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Cromaine Library
3688 N. Hartland Rd.
Hartland, MI 48353
810-632-5200

Cromaine Library in Hartland, MI, Books, DVDs and online resources

DISCOVER YOUR NEXT OBSESSION

  • Beating About The Bush M.C. Beaton December 10, 2019
  • When Old Midnight Comes Along Loren D. Estleman December 10, 2019
  • Invitation Only Murder Leslie Meier December 10, 2019
  • Mercy Road Ann Howard Creel December 10, 2019
  • Relentless Shawn Wilson December 03, 2019
  • The Wrong Girl Donis Casey December 10, 2019
  • Disaster's Salad Emma Sloley December 10, 2019

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ATTEND AN EVENT AT CROMAINE

With an average of 740 events per year, there's something for everyone: toddlers, kids, tweens, teens, adults, and more! Check out our featured events below to find just the one for you. If you would like to attend an event at Cromaine, review our calendar for this year's events by date and time, where you can register and plan ahead. We look forward to seeing you at the library!

Today


Hartland's Polar Express Day

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:00 AM
Ends on: Saturday, December 14, 2019 1:00 PM
Where: Cromaine District Library at Village Community Room

Celebrate the 7th Annual Hartland's Polar Express Day with activities throughout Hartland's Historic Village. FREE for the community! DUE TO THE TRAIN RIDES, HARTLAND ROAD WILL BE CLOSED DURING THE EVENT FROM CROUSE ROAD TO SCHOOL STREET. 
  • The event kicks off with the ringing of the bell in the historic Hartland Music Hall at 10:00 am

  • Children's Activity Tent outside the Florence B. Dearing Museum sponsored by the Hartland Rotary Club

  • Reading of "The Polar Express" by Chris Van Allsburg copyright Houghton Mifflin along with games and crafts at Cromaine Library

  • Tours of the Florence B. Dearing Museum with hot cocoa and popcorn, too

  • Train rides on a trackless train along Avon Street sponsored by Hartland Insurance Agency - *Catch the train for a ride at the "depot" in front of the Florence B. Dearing Museum

  • Children 12 and under can get a Polar Express bell courtesy of First National Bank

  • Photo Booth and warming station at Jellison CPA

  • Hartland High School Choirs perform at the Hartland Music Hall from 10:30 to Noon

  • Train track fun at the Kiddie Express with the Hartland Lions Club

  • Santa arrives in the Village at 10:15 on a Hartland Deerfield Fire Authority Fire Engine followed by a meet-and-greet at Universal Credit Services

  • MIT Dance Studio face painter, free dance classes, nail station and crafts

  • Letter writing to Santa, games and prizes with Hartland United FC

  • Hydration Station and bags sponsored by CGC Water

  • The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary from the Austin-Moore Post 415 is back this year with their adorable LEGO figures photo stand-in

  • Make reindeer feed and enjoy cider and donuts at Ore Creek Veterinary Clinic 

  • Decorate cookies with the Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce inside Cromaine Library

  • See a live reindeer on Cromaine's South Lawn

  • Polar Express Photo Cut-outs sponsored by Michigan Financial Planning

  • Thanks also to Village Manor Retirement for their holiday sponsorship

  • Parking is available at Cromaine Library, the Hartland Childcare Center, Creekside Elementary, Spranger Field, and Ore Creek Middle School

(Schedule is approximate for all activities! All activities are while supplies last!)
SF, CRS, YM



Handel's Messiah Community Chorus Rehearsal

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 1:00 PM
Ends on: Saturday, December 14, 2019 6:00 PM
Where: Cromaine District Library at Off Site - See Description for Details

This season is the 87th annual performance by the Community Chorus of Handel's Messiah at the Hartland Music Hall. Who's the Community Chorus? YOU are! If you've never sung the Messiah but always wanted to, if you've sung parts but not the entirety, if you have sung the Messiah in other places and want to bring your talents here, please come. Rehearsals conducted by Kelli Falls are held nearly weekly at either the Hartland Senior Activity Center or at the Hartland Music Hall. Performance is Saturday, December 14 at 6:30 pm. Tickets, available online and from Chorus members, are $10 (plus $1.25 ticket fee if purchased online). Be part of an incredibly long-lived tradition in the acoustically amazing historic Hartland Music Hall this holiday season. Hartland Music Hall. Drop-in. 

87th Messiah by the Community Chorus

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 6:30 PM
Ends on: Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:00 PM
Where: Cromaine District Library at Off Site - See Description for Details

This is the 87th consecutive performance of Handel's Messiah by a community chorus, led by conductor Kelli Falls, and accompanied on the historic Kilgen organ. Held off-site at the Hartland Music Hall, its home for all 87 years. $10.00 tickets are available online at Ticketor (with an online ticket fee) and at Cromaine Library, or from a Community Chorus member. General admission seating. Doors open at 6:15 pm.  CRS

12/19 7:00 PM

CELEBRATION FOR RETIRING LIBRARY DIRECTOR CECI MARLOW

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Free Entrepreneurship Mentoring

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Preschool & Toddler Storytime

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SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY

At Cromaine Library, we proudly engage with our community partners in an effort to effect positive progress toward a shared vision of Hartland Living – inspiring a higher quality of life and celebrating what makes Hartland our home.

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