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
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  • Sandburg Library Programs

  • Storytime Programs

    Children’s storytime and music programs are open to all 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 4 at 9:00 am (734) 466-2493. At Noble Library, registration begins Monday, January 4 at 10:00 am (734) 421-4235. At Sandburg Library, registration begins Tuesday, January 5 at 12:00 pm (248) 893-4010. Register for storytimes in person or by phone.

    Sessions begin the week of January 11 and end the week of February 22.


    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 11 through February 22
    (no session on February 15)
    Session 1 (12 to 17 months): 9:30 to 9:50 am
    Session 2 (18 to 23 months): 10:30 to 10:50 am


    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 14 through February 25
    10:15 to 10:45 am
    Helpful Hints

    @Noble:
    Wednesdays, January 13 through February 24
          *Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
    10:15 to 10:45 am

    @Sandburg:
    Thursdays, 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 12 through February 23
    10:00 to 10:30 am

    @Noble:
    Wednesdays, January 13 through February 24
          *Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
    11:00 to 11:30 am

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


    DROP IN STORYTIME
    Ages 0-5
    Stories, marches to musical instruments, fingerplays, and large-movement activities. Have a playdate with toys and new friends! Parents and siblings welcome to join in. No registration required. Come when you can!

    @Civic Center:
    Thursdays, January 14 through February 25
    9:15 to 9:45 am


    MUSICAL MAYHEM
    All ages welcome
    Fun with action songs, fingerplays, instruments, beanbags, parachute time and a short story. Parents and siblings welcome to join in. No registration required.

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


    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 14 through February 25
    6:00 to 6:30 pm



    Civic Center Library Programs

    SATURDAY CINEMA
    All ages welcome; young children must be accompanied by an adult
    Saturdays, January 23, February 20, and March 19 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 SOPHIE*
    Ages 6 to 12
    Saturdays, January 9, February 13, March 5, and April 9 at 1:00 pm
    For ALL readers! Bring your favorite book and practice your reading skills with Sophie, our certified therapy dog (and a very good listener!). Register in person, or by phone at (734) 466-2493.

    RICK RIORDAN’S MODERN MYTHOLOGIES*
    Ages 7 to 12
    Saturday, January 30 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm
    Find out more about the magical teen Percy Jackson and his two series. Participants will also learn about the crossover between these series and characters. Play games and make crafts. Register in person or by phone at (734) 466-2493, beginning Saturday, January 16.

    VALENTINE PALOOZA
    Ages 6 and up
    Saturday, February 6 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Drop in anytime between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm to make cards, Valentine crafts, and Perler bead Valentines. There will be plenty to choose from, so participants should plan on staying at least 30 minutes. Registration not required.

    PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
    All ages welcome
    Saturday, March 12 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Looking for a Preschool? Stop by to talk with area preschools and find the right one for you and your child. Are you a Preschool that would like a table? Please call or email Karen at (734) 466-2454 or ksmith@livonia.lib.mi.us. Registration not required.

    STAR WARS CRAFT FUN*
    Ages 7 to 12
    Saturday, March 12 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm
    Make light sabers, finger puppets and other crafts! Have fun with other fans of the old and new Star Wars movies! Come in costume if you like. Knowledge of the books and movies is helpful, but not required. Register in person or by phone at (734) 466-2493, beginning Saturday, February 27.

    A CELEBRATION OF FAIRIES*
    Ages 7 to 12
    Saturday, April 9 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm
    Make a craft—a fun fancy fairy door for your little magical folk! Learn about the wonderful books and movies the library has for friends of fairies. Play some games and come in costume if you like! Register in person or by phone at (734) 466-2493, beginning Monday, March 28.

    MONEY SMART WEEK STORYTIME*
    Ages 3 to 6
    Saturday, April 23 at 11:00 am
    Join us for a money-related storytime. All children will decorate and take home their very own bank. Register in person or by phone at (734) 466-2493, beginning Saturday, April 9.

    MONEY SMART KIDS READ*
    Grades 4 - 8
    Tuesday, April 26 at 7:00 pm
    Learn the ins and outs of earning, spending, and saving money. Register in person or by phone at (734) 466-2493, beginning Monday, April 11.

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    *registration required