Youth & Family Events
2016 Youth Summer Reading Events!
Weekly Programs for children ages 5 to 12
Tuesdays at 2:00 and 7:00 pm. In the meeting rooms on the Main Level.
July 12 - Basketball Jones Enjoy special basketball tricks while learning about the importance of reading.
July 19 - Zeemo! "Let's Get Physical" Watch and learn amazing yo-yo tricks with a master!
July 26 - Wildlife Safari Learn about animals from around the world.
Registration for each program begins one week before the program at the Youth Services Desk or by phoning 734-453-0750, #5. Please wear washable clothing!
2016 Edge Summer Read Events!
Edge Events are for kids 9-12 years old.
Tuesday, July 19th – 2:45 & 7:45 pm. Juggling Workshop!
Kids ages 9 - 12 can stay after Zeemo’s “Let’s Get Physical” performance to learn some cool juggling tricks and tips! Registration begins July 12th.
Monday July 25th from 4 pm – 6 pm. Rock Climbing Wall!
Oakland County Parks and Recreation will be here with their portable rock wall! (Closed toe shoes must be worn. Weight restrictions; min 40 lbs & max 250 lbs.)This program is intended for children ages 9 and up. Registration begins July 18th.
*Children will also need a permission slip filled out by the parent or gardian. These are available at the Youth Service desk.
Family Storytimes during the summer will be Wednesdays at 10 am & 7 pm and are for children ages 2-5 and their families.
June 22nd and 29th & July 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th.
Final Storytime Bonanza will be August 3rd at 10 am and 7 pm. Registation begins July 27th at the Youth Services desk or by calling 734-453-0750, #5.
Our BabyTime starts with fifteen minutes of lapsit stories and bouncy rhymes, followed by a thirty minute playtime. All the fun starts at 10:00 a.m.
This program is for babies ages 6 - 24 months old and their caregivers. No siblings, please.
Monday July 18th and Saturday July 23rd
Monday August 1st and Saturday August 6th
Monday August 15th and Saturday August 20th
Monday August 22nd and Tuesday September 6th
The first Tuesday and fourth Monday of every month there will be a special therapy dog at the Library. Come and READ (Reading Education Assistance Dog) for 15 minutes! Grades 1-6, registration required. Please register at the Youth Help Desk or by phone 734-453-0750 option 5.