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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT YOUR LIBRARY......  

LITTLE CHAIR-ITY FUNDRAISER

The Friends of SADL will host their "Little Chair-ity" fundraiser this summer.  Artists can stop by the library and choose their chair, highchair, cradle, or rocking horse on Saturday March 25 from 9-11am.  Chairs will need to be re-done and returned to the library on Saturday June 24. 

TEDDY BEAR GOOD NIGHT STORYTIMES

Join Mrs. Sloan on Tuesday evenings from 6:15-6:45pm for stories, songs, and fingerplays during the month of March.  Designed for children in preschool through 3rd grade.  Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal and/or blankie.  Family friendly!

April 9-15 is National Library Week!

Join us for a week of fun events as we celebrate libraries.  Library Staff Spirit Week is back by popular demand.  See how creative the librarians can be with theme days!  Monday April 10 is our Library Scavenger Hunt from 9am-5pm.  Prizes to those who complete the hunt.  Wednesday April 12 we will host a "Read and Rock-a-thon" from 9am-1pm.  Donate any amount to our storytime program to "read & rock" in a rocking chair in the reading room. 

WEEKLY STORYTIMES WITH MRS. SLOAN

Fridays at 11:30am in the library meeting room.  Designed for toddlers and preschoolers. 

PINTEREST CRAFT CLUB

We will host a monthly craft club beginning January of 2017.  Meetings will be held the first Thursday of every month at 6pm in the meeting room.  Registration will be required. 

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CANVAS CLASSES

We offer canvas classes in October, December, and February.  We will be offering a special canvas class on Saturday April 15 at 10am, 11am and 12noon.  Cost is $3 (library will provide canvas).  Registration begins March 27.

Book Tasting Book Club

Next meeting is Saturday March 25 at 10:15am.  The book to be discussed is Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys.  Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. 

Workshops

Need help navigating through your Kindle, Nook or iPad?  Contact Kelsey at 861-4565.

MELCAT

MeLCat is a statewide multi-type library resource sharing program funded with an LSTA grant provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Library of Michigan.  This service allows library users to search for books, audio books, music, movies, and other library materials on-line and have items delivered to the library.  Search MeLCat

OVERDRIVE/UP NORTH DIGITAL COLLECTION

The Shelby Area District Library offers downloadable audio books and eBooks.  By clicking on the icon above, you can download required free software, check out and download books to enjoy on your computer (PC (Must have Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to use) or Mac), iPod or MP3 player.  The library's website is available 24/7 to give you access to downloadable reading/listening anytime, anywhere!  Popular and classic downloadable books are offered in a variety of subjects.  To download audio books, all you need is an Internet connection and a Shelby Library card.  This service is free for residents in:  Shelby Twp, Shelby Village, Ferry Twp, Claybanks Twp, Otto Twp and Benona Twp .  Residents in other townships must go through their Home Library for Overdrive services. 

ROTHBURY BOOK DROP

An "outside accessible" book drop (located at the Rothbury Village Hall) is available for Shelby Area District Library patrons!  If you have books you checked out at Shelby Library, but aren't able to return them, you are welcome to return them to the Rothbury book drop. Please note that this drop is checked once every two weeks

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