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

November 27, 2019
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
January 22, 2020: Hello, Universe by Erin E. Kelly 
February 26, 2020: The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

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, November 20 from 4:00 - 5:30pm (sign up 11/6)
        . Wednesday, December 18  from 4:00 - 5:30pm (sign up 12/4)

90th Anniversary Celebration
Celebrate the library’s 90th anniversary with cookies, music, and amazing balloon creations by the Balloon Meister.
Wednesday, November 13   6 – 8pm

Family Movie: Toy Story 4  ToyStory - Copy
Let’s take a road trip with Woody, Buzz, and the gang! Bring the whole family to the library a viewing of the animated feature film “Toy Story 4” (rated G). Popcorn will be provided!
Registration begins November 2
Saturday, November 16       10:30am – 12:15pm

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An Hour of Code with 24GenNEXT 
Join us on Monday, December 2 from 6:00 - 7:00pm at the library.  24G's team of experienced programmers and creatives will help your kids get a head start in learning the basics of code! The Hour of Code is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week and to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming. Learn more at 

SUGGESTED AGE: elementary school-aged students (K-5)
Registration begins November 18
Monday, December 2           6 – 7pm

Drop-in Ornament Making
Just prior to the Christmas Tree Lighting, drop-in to the library to make an ornament to decorate the tree in Memorial Park. These natural ornaments will also feed the birds this winter!
Drop-in program - Registration not required
Wednesday, December 4     5:30 – 6:30pm


Teen Programs

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

Check back for future programs! 


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