Oops!
Start Date is not before End Date

Filter Events by



Color with Us

Thursday, December 28, 2017
All Locations
Create amazing artwork with vibrant colors. Visit the library and color together. All supplies provided. Family welcome.
View More

Color with Us

Thursday, January 04, 2018
All Locations
Create amazing artwork with vibrant colors. Visit the library and color together. All supplies provided. Family welcome.
View More

Post-It Note Art Show

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Central Library
Teen Area (Display)
Show off your art!
Stop by the Teen Area this December and create your own artwork for the 4th annual Post-It Note Art Show. All supplies are available at the Teen Desk. Post-its will be on display through New Year's Eve. Enter for your chance to win area gift cards. Categories include:  Best Anime, Best Abstract Design, Best Use of a Stick Figure, Best Representation of a Book (or book character) and Teen Staff Choice.
View More

Family Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Central Library
Story Place
Storytime for the whole family!
Stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun activities designed for preschoolers from birth to age 5, but younger and older siblings welcome.
Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
View More

Play and Learn

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Alma Powell Branch
Children's Area
Come to the Story Place and engage in play for early learning. For children ages 1 to 5 with caregiver, siblings welcomed.
View More

Post-It Note Art Show

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Central Library
Teen Area (Display)
Show off your art!
Stop by the Teen Area this December and create your own artwork for the 4th annual Post-It Note Art Show. All supplies are available at the Teen Desk. Post-its will be on display through New Year's Eve. Enter for your chance to win area gift cards. Categories include:  Best Anime, Best Abstract Design, Best Use of a Stick Figure, Best Representation of a Book (or book character) and Teen Staff Choice.
View More

LEGO at the Library

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Central Library
Story Place
Build, create, race, inspire, and imagine with other Lego fans. Bricks provided, from Duplo to expert builder. All ages welcome.
View More

Gift Making

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Teen Area
Make gifts for friends and family!
Drop in and create something for the holidays. Several projects to choose from along with gift wrapping supplies.
View More

Post-It Note Art Show

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Central Library
Teen Area (Display)
Show off your art!
Stop by the Teen Area this December and create your own artwork for the 4th annual Post-It Note Art Show. All supplies are available at the Teen Desk. Post-its will be on display through New Year's Eve. Enter for your chance to win area gift cards. Categories include:  Best Anime, Best Abstract Design, Best Use of a Stick Figure, Best Representation of a Book (or book character) and Teen Staff Choice.
View More

Toddler Talk

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Oshtemo Branch
Community Room
Toddlers 1-3 Years
Toddlers play while adults share joys and challenges of parenting 1-3 year olds. Carolyn Call, RN, parent educator/facilitator.
No registration required!
View More
Registration is open

Little Scientists

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Central Library
Story Place
Stories and science for preschoolers and a caregiver. Registration required. 
Topics: 
December 18 - Solar System
January 15 - Transportation
February 19 - Weights & Measures
View More

Baby Talk

2:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Oshtemo Branch
Story Room
Babies up to One Year
Talk about the care of babies up to one year of age with other parents. Carolyn Call, RN, facilitator.
No registration required!
View More

Play and Learn

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Eastwood Branch
Come to the Story Place and engage in play for early learning. For children ages 1 to 5 with caregiver, siblings welcomed.
View More

Gift Making

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Central Library
Teen Area
Make gifts for friends and family!
Drop in and create something for the holidays. Several projects to choose from along with gift wrapping supplies.
View More
Registration is open

Holiday Ornament Making

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Eastwood Branch
Community Room
Colleen Hauser will show kids how to make a festive holiday ornament making. Supplies provided. Best for grades K-5. Registration required.
View More

Post-It Note Art Show

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Central Library
Teen Area (Display)
Show off your art!
Stop by the Teen Area this December and create your own artwork for the 4th annual Post-It Note Art Show. All supplies are available at the Teen Desk. Post-its will be on display through New Year's Eve. Enter for your chance to win area gift cards. Categories include:  Best Anime, Best Abstract Design, Best Use of a Stick Figure, Best Representation of a Book (or book character) and Teen Staff Choice.
View More

Toddler Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Central Library
Story Place
Toddlers and caregivers share reading, writing, singing, playing and talking. Best for ages 2-3.
View More

GLAMA Community Sing

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Central Library
Van Deusen Room
Come and sing along with folksinger and songwriter Patricia Pettinga and her GLAMA Community Sing co-hosts. Lyric sheets are provided.
View More

Post-It Note Art Show

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Central Library
Teen Area (Display)
Show off your art!
Stop by the Teen Area this December and create your own artwork for the 4th annual Post-It Note Art Show. All supplies are available at the Teen Desk. Post-its will be on display through New Year's Eve. Enter for your chance to win area gift cards. Categories include:  Best Anime, Best Abstract Design, Best Use of a Stick Figure, Best Representation of a Book (or book character) and Teen Staff Choice.
View More

Baby Lapsit

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Central Library
Story Place
Songs, bounces, and rhymes for babies from birth to walking with their caregivers. Siblings welcome.
View More

1-2-3 Play with Me

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oshtemo Branch
Community Room
Spend time together, play, make friends, and talk one-on-one with specialists on child development during this enjoyable one month workshop. For children 1 to 3 years and their parents and caregivers. Learn more here. Registration required. Infant and preschool siblings may attend with registered toddler. Call 269-553-7980 or visit the Oshtemo Branch Library to register.
View More

Baby Steps

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Central Library
Story Place
Rhymes, songs, and books for little ones from walking to 24 months and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.
View More
Registration is open

Sweet Eats with Emy Dykstra

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Eastwood Branch
Community Room
Decorate cupcakes!
Come have fun with Emy Dykstra, owner of Chocolates for All Occasions and Cakes Too. Learn to decorate cupcakes in fun ways! All supplies provided. Please register.
View More
Registration is open

Holiday Ornament Making

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Alma Powell Branch
Barnabee Gallery
Colleen Hauser will show kids how to make a festive holiday ornament making. Supplies provided. Best for grades K-5. Registration required.
View More

Post-It Note Art Show

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Central Library
Teen Area (Display)
Show off your art!
Stop by the Teen Area this December and create your own artwork for the 4th annual Post-It Note Art Show. All supplies are available at the Teen Desk. Post-its will be on display through New Year's Eve. Enter for your chance to win area gift cards. Categories include:  Best Anime, Best Abstract Design, Best Use of a Stick Figure, Best Representation of a Book (or book character) and Teen Staff Choice.
View More