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Summer Reading Club

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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Every Hero Has a Story and so does every animal!
Meet live animals from all over the world and learn their special superpowers.
Most appropriate for ages 5 and up, all ages welcome.
Please register.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 02, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Meet the Robinsons
Rated G. Running Time 95 minutes.


Join a brilliant young inventor named Lewis as he sets off on a time-traveling journey to find the family he never knew. In the world of 2037, hip-hoppin' frogs and dogs that wear glasses are as common as talking dinosaurs. In an amazing twist, Lewis discovers that the fate of the future rests in his hands, but he can't save it alone. He meets the wacky Robinson family, who help him learn to keep moving forward and never stop believing in himself.

Location
Ewald Story Time Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Join us for Big Hero 6 : When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax. [Rated PG]

Feel free to bring a favorite pillow or blanket for comfort.

Bottled water and dry snacks welcome!

Please register.




Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Be a craft hero!
All ages welcome.
Please register.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Tales, rhymes and fun!
All ages welcome. Please Register.
Location
Central Conference Room 2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Make Music this summer with the pros from Grosse Pointe Music Academy!
Learn how to use your device to make your own track or ring tone.
Learn the basics of music creation and expand on what you already know.

There will be a focus on iOS or Android devices. Having a device is not required, but is helpful.
Those with a device should also bring their own earbuds or headphones.

For ages: 12 - 18
Registration required.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 09, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Wear your pj's and bring your bedtime buddy and beach towel for story time on the beach. Enjoy stories, storytelling, songs, finger plays, props and more.


Bring a beach and your sand bucket and shovel for a host of activities.

Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Short, fun movies, perfect for young attention spans.
Everyone is welcome to attend. No registration necessary.
Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Tales, rhymes and fun!
All ages welcome. Please Register.
Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Brace yourself for a magical performance that is truly engaging, amazing and hilarious.
Among the many exceptional acts, you will witness a cage full of birds vanish and a volunteer suspended in mid-air! Maybe that volunteer will be you!

Please register.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
8:30 PM
Description

Join us for an old-fashioned song fest around the campfire. With a bright, warm, cheerful fire burning, gather for tongue twisters, silly, sentimental, rounds, chants and cheers. Share one of your favorites.


Bring lawn chairs. Marshmallows and other snacks are welcome.


Event will move indoors in the event of bad weather.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, September 06, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, September 07, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Labor Day - All Libraries will be closed. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 28, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Ariel, a free-spirited mermaid princess, longs to be a part of the human world. After bravely striking a bargain with Ursul, the sea witch, Ariel embarks on the adventure of a lifetime.


MPAA Rating: G Running Time 83 minutes.


Location
Ewald Story Time Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description

Star Wars Reads Day is coming to your Library!

Hop in your podracer and zip on over to the Woods Library to celebrate all things Star Wars with crafts, games, refreshments and out of this world fun.

Come dressed as your favorite character!

All ages welcome. Recommended for preschool and up.

Registration opens September 19th

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, October 26, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description

In the heart of an enchanted city, a commoner named Aladdin and his mischievous monkey, Abu, battle to save the free-spirited Princess Jasmine. Aladdin's life changes with one rub of a magic lamp as a fun-loving, shape-shifting Genie appears and grants him three wishes.

MPAA rating: G. Running Time: 90 min.


Location
Ewald Story Time Room
Library
Ewald Branch


SUMMER READING CLUB
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Summer Reading Kickoff is Friday, June 12, 2015!

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Reviews
Face to Face with Grizzlies
Title
Face to Face with Grizzlies
Author
Joel Sartore
Genre
Informational
Review
"If you see a bear in your neighborhood, don't panic; call the police." Tells about bears and how to live with them on the earth.  Face to Face with Grizzlies
Rating
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Ungifted
Title
Ungifted
Author
Gordon Korman
Genre
Realistic Fiction
Review
This is a great book, and I would highly recommend others to read. Gordon Korman is an awesome author, and wrote this one amazingly!   Ungifted
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El Deafo
Title
El Deafo
Author
Cece Bell
Genre
Other
Review
Being deaf is hard and EL Deafo is a great way to find a way to have fun when your deaf. Friendship is important to anybody but especially if you are a deaf bunny. Read El Deafo and find more out.  El Deafo
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The Maze Runner
Title
The Maze Runner
Author
James Dashner
Genre
Adventure
Review
This is a great book about a maze and several children locked in it. The plot is that the children have their memories wiped, and they are sent in a box to "The Maze". There are around 30 boys, and they have jobs around the small enclosure in which they are trapped. They are trying to escape, but to no avail. Then the first ever girl shows up. And then the world starts ending. It's a brilliant book with lots of plot twists. I would recommend this to all.  The Maze Runner
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