Youth Services

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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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This Week's Featured Events & Programs

Let's Build!

Wednesday, September 28 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

Audience: 2 - 5 Years

Listen to a story and have fun building with wooden blocks, LEGO Duplo, and pattern puzzles!

Mother Goose

Thursday, September 29 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

Audience: 1 - 2 Years

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Thursday, September 29 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

Audience: 3 - 6 Years

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Babytime

Thursday, September 29 from 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

Audience: Infant to Walking with Caregiver

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition.

Doggone Readers with Aizlyn

Thursday, September 29 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location: Youth Activity Room

Audience: K - 5

Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 248-693-3002 to register for this program. Practice your reading skills with the lovable Aizlyn. 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.

BFG Party

Saturday, October 1 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Audience: K - 5

Make a dream catcher, construct a giant sized fork, try a snozzcumber sandwich with some frobscottle and have a whoopsy-splunkers time at the BFG party @ your library! Drop in, limit 30.

Mother Goose

Monday, October 3 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

Audience: 1 - 2 Years

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Preschool Pals

Monday, October 3 from 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM

Location: Youth Activity Room

Audience: 3 - 6 Years

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

1,2,3 Play with Me!

Tuesday, October 4 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Meeting Room A and B

Audience: 1 - 3 Years

Call 248-693-3002 to register. Spend time together, play, experience art activities and meet new friends. Each week a Community Resource Specialist will be on hand to answer questions on their specialty. Topics include resources at the library, child development, speech & hearing, nutrition, and play & movement.

Game On!

Tuesday, October 4 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Youth Department

Audience: K - 5

Drop into the Youth room for a fun evening of playing games! There will be a variety to choose from, including board games, card games, chess, checkers, and more.