CANCELLED - English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Monday November 24, 2014: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

Due to the power outage at Pittsfield Branch, the ESL group has been cancelled for today.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Playgroups

Wednesday November 26, 2014: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

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.

Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! Thanksgiving Decorations!

Wednesday November 26, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for preschool – grade 5.

Make a special Thanksgiving decoration for your holiday!

Preschool Storytimes

Friday November 28, 2014: 10:00 am to 10:30 am -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

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

Make a Fairy Doll!

Saturday November 29, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades K-5.

Do you just LOVE fairies? We'll show you how to make your own fairy doll.

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Monday December 1, 2014: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

Washtenaw Literacy's ESL groups focus on speaking and listening skills for adults in an informal, relaxed setting. TOEFL preparation is also available.

Grief 101: What To Expect When Grieving

Tuesday December 2, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

Presented by Arbor Hospice’s Grief Support Services, this educational meeting will provide you with the resources and information you are looking for when coping with the loss of a loved one. The session will help examine what is normal during the grief process, strategies for coping, suggestions for self-care, and what support is available to you. There will be time for questions at the end.

Arbor Hospice is a community resource that provides grief support services to any member of our community who has experienced a loss through death. In addition to providing support services to family members who have utilized Arbor Hospice’s services, programs are open to any member of the community who has experienced a loss.

For more information about Arbor Hospice Grief Support Services, please call 734 – 794-5460 or contact mschultz@arborhospice.org.

Playgroups

Wednesday December 3, 2014: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

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.

Block Printing Workshop

Wednesday December 3, 2014: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults and teens (grade 6 and up)

Using soft linoleum blocks, you will design, carve, and print your own design onto blank note cards or paper. A great way to add a personal touch to the holiday cards. We'll provide the supplies and tools, you bring the creative ideas. No experience necessary.

Preschool Storytimes

Thursday December 4, 2014: 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

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