Kids' Happenings

CLOSED for Thanksgiving

The library will close at 12:00p.m. on Wednesday, November 23 as part of the Thanksgiving holiday and will be closed through Friday, November 25.  

We will reopen on Saturday, November 26. 

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 8, 2016
International Games Day

Celebrate International Games Day at the library by playing games from around the world!

Board games, card games, video games...there will be something for all ages. We will have snacks and other fun stuff available! 

Calling all Pokemon Go players...we will be having a Pokemon battle at our library gym from 2:00-4:00pm. Bring your A game! There will also be some lures set up for you to restock for the big battle. 

November 19 2:00-4:00pm.

Please register on our website or call the library.  

Nov 3, 2016
Adventures in Non-Fiction: Animal Tracks!

Spaces are still open for our Adventures in Non-Fiction:  Animal Tracks! program on Sunday, November 13; 1:00-2:00PM.  

Holly Vaughn from the Michigan DNR will be here to present a program on Michigan animals and their tracks.  Participants will each make a plaster cast of an animal track.  Select a book about a Michigan animal from our Non-Fiction collection (J590's) to read before attending the program.  

Ages 6 and up, parents are welcome to attend as well.  


Oct 31, 2016
Homework Help

Looking for help with your child's homework?  Free assistance will be available on a weekly walk-in basis.  A retired teacher volunteer will provide homework help for students in grades 1-6.  This service will be offered on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm, beginning October 18.  Stop by Meeting Room C and check in for 20 minutes or more of homework assistance!

Sep 16, 2016
Storytimes Re-start!

Our regular storytimes have restarted for the Fall!

Sleepytime Storytime – Mondays 6:30pm

Babytime Storytime – Tuesdays 10am

Toddler Tales – Wednesdays 10 & 11am

Preschool Storytime – Fridays 10am

Sep 15, 2016
August Nonfiction Reading Challenge!

All throughout the month of August youth can read books from a different "Dewey Decimal" number group and win prizes!

Prizes include: Free weekly coupons (for free food, skating, laser tag and more!), entry into winning a jar of treats, treasure chest prize, a free book, and entry into the grand prize drawing where kids could win a science kit or other cool prize!

Join now at the Youth Desk.

Ends September 2

Aug 1, 2016
Mini Golf in the Library!

Play mini golf IN the library after hours on our course designed by library staff!

Bring the whole family to this FREE event! Snacks will be provided and all ages are welcome. 

Friday, July 22

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

*Registration required 

Jul 5, 2016
Homework Help continues through May!

Homework Help continues!  Thanks to the volunteer services of a retired teacher, we are able to continue offering Homework Help on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm.  We encourage you to bring your 1st - 6th grader to Meeting Room C for assistance in reading, math, and other subjects.  Walk-ins are welcome starting Tuesday, April 19th and continuing through May 24th.

Apr 26, 2016
Food for Fines
food for fines / food for thought

Get your fines reduced and help fight hunger with us during the month of April! For every non-perishable, unexpired food item you bring in, we'll forgive $2 in fines from your account (up to $20 total, lost or damaged fees not included). For more information or a list of suggested items, visit our Food for Fines event notice or stop by the library Circulation Desk anytime the library is open between April 1 - April 30.

Mar 23, 2016
1000 Books Celebration *POSTPONED*

The Youth Department has postponed our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Finishers Celebration until August to allow more families the chance to participate. So keep up with all of your great reading adventures and see if you can join us for a fun-filled celebration in August!  Families who have finished the program and would like to pick up their Finishers Backpack can stop by the Youth Desk to get it.

Mar 4, 2016

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