Event Category: Audience

Please note that Reading ABCs begins before the library’s posted regular business hours. This allows us to spread out and make some noise! Our preschool class, led by children’s librarian/reading specialist Mrs. Dries, features a different letter of the alphabet each week.  Children will enjoy a variety of fun finger plays, stories, music, movement and more! No registration required. […]

  Appropriate for children in elementary and middle school. Children are invited sign-up ahead of time for a 15-minute session to read to a certified therapy dog. This program encourages fluency practice by providing a furry friend to listen in a judgement-free zone. This non-threatening atmosphere helps to build the child’s excitement about reading and […]

Join us for a history talk featuring Stephen Johnson the author of “Detroit Beer – A History of Brewing in the Motor City” and owner of Motor City Brew Tours. This free event on Wednesday, September 27 at 7 pm includes a talk providing history of the early breweries in downtown Detroit and on the […]

Join us for an Origami Workshop. We’ll learn the basics of origami and do a project ourselves. While this workshop is geared toward a general audience, it may not be suitable for small children. Registration required. Register by phone (586)329-1261, *protected email*, by visiting the library in person, or by completing the form below: Online […]

This award-winning lap-sit class for little ones and their caregivers includes songs, nursery rhymes, knee-bounces, and movement to help develop important pre-literacy skills. This class is appropriate for infants through preschool age. No registration required. Fall classes begin on Sept. 11  

Join us for a drum circle. Drumming is fun! It also increases self-confidence, decreases anxiety and promotes physical healing. We’ll have drums and other sound toys on-hand for you to try or you can bring your own. Open to everyone 12 years or older. Registration required. Register by phone (586)329-1261, *protected email*, by visiting the […]

This award-winning lap-sit class for little ones and their caregivers includes songs, nursery rhymes, knee-bounces, and movement to help develop important pre-literacy skills. This class is appropriate for infants through preschool age. No registration required. Fall classes begin on September 16. There will be no class on 9/30, 10/21 or 12/9.

Join children’s librarian, Mrs. Dries, for a family-friendly story, followed by a craft or activity. Each week will have a different theme. This class is loosely geared toward ages 5-10, but preschoolers and tweens may also enjoy participating. This class is free, and no pre-registration is required. All children must be accompanied by an adult. […]