STAIR DISTRICT LIBRARY morenci, michigan

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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.


August 21, 1 p.m.

  • Everyone in the community is invited to view the eclipse from in front of the library!
  • Come for the "Cosmic Encounter" and stay for the eclipse viewing!
  • Safe viewing glasses provided!


August 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Make Cosmic Cake (We'll try to replicate Zingerman's recipe) and Lunar Lemonade! Other refreshments also provided!
  • Make "Pinhole Projection in a Box" a safe way to view the sun!
  • Make sun paintings!
  • And more!


Coming August 2017! (We won a NASA @ My Library grant!)

  • "STEAM Extravaganza" meets "March Moon Madness"!
  • Lots of cool hands-on STEAM activities!
  • Stay tuned for more info!


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

  • Spring Series begins Monday, April 17, 2017, and continues every Monday, 5:30-6:30 p.m., through May 22, 2017
  • The program will focus on the 3-5 year-old age group, but all family members may attend. Pre-schoolers must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Attend any or all of the Mondays, but must make a reservation for snacks the Saturday beforehand. See contact info below.
  • Registration requested to help with staff planning. Send a message on Stair District Library Facebook, email 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..

COCOA & COLORING (Formerly Cookies & Coloring)

First Wednesday of the month from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Begins Feb. 1, 2017

  • You can still bring cookies...or any snack you want...or  not; we'll supply the cocoa.
  • We'll also supply the coloring pages and colored pencils, markers, crayons and lots of GEL PENS!

TALK with TED @ TWO  

First and fourth Thursday of the month, beginning Feb. 2 at 2 p.m.

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


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 Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt

When: Monday, May 15, 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 desk

Coming June 19: The Storied Life of A. K. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin


  • 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.


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


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!


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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