ANNUAL BOOK SALE!
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
Enjoy browsing our selection of used books
at the annual Friends of the Library's book sale.
Friday, August 12th:
Presale $5 admission | 7:00am-9:00am
FREE admission | 9:00am-4:00pm
Saturday, August 13th:
FREE admission | 9:00am-3:00pm
(prices discounted on Saturday)
Wednesday, August 3rd
Saturday, December 3rd
BIRTHDAY BOOK CLUB
For children ages 1-8, ask us how you can receive
a FREE book during the month of your child's birthday!
Toddler Story Hour
Children accompanied by an adult caregiver are welcome to share in stories,
songs, and rhymes at this story time. It is followed by a free play period.
Program is every Monday morning
at 10:00am and 11:00am
Mother Goose on the Loose
An early childhood literacy program for babies, toddlers, and their
caregivers. A short program of stories, rhymes, and active music play is followed
Program is every Thursday at 10am
Color Me Happy
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore! Join us for a
couple hours while coloring in various designs and
patterns. This practice generates wellness, quietness
and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the
senses and creativity. This event will take place the first Monday
afternoon of every month between 4:00pm and 6:00pm.
Next meeting: August 1st
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Family Movie @ the Library
Come join us for some family fun at the library.
Enjoy a free movie in our Program room.
Snacks will be provided. Movies are shown at
6:00pm on the third Tuesday of every month.
Tuesday, August 16th: 6:00pm-7:30pm
MICHIGAN ACTIVITY PASS
Library users with a valid library card can print
a pass to one of the 70+ participating cultural
institutions at the
website. Some cultural partners offer complimentary
or reduced price admission; others, discounts in their
gift shop or other exclusive offers. Each Michigan
Activity Pass expires one week from the date it is printed.
SUMMER READING 2016
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
All programs are on Wednesdays
Zumba for Kids - July 27th | 4pm
Zumba for Adults - July 27th | 6:30pm
Mindfulness for Kids - August 10th | 4pm
Mindfulness for Adults - August 10th | 6:30pm
Kids sessions are for 1st-6th graders
Adult sessions are for 13 years old and up
* Space is limited. Registration is required.
NATIONAL PARKS 100TH ANNIVERSARY!
This year marks the 100th anniversary of our
National Parks. Check out our U.S. map display
next to the fireplace. Write down your family name
and all the National Parks you have visited on the
notepads provided. We will put your family name
on the map next to all the locations you listed!
HARRY POTTER PARTY
Join us for potions, wand making, and many more
magical activities. Costumes are encouraged!
All ages are welcome. Registration is required
for this after-hours event.
Friday, July 29th: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Stop in and show off your skills! Outdoor
games and crafts for all ages!
Saturday, August 6th: 11:00am-1:00pm
MAKE YOUR OWN STEPPING STONE
Participants age 16 and up will learn how to
make some original stepping stones for your
yard. All materials will be provided. Space is
limited so registration is required.
Wednesday, August 24th: 6:00pm-7:00pm
A comic book, gaming, cosplay convention for
all ages. Hosted by Kalamazoo Public Library,
Lawton Public Library, Paw Paw District Library,
Portage District Library and Van Buren District Library
Saturday, September 17th: 11:00am-3:00pm
LOCATION: Antwerp Activity Center in Mattawan
Summer Weekly Programs
Drop in every Monday from 3pm-5pm for
hands-on maker projects for all ages!
Hour of Code
(4th - 10th grade students)
Come use the library's new Chromebooks
and learn simple game coding! Bring your
earbuds or headphones if you have them.
Registration is required as space is limited.
Every Tuesday in August: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Family Games / Lego Club
Drop in every Thursday from 3pm-5pm
to build and play games. Games and Legos
provided or bring your own!