livability at Eastern Branch

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 25, 2019

The Eastern Branch will host programs on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month for all ages and abilities. The library will provide the supplies for crafts, activities and games. This program is intended for special needs adults and their caregivers, but all are welcome! To register, call 517-788-4074

Find out more »

Ukulele Jam Session

October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 25, 2019

The Jacktown Ukes meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month and are happy to have others jam with them! If you are a newbie, we will have an extra ukulele on hand. Resources on how to play are provided, however, we are not able to provide lessons.

Find out more »

Build It Club

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Drop in with your friends and make all kinds of cool creations using the library’s building sets. We have legos, building blocks, and more! This program takes place every Tuesday.

Find out more »

Spanish/English Bilingual Storytime

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

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Yoga @ Eastern

October 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 27, 2019

Come relax, unwind, and take care of your body with the slow and gentle flow of yoga! Bring your own mat; if you do not have one, a limited amount may be available

Find out more »

Thursday Movies

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

SEPTEMBER September 5 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off September 12 Mean Girls September 19 17 Again September 26 Freaky Friday OCTOBER October 3 Scary Movie 3 October 10 Bud Abbott, Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein October 17 Invasion of the Body Snatchers October 24 Disturbia October 31 Little Shop of Horrors NOVEMBER November 7 Red River November 14 Man Who Shot Liberty Valance November 21 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon  

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November 2019

Preschool Storytime at Eastern

November 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

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Scrapbooking Club

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2019

Come work on your scrapbooking projects on the first Saturday of every month! This is a great opportunity to socialize while creatively capturing your memories.

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NaNoWriMo – Introduction to Novel Writing

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Are you interested in writing but don’t know where to start? Do you have an idea for a story but don’t know how to finish it? Join us and local author Autumn Wood at the start of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Whether you’ve never placed a pen to paper or are working on proof-reading, there is something for every aspiring author. Please call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 to register.

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Virtual Reality Exploration

November 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 7, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 4, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Explore the world in Virtual Reality! Travel to prehistoric times, scenic national parks and outer space from the comfort of your library. Call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 to reserve a time for your adventure!

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Build It Club

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Drop in with your friends and make all kinds of cool creations using the library’s building sets. We have legos, building blocks, and more! This program takes place every Tuesday.

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Spanish/English Bilingual Storytime

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

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Yoga @ Eastern

November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 27, 2019

Come relax, unwind, and take care of your body with the slow and gentle flow of yoga! Bring your own mat; if you do not have one, a limited amount may be available

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Eastern Friends’ Fall Book Sale

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

Stop by to check out deals on fiction and non-fiction books, juvenile and young adult books, as well as movies and magazines!

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Thursday Movies

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

SEPTEMBER September 5 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off September 12 Mean Girls September 19 17 Again September 26 Freaky Friday OCTOBER October 3 Scary Movie 3 October 10 Bud Abbott, Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein October 17 Invasion of the Body Snatchers October 24 Disturbia October 31 Little Shop of Horrors NOVEMBER November 7 Red River November 14 Man Who Shot Liberty Valance November 21 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon  

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Eastern Friends’ Fall Book Sale

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

Stop by to check out deals on fiction and non-fiction books, juvenile and young adult books, as well as movies and magazines!

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Preschool Storytime at Eastern

November 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

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Eastern Friends’ Fall Book Sale

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

Stop by to check out deals on fiction and non-fiction books, juvenile and young adult books, as well as movies and magazines!

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Livability at Eastern Branch

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 25, 2019

The Eastern Branch will host programs on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month for all ages and abilities. The library will provide the supplies for crafts, activities and games. This program is intended for special needs adults and their caregivers, but all are welcome! To register, call 517-788-4074

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Ukulele Jam Session

November 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 25, 2019

The Jacktown Ukes meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month and are happy to have others jam with them! If you are a newbie, we will have an extra ukulele on hand. Resources on how to play are provided, however, we are not able to provide lessons.

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Build It Club

November 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Drop in with your friends and make all kinds of cool creations using the library’s building sets. We have legos, building blocks, and more! This program takes place every Tuesday.

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Spanish/English Bilingual Storytime

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

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Yoga @ Eastern

November 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 27, 2019

Come relax, unwind, and take care of your body with the slow and gentle flow of yoga! Bring your own mat; if you do not have one, a limited amount may be available

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Thursday Movies

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

SEPTEMBER September 5 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off September 12 Mean Girls September 19 17 Again September 26 Freaky Friday OCTOBER October 3 Scary Movie 3 October 10 Bud Abbott, Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein October 17 Invasion of the Body Snatchers October 24 Disturbia October 31 Little Shop of Horrors NOVEMBER November 7 Red River November 14 Man Who Shot Liberty Valance November 21 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon  

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Geek Out With Science

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

Join us for STEM based activities for upper elementary/middle school aged children. September 19 – Energy with bouncy balls October 10 – Make a hovercraft November 14 – Make a Cartesian diver To register, call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074.

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Preschool Storytime at Eastern

November 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

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Dungeons & Dragons

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Create your own character and band together with other stalwart adventurers in a 5th Edition D&D campaign. Battle hordes of creatures. Loot all the gold. Bask in the glory as the bards sing your praises. Courtesy of the Eastern Branch, your Dungeon Master, and your imagination. Beginners welcome! To register, call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074.

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Page Turners Book Club

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 2019

Come on over to the Eastern Branch on the 3rd Monday of the month as we read and discuss a book a month. Love it, loathe it, or couldn’t care less, all opinions are welcome! Call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 if you’re interested in joining.

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Build It Club

November 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Drop in with your friends and make all kinds of cool creations using the library’s building sets. We have legos, building blocks, and more! This program takes place every Tuesday.

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Spanish/English Bilingual Storytime

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

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Yoga @ Eastern

November 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 27, 2019

Come relax, unwind, and take care of your body with the slow and gentle flow of yoga! Bring your own mat; if you do not have one, a limited amount may be available

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Pour Painting

November 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Pour a mixture of paint directly onto canvas to create a unique piece of art. Supplies are provided but registration is required. Call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 to save your spot.

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