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118 W. Main St.
Hanover, MI 49241 United States
(517) 905-1399 http://myjdl.com/hanover/

Past Events

January 2016

Hanover Lego Club

January 8, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 8, 2016

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Second Friday of the month Join our Lego Club! Free build, follow a design, share projects made at home, participate in Lego activities and more! Program intended for kids in second through fifth grade.

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Winter Luminaries

January 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Make a beautiful winter luminary at the Hanover Branch! Intended for adults; registration required and $3 materials fee.

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Bottle Cap Magnets

January 25, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Create a bottle cap magnet perfect for your locker, refrigerator or any other magnetic surface! Choose a decal of your choice and use modge podge acrylic to create your very own personalized bottle cap magnet. Space is limited, so please call the branch to save your spot! Intended for ages 8-18 years old.

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February 2016

No School Monday Fun!

February 15, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

Looking for something fun to do with your friends on President’s Day? Come to the Hanover Branch for games, a library card lanyard craft and free pizza! Ages eight and older are invited to this no school day fun!

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Homemade Luminaries at Hanover

February 22, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Bring your family and create a beautiful homemade luminary using mason jars, tea lights and tissue paper! Intended as a craft for families with children ages 3-15 years old. Registration required.

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March 2016

Groovy Button Crafts

March 7, 2016
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until March 28, 2016

All during March come to the Hanover Branch to do crafts, coloring/activity sheets, and fun with buttons.  Don’t forget to check out more Pete the Cat books from our display! From March 7 -12, stop in and make some Button Boingers; from March 14 – 19 make a Pete the Cat headband and from March 21- 26 make a toilet paper tube Pete the Cat. Read the book and fill out an entry to win a copy of “Pete the…

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April 2016

National Library Week at Hanover

April 11, 2016
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 16, 2016

Love the library? Show it off at the Hanover Branch April 11 – 16 during open hours. Tweens and teens can make “I Love My Library” buttons; kids of all ages can make a paper heart quilt display with a list of their favorite books and the adults can share a six-word story about libraries (which will be posted on the Jackson District Library’s Facebook page). Enter for a chance to win prizes! Branch Hours: Monday: 1 pm – 6…

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Steampunk Journals at Hanover

April 18, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Bring on the gears, gadgets and gizmos! Make your own outrageously cool steampunk journal. All materials provided, intended for teens and tweens; registration required. Please call your branch to save your spot!

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May 2016

Popsicle Folding Card at Hanover

May 2, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Come create an awesome folding card by gluing popsicle sticks together, drawing a picture or writing a note! Great for Mother’s Day or any other special occasion! Registration required; intended for ages 6 – 12.

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Little Lands: Create Your Own Fairy Garden at Hanover

May 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am

Create your own fairy garden at the Hanover Branch! Intended for ages 10 and older with an adult. Registration required. Please call 517-905-1399 to save your spot!

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June 2016

Dragonfly Suncatcher

June 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Create a beautiful dragonfly suncatcher! Materials provided. Intended for adults; registration is required.

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July 2016

Friends of the Hanover Branch Book Sale

July 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Stop by the Hanover Branch during the Hanover Horton July 4th festivities for the Friends’ annual book sale! Items include books for all ages, paperbacks, DVDs, audiobooks and more!

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Get in the Game Life-Size Game Day

July 11, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! It’s Life-Size Game Day! Play some of your favorite games in life-size form, such as Tic Tac Toe, KerPlunk and more! Enjoy a summery treat and get in the game! Intended for teens and tweens ages 10 and older.

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August 2016

LEGO Week Activities at Hanover

August 8, 2016
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 14, 2016

Join us at the Hanover Branch during open hours to participate in LEGO crafts, activities, challenges and more! Don’t forget to enter the LEGO Week Contest to win prizes! This year’s theme is: Exercise Your Mind. Intended for ages 18 and younger!

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Get in the Game! Play Beanboozled

August 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! You’ve heard of it – now let’s play! Take the Beanboozled Challenge – is it YUCK or YUM? Intended for tweens and teens ages 10 and older.  

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September 2016

Spine Benders Book Club

September 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until February 13, 2017

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Spine Benders is back! Come in for coffee and book discussion. Intended for adults.

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Vanilla Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

September 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Fall is here! Make vanilla pumpkin spice sugar scrub in a decorative jar. Intended for ages 10 and older with an adult – a great mom and tween/teen craft project! Registration is required.

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Pine Cone Owls and Fall Leaf Print at Hanover

September 26, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Fall is here! Create an awesome pine cone owl and a beautiful fall leaf print. They’re perfect for display or to give as gifts. Intended for ages 6-12; registration is required.

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Learn About JDL and Our Online Resources

September 28, 2016 @ 11:00 am

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Learn how to put items on hold, request new items, renew items and much more! Intended for all ages; please call the branch to save your spot.

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Paws to Read with Asher

September 28, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until February 22, 2017

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Our storytime has gone to the dogs! Come in and “paws” to read or visit with Asher, our furry K-9 friend. Grab a book and cuddle up! For kids ages up to 10 years.

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October 2016

Halloween Crafts at Hanover

October 3, 2016
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until October 31, 2016

Drop in at the Hanover Branch during open hours to make some spooky (and fun) Halloween crafts! On Oct. 1 – 15, make a paper plate skull craft and Oct. 17 – 31 make a mini Halloween pinata! Don’t forget to check out our selection of Halloween books all month long! Intended for ages 3 – 9.  

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Spine Benders Book Club

October 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Spine Benders is back! Come in for coffee and book discussion. Intended for adults.

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Pumpkin Pancakes to Flip For!

October 19, 2016 @ 11:00 am

Join us at the Hanover Branch! You’ll flip for these pumpkin pancakes! Make a pumpkin pancake recipe in a mason jar for yourself or as a gift. Space is limited; please call the branch to save your spot! Intended for adults.

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November 2016

Fall Friends Book Sale

November 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Stop by the Hanover Branch for the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale! Browse books for all ages, paperbacks, DVDs, audiobooks and more!

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December 2016

Season II of Secret Santa Stories

December 2, 2016
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until December 16, 2016

Stop by the Hanover Branch during open hours Dec. 2 – 19 and check out a wrapped book (one book per visit! Take them home, read them and return them to fill out an entry for a chance to win a Secret Santa gift! Personalize an ornament to hang in the branch and receive a candy cane for participating. Intended for ages 3 – 10.

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January 2017

Snowman Fun!

January 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop by for fun on Winter Break! Create some snowman art! You can also make a cute, edible snowman!

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Snowy Science

January 23, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Come on in  for the Snowy Science experiment and craft. Make your very own Styrofoam Snowflake out of packing peanuts. Also, kids will make a snow storm in a jar, which will teach them about chemical reactions, density, and forces of attraction.  Registration is required.  Intended for children 6-12.

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February 2017

Free

Valentine’s Crafts

February 6, 2017 - February 13, 2017

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop by the Hanover Branch the week of Feb. 6 – 13 during open hours to make a Valentine’s Day card or craft. Ages 3-10. Materials Provided.

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Free

Pebble Art Birds

February 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Come on down to the Hanover Branch Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m. to create an 8” x 10” pebble art bird picture. Perfect for a shadow box frame (not included). Materials provided. Registration is required. Intended for adults.

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Free

Winter Cookies for the Birds

February 20, 2017

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop in during open hours on Monday, Feb. 20 to make a winter cookie to hang in your yard. This is a great way to feed the winter birds. Warning: This project contains peanut butter. Ages 3-9. Materials provided.

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March 2017

Free

March is Reading Month: “Tap the Magic Tree”

March 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Enjoy this interactive book about seasons! Make a seasonal art project and play with the season’s sensory bin. Help us decorate our library tree with snow, blossoms, leaves and apples. This event lasts the entire month of March 2017 during open hours. Intended for ages 3-9.

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Free

Spine Benders Book Club

March 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Join us on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 1 p.m. for coffee and book discussion. Intended for adults.

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Free

Spring Lavender Bath Bombs

March 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Spring is here! On Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6 p.m., make lavender bath bombs. Materials provided, but registration is required. Intended for adults.

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Free

Paws to Read with Asher

March 29, 2017 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Our storytime has gone to the dogs! Come in on Wednesday, March 29 at 4 p.m. and pause to read or visit with Asher (our furry K9 friend). Grab a book and cuddle up! For ages 10 years and younger.

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April 2017

Free

Spine Benders Book Club

April 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! We will be meeting on Monday, April 10 at 1 p.m. This is a reader’s choice book group. New faces welcome. Intended for adults.

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Free

Brandon McCoy

April 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Celebrate National Library Week with music. Brandon McCoy is a talented guitar player based in Charlotte, Michigan and has been making music for over ten years. All ages welcome!

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Free

Friends of the Hanover Library Spring Book Sale

April 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop in on Wednesday, April 26 from 1-6 p.m. Books for all ages, paperbacks, audiobooks and more! Sponsored by the Friends of the Hanover Branch.

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Free

Paws to Read with Asher

April 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Our storytime has gone to the dogs! Come in on Wednesday, Apr. 26 at 4 p.m. and pause to read or visit with Asher (our furry K9 friend). Grab a book and cuddle up! For ages 10 years and younger.

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May 2017

Free

Circuit Bugs

May 3, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! On Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 4:30 p.m., learn the basics of circuitry while making your own circuit bug. Registration is require. Space and materials are limited. Intended for ages 10 and up.

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Free

Spine Benders Book Club

May 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Join us on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 1 p.m. for coffee and book discussion. Intended for adults.

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Free

Earrings for Mother’s Day

May 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Mother’s and their teens are invited to come make a pair of earrings for Mother’s Day on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Great way to celebrate the day together. Registration is required. Space and materials are limited.

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Free

Paws to Read with Asher

May 31, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 28, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on July 26, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on August 30, 2017 at 4:00pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Our storytime has gone to the dogs! Come in on Wednesday at 4 p.m. and pause to read or visit with Asher (our furry K9 friend). Grab a book and cuddle up! For ages 10 years and younger.

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June 2017

Free

Build it Mondays! at Hanover

June 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop in every Monday- starting June 12- during open hours to build a different craft. June 12th: Build with Clix June 19th: Building Challenge w. clothespins, craft sticks and binder clips June 26th: Art Bots (this event will take place at 1 p.m. on the day) Intended for kids.

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Free

Summer Science: Art Bots

June 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Calling all future scientists! On Monday, June 26 at 1 p.m., build your own robot using a toothbrush motor and pool noodle. Then, watch your robot create art. Registration is required since space and supplies are limited. Intended for ages 8-18.

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July 2017

Free

Fourth of July Book Sale

July 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop by the Hanover Branch on Tuesday, July 4 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for deals on paperback novels, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks and more. Present by the Friends of the Hanover Library.

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Free

Build it Mondays! at Hanover

July 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 24, 2017

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop in every Monday during open hours to build a different craft. July 10th: Sprout House (this event will take place at 2 p.m. on the day) July 17th: Straw Rockets Blast Off July 24th: LEGO Duplo & Pool Noodle Marble Run Intended for kids.

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Free

Sprout House

July 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! On Monday, July 10 at 2 p.m. create your own building and plant seeds to make your own chia house. Intended for ages 6-10. This program is part of the Build a Better World through STEM.

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Summer Flower Bud Vases

July 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Come in on Monday, July 17 at 6 p.m. to paint a summer flower vase with Peggy Hill from Make It Yours: Paint Your Own Pottery. Registration is required because space and supplies are limited. $5 materials fee. Intended for adults.

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Free

Little Builders

July 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Does your child love to build? Let your little one hammer, dig, doze, construct and destruct on Wednesday, July 19 at 11 a.m. (no hard hats needed) Registration is required since space is limited. Intended for ages 5+ and families.

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Free

Growing Hearts-Sprouts

July 26, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Watch your child blossom, play and learn through music! Join us on Wednesday, July 26 at 11:30 a.m. to sing, chant, play instruments and explore while being led by a certified music therapist. Registration is required since space is limited. Intended for ages 5 and under. Presented by Harmony Gardens Music Therapy.

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Free

LEGO Week Fun!

July 31, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on August 2, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 4, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on August 5, 2017 at 10:00am

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop in during LEGO Week to make a… Zip Line on Monday Towers on Wednesday Marble Run on Friday Free Build on Saturday Intended for ages 6-12.

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August 2017

Free

Build a Better World End of Summer Reading Party

August 7, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop by on Monday, August 7 at 1 p.m. to celebrate the end of another successful summer of reading. Enjoy a scavenger hunt, crafts & activities. All attendees will get a coupon for the Hanover Market! Plus, a special, secret visitor. Intended for ages 3-10.

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Free

Summer Fun for Tweens & Teens: Steampunk Journals & Pizza Party

August 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Bring on the gears, gadgets, and gizmos. On Wednesday, August 9 at 1 p.m., make your own outrageously cool steampunk journal & enjoy some pizza. Registration is required because space & supplies are limited. Intended for tweens & teens ages 11+.

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Free

Paws to Read with Asher

August 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Our storytime has gone to the dogs! Come in on Wednesday at 4 p.m. and pause to read or visit with Asher (our furry K9 friend). Grab a book and cuddle up! For ages 10 years and younger.

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September 2017

Free

Spine Benders Book Club

September 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 9, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on November 13, 2017 at 1:00pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Spine Benders is back! Join us the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. for coffee and book discussion. Intended for adults.

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Free

Magnetic Memo Board

September 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Cookie sheets aren’t just for baking! Monday, September 18 at 6 p.m., make a pretty and functional magnetic memo board. All materials provided but registration is required. Intended for adults.

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Free

Twisted Stitchers

September 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Bring a skein of yarn and a crochet hook and join the Twisted Stitchers on Wednesday, September 20 at 11 a.m. Come share patterns and tips. Intended for adults.

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Free

D.I.Y Fidget Spinners

September 27, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Take part of the fidget spinner craze by stopping by the Hanover Branch on Wednesday, September 27 at 4:30 p.m. All materials provided but registration is required. Intended for tweens and teens ages 10-17.

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October 2017

Free

Spine Benders Book Club

October 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Spine Benders is back! Join us the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. for coffee and book discussion. Intended for adults.

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Free

Twisted Stitchers

October 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Bring a skein of yarn and a crochet hook and join the Twisted Stitchers on Wednesday, October 18 at 11 a.m. Come share patterns and tips. Intended for adults.

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Free

DIY Pumpkins Terracotta Pots

October 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop by on Monday, October 23 at 2 p.m. to make a festive terracotta pot pumpkin for all your Halloween goodies. Please wear or bring an old shirt for painting. All materials provided but registration is required. Intended for ages 8-12.

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November 2017

Free

Turkey Windsocks

November 6, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Celebrate Thanksgiving by making a turkey windsock on Monday, November 6 at 4:30 p.m. Intended for ages 6-12.

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Free

Friends Fall Book Sale at Hanover

November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop by the Hanover Branch on Wednesday, November 8 from 12-6 p.m. for movies, hardcover & paperback books, children’s books and more. All ages welcome. Presented by the Friends of the Hanover Branch Library.

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Free

Twisted Stitchers

November 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Bring a skein of yarn and a crochet hook and join the Twisted Stitchers on Wednesday, November 15 at 11 a.m. Come share patterns and tips. Intended for adults.

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December 2017

Free

Happy Holidays with Elvis

December 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Presented by Lee Piper Celebrate the holiday season on Friday, December 1 at 4 p.m. for this Vegas-style show for all ages. Lee Piper performs Elvis’s biggest hits. All ages welcome.

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Free

Holiday Birdseed Ornaments

December 6, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Don’t forget the birds this holiday season. On Wednesday, December 6 at 4:30 p.m., create a homemade birdseed ornament. All materials are provided, but registration is required. Call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to reserve your spot. All ages welcome.

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Free

Spine Benders Book Club

December 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Spine Benders is back! Come in on Monday, December 11 at 1 p.m. for coffee and book discussion. Intended for adults.

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Free

Beaded Wire Bookmarks

December 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Presented by Marcy Brown and Julie McCourtie Monday, December 18 at 6 p.m., make a beaded wire bookmark as a beautiful gift for yourself or a friend. All materials are provided, but registration is required. Call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to reserve your spot. Intended for adults.

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Free

Twisted Stitchers

December 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Bring a skein of yarn and a crochet hook and join the Twisted Stitchers on Wednesday, December 20 at 11 a.m. Come share patterns and tips. Intended for adults.

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January 2018

Free

Bouncy Ball Building Bonanza

January 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Wednesday, January 3 at 4 p.m., make your own bouncy ball and see how high it can bounce. All materials are provided, but registration is required. Call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to reserve your spot. Intended for ages 6-12.

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Free

Let It Snow

January 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Do you love snow? On Friday, January 5 at 2 p.m., learn how to make indoor snow… but, first, solve a series of puzzles to unlock the box with all the ingredients. Sponsored by Breakout EDU. Intended for ages 5-12.

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Free

Spine Benders Book Club

January 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Monday, January 8 at 1 p.m, join us for coffee and book discussion. Intended for adults.

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Free

Twisted Stitchers

January 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 16, 2018

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Bring a skein of yarn and a crochet hook and join the Twisted Stitchers on the third Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. Come share patterns and tips. Intended for adults.

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Free

Herbal Hand Salve

January 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Wednesday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m., make your own all-natural herbal hand salve. All materials are provided, but registration is required. Call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to reserve your spot. Intended for adults.

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Free

Painted Inspiration Stones

January 29, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Monday, January 29 at 4:30 p.m., promote random acts of kindness by painting inspirational stones and leaving them around Jackson. All materials are provided, but registration is required. Call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to reserve your spot. Intended for ages 13+.

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February 2018

Free

Heart String Art

February 5, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Monday, February 5 at 4:30 p.m., make your own heart string art, just in time for Valentine’s Day. All materials provided, but registration is required. Call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to reserve your spot. Intended for teens and adults.

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Free

Spine Benders Book Club

February 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Come in on Monday, February 12 at 1 p.m. for coffee and book discussion. Intended for adults.

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Free

Locked in the Library

February 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Friday, February 16 at 3 p.m., you are locked in the library. Your team has 35 minutes to solve puzzles to get out. Can you escape? Sponsored by Breakout EDU. Intended for ages 8-12.

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Free

Love My Coffee Plaque

February 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Monday, February 26 at 6 p.m., make your own Love & Coffee plaque. All materials provided, but registration is required. Call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to reserve your spot. Intended for and adults.

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March 2018

Free

Braided Rugs by Joann

March 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Presented by Joann Reed John will be showing us how to make braided rugs. These beautiful homemade rugs for your home will last for years. Please bring a size K or Q hook if you have one. Join us on Wednesday, March 7 at 11 a.m. Intended for adults.

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Free

Spine Benders Book Club

March 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on April 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Join us on the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. for a book discussion. Call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 for more details. Intended for adults.

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Free

March is Reading Month at the Hanover Branch

March 19, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Stop by for fun activities and crafts. Read Duckling Gets a Cookie? and decorate a cookie with frosting and sprinkles! Enter for a chance to win a copy of the book. Join us on Monday, March 19 at 4:30 p.m. Intended for kids and families.   *This activity/event is in celebration of March is Reading Month, with a spotlight on Duckling Gets a Cookie? by Mo Willems.

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June 2018

Twisted Stichers

June 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

One event on August 15, 2018 at 11:00am

Bring a skein of yarn and crochet hook and join us for “Twisted Stitches.”  Pick up where you are and visit with other crafters or learn as a beginner. Share patterns and helpful tips.

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Washi Tape Journals

June 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Libraries Rock! Make a washi tape journal to help you complete an activity badge for summer reading. Registration is required. Space is limited. Call 517-905-1399 to reserve your spot.

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July 2018

July 4th Book Sale

July 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

During all of the Hanover – Horton July 4th festivities do not forget tho stop in the Hanover Branch for our Annual July 4th Book Sale. Books for all ages, paper backs, DVD’s, Audio Books and more! Sponsored by the Friends of the Hanover Branch

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Free

Beach Bottle Craft

July 23, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Summer doesn’t last forever, but you can help it last by bringing some of the summer indoors with this Beach Bottle Craft at the Hanover Branch! Monday, July 23 @ 5:30 p.m. Space is limited, so registration required. Call Hanover at 905-1399 to reserve your spot. Intended for ages teens (14+) and adults

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August 2018

Mason Jar Night Light

August 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Libraries Rock! Make a glittery mason jar night light. Registration is required. Space is limited. Please call: 517-905-1399

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September 2018

Free

Spine Benders Book Club

September 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 12, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 10, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on January 14, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on February 11, 2019 at 1:00pm

Join us at the Hanover Branch! Join us on the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. for a book discussion. Call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 for more details. Intended for adults.

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Free

Genealogy 101

September 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learn how to do genealogy research. Explore your family’s past using the Ancestry and HeritageQuest websites. In addition, find out about the library’s local history collection housed in the Minter-VanOrman Room. Registration Required. Call the hosting branch to reserve a spot. Wednesday, Sep. 12 @ 11 a.m.

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Free

Escape Room 4 Kids – “If You Take a Mouse to the Library”

September 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Solve the clues and make a craft! A Mouse broke into the Library overnight and locked up all the crayons! He has given us 45 minutes to free the crayons by following the clues. Good Luck! This Breakout is inspired by the book, “If You Take a Mouse to School,” by Laura Numeroff. Hosted by the Hanover Branch in cooperation with Breakout EDU. Intended for ages 5-9 years.

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Free

StoryWalk® at Hanover

September 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Calling families, students, teachers, and the Hanover Community! Join us at Hanover Elementary and Finish at the Hanover Branch! Promote reading and wellness in a fun new way with a story walk! Stroll around the community and read a book. You are invited to join the Hanover Branch for a special Hanover Community StoryWalk featuring the book, Mighty, Mighty Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker. Take a walk from Hanover Elementary to the Hanover Branch Library as you read the pages of…

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October 2018

Free

Escape Room 4 Kids – “Monster Mash Jr”

October 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Help! Who knew Igor’s Dance Dungeon was an actual Dungeon?! We just wanted to learn the Monster Mash. Now we have 45 minutes to escape before the monsters return from lunch. This Breakout is inspired by the song, “Monster Mash,” performed by Bobby Pickett. Hosted by the Hanover Branch in cooperation with Breakout EDU. Intended for ages 3-9 years.

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Free

Holiday Silent Auction at Hanover

October 29, 2018 - November 17, 2018

Stop by the Hanover Branch for the Friends of the Library Holiday Silent Auction! This is a perfect opportunity to get your shopping done early and acquire some wonderful, creative gifts for everyone on your list. The auction is during the Branch’s open hours: Monday: 1 to 6pm Wednesday: 10 to 7pm Friday: 1 to 6pm Saturday: 10 to 2pm For more information, please contact the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399. Intended for Adults.

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November 2018

Free

Getting Ready for Winter with Essential Oils

November 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

Join the Hanover Branch to learn how to stay healthy this winter with Essential Oils! Koleen will share what essential oils can do to promote wellness and support a healthy lifestyle. You can even take home a roller bottle, but you have to make it first. Registration required, so please call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to save your spot. Intended for Adults.

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Free

Escape Room 4 Kids: “Run, Turkey, Run”

November 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Gobble, Gobble! Oh, no! Turkey’s idea to change Farmer’s mind about dinner was locked in a box. You have 45 minutes to unlock the box before Farmer catches Turkey. Based on the book, “Run, Turkey, Run,” by Diane Mayr.                   Hanover Branch in cooperation with BreakoutEDU.

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December 2018

Free

Holiday Scavenger Hunt & Crafts

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 5, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 10, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 12, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 21, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 22, 2018 at 10:00am

Join the Hanover Branch December 1st thru December 22nd for a Holiday Scavenger Hunt and Crafts! During Open Hours Monday 1 pm – 6 pm Wednesday 10 am – 7 pm Friday 1 pm – 6 pm Saturday 10 am – 2 pm Intended for Kids 3 to 9.

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Free

Holiday Gifts

December 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Looking for that special gift? Look no further! Make this snow globe topper and fill the jar with chocolate mug cake mix. It’s a great gift for a friend or a child’s teacher. Registration is required, so please call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to save your spot. Intended for ages 14 & up.

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Free

Snowman Crafts

December 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Warm up with these wintery snowman crafts! Make a melted snowman sensory bottle and snowman snow measuring stick. Registration is required, so please call the hosting branch to reserve a spot. Intended for kids 4 to 8 years old. Concord Branch 517-905-1379 Monday, Dec. 3rd at 4 pm Eastern Branch 517-788-4074 Thursday, Dec. 6th at 5 pm Hanover Branch 517-905-1399 Monday, Dec. 10th at 4 pm Parma Branch 517-531-4908 Wednesday, Dec. 12th at 12 pm (noon) Springport Branch 517-905-1459 Saturday, Dec.  22nd at 12 pm (noon)…

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January 2019

Free

Braided Rugs by Johan

January 9 @ 11:00 am

Join Johan for a tutorial in making braided rugs.  You will need your crochet hook size and strips of material 5/8” wide (old sheets torn into strips work great).  These are beautiful homemade rugs for your home that will last for years! Intended for Adults. Registration required. Please call the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 to save a spot.

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Free

Nebula Slime

January 14 @ 4:00 pm

Have a galactic time making glitter nebula slime! We’ll explore the wonders of space along the way. Registration is required, please call the hosting branch to reserve a spot. Intended for Kids Ages 6-14. Hosting Branches, Dates, & Times: Spring Arbor Branch Wednesday, January 2nd @ 11 am Carnegie Library Saturday, January 5th @ 2 pm Concord Branch Monday, January 7th @ 4 pm Parma Branch Wednesday, January 9th @ 12 pm Hanover Branch Monday, January 14th @ 4 pm…

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