Chippewa Valley art students will be on display at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library next month.
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Residents in Clinton and Macomb Townships can take advantage of a number of eReader services at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library.
Read all about it: eReaders are a big hit at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library. To deal with increasing demand, the library will offer more eReader services for residents in Clinton Township and Macomb Township. Among the programs are YouTube tutorials that teach users how to download books to popular eReader devices such as the Kindle and Nook. The Main Library also has a “tinker table” for residents to test four of the more popular eReader devices before buying one. Downloads on the library’s eBook service have increased significantly. When the service began in 2011, the library said there were only 300 checkouts per month. But in the last year, that number has grown to 1,250 per month. “When items are available online people think that…
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Macomb Township residents will find the library open on the holiday.
The Clinton-Macomb Public Library, which has branches in Macomb and Clinton townships, will remain open Monday on President's Day. The library programs and events are scheduled throughout the day. Check out the library's website for more information.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Detroit-based group will perform jazz standards and popular favorites during a concert March 3 at the main library in Clinton Township.
The Clinton-Macomb Public Library's Music at Main Sunday concert series will swing into the world of jazz next month with a performance by four-part harmony vocal jazz ensemble, Metro Jazz Voices. Based in Detroit, the group's program consists of jazz stardards and popular favorites sung in four-part harmony and accompanied by saxophone, piano, bass, flute and drums. The concert, scheduled for 2 p.m. March 3 at the main library on Romeo Plank Road, was made possible in part by an Arts and Humanities Touring Grant from the Michigan Humanities Council and Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs. "We always strive to bring in top-notch musicians to the library and we’re thrilled that this grant will help us bring in a great band like …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Featuring 22 preschool providers, the fair will run from 10 a.m. to noon in the main library's auditorium.
Starting the preschool search for your 2- or 3-year-old? The Clinton-Macomb Public Library main branch will host its annual Preschool Fair Saturday, Jan. 26, to introduce parents many of the programs available locally. Featuring 22 preschool providers, the fair will run from 10 a.m. to noon in the main library's auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. More: Open House Dates for Private Schools in Clinton Township and Beyond The schools that are scheduled to attend include: During the fair, guests will have an opportunity to meet with school representatives and pick up additional information on each program. While parents should plan to tour the schools they're interested in, L’Anse Creuse Early Childhood Center Director …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
The Fifth Michigan Regimental Band will give a free performance at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library main branch Sunday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m.
Clinton-Macomb Public Library patrons have an opportunity to travel back in time today courtesy of a performance by the Fifth Michigan Regimental Band. Part of the library's "Music at Main" Sunday concert series, this particular performance has been booked to complement the main library's current exhibit, Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War. Donning period attire and using antique and replica sax horns and wood rope tension drums, members of the band take great care to bring the history of the Civil War era alive for their audience. The performance will include a program of pre-1865 compositions, instruments, attire, flags, and customs of the era. The concert, which begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, is free and open to all ages. …
Monday, December 31, 2012
See what the year's most popular books and DVDs were among Clinton-Macomb Public Library patrons.
With a total of 2,505 check-outs for the series as a whole, Diary of a Wimpy Kid was Mr. Popular among Clinton-Macomb Public Library patrons in 2012. The six-book series by Jeff Kinney snagged the top six spots of the library's list of most-circulated books in 2012, with the sixth installment, Diary of a Wimply Kid: Cabin Fever, taking the No. 1 spot with 521 check-outs for the year. Kathryn Stockett's The Help ranked No. 7 and surprisingly, or perhaps not surprisngly, the much talked about erotic novel, Fifty Shades of Grey, didn't even crack the top 20 for books. Read more: Download books fom the library for your iPad or eReader free In film, sequels reigned, with Cars 2 pulling just 39 check-outs ahead of Harry Potter and the Deathly …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Here's how to access free eBooks from the Clinton-Macomb Public Library.
If your gifts include a devide of the eReading sort, the Clinton-Macomb Public Library has a collection of titles that you can borrow to get your eReading adventure started. Library card holders in Clinton or Macomb townships can browse the collection by visiting the website for Suburban Library Cooperative's (SLC) OverDrive Collection. (Go to the Clinton-Macomb Public Library online catalog and limit your search to the "All Downloadables from Overdrive" collection.) The library's default loan period for eBooks is seven days, although patrons can keep eBooks for up to 14 days. When the loan period is over, access to the title simply expires (meaning no overdue fees!). Don't see the title you want? The library also recommends these sites …
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Sunday, Oct. 21, is the last day for the Friends of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library's fall used book sale. Shoppers can purchase a bag of books for $5 from 1:15-3:15 p.m. at the main branch in Clinton Township.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
The Friends of the Library will host their annual fall used book sale at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library's main branch Oct. 18-21.
Clear some space on your bookshelves, Clinton Township, the Friends of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library are hosting their annual fall used book sale this week. The sale will take over all meeting rooms at the library's main branch on Romeo Plank, including three "special rooms" where library patrons can find audiovisual items, children's books and quality books. All other books will be sorted by genre and alphabetized by author in the library's auditorium. The sale, which opens to the general public Thursday, Oct. 18, is one of the largest used books sales in Macomb County. Proceeds from the sale are used to fund library programs such as the Sunday concert series, summer reading clubs and all other library programs. Sale Schedule …