Joan Y. Miller Moran memorials now in circulation at the Belding Library

BELDING — The Alvah N. Belding Library trustees and staff wishes to thank the many generous supporters, who have given memorial gifts to enrich the library.


“Teaching your Child to Read” and “The Power of Thank You: Discover the Joy of Gratitude” from Randy and Norrie Slater, “Cozy White Cottage Season: 100 Ways to be Cozy all Year Long” and “Life Unstyled: How to Embrace Imperfection and Create a Home you Love” from Charles and Mary Rittersdorf, “Up North In Michigan: a Portrait of Place in Four Seasons” from Gary Kern, “The Art of Paper Craft: Unique Projects using Origami, Weaving, Quilling and Pop- up Techniques” from Judy Maxim, “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Super Easy!: 120 Shortcut Recipes for Dinners, Desserts and More” from Casey Clark and Family and Chuck and Mary Pat Moran, “Guard Your Heart and Home: Pursuing Peace in Your Living Space” and “Where we Work: Home Offices” from Mid-Michigan District Health Department, “Lemons on Friday: Trusting God through my Greatest Heartbreak,” “Own your Morning: Reset you’re am Routine to Unlock your Potential,” “Cardboard Creations for Kids: 50 Fun and Inventive Crafts Using Recycled Materials,” “Clueless in the Kitchen: Cooking for Beginners” and “My Money My Way: Taking Back Control of your Financial Life” from Steve and Cindy Jackson.


“Taste of Home: 5 Ingredient Comfort Food,” “Vegan, at Times: 120+ Recipes for Every Day or Every so Often” and “The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat” from Wanda Sprague , “A Little Closer to Home: How I found the Calm after the Storm,” “The Betrayal of Anne Frank: a Cold Case Investigation,” “Enough Already: Learning to Love the way I am Today,” “Shores Beyond Shores from Holocaust to Hope,” “Windswept: Walking the Paths of Trailblazing Women” and “This will be Funny Later” from Amber Beechler, “The World Almanac : Awesome True or False Questions for Smart Kids about animals,” “The World Almanac: Awesome True or False Questions for Smart Kids” and the children’s board book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s First Winter” from Jim and Suzie McCreery, “Dear Highlights: what Adults can Learn from 75 Years of Letters and Conversations with Kids,” “Concrete Crafts: Simple Projects from Jewelry to Place Settings, Birdbaths to Umbrella Stands” and “Space!: the Universe as you’ve Never Seen it Before” from Steve Thomas, “The Lord’s Prayer: the Meaning and Power of the Prayer Jesus Taught,” “The Book of Hope: a Survival Guide for Trying Times,” “Welcome Home Pies, Crisps and Crumbles,” “Spectacular Spreads: 50 Amazing Food Spreads for any Occasion,” “Collective Wisdom: Lessons, Inspirat ions and Advice from Women over 50” and the children’s book “Hello Neighbor!: the Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers” from Mary Mumby and Family.


“Belding” Images of American Series from Frank and Lynn Mason, “Understanding Cemetery Symbols: a Field Guide for Historic Graveyards” from Jack and Lee Swanson, “The Founding Mothers of Mackinac Island: the Agatha Biddle Band of 1870” from Dave Thomas, “Mount Pleasant, Past and Present” from Scot Steffes.


“First-Time Quiltmaking: Learning to Quilt in Six Easy Lessons” from Friends at Forever Fabrics, “Quilt as you go: a Practical Guide to 14 Inspiring Techniques and Projects” and “The Complete Book of Patchwork, Quilting and Applique” from The Holy Cross Quilting Gals, “Modern Crocheted Shawls and Wraps,” “Quilt as-you-go Made Clever: add Dimension in 9 New Projects,” “Adorable Animals Quilting: 20+ Charming Patterns” and “Basic Rug Hooking” from Diane Christensen , Tammy Poff, Jan Lyndrup and Jill Greenop.


“Day of Days” by John Smolens from Olga Albert, “A Man of Honor” by Barbara Taylor Bradford from John and Marilyn Rittersdorf, “The Tannenbaum Christmas Quilt” by Ann Hazelwood from Linda Chickering, “The Christmas Promise” by Richard Paul Evans and “Hotel Porofina” by JP O’Connell from Ken and Gloria Geiger, “A View Most Glorious” by Regina Scott and “Forever my Own” by Tracie Peterson from Jane Boyden, “Freedom’s Song ” by Kim Vogel Sawyer and “At Lighthouse Point” by Suzanne Woods Fisher from Thomas and Carolyn Stokes, “Crossed Lines” by Jennifer Delemere, “Home Sweet Tiny Home” by Melody Carlson and “To Disguise the Truth” by Jen Turano from Jim and Sally Weeks and Chris Slocum, “Faith’s Mountain Home” by Misty Beller, “The London House” by Katherine Reay and “The Family you Make” by Jill Shalvis from Bob and Karen Ware, “The Cut” by John Wemlinger and “Tin Camp Road” by Ellen Airgood from Gordon and Mary Ann Galloway, “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte and “Sense and Sensibility” by Jane Austen from Kort and Mary Warner and from the Bleecker Street Inquiry Agency Series “To Steal a Heart” and “To Write a Wrong” both by Jen Turano from Tom and Barb Fagerlin.


“Librarians of the West” by Randi Samuelson-Brown from Sharon Holt, “The Woman at the Front” by Lecia Cornwall and “The Edge of Belonging” by Amanda Cox from Denise Mast and Jeanne Freybler.


“Dear Librarian” from Friends of the Alvah N. Belding Library, “Berenstain Bears Meet the Easter Bunny” and “Hardly Haunted” from Terry and Sandy Wallin, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar eats Lunch,” “Everything will be Okay” and “ Love in the Library” from Mary Ane and Mike Krum, “The Quilt Story,” “The Patchwork Path,” “The Quilt maker’s Gift” and “The Kindness Quilt” from Friends of Gabe and Jess Krum and Ellie, “Where is our Library?,” “Group Hug,” “The Katha Chest,” “Bright Star” and “I don’t like Birthday Parties!” from Joanna and Jim Bremer, “Hello, Baby!: I’m your Mom,” “Jubilee: the Frist Therapy Horse and an Olympic Dream” and “Bevan: a well-loved Bear” from Caswell and Co. Inc., “ Happy Birthday, Fiona,” “Birds on Wishbone Street” and from the Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery Series “Buzzing Honey Makers,” “Hanging Food Catcher,” “Growing Bird Feeder,” “Shrinking Friend” and “Story Rock” from Penny and Winthrop Setchfield.


“Animal ABC” and “Who will pull Santa’s Sleigh?” from Dennis and Nori Kmiecik, “Jan Brett’s The Nutcracker” from Betty Jenkins, “Belle’s Playful Puppy,” “Your Friend, Parker,” “Parker Dresses up” and “Go, Dog, Go!” from Valerie Black, Sara Black Braun and Jon Braun and Matt and Sarah Black, “My Life as an Oak Tree,” “Hey: a Colorful Mystery,” “Summer’s Call: a Michigan Day” and “Soaring in Style: How Amelia Earhart Became a Fashion Icon” from John , Mary and Frank McCarthy, “What is Love?,” “Love was Inside,” “A Unicorn Named Sparkle,” “Amos McGee Misses the Bus,” “Dinosaurs on Kitty Island,” “Photo Ark ABC,” “Ms. MacDonald has a Farm,” “The Berenstain Bears too much Noise” and “Angelina Ballerina Loves the Library” from Brandon and Sarah Jones and Family.


“Long Road to the Circus,” “A Mouse Called Miika” and “The Mark of Athena” from Tom and Joan O’Connor, “Just Harriet” and “Anybody here seen Frenchie?” from Joan Peterson, “The MacMillan Fairy Tales Collection” from Marj Hansen.


“The Girl who Loved Giraffes: and Became the World’s First Giraffologist” from John Forman, “The Little Book of Woodland Bird Songs” and “The Little Book of Backyard Bird Songs” from Rob and Deb Gasper, “Eyewitness Ancient Egypt” and “ Eyewitness Hurricane and Tornado” from Les and Barb Albert.

Also given in memory of Joan was a donation toward materials used in a Youth Services Program

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