Anime in the Afternoon

CEN/Teen Studio

Come hang out with other manga, and comic book fans to chat about what we’re reading, watch anime, eat snacks, and enjoy a craft or activity. Winter break is between December 20 to January 10.

Gingerbread Houses on Library Lane

Vicksburg District Library 215 S. Michigan Ave., Vicksburg, MI, United States

A drop-in all-ages program (5 and up, please) for building gingerbread houses at the library. All materials are provided, so registration is required. To register, call the library at (269) 649-1648 […]

Tween Graphic Novel Club

OSH/Community Room 7265 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

Come to the library each month to discuss the monthly graphic novel selection. Enjoy snacks, an activity, and a discussion with fellow comic lovers! Free copies to keep can be picked up at Oshtemo Branch Library one month prior to the discussion date. For grades 3-6. December: The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell January: Speak […]

Gift-Making Workshop

CEN/Children’s Room 315 S Rose St., Kalamazoo, United States

Don’t have the perfect gift for a special person in your life? Come use your creativity to make something for them! We’ll have several stations so you can make holiday presents for those you love. Best for ages 5 and up, though younger children can participate with help.

Banned Book Club

CEN/Teen Studio

A new club for middle and high teens to promote literacy and freedom of expression through the celebration of Banned Books. We invite you to attend a monthly book club with a parent or caregiver to discuss the importance of making and keeping space to express oneself, enjoy snacks, and participate in fun activities. Each […]

Adult Art Club

Richland Community Library 8951 Park St., Richland, MI, United States

6–7 p.m. Dec. 6.

Holiday Chocolate and Parchment Wassailing

Parchment Community Library 401 S. Riverview Dr., Parchment, MI, United States

Homemade hot cocoa and cookies at the library, with music by the Mall City Harmonizers and the Kalamazoo Recorder Players, plus take a trolley to visit Parchment businesses for more holiday treats and entertainment, 6–8 p.m. Dec. 6.

Live Music at the DCA

Douglass Community Association 1000 W. Paterson St., Kalamazoo, MI, United States

Musical performance by WMU School of Music presented by Fontana Chamber Arts, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Douglass Community Association, 1000 W. Paterson St.,

Underwear Party Week

Ministry with Community 500 N. Edwards St., Kalamazoo, MI, United States

Donate warm winter clothing and underwear to Ministry with Community, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Dec. 4–8, 500 N. Edwards St.,

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