GLADWIN COUNTY – Events: The June meeting of the Friends of the Gladwin County Library took place at 2 p.m. on June 9 at the Gladwin Branch of the District Library, where they donated $2,000 for the Summer Reading Program, which begins June 24. On June 13, the BAC Book Club will discuss ‘Defending Jacob’ at 7 p.m. In Gladwin, the monthly Book Discussion will take place at 11 a.m., featuring ‘How to Walk Away’ by Catherine Center. At 5 p.m. the same day, The Gladwin County Library Board will meet in Beaverton. The Knitting group will meet at the Gladwin Branch of the District Library 1-5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25.
Information: The Gladwin County Genealogical Society Inc. is located on the upper floor of the Gladwin Library Building. Their regular hours are: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On the first Saturday of the month, they’re open from noon to 5 p.m. They are kind enough to accept payment for books from the hallway shelves. Their monthly meetings (open to the public) are held in the ‘Else M Kelley Genealogy Room’ at the Gladwin County District Library, 402 James Robertson Drive, Gladwin, MI 48624 at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month, except in July and August, when there are no meetings.
The Library Friends’ Used Book Store is open whenever the ‘Book-Store-Open’ sign is displayed. The usual store hours are Tuesdays and Fridays and Saturdays from 1-4:30 p.m. The Used Book Store is closed whenever the District Library is closed. When Booked for Lunch is scheduled, the store will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or later to accommodate customers. Adult books are fifty cents each, paperback or hardcover. Books for children and young adults are three for a quarter. Library hours are Beaverton: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Gladwin: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information, you can check the Library Web Site at www.gcdl.org or phone the Beaverton branch at 989-435-3981 or the Gladwin branch at 989-426-8221. The Library Friends’ email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.