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Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library

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  • Closed

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    The library will be closed the following days. We hope you enjoy the holidays and make many wonderful memories!

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    Learn what's new at the library!

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  • Library Calendar

    Check out upcoming events each month!

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  • Book Club Updates

    Keep up with the Book Club Brunch monthly newsletter!

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  • Library Board Meeting

    The Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library Board meets the first Thursday of each month. Any change of dates due to holidays or special occasions will be posted in advance.

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  • Past Events

    • Library Board Meeting Sep 06, 2012 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
    • Pre-school Story Hour Feb 27, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM Children's area,

      during the school year

    • Movie Matinee Mar 12, 2013 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Library,

      The Quiet Man, a classic movie starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara filmed in Ireland

    • Book Signing at the Library Mar 23, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM Marcellus, Michigan,

      Local author Sally (Curtis) Jones will be at the library on Saturday, March 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to sign copies of her new book Longing Heart, Empty Arms, a story of friendship and infertility.

    • "Why does my pet do that?" Apr 21, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    • Kathleen Marcaccio presents "Margaret Mitchell and Gone with the Wind" Apr 27, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    • Discovering Michigan County by County May 12, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    • Home Brew Demonstration & Samples for 21 and older Apr 23, 2016 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
    • "Why does my pet do that?" May 19, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    • "Why does my pet do that?" Jun 16, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    • "Why does my pet do that?" Jul 21, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    • Library Lady Grills Tattoo Artist May 10, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    • Craft Stash Exchange May 15, 2018 from 06:30 AM to 07:30 AM
    • Yoga for Beginners May 16, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
    • Underground Railroad May 22, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    • Mystery Book Club Jun 19, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

      For kids 7-12 yrs old

    • The Spoon Man Jun 20, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Muxlow Exotics Jun 27, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Mystery Book Club Jul 03, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

      For kids 7-12 yrs old

    • Emoji Party Jul 11, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Hidden Acres Farm Jul 18, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Preschool Story Hour May 16, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Preschool Story Hour May 23, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Preschool Story Hour May 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Preschool Story Hour Jun 06, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Yoga for Beginners Jan 16, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Instructor: Dave Sivley Cost: $5.00 per class payable to Dave Bring: Mat, towel & water

    • Closed for Memorial Day from May 30, 2016 12:00 AM to May 31, 2016 10:00 AM
    • Cookies and Canvas Jun 13, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
    • Adult Coloring Jun 27, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM

      Enjoy the de-stressing benefits of coloring.

    • Summer Reading Kick-off Party Jun 15, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

      Kick-off party with Captain Underpants and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Games, prizes, and lunch!

    • Library movie day Jun 24, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

      Bring a pillow and a friend! We will be watching Zootopia.

    • Kids Karaoke Jun 21, 2016 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
    • Coffee Hour with Aaron Miller Jun 20, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Essential Oils Class Jun 23, 2016 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
    • Invasive Species: Keeping Michigan's Lakes Clear Jun 28, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    • Winter Preschool Story Hour Jan 16, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Marcellus Township Library,

      Join us with your preschoolers, toddlers and babies to enjoy stories, crafts, music, movement, snacks and socialization at the library!

    • Yoga for Beginners May 09, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
    • Spring Preschool Story Hour Feb 27, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Marcellus Township Library,

      Join us with your preschoolers, toddlers and babies to enjoy stories, crafts, music, movement, snacks and socialization at the library!

    • Aaron Miller - June 2018 Jun 25, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    • Teddy Bear Sleepover Story Hour Feb 06, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Marcellus Township Library,

      Show your teddy bear where you go when you come to story hour!

    • Birdwatching vs Birding Feb 19, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Join us as we welcome Greg Bodker as he shares his photographs and experiences viewing birds from Michigan and around the world!

    • Meet the Author: Laura Kemp Mar 13, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Join us as we welcome local Michigan Author, Laura Kemp, to the library!

    • American Girl Tacos & Tiaras Mar 20, 2019 from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Girls age 7-13 years old, bring your doll and favorite book to share with the group for an afternoon of fiesta fun! Please RSVP to the library no later than March 13. Girls need not be accompanied by an adult.

    • Closed for the Holiday from Jul 03, 2020 12:00 AM to Jul 05, 2020 11:59 PM

      Happy 4th of July! Enjoy a safe & healthy weekend!

    • Notary Services Now Available at No Cost Jul 13, 2020 from 03:00 PM to 07:00 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      By Appointment, Monday-Thursday

    • Time to turn in Summer Reading Logs from Aug 17, 2020 10:00 AM to Aug 21, 2020 05:00 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      After tracking your reading all summer, it's time to bring in your reading logs!

    • SWMTCWC Launch Event Jan 30, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Join us for pizza & prizes and find out more about entering the Southwest Michigan Teen Creative Writing Challenge!

    • Teddy Bear Sleepover Story Hour Feb 06, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Marcellus Township Library,

      Show your teddy bear where you go when you come to story hour!

    • Coffee Hour with Your State Representative Feb 18, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Coffee Hour with Aaron Miller, State Representative Sit down, share your thoughts, and enjoy refreshments! All are welcome to attend.

    • Birdwatching vs. Birding Feb 19, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Are you a birdwatcher enjoying the feeders from the comfort of home? A birder on an adventure to seek new species? Join us as we welcome birder Greg Bodker as he shares his photographs and experiences viewing birds from Michigan and around the world. Call the library to RSVP at (269) 646-9654!

    • Meet the Author: Laura Kemp Mar 13, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Join us as we welcome local Michigan Author, Laura Kemp, to the library!

    • Crochet Class Mar 05, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Beginners come learn the basics of crocheting! Experienced crocheters are also welcome. Instructor: Korinne New Materials you will need: -1 Skein #4 medium weight yarn (lighter color recommended) -Crochet hook size 5 or 5.5 -Scissors -A "Can Do!" attitude! Call the Library to RSVP!

    • American Girl Tacos & Tiaras Mar 20, 2019 from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Girls age 7-13 years old, bring your doll and favorite book to share with the group for an afternoon of fiesta fun! Please RSVP to the library no later than March 13. Girls need not be accompanied by an adult.

    • Wine & Canvas Mar 21, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Class will be taught by retired judge and artist William Welty. This program will be limited to 15 participants ages 21+. A $5.00 non-refundable and non-transferable fee is due at time of sign-up. MUST BRING YOUR OWN WINE.

    • Teen Book Club: The Hate U Give Apr 11, 2019 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      5:00PM on Thursday, April 11th, 2019 Book Discussion & Pizza @ the Library 2:00PM on Saturday, April 13th, 2019 The Hate U Give Movie & Popcorn @ the Library 7:00PM on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Meet the Author : Angie Thomas @ Chenery Auditorium 714 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Admission is free. Copies of the book will be for sale at the book signing. From the author: “I remember as a teenager, I'd go in the library, looking at the books and I'm like, 'How many problems do you have?' I have stuff that I'm going through. Where are the books for me, you know? I remember feeling like I was trapped a lot. Wondering, 'OK, when is something going to happen to change my life? Or when will I get out of this circumstance?” RSVP to reserve a book to read in advance: Message us on Facebook or E-mail us at marcellusmichiganlibrary@gmail.com

    • First Thursday Book Club Brunch Mar 07, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Join us on the first Thursday of each month for lively discussion and great literary recommendations! Brunch will be provided!

    • SW Michigan Teen Creative Writing Challenge - Marcellus Meeting Mar 13, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,
    • Invasive Species May 08, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      The SWXSW Corner CISMA and Cass County Conservation District have identified 12 key invasive species that could cause damage in our area. Join us as we learn how to spot, report, and stop the spread of these non-native species. Call the library to RSVP!

    • Free Shred Event May 21, 2019 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      The library will host a free community shredding event! You can shred your personal documents to protect your information and help prevent identity theft. NO Cardboard - NO Binders - NO boxes

    • International Awareness Learning & Action Day Apr 10, 2019 from 03:00 PM to 08:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Learn about food, clothing, customs, books and authors from around the world!

    • Yoga for Beginners Mar 20, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Bring a yoga mat, a towel and water to stay hydrated!

    • Overdose Prevention Presentation May 21, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Learn how to recognize and respond to an overdose from an opioid like prescription pills or heroin. Free Naloxone kits available.

    • First Time Homebuyers & Raising Your Credit Score May 14, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Would you like to buy your first home and are not sure where to start? Need to improve your credit score?

    • Classroom Critters Jun 19, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Marcellus Township Library,

      Join us as we welcome Paul McCormack and his animal friends!

    • The Elizabethan Wardrobe or "Is that a flea on your shoulder?" May 22, 2019 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      You are cordially invited to attend a costume lecture presented by Elinor Poole, the Ladye Fettiplace.

    • Coffee Hour with Your State Representative Aaron Miller May 31, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Sit down, share your thoughts, and enjoy refreshments! All are welcome to attend.

    • Mime Rob Reider Jun 26, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Marcellus Township Library,

      Join us as Rob Reider entertains and amazes with his mime performance!

    • NERF Mobile Games Jul 09, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Are you NERF enough?! Run, dodge, and dive as you try to out-wit and out-blast the competition! This event is for ages 6 and older. All NERF equipment will be provided. Call the library to RSVP!

    • Muxlow Exotics Jul 10, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Join us for an interactive and educational live animal presentation featuring a wide variety of reptiles and amphibians!

    • Paleo Joe Jul 17, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Join us as we welcome award winning Paleontologist, Author, and Storyteller Paleo Joe to the library!

    • Mystery Book Club Jul 11, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Ages 7-12 years, bring a mystery book you are reading and join us for mystery-themed activities. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to the library.

    • Closed for the Holiday from Jul 04, 2019 12:00 AM to Jul 05, 2019 11:59 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      The library will be closed July 4th-5th in observance of Independence Day. We will return to regular hours on July 6th from 10AM-2PM.

    • The Faygo Book Sep 16, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Learn how Faygo pop came to be, how it grew to become a giant independent bottler and its tough choice between growing and staying. There will be photos from The Faygo Book, a pop quiz and maybe a singalong. The Faygo Book is a 2019 Michigan Notable Book.

    • History of the Cass County Fair Jun 26, 2019 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Becky Moore will present memorabilia and information about our county fair that dates back to the 1800s.

    • The James Bond Phenomenon Oct 01, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Lawton Community Center 646 N Nursery St Lawton MI 49065,

      Southwest Michigan Reads welcomes Raymond Benson. The program is free and open to the public at the Lawton Community Center!

    • Book Brunch - WEDNESDAY Jul 03, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Meet from noon to 1:00PM at the library to discuss books we are currently reading! Anyone 18 yrs and older welcome!

    • Book Club Brunch Sep 05, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Meet from noon to 1:00PM at the library to discuss books we are currently reading! Anyone 18 yrs and older welcome!

    • History of the Mackinac Bridge Oct 23, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      We will welcome Mike Forne, author and member of the Historical Society of Michigan, to the library. Mike has covered the Mackinac Bridge for 26 years for several media outlets in Northern Michigan. Join us as we learn about one of our state's most iconic landmarks! Call the library to RSVP.

    • Fall Preschool Story Hour Sep 18, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Marcellus Township Library,

      Join us for stories, crafts, music and movement! Snacks provided. Babies and toddlers are welcome to join the class!

    • Closed for Labor Day Sep 02, 2019 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      We will be closed Monday, September 2, 2019 in observance of Labor Day. We'll see you during regular hours on Tuesday! (FYI, if you check out an overnight DVD on Saturday, August 31st, it won't be due until Tuesday!)

    • Halloween Oct 31, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Make a stop at the library during trick-or-treating and visit our haunted maze! Call the library to reserve table space and hand out your candy in the warmth and comfort of the library. 269-646-9654

    • Fall Crafting with Joy Nov 05, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Stop by the library any time between 5:30-6:30 p.m. to complete this festive fall luminary craft! Participants must RSVP no later than Monday, October 28, 2019 and provide their own pint canning jar. All other craft materials will be provided. Refreshments will be served!

    • Southwest Michigan Writers' Conference 2019 Aug 24, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Niles District Library 620 E Main St Niles, Michigan 49120,

      The SW MI Writers' Conference returns to Niles this fall with a full schedule of skills-based sessions for aspiring authors.

    • Crochet Class Oct 29, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Beginners come learn the basics of crocheting with Korinne New! Experienced crocheters are also welcome.

    • Christmas Open House Dec 10, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Join us for delightful holiday festivities!

    • Winter Preschool Story Hour Dec 04, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Join us for stories, crafts, music, and movement! Snacks provided. Babies and toddlers are welcome to join the class!

    • Closed for Christmas Dec 24, 2019 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Enjoy your holiday! The library will be closed December 24-26, 2019.

    • Yoga for Beginners Jan 09, 2020 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      All skill levels are welcome. $5 per class. Bring a mat, towel and water.

    • Illustrating and Annotating The Hobbit Apr 23, 2020 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      The library welcomes Marcellus resident and author Douglas A. Anderson for a presentation on the storyline and illustrations of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. Anderson will tell how this book has been accepted and represented in various countries around the world. We will also take a look at Tolkien's life and his creation of the world of Middle-earth. Call the library to RSVP 269-646-9654

    • MEC Internet Info Session Feb 13, 2020 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Informational meeting on high-speed internet. Drop in to talk with representatives from MEC.

    • Sailing the Ocean, Powered by Wind Mar 25, 2020 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Marcellus Township Library,

      Elisabeth Wenger and Remi Lavergne will describe their work as ship's carpenter and captain on a sailing ship, a replica of the ships used for trade and exploration before steam engines were invented. Learn how the ship's crew use old skills and a sextant as they transport cargo - cacao, coffee and rum - across the Atlantic. Call the library to RSVP.

    • Yoga for Beginners Mar 26, 2020 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Yoga for all skill levels! $5 per class.

    • Block Party Mar 19, 2020 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library,

      Head to the library for a block party and share a vision for future growth and employment opportunities on the east side of Marcellus!

  • Perennial Plant Exchange

    Perennial Plant Exchange

    Looking to thin out an overcrowded flower bed or add some new plants?

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