Family

Family Take and Make:
Pom Pom Pals!

Pick-up: July 25-30

Pick up a take-home craft for the whole family! Kit will provide all you need to create your own Pom Pom Pal.

 

Registration not required; while supplies last.

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Gather2Grow Library Lunch

Thursdays at 12:00pm

Lunch with the library this summer! The library is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide lunch snack packs. They are free for all youth (18 and under) and disabled adults up to age 26.

Meals may be eaten on or off site.

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Sensory Playtime

Thursdays June 16, July 14, and August 11 at 11:00 AM

 

Come squish, scrape, throw, crawl, and more at the library! Sensory play engages your child's brain to build critical thinking and STEM skills. Plus it's fun!

 

For ages 0-5. Older siblings may come along too.

Happy Dance

Lil Wiggles

June 20, July 25, August 22 at 2:30 pm

 

30 minutes of music and movement for toddlers! Dance, sing, and move with your preschool friends. This event will be outside if the weather allows.

 

For ages 2-5, but older siblings can come too if they wear their dance-y pants!

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Map & Flag Making

July 5 at 10:30 am

 

Create your own treasure map and send a message using nautical flags!

For ages 0-18.

Boat Making

July 12 at 10:30 am

 

Build a boat using cardboard, paper, sponges -- whatever material floats your boat! You will have the opportunity to test out your boats, too.

 

For ages 0-18. Event will be held outdoors if weather allows.

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Sand Art

July 19 at 10:30 am

 

Pour sand to make beautiful, colorful creations! Or just come and make a sandy mess.

 

For ages 0-18. Event will be held outdoors if weather allows.

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Tunes N Tales Concert

July 26 at 10:30 am

 

Come to the library for a musical concert! Splish and splash your way through music and stories with Ms. Tricia!

 

All ages welcome, but ideal for preschool to elementary-aged children. This event will be held outdoors if weather allows.

Meet Mermaid Molly

August 2 at 10:30 am

 

Mermaid Molly is visiting land! She'll be reading stories and taking pictures. A mermaid craft will follow her storytime.

Don't miss your chance to add a little magic to your summer!

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Shark Day

August 9 at 10:30 am

 

Celebrate an apex predator of the ocean! Come in to learn more about sharks through stories and activities.

Baby & Parenting Bundles

Now available in the Youth Area! Kits include 2 board books, an educational toy and early literacy tips and are geared towards children up to 2 years of age.

Topics vary, including: Balls, Ocean, and Counting. Ask for other topics today!

Literacy Kits for Early Readers

Build your child's reading skills! Kits come with games, readers, and activities to develop literacy. These kits are generally appropriate for grades Kindergarten-1st.
 

Ask about literacy kits at the Youth desk!

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