October 2021

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Monday, October 46:30—8:00 PMZoom

Virtual Medicare with Jae

Virtual Medicare with JaeLearn what Medicare is, how/when to enroll, your rights and options when you become eligible for Medicare, how private plans (group, Medicare Advantage, Medigap) interact with Medicare, [and] pitfalls to avoid. This presentation will be in a hybrid format.…Learn More
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Tuesday, October 5All DayZoom

Virtual Storytime

Every Tuesday and Thursday we upload a new storytime with Ms. Natalie or Ms. Jocelyn, so join us for stories and songs! Videos can be found on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LTPLMI/videos and on our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEn6k2D9x4AqBmvNuRy8ajQ

Tuesday, October 56:30—8:00 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

CANCELED - In-Person DIA Talk: "Cows at the Opera House and Other Museum Mysteries"

In-Person DIA Talk: "Cows at the Opera House and Other Museum Mysteries"Join DIA Docent Lynn Bloom in-person for this interesting DIA Behind the Scenes Talk! A mystery is defined as something unexplained or inexplicable, or as a person or thing having qualities that arouse curiosity or speculation. The many mysteries of the DIA include stories and images, newly discovered meanings and issues of authenticity.…Learn More

Tuesday, October 56:30—8:00 PMZoom

CANCELED - Virtual - DIA Behind the Scenes' Talk "Cows at the Opera House and Other Museum Mysteries"

Virtual - DIA Behind the Scenes' Talk  "Cows at the Opera House and Other Museum Mysteries"Join DIA Docent Lynn Bloom in-person, or online using Zoom, for this interesting DIA Behind the Scenes Talk! A mystery is defined as something unexplained or inexplicable, or as a person or thing having qualities that arouse curiosity or speculation.…Learn More
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Wednesday, October 67:00—8:30 PMZoom

Virtual - Still Missing, Michigan’s Mysterious disappearances with Ross Richardson

Virtual - Still Missing, Michigan’s Mysterious disappearances with Ross RichardsonBased on one of the most talked about books in Michigan Region. Learn more about the Michigan region’s missing planes, ships and people. Richardson is the author of two books, “The Search for the Westmoreland: Lake Michigan’s Treasure Shipwreck” and “Still Missing: Rethinking the D.…Learn More
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Thursday, October 710:30—11:15 AMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

In Person - Storytime @ LTPL

Librarian reading stories to parents and toddlersJoin Ms. Natalie or Ms. Jocelyn for stories, songs, bubbles, and lots of fun! This program is designed to encourage a love of language, learning, and reading while practicing listening skills. Designed for children ages 0 - 6 and their families. Registration is required. Each child will have their own hula hoop-sized area to sit in to help ensure social distancing.

Thursday, October 76:30—7:30 PMZoom

Virtual Teen Game Night

Virtual Teen Game Night1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursdays we host Teen Game Nights for grades 6-12. Teens from Fraser, Grand Ledge, Holly, Ionia, Lyon Twp, Milan, Redford, and Stair Libraries meet virtually to play games together online. We meet at 6:30pm on Zoom and all log into BoardGameArena to play. You'll need to create a free BoardGameArena account here: http://boardgamearena.com. Games are chosen based on whatever attendees want to play! Favorites include Just Desserts, Sushi Go, Incan Gold, Coup, and others. All registrants will receive an email with a link to the zoom event. Join us by registering here: https://bit.ly/TeenBoardGameNight.
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Friday, October 82:00—4:00 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

Genealogy Roundtable

Genealogy RoundtableAll are welcome to come share their ideas, show genealogy treasures or tell us about a brick wall that they have encountered. We all have a lot of experiences to share with each other! Please register below. You will receive a confirmation email, and a reminder one day prior to the event.
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Monday, October 115:30—6:30 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

CANCELED - In Person - Young Writers Club

In Person - Young Writers ClubCalling all young aspiring authors! Join other young wordsmiths in our Youth Writing Club! We'll help you get started writing, and keep you motivated with games, writing prompts, tips, and tricks! Write with your peers, have them review your work, and meet other young writers! Come for just one session, or attend every month.…Learn More
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Tuesday, October 12All DayZoom

Virtual Storytime

Every Tuesday and Thursday we upload a new storytime with Ms. Natalie or Ms. Jocelyn, so join us for stories and songs! Videos can be found on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LTPLMI/videos and on our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEn6k2D9x4AqBmvNuRy8ajQ

Tuesday, October 127:00—9:00 PMKensington Grill30712 Lyon Center Drive, New Hudson, MI, 48165

In Person - Books & Brews

In Person -  Books & BrewsJoin us at Kensington Grill as we discuss "Migrations" by Charlotte McConaghy.    Please register below and you will be emailed a reminder one day before the event.
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Wednesday, October 136:30—7:30 PMZoom

CANCELED - Virtual - Screen time for young children with MSU Extension

Screens are everywhere, and young children are spending more and more time in front of them. Screens and media can be a great way for children to learn, but it may also have a negative impact on their development. This workshop will help participants learn about how screen time and other media exposure impacts children, learn the screen time recommendations for infants, toddlers, and young children and understand ways to decrease screen time for young children.…Learn More
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Thursday, October 1410:30—11:15 AMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

In Person - Storytime @ LTPL

Librarian reading stories to parents and toddlersJoin Ms. Natalie or Ms. Jocelyn for stories, songs, bubbles, and lots of fun! This program is designed to encourage a love of language, learning, and reading while practicing listening skills. Designed for children ages 0 - 6 and their families. Registration is required. Each child will have their own hula hoop-sized area to sit in to help ensure social distancing.

Thursday, October 146:30—8:00 PMZoom

Virtual - Cardinal Farms: Bringing Local, Organic Food to South Lyon

Virtual - Cardinal Farms: Bringing Local, Organic Food to South LyonPresented by:  Cindy KernCardinal Farms began in 2019 on a 10-acre parcel in the heart of South Lyon. Cindy and Rich Kern are first-generation farmers who are creating a sustainable, organic, diversified farm with the goals of feeding, educating and connecting to the local community.…Learn More
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Monday, October 18All DayNone

Pressed Flowers Luminaries Take & Make Kit for Adults

Register for a Pressed Flowers' Luminary Take-And-Make Craft Kit for Adults, available for curbside pickup between Monday, October 18th and Friday, October 22nd for the first 20 registered. First registered, first served, as supplies last. Recommended for ages 16+.…Learn More

Monday, October 18All DayNone

Flying Ghost Craft Kids Take-and-Make Kit

Flying Ghost Craft Kids Take-and-Make KitOoooh, ghosts! Make some spirits float about this Fall with this Flying Ghost Craft Kit! Kits include a cardboard craft roll, self-adhesive foam pieces, plastic stick, nonwoven polyester strips and satin cording. 18". Kits will be ready to pick up in our curbside pickup area by Monday at 11am.…Learn More

Monday, October 18All DayNone

Skeleton Owl Kid's Take-and-Make Craft Kit

Skeleton Owl Kid's Take-and-Make Craft KitMake a fun skeleton owl decoration for the spooky season. Includes instructions, self-adhesive foam pieces and nylon cord for hanging. 6" x 6 3/4". Kits will be ready to pick up in our curbside pickup area by Monday at 11am.  

Monday, October 186:30—8:00 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

In-Person LTPL Grows' Presents "Fall cooking in your Instant Pot"

In-Person LTPL Grows' Presents "Fall cooking in your Instant Pot"This is the in-person option for attending this event. There is a virtual option, online using zoom, that you can register for here:Mary Spencer will demonstrate 2 recipes using the Instant Pot. Detailed instructions on how to use your instant pot as well as how to care for it.…Learn More

Monday, October 186:30—8:00 PMZoom

Virtual - LTPL Grows' Presents "Fall Cooking in your Instant Pot"

Virtual - LTPL Grows' Presents "Fall Cooking in your Instant Pot"This is the zoom option for attending this event. There is an in-person option that you can register for here:EVENT DESCRIPTIONMary Spencer will demonstrate 2 recipes using the Instant Pot. Detailed instructions on how to use your instant pot as well as how to care for it.…Learn More
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Tuesday, October 19All DayZoom

Virtual Storytime

Every Tuesday and Thursday we upload a new storytime with Ms. Natalie or Ms. Jocelyn, so join us for stories and songs! Videos can be found on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LTPLMI/videos and on our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEn6k2D9x4AqBmvNuRy8ajQ

Monday, October 18All DayNone

Pressed Flowers Luminaries Take & Make Kit for Adults

Register for a Pressed Flowers' Luminary Take-And-Make Craft Kit for Adults, available for curbside pickup between Monday, October 18th and Friday, October 22nd for the first 20 registered. First registered, first served, as supplies last. Recommended for ages 16+.…Learn More

Monday, October 18All DayNone

Flying Ghost Craft Kids Take-and-Make Kit

Flying Ghost Craft Kids Take-and-Make KitOoooh, ghosts! Make some spirits float about this Fall with this Flying Ghost Craft Kit! Kits include a cardboard craft roll, self-adhesive foam pieces, plastic stick, nonwoven polyester strips and satin cording. 18". Kits will be ready to pick up in our curbside pickup area by Monday at 11am.…Learn More

Monday, October 18All DayNone

Skeleton Owl Kid's Take-and-Make Craft Kit

Skeleton Owl Kid's Take-and-Make Craft KitMake a fun skeleton owl decoration for the spooky season. Includes instructions, self-adhesive foam pieces and nylon cord for hanging. 6" x 6 3/4". Kits will be ready to pick up in our curbside pickup area by Monday at 11am.  

Tuesday, October 196:30—8:00 PMZoom

Virtual-Researching in Ontario: Your Maple Leaf Connection!

Virtual-Researching in Ontario:  Your Maple Leaf Connection!Presented by Judy Nimer Muhn. The records of Ontario begin before the formation of what is now called Canada. Native Americans lived here for centuries with European settlements initially a part of the fur trade. By 1668, the first European settlement at Sault Ste Marie and records for “Quebec”, "Upper Canada" and "Canada West" and more created the sources that carry us from the early settlements into the modern Canadian census records, vital records and more that will link you to your ancestor.…Learn More
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Monday, October 18All DayNone

Pressed Flowers Luminaries Take & Make Kit for Adults

Register for a Pressed Flowers' Luminary Take-And-Make Craft Kit for Adults, available for curbside pickup between Monday, October 18th and Friday, October 22nd for the first 20 registered. First registered, first served, as supplies last. Recommended for ages 16+.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 205:30—6:30 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

In Person - Draw a Halloween Cat and Pumpkin

Calling all young artists and beginning drawers! Get into the spirit of the season and learn how to draw some spooky art. We'll cover how to draw cats, pumpkins, bats, and more! All supplies will be provided.  Recommended for 6-14 year-olds. Registration is required.…Learn More
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Monday, October 18All DayNone

Pressed Flowers Luminaries Take & Make Kit for Adults

Register for a Pressed Flowers' Luminary Take-And-Make Craft Kit for Adults, available for curbside pickup between Monday, October 18th and Friday, October 22nd for the first 20 registered. First registered, first served, as supplies last. Recommended for ages 16+.…Learn More

Thursday, October 2110:30—11:15 AMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

In Person - Storytime @ LTPL

Librarian reading stories to parents and toddlersJoin Ms. Natalie or Ms. Jocelyn for stories, songs, bubbles, and lots of fun! This program is designed to encourage a love of language, learning, and reading while practicing listening skills. Designed for children ages 0 - 6 and their families. Registration is required. Each child will have their own hula hoop-sized area to sit in to help ensure social distancing.

Thursday, October 216:30—7:30 PMZoom

Virtual Teen Game Night

Virtual Teen Game Night1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursdays we host Teen Game Nights for grades 6-12. Teens from Fraser, Grand Ledge, Holly, Ionia, Lyon Twp, Milan, Redford, and Stair Libraries meet virtually to play games together online. We meet at 6:30pm on Zoom and all log into BoardGameArena to play. You'll need to create a free BoardGameArena account here: http://boardgamearena.com. Games are chosen based on whatever attendees want to play! Favorites include Just Desserts, Sushi Go, Incan Gold, Coup, and others. All registrants will receive an email with a link to the zoom event. Join us by registering here: https://bit.ly/TeenBoardGameNight.
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Monday, October 18All DayNone

Pressed Flowers Luminaries Take & Make Kit for Adults

Register for a Pressed Flowers' Luminary Take-And-Make Craft Kit for Adults, available for curbside pickup between Monday, October 18th and Friday, October 22nd for the first 20 registered. First registered, first served, as supplies last. Recommended for ages 16+.…Learn More
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Saturday, October 2311:00 AM—12:00 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

Wizards, Wands, and Potions with Sloan-Longway (in-person)

Wizards, Wands, and Potions with Sloan-Longway (in-person)Step into another world full of wizards and witches with friends from the Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium. Cauldrons will bubble and potions will change color. Is it magic or chemistry? Build your own light-up wand and squish your fingers into ghost brains. This program is designed for children aged 8-12, but teens are welcome to join us as well.

Saturday, October 231:00—2:00 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

Wizards, Wands, and Potions with Sloan-Longway (in-person)

Wizards, Wands, and Potions with Sloan-Longway (in-person)Step into another world full of wizards and witches with friends from the Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium. Cauldrons will bubble and potions will change color. Is it magic or chemistry? Build your own light-up wand and squish your fingers into ghost brains. This program is designed for children aged 8-12, but teens are welcome to join us as well.
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Monday, October 256:00—7:00 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

Lego with Librarians

Lego Building and LandscapingGrab your blocks and build with Ms. Natalie on the last Monday of every month. We will have different prompts each time and everyone will be able to show off all the cool things they are building. If you don't have Legos, feel free to build with any other kind of building toys! Registrants will receive a link to the zoom meeting via email after registering.…Learn More

Monday, October 256:00—7:00 PMLarge Study RoomLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

In Person Notary with John

John Hogan from Comerica Bank returns to offer evening hours for notary services. Please bring a photo id and do not sign your documents before arrival. No appointment required, first-come, first-served. Masks are required.
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Tuesday, October 26All DayZoom

Virtual Storytime

Every Tuesday and Thursday we upload a new storytime with Ms. Natalie or Ms. Jocelyn, so join us for stories and songs! Videos can be found on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LTPLMI/videos and on our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEn6k2D9x4AqBmvNuRy8ajQ
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Wednesday, October 277:00—8:30 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

In Person Michigan's Lonely Hearts Killers: A History of Cupid Club Crimes and Criminals

In Person Michigan's Lonely Hearts Killers: A History of Cupid Club Crimes and CriminalsThis is the in-person option for attending this event. There is a virtual option, online using zoom, that you can register for here. February 1949: RCA introduced the first 45rpm record; President Truman began his second term; the first TV soap opera debuted; and the couple who would become infamous as the “Lonely Hearts Killers” arrived in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where they committed a crime that would bring an end to their cross-country crime spree.…Learn More
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Thursday, October 2810:30—11:15 AMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

In Person - Storytime @ LTPL

Librarian reading stories to parents and toddlersJoin Ms. Natalie or Ms. Jocelyn for stories, songs, bubbles, and lots of fun! This program is designed to encourage a love of language, learning, and reading while practicing listening skills. Designed for children ages 0 - 6 and their families. Registration is required. Each child will have their own hula hoop-sized area to sit in to help ensure social distancing.

Thursday, October 286:00—7:00 PMZoom

Family Virtual Halloween Trivia

Trivia wordart with starsDo you know enough about Halloween and Autumn topics to ace our trivia? Join us for a live online quiz to test your knowledge! Participants will need one device to log into zoom and a second device (like a phone) to log into Kahoot to answer questions. All ages are welcome to participate and registrants will receive a link to the zoom session.
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Friday, October 292:00—3:30 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

In Person - Genealogy Roundtable

In Person - Genealogy RoundtableAll are welcome to come share their ideas, show genealogy treasures or tell us about a brick wall that they have encountered. We all have a lot of experiences to share with each other!Please register below. You will receive a confirmation email, and a reminder one day prior to the event.…Learn More
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Saturday, October 301:00—2:30 PMLibrary Community CenterLyon Township Public Library27005 S. Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI, 48178

In Person Using Native Plants in Urban and Small Spaces

In Person Using Native Plants in Urban and Small SpacesLandscaping with native plants is often intimidating for those living in an urban or suburban setting. For those who are concerned that their landscaping be friendly to pollinators yet aesthetically pleasing it doesn't help that many of those plants seem to have the name ‘weed’ in their name such as swamp milkweed, butterfly weed, and ironweed.…Learn More
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