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Georgetown Charter Township Public Library
Show us your talent! No matter what age you are, we want to see your creativity. Stop by the library and pick up a canvas (while supplies last) before November 13th; paint on it, draw on it, make a collage on it, etc. Then return it by November 20th and we will display it in time for the community to see at the Community Tree Lighting event on November 30th.
TEENS! Explore your creativity by making Tiny Art to share with the community!
In conjunction with out Community Canvas, stop by the library and pick up a tiny canvas (while supplies last); paint on it, draw on it, make a collage on it, etc. Then return it by November 20th and we will display it in time for the community to see at the Community Tree Lighting event on November 30th.
The Reading and Writing With Ann Frank exhibit from The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect will be on display upstairs behind the information desk through November 30. This large exhibit is bright and colorful and it celebrates Anne the girl and the writer, rather than her fate.
Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Large Programming Room (Basement)
Chat a little, craft a little. Come to the library and chat with other adults as we make and decorate a distressed wooden chalkboard sign.
This program will be held in the lower level program room. Please register each adult as space and supplies are limited.
Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Meeting Room AB
Join us as we discuss "An American Sunrise" by Joy Harjo, the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States.
In the early 1800s, the Mvskoke people were forcibly removed from their original lands east of the Mississippi to Indian Territory, which is now part of Oklahoma. Two hundred years later, Joy Harjo returns to her family’s lands and opens a dialogue with history. In An American Sunrise, Harjo finds blessings in the abundance of her homeland and confronts the site where her people, and other indigenous families, essentially disappeared. From her memory of her mother’s death, to her beginnings in the native rights movement, to the fresh road with her beloved, Harjo’s personal life intertwines with tribal histories to create a space for renewed beginnings. Her poems sing of beauty and survival, illuminating a spirituality that connects her to her ancestors and thrums with the quiet anger of living in the ruins of injustice. A descendent of storytellers and “one...
Teens ages 13-17 are invited to spend their afterschool time at the library. Each week we will have board games, video games, craft supplies, snacks, and more available to teens to enjoy. We will also have special craft days, movie days, and even pizza days. This is a drop-in program so no registration is required and teens may arrive/leave anytime during the program.
This week we will work on creative writing together as part of NaNoWriMo
Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Children's Programming Room
Come explore our Maker Cart! This drop in program will allow kids 6 and up time to explore and discover different STEAM tools. The cart includes Dash and Dot robots, a Sphero, a Makey Makey, a 3D Pen, LittleBits, building blocks, craft supplies, and more!
There will be no formal project to complete and little staff instruction (though staff will be on hand if needed). Kids are meant to discover and explore these tools mostly on their own.
Ages 6 and up.