March 2023

News This Month

Sign up for the White Lake Library's White Lake Library's Beanstack reading tracker  to participate in the 1000 Books before Kindergarten Challenge, Summer Reading Challenges, year round reading goals, and more!

There's still time to join the fun with Winter Reading Bingo! The challenge continues until March 18th!

Thank you to the Huron Valley Community Coalition for bringing in a variety of Mental Wellness supplies for our library teens to enjoy including bookmarks, fun erasers, a variety of fidget toys, mini Rubik's cubes, slinkies, stickers, journals, washi tape, pens, coloring utensils, and giant pipe cleaners! Items are free to take on the carts in the Teen space. Keep an eye out for some posters we will be adding soon as well!

OverDrive app users! Have you tried the Libby app yet? It's the newer, easier reading app from OverDrive, with lots of features you'll love. In April 2023, the OverDrive app will be discontinued, so upgrade to Libby today. Get in-app support with any questions you may have or ask one of our librarians for assistance!

Learn more about Libby on the Library's Niche Academy!

Did You Know the Library Provides Access to...

LOTE Online for Kids is an online database of digital picture books in World Languages, allowing kids to enjoy books and learn language through the magic of storytelling. 2000+ digital books in over 50+ languages are available!

More Hotspots Available!

We have purchased additional hotspots for loan! They are now available for a two-week checkout. See more information about our hotspots and read our hotspot checkout policy here!

Volunteer Opportunities

The White Lake Township Library has a wide variety of assistance needed. All volunteers must complete an application and have it approved before volunteering. 

Applications should be emailed directly to Heather Clark, Administrative Assistant, at

We are especially in need of gardening volunteers for our Landscape group.

Volunteer Application

Check out our upcoming special events for Children, Teens, and Adults!

A variety of in-person, virtual, and hybrid programs are also available for you and your family's enjoyment and enrichment.

Reminder: All programs require registration.

Spring Garden Prep


Thursday, March 2, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Join master gardener Ellen Zimmerman for tips and tricks on how to best prepare your garden for the growing season.

Puzzle Contest

(Adult & Family)

Saturday, March 4, 2 - 4:30 PM

Think you and your team are the fastest puzzlers out there? Come prove it at our Puzzle Contest. Register as a team, maximum of 6 per team.

Please register for the Adult or Family contest.

Candy Sushi

(Grades 6 - 12)

Monday, March 7, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Learn how to make sushi out of candy. Allergy friendly: vegan, gluten free, nut free!

Theater Thursday


Thursday, March 9, 2 - 4 PM

Join us each month for a movie day, closed captioning displayed. You are welcome to bring your own drink in a closed container, popcorn will be provided.

February Movie: The Fabelmans

Craftapalooza: Think Spring

(Grades K - 5)

Thursday, March 9, 6:30 - 7:30 PM 

Learn to make three different crafts and then choose which ones you want to make! You can even make them all!



Monday, March 13, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Join us at the library with instructor Debbie Hamina as we practice simple breathwork and yoga poses suitable for any level of yoga experience. Make sure to bring your yoga mat!

Coin Appraisal Night


Monday, March 13, 6 - 7:45 PM

Bring your old or mysterious coins and your questions! Knowledgeable members of the Huron Valley Numismatic Society will provide free identification and appraisal. No offers to buy will be made, but referrals to trustworthy area coin dealers provided on request. 

Pi Day

(Grades 3 - 5)

Tuesday, March 14, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Celebrate all things Pi by doing some fun STEAM activities.

Pysanky Eggs

(Grades 6 - 12)

Saturday, March 18, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Learn how to create a traditional Ukrainian decorated egg with presenter Karen Wyns.

Kindergarten Night

(Grades 6 - 12)

Monday, March 20, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Teens are invited to travel back in time to your Kindergarten years and enjoy a relaxing night of childhood activities!

Rising Sun: Japan in WWII


Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Dennis Fiems will explore Japan's response to Western colonial powers, explaining how Japan, fearing outside dominance, transformed from a feudal state to an industrialized country seeking a leading place in Asia and respect in the international world.

Check out our book clubs for Adults and Kids!

Read & Discuss


Monday, March 13, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Adults of all ages are invited to join this group! Read the librarian’s pick of the month and join us for a lively conversation.

March 13: The Deep by Rivers Solomon

Senior Book Group


Thursday, March 16, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Looking for a daytime book group? Readers aged 50 and over are invited to join the Dublin Book Group.

March 16: Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

Get the Picture

(Grades K-2)

Thursday, March 23, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Join a book discussion group for emerging readers! The first ten families to sign up receive a copy of the book to keep! We will read through the book together, talk about it, and then do a craft or activity!

March 23: This Book is Out of Control!

by Richard Byrne

News from Our Friends!

Book Sale March 15 – 18

(Expanded Hours!)

Wednesday, March 15, Friends Only 5 – 7 pm

(memberships available at the door)

Thursday, March 16, 10 am – 7 pm

Friday, Saturday, March 17 & 18, 10 am – 4 pm

Saturday, March 18 Bag Sale, 1 – 4 pm

Save the Date

High Tea & Spring Fashion Show

Sunday, May 7, 2023

at the White Lake Township Library

Tickets on sale March 22, 2023 - $48

Net proceeds support the Summer Reading Program

Volunteers Wanted

Lots of opportunities to volunteer with the Friends! Email for more info. We are especially in need of help moving boxes of books before and after our quarterly book sales.

Reservable Spaces

The Gathering Place and Idea Lab are available to rent! 

When not in use for Library programs, meetings, and other Library purposes, the Gathering Place and Idea Lab are available to non-profit, community, educational, civic, and cultural groups; and businesses in White Lake Township provided their meetings are open to the general public. To apply for a room reservation you must be a White Lake Township Library card holder in good standing who is 18 years old or older.

Learn more about renting our spaces here!

Winter 2023 Newsletter

Check out our Winter 2023 newsletter for a complete list of our programs and events for Children, Teens, and Adults!