Delightful Displays and Shopping at KDL

Have you visited your KDL library branch lately? All branches are helping with your holiday shopping by selling:

Book Lover’s Calendars for 2012: $5.00 each (Funds help support the Alliance of Friends’ projects and programs.

KDL Tote Bags: $1.50 each (Funds help support the Alliance of Friends’ projects and programs.

Friends of the Library Ongoing Book Sales: Gently used books make great gifts!



Many staff members and Friends of the Library groups have been busy creating new seasonal displays. Here is a sampling:

Alpine TownshipA great selection of Christmas books, music, and movies.

Alto: Holiday books galore! Next month, plans are in the works for a “Is your Local History a Mystery?” display. We are getting some “artifacts” from our local museum and will be displaying our local history materials.

Cascade Township: Cascade has a beautiful 12-foot tree decorated with little books, gold ribbons, gold balls and white lights. There are wrapped and be-ribboned presents above the hold shelves, a palm tree with snowmen behind the circ desk, and our special book displays are Christmas fiction and Christmas non-fiction.

East Grand Rapids: Displays include “Celebrate the Season” with fiction and non-fiction books dedicated to several different holidays and “The Art of Giving: Creative Crafty Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season.”

Englehardt: Spy Fiction display (to anticipate the forthcoming movie “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”) and a Family Fiction display (most of these found using the subject “Family secrets”).

Plainfield Township: Displays include “Season’s Readings” (winter holidays, mostly fiction), “Northern Exposure” (arctic and far north, fiction and non-fiction); adoption; graphic novels; staff picks of newer titles; holiday cooking and entertaining.

Spencer Township: The displays at Spencer have mostly Christmas and Hanukkah items, but there is also have a display called “Soups, Stews, and Slow Cookers.” Holiday cookbooks, craft books, story books, CDs and DVDs are out on display too and they fly out the door!

Visit your library soon to see what special things are in store for you!

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