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

Springfest!
Sunday, June 7, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Help us kick off the Library's Summer Reading Program with free ice cream, balloons, a petting farm, entertainment and fun for the entire family. Stop in, sign up, and receive your summer reading program materials for Kids, Teens, and Adults. Sponsored by the Friends of the Brighton District Library.

Scheduled Events:
  • Balloon Art with Colors the Clown
    1:00-2:00pm & 3:00-4:00pm
  • Oakland County Parks Climbing Tower
    1:00-3:00pm
  • Colors the Clown Magic Show
    2:00-2:45pm

Library Director Announces Retirement
Dr. Nancy B. Johnson has announced that she will retire at the end of this calendar year. Nancy has been Director of the Brighton District Library since 2007. As cataloger, professor, and administrator, Nancy’s career had taken her to several academic libraries throughout the United States, the faculty of Wayne State University, and the directorship of the White Lake Township Library before arriving at Brighton.

In announcing her plans to the Board of Trustees, Nancy said of her time at Brighton, “Despite the challenges posed by financial tightening, there have been many satisfactions, including improving services, maintaining a strong staff, and stewarding a well-functioning facility.”

Nancy’s dedication to the community has also led her to leadership positions in Livingston United Way and the Rotary Club of Brighton.

We are happy to have her skill and spirit for a little while longer!

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) adds State Parks and Rec Areas
The MAP program continues to grow!
MAP offers Library cardholders free or reduced-fee admission, or other discounts, at over 100 arts and cultural institutions statewide. The big news is that
MAP has entered into a new partnership with Michigan DNR, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and Michigan Recreation and Parks Association that has added some 230 state parks, recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, and state historic sites to the MAP program. You can search the listings and print your passes at the MAP website. Enter Brighton District Library in the search form to see links for passes.
In remembrance of
Lisa Goring

Lisa Goring was a member of the Friends of the Brighton District Library. She served as Friends Board President in 2013-2014, and worked their Book Sales for many years. We were sad to learn of her passing May 10th. Lisa will be deeply missed.

The Library is Closed
on Sundays during the summer, beginning
June 14.

It will also be Closed from Thursday, July 2 through Sunday, July 5.


Adult Craft - May 2015
We Want to Hear from You!
Your feedback is very important to us as we plan services, programs, and collections. Our user survey, running now through June 15, is just 9 questions long. Please take a few moments to let us know what you value at the Library. Thanks!
Click Here for the Survey

in the Norma Gray Gallery

Art at the Library
in partnership with the




 
 
May 11 - July 6
Julie Tibus (watercolor)
Baiba Jensen (gouache)

Download digital editions of your favorite magazines through the Library!

What Should Livingston Read?
Help choose the book for the 2016 Livingston Reads program!
The survey is here.

Thank you, Donors!

Memorial Gifts
Diane Dishman
& Leanne Minshall,
in memory of Jane Clarke
 
♦ The Jeannie Heier Family
and the Library staff,
in memory of Cheryl Heier
 

Annual Appeal
 George Bakopoulos
 
 Donors
2 Anonymous donors
Sally McKee
VG’s Food Center


♦ 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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