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Thursday, January 24, 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, January 24, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial 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.


Friday, January 25, 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, January 25, 2019 4:30 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Local artist, Megan Bair, will demonstrate fun paint technique that portrays an outdoor scene with deer. Your family/group will paint collectively on one canvas, creating your masterpiece. One canvas per family or group.

Registration required, one person per group.


Friday, January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Local artist, Megan Bair, will demonstrate fun paint technique that portrays an outdoor scene with deer. Your family/group will paint collectively on one canvas, creating your masterpiece. One canvas per family or group.

Registration required, one person per group.


Monday, January 28, 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, January 28, 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, January 30, 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, January 30, 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, January 30, 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, January 31, 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, January 31, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial 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.


Friday, February 01, 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.


Saturday, February 02, 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, February 02, 2019 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come explore the Museum to Go Exhibit from Raven Hill Discovery Center. These hands-on science exhibits of motion, light, sound, machines, magnetism, life science and other areas of interest are set up for all to explore. Museum to Go is geared toward all ages, with developmentally appropriate activities from preschool through adult. All are welcome to come. There will also be a quiet room available if needed.


Monday, February 04, 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, February 04, 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, February 05, 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, February 06, 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, February 06, 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, February 06, 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, February 07, 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, February 07, 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, February 07, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial 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, February 07, 2019 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

This winter Chippewa River District Library is hosting PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME. PRIME TIME is designed to help families help their children improve their reading skills by involving the whole family in making reading fun. PRIME TIME shows families how reading together and openly discussing books can help children want to read and become better readers as a result. PRIME TIME doesn't just help to improve reading skills; it also has been proven to positively impact student achievement by enhancing critical thinking and reasoning skills. PRIME TIME is a unique program that includes storytelling, reading, and discussion for parents and children aged 6 to 10. The programs are free and include a small dinner, door prizes and a gift book each week. Space is limited and registration is required. You can register by calling the CRDL Help Desk at Veterans Memorial Library (989.773.3242 ext 201) and tell them you would like to register for Prime Time. If you would like to register on your own, please enter a parent's name only, and you will be contacted by a library staff member. Domino's and Michigan Humanities Council sponsor this program.


Friday, February 08, 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, February 08, 2019 5:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Kim Darst from Husky Haven Sled Dogs will share a presentation about her experience competing in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska. Kim will narrate the show with the companionship of one of her sled dogs, as well as showcase dog sled gear. Patrons will have the opportunity to stand on the sled and interact with one of her dogs.

Domino's Pizza will be provided.


Saturday, February 09, 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, February 10, 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!


Monday, February 11, 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, February 11, 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, February 12, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Monthly TAB Meeting


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

It's our 15th annual Skip the Romance and go Straight for the Chocolate event. This year we're gonna have more chocolate than ever! That's right, chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate! Need we say more? Space is limited, registration is required.


Wednesday, February 13, 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, February 13, 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, February 13, 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, February 13, 2019 7:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Jim Dealing will discuss and show pictures of some of the many species of birds and plants that he has encountered while biking on nearby rial trails.


Thursday, February 14, 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, February 14, 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.


Thursday, February 14, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial 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, February 14, 2019 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

This winter Chippewa River District Library is hosting PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME. PRIME TIME is designed to help families help their children improve their reading skills by involving the whole family in making reading fun. PRIME TIME shows families how reading together and openly discussing books can help children want to read and become better readers as a result. PRIME TIME doesn't just help to improve reading skills; it also has been proven to positively impact student achievement by enhancing critical thinking and reasoning skills. PRIME TIME is a unique program that includes storytelling, reading, and discussion for parents and children aged 6 to 10. The programs are free and include a small dinner, door prizes and a gift book each week. Space is limited and registration is required. You can register by calling the CRDL Help Desk at Veterans Memorial Library (989.773.3242 ext 201) and tell them you would like to register for Prime Time. If you would like to register on your own, please enter a parent's name only, and you will be contacted by a library staff member. Domino's and Michigan Humanities Council sponsor this program.


Friday, February 15, 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.


Friday, February 15, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join Genot "Winer Elk" Picor as he takes us on an imaginary journey into the past through stories, songs, and creative dances. https://genotpicor.com/


Sunday, February 17, 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, February 18, 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, February 18, 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, February 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, February 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, February 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 The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott.


Wednesday, February 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.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:15 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

We will be using Google Expeditions to experience a 360-degree view of some of the highest elevations in the world. We will "visit" Mount Everest and Mount Blanc during our climb.

Registration required for each person participating.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

We will be using Google Expeditions to experience a 360-degree view of some of the highest elevations in the world. We will "visit" Mount Everest and Mount Blanc during our climb.

Registration required for each person participating.


Thursday, February 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, February 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, February 21, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial 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, February 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, February 21, 2019 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

This winter Chippewa River District Library is hosting PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME. PRIME TIME is designed to help families help their children improve their reading skills by involving the whole family in making reading fun. PRIME TIME shows families how reading together and openly discussing books can help children want to read and become better readers as a result. PRIME TIME doesn't just help to improve reading skills; it also has been proven to positively impact student achievement by enhancing critical thinking and reasoning skills. PRIME TIME is a unique program that includes storytelling, reading, and discussion for parents and children aged 6 to 10. The programs are free and include a small dinner, door prizes and a gift book each week. Space is limited and registration is required. You can register by calling the CRDL Help Desk at Veterans Memorial Library (989.773.3242 ext 201) and tell them you would like to register for Prime Time. If you would like to register on your own, please enter a parent's name only, and you will be contacted by a library staff member. Domino's and Michigan Humanities Council sponsor this program.


Friday, February 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.


Friday, February 22, 2019 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Put your engineering skills to the test as we learn all about robots! Design your own "scribble bot" and test their movement.

Registration required.

The NASA@ My Library project is led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute. Partners include the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, Pacific Science Center, Cornerstones of Science, and Education Development Center. NASA@ My Library is made possible through the support of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Mission Directorate as part of its STEM Activation program.


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