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Events in March
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Thanks to the Friends of the Brighton District Library for supporting Library events.

A Note from the Director: 

During the month of March the Library is excited to offer a wide variety of enriching programs and displays. The Brighton District Library will once again be collaborating with neighboring libraries to present our annual Livingston Reads events. We are reading and presenting programming based on the classic thriller Jaws by Peter Benchley, which we hope will appeal to both teen and adult readers. 

March is Parenting Awareness Month, which aims to bring awareness to the critical role that effective parenting plays throughout a child’s life. During the month of March, the Brighton District Library has a great programming lineup to help you become a stronger parent. 

In celebration of the 2017 Michigan Reads! winner, youth department staff will present a zany skit of Bubble Bum, Bubble Gum by Lisa Wheeler with lots of fun activities to follow. 

Additionally, we are excited to partner with Brighton Area Schools by showcasing local elementary students’ artwork in the Norma Grey Gallery during the month of March.

We hope there is something to enlighten and engage each of you this upcoming month. For a complete listing of our programs, be sure to click on the links above.

Finally, thanks to our community’s financial support with the millage replacement in 2015, our restrooms have been completely remodeled. Be sure to check them out on your next visit to the Library!

- Cindy Mack
Livingston Reads
March 1 - April 30, 2017

This year's Livingston Reads title is Jaws by Peter Benchley. All of the Livingston County Public Libraries are offering themed programs to go with the book. You can check the Livingston Reads website for a complete list of programs. We'll be kicking off March with these fun offerings: 
Movie: Shark Tale (rated PG) Family Movie
Saturday March 4th, 1-3pm. Snack and drinks provided. Drop-in. 
Jaws Movie Viewings
Come view Steven Spielberg’s 1975 classic Jaws (rated PG). No pre-registration required.
Monday, March 13, 6:00- 8pm in the A/B room of the Brighton District Library. Drop-in. Snacks and drinks provided!
Saturday, March 25, 7:00 pm, Historic Howell Theater, Doors open at 6:30pm. Admission is free, first-come, first served, and you must present your library card. Refreshments will be available for purchase. 

Sunday Movie: The Shallows (rated PG-13)
Sunday, March 19, 2-4pm
, Drop-in. Snacks and drinks provided!

Seafood Delights!
Thursday, March 30, 7-8:30pm. Pre-registration required. Space is limited. 
Celebrate the bounties of the ocean with Chef Cathy Ferrara, owner of Supper Made Simple personal chef service. Learn how to select and prepare delicious seafood recipes that utilize the gifts from the sea! Tasting is required! 


Michigan Reads
Sat. March 18, 1:00-2:00pm
In celebration of the 2017 Michigan Reads! winner, join Toad and his friends for a sticky, rhyming adventure! What happens when Toad gets stuck in the bubble gum melting in the road? Will they get loose? Youth Services staff will perform a zany skit of Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum by Lisa Wheeler with lots of fun activities to follow. Ages 3 up. Drop in. 

Cupcake Wars
February 2017
March is Parenting Awareness Month,
We have great parenting programs coming up.

Follow links for more details
and to register.

"True Colors" and the Art of Parenting

Kindergarten Readiness: What Your Child Needs to Know

Talk, Sing, Read, Write, and Play!

Build a Better Reader at Home!

Mother/Daughter Craft
February 2017
Spring Book and Media Sale is Coming!
Beginning Tues, April 4th, at 5pm, and running through Sunday the 9th, the Friends of the Brighton District Library will host their Spring Sale.
Be sure to save the date!

in the Norma Gray Gallery

March 2 - April 2
Student art from
 Brighton Area Schools

Star Wars Day @ The Library
February 2017
Brighton Area Women's History Roll of Honor
2017 Honorees Induction Ceremony

The Public is cordially invited to attend
March 25, 3:30-5pm in the Library's A/B Room

Thank you, Donors!
 Annual Appeal

♦ Kathleen & Keith Collins
General Donations
George Bakopoulos
Teresa Beyer 

   ♦  Gifts of $100-$499
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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