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How to Safely Enjoy the Water

How to Safely Enjoy the Water
  • What families water safety summer reading
  • When Jun 13, 2022 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM (America/New_York / UTC-400)
  • Where Community Room
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone 269-945-4263
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Do you know how to keep yourself and others safe around the water?

Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in kids 1-4 and second in all kids under 15?
On average, 11 people drown each day in the U.S. and yet, virtually all drownings are preventable if everyone knew what you'll learn at this free event.
Join Great Lakes Water Safety Consortium Executive Director and rip current survivor Jamie Racklyeft as he discusses dangerous waves, currents & conditions, and how you and your family can safely enjoy the water.
Learn how to avoid drowning, escape drowning & safely save others from drowning.
Date: Monday June 13
Time: 6 pm
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Summer Reading 2022

Oceans of Possibilities

Learn more about this year's Summer Reading program Oceans of Possibilities.

Register on Beanstack to track reading and earn chances at prizes.

Check out all of the fun and exciting Summer Reading events planned for 2022.

Location & Hours

Main Branch
Hastings Public Library
227 E. State St., Hastings, MI 49058

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Phone: 269-945-4263
Fax: 269-948-3874

Library & Drive-thru Hours (effective June 14, 2021):

  • Monday - Thursday: 9am - 8pm
  • Friday: 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 3pm
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