Library News

Dani Diamico, Children's Librarian at Sage Library

We have a Rising Star!

Every year, the Michigan Library Association chooses a Rising Star librarian - someone who, despite being in the field less than five years, has shown great leadership. Award winners are energetic efficient librarians who push the boundaries of originality and creativity to establish a library cultu...

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page from The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney

The World of Wordless Picture Books

Can you imagine picking up a book, only to find there aren't any words, and that's exactly how it's designed to be? Wordless picture books are a growing genre, so you might find quite a few as you browse library shelves. Many people aren't quite sure what to do with them - how do you read a book wit...

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Thriller Mania

A very common question in the library is “what are other people reading?”. People like to read the current, hot reads because a)if it’s popular, there it is probably good and b)they can converse with other people about it. Lately when I get that question I am sending more and more people to lists of...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Playdate at the Library

October 18, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Little ones can play, discover & meet new friends.  Ages 4 & under. Participating caregiver required. No registration required.

Drop in. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

A is for Art: Absorption Art

October 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. Make beautiful leaves while learning about saturation and absorption!   Registration is required.  Register in person, online, or by phone at 662-2381.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Harry Potter Escape Room

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
 Registration begins 10:00 am September 19. Ages 10 and up are invited to attend. Figure out puzzles, find clues, and solve the mystery in this Harry Potter themed escape game. Some knowledge of Harry Potter will be helpful, but not nece...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

October 21, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

Session begins September 30th! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

October 21, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

Session begins September 30th! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Coloring Club

October 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Find out what the coloring craze is all about and join others for a relaxing afternoon of coloring.  All supplies provided or bring your own.  No formal instruction given - just a chance to get together with others and relax! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

October 22, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

Session begins September 30th! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

October 22, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Storytime

October 22, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a chance for play! Ages birth-23 months + participating caregiver.

Session begins Tuesday, October 1st.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

October 22, 2019
11:15am - 11:45am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

Session begins September 30th.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

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