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Tween Book Club

Grades 6-8

2022-10-06 18:30:00 2022-10-06 19:30:00 America/New_York Tween Book Club Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room

Thursday, October 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-06 18:30:00 2022-10-06 19:30:00 America/New_York Tween Book Club Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room

Michigan

Michigan Ave Program Room

Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org

Sep 1: Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood

Oct 6: New Kid by Jerry Craft

Nov 3: Ophie's Ghosts by Justina Ireland

AGE GROUP: | Kids |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Group |

TAGS: | |

Michigan

Phone: (734) 482-4110

Hours
Mon, Nov 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Dec 01 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 03 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 04 Closed

About the branch

The historical downtown library on Michigan Ave. is our oldest branch. It has two meeting rooms and an outdoor plaza.

Upcoming events

Thu, Dec 01, All day
Virtual
Have your writing reviewed by an YpsiWrites Virtual consultant. Get feedback on your writing and strategies for development and revision. Find help with any type of writing!

Thu, Dec 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Room 1C
Join us once a month for interesting discussions of a variety of books.

Thu, Dec 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area ,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Calling all homeschoolers and anyone that feels at home in the Library! Connect with other families while engaging in themed activities each week inspired by a nonfiction or picture book.

Thu, Dec 01, 2:00pm - 3:05pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Taking care of a spouse or parent? Stressed and need some better ways to cope?

Thu, Dec 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Drop in to learn STEM skills through play! Free build with our Legos, or try the Lego STEM activity of the week like Lego design challenges, Lego WeDo coding, and more.

Thu, Dec 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Thu, Dec 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Explore Google Drive's interface and learn how to create, view, upload/download, organize, modify, share, and remove files/folders.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Dec 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Lend your creativity to a collective art project.

Fri, Dec 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Littles ones can get some winter energy out while parents and caregivers chat nearby.

Fri, Dec 02, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Library Plaza
Enjoy singing along with the Ypsilanti Community High School Choir, sipping hot chocolate, decorating cookies, and making simple snow flakes. Santa will join us for a photo op in his sleigh! 

Sat, Dec 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Learn about and create different types of writing gifts for loved ones with help from YpsiWrites facilitators.

Sat, Dec 03, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Join us for D&D with an experienced DM, an adventurous storyline, and pre-generated characters.

Sat, Dec 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Virtual
Learn the basics of navigating the Zoom meeting interface.

Sat, Dec 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Watch Spinning Dot Repertory Company perform "Only a Day!"

Sat, Dec 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
North Bay Park
Meet at the Grove Street entrance to the Ford Lake boardwalk and take a birding walk. Learn about the birds you see with members of the Washtenaw Audubon Society.

Sat, Dec 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Join us for some focused, low-stress drawing time with Casey Dixon, a local and nationally-recognized artist and sculptor. All supplies provided. Open to youth and teens.

Sat, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn how to create, format, select, copy, paste, and edit text.

Sun, Dec 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Ring in the holiday with live music.

Mon, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 6:45pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Bring homework and get help in all subjects or have fun reading and writing! Students can join any time during the year. A parent or guardian must complete paperwork on or before student’s first day.Register

Tue, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Meet with other yarnies and share your projects and ideas every Tuesday. Open to all, any handcraft welcome! 

Tue, Dec 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Get organized! Learn the basics for setting up and using Google Calendar.

Wed, Dec 07, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
A basic introduction to spreadsheets. Learn to enter and edit data, select cell ranges, format cells, use the fill handle, and create simple formulas.

Wed, Dec 07, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Join Washtenaw Literacy's ESL book club for intermediate to advanced readers. Members of the group will meet once a week. To register, contact Washtenaw Literacy at (734) 337-3338.

Wed, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Calling all mystery lovers! Check out a new mystery title each month.

Wed, Dec 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Drop in and learn chess at the library with Jenny Skidmore Smith. All skill levels are welcome, but instruction will target beginners up to USCF 1500. Designed for youth ages 8-13 and their families.

Wed, Dec 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
If you don’t have a rich relative or qualify for a bank loan, you may want to consider a microloan. Come learn about microloan opportunites from Todd Vanapppledorn, loan officer at CEED.

Thu, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area ,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Calling all homeschoolers and anyone that feels at home in the Library! Connect with other families while engaging in themed activities each week inspired by a nonfiction or picture book.

Thu, Dec 08, 2:00pm - 3:05pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Taking care of a spouse or parent? Stressed and need some better ways to cope?

Thu, Dec 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Learn to format, select, copy, paste, and edit text. Also, learn to share and collaborate on a document.

Thu, Dec 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Drop in to learn STEM skills through play! Free build with our Legos, or try the Lego STEM activity of the week like Lego design challenges, Lego WeDo coding, and more.

Thu, Dec 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Lend your creativity to a collective art project.

Sat, Dec 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Meet, jam, share, eat, and ROCK on the world's most popular instrument!

Sat, Dec 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Virtual
Learn the basics for hosting a Zoom meeting from start to finish.

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join Leah Fox from Robinsongs Music Together for a parent and child music class for little ones. Enjoy the experience of making music together at the library! Click to learn more about Music Together.

Sat, Dec 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Watch anime with other fans, chat about what you watch, and use our drawing supplies to sketch.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn how to add visual interest to your documents using tables, images, lists, and tabs.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us to make a snow globe - all supplies provided! Please register - with number of family members - so we have enough supplies on hand.

Sat, Dec 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us to make a snow globe - all supplies provided! Please register - with number of family members - so we have enough supplies on hand.

Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join YpsiWrites in writing love letters to and about the city of Ypsilanti in advance of its 2023 Bicentennial.

Mon, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 6:45pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Bring homework and get help in all subjects or have fun reading and writing! Students can join any time during the year. A parent or guardian must complete paperwork on or before student’s first day.Register

Tue, Dec 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Learn to enter and edit data, format cells, and create simple formulas. Also, learn to share and collaborate on a spreadsheet.

Tue, Dec 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Looking for ways to help the community and earn volunteer hours? Join TAG and meet twice each month to help the library best serve Ypsi teens. Teens in grades 8-12 can apply online!

Tue, Dec 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Looking for ways to help the community and earn volunteer hours? Join TAG and meet twice each month to help the library best serve Ypsi teens. Teens in grades 8-12 can apply online!

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Meet with other yarnies and share your projects and ideas every Tuesday. Open to all, any handcraft welcome! 

Tue, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn how to send and retrieve messages, add attachments, create and manage labels and filters, add contacts, and manage junk email.

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn to apply functions, filter data, create charts, and print worksheets.

Wed, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Join Washtenaw Literacy's ESL book club for intermediate to advanced readers. Members of the group will meet once a week. To register, contact Washtenaw Literacy at (734) 337-3338.

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Drop in and learn chess at the library with Jenny Skidmore Smith. All skill levels are welcome, but instruction will target beginners up to USCF 1500. Designed for youth ages 8-13 and their families.

Wed, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Movie series showing the best, worst, and forgotten movies of an actor, decade, year, or topic.

Wed, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us to make a snow globe - all supplies provided! Please register - with number of family members - so we have enough supplies on hand.

Wed, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Learn about the fundamental steps and techniques you need to potentially obtain federal contracts.

Thu, Dec 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area ,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Calling all homeschoolers and anyone that feels at home in the Library! Connect with other families while engaging in themed activities each week inspired by a nonfiction or picture book.

Thu, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:05pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Taking care of a spouse or parent? Stressed and need some better ways to cope?

Thu, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Explore more advanced features of Google Docs including: headers and footers, tabs and indents, inserting breaks (page, section, and column), finding and replacing text, and voice typing.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Drop in to learn STEM skills through play! Free build with our Legos, or try the Lego STEM activity of the week like Lego design challenges, Lego WeDo coding, and more.

Thu, Dec 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room
It's gift giving season and we've got projects for adults and kids.

Thu, Dec 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn the parts and proper use of the computer and Windows basics including opening/closing applications and managing files/folders.

Fri, Dec 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Explore different themed sensory and art stations each session to help your child develop fine motor skills and learn about the world through play. Attend Friday or Saturday. Click for details.

Sat, Dec 17, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Virtual
Washtenaw African American Genealogy Society meets virtually every third Saturday of each month. Established to help with African American genealogy research for all skill levels.

Sat, Dec 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Virtual
Learn to create and deliver a presentation, add graphics and multimedia, and share and collaborate on a presentation.

Sat, Dec 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Explore different themed sensory and art stations each session to help your child develop fine motor skills and learn about the world through play. Attend Friday or Saturday. Click for details.

Sat, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room
It's gift giving season and we've got projects for adults and kids.

Sat, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn how to create and add graphics and multimedia to a presentation. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Register online or call (734) 482-4110 ext. 2411.

Sat, Dec 17, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us for a paint club and paint for an hour! Paints, brushes, and other materials will be provided. Please wear clothing suitable for getting messy. Painting aprons available.

Mon, Dec 19, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Explore the basic features of the Chromebook with hands-on practice.

Mon, Dec 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Explore the basic features of the Chromebook with hands-on practice using YDL Chromeboooks.

Tue, Dec 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Explore more advanced features of Google Sheets including: using formulas and functions, sorting, filtering and linking data, and defining a print area.

Tue, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Come in your comfiest pjs to lounge at the library with other teens! Watch a movie and make some yummy snacks to take home and enjoy.

Tue, Dec 20, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Meet with other yarnies and share your projects and ideas every Tuesday. Open to all, any handcraft welcome! 

Tue, Dec 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Are you fascinated by paranormal phenomena? Join the YDL's Paranormal Club where we'll explore and discuss bizarre phenomena that's confounded mankind.

Wed, Dec 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn the basics for creating greeting cards, flyers, and calendars including page layout and formatting text and images.

Wed, Dec 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Fri, Dec 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us for a lighthearted afternoon working on a craft project where the goals are to engage your mind, connect with others, and build new brain neurons playing with a new technique. Ages 55+.

Tue, Dec 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Drop in and get creative during Winter Break! Different activities each session.

Tue, Dec 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
YDL Superior branch will feature daily afternoon activities for youth, teens, or families. Each day will have a program at 2 PM, ranging from STEM activities to a movie showing.

Tue, Dec 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Are you bored at home? Drop in during Winter Break! Different activities each session.

Canceled
Tue, Dec 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Michigan
Looking for ways to help the community and earn volunteer hours? Join TAG and meet twice each month to help the library best serve Ypsi teens. Teens in grades 8-12 can apply online!

Tue, Dec 27, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Meet with other yarnies and share your projects and ideas every Tuesday. Open to all, any handcraft welcome! 

Wed, Dec 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
YDL Superior Branch will feature daily, afternoon activities for youth, teens, or families.

Wed, Dec 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Are you bored at home? Drop in during Winter Break! Different activities each session.

Thu, Dec 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Drop in and get creative during Winter Break! Different activities each session.

Thu, Dec 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
YDL Superior Branch will feature daily, afternoon activities for youth, teens, or families.

Thu, Dec 29, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Are you bored at home? Drop in during Winter Break! Different activities each session.

Thu, Dec 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
This class covers the browser toolbar and menu options, managing your favorite websites, and using search tools and techniques.

Fri, Dec 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
YDL Superior Branch will feature daily, afternoon activities for youth, teens, or families.

Fri, Dec 30, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Are you bored at home? Drop in during Winter Break! Different activities each session.