STAIR DISTRICT LIBRARY morenci, michigan

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WHAT'S HAPPENING...

Library Hours: Monday & Wednesday: 10  a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MUSIC MOVES ME CONCERT!

Pumpkins on Parade and a Trombone Masquerade!

  • Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
  • FREE interactive concert for children ages 2 to 6 and their family members!
  • 30-minute program features short solo selections by Adrian Symphony Orchestra musicians plus rhymes, songs and a picture book that inspire movement and careful listening.
  • Featuring John Gruber on Trombone, Wynne Marsh on Keyboard and Caryn Sieler, Music & Movement Specialist.  
  • Registration requested by October 20 at 5 p.m. to help with staff planning. Send a message on Stair District Library Facebook, email stairlibrary@gmail.com or stop in or call 458-6510 during regular hours: Monday & Wednesday: 10  a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  • The concert repeats at the Adrian District Library at 11-30 am (Call 265-2265 to register) and the Tecumseh District Library at 1-30 pm (Call 423-2238 to register). This activity is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Arts Alliance in Ann Arbor.

MADDOGS' SCIENCE: GIRLS NIGHT OUT!

Paint & Sip of Van Gogh's "The Starry Night"

(“MADDOGS” stands for Mothers, Aunts, Daughters, Daughters-in-Law, Grandmothers/granddaughters/girlfriends, and Sisters.)

  • FREE! FREE! FREE!

  • Thursday, Oct. 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

  • Learn to paint Van Gogh style with Morenci artist Sandy Wheeler.

  • Sip non-alcoholic bubbly; enjoy hors d’oeuvres. All materials supplied. Ages 12 and up.

  • Registration requested to help with staff planning. Send a message on Stair District Library Facebook, email stairlibrary@gmail.com or stop in or call 458-6510 during regular hours: Monday & Wednesday: 10  a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

“GIRLS NIGHT OUT” is a series of 6 FREE events/field trips with short demonstrations of scientific principles. It's part of the NASA @ My Library grant initiative sponsored by the American Library Association and the Space Science Institute.

Other event dates and times to be announced:

Starry, Starry Night: Field trip to the Dark Sky Preserve at Lake Hudson: International Observe the Moon Night, Oct. 28.

Planetarium: Field trip to Adrian College Robinson Planetarium with Dr. Sarah Hanson & planetarium show.

Light Bright Library: a night at the library with electrical gadgets such as Snap Circuits, Lite-Brites, Makey Makey.

Bright Idea: Field trip to the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum to explore light and optics.

Out to Ohio: Field trip to Plum Brook Station to tour the Glenn Research Center & NASA Glenn Visitor Center.

FAMILY STORYTIME

Books and stories! Music and movement! Hands-on activities and snacks!

  • STARTING SEPTEMBER 25, 2017.
  • Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • FALL SERIES ENDS OCTOBER 30, 2017.
  • The program focuses on the 3-5 year-old age group, but all family members are encouraged to attend. Pre-schoolers must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Attend any or all of the Mondays, registration is helpful for planning; see contact info.
  • Registration requested to help with staff planning. Send a message on Stair District Library Facebook, email stairlibrary@gmail.com or stop in or call 458-6510 during regular hours: Monday & Wednesday: 10  a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed Wednesdays in the summer at 5 p.m.

BABY/TODDLER TIME

  • STARTING SEPTEMBER 25, 2017.
  • Every Monday at 10:30 a.m. throughout the Morenci school year.
  • The program is canceled when Morenci schools are delayed or closed.
  • The program is a participatory, rollicking half-hour of short stories, songs, nursery rhymes, finger plays and the like for children under two and their parents or caregiver. Pre-school age children accompanied by their parent or caregiver are welcome to attend.
  • Registration is not required, but is helpful for staff planning.

TALK with TED @ TWO  

SECOND & FOURTH THURSDAYS @ 2 P.M. STARTING SEPTEMBER 28, 2017.

Talk @ Two discussion group has morphed into Talk with TED at 2 p.m. featuring TED Talks from ted.com followed by discussion. Come talk about it! Click on the ted.com link, browse the site, and offer suggestions of talks you'd like us to feature.

BOOK DISCUSSION

NOTE: The book discussion group meets the third Monday of the month, February through November. 

Who: Anyone who loves books and a good discussion. 

What: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick

When: Monday, October 16, 7 p.m.

Where: In the Library Annex

Why: It's fun! Intellectually stimulating! Socially uplifting!

How: Ask for a copy of the book at the circulation des

TEEN BOOK & WRITERS CLUB

The group usually meets at 11:11 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month in the library annex.

MADDOGS' SCIENCE!

  • Lots of cool hands-on STEAM activities!
  • Stay tuned for more info!

TECH TIME ON TUESDAYS

From 4 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday, staff will be available to help you with your mobile device or give computer-related instruction. Bring your questions: If we don't know the answer, we'll find someone who does!

"SCULPTAMANIA!"

Creative Construction Toys Available Daily in the Library

Play with our NEW totally cool creative construction toys whenever we're open! (Funded by Disney through a grant administered by the Association for Library Services to Children, a division of the American Library Association)

  • MagnaTiles
  • B. Toys Bristle blocks
  • Connectagons
  • Keva planks
  • Magformers
  • Quadrilla
  • Strawbees
  • Blocks: architectural, unit, Haba
  • 255-piece domino race set
  • Sculpture in a Box
  • K'Nex
  • Zoob
  • Suspend
  • Squigz

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