Upcoming Author Talks

Author Talks with New York Times Bestselling Authors!

Register for online author talks here

We’re excited to share a mix of online author talks from New York Times Best Selling Authors and a Pulitzer Prize winning historian this summer. Read on for details on each talk and to register for other upcoming talks. Each event will include the opportunity for you to ask your questions.

We look forward to you joining us for exciting author talks!

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Summer Connection Reads

Adults, are you looking for some new reads to fill in your Summer Connection gameboard? Look no further! Here’s our list of Summer Connection Reads – click on the link to view summaries and place holds. You can also stop in and grab a paper copy, gameboard included!

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Crafting Social Groups

Our crafting social groups meet monthly. All experience levels and crafts are welcome. Each meet-up is intended to be a social group, not an instructional class. At the end of each meeting, we will take turns talking about our projects.

Mornings: The Hook & Needle group meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 10:30am-12:30pm.
Evenings: The W.I.P. group meets the 1st Thursday of the month from 6:00pm-8:00pm.

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Get Set Up

Free Online Classes for Seniors

Learn and connect with others in classes from GetSetUp! The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with GetSetUp to bring Michigan seniors hundreds of live online classes on a variety of subjects. Learn everything from art and history to technology and exercise…and everything in between!

Learn more and browse the class offerings at GetSetUp.io. Enter code MICHIGANHEALTH when registering for a class to ensure free attendance.

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Teen Summer Connection

Registration begins June 1st!

To participate in PDL’s Summer Connection, follow these instructions to register for an account on Beanstack. Teens can participate by themselves, but the program is also designed so whole families can participate together. After you register, you can simply add all your family members as “readers” on the account. Complete at least one activity a week to earn badges and a prize.

Interested in what programs and activities we’ll be offering? Check out our Teen Summer Calendar to see (or print) all the upcoming activities we’ve put together for you!

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