Preschool Storytimes

Wednesday November 5, 2014: 10:00 am to 10:30 am -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

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

Preschool Storytimes

Wednesday November 5, 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.

Playgroups

Wednesday November 5, 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.

Circle K Homework Help

Wednesday November 5, 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!

Preschool Storytimes

Wednesday November 5, 2014: 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

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

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Wednesday November 5, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Traverwood 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.

Chile and Argentina: The Wilderness and Beyond

Wednesday November 5, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

Travel with photographer Ann O’Hagan to the ends of the earth! Ann will present a visual journey showcasing the unparalleled scenic beauty of Chile and Argentina, starting at Chile's beautiful Atacama Desert and ending in Buenos Aires, Argentina, also known as "the Paris of South America." Ann's photography captures the wilds of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, and the breath-taking views of mountain peaks, glaciers, and fjords along the way. Her journey also traces the coastline, including the Strait of Magellan, Drake's Passage, and Cape Horn.

Ann O'Hagan is a southeast Michigan native. After thirty-five years of teaching high school, she is now directing her energies to national and world travel and the pursuit of creative photography. Ann's background includes photography and art classes at St. Mary's College in Indiana, Eastern Michigan University, and Washtenaw Community College. She has also studied with such nationally recognized photographers as Joe Englander, Larry Mitchell, and John Shaw. Ann uses photography as a means of preserving and sharing her emotional response to the visual delights of new surroundings. Travel and her love of the outdoors are the two major themes of her work.

Nurturing Baby & You: For Babies to Pre-Walkers

Thursday November 6, 2014: 10:00 am to 10:45 am -- Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

This event is intended for children age 3 months to pre-walkers with their adult (no older siblings, please)

Gari Stein leads this unique program that focuses on play, movement and touch, featuring rhymes, tunes for everyday routines, massage, waltzing, folk dance, instruments, lullabies, and more. This event promotes healthy development and strong bonds derived from research on the body-brain connection. It’s a time to share resources and support and turn cranky to calm in a warm, gentle, and nurturing environment. No older siblings, please.

Preschool Storytimes

Thursday November 6, 2014: 10:00 am to 10:30 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.

Playgroups

Thursday November 6, 2014: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm -- 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.