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A Bookworm Scavenger Hunt

May 1-24

Ages 3+

Always available! Find items hidden throughout the library to complete your scavenger hunt and win a small prize.

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Butterfly Painting Event

with Coleen Austin

Thursday, May 2

6:00-8:30 pm

Registration for this program is full. Registration for our Summer Adventure Painting Events will open July 9.

Craft Stitching Group

Tuesday, May 7

3:00-7:00 pm

Bring your favorite project and spend some time chatting with friends while you work.

Preschool Storytimes

Wednesdays & Thursdays May 1-9

10 am

Storytimes are designed for children ages 3 to 5, but all children from birth to age 5 are welcome to attend.

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Parchment School District

Student Art Show

Last Chance Viewing

May 6-9 during library hours

See artwork created by students, teachers, and staff of the Parchment School District on the main floor of the library .

Butterflies @ the Library!

Painted Lady butterfly larvae will be at the library beginning May 10. Come in and observe our newest display of growing caterpillars!

Parchment Book Group

Monday, May 13

6:00-7:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of Mastering the Art of French Murder by Colleen Cambridge.

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Silent Book Club

Monday, May 20, 5:30 pm and/or

Wednesday, May 22, 1:30 pm

Bring your own book and read silently in a group setting for 45 minutes.

Come 15 minutes early for optional socializing before silent reading.

After silent reading, we'll have a brief (optional) discussion about our books.

Light refreshments will be served.

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Mystery Book Club

Tuesday, May 21

6:30-7:30 pm

We continue our three-month exploration of Cara Black's "Aimée Leduc" series. The author will join us via Zoom on June 18!

April: Murder in the Marais

May: Murder in Bel-Air

June: Murder at the Porte de Versailles

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Adventure Begins at Your Library

Summer Reading Kickoff Event

Saturday, June 1

9:00-10:00 am

Register for Summer Reading beginning on Saturday, June 1 and win prizes! Preschool through Adult. The kickoff event will be a hot air balloon display in Kindleberger Park at the far east end of the lower park (weather permitting).

Memorial Day Closure

May 25-27

The library will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend from Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27.

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Our Town:

Parchment's Early History Presented by Cheryl Lyon-Jenness

Now Available to Watch Online

Visit our Local History webpage to see the three parts of this program given by Cheryl Lyon-Jenness in April.

Watch the Interviews
Now on YouTube!

Parchment Update

Bringing Your Community

Closer to You

Great things are happening in Parchment!

Local leaders from city hall, schools, churches, and other organizations share their latest news.

The videos are available to watch at your convenience on this page with a new interview each week.

401 S Riverview Dr.

Parchment, MI 49004

(269) 343-7747 

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