River Rapids District Library
227 E. Broad St.
Chesaning, MI 48616
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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March 17, 2022
Using our 3d Printer again!

We are all trying to get used to our new cabinets because everything has been moved. We wanted to label them but not actually put labels on permanently. Once again our 3d printer came to the rescue. Want to make your own 3d printed designs? Schedule a class with James and learn how to design, […]

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February 1, 2022
Website Makeover

If it has been a while since you've explored our website you are in for a pleasant surprise. We have completely remade the site, making it faster and in the process organized the content to make it easier to find what you need. Be sure and take a look around and try some of the […]

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January 31, 2022
1/27/2022 Thursday Night Story Hour Fun

January 26th was Michigan's 175th Birthday. January 27th was National Chocolate Cake day. We decided to combine them for Story Hour Fun! First we read "Froggy Bakes a Cake" by Jonathan London. Then we decorated a birthday card for Michigan by gluing on scraps of Birthday Wrapping Paper to a map of Michigan. Finally each […]

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January 27, 2022
1/20/2022 Thursday Night Story Hour Craft

January 20th was "Penguin Awareness" Day so we had a penguin story and a penguin craft. Here's how a couple of our penguins turned out. The hat and scarf were mounted with Velcro so they could be changed to different colors. Be sure and come out for this week's Thursday Night Story hour at 6:00 […]

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