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Summer Reading 2017

Pick up your Summer Reading Program packet beginning Thursday, June 1. Our younger participants receive a FREE book of their choice but the challenge to read is for all ages!

Guy Louis Concert

Monday, July 24, 2 pm 
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Musical fun for the whole family. Sponsored by the Redford Commission on Youth and Families and co-sponsored by Redford Leisure Services.

Building Challenge

Tuesday, July 25, 1:30-2:30 pm
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Building with index cards and newspapers.

Draw with Shapes

Thursday, July 27, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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No special talent required. Just come prepared to draw some funny and strange shapes.

Animal Homes

Friday, July 28, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Animals build a better world too! Learn about the types of homes animals build and live in.

Shake, Rattle & Roll

Saturday, July 29, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Members from the Dynamic School Assemblies get everyone up and dancing, moving and singing.

Harry Potter Potions

Monday, July 31, 6:30-8 pm
Ages 7-11
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Did you always want to take Snape's potions class? Here's your chance! If you're a Harry Potter fan or like to create potions, this will be fun for you!

Building Challenge

Tuesday, August 1, 1:30-2:30 pm
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Towers and Bridges - bridges made of craft sticks and towers of balloons.

Baby/Toddler Summer Reading Storytimes

Wednesday, August 2, 11:30 am

Infants through 35 months.

Play, Read, Sing, Talk and Write with your little ones! Drop-In, no registration required. Siblings welcome.

Meets on the following Wednesdays:

  • August 16, 11:30 am

Create a Reading Journal

Thursday, August 3, 1:30-2:30 pm
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Learn about bullet journaling and create a journal to record books you have read and more!

Bats Live!

Saturday, August 5, 11 am
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Your whole family is invited to meet and greet live bats with members of the Organization for Bat Conservation.

Building Challenge

Tuesday, August 8, 1:30-2:30 pm
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Make crazy 3D sculptures out of everyday objects.

Watch it Grow

Wednesday, August 9, 11:30-12:30
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Grow your gardening skills by making seed bombs, bird feeders, suncatchers, and planting flowers for RTDL!

Storytime

Thursday, August 10, 11:30 am
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"Bugs Build a Better World" - come share stories and crafts.

Ice Cream & Science

Saturday, August 12, 11 am
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Join us and taste smooth, delicious ice cream frozen super-fast with liquid nitrogen! We'll talk about handling it safely and take flavor suggestions from the audience. Be ready to taste test!

Drive-In Fun

Tuesday, August 15, 11 am - 1 pm
Ages 1-6 register button

Magically turn a cardboard box into a car and watch a short "drive-in movie". Bring a box.

Building Challenge

Tuesday, August 15, 1:30-2:30 pm
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How strong do you think spaghetti is? Is paper strong? What can you build out of popsicle sticks and cups? Come and find out!

Baby/Toddler Summer Reading Storytimes

Wednesday, August 16, 11:30 am

Infants through 35 months.

Play, Read, Sing, Talk and Write with your little ones! Drop-In, no registration required. Siblings welcome.

Pillowcase Decorating

Thursday, August 17, 1:30-2:30 pm
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Decorate a pillowcase for your personal Book Nook.

Moana

Friday, August 18, 1:30-3:30 pm
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Moana sets sail on a daring mission to save her people. Along the way, she meets the once mighty demigod Maui. Together they cross the ocean on a fun-filled, action-packed voyage.

Rated PG, 107 minutes

Solar Eclipse Day

Saturday, August 19, 11 am - 1 pm
Ages 3-11, No Registration Required

Get ready for the solar eclipse on August 21 and make some out of this world space-art crafts. Remember, NEVER look directly at the sun.

Music Man Dave

Monday, August 21, 2 pm
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Join us and taste smooth, delicious ice cream frozen super-fast with liquid nitrogen! We'll talk about handling it safely and take flavor suggestions from the audience. Be ready to taste test!

Building Challenge

Tuesday, August 22, 1:30-2:30 pm
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Edible architecture: build with cups, toothpicks, marshmallows, and graham crackers.

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Library Hours

Sunday
07-23
CLOSED
Monday
07-24
10 00 am - 8 30 pm
Tuesday
07-25
10 00 am - 8 30 pm
Wednesday
07-26
10 00 am - 8 30 pm
Thursday
07-27
10 00 am - 8 30 pm
Friday
07-28
10 00 am - 5 00 pm
Saturday
07-29
10 00 am - 5 00 pm