128 East Saginaw Street, P.O. 398, Breckenridge Michigan 48615
Howe Memorial Library, serving an area of 6,300 residents, has a collection of 16,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 500 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,320 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of one employee, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $18,900. Patrons make 12,600 visits annually, and check out materials 23,000 times. Twenty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Corunna) Corunna Public Library
(Clare) Garfield Memorial Library
(Flint) Genesee District Library
(Ionia) Hall-Fowler Memorial Library
(Breckenridge) Howe Memorial Library
(Birch Run) Thomas E. Fleschner Memorial Library
05/26 Coming to The Breckenridge area
National Cherry Festival Traverse City MI June29-July6 The Grand Traverse region, known for its world-record tart cherry harvest, bursts with visitors eager to savor the flavor of cherries tucked into everything imaginable.
Annual Manchester Chicken Broil Manchester MI July18 Adelicious chicken dinner complete with half chicken, roll with butter, fresh made cole slaw with secret local recipe, radishes, chips and beverage. Entertainment and camaraderie are provided for your enjoyment along with an antique car show.
National Baby Food Festival Freemont MI July18-21 Show is rain or shine, no lawn chairs, no coolers, no strollers, no smoking or alcohol.
Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival Paw Paw MI August6-8 Choose from a hole in one contest, 5k walk/run, the Grape Escape Motorcycle Ride witht he Blue Knights of Southwest Michigan, Coca-Cola Grape Stomping competition, bicycle tour or now the new Grape Escape Golf Tournament.
Apple and BBQ Cook-Off Festival Hart MI September13-14 BBQ Cook-Off events, classic auto and truck show, dune buggy show, apple pie contest, beautiful baby contest. Farm fresh apples and craft show.
Coldwater Applefest Coldwater MI September15 Over 150 vendors presenting a wonderful array of arts and crafts, downtown businesses offering specials, restaurants and food vendors offering food to please every tastebud,
children's activities, and of course APPLES galore.