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.
* * *The library and parking lot will be closing at 5pm on Thursday, October 31st for Fowlerville Area Helpers Halloween Trunk-or-Treating. Happy trick-or-treating and be safe.
* * *WEEKLY DROP-IN PROGRAMS
Reading to Bosco: Most Mondays at 4pm
All Ages. 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 2:30-5pm starting October 3rd
6th-12th Graders. Drop in at the Library for a fun afterschool 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. Tally), snacks and drinks… you provide the fun!
* * *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.
* * *SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
Pop-Up Library: Teen Edition: Tuesday, October 1st at the High School and Wednesday, October 2nd at the Junior High during All Lunches
6th-12th Graders. We’re coming to your school! Students can get an FDL Library Card; check in and out FDL books; get help with the Axis 360 app or the RB Digital Magazine app; and register to attend cool FDL Library teen programs!
Plus… we talk teen books, movies, comics, video games, and pop culture with students. See you there!
* * *Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Saturday, October 5th Walk starts at 9:30am Check-in starts 9am
Adults. Join the Library’s team, Game of Strolls, and walk at the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The walk takes place at the Brighton Mill Pond. The purpose is to raise funds for research and bring awareness of this disease that affects so many! Register online at www.alz.org/walk to join our team and starting September 18th register to tie-dye your Team Game of Strolls t-shirt at the Library! *OFF SITE EVENT
* * *Create a Team Game of Strolls Tie-Dye T-Shirt: Thursday, October 3rd at 7pm
Adults. All adults are welcome. Either; first register online at www.alz.org/walk to join the Library’s team, Game of Strolls, at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, or just come to make a tie-dye tee! Meet up at the Library with Cindy and Jen, our crafty team, to create your tie-dye t-shirt. Wear your t-shirt at the walk on Saturday! All materials needed for this craft will be provided. Registration for this craft is open.
* * *Half-Day Hang Out: Friday, October 11th 11am-2pm
6th-12th Graders. Walk over to the Fowlerville District Library after school gets out for some half-day fun! We will be playing games, watching movies, and crafting. Lunch and snacks will be provided. *Registration starts October 1st. Registration includes an updated Program Permission Form.
* * *Book Buzz with Beth: Tuesday, October 15th at 2:30pm
Adults. Join Beth Lowe, Library Director, in a seasonal book discussion group. The Fall 2019 selection is Washington Black, by Esi Edugyan. This novel is about one man’s journey from slavery to becoming a scientific illustrator. This book is available to check out and on all the adult eReader devices. One Book per household will be given at registration while supplies last. Registration opens October 1st.
* * *Beyond the Books: Jane Eyre: Thursday, October 17th at 6:30pm
Adults.“A book and movie group.” Read the book at home, watch the movie at the library, and then let the group discussion begin! Movie-style refreshments will be served. This book is available to check out and on all the adult eReader devices. One Book per household will be given at registration while supplies last. Registration opens October 1st.
* * *CSI: Fowlerville: Friday, October 18th 5-7pm
6th-12th Graders. Join special guest, Chief Tyler of the Fowlerville Police Department, as he heads up a Halloween-themed ‘investigation’ at the Fowlerville District Library. Modern crime scene investigation techniques will be used to solve the mystery! Registration starts October 1st. Registration includes an updated Program Permission Form.
* * *PJ & Costume Party: Wednesday, October 23rd 5:30-6:30pm
Kids K-5th Grades. Come to the Library in your pjs or costume for a fun Halloween-themed party! Play some ‘spooky’ games, hear a ‘chilling’ story, and make an ‘eerie’ craft! There are limited spots for this event. Registration opens October 1st.
* * *Spooky Cement Skulls: Thursday, October 24th at 7pm
Adults. Join the Library’s crafty team, Cindy and Jen, to paint spook-tacular cement skulls. They provide the materials; you provide the creativity and fun! There are a limited number of cement skulls available. Registration opens October 1st.
* * *Fowlerville Area Helpers Trunk-or-Treat: Thursday, October 31st 6-8pm
Join the Fowlerville Police Department, the Fowlerville Area Fire Department, the First Baptist Church, us, and more at the second annual Fowlerville Area Helpers Trunk-or-Treat event. Touch a cool truck, visit community helpers, and get treats all in a secure parking lot. The library closes at 5pm and the then the fun begins at 6pm! Restrooms accessible at the First Baptist Church. Drop-in event!
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