May 312019
 

Our Summer Reading Programs for all ages begin Saturday, June 15 and every branch is kicking off Summer Reading with some out-of-this-world programs!

Maybelle Burnette Branch Library – 9:00am – 4:30pm – Summer Reading Opening Day

Come join us for a fun filled day of drop-in games, crafts and prizes! For more information, contact the Burnette Branch at 586-758-2115.

Arthur Miller Branch Library – 11:00am – 12:30pm – Discovery Under the Dome

Kick off Summer Reading with an out of this world experience in a full-immersion planetarium dome from Dinosaur Hill Nature Center. The show, “Earth’s Wild Ride” will fly you above the night sky and let you check out the earth from above! Movie run time is 50 minutes and children must be in grades K-5 and able to sit without an adult. Younger siblings can enjoy a story and craft in the gym as well. Registration required. Register online or by phone at 586-751-5377.

Dorothy Busch Branch Library – 1:00pm – 2:30 pm – Ming the Magnigficent

 Magician Ming Louie will be here to amaze and entertain us with his unique style of magic as we celebrate A Universe of Stories! After the show, make a craft and practice spinning the prize wheel!  Register online or by phone at 586-7353-0580.

Civic Center Library – 2:00pm – 3:00pm – Discovery Under the Dome

Discover your world in a digital, full immersion planetarium dome for an out-of-this-world experience! Children will enjoy Earth’s Wild Ride, and will fly through a lunar colony, soar over an erupting volcano, and ride a river through a canyon. An additional 30 minute program will take children on a tour of the night sky above the library. Movie run time is 50 minutes. Children must be able to enjoy the movie in the dome without their parents. Younger siblings are welcome to attend our Star Wars Storytime during the show.
Grades K-5 are welcome. Registration required.  Register online or by phone at 586-751-0770.

 

Civic Center Library – 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm – Star Wars Storytimes

Children of all ages can attend a Star Wars Storytime. There will be stories and crafts about some of our favorite characters from the Star Wars movies. Costumes welcome! Registration required. Call the Civic Center Library at 586-751-0770 or register online (2:00pm session, 3:00pm session, 4:00pm session).

Apr 092019
 

Wednesday, May 22, 6:00 pm, Dorothy Busch Branch

Physics professor and astronomer Jesse Mason returns with a presentation for the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing, “a giant leap for mankind”.  On July 20, 1969, the lunar module of Apollo 11 landed safely on the moon.  Join us to learn about the historic event.  All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is required; space is limited. For more information or to register, call 586-353-0580 or register online.

Apr 272019
 

Saturday, May 4, 11 am, Arthur Miller Branch

The Howell Nature Center’s Spirit of Alexandria Nature Bus will be here to present a live wildlife “Michigan Mammals” program as well as a hands-on museum and educational games! Don’t miss out on this exciting event as they bring nature right to our own backyard!

This is an all-ages event. To register, call 586-751-5377 or register online.