Joan Y. Miller Moran memorials are now circulating at the Belding Library | Wender Mind Kids

Joan Y. Miller Moran memorials are now circulating at the Belding Library

BELDING – The Board of Trustees and staff of the Alvah N. Belding Library would like to thank the many generous supporters who have made commemorative gifts to enrich the library.


“Teaching the Child to Read” and “The Power of Thanks: Discover the Joy of Gratitude” by Randy and Norrie Slater, “Cosy White Cottage Season: 100 Ways to be Cozy all Year Long” and “Life Unstyled: How to Embrace Imperfection and Create a Home you Love by Charles and Mary Rittersdorf, Up North In Michigan: a Portrait of Place in Four Seasons by Gary Kern, The Art of Paper Craft: Unique Projects using Origami, Weaving, Quilling and Pop- up Techniques by Judy Maxim, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Super Easy!: 120 Shortcut Recipes for Dinners, Desserts and More by 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 the 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 imaginative crafts from re recycled materials”, “Clueless in the Kitchen: Cooking for Beginners” and “My Money My Way: Taking Back Control of Your Financial Life” by Steve and Cindy Jackson.


Taste of Home: 5 Ingredient Comfort Food, Vegan, at Times: 120+ Recipes for Every Day or Back and Forth, and The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat by Wanda Sprague , “A Little Closer to Home: Finding the Calm After the Storm”, “The Betrayal of Anne Frank: An Investigation of a Cold Case”, Enough: Learning to Love As I Am Today, Shores Beyond Shores from Holocaust to Hope, Windswept: Walking the Paths of Trailblazing Women, and This Will Be Funny Later by 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 book The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s First Winter by Jim and Suzie McCreery, Dear Highlights: what adults can learn from 75 years of letters and conversations with children, Concrete Crafts: Simple Projects from Jewelry to Place Settings, Birdbaths to Umbrella Stands, and Space!: the Universe as you’ve never seen it before by Steve Thomas, The Lord’s Prayer: The Importance and Power of the Prayer Jesus Taught, The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Troubled Times, Welcome Home Pies, Crisps and Crumbles, Spectacular Spreads: 50 Amazing Spreads for every occasion”, “Collective W isdom: Lessons, inspiration and advice from women over 50” and the children’s book Hello Neighbor!: the Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers by Mary Mumby and Family.


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


“First-Time Quiltmaking: Learning to Quilt in Six Easy Lessons” by 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” by 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 by Diane Christensen, Tammy Poff , Jan Lyndrup and Jill Greenop.


“Day of Days” by John Smolens by Olga Albert, “A Man of Honor” by Barbara Taylor Bradford by John and Marilyn Rittersdorf, “The Tannenbaum Christmas Quilt” by Ann Hazelwood by Linda Chickering, “The Christmas Promise” by Richard Paul Evans and “Hotel Porofina” by JP O’Connell by Ken and Gloria Geiger, “A View Most Glorious” by Regina Scott and “Forever my Own” by Tracie Peterson by Jane Boyden, “Freedom’s Song ‘ by Kim Vogel Sawyer and ‘At Lighthouse Point’ by Suzanne Woods Fisher by Thomas and Carolyn Stokes, ‘Crossed Lines’ by Jennifer Delemere, ‘Home Sweet Tiny Home’ by Melody Carlson and ‘To Disguise the Truth’ by Jen Turano by 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 by Bob and Karen Ware, “The Cut” by John Wemlinger and “Tin Camp Road” by Ellen Airgood of Gordon and Mary Ann Galloway, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte and Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen by 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 by Tom and Barb Fagerlin.


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


Friends of the Alvah N. Belding Library’s Dear Librarian, Berenstain Bears Meet the Easter Bunny and Hardly Haunted by Terry and Sandy Wallin, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Eats Lunch, Everything Will Be Okay and Love in the Library” by Mary Ane and Mike Krum, “The Quilt Story”, “The Patchwork Path”, “The Quilt maker’s Gift” and “The Kindness Quilt” by 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! by Joanna and Jim Bremer, Hello, Baby!: I’m Your Mom, Jubilee: the First Therapy Horse and an Olympic Dream” and “Bevan: a well-loved Bear” by Caswell and Co. Inc., “Happy Birthday Fiona”, “Birds on Wishbone Street” and by the Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery Series “Buzzing Honey Makers”, “Hanging Food Catcher”, “Growing Bird Feeder”, “Shrinking Friend” and “Story Rock” by Penny and Winthrop Setchfield.


Dennis and Nori Kmiecik’s “Animal ABC” and “Who Pulls Santa’s Sleigh?”, “Jan Brett’s The Nutcracker” by Betty Jenkins, “Belle’s Playful Puppy”, “Your Friend, Parker”, “Parker Gets Dressed” and Go, Dog, Go! by 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” by 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 Arche ABC, Ms. MacDonald Has a Farm, The Berenstain Bears Too Much Noise, and Angelina Ballerina Loves the Library by Brandon and Sarah Jones and Family.


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

Non-Fiction for Children

“The Girl Who Loved Giraffes: And Became The World’s First Giraffologist” by John Forman, “The Little Book of Woodland Birdsongs” and “The Little Book of Backyard Birdsongs” by Rob and Deb Gasper, “Eyewitness Ancient Egypt” and “Eyewitness Hurricane and Tornado” by Les and Barb Albert.

A donation was also made in memory of Joan for materials used in a youth welfare program