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GLADWIN COUNTY – Sept. 18: The Used Book Store will be closed in preparation for the Book Sale commencing on Sept. 19.

Sept. 18: Story Time will resume at the Gladwin branch at 10 a.m. Wednesday mornings. The Gladwin branch of the library will present ‘Grow with Google: Get Your Business Online’ at noon. At this presentation, you will explore ‘Google My Business’, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile and take advantage of getting your business online. Light refreshments will be provided. Call 426-8221 to register or send us a message on Facebook. Please bring your personal laptop to allow us to help you verify your business. 

Sept. 19: Story Time resumes at 10 a.m. Thursday and Friday mornings at the Beaverton branch. Yoga will resume 6-7 p.m. on Thursdays.

Sept. 19-21: The FOGCL Autumn Used Book Sale will be in Gladwin. Only Friends of the Gladwin County Libraries may buy on the 19; the sale will be open to the public beginning at 9 a.m. on the 20. The Used Book Store will be closed for clean-up for at least three days following the Book Sale.

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 ‘Bruce E. Guy Veteran’s Memorial Meeting Room’ on the second floor of 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 e-mail address of the Genealogical Society is gladwincountygenealogy@gmail.com.

The Friends of the Gladwin County Library (FOGCL) Used Book Store on the second floor of the Gladwin Branch is open whenever the ‘Book-Store-Open’ sign is displayed. The usual Store hours are Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 1 to 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. Beautiful, inexpensive hand-made greeting cards are on sale at both branches of the Gladwin District Library. Custom made cards can also be created for special occasions. Contact Elaine Lovitt at 989-246-1537 for particulars. 

The Library Friends meet in the Gladwin Library on the second Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. The Library Friends’ email address is gladwinlibraryfriends@gmail.com.

Gladwin County District 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 email address of the Library Director is jclexton@gcdl.org. 

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