Kids' Happenings

Summer Reading

Kids can earn prizes all summer long for reading!

Stop by the youth desk to sign your kids up. 

Click here to see all of the FREE programs we have for all ages during the summer. 

June 17 - July 29

Jun 30, 2017
Live Farm Animals at the Library!

Saturday, May 20


The farm is coming to the library!  

The whole family will enjoy coming to see a pony, a donkey, goats, sheep, alpaca, bunnies, ducks, and a baby cow. When you’re done, browse our collection of books to learn more about each animal. This program will be outside, so dress appropriately. 

No registration required.

May 15, 2017
Adventures in Non-Fiction: Martial Arts!

Read a book about Martial Arts from our Non-Fiction collection (J 796.81s), then join us for a Tae Kwon Do session with staff from Champion Martial Arts in Westland!  

Participants should wear loose-fitting clothing.  

Ages 6 and up

April 30, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration required

Apr 23, 2017
Children's Choice Book Awards 2017

Kids can vote now until May 7th to choose the next Children's Choice Book Award winner!

This is the only national book awards program where the winning titles are selected by children and teens!

Check out the books from the library and ask your kids to vote for their favorite. 

Apr 7, 2017
Adventures in Nonfiction: Dogs!

Ages 6 and up.

Woof! Read a book from our Non-Fiction collection about dogs (J 636.7s), then
come to the library to visit Mrs. Fry and her therapy dog, Buddy! Ask at the youth desk for some doggone good reads!

Registration begins March 12th

Mar 10, 2017
Tween Knit & Crochet Club

Tweens, have you always wanted to learn to knit or crochet? Or do you already
know the basics but want to learn more?

Join our once a month club! Our
expert teacher, Diane, will be here to help you learn new skills to make
scarves, hats, headbands, etc.

Bring your own yarn and crochet hook or
knitting needles. Everyone from beginners to experts are welcome. Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are always welcome!

View our calendar for dates.

Mar 10, 2017
Crazy 8s Club

Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a’s a totally new kind of math club.  You’ll get to do mischief-making activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice and Toilet Paper Olympics, and you’ll get to take home some cool gadgets, too. Each week there is something new!

Every Wednesday in March beginning at 6:00pm.

For kids in Grades Kindergarten - 2nd.

Registration Required.  

Feb 26, 2017
Zeal's Incredible Domino Workshop!

Saturday, February 18, 2:00-3:00pm

Do you like to set up dominoes and invite friends to watch them fall down?  Come help us build a giant domino chain reaction at the library!  Have fun setting up dominoes, meet new friends and learn some new tips and tricks.  Then, stay and watch the whole connected project topple down with one push at the end of the hour! Bring your friends.  Parents, be sure to bring your cameras and capture the building and toppling moments.  Register today!  Dominoes provided by Zeal Credit Union.

Please sign up here if you're interested in attending.

Feb 6, 2017
Winter Reading Program

January 2nd-February 28th

Ages 5-12

Readers can earn a “COOL” treat for reaching their goal!

Dec 28, 2016
Holiday Sing-Along with Santa & Mrs. Claus

For everyone who still believes in the magic of Santa!

Monday, December 12, 2016  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Help us sing our Christmas Carols loud and clear so that Santa can find his way here for a visit. Join us outside in the Children's Garden at 6 p.m. for caroling, cookies, hot cocoa and a live reindeer. Then go inside for crafts and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus!  

Parents desiring photos of their child with Santa and Mrs. Claus are asked to bring their own camera. 

To help us know how many supplies to buy, please sign up here if you're interested in attending.

Nov 28, 2016

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