Summer Reading Club 2019:
June 22 – August 10
Storytime is for ages 2-5 yrs. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required. Our Summer Session kicks off on June 19 and will run on the following Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am:
Our Summer Session of Baby Lapsit will be running every other Friday morning upstairs at the Library, June 14-August 23, 10:30-11am. Ages Newborn – 2yrs. Siblings are welcome. No registration required.
We’ll sing songs, play and read. It is recommended to bring a blanket for the baby to lie on.
Play Yourself Into Summer!
Did you know that we have a special music collection at the Fraser Public Library? Sitting just before the Reference books you can find books with musical scores in the library. We have lots of titles, such as the Motown Anthology Rock & Roll from the 80’s, 70’s and 60’s, American Folk Tunes and Mozart just to name a few. So come check us out and play your way into the summer at the Fraser Public Library!
Michigan Activity Pass
Did you know that your library card can be your best travel companion? Discover hundreds of Michigan’s cultural destinations and natural attractions with your Michigan library card! You can “check out” FREE or discounted admission passes (or other exclusive offers) to hundreds of Michigan state parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, arts & cultural destinations, and more.
BookFlix is a digital literacy resource ideal for tablets or computers for children Pre-K – grade 3. Not only will this strengthen literacy in young readers, it will also expose young readers to real world concepts and help to build their comprehension skills. There are digital non-fiction books, author biographies, fiction/non-fiction pairings and interactive games to build vocabulary skills.
Looking for a way to show your support for the Fraser Public Library? Why not stop by and grab a t-shirt.
Adult S M L $20
Youth S M L $12
Summer Reading 2019: A Universe of Stories – Sign up today!
Summer Reading Club is divided into 4 age groups:
0-5 Early Literacy
13-18 (entering the 12th grade) Teen
18 + Adult
There’s No Place Like Space
Thursday, July 25 @6:00pm
Join us for this Build-a-Martian workshop & storytime. Each child must be accompanied by an adult to assist in the stuffing process. Ages 3-8 yrs. Registration is required and opens on July 1. Due to supplies we ask that you only attend this program once.
Christmas in July
July 22-27, during Library hours
This is a Christmas white elephant sale to benefit the Friends of the Fraser Library.
The Saucer Life
Tuesday, July 23 @6:30pm
America’s Profound, Strange, and Amusing Relationship with UFOs
From Roswell to Area 51, the American public and the American media have been fascinated with the possibility that beings from other planets have been in contact with us. This presentation explores the history of American hopes and fears about alien visitation and the ways that these things reflect the ways in which American culture and society have changed over the last 70 years. This is for teens and adults. Registration is required.
Make Space for Honey Bees
Saturday, August 3 @ 1pm
Thornapple Woodlands will be here to teach us about the three types of bees in a hive and their respective roles. We will also get to examine live bees in an observation hive and taste some honey! This is a family friendly presentation. Registration is required and is open now.
Wednesday, August 7 @ 2pm
Children ages 5-12 yrs old will complete fun, hands on experiments that fizz, pop and bubble! Registration is required and opens on July 22.
Monthly Library Events
TAB – Teen Advisory Board
We’ll be meeting on Thursday, August 1 @ 6pm for snacks and games.
Thursday, July 18 @ 6:30pm
We’ll be making yarn diamonds. Due to materials registration is required and opens on July 1st.
Magic the Gathering
The library will be hosting a Magic the Gathering event, open to the general public. This event will be open for players of all skill levels. Starter decks will be available for those who need cards. This is a drop in event.
July 11 – August 29 Thursday’s @ 3 – 4 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
The D&D group has returned. This a group for players of all skill levels, and pre made characters can be made for those who want to jump in.
July 31 @ 6 pm 7:45 pm
August 14 @ 6 pm 7:45 pm
August 28 @ 6 pm 7:45 pm
Paws For Reading
July 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
July 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
August 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
August 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
August 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Presidential – Monday, August 5th @ 6:30 pm
We’ll be discussing William Henry Harrison and John Tyler.
Sci-Fi & Fantasy – Wednesday, July 24 @ 6:30 pm
This month we’ll be discussing Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card.
Books on Tap – Tuesday, July 23 @ 7:00 pm
This month we will be discussing: The Year of Magical Thinking
By: Joan Didion
Fraser Woods Book Club – Monday, July 29 @ 2:30 pm
We’ll be discussing A Plague of Secrets By: John Lescroart and True Believer By: Nicholas Sparks.
August 10, 10 am – 12 pm
September 14, 10 am – 12 pm