Notice of Budget Hearing

NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING AITKIN MEMORIAL DISTRICT LIBRARY The Aitkin Memorial District Library Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed library budget for fiscal year July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 at the Aitkin Memorial District Library, 111 N. Howard Ave., Croswell, Michigan 48422 on Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m. Due to State of Michigan restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, this meeting will only be accessible online via Zoom at this web location, The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing. A copy of the budget is available for public inspection by request at the Library, 111 N. Howard Ave., Croswell, Michigan.

The Aitkin Memorial District Library Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon 5 days’ notice to the Library Board. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Library by writing or calling the following: Marty Rheaume, Library Director, 111 N. Howard Ave., Croswell, Michigan, 810-679-3627.

First Tuesday Concert: Denny Dwyer

First Tuesday Concert Series:
Denny Dwyer
Tuesday, June 2 @ 6 pm

Denny Dwyer has been performing for over 35 years as a guitar/vocalist in Michigan, and most recently, in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. Denny has been the opening act for more than 30 national headline acts including Charlie Daniels, Loretta Lynn, Tommy James, Dan Seals, the Four Tops, the Marvelettes, the Reflections. If you like 60’s and 70’s classics, contemporary and traditional country, popular sing-a-long tunes, original music that is catch and relatable, and even best-selling songs heard on today’s radio stations, Denny is your guy!

Croswell Library: Parks & Paths 5K

Thank you for showing interest in the 4th Annual Croswell Library: Parks & Paths 5K. This will be the second year running the new route beginning and ending at the Croswell Splash Pad.

Sign up here,

This year’s giveaway is a custom moisture-wicking headband and all participants will earn a custom medal featuring a variety of classic books.

Runners earn prizes for first, second, and third overall (male and female categories). Master and Grandmaster runners (male and female) can earn prizes for first place in their respective age groups. The fastest dog will also get a prize.

Course records were established last year in the inaugural running of the new course. The men’s record is 19:30 and is held by Jonathon Ridley. The female record is 22:27 and is held by Daneille Fowler. Any male or female who sets a new record will receive a free entry into next year’s race.

When signing up 2 or more people, each runner will receive a $5 discount.

All proceeds from this event will benefit Aitkin Memorial District Library.

First Tuesday Concert: Circle of Friends

First Tuesday Concert: Circle of Friends
Tuesday, May 5 @ 6 pm

Circle of Friends, featuring Dean Barnett, Mary Foley, and Gordon MacDonald play folk music from the 1950s to present day. They do a fine job on Peter, Paul, and Mary Songs

First Tuesday Concert: Jake & Doug: Swinging Bridge Music

First Tuesday Concert with Coffee!
Jake & Doug from Swinging Bridge Music
Tuesday, April 7
Coffee Starts @ 5; Music @ 6

We are excited to announce Jake & Doug from Swinging Bridge Music will be performing for our First Tuesday Concert. Jake and Doug are a father and son duo who recently opened a music store here in Croswell. They offer a folk sound with pop and blues influences.

We will be serving complimentary coffee from Thumb Roast Coffee starting at 5.

Watercolor Class

Watercolor Class with Suzanne Boeck
Croswell Library
Saturday, March 14 @ 10 am
Cost is $25

No experience necessary
No supplies necessary
3 hours
Learn skills and tips
Be creative
Keep your art to display
Have fun

First Tuesday Concert: Ourselves

First Tuesday Concert Series:
Tuesday, March 3 @ 6 pm

Join us for Irish ballads of love and drink, brawling and revolution, as well as comic music of the Irish experience. Ourselves features local musicians Lynn Surbrook, along with Walt and Tom Schlichting.

Book Discussion: Last Bus to Wisdom

Book Discussion:
Last Bus to Wisdom
by Ivan Doig
Croswell Library
Thursday, Feb. 27 @ 2:30
Charming, wise, and slyly funny, Last Bus to Wisdom is a last sweet gift from a writer whose books have bestowed untold pleasure on countless readers.

Named a Best Book of the Year by the Seattle Times and Kirkus Review