Highland Library October 2013
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Star Wars Reads Day 
Saturday, October 5, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
For all ages: adults, teens, kids. 
Drop in. No registration required.
Star Wars Reads Day is an international event that celebrates reading and Star Wars. It was first launched in 2012 by LucasFilms and its publishing partners. Join us on this day and may the Force be with you!
Enjoy the following during this drop-in event:
  • Crafts (while supplies last)
  • Prize drawings
  • Check out Star Wars books
  • Come in costume!
 Thanks to Meijer for sponsoring our Star Wars Reads Day!


Events and Programs
Tues, October 8, 6:30pm
Henry Ford changed the world we live in by selling an automobile even his workers could afford. In the process, he helped to create Middle America. Learn some of Ford's achievements and failings from Steven Stanford.

Wed, October 9, 6:30pm
Join us for lively discussion in a friendly environment. Pick up a copy of the book at the Adult Reference Desk about a month before the meeting date. 
Our October title is
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. 

Thurs, October 10, 6:30pm
Cheryl Barnes from Fragments in Highland will share easy tips to help you refresh and restyle your mantel for the season.
Tues, October 15, 6pm
J. Michael Hickox of Huron Valley Law Center will teach you the basics about long term care planning, Medicare discharge planning, and Medicaid planning.

Tues, October 22, 6:30pm
A lively and informative talk that sets the Bard against a rich description of Elizabethan times - surprising and delighting audiences with intriguing details of the author's life and work.  The general presentation includes a biographical summary of Shakespeare's boyhood in Stratford, including what is known (or surmised) of the impact of Will's family, schooling and other early influences on his later work as a poet and playwright.
Teen Programs
Tues, October 1, 
12:00pm - 8:00pm
Play, build, paint. We focus on Warhammer 40K, but feel free to bring your Warhammer Fantasy or LOTR army. Or any other tabletop army. Newcomers are always welcome! Open to teens and adults.

Go was invented 4,000 years ago. Magic: The Gathering was introduced in the early 1990s. Can players of these two games share the same space on the same night? We think they can! Gamers unite! Drop in to play, no registration required. Newcomers always welcome!
Mon, Oct 21, 5:30pm
Pizza, pop and a flick! Come watch World War Z.
Monday, Oct 28
5:00 - 8:00pm
Bring your cards and battle!  These games won't be cutthroat - you'll still go home with the cards you brought, unless of course you want to trade! Thanks to Travis Trimper for leading this program.
Tues, October 29
Noon - 8:00pm
More Warhammer! Twice in a month? This only happens once in a blue moon! Anyway, come play or paint or build at this open gaming afternoon/ prevening/ night.


Sept 30 - Oct 21
10am OR 11am
For kids 18-35 months.
This storytime is designed to help children with socialization, cognitive and large motor development.  Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

Tuesdays at 10:30am
Oct 1 - Oct 22
For kids 3 to 5 years.
This storytime emphasizes reading-readiness and independence with crafts and stories.  Children need to be able to sit and listen to stories on their own.

Thursdays at 10:30am
Oct 3 - Oct 17
For kids 5 and under.
A playgroup with games and more for parents and their pre-schoolage children. This is a drop-in activity that will allow you to continue to interact with your Great Parents, Great Start Play Group pals.

Sat, October 12, 2pm
For ages 5 - 12.
Join us as we explore the countries and culture south of our border! Make a passport and enjoy some food and fun as part of the Dia de la Raza celebration!
Register starting 9/30

Wed, October 16, 6:30pm
For ages 5 - 12.
We supply the LEGO, you bring your creativity! Your creations will be on display in the Youth Dept.
Register starting 9/30

Sat, October 26, 2pm
For ages 6 - 12.
Gather ideas for your Halloween giveaway in this craft program with a Halloween candy theme. Come dressed in your Halloween costume!
Register starting 10/7
Friends Big Book & Bake Sale Weekend

Thurs, Oct 17
5pm - 7pm
Friends members only are allowed at this special 2-hour preview sale.
You may purchase a Friends membership at door or at the Library anytime: $5 for individuals, $10 for families.

Fri, Oct 18
10am - 3pm
Come buy quality used books at a very reasonable price. We'll have the Community Room and the Lower Level Group Study Room open and filled with books for you to find and enjoy!
Sat, Oct 19
10am - 3pm
Join us for the final day of our Big Book Sale and a BAKE SALE! We'll have lots of goodies for you to find and enjoy.


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