Medicare 101

Join us for an educational event on Medicare basics at the Eastern Branch. Recommended for seniors 65+ and their families.

No registration required.

Art Through the Ages

Learn about art through the ages with hands-on projects at the Eastern Branch. All crafts will be beginner-friendly, and you do not need any prior art experience to participate.

Sessions:

  • August 23 – Paper Making & Paper Marbling (3100 B.C.)
  • September 20 – Watercolor (1300s)
  • October 18 – Pop Art (1950)

Intended for teens and adults. Call 517-788-4074 to register.

Getting to Know Your Drinking Water: From Start to Tap!

Kids ages 6-12 can learn about how water makes its way from the environment to your home! Through stories and interactive activities, you’ll learn how the things you do every day can affect the quality of your drinking water and ultimately, your health.

Call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 to register.

Presented by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Resources

Mindfulness Mandalas

Join us at the Eastern Branch for a creative and fun way to practice mindfulness as we design our own beautiful mandala or mindfully color a pre-drawn mandala. You’ll also learn more about the benefits of practicing mindfulness in our day-to-day lives.

Intended for teens and adults 16+. Call 517-788-4074 to register.

Spore Prints

Explore the world of Fungi with Albion’s Kids ‘N’ Stuff Museum! Kids ages 7-13 will learn about the parts of a mushroom, participate in a “mushroom dissection,” and then use their mushroom to create a piece of art.

Registration is required from this program. Please call or stop by your branch to register.

Dates and Locations:

  • Carnegie Library: July 15, 1:30 PM
  • Concord Branch: July 16, 11:30 AM
  • Eastern Branch: July 17, 6 PM
  • Brooklyn Branch: July 18, 11:30 AM
  • Grass Lake Branch (held at the Grass Lake Township Hall): July 19, 1 PM

This event is part of Summer Discover programming.

Yoga at Eastern

Come relax, unwind, and take care of your body with the slow and gentle flow of yoga at the Eastern Branch!

Bring your own mat. If you do not have one, a limited amount may be available.

This program takes place on the second Monday of the month at 3 PM.

Chinese Bilingual Storytime

Grand Valley State University professor Haixia Liu will run a bilingual storytime for toddlers and young children featuring stories and crafts about Chinese Zodiac Animals and Festivals.

Dates: June 21, 1 PM and August 7, 1 PM

Call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074 to register for your preferred date.

Birds of Prey: A Bird’s Eye View

Join us to discover birds of prey, including hawks, owls and falcons from the Outdoor Discovery Center! You’ll get to see the birds up close and learn about their habitat, as well as explore hands-on artifacts including skulls, feathers, pelts, and talons.

Families are welcome. No registration required.

Dates and Locations:

  • Brooklyn Branch: June 13, 11:30 AM
  • Summit Branch (held at Vandercook Lake Lions Club): June 13, 2 PM
  • Eastern Branch: June 27, 11 AM
  • Meijer Branch: July 26, 11 AM
  • Carnegie Library: July 26, 1:30 PM
  • Parma Branch (held at the Parma Masonic Lodge): July 26, 4 PM

This event is part of Summer Discover programming.

Craft Supply Swap

Needing to clear out some old crafts to make room for a new project? Donate up to one bag of clean and gently used craft supplies per person to the Eastern Branch starting March 4 and receive an early entry ticket to the Swap! This grants you access to the swap and all the goodies at 5 PM on March 11!

No supplies to donate? That’s ok! The Swap is open to everyone starting at 5:30 PM!

Team Puzzle Contest

Puzzle teams of 2-4 people will have an hour and a half to quickly solve the same puzzle. If no team completes the puzzle in that time, the team with the fewest pieces left will be declared the Puzzle Champion!

Intended for adults. Register by calling the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074.