Events

Events Calendar
Our programs are also included on our calendar here.


Our events are currently being held on Zoom.  
If you have questions about any of our events, please email youth@milanlibrary.org.



Saturdays, October 17 & October 31
10:30 A.M.
on Zoom
planned for preschool through 2nd grade
all ages welcome

Please register here.

Saturday Stories will be held on Zoom at 10:30 A.M. on the Saturdays listed below. We will add additional dates as we schedule them.

These events are planned for preschoolers through early elementary ages. All ages are welcome.

We'll read 1 or 2 picture books and participate in related activities. Craft projects will be available for you to pick up from the library and take home to make.


Saturday Stories with Milan Area Fire Department
Saturday, October 17
We'll read a book about firefighters and then a Milan Area Fire Department firefighter will take us on a virtual tour of the fire station and talk about fire safety.
Take home crafts will be available to pick up during any of our Curbside Pickup hours beginning on Monday, October 12. Crafts will include a cardstock fire hat to color and wear, a cut/color/paste fire truck craft, and additional fire-themed activity pages.

Saturday Stories: Halloween
Saturday, October 31
We'll read 1 or 2 fun books about Halloween, sing a Halloween song, and participate in other Halloween-themed activities.  
Crafts will be available to pick up during any of our Curbside Pickup hours beginning on Wednesday, October 21. Crafts will include a paper spider project that can be worn as a hat or set on a surface, a paper pumpkin craft, and additional Halloween-themed activity pages.

Please register here.



Tiny Tales & Storytime

Storytime will be held online.  See the 
Storytime page for details.

Tiny Tales is canceled until further notice.

You can see online read-alouds, ebook resources, children's concerts, and more here.
We miss seeing you at the library and hope you are continuing to read, sing, dance, and play together at home!



Book Clubs - Online Meetings
See the book club page for more information.



Additional resources & activities



Resources about COVID-19 - books for children, journal pages, tips for talking with your child

Share a Smile - Share artwork and letters with Meals on Wheels recipients.

Share Your Story - Share your experiences and daily life during this pandemic.

Poetry Month - Write a poem to add to our Poetree.



TNT Programs
(Teen and Tween: 6th - 12th grade)
See TNT programs here.

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The following events are canceled until further notice.

 

Read to Hazel
Dates will be posted here when we are able to resume this event.
6:30 - 7:30
Registration required



Cathy Toth and her dog Hazel are members of the Alliance of Therapy Dogs.  They will be at the library on Monday, February 3 for children to read to Hazel the dog.

Reading to Hazel provides children with a relaxed environment to practice reading and gain confidence in their reading skills.

Children may bring a book to read or choose one from the library.

We are accepting registrations for 10-minute increments throughout the hour Hazel will be here.  Please register here.  




Game Days

Dates will be posted as they are scheduled.

Drop by to build LEGO creations and play board games, card games, cup stacking, and more. From Hi Ho Cherry-O and I Spy to Labrynth and Bugs in the Kitchen to Ticket to Ride and Settlers of Catan, we'll have something for all ages!



Nature Walk and Wander Pack Exploration
Saturday, September 21
10:30-11:30 A.M.



Update: Thank you, Wandering Washtenaw and everyone who attended. This was a great event!

The Wander Packs are available to check out. You can reserve one here - or stop by to check one out.



Wandering Washtenaw is donating 3 Wander Packs to our library. Thank you, Wandering Washtenaw!

These backpacks will contain items you can use to explore nature: binoculars, compasses, and more. They will be available to check out by our library patrons soon!

We're launching this program with a Nature Walk on Saturday, September 21. We'll start at the library, walk through Wilson Park using items from the backpacks to explore what we see, and wrap up back at the library with a nature craft.

If you'd like to attend the event on Saturday, September 21, please register here. Registration is not required, but is appreciated. It will help us plan for the appropriate number of people.

We hope to see you there!

If you'd like to check out one of the Wander Packs, you can reserve one here - or stop by to check one out.

TNT Programs
(Teen and Tween: 6th - 12th grade)

See TNT programs here.

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