2015-02-01 / Library Lines

LIBRARY Lines

River Rapids District Library
227 E. Broad Street
Chesaning
(989) 845-3211
www.riverrapidslibrary.org

Historian to visit: On Feb. 12, at 6 p.m., historian Chris Czopek will be here to share with us the story of Chesaning’s own Captain Andress and his Native American troop of Sharpshooters, known as Company K, as they fought in some of the fiercest battles of the Civil War.

Winter Programs Continue: Teen Activity, first Saturday of month, In-Stitches knitting club, second Saturday, and Lego club third Saturday.

Computer Classes: James Goff will be teaching the following computer classes: Basic Internet, on Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. and Intermediate Microsoft Word on Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. Please call to register.

Tech Time: You can join Ethan every Tuesday at 1 p.m. for help with your e-readers and other gadgets.

Chesaning Area Friends of The Library will hold their first annual comedy night on Thursday, Feb. 5 at the Riverfront Grille. The doors will open at 6 p.m. with a full menu available until 6:45 p.m. Showtime is at 7:30 p.m. Master of ceremonies for the evening will be Mike Ball. The headliner is David Farewell, with special guest, Alex Price. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. You can purchase your advance tickets at the River Rapids District Library.

Adult Winter Reading has started and will run until Feb. 28.

Winter Hours: Monday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Wednesday – Closed; Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday – Closed; Saturday noon – 4 p.m.

St. Charles District Library
104 W. Spruce Street
St. Charles
(989) 865-9451
www.stcharlesdistrictlibrary.org

Winter Reading Program for all ages now through Feb. 28: All you have to do is read, record your time, and then submit your completed reading record for a small incentive prize and entry into the Grand Prize Drawing. The more you read, the better your chances of winning. All program rules and reading records are available on our website at www.stcharlesdistrictlibrary.org or available to pick up at the library. Start reading and good luck!

The St. Charles District Library board will meet on Sunday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m. The 2015- 2016 preliminary budget will be discussed. The public is invited to attend.

The book discussion group will meet on Monday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m. to discuss the book Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini. The book presents a fictionalized account of the friendship between Mary Todd Lincoln and her dressmaker Elizabeth Keckley, a former slave.

Hours of Operation: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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