What's Happening This Week!

LECTURES & DISCUSSIONS: On Wednesday September 20 at 6:00 pm at Westgate Branch, a panel of community representatives discuss issues facing international families. On Monday September 25 at 7:00 pm at the Downtown Library, learn how to evaluate fake news and alternative facts. On Monday September 25 at 7:00 pm at Malletts Creek Branch, find out more about mass incarceration and restorative justice.

EXOTIC ANIMALS: On Wednesday September 20 at 7:00 pm at Pittsfield Branch, adults and teens can enjoy a presentation of wild animals from Ann Arbor's Creature Conservancy.

NATURE & THE ENVIRONMENT: On Thursday September 21 at 6:00 pm, all ages can meet at 1916 Miller Avenue in Ann Arbor for a rain gardens nature walk.

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP: On Thursday September 21 at 6:30 pm at the Downtown Library, learn how to search and apply online for jobs at U-M.

SCI-TECH: On Thursday September 21 at 6:30 pm at the Downtown Library, adults and teens can explore 3D printing. On Thursday September 21 at 7:00 pm at LIVE (102 S 1st Street), adults can learn about architecture, online harassment, and other topics at Nerd Nite Ann Arbor. On Saturday September 23 at 1:00 pm at the Downtown Library, kids, teens, and adults can tear apart electronic devices to see how they work.

MUSIC & DANCE: On Thursday September 21 at 7:00 pm at the Downtown Library, enjoy an evening of Indian classical dance.

FOOD & COOKING: On Saturday September 23 at 11:00 am, adults can take a field trip (registration required) to find out more about Food Gatherers, the food rescue and food bank program serving Washtenaw County.

ART ACTIVITIES & CRAFTS: On Saturday September 23 at 2:00 pm at Pittsfield Branch, kids can create fall-inspired play dough. On Sunday September 24 at 1:00 pm at the Downtown Library, kids can enjoy a directed drawing activity. On Sunday September 24 at 2:00 pm at Malletts Creek Branch, adults and teens can make a geometric mobile. On Sunday September 24 at 3:00 pm at the Downtown Library, adults and teens can attend a drawing workshop. On Monday September 25 at 10:30 am at Traverwood Branch, preschoolers can experiment with art. On Monday September 25 at 7:00 pm at the Downtown Library, adults and teens can enjoy an evening of sewing.

EVENTS FOR BABIES: On Sunday September 24 at 1:00 pm at Westgate Branch, babies and preschoolers can enjoy movement and music at Dancing Babies .

MEET-UPS: On Monday September 25 at 7:00 pm at Westgate Branch, adult and teen writers can discuss their work at the Emerging Writers Meet-Up.