Wednesday, September 19, 2012

This Week at @HerrickLibrary #michlit #mittenlit #michigan #library #book #events

Herrick District Library
Late September 2012
There's something for everyone this week at Herrick. 

This week is jam packed with a wide range of programs and events at your library. Stop by one or more of the programs listed here, and check out for more.
Be a Literacy Hero!
Would you like to volunteer your time to share books with children in various venues around Holland like the Holland Rescue Mission? Literacy Heroes help young readers with reading comprehension, instill a love of books and reading, give one-on-one attention to children who often don't get much attention, and help develop the youth of our community.  To register for the training please contact Eileen Jenkins in the main library children's department at 616-355-3729 or e-mail your registration to 
Monday, September 24
Wednesday, September 26
1:00 - 2:30pm
Children's Activity Room, Upper Level, Main Library
Advance registration requested, both sessions required for training program 
Native Plants
Learn the basics of using native plants in your yard from Vern Stephens, owner of Designs by Nature.

Tuesday, September 25
7:00 - 8:30pm 
Lower Level Auditorium, Main Library
Get Homework Help Online 
Now that students have settled into the school routine, do you find yourself wondering how to help them with research and other school related assignments?
Visit the HDL Online Homework Center for access to research databases and more.
West Coast Chamber of Commerce Tech Lunch 
Join us to learn about what to expect in the coming year - from gadgets to apps to hardware to software to accessories. This event is geared toward non-techies. Please register in advance on the
Chamber website.  Bring your own lunch or come early and buy one from Captain Terry's Galley (main library lower level).
 Thursday, September 20 
11:30am - 1:00pm
Lower Level Auditorium, Main Library
Star Wars Reads Day 
Saturday, October 6 is national Star Wars Reads Day.  Herrick District Library will have fun activities for the family and some costumed characters to talk with from 10am - 1pm.
Have a collection of Star Wars items?  Share it at a table display to help us celebrate the event!  Sign up online to share your display at
Young woman in the library 
In This Issue
Be a Literacy Hero!
Native Plants Program
Online Homework Center
West Coast Chamber of Commerce Tech Lunch
Star Wars Reads Day
Career Related Programs





"How People Find Work"

with master career counselor and life/work coach Ken Soper.  Ken will stay afterward to talk with individuals, so take advantage of this chance to hear from and speak with a  career coach.


Mon,  9/24, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Hazel B. Hayes Auditorium




Resume Work Lab

Get feedback on your resume while you design or edit it! Meet in the main library's lower level computer lab.


Thurs, 9/20, 2:00pm

Tues, 9/25, 9:30am

Wed, 9/26, 2:00pm

Sat, 9/29, 9:30am




 View October career related programs at






The library is participating in Live Mannequin Night downtown Holland this Friday, 9/21 from 7 - 8:30pm.  Planning to attend?  Stop by and see our display!





Herrick District Library

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