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September is Library Card Sign up Month

…have you hugged a book today?

Now is the perfect time to get a library card and start the school year off right. Grab your new card, one of your favorite books and give them a great big hug for the camera.  Have your picture hung on our special “Wall of Hugs.”  Be sure to read the book from our display, HUG MACHINE by Scott Campbell, get a sticker and make some of our adorable, huggable crafts. While you are here, guess how many “hugs” are in the jar and enter our Silhouette Character Contest to win a prize chosen just for you.

Batman Day

September 17, 2016

During the month of September, check out our special display of Batman books, movies and special hand-outs, all in honor one of our favorite superheroes, BATMAN!  Be sure to enter our special Batman Contest and earn a chance to win a prize chosen specially for you.

Redford Readers Book Group

For kids in grades 4-7.  Limited to 15 members.  All participants receive a free book, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.  Registration required.  Meets monthly on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm register button

September 13:  We will talk about upcoming books.

Fall Storytimes, Session 1

Session 1 begins Monday, September 19  and ends Wednesday, October 19.

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Teacher Appreciation Day

Saturday, September 24, 10am-3pm

We are extending a special invitation to all Redford Township teachers to come and visit the library.  We will be offering tours, database demonstrations and a chance to get a special teacher’s library card.  Librarians will be here to answer all of your questions, hand out a packet of information and our special teacher appreciation treats.  Come visit us and see what we have to offer to help make your school year more successful and, maybe, a little less stressful.  We would love to partner with you.

Redford Library Loves Teachers

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: register button

September 29, October 27, November 17, December 29

Safety Before Zombies

Saturday October 1, 11am register button

Have fun while learning about basic safety and first aid, have a chance to roleplay several different emergency situations. Meet and greet a real EMT and see the inside of his ambulance! By the time we are done, you can survive anything, even a Zombie Apocalypse! Safety material provided for children and adults.

Databases for Kids Computer Class

Tuesday, October 4, 6:30pm register button

For ages 8-11. Learn about the great online resources available from the RTDL website that can help you with your homework.

Simple Machines

Saturday, October 22, 11am register button

For ages 8-11. Discover how simple machines make your life simpler! Build some fun simple machines with everyday objects.

Pumpkin Decorating Party

Monday, October 24, 7pm register button

Bring a clean, non carved pumpkin to decorate.  This is a fun event for the whole family to enjoy together.   You bring the pumpkin and creativity, we will supply the craft materials.  For inspiration, take a look at the pumpkins in the children’s department that the staff decorated.

My Little Pony Celebration

Saturday, November 5, 11am register button

Join us at the library to celebrate “the magic of friendship” with all things My Little Pony. Let’s have fun with pony trivia, activities, crafts and more. Everypony is invited!

International Games Day

Saturday, November 19, 1-3pm register button

For all ages. Join families around the world for our 5th annual game event, as we play board games at the library. Play board games from the library’s large assortment or you can bring your own board game.

Drop-In Winter/Holiday Crafts

Saturday, December 10, 11am-1pm

Join us to make some very special holiday and winter decorations. You bring the creativity; we'll provide the supplies

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