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.

Magic: The Gathering

Join fellow enthusiasts for an afternoon of Magic: The Gathering at the Carnegie Library.

Participants will need to bring their own cards. Intended for teens and adults.

Creative Connections

Patrons of all abilities are welcome to join us at the Meijer Branch on the first Thursday of the month from 10 AM-12 PM for Creative Connections!

Arts, Crafts & Games: March 7, May 2

Bingo: April 4

This program is intended for adults with special needs, though all are welcome!

Tweens & Teens Game Night

Tweens & teens ages 11-17 are invited to join us at the Summit Branch for an evening of Nintendo Switch party games and pizza.

Space is limited. Call 517-783-4030 to register.

Game Day at the Napoleon Branch

Join us at the Napoleon Branch to play your favorite boardgame or cards!

Winter Dates (all sessions at 1 PM): December 12, January 9 and February 9

Bingo at the Meijer Branch

Enjoy a family friendly game of Bingo at the Meijer Branch. Up to five winners will receive gift cards to local fast food restaurants.

Call the Meijer Branch at 517-788-4480 to register. All ages welcome.

Spring Break: JDL GameDay

JDL GameDay Grand Prize Winners:

Ticket to Ride Prize Packs: Anna B. & Syllis F.

Azul Prize Packs: Delilah P. & George F.

Catan Junior Prize Packs: Becca J. & DJ C.

Kindomino Prize Packs: Paxton L. & Melody R.

Carcassonne Prize Packs: Elliana Y. & Emmy D.

Scattergories Prize Packs: Levi A. & Sarai B.


Whether you’re in it to win it or just for the fun, get ready to play some games during Spring Break, March 24-April 2!

Start at any JDL branch to pick up your scorecard and start playing your way through all the games represented at the Jackson District Library.

Visit 3 locations to earn a prize, visit 7 locations to earn a second prize and visit 10 locations to earn a third prize and be entered into a grand prize drawing for a bundle of board games! You can also complete a trivia sheet at any branch for a grand prize entry, no traveling required.

All activities are available until 30 minutes before each library closes during the week of Spring Break.

Several of our StoryWalks will have special Choose Your Own Adventure stories during Spring Break. Find StoryWalk locations here.


Looking for more fun? Check out these programs.

Treasure Bay Escape Room: March 24, 25, 27, 28, 30 & April 2 – Carnegie Library. Learn more and register here.

Michigan Birds of Prey: March 29, 2 PM – Brooklyn Branch


Keep exploring with Spring Break activities at these local museums!

Ella Sharp Museum

Lost Railway Museum

  • March 24, 29 and 31, 10 AM – 4 PM
  • Activities will include exploring how steam becomes electricity to power a railway, sending telegrams, peddling a Velocipede and a virtual train ride

Storytime at the Mann House

  • March 29, 10:30 AM – 4 PM
  • Hear local historian Laurie Perkins read The Yellow House Mystery and play detective to solve the mystery of the missing diamond ring

Livability at Eastern Branch

The Eastern Branch will host programs on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month for all ages and abilities. The library will provide the supplies for crafts, activities and games.
This program is intended for special needs adults and their caregivers, but all are welcome!

To register, call 517-788-4074

Spring Break: JDL GameDay

Whether you’re in it to win it or just for the fun, get ready to play some games during Spring Break, March 24-April 2!

Start at any JDL branch to pick up your scorecard and start playing your way through all the games represented at the Jackson District Library.

Visit 3 locations to earn a prize, visit 7 locations to earn a second prize and visit 10 locations to earn a third prize and be entered into a grand prize drawing for a bundle of board games! You can also complete a trivia sheet at any branch for a grand prize entry, no traveling required.

All activities are available until 30 minutes before each library closes during the week of Spring Break.

Several of our StoryWalks will have special Choose Your Own Adventure stories during Spring Break. Find StoryWalk locations here.


Looking for more fun? Check out these programs.

Treasure Bay Escape Room: March 24, 25, 27, 28, 30 & April 2 – Carnegie Library. Learn more and register here.

Michigan Birds of Prey: March 29, 2 PM – Brooklyn Branch


Keep exploring with Spring Break activities at these local museums!

Ella Sharp Museum

Lost Railway Museum

  • March 24, 29 and 31, 10 AM – 4 PM
  • Activities will include exploring how steam becomes electricity to power a railway, sending telegrams, peddling a Velocipede and a virtual train ride

Storytime at the Mann House

  • March 29, 10:30 AM – 4 PM
  • Hear local historian Laurie Perkins read The Yellow House Mystery and play detective to solve the mystery of the missing diamond ring