Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program 
for all ages 
June 14-August 14, 2021

Get lost in a good book (or many) this summer.

Read throughout the summer to earn tickets and enter raffles for prizes.

Adults can win weekly gift cards to local businesses and
the chance
 to win a Kindle Fire Tablet. 


Children and Teens can earn coupon packets to local businesses, a book, and
the chance to win a prize basket. 

Log your reading and activities

with Beanstack:

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Get started reading this summer with these animal themed titles:

For Children:  Books  |  eBooks  eAudiobooks

For Teens:  Books  |  eBooks  |  eAudiobooks

For Adults:  Books  |  eBooks  |  eAudiobooks


Summer Events:

Check back often for updates


     Crafts To Go
All Crafts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis

Starting at 9 am

August 4 – Fairy Garden (Adult/Teen)

August 11 – Whale Puppets (Ages 3-9)

August 18 – Chip Clips (Adult/Teen)

August 25 – Yarn Wall Hanging (Adult/Teen) 

View instructions for past crafts


     Story Time To Go (Ages 2-6)
Includes a book to keep and a literacy skills activity.

All Story Times are available on a first-come, first-serve basis

Starting at 11 am

August 3 – Moo Dog

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     STEM Kits To Go (Ages 7-11)

All Kits are available on a first-come, first-serve basis
Starting at 11 am

August 17 – The Most Magnificent Thing
(Design and construct a balloon powered vehicle)

     Move and Groove

10 am on the following Wednesdays:​​

  • August 11

Weather permitting. We will post cancellation updates here and on Facebook by 9:00 am.

Come move and groove on the library lawn! This program will encourage children to develop motor skills, language, listening, and memory while shaking the sillies out! Enjoy a welcome story followed by interactive songs and dancing. Ages 2-5.

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Preserving Your Harvest Virtual Series


  • Wednesday, August 11 at 7 pm - Too Many Tomatoes


GADML has partnered with the Michigan State University Extension to host a virtual series to help our patrons make the most of their gardens.

All programs will be on Zoom. Registration is necessary to obtain the link to the online program.

Call the library 989-837-3449 to register prior to the date of the program(s) you'd like to attend.