Highland Library October 2014


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Star Wars Reads Day 
Saturday, October 11, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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!


Events and Programs

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
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro. 

Saturday, October 11, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Star Wars Reads Day is an international event that celebrates reading and Star Wars. It was first launched in 2012 by Lucas Films and its publishing partners. This day is for all ages!  Come in costume if you like.  Enjoy crafts, prize drawings, and all the Star Wars books you'd like to check out!

Tues, Oct 14, 6:30pm
The NWS has an office in neighboring White Lake.  Learn about the NWS operations in SE Michigan, weather safety, and the SkyWarn Spotter Training program.

Wed, Oct 22, 6:30pm
Our shores and lakes attract stories of legends and ghosts of lost ships. Lighthouses seem to attract many a story of paranormal activity. Come listen to stories and learn more about the lives of the lighthouse keepers.

Thurs, Oct 23, 6:30pm
So you want a dog?  Bill from the Detroit Bully Corps will teach you about finding the right dog for your lifestyle. This is a family-friendly program, but please do not bring your dog along. 

Thurs, Oct 30, 6:00pm
Presented by Huron Valley Law Center in Highland. Learn differences between Medicare & Medicaid, common mistakes to avoid; home care and assisted living; medical and financial emergencies, and more.

Teen Programs
Mon, Oct 6, 5:30pm
Love anime? So do we!  Join us as we explore the latest and greatest anime.  Appropriate munchies will be served, so please register ahead of time.  Feel free to wear those fuzzy ears you love.

Mon, Oct 13, 5:30pm
We've gotten pretty good at this craft. We'll supply all the materials, you supply the creativity to make a nifty (tiny) work of art.  Can they be made into magnets? Wearables?  We shall see!

Mon, Oct 20, 5:30pm
Pizza and a flick?  Ah, a duet of pleasures!  We'll be showing The Edge of Tomorrow this month. Please register if you would like pizza & pop!

Mon, October 27, 
5:30pm - 8:00pm
These are open gaming nights.  We've got tables a-plenty and participation is always free.  Also, snacks are to be had.  Open to ages 10+.  We currently have groups dropping in to play the following:
Pokemon TCG
Magic The Gathering TCG
GO (ancient board game)

Tues, October 28, 
Noon - 8:00pm
Open gaming!  We've got tables and terrain a-plenty, so bring your armies and your sleevies and get some Waaaaugh going!
Free free free, of course, and we also have some paints available for to pretty up your boyz.  Open to teens and adults.


Wed, Oct 1, 4:45pm
For kids 6-12 years.
What kind of craft can you make with a few drinking straws and some yarn? 

Thurs, Oct 2, 6:00pm
For parents, teachers, and caregivers.
Katherine Martin, M.A., L.PC, will share how to recognize the highly-sensitive temperament and respond to it in a healthy way.

Tues, Oct 7, 11:00am
For ages 3-6 years.
The winner of this year's Michigan Reads is Kwame Alexander's Acoustic Rooster!  Join us for a reading of the story, then enjoy an instrument 'petting zoo' featuring the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra!

Wed, Oct 15, 6:30pm
For ages 5 - 12.
We supply the LEGO, you bring your creativity! Your creations will be on display in the Youth Dept.

Thurs, Oct 16, 11:30am
For ages 8 - 12.
sorry, this class is full & at a waiting list.

Mon, Oct 20, 6:00pm
For ages 8 - 12.
sorry, this class is full & at a waiting list.

Wednesdays, 10:30am to Noon.
Oct 22, Oct 29, Nov 5
A drop-in playgroup for caregivers and preschool-aged children, 5 years and younger.  Librarians will highlight some of the resources available to help parents be their child's best teacher!  Interact with other adults while giving children an opportunity to play together.

Sat, October 25, 10:30am to Noon
Stop by the library to make a creepy spider!  Most appropriate for ages 5 - 12 years.
Friends Big Book & Bake Sale Weekend

Thurs, Oct 16
5pm - 7pm
Friends members only are allowed at this special 2-hour preview sale.
You may purchase a Friends membership at the door or at the Library anytime: $5 for individuals, $10 for families.

Fri, Oct 17
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 18
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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