Candy Sushi

Celebrate the Lunar New Year by learning to make your own candy sushi! This program will take place at the Meijer Branch on January 20 with two sessions: 3-3:30 PM and 3:30-4 PM.

All ages are welcome, however, very young children may benefit from bringing an adult to help.

Registration is recommended, and walk-ins will be accepted based on availability. To register, call the branch at 517-788-4480.

Other Lunar New Year activities, including take-and-make crafts, will also be available during open hours at the Meijer Branch from January 17-29.

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Stop by any JDL branch starting January 3 to pick up a kit with crafts and activities for learning about and celebrating the Chinese New Year.

Kits available while supplies last.

Chinese New Year Family Storytime

It’s the Year of the Rat! Ring in the Chinese New Year with a special family storytime – books, activities, snacks, and more!

Please call the Summit Branch at 517-783-4030 to save your spot!

Chinese New Year Storytime

Join us for a storytime celebrating the Chinese New Year! Listen to stories, hear about traditions and make a Chinese drum.

Chinese New Year Drum

Celebrate Chinese New Year with JDL! This craft recreates a traditional Chinese instrument called the Bolang Gu, or pellet drum. This instrument is used in Chinese ritual music and as a children’s toy.

Dates & Locations:

Carnegie: January 4, 2 PM

Eastern: January 10, 10:30 PM

Spring Arbor: January 15, 3 PM

Concord: January 18, 11 AM

Hanover: January 22, Open Hours (10 AM – 6 PM)

Summit: January 22 5 PM

Grass Lake: January 30, 5 PM

Henrietta; February 5 , 5 PM

Chinese New Year Drop-In Craft

Celebrate Chinese New Year all February long! Stop by the Napoleon Branch to make a dragon puppet!  All materials are provided.

No registration required; just drop in!