Kids' Happenings

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August Nonfiction Reading Challenge!

Summer Reading Fun continues in August with the Children’s Non-Fiction Challenge! 

Children will read books at their own reading level from different subject areas.

Each category completed will earn an entry for a chance to win cool prizes! 

Earn weekly coupons and other prizes along the way. Finishers can choose a free book to keep! 

The Non-Fiction Challenge runs from August 1 to September 1. Pick up your challenge sheet at the Youth Desk anytime in August!

Jul 29, 2017
TamieB
Summer Reading

Kids can earn prizes all summer long for reading!

Stop by the youth desk to sign your kids up. 

Click here to see all of the FREE programs we have for all ages during the summer. 

June 17 - July 29

Jun 30, 2017
TamieB
Live Farm Animals at the Library!

Saturday, May 20

11am-12pm

The farm is coming to the library!  

The whole family will enjoy coming to see a pony, a donkey, goats, sheep, alpaca, bunnies, ducks, and a baby cow. When you’re done, browse our collection of books to learn more about each animal. This program will be outside, so dress appropriately. 

No registration required.

May 15, 2017
TamieB
Adventures in Non-Fiction: Martial Arts!

Read a book about Martial Arts from our Non-Fiction collection (J 796.81s), then join us for a Tae Kwon Do session with staff from Champion Martial Arts in Westland!  

Participants should wear loose-fitting clothing.  

Ages 6 and up

April 30, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration required

Apr 23, 2017
TamieB
Children's Choice Book Awards 2017

Kids can vote now until May 7th to choose the next Children's Choice Book Award winner!

This is the only national book awards program where the winning titles are selected by children and teens!

Check out the books from the library and ask your kids to vote for their favorite. 

Apr 7, 2017
TamieB
Adventures in Nonfiction: Dogs!

Ages 6 and up.

Woof! Read a book from our Non-Fiction collection about dogs (J 636.7s), then
come to the library to visit Mrs. Fry and her therapy dog, Buddy! Ask at the youth desk for some doggone good reads!

Registration begins March 12th

Mar 10, 2017
TamieB
Tween Knit & Crochet Club

Tweens, have you always wanted to learn to knit or crochet? Or do you already
know the basics but want to learn more?

Join our once a month club! Our
expert teacher, Diane, will be here to help you learn new skills to make
scarves, hats, headbands, etc.

Bring your own yarn and crochet hook or
knitting needles. Everyone from beginners to experts are welcome. Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are always welcome!

View our calendar for dates.

Mar 10, 2017
TamieB
Crazy 8s Club

Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it’s a totally new kind of math club.  You’ll get to do mischief-making activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice and Toilet Paper Olympics, and you’ll get to take home some cool gadgets, too. Each week there is something new!

Every Wednesday in March beginning at 6:00pm.

For kids in Grades Kindergarten - 2nd.

Registration Required.  

Feb 26, 2017
TamieB
Zeal's Incredible Domino Workshop!

Saturday, February 18, 2:00-3:00pm

Do you like to set up dominoes and invite friends to watch them fall down?  Come help us build a giant domino chain reaction at the library!  Have fun setting up dominoes, meet new friends and learn some new tips and tricks.  Then, stay and watch the whole connected project topple down with one push at the end of the hour! Bring your friends.  Parents, be sure to bring your cameras and capture the building and toppling moments.  Register today!  Dominoes provided by Zeal Credit Union.

Please sign up here if you're interested in attending.

Feb 6, 2017
Laura
Winter Reading Program

January 2nd-February 28th

Ages 5-12

Readers can earn a “COOL” treat for reaching their goal!

Dec 28, 2016
TamieB

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