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Henrietta Branch

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11744 Bunkerhill Rd.
Pleasant Lake, MI 49202 United States
(517) 769-6537 http://myjdl.com/henrietta

Past Events

October 2017

Free

Duelin’ Basses

October 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Everyone knows the king of musical instruments is the double bass. At least, that is the opinion of bassists Jerry Jacoby and Mark Mathias. Come by on Friday, October 6 at 6 p.m. to enjoy music from Bach to Tin Pan Alley. All ages welcome. Presented by Jerry Jacoby & Mark Mathias

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Henrietta Book Group

October 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! On Wednesday, October 11 at 5 p.m. join us to discuss Fractured by Catherine McKenzie. Intended for teens and adults.

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Free

Movable Mummies

October 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Bend it and shape it, this mummy is made to move. Wednesday, October 18 at 5 p.m., come by the Henrietta Branch to make your own movable mummy. All materials provided but registration is required. Intended for ages 5-17.

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Free

Henrietta Halloween Party

October 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Calling all goblins, ghouls, and ghosts! Monday, October 30 at 5 p.m., join us for silly and spooky games, Halloween treats and more. Don’t forget your costume. All ages welcome.

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November 2017

Free

Henrietta’s Holiday Silent Auction

November 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Stop by the Henrietta Branch during the month of November during open hours for our Silent Auction. We will have crafts, homemade goodies, new items and more. All ages welcome.

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Pallet Painting

November 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Friday, November 10 at 5 p.m., make your own one-of-a-kind fall wall hanging from recycled pallet wood. All materials provided but registration is required. Intended for adults. Presented by Vicki Lange

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Free

Henrietta Book Group

November 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! On Monday, November 13 at 5 p.m. join us to discuss Dissonance by Jonathan Bruce Brown. Intended for teens and adults.

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Free

Magnetic Memo Board

November 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Cookie sheets aren’t just for baking! Monday, November 20 at 5 p.m., make a pretty and functional magnetic memo board. All materials provided but registration is required. Intended for adults.

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December 2017

Free

Henrietta Knitting Group

December 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Join us Wednesdays at 1 p.m. for knitting and crocheting. All crafters of all experience levels are welcome. Drop-in and bring your current project. Intended for adults.

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Free

Holiday Birdseed Ornaments

December 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Don’t forget the birds this holiday season. On Wednesday, December 6 at 5 p.m., create a homemade birdseed ornament. All materials are provided, but registration is required. Call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot. All ages welcome.

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Free

Beaded Wire Bookmarks

December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Presented by Marcy Brown and Julie McCourtie Friday, December 8 at 5 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 Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot. Intended for adults.

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Free

Henrietta Book Group

December 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Join us on Monday, December 11 at 5 p.m. to discuss Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys. Intended for adults.

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Free

Snowy Night Holiday Cards

December 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Make a lovely holiday card on Friday, December 15 at 5 p.m. to celebrate the holiday season. All materials provided, but registration is required. Call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot. Intended for adults.

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January 2018

Free

Bouncy Ball Building Bonanza

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

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Friday, January 5 at 3 p.m., make your own bouncy ball and see how high it can bounce. All materials provided, but registration is required. Call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot. Intended for ages 6-12.

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Free

Henrietta Book Group

January 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Monday, January 8 at 5 p.m., join us to discuss Still Alice by Lisa Genova. Intended for adults.

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Free

Love My Coffee Plaque

January 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Monday, January 22 at 5 p.m., make your own Love & Coffee plaque. All materials provided, but registration is required. Call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot. Intended for adults.

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Free

Homemade Hand Warmers

January 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Stop by on Monday, January 29 at 5 p.m., to make your own adorable hand warmers, perfect for a chilly winter day. All materials provided, but registration is required. Call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot. Intended for adults.

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February 2018

Free

Heart String Art

February 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Monday, February 5 at 5 p.m., make your own heart string art, just in time for Valentine’s Day. All materials provided, but registration is required. Call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot. Intended for teens and adults.

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Free

Preschool Storytime at Henrietta

February 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 11, 2018

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Every Wednesday at 11 a.m., starting February 7, join us for stories, crafts and more. Intended for ages 3-5.

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Free

Henrietta’s Valentine’s Party

February 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Celebrate Valentine’s Day on Friday, February 9 at 5 p.m. at the Henrietta Branch. Games, treats, and more. All ages welcome.

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Free

Henrietta Book Group

February 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Join us on Monday, February 12 at 5 p.m. to discuss Defending Jacob by William Landay. Intended for adults.

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Free

Herbal Hand Salve

February 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Friday, February 23 at 5 p.m., make your own all-natural herbal hand salve. All materials are provided, but registration is required. Call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot. Intended for adults.

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March 2018

Free

March is Reading Month: Funky Food Scavenger Hunt

March 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday and Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Stop by the Henrietta Branch any time during March and see if you can find all of the funky foods hiding around the library. Intended for kids.   *This activity/event is in celebration of March is Reading Month, with a spotlight on The Case of the Stinky Stench by Josh Funk.

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Easter Bunny Jars at Henrietta

March 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Make an adorable Easter Bunny Jar, a perfect way to store your Easter sweets. Join us on Monday, March 5 at 5 p.m. Space is limited, so registration is required. Intended for adults.

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Henrietta Book Group

March 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on April 9, 2018 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Stop by the Henrietta Branch to check out a copy of this month’s title. Intended for adults. Monday, March 12 at 5 p.m. Terror in Ypsilanti by Gregory Fournier Monday, April 9 at 5 p.m. Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson Monday, May 14 at 5 p.m. How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez

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April 2018

Free

Bird’s Nest Pendants

April 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Make this beautiful craft as a wonderful way to welcome spring. Space is limited, so registration is required. Join us on Wednesday, April 18 at 5 p.m. Intended for adults.

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Free

Henrietta Spring Book Sale

April 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday and Friday, repeating until May 11, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 9, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 5, 2018

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Presented by the Henrietta Branch Friends of the Library Pick up some fall reads at Henrietta’s Spring Book Sale! Adult fiction, children’s fiction, and lots more. Sale starts on Monday, April 30 and goes until Friday, May 11 during normal branch hours. Materials for all ages. Daily hours are as follows:                 Monday from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday from 10…

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May 2018

Free

StoryWalk® at Henrietta

May 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Promote reading and wellness in a fun new way with a story walk! Stroll around the library and read a book. This year’s book is Mighty, Mighty Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker.    The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service owned by Mrs. Ferguson. This resource is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered…

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Henrietta Knitting Group

May 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Join us Wednesdays at 1 p.m. for knitting and crocheting. All crafters of all experience levels are welcome. Drop-in and bring your current project. Intended for adults.

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June 2018

Mason Jar String Art

June 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Celebrate summer with this fun and flowery string art project. Space is limited. Registration required: Henrietta Branch (517-769-6537)

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Cameron Zvarra – Comedy, Magic & Balloon Sculpting

June 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This show is JAM PACKED with magic, comedy, juggling, stunts, music and TONS of audience participation! Cameron will be at the following branches: Monday June 25 at 3:00pm – Henrietta Branch

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July 2018

Parent and Me Art

July 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Enjoy an adult/child painting experience while creating a beautiful piece of art. The Jackson school of the Arts staff will guide adults and children through all the steps of painting a colorful pallet together. Registration Required, call 517-769-6537 to reserve your spot at the Henrietta Branch

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August 2018

The Science of Music

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

Get ready to get noisy and learn about sound! Explore the science behind music and sound with lots of fun, hands-on experiences. There will even be special guests from the JSO!   Wednesday, August 1 at 11:00am Henrietta (517-769-6537)

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September 2018

Free

Henrietta Book Group

September 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Henrietta Branch Monday, September 10 to discuss… X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz Intended for adults. Visit your local branch to check out this title today!

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Free

StoryWalk® at Henrietta

September 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on September 19, 2018 at 10:00 am

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

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

Join us at the Henrietta Branch! Promote reading and wellness in a fun new way with a story walk! A story walk uses a laminated, deconstructed picture book, mounted onto poles and placed in an outdoor area where visitors stroll and read. This month’s book is Feathers For Lunch by Lois Ehlert. Please call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 for more information. Event takes place during Branch’s open hours. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed…

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Storybook Blocks

September 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come on out to the Henrietta Branch to make a storybook block! Make your own one-of-a-kind storybook block from recycled book pages. It’s a perfect gift for a baby Reservations are required. Call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot! Intended for adults.

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Fall Harvest Party

September 21, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Rock on down to the Henrietta Branch for a Fall Harvest Party! Come celebrate the harvest with fall food and games at Henrietta. We’ll also have great music from the ever-popular Lee Piper! It’s a real treat for the whole family! Please contact the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 for more information Intended for all ages!

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A Musical Tribute to Our American Heritage by Lee Piper

September 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Don’t miss talented guitarist and singer, Lee Piper, who can play something for everyone, whether it be Elvis to Johnny Cash to Hank Williams and more! Lee will be playing during Henrietta’s annual Fall Harvest Party–a guaranteed great time for all! Please contact the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 for more information. Intended for all ages!

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October 2018

Free

Preschool Storytime at Henrietta

October 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 6, 2018

It’s never too soon to start exploring and learning with your child! JDL storytimes offer age-appropriate books, music, and activities for babies, toddlers, families, and young children. Most importantly, they develop everyone’s imaginations! Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.

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Henrietta Book Group

October 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on January 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Join the Henrietta Branch Monday, October 8 to discuss… The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah Intended for adults. Visit your local branch to check out this title today!

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November 2018

Henrietta’s Holiday Silent Auction

November 2, 2018 - November 30, 2018

Drop on by the Henrietta Branch for their Holiday Silent Auction! Don’t miss Henrietta’s Silent Auction! Stop by during the month of November during open hours. We’ll have crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items, and more! It’s just in time for the holiday season. All ages welcome.

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Scrumptious Soups with Chef Brad

November 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Join Chef Brad and learn how to make comfy, cozy, and delicious soups!  Free samples, but Registration is Required! Please call the Summit Branch at (517) 783-4030 or the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to save your spot. Henrietta Branch November 2nd @ 5:00 p.m. Summit Branch November 9th @ 6:00 p.m. Intended for Teens & Adults.  

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It’s Slime Time!

November 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Join the Henrietta Branch for Slime Time! It’s not just slime, it’s the Ultimate Slime! Take slime to the next level with fun, new ingredients! All slimes are borax free! Reservations are required. Please call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to save your spot. Additional Slime Times will take place at the Summit and Brooklyn branches, so call either branch if those dates and times are more convenient. Intended for kids ages 6 and up.  

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December 2018

Free

Pom Pom Pine Cones

December 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on December 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Super cute Christmas ornaments that you’ll treasure for years! A perfect project for kids. Reservations required. Please call the Summit Branch at (517) 783-4030 or the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to save your spot! HENRIETTA BRANCH Wednesday, December 12th at 4 pm SUMMIT BRANCH Thursday, December 13th at 4 pm Intended for Kids ages 3+.

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Luscious Lip Balms

December 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Peppermint, citrus, and honey, oh my! Make your own luscious lip balm, a perfect stocking stuffer for that special someone. All materials provided. Two events, two chances! Summit Branch Dec. 3rd at 5pm Henrietta Branch Dec. 14th at 5pm Reservations required, so please call either the Summit Branch at  (517) 783-4030 or the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to save your spot today. Intended for Teens & Adults.

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Vintage Paper Ornaments

December 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Make a unique and lovely book page ornament! All materials provided. Reservations required. Please call the Summit Branch at (517) 783-4030 or the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to save your spot!

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January 2019

Free

Snowman Crafts

January 9 @ 11:00 am

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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Henrietta Book Group

January 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Henrietta Branch Monday, January 14th to discuss… Pachinko by Min Jin Lee Intended for adults. Visit your local branch to check out this title today!

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Fingerprint Snowmen

January 18 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Brighten up a winter day with these adorable fingerprint snowmen! Reservations required. Please call the Summit Branch at (517) 783-4030 or the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to save your spot! Intended for Ages 6 & Up.

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February 2019

Free

Love-ly Valentine’s Book Art

February 1 @ 5:00 pm

Let your inner artist shine and make a Valentine’s masterpiece! All materials provided. Reservations required. Please call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to save your spot!

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Valentine’s Day Cards

February 4 @ 5:00 pm

Ditch commercial cards and make your own, one-of-a-kind Valentine’s card! All materials provided. Reservations required. Please call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to save your spot!    

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Henrietta Valentine’s Party

February 8 @ 5:00 pm

Love is in the air! Take a break from the winter blues and celebrate Valentine’s Day with us. Games, treats, and more! Please call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 for more information. Intended for All Ages.

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Henrietta Book Group

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Henrietta Branch Monday, October 8 to discuss… An American Marriage by Tayari Jones Intended for adults. Visit your local branch to check out this title today!

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You’ve Been Zapped!

February 25 @ 5:00 pm

Learn about static electricity and see how it is created. Try out a Van de Graaff generator and conduct some static electricity experiments.  See if you can make Science Bob’s tinsel orb levitate! Registration is required, so please call the Summit Branch at (517) 783-4030 or the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to save your spot! Intended for children ages 8 and older. Summit Branch Friday, February 22nd @ 5 pm Henrietta Branch Monday, February 25th @ 5 pm

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April 2019

Bunny String Art

April 12 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

– Bunny String Art  – Hop along the bunny trail with us as we wind up for spring and create your own decorative bunny shaped piece of string art. All materials provided. Please Register: 517.769.6537

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Moon Sand

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Bored with Play-doh? Try something from out of this world. come learn how to make Moon Sand. Moon Sand has a silky smooth texture and can be molded into shapes and reused with ease. Call Henrietta to save your spot – 517.769.6537

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Lee Piper’s Elvis Tribute

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Get ready for an evening of flashback fun with this Vegas-style show as Lee Piper presents a tribute to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll!  

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May 2019

Made With Love Mother’s Day Crafts

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

This is a two-part Mother’s Day Gift Program: Part 1 Decorated Jewelry Box, Part II Charm Bracelet. Join us at Henrietta Branch on May 3 from 5:00 – 5:45 pm to create a one of a kind jewelry box just for Mom. However, no jewelry box is complete without jewelry to go with it. Join us at Grass Lake Branch on May 6 from 6:00 – 6:45 pm to make a special Mother’s Day charm bracelet.  

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Henrietta Spring Book Sale

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pick up some great reads at Henrietta’s Spring Book Sale! Adult fiction, children’s fiction, and lots more! The sale runs the week of May 6 during branch open hours.

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Henrietta Spring Book Sale

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Pick up some great reads at Henrietta’s Spring Book Sale! Adult fiction, children’s fiction, and lots more! The sale runs the week of May 6 during branch open hours.

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Henrietta Spring Book Sale

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pick up some great reads at Henrietta’s Spring Book Sale! Adult fiction, children’s fiction, and lots more! The sale runs the week of May 6 during branch open hours.

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Henrietta Spring Book Sale

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Pick up some great reads at Henrietta’s Spring Book Sale! Adult fiction, children’s fiction, and lots more! The sale runs the week of May 6 during branch open hours.

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Exploring DNA

May 17 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrate Women’s History with science! Learn about Rosalind Franklin and her DNA discoveries, extract DNA from a strawberry, and make paper Origami DNA. Intended for tweens and teens age 10 and older. MEIJER BRANCH Saturday, March 16th @ 2:00 pm EASTERN BRANCH Thursday, March 21st @ 6:00 pm SUMMIT BRANCH Wednesday, March 27th @ 5:00 pm BROOKLYN BRANCH Tuesday, April 9th @ 4:00pm CARNEGIE LIBRARY Saturday, May 4th @ 2:00 pm GRASS LAKE BRANCH Monday, May 13th @ 5:30 pm…

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Mindful Yoga Storytime

May 22 @ 11:00 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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Mason Jar Luminaries

May 31 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

DIY Mason Jar Luminaries – patrons will decorate glass mason jars with glass gems and place tea lights inside to create a pretty glow.

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June 2019

Phase of the Moon Cups

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 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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Father’s Day DIY Sports Coaster

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

Does your father have a favorite sports team or college? If so, then we will show you how to make personalized coasters with your father’s favorite team or alma mater so that you can give them to him as a gift. Materials provided. Henrietta: June 12, 5:30 p.m. Grass Lake: June 13 at 4:00 p.m.

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Bee Amazed at the Amazing Life of the Honeybee

June 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 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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Cameron Zvara, Magician and Entertainer

June 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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The Storytellers

June 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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July 2019

Ice Cream Sundaes

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Let’s Celebrate National Ice Cream Month. Come to the library where you will make and enjoy your own homemade ice cream. All materials provided.

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Painted Garden Rocks

July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

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Bubbleology

July 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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August 2019

Exotic Zoo

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 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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Barks & Bites

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 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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Mess Free Finger Painting

August 30 @ 5:00 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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September 2019

Lightbot Hour of Coding

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Lightbot is an educational game for kids that introduces several principles of programming. Children will practice concepts like sequence, conditions, and loops without typing or coding. To register, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Henrietta Harvest Party

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at the Henrietta Branch for a night of music, games, and crafts as we celebrate the beginning of Fall! Fun for all ages!

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Family Storytime at Henrietta

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Autumn Denim Decorations

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

Create your own fall-themed decoration using the pockets from denim jeans. All materials provided. Teens & Adults. Please call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537 to save your spot.

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October 2019

Yarn Pumpkins

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Create your own yarn pumpkin decorations. All materials provided. Teens & Adults. Please call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537 to register.

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Mason Jar Sugar Skulls

October 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In honor of Dia de los Muertos, create your own sugar skull mason jar that glows in the dark! Call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537 to register.

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November 2019

Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 1
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Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 13
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 15
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 16
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 18
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Family Storytime at Henrietta

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Family Storytime at Henrietta

November 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 27
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 29
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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Henrietta Holiday Silent Auction

November 30
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Stop by the Henrietta Branch for the Friends Holiday Silent Auction during open hours November 1-30. Items include crafts, homemade goodies, re-gifted new items and more so you can get some of your shopping done early! For questions, call the Henrietta Branch at 517-769-6537.

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December 2019

Family Storytime at Henrietta

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Wine Cork Candy Canes

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Create your own holiday candy cane ornament out of wine corks. All materials provided, please call 517-769-6537 to register.

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Family Storytime at Henrietta

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Reindeer Rendezvous at the Henrietta Branch

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Help us welcome Santa’s reindeer as they visit the library! Come see and pet live reindeer! You can also feed the reindeer for a quarter. Then warm up inside the library and enjoy some fun reindeer-themed crafts!

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