Civic Center Library
(734) 466-2493

Noble Library
(734) 421-6600

Sandburg Library
(248) 893-4010

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  • Storytime Programs
  • Civic Center Library Programs
  • Noble Library Programs
  • Sandburg Library Programs

  • Storytime Programs

    Children’s storytime and music programs are open to preschool Livonia children. All children younger than three years old must be accompanied by an adult (one child per adult), unless otherwise specified. Space is limited so register early!

    At Civic Center Library, registration begins Monday, September 8 at 9:00 am (734) 466-2493. At Noble Library, registration begins Monday, September 8 at 12:00 pm (734) 421-4235. At Sandburg Library, registration begins Tuesday, September 9 at 12:00 pm (248) 893-4010. Register for storytimes in person or by phone.

    Sessions begin the week of September 15 and end the week of October 27.


    BABY STORYTIME*
    Ages 12 to 23 months with parent or loving caregiver
    Babies are invited to bring a loving caregiver along for songs, simple stories, and other activities that introduce our youngest patrons to the pleasures of the library. Registration required. Helpful Hints

    @Civic Center: Mondays, September 15 through October 27
    Session 1 (12 to 17 months): 9:30 to 9:50 am
    Session 2 (18 to 23 months): 10:30 to 10:50 am

    @Civic Center: Wednesdays, September 17 through October 29
    10:00 to 10:30 am

    Week 5 Baby Storytime Rhymes
    Week 6 Baby Storytime Borrowing Recommendations
    Week 7 Baby Storytime TV Impact


    TODDLER STORYTIME*
    Ages 24 to 36 months old
    Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Registration required.

    @Civic Center: Thursdays, September 18 through October 30
    10:15 to 10:45 am
    Helpful Hints

    @Noble: Wednesdays, September 17 through October 29
          *Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
    10:15 to 10:45 am

    @Sandburg: Tuesdays, September 16 through October 28
          *Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
    1:00 to 1:30 pm


    PRESCHOOL STORYTIME*
    Ages 3 to 5 years old
    Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Registration required.

    @Civic Center: Tuesdays, September 16 through October 28
    10:00 to 10:30 am

    @Noble: Wednesdays, September 17 through October 29
          *Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
    11:00 to 11:30 am

    @Sandburg: Tuesdays, September 16 through October 28
          *Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
    12:15 to 12:45 pm


    FAMILY STORYTIME
    Ages 3 – 6; however, parents and siblings are welcome
    Stories, action songs, puppets, games, and a small craft. Stories and activities are geared for children ages 3 – 6; however, parents and siblings are welcome. No registration required.

    @Civic Center: Thursdays, September 18 through October 30
    6:30 to 7:00 pm


    MUSICAL MAYHEM
    Ages 3-6
    Fun with action songs, instruments, the parachute, beanbags, and a short story. Parents and siblings welcome to join in. No registration required. Come when you can! Call ahead to confirm dates.

    @Civic Center: Fridays, September 19 and October 17.
    10:00 am to 10:30 am


    DROP IN STORYTIME
    Ages 1-6
    Parents and siblings welcome to join in. No registration required. Come when you can!

    @Civic Center: Thursdays, September 25 through October 30.
    9:15 am




    Civic Center Library Programs

    SATURDAY CINEMA
    All ages welcome; young children must be accompanied by an adult
    Saturdays, September 13, October 18 and November 8 at 2:00 pm
    Join us every month for a free G or PG-rated film in the Library auditorium (sorry, no food or drink allowed). Films are subject to change. Contact the Library at (734) 466-2493 to confirm titles. No registration required.

    STAR WARS FUN*
    Ages 7 to 12
    Saturday, September 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm
    Get set for the new Star Wars movie with a trivia contest, crafts, games and more! Knowledge of the books and movies is helpful, but not required. And don’t forget to come in costume! Register in person, or by phone at (743) 466-2493, beginning Saturday, September 6.

    ORIGAMI YODA FOLDATHON
    Ages 6 to 12
    Saturday, September 27 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm
    Drop in between 1:00 and 4:00 pm to make the Origami Yoda characters including Yoda, Art2D2, Jabba, JarJar, Darth Paper, and more. Registration not required.

    TWEEN HALLOWEEN PARTY*
    Grades 4 - 6
    Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00 pm
    Join us for spooky fun as we celebrate Halloween! Participants will enjoy games, crafts, food, and a costume contest. Register in person, or by phone at (743) 466-2493, beginning Monday, October 6

    CREEPY CAMPFIRE TALES*
    Grades 4-6
    Wednesday, October 29

    Rehearsal: 6:00 – 7:15 pm
    Performance: 7:15 pm

    Calling all readers! Help bring stories to life on our stage (and send shivers through the audience!) at our special, Halloween edition of Readers’ Theater. Students of all reading abilities are welcome, and no previous acting experience (or memorization) is required. Don’t miss out on this ghostly good time! Register in person, or by phone at (743) 466-2493, beginning Wednesday, October 8.

    CREEPY CAMPFIRE TALES: READERS’ THEATER PERFORMANCE
    Recommended for grades 3 and up, but all ages welcome
    Wednesday, October 29 at 7:15 pm
    You are invited to our frighteningly-fun Halloween edition of Readers’ Theater! Sit back and enjoy a tale or two performed by local kids. Don’t miss out on this ghostly good time! No registration required.

    READING WITH THE DOGS*
    Ages 6 to 12
    Saturday, November 1 at 1:00 pm
    Introducing our Two New Therapy Dogs: Sophie and Zeus! Kids ages 6-12 can come by and practice their reading skills with two very good listeners. Register in person, or by phone at (743) 466-2493.

    FUN AND SIMPLE JEWELRY MAKING *
    Ages 7 to 12
    Saturday, November 8 at 2:00 pm
    Create fun felt pins, paper bead necklaces, decorative hairclips, or invent your own beaded jewelry! Get ready for new fall fashions by creating jewelry that matches your sense of style! Learn about the resources that are available both in the library and online. Register in person, or by phone at (743) 466-2493, beginning Friday, October 24.

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    Noble Library Programs

    SCIENCE/STEAMPUNK SCAVENGER HUNT
    Recommended for all ages
    Monday, June 16 through Wednesday, Aug 27 during normal library hours
    Pick up your entry form at any time. There will be a drawing for prizes.

    DROP-IN PLAYDATE
    Ages 2 - 6
    Wednesdays, November 5 – 26 from 10:15am -11:30am
    Missing storytime? We're having an informal play date! Grab your friends (or come and meet some new ones!) and play the afternoon away. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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    Sandburg Library Programs

    SMASH, CRASH, BOOM!
    All ages welcome
    Tuesdays, August 5 through 19 at 12:15 pm
    Join us for stories and skits on the lawn and some super-sized science demonstrations, including the return of the largest slip & slide you’ve ever seen on August 12. And don’t miss the 7th Annual Watermelon Drop on August 5 as we kick off our summer story time! Once again we use a bucket truck in the Gravity vs. Watermelon face off! No registration required.


    SCIENCE/STEAMPUNK SCAVENGER HUNT
    Recommended for all ages
    Tuesday, June 17 through Saturday, Aug 30 during normal library hours
    Pick up your entry form at any time. There will be a drawing for prizes.


    SUMMERTIME MATH
    Recommended for ages 6 and up
    Tuesday, August 26 at 4:00 pm
    We’ll be posting weekly math brain teasers all summer and now we’ll play the games Mathletes play. Registration not required.

    DROP-IN PLAYDATE
    All ages welcome
    Tuesdays, November 4 – 25 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Missing storytime? We're having an informal play date! Grab your friends (or come and meet some new ones!) and play the afternoon away. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    CRAZY – 8’S
    All ages welcome
    Tuesdays, November 4 – 25 from 4:30pm – 5:30pm
    Join us for math puzzles and games brought to you by Bed Time Math! Registration not required. No session November 11.

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    *registration required