All programs are intended for Fowlerville School District residents. Register in-person to attend; starting the first of each month, unless otherwise stated. Adult programs include a $5 refundable cash deposit. Teen Program attendance requires a signed 2019-2020 Program Permission Form. Call (517) 223-9089 for more information.
* * *WEEKLY DROP-IN PROGRAMS
Reading to Bosco: Bosco returns Monday, March 16th 4pm. Bosco is a Therapy Dog-in-Training. Reading to Bosco improves literacy skills, builds fluency, and reading confidence regardless of ability. Bosco’s “Mom” Shelly has been a part of our library community for over 15 years volunteering her time and her other reading therapy dogs.
* * *Cardio Drumming: Tuesdays at 7pm
Adults. Get your sweat on with a fun workout from instructor Kim Griffes. Please remember to bring water and wear comfy clothes. Spaces are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. *There is a cash fee of $6 for this class if you bring your own equipment. Kit rental is additional $2 fee.
* * *D&D and Magic the Gathering Club: Thursdays 2:30-4pm
6th-12th Graders. Drop in at the Library for a fun after school group where you can learn more about Dungeon & Dragons role-playing game and play Magic the Gathering card game on your own. We provide the Dungeon Master (Ms. Zoe), snacks and drinks…you provide the fun! * No School, No Library D&D program.
* * *Honest Yoga at the Library: Fridays at 9:30am
Adults. Join Erin Wade RYT, owner of Honest Yoga, for Gentle Yoga at the Library. Gentle Yoga is for adults of all ages through modifications and the use of props. Please bring a mat to practice on. *There is a cash fee of $5 fee for this class.
* * *UPCOMING PROGRAMS
Garden Club Series: Thursday, March 19th 2:30pm
Adults. Garden Club meets at the Library every third Thursday beginning in March and going through May. This program is led by Master Gardener Nan-Marie Fox. Topics to be announced.
* * *Patriotic Book Wreath: Thursday, March 26th 7-9pm
Adults. Create a patriotic wreath based on the war-time theme in this year’s Livingston Reads Selection All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion. We will be recycling discarded books for this project. All supplies and instruction will be provided.
* * *Turn the Page—Author Talk: Thursday, April 2nd7-9pm
Adults. Get an in-depth look at Michigan's rock legend, Bob Seger from author Edward Balian of Turn the Page. Learn about the music, tours, band, and personal life of Bob Seger. Books will be available for purchase at the program.
* * *Beyond the Book Series—Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple: Thursday, April 9th 6:30pm
Adults. April’s selection is the recent film adapted novel of the same name starring the talented Cate Blanchett. Bee goes on an adventure in search of her peculiar, and agoraphobic mother who has gone missing. Read the book at home and come enjoy the film adaption at the library and discuss both with us. $10 refundable deposit is required upon registration if a physical book is taken. Also available on the adult e-Readers.
* * *Read with Spring Babies: Wednesday, April 15th 4:45-6:30pm
K-5th Graders. Out like a lion in like a lamb…or waddling baby ducks and hopping bunnies. Greet spring in the cutest way possible with a visit from Carousel Acres, a petting farm coming to the Fowlerville District Library. We will start the event off with a book and then visit the animals. *Registration opens at 5:15 on a first come, first serve basis until all openings are filled.
* * *Spring Babies—Paws for a Cause: Friday, April 17th 5-7pm
6th-12th Graders. Teens, hop in to see and hold some cute baby animals with a visit from Carousal Acres. We will also be creating tie blankets to help our cute furry friends at Livingston County Animal Shelter. * Registration is required.
* * *Kim Darst—Speaker: Thursday, April 23rd 7-9pm
Adults. Kim is an Iditarod Competitor, Husky Haven Kennel owner, helicopter pilot and instructor. Kim will present on being a woman in the Iditarod and the preparation required, caring for her animals and her experiences flying and teaching others to fly helicopters. A question and answer session will follow Kim’s presentation. This event is part of Livingston Reads 2020.
* * *SPECIAL EVENTS
Animal Shelter Drive: April 1st -April 30th
During the month of April help our animal friends in need! The Library will be collecting donations for the Livingston County Animal Shelter throughout the month of April. They are in need of dry dog and cat food (uncolored kibble), cat litter, paper towels, bleach, washable towels and pet toys.
* * *National Library Week: April 19th-25th
In celebration of National Library Week, we will forgive any fines—up to $5 dollars for any materials returned during this week only! This does not apply to fines from items returned in the past or lost items. You can also fill out a “How I Find My Place at the Library” note and your name will be entered in a drawing to win a prize at the end of the week. K-5th graders, can pick up a word search to complete and turn in at the desk to be entered in a drawing for a prize.
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