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Summer Reading 2019 Updates


Over a course of 8 weeks and with almost a 1,000 people participating in Summer Reading, the program will end on Friday, July 26. All paper reading logs need to be turned into your home library branch and all online reading time needs to be entered into Wandoo Reader by this date. The grand prize drawings for all groups (children, teens, and adults) will occur on Monday, July 29. Winners will be contacted by library staff.

Children waiting for their Tier 7 and Tier 8 prizes can now pick up at their home library branch!

Space Eats & Treats are Coming to Kids' Place!


Tuesday, July 30 at 10:30am

Join Miss Val of the MSU Extension Service as she shares how to make some yummy space treats. Stories and song will also be part of this end of Summer Reading program. For ages 3-5 years.

Space Antics Gymnastics with Miss Maggie of Southern Michigan Gymnastics!


Friday,  July 26  10:30am – 11:30am

Join Miss Maggie of Southern Michigan Gymnastic as she shares gymnastic gravity defying fun! For ages 18 mo- 4 years.

Summer Reading 2019 Sponsors

Thank you to all of our 2019 Summer Reading sponsors for helping Branch District Library build a community of readers!

Thank you for providing support for Summer Reading Prizes:

  • Algansee Friends of the Library
  • Coldwater Friends of the Library
  • Union Twp. Friends of the Library
  • Branch County 4-H Fair
  • Ludwick Electric
  • McDonalds
  • Meijer
  • Nadine Deeren/Suzy's Awesome Accessories
  • Tom Manning & Associates
  • Union Station Ice Cream Parlor
  • WB Carlson Accounting

Thank you for providing support for Summer Reading Programs:

  • Coldwater Friends of the Library
  • Quincy Friends of the Library
  • Hungry Howie's Pizza of Coldwater
  • Walmart Transportation Facility #6043
  • WMU College of Aviation
  • Preston Farms of Quincy
  • Edward Jones-Jay Wright office
  • The Starr Family (in memory of Maddox Luck-Starr
  • Coldwater Kiwanis Club
  • Branch County Girl Scouts
  • NASA Solar Ambassador Program
  • MSU Extension Service
  • ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital
  • Dar Pro
  • QS Togo
  • HC Starck
  • Coldwater Recreation Department
  • Dr. Robert W. Browne Aquatic Center
  • Voltek/Sekisui
  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit #52
  • Andrew Van Doren & Lucinda Sebald
  • Asama
  • Coldwater Lake Marina


Cartoonist Jonny Hawkins Returns to Kid's Place


Saturday, July 27 at 10:30am

Join our favorite cartoonist, Jonny Hawkins as he shares the how to of making awkward aliens and UFO's come to life. For ages 4-adult. This program was made possible through the generosity of Andrew Van Doren & Lucinda Sebald.


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