The week's events
October 14, 2015
Babies and Books
Babies & Books Fall Sessions occur on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Program Room beginning October 7 – November 4. This program is geared for children birth – 18 months. Registration is recommended, but not necessary.
October 15, 2015
Friends Book Chat
Join the Friends of the Library when they host monthly Book Chats. The public is invited to attend Book Chats once a month and share a recently read book or an old favorite. Each individual will be allowed three to 5 minutes to review their book and make comments about the author. The event is open to the public, is on the third Thursday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and there is no charge. There is also no sign-up, and it isn’t necessary to attend each month. For more information, contact the Library at 231-758-3121.
Chess Gang - Family Night
The Chess Gang hosts a monthly Family Night so that club members may play in a tournament environment and/or play their parents. Most of the Family Nights will be the third Thursday of the month in the Carnegie Building (the "Old" library across the street) from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
October 16, 2015
Life Long Learning
Religion Around the World
Petoskey District Library, Lower Level Conference Room - $40/series of 4 classes or $12/class
Join North Central instructor and Pastor Toby Jones for a great discussion of the major religions, their underlying ideas and impact on history and today’s events.
Hinduism & Buddhism – Coming to America: These two ancient Eastern faiths used to be significant and influential only in India and Asia. But now millions of Americans are turning to their teachings and practices. From packed yoga studios to Mindfulness Meditation Centers, it is clear that these faiths are here to stay.
October 19, 2015
Parent Child LapSit
Parent/Child Lap Sits will be offered every Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Program Room beginning September 28 – November 16. This drop-in program is geared for children 18 months – three years old.
Genealogy Interest Group
Meets the third Monday of each month from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the lower-level meeting room. The theme for this class is: Learning all about census records- Where, oh where, are you hiding? Group led by Barbara Manley Hernden.
Afterschool Crafternoons are held on Mondays from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the children’s program room beginning September 28 through November 16. Children in grades first through fifth are encouraged to preregister by calling the Library. All materials are provided, including a snack; children need only to bring their imagination!
Life Long Learning
Birth Records and Marriage Records: This class will examine the various birth and marriage records that are available and what kind of information you can get from them.
$20 includes all materials
Includes all reference materials & family history workbook
Room 536 – Student Community Resource Center, Petoskey Campus
October 20, 2015
PAWS to Read - Maddie
Readers will need to schedule a 15 minute appointment at the Youth Services Desk or by calling 231-758-3112. Open or cancelled slots will be available on a first-come, first served basis.
Mentored by Mr. Robert Bemben & Robin Ray of Levering. Young people 8yrs and up may drop-in at any time during the scheduled time. The emphasis will be on open chess play with some instruction. Players of all skill levels are welcome and are encouraged to bring chess sets from home if they have them.