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Story Times

We have a variety of programs for children and young adults including story time. The Calendar of Events for Kids is available online. Please contact Leslie Warren, our Children/Teen Services Coordinator for additional information at 437.6473 or children@hillsdale-library.org.

 

Summer Reading

Each summer we have special programs for children from June through August. Last year's theme was "On your mark, get set...read." In 2017, the Children's theme and the Teen Theme will be "Build a Better World!" Please contact our Children/Teen Services Coordinator for additional information at 437.6473 or children@hillsdale-library.org.

SR Kickoff

2017 Comprehensive Summer Reading Events

Week 1

o Monday June 19th -  Registration begins at 2pm with Made in Michigan with Dynamic School Assemblies at 3:00 pm

o Wednesday June 21st - Canceled Lego Club due to Kids Fest at the Fairgrounds

o Friday June 23rd - Lil' cubs story time 10:30am

· Week 2

o Tuesday June 27th - Crafty Club 2:30pm

o Wednesday June 28th - Birdhouse building from recycled materials 1:30-3:00pm

o Thursday June 29th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday June 30th - Lil' cubs story time 10:30am

· Week 3

o Monday July 3rd - design an ideal neighborhood 2pm-3pm

o Tuesday July 4th - LIBRARY CLOSED

o Wednesday July 5th - Lego Club 3:30pm

o Thursday July 6th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday July 7th - Lil' cubs story time 10:30am

· Week 4

o Monday July 10th - 2-3pm scavenger hunt through the library

o Tuesday July 11th - Crafty Club 2:30 pm

o Wednesday July 12th - Camera Obscura workshop 3:00-4:30 pm

o Thursday July 13th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday July 14th - Lil' Cubs Storytime 10:30 am

· Week 5

o Monday July 17th - teen design a small free library 2-3pm

o Tuesday July 18th - "Get Busy" with Children's Theatre of Michigan at 1pm

o Wednesday July 19th - Lego Club 3:30 pm

o Thursday June 20th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday July 21st - Lil' Cubs Storytime 10:30 am

· Week 6

o Monday July 24th -Bridges to everywhere 3-4pm

o Tuesday July 25th - Crafty Club 2:30 pm

o Wednesday Jul 26th - Sun Prints workshop 3:00-4:30 pm

o Thursday June 27th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday July 28th - Lil' Cubs Storytime 10:30 am

· Week 7

o Tuesday August 1st - Build me up Buttercup teen self-esteem building 2-3 pm

o Wednesday August 2nd - Lego Club 3:30pm. Complete Lego challenges!

o Thursday June 27th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday August 4th - Lil' Cubs Storytime 10:30 am

· Week 8

o Tuesday August 8th - Crafty Club 2:30 pm

o Friday August 11th - Lil' Cubs Storytime 10:30 am

o Friday August 11th - Teen and tween pizza party 2-3:30 pm

o Saturday August 12th - 10:30am Michindoh Water Slide Party K-5th grade

 

What activities are best for my child's age range?

· All ages

o "Made in Michigan" with Dynamic School Assemblies

· 2-5 years of age

o Lil' Cubs Storytime

· K-5th grade (K& 1st grade with adult supervision)

o Lego Club

o Scavenger Hunt

o Sun Prints

o Camera Obscura

o Michindoh Waterslide party

o Building recycled birdhouses

o "Get Busy" with the Children's Theatre of Michigan

o Bridges to everywhere

· 5th - 8th grade

o Picturing Place 6 week workshop

· 6th - 12th grade

o Crafty Club

o Teen and Tween Pizza Party

o Building recycled birdhouses

o Design an ideal neighborhood

o Scavenger Hunt

o Design a free small library

o Build me up Buttercup

o Bridges to everywhere


PULSE near you: Putting Upcoming Library Special Events near you

We are now working with Camden Township Library, Hudson Public Library, North Adams Library, and Pittsford Public Library to create a calender of all of the events that are going on in our communities! Please be patient with us as we put the finishing touches on our community calender. Check out what is going on near you using this link.

 

The Mitchell Research Center

The Mitchell Research Center is located on the first floor of the Mitchell Building at 22 North Manning Street in Hillsdale. The purpose of the MRC is to "make collected and donated research records and materials relative to genealogical, historical and archival subjects available; to provide needed or requested assistance to the public; and to continue doing needed indexing and compiling of research material. For more information, see the MRC website.

Image result for build a better world summer reading program black and white 2017 Comprehensive Summer Reading Events

(Revised 6/5/17)

 

 

· Week 1

o Monday June 19th -  Registration begins at 2pm with Made in Michigan with Dynamic School Assemblies at 3:00 pm

o Wednesday June 21st - Canceled Lego Club due to Kids Fest at the Fairgrounds

o Friday June 23rd - Lil' cubs story time 10:30am

· Week 2

o Tuesday June 27th - Crafty Club 2:30pm

o Wednesday June 28th - Birdhouse building from recycled materials 1:30-3:00pm

o Thursday June 29th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday June 30th - Lil' cubs story time 10:30am

· Week 3

o Monday July 3rd - design an ideal neighborhood 2pm-3pm

o Tuesday July 4th - LIBRARY CLOSED

o Wednesday July 5th - Lego Club 3:30pm

o Thursday July 6th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday July 7th - Lil' cubs story time 10:30am

· Week 4

o Monday July 10th - 2-3pm scavenger hunt through the library

o Tuesday July 11th - Crafty Club 2:30 pm

o Wednesday July 12th - Camera Obscura workshop 3:00-4:30 pm

o Thursday July 13th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday July 14th - Lil' Cubs Storytime 10:30 am

· Week 5

o Monday July 17th - teen design a small free library 2-3pm

o Tuesday July 18th - "Get Busy" with Children's Theatre of Michigan at 1pm

o Wednesday July 19th - Lego Club 3:30 pm

o Thursday June 20th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday July 21st - Lil' Cubs Storytime 10:30 am

· Week 6

o Monday July 24th -Bridges to everywhere 3-4pm

o Tuesday July 25th - Crafty Club 2:30 pm

o Wednesday Jul 26th - Sun Prints workshop 3:00-4:30 pm

o Thursday June 27th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday July 28th - Lil' Cubs Storytime 10:30 am

 

 

· Week 7

o Tuesday August 1st - Build me up Buttercup teen self-esteem building 2-3 pm

o Wednesday August 2nd - Lego Club 3:30pm. Complete Lego challenges!

o Thursday June 27th - Picturing Place photography workshop 2:30-4:30pm

o Friday August 4th - Lil' Cubs Storytime 10:30 am

· Week 8

o Tuesday August 8th - Crafty Club 2:30 pm

o Friday August 11th - Lil' Cubs Storytime 10:30 am

o Friday August 11th - Teen and tween pizza party 2-3:30 pm

o Saturday August 12th - 10:30am Michindoh Water Slide Party K-5th grade

 

What activities are best for my child's age range?

· All ages

o "Made in Michigan" with Dynamic School Assemblies

· 2-5 years of age

o Lil' Cubs Storytime

· K-5th grade (K& 1st grade with adult supervision)

o Lego Club

o Scavenger Hunt

o Sun Prints

o Camera Obscura

o Michindoh Waterslide party

o Building recycled birdhouses

o "Get Busy" with the Children's Theatre of Michigan

o Bridges to everywhere

· 5th - 8th grade

o Picturing Place 6 week workshop

· 6th - 12th grade

o Crafty Club

o Teen and Tween Pizza Party

o Building recycled birdhouses

o Design an ideal neighborhood

o Scavenger Hunt

o Design a free small library

o Build me up Buttercup

o Bridges to everywhere

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call our Children's Librarian, Leslie at

(517) 437-6473 or email her at children@hillsdale-library.com