419225_10150654402735071_930551297_nFriday August 22nd 10:30 am – 4:15 pm Graubner
Afraid of needles? You are not alone. Many people share that fear but find that they can still give blood. What most say is that the slight initial pinch pales in comparison to the feeling of accomplishment they get at the end of a successful donation! Focus on the lives you may be helping to save by donating blood. By giving a single pint of blood you may help save as many as three lives. You will feel just a slight pinch and it’s over in seconds. The difference you can make may last a lifetime. So come on out to the library or make an appointment. It’s that easy to save a life!
To register for an appointment call the Graubner Library (586)752-0603 opt. 4 or go to http://www.redcrossblood.org/home

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May 192014
ParkRead_Button_455140_7Enjoy a great book in the great outdoors!
The Romeo District Library offers free state park passes for Michigan readers. Back for its sixth summer, the Park & Read program offers library card holders a FREE one day pass valid at any of Michigan’s 102 scenic state parks.  The passes can be used for a variety of outdoor adventures and exercise in Michigan’s state parks.
Park & Read gives library card-holders the ability to “check-out” a one-day pass that is valid for vehicle entry into any Michigan state park or recreation area.  Passes are valid for seven days from checkout to make travel planning easier.  The Park & Read program will run through October 1, 2014. Passes are available at the Circulation Desk for check-out.
For more information on the Park & Read program, a complete list of participating libraries, and a roster of events taking place throughout the state, click here.  Park & Read passes are not valid for group events (like weddings) or overnight stays.

Letterhead 2x2The Museum Adventure Pass (MAP) presented by The Library Network is back!  Beginning May 24th library users with a valid library card can visit http://michiganactivitypass.info to check out and print a free or reduced price admissions pass to one of the 70+ participating cultural institutions. For more information, please speak with a librarian.

SRP2014Monday June 16th to Saturday August 9th
Come into either the Graubner Library or Kezar Library to sign up to participate in one of the Library’s Summer Reading Programs.  Each program has prizes and programs.  All you need to participate in the Summer Reading Program is a valid Romeo District Library card.  The Teen program is for students entering into 6th to 12th grade.

UntilTuesdayTPBTuesday July 22nd 6:30 pm Graubner
New York Times bestselling author, Luis Carlos Montalván and his best friend and service dog, “Tuesday,” will discuss their book “Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him”. Join us for an evening of inspiration and education covering topics related to the benefits of service animals, challenges our veterans and their families face, and the journey toward healing and recovery.
Books will be made available for purchase courtesy of Books Connection of Shelby.

This event has been sponsored in part by Four County Community Foundation and Friends of the Romeo District Library.

Tuesday_FCWednesday July 23rd 1:30 pm Graubner
In a fun and interactive program the New York Times bestselling author will share “Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond between a Soldier and his Service Dog”. The book takes us through a typical day of adventures, starting with Tuesday waking Luis in the morning and greeting him with dog breath in the face, and then ending with Tuesday cuddling up to Luis on their bed, the last moment they spend together before sleep.  Two autographed books of “Tuesday Tucks Me In” will be raffled off at the end of the program.
Books will be made available for purchase courtesy of Books Connection of Shelby.
This event has been sponsored in part by Four County Community Foundation and Friends of the Romeo District Library.

Jun 052014

pirates resizedThursday July 24th 7:00 pm Graubner
Arrrhh, do you be liken’ pirates? Then come spend a fun evening with our very own pirate crew. Shake hands with the men who once terrorized the seas and fought for treasure. Watch as they shoot their cannon and explain the technique and science behind the use of artillery. Photo ops will be available as well as the possibility of being made to “walk the plank.” Guaranteed fun for the whole family. Activities will take place outside behind the library. No Registration required.