Preschool Storytimes

Wednesday May 13, 2015: 10:00 am to 10:30 am -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

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.

Baby Playgroups

Wednesday May 13, 2015: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm -- Pittsfield 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

Wednesday May 13, 2015: 11:00 am to 11:30 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.

Preschool Storytimes

Wednesday May 13, 2015: 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

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.

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Wednesday May 13, 2015: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Malletts Creek 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.

College Success for the ADHD Student: Making the Transition from High School

Wednesday May 13, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for adults and teens grade 9 and up

Most ADHD students have difficulty with the transition from high school to college; in fact, the vast majority drop out of school.

Join ADHD Coach Michael Thompson and learn answers to key questions:

Why do ADHD college students have so much trouble their first year?
Which aspects of their ADHD give them the most problems?
What is the Performance Gap for ADHD Students?
What is the 5-Point Approach for helping students with ADHD?
How does their understanding of ADHD make a huge difference in their performance?
What are the typical strengths of a person with ADHD?
How can an ADHD Coach make the transition to college easier for an ADHD student?

Michael Thompson is an ADHD coach, speaker, and educator. He is president of ADHD Coaching Empowers, a company specializing in helping those with ADHD. He is humorous and spirited as a speaker, delivering high energy, solution-oriented, informative talks.

This event is co-sponsored by AADL and CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder) of Washtenaw County.

Preschool Storytimes

Thursday May 14, 2015: 10:00 am to 10:30 am -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

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.

Baby Playgroups

Thursday May 14, 2015: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm -- 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.

A Town Hall Meeting about Women’s Health and Disability – A University and Community Partnership

Thursday May 14, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event will be recorded

A joint collaboration between the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living and the University of Michigan produced this study on Women's Health and Disability. Women with disabilities shared their personal experiences and point of view about their health and interacting with health care providers. Themes related to personal and societal stereotypes, the need to educate doctors about their disability, needing for more information to make decisions, and environmental barriers reflected their experiences.

We invite the community to give the researchers feedback on the findings of the study and where we should go next. We want to hear from you!

This research partnership was made possible through the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR); the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living and the University of Michigan.

Preschool Storytimes

Thursday May 14, 2015: 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.