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Monday, July 16, 2018 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, July 16, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Monday, July 16, 2018 4:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Check out this great program for kids grades K-3!

Magnets are an important part of everyday life! Come discover how they work and explore the science of magnetism in this hands-on program.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Help Desk at COA - Join our tech staff at the Commission on Aging for tech assistance!


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Pack your lunch and join us for our monthly book club. This month's discussion will be over Kitchens of the Great Midwest by Ryan J Stradal.

Lunch provided. Registration required.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, July 19, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, July 19, 2018 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Libraries Rock Magic Show: See Baffling Bill's amazing magic and illusions, and see "Gus the Bunny."


Thursday, July 19, 2018 4:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Fremont Township Library invites kids of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, July 19, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Friday, July 20, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Friday, July 20, 2018 6:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Come build your own family reading fort at the library! We will provide building materials, snacks and an opportunity to snuggle in and read together. Families can choose books from our collection or bring their own. Read aloud or individually...it's up to you.

Please only register one family member for your group.


Saturday, July 21, 2018 10:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Play on the Way will bring musical play activities to the library. All children in attendance are eligible to win a prize!


Monday, July 23, 2018 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, July 23, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Tuesday, July 24, 2018 11:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Beauty and the Beast is a touching and humorous marionette play full of chuckles and drama. Artistic staging and clever effects accented with beautiful music bring this ever popular classic triumphantly to life. World leaders in the puppetry arts for over seventy-five years, Stevens Puppets bring this tale to life with artfully hand-carved wooden marionettes and a musical score you are sure to be humming all the way home.


Wednesday, July 25, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, July 25, 2018 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

A.R.K. Animal Encounters presents a show & tell and touch style, program where attendees can get up close to the animals.


Wednesday, July 25, 2018 2:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

A.R.K. Animal Encounters presents a show & tell and touch style, program where attendees can get up close to the animals.


Thursday, July 26, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, July 26, 2018 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Crack the code, solve the puzzles, unlock the boxes, and escape the room!

Registration required.  Please register every individual who will be attending.

*Please arrive 10 minutes early for your reserved session. No-shows at the time of start will revert to a walk-in waiting list.


Thursday, July 26, 2018 3:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Crack the code, solve the puzzles, unlock the boxes, and escape the room!

Registration required.  Please register every individual who will be attending.

*Please arrive 10 minutes early for your reserved session. No-shows at the time of start will revert to a walk-in waiting list.


Thursday, July 26, 2018 4:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Crack the code, solve the puzzles, unlock the boxes, and escape the room!

Registration required. Please register every individual who will be attending.

*Please arrive 10 minutes early for your reserved session. No-shows at the time of start will revert to a walk-in waiting list.


Thursday, July 26, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, July 26, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Crack the code, solve the puzzles, unlock the boxes, and escape the room!

Registration required. Please register every individual who will be attending.

*Please arrive 10 minutes early for your reserved session. No-shows at the time of start will revert to a walk-in waiting list.


Friday, July 27, 2018 6:00 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Come build your own family reading fort at the library! We will provide building materials, snacks and an opportunity to snuggle in and read together. Families can choose books from our collection or bring their own. Read aloud or individually...it's up to you.

Please only register one family member for your group.


Friday, July 27, 2018 8:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Twelve hours of fun at the library!

Teens can join us for this national teen lock-in. "Rock Your World" will feature a virtual author visit, national contest, crafts, gaming and more! Lots of pizza and snacks will be available to keep you fueled for fun all night long.

Permission slips are required for registration. The program is for teens in grades 7-12.



Saturday, July 28, 2018 12:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Twelve hours of fun at the library!

Teens can join us for this national teen lock-in. "Rock Your World" will feature a virtual author visit, national contest, crafts, gaming and more! Lots of pizza and snacks will be available to keep you fueled for fun all night long.

Permission slips are required for registration. The program is for teens in grades 7-12. PLEASE REGISTER AND PRINT PERMISSION SLIPS FROM THE JULY 27 TEEN LOCK IN EVENT.


Monday, July 30, 2018 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, July 30, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Monday, July 30, 2018 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

What would happen if you tried exploding a watermelon using only rubber bands? Want to try it? So do we! We will provide the melons and rubber bands, but we need your help in this awesome experiment.


Wednesday, August 01, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, August 01, 2018 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, August 01, 2018 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, August 02, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, August 02, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Friday, August 03, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Friday, August 03, 2018 8:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for an outdoor movie! We will be showing the film Loving Vincent (PG 13), the world's first feature-length, oil painted animated film.

Art Reach of Mid Michigan will be hosting a craft to take with you from 8-9 p.m. Movie begins at dusk. Popcorn provided by Celebration Cinema. Please bring lawn chairs or other seating material for this outdoor show.


Monday, August 06, 2018 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, August 06, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Tuesday, August 07, 2018 6:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us for an opportunity to kick back and relax with your friends! We'll provide the snacks and activities for a fun evening.


Wednesday, August 08, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, August 08, 2018 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, August 08, 2018 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Wednesday, August 08, 2018 5:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Patrons will run, dodge, and dive as they try to out-wit and out-blast the competition during Mobile NERF Games! From 'Capture the Flag' to 'Eliminator' to the 'Zombie Strike Gallery,' players will put their physical and mental skills to the test.


Thursday, August 09, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, August 09, 2018 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Friday, August 10, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Monday, August 13, 2018 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, August 13, 2018 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Tuesday, August 14, 2018 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for an opportunity to learn some simple recipes and cooking skills. Whether you are new to cooking or have been cooking for years, its an opportunity to improve your cooking skills.

This program is in partnership with the MSU Extension of Isabella County. The program will take place at 200 N. Main at the Isabella County Building.

Registration required. Permission slips are required.


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