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Stories at Sundown

Willard’s talk show, Stories at Sundown, shines a light on people who make a difference in our community. Host Michael McCullough, Willard community engagement and local digital collection librarian, interviews guests about authors, books, films, and other work relevant to our times.

Mondays, 7 p.m.,
Aug. 2: Damon Brown, president and co-founder of R.I.S.E. Corp., will be the guest,

Aug. 9,
Aug. 16,
Live streaming on Willard's Facebook Page, YouTube, Twitter, and


Summer Activity Kits for Teens

Each month this summer, students in fifth through 12th grades may pick up a teen kit from either library while supplies last.

August: Let's Get Cooking with Ross
We'll cook some delicious and healthy food. This month's kit will have supplies and recipes. Chef and Battle Creek native Thomas Ross Dandridge will show how to make some delicious food in the video. After the premiere, the video will be available any time on Willard’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.
Monday, Aug. 2: Kits available from both libraries while supplies last
Monday, Aug. 9, 11 a.m.: Video premieres on Willard’s Facebook and YouTube channels

Read With Friends

This family program allows you to sit back and be swept away by a new book each week. Youth Services staff members will read the first few chapters of a book aloud, and then families may finish reading the book.

Each month’s book bundle will be available for pick up at the beginning of the month at both libraries while supplies last. In addition, each book is also available for downloading or streaming on Hoopla and/or Libby.

Tuesdays 11 a.m.
*Video premiere

  • July 27: “Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat” by Lynne Jonell
  • Aug. 3: “Monsters and Mold” by Asia Citro

The July Book Bundles are gone. August bundles will be available Monday, Aug. 2, while supplies last

Summer Yoga Flow with Meghan Luchies

Regular yoga practice offers many benefits for both your mental and physical health. No matter what goals you have set for yourself this season, finding a simple exercise routine, working to improve your health, or allowing time for reflection or relaxation, yoga has something to offer everyone. Join Certified Yoga Instructor, Meghan Luchies, as she guides viewers through a weekly one-hour yoga flow session.

To continue the Summer Reading Program theme, “Tails and Tales,” Meghan’s dog, Happy, a Coton de Tulear, may join some of the yoga classes.

Wednesdays, 6 p.m.,
July 7, 14, 21, and 28,
Aug. 4, 11, 18, and 25,
Live streaming on Willard's Facebook Page, YouTube, Twitter, and

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