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

Upcoming Library Closures:
Saturday, August 31 and Monday, September 2 / Labor Day
Saturday, September 21 / Heritage Festival
Friends of the Springfield Township Library
Fall Used Book and Homemade Bake Sale

Get a great deal on a used book and delicious baked good!  All proceeds go to the Friends of the Library, a nonprofit organization that supports the library by providing funds for materials, equipment and events.

Sale Dates/Times:
Wed, Sept. 4 / 5:30 - 7:30 / Friends Members Preview Sale - Memberships avail. at the door!
Thur, Sept. 5 / 10:00 - 8:00 / General Public Sale
Fri, Sept. 6 / 10:00 - 6:00 / General Public Sale
Sat, Sept. 7 / 10:00 - 12:00 / General Public Mega Sale - Bag of Books for $5.00!

Would you like to get involved?  Great!  Here are some ways to do that:
- Bake and donate a yummy baked good for the sale
- Volunteer to help with the sale
- Purchase a Friends membership
- Shop at the sale!

For more information, (including sign up sheets) visit the Friends shop across from the checkout desk!

Local History / Heritage Festival Events

Davisburg Candle Factory - Wednesday, Sept. 11 / 6:00 - 7:00
Learn more about this icon of Davisburg!

Local History Family Bingo - Thursday, Sept. 19 / 6:00 - 7:00
Bring the whole family to a local history talk!  Library Director, Cathy Forst, will present a fun bingo for the kids along with interesting local history facts for the adults.

Heritage Festival Parade - Saturday, Sept. 21 / 10:00AM
Any student who participated in this year's summer reading program is welcome to walk with the library staff and CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG in the Heritage Festival Parade.  Please call us or stop by to register with your name and email address; we will forward all details before the event.  SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS!

Shiawassee Pavilion Book Walk - Saturday, Sept. 21 / 1:00-2:30
Come walk and land on the lucky square to win a free book!  Fun for all ages and totally free!  Takes place at the Shiawassee Pavilion near baseball fields / playground area off of the Civic Center drive.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Davisburg Doctor of Death - Tuesday, Sept. 24 / 6:00 - 7:30
In 1880, Davisburg doctor, Nathan Hall, was accused of poisoning his wife.  Come hear this fascinating true crime / local history talk and decide if he was guilty!
Annual Springfield Township Library Photo Contest

Celebrate the beauty of Springfield Township! 


Photos must be taken inside Springfield Township.  See the submission form and guidelines for complete information on how to participate.  

Submit photos NOW - SEPT. 27
Youth and Adult divisions!  SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
No cost!
Lego Club
Monday, September 16 / 4:30

Ages: Kindergarten(with adult) - 5th 

Build fun lego projects with your friends at the library!  Informal and fun!

REGISTER BY CALLING 248-846-6550
Little Movers and Shakers 
(also known as "Little Me" storytime)

Ages 2.5 - 4
Meets on Mondays starting September 9th
10:15AM

Join us as we move, dance, and sing along to children's music, followed by stories, crafts, and playtime with friends.  The program incorporates the five reading readiness practices of talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing.

Meets on the following dates: Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18

No cost.  REGISTER BY CALLING 248-846-6550

Toddler Time Storytime

Ages 10 months - 30 months
Meets on Tuesdays starting September 10th
10:15AM

Get out of the house and into the library for 10 weeks of gentle stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.  We will introduce the five reading readiness practices of talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing.

Meets on the following days:
Sept 10, 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12

No cost.  REGISTER BY CALLING 248-846-6550
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.

September 26 / The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
October 24 / The Dry by Jane Harper
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, September 17 / 7:00PM

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