DIY Snow Globe

Join us at the Grass Lake Branch on November 7 at 5:30 PM to welcome the winter season by creating your own snow globe. All ages welcome.

Supplies will be provided. Please call the branch at 517-522-8211 to register.

Holi Splatter Painting

Stop by any JDL branch starting March 7 to pick up a craft kit for creating a splatter painting to celebrate Holi and the Festival of Colors. Available while supplies last.

Polar Express Showing at Concord Library

Join us at the Concord Library for a showing of The Polar Express! Wear your favorite holiday PJs, drink hot chocolate and have fun with themed crafts and activities.

This event will take place on December 4 with showings at 10 AM and noon.

Henrietta Branch Winter Silent Auction

The Henrietta Friends of the Library are hosting their annual Winter Silent Auction November 2-30. Stop by during open hours to bid on a wide variety of items just in time for the holiday season.  We’ll have crafts, gift cards, and more! Bidding will close at 6 PM on Tuesday, November 30.


The Friends are accepting donations for materials from now until October 22. To learn more or to make a donation, stop by the Henrietta Branch.



Sneaky Snow Snatcher!

It’s winter and someone has snatched all of the snow! You found a note, now solve the clues to restore winter fun!

Dates & Locations:

Concord: December 10, 4 PM

Hanover: December 16, 4 PM

Summit: February 3, 4 PM

Terra Cotta Pot Snowman

Leave the snow outside, while bringing the snowmen indoors. Create your own terra cotta snowman.

Registration required, so please call the Eastern Branch at (517) 788-4074 to save your spot.

Intended for Adults.

Clay Snowmen

Keep a piece of winter with you all year long with this adorable clay snowman!  We’ll use air dry clay to make these snowmen who will stick around long after the winter snow has melted.  Space is limited and registration is required.

Intended for Kids 8-17.

Homemade snowman ornaments polymer clay crafts

Fingerprint Snowmen

Brighten up a winter day with these adorable fingerprint snowmen!

Reservations required. Please call the Summit Branch at (517) 783-4030 or the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to save your spot!

Intended for Ages 6 & Up.

Snowman Mason Jars

This mason jar snowman will melt your heart!  We’ll use mason jars, yarn and glue to make an adorable snowman candle holder or vase.

Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Brooklyn Branch at (517) 905-1369 to save a spot.

Intended for Adults.

 Christmas DIY Ideas

Drop-In Snow Crafts

Bored during the break? Stop into the Brooklyn Branch library for some snazzy snow-themed crafts!  We’ll have the supplies to make a puzzle piece snowflake and a craft stick snowflake.

Intended for Kids Ages 5+.

During Branch Open Hours.

Puzzle Craft Ideas - Snowflake OrnamentInvitation to create snowflake ornaments. An easy Christmas snowflake craft for kids.