WHO: Anyone that enjoys knitting or crocheting something for charity
WHAT: A "Snuggle" or security blanket for a homeless cat or dog
WHEN: From December 26, 2014 until February 28, 2015
WHERE: Bring your Snuggle to the Clarkston Independence District Library. We will display it until February 28 and then donate it to the Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center.
HOW: Knit/crochet a square, thick, closely worked blanket for comfort & warmth
*For information on the Snuggles Project or patterns for blankets, visit their website at www.snugglesproject.org, or click here for the information packet. You can also contact Hugs for Homeless Animals (www.h4ha.org).
We are now offering free access to Zinio, a digital newsstand available through the library. Zinio allows you to download popular magazines to your computer, tablet or mobile device! 125 magazines are now available including The Economist; Newsweek; Us Weekly; Cosmopolitan; O, the Oprah Magazine; Rolling Stone; and many more!
Learn a new language through your library! We are now offering Mango Languages, an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a variety of popular languages. It's fast, easy and available online from home or at the library. Best of all, it's free for Clarkston Independence District Library cardholders.
The library received an extraordinary gift! Ron & Elizabeth Wagner donated a bronze statue of children playing around a tree. This piece reminds us of the wonderful story of The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. We're so excited to have it! Please stop by to take a look!!
Visit OverDrive, where Clarkston Independence District Library cardholders will find not only eBooks, but audiobooks for your tablet, smartphone and eReader. Audio book and eBook publishers include BBC Audiobooks America, Blackstone Audio, Books on Tape, Brilliance Audio, HarperCollins, Listening Library and McGraw-Hill.
What You Need
The Clarkston Independence District Library is now circulating Kindle Paperwhites, which are pre-loaded with a wide range of popular titles for adults, teens and children. We will be constantly adding new titles as they become available.
Holds may be placed for the Kindles through the Library’s online catalog. All checkouts and returns of the devices are handled at the Circulation Desk.