Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Join us Saturday, June 18 at 11 am at the Swinging Bridge Park for our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party. We’re going to have wacky races, goofy games, fun prizes, and a fantastic picnic catered by City Bakery & Bistro. Please sign up at the library.

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Aitkin Library Painting Party

birch paintingLibrary Painting Party
Saturday, April 16 @ 10:00 am

Admission $15 (normally $30)

Even people with no experience will leave the class with a painting to be proud of. There will be two to choose from. They can be viewed on the library’s Facebook page or at the library. Seating is limited and almost full.

Weight Watchers Presents: Dish it Out

weight watchersThursday, Apirl 14 @ 5:30

Chef Isabella from Vincenzo, Italy will give a public demonstration on nutritional and authentic ways to cook pasta. Best of all, she’ll be providing samples!!! This Weightwatchers meeting is open to the public

Kids Flower Pot Decorating & Planting

Kids’ Sunflower Planting 5:00 pm

SunflowerPerfectBloomKids will design two flower pots. In one pot, they’ll transplant a pansy, and in the other one, they’ll plant a sunflower seed, and watch it grow! I’ve heard flowers make great Mothers’ Day Gifts! <3

Adult Coloring & Coffee

adult coloring-page-001Coloring books, pencils, and coffee are provided.

People all over the country are rediscovering the simple joy of coloring. It’s a creative way to reduce stress, express yourself, and meet with friends.

We’ll be meeting Monday April 11 at 4:00.

Organic Gardening 101

The Croswell Community Garden will be starting a 3 part series on organic gardening. The first class will be at Aitkin Memorial District Library organic gardeningSaturday, April 2 at 1:00. The class will cover the basics of organic gardening. Topics covered will include: What is organic gardening? Why is it important? How to keep your plants healthy by managing their access to water, sun, and air.

Easter Egg Hunt

7021876-rabbit-easter-eggsAitkin Library will be holding our annual Easter Egg Hunt this year on Saturday, March 26 (the day before Easter). Story time and craft starts at 10:15. The craft will be designing a personalized Easter egg carrying sack. The actual Easter Egg Hunt starts at 11:00. Ages 12 & under are welcome, and the kids will be divided up into two groups based on age. Please sign up at the library, so we know how many kids to expect.