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Blair Memorial Library

Youth Programming


Youth Programming

Story Hours

Pre-School Story time
For children aged 3 – 5 years old. We will listen to stories and participate in songs and creative movement activities to encourage development of early literacy skills in your preschooler. Story time meets on Tuesdays from 10:30 – 11:00am. Please sign-up at the library or by phone. 
     Winter Session 1: January 7 – February 4 (SIGN UP STARTS 12/10)
     Winter Session 2: February 25 – March 31 (SIGN UP STARTS 2/4)

Parent and Tot Time
For toddlers up to three years old accompanied by an adult. Enjoy an interactive story time with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs and movement activities. Tot Time takes place on Thursdays from 10:00 – 10:20am and 10:30 – 10:50am. Please sign-up at the library or by phone.   
     Winter Session 1: January 9 – February 6 (SIGN UP STARTS 12/12)
     Winter Session 2: February 27 – April 2 (SIGN UP STARTS 2/6)


Youth Programs              


CHAPTER CHAT : an intergenerational book clubCHAPTER CHAT fall
Join us on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 4:00 – 4:45pm to discuss a well-loved children's chapter book. This intergenerational book club is suitable for readers ages 8 – adult.  Please register in the library or by phone at (248) 588-5500.

January 22, 2020:
 Hello, Universe by Erin E. Kelly 
February 26, 2020: The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
 March 25, 2020:  Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert O'Brien

April 22, 2020: El Deafo by Cece Bell
May 27, 2020: The Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Paws to Read therapy dogPAWS to Read!
Come to the library to read to a dog. Our favorite certified therapy dogs love to be read to ... so pick out a book to read to a furry friend! Sign-up for a 10 minute time slot at the library or by phone.    

        . Wednesday, February 19  from 4:00 - 5:30pm (sign up 2/5)
        . Wednesday, March 18  from 4:00 - 5:30pm (sign up 3/4)


Family Fort Nightfortnight
Come to the library for an after-hours event. Bring blankets, sheets and pillows to build your own reading fort in the stacks! We will provide the books and a fun camp-out snack! Pajamas and flashlights are welcome, too.
Registration begins February 13
Thursday, February 27                     6:30 –7:30pm

creepy-pair-of-underwear-9781442402980_lgCreepy Pair of Underwear Party!
Have you ever had a terrifying pair of undies? Join us on Saturday, March 21 from 10:30 – 11:30am to celebrate the spooky, hilarious books by Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown, plus crafts & activities inspired by Jasper Rabbit and his creepy encounters!
Register at the library or by phone beginning March 7


Teen Programs

Check back for future programs! 


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