Kids' Happenings

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
August Nonfiction Reading Challenge!

All throughout the month of August youth can read books from a different "Dewey Decimal" number group and win prizes!

Prizes include: Free weekly coupons (for free food, skating, laser tag and more!), entry into winning a jar of treats, treasure chest prize, a free book, and entry into the grand prize drawing where kids could win a science kit or other cool prize!

Join now at the Youth Desk.

Ends September 2

Aug 1, 2016
Mini Golf in the Library!

Play mini golf IN the library after hours on our course designed by library staff!

Bring the whole family to this FREE event! Snacks will be provided and all ages are welcome. 

Friday, July 22

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

*Registration required 

Jul 5, 2016

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