LEGO Connection

Sunday May 31, 2015: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades K-5 with an adult.

Get connected with other LEGO-minded people and build cool things during this open LEGO play. AADL will supply the LEGOs, so leave your supply at home!

Although your LEGO creation must be left here, it may be photographed for our LEGO Look Book.

Family Board Game Bash

Saturday June 6, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults, teens, and children age 3 and up.

Play our giant floor games and board games, listen to music, and eat fun snacks with your family and friends!

Sensation Stations

Wednesday June 10, 2015: 10:30 am to 11:30 am -- Traverwood 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!

Nature Walk @ Argo Nature Area

Thursday June 11, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Argo Nature Area

This event is intended for adults, teens, and children in Kindergarten and up.

Join staff members of AADL and the City of Ann Arbor’s Natural Area Preservation for an informative nature walk along the Huron River in the 22-acre Argo Nature Area.

Argo Nature Area has been a prime target for combating invasive species and restoring native ones. We'll learn about these native plants and animals, and about the diverse natural features of the area on our walk.

Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Meet in the parking lot by Argo Canoe Livery, off of Longshore Drive.

Splashy Stories

Wednesday June 24, 2015: 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for children in preschool-grade 3

The AADL storytellers present a summer lovin' puppet show filled with colorful ocean and jungle creatures.

Magnificent Matisse

Thursday June 25, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for Grades 3-8

Learn about the amazing 20th century artist Henri Matisse, and about his unique, vibrantly colored paintings and cut-paper art!

Then, create an art piece in the style of Matisse!

Preschool ArtStart

Monday June 29, 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.

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!