Monday, September 30, 2013

October programs @ the Library

Check out the programs we have planned for October.  There is sure to be something for everyone!  Pre-registration is required for all programs and events.

Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 6:30pm
Sandhill Crane's Wine Tasting, Free
Heather Price will provide information on the wine-making process as well as great wines to taste.  You must be at least 21 years old to participate.

Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 1:00pm
Genie's Book Club, Free
Join your friends and neighbors for a lively, informal adult book discussion.  Pick up a copy of the book at the library.  October's choice is the Great Michigan Read 2013 title: Annie's Ghosts by Steve Luxenberg.

Thursday, Oct. 3 at 11:00am
Lunch & Learn: Greeting Cards using pressed leaves, $8.00
Bring your lunch and learn something new.  The library provides the beverages.  In this class you will make two greeting cards using pressed leaves and beautiful paint.  All materials will be provided.

Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6:30pm
Make Magic In Your Kitchen, $5.00
Renee Chodkowski, the Great Foodini, will enlighten us with ideas for cooking tasty recipes.  Renee will provide everyone with samples.

Saturday, Oct. 12 at 9:00am to 4:00pm
5th Annual Hamburg Community Fine Art & Craft Show, Free
Visitors will see art such as pottery, pen & ink, wood carvings, sculptures, photography, textiles, jewelry, glass, and paintings in watercolor, oils, acrylics, and pastels.  Lunch will be available from Holy Spirit Catholic Church and School.

Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 6:30pm
Make Your Own Great Sausage, Free
Gary Radke, owner of Howell's Great Lakes Meats, will demonstrate the art of making sausage.  Sausages, equipment, and seasonings will be available for purchase.

Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:00pm
A Nefariously Nightmarish Halloween Party, Free
Come to the library's annual Halloween party for hay rides (weather permitting), the haunted library, snacks, games, and fun.  Costumes are welcome!

Saturday, Oct. 26 at 11:00am to 3:30pm
Fall Charter Bus Trip to the Vineyards, $36.00
Join fellow library patrons and friends for a fall excursion to Sandhill Crane Vineyards in Jackson.  The trip includes lunch, tour, and a sampling of six wines.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Coming Attractions @ the Library!


Bugle Calls in the Civil War Camps

Wednesday, Sept. 11 @ 6:30pm

Dressed in costume, Dave Pettigrove will demonstrate bugle calls which alerted soldiers to routine activities throughout their day. Program will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Registration required, free.


Michigan Railroad Depots

Thursday, Sept. 12 @ 6:30pm

Michael H. Hodges, Detroit News writer and author of 'Michigan's Historic Railroad Stations,' photographed and profiled 31 depots across the state. This slide show presentation will highlight the historical style and news accounts of the train era. Books will be available for purchase. Registration required, free.