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STAIR DISTRICT LIBRARY morenci, michigan

WHAT'S HAPPENING...

Stair District Library hours: Mon. & Wed.: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs.: 1-5 p.m.; Fri. & Sat.: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

    LEAPIN' LIZARDS! IT'S LEAP DAY @ THE LIBRARY!

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    BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK!

    And, while supplies last...have a Godiva chocolate heart when you check out a Blind Date Book!

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    #100 DAY PROJECT!

    It's not too late to create! Plan to participate in the #100DayProject! Read more about it here

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    GetSetUp class coming soon!

    Please call 517-458-6510 or email stairstaff@gmail.com to register!

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    EVENING BOOK DISCUSSION!

    NOTE: The Evening Book Discussion group meets the fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m.

    Who: Anyone who loves books and a good discussion. 

    What: All That Is Mine I Carry With Me by William Landay

    When: Monday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m.

    Where: Stair District Library Annex

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

    How: Call the library at 458-6510 or email stairstaff@gmail.com to reserve a copy of the book.

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    ARCHAEOLOGY IN LONDON!
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    ROSINE DOWNING & CHRIS WOOD

    IF YOU MISSED IT...you can watch the recording on YouTube of Rosine Downing and Chris Wood telling about their mother, Jeannine Price, and her post-WWII artwork in Paris, and her life leading up to creating the designs that were on display at the library.   Click here.

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    EXPANDED ACCESS TO DIGITAL TITLES!

    Add Partner Libraries to your Libby app for lots more books!

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    BABY/TODDLER TIME!

    MONDAYS @ 10:30 A.M: 

    • The program features short books, songs, nursery rhymes, finger plays, lap bounces and the like.
    • Geared to children under two accompanied by their parents or caregiver.
    • Older siblings are welcome to attend.

    Email stairlibrary@gmail.com or call 517.458.6510 to register and reserve a supplies kit!

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    LOCATED IN FRONT OF THE LIBRARY, PAPADOPETROS PERCUSSION PLACE IS OPEN FOR ALL TO ENJOY!!

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    FREE COVID HOME TEST KITS! 

    We still have FREE COVID test kits at Stair District Library! CURBSIDE at the BACK of the library through the window during open hours:  M&W 10-7; T&TH 1-5; F&S 10-2.
     
    Call ahead at 517-458-6510 to make sure tests are available; call when you arrive at the parking lot and we'll meet you at the library window. 
    Packages of KN95 masks are also available.
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    MORENCI HISTORY!

    Morenci newspapers from the 1920s to 2020. Click "Observer":

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    YEARBOOKS:  Morenci High School

    Our Journey in Time (Book about Morenci)

    Morenci History Photos

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    Online Card Registration

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    Morenci Area Schools students: register here with parent/guardian approval. Click the bulldog 

    District residents*: Get your Stair District Library card online to access ebooks, audio books, and magazines through OverDrive/Libby for adults and children. ALSO AVAILABLE: hoopla! Get instant access to movies, TV shows, comics, music and more ebooks and audio books! No waiting, no holds!

    Email stairstaff@gmail.com with this information:

    • name

    • address

    • residency (City of Morenci or Seneca or Medina)*

    • phone number

    • child (under 18) or adult

    Patrons who already have a library card and who need help getting set up with OverDrive/Libby or hoopla: email stairstaff@gmail.com or call 458-6510.

    *The library's service area consists of the City of Morenci and the parts of Seneca and Medina Townships within the Morenci Area Schools District.

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    Directions for reserving library items:

    Call 517-458-6510 to place an order for library materials or follow these steps:

    • Click on the photo of the card catalog (either in the left column or below) or the "rooster" library card photo above;
    • Click “Please login”;
    • Enter your library card number in both the username and password fields;
    • Enter search terms (title, author, or subject);
    • When results come up, click the hold icon for the desired item;
    • Click “Place Hold” in the next screen;
    • Click OK.

    To doublecheck that the hold was placed, click “Your Account” and scroll to “Items on Hold.” 

    • We will contact you when your order is ready
    • If you prefer curbside pick-up, call us when you arrive at the parking lot behind library
    • Wear a mask; we'll meet you at the door.

    Call 517-458-6510 or email stairlibrary@gmail.com if you need help with anything...especially if you can't find your library card or your account needs to be updated.

    Not sure what you want? Let us surprise you with a Book Bundle Bag! Just ask us to choose some books for you and we'll let you know when they're ready.

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    Copy/Print/Scan/Fax Services

    All services are available and can be handled curbside if preferred. Make arrangements by calling 517-458-6510 or email documents to stairstaff@gmail.com

    Copies/prints: 10-cents/page B/W; 50-cents/page color

    Scan to email: $1.00

    Fax: To send: $1.50 for first 3 pages, 10-cents/page for additional pages.

    Fax: To receive: $1.00

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    VIRTUAL ART SHOW!

    Visit us on Facebook to see the artwork created by Morenci Middle and High School students under the direction of Mr. Grime, currently on display in the library annex. Click owl below to go to Facebook and then scroll down to the May 14, 2020 art show post.

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    LIT2LIFE!

    Video series by Cally Gautz brings children's literature to life in a new way! Check it out on Facebook! (Click on "LIT2LIFE" above to see the video.)

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    "SCULPTAMANIA!"

    Creative Construction Toys (Available by request only at this time)

    Play with our 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

    What is your library worth to you?

    Literally...how much do you save by using your library? Find out by using this "Return on Investment Calculator.

    A FEW LINKS...

    Check us out on Facebook!  ...and click "Like!"

    Mrs. Kruger's Blog  (Former Morenci Middle School teacher reviews books)


    eShelf & Research

    - Work and research from the office or from home, anytime

    Good Reads

     - Book reviews, top sellers, author interviews, and news headlines

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    Location & Hours

    LOCATION
    228 West Main St.
    Morenci, MI
    517-458-6510

    Mon. & Wed.: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

    Tues. & Thurs.: 1-5 p.m.

    Fri. & Sat.: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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