For kids in grades 4-7 (limited to 15 members). All participants receive a free book, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Group members meet monthly, from September to April, on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm.
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
Children's Book Week is May 2-8
The library will be sponsoring a bookmark contest! Everyone age 3-11 is invited to enter. We will have bookmark forms for you to pick up at the library or create your own form, approximately 2 ½ “ by 7”. Design a bookmark with the theme of reading and the joy of books. Winners will be chosen for the following age groups: 3-5, 6-7 and 8-11. Entries are due by 5 pm, Thursday, May 31. Have fun!
Saturday, May 7, 10am-5pm
Kids ages 3-19 are welcome to visit the youth department and pick one free comic. For added fun, pose for your own super hero photo to be displayed in the library! (Costumes are encouraged but costume accessories will be provided for the photo.) These special free comics are generously supplied by Back to the Past Comics & Collectibles on Inkster Road in Redford.
Welcome spring with a cupcake battle! We supply the cupcakes, kitchen items and decorations - you bring your creativity and imagination! Cupcakes will be judged on presentation and creativity. Ages 7-11.
For kids grades 4-7, join up with a team of other kids your age and answer questions about the four books you read! Informational meeting in June, Battle in August, exact dates pending.
Kids will have fun and build skills and confidence by reading to Molly, a friendly bibliotherapy dog from Dr. Paws Pet Assisted Therapy. Beginning through fifth grade readers can make an appointment at the Children’s Desk to meet this gentle Old English Sheepdog. Molly is specially trained to listen, and loves kids with books!