Paw Paw District Library


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Ask us how you can help your child prepare for school.



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 by playtime.

Program is every Thursday at 10am

Curious Readers Club

This once-a-month book club is for 1st-5th graders.
We begin with a snack, share books, and finish with
an activity or craft. This club meets the first Tuesday
of every month 4:00pm - 5:00pm. Registration
is required so see Ms. Whitney for more details.

Next meeting: October 3rd


Pages 'N Pizza

Join our middle school book discussion while
enjoying pizza. All registered students
(6th-8th grade) will get one copy of "Apple
Tart of Hope" by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald to keep!

Wednesday, October 18th: 3:00pm



Color Me Happy

Coloring isn't just for kids anymore! Join us for
coloring in various designs and patterns. This
practice stimulates the brain while generating
wellness and quietness. This event will take place
the second Monday of every month.

Monday, October 9th: 2:00pm-3:30pm


Adult Book Club

Join us in the program room for our adult book
club meeting. We will have two sessions on
the second week of every month on
alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Tuesday, October 10th:
noon and 6:30pm at the library
Title: The Charm Bracelet
by Viola Shipman


Tai Chi Classes

8-week fall session begins September 13th.
Suitable for people of all ability levels.
$80 for 8 classes or drop-in for $12/class.

Wednesdays, Sept 13th - Nov 1st


TECH TALK: Social Media and You

Join KRESA's Jeremie Coplin as he
discusses the basics of technology and latest
developments. All questions are welcome.

Tuesday, September 19th: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Van Buren Reads

A collaboration of local Van Buren libraries
presents a meeting with authors
Viola Shipman and Wade Rouse.
Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 3rd: 6:30pm
Van Buren Conference Center
490 S. Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064


A collaboration of local libraries presents
a comic book, gaming, and cosplay convention
for all ages. For more information, visit
us on

Saturday, October 14th: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Antwerp Activity Center
24821 Front Ave., Mattawan


Ladies Autumn Tea

Americana Music
with Special Guest Plain Jane Glory

Wednesday, October 25th: 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Registration is required and begins Sept. 25th.



We are excited to announce a new service for
Paw Paw resident library card holders. You can
now instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks
and more, 24/7 with your library card. Download the
App to your mobile device or go to the hoopla website.



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.




Chicago's Magnificent Mile
$30 for round trip bus transportation

Saturday, December 2nd | 8:15am-11:00pm



Broadway in Chicago's Hamilton

Tuesday, December 19th | 1:15pm-2:15am


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