For this class you will learn how to make a hat. The class will provide a basic understanding of how to read a pattern, how to read the symbols on a skein wrapper, 5 essential stitches, and a pattern for the hats. You will be able to chose from 4 different styles. Materials required: an H/5 mm hook and a minimum one skein of worsted yarn, (ex. Red Heart Super Saver). Cost of the class is $5.00. Please call the library at 989-823-2171 to register.
You will be making a bracelet or necklace out of fine wire. This is the same technique as the previous class. For those who missed it they will be making a bracelet. Anyone who is knowledgeable of the technique will be able to make a necklace. Cost: bracelet is $10 & the necklace is $15. All materials will be provided. Payment is due February 26. Please call 989-823-2171 to reserve your space. There will be a limit of 10 spaces.
We welcome all to join our free annual concerts. We present a wide array of musical talent from local and area performers. The concerts are hosted on a Sunday afternoon with refreshments provided afterwards.
Pianist, Singer, and Songwriter, Matthew Ball, aka The Boogie Woogie Kid, is the attorney turned musician and YouTube sensation with now over 4 million views! A national touring artist, Matthew performs New Orleans and Swing Era favorites from the 20s 30s and 40s and more. His performances are described as "Awesome!" Crushing!" "Fantastic!" Today Matthew is recognized as one of the best purveyors of classic Boogie-Woogie, Swing & Blues piano playing across the country and around the world.
Check out finale concert on April 14!
Whether you scrapbook or just want to organize those boxes of pictures here is your chance. Our Cricut die cut machine will also be available for whatever project you have. Call and reserve a table at 989-823-2171 before Friday March 29. A light breakfast will be served. We will also call in your lunch order at Chef D’s Sandwich Emporium and pick it up for you.
In late 2009, Rick & John brought together their musical abilities recreating their favorite sounds of classic rock, pop, and folk. Soon after, they began writing original music that helped in defining their style. The duo is known area wide for their rich harmonies and ear pleasing appeal. Their expressive sound has thrilled generations of music lovers and keeps them coming back for more.
Rick Thompson (acoustic & bass guitar and vocals) demonstrates strong vocal ability, originating from singing blues and rock in his earlier Detroit area band years. John Bonham (acoustic & electric guitars, and vocals) has many music influences including the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton as well as many other guitarists from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. The more recent influences come from many artists using the acoustic guitar as accompaniment.
Some people might call May Erlewine “Michigan’s Songbird,” but her songs have traveled far beyond her home state. One of the most prolific and passionate songwriters of her generation, May’s music has touched the hearts of people by playing all over the world. Raised in a family rich with art and music, May began writing songs and playing them for people at a very young age. Her songs live and breathe a home town feel, reaching out to everyday folks.
Join us in welcoming a local children’s author to the Library, Patricia Roedel. She has published her first faith-based children’s book which follows the Christian message of the Holy Trinity. Besides showcasing her work, Roedel will enchant you with the story-behind-the-story and the many meanings and symbols behind the book, highlighting how her faith has guided her throughout the process from concept to publication.
DURING THE BUSY HOLIDAY SEASON TAKE TIME TO RELAX AND MAKE THIS BEAUTIFUL FOR YOURSELF OR AS A GIFT. COST: $20. DEADLINE TO REGISTER DECEMBER 05. TO REGISTER CALL 989-823-2171.