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June 1, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Auditorium
Sale will be held in the Library Auditorium and outside the Library. Cash or check only please.
June 2, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Library Auditorium
June 2, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Library Youth Services
Challenge your imagination and build just about anything with our huge
assortment of building blocks. Recommended for ages 4 and up.
June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Library Auditorium
June 5, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Midland City Hall
June 8, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library Auditorium
Enjoy your favorite blockbuster on the big screen and share the experience with your children (or for yourself again!).
June 11, 2018, 9:30 AM @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
June 11–August 11
ROCK your world with our Summer Reading Program! Beginning June 11, all ages are invited to pick up a reading log and read for prizes. The Youth Services area has reading logs for infants through students entering grade 5, and a separate log for students entering grades 6–12. Mark the dates you read and come back to pick up great prizes! Adults can enter in weekly drawings for each book they read—just stop by the Adult Services desk to fill out an entry form.
June 11, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Midland City Hall
June 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tridge / Chippewassee Park
Tunes by the Tridge is a family-friendly event located at the Farmer's Market area at the foot of Midland's Famous Tridge. For 10 nights in June, July and August, families will want to bring quilts and lawn chairs on Thursday evenings and enjoy listening to bands perform. These performances are free to all and are presented through the cooperation of the City of Midland Parks and Recreation, local businesses and radio stations. Bands play from 7 - 9 p.m. Food vendors will be on site.
June 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
Join us outside the library at the West End Portico for some fun, creative Rock Painting!
Use them in your garden or brighten someones day with a creative gift.
June 18, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Library Story Room
Bring the family for a fun evening together!
Enjoy a variety of stories, songs, and activities.
June 19, 2018, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM @ Library Story Room
This active toddler program includes books, rhymes, and songs.
June 19, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Library Story Room
June 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Library Story Room
This entertaining program introduces young infants to books, songs, music, bounces,
June 19, 2018, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Youth Services
Join us for the re-opening of the lower level following the 2017 flood!
Refreshments & Activities for Children!!
June 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:42 AM @ Library Auditorium
An adult must accompany children under the age of 12.
Help us keep our auditorium clean: no food or drinks, please.
Movies start promptly at designated times.
Doors open 15 minutes before show time.
June 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Library Youth Services
Get familiar with the redesigned SAT by taking an SAT practice test offered by Sylvan Learning Center. This is a great opportunity to determine where to focus your study efforts in preparation for the SAT.
June 20, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Nicholson Gunther Bandshell at Central Park
June 21, 2018, 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM @ Library Youth Services
Put your creative skills to the test and make a take-home craft each week.
June 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Library Story Room
Come shake your sillies out! Join the fun with action songs, movement, and dancing.
June 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Story Room
June 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Local History/Genealogy Room
Mark your calendars! Join other readers for stimulating conversation and tasty treats. The library staff has carefully selected diverse, well-written novels that are sure to generate lively discussion. Participants are encouraged to read the book before attending the meeting.
June 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tridge / Chippewassee Park
June 21, 2018, All Day
June 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:55 PM @ Library Auditorium
June 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library Community Room
Bring your favorite board game or play one of ours. We'll bring the snacks!
No registration necessary.
June 23, 2018, 2:00 PM @ Chippewa Nature Center
Stop by the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library to check out books, then seek out a
shady tree, a grassy meadow, or a comfy bench to read together at the Chippewa
Nature Center. Bring a blanket and enjoy a story in “The Woods”, CNC’s new
Nature Play Area before venturing out to find your own reading nook in nature.
If weather is poor, stories and activities will take place in the Visitor Center. This
program is offered in partnership with the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.
June 25, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Library Story Room
June 26, 2018, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM @ Library Story Room
June 26, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Library Story Room
June 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Library Story Room
June 26, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Library Auditorium
Discover the magic of Jeff Wawrzaszek as he performs a masterful, magical
medley of hits from his Top 10, Solid Gold, and Family-Favorite Magic routines.
This high energy, laugh-a-minute, interactive show is not to be missed!
June 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:38 AM @ Library Auditorium
June 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Auditorium
Build your own custom, stop-motion puppet and bring it to life using the art and the magic of stop-motion animation!
June 27, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Nicholson Gunther Bandshell at Central Park
June 28, 2018, 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM @ Library Youth Services
June 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Library Story Room
June 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library Story Room
June 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Auditorium
Want to do better on the SAT? Plan on attending this test taking tips session offered as a follow up to the SAT practice test. Individual SAT practice test results from the June 20 test will be available for pick up at this session.
June 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tridge / Chippewassee Park
June 29, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM @ Library Auditorium