Storytime

Mindful Yoga Storytime

Join us this spring at our series of mindful yoga storytimes! This storytime will incorporate mindful motion, stories, and activities that gently introduce mindfulness and yoga practice.

SUMMIT BRANCH
Thursday, March 14th @ 10:00 am

CARNEGIE LIBRARY
Saturday, March 23rd @ 2:00 pm

GRASS LAKE BRANCH
Wednesday, May 8th @ 10:30 am

MEIJER BRANCH
Thursday, May 9th @ 11:00 am

EASTERN BRANCH
Thursday, May 16th @ 10:30 am

HENRIETTA BRANCH
Wednesday, May 22nd @ 11:00 am

Intended for preschool-aged children. Please call the hosting branch for more information.

 

Mindful Yoga Storytime

Join us this spring at our series of mindful yoga storytimes! This storytime will incorporate mindful motion, stories, and activities that gently introduce mindfulness and yoga practice.

SUMMIT BRANCH
Thursday, March 14th @ 10:00 am

CARNEGIE LIBRARY
Saturday, March 23rd @ 2:00 pm

GRASS LAKE BRANCH
Wednesday, May 8th @ 10:30 am

MEIJER BRANCH
Thursday, May 9th @ 11:00 am

EASTERN BRANCH
Thursday, May 16th @ 10:30 am

HENRIETTA BRANCH
Wednesday, May 22nd @ 11:00 am

Intended for preschool-aged children. Please call the hosting branch for more information.

 

Mock Caldecott Awards

Visit the Meijer Branch throughout the month of January to read some of the best picture books from the past year and vote on your favorites in our Mock Caldecott Awards! Voting ends January 25th.

On Wednesday afternoons in January, at  4:30 pm, join us for stories and snacks as we read aloud some of our favorites from 2018.

Votes from for your favorite books will be accepted through Friday, January 25th, when finally our Mock Caldecott winners will be revealed.

Intended for Children. Please call the Meijer Branch at (517) 788-4480 for more information.

Stories for the Darkest Day: A Solstice Storytime

Did you know that the sun will set at 5:08 pm on December 21st making it the darkest and shortest day of the year? The sun will be so far away from the earth that its light only reaches us for a total of nine hours!

Join us as we settle in and celebrate the winter solstice with an especially cozy evening of live storytelling.

Intended for Adults.

Science @ Stories

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 @ 9:30 a.m.

Science & Stories

Join the Meijer Branch for a scientific storytime experiment!

Half storytime and half laboratory! Learn about science through stories, experiments, and exploration. Experiments may be messy, so dress appropriately.

Intended for ages 3-5.

Bedtime Stories & Snacks

Time to get cozy for Carnegie Branch’s Bedtime Stories & Snacks!

Wear your jammies and bring a favorite stuffed toy to cuddle up with as you listen to bedtime stories. Snacks will be served after each storytime.

Each week features different stories and snacks:

  • October 8th features fall & farm stories with apple cider & donut holes;
  • November 12th features food stories with juice and popcorn;
  • December 10th features toys & holidays stories with milk & cookies

Intended for families with kids up to age 8.

For more information, please call Youth Services at (517) 788-4087 (ext. 1331).

Preschool Storytime at Henrietta

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.

Little Explorers

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.

Date Themes

  • Nov 1 – Explore Dinosaurs
  • Nov 15 – Explore Reptiles
  • Nov 29 – Explore Puppets

 

Preschool Storytime at Summit

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 10:00 a.m.

No storytime November 22 due to holiday

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