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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Featured Programs

Dog

Join the Ruff Readers!

Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to noon
Ages 6 and up
*Registration Required

Read aloud to the best listener on earth - a specially trained dog from Therapy Dogs International. Sponsored by Pierce Elementary Community Education Council.


Rainy Leaf

Wednesday Wonderful Tales: "April Showers..."

Wednesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m.
*Registration Required

Wear your raincoat and dance your way to the Library in your rain boots for stories, songs, and crafts perfect for a rainy day.

Karate

Tween After-School Specials: Martial Arts Sampler

Thrusday, April 24 at 4:30 p.m.
Grades 3 to 6
*Registration Required

Learn the basics of martial arts from blackbelt instructor John Carlin, who has studied martial arts for more than fifteen years in styles including Tang Soo Do and Wing Chun Kung Fu. No previous experience required.


Ninjago

Saturday at the Library: Ninjago Day!

Saturday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m.
All Ages
*Registration Required

Calling al Ninjago fans! Test your ninja skills through a series of training stations, crafts, games, and activities. Each "Ninja" will receive a Master of Spinjitzu certificate.

Goat

Bowers Farm Baby Goat Gruff Visit

Monday, April 28 at 7:00p.m.

Meet a real live baby goat, just like the littlest goat that clipped-clopped over the troll's bridge. Learn about this sweet, funny friend and see why everyone loves goats!


Dog

Join the Ruff Readers!

Tuesday, April 29 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. Sponsored by Pierce Elementary Community Education Council.


Flower

Wednesday Wonderful Tales: "...Bring May Flowers"

Wednesday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m.
*Registration Required

Make a flowery gift and learn a special song just in time for Mother's Day and enjoy a garden of lovely stories just for you.

The cover of 'Bento Box'

Tween After-School Specials: Bento Boxes - Japanese Boxed Lunch

Thursday, May 8
*Registration Required

Make Totoro Bento or other character bento with rice, vegetables, fruit, and more. Boxes and ingredients are provided.


Dan the Creature Man

Saturday at the Library: Reptile Day featuring Rockin' Reptiles at the Library with Dan the Creature Man

Saturday, May 10 at 10:30 a.m.
All Ages
*Registration Required

Enjoy an engaging program that promotes global wildlife conservation and respect for all forms of life. Dan the Creature Man will discuss and display his fascinating collection of live reptiles. Check our some great reptile books, make a craft to take home and get your special Reptile Day sticker.
Baby Signing

Baby Signing for Baby and You

Monday, May 12 at 10:00a.m.
Babies 1 to 3 with their caregivers
*Registration Required

Learn the technique of early communication with your baby using American Sign Language, and how this may enhance your baby's learning ability. This class is taught by a sign language teacher from Deaf and Hearing Impaired Services, Inc. There are no fees for this class, but space is limited so call or register today.
Dog

Join the Ruff Readers!

Tuesday, May 13 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. Sponsored by Pierce Elementary Community Education Council.


Dog

Join the Ruff Readers!

Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to noon
Ages 6 and up
*Registration Required

Read aloud to the best listener on earth - a specially trained dog from Therapy Dogs International. Sponsored by Pierce Elementary Community Education Council.


Skateboard

Skateboarding Tune Up and Tricks

Saturday, May 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Ages 5 and up
*Registration Required

The professionals from Modern Skate & Surf are back with a live demonstration, more cool tricks, and safet tips for skateboard enthusiasts! Bring your board in for a tune-up!

Baby Signing

Baby Signing for Baby and You

Monday, May 19 at 10:00a.m.
Babies 1 to 3 with their caregivers
*Registration Required

Learn the technique of early communication with your baby using American Sign Language, and how this may enhance your baby's learning ability. This class is taught by a sign language teacher from Deaf and Hearing Impaired Services, Inc. There are no fees for this class, but space is limited so call or register today.
Baldwin Boosters

Baldwin Boosters 2014 Orientation: Youth Services Summer Reading Volunteers

Tuesday, June 3 from 6:30 p.m. tp 7:30 p.m.
Ages 11 to 14
*Registration Required

Help out at the Library during the summer. Earn those important service hours and have fun at the same time! Space is limited. Call Youth Services at 248-554-4670 for further information.
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