Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce

For Seniors: January 11, 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Come and explore techniques for stress reduction and wellness promotion with Wendy Weckstein of Norther Michigan Psychiatric Services. She'll discuss how mindfulness can help reduce the emotional and physical stresses often associated with aging.

Greeting Card Workshop January 17, 1:00 pm

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Create your own special birthday card or Valentine with paper crafter Susan Schneider. All materials will be provided to make a charming card for either occasion. To save a seat, please call the library @ 231.236.5361 or email: [email protected] to register by Monday, January 15.

Fighting Climate Anxiety

Inland Seas Education Association staff members will discuss the growing concerns about climate change and the sense of helplessness it can cause, particularly among younger people. They will also explore how anxiety can be refocused to spark constructive action to protect the environment for generations to come.

R.O.V. Workshop

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Come and learn about the health of the Great Lakes in this fun Workshop presented by Inland Seas Educational Association. They'll review their Remote Operating Vehicle program which enables underwater research. The ISEA will lead a hands on-exercise to make a functional ROV. This workshop is ideal for kids in grades 6-12 and their parents,

Nature Drawing & Journaling Workshop

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Artist and educator Penny Krebiehl will lead this guided journal and drawing workshop, gathering at the library before heading outdoors. Participants should dress for outdoor weather, and bring their own drawing supplies (notebooks, pens, pencils, etc). The group will then meet back at the library to share their work. All ages are welcome.

Free

Documentary Film: Eye of the Wind

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Local filmmaker James Weston Schaberg will present his 2023 documentary film Eye of the Wind, a stunning presentation of aerial photography. The film demonstrates the art of quietly capturing bird’s-eye views without noisy drones or burning fossil fuels, offering unique perspectives on the landscapes of Leelanau County and other locations.

Free

Tech Tuesday – Google Drive

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Learn how to use Google Drive, the popular free service that allows you to store and access files via the cloud. Google Drive also gives you access to free web-based applications for creating documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. Public Service librarian Dave Ulrich will be your guide for this fun introductory workshop. Bring your computer

Digital Newspaper Archive: Workshop

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

The Leelanau Historical Society will lead this interactive workshop, exploring the wealth of resources available via the Digital Michigan Newspaper Portal. LHS staff will walk attendees through some sample searches, demonstrating the various tools available, then provide time for individual exploration and questions. Bring your own laptop or tablet, or borrow one from the library.

Free

Chris Lamb: Landscape Astrophotography

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Christopher Lamb will share examples of his unique compositions, combining the beauty of landscape photography with the wonderment of the night sky. The result is a gallery of the night sky not visible with the naked eye, with all of its colors, detail and clarity. Come join us for a discussion about the images of

Free

Nature Drawing & Journaling Workshop

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Artist and educator Penny Krebiehl will lead this guided journal and drawing workshop, gathering at the library before heading outdoors. Participants should dress for outdoor weather, and bring their own drawing supplies (notebooks, pens, pencils, etc). The group will then meet back at the library to share their work. All ages are welcome.

Free

Tech Tuesday: iPad basics

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Corey Buchan of BuchanTech will discuss and demonstrate the many functions of this popular Apple device. Bring your own iPad, and your questions. The workshop is part of the ongoing Tech Tuesday series hosted by the public libraries of Leelanau County.

Free

Smartphone Photography Workshop Thursday, May 9, 7:00PM

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Wayne Pope, a photography instructor at Lansing Community College will show you how to make the most of your smartphone's camera. The workshop will cover both iPhone and Android devices. Seating is limited so please contact the library in advance to register. 231.326.5361.

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