There are two separate Baby Storytime sessions, beginning Tuesday, September 10, 10:00 AM and Tuesday, September 10, 11:00 AM. Please register for one half-hour timeslot.
Please bring the entire family for an amazing afternoon of memorable music on Saturday, September 21 at 3:00 PM in our Community Room.
- The Gratitude Steel Band
- In-a-Booth Photography photobooth
- Kona Ice truck
- Winks and Lotsa Dots, the clowns with balloon animals
- D&M Art Studio students doing face painting
- Carousel Acres live farm animals
- Canton Leisure Services bouncy house
- Hugh Irwin, the kilted magician
- University of Michigan Museum of Natural History activity table and more.
- A Jedi, Tuskan Raider, Stormtrooper and more from the 501st Great Lakes Garrison and Rebel Legion Great Lakes Base will be roaming about to keep the peace and for possible photo ops.
- Cruisin' Custom Coneys by Gary Marks
We promise an afternoon of fun, food, games and prizes for all ages in our big back yard on Saturday, August 17 from 11:00 to 1:00 PM. Join us!!!
Twist and Shout by the Beatles
Rock and Roll Freeze Dance by Hap Palmer
Go back to bed! by Ginger Foglesong Guy ; illustrations by James Bernardin
Open very carefully by Nicola O'Byrne ; with words by Nick Bromley
The day Louis got eaten by John Fardell
The big book of rules: board games, kids'games, card games, from backgammon and bocce to tiddlywinks and stickball by Stephanie Spadaccini ; illustrated by John Farnsworth
The New complete Hoyle: the authoritative guide to the official rules of all popular games of skill and chance by Alfred H. Morehead, Richard L. Frey, Geoffrey Mott- Smith
Hoyle's modern encyclopedia of card games; rules of all the basic games and popular variations, by Walter B. Gibson by Gibson, Walter Brown, 1897-
During the month of June, check out our Great Outdoors Month display in the Tween Scene (pictured).
If you're into browsing, try using the Dewey Decimal System to find a book for your Game On badge. For nonfiction sporting selections, in both the Adult and Children's Departments, check the 796s for sport books. Use our endcaps to find the right number. Discover a good-looking read, and then share your thoughts after you've read it to earn your Game On badge.
Pete's a pizza by William Steig
The apple pie tree by Zoe Hall ; illustrated by Shari Halpern
Growing vegetable soup by written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Who took the cookies from the cookie jar? by Bonnie Lass & Philemon Sturges ; illustrated by Ashley Wolff
The princess and the pizza by Mary Jane Auch ; illustrated by Herm and Mary Jane Auch
Creamed tuna, fish & peas on toast by Philip Cristian Stead
Healthy eating by Megan Borgert-Spaniol
Healthy foods from A to Z by [executive editor, Stephanie Maze] = Comida sana de la A a la Z / [editora ejecutiva, Stephanie Maze]
10 ways I can live a healthy life by Sara Antill
My healthy body by Liza Fromer and Francine Gerstein ; illustrated by Joe Weissmann
Going organic: a healthy guide to making the switch by Dana Meachen Rau
Cool relaxing: healthy & fun ways to chill out! by Alex Kuskowski
Healthy mom, healthy baby: the ultimate pregnancy guide by Siobhan Dolan and Alice Lesch Kelly
Be fruitful: the essential guide to maximizing fertility and giving birth to a healthy child by Victoria Maizes ; foreword by Andrew Weil
Pregnancy health yoga: your essential guide for bump, birth, and beyond by Tara Lee and Mary Attwood ; foreword by Dr. Gowri Motha creator of the gentle birth method
Mommy IQ: the complete guide to pregnancy by Rosie Pope ; foreword by Amos Grunebaum
Star seeker: a journey to outer space by Theresa Heine, Victor Tavares
Stars! Stars! Stars! by written and illustrated by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
Full Moon and star by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Marcellus Hall
How to catch a star by Oliver Jeffers
Stars by Mary Lyn Ray and ; [illustrated by] Marla Frazee
Family Storytimes begin the week of April 29. These storytimes are designed for children ages 5 and under with a caregiver, and do not require registration. Weekday sessions are held in the Community Room. Saturday sessions are in the Purple Room.
Open Family Storytimes , April 29-June 1:
- Mondays 10:00-10:30 AM in the Community Room
- Tuesdays 7:00-7:30 PM in the Community Room
- Wednesdays 10:00-10:30 AM in the Community Room
- Thursdays 10:00-10:30 AM in the Community Room
- Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM in the Purple Room
NOTE: The library is closed and there will be no storytime on Monday, May 27.
Session begins Tuesday, April 30, 10:00 AM.
Give a sunshiney, warm welcome to Gustafer Yellowgold! A friendly creature who came to Earth from the sun, Gustafer is living out an explorer’s life in a slightly psychedelic version of the Minnesota woods with a sensitive Dragon, fashionista Pterodactyl, his best friend the Eel, among many others. The Rock Melon Tour is a multi-media performance of live music, animated illustrations and storytelling presented by its creator, Morgan Taylor.