2011-06-05 / Library Lines

LIBRARY Lines


UNITED FINANCIAL CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCES OPEN HOUSE OF NEW OFFICE – United Financial Credit Union is pleased to announce the completion of their merger with Consumers Choice Credit Union. The merger gives United Financial a sixth location in the Great Lakes Bay Region; this is their second location in Saginaw Township. “United Financial would like to welcome all of the members and staff of Consumers Choice Credit Union. We look forward to continuing to serve these members and being able to offer them new Credit Union services,” says David Cibulka, president/ CEO of United Financial. United Financial will hold an Open House at the new location, 2510 Weiss St., on Thursday, June 9 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to stop in, meet the staff, win prizes and see the new location. David Cibulka (left) will continue as president/ CEO of United Financial Credit Union and Jeanne O’Connor, former president/CEO of Consumers Choice Credit Union (right) retired in January 2011. (Courtesy Photo) UNITED FINANCIAL CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCES OPEN HOUSE OF NEW OFFICE – United Financial Credit Union is pleased to announce the completion of their merger with Consumers Choice Credit Union. The merger gives United Financial a sixth location in the Great Lakes Bay Region; this is their second location in Saginaw Township. “United Financial would like to welcome all of the members and staff of Consumers Choice Credit Union. We look forward to continuing to serve these members and being able to offer them new Credit Union services,” says David Cibulka, president/ CEO of United Financial. United Financial will hold an Open House at the new location, 2510 Weiss St., on Thursday, June 9 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to stop in, meet the staff, win prizes and see the new location. David Cibulka (left) will continue as president/ CEO of United Financial Credit Union and Jeanne O’Connor, former president/CEO of Consumers Choice Credit Union (right) retired in January 2011. (Courtesy Photo) River Rapids District Library
227 E. Broad Street
Chesaning
(989) 845-3211

River Rapids District Library is again participating in the Park & Read Program. Visit the library to borrow a book and a one-day vehicle permit good at any Michigan State Park and Recreation Area. Stop into the library and check out a pass!

Registration for the Children’s and Teen Summer Reading Programs begins on Monday, June 13.

Book Discussion Group is reading Case Histories by Kate Atkinson. We will be meeting Wednesday, June 15 at 7 p.m. Stop in and pick up a copy to enjoy. Bring a friend; there will be yummy refreshments!

Summer Hours: Monday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Wednesday Closed; Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Saturday Closed; Sunday Closed.

St. Charles District Library
104 W. Spruce Street
St. Charles
(989) 865-9451

The St. Charles District Library will hold a special Building Project Meeting on Sunday, June 5, at 4 p.m. at the library. The regular monthly board meeting will follow immediately after the special meeting. The public is invited to attend.

June is amnesty month – just return any overdue or lost item during the month of June and any fines or fees associated with that item will be waived.

Summer Reading Program for all ages June 6 through Friday, July 15. Please stop by the library to register and pickup program information.

Library patrons will now be required to have a library card to use our public access computers. Our public computers are now being managed by Envisionware and require a valid library card. Please stop at the circulation desk for more details.

The library now has a Wireless internet connection available. Stop at the circulation desk for details on how to join the wireless network.

We now have the capability to scan and print color copies. The cost is $.20 per scan and $.40 per page for color copies. Black and white copies will remain at the same price of $.20 each.

Starting July 1 library patrons will now be able to download audio and e-books to their own personal devices. A valid library card will be required to use the service.

Summer hours of operation are: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday – CLOSED (until after Labor Day).

Montrose Jennings
Memorial Library
241 Feher Drive
Montrose
(810) 639-6388

Jennings Memorial Library will be hosting the event “Animals From All Around Our World” on Saturday, June 25 at 11 a.m. Take an exciting look at animals from all around our world in this live animal presentation. This event is free to the public and there is no registration required.

The library will also be hosting “The Bubbleman” on Wednesday, June 29 at 4 p.m. Ron Loyd, also known as “The Bubbleman” has performed his bubble magic for over 20 years. He will demonstrate cube bubbles, smoke-filled bubbles, and more. This event is free to the public and there is no registration required.

For more information, call (810) 639-6388 or visit the Genesee District Library online at www.thegdl.org.

Taymouth Township Library
2361 E. Burt Road
(989) 770-4651

Do you like to camp? If you do, why don’t you come camping with us and read s’more books at the Taymouth Township Library. It’s a six week program and signup starts June 6. You will receive a calendar of events, a read a lottery booklet and you’ll get a chance to guess how many marshmallows are in our jar. For every five books you read, your camp host will put your name in the drawing for a $10 McDonald’s certificate and a $15 Cinema Hollywood certificate. On Tuesdays, if you bring your books back, you will get a treat and get a prize out of the camping bucket. Each week, there will be a different event going on. There will be face painting, Science Alive, a fun hour for ages 4 to 7 and the Flying Aces Dog Show, done in conjunction with Fleschner Library. There is no cost for these events and they are open to everyone. There will also be assorted activity sheets to take home.

Our camping adventure will end with parties for those that have participated in the program. The preschool thru fifth grade party will be held at the Burt Opera Hall on July 15 at 11 a.m., featuring Baffling Bill, the magician. After the show, all our camp readers and their parents can hike over to the picnic table for grilled hot dogs, potato chips and a cool glass of Kool-Aid, topped off with a good cookie. The pizza party for grades six thru 12 will be held at the library on July 14 at 11:30 a.m. We will be playing camp bingo for prizes.

Book bags and certificates will be handed out at both parties. If you cannot make it, be sure and stop at the library and pick them up.

So all you campers grab those marshmallow sticks and join us for s’more reading fun! Remember signup begins June 6.

Be sure and check out our mural done by the MGMS eigth grade art students.

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