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Giggle Poetry 

Hundreds of poems to read & rate with the Giggle Meter.

National Poetry Month

Help us celebrate National Poetry Month!  Throughout April, hang a copy of your favorite poem on our delightful Poet-Tree!  Share one you have written or choose one from a book.  Be sure to check out our great poetry section.

Redford Readers Book Group

For kids in grades 4-7.  Limited to 15 members, with a waiting list.  All participants receive a FREE book, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Meets monthly on the following Tuesdays at 7 pm: register button

April 8  One Thousand Paper Cranes by Takayuki Ishii 

Lego Fun

Friday, April 25, 1-2 pm register button

Join others in making a special Lego structure.  The finished models will be on display in the Children’s Department.  Everyone age  5-11.  We will supply the library’s Legos, you just bring your creativity.

1-2-3 Book Group

For children in grades 1-3 who LOVE to read and would like to share stories, crafts and treats!  Registration is required, limited to 15 members, with a waiting list.  Meets monthly on the following Wednesdays at 7 pm:

April 30

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 3, 10 am-5 pm

Visit the Library and choose a FREE comic book courtesy of BACK TO THE PAST COMICS AND COLLECTIBLES.  Ages 3-19.  While you are here also make a special Mother’s Day Card for your very own super-hero, MOM!  (Remember Mother’s Day is May 10.) While supplies last.

Draw Like a Pro

Saturday, May 3, 11 am-12 pm register button

John Martin, illustrator of the hysterical Vordak the Incomprehensible books, will teach kids to draw monsters, minions and robots!  The author will bring books of his series to be given away as prizes. 
Ages 5-11.

Children's Book Week

“Cover to Cover, Coast to Coast”
Enjoy a book anywhere.
May 12-18

It’s a contest!  Create a unique cover for your favorite book, using letter size paper.  All entries will be displayed.  A special committee will award the most creative entries for ages 3-5, 6-8 and 9-11 with prizes selected just for the winners.  Have fun!

Get Ready for Summer Reading!

Beaker Babies for little ones from birth to 35 months

Sign your little one up for summer reading, and begin building those crucial early literacy skills.  Stories, songs, movement, rhythm, fun and more!

Registration begins the week of June 23 and the fun begins June 30 and runs through August 2.  Don’t miss it!

Think Summer Fun!

Fizz, Boom, Read!  Ages 3-11

Everyone has a little bit of mad scientist inside.  This summer, our Children’s Librarians will be putting on their goggles, grabbing their microscopes, and exploring the wonderful world of science.  We’ll try not to blow up too many things!

Paws for Reading

Beginning readers through fifth grade (with their parent) are invited to sign up at the Children's Desk for this popular Saturday program. Choose to share a story with either Molly, a wonderful Old English Sheepdog, or Billy Flynn, an amazing black Labrador.

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Library Hours

Sunday 2014-04-20 CLOSED
Monday 2014-04-21 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 2014-04-22 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 2014-04-23 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 2014-04-24 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 2014-04-25 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 2014-04-26 10:00 am - 5:00 pm