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Events in October
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 Adults
             Teens
               Kids          
   Computer Classes
 
Thanks to the Friends of the Brighton District Library
for supporting Library events.

Wednesday, September 28, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friends Book Sale Opening Night
Friends members only! Memberships available at the door.

Thursday, September 29, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
General Book Sale, open to everyone.

Friday, September 30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. General Book Sale.

Saturday, October 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bag Day, Fill a bag with books for just $5.

Sunday, October 2, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Day!


Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbor
Learn about American Muslims in our community and their culture in an interactive program.

Drop in and try your hand at Arabic calligraphy, enjoy coffee and international delicacies, get a henna design, speak one-on-one with Muslim members of our community and ask questions about Islam and its belief system.

Sponsored by the Livingston Diversity Council and the Brighton District Library.

New Sensory Programming
for Children  

 
Young children attending story times at the Brighton District Library are engaged in a new type of learning called sensory play. Sensory play allows children an opportunity to investigate what lies before them by grabbing, exploring, smelling, listening, tasting, and seeing when they use their five senses. 
 
A great deal of learning occurs when children are engaged in sensory play. Benefits include: cognitive development, social skills, sense of self, physical skills, emotional skills, and communications skills.
 
The Library uses colorful sensory bins to engage children in their sensory play. Bins can consist of a base of sand, foam, colorful rice, water beads, shaving cream, and cotton balls, among others items. Then, manipulatives like funnels, shovels, toys, measuring cups, numbers, letters, colorful beads, and more are added. What emerges is a bustling center of discovery and creativity that encourages developmental growth by using science, math, fine motor skills, new language, and creative play.

Registration for the next session of story times begins Monday, Oct. 31 for new participants, and Wednesday, Nov. 2 for returning participants. See here for more information, or contact the Youth Services Desk, 810-229-6571, ext 223.
Library Partners with Portal Paranormal Society for Ghost Hunting Program!

Join us at the Historic Howell Theater Friday, October 28, 9-11pm and get a taste for paranormal investigation with Southeastern Michigan based Portal Paranormal Society. Guests will get to participate and experience interactive EVP (electronic voice phenomenon), spirit box sessions, musical spirit interaction and other experiments.

Cost is $20 per participant. Registration and payment will be taken at the Historic Howell Theater prior to the event. (At the door pricing is $25.) Please mention that you are part of the Brighton District Library group. 

To register, call: 517-579-2355

Bad Art Night
September 2016


The Library will be Closed
Mon. October 10
for staff training


First Time, First Year
Infant Treasure Baskets
August 2016


in the Norma Gray Gallery

Art at the Library
in partnership with the

 




September 13 - November 2
Shirley Spears (Acrylic/Watercolor)
Dianne Morgan (Photography)

 
When you shop on Amazon, you can help support the Library at the same time!
Shop at smile.amazon.com and select Friends of the Brighton District Library as your charity and 0.5% of your eligible purchase price will be donated to the Friends, our biggest supporter. 


Stuffed Animal Sleepover
September 2016 
 

Walgreens Immunization Clinic
Walgreens will be at the Library on Friday, October 7, 11am-3pm to provide low cost flu-shots. Drop-In.
Thank you, Donors!
 
Book Honors and Memorial Gifts
 
♦ Mary and Sanjay Khunger,
to the Sandy Schneidewind Books for Babies Project
 
Leslie Barrett,
author, Lost and Found
 
In honor of Lynn Stroup,
Plank Road Questers #236,
Stitch-opedia by Helen Winthorpe Kendrick,

 
 
Brighton Room
 
Nancy B. Johnson
 
 
General Donations
 
♦ Ciao Amici
 
 
 ♦ Gifts of $100 or more
 
We are grateful for those who generously contribute to the Library throughout the year. Our recognition of these individuals, families, and organizations is on our Donors Wall.

If you are interested in making a donation to the Library, options and details can be found on our webpage, Support the Library.
 
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