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Thu - Mar 05
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Harry Potter Club Regular Meeting
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center

Today is day 2 of Harry Potter puppets and skits.

Thu - Mar 05
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  Teen Advisory Committee Meeting
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center

7th graders and up are invited to discuss how they'd like the library to meet their needs. Refreshments provided. Volunteer credit hours available.

Fri - Mar 06
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Lego Robotics Class
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Grades 2-6. Join us for a FREE Robotics class and parent orientation to help give families a taste of how STEM can be engaging and fun! Students will enjoy: Creating and programming robots with LEGO bricks; Collaborating and experimenting with other kids in friendly competitions; and Learning to troubleshoot and solve problems. Sponsored by Sylvan Learning of Livonia. Register in person or by phone at (743) 466-2493, beginning Tuesday, February 17. 

Friday, March 6 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm and
Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, and 4:00 pm

Sat - Mar 07
  Lego Robotics Class
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center
Grades 2-6. Join us for a FREE Robotics class and parent orientation to help give families a taste of how STEM can be engaging and fun! Students will enjoy: Creating and programming robots with LEGO bricks; Collaborating and experimenting with other kids in friendly competitions; and Learning to troubleshoot and solve problems. Sponsored by Sylvan Learning of Livonia. Register in person or by phone at (743) 466-2493, beginning Tuesday, February 17. 

Friday, March 6 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm and
Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, and 4:00 pm

Sat - Mar 07
  Teen Drawing Contest--9th Annual
Department: Teen
Location: All

Teens in grades 7-12, submit your best drawing for a chance to win a prize. Deadline is April 18th, 5 pm. No more than one entry in each category: Manga or Non/Manga, Traditional. Drop your entries off at your favorite library or submit it electronically to pgoonis@livonia.lib.mi.us or noblelibrarian@yahoo.com. Entries will be judged by our Teen Advisory Committee at our May 7 meeting.

Sat - Mar 07
1:00 PM
  Reading with the Dogs
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 6 to 12. 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.

Sat - Mar 07
2:00 PM
  Saturday Cinema
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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.

Mon - Mar 09
  Spring Storytime Registration Begins
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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, March 9 at 9:00 am (734) 466-2493. At Noble Library, registration begins Monday, March 9 at 12:00 pm (734) 421-4235. At Sandburg Library, registration begins Tuesday, March 10 at 12:00 pm (248) 893-4010. Register for storytimes in person or by phone. Sessions begin the week of March 16 and end the week of April 27.

Mon - Mar 09
  Spring Storytime Registration Begins
Department: Children
Location: Noble

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, March 9 at 9:00 am (734) 466-2493. At Noble Library, registration begins Monday, March 9 at 12:00 pm (734) 421-4235. At Sandburg Library, registration begins Tuesday, March 10 at 12:00 pm (248) 893-4010. Register for storytimes in person or by phone. Sessions begin the week of March 16 and end the week of April 27.

Mon - Mar 09
6:00 PM
  Movie Making for Teens: Using Windows Movie Maker™ to Create Fun Movie Projects w/John Bagazinski
Department: Teen
Location: Noble

As part of the American Library Association’s Teen Tech Week, young film making expert John Bagazinski will be on hand to show teens easy ways of making fun film projects using Windows Movie Maker™ and most phone cameras.  Participants should have a digital camera that exports .avi files, as most do.  Partcipants will learn enough to be able to produce a short film promoting our Teen Summer Reading program for our contest in April and May.  Bringing a windows based laptop will help but is not necessary. This is a FREE program, but we ask that you register by calling the Noble Library on Monday or Wednesday @ 734-421-4235.

Tue - Mar 10
  Spring Storytime Registration Begins
Department: Children
Location: Sandburg

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, March 9 at 9:00 am (734) 466-2493. At Noble Library, registration begins Monday, March 9 at 12:00 pm (734) 421-4235. At Sandburg Library, registration begins Tuesday, March 10 at 12:00 pm (248) 893-4010. Register for storytimes in person or by phone. Sessions begin the week of March 16 and end the week of April 27.

Tue - Mar 10
6:00 PM
  Movie Making for Teens: Using Windows Movie Maker™ to Create Fun Movie Projects w/John Bagazinski
Department: Teen
Location: Sandburg

As part of the American Library Association’s Teen Tech Week, young film making expert John Bagazinski will be on hand to show teens easy ways of making fun film projects using Windows Movie Maker™ and most phone cameras.  Participants should have a digital camera that exports .avi files, as most do.  Partcipants will learn enough to be able to produce a short film promoting our Teen Summer Reading program for our contest in April and May.  Bringing a windows based laptop will help but is not necessary. This is a FREE program, but we ask that you register by calling the Sandburg Library on Tuesday or Thursday @ 248-893-4010.

Wed - Mar 11
2:00 PM
  Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

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 - Mar 11
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  Teen Books to Film
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center

Join us for a free showing of a recent teen book turned into film. Free refreshments. Call (734)466-2490 for titles. Today's title is If I Stay.

Thu - Mar 12
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Harry Potter Club Regular Meeting
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center

Today is day 3 of Harry Potter puppets and skits. Look for the skits on the library's youtube channel.

Thu - Mar 12
6:00 PM
  Movie Making for Teens: Using Windows Movie Maker™ to Create Fun Movie Projects w/John Bagazinski
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center

As part of the American Library Association’s Teen Tech Week, young film making expert John Bagazinski will be on hand to show teens easy ways of making fun film projects using Windows Movie Maker™ and most phone cameras.  Participants should have a digital camera that exports .avi files, as most do.  Partcipants will learn enough to be able to produce a short film promoting our Teen Summer Reading program for our contest in April and May.  Bringing a windows based laptop will help but is not necessary. This is a FREE program, but we ask that you register by calling the Civic Center Library reference desk @ 734-466-2490.

Sat - Mar 14
  Teen Drawing Contest--9th Annual
Department: Teen
Location: All

Teens in grades 7-12, submit your best drawing for a chance to win a prize. Deadline is April 18th, 5 pm. No more than one entry in each category: Manga or Non/Manga, Traditional. Drop your entries off at your favorite library or submit it electronically to pgoonis@livonia.lib.mi.us or noblelibrarian@yahoo.com. Entries will be judged by our Teen Advisory Committee at our May 7 meeting.

Sat - Mar 14
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
  Genealogy Saturday
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

ORAL HISTORY-Everyone Has a Story to Tell!

Mon - Mar 16
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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. March 16 through April 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. Registration required.

Mon - Mar 16
5:00 PM
  Livonia Public Library Pokemon Club @ Noble Library
Department: Teen
Location: Noble

Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts ages 7 to 17!   Noble Library is the place to learn about the Pokémon trading card game, video games and animated television series and to meet other Pokémon fanatics and share ideas!  Bring your own cards and battle it out with your friends, bring your DS and play our games or use our wifi to play online, share books, games, and all things Pokemon.  Everyone ages 7 to 17 is welcome, from those just starting to collect to those who compete in a league.  Please call Ken Bignotti (M, W) 734-421-4235 fo more information.

Mon - Mar 16
6:30 PM
  Film Movement Series
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

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 - Mar 17
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Tuesdays, March 17 through April 28. Registration required.

Tue - Mar 17
5:30 PM
  Doctor Who Appreciation Society gathering @ Sandburg Library
Department: Teen
Location: Sandburg

Teen Whovians! Join us on Tuesday, March 17 @ 5:30 pm as we celebrate the 11th Doctor, played by Matt Smith. No registration necessary, open to all teen Doctor Who fans. Feel free to call Ken Bignotti, 248-893-4010 (Tu, Th) for more info.

Wed - Mar 18
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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 18 through April 29. Registration required.

Wed - Mar 18
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Noble

Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Wednesdays, March 18 through April 29. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.

Wed - Mar 18
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Noble

Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Wednesdays, March 18 through April 29.

Thu - Mar 19
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
  Drop-In Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 1-6. Parents and siblings welcome to join in. No registration required. Come when you can! Thursdays, March 19 through April 30.

Thu - Mar 19
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 24 to 36 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Thursdays, March 19 through April 30. Registration required.

Thu - Mar 19
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Sandburg

 

Ages 24 to 36 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Registration required. Thursdays, March 19 through April 23.

Thu - Mar 19
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Sandburg

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Registration required. Thursdays, March 19 through April 23.

 

 
Thu - Mar 19
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
  Noontime Concert Series
Location: Civic Center

Classic Touch String Ensemble 

“A good ensemble is like a good conversation among friends interacting to each other’s ideas.” Make plans to attend this wonderful concert as harmonious strings bring to life classical renditions  of music to warm and soothe wintered spirits.

The Noontime Concert Series is generously supported by the Livonia Arts Commission.

Thu - Mar 19
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Harry Potter Club Regular Meeting
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center

Make and enjoy magical foods at HPC today.

Thu - Mar 19
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  Family Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 3 – 6; however, parents and siblings are welcome. Missing out on daytime storytimes? Then stop by the library for a fun-filled half-hour of stories, rhymes, and more. Stories and activities are geared for children ages 3 – 6; however, parents and siblings are welcome. No registration required. Thursdays, March 19 through April 30.

Thu - Mar 19
7:00 PM
  History Lives at the Library: The Preservation of Old Detroit
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

The city of Detroit is constantly evolving and changing with the times; but there are definite benefits to maintaining and preserving the past along with the future. Claire Nowak-Boyd, executive director of Preservation Detroit, will present an insightful program into the challenges facing preserving the old buildings of Detroit.

Fri - Mar 20
1:00 AM
  Handwriting Analysis
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

Find out what your handwriting says about you! Handwriting Analysis with Certified Handwriting Analyst Karen Elly. Free program. No registration required.

Sat - Mar 21
  Teen Drawing Contest--9th Annual
Department: Teen
Location: All

Teens in grades 7-12, submit your best drawing for a chance to win a prize. Deadline is April 18th, 5 pm. No more than one entry in each category: Manga or Non/Manga, Traditional. Drop your entries off at your favorite library or submit it electronically to pgoonis@livonia.lib.mi.us or noblelibrarian@yahoo.com. Entries will be judged by our Teen Advisory Committee at our May 7 meeting.

Mon - Mar 23
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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. March 16 through April 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. Registration required.

Tue - Mar 24
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Tuesdays, March 17 through April 28. Registration required.

Wed - Mar 25
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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 18 through April 29. Registration required.

Wed - Mar 25
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Noble

Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Ages 24 to 35 months old. Wednesdays, March 18 through April 29. Drop-ins and siblings welcome.

Wed - Mar 25
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Noble

Enjoy stories, songs, and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Ages 3 to 5 years old. Wednesdays, March 18 through April 29.

Thu - Mar 26
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
  Drop-In Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 1-6. Parents and siblings welcome to join in. No registration required. Come when you can! Thursdays, March 19 through April 30.

Thu - Mar 26
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Sandburg

 

Ages 24 to 36 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Registration required. Thursdays, March 19 through April 23.

Thu - Mar 26
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 24 to 36 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Thursdays, March 19 through April 30. Registration required.

Thu - Mar 26
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Sandburg

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Registration required. Thursdays, March 19 through April 23.

 

 
Thu - Mar 26
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Harry Potter Club Regular Meeting
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center

Bring your most precious notebook and share some of your Harry Potter fanfiction today.

Thu - Mar 26
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  Family Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 3 – 6; however, parents and siblings are welcome. Missing out on daytime storytimes? Then stop by the library for a fun-filled half-hour of stories, rhymes, and more. Stories and activities are geared for children ages 3 – 6; however, parents and siblings are welcome. No registration required. Thursdays, March 19 through April 30.

Sat - Mar 28
  Teen Drawing Contest--9th Annual
Department: Teen
Location: All

Teens in grades 7-12, submit your best drawing for a chance to win a prize. Deadline is April 18th, 5 pm. No more than one entry in each category: Manga or Non/Manga, Traditional. Drop your entries off at your favorite library or submit it electronically to pgoonis@livonia.lib.mi.us or noblelibrarian@yahoo.com. Entries will be judged by our Teen Advisory Committee at our May 7 meeting.

Mon - Mar 30
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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. March 16 through April 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. Registration required.

Mon - Mar 30
5:00 PM
  Livonia Public Library Pokemon Club @ Noble Library
Department: Teen
Location: Noble

Calling all Pokémon enthusiasts ages 7 to 17!   Noble Library is the place to learn about the Pokémon trading card game, video games and animated television series and to meet other Pokémon fanatics and share ideas!  Bring your own cards and battle it out with your friends, bring your DS and play our games or use our wifi to play online, share books, games, and all things Pokemon.  Everyone ages 7 to 17 is welcome, from those just starting to collect to those who compete in a league.  Please call Ken Bignotti (M, W) 734-421-4235 fo more information.

Tue - Mar 31
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Tuesdays, March 17 through April 28. Registration required.

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