2014 Spring Events for Kids

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Wednesday, April 16 at 4:30 p.m.
“Super Stories”
The April meeting of this group, for children in Kindergarten and 1st grade, we will be reading Pigeon books by Mo Willems. We will also do a craft and have a light snack. Registration is required.

Friday, April 18 at 11:00 a.m. (Dexter Schools Closed)
Movie & Popcorn for Kids
Frozen
Rated PG -102 minutes

Wednesday, April 23 at 4:30 p.m.
“Crafty Readers”
This book group is for children who are in 2nd and 3rd grade. We will be reading Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey. This hour long program includes a book discussion as well as activities, a craft and a snack. Registration is required and the first ten kids to sign up can pick up a borrowing copy of the book from the Youth Reference desk.

Friday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m.
Read & Feed Teen Book Club
Teens in Grades 6 through 12 are invited to read and discuss Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt.  Pizza and trivia games
following the book discussion.  Registration is required.

Wednesday, April 30 at 4:30 p.m.
“Book Snackers”
Those children in 4th and 5th grade can join us to discuss The Dancing Pancake by Eileen Spinelli this month. There will be a snack and craft following the discussion. Registration is required and the first ten kids to sign up can pick up a borrowing copy of the book from the Youth Reference desk.

Tuesday, May 6 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
First Tuesday LEGO Club
Kids ages 4 and up are invited to spend an afternoon making their own LEGO creations while visiting with old friends and making new ones. Everyone is welcome – LEGOs will be provided by the Library.

Saturday, May 10 at 10:00 a.m.
KinderConcert!
KinderConcert is a free, 30-minute concert designed especially for children 6 years and younger.  Members of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra join child movement expert Gari Stein and pianist Kathryn Goodson for a guided introduction to the instruments of the orchestra.  This fun, interactive learning environment allows children the opportunity to enjoy music while encouraging learning and creativity.  Registration is not required - everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m.
End of the year book club party for “Super Stories”, “Crafter Readers” and “Book Snackers” book club participants. Stories, activities, games, crafts and snacks. Registration is required.

Friday, May 23 at 11:00 a.m. (Dexter Schools Closed)
Movie & Popcorn for Kids
Walking with Dinosaurs
Rated PG - 87 minutes

Tuesday, June 3 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
First Tuesday LEGO Club
Kids ages 4 and up are invited to spend an afternoon making their own LEGO creations while visiting with old friends and making new ones. Everyone is welcome – LEGOs will be provided by the Library.

Friday, June 13 at 11:00 a.m. (Dexter Schools Closed for the Summer)
Summer Reading Program Kick-Off!
“Fizz, Boom, Read!” for Ages 12 and Under
“Spark a Reaction” for Ages 13 through 18
“Literary Elements” for Adults
The “Scheer Genius Wacky Science Show!” for all ages followed by refreshments and Carousel Acres Petting Farm
at Farmers Market.
Register for the Summer Reading Program starting at 9:00 a.m.

 

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Upcoming Events for Children

Wed, Apr 23rd @ 10:30am
Toddler Story Times
Wed, Apr 23rd @ 11:30am
All Ages Story Time
Thu, Apr 24th @ 10:30am
Toddler Story Times
Thu, Apr 24th @ 11:30am
Preschool Story Time
Mon, Apr 28th @ 10:30am
Toddler Story Times
Mon, Apr 28th @ 11:30am
Preschool Story Time
Tue, Apr 29th @ 1:00pm
Preschool Story Time
Wed, Apr 30th @ 10:30am
Toddler Story Times
Wed, Apr 30th @ 11:30am
All Ages Story Time
Wed, Apr 30th @ 1:00pm
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