Home Kids Kids' Events

Build a Better World

Summer Reading 2017

Pick up your Summer Reading Program packet beginning Thursday, June 1. Our younger participants receive a FREE book of their choice but the challenge to read is for all ages!

Drawing Zentagles

Monday, June 26, 6:30-8 pm
Ages 7-11 register button

Come join us as we explore zentangles, doodles and more! You don't need any special skills, just come to learn and have fun.

Building Challenge

Tuesday, June 27, 1:30-2:30 pm
Ages 7-11 register button

Make a marble run and build structures with playdough and sticks.

Angelina Ballerina

Wednesday, June 28, 11 am
Ages 3-6 register button  

Share this story and learn some fun dance steps with MFH Dance Troupe.

4th Annual Battle of the Books

Information Meet and Greet
Thursday, June 29 at 7 pm register button

This trivia challenge is open to anyone in grades 4-7. The theme is circus books!

Read more ...

Create a Book Nook Decoration!

Thursday, June 29, 1:30 pm
Ages 3-11 register button

Make a decoration for your special reading spot.

Baby/Toddler Summer Reading Storytimes

Wednesday, July 5, 11:30 am

Infants through 35 months.

Play, Read, Sing, Talk and Write with your little ones! Drop-In, no registration required. Siblings welcome.

Meets on the following Wednesdays:

  • July 19, 6:30 pm
  • August 2, 11:30 am
  • August 16, 11:30 am

Recycled Building

Friday, June 30, 11:30 am 
Ages 5-11 register button

Find out just how many cool things you can make using recycled materials!

My Mini Bookshelf

Thursday, July 6, 1:30 pm
Ages 3-11 register button

Decorate a box to use as a bookshelf in your special home reading area.

Birdhouse Decorating

Friday, July 7, 11 am
Ages 5-11 register button

Decorate a birdhouse to take home and give a bird their own special reading nook.

Reader's Theater

Practice: Monday, July 10, 6:30 pm register button 
Performance: Tuesday, July 11, 7 pm register button
Ages 9-11

Monday, kids practice acting out stories from scripts, no memorization necessary, for the Reader's Theatre.

Tuesday, everyone is invited to watch kids bring fun stories and scripts alive.

Building Challenge

Tuesday, July 11, 1:30-2:30 pm
Ages 6-11 register button

Build catapults and marshmallow shooters.

Summer Crafts

Wenesday, July 12, 11 am - 4 pm
Ages 8-11

Drop in for some awesome summer crafts!

Cookies & Canvas

Thursday, July 13, 1:30-2:30 pm
Ages 6-11 register button

Paint a great picture to display in your home Book Nook! We will supply the canvas, cookies and the paints, you supply the imagination. Space limited.

Cupcake Decorating

Friday, July 14, 2-3 pm
Ages 8-11 register button

Do you have what it takes for the cupcake decorating challenge?

Starlab

Saturday, July 15, Family Event

  • 11 am register button
  • 11:30 am register button
  • 12 pm register button

Explore the universe in the Dynamic School Assemblies inflatable Starlab Planetarium. Half hour appointments will be scheduled. 

Yoga Storytime

Tuesday, July 18, 10:30 am 
Ages 3-8 register button

Bring your adult for some yoga storytime fun.

Baby/Toddler Summer Reading Storytimes

Wednesday, July 19, 6:30 pm

Infants through 35 months.

Play, Read, Sing, Talk and Write with your little ones! Drop-In, no registration required. Siblings welcome.

Meets on the following Wednesdays:

  • August 2, 11:30 am
  • August 16, 11:30 am

Building Challenge

Tuesday, July 18, 1:30-2:30 pm
Ages 3-6 register button

What can you build with pipe cleaners and Styrofoam peanuts? Can you use blocks to fill in an exact shape? Come find out!

Light Up Bookmarks

Thursday, July 20, 1:30-2:30 pm
Ages 3-11 register button

Learn about paper circuits and make LED lighted bookmarks.

Carousel Acres Petting Zoo

RESCHEDULED EVENT
Friday, July 21, 11 am - 12:30 pm
Family Event

Enjoy a petting zoo, with pony rides. Also help decorate the Library windows!
Drop-in event. No registration needed.

Science Experiments

Saturday, July 22, 11 am
Family Event register button

The Michigan Science Center's Sciencepalooza will present ten interactive, hands-on experiments. 

Guy Louis Concert

Monday, July 24, 2 pm 
Family Event register button

Musical fun for the whole family. Sponsored by the Redford Commission on Youth and Families and co-sponsored by Redford Leisure Services.

Home Kids Kids' Events

Library Hours

Sunday
06-25
CLOSED
Monday
06-26
10 00 am - 8 30 pm
Tuesday
06-27
10 00 am - 8 30 pm
Wednesday
06-28
10 00 am - 8 30 pm
Thursday
06-29
10 00 am - 8 30 pm
Friday
06-30
10 00 am - 5 00 pm
Saturday
07-1
10 00 am - 5 00 pm