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Monday, May 30, 2016 12:00 AM

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Wednesday, June 01, 2016 10:30 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, June 01, 2016 11:00 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, June 01, 2016 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, June 02, 2016 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, June 02, 2016 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, June 03, 2016 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, June 06, 2016 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, June 06, 2016 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, June 07, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Teen Tuesday at Faith Johnston Memorial Library for an opportunity to kick back and relax with your friends! We'll provide the snacks and activities...you eat and have fun.


Wednesday, June 08, 2016 10:30 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, June 08, 2016 11:00 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, June 08, 2016 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, June 09, 2016 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, June 09, 2016 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, June 10, 2016 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.


Saturday, June 11, 2016 11:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Kick off your summer with this Dino-might program at Island Park in the West Pavilion.

Kids of all ages can get an up close look at dinosaur fossils and dig for some, too! Plus, participate in various games, run through the dinosaur sprinkler and make yourself comfortable in the dinosaur nest.

Free goodies and refreshments for all who attend. Bonus: pick up your Summer Reading Club card while you're here and get reading!


Monday, June 13, 2016 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, June 13, 2016 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, June 14, 2016 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The RICC is a community organization that is devoted to helping persons with developmental disabilities expand their self-advocacy skills, become leaders in the community, as well as live self-determined lives.


Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Monthly TAB Meeting


Tuesday, June 14, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for FREE ice cream! Choose a variety of toppings to top it all off, then hang out playing awesome games with friends.


Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:30 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, June 15, 2016 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Exercise your summer reading options and tickle your funny bone with a healthy dose of humor and pure, magical fun with Jeff Wawrzaszek.


Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us at noon for a special luncheon at Veterans Memorial Library. This month's discussion will be over the book "Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson.

Luncheon provided by CRDL.

Registration required.




Wednesday, June 15, 2016 2:00 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Exercise your summer reading options and tickle your funny bone with a healthy dose of humor and pure, magical fun with Jeff Wawrzaszek.


Wednesday, June 15, 2016 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, June 15, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Green Tree Co-op holds their monthly board meeting at the library. All co-op owners are welcome to attend. For details about Green Tree Co-op and how to become a member visit http://greentree.coop/



Thursday, June 16, 2016 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, June 16, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Adulthood is coming! There is no denying it. Get prepared for LIFE!

Join us for an afternoon of meeting with community members who have been there and done that. They will share knowledge of topics such as how to apply for college, budgeting, stress management, health and personal safety as well as cooking - you don't want to starve when mom's not around to cook!

Get a jump start and ease into adulthood with Adulting 101.


Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

It's an Olympic Games year, so test out your skills at the library. Good athletes need both mental and physical conditioning and the library is here to help with that. Try skipping rope, walking a balance beam, show off mad puzzle skills and more. There will be something for everyone at this event.


Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get yourself to the library and get creative! Join us for a LEGO build where you can use our bricks or bring your own. Each month will have a theme challenge to spark your creativity.

For ages 2 - 12.


Friday, June 17, 2016 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get moving and play with the Merry Music Maker! Interactive stories, music and movement and sign language are on this fun agenda when the Merry Music Maker takes the stage. Upbeat songs and a high energy performance will have your child engaged in a musical adventure of fun!

Ages 2 - 10 and families.


Friday, June 17, 2016 7:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for a night of Jazz at the library.

The Jeff Hall Little Big Band will be delivering that big band sound scored for a smaller orchestra. It will be an evening you won't want to miss. Bring yourself, bring your friends and enjoy and evening of jazz.

This concert will be outside, weather permitting. Please bring a chair or other seating.


Saturday, June 18, 2016 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come see how math for preschoolers can be fun through story, song and hands on activities. Class is for parent and child to enjoy together! Registration required.


Saturday, June 18, 2016 11:30 AM

CRDL - Tate Memorial Library

Hop like a chinchilla. Flap like a bird. Swim like a turtle. Scoot like a mouse. Slither like a snake. And run to the library to meet the animals!

Meet live animals in this child-friendly program where the animals can be viewed and touched in this interactive program.


Monday, June 20, 2016 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, June 20, 2016 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, June 20, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

It's an Olympic Games year, so test out your skills at the library. Good athletes need both mental and physical conditioning and the library is here to help with that. Try skipping rope, walking a balance beam, show off mad puzzle skills and more. There will be something for everyone at this event.


Monday, June 20, 2016 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Friends of the Veterans Memorial Library is an active group who believe in the importance of the library for the people of the Mount Pleasant area. Membership in the Friends means you appreciate the vital services which the library provides to the community. Join with us to strengthen our library, and therefore, our community.


Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Genealogical Society of Isabella County will meet to assist with information gathering in compiling your family tree.


Tuesday, June 21, 2016 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Pinterest App - Come find out why millions of users love Pinterest! Learn how to set up an account, how to create new boards and how to pin what you come across on the Web.




Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for FREE ice cream! Choose a variety of toppings to top it all off, then hang out playing awesome games with friends.


Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers is a regional guild of story enthusiasts elevating the art of storytelling with integrity, excellence and professionalism. Our mission is to raise awareness of the art of storytelling and benefit our members through promotion, networking and mentoring new participants. Meetings are at CRDL Veterans Memorial Library, the 3rd Tues. of most months. Visit our Facebook page for updates. New Members Welcome!

https://www.facebook.com/MidMichiganAreaStorytellers/


Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:30 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, June 22, 2016 11:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Everyone knows laughter is the best medicine and Doug Scheer is one of the Best children's magic comedians in the country. So, get ready to bust a gut with some of the funniest laughs you'll ever have. It's a comedy show for kids with insane magic, over the top fun and some of the craziest games you'll ever see!


Wednesday, June 22, 2016 11:00 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, June 22, 2016 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, June 22, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Learn the basic techniques to fill and roll your own egg rolls with Chef Ming in this Chinese cooking class. Learn basic food etiquette lessons in Chinese with relevant phrases. Attendees will get to create and sample fresh made egg rolls, learn to use chopsticks and leave with the recipe and knowledge to create egg rolls at home.

Registration required.


Thursday, June 23, 2016 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, June 23, 2016 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, June 24, 2016 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.


Saturday, June 25, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Start your engines and head to Mt. Pleasant City Hall.

Chippewa River District Library, Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation, My 104.3 and Cans from Race Fans will be presenting an afternoon of summertime family fun! Race to victory lane with our car sponsors, meet their "pit crews", try your hand at driving an RC car and meet professional dirt track drivers.

Bring a canned good for the Cans from Race Fans to help benefit our local Isabella Community Soup Kitchen.

Event will take place in the Mt. Pleasant City Hall parking lot.


Monday, June 27, 2016 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, June 27, 2016 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, June 27, 2016 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us at the Winn Area Activity Center to hear stories about animal races, play the Tortoise and the Hare Odds and Evens game, run and build in a LEGO brick build relay race and also create paper airplanes to race through the air.


Monday, June 27, 2016 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Chippewa River District Library is teaming up with Barberi Law Firm to offer kids the opportunity to give back to their community.  

Join us to read one-on-one with a senior resident at Maplewood Assisted Living. Each child who participates will get their name entered into a drawing for a chance to win an adult bike from Motorless Motion.

Registration is required.

One bike will be given away to a girl and one to a boy. Winners will be notified on July 25 and must be available for an award ceremony at Motorless Motion on Saturday, July 30.


Tuesday, June 28, 2016 9:00 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Stop out to the Shepherd Village Park to see CMU's Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services new mobile recreation trailer! It's packed with fun and games for your entire family to enjoy! You've got to see it to believe it!


Tuesday, June 28, 2016 2:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Stop out to the Isabella Township Park to see CMU's Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services new mobile recreation trailer! It's packed with fun and games for your entire family to enjoy! You've got to see it to believe it!


Tuesday, June 28, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Grab an old t-shirt and join in the fun. We can help give that old shirt a new life with fun designs! Any color shirt will work and we will have a few on hand if needed.


Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:30 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, June 29, 2016 11:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The renowned Stevens Puppet Troupe has been around since 1933. They will be presenting Rumpelstiltskin with hand-carved, wooden marionettes. This experience will be truly enchanting with painted scenes, furnishings and music by Tchaikovsky to make this tale live!


Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:00 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, June 29, 2016 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, June 29, 2016 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Do you pin every day? Share your favorite pins from Pinterest using our projector or bring the craft you made to show it off! If you haven't joined Pinterest come find out what the fuss is all about. WE will even make a highlighted craft found on Pinterest. Bring your friends for an evening of crafting, refreshments and fun!


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