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*Registration is required unless otherwise noted.
 
Register online, at the Adult Reference Desk or by calling 248-628-3034. 
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to view the library calendar and register for programs online.
  
Book Bingo is BACK!
Tuesdays at 2:00pm
September 21, October 12 and November 16
Community Room
Play traditional bingo and win books. Bring a friend or neighbor – this fun-loving group welcomes new players.
 
Adopt-A-Stream
September 8, 2021 6:30pm
Community Room
Help save Michigan’s streams! Adopt-A-Stream is a volunteer-based initiative with the Clinton River Watershed Council that empowers community members to protect local streams and rivers by monitoring water quality. Come see how you can help!
 
Grandparent’s Day Scavenger Hunt
Week of September 13
Bring your Grandparent and Grandchild team to the Adult Services Desk and pick up your scavenger hunt checklist! Once it is completed, return it to the desk to be entered in a drawing for one of 5 $10 gift cards to the Funky Monkey Toy Store! Registration not required.
 
 It’s a BIG Backyard Out There – Birdwatching Beyond the Feeder
September 18, 2021 1 pm
Community Room
Join Seven Ponds Nature Center Executive Director Daryl Bernard in exploring the world of birds in your community and beyond.  Daryl will share the birds and key birding hotspots close to home, throughout Michigan, and even further, including opportunities offered by Seven Ponds. 
 
 “Walking Home; Trail Stories” Author Talk
September 23, 2021 7:00pm
Community Room
Meet local author Celia Ryker. Celia began writing about a difficult hike and ended up writing about the people who inspired her throughout her life. Come and hear her stories. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
 
Healthy Tips on Hydration
September 29, 2021 7:30pm
Community Room
Join Health Coach Elizabeth Knop in a discussion on the benefits of hydration in a healthy lifestyle. Samples and recipes for infused waters will be provided.
 
Whoooo Goes There?  Michigan’s Magnificent Owls!
October 6, 2021 7 pm
Community Room
Michigan is home to ten species of owls, buy many people live their entire lives without coming across most of these amazing predators of the night.  Through photographs, voice recordings, specimens, and interesting details about their lifestyles, Seven Ponds Nature Center’s naturalist will explore the wonderful world of owls, from the tiny Northern Saw-whet Owl to the ghostly Snowy Owl.
 
Wild Dogs of Michigan
October 16, 2021 1pm
Community Room
Coyotes are fascinating creatures and have rightfully earned their name, the Trickster, with their adaptability and flexibility to solve problems.  Join Seven Ponds Nature Center's naturalist as she explores the coyote's world; misconceptions and all, along with the other wild dogs found in Michigan.
 
The Art and Architecture of the State Capitol
October 27, 2021 6pm
Community Room
Be inspired by our Capitol’s beautiful art and architecture – and learn more about its origins, creators, and ongoing preservation—with this program by Michigan State Capitol Historian and Curator Valerie Marvin.
 
Happy Healthy Holidays with Lisa Howard
November 3, 2021 6:30pm
Community Room
Deck the holiday halls this season with plates of good food! Join us to find out how to upgrade your holiday favorites to make them taste even better…and be better for you and your loved ones.
 
Thanksgiving Side Dishes with Mary Spencer
November 10, 2021 7:00pm
Community Room
Come and learn tips and new recipe ideas for your fall feast with this fun cooking demonstration.

FALL TAKE-AND-MAKE ACTIVITIES

No registration required. All supplies provided unless otherwise noted. Stop by and pick up your kit while supplies last.

Bird Bookmark
Week of September 13
Mark your pages with style!
 
Spiderweb Wall Decoration
Week of October 18
Create a creepy spiderweb for Halloween!
 
Pinecone Turkey
Week of November 15
Craft an adorable turkey to decorate for the holiday.