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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Pack your lunch and join us for our monthly book club. This month's discussion will be over Out of Season by Antonio Manzini.


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get yourself to the library and get creative! Join us for a LEGO build where you can use our bricks or bring your own. Each month will have a theme challenge to spark your creativity.

For all ages.


Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Fremont Township Library invites kids of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, March 21, 2019 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for a special nighttime playgroup program.  Enjoy good food and the community of fellow parents, while also giving a child an opportunity to meet and play with other children. Food will be provided.


Friday, March 22, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Game Day!  Come play a board game or two courtesy of Game Guardians Game Educational Museum.


Monday, March 25, 2019 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, March 25, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Monday, March 25, 2019 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get in touch with your creative side and connect with nature at our rock painting event. We provide rocks and paint, you bring your creativity! All ages and abilities welcome.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sloan Museum presents Colorful Science. Use your hands to mix up your own colors and then try to take a color apart. Make a poison dart frog while exploring colors in nature and catch a rainbow on a piece of paper.

Registration required. For ages 4 - 8.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 12:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sloan Museum presents Crazy Contraptions. Work with a partner to complete an electrical circuit while building a marker robot. Then make a cardboard flapper and spool racer to take home.

Registration required. For ages 6 - 12.



Tuesday, March 26, 2019 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Design and fly your favorite paper plane or fold one of ours while exploring air pressure and forces.  Build a beautiful tetrahedral kite and make a spinning copter.

Registration required. For ages 6-12.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sloan Museum presents Colorful Science. Use your hands to mix up your own colors and then try to take a color apart. Make a poison dart frog while exploring colors in nature and catch a rainbow on a piece of paper.

Registration required. For ages 4 - 8.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sloan Museum presents Crazy Contraptions. Work with a partner to complete an electrical circuit while building a marker robot. Then make a cardboard flapper and spool racer to take home.

Registration required. For ages 6 - 12.



Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, March 27, 2019 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, March 28, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, March 28, 2019 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Glow sticks, bubbles, fruit snacks and more! Join us for a fun-filled interactive movie experience with an action script and props. Audience action scripts will be given to all who wish to join the fun, but only the first 60 participants will receive an individual bag of props.


Monday, April 01, 2019 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, April 01, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Tuesday, April 02, 2019 6:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us for an opportunity to kick back and relax with your friends! We'll provide the snacks and activities for a fun evening.


Wednesday, April 03, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, April 03, 2019 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, April 03, 2019 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, April 04, 2019 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come relax with us and enjoy some adult time and support with fellow parents and caregivers as your child meets and plays with other children. Refreshments provided.


Thursday, April 04, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Friday, April 05, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Friday, April 05, 2019 4:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Goldilocks and her bear friends need our help! The porridge is too hot, the chairs are broken and someone's been sleeping in all the beds! It's time to put our Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math skills to work and help make everything just right again. Thanks to NASA @ My Library for their support with this event.

Registration required.


Saturday, April 06, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for an interactive and educational program that can be enjoyed by everyone, but is specially designed for children with sensory integration challenges. We'll use books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning!

Please email Christie at cfolsom@crdl.org if you have requests or suggestions on how to meet your child's need at this program.


Saturday, April 06, 2019 11:00 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

In this uniques family-friendly presentation, you can learn the legend of maple syrup, how it is produced and why it is so important to the Native Americans and early American settlers. Plus, learn how to identify a maple tree even after its leaves have fallen.


Saturday, April 06, 2019 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Game Day!  Come play a board game or two courtesy of Game Guardians Game Educational Museum.


Sunday, April 07, 2019 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us at the library for a free movie and free refreshments. Check our Sunday Cinema page for details. See you at the movies!


Sunday, April 07, 2019 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come see a jam packed show of magic, comedy, juggling, stunts, music and tons of audience participation!


Monday, April 08, 2019 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, April 08, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Tuesday, April 09, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Monthly TAB Meeting


Tuesday, April 09, 2019 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us to paint some happy little trees as we follow along with master painter Bob Ross to create your own personal painted masterpiece. No art skills required!


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

A newly discovered artifact from the infamous Titanic has been brought up from the ocean floor. Help us find the clues and solve the puzzles to unlock the box and see the recently recovered item.

Registration required. Suggested for ages 7 and up.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

A newly discovered artifact from the infamous Titanic has been brought up from the ocean floor. Help us find the clues and solve the puzzles to unlock the box and see the recently recovered item.

Registration required. Suggested for ages 7 and up.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 7:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us to learn all about "flying cigars," aka Chimney Swifts. Linnea Rowse, conservation program coordinator at Michigan Audubon, will share information about the behavior and life of swifts, their sharply declining population and ways we can help.


Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for a monthly book club led by students for students!  Attendees can enjoy pizza served by Domino's during the discussion. Please contact Christie Folsom, Children's Programming Associate, to reserve a copy of this month's book.

Registration required.


Friday, April 12, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us at the library for a free movie and free refreshments. Check our Sunday Cinema page for details. See you at the movies!


Monday, April 15, 2019 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, April 15, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, April 17, 2019 11:30 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Pack your lunch and join us for our monthly book club. This month's discussion will be over As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner.


Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, April 18, 2019 4:00 PM

CRDL - Tate Memorial Library

A newly discovered artifact from the infamous Titanic has been brought up from the ocean floor. Help us find the clues and solve the puzzles to unlock the box and see the recently recovered item.

Registration required. Suggested for ages 7 and up.


Thursday, April 18, 2019 4:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get yourself to the library and get creative! Join us for a LEGO build where you can use our bricks or bring your own. Each month will have a theme challenge to spark your creativity.

For all ages.


Thursday, April 18, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Fremont Township Library invites kids of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, April 18, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Tate Memorial Library

A newly discovered artifact from the infamous Titanic has been brought up from the ocean floor. Help us find the clues and solve the puzzles to unlock the box and see the recently recovered item.

Registration required. Suggested for ages 7 and up.


Thursday, April 18, 2019 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us for a special nighttime playgroup program.  Enjoy good food and the community of fellow parents, while also giving a child an opportunity to meet and play with other children. Food will be provided.


Friday, April 19, 2019 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


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