Ultimate bugopedia: the most complete bug reference ever by Darlyne Murawski & Nancy Honovich
Behold the beautiful dung beetle by Cheryl Bardoe ; illustrated by Alan Marks
The secret life of the woolly bear caterpillar by illustrated by Joan Paley ; Laurence Pringle
Noisy bug sing-along by John Himmelman
Weird insects by Michael Worek
Handle with care: an unusual butterfly journey by Loree Griffin Burns ; photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz
Two Bobbies: a true story of Hurricane Katrina, friendship, and survival by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery ; illustrated by Jean Cassels
A mama for Owen by Marion Dane Bauer ; illustrated by John Butler
Looking for Miza: the true story of the mountain gorilla family who rescued one of their own by Juliana Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kahumbu ; photographs by Peter Greste
Mirette on the high wire by Emily Arnold McCully
From there to here by Laurel Croza ; pictures by Matt James
Ming's adventure with the Terracotta Army by Li Jian ; translated by Yijian Wert
Linnea in Monet's garden by text, Christina Bjork ; drawings, Lena Anderson
Green is a chile pepper: a book of colors by Roseanne Greenfield Thong ; illustrated by John Parra
Meet me at the moon by Gianna Marino
The pigeon finds a hot dog! [electronic resource] by Mo Willems
And you could finish off your food-themed story downloads with a round of food-themed music (also available on Hoopla).
Little Michigan by written by Denise Brennan-Nelson ; Illustrated by Michael Glenn Monroe
Clever Beatrice by written by Margaret Willey ; illustrated by Heather McWhorter
The day the Great Lakes drained away by written and illustrated by Charles Ferguson Barker
Island magic by Martha Bennett Stiles ; illustrated by Daniel San Souci
M is for mitten: the Michigan alphabet book by Annie Appleford ; illustrated by Michael Monroe
Meteor! by Patricia Polacco
Little flower yoga for kids: a yoga and mindfulness program to help your child improve attention and emotional balance by Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA, E-RCYT
You are a lion!: and other fun yoga poses by Taeeun Yoo
Y is for yoga by Anita B. Adhikary ; illustrated by Jen Mundy
Little yoga: a toddler's first book of yoga by Rebecca Whitford & Martina Selway
Babar's yoga for elephants by Laurent de Brunhoff
- July 12, 10:00-11:15 AM, iLab
- July 19, 10:00-11:15 AM, iLab
- August 9, 10:00-11:15 AM, iLab
- August 16, 10:00-11:15 AM, iLab
"It was a thrilling moment for an excavator, quite alone save his native staff of workmen, to suddenly find himself, after so many years of toilsome work, on the verge of what looked like a magnificent discovery - an untouched tomb." -Howard Carter, Egyptologist
Let's celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Batman! Come to our awesome
program on Wednesday, July 23 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM where we will celebrate all things Batman. We'll have a batty birthday snack, make a craft, and watch an episode of the Batman cartoon show. Costumes welcome! This program is open to kids ages 5-9 years old with a caregiver. Registration opens May 26, 2014.
Rain date for this program will be Thursday, July 31, 2014.
Join us for our Around the World Storytime and Craft Program on Thursday, June 26 from 10:00-11:00 AM. We will read some travel tales and do a fun craft. This program is open to children ages 0 to 5 years old and their caregiver. Registration begins on Monday, May 26.
[Globe by www.clipartbest.com is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
On Wednesday, August 6 from 10:00-10:45 AM, you and your child, 0-5 years old, will love taking a musical trip to the Zoo together starting with a train ride with This Train, seeing different animals including Two Little Blackbirds, and cuddling together under the big night sky with Great Big Stars. Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music program for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and the adults who love them. This program will be presented by staff from the Grosse Pointe Music Academy of Canton.
[Detroit Zoo Train by WyanPhoto is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
This program is for new walkers up to 5 years old with their caregivers.
- Monday, June 23, 10:00-10:30 AM
On July 26 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM we are welcoming Sr. Leonor J Esnard, Principal of Adrian Dominican Montessori Teacher Education Institute (http://www.admtei.org/) for an informative session covering a variety of important topics including:
- Ages and stages of a child's brain development and early cognitive development
- Building concentration, confidence, coordination, independence and order
- Tenets of the Montessori philosophy
- Using the Montessori philosophy at home to encourage positive brain development
And much, much more.
There will also be a Q & A session with our esteemed presenter. This program is developed for parents, teachers and student teachers o ALL teaching philosophies. Register today!
This program is presented in cooperation with Banyan Montessori of Canton
You may bring pillows, snacks, even your own comfy lawn chairs if you like. And remember...Everything is AWESOME!
[Exoplanet HD 189733b Eclipses Parent Star (NASA Cahndra 07/29/13) by NASA's Marshal Space Flight Center is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
This program is for kids ages 4-8 with their caregivers. Registration begins on May 26.