Elk Rapids District Library

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Welcome to the Elk Rapids District Library

The Library serves residents of the Village and Township of Elk Rapids, Milton and Torch Lake Townships.

Non resident library cards are available to those outside the district.


Upcoming Library Events


Wednesday, September 2nd, 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Island House Readers: September's book selection is The Other Wes Moore, by Wes MooreJoin Sue and the lively discussion group in the Library meeting room!


Wednesday, September 9th, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Story Hour is back!!  Bring the kids and join Sue and Chuck for stories, music and a craft. Every Wednesday in the library meeting room. (Will not be held if school is cancelled or on school holidays).


Friday, September 11th, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.mMake Noise at the Library is back!   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 experience with local musician, Kathryn Christian. They will have so much fun they won't even know they are learning!


Saturday, September 12th, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m   Pinterest Teen Craft Class. Join Kim in making 'washer pendants'. There is no charge and all materials will be provided, just bring your creativity. The class is free but space is limited. Call and register. 231-264-9979


Thursday, September 24th, 7 p.m, An Evening with An Author  Dan Jacobs, The Natural Laws of Selling: The Essential Truths. Harness the raw power of the natural laws underlying all methods and techniques of selling, and you will jump-start your sales career with previously untapped energy. Dan will be speaking at the Elk Rapids Historical Museum (301 Traverse St). The event is free but donations to help with the preservation of the Museum are welcome!

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Monday, October 5, 12, 19, and 26th, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.  Beginning Writing Workshops with Karin Beery   Meeting 4 consecutive Mondays for anyone interested in learning new writing skills or sharpening existing skills. The workshops are free but space is limited so please call the library to register. For information on Karin, please visit karinbeery.com


Saturday, October 10th, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m  Pinterest Craft Class with Kim. Craft to be announced.


Thursday, October 15th, 7:00 p.m., An Evening with an Author  Ann-Marie Oomen. Ms Oomen Roberts will be talking about her latest book,  Love, Sex, and 4-H. The story is a unique take on the tumultuous 1960s from a young woman growing up in rural Michigan. This event will be at the Elk Rapids Historical Museum and is free but donations for the preservation of the museum are always appreciated.


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