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Georgetown Charter Township Public Library
Whether you are a beginner or the owner of a green thumb, stop by the library to "check out" packets from our seed library. All ages are welcome to participate while supplies last. Please take up to 3 packages per family.
Our seed library cabinet is located by the Circulation Desk on the main level of the library.
Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Conference Room
Sign up for a 25 minute slot with our resident tech guru who will answer your questions and walk you through troubles with your devices.
Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Children's Programming Room
Join our theme-based book club! Participants in 3rd - 6th grade will eat pizza, discuss what they have read, and participate in a Library auction to end the hour.
New Policy: If you register for a children's program and don't attend (without canceling your registration by the start of the program) twice in a row, you will not be able to register for children's programs for one month. You may stop by at the start of a program to see if there's room and you may still attend drop-in programs.
Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Meeting Room AB
Join us for a 30-minute session of mindfulness meditation led by Adult Services Librarian, Laura. This practice couldn’t be simpler: take a good seat, pay attention to the breath, and when your attention wanders, return. Benefits of meditation include reducing stress, lowering heart rate, improved immunity, and better sleep. We will use Insight Timer.
Want to try cooking or baking something new but aren't sure where to begin? Pick up a Spice of Life: Grab & Go Kit from the library. Each month will feature a new recipe with the different herbs and spices needed for the dish. The kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last! No registration is required. Please only take one kit per person.
This month's feature is Japanese Popcorn featuring Shichimi Togarashi a 7 spice mix that includes, chili pepper, orange peel, black sesame, white sesame, Japanese pepper, ginger and seaweed.
Join us for a fun hour of exploring with playdough! During this drop-in program, we'll have playdough, tools, and some other fun accessories for you to use.
Working with playdough is great for using and advancing fine motor skills, developing hand-eye coordination, encouraging imagination, and promoting math and literacy development.
All ages welcome.
Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Large Programming Room (Basement)
Thursday hangouts are non-structured free play: enjoy Nintendo Switch games, board games, and conversation with friends.
Touch, hear, see, and play! This drop in play time focuses on letting kids play and learn using their senses, using things like textured blocks, water, sound tubes, ball pit, and foam paint. Come and go as you please during the hour.
Ages 0-5. Play clothes that can get messy are encouraged.
PARENTAL SUPERVISION REQUIRED. Some of our sensory bins include small pieces, which are great for sensory play, but mean you'll want to keep a close eye on your little ones!
Celebrate World Bee Day at the GT Connection's Senior Center with Kim Wood. Kim is a current beekeeper, retired teacher, and a true bee enthusiast. She loves sharing her passion for pollinators with others. This event is free, registration is required.
Get ready for giant candy fun! If you like playing Candy Land, you'll love our life-sized Candy Land game. Make your way around the Candy Land board and collect fun treats on your way to King Candy.
Please make sure to register every child who will participate. We will not be able to accommodate additional, unregistered guests due to limited quantities of materials and space limitations.
Please be sure to arrive a few minutes early for your registered time slot; due to popularity and space limitations, we will not be able to offer alternate time slots for anyone unable to attend at their registered time.
Read the book and then join us as we watch the film adaptation together. Copies are available at the library while supplies last.
Death on the Nile
Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot's vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple's idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against an epic landscape of sweeping Egyptian desert vistas and the majestic Giza pyramids, this tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy features a cosmopolitan group of impeccably dressed travelers, and enough wicked twists and turns to leave audiences guessing until the final, shocking denouement.
Join us for our cookbook club! At this meeting, we will share recipes and taste the delicious food everyone makes! To participate, please find a recipe based on the month's theme. May's theme is brunch. Make the dish and bring it to the library for the meeting (plates & utensils will be provided by the library). Please also bring a copy (or a few) of the recipe to share with others. At the meeting, everyone will try each other's dishes and discuss the recipes. Join us for this fun new program here at the library! Please register so that we have an idea of how many will be attending.
Each participant will be required to sign a waiver at the start of the meeting.
Take a monthly journey through American history through various works of award-winning non-fiction, historical fiction, and some American classics. Copies of the books will be available at the library as supplies last. Join us at any or all of the discussion groups to talk about the book and the time period it represents.
Widow of the South by Robert Hicks
Tennessee, 1864. On a late autumn day, near a little town called Franklin, 10,000 men will soon lie dead or dying in a battle that will change many lives for ever. None will be more changed than Carrie McGavock, who finds her home taken over by the Confederate army and turned into a field hospital. Taking charge, she finds the courage to face up to the horrors around her and, in doing so, finds a cause.
Out on the battlefield, a tired young Southern soldier drops his guns and charges...
Join us for a monthly adult book discussion where all are welcome. Books can be picked up at the circulation desk starting April 16, 2022. May's book is "Nothing to See Here" by Kevin Wilson.
Lillian and Madison were unlikely roommates and yet inseparable friends at their elite boarding school. But then Lillian had to leave the school unexpectedly in the wake of a scandal and they’ve barely spoken since. Until now, when Lillian gets a letter from Madison pleading for her help.
Madison’s twin stepkids are moving in with her family and she wants Lillian to be their caretaker. However, there’s a catch: the twins spontaneously combust when they get agitated, flames igniting from their skin in a startling but beautiful way. Lillian is convinced Madison is pulling her leg, but it’s the truth.
Thinking of her dead-end life at home, the life that has consistently disappointed...
A young couple's relationship clashes with the harsh realities of the California Gold Rush of 1850. Angel, facing demons that seem unsurmountable, meets Michael, a farmer who wants her for his wife. As Angel experiences love for the first time, feelings of unworthiness cause her to run from the new life she doesn't think she deserves. When Michael sets out to find her, Angel discovers that she has the power to choose the life she wants.