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Can you create your own zine in 24 hours? Led by Linette Lao, this hands-on workshop starts with a 2-hour how-to session that challenges you to make your zine. Return the next day at 1 p.m. to show, share or trade! All materials provided. Part of our YpsiWrites series in...
Spotlight scientists from the University of Michigan return to the library to share the latest research at hands-on stations kids and families can explore.
Join F.E.M.M.E.S from the University of Michigan for engaging, hands-on STEM activities in a fun and exploratory environment.
After a spell turns a stuck-up prince into a frog, his only hope of being saved is a spoiled princess who is dealing with her own problems. Can they help each other learn the value of friendship or are they doomed to their slimy ways? Bring the whole family...
Experience the wonder of the cosmos at the library! Stargaze and listen to stories inside a giant mobile planetarium.
Listen to bluegrass music by the all-girl band, Lafferty Pike. After the concert, kids can touch and even try out an instrument.
Join Ann Arbor symphony orchestra musicians and Geri Stein for live music, stories and movement, featuring Joy Rowland on the string bass. The same performance will happen at 11 a.m.
Have glowing fun with stories and activities in the dark.
Join us after school from Jan. 14-Feb. 25 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in investigating and understanding the operation of simple and compound machines found in everyday life. Closed for Presidents' Day. Aimed at ages 7-14.
Join Akili Jackson for an evening of interactive music and spoken word to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Kids can take a turn at the mic to share their voices and be part of the conversation about creating positive change in Ypsi through music.
Panelists Tamara Tucker-Ibarisha and Yodit Mesfin Johnson of Black Men Read, and Jason Gold of Gold Standard Advocates for Early Childhood Investment, will discuss the science of building resilience in kids. We'll end with a reading about Ruby Bridges and crafts. Families can choose to stay to watch the...
Make Frida Kahlo-style self-portraits with local art honor society students, under the guidance of art instructor Belen Pilaftsidis. Your art exhibited at the Family Read event at Riverside Art Center on March 18.