This month, we couldn't possibly overlook National Book Award Finalist and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author, Jason Reynolds. In August alone, Reynolds will be publishing two new books for kids and teens. The first, Miles Morales: Spider-Man offers up a new spin on the traditional Marvel hero. His second, Patina, is a follow-up to the National Book […]Read More from Author of the Month: Jason Reynolds
Join us on Friday mornings at 10am for Preschool StoryTime, our story time designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers! We’ll build the social and literacy skills necessary for children about to enter school by sharing stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Centered around the Every Child Ready to Read principles, we’ll […]Read More from StoryTime
Join us on Tuesday mornings at 10:30am for Toddler Time, our storytime designed for children 18-36 months old and their caregivers! Each week we enjoy stories, songs, movements, rhymes, games, and free play, all designed to build pre-reading skills in little ones. Centered around the Every Child Ready to Read principles, we'll learn as we […]Read More from Toddlertime
Babies and caregivers, join us on Monday mornings at 10:30am as we enjoy a storytime for little ones full of songs, rhymes, finger plays, puppets and board books. BabyTime is a great first time experience for new parents and caregivers, and an excellent opportunity to meet new friends and lay the building blocks for pre-reading […]Read More from BabyTime
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In its current existence, the Great Lakes Folk Festival has been running annually since 2002. A cooperation between the City of East Lansing and the MSU Museum, this weekend festival is a celebration of folk art both locally and nationally. There will be exhibits of dance and music "showcas[ing] performers who learned their skills within […]Read More from Celebrate the Great Lakes Folk Festival
Welcome to Miss Eva's Top Three! Each month I'll be picking out items from three different areas of the children's section to feature that I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Picture Book: Goldfish Ghost by Lemony Snicket I'm a huge […]Read More from Miss Eva’s Top Three: August 2017
And yet, it does get better! $.50 Non-Fiction books, every day, all day. You never know what you will find!Read More from Non-Fiction, 50 cents, Every Day!
Many thanks to the law firm of Buhl, Little, Lynwood and Harris for becoming the first business sponsor of our FUNdraising Golf Night at the Little Hawk Putting Course on August 22nd. Their support of the Friends helps us support our library! Want to see your name in lights? We are still accepting business and […]Read More from Many thanks to our first business sponsor of our FUNdraising Golf Night!
In August the Friends are showcasing local artist Rebecca Morgan and her exhibit, The Wall of Voodoo. In Rebecca's own words: "The pieces are derived from a variety of influences, mainly Mexican and Spanish. However, one painting is dedicated specifically to my Polish ex-husband. Most of my paintings take 3 to 5 years to complete. […]Read More from August Exhibit in the Brick Wall Gallery