Events

September 2015

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location: Teen Activity Room Main Library

For teens 6th-12th grade

From novice to expert, come for an afternoon of playing! Show off your deck and learn some new skills from others.

Meet in the Teen Activity Room

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Teen

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location: Large Meeting Room Main Library

card playing

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 7, 2015 - 9:00am

Location: Other

Notice of Closing: Herrick District Library will be closed Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 12:30pm

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

Book discussions

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 6:30pm

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

For each session, participants are encouraged to bring a short example of work to share with the group. Our two adult writing groups are open to writers of all kinds. This group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Meet in the Small Meeting Room on the Lower Level.

Age Group: Adult
Event Type: Adult / General

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 7:00pm

Location: Teen Activity Room Main Library

For teens 6th-12th grade
Stop by the Teen Activity Room for a new maker event every month! We provide the materials, you provide the creativity.
Second Tuesday of the month:
September 8: Key Fobs (Learn to Sew)
October 13: DIY Spin Art Machine w/ Snap Circuits
November 10: Sew Electric: LED Bookmark
December 8: Learn to Knit a Scarf
7:00pm-8:00pm
Meet in the Teen Activity Room.

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Teen

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location: Main Library

Main Library

For teens 6th-12th grade
5th edition! Bring your dice and your PHB and join us for Dungeons and Dragon! Don’t have these items? No worries, we’ll provide extras and help teach you as well. D&D is a unique social game that involves teamwork, communication, and deduction skills.
Meet in the Teen Activity Room

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Adult / General

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location: Main Library

For teens 6th-12th grade

From novice to expert, come for an afternoon of playing! Show off your deck and learn some new skills from others.

Meet in the Teen Activity Room

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Teen

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:00am

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

Book Discussion Group

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location: Large Meeting Room Main Library

card playing

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 10:00am

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

Book Discussion Group

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location: Main Library

card playing

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General
Location: Large Meeting Room Main Library

Card Playing

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 6:30pm

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

For each session, participants are encouraged to bring a short example of work to share with the group. Our two adult writing groups are open to writers of all kinds. This group meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Meet in the Small Meeting Room on the Lower Level.

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General
Location: Teen Activity Room Main Library

For teens 6th-12th grade
Want to be a central part of the library?? Have suggestions for programs? Help decided what books to order? Become a volunteer? Then you’re perfect for T.A.B!
Second Monday of the month:
September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14 6:30pm-7:30pm
Meet in the Teen Activity Room

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Teen

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 7:00pm

Location: Large Meeting Room Main Library

Meet and discuss books with other readers! Meets in the Small Meeting Room on the Lower Level.

Age Group: Adult
Event Type: Adult / General
Location: Kids Activity Room Main Library

For caregivers or soon to be caregivers of infants

Are you interested in how to support infant early literacy development? This 5 week session will explore the early literacy practices: Read, Sing, Talk, Play, and Write. Caregivers will leave each 30 minute session with developmentally appropriate activities to engage infants right from the start. Infants welcome! Meet in the Children's Activity Room.

Age Group: Adult
Event Type: Adult / General

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 9:30am

Location: Children's Area Main Library

For children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver.

Explore early literacy skills with fingerplays, songs, and stories. Meet in the Children's Area.

Tuesdays, September 15-November 17 at 9:30am and 10:30am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 10:30am

Location: Children's Area Main Library

For children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver.

Explore early literacy skills with fingerplays, songs, and stories. Meet in the Children's Area.

Tuesdays, September 15-November 17 at 9:30am and 10:30am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 10:00am

Location: Main Library

For children 0 to 18 months old with a caregiver.

Explore early literacy skills with stories, bounces, and music. Meet in the Children's Activity Room.

Wednesdays: September 16-November 18 at 10:00am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's
Location: North Branch

For children 3 - 5 years old.

Explore early literacy skills by sharing stories, songs, and other activities.

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's
Location: HBH Auditorium Main Library

Nonprofit Learning Circle for Succession Planning

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location: HBH Auditorium Main Library

Individuals interested in growing their communications expertise for the benefit of their nonprofits are welcome to join. This group meets bi-monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of odd number months in the lower level of the Herrick District Library. The format typically is to hear a 30 - 40 minute presentation (Bring your Own Lunch or purchase from Library cafe), followed by group discussion to learn from one another's communications strategies, resources and recommendations.

Cost: FREE

Contact Patrick Cisler at patrick@lakeshorenonprofits.org to learn more.

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location: Large Meeting Room Main Library

Staff Meeting:  Refresher course on AED's with the American Red Cross

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 4:00pm

Location: North Branch

For children 3 - 5 years old.

Explore early literacy skills by sharing stories, songs, and other activities.

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 9:30am

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

We gather to hook rugs.

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 10:00am

Location: Main Library

For children 3 to 5 years old

Explore early literacy skills by sharing stories, songs, and other activities. Meet in the Children's Area.

Thursdays: September 17-November 19 at 10:00am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's
Location: North Branch

For children 0 to 3 years old with a caregiver

Explore early literacy skills with rhymes, songs, and stories.

Thursdays: September 17-November 19 at 10:00am

Fridays: September 18-November 20 at 10:00am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location: Large Meeting Room Main Library

Staff Meeting:  Refresher course on AED's with the American Red Cross

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location: Main Library

Main Library

For teens 6th-12th grade
5th edition! Bring your dice and your PHB and join us for Dungeons and Dragon! Don’t have these items? No worries, we’ll provide extras and help teach you as well. D&D is a unique social game that involves teamwork, communication, and deduction skills.
Meet in the Teen Activity Room

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Adult / General

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 4:00pm

Location: Children's Area Main Library

Recommended for ages 3 years and up

Come and build with us! We'll provide LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more... you provide the imagination! Meet in the Children's Area. *This program is not sponsored by or affiliated with LEGO® or TINKERTOY®)

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 10:00am

Location: HBH Auditorium Main Library

Join us for a 30 minute yoga session with you and your little ones! 18mos-5 years old with a caregiver. All abilities welcome!

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's
Location: North Branch

For children 0 to 3 years old with a caregiver

Explore early literacy skills with rhymes, songs, and stories.

Thursdays: September 17-November 19 at 10:00am

Fridays: September 18-November 20 at 10:00am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location: Main Library

For teens 6th-12th grade

From novice to expert, come for an afternoon of playing! Show off your deck and learn some new skills from others.

Meet in the Teen Activity Room

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Teen

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 4:30pm

Location: North Branch

Recommended for ages 3 and up

Have a great time at the library building LEGO creations! *This program is not sponsored by or affiliated with LEGO®*

Fridays: September 18- November 20 at 4:30pm

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location: Large Meeting Room Main Library

Game Players

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 1:00pm

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

Welcome Holland, MI area Fiber Friends!  We have a group that meets to craft together.  Is it fiber related and portable?  Then feel free to join in whenever you can!

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

Card play

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 4:30pm

Location: North Branch

Recommended for children ages 3 and up.

Enjoy music, movement, and a story in this fun interactive program.

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 5:30pm

Location: HBH Auditorium Main Library

A discussion about ending poverty in our community.

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 7:00pm

Location: HBH Auditorium Main Library

Annual Meeting

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General
Location: Main Library

For caregivers or soon to be caregivers of infants

Are you interested in how to support infant early literacy development? This 5 week session will explore the early literacy practices: Read, Sing, Talk, Play, and Write. Caregivers will leave each 30 minute session with developmentally appropriate activities to engage infants right from the start. Infants welcome! Meet in the Children's Activity Room.

Age Group: Adult
Event Type: Adult / General
Location: Teen Activity Room Main Library

For teens 6th -12th grade
Spend an hour and a half watching anime, talking about Japanese culture, sharing our favorite Manga, and have fun with others who share your insanity!
Third Monday of the month: September 21, October 19, November 16
7:00pm-8:30pm
Meet in the Teen Activity Room.

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Teen

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 9:30am

Location: Children's Area Main Library

For children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver.

Explore early literacy skills with fingerplays, songs, and stories. Meet in the Children's Area.

Tuesdays, September 15-November 17 at 9:30am and 10:30am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 10:30am

Location: Children's Area Main Library

For children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver.

Explore early literacy skills with fingerplays, songs, and stories. Meet in the Children's Area.

Tuesdays, September 15-November 17 at 9:30am and 10:30am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 6:30pm

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

For each session, participants are encouraged to bring a short example of work to share with the group. Our two adult writing groups are open to writers of all kinds. This group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Meet in the Small Meeting Room on the Lower Level.

Age Group: Adult
Event Type: Adult / General

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 7:00pm

Location: HBH Auditorium Main Library

Living Sustainably Along the Lakeshore presents Affordable Housing.

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 10:00am

Location: Main Library

For children 0 to 18 months old with a caregiver.

Explore early literacy skills with stories, bounces, and music. Meet in the Children's Activity Room.

Wednesdays: September 16-November 18 at 10:00am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's
Location: North Branch

For children 3 - 5 years old.

Explore early literacy skills by sharing stories, songs, and other activities.

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 4:00pm

Location: North Branch

For children 3 - 5 years old.

Explore early literacy skills by sharing stories, songs, and other activities.

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 10:00am

Location: Main Library

For children 3 to 5 years old

Explore early literacy skills by sharing stories, songs, and other activities. Meet in the Children's Area.

Thursdays: September 17-November 19 at 10:00am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's
Location: North Branch

For children 0 to 3 years old with a caregiver

Explore early literacy skills with rhymes, songs, and stories.

Thursdays: September 17-November 19 at 10:00am

Fridays: September 18-November 20 at 10:00am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location: HBH Auditorium Main Library

West Coast Chamber TED Lunch

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location: Main Library

Main Library

For teens 6th-12th grade
5th edition! Bring your dice and your PHB and join us for Dungeons and Dragon! Don’t have these items? No worries, we’ll provide extras and help teach you as well. D&D is a unique social game that involves teamwork, communication, and deduction skills.
Meet in the Teen Activity Room

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Adult / General

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 4:00pm

Location: Children's Area Main Library

Recommended for ages 3 years and up

Come and build with us! We'll provide LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more... you provide the imagination! Meet in the Children's Area. *This program is not sponsored by or affiliated with LEGO® or TINKERTOY®)

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's
Location: Board Room Main Library

Regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of Herrick District Library. Board meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month at 4:00pm in the Board Room of the Administrative Offices in the lower level of the Main Library. November and December dates may be adjusted to accommodate holidays.

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 4:30pm

Location: North Branch

Recommended for children in 3rd - 5th grades.

Can you build a structure using only marshmallows and uncooked noodles?  We dare you to try!

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 10:00am

Location: North Branch

For children 0 to 3 years old with a caregiver

Explore early literacy skills with rhymes, songs, and stories.

Thursdays: September 17-November 19 at 10:00am

Fridays: September 18-November 20 at 10:00am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location: Main Library

For teens 6th-12th grade

From novice to expert, come for an afternoon of playing! Show off your deck and learn some new skills from others.

Meet in the Teen Activity Room

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Teen

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 4:30pm

Location: North Branch

Recommended for ages 3 and up

Have a great time at the library building LEGO creations! *This program is not sponsored by or affiliated with LEGO®*

Fridays: September 18- November 20 at 4:30pm

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 10:00am

Location: HBH Auditorium Main Library

Open to kids, tweens, and teens K-12.

Learn how to solder and more with Lakeshore Makers and Herrick Library!
No registration required.
Adult/Caregiver must be present.

Age Group: General
Event Type: Children's

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

Card play

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 1:00pm

Location: Large Meeting Room Main Library

September Meeting

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location: Large Meeting Room Main Library

Card playing

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 5:30pm

Location: HBH Auditorium Main Library

A discussion about ending poverty in our community.

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 6:00pm

Location: Teen Activity Room Main Library

For teens 6th-12th grade

Play 8bit games with Makey Makeys from the 80’s and 90’s at the library! And play games on a Super Nintendo and Nintendo 64! 

Age Group: Teen
Event Type: Teen

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 6:30pm

Location: Small Meeting Room Main Library

For each session, participants are encouraged to bring a short example of work to share with the group. Our two adult writing groups are open to writers of all kinds. This group meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Meet in the Small Meeting Room on the Lower Level.

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library

For caregivers or soon to be caregivers of infants

Are you interested in how to support infant early literacy development? This 5 week session will explore the early literacy practices: Read, Sing, Talk, Play, and Write. Caregivers will leave each 30 minute session with developmentally appropriate activities to engage infants right from the start. Infants welcome! Meet in the Children's Activity Room.

Age Group: Adult
Event Type: Adult / General

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 9:30am

Location: Children's Area Main Library

For children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver.

Explore early literacy skills with fingerplays, songs, and stories. Meet in the Children's Area.

Tuesdays, September 15-November 17 at 9:30am and 10:30am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 10:30am

Location: Children's Area Main Library

For children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver.

Explore early literacy skills with fingerplays, songs, and stories. Meet in the Children's Area.

Tuesdays, September 15-November 17 at 9:30am and 10:30am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 5:00pm

Location: HBH Auditorium Main Library

Family Game Night

Family Event

Join us and other families from the community to play board games, card games and more!  We’ll have lots of games available or feel free to bring some you’d like to share.  Snacks will be provided.

Meet in the Hazel B. Hayes Auditorium

Age Group: General
Event Type: Children's

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 6:00pm

Location: Large Meeting Room Main Library

Healing Over Past Experiences

Age Group: General
Event Type: Adult / General

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:00am

Location: Main Library

For children 0 to 18 months old with a caregiver.

Explore early literacy skills with stories, bounces, and music. Meet in the Children's Activity Room.

Wednesdays: September 16-November 18 at 10:00am

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's
Location: North Branch

For children 3 - 5 years old.

Explore early literacy skills by sharing stories, songs, and other activities.

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 4:00pm

Location: North Branch

For children 3 - 5 years old.

Explore early literacy skills by sharing stories, songs, and other activities.

Age Group: Kids
Event Type: Children's