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Libraries Closed
Thu - Sep 03
6:00 PM
  Teen Advisory Committee Meeting
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center

Teens! Come to the library for snacks and discussion about what you'd like to see and do at your Livonia library. Volunteer credit available. We meet the first Thursday of every month.

Sat - Sep 05 -- Mon - Sep 07
  Livonia Libraries Closed Labor Day Weekend
Location: All

Libraries closed for Labor Day Weekend Saturday, Sunday and Monday. We will resume regular hours Tuesday, September 8th.

Tue - Sep 08
  Fall I 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 Tuesday, September 8 at 9:00 am (734) 466-2493. At Noble Library, registration begins Wednesday, September 9 at 10:00 am (734) 421-4235. At Sandburg Library, registration begins Tuesday, September 8 at 12:00 pm (248) 893-4010. Register for storytimes in person or by phone. Sessions begin the week of September 14 and end the week of October 19.

Tue - Sep 08
  Fall I 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 Tuesday, September 8 at 9:00 am (734) 466-2493. At Noble Library, registration begins Wednesday, September 9 at 10:00 am (734) 421-4235. At Sandburg Library, registration begins Tuesday, September 8 at 12:00 pm (248) 893-4010. Register for storytimes in person or by phone. Sessions begin the week of September 14 and end the week of October 19.

Wed - Sep 09
  Fall I 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 Tuesday, September 8 at 9:00 am (734) 466-2493. At Noble Library, registration begins Wednesday, September 9 at 10:00 am (734) 421-4235. At Sandburg Library, registration begins Tuesday, September 8 at 12:00 pm (248) 893-4010. Register for storytimes in person or by phone. Sessions begin the week of September 14 and end the week of October 19.

Wed - Sep 09
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.

Sat - Sep 12
1:00 PM
  Reading with Sophie
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 5 to 12. 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 (743) 466-2493.

Sun - Sep 13
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  First Sunday Open Fall 2015
Location: Civic Center

Civic Center Library resumes Sunday hours for Fall/Winter/Spring 2015-2016 beginning today.

Mon - Sep 14
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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. Mondays, September 14 through October 19. Session 1 (12 to 17 months): 9:30 to 9:50 am. Session 2 (18 to 23 months): 10:30 to 10:50 am.

Tue - Sep 15
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Registration required. Tuesdays, September 15 through October 20.

Wed - Sep 16
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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.

 

Wed - Sep 16
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Noble

Ages 24 to 36 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Registration required. *Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Wednesdays, September 16 through October 21.

      
Wed - Sep 16
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Noble

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Registration required.  *Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Wednesdays, September 16 through October 21.

     
Thu - Sep 17
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
  Drop In Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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! Thursdays, September 17 through October 22.

Thu - Sep 17
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. Registration required. Thursdays, September 17 through October 22

 
Thu - Sep 17
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.  *Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Thursdays, September 17 through October 22.

     
Thu - Sep 17
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. *Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Thursdays, September 17 through October 22.

 

 

 
Thu - Sep 17
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
  Noontime Concert Series: Steelworks Steel Drum Band
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

Don’t put away your Hawaiian shirts just yet because the library is still celebrating summer even if it is September!!! Plan to attend this inaugural concert as “STEELWORKS” performs a wide selection of music in pure Calypso fashion.

 

Thu - Sep 17
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  Harry Potter Club Kickoff Party!
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center

The 4th year of our Harry Potter Club starts today with a special party.

Thu - Sep 17
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  Family Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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. Thursdays, September 17 through October 22.

Thu - Sep 17
7:00 PM
  History Lives at the Library: The Korean War
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

It is often called…The Forgotten War; but thousands of soldiers and civilians perished in this war; along with scores of wounded on both sides. Dr. Donald Borsand will present an in-depth account of the war from the 1950 Invasion to the Armistice of 1953.

Sat - Sep 19
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  GenreCon 2015
Location: Civic Center

Join us for our second annual reader's convention! This year, we'll be focusing on Local History, True Crime, Psychic Phenomena and Inspirational topics. Programs geared especially for kids will take place in the atrium and in the Children's Deptarment Storytime Room. 

Sat - Sep 19
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Limb from Limb
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

As part of our GenreCon 2015, Detroit News reporter George Hunter will talk about his book "Limb from Limb" investigating the Tara Grant murder. Join us for this chilling account of true crime. 

Sat - Sep 19
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Eloise Revisited
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

 GenreCon 2015 continues with Jo Johnson from the Friends of Eloise. She will be speaking at 11:30 about the history of the Wayne County health facilities collectively known as "Eloise". 

Sat - Sep 19
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  It's a Wonderful Afterlife"
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

For over forty years Psychic Medium Kristy Robinett has communicated with thousands of spirits who have shared their experiences with death and what happened afterwards. In It's a Wonderful Afterlife, Robinett delves into what heaven is like, if there is a hell, and what the transition to the Other Side is like depending upon cause of death (suicide, natural, accidental, illness, etc). With personal experiences and stories from clients, she also discusses the many signs and symbols that our loved ones share with us to assure that it is a wonderful afterlife. Kristy is our third GenreCon 2015 speaker of the day.

Sat - Sep 19
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Happiness 101
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

Finish off the day on a positive note as Tammie Ortlieb, Psychology Professor at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, talks about how to live a happy life in "Happiness 101". She is the final speaker of GenreCon 2015.

Mon - Sep 21
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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. Mondays, September 14 through October 19. Session 1 (12 to 17 months): 9:30 to 9:50 am. Session 2 (18 to 23 months): 10:30 to 10:50 am.

Mon - Sep 21
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 - Sep 22
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Registration required. Tuesdays, September 15 through October 20.

Wed - Sep 23
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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.

 

Wed - Sep 23
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Noble

Ages 24 to 36 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Registration required. *Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Wednesdays, September 16 through October 21.

      
Wed - Sep 23
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Noble

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Registration required.  *Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Wednesdays, September 16 through October 21.

     
Thu - Sep 24
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
  Drop In Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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! Thursdays, September 17 through October 22.

Thu - Sep 24
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.  *Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Thursdays, September 17 through October 22.

     
Thu - Sep 24
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. Registration required. Thursdays, September 17 through October 22

 
Thu - Sep 24
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. *Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Thursdays, September 17 through October 22.

 

 

 
Thu - Sep 24
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Harry Potter Club Regular Meeting
Department: Teen
Location: Civic Center
Thu - Sep 24
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  Family Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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. Thursdays, September 17 through October 22.

Sat - Sep 26
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Make Your Own Balloon Animals
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 7 to 12. Learn to make several types of animals or create your own in various colors, shapes and sizes to take home. Balloons and instructional handouts will be provided. Register in person or by phone at (743) 466-2493, beginning Monday, September 1

Mon - Sep 28
  Baby Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

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. Mondays, September 14 through October 19. Session 1 (12 to 17 months): 9:30 to 9:50 am. Session 2 (18 to 23 months): 10:30 to 10:50 am.

Tue - Sep 29
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Preschool Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Civic Center

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Registration required. Tuesdays, September 15 through October 20.

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

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.

 

Wed - Sep 30
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Toddler Storytime
Department: Children
Location: Noble

Ages 24 to 36 months old. Stories, fingerplays, and large movement activities for that terrific two in your life. Registration required. *Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Wednesdays, September 16 through October 21.

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

Ages 3 to 5 years old. Enjoy stories, songs, and more! Registration required.  *Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Wednesdays, September 16 through October 21.

     

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