Spaces in the Summer Reading Programs are limited, so come early to claim your spot! Spaces are still available in the 11am Preschool Tuesdays with Mrs. D group, the 2pm K-5th grade Weekly Wednesdays group, and the Tuesdays at 7pm 6th-12th grade Teen group, so if you haven't claimed your spot yet, stop by to sign up!
Isle Royale Presentation
Thursday, June 21st at 7pm
Adults. Author and Adventurer, Loreen Niewenhuis, will discuss how the island was formed and the unique geology there. She will delve into the human history of the island and the transition to becoming a National Park. She will also discuss the historic, nearly 60-year predator/prey wildlife study based on the island. Refreshments will be served. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation. *Register in person to attend. Registration beginsJune 15th and includes a refundable $5 cash deposit.
Online Reading Log
We now offer an Online Reading Log Only program through our NEW reading program website: Wandoo Reader! Log your reading from the comfort of your own home, plus earn points for a fun interactive game that will inspire young and old to achieve their reading goals!
Follow the links below to register for our Online Reading Log Only Program. Registration will become available on Wednesday, May 30th at 9:30am.
**Please note that online registration is ONLY for the Online Reading Log Only Program and NOT for Summer Reading Program Classes. To register to attend Classes you must register in person at the library.**
Libraries Rock... Outdoors!
Wednesday, June 27th at 11am
All Summer Reading Program Participants are invited. Join us under the pavilion at Centennial Park as we welcome the Howell Nature Center and we learn about Animal Acoustics! Reading Logs and bags will be passed our immediately following the program. *This program may be held off-site. Check this website, our Facebook page, and the Fowlerville News & Views for updates closer to the program.
July Programs & Events
Mondays starting July 9th
Adults. Join certified Mixed Martial Arts Instructor, John Noonan, as he leads you in a series of yoga and self-defense exercises that will help increase your flexibility and movement. Exercises are designed to be accessible to adults of all ages. Please remember to dress comfortably, and to bring water to drink and your own towel or mat to practice on. Spaces are limited to 10 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. *There is a small cash-only fee for this class of $5. Drop-in class.
Detroit Music Oral Histories
Thursday, July 12th at 7pm
Adults. After three years of conducting oral histories with more than a dozen members of the music industry, Kim Schroeder of Wayne State University will share the insights of Detroit musicians as to how and why Detroit has produced so much musical talent over so many years. Interviews feature musicians from myriad genres, including, soul, R&B, jazz, pop rock, garage rock, and classical. *Register in person to attend. Registration begins June 28th and includes a refundable $5 cash deposit.
Beyond the Book:
Thursday, July 19th at 7pm
Adults. Featuring a book and its film adaptation. Movie will begin at 7pm followed by discussion. Movie-style refreshments will be served.
*Register in person to attend. Registration begins June 28th. Books will be given on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.
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Patriotic Wall Art
Thursday, July 26th at 7pm
Adults. Join the library ladies as we lead you to create a "Rock"-ing craft! At this month's session we'll be creating unique mixed-media wall art using canvas, vinyl, paints, and a variety of other materials! *Register in person to attend. Registration begins July 12th and includes a refundable $5 cash deposit.