Michigan Activity Pass 2015

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W
ant to explore some of Michigan’s most pop­u­lar tourist des­ti­na­tions? Library card­hold­ers can through the Michigan Activity Pass program.

The Michigan Activity Pass pro­gram is expand­ing in its third year. Four hun­dred libraries across the state, includ­ing the Millington Arbela District Library, are par­tic­i­pat­ing in the pro­gram. This is the result of a part­ner­ship between Blue Cross Blue Shield and the State of Michigan.

The pass is good for one day’s admis­sion to Michigan’s state parks, his­toric sites, and cul­tural attrac­tions. Learn more at this link.

Posted in Community, Library News

Summer Library Programs 2015

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T
he Millington Arbela District Library has an excit­ing list of events planed for this sum­mer: We will be start­ing with The Michigan Search and Rescue who will be bring­ing their search and res­cue ani­mals to the library and will talk about the impor­tant work that they do. This pro­gram will be held in the library’s side yard on Saturday, June 20th at 1 PM.

On Saturday, June 27th at 1 PM the Michigan Bat Conservatory will be pre­sent­ing Night Creatures in the library. The group will bring var­i­ous ani­mals such as bats and owls who are awake dur­ing the night and sleep dur­ing the day.

Our last event will be Michigan Wildlife with the DNR on July 18th at 12:30 in the library. The pre­sen­ters will be dis­cussing ani­mals that live in Michigan.

We will also be hav­ing the annual Summer Reading, Watermelon Club and Preschool Story Hour pro­grams.

All of these pro­grams are free and open to every­one. Please call the library at 989 871‑2003 for details and to sign up your chil­dren for the Watermelon Club, Summer Reading, or the Preschool Story Hour.

Posted in Events, Library News

Granite Counter Top Installed

new granite counter top on the circulation desk

Photo by Bob Olsen (Click to enlarge)

Y
ou are wel­come to stop in to see the new gran­ite counter top on the library’s cir­cu­la­tion desk. The pre­vi­ous counter top was show­ing signs of its age and the wear of years of hav­ing books and other mate­ri­als slid over its Formica® surface.

The library board decided to invest in a more durable, organic and attrac­tive replace­ment by choos­ing gran­ite stone, rather than plas­tic. The length of the library’s clo­sure was deter­mined by: the need to remove every­thing from the counter top, removal of the exist­ing counter top, per­for­mance of elec­tri­cal improve­ments to meet elec­tri­cal codes, instal­la­tion of the new counter top, allowance of time for all adhe­sives to suf­fi­ciently dry and re-installation of all four com­put­ers, bar code scan­ners etc. on the new counter top.

It is hoped that the new cir­cu­la­tion desk’s counter top, which is one of the first things noticed when enter­ing the library, will make a more pleas­ant and sub­stan­tial state­ment about the community.

Posted in Events, Library News

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