Youth Services

Battle of the Books 2017

Battle of the Books - LogoRegistration for the 2017 Battle of the Books is under way. Local 5th graders can sign up as individuals or as teams of 3 to 5 students and on Saturday, March 11 at 10:00 AM, compete to answer questions in a quiz show format.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

Elf Workshop

Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • All Ages

Be an elf and make presents for you loved ones! Decorate an ice-cream cone tree and visit with Santa. The whole family is invited.

Teen Makerspace

Saturday, December 10 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • Teens
  • Students

A Makerspace is a DIY space where people can gather to create, invent and learn. The library will host four Makerspace sessions for teens this fall. We will have a variety of electronics, software, crafts and tools for you to tinker with including a button maker, sewing machine, Sphero obstacle course, Cricut cutting machine, Little Bits, 3D doodle pens and much more!

Battle of the Books Coaches Meeting

Monday, December 12 from 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • Adults

Battle coaches, please attend this informative session where librarians will answer all the questions you
may have as a Battle of the Books coach.

Let's Go Camping Story time

Tuesday, December 13 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

  • 0 - 5 Years

Let's pretend we are camping out at the library. Come to hear some stories and sing some songs around the fire. Bear hunts, bird watching, and a campfire snack will be part of our adventure.

Doggone Readers with Midas

Tuesday, December 13 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

  • K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Midas. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your choice after you have earned four stamps.