Caribbean Steel Drums

Enjoy an interactive performance by a Caribbean Steel Drum band!

All ages are welcome. No registration required.

Dates and Locations:

  • Eastern Branch: July 11, 10:30 AM
  • Summit Branch: July 11, 2 PM
  • Spring Arbor Branch: July 11, 5:30 PM
  • Grass Lake Branch (held at Lost Railway Museum): July 24, 11 AM
  • Carnegie Library: July 24, 1:30 PM
  • Hanover Branch: July 24, 4 PM

This event is part of Summer Discover programming.

Eager Readers: Sea-sational Stories

Let’s have buckets of fun together! All Eager Readers ages 5 to 7 are invited to the Summit Branch to listen to stories, have a snack and make their own sand “Find-It-Bottles”.

Call the branch to register at 517-783-4030.

DIY Beaded Suncatcher

Add a little sparkle to your window or backyard with a handmade beaded suncatcher.

Recommended for teens and adults. Register by calling the Summit Branch at 517-783-4030.

Breakout Escape Room

Enjoy an escape room experience at the Summit Branch. Solve puzzles and break codes to open the locked mystery box.

Intended for ages 9-15. There will be sessions at 5 PM and 6 PM.

Call 517-783-4030 to register for a session.

Gaming Night

Enjoy an evening of Nintendo Switch mini-game mischief at the Summit Branch.

Intended for ages 9-15. Call 517-783-4030 to register.

Game systems, games and controllers will be provided.

Bots and Books

Let’s explore robotics! Join the MC Hammers Robotics Team from Michigan Center High School and Jackson District Library’s Summit Branch for a fun filled event. Experienced team members will teach participants how to program Lego robots, construct mechanisms to enhance robots and lead STEM activities.

This event will be held at the Lion’s Club in Vandercook Lake.

Session Dates: July 18 and August 8, 2 PM

Intended for ages 7-13. Register for a session by calling the Summit Branch at 517-783-4030.

Eager Readers: Just Chillin’

Cool off with us at the Summit Branch! Bring your Eager Readers ages 5 to 7 to enjoy stories, games and to make their own delicious, brain freeze-worthy slushie in a bag.

Call the Summit Branch to register 517-783-4030.

Sea Turtle Art

Enjoy making a canvas sea turtle art project! This simple project will delight beach and sea turtle lovers.

Intended for teens and adults. Please call the Summit Branch to register at 517-783-4030.

Gaining STEAM

Let’s gain some STEAM at the Summit Branch! Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math by learning, discovering, and creating together.
June 26, 3 PM – Experimenting with Magnets
July 31, 3 PM – Don’t Touch the Lava STEAM Challenge
August 14, 3 PM – Ocean Art

Intended for ages 8 to 12.

Registration is required. Call the Summit Branch 517-783-4030 to register.

Challenge Your Shelf Book Club

Join a unique book group where you choose what you read based on monthly prompts!

Join us in person for monthly meetings at the Summit Branch to share what you read or complete your challenge by turning in your book review each month. For each book you read and complete a book review on, you can enter to win a quarterly prize.

Great for all ages!

Summer Dates and Prompts:

  • June 24: A book with a color in the title
  • July 29: A book that takes place in summer or has the sun on the cover
  • August 26: A book set someone other than the United States