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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Are you interested in learning more about your heritage? Do you struggle with documenting your family's history? Spend a few minutes or a few hours in a group setting with volunteers of The Genealogical Society of Isabella County as they assist you and point you toward new sources to uncover those missing pieces.

Please keep requests to one or two specific items or names.
Provide as much information as possible to assist the researcher, such as your sources for the information you provided or a family tree for the individual.


Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Trapped in the Upsidedown! Will is trying to communicate with you from the Upsidedown. Can you decipher his messages, and get him back to the portal before it closes for good?

Best for ages 7 and up.

Registration required.


Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Trapped in the Upsidedown! Will is trying to communicate with you from the Upsidedown. Can you decipher his messages, and get him back to the portal before it closes for good?

Best for ages 7 and up.

Registration required.


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community 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.


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 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, February 19, 2020 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 The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee by Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger.


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 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, February 20, 2020 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, February 20, 2020 3:30 PM

CRDL - Tate Memorial Library

Trapped in the Upsidedown! Will is trying to communicate with you from the Upsidedown. Can you decipher his messages, and get him back to the portal before it closes for good?

Best for ages 7 and up.

Registration required.


Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:30 PM

CRDL - Tate Memorial Library

Trapped in the Upsidedown! Will is trying to communicate with you from the Upsidedown. Can you decipher his messages, and get him back to the portal before it closes for good?

Best for ages 7 and up.

Registration required.


Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get yourself to the library and get creative! Design, build and be awesome! 

All ages and abilities welcome!


Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for a special nighttime playgroup program.  Enjoy good food and the community of fellow parents, while also giving a child an opportunity to meet and play with other children. Thank you to Domino's Pizza for supporting this event.

Registration required.


Friday, February 21, 2020 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, February 24, 2020 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Baby 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, February 24, 2020 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, February 25, 2020 4:30 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Trapped in the Upsidedown! Will is trying to communicate with you from the Upsidedown. Can you decipher his messages, and get him back to the portal before it closes for good?

Best for ages 7 and up.

Registration required.


Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:30 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Trapped in the Upsidedown! Will is trying to communicate with you from the Upsidedown. Can you decipher his messages, and get him back to the portal before it closes for good?

Best for ages 7 and up.

Registration required.


Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for a monthly bookclub lead my middle school students for middle school students! Contact Tinna Mills to reserve a copy of this month's book. Thank you to Domino's Pizza for providing food for this event!

This month's book is Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community 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.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020 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, February 26, 2020 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, February 26, 2020 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Trapped in the Upsidedown! Will is trying to communicate with you from the Upsidedown. Can you decipher his messages, and get him back to the portal before it closes for good?

Best for ages 7 and up.

Registration required.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Trapped in the Upsidedown! Will is trying to communicate with you from the Upsidedown. Can you decipher his messages, and get him back to the portal before it closes for good?

Best for ages 7 and up.

Registration required.


Thursday, February 27, 2020 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, February 27, 2020 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sit down with us for a meal and enjoy stories, songs, and crafts celebrating the diversity of every kind. Thank you to Panera Bread for sponsoring this event.

Registration required.


Friday, February 28, 2020 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.


Sunday, March 01, 2020 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us at the library for a free movie and free refreshments. Check our Sunday Cinema page for details. See you at the movies!


Monday, March 02, 2020 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Baby 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, March 02, 2020 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, March 02, 2020 3:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Do you dream of traveling to faraway places? Join us on an "armchair travel adventure" as we visit popular destinations in South Americ using virtual reality. Due to the nature of our VR equipment, viewers remain seated for the duration of the program and have individual control of movement.

The recommended minimum age is 8 years old.
Registration required.


Monday, March 02, 2020 4:15 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Do you dream of traveling to faraway places? Join us on an "armchair travel adventure" as we visit popular destinations in South Americ using virtual reality. Due to the nature of our VR equipment, viewers remain seated for the duration of the program and have individual control of movement.

The recommended minimum age is 8 years old.
Registration required.


Wednesday, March 04, 2020 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.


Thursday, March 05, 2020 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come relax with us and enjoy some adult time and support with fellow parents and caregivers as your child meets and plays with other children. Refreshments provided.


Thursday, March 05, 2020 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, March 05, 2020 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

We'll use books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning! Plus, enjoy a meal with us before the program begins! Thank you to Domino's Pizza for providing food for this event.

Registration required.

Please email Christie at cfolsom@crdl.org if you have requests or suggestions on how to meet your child's needs at this program.



Friday, March 06, 2020 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.


Friday, March 06, 2020 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

What better way to celebrate Reading Month than to build a fort at the library and read inside it! Pizza will be served at noon followed by fort building and time to use your reading fort. Bring your own books or use ours. Fort building supplies provided.

Registration required.

Pizza provided by Domino's Pizza.


Sunday, March 08, 2020 2:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us at the library for a free movie and free refreshments. Check our Sunday Cinema page for details. See you at the movies!


Monday, March 09, 2020 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Baby 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, March 09, 2020 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, March 10, 2020 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Combine science and creativity as we make our own homemade squishies! In this program, teens will be mixing liquid flex-foam and watching the foam rise into a cute squishy. Paint one squishable stress toy to take home and earn volunteer hours by helping to create extra squishes for younger kids to paint at a later event.


Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Want to learn how to knit or crochet? Or just hang out with other fabulous knitters and crocheters? Our Spinning Yarns group welcomes adult knitters and crocheters of all skill levels. Please bring your own supplies, and remember to keep calm and carry yarn!


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 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, March 11, 2020 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for a monthly book club led by students for students!  Attendees can enjoy pizza served by Domino's during the discussion. Please contact Christie Folsom to reserve a copy of this month's book. This month's book is Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman.

Registration required.


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month. All meetings and outings are open to the public. Refreshments served during meetings.

For a full list of all Chippewa Valley Audubon Club events visit https://bit.ly/2kk6PAF


Thursday, March 12, 2020 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, March 12, 2020 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

We are all beginners when it comes to learning a new language! People of all ages are welcome to learn together with us through stories, movement, and songs celebrating different languages spoken by members of our community!
Registration required.

If you know a language you would like to share with us, please email Christie Folsom at cfolsom@crdl.org or call 989-773-3242, ext. 215.


Friday, March 13, 2020 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, March 13, 2020 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come dance with us to live music and a local dance-caller to lead us in this fun-filled evening! Contra dance is a fold dance made up of long lines of couples but is the perfect social dance one can attend without a partner. Just step in line and have an opportunity to be paired up with many different dance partners throughout the evening.


Saturday, March 14, 2020 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Martin Luther King Jr. was the most important voice of the American Civil Rights Movement. He has become a symbol of equal rights for all. We will honor the memory of Rev. King through a dramatic and interactive performance by mixed media artist, Rosie Chapman. Miz Rosie will share with us the story of MLK Jr. through the eyes of his wife, Coretta Scott King.


Sunday, March 15, 2020 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Are you the one at the party enthusiastically recounting real-life accounts of murder and mayhem to strangers? Don't make your friend's party awkward. Make our day better! Join us for an engaging, lighthearted discussion of this fascinating, yet disturbing genre. This month's discussion is Murders and Misdeeds in Michigan (Blood on the Mitten by Tom Carr)

Group meets at Biggby Coffee, 210 S Mission, Mt Pleasant. Bonus: get 50% off your favorite Biggby drink during the meeting!

Registration required.


Monday, March 16, 2020 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Baby 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, March 16, 2020 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, March 17, 2020 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Are you interested in learning more about your heritage? Do you struggle with documenting your family's history? Spend a few minutes or a few hours in a group setting with volunteers of The Genealogical Society of Isabella County as they assist you and point you toward new sources to uncover those missing pieces.

Please keep requests to one or two specific items or names.
Provide as much information as possible to assist the researcher, such as your sources for the information you provided or a family tree for the individual.


Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for a presentation by pop-up book author and paper engineer, Matthew Reinhart. Then stick around to learn how to engineer paper and create your own pop-up book.

Grade school ages, K-5. Registration required.

This presentation is made possible by the Clarke Historical Library and the David M. and Eunice Sutherland Burgess Endowment.


Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community 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.


Wednesday, March 18, 2020 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, March 18, 2020 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  A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl by Jena Thompson.


Wednesday, March 18, 2020 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.


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