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Elf waving from behind a bush

Come One, Come All

Bring the whole family to our Elf Workshop this Saturday, December 10  between 10 and 12 and make presents for your family and decorate an ice-cream cone tree.  Santa will be here taking requests, so stop and see him too!

Lions Club Vision Screening - Logo

Free Vision Screening

Our local Lions Club is partnering with the library to offer free vision screening for kids from 6 months to 5 years of age. No registration required. Staff at the Customer Service desk will be able to direct you to the room where they are doing screenings.


Pigeon Wants a Party!

Mo Willems’ very famous pigeon just kept asking us so we finally said yes we would have a party and celebrate some of his more famous stories, do some crazy activities, and have some fun. All ages are welcome to drop in for the party on Thursday, December 29 at 10:00am.


Make a Bracelet

Friendship bracelets, beaded bracelets or Rainbow Loom bracelets. Come and make one or one of each on Tuesday, December 27 at 2:00p. All materials are provided. Registration is required.


Battle of the Books 2017

Attention all 5th graders and parents! The official kickoff day for Battle of the Books 2017 is Wednesday November 9 at 5:30p and 7:00p. Look for complete information about the books, the rules, and registration on our website that day. Until then talk with your friends, start putting together your teams of 3-5 students and […]


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 […]