Kids' Happenings

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
Crazy 8s Club

Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a’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
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
Winter Reading Program

January 2nd-February 28th

Ages 5-12

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

Dec 28, 2016
Holiday Sing-Along with Santa & Mrs. Claus

For everyone who still believes in the magic of Santa!

Monday, December 12, 2016  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Help us sing our Christmas Carols loud and clear so that Santa can find his way here for a visit. Join us outside in the Children's Garden at 6 p.m. for caroling, cookies, hot cocoa and a live reindeer. Then go inside for crafts and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus!  

Parents desiring photos of their child with Santa and Mrs. Claus are asked to bring their own camera. 

To help us know how many supplies to buy, please sign up here if you're interested in attending.

Nov 28, 2016
CLOSED for Thanksgiving

The library will close at 12:00p.m. on Wednesday, November 23 as part of the Thanksgiving holiday and will be closed through Friday, November 25.  

We will reopen on Saturday, November 26. 

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 8, 2016
International Games Day

Celebrate International Games Day at the library by playing games from around the world!

Board games, card games, video games...there will be something for all ages. We will have snacks and other fun stuff available! 

Calling all Pokemon Go players...we will be having a Pokemon battle at our library gym from 2:00-4:00pm. Bring your A game! There will also be some lures set up for you to restock for the big battle. 

November 19 2:00-4:00pm.

Please register on our website or call the library.  

Nov 3, 2016
Adventures in Non-Fiction: Animal Tracks!

Spaces are still open for our Adventures in Non-Fiction:  Animal Tracks! program on Sunday, November 13; 1:00-2:00PM.  

Holly Vaughn from the Michigan DNR will be here to present a program on Michigan animals and their tracks.  Participants will each make a plaster cast of an animal track.  Select a book about a Michigan animal from our Non-Fiction collection (J590's) to read before attending the program.  

Ages 6 and up, parents are welcome to attend as well.  


Oct 31, 2016
Homework Help

Looking for help with your child's homework?  Free assistance will be available on a weekly walk-in basis.  A retired teacher volunteer will provide homework help for students in grades 1-6.  This service will be offered on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm, beginning October 18.  Stop by Meeting Room C and check in for 20 minutes or more of homework assistance!

Sep 16, 2016
Storytimes Re-start!

Our regular storytimes have restarted for the Fall!

Sleepytime Storytime – Mondays 6:30pm

Babytime Storytime – Tuesdays 10am

Toddler Tales – Wednesdays 10 & 11am

Preschool Storytime – Fridays 10am

Sep 15, 2016

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