Kids' Happenings

August Nonfiction Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Fun continues in August with the Children’s Non-Fiction Challenge! 

Children will read books at their own reading level from different subject areas.

Earn coupons, treasure chest prizes, a chance to win the jar of treats, entry into the grand prize drawing, AND finishers can choose a free book to keep! 

The Non-Fiction Challenge runs from August 1 to August 30. Pick up your challenge sheet at the Youth Desk anytime in August!

Logs must be turned in by Friday, August 30 at 5:00pm.

Jul 29, 2019
Michigan Activity Pass (MAP): Soar and Explore

Discover Michigan:  Using your library card, check out a pass for one of Michigan's cultural attractions or state parks and recreation areas!  For more information, and to see a list of participants, visit:  This program is presented by The Library Network:  Libraries Working Together.  

Jun 1, 2019
Summer Reading Begins Saturday, June 15

Our Summer Reading Kickoff will take place on Saturday, June 15!  This year we'll be exploring A Universe of Stories.  Stay tuned for more details!  

Apr 3, 2019
March is Reading Month Storytime

Every Wednesday in March from 10:00am - 10:45am. 

March is READING MONTH!  Come enjoy books, rhymes, songs, and a simple craft with our fun and friendly youth staff! This storytime is appropriate for children ages 2-6 with a caregiver.  No registration required.  There will only be ONE storytime each Wednesday during the month of March.  

The use of picture books, songs, and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write, and play. 

Mar 6, 2019
Winter Reading Logs Due on Thursday, February 28

Just a reminder that Thursday, February 28 is the last day to turn in your Winter Reading log and claim your prizes!  Stop by the Youth Dept. Desk!  

Feb 22, 2019
Winter Reading Program

It's cold outside, so let's warm up with a good book!  

If you haven't joined yet, our Winter Reading program is taking place through Thursday, February 28, 2019.  The kids can read or be "read to" for 600 minutes and earn prizes!  Stop by library for a reading log!

If you've already joined, remember that the last day to turn in your log is Thursday, February 28, 2019.  

Jan 29, 2019
Holiday Sing-Along

Monday, December 10

6:00-8:00 pm

Registration Required

Join us outside for songs and to see a live reindeer.  Then go inside for hot cocoa, cookies, crafts and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  Bring a camera to take pictures of your child with Santa and Mrs. Claus. 

Nov 20, 2018
Book Clubs for All Ages!

Check out our monthly youth book clubs!

Each month children will read and then meet to talk about a featured book, have a snack, and enjoy fun book-related activites!

Here is a list of all our youth book clubs: 

K-2 Book Club (children will listen to the story on the day of the program)

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club

5th-8th Grade Book Club

Family Book Club

For dates and more information about our book clubs see our online calendar here. 

Oct 8, 2018
Lord of the Gourd

Tuesday, October 2


Pat Harrison, AKA "Lord of the Gourd", will present a pumpkin sculpting program at the library.  Drop in anytime between 3:00PM - 7:00PM and watch him create Halloween masterpieces.  This is a "must see" program!  He has traveled Michigan for 20 years doing carving demonstrations.  

All ages welcome!

Oct 1, 2018
Storytimes are a GO!

Sleepytime Storytime – Mondays 6:30pm

Babytime Storytime – Tuesdays 10am

Toddler Tales – Wednesdays 10 & 11am

Preschool Storytime – Fridays 10am

For more details about these storytimes check out our calendar

Sep 12, 2018

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