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Kids Special Events

Fun free entertainment for all ages! Click here for even more special events just for Tweens, kids ages 9—12.

Drop-In Creative Crafts: Super Space Scene

Thursday, June 18 > 11 am – 12 pm
Kids of all ages, drop-in to the library meeting room to make a creative outer space scene.  No ticket required. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. For more fun craft ideas visit https://iheartcraftythings.com/cupcake-liner-foam-sticker-space-craft.html

Joel’s AstroReader Magical Comedy Show

Thursday, June 20 > 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Blastoff into reading with Spaceman Joel! Dazzling magic, silly stunts, goofy gadgets and lots of fun audience participation. Due to space limitations, summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. 100 free tickets available at the Information Desk 10 minutes prior to the program. Tickets not available in advance. www.bigcomedy.com

Alex Thomas & Friends Puppet Show!

Tuesday, June 25 > 11:00 am—12 pm
Silly interactive show with zany Muppet style puppets. Kids of all ages welcome. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. 100 free tickets available at the Information Desk 10 minutes prior to the program. Tickets not available in advance. www.alexthomasandfriends.com

Drop-In Summertime Movie & Munchies for Kids featuring SMALLFOOT

Tuesday, July 2 > 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bring your lunch to the library and chill out watching the movie, SMALLFOOT.  [Warner. Rated PG for action and some rude humor. 96 minutes. 2018]. A young Yeti named Smallfoot is convinced that elusive creatures known as “humans” really do exist! No registration, just drop-in. Children ages 4 and younger must attend with caregiver. Caregivers of children attending independently must remain in the library during movie. Due to space limitations this activity cannot accommodate special groups.

Drop-In Creative Crafts: Rocket Wands

Tuesday, July 9 > 11:00 am—12:00 pm
Blast off! Kids of all ages decorate your own paper rocket. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. For more fun craft ideas visit, www.bakerross.com

Michigan Science Center: Amazing Astronomy & Fantastic Physics

Thursday, July 11 > 2:00 pm—2:45 pm
Kids, have STEM fun exploring the fascinating world of physics in space! Due to space limitations, summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. 100 free tickets available at the Information Desk 10 minutes prior to the program. Tickets not available in advance.  www.mi-sci.org

REPCO Wildlife Encounters: Animals in Space!

Tuesday, July 16 > 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday, July 16 > 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet exciting live exotic animals with licensed animal educators from REPCO Wildlife Encounters. Please attend one show, no repeats please. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. 100 free tickets available at the Information Desk 10 minutes prior to each show. Tickets not available in advance. www.repcowildlife.com

Gordon the Magician’s Cosmic Comedy Magic Show

Thursday, July 25 > 2:00 pm—2:45 pm
Hilarious comedy magic with lots of fun audience participation! Due to space limitations, summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. 100 free tickets available at the Information Desk 10 minutes prior to the program. Tickets not available in advance.  www.gordonruss.com

Drop-In Creative Crafts: Awesome Aliens

Tuesday, July 30 > 11:00 am—12:00 pm
Make kooky aliens from a variety of fun craft supplies. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. For more fun craft ideas visit, www.meaningfulmama.com

Mr. Shawn’s Zippity Fun Show!

Thursday, August 1 > 2:00 pm—2:45 pm
Join Zippity2Dad, Mr. Shawn, for a hilariously fun, toe tapping musical show with lots of audience participation. All ages. Due to space limitations, summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. 100 free tickets available at the Information Desk 10 minutes prior to the program. Tickets not available in advance.  www.zippity2dad.com

Drop-In Cosmic Coloring  for Kids

Tuesday, August 6 > 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids of all ages, drop-in to the library meeting room to decorate cosmically cool space themed coloring sheets. No ticket required. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups.

Drop-In Summer Reading Program Finale Party with Amazing Cirque Amongus!

Thursday, August 8 > 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program marveling the fantastic circus skills of Cirque Amongus, followed by a fun party in the park adjacent the library with refreshments, prizes, giant bubbles and more! No ticket required. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups.  www.cirqueamongus.com

Tips for Attending Events

  • Kids special events are intended for Northville residents and recommended for all kids up through those entering 5th grade.
  • Due to space limitations library activities cannot accommodate special groups.
  • Certain activities require a FREE TICKET available immediately prior to daily events at the Information Desk. Expect a waiting line for tickets and please understand shows may “sell out.”
  • Tickets may not be reserved in advance. A maximum of four tickets per person.
  • “Drop-In” activities do not require a ticket.
  • Tween programs are exclusively for kids ages 9 – 12. Registration is required for Tween events. Register online per registration dates.