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Kids ages 8 and older can make a keepsake for mom that she is sure to be impressed by. Spend time in the native plant garden for inspiration and learn a few basic stitches. Embroidery hoop, threads, and a plain bandana will be included (guests should also feel free...
Community members and groups from Walled Lake, Novi and all surrounding areas are invited to make a blanket for kids facing extended stays in the hospital. The goal is to make 500 blankets. On April 17, families can pick up blanket kits at a drive-thru event at Suburban Collection...
Kids in grades 5-12 can prepare to celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4 with a bag of crafts, stickers and more. Email a picture of one of the completed craft to the teen librarian by May 8 for a chance to win a Pop! Star Wars BB-8 Bobble....
March is the perfect time to start seeds indoors that will be ready to plant after the last frost (April 23 for Royal Oak according to the Farmer’s Almanac). Families are invited to learn how to fold recycled newspapers for the pots – it’s like origami! Event Cost: Free, registration...
Teens ages 11 to 18 are invited to make adorable felt Peeps with step-by-step instructions from Creativebug. Peeps are a perfect needle felting project with their recognizable shape and bright color. This session will be a screen-share with Miss Becca, and teens can access Creativebug for free any time...
Artist Keith McGuire will instruct artists in grades 4-12 to draw Pokemon characters step-by-step.  Bring favorite Pokemon cards and watch as Keith makes quick sketches at the end of the program. Time will be available to ask questions and to share your work. Materials Needed: Paper and pencil, thin black...
Learn to draw fun caricatures of some of literature's favorite characters led by a puppet instructor. Whether artists are just beginning or more advanced, this workshop will teach the tips, tricks and techniques of caricature drawing. Event Cost: Free, registration required for Zoom link Event Times: 2-3 p.m.
Families are invited to join ROPL for all things magical and shiny to celebrate National Unicorn Day with songs, stories, fingerplays and a unicorn craft. Registration is required and families can contact Emily to schedule supplies pickup. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times: 7 p.m.
Kids ages 5 to 8 will join Royal Oak’s OUR Credit Union to learn healthy money habits and savings strategies that will help them throughout life. Each participant will receive a free money-themed book and a craft. Event Cost: Free, registration required; contact Amy to schedule supplies pickup Event Times: 7...
The idea behind a wish bracelet is that you make a wish, and tie it on.  Eventually, the hemp wears out, and you will lose the beads. When this happens, your wish is then “released” and is supposed to come true. Tweens and teens ages 11-18 are invited to...
Kids ages 10 and older can enjoy Earth Day by taking items that would normally be thrown away and turning them into something useful. For this upcycling craft, packaging tubes of different sizes will be used to create a colorful wall hanging organizer. Crafters can make it their own...
Honor Mother Nature with kids craft stations using recycled items, take-home seed planting, scavenger hunt, garden stroll and recycling tips. A native pollinator tree sponsored by the Rotary Club of Taylor will be installed at the new (2020) Taylor Garden Club native plant garden. Event Cost: Free Event Times: 10 a.m.-noon