Youth Programs

Selected upcoming programs -- part of our exciting lineup! Click here to go to our Event Calendar for a full listing. There's always something happening at the library!


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Youth Summer Reading Poster

Summer Reading 2015

Read, attend special programs, and earn your way to a free book throughout the summer.

Summer Reading starts June 12


Featured Programs

Superhero taking a selfie

Super Selfie Photo Exhibit

Entries are due by Friday, August 7
All Ages

Capture your inner hero in our "Super Selfie" photo exhibit. Entry forms will be available beginning Friday, June 12 and entries are due Friday, August 7. Photos will be displayed in the Library.


The cover of 'Big Hero 6'

Summer Family Movies: Big Hero 6

Friday, July 24 at 1:30 p.m.

Cool off at the Library and watch movies with incredible heroes and despicable villians.


Water Rocket

Water Rockets: A Father and Child Experiment

Saturday, July 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
or Saturday, July 18 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
*Registration Required

Join Marc "Rocketman" Center for some indoor-outdoor fun. Father and child teams will construct water-powered rockets made from recycled 2-liter soda bottles and launch them on the Library's lawn. Partricipants should bring two emty 2-liter soda bottles. Registration is limited to one session per child.


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Minecraft: Grades 3 to 6

Tuesday, July 14 at 3:15 p.m.
Grades 3 to 6
*Registration Required

If you enjoy playing Minecraft, come to the Library to play with other Micecraft enthusiasts.


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Minecraft: Grades 1 and 2

Tuesday, July 28 at 3:15 p.m.
Grades 1 and 2
*Registration Required

If you enjoy playing Minecraft, come to the Library to play with other Micecraft enthusiasts.


Dog

Ruff Readers

Tuesday, July 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Ages 6 and up
*Registration Required

Read aloud to the best listener on earth - a specially trained dog from Therapy Dogs International.


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Minecraft: Grades 3 to 6

Thursday, July 30 at 3:15 p.m.
Grades 3 to 6
*Registration Required

If you enjoy playing Minecraft, come to the Library to play with other Micecraft enthusiasts.


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Minecraft Mania

Wednesday, August 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Grades 1 to 6
*Registration Required

Join us for our Summer Reading Minecraft finale! Four one-hour sessions of Minecraft will be offered in one day! What will you craft? Limit one hour.


Birmingham's Farmers Market

Summer Family Movies: Despicable Me

Thursday, August 6 at 1:30 p.m.

Cool off at the Library and watch movies with incredible heroes and despicable villians.


 

Kids Zone @ the Farmers Market

Sunday, August 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
All ages

The Baldwin Public Library will be your host at the Kids Zone station at the Birmingham Farmers Market. The Baldwin Boosters, our youth volunteers, will be on hand to help visitors make a fun project.

 

Baffling Bill the Magician

Monday, August 3 at 10:30 a.m.
Registration required*

Magic, prizes, and fun for the whole family. Don’t miss the special appearance of Gus the Bunny.

 

First Grade/First Library card!

Saturday, August 29 at 10:30 a.m.
Registration required*

Youth staff will present a special program for students entering First Grade, including the opportunity to get their very own library card! Must live in Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Beverly Hills, or Bingham Farms.

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