Kids & Parents Events
Sat, May 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Patio/ Garden
Join us to plant the Learning... more
Join us to plant the Learning Garden. These plants will be used in our summer cooking programs.

Thu, May 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Learn computer programming in fun,... more
Learn computer programming in fun, easy ways.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Whittaker - Board Room
Join us for a monthly discussion of... more
Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Sat, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Meet the authors of the... more
Meet the authors of the newly-published picture book, I Just Want to Be Included.

Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Follow the story of Leo the Maker... more
Follow the story of Leo the Maker Prince while learning the basics of 3d printing and using the library's new 3D printers. For ages 6-8.

Thu, Jun 13, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Whittaker - Board Room
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps... more
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children develop confidence and become better readers. Sign up for a 10-minute slot with Moon. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room,Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Kick off summer at the library's... more
Kick off summer at the library's fair! Pet farm animals, jump in the bounce house, play carnival games, and move with Bia Bichini Congo Dance Theater Company. Prizes and a cake decorating contest too!

Mon, Jun 17, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Experience how physical activity and... more
Experience how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Budding artists will be empowered to... more
Budding artists will be empowered to express themselves through drawing. Explore drawing and coloring technique through a composition created under the guidance of an experienced teacher. Ages 6-10.

Mon, Jun 17, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Follow the story of Leo the Maker... more
Follow the story of Leo the Maker Prince while learning the basics of 3d printing and using the library's new 3D printers. For ages 6-8.

Tue, Jun 18, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Experience how physical activity and... more
Experience how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay,Whittaker Garden
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for... more
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for Rec-Connect, weekly game-based physical activities and recipe tastings. Learn how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Wed, Jun 19, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Experience how physical activity and... more
Experience how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Wed, Jun 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Afternoon gathering for kids ages... more
Afternoon gathering for kids ages 8-12 to get creative independently while parents and younger siblings enjoy the youth department or garden play areas. This week, make a diamond art keychain!

Wed, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Whittaker - Board Room
Join us for a monthly discussion of... more
Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Thu, Jun 20, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay,Whittaker Garden
Build STEM skills through fun,... more
Build STEM skills through fun, hands-on activities. Learn about a range of STEM topics from engineering and design to chemistry and coding. This week: Making suncatchers, sundials, and shadow art.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Learn acrylic painting techniques... more
Learn acrylic painting techniques with Earl Jackson

Fri, Jun 21, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hands-on STEAM outside near the... more
Hands-on STEAM outside near the garden and on the front lawn! Learn about gardening, birding, nature identification, water and erosion, sound and more. This week: Make music and learn about sound.

Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Evan Haller, an award-winning,... more
Evan Haller, an award-winning, national touring children's musician from Boston, leads Music at the Blissful-- a fun-filled, interactive, movement-packed music experience for the whole family.

Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 4:00pm
107 Ferris St - Parking lot behind Puffer Reds
Join the YDL Bookmobile at... more
Join the YDL Bookmobile at Ypsilanti's Juneteenth Celebration. Decorate puzzle pieces to create community art while enjoying music, activities, and swag provided by many other organizations.

Mon, Jun 24, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
We will use freshly picked produce... more
We will use freshly picked produce from our Learning Garden to cook tasty snacks and treats.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Want to learn the fundamentals of... more
Want to learn the fundamentals of cartooning and comic book/manga drawing? Local comic book artist Kamron Reynolds will show you how.

Mon, Jun 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Follow the story of Leo the Maker... more
Follow the story of Leo the Maker Prince while learning the basics of 3d printing and using the library's new 3D printers. For ages 6-8.

Tue, Jun 25, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Learn all summer long with weekly... more
Learn all summer long with weekly STEM activities.

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for... more
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for Rec-Connect, weekly game-based physical activities and recipe tastings. Learn how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Wed, Jun 26, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Afternoon gathering for kids ages... more
Afternoon gathering for kids ages 8-12 to get creative independently while parents and younger siblings enjoy the youth department or garden play areas. This week, make a blind bag!

Thu, Jun 27, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Build STEM skills through fun,... more
Build STEM skills through fun, hands-on activities. Learn about a range of STEM topics from engineering and design to chemistry and coding. This week: make signaling devices, secret ink, and more!

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior
For kids who love to investigate and... more
For kids who love to investigate and explore!

Thu, Jun 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Superior - Study Room 1
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps... more
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children build confidence and become better readers.

Thu, Jun 27, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Whittaker - Board Room
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps... more
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children develop confidence and become better readers. Sign up for a 10-minute slot with Moon. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Fri, Jun 28, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hands-on STEAM outside near the... more
Hands-on STEAM outside near the garden and on the front lawn! Learn about gardening, birding, nature identification, water and erosion, sound and more. This week: Make fairy wings, crowns & bracelets.

Sat, Jun 29, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room
See what 3D printers can do and how... more
See what 3D printers can do and how they do it. Bring your own 3d printer and show off what you're doing with it!

Mon, Jul 01, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Mon, Jul 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Experience how physical activity and... more
Experience how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Tue, Jul 02, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Tue, Jul 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Experience how physical activity and... more
Experience how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Tue, Jul 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Yoga is fun for kids and families!... more
Yoga is fun for kids and families! Local yoga instructor Tammy Foote will incorporate movement, yoga poses, physical creativity, and stories to help kids increase their focus, strength, and balance.

Wed, Jul 03, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Wed, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Experience how physical activity and... more
Experience how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Wed, Jul 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay,Whittaker Garden
Afternoon gathering for kids ages... more
Afternoon gathering for kids ages 8-12 to get creative independently while parents and younger siblings enjoy the youth department or garden play areas. This week, make a mosaic stepping stone.

Fri, Jul 05, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Fri, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hands-on STEAM outside near the... more
Hands-on STEAM outside near the garden and on the front lawn! Learn about gardening, birding, nature identification, water and erosion, sound and more. This week: Weigh, measure, compare, and taste!

Mon, Jul 08, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
We will use freshly picked produce... more
We will use freshly picked produce from our Learning Garden to cook tasty snacks and treats.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker
Want to learn the fundamentals of... more
Want to learn the fundamentals of cartooning and comic book/manga drawing? Local comic book artist Kamron Reynolds will show you how.

Tue, Jul 09, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Learn all summer long with weekly... more
Learn all summer long with weekly STEM activities.

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for... more
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for Rec-Connect, weekly game-based physical activities and recipe tastings. Learn how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Wed, Jul 10, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Wed, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Afternoon gathering for kids ages... more
Afternoon gathering for kids ages 8-12 to get creative independently while parents and younger siblings enjoy the youth department or garden play areas. This week, make sugar scrubs and salves.

Thu, Jul 11, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Build STEM skills through fun,... more
Build STEM skills through fun, hands-on activities. Learn about a range of STEM topics from engineering and design to chemistry and coding. This week: make a variety of slime recipes to take home.

Thu, Jul 11, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Whittaker - Board Room
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps... more
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children develop confidence and become better readers. Sign up for a 10-minute slot with Moon. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Fri, Jul 12, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hands-on STEAM outside near the... more
Hands-on STEAM outside near the garden and on the front lawn! Learn about gardening, birding, nature identification, water and erosion, sound and more. This week: All about water, and a slip 'n slide!

Sat, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Hear a book and get inspired!... more
Hear a book and get inspired! Students will experience the joy of story-creating however they are able, from writing to conversation-based brainstorming and development of new ideas.
Register

Mon, Jul 15, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
We will use freshly picked produce... more
We will use freshly picked produce from our Learning Garden to cook tasty snacks and treats.

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker
The Mosaic Youth Ambassador Ensemble... more
The Mosaic Youth Ambassador Ensemble will lead kids in collaborative games and activities that build musical and theatrical skills through exploration. Then students get to show off their new skills!

Tue, Jul 16, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Learn all summer long with weekly... more
Learn all summer long with weekly STEM activities.

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for... more
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for Rec-Connect, weekly game-based physical activities and recipe tastings. Learn how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Wed, Jul 17, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Wed, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Afternoon gathering for kids ages... more
Afternoon gathering for kids ages 8-12 to get creative independently while parents and younger siblings enjoy the youth department or garden play areas. This week, make art with squeegees!

Wed, Jul 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Whittaker - Board Room
Join us for a monthly discussion of... more
Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Thu, Jul 18, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Build STEM skills through fun,... more
Build STEM skills through fun, hands-on activities. Learn about a range of STEM topics from engineering and design to chemistry and coding. This week: make tops, battle beys, and more.

Thu, Jul 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Superior - Study Room 1
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps... more
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children build confidence and become better readers.

Fri, Jul 19, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Fri, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Fri, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hands-on STEAM outside near the... more
Hands-on STEAM outside near the garden and on the front lawn! Learn about gardening, birding, nature identification, water and erosion, sound and more. This week: Observe, draw and learn about nature!

Sat, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Join us for storytime and dancing to... more
Join us for storytime and dancing to some high energy House Music.

Sat, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hear a book and get inspired!... more
Hear a book and get inspired! Students will experience the joy of story-creating however they are able, from writing to conversation-based brainstorming and development of new ideas.
Register

Sat, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Get a chocolatier's experience by... more
Get a chocolatier's experience by tempering chocolate with students from the University of Michigan's Material Science & Engineering (UM MSE) Outreach team!

Mon, Jul 22, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
We will use freshly picked produce... more
We will use freshly picked produce from our Learning Garden to cook tasty snacks and treats.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker
A student of the late French mime... more
A student of the late French mime Marcel Marceau, Michael Lee is an amazing storyteller who uses movement games to teach the unique tools of mime. More: 7/29 Dance with Christina Marie Sears

Tue, Jul 23, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Learn all summer long with weekly... more
Learn all summer long with weekly STEM activities.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for... more
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for Rec-Connect, weekly game-based physical activities and recipe tastings. Learn how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Wed, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Afternoon gathering for kids ages... more
Afternoon gathering for kids ages 8-12 to get creative independently while parents and younger siblings enjoy the youth department or garden play areas. This week, make friendship bracelets!

Thu, Jul 25, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Build STEM skills through fun,... more
Build STEM skills through fun, hands-on activities. Learn about a range of STEM topics from engineering and design to chemistry and coding. This week: learn taste science and how chocolate is made.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior
For kids who love to investigate and... more
For kids who love to investigate and explore!

Thu, Jul 25, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Whittaker - Board Room
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps... more
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children develop confidence and become better readers. Sign up for a 10-minute slot with Moon. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Fri, Jul 26, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hands-on STEAM outside near the... more
Hands-on STEAM outside near the garden and on the front lawn! Learn about gardening, birding, nature identification, water and erosion, sound and more. This week: Take a birding walk with WBNA.

Sat, Jul 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hear a book and get inspired!... more
Hear a book and get inspired! Students will experience the joy of story-creating however they are able, from writing to conversation-based brainstorming and development of new ideas.
Register

Mon, Jul 29, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
We will use freshly picked produce... more
We will use freshly picked produce from our Learning Garden to cook tasty snacks and treats.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker
Join teaching artist Christina Marie... more
Join teaching artist Christina Marie Sears to play movement games, stretch your body, and invent your own dance moves to music inspired by superheroes

Tue, Jul 30, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Learn all summer long with weekly... more
Learn all summer long with weekly STEM activities.

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for... more
Join Healthy Habits Start Now for Rec-Connect, weekly game-based physical activities and recipe tastings. Learn how physical activity and nutrition work together to keep our bodies healthy and happy.

Wed, Jul 31, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Wed, Jul 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room
Afternoon gathering for kids ages... more
Afternoon gathering for kids ages 8-12 to get creative independently while parents and younger siblings enjoy the youth department or garden play areas. This week, sing karaoke and eat snacks!

Thu, Aug 01, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Build STEM skills through fun,... more
Build STEM skills through fun, hands-on activities. Learn about a range of STEM topics from engineering and design to chemistry and coding. This week: use Lego Spike sets & code your creation to move.

Thu, Aug 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Whittaker - Board Room
Join us for a monthly discussion of... more
Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Fri, Aug 02, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hands-on STEAM outside near the... more
Hands-on STEAM outside near the garden and on the front lawn! Learn about gardening, birding, nature identification, water and erosion, sound and more. This week: Lawn games and cool treats.

Fri, Aug 02, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Michigan
Noise Permit is a teen-driven end of... more
Noise Permit is a teen-driven end of summer concert and celebration of the arts! To perform, manage a booth, or be involved in any way, please contact Kelly: kscott@ypsilibrary.org

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Rolling Hills County Park
Join Washtenaw County Parks... more
Join Washtenaw County Parks Naturalist Shawn Severance at Rolling Hills County Park. Learn about the many wild foods growing all around you, and how to safely and sustainably forage for wild foods.

Sat, Aug 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hear a book and get inspired!... more
Hear a book and get inspired! Students will experience the joy of story-creating however they are able, from writing to conversation-based brainstorming and development of new ideas.
Register

Mon, Aug 05, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Mon, Aug 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
We will use freshly picked produce... more
We will use freshly picked produce from our Learning Garden to cook tasty snacks and treats.

Mon, Aug 05, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Superior - Superior Inside
Kids ages 8-12, join 826michigan in... more
Kids ages 8-12, join 826michigan in a fun writing exercise where you'll imagine new Olympic sports, from the silly to the serious.
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Tue, Aug 06, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Tue, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Learn all summer long with weekly... more
Learn all summer long with weekly STEM activities.

Wed, Aug 07, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Thu, Aug 08, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Thu, Aug 08, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps... more
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children develop confidence and become better readers. Sign up for a 10-minute slot with Moon. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Fri, Aug 09, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Fri, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Sat, Aug 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hear a book and get inspired!... more
Hear a book and get inspired! Students will experience the joy of story-creating however they are able, from writing to conversation-based brainstorming and development of new ideas.
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Sat, Aug 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids ages 8-12, join 826michigan to... more
Kids ages 8-12, join 826michigan to write your story of Olympic triumph, from the silly to the serious.
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Sat, Aug 10, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Library Plaza,Michigan Ave Program Room,Michigan Ave Room 2
Join us at Michigan Avenue for a mix... more
Join us at Michigan Avenue for a mix of outdoor lawn games, indoor board games, card games, and table-top RPG games as we end the YDL Summer Challenge!

Mon, Aug 12, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Mon, Aug 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
We will use freshly picked produce... more
We will use freshly picked produce from our Learning Garden to cook tasty snacks and treats.

Tue, Aug 13, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Tue, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Learn all summer long with weekly... more
Learn all summer long with weekly STEM activities.

Wed, Aug 14, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Wed, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Thu, Aug 15, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Thu, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Thu, Aug 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior
For kids who love to investigate and... more
For kids who love to investigate and explore!

Thu, Aug 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Superior - Study Room 1
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps... more
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children build confidence and become better readers.

Fri, Aug 16, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch... more
Kids 0-18 enjoy a free lunch Monday-Friday.

Fri, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Express yourself through art, music,... more
Express yourself through art, music, and more.

Sat, Aug 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Learn more about writing, the power... more
Learn more about writing, the power of journaling, and the importance of free stickers!

Sat, Aug 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Hear a book and get inspired!... more
Hear a book and get inspired! Students will experience the joy of story-creating however they are able, from writing to conversation-based brainstorming and development of new ideas.
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Wed, Aug 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Join us for a monthly discussion of... more
Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.

Thu, Aug 22, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Superior - Meeting Room
Kids ages 8-12, write with... more
Kids ages 8-12, write with 826michigan and give advice to younger kids heading to school for the first time.
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Thu, Aug 22, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps... more
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children develop confidence and become better readers. Sign up for a 10-minute slot with Moon. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org.