Ladies Library Backroom Booksale!
Jul
19
Jul 25

Ladies Library Backroom Booksale!

The Ladies Library Association (LLA) presents great deals on hardcovers, paperbacks, children's books, and more.  Price list schedule is as follows: Wednesday (9-5pm) & Thursday (9-8pm): Hardbacks $1, Paperbacks $.50, Children's $.50 or 3/$1, Magazines $.25 or 5/$1, Audio & Video $1  Friday (9-5pm) & Saturday (9-2pm) Hardbacks $.50, Paperbacks $.50 or 3/$1, Children's $.25 or 5/$1, Magazines 8/$1, Audio & Video $.50 or 5/$2  Monday (9-5pm) & Tuesday (9-3pm) Everything $2 per bag!

Family Storytime
Jul
25
10:30 am10:30

Family Storytime

  • Dowagiac District Library

Our storytimes help two- to four-year-olds get ready for kindergarten by encouraging them to read, write, talk, sing, and play!  Children of all abilities are welcome, and caregivers are encouraged to participate as well.

Game Day
Jul
27
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Young Writer's Workshop
Jul
31
1:00 pm13:00

Young Writer's Workshop

Children's author Deanna Scelzo will show you how to improve your writing through journaling. Participants will leave with their own personalized journal! Call the Library 782-3826 or stop in to sign up.

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Family Storytime
Aug
1
10:30 am10:30

Family Storytime

Our storytimes help two- to four-year-olds get ready for kindergarten by encouraging them to read, write, talk, sing, and play!  Children of all abilities are welcome, and caregivers are encouraged to participate as well.

Game Day
Aug
3
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Family Movie- Minions!
Aug
5
11:00 am11:00

Family Movie- Minions!

This summer the first Saturday of every month is reserved for family movies.  Join us for a movie and a snack up in the Youth Services Area!

Family Storytime
Aug
8
10:30 am10:30

Family Storytime

Our storytimes help two- to four-year-olds get ready for kindergarten by encouraging them to read, write, talk, sing, and play!  Children of all abilities are welcome, and caregivers are encouraged to participate as well.

Library Board Meeting
Aug
8
6:30 pm18:30

Library Board Meeting

The Library Board of Trustees meets every second Tuesday of the month at the Library.  Meeting is open to the public.  For more information contact Matt Weston, Library Director mweston@dowagiacdl.org.  Past meeting minutes can be found here

Game Day
Aug
10
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Classics Book Discussion: Ethan Frome
Aug
12
10:30 am10:30

Classics Book Discussion: Ethan Frome

Have you ever wanted an excuse to read the 'classic' works of literature?  Just need a little motivation?  Stop at the front desk and check out a classic!  Read it and come to the Library to discuss with others, or follow the discussion online here and participate at your convenience.

Family Storytime
Aug
15
10:30 am10:30

Family Storytime

Our storytimes help two- to four-year-olds get ready for kindergarten by encouraging them to read, write, talk, sing, and play!  Children of all abilities are welcome, and caregivers are encouraged to participate as well.

Game Day
Aug
17
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Witness the Eclipse!
Aug
21
1:00 pm13:00

Witness the Eclipse!

Come to the Library and grab some glasses to witness the eclipse!  Drinks and eclipse-related snacks provided.  Sunglasses and eclipse education kit provided by STAR-Net's Nasa@mylibrary initiative.

Family Storytime
Aug
22
10:30 am10:30

Family Storytime

Our storytimes help two- to four-year-olds get ready for kindergarten by encouraging them to read, write, talk, sing, and play!  Children of all abilities are welcome, and caregivers are encouraged to participate as well.

Summer Reading Pizza Party!
Aug
24
1:00 pm13:00

Summer Reading Pizza Party!

Participants of our Summer Reading Program will be rewarded with a pizza party for their positive involvement towards “Building a Better World”. If you've completed and turned in at least one Summer Reading BINGO sheet, you're invited to the party!  Hosted by Honor Credit Union Dowagiac.

Game Day
Aug
24
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Family Storytime
Aug
29
10:30 am10:30

Family Storytime

Our storytimes help two- to four-year-olds get ready for kindergarten by encouraging them to read, write, talk, sing, and play!  Children of all abilities are welcome, and caregivers are encouraged to participate as well.

Summer Reading BINGO- Ends!
Aug
31
9:00 am09:00

Summer Reading BINGO- Ends!

The Summer Reading Program ends today.  Turn in your completed BINGO sheet(s) for one last chance to win prizes.  Thanks for playing this summer!

Game Day
Aug
31
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Classics Book Discussion: Dracula
Oct
14
10:30 am10:30

Classics Book Discussion: Dracula

Have you ever wanted an excuse to read the 'classic' works of literature?  Just need a little motivation?  Stop at the front desk and check out a classic!  Read it and come to the Library to discuss with others, or follow the discussion online here and participate at your convenience.


Game Day
Jul
20
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Family Storytime
Jul
18
10:30 am10:30

Family Storytime

Our storytimes help two- to four-year-olds get ready for kindergarten by encouraging them to read, write, talk, sing, and play!  Children of all abilities are welcome, and caregivers are encouraged to participate as well.

Game Day
Jul
13
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Family Storytime
Jul
11
10:30 am10:30

Family Storytime

Our storytimes help two- to four-year-olds get ready for kindergarten by encouraging them to read, write, talk, sing, and play!  Children of all abilities are welcome, and caregivers are encouraged to participate as well.

Messy Time
Jul
7
11:00 am11:00

Messy Time

Kids and Teens of all ages are invited to join us for Messy Time.  Meet us out back on the green!

Game Day
Jul
6
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Closed for Independence Day
Jul
4
9:00 am09:00

Closed for Independence Day

The Library will be open Monday the 3rd and Wednesday the 5th, but will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th for the holiday.  Happy birthday, America!

Messy Time
Jun
30
11:00 am11:00

Messy Time

Kids and Teens of all ages are invited to join us for Messy Time.  Meet us out back on the green!

Game Day
Jun
29
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

  • Dowagiac District Library

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

Family Storytime
Jun
27
10:30 am10:30

Family Storytime

Our storytimes help two- to four-year-olds get ready for kindergarten by encouraging them to read, write, talk, sing, and play!  Children of all abilities are welcome, and caregivers are encouraged to participate as well.

Messy Time
Jun
23
11:00 am11:00

Messy Time

Kids and Teens of all ages are invited to join us for Messy Time.  Meet us out back on the green!

Game Day
Jun
22
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Messy Time
Jun
16
11:00 am11:00

Messy Time

Kids and Teens of all ages are invited to join us for Messy Time.  Meet us out back on the green!

Summer Reading Bingo- Begins!
Jun
16
9:00 am09:00

Summer Reading Bingo- Begins!

Play summer reading BINGO with us and win special buttons!  BINGO reading sheets are available at the Library starting June 16th.  Complete five squares in a row to collect your first button (complete more sheets to win more buttons).  Turning in sheets throughout the summer also enters you automatically into our prize drawings!  Categories children, tweens/teens, and adult.

Game Day
Jun
15
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Classics Book Discussion: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Jun
10
10:30 am10:30

Classics Book Discussion: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

Have you ever wanted an excuse to read the 'classic' works of literature?  Just need a little motivation?  Stop at the front desk and check out a classic!  Read it and come to the Library to discuss with others, or follow the discussion online here and participate at your convenience.

Tabletop for Adults
Jun
6
5:00 pm17:00

Tabletop for Adults

Hey adults! Come play Catan, Ticket to Ride, Tokaido…or bring your own game and unplug with other adults.

Family Movie- Despicable Me
Jun
3
11:00 am11:00

Family Movie- Despicable Me

This summer the first Saturday of every month is reserved for family movies.  Join us for a movie and a snack up in the Youth Services Area!

Game Day- Cancelled today
Jun
1
3:00 pm15:00

Game Day- Cancelled today

Teens are invited to come play together on our X-Box 360 in the Youth Area.  We have an assortment of X-Box games and four controllers, as well as tabletop games.  Each round lasts 30 minutes so that everyone gets a turn.

 

Adult Coloring
May
30
6:00 pm18:00

Adult Coloring

Come to the Library Tuesdays from 6-8pm and relax with our adult coloring group.  We'll have hot tea, special pens and pencils, and lots of pages for you to fill in!  Even if you can't make the group feel free to come in during Library hours and checkout one of our coloring books.  Take it home, fill it in, and when you come back show us what you've done!

Memorial Day
May
29
9:00 am09:00

Memorial Day

The Library is open Saturday, May 27th, closed Sunday, and closed Monday, May 29th for the Memorial Day holiday.  We will re-open on Tuesday at 9am.

Spring Into Your Library: Deep Nature Program
May
13
10:00 am10:00

Spring Into Your Library: Deep Nature Program

Jefferson Ballew, Traditionalist from the Pokagon Band, will utilize items gathered from the earth to create a Sacred Fire. He will explain the tools and natural materials used to create the fire and the relationships we have to those items.

Next, experience a Deep Nature Connection with Justin Lake. Through stories and outdoor activities, we will learn routines that awaken our senses and help us restore our connections with the natural world. We will be exploring what it means to feel a deep sense of place.

Volunteer Sign-up!
May
12
1:00 pm13:00

Volunteer Sign-up!

The American Red Cross will be here from 1-4pm looking for people to become disaster response volunteers for Cass County.  Be a hero and sign up to volunteer!