Shelf. Life

A look at what's happening at Willard

Willard’s fall programs offer something for everyone

Some people may think a library is just a place to get books and DVDs, however during the past several years Willard has become the place to go for entertainment, education, life enrichment, and fun. This fall, the library will present more than 170 programs, which are listed in the fall brochure! On some days—usually Wednesdays—we often have five ...
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BYO Bag and Win!

If you're like me, you probably have cloth grocery bags but don't use them very often. Even if I keep them in my car, I usually forget to bring them into the store. At the library, we give guests hundreds of plastic bags every year. Some guests re-use the plastic bags, while a few guests already bring their own tote bags. On Aug. 1, Willard launche...
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Catch a Noon Film

Life in the circus, soldiers' K-9 companions, British royalty and Mr. Rogers will be among the topics of Noon Films when the documentary series returns on Thursday at Willard Library in Battle Creek. The Noon Films offer people the opportunity to learn something new while enjoying the camaraderie of other movie fans. It's a good excuse to get out a...
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Dinosaurs kick off Willard’s winter story times

"How Do Dinosaurs" will be the theme of three special costume character programs to launch the winter story times at Willard Library. A lot of youngsters love dinosaurs and the How Do Dinosaurs books by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague so we will kick off the preschool winter programs with story times about dinosaurs. The three story times, which will in...
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Monthly Caregiver Conversations

Willard Library and Senior Health Partners in Battle Creek are teaming up to present Caregiver Conversations, a series of monthly programs on caregiving. "We hope people will find comfort in knowing they're not alone by listening to experiences of fellow caregivers and learning strategies from experts," Michael McCullough, Willard community engagem...
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