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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.

Hooray for LEGO Day!

Wednesdays > 4:30 pm—5:00 pm
November 20, 2019: Cities & Towers (Online Registration begins: Nov 1)
January 29, 2020: Snowmen & Igloos (Online Registration begins: Jan 2)
March 25, 2020: Dinosaurs (Online Registration begins: March 1)
May 27, 2020: Hopping Animals (Online Registration begins: May 1)

Kids in 1st – 5th grade make a fun hand-sized LEGO creation to be displayed in the youth area of the library. Different design themes featured for each program. Limit 30 attendees. Please see registration dates above.  Due to space limitations library activities cannot accommodate special groups.

Drop-In Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids! Make Little Gobbler Magnets

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 > 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturday, November 23, 2019 > 2:00 pm — 3:00 pm
Kids of all ages get creative making a cute Little Gobbler turkey magnet for Thanksgiving. No registration required, just drop in! Due to space limitations library activities cannot accommodate special groups.

Joel Tacey’s Wacky Winter Comedy Show

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 > 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
A frosty, fantastic celebration of wintertime fun with silly snowballs, a mischievous sled, multiplying candy canes and more! 100 FREE TICKETS available today at the Information Desk five minutes prior to the event. Tickets not available in advance. Due to space limitations library activities cannot accommodate special groups. Bigcomedy.com

Drop-In Winter Crafts for Kids! Make an Adorable Doily Snowman

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 > 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturday, December 21, 2019 > 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kids of all ages get creative building a snowman from paper doilies. No registration required, just drop in! Due to space limitations library activities cannot accommodate special groups. For more information about this craft and other creative ideas, visit www.easypeasyandfun.com

Winter Break Boredom Buster!

During school winter break come and hang out at the library! Read books, play on the AWE computer stations, and enjoy a variety of fun card and board games (see list of games here). Bring your library card to check out books, movies, video games and more!

 

Winter Break Fun! Drop-In Movie & Munchies for Kids
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Thursday, December 26, 2019 > 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
[Warner Brothers. Rated PG for action and mild rude humor. 147 minutes. 2019]
It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens of Bricksburg are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space!
Bring your lunch to the library and enjoy a movie! Snacks and bottled water provided. No registration required, 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 library activities cannot accommodate special groups.

Winter Break Fun! Drop-In Coloring for Kids

Thursday, January 2, 2020 > 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kids of all ages drop by the library meeting room to choose from a variety of awesome winter inspired coloring sheets to decorate with markers and colored pencils. No ticket required. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups.

Drop-In Crafty Saturday: Decorate a Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle

Saturday, January 18, 2020 > 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kids of all ages use your imagination to decorate a 7” x 5” wooden jigsaw puzzle with markers. No registration required, just drop in! Due to space limitations library activities cannot accommodate special groups. For details about these crafts and other fun creative projects visit www.bakerross.com

The Science of Toys!

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 > 4:30 pm—5:15 pm
Have STEM fun learning about the scientific principles that make your toys spin, bounce, walk and talk, in this fascinating program by Dynamic West School Assemblies. All ages welcome. 100 FREE TICKETS available today at the Information Desk five minutes prior to the event. Tickets not available in advance. Due to space limitations library activities cannot accommodate special groups. www.dynamicwest.com

Drop-In Valentine’s Crafts for Kids! Make Beaded Heart Valentine Ornament

Saturday, February 1, 2020 > 2:00 pm—3:00 pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 > 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Kids of all ages get creative making a cute Beaded Heart Valentine Ornament. No registration required, just drop in! Due to space limitations library activities cannot accommodate special groups. For details about this craft visit this link: www.bakerross.com

Critter Capers Puppet Show

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 > 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Enjoy a wonderfully wacky original Pippin Puppets show presented by whimsical puppeteer Robert Papineau. 100 FREE TICKETS available today at the Information Desk five minutes prior to the event. Tickets not available in advance. Due to space limitations library activities cannot accommodate special groups.

Barking Book Buddies! Read to a  Dog Program

Saturday February 15, 2020 > 1—3 pm
Reading to dogs helps kids improve self-confidence and reading fluency!  Barking book buddies from The Fur Angels Pet Therapy Group will visit the library for quiet one-on-one sessions with kids reading independently up through grade 5. Participating kids will also receive an I LOVE TO READ plush dog to read to at home. Sign up begins one week before the scheduled program, February 8th. Please call or register in person at the Information Desk. This program generously sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

 

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.