MAKE NOISE AT THE LIBRARY
Friday, June 3rd at 10:30 am
Did you know that singing and music can teach early
literacy skills? It's happening at the library! Bring your preschoolers up the hill for fun, music, and rhythm with local musician, Kathryn Christian. They will have so much fun they won't even know they are learning!
CHESS & CHECKERS CLUB
Fridays 2 pm - 4 pm
Beginning Friday June 10th through July 29th
Join us on the porch to play two of the oldest games in existence. Learn how to gain the skill set needed to win!
EVENING WITH AN AUTHOR
Thursday, June 16th, 7:30 pm
Elk Rapids Historical Museum
(301 Traverse Street)
Tobin Buhk, author and aficionado of history with a dark twist.
Join Tobin as he entertains with stories of murder and mayhem in Michigan. Hear about get rich quick schemes and serial killers!
To learn more about the author visit:
June 18th at 2 pm
Create your own one of a kind succulent book planter. Join Sarah for instruction and leave with your own little succulent garden. There is no cost & materials are provided, but space is limited. Call to reserve your spot.
Summer Reading Kick Off!!!
Wednesday, June 29th at 10:30 am at the Historic Elk Rapids Town Hall
(HERTH, 401 RIver St.)
Thursday, June 30th
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join Barbara Sorensen on the porch to learn how to knit, improve your skills, or just spend some time knitting with fellow fans. Bring your yarn and needles and spend some relaxing time on our porch.
Your receipts must be turned in by June 22nd. Please drop them in the container at the Circulation Desk. Thank you for your support, and thank you Village Market for supporting the community!
Do you love the library? Join the Friends of the Elk Rapids District Library and share the love. If you have some time to give you can help out in The Book Cellar, or with fundraising to support Library programs, or planning programs like the upcoming sculpture dedication. (An original John Goss sculpture will be installed in the Mildred Reed Guild Garden at the Library - a gift to the Library and the Community from the Friends and the ER Garden Club! More details coming soon.) The Friends have a busy summer planned - don't miss out! Visit our booth at Evening on River St. to learn more.
Begins Friday, June 3rd and continues every Friday through the summer.
8 am - 12 pm
Rotary Park, US-31
Saturday, June 4th
10 am - 5 pm
EVENING ON RIVER STREET
Begins Wednesday, June 22nd and continues every Wednesday through August 10
6 - 9 pm
FROM THE RECIPE BOX
10 am - 4 pm
11th annual juried fine-arts fair in Veterans Memorial Park on the shores of Grand Traverse Bay.
Broccoli and Bacon Salad
- 2 pounds broccoli florets
- 10 slices crisply cooked bacon, crumbled
- 1/2 cup chopped red onion
- 1/2 cup golden raisins
- 1/2 cup cashews (or sunflower seeds)
- 1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons vinegar
- Toss broccoli, bacon, red onion, raisins, cashews, and water chestnuts together in a large bowl.
- Whisk mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar together until smooth; pour over salad and toss to coat.
- Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until the dressing sets, at least 4 hours.
“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
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