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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. 
     Fall Session 1: September 10 – October 15 (SIGN UP STARTS 8/13)
     Fall Session 2: November 12 – December 10 (SIGN UP STARTS 10/15)

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.   
     Fall Session 1: September 12 – October 17 (SIGN UP STARTS 8/15)
     Fall Session 2: November 14 – December 12 (SIGN UP STARTS 10/17)


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.

** Chapter Chat will resume in the fall! **

  Smile by Raina Telgemeier 
10/23/19: Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
11/27/19: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

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.    

        . TBA - check back soon for fall dates!

Saturday STEAM Lab with 24GenNEXT 24gennext
Harness the creative power of LEGO and programming to build an interactive experience. The STEAM Lab will engage the participants in science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities through fun, hands-on experiences with exciting technologies. This event is a collaboration between the library and 24G.
Registration begins September 7
Saturday, September 21      10:00 – 11:00am
Saturday, September 21      11:30am – 12:30pm

curseofwererabbitDinner and a Movie -- Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Wallace & Gromit set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest. Join us at the library for a showing of “The Curse of the Were-Rabbit” (G). Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner – we will provide the dessert!
Registration begins September 25
Wednesday, October 9         6:00 – 7:30pm

Happy Halloween!
Wear your costume to the library for a Halloween program full of spooky stories and crafts.
Registration begins October 12
Saturday, October 26           10:30 – 11:30am

Teen Programs

Thanks for joining us for a great TEEN READ program this summer.

Check back for future programs! 


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