Storytime Schedule

Offering new times and dates for your busy schedule!

Storytime is offered at the Attica Branch on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am, and at the Imlay City Branch on Friday mornings at 10:30 am. There is also a special Evening Storytime offered at the Imlay City Branch the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm. Storytime is a wonderful opportunity for your child to interact with other children, listen to stories, sing songs, learn some ASL, and develop important life skills.
  • 1/23 & 1/26--Splish, splash, I was takin' a bath!
  • 1/30 & 2/2--No Storytime this week!
  • 2/6 & 2/9--Football Frenzy!
  • 2/13, 2/15 & 2/16--Chinese New Year
  • 2/20 & 2/23--That's gross!
  • 2/27 & 3/2--No Storytime this week! 
  • 3/6 & 3/9--Creepy Crawlies 
  • 3/13, 3/15 & 3/16--Dancing Queens (and Kings!)
  • 3/20 & 3/23--Sweet Tooth 
  • 3/27 & 3/30--No Storytime this week! 
  • 4/3 & 4/6--April Showers 
  • 4/10 & 4/13--Funny Undies 
  • 4/17, 4/19 & 4/20--A Hairy Situation 
  • 4/24 & 4/27--Ships a Sailing 

Toddler Block Party

February 27, March 27 & April 23 @ 11:00 AM

Did you know that your toddler "builds" important skills through block play? Things that are going to impact them later in life such as:
  • Problem solving
  • Imagination
  • Mathmatical reasoning
  • Spatial senses
  • Motor skills
  • Social growth
Come join the fun (and secret learning) at our Block Party; we have blocks and fun in abundance!


Read 2 a Dog

Feb. 5th, March 5th, & April 2nd @ 6:00PM

Prepare for a tail wagging reading extravaganza as Rein the Dog and her dad help us paw our way to becoming stronger readers. It's not ruff all you have to do is sign up for one of the 15 minute sessions, grab a book, cuddle up and read! Reading to Rein can help your child gain more confidence in their reading ability and change reading from being a chore to a delight! 

Hoodie Hoo Day

February 20th @ 12:00 PM

Hoodie Hoo Day is an annual happening where, those of us who are fed up with winter, get together to act silly, chase away the cabin fever, and hurry spring! How does it work? Well. at noon on the 20th of February, you go outside and stamp your feet and wave your hands above your head while shouting/singing "We are tired of winter, with cold days we are through! So bring on the spring, hoodie hoo, hoodie hoo, hoodie hoo!"

                                       
 

Propeller Car Craft

February 22nd 5:00--7:30 PM

So often we find that science can be outrageous amounts of fun! Children ages 8 and up are welcome to join the fun as, with a few simple items we will be making propeller powered cars that whip across the floor faster than blinking! At the same time we will be exploring the incredible concepts of force, friction and Newton's laws of motion. Supplies are provided, but limited so please, stop by or call 810 724-8043 to sign up today! 


Community Reads Night

March 2nd 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Strap on your walking shoes and your listening ears as your library proudly takes part in the 3rd Annual Weston/Borland Community Reads Night sponsored by the Imlay City DDA. Families can travel around town to participating businesses to hear stories or do a craft and have a read-iculiously fun evening! 


Human Library Project

March 10th 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Your library is teaming up with Deb Stallings, one of the creative minds behind the Imlay City Conversation Salon, to bring you the Human Library Project. The Human Library is an incredible initiative designed to create positive conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue. In the Human Library people of different backgrounds, life experiences and opinions are on “loan” to “readers” to answer questions. To find out more about The Human Library Project, visit www.humanlibrary.org

Easter Egg-stravaganza

March 30th: Coloring 11-3 Egg Hunt 5-6:30

We have great egg-spectations that you will have an egg-cellent time at the Easter Egg-stravaganza! Stop by the library from 11 AM till 3 PM for egg decorating, you bring the eggs and we’ll clean the mess! But the fun doesn’t stop there; stick around for the egg-ceptional egg hunt, starting at 5:00, every child will leave with a treat! 


Spring Fever Crafts

April 26th 5:30 - 7:00 PM

One of the best parts of spring is the return of all the color; birds, bugs, leaves, and best of all flowers! Crafters of all ages are welcome to swing by the library to color a flower pot and/or paint a birdhouse that will be displayed around downtown Imlay City and the butterfly garden throughout the summer! 

Design a Bookmark Contest

April 9th -- 13th

Call them what you will, bookmarks, place savers, quitter strips--we all love a nifty bookmark! In honor of National Library Week we're asking you, our beloved patrons, to join the fun and design a bookmark. Age categories run: Toddler - 2nd grade, 3rd - 5th grade, 6th - 8th grade, 9th - 12th grade. One winner from each category will be chosen after closing time on April 13th! 

Free Comic Book Day

May 5th 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Up in the air! It's a bird, it's a plane- no it's FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! Fly in for your free comic book, and try your hand at comic book trivia for a chance to win a cool prize! 


Moon Gazing with Seven Ponds Astronomy Club

May 19th 7:00 - 10:00 PM **ATTICA BRANCH**

It is with much excitement that your library again teams with the gentlemen of the Seven Ponds Astronomy Club for an evening of moon gazing. We will meet at the Attica branch, listen to a presentation and then regroup outside to put our new knowledge into action! Telescopes will be on hand for an up close examination of the earths’ closest neighbor! 


Hoopla Kids Mode


Hoopla is full of great digital content for kids, including books, audiobooks, comics, movies, and music. You can use the Kids Mode setting to set your children's Hoopla account to access only this content that has been specially selected for them. Click here for instructions on Kids Mode, and get your family started with Hoopla today!


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