Upcoming Events

 

 

The Deckerville Public Library Board of Directors will have their monthly meeting scheduled for

Monday, October 4, 2021 at 7:00pm

Deckerville Public Library

 

 


Virtual Events

Please be aware that most virtual events require registration and have limited seats available.

 

Recorded

Children's Books Around the World

Clarke Historical Library invites you to explore these beautifully illustrated, fanciful stories and celebrate the language diversity at CMU!

 

For Adults 60+

Get Set Up

The MDHHS Aging & Adult Services Agency has a partnership with GetSetUp, a mission-driven education technology company dedicated to creating economic and learning opportunities for older adults. The partnership provides free virtual learning and social engagement opportunities for Michiganders ages 60 and over.

 

Wednesday, September 15, 7:00pm

Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

The Bay County Library System invites you to join the Evening Sessions series. Adults will enjoy hearing a first-hand account from Abraham Lincoln himself of the history of the United States of America during his time, from his childhood on the frontier to the twelve turbulent years from 1854 to 1865 which nearly destroyed our young nation but instead eventually resulted in a “new birth of freedom”.

 

Tuesday, September 21, 6:30pm

Food Preservation with MSU Extension: Too Many Tomatoes!

The Bay County Library System invites you to join Lisa Treiber from MSU Extension to learn various food preservation methods for items grown in your garden this summer. Nothing tastes better than a home canned tomato. Or maybe you are more comfortable learning how to freeze them. This session will cover the basics of water bath canning, steam canning and freezing techniques. Attend the demonstration, leave with information to preserve your tomatoes safely.

 

Tuesday, September 21, 6:30pm

1913 Michigan Copper Strike

The Traverse Area District Library invites you to join this program. Join us and author Donna Searight Simons as she discusses her book, Copper Empire: a novel about the Copper Country Labor Strike in 1913. In 1913, thousands of copper miners went out on a nine-month strike in the copper country. This labor strike tore the community in two; some people sympathized with the miners’ dangerous working conditions, while others sided with mine and business owners. Donna will discuss the working conditions in the mines, what life was like in copper country, and how the strike led to a tragic end of 70 lives.

 

Saturday, September 25, 10:00am

Native Tales & More with Joseph Bruchac

The Willoughby-Eastlae Public Library invites you to join them for this LIVE Zoom event with award-winning Abenaki author & storyteller Joe Bruchac.

 

Tuesday, September 28, 6:30pm

Food Preservation with MSU Extension: Making Applesauce

The Bay County Library System invites you to join Lisa Treiber from MSU Extension to learn various food preservation methods for items grown in your garden this summer. Making applesauce is an easy project to do on a fall day. It can be preserved or frozen which makes it easy for the home preserver to make and enjoy during the winter months ahead.

 

Thursday, October 7, 6:30pm

Library of Michigan Virtual Family History Series: MyHeritage Library Edition

MyHeritage Library Edition is a family history database available through the Michigan eLibrary with access to a wide range of historical documents, images, and public records. Discover the fundamentals for navigating MyHeritage and learn key strategies for finding specific records within its collections.

 

Thursday, October 21, 9:00am

Not MI Species-Just do it! Learn invasive plant removal skills at stewardship workdays

Want some hands-on experience in identifying and managing invasive plants? Michigan’s state parks volunteer stewardship workdays provide a great opportunity to get your hands dirty removing invasive species while learning about special habitat areas in need of protection. DNR natural resource stewards Kelsey Dillon and Emily Leslie will share information about the program, how you can get involved and how volunteers and park staff work year-round to preserve your favorite places for future generations.

 

Thursday, November 4, 6:30pm

Library of Michigan Virtual Family History Series: Virtual Study Hall

Join us for an informal review session to discuss material covered in the previous virtual program as well as to ask questions about other family history topics.

 

Thursday, December 2, 6:30pm

Library of Michigan Virtual Family History Series: Online Newspaper Databases

The Library of Michigan has one of the most comprehensive collections of Michigan newspapers. See examples of unique periodicals published in our state and learn strategies for navigating the various online collections of digitized Michigan news publications.

 

Thursday, January 6, 6:30pm

Library of Michigan Virtual Family History Series: Virtual Study Hall

Join us for an informal review session to discuss material covered in the previous virtual program as well as to ask questions about other family history topics.

 


 

Deckerville

Sanilac County

Michigan

National


Deckerville

 

Job Opening for Deckerville Village Clerk-Appointed Position

Must be familiar with accounting and finance, book keeping and record keeping. Must be able to work with computers, software and office equipment. Hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday and meetings as assigned. Application can be picked up at the Village office 2521 Black River St. Deckerville, Michigan. For more information and a job description call Tracey Hoff/Village Supervisor at 810-531-5714.

 


Sanilac County

 

USDA Grants Gov. Whitmer's Request for Disaster Designation for Sanilac County. This designation makes farm operators in Sanilac County – as well as the contiguous counties of Huron, Lapeer, St. Clair and Tuscola, eligible for assistance from the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA).

 

Sanilac County Great Start Parents has released its virtual event schedule. See their Facebook page for more information.

 


Michigan

 

MDHHS June 22, 2021 Rescission of Emergency Orders

Mask Recommendations

 

 

 


National

 

getemergencybroadband.org The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. The FCC has announced that consumers can begin applying for and enrolling in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program on May 12, 2021. The program will end when the fund runs out of money, or six months after the Department of Health and Human Services declares an end to the COVID-19 health emergency, whichever is sooner.