Project M/Super Smash Brothers 'Not So' Regulation Throwdown

Saturday February 28, 2015: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

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

Head downtown for a twist on our Super Smash Brothers Brawl Throwdown.

Mending Techniques

Saturday February 28, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for Adults and teens grade 6 and up

Have some mending to do and don't think you have the skills to fix the hole or rip? You do! Karen LePage of Gentle Clothing, and co-author of Sewing For Boys, will bolster your confidence by instructing basic techniques. She'll cover buttons, hems, general clothing care, split seams, and more. Let's make it work!

GameStart: Board Game Maker Workshop

Saturday February 28, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: aadlfreespace

This event is intended for Grades 1 - 12

Design your own board game! From concept to creation, you'll have a chance to learn about various Maker techniques, including 3D printing and laser etching, and take home your very own board game.

All-Ages Mario Kart Tournament

Sunday March 1, 2015: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

This event is intended for all ages.

It's a Mario Kart 8 Tourney for kids, teens AND adults!

Bring the family for an afternoon of fun!

Read Across America Day! Seuss Crafts!

Sunday March 1, 2015: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for grades K - 5.

Celebrate reading and Dr. Seuss’ birthday!

This “craftastical” adventure includes Seuss-y projects based on some of Dr. Seuss’ beloved books, including The Lorax.

Baby Playgroups

Monday March 2, 2015: 10:30 am to 11:30 am -- Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

This event is intended for babies up to 24 months.

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 followed by open playtime. Parents/guardians must remain with their children.

No older siblings, please.

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Monday March 2, 2015: 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.

Getting the "YES" with Body Language

Monday March 2, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Join Clinical Psychologist Janette Ghedotte as she discusses the power of body language and how to create strategies to help establish rapport, decode body language messages and gain greater confidence in business and personal relationships.

Baby Playgroups

Tuesday March 3, 2015: 10:00 am to 11:00 am -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for babies up to 24 months.

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 March 3, 2015: 10:00 am to 10:30 am -- Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

This event is intended for ages 2 - 5 years.

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

Siblings are welcome.