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SALEM-SOUTH LYON DISTRICT LIBRARY NEWSLETTER

September 2017

MISSION: To educate, enrich and empower our community.



THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED SEPTEMBER 2-4 FOR LABOR DAY!


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Friends 50's Celebration

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 FROM 1-4 PM
Join us here at the Library for a huge 50's themed birthday bash to honor our Friends of the Library. There will be fun for all ages including: games with prizes, 50/50 raffle (drawing at 3:30 PM), refreshments, family fun, 50's costume contest (judging at 2 PM), bounce houses, and LIVE music featuring Steve King and the Dittlies!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS WHO HAVE MADE THIS EVENT POSSIBLE:
Wonder Jump, City of South Lyon, Dairy Queen, Costco, Pet Supplies Plus, Beachamp Water, Busch's, Meijer, Advanced Disposal and QuickSilver Marketing. 
STOP BY THE LIBRARY TO CHECK OUT THE PRE-PARTY RAFFLE FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN AN AWESOME MICHIGAN THEMED GIFT BASKET AND A CUTE STUFFED DOG.

NEW STORYTIMES

Fall Storytime sessions begin the week of September 18th, 2017!
Registration begins September 5th!

 
Baby Bounce
(Babies 0-11 months with a caregiver)

Monday; 9:15-10:00 AM
First Session: September  18 - October 16 & Second Session: November 13 - December 18
Bond with your baby over books and bounces. Bring a blanket for them to lay on while you read and play. RSVP! Limit 10!
 
Wonderful Ones!
(12 months-23 months with caregiver)

Monday; 10:15-11:15 AM
First Session: September  18 - October 16 & Second Session: November 13 - December 18
Share stories, rhymes and songs with your child in this interactive storytime. Then STAY AND PLAY with new early literacy toys. RSVP Limit 15!
 
Terrific Twos Storytime
(24 months - 35 months with caregiver)

Tuesday; 9:15-10:15 AM
First Session September  19 - October 17 & Second  Session November 14 - December 19
Share stories, songs, and rhymes with your child while helping them develop their early
literacy skills. Then STAY and PLAY with our new early literacy toys. RSVP Limit 15!

Bee Three
(3 year olds with caregiver)

Wednesday; 9:15-10:15 AM
First Session September  20 - October 18 & Second Session November 15 - December 20
Watch your three year old develop their love of reading as they share songs, stories and rhymes  with you.  Then STAY and PLAY with our new early literacy toys. RSVP Limit 15!
 
Fabulous Fours
(Independent four year olds)

Thursday; 9:15-10:15 AM
First Session: September  21 - October 19 & Second Session: November 16 - December 21 (No Storytime November 23) Get your child ready to read with books, songs, and rhymes. Then STAY and PLAY with our new early literacy toys. RSVP Limit 20!
 
Family Fun Friday
(Family Storytime)

All Ages; 9:15-10:15 AM
First Session: September  22 - October 20 & Second Session: November 17 - December 22 (No Storytime November 24th) Enjoy stories and songs for the whole family.  Following the storytime there will be time to STAY and PLAY! RSVP Limit 25!

SEPTEMBER
EVENTS



CLICK HERE

for a full calendar of events!


EVENTS:

Medicare Assistance
September 4; 4-8 PM

Teen Writers' Group
September 9 at 1 PM

Teens Learn to Draw
September 9 at 3 PM

Friends' 50's Celebration
September 10; 1-4 PM

GED Prep Class
September 11
(Click for more info)


Mystery Book Club
September 11 at 7 PM

Huron Valley Law Program
September 12 at 7 PM

Medicare Changes
September 14 at 10 AM

Yoga for Adults
September 14 at 11 AM

Library Expansion Community Meeting
September 17 at 2 PM

Baby Bounce Storytime
September 18 & 25
(Click for full schedule)


Wonderful Ones Storytime
September 18 & 25
(Click for full schedule)


Medicare Assistance
September 18; 11 AM-3 PM

Battle of the Books Informational Meetings
September 18
(Click for times, based on grade levels)


Terrific Twos Storytime
September 19 & 26
(Click for full schedule)


Growth, Grit and Stick: Student Learning Strategies
September 19 at 6:30 PM

Bee Three Storytime
September 20 & 27
(Click for full schedule)


Time for a Declutter
September 20 at 7 PM

Fabulous Fours Storytime
September 21 & 28
(Click for full schedule)


Moving Ahead with STEAM
(K-2) September 21 at 6 PM

Moving Ahead with STEAM
(3-5) Sept. 21 at 7:15 PM

Family Fun Friday Storytime
September 22 & 29
(Click for full schedule)


Warm Hearts & Heads
September 24; 1:30-4:30 PM

Bedtime Math Crazy 8 Club
September 24 at 2 PM

Lord of the Gourd
September 25 from 4-8 PM

Library Expansion Community Meeting
September 26 at 7 PM

Yoga for Adults
September 28 at 11 AM

Page Turners' Book Club
September 28 at 7 PM

BUSINESS WORKSHOPS:

Click Here for a complete list of Business workshops! 

GEOCACHING
@ SSLDL:

The library has a special geocache! See if you’re up to the challenge of finding it the next time you’re at the library. Find more information about the geocache in the teen area.


BANNED BOOK WEEK CONTEST:

GRADES 6-12
Sunday, September 24- Saturday, September 30
Celebrate your freedom to read by participating in our Banned Books Week contest at the library any time during the week of September 24th through 30th for the chance to win a prize!
 

THANK YOU

A major thank you to our Summer Reading Sponsors!!! 

Vibe Credit Union
&
Institute of Museum and Library Services

The following programs were funded in part with a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the IMLS administered by the Library of Michigan:
  • Incredible Edible Insects
  • Chocolate Celebration
  • Miners Delight
  • Summer Storytimes
  • Summer Craft Table

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY INFO

The Friends Book Room, located just inside the library entrance to the left, is a place where you can find terrific deals on all kinds of books, music and movies—and each purchase you make goes toward supporting the library! 

Upcoming Sale Dates:
  • October 9-16 (Half-Off)
  • November 14th - December 23rd (Holiday Sale)
  • December 26th - 30th (Half-Off)

COMMUNITY READS 2017

UNDERGROUND AIRLINES
by: Ben H. Winters

Stop by SSLDL and check out a copy today and read along! 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

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