FLOWER ORDER FORMS are now available for the Friends of the Library annual sale. Order deadline is April 29th; pick-up is after 9:30 on May 7th. Click on the blue link for the 2016 FOL Flower Sale Form.
2016 Summer Reading Slogans (Theme: Wellness, Fitness, and Sports)
- Children: On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
Lin Klaassen is acknowledged as one of the world’s top experts in the field of Face Reading. She will teach us 10 facial traits that you can use to read faces immediately. Lin will read be reading the faces of volunteers at this program. Bring a mirror for personal observations if you would like. Books will be available to purchase.
A long standing tradition at the Colon Township Library, the Ladies of Literature (or LoL for short) are always reading something great!
This years list includes:
2016 Ladies of Literature Colon Township Library
January Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee
February A Prayer for Owen Meany John Irving
March Last Bus to Wisdom Ivan Doig
April Rosemary: the Hidden Kennedy Daughter Kate Clifford Larson
May Nightingale Kristin Hannah
June Girl of the Limberlost Gene Stratton-Porter
July Light Between Oceans M.L. Stedman
August Boy in the Suitcase Lene Kaaberbol, Agnete Friis
September OBOC Selection-to be announced
October Sci-Fi/Fantasy Selection-to be announced
November Listen to the Moon Michael Morpurgo
December Short book-to be announced
Linda Hundt, author of Sweetie-licious Pies: Eat Pie, Love Life, will share her journey of how she went from tweaking beloved old family recipes in her kitchen to becoming a nineteen-time national pie-baking champion. She’ll give a behind-the-scenes look at what it was like to create her first cookbook, which features recipes from her award-winning retro pie shops, including the Sweetie-licious Bakery Café in DeWitt, Michigan, at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market and at Gaslight Village in East Grand Rapids. Linda, who has been featured on the Food Network and other television stations, as well as in newspaper and magazine articles throughout the country, is also a sought-after keynote speaker who focuses on entrepreneurism, inspiration and pie baking.