Youth/Tween Events

Programs will be held in the park behind the Library, unless there is inclement weather, in which case we will move to the Carlo Room in the Library.

Book Walk; Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson

May 1 – May 31 Bookwalk is back with Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson. In this interactive reading adventure, start at the Library and follow the signs into the park to enjoy this story of how bear’s friends help him out as he wakes up from hibernation.

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Little Ocean Explorers Storytime

Fridays, June 24 – August 5 at 10:30 AM Join us every Friday for an all ages Storytime. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please understand shows may “sell out”.

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Treasure Chest of Prizes

Weekly, from Monday, June 20 through Saturday, August 6 Visit the Information desk each week for a chance to win a treasure chest of prizes! The closest guess will win the prize.

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DownPup Yoga

Monday, June 20 at 11 AM Join Ms. Katie from DownPup Yoga for family yoga. Ages 0-12 years with a caregiver. All abilities welcome. Bring a yoga mat or blanket. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please understand…

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Magical Morning Magic Show

Wednesday, June 22 at 11 AM Enjoy the comedy and magic of Michigan Magician, Jeff Wawrzaszek of A2 Magic.  Children in attendance will receive a free magic trick from A2 Magic. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please…

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DownPup Yoga

Monday, June 27 at 11 AM Join Ms. Katie from DownPup Yoga for family yoga. Ages 0-12 years with a caregiver. All abilities welcome. Bring a yoga mat or blanket. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please understand…

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Amazing Oceans with Mad Science

Wednesday, June 29 at 2 PM Dive into the science of sea life and learn about the many amazing creatures that call the ocean their home. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please understand shows may “sell out”.…

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Book Walk at The Library: Swallow the Leader By Danna Smith

July 1 – July 31 Join us on a reading adventure during the month of July. Start at the Library and follow the signs while reading this adorable book.

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Bubble Bonanza

Wednesday, July 6 at 11 AM (at the Park next to the library) POP on over to take part in some good, clean fun for the family!  We’ll bring out the bubbles and all different types of wands.  No Registration Required.

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Treasure Island

Wednesday, July 13 at 11 AM Bright Star Theatre will perform Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, a tale of buccaneers and buried gold. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please understand shows may “sell out”. Programs will be held…

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Walk on the Beach

Saturday, July 16 at 11 AM Ages 0 – 3 Take a “walk on the beach” to gather objects such as shells, sea creatures, etc.  (Think egg hunt in the summer!)  This event will be held at the part behind the Library and will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. All programs require…

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Joe Reilly Family Musical Concert

Monday, July 18 at 11 AM Joe Reilly’s songs will get you and your family to sing along, get up, and move!  If held inside, masks are required. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please understand shows may…

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DownPup Yoga

Monday, July 20 at 11 AM Join Ms. Katie from DownPup Yoga for family yoga. Ages 0-12 years with a caregiver. All abilities welcome. Bring a yoga mat or blanket. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please understand…

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Bubbleman Ron

Saturday, July 23 at 11 AM Bubbleologist Ron Loyd will amaze audience members as he creates cube bubbles, double merry-go-round bubbles, smoke filled bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, and more! All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please understand shows…

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MythCrackers: Common Animal Myths

Monday, July 25 at 11 AM Are owls truly wise?  Do turtles come out of their shells?  You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this wildlife presentation with Howell Nature Center. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line…

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DownPup Yoga

Wednesday, July 27 at 11 AM Join Ms. Katie from DownPup Yoga for family yoga. Ages 0-12 years with a caregiver. All abilities welcome. Bring a yoga mat or blanket. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please understand…

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Introduction to Geocaching

Saturday, July 30 at 11 AM (Grades 4 & Up) Learn how to go on a high tech outdoor “Treasure Hunt” with the Friends of Maybury.  Bring your smart phone or GPS unit. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for…

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DownPup Yoga

Thursday, August 4 at 6 PM Join Ms. Katie from DownPup Yoga for family yoga. Ages 0-12 years with a caregiver. All abilities welcome. Bring a yoga mat or blanket. All programs require a FREE TICKET available at the Information Desk, 15 minutes prior to the event. Expect a waiting line for tickets. Please understand…

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All Ages Final Summer Party: Swashbuckling Pirates

Saturday, August 6 at 11 AM It’s the end of Summer Reading and all ages are invited to join us for a pirate performance with Ring of Steel, a theatrical stunt organization from Ann Arbor, along with a treat. All programs require a FREE TICKET available in the Youth Department, 15 minutes prior to the…

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The concept is simple. The rewards are priceless. Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books before your child starts kindergarten.

Read more about 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten here.