NEW DATE! Battle Creek Reads Author Talk

The virtual program with Etaf Rum, author of "A Woman is No Man," has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. Technical problems prevented the author from joining the April 13 discussion.

Hear Etaf talk about her novel, which is one of two 2021 Battle Creek Reads selections. The story is about three generations of Palestinian American women tied to their Arab culture and comforted during times of violence while struggling with their individuality.

The book is available in:

  • Print
  • CD book
  • Hoopla ebook and audiobook
  • Libby ebook and audiobook
  • Overdrive ebook and audiobook

Thursday, April 22, 6:30 p.m.,
Streaming live on Willard's Facebook Page, You Tube, Twitter, and website



DIY With Beth

Each month, DIY expert Beth Williamson presents a new project to take something old and turn it into something new.

Rope Basket
What's better than an attractive rope basket in which you can store whatever your heart desires? Why, making it yourself in the custom colors of your choice, of course!  

Wednesday, April 14, 7 p.m.,
Video premieres on Willard’s Facebook and YouTube channels


Drawer Decor
Let's show those dresser drawers some love and make them pop! You'll love their new look so much you just might want to leave them open.
 
Wednesday, May 12, 7 p.m.,
Video premieres on Willard’s Facebook and YouTube channels

DIY With Beth

Each month, DIY expert Beth Williamson presents a new project to take something old and turn it into something new.

Rope Basket
What's better than an attractive rope basket in which you can store whatever your heart desires? Why, making it yourself in the custom colors of your choice, of course!  

Wednesday, April 14, 7 p.m.,
Video premieres on Willard’s Facebook and YouTube channels


Drawer Decor
Let's show those dresser drawers some love and make them pop! You'll love their new look so much you just might want to leave them open.
 
Wednesday, May 12, 7 p.m.,
Video premieres on Willard’s Facebook and YouTube channels

Bits of Babytime

It's all the best little Bits of Babytime. Join us as we share our favorite ways to use the maracas, wrist bells, and castanets that are included in the April the Babytime on the Go Bags. This is a condensed version of the original Babytime for all you busy adults and busier babies.

Thursdays, April 8, 15, 22, and 29,
May 6, 13, 20, 27, 11 a.m.
Video premieres on Willard’s Facebook and YouTube channels

Babytime on the Go Bags

Learn creative ways to boost your baby's early literacy skills with the April Babytime on the Go bag. This month's bag has a music theme and includes a board book, a castanet, a wristband jingle bell, and two maracas. In addition, it will have an early literacy calendar with a list of everyday activities parents can do to boost babies’ brain and vocabulary development.

Bags available beginning April 1 while supplies last