Preschool 

Storytime

Storytime

Storytime is held Thursdays at 11 AM. Join Ms. Becky for a themed storytime, singing and silliness each week. 

Storytime will last 20-30 minutes. Recommended for ages 0-5.

 

Storytime will not be held on 5/12. The final Storytime before summer will be 6/2. Check out the Sensory Playtimes and Lil WIggles over the summer!

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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.

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Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

June 11 at 11:00 AM

Start Summer Reading off with a splash! Come enjoy a dance party with a shark, a shellfie station, a fishing pond, a splash pool, and much more!

Don't forget to register for the Summer Reading Program at any library desk or online at Reader Zone. Specific sign-up instruction will be provided at the program start date.

You'll read for great prizes, participate in cool programs, and keep your reading up all summer long.

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Animal Magic!

June 14 at 5:00 pm

 

Mark Rosenthal, owner of an exotic animal rescue, will use his vast knowledge of animals as well as live animal guests to introduce animals associated with the sea!

For all ages.

Happy Dance

Lil Wiggles

June 20, July 18, 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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Paint Seashells

June 21 at 10:30 am

 

Come paint seashells at the library! We hope to "sea" you there.

For all ages. 

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Horses at the Library!

June 25 at 10:00 am

 

Come pet and take photos with Belgian Draft Horses and Mini Horses! Fun for the whole herd!

 

No registration required. No riding of horses, but you're welcome to read to them! There's also a rumor they'll accept carrots as tips if you bring some. . .

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Book Bundles

In a rush but still want books? A Book Bundle is 4-5 books banded together for ease of selection and checkout.  See the displayed bundles near the non-fiction section. 

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. See a full list here!

Get Ready for Kindergarten!

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Read 1000 books before kindergarten! Come to any Allegan County public library, pick up your reading log to track the first 100 books, then READ.  

After you complete your first 100 books reading log from our library, bring the log to the library, place a sticker on your tracking log at the library and receive a 1,000 Books book bag.

When you finish the program – 1,000 books, your child will receive a certificate of completion and a free t-shirt.

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