Youth/Tween Events

Programs will be held in the park behind the Library, unless there is inclement weather, in which case we will move to the Carlo Room in the Library.

Storytime Begins in September!

Storytime

Storytimes

Baby Time Tuesdays; 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM From September 13 to November 15 Toddler Storytime Thursdays; 10:30 AM – 11 AM From September 15 to November 17 4 & 5 Year Old Storytime Wednesdays; 10:30 AM – 11 AM From September 14 to November Click here to learn more about Storytime.

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Craft Kits Are Back

September – November Stop by the Library each month for a new craft kit, available while supplies last. Limit one per child, per month, please.

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October Book Walk in the Park

October 1 – 31 Book walk returns with The Little Girl Who Lost Her Boo! by Elaine Bickell. In this reading adventure, start at the Library and follow the signs!

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Graphic Novel Book Club

Tuesday, October 4; 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Do you love graphic novels? Join us as we discuss a different one each month, followed by a fun activity! This month we are reading Spy School the Graphic Novel by Stuart Gibbs. We will test spy skills with codes!  Register. For Ages 8 – 12. Do you…

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Invest in Your Child’s Future: Michigan Education Trust and Michigan Education Savings

Thursday, October 6; 6:30 PM – 8 PM Learn how to save for a child’s college tuition with MET staff. Meet other parents at 6:30 PM for light refreshments. Presentation begins at 7:00PM. Register.

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Tween Crime Lab

Monday, October 10 at 6:30 PM – 8 PM Ages 9-12 Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum presents Crime Lab. You will be immersed in the world of forensics as you work together to solve a mock crime. Register.

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Crazy 8s Club

Tuesday, October 11; 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM Come to Crazy 8s Club, for Grades 1 – 3, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess… it’s a totally new kind of math club. Register.

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LEGO Stem Challenge

Wednesday, October 12; 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM For Grades 3 – 5. Challenge yourself with a STEM activity using LEGOs. Register.

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Preschool Picassos: Claude Monet

Friday, October 14; 10:30 AM This paint project for ages 3 – 6 will leave children with beautiful results. We will also read the picture book, Where is the Frog? to learn more about Monet. Register.

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Day of the Dead Trivia

Tuesday, October 18; 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM For grades 3 – 5. Test your knowledge of this traditional Mexican holiday for a chance to win a prize. All participants will take home an ofrenda (altar) craft kit. Register

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Interactive Movie Experience: Hotel Transylvania

Tuesday, October 25; 6:00 PM Families: come participate in an interactive movie night! Props and scripts will be provided. This is a movie experience you won’t have to be quiet for! Register.

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Howell Nature Center

Howell Nature Center: Birds of Prey

Wednesday, October 26; 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM At the Northville Community Center. Get hands-on with bird wings, feet, and skulls to learn about birds of prey. Sponsored by the Friends of Maybury. Register.

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Graphic Novel Book Club

Tuesday, November 1; 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Do you love graphic novels? Join us as we discuss a different one each month, followed by a fun activity!  This month we are reading New Kid by Jerry Kraft. Reinvent a scene from the Newbery winner – get your pencils ready! Snacks provided. Register. For Ages 8…

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T. Rex Tea Party

Thursday, November 10; 1 PM – 1:45 PM Join us for a t-riffic time with our dino and some tea (juice). We’ll read a story and children will receive a special craft kit to go. Register.

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Dinosaur Scavenger Hunt

Monday, November 14 – Sunday, November 20 Grab a clue sheet from the Information Desk to get you started. One hunt per child, please. Prizes awarded to all who complete. Just drop in.

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Tween Cupcake Wars

Monday, November 14; 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM For ages 9 – 12. Put your creativity to the test! You will be given ingredients and a limited amount of time to turn your cupcake into a themed design. Register.

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Crazy 8s Club

Tuesday, November 15; 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM Come to Crazy 8s Club, for Grades 1 – 3, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess… it’s a totally new kind of math club. Register.

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LEGO Stem Challenge

Wednesday, November 16; 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM For Grades 3 – 5. Challenge yourself with a STEM activity using LEGOs. Register.

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The Dot by Peter Reynolds

Preschool Picassos: “The Dot” by Peter Reynolds

Friday, November 18; 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM For ages 3 – 6. We will read The Dot by Peter Reynolds and then complete a messy art project to further explore the story. Register.

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Escape Room

Fact or Fiction Escape Room

Tuesday, November 29 from 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM For grades 1 – 3. You have one hour to sort through factual and fictional information in order to escape successfully! Register.

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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 read 1,000 books before your child starts kindergarten.

Read more about 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten here.