Reed City library has busy October schedule

By Heather Carpenter

Clerk, Reed City Public Library

REED CITY — It’s finally going to be the month of intense fall colors and Halloween events!

We’ve got a lot going on for this October, including Crafternoon: Fall Wreaths from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, the NEW Teen Book Club on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m. that will be alternating every second month with Teen Advisory Board, Halloween in the Park at the Westerburg Park from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, Paper Crafting: Bookmarks on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11-1pm, Tim Bazzett Author Talk/Book Signing on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m., and last but not least, Halloween Trick-Or-Treat on Monday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Lots of fun stuff happening to keep your eyes peeled for!

October 2011 - Schedule of Events

Monday 11 a.m. — 5 p.m.

Tuesday 11 a.m. — 7 p.m.

Wednesday 11 a.m. — 5 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. — 7 p.m.

Friday 11 a.m. — 5 p.m.

Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Reed City Public Library*410 Upton Ave., Reed City, MI, 49677 (231) 832-2131 &

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 1:30 p.m. Day Book Club

9/7/11- “Saving CeeCee Honeycutt” by Beth Hoffman

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 12, 19, and 26 11:15 a.m. — noon, Children’s Story Hour

Join Mrs. D for crafting, reading, songs and much more, back again for the fall season.

Monday, Oct. 10, 6 p.m. New Facility Meeting

If you are interested in becoming more involved in the new building project, we encourage you to attend.

Thursday, Oct. 13, 5:30 p.m. **NEW!!** Teen Book Club

Teens and pre-teens welcome to participate in the NEW teen book club. It will alternate every second Thursday, monthly, with Teen Advisory Board.

Saturday, Oct. 15, 1-3  p.m. Halloween in the Park—Westerburg Park

Dress up in your Halloween best for this fun Trick-or-Treat event! See if you can identify your librarians and other local celebrities in full costume. FREE EVENT.

Thursday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m. Evening Book Club

“Arc of Justice” by Kevin Boyle as a part of the Great Michigan Read Event.

Saturday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Paper Crafting: Bookmarks

Design, create and laminate bookmarks from samples or from your own imagination for FREE.

Monday, Oct. 24, 6 p.m. Reed City Public Library Board Meeting

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Thursday, Oct. 27, 5-7 p.m. Tim Bazzett Author Talk/ Book Signing

Come in for a meet and greet of local Reed City author, Tim Bazzett. He’s written books like “Reed City Boy”, “Book Lover”, and internationally popular “Soldier Boy”.

Monday, Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m. Halloween Trick-or-Treat

Visit the Library for fun and goodies as part of your Reed City Trick-or-Treating.

Programs are free, but donations are welcome.