Offering new times and dates for your busy schedule!
Storytime is offered at the Attica Branch, Tuesday Mornings at 10:30, and at the Imlay City Branch Friday Mornings also at 10:30. There is also a special Evening Storytime offered at the Imlay City Branch the 3rd 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.
- 9/5 & 9/8: I scream 4 Ice cream
- 9/12 & 9/15: Where is everything going?
- 9/19, 9/21 & 9/22: Arrr, Pirates!
- 9/26 & 9/29: No Storytime this week :(
- 10/3 & 10/6: Tea Time
- 10/10 & 10/13: Awoo! Wolves
- 10/17, 10/19 & 10/20: Hats off!
- 10/24 & 10/27: No Storytime this week :(
- 10/31 & 11/3: Bubbles
- 11/7 & 11/10: Up thru the Atmosphere
- 11/14, 11/16 & 11/17: Let's talk turkey
There will be no Storytime the last two weeks of November.
Original Fidget Spinner Crafternoon
September 7th @ 5:00 PMAlso known as String Spinners of Amish Spinners, these hypnotizing playthings have been keeping people entertained for years. Stop by to color and assemble your own!
National Play Doh Day
September 16th @ 11:00 AMFrom the time is first landed on store shelves Play-Doh has been a hit with kids of all ages. Join us as we create homemade Play-Doh from several simple ingredients, then we'll pool our imaginations and get to creating!
Banned Books Putt Putt Golf
September 28th from 5:00--7:30 PMBanned Books Week is the annual week of awareness for books that have been banned or challenged books around the world, sponsored by the American Library Association. The First Amendment helps protect us from censorship here, and Banned Books Week is a reminder of this important right. This year we're setting up a Banned Book themed putt putt golf course: each hole will be themed after a banned or challenged book. Stop by to show off your golfing skills, celebrate your freedom to read, and learn about some great books all at the same time!
Halloween Paper Crafts
October 26th 5--7:30 PMThe leaves are changing and the air has turned brisk: that means it's almost time for Halloween! To celebrate this "boo-tiful" holiday, drop by the library to make some spooky and silly paper crafts. It's sure to be a "spooktacular" good time!
Merchant Trick or Treat
October 28th 11:00 AM - 1:00 PMMerchant Trick or Treat, the much beloved daylight Trick of Treating event in the business sectors of Imlay City that takes place the Saturday prior to Halloween. As always the library and her staff will be dressed to impress and ready to pass out candy!
International Games Day
November 18th 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMIt may be November and chilly, but things are heating up here at the library with all the fantastic fun to be had at International Games Day. We'll be chock full of games to play, prizes to win and fun to share! People around the globe are uniting in board game merriment, why not you too?
Toddler Block Party
August 24th @ 5:30 PM
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
- Mathmatical reasoning
- Spatial senses
- Motor skills
- Social growth
Read to Megan the Dog!
July 5 & 19 and August 2 & 16 from 11:00 to Noon
Aren't we lucky?! Megan the Dog and her Mom have kindly agreed to return to the library to help us beef up our reading skills this summer! Kids who sign up can sit down with Megan and read to her for 15 minutes and learn that reading is fun, not punishment! Spots are still available so sign up today! Please come 10-15 minutes early to pick a book! To sign up either drop in or call 810 724-8043.
Solar Eclipse Extravaganza
August 21 from 12:30- 3:00
Join the fun at a literal once in a lifetime event! For the first time in 38 years there will be a solar eclipse that is viable in the US! Zoom over to the Attica branch to take part in several eclipse related activities and enjoy a great view of the southern sky where the spectacle will occur!
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!
Digital Media Zone for Kids
Pennies for Pages
Thanks to the students at Weston and Borland Elementary Schools, the library was able to purchase a large assortment of new books, DVDs, and audiobooks for the Children's collection. The students held a Pennies for Pages fundraising challenge, with sponsors paying one penny for each page read. A total of 98,157 pages were read, for a donation of $981.57!
Welcome to the children's page!