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3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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August 2017

Summer Reading Program

August 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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The Summer Reading Program is presented by library assistant Karen Vance and held every Thursday in July and August. The final event will be August 24.

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Story Time with Mrs. Moo!

August 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Library Board Member, Kristina Moutrie (Mrs. Moo) will lead story time from 11:00 a.m. to Noon.

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Final Summer Reading Program Puppet Show & Ice Cream Social!

August 24, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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The Indian River Area Library will be rounding out their Summer Reading Program Thursday, August 24 with puppet shows and ice cream! Every Thursday of July and August the Library has hosted a Summer Reading Program, inviting children of all ages into the library to read and discuss books. Library assistant, Karen Vance organized and leads the program each week. For the final week of the program attendees are invited to write and present their own puppet shows while enjoying…

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Story Time with Pat Stanton

August 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Indian River local Pat Stanton joins us as featured story teller for this week's Story Time!

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October 2017

Trick or Treating at the Library

October 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come visit the Indian River Area Library for some trick and some treats! On top of candy there will be a story read at 5,6 and 7pm.  Story Time Schedule 5:00pm Pete the Cat and Five Little Pumpkins by James Dean and Go Away, Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley 6:00pm Trick Arr Treat by Leslie Kimmelman 7:00pm Miss Smith and the Haunted Library Costumes encouraged!

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November 2017

Story Time

November 2, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us at the Indian River Area Library for Story Time every Thursday at 10:30am! We will sing songs, read stories, have fun! Visit our facebook page to see what books we will be reading this week!

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Open House and Fine Forgiveness Night

November 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come meet our new Director!  Mara Klco, the new Director of the Indian River Area Library wants to meet you! Grab a refreshment and let her know what you want to see at the library! Also, any materials that are returned at the open house will have all fines forgiven on them no matter how long they've been out. So bring in your overdue books, magazines, dvd or cds and start over with a clean slate.

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February 2018

Microsoft Word Class

February 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Microsoft word is a great tool no matter what your computer skill level is. Join us to learn how to create word documents that you can print or save for later. All computer skill levels are welcome.

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Mardi Gras Party

February 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come celebrate Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday at the Library. We will have music playing, King Cake for eating, the coronation of the Mardi Gras King and Queen, crafts, beads and more. 

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Your Library Loves You

February 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Celebrate Valentines Day with your Library! All throughout the day we will be giving out prizes to patrons! See the list below for all the ways you can win a prize. (Only one prize per patron) Late Fee Forgiveness! We love you so much we don't care if your library book is overdue. Bring back any overdue item and the fine will be forgiven.  

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Book Club Meeting

February 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us for a first ever book club meeting. This month we will be discussing The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich. To request a copy of the book please contact the Library no later than February 3rd. All are welcome to attend our first book discussion.  

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Email Class

February 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Email is everywhere now. It is a major form of communication and more and more it is a requirement to do things on the internet. Come learn how to set up a gmail account along with email tips and tricks that will have you email savy in no time. All computer skill levels are welcome.

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March 2018

Pi Day Contest

March 14, 2018 @ 3:14 pm - 5:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Show off your skills at the pi day contest! The participant who can recite the most numbers of pi will receive a homemade pie! Join us March 14th at 3:14 pm here in the library to enter.

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St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Library March 17th from 10:00-1: 00 pm including story time at 11:30 am. There will be music, stories, green food, crafts and more.

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Book Club Meeting

March 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us for a discussion of Bel Canto by Ann Patchett March 21st at 5:30pm.  Copies of the book are available first come first serve at the library. Stop in today to pick up a copy.

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Story Time -Canceled

March 22, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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-Story time is canceled this week due to a visiting school group- Join us at the Indian River Area Library for Story Time every Thursday at 10:30am! We will sing songs, read stories, have fun! Visit our facebook page to see what books we will be reading this week!

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April 2018

Excel Class

April 3, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Learn about Microsoft Excel April 3rd at 5:30 pm. This versatile product is an excellent tool for data processing. Previous computer skill is helpful but not required.  

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National Libraries Week

April 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - April 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come celebrate libraries with us! All week long you could win prizes for checking out books, using the computers, sending a fax, and so much more. You never know what it might be that will win you a prize! All new patrons who sign up this week will receive a late fee forgiveness pass for future use. There will be library crafts and activities set up all week long! Celebrate libraries at your library!

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Crafters Corner

April 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 17, 2018

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Show off your skills at Crafters Corner Friday 2:00 pm. Whatever your craft is, join us to show off what you are working on and discuss with other crafters. Knitters, fly tyers, quilters and more all are welcome to meet other crafters and share their passions.

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Book Club Meeting

April 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us for a discussion of The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg.  Copies of the book are available first come first serve at the library. Stop in today to pick up a copy.

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May 2018

May the 4th be with you

May 4, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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A long, long time ago in a library far, far away the Indian River Area Library hosted a Star Wars Celebration.  Star Wars fans of all ages are welcome! There will be trivia for kids and adults, a star wars craft, a star wars scavenger hunt, a costume contest and more.  Visit our facebook page for more information in the coming weeks

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Mother’s Day Celebration

May 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us in a celebration of Mother's Day We will be making Mother's Day Crafts including pop-up cards, yarn heart bookmarks, necklaces, and origami. Also, all mothers who stop in on this day will receive a late fee forgiveness pass.

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Book Club Meeting

May 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us May 16th at 5:30pm for a discussion of Only Time Will Tell by Jeffery Archer. Copies of the book are available for check out at the Indian River Area Library. For more information on the book visit http://002.mylibrarybooks.org/vufind/Record/002-59231

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Human Trafficking Talk

May 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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SAVE THE DATE MAY 23, 2018 For Information On HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN MAY 23, 2018 AT 7PM TUSCARORA TOWNSHIP HALL   MICHIGAN STATE POLICE TROOPER, COREY HEBNER, will present the correct facts and answer questions on Human Trafficking affecting both the State and, specifically, Northern Michigan. Trooper Hebner is the lead official for the State’s task force, law enforcement training and public awareness information.   Sponsored by the Tuscarora Township Police Department And Friends of the Indian River…

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June 2018

Summer Story Time

June 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us every Thursday at 11:00 am for Story Time at the Library. We will be reading, singing, playing and just having fun! All are welcome to attend!

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Sing-a-long

June 7, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on June 21, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 19, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 5, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 2, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 16, 2018 at 11:30am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come sing songs at the Library! Join Ms. Mara on a musical adventure as we celebrate the summer. Come ready to sing and smile.

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Tech Time

June 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

One event on September 25, 2018 at 11:00am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Bring your tech troubles to tech time! A library staff member will help you with any tech issues you may be having. Work with our staff to find a solution. The event is open to the public and on a drop-in basis. If you have a specific question please RSVP here so we can be prepared to help you.  

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Kids Craft Time

June 14, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 28, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 26, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 9, 2018 at 11:30am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us every other Thursday in making some fun and rocking crafts. All are welcome to attend and there is no cost to attend.

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Puppet Party

June 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until August 24, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Who doesn't love puppets? Join us once a month for a puppet party! We will be watching a puppet show and then making our very own puppets to take home. All are welcome to attend!

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Libraries Rock – Summer Reading Kick-off

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Rock and read in your local library!  Celebrate the start of our summer by signing up for our summer reading programs, creating your own instrument, taking a rocking photo at our selfie station or trying out a new instrument at our instrument petting zoo. This summer reading program is going to rock your socks off! Can't make it but still want to participate? You can stop in to the library any time this summer to sign up or sign up…

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Public Input Session

June 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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The Indian River Area Library needs you! Join us June 19th at 7 pm for a public input session. We need your input on what you want for your library as we work on creating our strategic plan. All ideas presented at this event will be recorded and considered in the Strategic Planning Process.  Let your voice be heard!

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Movie Night

June 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 23, 2018

One event on July 31, 2018 at 8:00pm

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us for movie night!  Popcorn will be provided. June 19th - Trolls - PG July 17th - Once - R July 31st - The Road to El Dorado - PG August 21st - Drumline - PG

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Kids Book Club

June 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 23, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come talk with other kids your age about awesome books! It is up to you to pick what we read. Each month we will vote on a new book to talk about next month. 

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Teen Book Club

June 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 30, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come talk with other teens your age about awesome books! It is up to you to pick what we read. Each month we will vote on a new book to talk about next month. 

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Book Club Meeting

June 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 28, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us the third Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm for the Indian River Area Library Book Club. There is no cost to join as the books will all be provided by the library. Check back soon to see what book we will be reading this month.  

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CD Crafts

June 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Do you have old scratched CDs you don't listen to anymore? Give them a second life with our CD craft workshop. All supplies will be provided by the library, however, you can bring your old CDs if you would like to. All are welcome to attend.

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Musical Trivia

June 26, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Here is your chance to prove you are smarter than all your friends while winning prizes. Join us for Musical Trivia June 26th at 3:00 pm. Questions will be across the genres and decades. Teams of 2-6 are welcome to participate. Don't have a team? Come anyway and we will match you up with a team. This event is completely free and open to the public.

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Game Day

June 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until August 30, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Looking for something fun to do? Come play games at the library. Once a month we will have different games set up around the library that you can play for free. 

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Rockin’ Tea Party

June 29, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Rock out with your pinkies properly extended at our Rockin' Tea Party. Rock n' Roll outfits and fancy hat are encouraged. There will be tea, crumpets, stories and a craft. Please RSVP here

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Eek there’s bugs in the water – Biology Presentation

June 30, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join Biologist Susan Klco in exploring what creepy crawlies are hanging out in the local lakes and streams.

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July 2018

Kindness Rocks

July 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Spread kindness in your community with Kindness Rocks. Sometimes the world gives us a small sign of encouragement, right when we need it the most. That’s the idea behind The Kindness Rocks Project, a pay-it-forward service project hopes of sparking joy in people’s everyday lives. Create Kindness Rocks that you can spread across Indian River and beyond making the world a brighter place.

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Library Closed

July 4, 2018
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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The library will be closed in celebration of the Fourth of July. Come back and visit us on the 5th.

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Escape Room – Canceled

July 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Canceled Help you're trapped in the library! Try with your friends to solve our escape room before the time runs out. Groups of up to eight will be able to try their luck all day. You will have 30 minutes to escape.  Sign up for a time slot here

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Lego Build

July 14, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Are you the greatest Lego builder of them all? Today is your chance to prove it. Join us for the Lego Build. Show off you brick skills in a challenge against other builders. Or just build for the fun of it with a free build.  Either way, you are sure to have a constructive time.

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Movie Night

July 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 23, 2018

One event on July 31, 2018 at 8:00pm

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us for movie night!  Popcorn will be provided. June 19th - Trolls - PG July 17th - Once - R July 31st - The Road to El Dorado - PG August 21st - Drumline - PG

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Kids Book Club

July 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 23, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come talk with other kids your age about awesome books! It is up to you to pick what we read. Each month we will vote on a new book to talk about next month. 

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Teen Book Club

July 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 30, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come talk with other teens your age about awesome books! It is up to you to pick what we read. Each month we will vote on a new book to talk about next month. 

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Book Club Meeting

July 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 28, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us the third Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm for the Indian River Area Library Book Club. There is no cost to join as the books will all be provided by the library. Check back soon to see what book we will be reading this month.  

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Summer Story Time

July 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us every Thursday at 11:00 am for Story Time at the Library. We will be reading, singing, playing and just having fun! All are welcome to attend!

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Sing-a-long

July 19, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on June 21, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 19, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 5, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 2, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 16, 2018 at 11:30am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come sing songs at the Library! Join Ms. Mara on a musical adventure as we celebrate the summer. Come ready to sing and smile.

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Puppet Party

July 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until August 24, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Who doesn't love puppets? Join us once a month for a puppet party! We will be watching a puppet show and then making our very own puppets to take home. All are welcome to attend!

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Salsa 101

July 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Learn the basics of Salsa dancing at this hands-on class. No previous dance experience or ability is required only a willingness to try and laugh. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes, shoes and bring a water bottle. 

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Game Day

July 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until August 30, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Looking for something fun to do? Come play games at the library. Once a month we will have different games set up around the library that you can play for free. 

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Summer Story Time

July 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us every Thursday at 11:00 am for Story Time at the Library. We will be reading, singing, playing and just having fun! All are welcome to attend!

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Kids Craft Time

July 26, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 28, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 26, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 9, 2018 at 11:30am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us every other Thursday in making some fun and rocking crafts. All are welcome to attend and there is no cost to attend.

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Pet Rock Adoption

July 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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The perfect low maintenance pet is waiting for you at the library. Pick out your pet rock, name your pet, get an "official" certificate of adoption, and create the perfect bed to take them home in at this fun-filled event.

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Movie Night

July 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 23, 2018

One event on July 31, 2018 at 8:00pm

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us for movie night!  Popcorn will be provided. June 19th - Trolls - PG July 17th - Once - R July 31st - The Road to El Dorado - PG August 21st - Drumline - PG

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August 2018

Candy Rocks

August 1, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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We all know Libraries rock, but you know what else rocks?  Candy Rocks!  Create your very own candy rock treats at this special event all while learning about science. This event is not only educational but very tasty too.

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Summer Story Time

August 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us every Thursday at 11:00 am for Story Time at the Library. We will be reading, singing, playing and just having fun! All are welcome to attend!

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Sing-a-long

August 2, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on June 21, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 19, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 5, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 2, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 16, 2018 at 11:30am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come sing songs at the Library! Join Ms. Mara on a musical adventure as we celebrate the summer. Come ready to sing and smile.

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Mock Rock Election

August 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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The day has finally come. It is decision day. All summer long you have heard from our candidates and now it is your chance to decide. Stop by the library to cast your vote. 

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Tech Time

August 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

One event on September 25, 2018 at 11:00am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Bring your tech troubles to tech time! A library staff member will help you with any tech issues you may be having. Work with our staff to find a solution. The event is open to the public and on a drop-in basis. If you have a specific question please RSVP here so we can be prepared to help you.  

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Sounds Like Science

August 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come learn about the science of sound! Through a series of interactive activities, participants will learn all about how sound works.

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Tech Time

August 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

One event on September 25, 2018 at 11:00am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Bring your tech troubles to tech time! A library staff member will help you with any tech issues you may be having. Work with our staff to find a solution. The event is open to the public and on a drop-in basis. If you have a specific question please RSVP here so we can be prepared to help you.  

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Summer Story Time

August 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us every Thursday at 11:00 am for Story Time at the Library. We will be reading, singing, playing and just having fun! All are welcome to attend!

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Kids Craft Time

August 9, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 28, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 26, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 9, 2018 at 11:30am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us every other Thursday in making some fun and rocking crafts. All are welcome to attend and there is no cost to attend.

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Crafters Corner

August 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 17, 2018

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Show off your skills at Crafters Corner Friday 2:00 pm. Whatever your craft is, join us to show off what you are working on and discuss with other crafters. Knitters, fly tyers, quilters and more all are welcome to meet other crafters and share their passions.

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Author Talk with Kathy Hopper

August 11, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join Kathy Hopper for a presentation of her new book "Nestor's Adventures: From Garbage to Garden". This interactive event about compositing is great for adults, teens, and kids. There will be a book reading by the author, a composting demonstration and a tasty dirty treat. Please RSVP by calling the Indian River Area Library at (231) 238-8581 or emailing us at info@indianriverlibrary.org

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Kids Book Club

August 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 23, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come talk with other kids your age about awesome books! It is up to you to pick what we read. Each month we will vote on a new book to talk about next month. 

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Teen Book Club

August 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 30, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come talk with other teens your age about awesome books! It is up to you to pick what we read. Each month we will vote on a new book to talk about next month. 

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Book Club Meeting

August 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 28, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us the third Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm for the Indian River Area Library Book Club. There is no cost to join as the books will all be provided by the library. Check back soon to see what book we will be reading this month.  

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Summer Story Time

August 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us every Thursday at 11:00 am for Story Time at the Library. We will be reading, singing, playing and just having fun! All are welcome to attend!

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Sing-a-long

August 16, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on July 19, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on July 5, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 2, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on August 16, 2018 at 11:30am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come sing songs at the Library! Join Ms. Mara on a musical adventure as we celebrate the summer. Come ready to sing and smile.

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Puppet Party

August 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until August 24, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Who doesn't love puppets? Join us once a month for a puppet party! We will be watching a puppet show and then making our very own puppets to take home. All are welcome to attend!

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Summer Reading Wrap Up

August 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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It's time to sing those end of summer blues with a talent show.  Join us in celebrating all the amazing things you accomplished this summer reading program. There will be prizes, awards, drawings, ice cream and more. Schedule of Events 10-11 am - Ice Cream Social/Reading Log drop off/Talent Show Sign In 11-11:30 am - Talent Show Performances Part 1 11:30-12 pm - Summer Reading Drawing and Awards 12-12:30 pm - Talent Show Performances Part 2 12:30-1pm - Talent Show…

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Movie Night

August 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 23, 2018

One event on July 31, 2018 at 8:00pm

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us for movie night!  Popcorn will be provided. June 19th - Trolls - PG July 17th - Once - R July 31st - The Road to El Dorado - PG August 21st - Drumline - PG

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Game Day

August 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until August 30, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Looking for something fun to do? Come play games at the library. Once a month we will have different games set up around the library that you can play for free. 

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Movie Night – Murder on the Orient Express

August 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Take a break from your Thanksgiving planning to watch a movie with us. Popcorn will be provided. "When a murder occurs on the train he's traveling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case." This movie is rated PG-13 for Violence and Thematic Elements

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September 2018

Story Time

September 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come ready to listen, sing, dance, make a craft and play! You never know what we will fun we will have at story time. 

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Read Away Your Fines Kick Off Party

September 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Celebrate our new program with ice cream, games and crafts! All are welcome to attend. 

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Story Time

September 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come ready to listen, sing, dance, make a craft and play! You never know what we will fun we will have at story time. 

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Crafters Corner

September 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 17, 2018

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Show off your skills at Crafters Corner Friday 2:00 pm. Whatever your craft is, join us to show off what you are working on and discuss with other crafters. Knitters, fly tyers, quilters and more all are welcome to meet other crafters and share their passions.

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Movie Night – Kung Fu Panda

September 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us in watching Kung Fu Panda! Free Popcorn will be provided.  There will be a Kung Fu Panda craft starting at 6:30 pm. The movie will start at 7:00pm. "Po might just be the laziest, clumsiest panda in the Valley of Peace, but he secretly dreams of becoming a kung fu legend. When the villainous snow leopard Tai Lung threatens Po's homeland, the hapless panda is chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy and defend the Valley from attack. Training under…

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Book Club Meeting

September 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2018

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us the third Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm for the Indian River Area Library Book Club. There is no cost to join as the books will all be provided by the library. This month we will be reading The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson.

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Mahjong Tournament

September 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us for our 1st Annual Mahjong Tournament for your chance to win a monetary prize.  Entry is $25. Please RSVP by calling Karen Hill at (231)238-9683. All proceeds go to support the creation of a library community room. Coffee, Tea, Punch, and Dessert will be provided. Sponsored by the Indian River Area Library Friends of the Library  

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Story Time

September 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come ready to listen, sing, dance, make a craft and play! You never know what we will fun we will have at story time. 

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Tech Time

September 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

One event on September 25, 2018 at 11:00am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Bring your tech troubles to tech time! A library staff member will help you with any tech issues you may be having. Work with our staff to find a solution. The event is open to the public and on a drop-in basis. If you have a specific question please RSVP here so we can be prepared to help you.  

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Story Time

September 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come ready to listen, sing, dance, make a craft and play! You never know what we will fun we will have at story time. 

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October 2018

Lego Club

October 3, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 12, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Do you like legos? Me too. Build legos with other Lego enthusiasts at our Lego club. You can complete Lego Challenges for your chance to be named a Master Lego builder or just build whatever you feel like. This club is open to the public. 

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Story Time

October 5, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come ready to listen, sing, dance, make a craft and play! You never know what we will fun we will have at story time. 

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Tech Time

October 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

One event on September 25, 2018 at 11:00am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Bring your tech troubles to tech time! A library staff member will help you with any tech issues you may be having. Work with our staff to find a solution. The event is open to the public and on a drop-in basis. If you have a specific question please RSVP here so we can be prepared to help you.  

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Movie Night – Hotel Transylvania

October 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Get in the Halloween Spirit with Movie Night! Free popcorn is provided. The movie starts at 7:00 pm but get here early and you can do a movie theme craft.  "Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenaged daughter." This movie is rated PG for some rude humor, action, and scary images.

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Tech Time

October 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

One event on September 25, 2018 at 11:00am

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Bring your tech troubles to tech time! A library staff member will help you with any tech issues you may be having. Work with our staff to find a solution. The event is open to the public and on a drop-in basis. If you have a specific question please RSVP here so we can be prepared to help you.  

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Story Time

October 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come ready to listen, sing, dance, make a craft and play! You never know what we will fun we will have at story time. 

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Crafters Corner

October 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 17, 2018

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Show off your skills at Crafters Corner Friday 2:00 pm. Whatever your craft is, join us to show off what you are working on and discuss with other crafters. Knitters, fly tyers, quilters and more all are welcome to meet other crafters and share their passions.

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Adulting 101 – Budgeting

October 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until February 21, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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This life skills series focus on the things you wish you had learned in High School but didn't. These classes are open to both teens and adults. They are offered at no cost and are open to the public. Each month learn about a different important but often neglected skill.  This month's topic: Budgeting Learn how to create a budget and stick to it. We will go through some useful tools to make you a financially savvy adult, at least most of the…

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Book Club Meeting

October 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Join us the third Wednesday of every month at 5:30pm for the Indian River Area Library Book Club. There is no cost to join as the books will all be provided by the library. This month we will be reading Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan

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Story Time

October 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come ready to listen, sing, dance, make a craft and play! You never know what we will fun we will have at story time. 

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Make Your Own Trick-or-Treat Bag

October 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Halloween is just a couple days away!  Make your own trick-or-treat bag with this no-sew craft. All supplies will be provided by the library at no cost to participants. All are welcome to attend. 

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Story Time

October 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Indian River Area Library, 3546 S Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749 United States
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Come ready to listen, sing, dance, make a craft and play! You never know what we will fun we will have at story time. 

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