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Tue - Apr 01
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Tuesdays, March 18 through April 29.
Tue - Apr 01
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Tuesdays, March 18 through April 29. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
Tue - Apr 01
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  Yr 2 Term 2 of the Sandburg Harry Potter Club
Department: Teen
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Celebrate April Fool's Day the Fred and George Weasley way!
Wed - Apr 02
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Babies (ages 12 to 23 months) 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. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30. Registration required.
Wed - Apr 02
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
Wed - Apr 02
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30
Thu - Apr 03
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 24 to 35 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Thursdays, March 20 through May 1. Registration required.
Thu - Apr 03
4:30 PM
  Teen Advisory Committee Meeting
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center Library
Teens, make your voice heard at the Library! Make suggestions for library programs, learn about upcoming events for Teens, and make new friends. Snacks are always served, and volunteer credit is available! Call 734-466-2197 for more details.
Thu - Apr 03
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  Family Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 3 – 6; however, parents and siblings are welcome. Stories, action songs, puppets, games, and a small craft. No registration required. Thursdays, March 20 through May 1.
Sat - Apr 05
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Preschool Open House
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Are you looking for a preschool for your child? Stop by the library from 11:00am to 1:00pm. You can gather information and talk with representatives from area preschools. There will also be a 30 minute presentation at 12:30 pm in the Livonia Civic Center Library Auditorium on “Raising a Reader.”
Mon - Apr 07
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Babies (ages 12 to 23 months) 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. Mondays, March 17 through April 28. Session 1 (12 to 17 months): 9:30 to 9:50 am. Session 2 (18 to 23 months): 10:30 to 10:50 am. Registration required.
Mon - Apr 07
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Livonia Duelist Association (LDA) meeting
Department: Teen
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Bring your Yu-gi-oh and Pokemon cards and get some playing action in! Contact jcrabtree621@gmail.com for more information.
Mon - Apr 07
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Alfred Noble Library Babysitting Workshop
Department: Teen
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Day 2 of a 3 day babysitting workshop for ages 11 and up. Registration required. Call (734)421-6600 to register.
Tue - Apr 08
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Tuesdays, March 18 through April 29.
Tue - Apr 08
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Tuesdays, March 18 through April 29. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
Tue - Apr 08
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  Yr 2 Term 2 of the Sandburg Harry Potter Club
Department: Teen
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
One word for today's meeting: Quidditch at Beverly Park (if the snow cooperates and melts!)
Tue - Apr 08
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  Piggy Bank Stories: Money Smart Kids Read
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
In cooperation with the Library of Michigan and the Michigan Credit Union League and assistance from Community Alliance Credit Union, the library is pleased to present a storytime for all ages about money! Participants will receive a free book. Listen to stories about money and make a related craft--and leave with a shiny new penny! Rick Bloom will present financial information to parents while the kids attend storytime. Come and help the library celebrate Money Smart week.
Tue - Apr 08
7:00 PM
  Money Smart Kids Read: How To Survive A Zombie Attack
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Is saving money more difficult than surviving an attack by an army of flesh-eating zombies? Join us for an evening of interactive financial fun to find out! Participants will work as a team to solve problems, save the world, and win prizes! Register in person, or by phone at (743) 466-2493, beginning Monday, March 24.
Wed - Apr 09
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Babies (ages 12 to 23 months) 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. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30. Registration required.
Wed - Apr 09
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
Wed - Apr 09
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30
Wed - Apr 09
2:00 PM
  Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center Library
Each month enjoy a different classic film in the comfort of the Civic Center Library auditorium. All showings are at 2:00pm Call 734-466-2197 or subscribe to our monthly e-mail newsletter for movie titles.
Wed - Apr 09
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Piggy Bank Stories: Money Smart Kids Read
Location: Alfred Noble Library
In cooperation with the Library of Michigan and the Michigan Credit Union Alliance League, with assistance from Community Alliance Credit Union, the library is pleased to present an evening about money! Join us for a family storytime about money and saving, with a special craft. Participants will receive a shiny new penny and a shining new book! Rick Bloom will present a financial seminar for parents while the kids attend storytime. (Please note: this is an after-hours program at the library and no materials will be available for check-out).
Thu - Apr 10
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 24 to 35 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Thursdays, March 20 through May 1. Registration required.
Thu - Apr 10
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  Family Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 3 – 6; however, parents and siblings are welcome. Stories, action songs, puppets, games, and a small craft. No registration required. Thursdays, March 20 through May 1.
Sat - Apr 12
11:00 AM
  Money Smart Kids Read: The Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Money Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 3 to 6. Enjoy a story and create your own piggy bank to take home! Mom and Dad will receive a list of money tips and recommended resources for teaching kids about good financial habits. All participants will receive a free copy of The Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Money. Register in person, or by phone at (743) 466-2493, beginning Monday, March 24.
Sat - Apr 12
1:00 PM
  Paws for Reading
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
For beginning readers ages 6 and older. Bring your favorite book and enjoy a time of reading with our four-legged friend, and resident Reading Therapy dog, Daisy. Register in person at the Children’s desk, or by phone at (734) 466-2493.
Sat - Apr 12
2:00 PM
  Saturday Cinema
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
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 (743) 466-2493 to confirm titles. No registration required. All ages welcome; young children must be accompanied by an adult.
Sun - Apr 13 -- Sat - Apr 19
  Celebrate National Library Week
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Celebrate National Library Week by creating a Post-It Wall with your artwork and messages for the library. Supplies will be available all week.
Sun - Apr 13 -- Sat - Apr 19
  Celebrate National Library Week
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Celebrate National Library Week by creating a Post-It Wall with your artwork and messages for the library. Supplies will be available all week.
Mon - Apr 14
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Babies (ages 12 to 23 months) 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. Mondays, March 17 through April 28. Session 1 (12 to 17 months): 9:30 to 9:50 am. Session 2 (18 to 23 months): 10:30 to 10:50 am. Registration required.
Mon - Apr 14
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Babysitting Workshop
Department: Teen
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Day 3 of 3 sessions of Babysitting Workshop, ages 11 and up. Preregistration required.
Tue - Apr 15
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Tuesdays, March 18 through April 29.
Tue - Apr 15
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Tuesdays, March 18 through April 29. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
Tue - Apr 15
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  Yr 2 Term 2 of the Sandburg Harry Potter Club
Department: Teen
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Please meet at Sandburg--Quidditch has been rescheduled til April 22 due to snow.
Wed - Apr 16
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Babies (ages 12 to 23 months) 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. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30. Registration required.
Wed - Apr 16
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
Wed - Apr 16
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30
Thu - Apr 17
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 24 to 35 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Thursdays, March 20 through May 1. Registration required.
Thu - Apr 17
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
  Noontime Concert Series
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center Library
Terry Murphy, Irish Balladeer and Guitarist will return to perform a variety of Irish songs “filled with the poetry of the people. The songs sometimes celebrate nature; sometimes humorous; sometimes reflecting a pride of simple man; yet each song growing out of a deep emotion the songwriter once had.”
Thu - Apr 17
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  Family Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 3 – 6; however, parents and siblings are welcome. Stories, action songs, puppets, games, and a small craft. No registration required. Thursdays, March 20 through May 1.
Fri - Apr 18 -- Sun - Apr 20
  Closed for Easter Holiday
Department: Closed
Location: All Livonia Libraries
All Libraries will be closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday -- April 18-20 for the Easter Holiday. We will resume regular hours on Monday, April 21st.
Mon - Apr 21
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Babies (ages 12 to 23 months) 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. Mondays, March 17 through April 28. Session 1 (12 to 17 months): 9:30 to 9:50 am. Session 2 (18 to 23 months): 10:30 to 10:50 am. Registration required.
Mon - Apr 21
4:00 PM
  Jewelry Workshop
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Ages 9 and up. Make some bling—we’ll show you how! Includes you too, dudes! Register in person, or by phone at (743) 421-6600, beginning Friday, March 21.
Mon - Apr 21
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Livonia Duelist Association (LDA) Meeting
Department: Teen
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh and Pokemon (or other) cards and play with others. Contact jcrabtree621@gmail.com for more information.
Mon - Apr 21
6:30 PM
  Film Movement Series
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center Library
Join us for a newly released award-winning independent film every month. This series consists of documentaries, features and foreign films. Films are shown usually the third Monday of every month at 6:30 pm in the Civic Center Library Auditorium. All films are added to Civic Center's dvd collection after their public showing. For information, call 734-466-2197. Note: Due to their sometimes mature themes and content, these films are recommended for adult audiences.
Tue - Apr 22
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Tuesdays, March 18 through April 29.
Tue - Apr 22
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Tuesdays, March 18 through April 29. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
Tue - Apr 22
2:00 PM
  Superhero Training Academy
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 7 to 12. Grab your cape and join us in the Fortress of Silence. Test your superpowers and make some crafts! Come dressed as your favorite superhero or just come as your civilian alter ego. Register in person, or by phone at (734) 466-2493, beginning Monday, April 7.
Tue - Apr 22
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  Yr 2 Term 2 of the Sandburg Harry Potter Club
Department: Teen
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Quidditch Today at Beverly Park!
Wed - Apr 23
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Babies (ages 12 to 23 months) 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. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30. Registration required.
Wed - Apr 23
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
Wed - Apr 23
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30
Thu - Apr 24
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 24 to 35 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Thursdays, March 20 through May 1. Registration required.
Thu - Apr 24
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  Family Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 3 – 6; however, parents and siblings are welcome. Stories, action songs, puppets, games, and a small craft. No registration required. Thursdays, March 20 through May 1.
Fri - Apr 25
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Musical Mayhem
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
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. Alternate Fridays in March and April. Tentatively March 14 & 28 and April 25.
Sat - Apr 26
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Chess Freeplay
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center Library
Drop in, find an opponent, and play chess during open chess play. Boards and pieces will be provided. Bring a friend or meet someone new. No registration is required, but boards and games are available on a first-come, first-served basis. This program is geared for teens, but all ages are welcome.
Sat - Apr 26
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Little House on the Prairie
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Ages 7 to 12. Explore the world of the Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder and the related books. Learn more about these historical time periods and create some crafts! If you like American Girls, give these a try! Register in person, or by phone at (734) 466-2493, beginning Monday, April 14.
Sat - Apr 26
7:00 PM
  Movie Nite @ The Library
Location: Civic Center Library
Catch a free PG or PG-13 film showing at the Library! Movies are geared for Teen interest, but all ages are welcome (parental discretion advised for younger viewers). Call 734-466-2491 and select the movies option for a list of titles and running times. Please note: the Library closes at 5:00 p.m. today. Doors to the atrium reopen at 6:30 p.m.
Mon - Apr 28
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Babies (ages 12 to 23 months) 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. Mondays, March 17 through April 28. Session 1 (12 to 17 months): 9:30 to 9:50 am. Session 2 (18 to 23 months): 10:30 to 10:50 am. Registration required.
Tue - Apr 29
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Tuesdays, March 18 through April 29.
Tue - Apr 29
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Tuesdays, March 18 through April 29. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
Tue - Apr 29
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  Yr 2 Term 2 of the Sandburg Harry Potter Club
Department: Teen
Location: Carl Sandburg Library
You've finished another term at Hogwarts! Now it's time to celebrate with our end of the year feast.
Tue - Apr 29
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Find your Focus: A Brain Health Education Event
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
A brain health leader from Michigan-based Neurocore will present and answer your questions on the science of brain-based diagnostics and neurofeedback. Visit the Neurocore website at theneurocore.com/adhd Register in person, or by phone at (734) 466-2493, beginning Monday, April 14.
Wed - Apr 30
  Teen Drawing Contest Deadline
Department: Teen
Calling all artistic Teens! The deadline is today to submit your best drawing in one or both of two categories: Manga and Non-Manga/Traditional (one entry per category). Submit your work in person at any Livonia Library by closing or digitally via e-mail to jvisnaw@livonia.lib.mi.us. Entrants must be in grades 7-12 or home-school equivalent. Winners will be chosen by the Library’s Teen Advisory Committee and win prizes.
Wed - Apr 30
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Civic Center Library
Babies (ages 12 to 23 months) 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. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30. Registration required.
Wed - Apr 30
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.
Wed - Apr 30
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children's
Location: Alfred Noble Library
Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Wednesdays, March 19 through April 30

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