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March is Reading Month Bookmark Contest

Ages 3-11. During the month of March, we want you to get fired up about reading!  Come to the Library for a blank bookmark form (or make your own, 2 ½ by 7”), and design a bookmark with the theme of reading and books.  Winners will be chosen for the following age groups: 3-5, 6-7 and 8-11. Entries due March 31, 5 pm

Winter Storytimes, Session 2

Session 2 begins Tuesday, March 10 and ends Thursday, April 9. Registration is required for all storytimes.  

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Databases for Kids

Tuesday, April 7, 6:30 pm register button

For ages 8-11.  Learn about the great online databases and resources to help with your homework available from the RTDL website.

LEGO Build

Friday, April 10, 1 pm register button

Everyone age 5-11 is invited to join our Lego building event.  Spend time with family and make new friends while building your most inspired Lego creation.  Pictures of the finished designs will be displayed in the Library.  

Poetry Workshop for Kids

Saturday, April 11, 11 am
Ages 8-11 (limit 32) register button

April is National Poetry Month. In co-operation with Detroit’s InsideOut Literary Arts Project, the Library will host well-known author Peter Markus in an inspiring poetry workshop just for kids.  Learn to release your inner poet in an accepting, fun and creative atmosphere.  Thank you to the Friends of the Redford Township Library and the Redford Commission on Youth and Families for co-sponsoring this exciting event!

National Library Week

April 12-18

Visit the Library and join in our special I SPY contests and activities.  We hope to“spy” you at the Library soon.  Be sure to check out some of our riddle books to inspire a special spying game on the way home.

Redford Readers Book Group

For kids in grades 4-7.  Each group is limited to 15 members, with a waiting list.  All participants receive a free book, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.  Registration required.  Group members meet monthly on their assigned Tuesday evening at 7 pm.

April 14 or 21         On the Wings of Heroes by Richard Peck

Kindergarten Round-Up

Wednesday, April 22, 10 am – 12 pm

If you have a toddler or child soon to begin Kindergarten, please join us for this event.  Local kindergarten options will be presented, and parents can enroll 3- to 4-year-old children in Head Start.  Co-sponsored by Wayne Metro Community Action Agency.  No registration needed.

1-2-3 Book Group

For children in grades 1-3 who LOVE to read and would like to share stories, crafts and treats!  Registration is required, limited to 15 members, with a waiting list.  Meets monthly on the following Wednesdays at 7 pm:

  • April 29 register button

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 2, 10 am - 5 pm

Ages 3-19 can drop in at the Library and choose a FREE comic book courtesy of Back to the Past Comics and Collectibles.  

Monsters Take Over the Library

Children’s Book Week, May 4-10

All through the month of May, join in the monsterous fun with awesome beastly reads and awesome programs.

Movie Fun

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Saturday, May 9, 1-3 pm

All ages can enjoy Monsters University on the big screen.  This film is rated G, and there will be popcorn! 

Drop-In Monster Crafts

Saturday, May 16, 1-3 pm

Are you a “wild thing?”  Everyone is invited to create some rascally creatures, scary bookmarks or a fabulous fur bracelet.

Connect with your Inner Superhero!

SUMMER READING:  June 29-August 8

Registration begins the week of June 22 with Superhero-themed summer reading clubs for all ages:  babies, kids, teens and adults.   Come join the fun and MARVEL at everything we have happening!

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Battle of the Books 2015

Anyone who has completed grades 4,5,6 or 7 is welcome to participate in our second annual Battle of the Books challenge.  This program is designed to encourage the fun of reading and give recognition to those who love to read.  This year the theme is superheroes.

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Paws for Reading

Kids will have fun and build skills and confidence by reading to one of our friendly bibliotherapy dogs.  Beginning through fifth grade readers can make an appointment at the Children’s Desk to meet Molly or Billy Flynn from Dr. Paws Pet Assisted Therapy.  These gentle canines are specially-trained to listen, and love kids with books!

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