Hartland’s Cromaine Library

Available events

Second Sunday Concert: ABC Sisters

Sunday, April 19, 2:30pm, Hartland Music Hall

Hear the amazing three-part harmonies and trumpet-like scat singing as three real-life sisters–Ayla, Bailey, and Carly–present ABC Sisters: An Andrews Sisters Tribute Act. Held off-site at Hartland Music Hall (3619 Avon St, Hartland). A gift of the Friends of Cromaine. Show your Livingston County library card for admission. Drop-in. For all ages

Rosie and Friends on Film

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Saturday, April 18, 1:00-2:00pm, Village Community Room

Professor and author Greg Sumner presents a selection of documentary films from the National Archives, highlighting the contributions of working women on the homefront during WWII. Discussion and Q&A to follow. Register online or by phone beginning 2/27/2020 9:00 am. For adults

Travel Your Tastebuds to the 1940s with The Great Foodini

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Wednesday, April 15, 6:30-8:00pm, Youth Program Room

The Friends of Cromaine present Travel Your Tastebuds around the World with The Great Foodini. Renee Chodkowski brings stories, recipes, tips, and food samples in keeping with the Second Sunday Concert performance themes and, this month, with the Livingston Reads of Fannie Flagg’s The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion. This month: Foods of the wartime 1940s. Register online or by phone beginning 2/27/2020 9:00 am. For adults

Rosie the Riveter – The Contributions of Women in WWII

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Wednesday, April 1, 7:00-8:30pm, Village Community Room

Members of the American Rosie the Riveter Association discuss the contributions of women during World War II. Hear the stories from the women who lived them! Many do not realize that women performed nearly every previously “male” job in the military and at home during wartime.  Register online or by phone beginning 2/27/2020 9:00 am. For adults

Learn to Make Polish Sausage

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Tuesday, March 24, 7:00-8:00pm, Village Community Room

A big part of the appeal of the Filling Station was Mama’s homemade Polish sausage. Learn from Bryan the Butcher at Great Lakes Meats how to make your own. Samples! A gift of the Friends of Cromaine. Register online or by phone beginning 2/27/2020 9:00 am. For adults & teens

Rosie, A Detroit Herstory – Author Visit with Bailey Sisoy Isgro

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Monday, March 2, 7:00-8:00pm, Village Community Room

Rosie, A Detroit Herstory by Bailey Sisoy Isgro tells the story of women workers during World War II. Written for ages 8 to 12, the book’s content is important to the understanding of the many contributions women made during the War and the challenges they faced when the men came home. Books for sale and signing. Register online or by phone beginning 2/27/2020 9:00 am. For all ages

Dog Tag Necklaces

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Tuesday, February 25, 7:00-8:30pm, Village Community Room

Come and stamp your own dog tag with a special message or design. $7.50 materials fee; pay at the event.  A Livingston Reads 2020 event, thanks to the Friends of Cromaine Library. Register now online or by phone. For adults