Author Archive | Ms. Linda


Kits! Kits! Kits!

Come to the Youth room and check out our new kits.  Discovery kits are designed for visual and tactile learners and include My Body, Time, Healthy Habits, and more.  Preschool kits focus on popular themes such as bugs, colors, space, and many more.  STEM kits are great for kids interested in exploring science and math […]


Calling All Short Story Writers

Entries for the 5th annual Write Michigan Short Story Contest will be accepted through their website until November 30, 2016. The contest is open to writers of all ages and entries are accepted in both English and Spanish. The winners will be awarded a cash prize and have their entry published by Chapbook Press. Visit […]

Dragon Award Seal

Dragon Award 2016

Five favorite chapter books have been chosen for this year’s Dragon Award contest. You can find the books in our special display near the Graphic Novel collection. Read any or all. Read your favorite ones again! Beginning Sept 12 you can post comments to our web page and campaign for your choice to be the […]

child's hand building with duplo blocks

Fun Fall School Age Programs

Need a break from homework? Come to the library and build with our Legos, play chess and other board games, read to one of the reading therapy dogs and earn a free book, have fun taking apart broken stuff and discover how things are made. Stop by the library for more information or check out […]

Baby and mother

Programs for Parents

Parents and caregivers of children ages 1 – 3 are invited to join us for 1, 2, 3 Play With Me. This is a time to play with your child, meet and talk with specialists on a number of areas of child development, and make new friends! Call the Youth desk at 248.693.3002 beginning September […]

Youth Storytime

Fall Storytimes Are Here

Bring your babies, toddlers and preschoolers to the library for some fun with stories, songs, crafts and more. All storytimes are drop in, but there are limits so come early. For complete descriptions and times see our newsletter or call the Youth desk at 248.693.3002.

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On the Road with Culturegrams

Whether you are looking for information about a place you are going to visit or just want to visit use Culturegrams to find out about famous sites, facts about a city or a state, what kind of food is popular there and more. You can use the kids edition and show your parents how to […]


On the Road to Discovery

Want to read about an animal you have just seen or an event you just learned about and you are not near the library? Try TrueFlix where you can watch a video, read a book, try a project and find links to learn more about whatever you are interested it – animals, disasters, outer space, […]


On the Road with Hoopla

Hoopla, our newest app for streaming can be set to filter for kids.  Go to Settings on your device and flip the toggle to put Hoopla into Kids Mode for your device then tune into movies, music, audiobooks and ebooks just for kids. Find information about Hoopla on our Student Resources page and start streaming […]


On the Road with Stories

Not enough room to pack all the books you want to read on vacation? Use the Tumble Book Library to access more stories, graphic novels, non-fiction, ebooks even create your own playlists. Use the Puzzles and games tab to have some fun when you are taking a break from reading. TumbleBook Library is in Student […]