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Monday, August 21, 2017


12:30 PM - 3:00 PMSolar Eclipse Extravaganza



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Join the fun at a literal once in a lifetime event! For the first time in 38 years there will be a solar eclipse that is viable in the US! Zoom over to the Attica branch to take part in several eclipse related activities and enjoy a great view of the southern sky where the spectacle will occur! 


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMUsing the Michigan E Library



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay City Branch
Contact:  Jessica Bostian
Description:  The Michigan E Library is a vast resource of information available for free to Michigan residents. In addition to providing inter-library loan materials, MeLCat (Michigan E Library Catalog) also provides many education resources such as databases, teacher resources, test preparation, and more. Learn how to navigate this website and its many inlets at our MeL class. Register today!




Thursday, August 24, 2017


5:30 PMToddler Block Party



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Parents and Toddlers are welcome to "raise the roof" at Block Party! It may seem like just fun and games, but there is actually quite a bit of learning that goes on- like problem solving, imagination, motor and social skills, and so much more! Feel free to just show up; we have blocks and fun in abundance. 




Saturday, September 2, 2017


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Labor Day Weekend



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay City & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the Labor Day Weekend. 




Monday, September 4, 2017


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Labor Day



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay City & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for Labor Day. 




Tuesday, September 5, 2017


10:30 AMI Scream 4 Ice Cream Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica Branch
Contact:  
Description:                                     ***Please Note***
Immediately following this Storytime we will be making individual ice cream baggies as a craft. This ice cream will include the following:
Whole Dairy Milk
Sugar 
Vanilla 
If your child has food allergies or sensitives to any of these ingredients please bring appropriate substitutes. 




Thursday, September 7, 2017


5:00 PM - 7:30 PMOriginal Fidget Spinner Crafternoon



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Also known as String Spinners of Amish Spinners, these hypnotizing playthings have been keeping people entertained for years! Stop by to color and assemble your own. 

 




Friday, September 8, 2017


10:30 AMI Scream 4 Ice Cream Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:                                     ***Please Note***
Immediately following this Storytime we will be making individual ice cream baggies as a craft. This ice cream will include the following:
Whole Dairy Milk
Sugar 
Vanilla 
If your child has food allergies or sensitives to any of these ingredients please bring appropriate substitutes. 




Tuesday, September 12, 2017


10:30 AMWhere is Everything Going? Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, September 14, 2017


4:00 PMSit and Knit



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Sit and Knit is a wonderful opportunity for everyone who loves to do needlecrafts to come together to give aid, chat, swap patterns, and connect with other crafters. Knitting is not required; if you crochet, cross stitch, or do any other kind of stitching, join us! Everyone from the seasoned pro to the wobbly beginner is welcome!




Friday, September 15, 2017


10:30 AMWhere is Everything Going? Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Saturday, September 16, 2017


11:00 AM - 2:00 PMNational Play Doh Day



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  From the time it landed on store shelves Play-Doh has been delighting kids of all ages. Join us as we create homemade Play-Doh from several simple ingredients, then we'll pool or imaginations and get creating! 




Tuesday, September 19, 2017


10:30 AMArrr Pirates Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, September 21, 2017


6:30 PMArrr Pirates Imlay Eve Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Friday, September 22, 2017


10:30 AMArrr Pirates Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Tuesday, September 26, 2017


11:00 AMToddler Block Party



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, September 28, 2017


5:00 PM - 7:30 PMBanned Book Putt Putt Golf



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Banned Books Week (September 24th--30th) is an annual week of awareness for books that have been banned or challenged around the world, sponsored by the American Library Association. The First Amendment helps protect us from censorship here, and Banned Books Week is a reminder of this important right. This year we're setting up a Banned Books themed putt putt golf course: each hole will be themed after a banned or challenged book. Stop by to show off your golfing skills, celebrate your freedom to read, and learn about some great books all at the same time! 




Tuesday, October 3, 2017


10:30 AMTea Time Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Friday, October 6, 2017


10:30 AMTea Time Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Monday, October 9, 2017


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Columbus Day-Staff In Service



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay City & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for a staff in-service day. 




Tuesday, October 10, 2017


10:30 AMAwoo! Wolves Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, October 12, 2017


4:00 PMSit and Knit



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Sit and Knit is a wonderful opportunity for everyone who loves to do needlecrafts to come together to give aid, chat, swap patterns, and connect with other crafters. Knitting is not required; if you crochet, cross stitch, or do any other kind of stitching, join us! Everyone from the seasoned pro to the wobbly beginner is welcome!




Friday, October 13, 2017


10:30 AMAwoo! Wolves Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Tuesday, October 17, 2017


10:30 AMHats off! Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, October 19, 2017


6:30 PMHats off! Imlay Eve Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Friday, October 20, 2017


10:30 AMHats off! Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Tuesday, October 24, 2017


11:00 AMToddler Block Party



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, October 26, 2017


5:00 PM - 7:30 PMHalloween Paper Crafts



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  The leaves are changing and the air has turned brisk: that means it's almost time for Halloween! To celebrate this "boo-tiful" holiday, drop by the library to make some spooky and silly paper crafts. It's sure to be a "spooktacular" good time! 




Saturday, October 28, 2017


11:00 AM - 1:00 PMMerchant Trick or Treat



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Merchant Trick or Treat, the much beloved daylight Trick of Treating event in the business sectors of Imlay City that takes place the Saturday prior to Halloween. As always the library and her staff will be dressed to impress and ready to pass out candy! 




Tuesday, October 31, 2017


10:30 AMBubbles Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Wednesday, November 1, 2017


11:00 AMToddler Block Party



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Friday, November 3, 2017


10:30 AMBubbles Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Tuesday, November 7, 2017


10:30 AMUp thru the Atmosphere Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, November 9, 2017


4:00 PMSit and Knit



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  Sit and Knit is a wonderful opportunity for everyone who loves to do needlecrafts to come together to give aid, chat, swap patterns, and connect with other crafters. Knitting is not required; if you crochet, cross stitch, or do any other kind of stitching, join us! Everyone from the seasoned pro to the wobbly beginner is welcome!




Friday, November 10, 2017


10:30 AMUp thru the Atmosphere Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Tuesday, November 14, 2017


5:30 AMLet's talk turkey Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Attica Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Thursday, November 16, 2017


6:30 PMLet's talk turkey Imlay Eve Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Friday, November 17, 2017


10:30 AMLet's talk turkey Storytime



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City Branch
Contact:  
Description:  




Saturday, November 18, 2017


11:00 AM - 2:00 PMInternational Games Day



Location:  Ruth Hughes--Imlay City
Contact:  
Description:  It may be November and chilly, but it is heating up here at the library with all the fantastic fun to be had at International Games Day. We'll be chock full of games to play, prizes to win, and fun to share! People around the globe are uniting in board game merriment, why not you too?




Thursday, November 23, 2017


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Thanksgiving Day



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay City & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for Thanksgiving. 




Friday, November 24, 2017


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Thanksgiving Holiday



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay CIty & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. 




Saturday, December 23, 2017


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Christmas Eve Observed



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay City & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday. 




Monday, December 25, 2017


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Christmas Day



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay City & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday. 




Tuesday, December 26, 2017


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-Christmas Holiday



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay City & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday. 




Saturday, December 30, 2017


5:30 AMLibrary Closed-New Year's Eve Observed



Location:  Ruth Hughes Imlay City & Ruth Hughes Attica
Contact:  
Description:  Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the New Year's holiday.


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Monday, August 21, 2017

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Solar Eclipse Extravaganza
Join the fun at a literal once in a lifetime event! For the first time in 38 years there will be a solar eclipse that is viable in the US! Zoom over to the Attica branch to take part in several eclipse related activities and enjoy a great view of the southern sky where the spectacle will occur! 

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Using the Michigan E Library
The Michigan E Library is a vast resource of information available for free to Michigan residents. In addition to providing inter-library loan materials, MeLCat (Michigan E Library Catalog) also provides many education resources such as databases, teacher resources, test preparation, and more. Learn how to navigate this website and its many inlets at our MeL class. Register today!



Thursday, August 24, 2017

5:30 PM
Toddler Block Party
Parents and Toddlers are welcome to "raise the roof" at Block Party! It may seem like just fun and games, but there is actually quite a bit of learning that goes on- like problem solving, imagination, motor and social skills, and so much more! Feel free to just show up; we have blocks and fun in abundance. 



Saturday, September 2, 2017

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Labor Day Weekend
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the Labor Day Weekend. 



Monday, September 4, 2017

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Labor Day
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for Labor Day. 



Tuesday, September 5, 2017

10:30 AM
I Scream 4 Ice Cream Storytime
                                   ***Please Note***
Immediately following this Storytime we will be making individual ice cream baggies as a craft. This ice cream will include the following:
Whole Dairy Milk
Sugar 
Vanilla 
If your child has food allergies or sensitives to any of these ingredients please bring appropriate substitutes. 



Thursday, September 7, 2017

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Original Fidget Spinner Crafternoon
Also known as String Spinners of Amish Spinners, these hypnotizing playthings have been keeping people entertained for years! Stop by to color and assemble your own. 

 



Friday, September 8, 2017

10:30 AM
I Scream 4 Ice Cream Storytime
                                   ***Please Note***
Immediately following this Storytime we will be making individual ice cream baggies as a craft. This ice cream will include the following:
Whole Dairy Milk
Sugar 
Vanilla 
If your child has food allergies or sensitives to any of these ingredients please bring appropriate substitutes. 



Tuesday, September 12, 2017

10:30 AM
Where is Everything Going? Storytime




Thursday, September 14, 2017

4:00 PM
Sit and Knit
Sit and Knit is a wonderful opportunity for everyone who loves to do needlecrafts to come together to give aid, chat, swap patterns, and connect with other crafters. Knitting is not required; if you crochet, cross stitch, or do any other kind of stitching, join us! Everyone from the seasoned pro to the wobbly beginner is welcome!



Friday, September 15, 2017

10:30 AM
Where is Everything Going? Storytime




Saturday, September 16, 2017

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
National Play Doh Day
From the time it landed on store shelves Play-Doh has been delighting kids of all ages. Join us as we create homemade Play-Doh from several simple ingredients, then we'll pool or imaginations and get creating! 



Tuesday, September 19, 2017

10:30 AM
Arrr Pirates Storytime




Thursday, September 21, 2017

6:30 PM
Arrr Pirates Imlay Eve Storytime




Friday, September 22, 2017

10:30 AM
Arrr Pirates Storytime




Tuesday, September 26, 2017

11:00 AM
Toddler Block Party




Thursday, September 28, 2017

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Banned Book Putt Putt Golf
Banned Books Week (September 24th--30th) is an annual week of awareness for books that have been banned or challenged around the world, sponsored by the American Library Association. The First Amendment helps protect us from censorship here, and Banned Books Week is a reminder of this important right. This year we're setting up a Banned Books themed putt putt golf course: each hole will be themed after a banned or challenged book. Stop by to show off your golfing skills, celebrate your freedom to read, and learn about some great books all at the same time! 



Tuesday, October 3, 2017

10:30 AM
Tea Time Storytime




Friday, October 6, 2017

10:30 AM
Tea Time Storytime




Monday, October 9, 2017

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Columbus Day-Staff In Service
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for a staff in-service day. 



Tuesday, October 10, 2017

10:30 AM
Awoo! Wolves Storytime




Thursday, October 12, 2017

4:00 PM
Sit and Knit
Sit and Knit is a wonderful opportunity for everyone who loves to do needlecrafts to come together to give aid, chat, swap patterns, and connect with other crafters. Knitting is not required; if you crochet, cross stitch, or do any other kind of stitching, join us! Everyone from the seasoned pro to the wobbly beginner is welcome!



Friday, October 13, 2017

10:30 AM
Awoo! Wolves Storytime




Tuesday, October 17, 2017

10:30 AM
Hats off! Storytime




Thursday, October 19, 2017

6:30 PM
Hats off! Imlay Eve Storytime




Friday, October 20, 2017

10:30 AM
Hats off! Storytime




Tuesday, October 24, 2017

11:00 AM
Toddler Block Party




Thursday, October 26, 2017

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Halloween Paper Crafts
The leaves are changing and the air has turned brisk: that means it's almost time for Halloween! To celebrate this "boo-tiful" holiday, drop by the library to make some spooky and silly paper crafts. It's sure to be a "spooktacular" good time! 



Saturday, October 28, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Merchant Trick or Treat
Merchant Trick or Treat, the much beloved daylight Trick of Treating event in the business sectors of Imlay City that takes place the Saturday prior to Halloween. As always the library and her staff will be dressed to impress and ready to pass out candy! 



Tuesday, October 31, 2017

10:30 AM
Bubbles Storytime




Wednesday, November 1, 2017

11:00 AM
Toddler Block Party




Friday, November 3, 2017

10:30 AM
Bubbles Storytime




Tuesday, November 7, 2017

10:30 AM
Up thru the Atmosphere Storytime




Thursday, November 9, 2017

4:00 PM
Sit and Knit
Sit and Knit is a wonderful opportunity for everyone who loves to do needlecrafts to come together to give aid, chat, swap patterns, and connect with other crafters. Knitting is not required; if you crochet, cross stitch, or do any other kind of stitching, join us! Everyone from the seasoned pro to the wobbly beginner is welcome!



Friday, November 10, 2017

10:30 AM
Up thru the Atmosphere Storytime




Tuesday, November 14, 2017

5:30 AM
Let's talk turkey Storytime




Thursday, November 16, 2017

6:30 PM
Let's talk turkey Imlay Eve Storytime




Friday, November 17, 2017

10:30 AM
Let's talk turkey Storytime




Saturday, November 18, 2017

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
International Games Day
It may be November and chilly, but it is heating up here at the library with all the fantastic fun to be had at International Games Day. We'll be chock full of games to play, prizes to win, and fun to share! People around the globe are uniting in board game merriment, why not you too?



Thursday, November 23, 2017

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Thanksgiving Day
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for Thanksgiving. 



Friday, November 24, 2017

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Thanksgiving Holiday
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. 



Saturday, December 23, 2017

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Christmas Eve Observed
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday. 



Monday, December 25, 2017

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Christmas Day
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday. 



Tuesday, December 26, 2017

5:30 AM
Library Closed-Christmas Holiday
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday. 



Saturday, December 30, 2017

5:30 AM
Library Closed-New Year's Eve Observed
Both branches of the Ruth Hughes Library will be closed for the New Year's holiday.