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What food is Garfield reading about today?

All Day 5/6 - 5/31
All Branches
Age Group:
Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School
Program Description:

Garfield and his friends are hiding in the library. Can you find them? Garfield loves to eat all the time. Can you tell us which food he's reading about? Characters will move each...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School
Program Description:

Garfield and his friends are hiding in the library. Can you find them? Garfield loves to eat all the time. Can you tell us which food he's reading about?

This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Babytime

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Annex Meeting Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Join us for a special storytime just for babies and young toddlers.  If you would like to have a CRDL Storytime experience in the comfort of your own home, a playlist ...

Cancelled
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:

Join us for a special storytime just for babies and young toddlers. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime @ VML

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Annex Meeting Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  If you would like to ...

Cancelled
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Playgroup at the Library

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Explore the Power of Play at this open-ended, free-form event. The library will provide developmentally appropriate toys and activities to encourage Imaginative Play, Sensory Stimu...

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:

Explore the Power of Play at this open-ended, free-form event. The library will provide developmentally appropriate toys and activities to encourage Imaginative Play, Sensory Stimulation, Motor Skills, and Muscle Building.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Magic Doors Scavenger Hunt

All Day 6/3 - 7/26
All Branches
Program Type:
Book Club, Other
Age Group:
Kids, Elementary School
Program Description:

There are magic doors of possibility hiding in your library! Each week this June and July, a magic door will be hiding in a different section of the children's area. If you can bri...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Kids, Elementary School
Program Type: Book Club, Other
Program Description:

There are magic doors of possibility hiding in your library! Each week this June and July, a magic door will be hiding in a different section of the children's area.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime @ FJML

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
FJML Meeting Room at Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  If you would like to ...

Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Room: FJML Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime @ SCL

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
SCL Meeting Room at Shepherd Community Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  If you would like to ...

Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Storytime @ The Park

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  Join us this summer f...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5. 

This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Babytime On-The-Go

All Day
All Branches
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Age Group:
Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

While you're out and about this summer, you can still sing, talk, read, write, and play with your baby! This kit has simple tools, games, and ideas to help you connect with your li...

Open
Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: All Branches
Age Group: Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Program Description:

While you're out and about this summer, you can still sing, talk, read, write, and play with your baby! This kit has simple tools, games, and ideas to help you connect with your little one and build early literacy skills.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Kick Off Party in the Park

Monday, June 10, 2024 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Other, Performance
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Join us for a family-friendly bubble dance party in the park with fun activities, free books* and book bags* for children ages 0-17 ! Clifford the Big Red Dog and Natu...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Other, Performance
Program Description:

Join us for a family-friendly bubble dance party in the park with fun activities, free books* and book bags* for children ages 0-17 !

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Performance: Dinosaur Encounter with Feller Express

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Offsite
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Join us as we sing, dance, and learn about the Feller Express Dinosaurs. A meet-and-greet will follow the show. The performance will be moved to the Veterans Memorial Library in in...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Performance
Program Description:

Join us as we sing, dance, and learn about the Feller Express Dinosaurs. A meet-and-greet will follow the show. The performance will be moved to the Veterans Memorial Library in inclement or too hot weather.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime @ FJML

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
FJML Meeting Room at Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  If you would like to ...

Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Room: FJML Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime @ SCL

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
SCL Meeting Room at Shepherd Community Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  If you would like to ...

Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Storytime @ The Park

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  Join us this summer f...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Story and Craft Kit: Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse

All Day
Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School
Program Description:

Join us for special program just for preschool and early elementary families!  You’ll receive a FREE copy of that month’s picture book along with a simple craft kit to complet...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:

Join us for special program just for preschool and early elementary families!  You’ll receive a FREE copy of that month’s picture book along with a simple craft kit to complete together after reading.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Rainbow Storytime

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Annex Meeting Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Age Group:
Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Join us for color-themed stories, songs, and crafts while celebrating diversity. This storytime is for all ages.  You can also enjoy a CRDL Storytime experience in the comf...

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Program Description:

Join us for color-themed stories, songs, and crafts while celebrating diversity. This storytime is for all ages. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Performance: Bubble Happenings

Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 11:30am - 1:00pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Join us for a drop-in bubble-making session with the Bubbleman during Blanchard Days. The Michigan Arts & Culture Council and the Saginaw Arts & Enri...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Other
Program Description:

Join us for a drop-in bubble-making session with the Bubbleman during Blanchard Days.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Prize Pick Up

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Loading Dock at Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Loading Dock
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Stop by the loading dock to pick up your summer reading club prizes.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Lego Club

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Annex Meeting Room at Veterans Memorial Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Gaming, Technology Class, Workshop
Age Group:
Kids, Elementary School, Middle School
Program Description:

Time to challenge yourself to build something extraordinary. Get yourself to the library and get creative! Join us for a LEGO build to create your masterpiece.

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Room: Annex Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Gaming, Technology Class, Workshop
Program Description:

Time to challenge yourself to build something extraordinary. Get yourself to the library and get creative! Join us for a LEGO build to create your masterpiece.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.

Family Storytime @ SCL

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
SCL Meeting Room at Shepherd Community Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5.  If you would like to ...

Library Branch: Shepherd Community Library
Room: SCL Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Babies/Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Program Description:

Babies to preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and dancing while building vital early literacy skills! This storytime is for children ages 0 to 5. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Performance: Snakes Alive! with the Chippewa Nature Center

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Snakes may be one of the most feared and misunderstood animals, but after attending this program, you'll see how fascinating and beneficial these beautiful reptiles can be. Join a ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Faith Johnston Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Performance
Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Program Description:

Snakes may be one of the most feared and misunderstood animals, but after attending this program, you'll see how fascinating and beneficial these beautiful reptiles can be.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

CRDL 2nd Annual Longest Day Reading Challenge

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 6:00am - 9:15pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Description:

It's the longest day of the year! What better way to spend it than reading? We invite you to our 2nd annual Longest Day Reading Challenge at Veterans Memorial Library, where we wil...

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Teens
Program Description:

It's the longest day of the year! What better way to spend it than reading? We invite you to our 2nd annual Longest Day Reading Challenge at Veterans Memorial Library, where we will read  ALL DAY LONG.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Summer Reading Club Performance: Evan from Music at the Blissful

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Offsite
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School
Program Description:

Join us this fun family concert at Island Park during the Mt. Pleasant Farmer's Market! Look for us near the west shelter. Please bring your own chairs or blankets.   Na...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School
Program Type: Other
Program Description:

Join us this fun family concert at Island Park during the Mt. Pleasant Farmer's Market! Look for us near the west shelter. Please bring your own chairs or blankets.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies/Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Summer Reading Club Prize Pick Up

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Joining us for the Longest Day Reading Challenge? Pick up your first Summer Reading Club prize while you are here!

Library Branch: Veterans Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Kids, Babies/Pre-K, Elementary School, Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Description:

Joining us for the Longest Day Reading Challenge? Pick up your first Summer Reading Club prize while you are here!