Circle K Homework Help-CANCELLED

Wednesday October 1, 2014: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

This event is intended for Grades K - 12.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, there will be no Circle K Homework Help on October 1.

We do apologize for any inconvenience.

In the meanwhile, don't forget that we offer Brainfuse Homework Help which is available at all of our branches, and from off-site 2PM -11PM.

Emerging Writer's Workshop: What To Talk About When You Talk About Your Book

Thursday October 2, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for Teens in Grades 6-12 and Adults

How do you tell others about your book? Is there a way to sum up an entire book without getting bogged down in detail or leaving out the main point? In “What To Talk About When You Talk About Your Book,” authors Margaret Yang and Lara Zielin will cover the essential documents every writer needs: query letters, synopses, log lines and blurbs. Join us for this Emerging Writers Workshop, featuring perspectives from indie and traditional publishing.

College Night: Solving the College Admissions Puzzle

Thursday October 2, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

This event is intended for grade 9 to adult.

Applying to college? This event is for you: AADL's 8th annual College Night with the co-authors of "Solving the College Admissions Puzzle: A Guide for Students and Families About College Selection, Essay Writing, and High-Stakes Testing." Learn how to reduce your stress and increase your chances for success from the three experts of collegeadmissionsadvisors.com.

Community High's college prep counselor John Boshoven, M.A., M.S.W. will help you understand how to find the college that fits; Essay Coaching founder Debbie Merion, M.S.W, M.F.A. explains how to write a winning college application essay, and Managing Your Mind principal Geri Markel Ph.D. will provide tips about how to score your highest on tests such as the ACT and SAT, all to be followed by Q and A. Books will be for sale.

This event was originally scheduled for the Downtown Library Multi-Purpose Room and has been relocated to the 4th floor of the Downtown Library.

Workshop: Roblox Studio

Friday October 3, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for Grades 3-8

The staff of GameStart will show you how to combine elements of art, design, math, and physics as you learn to make your own video game! You will start by creating your own hero, villain, and in-game props, then you will craft the landscape of your game world with challenging puzzles and thrilling obstacles.

Melt and Pour Soap

Saturday October 4, 2014: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 6 to adult

Make your own soap for yourself or for a friend.

Polymer Clay Pendants

Sunday October 5, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 6 -adult

We'll show you some techniques to make a one of a kind pendant.

Dia de la Familia Latina

Sunday October 5, 2014: 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for all ages.

This Latino-focused family event takes place during National Hispanic Heritage Month and features entertainment, games, crafts, food, and face painting! Health information addressing mental, physical, and social issues in the Latino community will be available.

Circle K Homework Help

Sunday October 5, 2014: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm -- Downtown Library: aadlfreespace

This event is intended for grades K-12

Need help with homework? Students in grades K-12 can get homework help at AADL, provided by volunteers for the University of Michigan chapter of Circle K. No appointment necessary - just drop by!

Circle K Homework Help

Monday October 6, 2014: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

This event is intended for Grades K - 12.

Need help with homework? Students in grades K-12 can get homework help at AADL, provided by volunteers for the University of Michigan chapter of Circle K. No appointment necessary - just drop by!

Workshop: Civilization V

Monday October 6, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8

In Civ V, players take turns to re-imagine human history as world leaders past and present, from Harun al-Rashid of the Arabians to Shaka of the Zulus. GameStart staff will show you how to make your own custom civilizations by creating the Civ's: name, leader, special units, buildings, and diplomatic text. The day will finish with free play time, including a massive multi-player scenario!