Category Archives: library

Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs

Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs & Recommendations

Summer Reading Programs with rewards for kids have been going on for as long as I can remember. Fortunately there are some great Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs. I’m also sharing links to the Summer Reading Recommendations that we did last summer. Over the years my daughter has participated in a number of different summer reading programs. When she was younger and […]

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AADL Pittsfield Branch Closed this Week

Roller Coaster Engineering at AADL

This week the Pittsfield Branch of Ann Arbor District Library will be closed for carpet replacement. The library did not open today and will remain closed through May 22. Pittsfield Branch Events I have updated the Baby Playgroups and Preschool Storytimes at Pittsfield Branch to list as cancelled for this week. The only other event that I had listed as being located at Pittsfield […]

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Halloween Costume Swap at Ann Arbor District Library

Halloween Costume Swap at AADL

Have you heard that Ann Arbor District Library is holding a Halloween Costume Swap for a second year? You can drop off your old costumes from now through the costume swap on October 23 at any Ann Arbor District Library location. They are accepting costumes in all sizes – babies through adults You can select a new costume at the Downtown Branch from 1-2:30p on […]

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Visit the Ann Arbor District Library – Wednesday Activity Review

Visiting AADL - Playing Chess Downtown

Visiting the Library is today’s Wednesday Activity Review Each Wednesday this summer, Ann Arbor with Kids is covering an activity typically aimed at children in Elementary School. Especially with the heat, a trip to the library is always a great choice. In addition to all of the great books, each of the Ann Arbor District libraries offers other fun activities. AADL also hosts great events for all […]

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5 Big Kid Free Activities – Wednesday Activity Review

Escape the Big Kids This Summer

This is part of our Wednesday Activity Review series. Most of the Wednesday Activity Review series focus on activities for elementary aged students. Today. I’m changing things up and focusing on activities just for preschoolers and toddlers where they can have a break from the big kids who are home for the summer. As a toddler especially, my daughter was very intimidated by the crowds of big […]

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AADL Programming for Kids 5 and Under

Baby Playgroup at AADL (Ann Arbor District Library)

The Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) offers many great programs for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. While the classes are offered year round, they offer a fun indoor activity during the winter months. They offer a baby playgroup session each weekday, preschool story time from Tuesday through Friday. There are several music and art programs that recur throughout the year on a less regular […]

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Day of the Dead and More Activities Today

Day of the Dead Activities on October 28

Today is evidently the day that both the Ann Arbor District Library and Ypsilanti District Library have picked to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). They are both offering Day of the Dead events. With a rainy forecast, it’s a great day to head to the library for activities. Today’s Day of the Dead activities include Day of the Dead – Paper […]

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Ann Arbor Halloween Events for Kids

Ann Arbor Halloween Events

I love Halloween in Ann Arbor. There are always a lot of fun family Halloween Events around town and in surrounding communities. I must not be the only one who love Ann Arbor Halloween since the website has a spike in traffic every October with people looking for information on Halloween events. I will continue to add to the post as more events […]

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KinderConcerts for 2015-2016 Start Tomorrow

Each year the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra holds a series of KinderConcerts at local libraries for kids from ages 2-5. Each series features a different instrument which is introduced to the kids during the event. The events are held 3 times a year at the Ann Arbor, Dexter, and Ypsilanti Libraries.  The first 2015 KinderConcerts are this weekend, September 25-28. They feature […]

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