Summer Reading for Adults


Join the Adult Summer Reading Program!

This year's theme is "Build a Better World".   The program runs from June 19th – August 12th.

Pick up a reading log at the main library desk. Complete the log for a free book choice and entry into the prize drawing. 


June 19th - June 24th -  pick up your book log in the first week, and register to win an Annual Berrien County Parks pass. 

You may also enjoy participating in some of our other happenings at the library:

Goodies for Grownups -- Enter weekly drawings for fabulous prizes -- no reading necessary. 

Reader's Journal -- Write a brief review (just a few sentences) about a title that you have read.  When you write a brief review, you get an extra entry into the Goodies for Grownups weekly drawing. 

Game Table - pull up a chair at our game table.  Games and puzzles will be changed out weekly. 

Build a Better World (For Animals)- Donation drive for The Humane Society of Southwest Michigan.


Special Events:

The Great American Solar Eclipse — June 21  @  11:00am
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library
The Kalamazoo Astronomical Society will speak about the total solar eclipse, and how to view the solar eclipse safely.

Rain Barrel Workshop — June 29  @ 5:30pm
Sponsored by Veersma State Farm Insurance
Learn about the benefits of rain barrels and how to build rain barrels. Participants will have a chance to enter a random drawing to win a rain barrel.

Blood Drive— July 6  @ 1pm—7pm
Sponsored by Michigan Blood
Donate your blood to help others.  Sign up for an appointment slot. 

Fly Fish Tying 101 with Ann Miller— August 2 @ 6pm
Sponsored by Keller & Keller Law Offices

Join local expert Ann Miller, and learn the art of fly tying. All supplies will be provided. Please register. class size is limited.


Also -- see our Music in the Garden series!

Music in the Garden:  Jack Adams — June 22nd @  6:30pm
Sponsored by Studio 807

Music in the Garden:  Mark Dvorak — July 27th @  6:30pm
Sponsored by Gary and Kathy Cowall

Music in the Garden:  Redbud Consort — August 10th @  6:30pm
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library