Books

The Eastside Page Turners

Come on over to the Eastern Branch as we read and discuss a book a month! Love it, loathe it, or couldn’t care less, all opinions are welcome!

Call the Eastern Branch at (517) 788-4087 if interested in joining up with the Eastside Page Turners!

Intended for adults.

The first meeting will involve book selections.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors

Calling all kids: Wag your way down to the Eastern Branch to read to a TDI certified dog. 

Reading to a dog is a great opportunity for kids who aren’t so sure about reading. Borrow one of our books or bring one of your own!

Intended for kids.

Storybook Blocks

Come on out to the Henrietta Branch to make a storybook block!

Make your own one-of-a-kind storybook block from recycled book pages. It’s a perfect gift for a baby

Reservations are required. Call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 to reserve your spot!

Intended for adults.

StoryWalk® at Henrietta

Join us at the Henrietta Branch!

Promote reading and wellness in a fun new way with a story walk!

A story walk uses a laminated, deconstructed picture book, mounted onto poles and placed in an outdoor area where visitors stroll and read.

This month’s book is Feathers For Lunch by Lois Ehlert. Image result for feathers for lunch

Please call the Henrietta Branch at (517) 769-6537 for more information. Event takes place during Branch’s open hours.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service owned by Mrs. Ferguson. This resource is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Library of Michigan.

This is also a Braille Enhanced StoryWalk®.

StoryWalk® at Hanover

Calling families, students, teachers, and the Hanover Community! Join us at Hanover Elementary and Finish at the Hanover Branch!

Promote reading and wellness in a fun new way with a story walk! Stroll around the community and read a book.

You are invited to join the Hanover Branch for a special Hanover Community StoryWalk featuring the book, Mighty, Mighty Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker. Image result for mighty mighty construction site

Take a walk from Hanover Elementary to the Hanover Branch Library as you read the pages of the book. Enjoy discussing the delightful story with others along the way. Participate in a group book discussion and activities when you reach the library. Activities and crafts will remain in the library all week during open hours.

StoryWalk is a great opportunity to join the community, library, school, and families together to encourage literacy in a fun, interactive way.

Contact the Hanover Branch at (517) 905-1399 for more information.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service owned by Mrs. Ferguson. This resource is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Library of Michigan.

Preschool Storytime at Brooklyn

It’s never too soon to start exploring and learning with your child! JDL storytimes offer age-appropriate books, music, and activities for babies, toddlers, families, and young children. Most importantly, they develop everyone’s imaginations!

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

No Storytime November 22nd due to holiday.

Jumping & Jamming

It’s never too soon to start exploring and learning with your child! JDL storytimes offer age-appropriate books, music, and activities for babies, toddlers, families, and young children. Most importantly, they develop everyone’s imaginations!

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Escape Room 4 Kids – “If You Take a Mouse to the Library”

Solve the clues and make a craft! A Mouse broke into the Library overnight and locked up all the crayons! He has given us 45 minutes to free the crayons by following the clues. Good Luck!

This Breakout is inspired by the book, “If You Take a Mouse to School,” by Laura Numeroff.

Hosted by the Hanover Branch in cooperation with Breakout EDU.Image result for if you take a mouse to the library

Intended for ages 5-9 years.

Preschool Storytime

It’s never too soon to start exploring and learning with your child! JDL storytimes offer age-appropriate books, music, and activities for babies, toddlers, families, and young children. Most importantly, they develop everyone’s imaginations!

Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.

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