Preschool Yoga

Saturday March 7, 2015: 10:00 am to 10:40 am -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for ages 2 - 5

Enjoy stories, puppets, and movements that promote coordination, flexibility, and storytime fun with Catalina Arango of Ananda Children.

Make Your Own Drop Spindle (and Learn To Spin Yarn!)

Saturday March 7, 2015: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

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

Have you ever wondered how to make yarn? Have you seen someone spinning yarn and wanted to give it a whirl? Come learn with us!

Drop spinning is an ancient craft that uses simple materials to make a spindle that spins sheep's wool or other fibers into yarn. At this event, participants will make their own drop spindle using doweling and recycled CDs and learn the basics of how to spin using their new drop spindle.

GameStart Workshop: Minecraft Blockly

Saturday March 7, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 1-3

Get your first taste of programming with a visual approach! The software developers at GameStart have created a programming environment for our youngest Minecrafters which leverages visual scripting technology developed at Google. Learn the fundamentals of programming with the game you love.

Felt Flower Fun

Sunday March 8, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

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

Make a variety of flowers that don’t require water!

Night Creatures!

Sunday March 8, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for preschool - grade 3.

Uncover the secrets to life after dark at this interactive program, presented by the Organization for Bat Conservation.

Encounter an owl, bats, and other nocturnal animals, as you learn about the fascinating adaptations and survival tools of nighttime creatures.

Circle K Homework Help

Sunday March 8, 2015: 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!

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Monday March 9, 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.

Story and Craft Time: 'Click Clack Moo'

Monday March 9, 2015: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for preschool - grades 3.

It’s storytelling and a craft, featuring the book Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin!

This event corresponds with the Michigan Theater’s “Not Just for Kids” March 15th performance of 'Click Clack Moo.'

Circle K Homework Help

Monday March 9, 2015: 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!

Baby Playgroups

Tuesday March 10, 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.