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(734) 466-2493

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(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, January 5 at 9:00 am (734) 466-2493. At Noble Library, registration begins Monday, January 5 at 12:00 pm (734) 421-4235. At Sandburg Library, registration begins Tuesday, January 6 at 12:00 pm (248) 893-4010. Register for storytimes in person or by phone.

    Sessions begin the week of January 12 and end the week of February 23.


    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, January 12 through February 23
          *No session on February 16
    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, January 14 through February 25
    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, January 15 through February 26
    10:15 to 10:45 am
    Helpful Hints

    @Noble: Wednesdays, January 14 through February 25
          *Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
    10:15 to 10:45 am


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

    @Civic Center: Tuesdays, January 13 through February 24
    10:00 to 10:30 am

    @Noble: Wednesdays, January 14 through February 25
          *Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
    11:00 to 11:30 am


    TODDLER/PRESCHOOL STORYTIME*
    Ages 2 to 5 years old
    Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Combining science demos with toy time!

    @Sandburg: Tuesdays, January 13 through February 24
          *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, January 15 through February 26
    6:30 to 7:00 pm


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

    @Civic Center: Thursdays, January 15 through February 26
    9:15 am




    Civic Center Library Programs

    SATURDAY CINEMA
    All ages welcome; young children must be accompanied by an adult
    Saturdays, December 20, January 17, and February 21 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.

    READING WITH THE DOGS*
    Ages 6 to 12
    Saturday, November 1 and December 6 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.

    HOLIDAY PROJECTS *
    Grades 2 - 6
    Thursdays November 6, 13, and 20 and December 4, 11, and 18 at 6:30 pm
    Check out the pictures of each week’s project, then sign up for the week(s) you would like to come. All materials supplied. Register in person, by phone at (743) 466-2493, or online, beginning Monday, October 27.

    LIVONIA TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION HOLIDAY CRAFTS
    Ages 2 to 12
    Tuesday, December 2 from 6:30 to 8:45 pm
    Children are invited to create a variety of holiday crafts. Instructions and examples will be provided. Adult supervision is required, especially for young children. No registration required.

    HOLIDAY CRAFTS – ART ALA CARTE
    Ages 2 to 12
    December 3 – 23 during library hours
    Children are invited to create a variety of holiday crafts using materials provided. Instructions and examples will be provided. Adult supervision is required, especially for young children. No registration required.

    SANTA STORYTIME
    All ages welcome
    Thursday, December 18 at 6:00 pm
    Fun for the whole family! Santa will be available for photos after the program, please bring your camera. No registration Required.

    YOUTH POETRY SLAM*
    Grades 1 - 6
    Saturday, December 27 at 1:00 pm (rehearsal at 11:45 am)
    Do you like to perform? Do you like to write? Do you want to be in the spotlight? This is your chance! The Livonia Public Library is hosting a Youth Poetry Slam. Contestants must submit poetry by November 26, 2014 to AESSHAKI@EMICH.EDU or in person at the Livonia Civic Center Library’s Children’s Department. Click here for entry forms and more information. Registration not required for audience.

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    Noble Library Programs

    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.

    CRAYONS, STICKERS & GLUE
    Ages 2 - 6
    Wednesdays, December 3 - 17 from 10:30 – 11:00am
    Join us for some stories encouraging color and shape learning, then let’s create something fun! Registration not required.

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    Sandburg Library Programs

    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.

    CRAYONS, STICKERS & GLUE
    Ages 2 - 6
    Tuesdays, December 2 - 23 from 12:15 – 12:45pm
    Join us for some stories encouraging color and shape learning, then let’s create something fun! Registration not required.

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    *registration required