Summer Reading for Adults


Join the Adult Summer Reading Program!

This year's theme is "Libraries Rock!".   The program runs from June 11th – August 4th.

Pick up a reading log at the main library desk. Complete the log for a free book choice and entry into the prize drawing. 


You may also enjoy participating in some of our other happenings at the library:

Goodies for Grownups -- Enter weekly drawings for fabulous prizes -- no reading necessary. 

Reader's Journal -- Write a brief review (just a few sentences) about a title that you have read.  When you write a brief review, you get an extra entry into the Goodies for Grownups weekly drawing. 

Puzzle Table - pull up a chair at our puzzle table.  Puzzles will be changed out weekly. 


Special Events:


For Adults:

(This event has been canceled) Silver Beach Carousel History— June 25  @  6:00pm
Sponsored by The Silver Beach Carousel
Learn the history of the Silver Beach Carousel and that of the old Silver Beach Amusement Park.  

Guns of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre — June 28  @ 6:00pm
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library
Come and see the darker history of Berrien County as Mike Kline discusses how the brutal murder of a St. Joseph Policemen led to the discovery of the guns used in the  famous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.  Please call to sign up!  Space is limited.

Water’s Perfect Memory — August 2  @ 6:00pm
Sponsored by Darlene Kiessel
Author Anna Clark returns to her hometown to discuss her latest book, The Poisoned City—which tells the story of the Flint Water Crisis and the importance of protecting  the Great Lakes.

Rain Barrel Workshop — August 15  @ 1:30pm
Sponsored by Kathy and Glen Ward      Presented by MiRainBarrel
Learn about the benefits of rain barrels for water conservation, healthy gardens, and sustainable living.  One lucky attendee will win a rain barrel!



Also -- see our Music in the Garden series!

Music in the Garden:  Andrew Calhoun — June 21st @  6:30pm
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

Music in the Garden:  Ed Bagatini Trio — July 12th @  6:30pm
Sponsored by Gary and Kathy Cowall

Music in the Garden:  Jack Adams — August 9th @  6:30pm
Sponsored by Peter J. Johnson Law Office