Kids' Happenings

Time to Pop Open a Good Book

January 2 to February 28

Chase away the winter blues by popping open a good book!

Join us for our Winter Reading program where kids can get prizes for reading! The program is divided into two age groups. Click below to sign up:

Time to Pop Open a Good Book (birth-2nd grade)

Time to Pop Open a Good Book (3rd-6th grade)

Dec 27, 2017
Holiday Sing-Along with Santa & Mrs. Claus

Monday, December 11 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us outside in the Children's Garden for songs, hot cocoa, cookies and a live reindeer.  Then go inside for crafts and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  Bring a camera to take pictures of your child with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Registration required.  

Nov 28, 2017
Mystery Image

Kids can help put together our mystery image! What will it turn out to be?

Nov 16, 2017
Kids Vote!

Each month kids can vote for their favorite thing! At the end of the month we tally up the votes and announce the choice that won! Whether it's what is your favorite dinosaur or Disney princess kids can cast their vote. 

Nov 16, 2017
August Nonfiction Reading Challenge!

Summer Reading Fun continues in August with the Children’s Non-Fiction Challenge! 

Children will read books at their own reading level from different subject areas.

Each category completed will earn an entry for a chance to win cool prizes! 

Earn weekly coupons and other prizes along the way. Finishers can choose a free book to keep! 

The Non-Fiction Challenge runs from August 1 to September 1. Pick up your challenge sheet at the Youth Desk anytime in August!

Jul 29, 2017
Summer Reading

Kids can earn prizes all summer long for reading!

Stop by the youth desk to sign your kids up. 

Click here to see all of the FREE programs we have for all ages during the summer. 

June 17 - July 29

Jun 30, 2017
Live Farm Animals at the Library!

Saturday, May 20


The farm is coming to the library!  

The whole family will enjoy coming to see a pony, a donkey, goats, sheep, alpaca, bunnies, ducks, and a baby cow. When you’re done, browse our collection of books to learn more about each animal. This program will be outside, so dress appropriately. 

No registration required.

May 15, 2017
Adventures in Non-Fiction: Martial Arts!

Read a book about Martial Arts from our Non-Fiction collection (J 796.81s), then join us for a Tae Kwon Do session with staff from Champion Martial Arts in Westland!  

Participants should wear loose-fitting clothing.  

Ages 6 and up

April 30, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration required

Apr 23, 2017
Children's Choice Book Awards 2017

Kids can vote now until May 7th to choose the next Children's Choice Book Award winner!

This is the only national book awards program where the winning titles are selected by children and teens!

Check out the books from the library and ask your kids to vote for their favorite. 

Apr 7, 2017
Adventures in Nonfiction: Dogs!

Ages 6 and up.

Woof! Read a book from our Non-Fiction collection about dogs (J 636.7s), then
come to the library to visit Mrs. Fry and her therapy dog, Buddy! Ask at the youth desk for some doggone good reads!

Registration begins March 12th

Mar 10, 2017

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