Dancing Babies with Gari Stein

Saturday October 11, 2014: 10:00 am to 10:40 am -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for 0-5 years with an adult.

Gari Stein, Teacher of Music for Little Folks, leads a program of music and motion at the Library!

Star Wars Reads Day Crafts

Saturday October 11, 2014: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for Grades K-5

May the glue be with you! Celebrate the 3rd annual Star Wars Reads Day with us by making some out-of-this-galaxy Star Wars puppets!

Learn, Build and Play with LEGO

Sunday October 12, 2014: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for Grades K-5 with an adult

Join us for an afternoon of LEGO building and learning with trained Bricks 4 Kidz teachers leading the way. Using LEGO Technic sets children will learn, build and play while experiencing a variety of activities designed to foster teamwork, build self confidence and problem solving skills. Bricks 4 Kidz programs aim to explore math and science concepts while having fun in a non-competitive setting.

Honeycomb Pin Board

Sunday October 12, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults and teens grade 6 and up.

Make a custom pin board that matches your own style and decor.

Hospice Memorial Gathering event

Sunday October 12, 2014: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

The staff and volunteers of Arbor Hospice's Grief Support Services cordially invite you, your family, and friends to honor the memory of your loved one at this Memorial Gathering.

You are encouraged to bring a photo of your loved one to display on a Memorial Table during this program. Light refreshments will be served.

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 on Arbor Hospice Grief Support, contact Grief Support at 734-794-5460 or mschultz@arborhospice.org.

Circle K Homework Help

Sunday October 12, 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!

Preschool Storytimes

Tuesday October 14, 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.

Playgroups

Tuesday October 14, 2014: 10:00 am to 11:00 am -- Malletts Creek 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.

Preschool Storytimes

Tuesday October 14, 2014: 11:00 am to 11:30 am -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

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

The Coldest Case in Battle Creek History: Authors Blaine Pardoe and Victoria R. Hester Discusses Their New True Crime Book 'The Murder Of Maggie Hume'

Tuesday October 14, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event will be recorded

Author Blaine Pardoe will discuss his new book, "The Murder of Maggie Hume: Cold Case in Battle Creek," about brutal murder of the daughter of a beloved Battle Creek football coach in 1983. Compiled from documents, videos and interviews the facts and clues of the mysterious, the facts will be presented to the public for the first time. Blaine and his daughter, Victoria Hester, have cracked open three decades of material on this mysterious tragedy, exposing dark secrets and political in-fighting that tore at the Battle Creek legal system for years.

Books will be for sale.