Highland Library December 2014


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'Twas the Night Before Christmas
A reading of the classic poem.
Join us in front of the fireplace for a reading of the classic poem and story "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. The poem will be read by Kevin Anderson beginning at 6:30pm and 7:00pm.  Christmas cookies will be enjoyed after the reading.

Please register online or call the Youth Department starting December 8.

The library will be closed on the following days:
December 24 and 25 for the Christmas Holiday
December 31 and January 1 for the New Year's Holiday


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 December title is
A Dog Named Christmas by Greg Kincaid. 

Tues, Dec 9, 6:30pm
Free make-and-take holiday ornament craft. All materials will be provided.
Sorry, this class is full and at a waiting list.

Consumer Reports Online is available anytime! 
Click through from our homepage at highlandlibrary.info, then find the Consumer Reports button on the right-hand side.  Enter your Highland Library card number and you'll gain access to articles and reviews for cars, appliances, electronics and more!

Books by the Bag
Homebound Delivery Service
Highland area residents who are unable to visit the library due to injury, illness, or disability are eligible for homebound delivery service. The service can be given on either a temporary or permanent basis. The Highland Library has many different types of materials for homebound patrons to check out, such as books, print books, magazines, DVDs and audiobooks. 

Delivery is provided by the Highland/Milford Senior Van Program, part of the Highland Activity Center (formerly the Senior Center).
Click here for more information or call the Activity Center at 248-887-1707.

Teen Programs
Mon, Dec 1, 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, Dec 8, 5:30pm
Come and decorate your own glass soup bowl that you can take home and enjoy. By doing so, you'll be helping to fight hunger in our community.  There is no charge for this activity!

Mon, Dec 15, 5:30pm
Pizza, pop, and a flick!  We'll be watching The Giver on this day.  Please register!
Thanks to the HWLBA for helping fund our movie license.

Mon, December 29, 
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, December 30, 
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, Dec 3, 5:00pm
For kids 4-12 years.
Make an "Elf on a Shelf" with a library theme. This elf has his own special story!

Wednesdays: Dec 3, Dec 10, Dec 17
For kids under 5 years, with caregiver.
This drop-in activity allows you to interact with other adults and children, enjoy our toys and find some of the resources available through the library to help parents be their child's best teacher! 

Thurs, December 11, 11:30am
For ages 8 - 12.
Bring your lunch and join other home-schooled students for a book adventure. We'll play a game and discuss a different book each month. Books are available at the Youth Desk.

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

Sat, Dec 20, 2:30pm
For ages 5-12 years.
This program uses our LEGO and your imagination to create our library display!
Registration begins Dec 1.

Sat, December 27, 
2:30pm to 4:00pm
For ages 7-12 years.
Drop in to make a pop-up card! Make a mammoth, pig, shark, or snowman that POPS out from your card!

Food for Fines
Dec 1 through 13

Bring in nonperishable, unopened, unexpired food items and the Highland Goodfellows will make sure your donation goes to a hungry family this season.

Each item you bring in counts as $1 Forgiven toward late fees only on your library records. This does not apply toward charges for lost or damaged items.

We are also accepting food donations for the Highland Goodfellows Red Box food drive.  Bring in your donations before December 13.


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