January 13, 2022

What's New at Your Library!
Due to COVID related staffing challenges, the library will be closed for inside service until January 31, 2022. 
Library materials are available through curbside delivery Please place holds in our catalog, call (248)698-4942 or email reference@whitelakelibrary.org for information services and assistance during regular library hours.

Virtual programs, extensive online resources on our website, and 24/7 WiFi from our parking lot continue to be available. Please return materials in our drive up drop box. 
Check out the new Winter Programs newsletter!
All programs will be held virtually through the month of January.

Registration is required for all programs.

Programs will be held in accordance with the current local COVID recommendations and are subject to change.
One title, one state, and thousands engaged in literary discussion.

The Great Michigan Read facilitates statewide reading and programs to bridge communities around a common conversation. This year’s title is The Women of the Copper Country, by Mary Doria Russell. Copies of the book are available at the Library for curbside pickup by request!
Check out our upcoming special events for Children, Teens, and Adults!
Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Join us and Nikki Thompson Frazier from Sweet Encounter Bakery Cafe as we make one of the U.P.’s favorite recipes - Pasties. When the English migrated to Michigan's Upper Peninsula in the 1800s, they brought with them their beloved national dish: the pasty. Presented with Highland Township Public Library.

*This program is funded in part by Michigan Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment of the Humanities.
Winter Reading Bingo
(K-12th Grade)
January 10 - March 19

Calling all kids and teens! Join our winter reading challenge and earn incentives while you’re hibernating! Ask for your bingo sheet when you call us for curbside pickup.
(Grades 2-5)
Thursday, January 27, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Do you like all things ooey-gooey? Join us to make the funkiest, slimiest, and gooiest concoctions around! Things could get messy, so dress appropriately!
Pick up your Gloop Group Kits at the library starting Monday, January 24th.
Reading Groups

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Monday, February 14, 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.

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
Thursday, February 17, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Readers 50 and up are invited to join the Dublin Community Senior Center group for an in person book club meeting.
Make any time learning time with TALK
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