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Youth Fall Programs 2018

         All programs are free!

 

Weekly Programs that Require Registration 

Register in person, online (by clicking the above link),
or by phone at (248) 628-3034.

Registration for Session 1 begins Monday, August 20 at 10:00 a.m.
Registration for Session 2 begins Monday, October 1 at 10:00 a.m.

Bitty Bops (Babies from birth - 23 months, with an adult lap)
Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes with your baby.  Please make other arrangements for siblings so this can be a special time with your child.
Mondays, 10:30 a.m. 
Session 1: September 10 through October 15 (no class October 8)
Session 2: October 22 through December 3 (no class November 19)

Toddler Storytime (Ages 24-35 months, with an adult lap)
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and activities with your toddler.  We want to make this a special time for you and your toddler, so please make other arrangements for siblings.
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. 
Session 1: September 11 through October 16
Session 2: October 23 through December 4 (no class November 20)

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5 years)
Listen to stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays & rhymes.  Children should be able to listen independently for this class.  This is a great introduction for children to being in a group and following directions.
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. 
Session 1: September 13 through October 18
Session 2: October 25 through December 6 (no class November 22)

After-School Adventures (Grades K-2)
Listen to stories and be creative with arts and crafts and other activities.
Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:15 p.m. 
Session 1: September 12 through October 17
Session 2: October 24 through December 5 (no class November 21)

Lego® Club (Grades 3-5)
Build amazing creations every week!  Each week you will have a different task to build something fun.
Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. 
Session 1: September 13 through October 18

Makerspace Marvels (Grades 3-5) **New Program**
Build amazing creations every week!  Each week you will have a different task to build something fun.
Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
Session 2: October 25 through December 6 (no class November 22)

Drop-In Programs, no registration needed

Wee Wednesdays (All ages, adult lap for children under 3)
Enjoy stoies, songs, rhymes and more in this storytime for all ages.
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. 
Session 1: September 12 through October 17
Session 2: October 24 through December 5 (no class November 21)

Teddy Tales (All ages, adult lap for children under 3)
Wear your PJs if you'd like and listen to stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. 
Session 1: September 13 through October 18
Session 2: October 25 through December 6 (no class November 22)

Special Programs, registration required when noted

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month  
Kids can get their own library card by having a parent sign them up at the Welcome Desk.  If they show their new card to the Youth Staff, they will get a special Library Card holder.

Mad Science: Fire & Ice (All ages)
Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with the Mad Scientists!  Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air, and even a special Mad Science "burp" potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter.
Wednesday, October 3, 6:30 p.m. 
(drop-in, no registration required)

Trick or Treat: Candy and Crafts (All ages)
Drop by the library and trick-or-treat around all the departments to show off your costumes!  While you are here, stop by the Youth Department to make and take a Halloween craft project.
Saturday, October 27, between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Drop-in program, no registration required

Gingerbread Houses (All ages with an adult helper)
Get into the holiday spirit and bring a grown-up to help you build a gingerbread house with graham crackers, frosting and candies!
Saturday, December 8
Session 1: 10:30 a.m.
Session 2: 12:00 Noon
Session 3: 1:30 p.m.

Registration is required and begins November 19

S.T.E.A.M.
Our S.T.E.A.M. Station is back for the school year with different hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math activities each month.

S.T.E.A.M. Crafternoons (All ages)
Come do a craft project that ties in with our S.T.E.A.M. theme of the month.
Saturday, September 15 - Bugs
Saturday, October 13 - Wind
Saturday, November 10 - Seeds
Drop-in program, no registration required


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