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Star Wars Reads Day Announced

Star Wars Reads Day will be returning for a fourth year on October 10, 2015. With the new movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens releasing in December, this is sure to be a big year. I love how they’ve incorporated the new BB-8 droid in the marketing of the event: No specific local events have been announced yet. However, Barnes & Noble […]

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Star Wars Reads Day This Weekend

Star Wars Reads Day

Star Wars Reads Day is Saturday, October 11. As I have shared many times before, my husband and daughter are big Star Wars fans and my daughter loves reading, so this is a perfect event for our family. In the Ann Arbor area, there are two main celebrations. The Ann Arbor District Library will have Star Wars Crafts from noon-1p at the Malletts […]

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Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Children’s Concerts – Ticket Giveaway

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Children’s Concerts for their 2014-2015 season begin tomorrow, Friday, October 3 with KinderConcerts – Boogying Bass. The season will continue with Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage on Sunday, October 12. I love that the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra offers concerts for children of all ages. KinderConcerts – FREE Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Children’s Concerts The Ann Arbor […]

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October at Ann Arbor District Library

October at Ann Arbor District Library

October at Ann Arbor District Library is a very busy month that includes a couple of my favorite events. The library also continues their regular recurring events: Baby Playgroup, Preschool Storytime, and Circle K Homework Help. October at Ann Arbor District Library for Elementary Students There are two events in October at Ann Arbor District Library that I am excited for with […]

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Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime

Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime

Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime is offered 8 times a week. The story times are held at various branch libraries with both morning and evening sessions. When my daughter was a toddler and preschooler, Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime would run in 6-8 week sessions and then take a few weeks break before the next session. Now Ann […]

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Baby Playgroup at AADL

Baby Playgroup at AADL (Ann Arbor District Library)

We were regular attendees at the Ann Arbor District Library’s Baby Playgroup from the time my daughter was 5 months until she was 18 months. She loved the stories, seeing kids her age, and of course the play time. Play time is held once a day at various branch libraries including one evening session. We started attending Baby Playgroup at AADL when […]

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Fall is Here Weekend Roundup

It is definitely starting to feel like fall this week with the large temperature swings from 45F in the morning to 70F in the afternoons. It definitely makes dressing my daughter for school a challenge…particularly after the jacket gets left at school on the warm afternoons. One activity that my family loves in fall is picking apples. Last year we […]

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Weekend Roundup – The Middle Of September

Most of the elementary school kids are finishing their second week of school and many preschool kids are completing their first week. How is school going so far? For me it feels like we are back in the routine and it was hard to believe that it is only the second week of school. Unfortunately, my daughter’s school seems to […]

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Kerrytown BookFest is Sunday

The 12th Annual Kerytown BookFest returns to the Ann Arbor Farmers Market on Sunday, September 7 from 11a-5p. The Main Tent will include presentations including the 11a presentation of the Community Book Award to Nicola Rooney of Nicola’s Books and the noon presentation The Art of Illustration including three Caldecott Medalists (picture book winners). The Kerrytown Tent will have kids […]

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Labor Day – What’s Open, what’s Closed

Happy Labor Day! As I was browsing my Facebook feed this morning, I came across a number of Labor Day closures and some announcements that places are open. Here is a quick rundown: Closed Today Ann Arbor District Libraries Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum Goldfish Swim School My Urban Toddler Saline Xtreme Bounce Zone Jungle Java Ann Arbor Open Today Ann […]

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