The Springfield Township Library has a variety of events available to you at no cost!
July 2019 Happenings - Springfield Twp. Library
Springfield Township Library

Upcoming Library Closure:
Independence Day - Thursday, July 4, 2019
Fermented Foods - Healthy Traditions Network
Thursday, June 27, 6:30PM
Learn all about fermented vegetables and fruit, and the benefits of making your own. It's easy, fun and nutritious! You'll gain the confidence to repeat the process at home with other vegetables and fruit. The Nourishing Traditions Cookbook and other helpful fermentation cookbooks and tools will be available for purchase.

No Cost.  Open to All.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library
Register by calling 248-846-6550
Sleep Health Workshop
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
6:30PM

Do you have trouble sleeping?  Need something more than tips?  Healthy sleep (or lack of it) impacts our mood, our lives and even our health. This workshop uses a cognitive behavioral therapy approach to address common sleep problems that many of us suffer from. Led by Ginger Houghton, a certified therapist from Brightspot Therapy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. No cost. Please register by calling 248-846-6550
Special Thanks!   Friends of the Springfield Twp. Library Sponsor Summer Reading!

The Friends of the Springfield Township Library are sponsoring the kids and teens summer reading programs through the purchase of book prizes, treats and super fun family events.  The Friends are a nonprofit group that is open to any who would like to participate.  The next Friends meeting is July 9th at 1:00 
A UNIVERSE OF STORIES (Must Register)

Reminder for those registered for the Summer Reading Program: 
READING LOGS DUE BY FRIDAY, AUGUST 2ND.

July Reading-Focused Activities for Kids
Wed-Thu, July 10-11 / various times - Read to a Dog Register for 10 minutes session
Thursdays / 10:15AM - Little Movers and Shakers  Story Time for ages 0-5
Mondays, July 8, 15, 22 & 29 / 10:15AM - Book Out Loud for grades 1-3
Wednesday, July 17 / 7-7:45PM - PJ Storytime / Get the kids ready for bed then come to the library for a story!
Pizza and Board Games!
(Must Register)
Ages 9 and up
Monday, July 15 / 6:30 - 7:30

Join us for an evening of board games and pizza!  Bring your friends, too!  Call 248-846-6550 to register.  No cost.
Teen Summer Reading

It's not too late to sign up!  Go to the library website to sign up online.  Earn entries for prize drawings every time you read a book, complete a challenge, or attend a library event!
Teen Online Book Club Week (via Instagram)
July 22 - July 26

Grades 7 & Up.  Join us for a teen book club discussion on Instagram throughout the week of July 22nd.  Pick up your copy of "What Goes Up" by Katie Kennedy at the library.  For more information or if you (or your teen) does not have an Instagram account, see Kristina at the reference desk.
Magic Show!  
Thursday, July 18 / 1:00

Comedy magician and entertainer, Cameron Zvara, is fun for all ages!  Join us for an afternoon of FUN!  No registration necessary.  Open to all!
Astronaut Training Camp (Must Register)
Saturday, July 20 / 12:00 - 2:00

Ages 4-10.  Learn about what it takes to be an astronaut through fun hands-on activity stations.  No cost.  Register by calling 248-846-6550
Starlab Traveling Planetarium 
Legends in the Sky (Must Register)
Thursday, July 25 / 1.00 and 2:00

Seating is VERY limited.  Please call 248-846-6550 to register.  
Grades 1-5 only.
Learn about some of the legends of the sky as well as the common summer constellations in the inflated planetarium that brings the wonders of the night sky indoors.  

*Kids MUST be comfortable in the dark without a parent.  

No cost.
Harry Potter Birthday Celebration
Wednesday, July 31 / 1:00
Kids and Teens welcome!

Join us in celebrating Harry Potter's birthday!  We will be watching "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets", playing Harry Potter trivia, and eating birthday cake!
Book Club
Join us for this fun and informal book club!  We meet the 4th Thursday of the month at 1:00. Pick up the book from the checkout desk, read it, and come share your impression.

June 27 / The Bartender's Tale by Ivan Doig
July 25 / The hate U Give by Angie Thomas
August 22 / Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
Needlework Night 
2nd and 4th Tuesday @ 6:30

Informal friendly group!  No registration necessary!  Come share what you're working on.  Knitting, quilting, crochet, cross-stitch, or any other needlework welcome.  
Library Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 16 / 7:00

Library Board meetings are open to the public and take place at the library.
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