Weekly and Monthly Events at Ypsilanti District Library

The Ypsilanti District Library offers several events that recur weekly or monthly. I covered their weekly and monthly story time events earlier this week. The current schedule runs through the end of May.

Every Tuesday night is
LEGO Night at the Whittaker Rd library. Join the library from 6-8p on Tuesdays for LEGO play. We attended a LEGO Night last year, and there were lots of DUPLOS available for younger children. The event offers non-guided free-building. I had been expecting more of a guided event which may have colored our expectations.

Make plans to stop at the Superior Branch for Wii Wednesdays from 5-6:30p. They will have open play of Wii Sports, Mario Kart, Super Mario Brothers, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, and more.

826 Michigan offers Creative Writing Workshops for Teens and Youth at the Michigan Branch of Ypsilanti District Library. The Teen sessions are offered on Mondays at 5:30p. Youth sessions are offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 5:30p.

Kids ages 6-8 can Read to Jazz the Library Dog every other Thursday from 6-7:30p at the Michigan Branch. Scheduled dates are April 3, 17, May 1, and May 15. Advance signup is needed. You can register by calling 482-4110 x1390.


The Parent/Child Book Group for kids in grades 4-6 meets on the third Monday of each month from 7-8:30p at the Whittaker Rd Branch. The librarian selects a new book each month.

The Teen Creativity Lab is held at 6:30p on the second and fourth Mondays of each month with the last session on Monday, May 5. Teens will learn different creative skills each session from crafts, to comics, to performance, and much more.

The Library’s Teen Advisory Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 7-8:30p at the Whittaker Rd branch. The group helps plan programs and select library materials.

The Teen Fantasy Book Group meets at the Whittaker Rd Branch on the third Thursday from 7-8:30p. The current selection can be found by calling the library at 482-4110 x1340. The group is for teens age 12-17.

TYDL Wave, the teen anime club, meets on the fourth Saturday from noon-2p at the Whittaker Branch.

The Ypsilanti District Library locations are:
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