Super Hero Movie Marathon #4

Aug 13th, 11:00am at Kingsley

Our last family-friendly Super Hero movie in our series is "Big Hero 6." With its 5-star rating from more than 7000 reviews, this is one crowd-pleasing movie! Come to our mini-theater to enjoy the show, which includes complimentary popcorn... read more »

Picnic with PCL

Aug 13th, 7:00pm at Peninsula

Pack a picnic and lawn chair and join us for evening music in PCL's "backyard." Enjoy the smooth sounds of Awesome Distraction, a great musical trio from Manistee. Rain venue is inside the library. ... read more »

Reading with Zeb and Ralphie

Aug 14th, 9:30am at Peninsula

Read to our trained Reading Therapy dogs by appointment. Zeb and Ralphie are available from 9:30-11:30 most Fridays. Call 231-223-7700 to schedule a time for your child! Have your child bring their own book or choose one of ours. ... read more »

ACCIO, Harry Potter Fans!

Aug 19th, 10:00am at Peninsula

Wizards and witches join us for DIY crafts, snacks and activities. Create a magic wand, mix a potion, try out our Quidditch broomsticks and enjoy a cup of Butterbeer with Mrs. Weasley's Magic Brownies. Come in costume and receive a prize!... read more »

Story Stew

Aug 20th, 9:30am at Peninsula

Join us on the first and third Thursdays of the month for story hour. Themed stories, crafts and activities fill an hour for young library users! Today, we are joined by Sergei Kelley and his snakes. High school student Sergei has been interested... read more »

Miniature Night

Aug 20th, 6:00pm at East Bay

Miniature Night is held the third Thursday of each month from 6:00 til 8:00 p.m. Local miniature enthusiasts are invited to join the Northern Michigan Mini-Makers and make something small...really small! This month the group will be creating... read more »

Reading with Zeb and Ralphie

Aug 21st, 9:30am at Peninsula

Read to our trained Reading Therapy dogs by appointment. Zeb and Ralphie are available from 9:30-11:30 most Fridays. Call 231-223-7700 to schedule a time for your child! Have your child bring their own book or choose one of ours. ... read more »

Family Astronomy Night

Aug 22nd, 8:00pm at Kingsley

Join the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society for a fascinating night of viewing, discovery, slide show or planetarium program. If the weather is good, there will be at least three telescopes positioned outdoors; the parking lot lights will... read more »

Monarch Butterfly Program

Aug 24th, 1:00pm at Kingsley

Always enjoyable and informative is our Monarch Butterfly program. Join us in the Children's Garden behind the library to learn the habits of this remarkable insect at a program lead by Mary Fraquelli and Bonnie White, Kingsley librarians.... read more »

Movie Morning

Aug 26th, 10:00am at Peninsula

Join us for a light breakfast and THE LEGO MOVIE (PG). Bring a pillow and blanket. Play with our LEGO collection afterward or read to our trained reading dogs, Ralphie and Zeb, beginning at 11:15! ... read more »