JULY Events and Activities for Children and their Families 



Thursday Mornings at 10:30

July 5, 12, 19, and 26

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft just for little ones.




Saturday, July 7,   2:00-4:00 pm

May I AXE you a question?  Have you played Minecraft at the library yet?

This computer-based activity is open to the first 20 participants.  Registration is required.



Movies @ the Library! -- Despicable Me 3

Saturday, July 14 at 2:00 pm  

The adventures continue for Gru, Lucy, Agnes, Margo, Edith,

and of course their adorable Minions in this third despicable movie.  

90 minutes/PG



Farm Animals

Tuesday, July 17,  3:00-4:00 pm

This unique presentation explores the vital link between Michigan agriculture and protecting our environment.

Recycling, composting, and organic farming are covered in this fascinating hands-on program

featuring live goats, chickens, doves, geese, and more!  

Join us outside on the Hackley Administration Building lawn.



Monthly Makers: Lego WeDo

Saturday, July 21,  2:00-3:00 pm

Flex your curiosity and engineering skills and discover our new Lego Wedo kits.

We’re combining Legos with coding for a fun technology lesson.  

This program is designed for students age 7 and up, and is open to the first 20 participants.

Registration is required.




Magical World of Music!

Monday, July 23,  6:00-7:00 pm

A world traveler, Mr. Jim invites us to experience MUSIC from around the WORLD!  

From the alphorn of Germany to the dances in India,

from the qilaut drums of the Eskimo to the shofar horn of Israel, and more!  

Combining music, photos, and magic, this show is for the entire family!



Fantastic Characters of Harry Potter

Tuesday, July 31 at 3:00 pm

Learn how to draw the amazing characters and beasts from the world of Harry Potter!  

Illustrator Corinne Roberts will guide us step-by-step through a fun drawing class for all ability levels.  

This program works best for students age 6 and up.

Adults should plan on staying if bringing younger children.