Location

1710 West St Andrews

 Midland MI 48640

 (989) 837-3430

Hours

Mon. - Fri. 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM 

Sat. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Sun. 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*Closed on Sundays

Memorial Day to Labor Day

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Our Mission: to inspire lifelong learning by connecting people and resources

Programs for Adults

Adult Battle of the Books

Gather your team of 3–5 competitors and get ready to read and answer questions about the titles on this year’s list. Team Registration starts January 15. Registration is $40 per team. Ages 18+.

 

The Battle will take place Friday, April 24 at 6:30 pm in the Orchard Room.

View the books and more information

Board Game Meetup

January 18 

February 15

12 pm - 5 pm in the Orchard Room

All Ages

Bring your favorite board or card games and meet up with other local game enthusiasts. This is a free, drop-in program.

Computer Classes

January Classes
Sign up beginning January 2. Call 837-3449 or stop by the Reference Desk.
Classes will be held in the Computer lab in the lower level of the library.

Windows 10
Wednesday, January 22 at 2:30 PM 

Learn to use your Windows 10 computer, locate files, make it easier to use, and more.

Excel
Thursday, January 30 at 10:00 AM

Learn basic skills for cell entry and manipulation, formatting techniques, and formula creation in spreadsheets.

February Classes
Sign up beginning February 3. Call 837-3449 or stop by the Reference Desk.
Classes will be held in the Computer lab in the lower level of the library.

Windows 10 
Thursday, February 6, 2:30 PM

Learn to use your Windows 10 computer, locate files, make it easier to use, and more.
 

Microsoft Word 
Thursday February 13, 2:30 PM 

Learn to create, edit, save, and print word processing documents.
 

Microsoft PowerPoint
Thursday, February 20, 2:30 PM

Learn how to create slides, add images and text, animate objects, view and print your presentation, and work with themes and SmartArt.

Ebooks and More 
Thursday February 25, 10
am
Learn about the free digital services offered by the library and how to download them to your devices.

Tablet Users Help
Have you bought a new device or received one during the Holidays? Do you need help using your tablet? The Reference Librarians can work personally with you to help you learn how to use your Android, Kindle or Apple device.  To make an appointment, please call the Reference desk at 989-837-3449.

Movies at the Library

Free Film Friday


All ages
Fridays at 6:30 PM
In the Auditorium

January 17 - Doctor Strange

PG-13, 1 hour 55 minutes

January 24 - Spider-man: Homecoming

PG-13, 2 hours 13 minutes

January 31 - Thor: Ragnarok

PG-13, 2 hours 10 minutes

Movies at 2

All Ages

Tuesdays at 2 pm

In the Auditorium

 

February 11 - Murder on the Orient Express
PG-13, 1 hour 54 minutes 

March 10 - Philomena

PG-13, 1 hour 38 minutes

April 14 - Downton Abbey: The Movie
PG, 2 hours 3 minutes

May 12 - My Old Lady
PG, 1 hour 48 minutes

June 9 - Ladies in Lavender
PG-13, 1 hour 36 minutes

 

Knit and Crochet Circle


Tuesdays from 11 am - 12:30 pm

Bring a project or start one

Make It and Take It Craft (Ages 13 and up)

Wednesday, February 12  - Letter Tile Decoration
2 - 4 pm and 6-8 pm in the Orchard Room

We’ll provide the materials, you bring your creativity!
This is a free, drop-in crafting class that happens every 2nd Wednesday of the month. 

Puzzle Competition

Saturday February 22

2-4 pm in the Orchard Room

Ages 18 +

Call 837-3449 to register your team of up to 4 puzzle-solvers.
The first team to complete their puzzle wins a prize!

Self Care Event - Soothe Your Senses

Thursday, January 23
5:30 - 7:30 pm in the Orchard Room

You made it through the holiday season … Now it’s time to soothe all of your senses by
joining in our Self-Care Event. We’ll have tea, body scrubs to make, adult coloring and
free 5-minute chair massages from licensed massage therapists from Preferred Chiropractic of Midland. This is a free event open to adults ages 18 and up. No registration is necessary.
Questions? Call the Reference Desk at 989-837-3449.