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Craft Beer at the Library!

Calling All Beer Lovers! Come to the library Saturday, Jan. 17th @ 1:00 pm to learn about the rich history of Michigan craft beer from guest speaker Cowboy Doug Tetmeyer, Craft and Import Beer Manager of O’Sullivan Distributing.

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Folk Art with Margaret Shaw!

Interested about creating folk art but don’t know where to begin? Margaret Shaw’s intro sessions at the library provide all of the information one needs to begin the craft, from tips on ‘making do’ with what one has to understanding … Continue reading

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Tax Forms

We have gotten our first shipment of IRS forms. We have 1040 forms, and general Federal instruction books. As yet, we do not have any other Federal forms or instructions, and nothing from the State. We have been told there … Continue reading

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Excuse our mess

No, we’re not getting rid of everything. If you see empty shelves, or things generally askew, it’s because we’re moving things around, trying to make better use of our space and your tax dollars. If you need help finding anything, … Continue reading

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MDL is a drop-off point for Toys For Tots

The library has a drop box for Toys For Tots.  It is on the right side of the vestibule in the front of the building.  Toys For Tots is sponsored by the US Marine Corps Reserves and supplies thousands of … Continue reading

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Battle over KY library funding Interesting situation.  The suit claims that the library districts did not properly obtain the tax levies that keep them running, and used improperly-levied taxes for years.  Ugh.  

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Save money @ the library

Great article on how libraries save you money and how much they save you. http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/279060-how-the-library-helps-you-cut-corners/

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Sara Swanson’s borscht recipe

Every patron I’ve mentioned Sara Swanson’s borscht to wants the recipe.  Here it is, from Sara herself. Beet Borsht (Hungarian Style) 1&1/2 pounds of soup meat with bone (I usually use pork neck) 10 – 12 cups of water Cook … Continue reading

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Elmore Leonard, 1925 – 2013

Leonard died of a stroke this morning.  He was 87. The MDL is proud to offer a wide selection of Leonard’s novels and short stories.  Stop by and see us for some.

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James Miller on the Lucy Ann Lance Show Click here to hear Library Director James Miller interviewed on the Lucy Ann Lance Show.  

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