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Interlochen Public Library

September 2021 Library Events

Sep 1   Wednesday Evening Book Club at Interlochen Public Library 

Meets 1st Wed. every month, 6:30 pm at Interlochen Public LibraryThe book discussed on Sep 1st is Aviator’s Wife by Melanie

Benjamin.  Sign up and check out the book at Interlochen Public Library.   

Sep 9   Thursday Morning Book Club at Interlochen Public Library 

Meets 2nd Thur., every month, at 10 am at Interlochen Public Library.  The book discussed on Sep 9 is Klara and the Sun

by Kazuo Ishiguro.  Sign up and check out the book at Interlochen Public Library. 

Sep 13, 20    Cardio Drumming Class at Interlochen Public Library 

Cardio Drumming will meet on select Mondays, This month Sep 13 and Sep 20, 5 pm–6 pm, Interlochen Public Library Community Room.  Bring your own laundry basket and fitness ball.  Drumsticks provided.  Come and participate in this cardio fitness program led by Karen McLain, Footloose Fitness TC.  Donations are appreciated. 

Sep 14    Wool Crafting & Needlework at Interlochen Public Library 

Join us on the 2nd Tue., every month from 1 pm – 4 pm at Interlochen Public Library.  Bring your own materials and work on your

latest project. 

Sep 14    Tweens Cross Stitch Class at Interlochen Public Library 

Tweens join us on Tue., Sep 14, 3:30–5 pm at Interlochen Public Library to learn the basics of cross stitch. Cross stitch is one

of the easiest forms of hand embroidery to learn.  Class is free, materials provided.   

Sep 16    Interlochen Public Library Hosts a Special Panel Discussion on Community Health and Safety: Long Road to Recovery 

Open to the public, this program is relevant to the health and safety of our community.  Join us for an open discussion on

substance misuse, addiction, prevention and recovery.  A panel discussion featuring community leaders includes a recovery

coach, physician, judge, and a local author. Join us Thur., Sep 16, 5 pm–7 pm, Interlochen Public Library Community Room. 

Refreshments and child care will be provided.  IPL was awarded a special grant for small and rural communities. Sponsored by ALA. 

Sep 18    Steam Saturday at Interlochen Public Library 

Families join us on the 3rd Saturday every month, Sep 18, 10 am-12 pm at Interlochen Public Library.  Families are invited to

play and explore our STEAM kits without having to check them out!   

Sep 21      Interlochen Public Library’s Live Your Best Life Series:  Fall Harvest Cooking Class with MSU Extension! 

Get ready for Fall harvest time in northern Michigan!  Jane and Michelle, registered dieticians from MSU Extension, return to show us how to use Fall fruits and vegetables in tasty recipes while providing tips on preparing locally grown produce.  A complimentary Discover Michigan Fresh booklet will be provided.  Jane Rapin, RD, and Michelle Smith, RD, are Michigan State University (MSU) Extension Community Nutrition Instructors who work within MSU’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.  The community is invited to join us Tue., Sep 21, 1:30 pm – 3 pm, Interlochen Public Library Community Room. To register or for more info, email jransom@tadl.org.  Funded with a grant from the Allen Foundation.

 Sep 23  Interlochen Public Library’s First Draft Book Club 

Interlochen Public Library’s First Draft Book Club meets at the Hofbrau Steakhouse and American Grille located in

Interlochen, on the 4th Thurs., every month at 6 pm.  The book discussed on Sep 23rd is The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan

Que Mai.  Download the book or audiobook for free, at HooplaDigital.com using your library card. 

Sep 24    Interlochen Public Library’s Adult and Teen Make and Take Craft: Cricut Keychains 

Adults and Teens are invited to pick up their make and take craft starting on Fri., Sep 24,  at Interlochen Public Library.  Materials for a

make-and-take craft are provided while supplies last.  This month: Cricut Keychains. 

 Sep  15, 22, and 29     Preschool Story Hour  at Interlochen Public Library                                                                                                           

Interlochen Public Library Preschool Story Hour KICK-OFF starts Wed., Sep 22 at 10 am and 1 pm.  Join Miss Ann every Wed.,

at 10 am and 1 pm for stories, songs, and a craft.  This month Sep 22 and 29.  

Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29   Art with Heart at Interlochen Public Library

 Meets every Wed., 10 am – 12 pm at Interlochen Public Library.  Bring your supplies and explore your creativity with painting,

drawing, coloring, jewelry making, or anything else you can imagine. 

Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30   Bridge Group at Interlochen Public Library  Do you know the basics of bridge? This group meets every

Thurs., 2 pm – 5 pm at Interlochen Public Library.  Join us for a friendly neighborhood card game. 

Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30      Interlochen Public Library’s Tot Time 

Join us weekly for Tot Time on Thursdays 10 am–11 am at Interlochen Public Library. Let your tot get their wiggles out

with interactive play and imagination.  For ages 2-4 yrs.  

Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  ZUMBA Dance Fitness Class at Interlochen Public Library 

ZUMBA meets weekly on Thur., 6:30–7:30 pm, at Interlochen Public Library’s Community Room.  Come and participate in this dance fitness program led by Karen McLain, Footloose Fitness TC.  Donations are appreciated.

Sep 3, 10, 17, 24   Interlochen Public Library’s Baby Time 

Join us weekly for Baby Time on Fridays 10 am-11 am at Interlochen Public Library. 30 minutes of books, music,

bounces, and rhymes, followed by free play.  

Sep 7, 14, 21, 28   Interlochen Public Library’s Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class 

Join us at Interlochen Public Library’s Community Room for a Vinyasa Yoga Flow Class every Tue, 4 pm - 5 pm, hosted

by Emily L.  Bring your own mat, water bottle, towel.  Donations are appreciated. 

Sep 7, 14, 21, 28     Interlochen Public Library’s Get Hooked: Yarn Therapy 

Join us at Interlochen Public Library for Get Hooked: Yarn Therapy every Tue., 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.  Bring your own

project to work on.  All levels are welcome.  Limited group size. 

Sep 11, 25   LEGO Creation at Interlochen Public Library 

Families join us on the 2nd and 4th Saturday every month, Sep 11 and Sep 24, 10 am-12 pm at Interlochen Public Library. 

Families can enjoy using the library’s traditional LEGOs to create!