Two special events for children are scheduled this week at the Durand Memorial Branch of the Shiawassee District Library. Building a simple machine and Wii day will be held, with each activity counting towards a reading badge in the Every Hero Has a Story summer reading program.

Between 4 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, children can create a simple machine using inexpensive items such as cardboard, skewers and foam sheets. All materials will be provided.

Wii Day will be 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 16. Kids are invited to bring their friends to play Super Mario Brothers, Just Dance, Raving Rabbids and more. All Wii supplies and equipment will be provided.

For more information on the summer reading program and special events, persons may call the library,

(989) 288-3743. A full schedule of events can also be found on the library’s website at

At the Library was last modified: July 13th, 2015 by Karen Elford