A Visit From Chillers Author Johnathan Rand

Sunday October 26, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for Grades 2 - 5

Johnathan Rand, local author of the popular youth series Michigan Chillers and American Chillers, discusses how he became a writer and how reading and writing are necessary in life. While his books can be spooky, this talk will not be!

There will be books for sale and an author signing after the presentation. This event is geared towards children age 7 and up.

Circle K Homework Help

Sunday October 26, 2014: 3:00 pm to 5:00 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!

Playgroups

Monday October 27, 2014: 10:30 am to 11:30 am -- Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

This is a time for babies up to 24 months and their grown-ups to gather and play. The Library will provide the space and a variety of toys.

Each playgroup includes 15 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs. Parents/guardians must remain with their children.

No older siblings, please.

Circle K Homework Help

Monday October 27, 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: AI in Unreal 4

Monday October 27, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for Grades 3-8

Use the cutting-edge Unreal Engine 4 to learn the basics of artificial intelligence for games. Learn about the different goals of game AIs and how they accomplish those goals, while getting familiar with Unreal's innovative visual scripting system. Then you'll get to work on enemy AI for your own game! No prior experience is necessary. This hands-on workshop is presented by the staff of GameStart.

Preschool Storytimes

Tuesday October 28, 2014: 10:00 am to 10:30 am -- Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

Join us for stories and songs for listeners age 2 to 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Siblings are welcome.

Internet Privacy and Social Media with Nabeela Jaffer

Tuesday October 28, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for Grade 6 and Up.

There is a growing need to educate our community members about internet privacy and social media like FaceBook, twitter Instagram, etc. But more importantly, parents need to know what their kids are up and what they are talking/sharing/watching on these social media, infringement of personal privacy.

Nabeela Jaffer will be talking about the latest trends in the use of social media. Social media is like a must have norm in the new technology world. She will talk about pros and cons of social media like facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat story and linkedin. She will also discuss how to use social media effectively without risking one's privacy.

Nabeela Jaffer, owner of Jafferson Computers, is a software developer and a consultant. She has a BS in Computer Science and is finishing her MSIS at College of Business, Eastern Michigan University. Nabeela has over fifteen years of experience in IT field and she has developed several web and mobile apps on different platforms.

There is a growing need to educate our community members about internet privacy and social media like FaceBook, twitter Instagram, etc. But more importantly, parents need to know what their kids are up and what they are talking/sharing/watching on these social media, infringement of personal privacy.

Preschool Storytimes

Wednesday October 29, 2014: 11:00 am to 11:30 am -- Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

Join us for stories and songs for listeners age 2 to 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Siblings are welcome.

Circle K Homework Help

Wednesday October 29, 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!

Halloween Party!

Friday October 31, 2014: 9:30 am to 10:00 am -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for ages 2- 5 years.

Come in costume for stories, songs and trick or treats. Then head to Main Street for the Halloween Treat Parade!