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LEGOs Wanted For Youth Programming!

Tired of stepping on LEGOs? Bring them to us and we'll make sure they get plenty of play and then get put away!  We plan to use a lot of LEGOs for programming in 2017.  Donations of basic bricks and all types of classic LEGOs are needed!  LEGOs may be brought to the Children's Department during library hours.

Winter Storytimes

Winter Session begins on Monday, January 23 and ends Wednesday, February 22.

Register online, at the Children’s Desk, or call 313.531.5960 ext 105.

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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 Thursdays at 7 pm: register button

February 23, March 30, and April 27

Read with Molly

Saturday, February 25
11 am - 12:30 pm

Drop in anytime between 11 and 12:30 to spend time reading to our favorite registered therapy dog.

Family Issue Workshops

Mondays, February 27
and March 17,

Join certified instructors from the Starfish Family Services Organization as they present workshops on diverse family subjects.

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Homeschool Discovery Fun

Collage! register button
Tuesday, February 28,

Come explore, learn and have fun with fellow homeschoolers of all ages!  We will meet twice a month; future topics will be determined by the group.

March is Reading Month

BUBBLE GUM, BUBBLE GUM by Lisa Wheeler has been selected as the Michigan Reads! book for 2017. Visit the library to check-out titles by this local author and make exciting crafts related to the book's theme. While you're here, don't forget to guess how many pieces of bubble gum are in the guesing jar.

Spring Storytimes

Spring Session begins on Monday, March 13 and ends on Wednesday, April 12.

Register online, at the Children’s Desk, or call 313.531.5960 ext 105.

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Redford Readers Book Group (RRBG)

For kids in grades 4-7.  Meets once a month September through April on the following Tuesdays from 7-8 pm Receive a free book to read and discuss each month. Limited to 10 members. register button

March 14: The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene Du Bois

Geronimo Stilton Day

Saturday, March 18, 11am register button

For ages 8-11. Enjoy some cheese-y fun as we celebrate all things Geronimo Stilton.

Drop in Crafts

Featuring Mo Willems Book Characters
Tuesday, April 4, 1-3 pm

Make an elephant and piggie paper bag puppet, a knuffle bunny cartoon figure, a pigeon tube puppet, collect coloring and activity pages, plus a few extra crafty surprises.

Finding Dory

Wednesday, April 5, 1pm register button

Enjoy a matinee and popcorn. Rated PG. 97 minutes. Featuring the voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks and Ed O’Neill.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Saturday, April 8, 1pm

Please visit the library to register for the movie and receive one free copy of the book FANTASTIC MR FOX by Roald Dahl. (Only one copy per family.) Share some special family reading nights and enjoy the book together.  We will watch the movie on Saturday and, then, discuss which was best, the book or the movie?  

Bookmark Contest

National Library Week, April 9-15

To celebrate this special week of fun, the library is sponsoring a bookmark contest.  The theme coincides with the special summer activities planned at the library, “Build a Better World.”  Use your imagination and create a bookmark around this theme.  What do you think would make the world a better place for everyone?   More stories?  More care for Mother Earth?  More kindness?  More singing and dancing?  

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National Diversity in Action

April 29, 11am register button

Kids ages 5-11 will have fun learning about different cultures! Ever wonder what kids eat, listen to, or play in other countries? Hear stories from around the world, learn a song in another language, play games, and do crafts all while celebrating national Día Day!

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