Book Sales at the Farmer's Market
October 20, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Stock up on good books along with fresh fruits, veggies, and flowers at the Imlay City Farmer's Market!
Weather permitting, library staff will be at the market on the third Thursday of each month from June - October, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, with a selection of gently used books for sale.
Banned Books Week
Sept 26th- Oct 1
Banned books week is the week long embodiment of the intellectual freedom that we in this country enjoy. In countless countries across the world, books that we cherish never see the light of day. To celebrate the fact that we're such a free thinking land we have a slew of cool things to help you celebrate!
- A banned books display that's all "fired up"
- Photo op- tag us on Facebook, we would love to see your pictures!
- Banned book games
- A showing of Easy A (PG13) -based on The Scarlet Letter one of the most banned books in history- on September 29th at 4:00.
Hoopla is Here!
What’s all the HOOPLA about? We are excited to announce the availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital – all you need is a valid library card!
Ruth Hughes Library card holders from our district (Imlay City, Imlay Township, and Attica Township) can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers.
Hoopla digital has a simple sign-up and easy-to-use interface, so it’s easy to get to your listening and viewing experience. There’s also no waiting to borrow popular movies, TV shows, albums or audiobooks. And hoopla digital’s automatic return feature eliminates late fees.
To get started with this exciting new service, just go to www.ruthhughes.org and click on the hoopla icon, or click here to learn more: hoopla help.
September 26th @ 4pm - Attica Branch
Have an Apple iPad and aren't sure how to use it? Bring it to the Ruth Hughes Attica branch and join our iPad 101 class! Learn the parts and features of an iPad, navigating the home screen, downloading and deleting apps, creating and editing folders, connecting to WiFi networks, and more. Stop in or call 810-724-8043 to register.
Yoga @ the Library
Sept. 26th & Oct. 3rd @ 6:30pm - Oct. 14th & 21st @ 1:00pm
Curious about Yoga? Wondering what it is, why people do it, or how it can benefit you? Then join us at the library as we stretch and pose with instructor Dina Miramonti! Bring a mat, wear comfortable clothing, and register to save your spot by calling 810-724-8043.
Movie Showing-Easy A
Thursday, September 29th @ 4pm
Celebrate banned books week by joining us for a viewing of the movie Easy A, featuring actress Emma Stone. The movie is based on the book The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, one of the most banned books in history! Light refreshments will be served.
Social Security Planning
September 28th @ 6:30pm
David Trimble of AXA Advisors presents the program Securing Your Retirement: Transforming Social Security Into a Winning Retirement Strategy
. This course covers all aspects of Social Security planning, including an in depth discussion of how to maximize spousal benefits and plan for widower or divorcee situations. Each participant will receive an informative packet. Call 810-724-8043 to register.