Wednesday, October 10, 2012

This Week at Herrick District Library @herricklibrary #michlit

Ghostly History Programs, Dress Up Events, & More at Your Library
Master of the Month: Munch 
Learn about the life and times of famous expressionist painter Edvard Munch, painter of The Scream.  Practice his style on paper by creating your own art using oil pastels.  Age 14+ only please. Registration limited to 20.  Click here to register.
Saturday, October 13 
2:00pm, Hazel B. Hayes Auditorium
Lower Level, Main Library
Advance registration requested
Ghostly Michigan
Author and researcher of the unusal Amberrose Hammond, and paranormal investigator Tom Maat, will talk about their favorite haunts, legends, and creepy creatures lurking around Michigan and beyond. 
Tuesday, October 16
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lower Level Auditorium, Main Library
Pilgrim Home Cemetery Tour
Discover the histories of pioneers, Civil War veterans, and early residents of Holland by touring the cemetery with local historian Randall VandeWater.  Don't miss this ghostly history lesson!
Tuesday, October 23
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meet at the Holland Municipal Stadium, 222 Fairbanks Ave.
Rain date:  Tuesday, October 30, 6:00pm, same location
Dia De Los Muertos Activities for Children
For Children in 3rd - 5th Grades
Join us for Mexican picture bingo.  Practice or learn some Spanish words, sample some Mexican snacks and get a chance to win some cool prizes.  
Monday, October 29
6:00 - 8:00pm
Children's Activity Room, Main Library
Sugar Skulls
Decorate a sugar skull and learn a bit about Day of the Dead.  Register online here, or call 355-3726 to register.
Tuesday, October 30
6:00 - 8:00pm
Children's Activity Room, Main Library


Two sessions of Wiggly Ones story time for children ages 1 - 3, North Branch. 
Due to the popularity of this program we are adding another session each week. 
Choose from one of two repeat sessions at 9am or 10am on Fridays now through Dec. 14 (no meeting on Nov. 23).




Special Dress Up Story Time

Come dressed as your favorite book character and get a chance to spin the library prize wheel.  We'll take your picture... you may even win a prize for the best costume.  Join us for snacks too!


Saturday, October 27


Children's Area

Main Library

Upper Level  



Herrick District Library

Herrick District Library | 300 South River Ave. | Holland | MI | 49423

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