Youth Programs

Featured Programs

board gamesFamily Game Day (For All Ages)
Saturday, September 30 from 12:00-5:00pm
Join us for gaming fun!  We will have a selection of table top games for family and friends to enjoy.  Game on!  For more information, please call (248) 364-6712.


cinema saturdays

Cinema Saturdays (For All Ages)
Saturday, September 30 from 2:30-4:30pm
Saturday, November 11 from 2:30-4:30pm
Bring the family, and your appetite for good movies and popcorn! Our movies will be family- friendly. This event is for all ages with a parent. For more information, please call (248) 364-6712.


hotel halloween - CopyHotel Halloween (For All Ages)
Saturday, October 28 from 2:00-3:00pm
Come participate in a Halloween parade, and visit the candy stations throughout the Library!  Registration required.  For more information, please call (248) 364-6712.


hotel transylvania - Copy (2)Halloween Saturday Movie Matinee (For All Ages)
Saturday, October 28 from 3:00-4:30pm
We will be showing the movie "Hotel Transylvania" directly after our Halloween parade and craft event. Fun for the whole family. Attendance at Halloween party not required.  For more information, please call (248) 364-6712.


gingerbread houseHoliday Party (For All Ages)
Saturday, December 16 from 2:00-4:00pm
Come decorate a gingerbread house and watch the movie, "The Dog Who Saved Christmas."  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6712.


bouncing babiesBouncing Babies (For Ages Birth-18 Months)
Thursday, October 5 & 19 from 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, November 2 & 16 from 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, December 7 from 10:30-11:30am
Bring in your baby for a storytime just for them!  Exploring rich language through stories, rhymes and songs lay the foundation for language development.  All storytimes are based on early literacy research, and include tips and information for parents and caregivers.  Free play follows each session.  Registration required.  Register for the whole series. For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6712.


toddler timeToddler Time (For Ages 18-36 Months)
Wednesday, October 11 & 25 from 4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, November 8 & 29 from 4:00-5:00pm
Wednesday, December 13 from 4:00-5:00pm
A storytime designed for toddlers and their parent/caregiver.  Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays, crafts and more with other toddlers!  All stations are based on early literacy research, and include tips for parents.  Free play follows each session.  Registration required.  This program repeats on Thursdays, please register for either Wednesday or Thursday.  Register for only one series.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6712.


toddler timeToddler Time (For Ages 18-36 Months)
Thursday, October 12 & 26 from 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, November 9 & 30 from 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, December 14 from 10:30-11:30am
A storytime designed for toddlers and their parent/caregiver.  Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays, crafts and more with other toddlers!  All stations are based on early literacy research, and include tips for parents.  Free play follows each session.  Registration required.  This program repeats on Wednesdays, please register for either Wednesday or Thursday.  Register for only one series.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6712.


come and playCome and Play! (For Ages 1-5 with Caregiver)
Friday, October 20 from 10:45am-12:00pm
Friday, November 17 from 10:45am-12:00pm
Friday, December 15 from 10:45am-12:00pm
Come and play!  Meet up with other children and their parent/caregiver to enjoy a free-play session!  Slide, tunnel, blocks and more await you at our indoor "playground!"  Registration required.  Register for each individual date.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6712.


little_explorers-300x152 - CopyLittle Explorers (For Ages 2-5 with Caregiver)
Friday, October 6 from 10:45am-12:00pm
Friday, November 3 from 10:45am-12:00pm
Friday, December 1 from 10:45am-12:00pm
What do you get when you combine a story, sensory activities, and free play?  A sensory sensation!  You and your child can have fun as we explore, create and make new friends.  Sensory stations can be messy--please dress accordingly.  Registration required.  Register for each individual date.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6712.


Preschool Storytime SignMorning Preschool Storytime: Alphabet Soup (For Ages 3-5)
Tuesday, October 3, 10, 17 & 24 from 10:30-11:15am
Tuesday, November 7, 14 & 28 from 10:30-11:15am
Tuesday, December 5 & 12 from 10:30-11:15am
Over the course of 10 weeks, each week will focus on a group of letters.  We will learn the American Sign Language sign for that letter, with the goal of being able to sign the entire alphabet by the end of the 10 weeks.  Books, songs and finger plays will be incorporated to reinforce that day's letters.  Registration required.  Register for the whole series.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6712.


Preschool Storytime SignEvening Preschool Storytime: Building Foundations for Reading (For Ages 3-5)
Tuesday, October 3, 10, 17 & 24 from 7:00-7:45pm
Tuesday, November 7, 14 & 28 from 7:00-7:45pm
Tuesday, December 5 & 12 from 7:00-7:45pm
We will build a foundation for reading through stories, songs, and fingerplays.  Join us each week to build your child's literacy skills!  Registration required.  Register for the whole series.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6712.


oh the places - CopyLibrary Pathfinders: Oh, the Places You'll Go! (For Grades K-1)
Wednesday, October 4 & 18 from 4:45-5:30pm
Wednesday, November 1 & 15 from 4:45-5:30pm
Wednesday, December 6 from 4:45-5:30pm
Each meeting will focus on a different country.  We will learn to identify a famous landmark, read a book, enjoy a snack, and play a game--all from the featured country.  Registration required.  Register for the whole series.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6712.


scavenger hunt - CopyLibrary Explorers: Scavengers: Explore the Library (For Grades 4-5)
Thursday, October 12 from 5:00-6:00pm
Thursday, October 26 from 5:00-6:00pm
Thursday, November 9 from 5:00-6:00pm
Thursday, November 30 from 5:00-6:00pm
Thursday, December 14 from 5:00-6:00pm
Gain library research skills in a fun and interesting way!  Each meeting will involve a library catalog scavenger hunt to determine that day's activity, which could reange from playing a game from another country, to a science experiment.  Registration required.  Register for each individual date.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6712.


Club Meetings

lego-clubLEGO Club (For All Ages)
Saturday, October 7 from 2:00-3:30pm
Saturday, November 4 from 2:00-3:30pm
Saturday, December 2 from 2:00-3:30pm
Families can come and spend quality time with LEGO. Each meeting will start with a challenge to get families building. Challenges will help develop building techniques. Afterwards, families will have time to free-build, based on the theme of the month. Complete builds will be displayed in a display case until the next LEGO meeting.  For more information, please call (248) 364-6712.


coloring clubFamily Coloring Club (For All Ages)
Saturday, October 21 from 2:00-4:00pm
Saturday, December 9 from 2:00-4:00pm
Coloring improves fine motor skills, aids in color recognition, increases focus and stimulates creativity. It is also a relaxing and enjoyable hobby for all ages! Come and enjoy coloring activities for the whole family! For more information, please call (248) 364-6712.