Youth/Tween Events

Due to current restrictions, all events are online. Please visit our calendar to see upcoming virtual events.

March is Reading Month:  Get Hooked on Books playing Book Bingo! 

Celebrate March is Reading Month, March 1st – 31st! All kids up through 5th grade get hooked on books playing BOOK BINGO! Starting March 1, pick up your Bingo game at the Information Desk or print one from the library website, play the game by crossing off the boxes to make a Bingo either across,…

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Storytime

Book Bytes

Fridays @ 10:30AM (March 5 – May 14) Join us every Friday for a book reading with one of our Children’s Librarians. Help build your child’s vocabulary and a love of books. Kids who love books and stories become better readers!  Check our website or social media each week for the link.

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Take & Make Monthly Craft Kits for Kids: Beautiful Butterflies

Beautiful Butterflies:  March 1 – 31 Stop in at the library to pick up a craft kit during the months of March, April, and May.  All of the supplies will be provided for you to make the project.  Limit 1 per child, per month, while supplies last.  Kits will be available only if the library…

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Howell Nature Center: Fantastical Beasts

Wednesday, March 17: 6:00 – 6:30 pm Dreaming of dragons, gryphons, more? Look no further than your own backyard for beasts of myth and legend! Explore the magical adaptations of Michigan’s wildlife with this virtual animal presentation including native birds, mammals, and reptiles and learn that the supernatural is just that – SUPER NATURE! Presented…

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Blast Off Into Space Family Play Group

Wednesday, March 24: 10 – 10:30 am Join us as we blast off into space for a Math Adventure!  We’ll increase family conversation around space and math, read a story, and make a craft!   Participants can pick up a materials bag beginning Friday, March 19 at the library.  The Zoom link will be emailed…

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Booktalkers

Thursday, March 25; 4:30 – 5:30 pm Hey third through fifth graders!  Have you read a book that you don’t want other kids to miss?  Join us online and tell us all about it!  Be prepared to talk about one or two books.  The Zoom link will be provided the day before the program.  Registration…

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Choose Your Own Adventure Virtual Read-Aloud Book Club

Wednesday, March 31: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Calling all adventurers in Grades 1-5:  let’s explore a Choose Your Own Adventure book!  No need to read the book ahead of time; we will read and decide together which path to take.  Afterwards, we’ll do a fun activity. Register to pick up your interactive activity bag, which…

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Take & Make Monthly Craft Kits for Kids: Go Green – Grow Green!

Go Green – Grow Green!:   April 1 – 30 Stop in at the library to pick up a craft kit during the months of March, April, and May.  All of the supplies will be provided for you to make the project.  Limit 1 per child, per month, while supplies last.  Kits will be available…

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1st Annual Hero Pups & Fictional Felines Contest

April 1 – April 30 Do you think your pet looks like your favorite children’s book character?  Submit a picture of your pet dressed up as that character or if they don’t need a costume just submit a picture of them from April 1 – April 30.  All species of pets are acceptable.  Please tell…

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Children’s Book Trivia Challenge

April 1 – April 30 Kids up to fifth grade, test your knowledge and research skills!  Beginning April 1, pick up a quiz sheet in the library or print one from our website. Complete and return to the library or email to clarizio@northvillelibrary.org by April 30.  Five winners of Barnes and Noble gift cards will…

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Tissue Paper Painting

Wednesday, April 7: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Join Miss Cathrine via Zoom to create and showcase your one-of-a-kind watercolor painting using tissue paper for April is Arts Month.  All supplies will be provided and available for pickup beginning March 31.  The Zoom link will be provided the day before the program.  Ages 5 – 12. …

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April is Money Smart Michigan Month Storytime

April 11 – April 17 Join us anytime this week for a  special virtual storytime with a representative of Community Financial Credit Union reading Give It! by Cinders McLeod.  The Zoom link will be posted on our website and social media beginning April 1.  A special activity bag will be available for pickup all week,…

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The concept is simple. The rewards are priceless. Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books before your child starts kindergarten.

Read more about 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten here.