SATURDAY SURPRISE: "December Diversion"
Take a break from your holiday preparations and join us at the library for an afternoon of crafts.
Saturday, December 3, 12:00 - 4:00 pm. Crafts for the family will be set up. Drop in anytime. Parents must accompany children and remain with them throughout the program.
Register for all youth programs by calling 248-364-6712, in person, or by going to our online events calendar.
Rock 'N' Rhyme - Monday, December 5 at 10:30 am. This program is for babies under 2 and a caregiver. The program includes organized songs, stories and finger plays followed by a free-play time for parents to chat with others. Registration begins 2 weeks prior to each date for residents. Non-residents may register one week in advance if space remains. ONE CHILD PER LAP!
Toddler Storytime for children who are 2 years old along with a parent or other adult. Sorry, no multiple children or siblings, though twins may come with one adult. Toddler Storytime runs in sessions of several weeks. Activities that are included are stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts. Registration is underway with a few spaces remaining.
Next session begins Thursday, January 12 at 10:30 am. Residents may register beginning December 29. Non-residents may register on January 5 if spaces remain.
Awesome Animals, our Preschool Storytime for children who are age 3 through kindergarten. They must be able to go in the story room without a parent. This is a good introduction to being in a group, practice listening and following directions. The program features books, fingerplays and movement. Registration for residents and Avondale school district families is ongoing.
- November 29 & 30: Delightful Dogs
- December 6 & 7: Beary Christmas!
Sorytime will resume on January 10 & 11 Those who are currently registered should let us know if they are coming back.
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
For school age children we offer 3 programs that begin at 4:45 pm Each runs in sessions of several weeks and will follow a common theme throughout the session. Registration is ongoing.
We will be taking a break from these programs from December 7 until January 10.
After School Stories on Tuesdays beginning January 10. This program is for kindergarten and grade 1. Topic to be announced.
Junior Library Explorers on Thursdays beginning January 12 "Animals Around the World"
Library Explorers on Wednesdays beginning January 11
"Oh, the Games We Will Play"
KNITTING CLUB: Adults and children ages 7 and up on Saturdays at noon
Whether you already know how to knit or if you'd like to learn, you are welcome to come to the library on Saturday mornings. A volunteer will be on hand to assist beginners. Parents: come along with your kids and learn too! Please register at the Youth Desk by calling 248-364-6712 or on line at our events calendar.
Save the date: Our Saturday Surprise for January will be on January 21. Watch for more details next newsletter and on our bulletin board.