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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.

    BIRDING VS. BIRDWATCHING!

    On Zoom...watch in person at the library Oct. 10 at 7 p.m.. Or, join from home...email stairlibrary@gmail.com for the link.

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    BOOK DISCUSSION IN PERSON!

    NOTE: The Evening Book Discussion group is meeting in person again and has switched to the fourth Monday at 7 p.m.

    Who: Anyone who loves books and a good discussion. 

    What: The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

    When: Monday, Sept.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 stairlibrary@gmail.com to reserve a copy of the book.

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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 for children under two and their parents or caregiver.
    • Older siblings are welcome to attend or read or do homework in the library.

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

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    Clean Up Your Act! 

    Everybody is invited to join the "Clean Up Your Act Little Book Club" book discussion group which is Inspired by little, short books such as Marie Kondo's "The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up: the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing."

    Next session: Sept. 28, 2022 @ 5:30 p.m.

    Topic: Lifelong Learning

    You don't actually have to read a book to attend this session. Prepare to laugh and learn with Melissa Elliott, discussion leader!

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    FREE COVID HOME TEST KITS! 

     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.
     One kit (two tests) per person.
     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 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 stairlibrary@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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