AADL Circus Camp: Face Painting

Tuesday July 7, 2015: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades K-8

Join local artist Lizzie Lottman as she teaches you how to use Face Paint to make different designs for the stage or just for fun.

Sensation Stations

Thursday July 9, 2015: 10:30 am to 11:30 am -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for ages 18 months-3 years

Drop in for sensory fun!

Young children can engage their senses by scooping, pouring, shaking and sorting a variety of materials, and will learn about colors, shapes, textures and sounds!

Sensational Cezanne

Wednesday July 15, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for Grades 3-8

Learn about the wonderful Post-Impressionist paintings of the late 19th century French artist Paul Cezanne, and about the techniques he used to create his hundreds of still life pieces.

Then, create a still life of your own in the style of Cezanne!

AADL Circus Camp: Hula Hoopla

Thursday July 16, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for grades 3 - adult

Bring your hula hoop to AADL to learn new tricks from experts, teach new tricks and meet other hoop maniacs! We will have some extra hoops too.

Powerful Parachutes

Thursday July 23, 2015: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades 1-5

Discover which materials work for making a great toy parachute- and which ones flop!

Hooray For Hats Storytime

Friday July 24, 2015: 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for preschool through 2nd Grade

Join AADL storytellers Kayla and Amanda for hat-tastic stories at this special storytime! For extra fun, wear your favorite hat, whether it’s festive, silly, crazy, outlandish or just a plain old hat.

Preschool ArtStart

Monday August 3, 2015: 10:00 am to 10:30 am -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for ages 2-5, siblings welcome

Preschoolers can make art too! Join us for fun crafts for children ages 2 to 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Siblings are welcome.

Silly Sock Monsters

Tuesday August 4, 2015: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults, teens, and children grade 2 and up.

Make a goofy monster friend, as featured in "Never Been Stitched" by Amanda Carestio!

Nature Walk @ Furstenburg Nature Area

Thursday August 6, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Furstenburg Nature Area

This event is intended for adults, teens, and children grades K and up.

Join staff members of AADL and the City of Ann Arbor’s Natural Area Preservation for an informative nature walk in the beautiful 38-acre Furstenburg Nature Area.

Furstenburg Nature Area encompasses a wide variety of natural landscapes, including wetlands, woodlands, prairie, and oak savannah, and is connected to Gallup Park on the east side.

Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Meet in the parking lot off of Fuller Road across from Huron High School.

Venerable Van Gogh

Wednesday August 12, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades 3-8

Learn about the late 19th century Post-Impressionist work of the amazing Vincent Van Gogh and about the fantastic brush strokes he used to create his famous pieces.

Then, create a self-portrait of your own in the style of Van Gogh!