River Rapids District Library
227 E. Broad St.
Chesaning, MI 48616
October 24, 2022
Custom Girl Scout Hangers

Girl Scout Troop 30787 needed personalized hangers for their "Bridging" ceremony. Kristen Perrine came in and used the library's Cricut Maker to make the custom lettering for each girl. Great job Kristen! Remember the Cricut Maker is available for patrons to use after a introductory training session. We also have two 3d printers, an 11x17 […]

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September 27, 2022

The American Rocket Challenge

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September 20, 2022
STEAMspace Rocket Module registration is now closed!

STEAMspace Rocket Module registration is now closed! You can still register to be on the list for our Video Editing and Chroma Key (Green Screen) special effects Module starting in January. Register online or call the library.

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August 11, 2022
Hoopla Bonus Borrows

Already used up your 4 borrows from Hoopla this month? Welcome to "Bonus Borrows". Each month Hoopla offers free borrows in selected categories. Here are some of them for August. Comics - https://www.hoopladigital.com/collection/16424 Audio Books - https://www.hoopladigital.com/collection/16423 eBooks - https://www.hoopladigital.com/collection/16425 Movies - https://www.hoopladigital.com/collection/16290 Television - https://www.hoopladigital.com/collection/16289 Remember you can borrow as many of these as […]

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August 1, 2022
hoopla has arrived! River Rapids Library at your fingertips.

Online books and media Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is your River Rapids library card. hoopla syncs across all your devices, so you can stream titles immediately or whenever you're in the mood. […]

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May 9, 2022
How I made our Bulletin Board

We needed a bulletin board for our upcoming summer reading program. This year the theme is "Oceans of Possibility". I created and printed a tiled background and then hung fish and other aquatic creatures in front of it using fishline attached to the ceiling tiles. Scroll down to find out how I did it using […]

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March 31, 2022
Quick and Easy 3d Printed Key Holder

We need a hook for that key. 3d printer to the rescue!

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March 31, 2022
Cricut helps make Creative Bridal Shower Invitations

Our Cricut helped make another crafting success story. With an upcoming Bridal Shower what to do for the invitations? With the help of the Library's Cricut craft cutter these invitations were quickly created in plenty of time to mail them out. A simple curved edge design with cutout flower silhouettes made just the right look […]

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March 31, 2022
Using the Cricut to add the finishing touch for this shelf.

This display shelf needed something else to finish it off. Using the Library's Cricut our patron was able to take a dollar store galvanized metal sign and add appropriate text. One colorful daisy later and it was ready to be placed beneath the shelf. Remember our Cricut is available for patron use. Just schedule a […]

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March 29, 2022
VHS to DVD Conversion Update

We recently received an ION VCR2PC unit on loan. This makes converting VHS video tapes to DVD's much easier and faster. It also captures the color better on older video tapes. Interested in converting some of your old family memories on VHS to DVD? Schedule a time with James to learn how to put your […]

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