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Community Calendar

  1. Utilities/Facilities Committee

    May 10, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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  2. Township Board Meeting Cancelled

    May 10, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  3. History of the Georgetown Library - More than Just Books

    May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Museum

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  4. Finance Committee

    May 17, 2021, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

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  5. Township Board Special Meeting for Goal Setting

    May 17, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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  6. Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled

    May 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  7. Jenison Historical Association Meeting

    May 20, 2021, 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM @ Georgetown Township Public Library

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  8. Service Committee

    May 24, 2021, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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  9. Township Board Meeting

    May 24, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  10. Zoning Board of Appeals

    May 26, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Library Events

  1. Films & Food: "A Call to Spy" (PG-13)

    May 6, 2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Large Programming Room (Basement)

    Join us for a free movie. Feel free to bring a lunch or just enjoy some free snacks provided by the library. A Call to Spy (PG-13) 2h 3min In the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency--SOE--to recruit and train women as spies. Content review: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/a-call-to-spy

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  2. GRAB-AND-GO Kid's Art Club

    May 7, 2021, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library

    Grab-And-Go Kids Art Club is here! Register online, pick up at the library, and do the project at home! This month's project is Georgia O'Keefe Poppies! Please register each child SEPARATELY. There are limited supplies and we expect the list to fill up. Kits will be available to pick up at the library starting Friday 5/7 at 9 am. Call 616-457-9620 to pick up your kit curbside, or stop in at the circulation desk. Kits must be picked up by Monday 5/10 at 8:30 pm. If you find yourself unable to pick up the kit, please cancel your registration so that it may be transferred to those on the waiting list. You can do this online or you can call the library and we can do it for you. If you fail to pick up the kit without canceling your registration twice in a row, you will be blocked from registering for the next event.

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  3. Films & Food: "A Call to Spy" (PG-13)

    May 7, 2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Large Programming Room (Basement)

    Join us for a free movie. Feel free to bring a lunch or just enjoy some free snacks provided by the library. A Call to Spy (PG-13) 2h 3min In the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency--SOE--to recruit and train women as spies. Content review: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/a-call-to-spy

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  4. Talk with a Tech

    May 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Conference Room

    Sign up for a 25 minute slot with our resident tech guru who will answer your questions and walk you through troubles with your devices.

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  5. Talk with a Tech

    May 10, 2021, 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Conference Room

    Sign up for a 25 minute slot with our resident tech guru who will answer your questions and walk you through troubles with your devices.

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  6. Talk with a Tech

    May 10, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:25 AM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Conference Room

    Sign up for a 25 minute slot with our resident tech guru who will answer your questions and walk you through troubles with your devices.

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  7. Talk with a Tech

    May 10, 2021, 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Conference Room

    Sign up for a 25 minute slot with our resident tech guru who will answer your questions and walk you through troubles with your devices.

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  8. Talk with a Tech

    May 10, 2021, 12:30 PM - 12:55 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Conference Room

    Sign up for a 25 minute slot with our resident tech guru who will answer your questions and walk you through troubles with your devices.

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  9. Talk with a Tech

    May 10, 2021, 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Conference Room

    Sign up for a 25 minute slot with our resident tech guru who will answer your questions and walk you through troubles with your devices.

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  10. Talk with a Tech

    May 10, 2021, 1:30 PM - 1:55 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Conference Room

    Sign up for a 25 minute slot with our resident tech guru who will answer your questions and walk you through troubles with your devices.

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  11. LEGO Club

    May 10, 2021, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Large Programming Room (Basement)

    Kids ages 6 - 13 years old are invited to bring a one gallon re-closable storage bag of their own building bricks to the Library. Each child will have 45 minutes to create something around the theme that will be announced that evening, or they can free-build! *This program will comply with all COVID related restrictions including maximum group size and six foot spacing between participants. In order to allow as many kids as possible to participate given group size restrictions, parents and younger siblings will not be able to stay in the room during the program unless they are registered. Each person attending MUST be registered so that we have an accurate count for group restrictions. Masks are also required.* Registration required.

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  12. Cooking With Chellie _ Overnight Oats

    May 11, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Large Programming Room (Basement)

    Join us for another delicious recipe from Chellie! Learn how to make overnight oats.

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  13. Adult Book Group: "Marilla of Green Gables"

    May 12, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Meeting Room AB

    Join us for a discussion of the book "Marilla of Green Gables" by Sarah McCoy. Please sign up in advance as space is limited. A bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables . . . before Anne: A marvelously entertaining and moving historical novel, set in rural Prince Edward Island in the nineteenth century, that imagines the young life of spinster Marilla Cuthbert, and the choices that will open her life to the possibility of heartbreak—and unimaginable greatness Plucky and ambitious, Marilla Cuthbert is thirteen years old when her world is turned upside down. Her beloved mother has dies in childbirth, and Marilla suddenly must bear the responsibilities of a farm wife: cooking, sewing, keeping house, and overseeing the day-to-day life of Green Gables with her brother, Matthew and father, Hugh. In Avonlea—a small, tight-knit farming town on a remote island—life holds few...

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  14. Simple Authors: a relaxed creative writing group

    May 12, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library

    Find the joy in writing with GTPL's creative writing group. This relaxed atmosphere is to help spark your creativity and a place to share your work with other writers. Each month we will have a prompt available for you to use as your muse then join our Zoom meeting to share or just listen. This month's prompt: Write about someone who is always looking toward the future.

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  15. Pins & Needles Craft Group

    May 13, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Meeting Room AB

    Are you a crafty person? Do you have crafts that you just can't seem to get done at home? Now is your time to finish them! Bring the craft you are currently working on (or have been waiting to start), whether it is knitting, quilting, scrapbooking, or anything else! Come and spend time socializing, sharing crafting experience, and enjoying snacks. Please bring along everything you need for your own craft. The library will provide tables, chairs, and snacks. Please register in advance as space is limited. Ages 18+

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  16. GRAB-AND-GO Mad Scientist Club

    May 14, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library

    Grab-And-Go Mad Scientist Club is here! Register online, pick up at the library, and do the project at home! This month's project is self-balancing paper robots. Please register each child SEPARATELY. There are limited supplies and we expect the list to fill up. Kits will be available to pick up at the library starting Friday 5/14 at 9am. Call 616-457-9620 to pick up your kit curbside, or stop in at the circulation desk. Kits must be picked up by Monday 5/17 at 8:30pm. If you find yourself unable to pick up the kit, please cancel your registration so that it may be transferred to those on the waiting list. You can do this online or you can call the library and we can do it for you. If you fail to pick up the kit without canceling your registration twice in a row, you will be blocked from registering for the next event.

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  17. Grab-And-Go Spring Crafts

    May 17, 2021, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library

    Enjoy some more spring themed crafts! Ages 3+ (though some craft may have small parts). An assortment of crafts will be available first come, first served while supplies last. No registration required. Please only take one craft per child.

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  18. Spice of Life: Grab and Go spice/recipe kit _ Crispy Coriander Potatoes

    May 17, 2021, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library

    Want to try cooking or baking something new but aren't sure where to begin? Pick up a Spice of Life: Grab & Go Kit from the library. Each month will feature a new recipe with the different herbs and spices needed for the dish. The kits are first come, first serve, while supplies last! No registration required. Please only take one kit per person. This month will be a recipe for Crispy Coriander Potatoes.

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  19. Adult Book Group: "The Invisible Life of Addie Larue"

    May 17, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Meeting Room AB

    Join us for a discussion of the book "The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue". Please sign up in advance as space is limited. A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns how far she will go to leave her mark on the world. But everything changes when, after nearly 300 years, Addie stumbles across a young man in a hidden bookstore and he remembers her name.

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  20. (Zoom) Adult Book Discussion _ The Moonlight School

    May 19, 2021, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Adult Programming (Main Level)

    Join Candace and Analiese on Zoom for a virtual book discussion to talk about The Moonlight School by Suzanne Woods Fisher. Stop by the library to check out a copy. Please register with your email included to receive the Zoom link. Haunted by her sister's mysterious disappearance, Lucy Wilson arrives in Rowan County, Kentucky, in the spring of 1911 to work for Cora Wilson Stewart, superintendent of education. When Cora sends Lucy into the hills to act as scribe for the mountain people, she is repelled by the primitive conditions and intellectual poverty she encounters. Few adults can read and write. Born in those hills, Cora knows the plague of illiteracy. So does Brother Wyatt, a singing schoolmaster who travels through the hills. Involving Lucy and Wyatt, Cora hatches a plan to open the schoolhouses to adults on moonlit nights...

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  21. Films & Food: "Yes Day"

    May 20, 2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Large Programming Room (Basement)

    Join us for a free movie. Feel free to bring a lunch or just enjoy some free snacks provided by the library. Yes Day (PG, 1h 26min) Always feeling like they have to say "no" to their kids, Allison and Carlos decide to give their three kids a "Yes Day," during which the kids have 24 hours to make the rules.

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  22. GRAB-AND-GO Kid's Craft

    May 21, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library

    Join us for a monthly grab-and-go craft for kids! Most supplies will be provided, though it will be assumed you have things like scissors and crayons/markers/colored pencils at home. This month's craft will be a Glitter Calm Down Jar. You will need to have a couple of drops of dish soap at home. Everything else will be provided. Kits will be available to pick up at the library starting Friday 5/21 at 9am. Call 616-457-9620 to pick up your kit curbside, or stop in at the circulation desk. Kits must be picked up by Monday 5/24 at 8:30pm. If you find yourself unable to pick up the kit, please cancel your registration so that it may be transferred to those on the waiting list. You can do this online or you can call the library and we can do it for you. If you fail to pick up the kit without canceling your registration twice in a row, you will be blocked from registering for the next event.

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  23. Films & Food: "Yes Day"

    May 21, 2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Large Programming Room (Basement)

    Join us for a free movie. Feel free to bring a lunch or just enjoy some free snacks provided by the library. Yes Day (PG, 1h 26min) Always feeling like they have to say "no" to their kids, Allison and Carlos decide to give their three kids a "Yes Day," during which the kids have 24 hours to make the rules.

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  24. Books to Film Discussion: "Nomadland" (R)

    May 24, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Meeting Room AB

    Read the book in advance (feel free to pick up a copy at the library while supplies last) and then we will watch the film adaptation together and discuss. Book Description: From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon’s CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes up short, often underwater on mortgages, these invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of thousands in late-model RVs, travel trailers, and vans, forming a growing community of nomads: migrant laborers who call themselves “workampers.” On frequently traveled routes between seasonal jobs, Jessica Bruder meets people from all walks of life: a former professor, a McDonald’s vice president, a minister, a...

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  25. CLOSED - In Honor of Memorial Day

    May 29, 2021 - May 31, 2021 @ Georgetown Township Public Library

    CLOSED - In Honor of Memorial Day

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